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January 2022

Sensory Quest

Sensory Quest

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

Date: Tuesday 25 January to Monday 31 January
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

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

Date: Tuesday 25 January to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Karituwhenua Stream Walkway, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Be Safe, Prepare and Get Through

Be Safe, Prepare and Get Through

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

Date: Tuesday 25 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Fluro Frida: CANCELLED

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Fluro Frida: CANCELLED

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

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

Read more » - Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Fluro Frida: CANCELLED


Free
Wizarding Storytime

Wizarding Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Wizarding Storytime


Free
Sorting Hat in Residence

Sorting Hat in Residence

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

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

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

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

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay Legends with Cuisine Magazine: CANCELLED


Free
Wizarding Storytime

Wizarding Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Wizarding Storytime


Free
Sorting Hat in Residence

Sorting Hat in Residence

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

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

Read more » - Sorting Hat in Residence


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The Grand Long Lunch: CANCELLED

The Grand Long Lunch: CANCELLED

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

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

Read more » - The Grand Long Lunch: CANCELLED


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! The Name's Road, Church Road: CANCELLED


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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Bubbly Club: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Bubbly Club: CANCELLED

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Bubbly Club: CANCELLED


Harry Potter Book Week Trivia Night

Harry Potter Book Week Trivia Night

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

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 12 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Sausage Making Masterclass

F.A.W.C! Sausage Making Masterclass

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 26 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sorting Hat in Residence

Sorting Hat in Residence

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

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

Read more » - Sorting Hat in Residence


Paintvine in the Park - Peony Bouquet

Paintvine in the Park - Peony Bouquet

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

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

Read more » - Paintvine in the Park - Peony Bouquet


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

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

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

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

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Films and Butterbeer

Films and Butterbeer

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

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

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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

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

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

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F.A.W.C! A Hapi Cabaret: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! A Hapi Cabaret: CANCELLED

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

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

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

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Rescue Helicopter Open Day: CANCELLED

Rescue Helicopter Open Day: CANCELLED

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

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

Read more » - Rescue Helicopter Open Day: CANCELLED


Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - Steambuns China

Travel the World - Steambuns China

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

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

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

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

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Ka Kai Tahi Tātou i te Hākari: CANCELLED


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F.A.W.C! North to South: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! North to South: CANCELLED

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! North to South: CANCELLED


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Free
Vinyl Day

Vinyl Day

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Nomads' Dinner – Unseen Asia

F.A.W.C! Nomads' Dinner – Unseen Asia

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

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

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February 2022

Free
Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®

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

Date: Tuesday 25 January to Thursday 3 February
Where:
Karituwhenua Stream Walkway, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings District Libraries StoryWalk®


Free
Napier CBD Safari Supper

Napier CBD Safari Supper

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

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

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Free
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F.A.W.C! CBD Safari Supper

F.A.W.C! CBD Safari Supper

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

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

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

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

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series


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F.A.W.C! Wild Buck

F.A.W.C! Wild Buck

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

Date: Tuesday 1 February
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Firsthand Coffee Workshop

F.A.W.C! Firsthand Coffee Workshop

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

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

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Paintvine in the Park - Hydrengea Vase

Paintvine in the Park - Hydrengea Vase

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

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

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Free
Sorting Hat in Residence

Sorting Hat in Residence

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

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

Read more » - Sorting Hat in Residence


Free

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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Free
Wizarding Storytime

Wizarding Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Wizarding Storytime


Free
Sorting Hat in Residence

Sorting Hat in Residence

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

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

Read more » - Sorting Hat in Residence


Free

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

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

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

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


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F.A.W.C! Sea Meats Land

F.A.W.C! Sea Meats Land

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Starry Mountains

Paint and Wine Night - Starry Mountains

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

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

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An Evening of Fabulosity with Peta Mathias

An Evening of Fabulosity with Peta Mathias

This is a FREE event but please email books@wardini.co.nz to book a seat as space will be limited. Come and meet Peta and be thoroughly engaged and entertained by the fascinating stories in her wardrobe! When Peta dug through the clothes she had stored away for twenty years in her shed, she...

Date: Thursday 3 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 12 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 26 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Urban BBQ Festival

Urban BBQ Festival

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Free
HBAF 2021 - Dream Garden: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Dream Garden: CANCELLED

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Gin v Wine: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Gin v Wine: CANCELLED

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

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

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - Starry Mountains

Paint and Wine Afternoon - Starry Mountains

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

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

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

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table

Join Wallingford’s impassioned Chef Christopher Stockdale at his table for a culinary ‘happening.’ Set in a haven of old growth trees, birdlife and blooms, watch as Christopher prepares several foodie offerings, all the while hearing the provenance stories of the people behind the produce....

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

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F.A.W.C! Simply the Best

F.A.W.C! Simply the Best

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Girl

Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Girl

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

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

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Free
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Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

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

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The NZ Cider Festival 2021

The NZ Cider Festival 2021

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

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

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Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2022

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

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Art Deco Festival Napier

Art Deco Festival Napier

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

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

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Free
Art Deco Fashion Retailers Walking Tour

Art Deco Fashion Retailers Walking Tour

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

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

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Fire Tiger

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Fire Tiger

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Roy's Peak

Paint and Wine Night - Roy's Peak

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

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

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Travel the World - Chengdu Dumplings Workshop

Travel the World - Chengdu Dumplings Workshop

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Milford Sound

Paint and Wine Night - Milford Sound

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day

Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day

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

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

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East Coast Farming Expo 2022

East Coast Farming Expo 2022

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

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

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European Outdoor Film Tour

European Outdoor Film Tour

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

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

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

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Paintvine in the Park - Aoraki

Paintvine in the Park - Aoraki

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

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

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair: CANCELLED

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair: CANCELLED

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

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

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March 2022

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Creative Cockatoo

Paint and Wine Night - Creative Cockatoo

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

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

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Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

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

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 29 January to Saturday 12 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - Aoraki

Paint and Wine Afternoon - Aoraki

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

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

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Lindisfarne College Gala: CANCELLED

Lindisfarne College Gala: CANCELLED

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

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

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Cat and the Moon

Paint and Wine Night - Cat and the Moon

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

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

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Pop Art Pout

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Pop Art Pout

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

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

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Free
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Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

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

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Paintvine in the Park - Picasso Kiss

Paintvine in the Park - Picasso Kiss

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

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

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Paintvine in the Park - Moon on the Water

Paintvine in the Park - Moon on the Water

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Cherry Blossom

Paint and Wine Night - Cherry Blossom

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

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

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Neverland Festival

Neverland Festival

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

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

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - Creative Cockatoo

Paint and Wine Afternoon - Creative Cockatoo

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

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

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

Read more » - Clive Community Market


April 2022

Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

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

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
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Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

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

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

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

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

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

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

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

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

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The Colliers Grape Debate Hawkes Bay

The Colliers Grape Debate Hawkes Bay

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

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

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

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May 2022

Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 30 January to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

Read more » - Clive Community Market


June 2022

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

Read more » - Clive Community Market


July 2022

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

Read more » - Clive Community Market


August 2022

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Free tickets available online on Eventbrite. Free parking available at the venue. ___________________________________________________ New Zealand’s Largest Green Living & Sustainable Lifestyle Show! This is your one-stop shop for everything you need to live a sustainable life. Eco...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

Read more » - Clive Community Market


September 2022

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

Read more » - Clive Community Market


October 2022

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

Read more » - Clive Community Market


November 2022

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

Read more » - Clive Community Market


December 2022

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

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

Read more » - Clive Community Market


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