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July 2020

Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

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

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 9 August
Where:
Sacremonte Truffle, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Truffle Hunt


Mid Winter Christmas Market

Mid Winter Christmas Market

Our Mid Winter Christmas Market is always very popular. Held inside the Taradale RSA,156 Gloucester Street, Napier. We have large variety of handcrafted items and stalls from local Artisans. As well as some stalls with up-cycled and pre-loved items. For great gift ideas, this is a must do on...

Date: Sunday 12 July
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napier's only Weekly Indoor Market. Held 9 am - 1 pm inside the Taradale RSA, 156 Gloucester St, Napier. The place to get locally made, Artisan Handcrafts and Gifts. Meet the people that create, not only the handcrafted items, but also the friendly atmosphere. Also a range of Up-cycled and...

Date: Sunday 12 July
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Sunday Market


Holiday Fun at the National Aquarium

Holiday Fun at the National Aquarium

4 - 19 July: School Holiday Fun with our Education Team! There’s so much happening at the National Aquarium these school holidays. Our education team will be out on the floor to immerse you in the ocean world with:⁠ - 11.30 & 2.30pm: Augmented Reality. Stand next to a virtual Emperor...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 19 July
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Holiday Fun at the National Aquarium


Free
CAN Winter Art and Design Market

CAN Winter Art and Design Market

This July, the popular CAN Winter Market returns and presents a unique opportunity to browse a wide range of art and craft made by Hawke's Bay artisans. CAN will be encouraging visitors to buy local! The market will take place in CAN’s beautiful Main Gallery, open 7 days a week during the...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 23 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CAN Winter Art and Design Market


Free
Pet Adoption Weekend: CANCELLED

Pet Adoption Weekend: CANCELLED

In proud association with the Hastings Dog Pound, we are hosting an Adoption Weekend at Animates Hastings to help find forever families for lovable rescue pets. If you are thinking about adding a superhero pet to your family, come along to meet a few of their gorgeous dogs available for...

Date: Sunday 12 July
Where:
Animates - Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pet Adoption Weekend: CANCELLED


Free
Book Sale

Book Sale

Grab some bargains at the Hastings District Libraries Book Sale! Books 50c and Magazines 10c unless marked otherwise. There will be other ex-library items also available, prices as marked. Don't miss out!

Date: Monday 13 July to Friday 17 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Book Sale


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 14 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 14 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


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 15 July to Wednesday 14 October
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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Newcomers to Hawkes Bay Lunch

Newcomers to Hawkes Bay Lunch

This is the usual Wednesday lunch for newcomers to Hawkes Bay. It enables people to make contacts and to find friends. Lunch is at own cost and we look forward to greeting those who are new to the area. We can provide information on local issues, local events and local contacts. We look forward to...

Date: Wednesday 15 July
Where:
Bangkok House, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Newcomers to Hawkes Bay Lunch


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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


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Paint and Wine Night - Kiwi

Paint and Wine Night - Kiwi

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

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Kiwi


Clairvoyant Afternoon

Clairvoyant Afternoon

Join us for an afternoon of clairvoyance and healing. Arrive early as this event is popular, and get to know our members over a cuppa. Napier Spiritualist Church in Barker Rd is a member of Spiritualism NZ and a long standing part of the community and welcomes new members.

Date: Saturday 18 July
Where:
Napier Spiritualist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clairvoyant Afternoon


Free
Matariki 2020 Fireworks

Matariki 2020 Fireworks

Celebrate Matariki Maori New Year to welcome the appearance of the Matariki star cluster in the early morning sky at this time of the year. It's time to give thanks for the harvest and remember loved ones. Matariki celebrations has arrived later than usual in Napier however the spectacular...

Date: Saturday 18 July
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Matariki 2020 Fireworks


Black Barn Bistro x Cazador - Sunday Wild Game Dinner

Black Barn Bistro x Cazador - Sunday Wild Game Dinner

Join us for a night with Cazador, the iconic family-owned and operated Auckland restaurant, sourcing and serving wild, premium-quality sustainable meats. Since opening its doors in 1987, Cazador has become a destination for diners seeking an authentic wild game experience, recently being named...

Date: Sunday 19 July
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Bistro x Cazador - Sunday Wild Game Dinner


Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

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

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club: POSTPONED


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Hawkes Bay Winter Wine Walk: Napier

Hawkes Bay Winter Wine Walk: Napier

Winter Wine Walk Series: Napier For one night only restaurants in Napier will be hosting wineries as pop-up cellar doors. This is your chance to try some of Hawke's Bays best wines in your favorite local eateries. This event is a self-guided wine walk between participating restaurants each...

Date: Wednesday 22 July
Where:
Vinci's Pizza, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Winter Wine Walk: Napier


Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Between the Lines - Chewing the Cud

Between the Lines - Chewing the Cud

Join us for an interesting evening ‘Chewing the Cud’, a conversation with Steve Braunias and Bill Ralston. Two of New Zealand's most well-known names are opening the inaugural CHB Readers and Writers Festival with a fireside chat in the beautiful historic Langton House. Steve Braunias is...

Date: Thursday 23 July
Where:
Langton House, Pukehou, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Between the Lines - Chewing the Cud


NZIFF - True History of the Kelly Gang *OPENING NIGHT*

NZIFF - True History of the Kelly Gang *OPENING NIGHT*

From Sir Sydney Nolan’s epic paintings to Peter Carey’s Booker-winning novel, Ned Kelly has come a long way to find himself thundering on horseback across a barren moonlit landscape, dressed only in boots and a flowing lace frock, in this dazzling postmodern version of the outlaw...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - True History of the Kelly Gang *OPENING NIGHT*


NZIFF - Heroic Losers

NZIFF - Heroic Losers

After being scammed into bankruptcy, a community of working-class Argentines band together to devise the ultimate payback – an elaborate money heist inspired by the movies – in Sebastián Borensztein’s winning underdog comedy. Ricardo Darín, Argentina’s rustic leading everyman and no...

Date: Saturday 25 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Heroic Losers


NZIFF - In the Name of the Land

NZIFF - In the Name of the Land

A revelation at the French box office that’s also bound to resonate with heartland New Zealanders, In the Name of the Land humanely and bittersweetly celebrates the life of a stoic farmer over four decades of struggle. In this heart-aching family saga set in the Mayenne district of France,...

Date: Saturday 25 July to Tuesday 28 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - In the Name of the Land


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


NZIFF - The Truth

NZIFF - The Truth

After conquering Cannes with Shoplifters, Japanese auteur Kore-eda Hirokazu breathlessly transposes his beloved cinema of families, food and slow-burning truths to Paris, with an all-star cast led by two doyennes of the French silver screen. Japan’s modern master of the family drama slides...

Date: Saturday 25 July to Monday 27 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - The Truth


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


NZIFF - If Only

NZIFF - If Only

Ginevra Elkann’s lovely directorial debut, set in the early 90s and based on her own childhood, finds three siblings arriving in Rome from Paris on a visit to their unreliable father, where family tensions and spontaneous fun mix. Peppy eight-year-old Alma (Oro De Commarque, an adorable new...

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - If Only


NZIFF - While at War

NZIFF - While at War

The acclaimed director of The Sea Inside returns with his most handsomely mounted film yet, an expansive yet deep-focus drama detailing events around the Spanish Civil War and the rise of Franco’s fascist dictatorship. In Alejandro Amenábar latest film, celebrated Spanish writer Miguel de...

Date: Sunday 26 July to Wednesday 29 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - While at War


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


NZIFF - Relic

NZIFF - Relic

A female-centric, intergenerational haunted house story of the highest order, Relic takes the terrifying conceit of senile dementia and transforms it into a supernatural entity that engulfs sufferers and those who care for them. Like the much-heralded The Babadook (NZIFF14), Relic was a Sundance...

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Relic


NZIFF - Rurangi

NZIFF - Rurangi

Premiering their forthcoming web series as a special festival presentation, director Max Currie (Everything We Loved, NZIFF14) and writer Cole Meyers’ queer and trans-positive drama swells with character and heart. A young trans activist, Caz (Elz Carrad), breaks down in tears in front of a...

Date: Monday 27 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Rurangi


NZIFF - Corpus Christi

NZIFF - Corpus Christi

An ex-con masquerading as a priest works to heal the wounds of a grieving congregation with his unorthodox brand of faith and forgiveness in this darkly compelling Oscar-nominated Polish drama. In Jan Komasa’s enthralling redemption tale, troublemaker Daniel (a magnetic Bartosz Bielenia),...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Saturday 1 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Corpus Christi


NZIFF - The Girl on the Bridge

NZIFF - The Girl on the Bridge

In the increasing public discourse on mental health, Leanne Pooley’s inspiring and fearless documentary tracks an extraordinary young woman’s journey from suicide survivor to advocate for those struggling. The fact it leaves you hopeful and with tangible advice makes it vital viewing. Almost...

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

Read more » - NZIFF - The Girl on the Bridge


Italian Film Festival NZ - 'AnAlmost Ordinary Summer'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'AnAlmost Ordinary Summer'

The first film of the Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival in Napier. An Almost Ordinary Summer / Croce e Delizia Two very different families spend their holidays in the same house by the seaside: the aristocratic Castelvecchios are open-minded and eccentric, whereas the working-class...

Date: Wednesday 29 July
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Italian Film Festival NZ - 'AnAlmost Ordinary Summer'


NZIFF - True History of the Kelly Gang

NZIFF - True History of the Kelly Gang

From Sir Sydney Nolan’s epic paintings to Peter Carey’s Booker-winning novel, Ned Kelly has come a long way to find himself thundering on horseback across a barren moonlit landscape, dressed only in boots and a flowing lace frock, in this dazzling postmodern version of the outlaw...

Date: Thursday 30 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - True History of the Kelly Gang


Italian Film Festival NZ - The Great Beauty

Italian Film Festival NZ - The Great Beauty

The Great Beauty / La Grande Bellezza The Great Beauty is Paolo Sorrentino’s powerful and evocative tale of hedonism and lost love, and an extraordinary depiction of contemporary Rome – where life is a performance, and the city its stage. 65-year-old Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo) is a...

Date: Thursday 30 July
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Italian Film Festival NZ - The Great Beauty


NZIFF - Wendy

NZIFF - Wendy

Something completely different from the director of Beasts of the Southern Wild (NZIFF12), this swirling, kaleidoscopic take on the adventures of Peter Pan and Wendy in Neverland is uniquely for both mature kids and wide-eyed adults. The eight long years since Benh Zeitlin’s magical first...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Sunday 2 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Wendy


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Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl

Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl

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

Date: Thursday 30 July
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl


NZIFF - The County

NZIFF - The County

It is predictably Nordic that a film portraying the struggle for justice against a mafia-like co-operative in a windblown Icelandic hamlet, where the elements have etched the passage of time into the handsome but weathered faces of both Inga and her husband Reynir much as the rugged terrain they...

Date: Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - The County


NZIFF - Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt)

NZIFF - Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt)

In this bright, affirmative lesbian teen rom-com, a girl awkwardly angles for the attention of her high school crush with a little help from the ghost of her aunt, a queer activist with a poignant history in the fight for LGBTQI+ rights. It’s hard enough being a high school student, but Ellie...

Date: Friday 31 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt)


The Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Loro'

The Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Loro'

Academy Award-winning director Paolo Sorrentino gradually unpeels the complex personality and motivations of scandal-plagued former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi during a tumultuous period in his career, as his marriage to second wife Veronica Lario (Elena Sofia Ricci) fractures; all the while...

Date: Friday 31 July
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Loro'


August 2020

Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

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

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 9 August
Where:
Sacremonte Truffle, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Truffle Hunt


NZIFF - Corpus Christi

NZIFF - Corpus Christi

An ex-con masquerading as a priest works to heal the wounds of a grieving congregation with his unorthodox brand of faith and forgiveness in this darkly compelling Oscar-nominated Polish drama. In Jan Komasa’s enthralling redemption tale, troublemaker Daniel (a magnetic Bartosz Bielenia),...

Date: Tuesday 28 July to Saturday 1 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Corpus Christi


NZIFF - The Perfect Candidate

NZIFF - The Perfect Candidate

Saudi superstar director Haifaa Al-Mansour’s latest is a winning homecoming; a seriocomic look at the daily struggles of a doctor running for council – and her fellow women and outsiders – within an Islamic society undergoing dramatic change. With progressive moves underway to reform life...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - The Perfect Candidate


NZIFF - Loimata

NZIFF - Loimata

Director Anna Marbrook honours the last voyage of the great waka maker, sailor and mentor Ema Siope, whose journeys between Aotearoa and Sāmoa in search of healing, and her family’s reckoning with systemic abuse, are powerfully documented. The redemptive tale of waka builder and captain Lilo...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Loimata


Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Ordinary Happiness'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Ordinary Happiness'

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ invites you to the Napier screening of: Ordinary Happiness / Momenti di Transcurabile Felicita In this humorous contemplation on life, director Daniele Luchetti loosely adapts the short stories of Francesco Piccolo into a curiously charming...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Ordinary Happiness'


NZIFF - Wendy

NZIFF - Wendy

Something completely different from the director of Beasts of the Southern Wild (NZIFF12), this swirling, kaleidoscopic take on the adventures of Peter Pan and Wendy in Neverland is uniquely for both mature kids and wide-eyed adults. The eight long years since Benh Zeitlin’s magical first...

Date: Thursday 30 July to Sunday 2 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Wendy


NZIFF - Once Were Brothers

NZIFF - Once Were Brothers

The saga of The Band, whose iconic farewell concert was immortalised in The Last Waltz, continues to captivate in this new documentary shaped from the perspective of guitarist-songwriter Robbie Robertson, only one of two surviving members. In a sense Robbie Robertson only has one story, but...

Date: Sunday 2 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Once Were Brothers


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Italian Film Festival NZ - 'The King's Musketeers'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'The King's Musketeers'

The Studio Italian Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invites you to the Napier screening of: The King's Musketeers / Moschettieri del Re The band of musketeers; D'Artagnan, Porthos, Aramis and Athos, portrayed in a purely self-ironic and disenchanted key, in a series of adventures in order to...

Date: Sunday 2 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Italian Film Festival NZ - 'The King's Musketeers'


NZIFF - The County

NZIFF - The County

It is predictably Nordic that a film portraying the struggle for justice against a mafia-like co-operative in a windblown Icelandic hamlet, where the elements have etched the passage of time into the handsome but weathered faces of both Inga and her husband Reynir much as the rugged terrain they...

Date: Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - The County


Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

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

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club: POSTPONED


Italian Film Festival NZ - The Champion

Italian Film Festival NZ - The Champion

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ warmly invites you to the Napier screening of: The Champion / Il Campione Set in the glossy world of professional, millionaire footballers in Italy, The Champion wonderfully pairs the talents of versatile veteran Stefano Accorsi (The Italian Race...

Date: Monday 3 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Italian Film Festival NZ - The Champion


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 14 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. 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...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 14 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Tomorrow's A New Day'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Tomorrow's A New Day'

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invites you to the Napier screening of: Tomorrow's a New Day / Domani e un altro Giorno Italian greats Marco Giallini and Valerio Mastandrea star in this exceptional remake of the multi award-winning Spanish-Argentinian favourite Truman,...

Date: Tuesday 4 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Tomorrow's A New Day'


Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 August to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club: POSTPONED


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 5 August to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


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 15 July to Wednesday 14 October
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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Italian Film Festival NZ - 'The Invisible Witness'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'The Invisible Witness'

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival NZ warmly invites you to the screening of: The Invisible Witness / Il Testimone Invisible When slick and successful businessman Adriano (Riccardo Scamarcio, Loro CIF2020) wakes up next to his dead mistress in a resort hotel room, he becomes the...

Date: Wednesday 5 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Italian Film Festival NZ - 'The Invisible Witness'


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Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl

Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl

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

Date: Wednesday 5 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Italian Film Festival NZ  'Don't Stop Me Now'

Italian Film Festival NZ 'Don't Stop Me Now'

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invites you to the screening of: Don't Stop Me Now / Ma Cosa Ci Dice Il Cervello Giovanna (Cortellesi) is a plain-Jane mum, who divides her time between her boring accounting job and her daughter’s school commitments, ever the responsible...

Date: Thursday 6 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Italian Film Festival NZ 'Don't Stop Me Now'


Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Amazing Leonardo'

Italian Film Festival NZ - 'Amazing Leonardo'

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invites you to the screening of: Amazing Leonardo / Io, Leonardo This extraordinary biopic marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death and stars Italian A-lister Luca Argentero (Eat Pray Love, 2010). Amazing Leonardo boldly...

Date: Friday 7 August
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HNPS Big Night Out

HNPS Big Night Out

***PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE TO NOW FRIDAY 7TH AUGUST*** The HNPS Community Big Night Out at the Cheval Room, Hastings Racing Centre, 300 Prospect Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay    6.30 PM START FRIDAY 7th August Let’s get together and celebrate our freedom. Theme is “Made in New...

Date: Friday 7 August
Where:
The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 August to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


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Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Girl - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Girl - Paintvine

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

Date: Thursday 13 August
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Picasso Girl - Paintvine


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


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Paint and Wine Night - Cat in the Moon

Paint and Wine Night - Cat in the Moon

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

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

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Cat in the Moon


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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Food & Wine Pairing: CANCELLED

Food & Wine Pairing: CANCELLED

A gorgeous 4 course degustation menu beautifully paired with the incredible wines of The Urban Winery. Our free shuttle service will be running for our Food & Wine guests so you can enjoy your evening and leave the driving to us. Everyone is welcome, you don’t need to be a member to enjoy...

Date: Friday 21 August
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Food & Wine Pairing: CANCELLED


The Wedding and Event Expo Hawke's Bay

The Wedding and Event Expo Hawke's Bay

Hawke's Bay's premier wedding and event expo is back for 2020! With over 40 exhibitors, we have every aspect of your big day covered. Talk directly to the suppliers as you plan every detail of your special day. The lunchtime fashion show will inspire you with ideas for your perfect wedding...

Date: Sunday 23 August
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners

Learn how to dispose of your kitchen and garden waste more quickly and produce compost more efficiently. Troubleshoot common problems and watch a compost heap being made. Bring sun hat / rainwear / warm clothing for the conditions as we'll be outside some of the time. Wear flat, covered shoes....

Date: Sunday 23 August
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Home Composting for Beginners


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Hawke's Bay Winter Wine Walk: Havelock North

Hawke's Bay Winter Wine Walk: Havelock North

Winter Wine Walk Series: Havelock North For one night only restaurants in Havelock North will be hosting wineries as pop-up cellar doors. This is your chance to try some of Hawke's Bays best wines in your favourite local eateries. This event is a self-guided wine walk between participating...

Date: Wednesday 26 August
Where:
Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Winter Wine Walk: Havelock North


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Paint and Wine Night - Snowy Japan

Paint and Wine Night - Snowy Japan

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

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

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Snowy Japan


Free
Napier CBD Snow Slide

Napier CBD Snow Slide

A free community event in the centre of Napier City. The Napier CBD Snow Slide on the 29-30 August 10am-4pm daily. Come and play on our snow slide in the CBD - top of Emerson Street (near Lone Star) bring your woolies! You can slide , make snow angels and just have fun with family and friends!...

Date: Saturday 29 August to Sunday 30 August
Where:
Top of Emerson Street, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier CBD Snow Slide


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


Free
Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

Join us at Havelock North's only regular second hand market for baby and children's clothing, toys, books and equipment. A great way to spend a morning of shopping and catching up with friends. Stalls selling quality pre-loved items and so much more. Hunt for bargains to see you through from ...

Date: Sunday 30 August
Where:
Havelock North Scout Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale


September 2020

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 14 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. 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...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 14 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 August to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club: POSTPONED


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 5 August to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


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 15 July to Wednesday 14 October
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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020

Join us in celebrating 30 years of turning houses into homes. The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and...

Date: Friday 4 September to Sunday 6 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2020


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

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

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club: POSTPONED


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 August to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


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Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

The Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 29 years in 2020 with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which are being specially blended. This year’s Wine Auction event will take place on Saturday the 19th of September 2020. The main event begins...

Date: Saturday 19 September
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Wine Auction


Flying Chefs Charity Dinner

Flying Chefs Charity Dinner

Help support Brain Injury Hawke’s Bay with our annual fundraising event. Enjoy canapes and four delicious courses created and cooked by Head Chef Mark Southon from the award-winning O’Connell Street Bistro along with the amazing duo of Steve Logan and Shaun Clouston from the renowned Logan...

Date: Saturday 19 September
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flying Chefs Charity Dinner


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


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The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

Presented By Etiquette & the Flagship Events Company. Supported by Pak'nSave Hastings. Secret Location Early Bird - $175 + booking fee - (SOLD OUT) Second Release - $185 + booking fee (SELLING QUICKLY) Final Release - $195 + booking fee (limited tickets) The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te...

Date: Saturday 26 September
Where:
TBC, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


October 2020

Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


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 14 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. 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...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 14 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 August to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club: POSTPONED


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 5 August to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


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 15 July to Wednesday 14 October
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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

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

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club: POSTPONED


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 August to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings  in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy pop -up weddings in Hawkes Bay are 90 minutes of affordable memories, after which you can continue to celebrate wherever and however you desire. The wedding ceremony is taken care of with a venue, celebrant, venue styling, florals, wedding cake, photographer, music, celebratory champagne and...

Date: Saturday 17 October to Saturday 16 January
Where:
Terrace View, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay


Free
Hawkes Bay's Annual Mum's, Bub's & Dad's Wellness Expo

Hawkes Bay's Annual Mum's, Bub's & Dad's Wellness Expo

The Mum’s, Bub’s, & Dad’s Wellness Expo we want to be a community event where parents, parents to be or individuals planning to have a family can go and get information and advice to help them to make the right decisions for their family. As well as information and advice on their own...

Date: Sunday 18 October
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay's Annual Mum's, Bub's & Dad's Wellness Expo


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


November 2020

Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

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

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club: POSTPONED


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 14 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. 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...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 14 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

U3A Book Club: POSTPONED

The Havelock North U3A host this book discussion group at the Havelock North Library on the first Wednesday of the month.. To attend or for more information please call the Havelock North U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920. The Havelock North U3A group is part of a nation-wide organization. The...

Date: Wednesday 5 August to Saturday 7 November
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club: POSTPONED


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 5 August to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 August to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Get tomorrow's ideas today! With over 120 exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. There's fun for the whole family with the Resene Paint-a-Bird House. Plus...

Date: Friday 13 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

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

Date: Sunday 22 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tahaenui Christmas Fete


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


December 2020

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 14 July to Tuesday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. 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...

Date: Tuesday 4 August to Tuesday 1 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4pm. 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 14 July to Tuesday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 5 August to Wednesday 2 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings 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 15 July to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

Join us at the Havelock North Library for a bookchat 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...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Wonder Christmas Markets

Wonder Christmas Markets

Wonder Markets 2020 Save the date! Wonder is a brand new Christmas market concept for Hawke’s Bay. Featuring a hand picked line up of quality stallholders coming together to create a very special festive experience. Wonder is looking to attract a targeted market of conscious consumers...

Date: Friday 4 December to Saturday 5 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wonder Christmas Markets


Free
Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED

Fun stories, songs, activities and crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers. Foster a love of reading in your little one. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 20 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime: POSTPONED


Free
Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

Minecraft Club: POSTPONED

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

Date: Monday 20 July to Monday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club: POSTPONED


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 12 August to Wednesday 9 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED

*Postponed until further notice. A fortnightly drop in session for kids aged 5+. Take part in our challenges or work on your own project. All you need to bring along is your imagination! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Thursday 23 July to Thursday 10 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Builders Anonymous: POSTPONED


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 21 July to Tuesday 15 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 15 July to Wednesday 16 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library 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...

Date: Wednesday 15 July to Wednesday 16 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 16 July to Thursday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 25 July to Saturday 19 December
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 23 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


January 2021

Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings  in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay

Dreamy pop -up weddings in Hawkes Bay are 90 minutes of affordable memories, after which you can continue to celebrate wherever and however you desire. The wedding ceremony is taken care of with a venue, celebrant, venue styling, florals, wedding cake, photographer, music, celebratory champagne and...

Date: Saturday 17 October to Saturday 16 January
Where:
Terrace View, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dreamy Little Weddings, Pop-Up Weddings in Hawkes Bay


Free
Another Day in Taradise

Another Day in Taradise

Come and join in the Sweet 16th celebrations, of our Another Day in Taradise. Free entry to the event and is very family friendly. We are proud to have the same amazing band playing, which will provide us with amazing tunes all day long. There will of course be great Moana Park wines...

Date: Saturday 16 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Another Day in Taradise


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


February 2021

Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

One of New Zealand's most iconic events is back in 2021 - The Napier Art Deco Festival! This is a five day Festival like no other, where locals and visitors alike come together to celebrate Hawke's Bay's unique Art Deco heritage. The Festival features the best of live entertainment through,...

Date: Wednesday 17 February to Sunday 21 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Art Deco Festival 2021


March 2021

Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

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

Date: Sunday 21 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lindisfarne College Gala 2021


Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 26 July to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


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