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July 2020

Free
Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

Turuturu are weaving pegs used to keep a garment off the ground when it is being made. The main peg is the right one and can be elaborately decorated. It represents the mana of Te Whare Pora—the knowledge-bank of the art-form. The peg itself upholds the mana of the growing garment and it...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Friday 17 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Saturday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Humanity; Unseen Faces. Photography by Fatimih Anis

Humanity; Unseen Faces. Photography by Fatimih Anis

A rare collection of photojournalism taken by Fátimih Anís throughout Syria, Pakistan, India, and New York. She is interested in life and cultural niches, in it’s naturally painful, rustic, and raw elements; engaging and observing without exploitation or disruption. Fátimih was formally...

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

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Sea Fever - Exhibition of Textile Art By Lynne Frith

Sea Fever - Exhibition of Textile Art By Lynne Frith

Textile artist Lynne Frith has always loved the sea. John Masefield’s poem “Sea Fever”, learned by countless school children of her generation, captures some of those feelings though she is not a sailor or even a very good swimmer. In her childhood, Lynne had wonderful family holidays at...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Friday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

Aubyn Live theatre is proud to present the 2020 season of Puss in Boots. Puss in Boots is the tale of Jack and Jack’s cat Puss. When the nasty ogre, Grimgrab, threatens to take over the village and marry the Princess Esmerelda the good fairy Priscilla steps in and sells Jack some magic boots...

Date: Sunday 12 July
Where:
Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Local musicians, soloists and groups present a variety programme, incorporating youth and those reaching out to further experiences - from vocalists, youth orchestras, Symphonic Band, "Fours Company" and Deco Brass. Each programmed is different and what is on may be found on the website...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spooky Skeletons and The Serial Chillers

Spooky Skeletons and The Serial Chillers

Banjo meets 80s alternative: An intimate evening of moody ballads, torch songs and irony. Spooky Skeletons will play delightful songs of death and giants. The Serial Chillers will play haunted songs of passion gone bad. These two bands are a perfect match. If you've ever wondered what would...

Date: Sunday 12 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Faraday Centre Museum Holiday Fun

The Faraday Centre Museum Holiday Fun

Come have some fun at the Faraday Centre Museum. The Faraday Centre Museum is housed in what was once the Napier Powerhouse. It is the home of the world famous Fullagar engine, and showcases Kiwi technology, innovation and ingenuity, as well as other gizmos and gadgets from all over the world....

Date: Monday 13 July to Saturday 18 July
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Come and join us every Tuesday evening for a great night of Rock n Roll and Music. If you wish to become a member, $ 5.00 membership fee to join. RnR lessons given on the night. We also have a social every 2nd Sunday each month. For further Info phone Mike 0200 801048.

Date: Tuesday 14 July to Tuesday 1 September
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Book Signing with Local Author & Rotarian Andrew Harris

Book Signing with Local Author & Rotarian Andrew Harris

Local author Andrew Harris is changing the world through Crime Fiction. In his Human Spirit Series he has written three thrillers with a social conscience. Come and meet Andrew and hear about his books The C Clef, A Litany of Good Intentions and More, his recently released third book. Light...

Date: Wednesday 15 July
Where:
Wardini Books, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage and Screen - Presented by Operatunity

Stage and Screen - Presented by Operatunity

Surrender to the sublime, the scintillating and the sensational as we bring you the most beloved musical moments from stage and screen. Featuring songs such as Don’t Cry for Me Argentina, Maria and One Day More, this show is sure to stir your soul and stun your senses.

Date: Thursday 16 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July Double Feature - Snap Time & White Rabbit, Red Rabbit

July Double Feature - Snap Time & White Rabbit, Red Rabbit

Snap Time This amazing multi award-winning play is written and acted by John Cocking. Derived from inspirational letters written by his father Lawrence Cocking ("Lol") who lived and worked in Creswell Pit, Derbyshire, UK, Snap Time will have all your emotions and senses heightened. Lol wanted...

Date: Thursday 16 July to Saturday 25 July
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kitty Day Live with Mondie and The Guv

Kitty Day Live with Mondie and The Guv

Join Kitty Day and her talented friends for a chance to enjoy her beautiful self-penned songs and her selection of unexpected cover versions, live at NZ's oldest pure live music venue, The Cabana, Napier. This bewitching singer-songwriter will be playing a mix of old favourites and new material,...

Date: Thursday 16 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki by Kahurangi Māori Dance Company

Matariki by Kahurangi Māori Dance Company

Get your whānau together and join us on a journey to discover the meaning of Matariki, with Kahurangi Māori Dance Company, through Māori song and dance. Matariki - Pleiades is a star cluster in the constellation of Taurus which indicates the year ahead, and that the seasons of harvest have...

Date: Friday 17 July
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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KITA - Try To Find A Way NZ Tour, Napier

KITA - Try To Find A Way NZ Tour, Napier

KITA Release “try to Find a Way” and announce NZ Tour Dates • KITA • Wellington based psychedelic indie band featuring: vocalist, writer and actor Nikita 雅涵 Tu-Bryant, keyboardist Ed Zuccollo, (Trinity Roots, Rhian Sheehan, Zuke), and drummer Rick Cranson, (Little...

Date: Friday 17 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Miserables

The Miserables

7 piece band of miserable boys and one girl. An amazing bunch of talented dudes who meet on the set of the stage show Le Mis’ have formed an incredibly diverse and dynamic band. A night of pure POP heaven. 7 piece band of miserable boys and one girl. An amazing bunch of talented dudes who...

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

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Heavenly Light - a concert by the Waiapu Cathedral Choir

Heavenly Light - a concert by the Waiapu Cathedral Choir

The programme of our Heavenly Light concert features music illustrating the theme of light brightening the darkness, both literally and figuratively, and includes music composed in every era from the 16th Century to the modern day. Choir Director Anthony Tattersall will open the concert with...

Date: Sunday 19 July
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Decodence: Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble with Erna Ferry

Winter Decodence: Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble with Erna Ferry

The Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble featuring Erna Ferry Rodger Fox is a musician who needs no introduction to a New Zealand audience - he has been playing big-band and swing jazz around the whole country - and overseas, too - for more years than he cares to say. But the lockdown has left him aching to...

Date: Sunday 19 July
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
East Side Story 4: Printmaking Exhibition

East Side Story 4: Printmaking Exhibition

Join us as the Hawke’s Bay Inkers community group of printmakers celebrate the diversity of print with ‘East Side Story 4’… the 4th annual episode in the tale of Hawke’s Bay artists sharing their passion, and showing the best of their most recent work. Woodcuts to solar plate etching,...

Date: Monday 20 July to Saturday 1 August
Where:
Arts Inc Heretaunga, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - The Texture of Words [Poetry]

Between the Lines - The Texture of Words [Poetry]

Join us in a rustic boutique of timber and textiles to hear readings from two of New Zealand’s best known and talented poets. Tayi Tibble, a poet and essayist, is joining us from Wellington. She holds a Masters degree in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters. She...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Tattertales, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Between the Lines - Bubbles & Books - Sponsored by Agri-lab

Between the Lines - Bubbles & Books - Sponsored by Agri-lab

Join us for bubbles, lunch and laughter at the famous Nola Cafe in Waipawa. Our special lunchtime guest and speaker Wendyl Nissen will captivate with stories of her life as a journalist, magazine editor and broadcaster. She gave up her corporate life 15 years ago and now lives in the...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Nola Cafe, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Stronger at the Broken Places - Fundraising Art Auction

Stronger at the Broken Places - Fundraising Art Auction

This exhibition and fundraising auction brings together well-known and emerging artists from around Hawkes Bay to encourage and celebrate the resilience of mothers on their parenting journey. Opening Night and Auction: 24 July 2020 5pm-7pm. All welcome! Auction at 6pm; Auctioneer Brayden...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - Parallel Lives

Between the Lines - Parallel Lives

A wonderful evening of conversation is guaranteed with guests Sir Bob Kerridge and Dr Matthew Hall, led by well-known writer and editor Paul Little. Bob Kerridge was the public face of the SPCA and voice for animal rights in NZ for over 20 years. Now retired in Hawkes Bay he speaks about growing...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Mountview, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Trio Nouveau with Wendy Caldwell

Trio Nouveau with Wendy Caldwell

Trio Nouveau. After three sell out nights at the Cabana's Late Night Jazz sessions Trio Nouveau are back for just 1 night. Trio Nouveau is a well known jazz group based in New Zealand and consists of Stephen Millar on piano/ keyboard, Gavin Mather on drums and David Day on double bass....

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Racing - The Flashbacks Tour, Napier

Racing - The Flashbacks Tour, Napier

Auckland four-piece Racing return with new single "Flashbacks", and a tour to celebrate the song being released to the world, and the band being released from lockdown. Icy disco-guitar licks float effortlessly over a hotel bed of crunchy drums and funk-soaked bass lines, the band says, “If...

Date: Friday 24 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - An Afternoon with Charity Norman

Between the Lines - An Afternoon with Charity Norman

Due to popular demand and a fully soldout event, Charity Norman has agreed to host a second session - An Afternoon with Charity Norman, in the elegant ballroom of Ashcott Homestead. Spend an afternoon listening to, and chatting with, this talented author. Discover the inspiration and process of...

Date: Saturday 25 July
Where:
Ashcott Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Saturday Night with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

Saturday Night with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

Our live music nights are back, it's been a while and we need a good night out! Join us for a night of music with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra plus an opening act TBC with Akina Vinyl Appreciation Society. Get your dancing shoes on for a night of live music, delicious gourmet snack menu and a...

Date: Saturday 25 July
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - Crime!

Between the Lines - Crime!

The Between the Lines Festival organisers are thrilled to include much-loved author Charity Norman to our line up. Charity was born in Uganda, and grew up in the UK. After several years of travel Charity trained as a barrister specialising in crime and family law. She moved to NZ in 2002 with...

Date: Saturday 25 July
Where:
Ashcott Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Guy Williams live in Hastings! WOAH! Cool.

Guy Williams live in Hastings! WOAH! Cool.

Guy Williams is coming to do stand up in Hastings for the first time!!.... Not really sure what else to say besides that? He's going to attempt to perform stand up in Hastings, Napier and other places in the central North Island! Tickets are "Pay what you can". Try and to take this seriously...

Date: Saturday 25 July
Where:
Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Between the Lines - Spotlight on CHB

Between the Lines - Spotlight on CHB

The final event of the Between the Lines Festivities - Showcasing CHB and celebrating our local authors. Five local authors will speak about their work and inspiration at this brunch event being held in the wonderful Settlers Museum, Waipawa. Start your Sunday with coffee and bacon buttie...

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Guy Williams live in Napier! WOAH! Cool.

Guy Williams live in Napier! WOAH! Cool.

Guy Williams is coming to do stand up in Napier, returning to the city as a hero, after he solved the mystery of the two countdowns that are directly across the road from each other... kinda. Not really sure what else to say besides that? He's going to attempt to perform stand up in Hastings,...

Date: Sunday 26 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Salsa Night!

Salsa Night!

Attention all Salsa Dancers! Come to the Urban Winery on the last Thursday of every month for a night of salsa dancing. Free entry. Dance from 7-10 pm and enjoy our extensive range of beverages and food to share from our tapas menu. Hosted by Latin Roots Hawkes Bay.

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 27 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The HUGOGrrrL Show

The HUGOGrrrL Show

He is back!! The king of Kings, NZ House of Drag Season 1 winner HUGOGrrrL, with two of the Bays fabulous Queens Carla Rowe and Miz Pitch. Also featuring CHERRY BOMB and The BELLISHUS Performers. Tickets available Monday the 8th June from Eventfinda just $20. Or $25 at the door. The last show...

Date: Friday 31 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2020

Free
Mystery of History Exhibition

Mystery of History Exhibition

Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender Is the Night Exhibition

Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 30 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Saturday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
East Side Story 4: Printmaking Exhibition

East Side Story 4: Printmaking Exhibition

Join us as the Hawke’s Bay Inkers community group of printmakers celebrate the diversity of print with ‘East Side Story 4’… the 4th annual episode in the tale of Hawke’s Bay artists sharing their passion, and showing the best of their most recent work. Woodcuts to solar plate etching,...

Date: Monday 20 July to Saturday 1 August
Where:
Arts Inc Heretaunga, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Spirit of Napier: Burlesque & Variety Show

The Spirit of Napier: Burlesque & Variety Show

NEW SHOW DATE The Spirit of Napier: Burlesque & Variety Show Did you catch our golden lady at the Art Deco car parade? Well now's your chance to see her in action on the stage. After her unsanctioned appearance at Art Deco, Cherry Boomb thought she'd put together a little showcase for you...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour

You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour

"You Should Be Dancing" is a great big disco dancing celebration! A night of exceedingly danceable disco hits. Classic disco tunes you would have to be a robot not to move to. A literal Boogie Wonderland! We are very excited to present this post lockdown tour with six shows all around New...

Date: Saturday 1 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Local musicians, soloists and groups present a variety programme, incorporating youth and those reaching out to further experiences - from vocalists, youth orchestras, Symphonic Band, "Fours Company" and Deco Brass. Each programmed is different and what is on may be found on the website...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Come and join us every Tuesday evening for a great night of Rock n Roll and Music. If you wish to become a member, $ 5.00 membership fee to join. RnR lessons given on the night. We also have a social every 2nd Sunday each month. For further Info phone Mike 0200 801048.

Date: Tuesday 14 July to Tuesday 1 September
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Amalia Hall with Stephen De Pledge

Amalia Hall with Stephen De Pledge

Saint-Saëns jokingly told his publisher that his Violin Sonata should be called “the hippogriffsonata”, insinuating that only a mythical creature could play the violin part. Written in the year between his widely-known masterpiece Carnival of the Animals and his “Organ” Symphony,...

Date: Tuesday 4 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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FiTS In Ya Pocket - Performers' Forum

FiTS In Ya Pocket - Performers' Forum

Calling all budding performers! Learn nuts-and-bolts processes, meet fellow aspiring artists, make contact with those in the know. Take that idea for a show, a play, or a gig, into the realms of reality. This forum will deliver information from experienced professionals. It’s a ‘how-to’...

Date: Wednesday 5 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jingo

Jingo

Back by popular demand! Every genre, every era, for every generation, this is the musical game to beat all music games. Compete in four rounds for 8 prizes by dabbing the squares as you groove to the songs. It's as simple as that. Free entry, game starts at 7pm. Booking a table is...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
'W6' Exhibition

'W6' Exhibition

This exhibition features a group of well-known, established artists from Heretaunga/Hawkes Bay; Troy Gardiner, Clayton Gibson, Andy Heyward, Ross Mackay, Jean McGavock and Ricks Terstappen. What they have in common, is that they all belong to the Heretaunga Ararau o Ngāti Kahungunu Waka Ama...

Date: Friday 7 August to Thursday 20 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Keirunga Quilters Exhibition 2020

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition 2020

Come and enjoy a range of lovely quilts created by the talented Keirunga Quilters, based in Havelock North. In addition to the main exhibition, we have also made a number of cot quilts which will be on sale for only $50. They have been made with the theme “Eye Spy” and there are some...

Date: Saturday 8 August to Saturday 15 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

The Cubans are coming to Napier! Son de Cuba* is who they are and what they play. Son de Cuba is the first-ever New Zealand 100% Cuban Quartet featuring Roberto Rodriguez Boffil (La Isla de la Juventud), Angel Manuel Guilarte Medina (Santiago de Cuba) and Ernesto Zuñiga (Trinidad de Cuba)...

Date: Saturday 8 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Motel California NZ Eagles Tribute

Motel California NZ Eagles Tribute

Experience NZ's Premier Eagles tribute! Party to 30 of the Eagles best hits. Performed in chronological order from their early country roots, through to Joe Walsh inspired rock anthems. Five-piece band recreates the hits just like the Eagles do. All live musicians putting on a classic...

Date: Saturday 8 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ String Quartet | Beethoven | Universal

NZ String Quartet | Beethoven | Universal

This year the New Zealand String Quartet are celebrating a massive composer with a massive tour. The 2020 National Tour brings Beethoven back on his 250th birthday, travelling throughout New Zealand between June and October. This is your chance to rejoice in these charismatic and distinctive works,...

Date: Wednesday 12 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fade To Black: The Metallica Experience

Fade To Black: The Metallica Experience

Misty Mountain Productions presents "Fade To Black" The Metallica Experience. Come and experience the 2 hour + live raw power show that Metallica fans deserve. First show in "The Bay" for 3 years All the "Heavy Hits" Seek and Destroy, Fade to Black, Master of Puppets, One, Enter Sandman,...

Date: Friday 14 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Promise and Promiscuity: A New Musical by Jane Austen

Promise and Promiscuity: A New Musical by Jane Austen

Penny Ashton, NZs favourite bonnet fancier, is back! After wowing the Hawke's Bay Arts Festival, the Edinburgh Festival, Colin Mochrie and the Adelaide Festival to name but a few, Penny Ashton is coming home for one last time with world acclaimed sell out smash-hit, Promise and...

Date: Saturday 15 August to Sunday 16 August
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kiwi Tina Turner Tribute Show

Kiwi Tina Turner Tribute Show

Tana Tapri is “Kiwi Tina Turner” We are proud to release a celebration show of the wonderful Tina Turner, guaranteed to thrill the audience musically and visually with stunning costumes and the beautiful dancers from the Atomic Cherries. Introducing Bay of Plenty`s Tana Tapri, she has...

Date: Friday 21 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Boss - Bruce Spingsteen Tribute

The Boss - Bruce Spingsteen Tribute

The Boss is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. Four years in the making, 'The Boss' is tuned to perfection, bringing you a 3 hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA'...

Date: Saturday 22 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Down With The System, Shit Hawks, Misanthropy

Down With The System, Shit Hawks, Misanthropy

Down with the System are a Hawkes Bay band, paying tribute to the legendary System of a Down. With a constantly growing setlist covering every album, all of your S.O.A.D needs are sure to be met. Hayden Culver - Vocals Nakita Turner Low - Guitars Matthew Coates - Drums Ethan Haswell - Deep...

Date: Saturday 22 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Salsa Night!

Salsa Night!

Attention all Salsa Dancers! Come to the Urban Winery on the last Thursday of every month for a night of salsa dancing. Free entry. Dance from 7-10 pm and enjoy our extensive range of beverages and food to share from our tapas menu. Hosted by Latin Roots Hawkes Bay.

Date: Thursday 30 July to Thursday 27 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Devilskin - Red - NZ Tour 2020

Devilskin - Red - NZ Tour 2020

Devilskin paint NZ Red. Devilskin are excited to announce a New Zealand wide tour to support their chart-topping new album Red! With the lifting of crowd and venue restrictions, and due to massive demand, Devilskin will hit the road this August. The response to the album release has been...

Date: Friday 28 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Beths - Jump Rope Gazers Tour

The Beths - Jump Rope Gazers Tour

After selling out Auckland's Powerstation in just six days, Auckland's indie faves The Beths announce a nationwide tour in support of their new record Jump Rope Gazers, out next Friday 10 July on Carpark Records. The tour will see The Beths criss-cross New Zealand for 12 dates from 27 August,...

Date: Saturday 29 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2020

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Saturday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Napier RSA Social Rock N Roll Club

Come and join us every Tuesday evening for a great night of Rock n Roll and Music. If you wish to become a member, $ 5.00 membership fee to join. RnR lessons given on the night. We also have a social every 2nd Sunday each month. For further Info phone Mike 0200 801048.

Date: Tuesday 14 July to Tuesday 1 September
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fabulous 50's - Presented by Operatunity

Fabulous 50's - Presented by Operatunity

Buckle up, as our boys and band led by Bonnie and Karl take you on a wild ride through the fast, fun- filled and fabulous fifties! Featuring the freshest artists of the era, this show will bring back memories of our stunning all male 60’s and 70’s show in 2019! You’ll be rockin’ and...

Date: Thursday 3 September
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jingo

Jingo

Back by popular demand! Every genre, every era, for every generation, this is the musical game to beat all music games. Compete in four rounds for 8 prizes by dabbing the squares as you groove to the songs. It's as simple as that. Free entry, game starts at 7pm. Booking a table is...

Date: Thursday 6 August to Thursday 3 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Presented by: Rochelle Spence Dance Studio The Rochelle Spence Dance Studio will present ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ as the main part of their annual dance recital on Saturday 4th April at the Napier Municipal Theatre with performances at 2pm and 7pm. The students will provide...

Date: Saturday 5 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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British Invasion Tribute Band

British Invasion Tribute Band

Celebrate the Best of British Music from the 60s with the ⭐️awesome⭐️ British Invasion Tribute Band

Date: Saturday 5 September
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heavy Rootz

Heavy Rootz

Chur whanau we're Heavy Rootz just a bunch of Maori boys who enjoy Playing reggae with a twist , keen to see us don't hesitate get at us much love, 1 love.

Date: Saturday 5 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ancient Cultures: Behind the Scenes Tour

Ancient Cultures: Behind the Scenes Tour

Join us behind the scenes to explore the ancient cultures of Greece, Rome, Peru and Egypt. Get up close with special treasures from the collection and learn about the uses and symbolism of objects. Tickets: $10 | $5 Friends of MTG. Please register online through Eventfinda to secure your...

Date: Tuesday 8 September
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dangerous Liaisons: CANCELLED

Dangerous Liaisons: CANCELLED

Rich, idle and cruel, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil delight in the corruption of virtue. For them, there is no love, only malicious pleasure in crushing youthful dreams of romance and humiliating the innocent in a corrupt and wicked game. With players such as these, lovers...

Date: Saturday 12 September to Sunday 13 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Venus Rising

Venus Rising

Ease out of the winter darkness and experience Venus Rising: glowing, hopeful, a celebration of new beginnings and a new chapter in dance. 27 dancers leap and spin in an ever-changing ocean of light, one of the greatest living choreographers, Twyla Tharp's Waterbaby Bagatelles. Celebrate the...

Date: Saturday 12 September to Sunday 13 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Local musicians, soloists and groups present a variety programme, incorporating youth and those reaching out to further experiences - from vocalists, youth orchestras, Symphonic Band, "Fours Company" and Deco Brass. Each programmed is different and what is on may be found on the website...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons one of TV’s all-time greatest shows in the hit New York and Las Vegas show Friends! The Musical Parody. Friends! The Musical Parody will be there for you in 2020 as it...

Date: Thursday 17 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour - Crab Farm Winer

White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour - Crab Farm Winer

It’s time to celebrate the end of lockdown and the return of White Chapel Jak, who kick-off their “Return of the Jak - Here’s to us Nu Zuland!” live music tour this August to December 2020. DOORS OPEN: 6.00pm BAND ON STAGE: 9.00pm to 10.30pm Known for putting an acoustic, funk-groove...

Date: Saturday 19 September
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Camelot the Pantomime

Camelot the Pantomime

Napier Frivolity Minstrels (Juniors) Inc presents Camelot the Pantomime. This show is a fun filled show full of humour, audience participation and a great variety of your favourite songs. Come along and support these children with a few adults thrown in as they start again after having to be...

Date: Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October
Where:
Taradale High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2020

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Saturday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition


Camelot the Pantomime

Camelot the Pantomime

Napier Frivolity Minstrels (Juniors) Inc presents Camelot the Pantomime. This show is a fun filled show full of humour, audience participation and a great variety of your favourite songs. Come along and support these children with a few adults thrown in as they start again after having to be...

Date: Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October
Where:
Taradale High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The QUEEN Celebration

The QUEEN Celebration

The Queen Celebration are a completely live band of Hawke’s Bay’s finest musicians. Featuring a 5-piece band, 4 guest vocalists and a unique light and visual show, Killer Queens pay homage to one of the biggest selling bands in the world. The night will span the entirety of Queen’s career...

Date: Friday 2 October to Saturday 3 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tour-Makers Presents Tu Meke Tūī! Live On Stage

Tour-Makers Presents Tu Meke Tūī! Live On Stage

There’s more to being a bird than flying! Tere the tūī and Taitū the takahē are two very different sorts of birds: one loves to flit and twirl about in the sky, while the other prefers to rustle around in the undergrowth. Tu Meke Tūī! is a story of friendship, courage and discovering that...

Date: Sunday 4 October to Monday 5 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cabana Ball

The Cabana Ball

Always the highlight of the Cabana Calendar. Last year we sold out so get your tickets NOW ... Groove Foundation: Groove Foundation is a 4 piece covers band based in Hawke's Bay. We are available for pub gigs and private functions big or small anywhere in NZ! (click for more info)We play a...

Date: Saturday 10 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Local musicians, soloists and groups present a variety programme, incorporating youth and those reaching out to further experiences - from vocalists, youth orchestras, Symphonic Band, "Fours Company" and Deco Brass. Each programmed is different and what is on may be found on the website...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Doric String Quartet: CANCELLED

Doric String Quartet: CANCELLED

If the bar for quartet excellence was already set stratospherically high, the UK’s Doric String Quartet has surely launched it into orbit. Founded in 1998, the Quartet has firmly established itself as the leading British string quartet of its generation, receiving enthusiastic responses from...

Date: Monday 12 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZSO Timeless: CANCELLED

NZSO Timeless: CANCELLED

Update: With the ongoing uncertainty due to the COVID-19 situation, we regret that all scheduled New Zealand Symphony Orchestra concerts and associated events until 31 July, 2020 have been cancelled. -- Principal Partner Ryman Healthcare. Edo de Waart Conductor. Beethoven orch. Weingartner...

Date: Tuesday 20 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Moana Glow Show!

Te Moana Glow Show!

Illuminate kids’ hearts and minds with this magical giant scale glow-in-the-dark puppet show! Go under the sea with a courageous Kina on her journey of discovery across the Pacific Ocean to Aotearoa. It’s a delightful story of our kai moana and the whakatauki ‘He waka eke noa. We are all in...

Date: Wednesday 21 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Shows Must Go On

The Shows Must Go On

Dust off those musical theatre cobwebs and return to your seats to indulge in the magic of the very best songs from stage and screen. Showcasing an all-star cast of New Zealand voices from the international stage, this glittering concert of musical theatre showstoppers is not one to miss. The Shows...

Date: Wednesday 28 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour

Reb Fountain - Album Release Tour

Award winning New Zealand singer-songwriter, Reb Fountain, announces an extensive 10-date tour in celebration of her upcoming self-titled album, her debut for Flying Nun Records. Pulling out all the stops for this collection of noir punk-folk songs, Reb is taking her band the length and breadth of...

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

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Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED

Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED

LIKE A STORM - GLOBAL ANNOUNCEMENT We are really sorry to announce that due to the worsening of the Covid-19 pandemic, all of our upcoming NZ/UK/EU dates will be rescheduled for later on this year. All tickets & VIPs will be honoured for the new tour dates. Once the new tour dates are...

Date: Saturday 31 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Homecoming - NZ Tour: POSTPONED


November 2020

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui Exhibition

Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 1 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rongonui Exhibition


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night


The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

Following their sell-out 2019 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand to perform a double bill, The Nutcracker & Don Quixote. Two sensational ballets, one magnificent night of ballet. Act 1 - The Nutcracker The ageless tale of bravery and dreams set...

Date: Thursday 5 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Local musicians, soloists and groups present a variety programme, incorporating youth and those reaching out to further experiences - from vocalists, youth orchestras, Symphonic Band, "Fours Company" and Deco Brass. Each programmed is different and what is on may be found on the website...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Sunday 8 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Gala Opening

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Gala Opening

Join artists, organisers, sponsors and art buyers for the elegant outdoor opening of the seventh biennial Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition. This is a fundraising event for Cranford Hospice and a fabulous opportunity to have the first option at purchasing the stunning range of sculpture on sale in...

Date: Tuesday 10 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2020

Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 2020

Join us for the seventh biennial Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition – a highlight of spring in Hawke’s Bay. Explore the expanse of wildflowers and Round Pond Garden’s Mediterranean landscape design at 125 Rosser Road, Hastings, and enjoy: - A unique exhibition of sculpture by around 80...

Date: Wednesday 11 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Round Pond Garden, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour

White Chapel Jak - Return of the Jak Tour

Rescheduled to 13 & 14 November! We can't wait to get back to The Bay! Doors open: 7.30pm Band on stage: 8.30pm to 11.00pm It’s time to celebrate the end of lockdown and the return of White Chapel Jak, who kick-off their “Return of the Jak - Here’s to us Nu Zuland!” live music tour...

Date: Friday 13 November to Saturday 14 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Concert - Rod Stewart

Mission Concert - Rod Stewart

The Mission Concert’s favourite artist, Sir Rod Stewart, returns this November as part of his The Hits! world tour - a 50-year celebration of his stellar career, a career highlighted by extraordinary performances at The Mission in 2005 and 2012. The Mission Concerts will be Rod’s only North...

Date: Saturday 14 November to Sunday 15 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour

Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour

Update: Th' Dudes - Th' Bliss Tour new dates announced. Details on the new show dates will be released in the coming weeks, but in the meantime ticket holders should hold on to their tickets as they will remain valid for the new shows. Kiwi icons Th’ Dudes announce they’ll reunite for...

Date: Monday 23 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show

It's time to secure your seats to the ABBA show that everyone loves and adores! Direct from Australia, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand after a sell-out mega NZ concert tour in 2018! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA...

Date: Tuesday 24 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel: CANCELLED

TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel: CANCELLED

Postponed to November the 26th TWO FIRES Australia's Ultimate Jimmy Barnes and Cold Chisel Show has been Touring nationally and selling out venues across Australia. Fronted by Joe Differ TWO FIRES bring their high energy Show to all types of audiences in which consistently deliver an...

Date: Thursday 26 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty

In an enchanted kingdom, a princess was born. Blessed by fairies, Aurora grew into a beautiful young woman, protected by everyone who loved her from the evil beyond the castle walls. On her 16th birthday, Aurora’s world was shattered by the malevolent Carabosse, but, saved from certain death by...

Date: Saturday 28 November to Sunday 29 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2020

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Sunday 12 July to Thursday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Australasia's Premier Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Australasia's Premier Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show Talk about sticking your neck out. The moment you decide as a band to pay tribute to any artist you are opening yourself up to instant comparisons and worse ridicule. One thing for sure no matter who the artist you had better be able to carry it off or be...

Date: Saturday 5 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Poetry Open Mic Night

Poetry Open Mic Night

A monthly get together by Napier Live Poets. Napier Live Poets. Come along and be a part of our wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is...

Date: Monday 3 August to Monday 7 December
Where:
The CAN, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2021

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. A love story played out...

Date: Friday 19 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

Dear Ticketholders As you may have heard today, the New Zealand Government has announced restrictions on mass public gatherings which will prevent the Eclipse Concert on the 28th of March from going ahead. We have also heard from a large number of ticket holders over the last couple of days...

Date: Saturday 27 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2021

Yesterday Once More:

Yesterday Once More:

From the creators of the hit show OH WHAT A NIGHT! comes a unique new musical revue celebrating four of the most iconic singing groups of the 70’s known for their soaring vocal harmonies. YESTERDAY ONCE MORE stars four dynamic performers direct from Las Vegas whose lush harmonic...

Date: Wednesday 7 April
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2021

The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors

The Ten Tenors are postponing their near sold-out 2020 tour and have secured new dates for 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new dates. Box Offices around the country are currently overwhelmed with inquiries so please just hold onto your tickets. They remain valid for the new dates and...

Date: Tuesday 4 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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