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May 2021

Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

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Sherlock Escape Room Pop-Up

Sherlock Escape Room Pop-Up

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

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

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Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop

Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop

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

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

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

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

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

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I Thank My Mother

I Thank My Mother

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

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

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Dior and I

Dior and I

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

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

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Banksy Does New York

Banksy Does New York

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

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

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Studio 54: The Documentary

Studio 54: The Documentary

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

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

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

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

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

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

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

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Free
CHB Service day

CHB Service day "community day"

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Pīwakawaka in Flight

Paint and Wine Night - Pīwakawaka in Flight

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

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

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


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2021

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2021

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

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

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


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Gin Palace by Boom Boom Room Burlesque

Gin Palace by Boom Boom Room Burlesque

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

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

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Free
Hawkes Bay Career Expo 2021

Hawkes Bay Career Expo 2021

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Kōwhai Tui

Paint and Wine Night - Kōwhai Tui

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

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

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

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

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoan Language Week

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoan Language Week

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

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

Read more » - Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoan Language Week


Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces

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

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

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Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Flaxmere

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Flaxmere

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

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

Read more » - Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Flaxmere


Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Havelock North

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Havelock North

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

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

Read more » - Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Havelock North


Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Siva Performance

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Siva Performance

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

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

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June 2021

Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces

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

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

Read more » - Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces


Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Flaxmere

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Flaxmere

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

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

Read more » - Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Flaxmere


Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Havelock North

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Havelock North

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

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

Read more » - Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Makerspaces Havelock North


Free
Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoan Language Week

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoan Language Week

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

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

Read more » - Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoan Language Week


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
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F.A.W.C! Club Tropicana

F.A.W.C! Club Tropicana

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

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

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

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


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F.A.W.C! Munich meets Meeanee

F.A.W.C! Munich meets Meeanee

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

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

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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F.A.W.C! This Little Piggy

F.A.W.C! This Little Piggy

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! This Little Piggy


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Paint and Wine Night - Summer In NZ

Paint and Wine Night - Summer In NZ

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

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

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F.A.W.C! A Fun Do

F.A.W.C! A Fun Do

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

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

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

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

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

Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

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

Read more » - Read'N'Chat


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Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Nonna’s Kitchen

F.A.W.C! Nonna’s Kitchen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Flights to Savour

F.A.W.C! Flights to Savour

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Sevens Series

F.A.W.C! Sevens Series

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Winter Whisky Warmers

F.A.W.C! Winter Whisky Warmers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Fireside Ginstronomy

F.A.W.C! Fireside Ginstronomy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Psalms on Sunday

F.A.W.C! Psalms on Sunday

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Medieval Banquet

F.A.W.C! Medieval Banquet

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Prestige Underground

F.A.W.C! Prestige Underground

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Truffle Heaven

F.A.W.C! Truffle Heaven

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Drive and Dine

F.A.W.C! Drive and Dine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Behind closed doors

F.A.W.C! Behind closed doors

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

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

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F.A.W.C! A Vintage Degustation

F.A.W.C! A Vintage Degustation

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

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

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F.A.W.C! GINdian

F.A.W.C! GINdian

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Beer necessities

F.A.W.C! Beer necessities

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

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

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Taradale High School Quiz Night

Taradale High School Quiz Night

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Taste of Wairoa

F.A.W.C! Taste of Wairoa

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

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

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Pâté en croûte!

F.A.W.C! Pâté en croûte!

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

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

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F.A.W.C! A Fine Diner

F.A.W.C! A Fine Diner

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

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

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F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

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

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

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July 2021

Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

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

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

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

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

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

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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The Cocktail Party 2021

The Cocktail Party 2021

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

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

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

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

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August 2021

Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

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

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

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

Read more » - Read'N'Chat


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

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

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

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

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September 2021

Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

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

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

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


Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

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

Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

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

Read more » - Read'N'Chat


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

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

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


R18
Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

The Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 30 years in 2021, with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which are being specially blended. This year’s Wine Auction event will take place on Saturday the 18th of September 2021. The main event begins...

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

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Wine Auction


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Messy Church

Messy Church

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

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

Read more » - Messy Church


October 2021

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day

Mark the date. This long-standing event on the Central Hawke's Bay calendar is a must-do. Stalls, food, games and much more followed by the annual duck race. More details to follow. Stalls are just $25 for a 3x3 with all stall fees going to Ronald McDonald House Charities. Duck tickets on...

Date: Saturday 9 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

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

Read more » - Read'N'Chat


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

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

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Riding in Remembrance

Riding in Remembrance

On Saturday 16 October 2021 Sands Hawke's Bay will be holding a fundraising event, Riding in Remembrance at the Napier Sound Shell. This is a 12-hour event where teams will be completing a relay on spin bikes in support of the cause. Sands Hawke's Bay is a local non-profit organisation...

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

Read more » - Riding in Remembrance


Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

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

Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

The Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival is happening again - from 18-31st October 2021, and includes Labour weekend. We celebrate this 7th Festival with a 100% homegrown line-up featuring some of Aotearoa's finest talent. With 65 events and over 100 performances, there is something for all...

Date: Monday 18 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Harcourts Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021

Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021

Fantastic Family Fun! Come along and see the animals and the people at New Zealand's biggest A&P show. Back to our 3 day best - get up close with the most prestigious competitions in the country. Something for everyone! The Food! The Animals! The People! The Rides! The Shopping! The entertainment!...

Date: Wednesday 20 October to Friday 22 October
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

This amazing event is run over 2 days. It is based in Central Hawkes Bay, but welcomes all healers and stall holders from around NZ. The 2-day event offers a range of services of Tarot readers, healers, massage, and like mind stalls such as crystals, home craft jewellery, essential oils, lotions...

Date: Saturday 30 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

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

Read more » - Messy Church


November 2021

Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

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

Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

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

Read more » - Read'N'Chat


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

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

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Messy Church

Messy Church

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

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

Read more » - Messy Church


December 2021

Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

Save the date! Wonder Christmas Markets 2021 are back after a hugely successful first year. Featuring a curated line up of quality stallholders and food vendors coming together to create a very special festive experience. More details to come...

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

Read more » - Wonder Christmas Markets 2021


Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

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

Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

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

Read more » - Read'N'Chat


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

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

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


February 2022

East Coast Farming Expo 2022

East Coast Farming Expo 2022

The two-day event, which is hosted by Wairoa Community Development Trust, will be held at the Wairoa A&P showgrounds. Two days of interactive exhibits, seminars and demonstrations will give East Coast and Hawke’s Bay farming communities the opportunity to interact face-to-face with industry...

Date: Wednesday 23 February to Thursday 24 February
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - East Coast Farming Expo 2022


Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

A genuine Country Fair and rural Auction set around a beautiful lake. It is a great family event with well-established trees for shade, ample seating and plentiful free parking. Entry is by Gold Coin donation. There are over 100 quality stalls and plenty of entertainment for children such as...

Date: Sunday 27 February
Where:
The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Puketapu Auction & Country Fair


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