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June 2019

Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Friday 21 June to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers

F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers

Experience a truly unique evening at Te Awa Winery. Come and dine with all four winemakers from the Villa Maria family of wines: Richard Painter from Te Awa, Gordon Russel from Esk Valley, Hugh Crichton from Vidal Estate and Nick Picone from Villa Maria, all under the same roof. Enjoy a four-course...

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! No Food Left Behind

F.A.W.C! No Food Left Behind

The future hospitality stars from Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) are teaming up with Nourished for Nil, a local non-profit organisation whose sole aim it is to rescue surplus food and redistribute it to the local Hawke’s Bay community. Like Nourished for Nil, EIT is passionate about...

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Hunter's Feast

F.A.W.C! The Hunter's Feast

Stride into Napier’s only urban Hunting Lodge as The Urban Winery is transformed for an evening of elegant feasting. Guests will be greeted at the door with a welcome drink, before being seated at banquet-style tables for a three-course meal of wild game plus dessert, catered by Mike Moloney....

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Where it's at Daddy-O: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Where it's at Daddy-O: CANCELLED

You want provenance? Here it is! Ninety years of hospitality from New Zealand’s oldest family-run restaurant are on display for the first F.A.W.C!ing time. We are showcasing the best of Hawke’s Bay produce presented over three courses in a classically simple mid-century style. Respected chef...

Date: Friday 21 June to Saturday 22 June
Where:
National Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fat Freddy's Drop love Chinatown

F.A.W.C! Fat Freddy's Drop love Chinatown

Food-loving troubadours FFD join BB to take you on an extraordinary journey through Chinatown - expect spice, noise, chaos and cocktails. Members of FFD will provide that late vibe behind the turntables, and will man the pans to host a one-of-a-kind yum cha feast, featuring New Zealand’s best and...

Date: Friday 21 June to Saturday 22 June
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, 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 22 June to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Truffle Hunt

F.A.W.C! The Truffle Hunt

Who doesn’t love truffle, one of the most luxurious ingredients in the world. Start the day with a sniff and scratch at Sacre Monte Truffles, based right here in Hawke’s Bay. You’ll get in behind their clever truffle hunting dog Bear to forage for your bounty before heading to luxury boutique...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
The Manse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Join us on Saturday mornings for fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and tales all preschoolers can enjoy.

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Noël, A French Christmas

F.A.W.C! Noël, A French Christmas

Joyeux Noël! A mid-winter Christmas celebration is arriving at Farmhouse Kitchen, with special guest Kem Ormond from Maison de Cuisine in Havelock North. Kem is experienced in French-inspired cooking, and under her guidance participants will create a French Christmas menu. This will be a hands-on...

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

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F.A.W.C! Cooking Safari

F.A.W.C! Cooking Safari

Enjoy the ‘how to’ of cooking with the much-lauded and award-winning chef Christopher Stockdale. You’ll enjoy a four-course tasting menu and a splash of four delicious local wines. Gather with us in the beautiful Wallingford and its surrounds, collecting edible goodies from the garden,...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Tastes among the Tanks: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Tastes among the Tanks: CANCELLED

Monowai Estate is bringing you an afternoon filled with delicious taste sensations - delightful, seasonal fare matched to Monowai’s range of premium wines. Enjoy a five-course lunch created by Prue Campbell from renowned The Brantry Restaurant & Yum Food Company in Taupo. The Brantry Restaurant...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Monowai Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Swine Dining

F.A.W.C! Swine Dining

'hillbilly whole hog pig pickin’...' Australia’s top pit master, Hillbilly Wes, will roast a whole hog in an old school-style brick pit, served on the all-you-can-eat buffet. Start the day with some pork snacks, Jack Daniels cocktails, and hillbilly party games – knife throwing with the...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Bareknuckle BBQ, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Top Shelf

F.A.W.C! Top Shelf

Prepare for an unforgettable evening filled with outstanding wines, flavoursome canapés, and a warm inviting atmosphere bursting with excitement and laughter. Join us at The Weiss Family's Lodge (also known as Elephant Hill Lodge) for an intimate journey of food and wine discovery. You'll be...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Elephant Hill - The Lodge, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Dear Mara, An Italian Natural Wine Pop-Up

F.A.W.C! Dear Mara, An Italian Natural Wine Pop-Up

Dear Mara, a celebration of an inspiring Italian in Hawke's Bay. Stroll along to Hastings hot spot Cupple for this Winter F.A.W.C! pop-up. The wine makers of Amoise Wines & Halcyon Days will be behind the bar, discussing & pouring specially selected imports of natural, organic Italian wines, all...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Cupple Coffee, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chef vs Winemaker - The Ultimate Ego Challenge II

F.A.W.C! Chef vs Winemaker - The Ultimate Ego Challenge II

It’s an encounter of epic proportions! Start off the evening on the perfect note with a glass of the finest wine before proceeding to the winery for canapés and a wine discussion with the winemaker. It gets even better from here, sit-back for an extraordinary five-course dinner presented by the...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Linden Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Opening the Archives

F.A.W.C! Opening the Archives

Don’t miss this unique and rare opportunity to delve into Clearview Estate’s fabulous vintage wines whilst savouring signature dishes from the chef’s menu library. Arrive at the stunning coastal estate, receiving an arrival drink as you step through the door and enjoy pass around canapes....

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mid Winter Christmas Market

Mid Winter Christmas Market

Get some early ideas for Christmas, Pick up some wonderful Bargains, or even have a stall yourself. Stall prices start at $5. All welcome (you don't have to be a member of the RSA to come along). Enter the Christmas Hamper Draw on the Day. Come and have some Brunch or Lunch, Have a great...

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! About Bloody Time!

F.A.W.C! About Bloody Time!

It’s about time we had a southern Sunday brunch buffet and Bloody Mary bar, and Bareknuckle BBQ is the one to satisfy that need! Try biscuits and sausage gravy, fried chicken and waffles, eggs how you like them, grits and greens and, of course, bourbon-smoked and glazed ham. Get excited because...

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
Bareknuckle BBQ, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Spice up your life

F.A.W.C! Spice up your life

Do you fancy the delights of Dutch cuisine? Are you in love the incredible spices from East India? Add some flair to your palate and let Malo’s talented chefs bring you an amazing fusion menu, combining the best of the two international cuisines to bring you a mouth-watering three-course lunch...

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
Malo Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Deliciosa Goes Old-School

F.A.W.C! Deliciosa Goes Old-School

As Deliciosa nears its 12th year in Havelock North, they have experimented, played with, and inspired their loyal diners with sometimes wacky, but always delicious dishes from menu to menu; season to season; year to year. But what if we think back over those years. Which dishes spring to mind?...

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Liverpool to London

F.A.W.C! Liverpool to London

'Scouse on down’ to Mister D for some driving white soul music by local band Power and a dine and dance-themed evening at our Purple Pussy Cat Club. Imagine Liverpool in 1985 - leather jackets, winkle pickers and striped t's. Throw away your wallets and waistlines and get in the groove, while you...

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
Mister D, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Appy Hour

Appy Hour

Appy Hour is a chance for some techno advice (with some kai) for our kaumatua. Bring your device and questions. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Library Storytime

Taradale Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Tuesday 25 June to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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BNZ National Horticulture Field Days

BNZ National Horticulture Field Days

The BNZ National Horticultural Field Days is an industry-only, two-day business to business event. These Field Days are New Zealand’s only focused Horticultural event, creating a fantastic opportunity for professional development, showcasing Innovation & Technology and getting face to face...

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tamariki Nohinohi - Preschool Storytime

Tamariki Nohinohi - Preschool Storytime

All are welcome for Matariki stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Sunday 30 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tamariki Nohinohi - Preschool Storytime

Tamariki Nohinohi - Preschool Storytime

All are welcome for Matariki stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 26 June
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more!...

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 3 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tamariki Nohinohi - Preschool Storytime

Tamariki Nohinohi - Preschool Storytime

All are welcome for Matariki stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 27 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Thursday 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Make Create Do

Make Create Do

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer ages 8-12, join us in activities area to make some new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn new things through crafting, playing games and getting creative. During term time, we meet every second Thursday starting from the 2nd of May. This...

Date: Thursday 27 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pork Pie Movie Night

Pork Pie Movie Night

This fundraiser is to help send our five Hawkes Bay teens to the USA in January 2020 for a Junior Theatre Celebration. These teens have been selected through auditions at the end of last year in Auckland as part of a nationwide celebration of musical theatre. They will travel to New York where...

Date: Thursday 27 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 28 June
Where:
Emporium Eatery & Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant invite you to join them for an exclusive evening at The Elephant Hill Lodge, where Executive Chef, Ashley Jones, will prepare a sublime seven-course dinner matched with Elephant Hill top range wines. Perfectly positioned on the hill behind the winery, The...

Date: Friday 28 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Elephant Hill - The Lodge, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pink Lady® Apples on High

F.A.W.C! Pink Lady® Apples on High

Join us in the stunning Duart House of Havelock North for a high tea style degustation of all things Pink Lady® apple. Our Paris trained chef Fabien Le Gall will take your taste buds on a journey through the diversity of the fruit that forms the heart of the Hawke's Bay fruit bowl - introducing...

Date: Saturday 29 June to Sunday 30 June
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Movie Club - Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

MTG Movie Club - Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

It’s time to celebrate the Māori New Year and Matariki’s nine stars with another shining star, Merata Mita. A pioneering filmmaker, Merata was the first Māori woman to write and direct a narrative feature. Come along and discover the experiences that both shaped and motivated Merata’s...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Colliers International Grape Debate Hawkes Bay

The Colliers International Grape Debate Hawkes Bay

For the fifth year, this sellout event is back! A charity event with a twist this years moot "Is it the product or the pitch?" it's marketing VS the makers adjudicated by TV comedian Jeremy Corbett Once again all proceeds go to The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter. This year we have two amazing...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Disco Dinner

F.A.W.C! The Disco Dinner

Are you ready to get down with a dinner of funky proportions.? The Disco Dinner is a feast of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, set to a live music soundtrack of the greatest tunes from those classic eras. Get the party started with canapes from those golden years, before you shimmy into your seat...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! It's all Black & White!

F.A.W.C! It's all Black & White!

Mission Estate Winery are styling a fabulous affair in black and white, including the menu which will showcase black and white ingredients. Make sure you fit the bill by dressing in theme! Guests will be greeted with a black & white cocktail on arrival, and then seated for a five course dinner...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Il Pirata goes F.A.W.C! Modern Italian

F.A.W.C! Il Pirata goes F.A.W.C! Modern Italian

What’s not to love about Italian cuisine? Pasta, cheese, fish…it offers us some of life’s greatest pleasures. The brilliant team at Il Pirata are bringing out the big guns and putting their spin on modern Italian. They will be putting together an insanely good 4-course set menu and...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Market is a vintage and collectables market that runs the last Sunday of every month. Always a treasure trove, including vintage clothing, vinyl records, jewellery, secondhand furniture and accessories. We are located in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends, 9b...

Date: Sunday 30 June to Sunday 28 July
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Lunch in Bordeaux at Paritua

F.A.W.C! Lunch in Bordeaux at Paritua

When Winter swings into town, it’s the perfect time to crack open those delicious full-bodied reds, and relish warm, long-lunching. Join talented winemaker Jason Stent for a masterclass tasting that will compare Paritua Red and Paritua 21:12 with two signature wines from the Bordeaux right bank...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lego®

Lego®

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

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Don't let Monday ruin your Sunday

F.A.W.C! Don't let Monday ruin your Sunday

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” Explore the world of Whisky, Whiskey and Bourbon with our resident subject matter expert, Nigel Kelly. With 30+ years’ experience in the wine and spirits industry, Nigel will provide an exciting tasting tour around the...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Smith & Sheth, 2 The Courtyard Village Exchan, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2019

Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Library Storytime

Taradale Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Tuesday 25 June to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 2 July to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, 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 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 26 June to Wednesday 18 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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 3 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more!...

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 3 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paella Pop-Up!

Paella Pop-Up!

Can't get enough Paella? Neither can we! Chef Ian from Paella A Go Go! is at it again, upping his paella game to a three course meal of tapas, paella and dessert. Doors open at 6 for this family style, seated meal and food starts at 6:30. Tickets are $45 and are available on Eventfinda or in...

Date: Wednesday 3 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Thursday 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A book club at Havelock North Library for older adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8-12 years, join us in the kids section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. Oh, and we also share a selection of our newest kids books to share with you of...

Date: Thursday 4 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Friday 21 June to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, 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 22 June to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

You can take part in an exciting and unusual event in Hawkes Bay. An outing in the country searching for the elusive truffle. These exclusive hunts are a must do for foodies. Numbers are strictly limited so book now to truly experience one of the world’s most exclusive food journeys. The...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Sacremonte Truffle, Napier, 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, 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 10 July to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tasting Tuscany

Tasting Tuscany

Italian Reds Tasting Night 6-8 PM Join us for an exclusive tasting experience! Hosted by Tony Bish and John Caro we will be tasting eight wines from Tuscany and Southern Italy. Paired with traditional Tuscan cuisine, your palette will be delighted and transported to the rolling foothills of...

Date: Wednesday 10 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Opening Night - Tito and the Birds

Screenies Opening Night - Tito and the Birds

Tito and the Birds (Tito E Os Pássaros) (PG) Brazilian (English subtitles) "In this vibrant fantasy created using oil paintings, digital drawings, and graphic animation, a young boy and his two friends set out on a mission to find his father’s missing research on bird songs — the one...

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Flapper Girl - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Flapper Girl - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 10 July
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 1: Music and Friends

Screenies Session 1: Music and Friends

Colourful and inspiring films for the littlest kids. Robot and the Whale The Musical World of Mr Zoink BoyPigButterfly Friendshape The New Neighbours: Making Friends Tailored In the Tallgrass Island Tyrannosarus Funk G | |nternational short films | 40 mins | 3+ Koha Entry (or...

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 2: Creatures with Problems

Screenies Session 2: Creatures with Problems

Session 2: 10.30am | 7+ Creatures with Problems Surprising stories of strange creatures doing silly things. Some cartoon violence and deeper themes. Great for developing humans. Tweet Tweet Planet Z - Surprise Egg Stuffed Neighbourwood Two Balloons In the Woods Cat Lake City Silly...

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 3: Beautiful Tails

Screenies Session 3: Beautiful Tails

Session 3: 12.30 pm | 5 + Beautiful Tails Exciting tales with guinea pigs, robots and friendly monsters. A few gentle lessons about life and being good to others. Post No Bills Dust Buddies Arcade Boys A light in the Night Game Changer Queen of the South Sea Robot and the...

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 4: Strength and Honour

Screenies Session 4: Strength and Honour

Session 4: 2 pm | 8+ Strength and Honour A selection of cinematic delights about finding your place in the world. The Little Fish and the Crocodile (G) Amenti (PG) Lost and Found (PG Some scenes may disturb) Unexpected Discoveries (G) Iron Hands (G) Hard Way (G) Wanda (PG violence...

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 5: Kids Behind the Camera

Screenies Session 5: Kids Behind the Camera

Session 5: 4 pm | 5+ KIDS Behind the Camera Be inspired by the best and brightest young filmmakers. Not Yet Rated | international short films | 52.31 mins Koha entry

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 6: Stars in the Light

Screenies Session 6: Stars in the Light

Session 6: 6 pm | 7+ Stars in the Light Live action and Incredible animations from some of the best short filmmakers in the world. Not Yet Rated | international short films | 60 mins Pyjama/Onesies session

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jingo

Jingo

Musical Bingo, for all ages, all music lovers, and all competitive gamers! Compete with your mates for prizes in 8 rounds of Jingo, as you guess the songs from every decade and genre and stamp those squares! Doors open at 5 and the game starts at 7pm!

Date: Thursday 11 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 7: Kiddets and Kiri and Lou

Screenies Session 7: Kiddets and Kiri and Lou

Session 7: 9.30 am Preschool Kiddets and The Kiri and Lou Collection Zoom into space! Curious Kiddets introduces five new WotWot characters, a team of explorers who will one day crew their own ship and set off to investigate other planets in these wonderful episodes. "Kiri and Lou is a...

Date: Friday 12 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 8: 199 Little Heroes Collection

Screenies Session 8: 199 Little Heroes Collection

Session 8: 11am am | 7+ 199 Little Heroes Collection Go around the world in 50 mins with children on their way to school. A documentary series that gives a window into children's lives around the world. These short episodes are accessible and engaging. NZ stories featured: Lucy - Lucy...

Date: Friday 12 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 9: Growing Up is Hard

Screenies Session 9: Growing Up is Hard

Session 9: 2pm | 10+ Growing up is Hard Some scary and some amazing, life changing parts to the stories in this important selection. Definitely for the more mature 10yr olds. Not Yet Rated | International Short Film Programme | 91.23 min

Date: Friday 12 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 10: Supa Modo (Feature)

Screenies Session 10: Supa Modo (Feature)

Session 10: 4 pm | 8+ Supa Modo Kenya / Germany – 2018 – 74 minutes Swahili, English & Kikuyu with English subtitles Jo, a witty, 9-year-old terminally ill girl is taken back to her rural village to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her...

Date: Friday 12 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 11: Kiddets and Kiri and Lou

Screenies Session 11: Kiddets and Kiri and Lou

Session 11: 9.30 am Preschool Curious Kiddets and The Kiri and Lou Collection Zoom into space! Kiddets introduces five new WotWot characters, a team of explorers who will one day crew their own ship and set off to investigate other planets in these delightful episodes. "Kiri and Lou is a...

Date: Saturday 13 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 12: The Magical World of Margaret Mahy

Screenies Session 12: The Magical World of Margaret Mahy

Session 12: 11 am | 3+ The Magical World of Margaret Mahy Five animated short films based on the best-selling children's books by internationally acclaimed NZ author, Margaret Mahy. The Three-Legged Cat The Great White Man-Eating Shark The Witch in the Cherry Tree Keeping House The Boy...

Date: Saturday 13 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 13: Best of the Fest

Screenies Session 13: Best of the Fest

Session 13: 12.30 pm | 5+ Best of the Fest An extra special collection of films as voted by kids and industry juries. Post No Bills Taking it Too Far Cookie? Handball Legends Sherbert Rosencrantz, You're Beautiful The Pen Licence Lost and Found Two Balloons to be rated |...

Date: Saturday 13 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 14: Thunderbirds are Go! Collection

Screenies Session 14: Thunderbirds are Go! Collection

Session 14: 2 pm Thunderbirds Are Go! Episodes from the new season in a special package on the big screen. Chaos Pt 1 Chaos Pt 2 Path of Destruction 22:10 Night and Day Not yet rated | Episodes | 89 mins Koha Entry Sponsored by Pukeko Pictures

Date: Saturday 13 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Screenies Session 15: The Silent One

Screenies Session 15: The Silent One

Session 15: 4pm The Silent One (1984) Feature Film | Rated G Now digitised for a new generation. The Silent One is a mythological children's drama about the friendship between a deaf mute boy, Jonasi, and a rare white turtle. The boy's differences lead to suspicion from his Rarotongan...

Date: Saturday 13 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 16 July to Tuesday 17 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

A book club at Havelock North Library for adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 18 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Winter Warmer Street Fiesta

Winter Warmer Street Fiesta

Back for the 2nd year, Napier City Business Inc. is once again bringing the Winter Warmer Street Fiesta to Emerson Street. Emerson Street will be closed from 5-8pm on Friday, 19th July so that you can enjoy a food from local establishments and street vendors, entertainment and music plus...

Date: Friday 19 July
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Prohibition Casino

Prohibition Casino

Are you feeling lucky? Flappers and Gangsters are welcome to play their hand and throw the dice at the Urban Winery’s Prohibition Casino. Enjoy small eats and our extraordinary wine while you gamble for your fortune. Professional dealers, games, and ‘casino cash’ provided. All...

Date: Friday 19 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cocktail Party

The Cocktail Party

THE COCKTAIL PARTY - The Charity event of the year! Hosted by Hastings Karamu Rotary. This fundraiser has been running for 26 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 26 July
Where:
Peak Vision Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Market is a vintage and collectables market that runs the last Sunday of every month. Always a treasure trove, including vintage clothing, vinyl records, jewellery, secondhand furniture and accessories. We are located in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends, 9b...

Date: Sunday 30 June to Sunday 28 July
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - Opening Night

Italian Film Festival - Opening Night

Renee & Paolo warmly invite you to the Opening Night of the Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival to see the much anticipated film 'A Casa Tutti Bene' / There is No Place Like Home. From the writer of the 2016 Cinema Italiano Festival highlight 'Perfect Strangers' the Director, Gabriele Mucking...

Date: Tuesday 30 July
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2019

Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Thursday 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A book club at Havelock North Library for older adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club.

Date: Thursday 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Family of Twelve Winter Feast

Family of Twelve Winter Feast

“New Zealand’s Family of Twelve invites you to join them at some of the country’s best restaurants. Twelve wines, eight regions, and stunning New Zealand cuisine. Craggy Range will be hosting at Bistronomy, pouring twelve Family wines matched with 6 course's of James Becks signature local...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
Bistronomy, 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 22 June to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

You can take part in an exciting and unusual event in Hawkes Bay. An outing in the country searching for the elusive truffle. These exclusive hunts are a must do for foodies. Numbers are strictly limited so book now to truly experience one of the world’s most exclusive food journeys. The...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Sacremonte Truffle, Napier, 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Big Night Out

Big Night Out

The Big Night Out is back and it’s bigger than ever! Tickets will be hotter than Elton John so JUMP UP and book a table of 10 or buy individual tickets. Join us to outwit, outplay and outbid your friends for a hilarious quiz night, live auction and dancing ‘til late. Enjoy a drink on arrival,...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 2 July to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, 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 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 26 June to Wednesday 18 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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 7 August
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CAN Winter Art and Design Market

CAN Winter Art and Design Market

Celebrate the winter season with a browse around the CAN Winter Art and Design Market, within the beautiful setting of the bright and warm Main Gallery at Creative Arts Napier. All our artisans and craftspeople are from Hawke’s Bay and you will find a vast array of delightful, quality hand...

Date: Friday 9 August to Thursday 22 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, 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 10 July to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

A book club at Havelock North Library for adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 18 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 16 July to Tuesday 17 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


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CF Casino Night - Masquerade

CF Casino Night - Masquerade

The Annual Hawkes Bay Cystic Fibrosis Casino Night is planned for 24 August 2019. This year our theme is Masquerade. We will be creating a mystical location and offering up the best gambling games. We have the friendliest dealers in New Zealand. And we have secured our great caterers again to...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities and is one of the longest running annual festivals in the country. NZIFF makes a great occasion out of movie-going...

Date: Thursday 29 August to Sunday 15 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities and is one of the longest running annual festivals in the country. NZIFF makes a great occasion out of movie-going...

Date: Thursday 29 August to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2019

Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities and is one of the longest running annual festivals in the country. NZIFF makes a great occasion out of movie-going...

Date: Thursday 29 August to Sunday 15 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities and is one of the longest running annual festivals in the country. NZIFF makes a great occasion out of movie-going...

Date: Thursday 29 August to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New Zealand International Film Festival


Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 2 July to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rummikub


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 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Thursday 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A book club at Havelock North Library for older adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Evening Book Club


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 22 June to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


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 10 July to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show

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 advice. Save with massive show-only...

Date: Friday 13 September to Sunday 15 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing


Wedding & Event Expo

Wedding & Event Expo

Thinking about having your wedding in Central Hawke's Bay? Planning a celebration or event? Check out our beautiful venue, try some delicious culinary treats, taste locally made wine and chat with our many wedding vendors all gathered at River Park Event from photographers, florists, celebrants to...

Date: Sunday 15 September
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 16 July to Tuesday 17 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 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

A book club at Havelock North Library for adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 18 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


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Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

With new ventures, projects and books under their belts, the “dream team of design” Paul Bangay and Thomas Hamel will return to Cape Kidnappers in 2019 for the first time in four years. Paul Bangay and Thomas Hamel are ready to share their fresh and timeless design philosophies and passion...

Date: Friday 27 September to Sunday 29 September
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design


October 2019

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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 2 July to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rummikub


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 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A book club at Havelock North Library for older adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club.

Date: Thursday 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Evening Book Club


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mah Jong


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 10 July to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft 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 may take...

Date: Tuesday 16 July to Tuesday 17 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Thursday 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

A book club at Havelock North Library for adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 18 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


November 2019

Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Come join us at NZ's special event for women! The Hawke's Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo is a two-day event for women of all ages. With more than 120 companies involved featuring everything from jewellery and beauty to business products & information, crafts, fitness, food & wine sampling and much...

Date: Saturday 2 November to Sunday 3 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier


Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Boredom Busters


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 2 July to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rummikub


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 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Thursday 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A book club at Havelock North Library for older adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Evening 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 10 July to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

Napier's fantastic annual free Mind Body Spirit market weekend. A free community event focused on Natural Health, Healing and Wellbeing. Lots of fantastic stalls, on-site therapists, free talks programme, Natural therapies, Crystals, Organic beauty and skin care, Yoga, Raw Food, Ethnic products,...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Wellbeing Market 2019


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 16 July to Tuesday 17 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 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

A book club at Havelock North Library for adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 18 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

On Saturday 23 November 2019, we’re back at historic Duart House in Havelock North. There’ll be 4 available times for your 90 minute pop-up wedding so book in now! The $3489 set cost, will cover venue, styling, bouquet/s, bubbly and canapes, a beautiful cake, a celebrant (who you will work...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding


Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

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

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tahaenui Christmas Fete


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


December 2019

Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Boredom Busters


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 24 June to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 2 July to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 25 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rummikub


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 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


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 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 3 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 26 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Thursday 27 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A book club at Havelock North Library for older adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 4 July to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club.

Date: Thursday 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Evening Book Club


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


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 10 July to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our 21st anniverssary celebration. Dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size and offers a fun experience for young and old. On New...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 5 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 16 July to Tuesday 17 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 17 July to Wednesday 18 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

A book club at Havelock North Library for adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 18 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


January 2020

Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our 21st anniverssary celebration. Dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size and offers a fun experience for young and old. On New...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 5 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


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