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October 2021

Free
3D Street Art

3D Street Art

Hey Hawke’s Bay! Have you heard 3D street art is coming to Hastings? Discover amazing 3D artworks in Hastings CBD by multi-award-winning artist, Marc Spijkerbosch. Come and see Marc in action installing the artworks around Hastings CBD from the 11th-15th of October. The completed artwork...

Date: Monday 18 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Hastings CBD, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Niue Language Week

Niue Language Week

Celebrated online. This year’s theme for Faahi tapu he Vagahau Niue – Niue Language Week is Kia tupuolaola e moui he Tagata Niue which means May the Tagata Niue thrive. Kia tupuolaola e moui he Tagata Niue, reminds us of the importance of our Pacific languages and cultures and how they...

Date: Monday 18 October to Saturday 23 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 18 October to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

The Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival is happening again - from 20th-31st October 2021. We celebrate this 7th Festival with a 100% homegrown line-up featuring some of Aotearoa's finest talent. At the heart of the Festival are the stories that we share in amazing spaces across the region. Gather...

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

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 19 October to Tuesday 15 February
Where:
Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


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 19 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 19 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial 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 October to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021: CANCELLED

Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021: CANCELLED

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

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

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


Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday

Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday

Every Wednesday: Escape Room Wizard Wednesday Deal The Wizard Express needs your help to get the young Wizards to Wizard Academy safely. Are you ready to help? Be a Wizard for a day! *This Escape Room is suitable for people aged 7 and over. Every Friday: Escape Room Freaky Friday Do...

Date: Wednesday 20 October to Friday 29 October
Where:
Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 20 October to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop Vegetarian: CANCELLED

Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop Vegetarian: CANCELLED

Travel the world and come enjoy the flavours and deliciousness from Indonesia! Pauline has created an Indonesian themed menu, a Rijsttafel! Nasi Kuning, yellow rice! Gado Gado, vegetables with eggs and Sataysauce Seroendeng Tempeh and Tofu Rendang Pisang Goreng Spekkoek, malaysian Lapis...

Date: Thursday 21 October
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Tropical Beach

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Tropical Beach

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

Date: Thursday 21 October
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Friday 22 October to Friday 18 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


Free
HBAF 2021 - Fire & Music

HBAF 2021 - Fire & Music

Fire & Music - Waiohiki Creative Arts Village Waiohiki Creative Arts Village is a thriving hub of artists and craftspeople, near the spectacular historic Ōtātara Pā site. Gather friends and family and pop out to visit the village when studio doors are open for a night of art and alchemy,...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2021 - Fire & Music


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 23 October to Saturday 1 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clive Community Market

Clive Community Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 October to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021

The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021

Be your own art tour guide! Grab an Art Trail map and over Labour Weekend take an inspiring meander around Hawke’s Bay artists’ studios, galleries and pop-ups. Visit our makers and creators in their special places, hear their visions and processes, and of course, buy their work! The Trail...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 24 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021


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 24 October to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBNC Open Day

HBNC Open Day

Naturist clubs offer a safe, family-friendly environment for people of all ages to experience the joys of naturism. The Hawkes Bay Naturist Club is holding an Open Day for anyone who is curious about naturist lifestyle. Our members will be on hand to welcome you and answer any questions you may...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Naturist Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tokelau Language Week

Tokelau Language Week

This year’s theme for Te vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau– Tokelau Language Week is Tokelau! Tapui tau gagana ma tau aganuku, i te manaola ma te lautupuola which means Tokelau! Preserve your language and culture, to enhance spiritual and physical wellbeing. Tokelau! Tapui tau gagana ma tau...

Date: Sunday 24 October to Saturday 30 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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North Island Regional Young Winemaker Dinner

North Island Regional Young Winemaker Dinner

Join us to celebrate our North Island Regional Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemakers of the Year Competition Competitors and Winners. Arrive at Black Barn’s outside courtyard for People’s Choice, where you are able to try and vote on wines carefully crafted by our Young Winemakers....

Date: Wednesday 27 October
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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An evening with All Black legend, Sir John Kirwan

An evening with All Black legend, Sir John Kirwan

Sacred Heart College presents: An evening with All Black legend, Sir John Kirwan. Come & listen to Sir John Kirwan talking about Mental Health. He will discuss his journey and experience with depression and anxiety. He will give tools and techniques that he uses to keep his mental...

Date: Thursday 28 October
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

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

Date: Thursday 28 October
Where:
Te Mata House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2021 - Storytime with Kyle Mewburn

HBAF 2021 - Storytime with Kyle Mewburn

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Storytime with Kyle Mewburn Join multi award-winning children's author Kyle Mewburn as she reads her most lovely, funny and entertaining works aloud to a no doubt captivated...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Stepping into the Sun

HBAF 2021 - Stepping into the Sun

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival [Please note that the venue for this event has changed from the Paisley Stage to the MTG Century Theatre.] Stepping into the Sun. Stories of Coming out - in conversation with...

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

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Wine Options presented by Hawke's Bay Women in Wine

Wine Options presented by Hawke's Bay Women in Wine

We're back this year and calling all wine lovers & enthusiasts to get a team of friends, family, or colleagues to join us at our Wine Options Quiz Night! The event will be held on Friday the 29th of October from 6.30 pm at Shed 2 (56 West Quay, Ahuriri). There will be 7 mystery wines to...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Funny Ha Ha

HBAF 2021 - Funny Ha Ha

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Funny Ha Ha - Tom Sainsbury and Catherine Robertson die on stage. [Please note that the venue for this event has changed from the Paisley Stage to MTG Century Theatre. Due to...

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

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Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

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

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

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HBAF 2021 - She is Not Your Rehab, Matt and Sarah Brown

HBAF 2021 - She is Not Your Rehab, Matt and Sarah Brown

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival She is Not Your Rehab - Matt and Sarah Brown At My Fathers Barbers, Mataio (Matt) Faafetai Malietoa Brown offers men a haircut with a difference: a safe space to be seen and...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Australian Gothic, Craig Silvey

HBAF 2021 - Australian Gothic, Craig Silvey

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Australian Gothic - Craig Silvey Zooms into Toitoi (with Gareth Ward) [Please note that this Readers + Writers session is now being presented as a back to back offering with...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Tall Tales and Derring Do

HBAF 2021 - Tall Tales and Derring Do

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Tall Tales and Derring Do - Graham McTavish Zooms into Toitoi (with Jess Soutar Barron) [Please note that the date and time for this event has changed to Saturday October 30th...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Maori Made Easy, Scotty and Stacey Morrison: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Maori Made Easy, Scotty and Stacey Morrison: CANCELLED

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Maori Made Easy - Scotty and Stacey Morrison Getting on a course to learn te reo Māori in involves a waiting list these days. What’s behind this growth and, some might say,...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 30 October to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Dead Girls Don't Lie

HBAF 2021 - Dead Girls Don't Lie

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Dead Girls Don’t Lie - Becky Manawatu, Jacqueline Bublitz and Tina Clough on changing the narrative The dead girls are frustrated. No one knows who they are. No one is...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021- The Edible Backyard

HBAF 2021- The Edible Backyard

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival The Edible Backyard - Kath Irvine in conversation with Lizzie Russell Gardening guru Kath Irvine has been helping Kiwi gardeners design build, grow and maintain their own...

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

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HBAF 2021 - Mana/va, Tusiata Avia & Karlo Mila w/ Nafanua...: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Mana/va, Tusiata Avia & Karlo Mila w/ Nafanua...: CANCELLED

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival Mana/va - Tusiata Avia and Karlo Mila with Nafanua Kersel “Va is the space between… not empty space, not space that separates but space that relates, that holds separate...

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

Read more » - HBAF 2021 - Mana/va, Tusiata Avia & Karlo Mila w/ Nafanua...: CANCELLED


HBAF 2021 - A Lite on the Move, Geoff Chappel w/ Roger Hall: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - A Lite on the Move, Geoff Chappel w/ Roger Hall: CANCELLED

Readers + Writers - Presented by Hawke's Bay Readers and Writers Trust in association with Hawke's Bay Arts Festival A Life on the Move - Geoff Chapple with Roger Hall Geoff Chapple once sat up in the bath and said, “I’ll do it!”, “it” being the walk from Cape Reinga to Bluff, some...

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

Read more » - HBAF 2021 - A Lite on the Move, Geoff Chappel w/ Roger Hall: CANCELLED


November 2021

Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 18 October to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 19 October to Tuesday 15 February
Where:
Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


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 19 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 2 November to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 19 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 20 October to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 4 November to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Thursday 4 November
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Kōwhai Tui

Paint and Wine Night - Kōwhai Tui

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

Date: Thursday 4 November
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Kōwhai Tui


Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Friday 22 October to Friday 18 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


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

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

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

Date: Friday 5 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 5 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 5 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, 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 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 23 October to Saturday 1 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sausage Making Masterclass: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Sausage Making Masterclass: POSTPONED

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

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Holly Bacon, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Coastal Wine Cycles, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

Date: Saturday 6 November to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021

Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021

The biggest free mind-body-spirit weekend in Hawkes Bay!

Date: Saturday 6 November to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Lamb Workshop: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Lamb Workshop: POSTPONED

The Farmhouse Kitchen and Waipawa Butchery join forces to teach you the secrets of the trade with “The Lamb Workshop”. The Waipawa Butchery owner Duncan Smith, and one of his skilled butchers, will show you how to breakdown a lamb into the various lamb cuts, just like a professional, before...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pranzo dell'Opera in Giardino: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Pranzo dell'Opera in Giardino: POSTPONED

The Mission Restaurant & Festival Opera bring you an Italian “Opera Lunch in the Garden”, coming together for a luncheon that celebrates Italy's culinary and musical heritage in a stunning garden, vineyard setting. Mission Estate Head Chef Ricky Littleton will create a four-course menu...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Grand Long Lunch: POSTPONED

The Grand Long Lunch: POSTPONED

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

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Secret Location, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Food Truck Park-Up Party: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Food Truck Park-Up Party: POSTPONED

Anyone with a craving for street food will want to nab a ticket to this evening of food truck fare, quality wines, craft beers and cider and exceptional entertainment. Abbey Brewery’s Food Truck Park-Up Party will showcase some of Hawke’s Bay’s most exciting food truck vendors alongside...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Daily Telegraph Building, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 21 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! At the Races: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! At the Races: POSTPONED

Hawke's Bay Racing and Waipukurau Jockey Club host the best Christmas end of year party full of delicious food and quality Hawke’s Bay wine. After working hard all year it's time to celebrate and treat yourself, your family, friends or your colleagues to a fun-filled day out. This is an...

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! At the Chef’s Table: POSTPONED

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

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Simply the Best: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Simply the Best: POSTPONED

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

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
Kotare Estate, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
The River Room, Black Barn, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Sunday 7 November to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Fish and Bish: POSTPONED

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

Date: Sunday 7 November to Sunday 14 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Sunday 7 November to Tuesday 9 November
Where:
Smith & Sheth, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Malaysian Mama: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Malaysian Mama: POSTPONED

Milk + Honey Owner Sean Burns is putting his mum back to work for a night in the Milk kitchen. For one night only, Suriah Burns will be showing off like only she can do with a five course Malaysian menu. Sean + the Milk crew will be sourcing, pouring and sometimes mixing an array of drinks...

Date: Sunday 7 November
Where:
Milk and Honey, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! CBD Safari Supper: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! CBD Safari Supper: POSTPONED

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

Date: Monday 8 November
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A night with Emma Galloway: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! A night with Emma Galloway: POSTPONED

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

Date: Tuesday 9 November
Where:
Cape South, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wild Buck: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Wild Buck: POSTPONED

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

Date: Tuesday 9 November
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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F.A.W.C! Firsthand Coffee Workshop: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Firsthand Coffee Workshop: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 10 November to Friday 12 November
Where:
Firsthand Roastery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bienvenue! A night in Paris: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Bienvenue! A night in Paris: POSTPONED

Step through the doors at Mary’s and transport yourself into a warm and bustling Parisian bistro. For a limited time only, Mary’s embraces all of the fun of white tablecloths, carafes of wine and plenty of champagne! Whether you are perched on a barstool overlooking all the action or...

Date: Wednesday 10 November to Saturday 13 November
Where:
Mary's Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Wednesday 10 November
Where:
Millar Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Kesariya Balam: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Kesariya Balam: CANCELLED

Inspired by the most famous Indian folk song, this is a reception with age-old Indian tradition where the guest is considered as “God”. Indulge into the warmth of Swiss-Belhotel Hospitality at this dinner that showcases the diversity of Indian cuisine. Dress in your best white and gold...

Date: Thursday 11 November
Where:
Saffron Social Kitchen, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross Snowy Mountain

Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross Snowy Mountain

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

Date: Thursday 11 November
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!  Off the Hook: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Off the Hook: CANCELLED

New Zealand’s masters of seafood cuisine Fleur Sullivan and Jeremy Rameka will deliver a feast of epic proportions at F.A.W.C! Off the Hook. Pioneering restaurateur Fleur Sullivan of Fleurs Place in Moeraki will join Chef Jeremy Rameka in the Pacifica kitchen as they prepare a six-course...

Date: Friday 12 November
Where:
Pacifica Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop 2, new!

Travel the World - Indonesian Cooking Workshop 2, new!

Pauline has created a whole new Indonesian themed menu, still a Dutch Rijsttafel; but new recipes! Nasi Kuning, yellow rice! Gado Gado, vegetables with eggs and Sataysauce Sambal Udang, spicy prawns Pangsit, fried wonton Spekkoek, malaysian Lapis Legit cake Dinner and Recipe...

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

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

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

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

Date: Friday 12 November
Where:
National Distillery Company, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bringing our Origins Home to Hawke's Bay: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Bringing our Origins Home to Hawke's Bay: POSTPONED

The secret of good food lies in memory, which is why EIT’s Level 5 Diploma of Cookery students will be inspired by memories of home for this stunning eight course degustation. Harnessing the bounty of fresh produce from Hawke’s Bay, EIT’s students will delve deep into their memory banks...

Date: Friday 12 November
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Friday 12 November
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Madd Fun Kite and Picnic Day

Madd Fun Kite and Picnic Day

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

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Real Life. Still Life: When Food becomes Art: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Real Life. Still Life: When Food becomes Art: POSTPONED

Pink Lady® apples New Zealand are proud to bring this food styling and photographic workshop to the F.A.W.C! Summer Series. Multi award-winning food styling and photography duo Fiona Hugues and Manja Wachsmuth host this intimate workshop, showing you the tips and tricks of their refined craft....

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Real life. Still Life: PLUS Food Styling Workshop: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Real life. Still Life: PLUS Food Styling Workshop: POSTPONED

Pink Lady® apples New Zealand are proud to bring this food styling and photographic workshop to the F.A.W.C! Summer Series. Multi award-winning food styling and photography duo Fiona Hugues and Manja Wachsmuth host this intimate workshop, showing you the tips and tricks of their refined craft....

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

The Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 30 years in 2021, with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which are being specially blended. The main event begins with your opportunity to wander the room speaking with many of the regions winemakers while...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - Hydrengea Vase

Paint and Wine Afternoon - Hydrengea Vase

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

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Get Lucky: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Get Lucky: CANCELLED

A Mexican street party as it should be – a little bit spicy and packed with fresh and funky flavour. F.A.W.C! favourites Peak House and Scott Towers (of FFD Loves and Cook-a-Chook fame), welcome award-winning taqueros Lucky Taco to join in their fiesta. Owned and operated by Mexican-food...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

SOLD OUT! The Enchanted Ball supporting Te Mata Park. Presented by Etiquette & The Flagship Events Company. The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park sold out in2018, 2019 & 2020. Set in an idyllic secret location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay landscape, the location...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Of the Ocean: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Of the Ocean: CANCELLED

Of the Ocean is a special showcase of Hawke’s Bay’s incredible seafood bounty. Living by the coast has always held a special place in the hearts of Hawke’s Bay locals, and this is your chance to experience exactly why that is. Scenic Hotel Te Pania’s brigade of chefs will share...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Picnic, Wine and Flick: CANCELLED

F.A.W.C! Picnic, Wine and Flick: CANCELLED

Dust off the picnic rugs and pop the corn! Te Awanga Estate + Picnic Cinema present the first ever outdoor movie experience on the Te Awanga Estate winery lawn. Relax on the lawn under the stars and fairy lights as Picnic Cinema bring their outdoor movies to Hawke’s Bay with a large LED...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
Zeffer Cider, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

Pioneering restaurateur Fleur Sullivan of Fleurs Place is heading north to Wairoa, and bringing her immensely talented, up-and-coming chef Lyall Minhinnick with her. Join Fleur and Lyall at Kaiuku Marae in Mahia as they prepare for you the freshest kai from the land, sea and rivers....

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
Kaiuku Marae, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
Punanga Lodge, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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

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

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

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
Askerne Winery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nomads Dinner – Unseen Asia: POSTPONED

F.A.W.C! Nomads Dinner – Unseen Asia: POSTPONED

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

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, 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 October to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 17 November to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

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: Thursday 18 November
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Urban BBQ Festival 2021

Urban BBQ Festival 2021

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

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

The Tahaenui Christmas Fete will be an unrivalled fixture on the 2021 Christmas 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...

Date: Sunday 21 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon- Bob Ross Autumn Forest

Paint and Wine Afternoon- Bob Ross Autumn Forest

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

Date: Sunday 21 November
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bay View Market Day

Bay View Market Day

The Bay View Market day is an annual fundraiser for Eskdale School and is well known in the market circuit. Each year we have a high standard and variety of stalls. With over 120 stalls of talented crafters with homemade products, a fully established food court to enjoy the amazing food on...

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Petane War Memorial Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Messy Church

Messy Church

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

Date: Saturday 30 October to Saturday 27 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Back The 70's Cabaret: POSTPONED

Bring Back The 70's Cabaret: POSTPONED

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 27 November
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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 23 October to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2021

Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 20 October to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 4 November to Thursday 2 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


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Paint and Wine Night - Christmas Kererū

Paint and Wine Night - Christmas Kererū

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

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

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Christmas Kererū


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 23 October to Saturday 1 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

Date: Saturday 6 November to Saturday 11 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

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

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

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Mondays

Minecraft Mondays

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

Date: Monday 18 October to Monday 20 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 19 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 2 November to Tuesday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 19 October to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read'N'Chat

Read'N'Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 10 November to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read'N'Chat


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Date: Wednesday 17 November to Wednesday 15 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


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Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

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

Date: Thursday 16 December
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow


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 23 October to Saturday 18 December
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clive Community Market


Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our celebrations. There are 56 dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined light trail surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size year by year and offers a fun experience for young and old....

Date: Saturday 18 December to Sunday 9 January
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Afternoon - A Starry Night

Paint and Wine Afternoon - 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 Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Sunday 19 December
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Afternoon - A Starry Night


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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Cape Estate - Boxing Day Festival 2021

Cape Estate - Boxing Day Festival 2021

Iconic to the Hawke’s Bay social calendar, the Boxing Day Festival returns for its sixth occasion to Cape Estate in 2021. The festival delivers the best in Hawke’s Bay hospitality and entertainment drawing together family and friends in an open-air garden stage setting to bring you a memorable...

Date: Sunday 26 December
Where:
Cape Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2022

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 23 October to Saturday 1 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our celebrations. There are 56 dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined light trail surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size year by year and offers a fun experience for young and old....

Date: Saturday 18 December to Sunday 9 January
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


Free
Ray White Waipukurau Vintage Fair 2022

Ray White Waipukurau Vintage Fair 2022

Second Time around and hoping to be bigger and better for 2022. A wonderful day of adventure shopping through a wonderful collection a variety of stalls, selling Vintage Wares & Collectables - Jewellery, Accessories, China, Kitchenalla, Military, Quilts, Iron Work, Rockabilly, Art, Art Deco,...

Date: Sunday 2 January to Tuesday 4 January
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Ray White Waipukurau Vintage Fair 2022


Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 19 October to Tuesday 15 February
Where:
Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Friday 22 October to Friday 18 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


Free
HBAF 2021 - Nuit Blanche, Art After Dark: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Nuit Blanche, Art After Dark: POSTPONED

Nuit Blanche – Art After Dark [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this event to Saturday 22nd of January 2022.] To kick off the 2021 Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival we return to Napier with a fantastic line-up of visual and performing arts. For one night only the arts...

Date: Saturday 22 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2022

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Tuesday 19 October to Tuesday 15 February
Where:
Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

Date: Friday 22 October to Friday 18 February
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


Free
HBAF 2021 - Dream Garden: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Dream Garden: POSTPONED

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

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

Read more » - HBAF 2021 - Dream Garden: POSTPONED


Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The NZ Cider Festival 2021

The NZ Cider Festival 2021

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

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

Read more » - The NZ Cider Festival 2021


Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2022

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2022

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

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

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East Coast Farming Expo 2022

East Coast Farming Expo 2022

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

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

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

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

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

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March 2022

Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit


April 2022

Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit


Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

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

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

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

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

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

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


May 2022

Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

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

Date: Sunday 24 October to Sunday 29 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit


August 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

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

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

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