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July 2022

Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

Every Sunday, the Napier waterfront comes to life with food trucks, coffee and the best seasonal produce on offer. A personal favourite are the Dreamy Dumplings and their wonderful authentic flavours. Our market is a place where the region's finest growers and artisan producers supply their wares...

Date: Sunday 3 July
Where:
Ocean Spa, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 3 July to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Turn Up the Heat Adults' Reading Challenge

Turn Up the Heat Adults' Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you and be in to win! Pick up a challenge card from any of our District Libraries, or download one off the website. Every time you...

Date: Sunday 3 July to Sunday 14 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Turn Up the Heat Adults' Reading Challenge


Free
Teen Sub Box - Box 'o' Books

Teen Sub Box - Box 'o' Books

Do you ever stare at the shelves, not sure what you want to read, unable to choose from our many amazing titles? Or maybe you’re like us, too quick to judge a book by its cover? (sshh… we won’t judge you if you don’t judge us!) Or do you just want to step outside your comfort zone,...

Date: Sunday 3 July to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Little Nicholas’ Treasure

French Film Festival: Little Nicholas’ Treasure

FAMILY, KIDS COMEDY, COMEDY / FRANCE / 2021 / 103 MIN / PG French with English subtitles From writer/director Julien Rappeneau (Rosalie Blum, Of Love & Lies), this charming and hilarious comedy is a lavish big-screen adventure featuring author René Goscinny (Asterix) and illustrator...

Date: Sunday 3 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Everything Went Fine

French Film Festival: Everything Went Fine

Adapted from Emmanuèle Bernheim’s memoir, Everything Went Well, Director François Ozon (Summer of 85, AF FFF21) delivers a powerful drama which tackles the sensitive and complex issue of the right to die with dignity. When André (André Dussolier, Of Love and Lies, AF FFF20), 85, has a...

Date: Sunday 3 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival; Employee of the Month

French Film Festival; Employee of the Month

A hilarious comedy à la française! From South America to Sweden, Employee of the Month will make you cry with laughter and take the audience on an overdue journey around the world. Jérôme Commandeur (Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion, AF FFF19) produces a satire full of twists and...

Date: Sunday 3 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Happy 50

French Film Festival: Happy 50

In this irreverent and feel-good comedy, a group of long-time friends get together for a hilarious and eventful vacation, in which nothing will go as planned and their friendship will be put to the test. To celebrate Yves’ 50th birthday, his friends plan to take him to the sunny paradise of...

Date: Sunday 3 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, 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 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: OOS 17: From Africa with Love

French Film Festival: OOS 17: From Africa with Love

The third entry in secret agent OSS 117's parodic spy adventures. The clueless, arrogant, hilarious and staunchly patriotic French secret agent, as silly as his retrograde attitudes — Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka agent OSS 117 — is back in OSS 117: From Africa With Love. It’s 1981,...

Date: Thursday 7 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Rose Bouquet

Paint and Wine Night - Rose Bouquet

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 Napier! No previous painting experience necessary. Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes...

Date: Thursday 7 July
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: The Young Lovers

French Film Festival: The Young Lovers

The fabulous Fanny Ardant, Melvil Poupaud and Cécile de France beguile in The Young Lovers, Carine Tardieu’s eagerly anticipated follow up to Just to Be Sure (AF FFF17), a modern and emotionally-nuanced romantic dramedy of a woman who embarks on a relationship with a much younger man, and the...

Date: Thursday 7 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Midwinter Maker's Market

Midwinter Maker's Market

The popular CAN Mid-Winter Makers Market returns and presents a unique opportunity to browse locally made, beautifully handcrafted products made by our talented Hawke’s Bay artists. Join us for the Market Late Night Shopping Event on Friday 8 July, 5-7pm with light refreshments served. Be...

Date: Friday 8 July to Thursday 21 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Everything Went Fine

French Film Festival: Everything Went Fine

Adapted from Emmanuèle Bernheim’s memoir, Everything Went Well, Director François Ozon (Summer of 85, AF FFF21) delivers a powerful drama which tackles the sensitive and complex issue of the right to die with dignity. When André (André Dussolier, Of Love and Lies, AF FFF20), 85, has a...

Date: Friday 8 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - French Film Festival: Everything Went Fine


French Film Festival: Happy 50

French Film Festival: Happy 50

In this irreverent and feel-good comedy, a group of long-time friends get together for a hilarious and eventful vacation, in which nothing will go as planned and their friendship will be put to the test. To celebrate Yves’ 50th birthday, his friends plan to take him to the sunny paradise of...

Date: Friday 8 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Verde at Church Road 3 Course Mini-Degustation

Verde at Church Road 3 Course Mini-Degustation

What a way to start off the winter months than by reintroducing our Friday night dinners! Each course includes a Church Road wine match and showcases local, fresh Hawkes Bay produce lovingly crafted by Head Chef Grant McHenry. $125 per person, dinners are every Friday night, bookings essential....

Date: Friday 8 July to Friday 29 July
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

DRAMA / FRANCE / 2022 / 116 MIN / M The legendary Daniel Auteuil gives one of his most superlative screen performances in the gripping new film from writer/director Fred Cavayé, based on the celebrated, multi–Molière Award-winning play. Occupied Paris, 1941: Jews are instructed to...

Date: Friday 8 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 9 July to Saturday 30 July
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Madeleine Collins

French Film Festival: Madeleine Collins

In this psychological thriller in the Hitchcockian tradition, Virginie Efira (Bye Bye Morons, AF FFF21) deftly embodies the troubled personality of Madeleine Collins, a woman living a double life, whose identity cracks under the weight of her own lies. The film tells the parallel stories of a...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Another World

French Film Festival: Another World

The remarkable Vincent Lindon (At War, AF FFF19; Rodin, AF FFF18), reunites with acclaimed writer/director Stéphane Brizé (At War, AF FFF19) for the stunning Another World, delivering a powerhouse turn as a driven white-collar manager torn between duty to his job, his family and his...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: La Traviata, My Brothers and I

French Film Festival: La Traviata, My Brothers and I

DRAMA / FRANCE / 2022 / 108 MIN / M French with English subtitles In his feature debut, French filmmaker Yohan Manca breaks down the barriers and preconceptions surrounding art and culture with a touching story of hope, chance and overcoming adversity. La Traviata, My Brothers and I, tells...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Platinum Jubilee Dinner

Platinum Jubilee Dinner

Come and join us as we remember the Platinum Jubilee with a celebration of all things British. Whether Republican or Royalist, you will love the delectable 3 course meal and enjoy a night of laughter and celebration. The dinner is a fundraiser for the work of Taradale Anglican Church which...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: Hear Me Out

French Film Festival: Hear Me Out

This romantic comedy is centered around Antoine (Pascal Elbé, Knock, AF FFF18) a history professor in his early 50s, who discovers he is losing his hearing. Unable to own up to his disability and his attempts to disguise it only resulting in those around him finding his behaviour increasingly odd,...

Date: Saturday 9 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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French Film Festival: The Young Lovers

French Film Festival: The Young Lovers

The fabulous Fanny Ardant, Melvil Poupaud and Cécile de France beguile in The Young Lovers, Carine Tardieu’s eagerly anticipated follow up to Just to Be Sure (AF FFF17), a modern and emotionally-nuanced romantic dramedy of a woman who embarks on a relationship with a much younger man, and the...

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

Read more » - French Film Festival: The Young Lovers


French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

French Film Festival: Farewell, Mr Haffmann

DRAMA / FRANCE / 2022 / 116 MIN / M The legendary Daniel Auteuil gives one of his most superlative screen performances in the gripping new film from writer/director Fred Cavayé, based on the celebrated, multi–Molière Award-winning play. Occupied Paris, 1941: Jews are instructed to...

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

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French Film Festival: Maigret

French Film Festival: Maigret

The legendary Gérard Depardieu brings to remarkable life one of the most beloved characters from 20th-century crime fiction in Maigret, the masterfully directed and hugely entertaining new film from multi-award-winning writer/director Patrice Leconte (Monsieur Hire, Ridicule, The Girl on The...

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

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French Film Fest: Men on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

French Film Fest: Men on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

From an early age, men are conditioned to believe that expressing their feelings is incompatible with male identity. Get ready to explore the whole range of emotions through a masculine lens in this feel-good comedy. Seven men, aged from 17 to 70 years old, all city-dwellers, meet up at a remote...

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

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Free
Winter School Holidays Movie Mornings

Winter School Holidays Movie Mornings

Get the whanau together and come get warm and snuggly with movie mornings all week long! Suitable for all ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except...

Date: Monday 11 July to Friday 15 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Makerspaces

Winter School Holidays Makerspaces

As well as lots of fun events, come in anytime over the two weeks to check out what Makerspaces are setup. There will be different activities on offer at each library each week. Suitable for ages 5+. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. All...

Date: Monday 11 July to Sunday 24 July
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Igloo On Emerson

Igloo On Emerson

Winter's here! Come play in our 'snow' Igloo - its free family fun in the Napier CBD in the first week of the July School holidays as part of the Napier CBD Winter Series. Rug up and don't forget your gloves and boots it could get a little cold and wet! Toys will be available inside and Olaf and...

Date: Tuesday 12 July to Friday 15 July
Where:
Top of Emerson Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night

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

Date: Tuesday 12 July
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Shadow Boxes

Winter School Holidays Shadow Boxes

We did book nooks, now come and work on your very own shadow box. Suitable for ages 13-18. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. All offerings are subject to...

Date: Wednesday 13 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Birds of Paradise

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Birds of Paradise

Ultraviolet lights and neon nights! Prepare to experience Paintvine like you’ve never experienced it before - in the dark! Paintvine After Dark is New Zealand’s first glow in the dark paint party! Grab a drink in one hand, a brush in the other and get your creative juices flowing and your...

Date: Wednesday 13 July
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Winter School Holidays Minute To Win It

Winter School Holidays Minute To Win It

TWEEN EVENT! Got a minute? Do you think you can win it? Come and test your skills at some fast-paced pressure-filled challenges against the clock. Suitable for ages 8-12. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Masks are required to be worn...

Date: Thursday 14 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Deco 2022

Winter Deco 2022

Not even winter can dampen the Art Deco spirit of Napier. So, throw on your furs, your serge suit and your felt cloche and join us to celebrate Winter Deco 2022. Over three days this celebration takes over the streets, the restaurants, bars, theatres, galleries, venues, parks, and homes of...

Date: Friday 15 July to Sunday 17 July
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Furs, Stoles and Paper Dolls

Furs, Stoles and Paper Dolls

If you love Paper Dolls, and Art Deco fashion the Faraday Museum is combining them both in an upcoming Event and Exhibition. On July 15th we are starting winter Art Deco with a fun event by bringing art, imagination and fashion together. Meander through the maze of life-sized paper dolls and...

Date: Friday 15 July
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Winter School Holidays Mario Kart IRL

Winter School Holidays Mario Kart IRL

Ready-set-race! Create and build your kart and then compete on the race track - will it be Moo Moo Meadows, Thwomp Ruins or Rainbow Road? Who will come out at #1? Suitable for ages 8-12. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Masks are...

Date: Friday 15 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Warmer Vintage Market Napier

Winter Warmer Vintage Market Napier

Need something to look forward to this winter? The Winter Warmer Vintage market is back! Saturday 16th July at Tamatea High School, 61 Freyberg Avenue, Tamatea, Napier. Gold coin entry. Yes it is indoors, in the gym. 9am - 3pm. Enjoy the best of the 20s - 70s: vintage hair and makeovers and...

Date: Saturday 16 July
Where:
Tamatea High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Antique & Collectables Fair

Antique & Collectables Fair

The Antique & collectables fair is an event in the Winter Art Deco Festival that brings together professional dealers from throughout New Zealand to Napier to display and sell an extensive selection of antiques & collectables. All items will be for sale, not only art deco, but everything from...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Sunday 17 July
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ice Skate Tour 2022

Ice Skate Tour 2022

GET YOUR SKATES ON! Get ready for a cool experience! The Ice Skate Tour is coming back to Hastings CBD. You’ll need to get your skates on though, it’s here for a limited time only. This artificial ice rink looks like natural ice, has 97% the same gliding capacity as natural ice and has...

Date: Monday 18 July to Sunday 31 July
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Gaming Mornings

Winter School Holidays Gaming Mornings

Want to get your gaming on?! We’ll bring the consoles, just bring your skills! Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material. Masks are required to...

Date: Monday 18 July to Friday 22 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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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. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Bad Art

Winter School Holidays Bad Art

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder... Join us as we make some truly awful art. Suitable for ages 13-18. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. All...

Date: Wednesday 20 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Milos and a Movie

Winter School Holidays Milos and a Movie

Gather the whanau and come get warm with a mug of milo and a family movie. Suitable for all ages. Masks are required to be worn in the libraries, except by those who are exempt. All offerings are subject to the Covid Protection Framework traffic light system. Numbers may be limited, and...

Date: Thursday 21 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter School Holidays Escape Room

Winter School Holidays Escape Room

TWEEN EVENT! Fancy yourself a bit of an escape artist? Are you good with puzzles and brain teasers? Come and test your skills in the HDL Escape Room. Gather a group of friends or be paired up with others. Can't come in? Check out our list of fun virtual escape rooms online. Suitable for ages...

Date: Friday 22 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tutankhamun; 'The Last Exhibition' Film Screening

Tutankhamun; 'The Last Exhibition' Film Screening

Tutankhamun. The Last Exhibition offers spectators, for the first time ever, an extraordinary opportunity to meet the Pharaoh, and relive those unique moments on the big screen following exclusive coverage of how 150 items from among his treasures, were moved to become part of the biggest...

Date: Friday 22 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 27 July to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier CBD Easy Eats Winter Series

Napier CBD Easy Eats Winter Series

Easy Eats - you will have the option of street food or an easy eats inhouse offering. Pop in after work or meet friends for an early eat treat. Find something special at seven local eateries: Rogue Hop, Hunger Monger, Matisse, Vincis, Faith, Hope Love, Market St, Portside (Three Wise Birds...

Date: Thursday 28 July to Thursday 25 August
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cocktail Party 2022

The Cocktail Party 2022

This year is our 30th birthday!! and what better way to celebrate than to bring on a new Charity. Funds from this year’s Cocktail Party will go towards a new home for Cranford Hospice. Cranford Hospice has embarked on a $15million project to build a new, fit-for-purpose, home for Cranford at...

Date: Friday 29 July
Where:
Bostock Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Theatre Live: LEOPOLDSTADT

National Theatre Live: LEOPOLDSTADT

Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning new play Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama of love, family, and endurance. At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old, crowded Jewish quarter of Vienna, Austria. But Hermann Merz, a factory owner, and baptised Jew now married to Catholic...

Date: Friday 29 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pop-Up Kids Market Sunday 31 July

Pop-Up Kids Market Sunday 31 July

Join us at Havelock North's only regular second-hand market with stalls selling quality preloved baby and kid's clothing, toys, books, nursery items and more. Always so many bargains.

Date: Sunday 31 July
Where:
Havelock North Scout Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2022

Turn Up the Heat Adults' Reading Challenge

Turn Up the Heat Adults' Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you and be in to win! Pick up a challenge card from any of our District Libraries, or download one off the website. Every time you...

Date: Sunday 3 July to Sunday 14 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Turn Up the Heat Adults' Reading Challenge


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 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - A Glowy Night

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - A Glowy Night

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

Date: Wednesday 3 August
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Glow in the Dark Paint Night - A Glowy Night


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

Find a new flow, embrace wellness and spiritual awakening at the second annual Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival in Napier this August. Connect in a friendly community atmosphere with supportive yoga instructors, mindfulness, sound healings and workshops. All in the gorgeous waterfront Napier Conference &...

Date: Saturday 6 August to Sunday 7 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival


Wellness for Women 2022

Wellness for Women 2022

Wellness for Women 2022: Coping with Change Entertainment | Inspiration | Education | Connection BPW Central Hawkes Bay presents a fun-filled afternoon with speakers, exhibitors and demonstrations. Talking about all aspects of Wellness and how it impacts you through the food that you eat,...

Date: Sunday 7 August
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Wellness for Women 2022


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


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Paint and Wine Night - Blue Bay

Paint and Wine Night - Blue Bay

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 Havelock North! No previous painting experience necessary. Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! Drinks: No...

Date: Tuesday 9 August
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Blue Bay


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Community Lunch


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HNPS Big Night Out 2022

HNPS Big Night Out 2022

The Big Night Out is back! Join us to outwit, outplay, and outbid your friends for a hilarious quiz night, live auction, and dancing til late. Tickets will be hotter than an episode of Bridgerton, so organise your table of 8, and don’t miss out on booking yourselves a table. $50pp...

Date: Saturday 13 August
Where:
The Havelock North Club, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HNPS Big Night Out 2022


Free
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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. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Paint & Wine Night - Piha Sunset

Paint & Wine Night - Piha Sunset

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...

Date: Thursday 18 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint & Wine Night - Piha Sunset


Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

FREE Adult Tickets available now! Ticketing Tiers as follows: FREE Tickets Online until 14th August Followed by: ~ $4 Adult Tickets online ~ $5 Adult Door Sales ~ Kids U16 don’t need a ticket Free parking available at the...

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

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Trip Down the Rainbow Highway

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Trip Down the Rainbow Highway

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

Date: Wednesday 24 August
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Trip Down the Rainbow Highway


Free
Napier CBD Easy Eats Winter Series

Napier CBD Easy Eats Winter Series

Easy Eats - you will have the option of street food or an easy eats inhouse offering. Pop in after work or meet friends for an early eat treat. Find something special at seven local eateries: Rogue Hop, Hunger Monger, Matisse, Vincis, Faith, Hope Love, Market St, Portside (Three Wise Birds...

Date: Thursday 28 July to Thursday 25 August
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier CBD Easy Eats Winter Series


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


Hygge's Wine Match Dinner with Black Barn Vineyards

Hygge's Wine Match Dinner with Black Barn Vineyards

Take time out and move on from Covid. Get together and celebrate Great Food and Great Wine. Be mesmerized by the story of Black Barn by Head Wine Maker Dave McKee and what goes into making each wine they produce soo special. Warm yourself by the fires and listen to the crashing waves as the...

Date: Monday 29 August
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hygge's Wine Match Dinner with Black Barn Vineyards


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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 27 July to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


September 2022

Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book 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 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Free
Sustainable Fashion Market

Sustainable Fashion Market

My Walk In Wardrobe is Wellington's own sustainable fashion market. Preloved, upcycled, vintage, handmade, locally made... Clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories for all genders and sizes! My Walk In Wardrobe is for everyone - whether you're a thrifty shopper, trying to be more mindful of...

Date: Saturday 10 September to Saturday 26 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sustainable Fashion Market


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Community Lunch


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
Taradale Village Fete

Taradale Village Fete

Taradale's biggest annual outdoor event! 2022 will be the 10th Taradale Village Fete and the best ever! Over 50 high quality local and out of town stalls, selling a great range of quality goods, including: - Handmade products - Fresh fruit and vegetables - Delicious hot food -...

Date: Sunday 18 September
Where:
Taradale Primary School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Village Fete


Free
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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. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


Free
Hastings Blossom Festival 2022

Hastings Blossom Festival 2022

Hastings Blossom Parade... we're Back! NOW ON Saturday September 24th, 2022 at 1:00pm. Our theme for 2022 is... 'Transport to Delight'! It is our privilege to have the opportunity to bring the community together to celebrate the arrival of Spring and renew a sense of pride in our region. We...

Date: Saturday 24 September
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Blossom Festival 2022


Bring Back The 70's Cabaret

Bring Back The 70's Cabaret

Get your tickets now for a great night out! Dust off your disco shoes and jive the night away with live music from Sir Duke as they pump out all your favourite 70’s tunes! Come dressed in your best 70’s outfit and enjoy a fabulous night of dancing, spot prizes, frolics and fun! Enjoy a ...

Date: Saturday 24 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Bring Back The 70's Cabaret


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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 27 July to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


October 2022

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022

Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022

After a covid cancellation last year we are back. Mark the date. This long-standing event on the Central Hawke's Bay calendar is a must-do. Stalls, food, games and much more followed by the annual duck race. More details to follow. Stalls are just $25 for a 3x3 with all stall fees going to...

Date: Saturday 8 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Community Lunch


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
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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. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 27 July to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


November 2022

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Community Lunch


Free
Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2022

Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2022

Our popular and famous Hawke's Bay Napier Wellbeing and Vegan Market 2022! Everyone welcome and invited. - Lots of amazing stalls to explore! - Mind Body Spirit Marketplace. Free Health Checks and Advice. Free Treatments and Samples - Healers' Zone: Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Chair massage,...

Date: Saturday 12 November to Sunday 13 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2022


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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

NEW DATE - 12 November 2022 The Enchanted Ball supporting Te Mata Park. Presented by Etiquette & The Flagship Events Company. The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park sold out in 2019, 2020 & 2021. Set in an idyllic secret location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay...

Date: Saturday 12 November
Where:
Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park


Free
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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. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Top Team Hawke's Bay

Top Team Hawke's Bay

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

Date: Saturday 19 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Top Team Hawke's Bay


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a chance for families, young and old to engage with the message of Jesus in a fun and creative way. With craft, activities, food and music, there are all the components for a great afternoon and all directed at important messages of character, faith and hope. Each Messy Church...

Date: Saturday 16 July to Saturday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


Bay View Market Day

Bay View Market Day

ESKDALE SCHOOL's major fundraiser is the Bay View Market Day! Held on the last Saturday in November, it attracts thousands of people. Last year sadly Covid shut us down but in previous years we have had around 130 stalls. Description The variety of high-quality crafts offered are varied...

Date: Saturday 26 November
Where:
Petane War Memorial Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bay View Market Day


Free
Sustainable Fashion Market

Sustainable Fashion Market

My Walk In Wardrobe is Wellington's own sustainable fashion market. Preloved, upcycled, vintage, handmade, locally made... Clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories for all genders and sizes! My Walk In Wardrobe is for everyone - whether you're a thrifty shopper, trying to be more mindful of...

Date: Saturday 10 September to Saturday 26 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sustainable Fashion Market


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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Hawke's Bay's 91.9 The Sound is proud to present a monthly Quiz night at The Taradale Club! We'd love for you to join! Once a month at The Taradale Club, with a wide range of topics, there will be something to make you look clever! Register your team of up to six players, entry is a gold...

Date: Wednesday 27 July to Wednesday 30 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night


December 2022

Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 7 July to Thursday 1 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book 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 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 5 July to Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 12 July to Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Book Chat


Free
Community Lunch

Community Lunch

Whether you have ever visited All Saints' before or not, you are welcome to join us for one of our fortnightly community lunches. A delicious meal with main and dessert, joined by great company and always a laugh or two, this is a great afternoon out! There is no charge for the lunch, but a...

Date: Wednesday 13 July to Wednesday 14 December
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 30 July to Saturday 17 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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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. This is a book...

Date: Tuesday 19 July to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

Date: Wednesday 20 July to Wednesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2023

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Juicy Festival

Juicy Festival

Culture Kings presents Juicy Fest! Scheduled for 8 shows across AUS & NZ summer, January 2023. Boasting a star studded lineup headlined by Nelly, Ne-Yo & Ja Rule followed by Bow Wow, Xzibit, Pretty Ricky, Mya, Twista with more artists to be announced. Presale tickets for all shows is 6pm...

Date: Thursday 5 January
Where:
Tremain Field, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2023

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair:

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair:

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

Date: Sunday 26 February
Where:
The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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