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    October 2022

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    Fotofest 2022 Hawke's Bay

    Fotofest 2022 Hawke's Bay

    FOTOFEST Hastings Hawke’s Bay September 30-October 7th PRESS RELEASE What happens when a group of friends that share the love of photography start to plan an event that brings together the best of local and out of town photographers,exhibitions and workshops? A week long Foto Festival is...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 7 October
    Where:
    Hastings CBD, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    'Ocean and I' Exhibition

    'Ocean and I' Exhibition

    Over 30 artists bringing their connection with the ocean to life through a month long art exhibition. We’re inspiring visitors to reflect on their connection to the ocean to them in our inaugural art exhibition ‘Ocean and I’ at the National Aquarium of New Zealand from 1 – 31...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Monday 31 October
    Where:
    National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - 'Ocean and I' Exhibition


    Free
    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland


    Free
    Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

    Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley

    Georgina Burne Hetley, an early botanical artist used her talent to capture both the beauty and scientific details of New Zealand’s flora. Ever adventurous, Georgina was able to travel throughout New Zealand revelling, not only in the wonderfully diverse botanical treasures discovered, but in...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 16 October
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Native Flowers of New Zealand by Georgina Hetley


    Nature Culture

    Nature Culture

    The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 20 November
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Nature Culture


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    Free
    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Thursday 26 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


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    Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

    Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

    Hard-edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s artworks have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne has created a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

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

    Read more » - Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison


    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: Saturday 1 October to Saturday 24 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition


    100 Years of the Waipawa Clock Tower

    100 Years of the Waipawa Clock Tower

    An exhibition to mark 100 Years of the Waipawa War Memorial Clock Tower. Official unveiled on a rainy day of 21 July 1922 by governor-general Viscount Jellicoe. The grandest war memorial in Central Hawke's Bay. The clock tower was a very ambitious project for the small community of Waipawa.

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Saturday 22 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - 100 Years of the Waipawa Clock Tower


    Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions

    Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions

    With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 23 October
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward - Booking Sessions


    Free
    Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler

    Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler

    "Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things." - Arthur Schopenhauer Everyone, from all walks of life and across cultures, experiences loss and grief during their lives, whether it’s private and personal loss, within their community, or at a global level. Right now, we are...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler


    Free
    Essentially Medieval: Peter Ireland

    Essentially Medieval: Peter Ireland

    Essentially Medieval - What did Rita Angus Mean? : Peter Ireland Peter Ireland’s oil paintings on paper showing in the Alcove Gallery intersect with, but are not shaped by, the usual “New Zealand” symbols. These paintings reflect Peter Ireland as a religious painter - his use of symbolism...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 30 October
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Essentially Medieval: Peter Ireland


    Free
    PCANZ Small Print Exhibition Series 2022 - Napier

    PCANZ Small Print Exhibition Series 2022 - Napier

    An unselected travelling exhibition of A4 prints by Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) in collaboration with galleries around the country. PCANZ members' original prints are exhibited widely throughout New Zealand, while raising awareness of printmaking and PCANZ. The exhibition...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Tennyson Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - PCANZ Small Print Exhibition Series 2022 - Napier


    Free
    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Wednesday 1 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


    Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast

    Storyline family pantomime: A prince is turned into a beast by a wicked witch. He can only redeem himself if someone loves him for what he is.

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Beauty and the Beast


    Free
    Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions


    Much Ado about Nothing

    Much Ado about Nothing

    This vibrant and groovy production sets the famously hilarious and dramatic tale against the background of 1970’s disco and funk, with soldiers returning from their ‘rumble in the jungle’ to paisley, flared trousers, lies, laughter and love. Much Ado About Nothing is a rich rollercoaster...

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Inégal presents Baroque @ Spaceship

    Inégal presents Baroque @ Spaceship

    Fancy a blast from the past? Inégal will transport you back to the 18th century with authenticity and smiles! Be bold, be brazen, be brave and grab a drink as you enjoy this band of Baroque brothers ‘n sisters blow you away in a gale! This might be the gig that changes your life! Fringe in...

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Alexander Sparrow: 50 Minute Slay and Walk Away

    Alexander Sparrow: 50 Minute Slay and Walk Away

    As seen on TVNZ's Breakfast, TV3's The Project, and PRIME TV's Back Benches, and in The Wall Street Journal (US). Multi-award-winning comedian Alexander Sparrow is coming to Hastings. He drops killer punchlines for 50 minutes – then walks away. Expect fast-paced one-liners, killer crowd work,...

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Alexander Sparrow: 50 Minute Slay and Walk Away


    Too Many Banjos

    Too Many Banjos

    How many banjos is too many? Come check out this toe tapping, thigh slapping, dixie chick's collection. A lady plays an array of banjos and sings some too. One third of Spooky Skeletons (the banjo playing one) will bang out an eclectic mix of new and old-time tunes and songs on more banjos than you...

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Too Many Banjos


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    Whisky Lassi Laughs

    Whisky Lassi Laughs

    Whisky Lassi Laughs features two of Wellington’s finest stand-up comedians who have decided to leave the wind behind to join Fringe in the Stings. Both immigrant comedians from different backgrounds, they have had wildly different experiences but share common ground when discussing their comedic...

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Whisky Lassi Laughs


    Dirty Spoons, Yo!

    Dirty Spoons, Yo!

    Dirty Spoons are a Wellington two-piece playing quality acoustic music that runs the gamut from alt-country/ish folk to indie-pop, channelling Jonathan Richman, Violent Femmes, Daniel Johnston and Syd Barrett. This might be the show that changes your life! Fringe in the ‘Stings is coming to...

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Wait Until Dark

    Wait Until Dark

    A drug-filled doll has disappeared from a London Flat. Mike, Croker and Roat, three petty crooks, are pretty anxious to find it. They work out a highly involved plot to compel the owners to give away the whereabouts of the doll. The owner’s wife is blind, and once the crooks have lured the...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wait Until Dark


    The Inquiry

    The Inquiry

    The Inquiry have the power to make you question everything you think you know. A homegrown supergroup of sorts, this band’s talent is only matched by its mystery. Veteran local performers, Ben Throp, Anton Wuts, Willie Devine, Joel Wilton and Arahi, don’t shout about music, they make it. Well....

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Inquiry


    Them Fatale

    Them Fatale

    Newsflash! Non-binary is the new black! James Hilary Penwarden lost their gender, found some new pronouns, and now they’re milking their hot new identity for all it’s worth. Coming out from the shadows of the weird kids’ corner, they’re dragging their trendy gender identity crisis to the...

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Them Fatale


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    Deja Blue with Fatt Max.

    Deja Blue with Fatt Max.

    Deja Blue with Fatt Max. DejaBlue is a 5 piece band from Hawke’s Bay with a repertoire selected from all niches of the wider Blues genre, catering to all tastes from Blues, RnB, to Soul/Rock. The band has been together for 5 years and is made up of a team of long-term Hawkes Bay musicians...

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

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    Jack Ansett: Triathloser: CANCELLED

    Jack Ansett: Triathloser: CANCELLED

    Jack Ansett (2023 Billy T Nominee) is a comedian based in Auckland. Triathloser covers Jack's decision to illegally enter the Weet-Bix Kids Triathlon as a 23 year old man. This might be the show that changes your life! Fringe in the ‘Stings is coming to shake up Hastings. In the first two...

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Jack Ansett: Triathloser: CANCELLED


    Turkey the Bird

    Turkey the Bird

    3 Turkey's singing about love and life while playing heaps of stringed instruments and making people laugh. This might be the show that changes your life! Fringe in the ‘Stings is coming to shake up Hastings. In the first two weeks of October the beating heart of Heretaunga is given over to...

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Stings Metal Fest II

    Stings Metal Fest II

    Metal is happening in Hastings! Experience a showcase of the best of metal music the Bay has to offer in this one off heavy metal festival. Headlined by Fringe in the 'Stings veterans, Realthentic, allow your mind to be blown by the soul melting sounds of local legends Dissonance and Guns of...

    Date: Saturday 1 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HBAF 2022 - UKU Clay Ceramics Awards 2022

    HBAF 2022 - UKU Clay Ceramics Awards 2022

    Join us for the much-anticipated return of Uku Clay Hawke’s Bay – the Biennial National Ceramics Exhibition. Hosted by Arts Inc. Heretaunga, Uku Clay Hawke’s Bay is a feast for avid ceramics enthusiasts, featuring some of the best clay works from our region and around New...

    Date: Monday 3 October to Saturday 29 October
    Where:
    Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - UKU Clay Ceramics Awards 2022


    Free
    Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

    Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

    With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed via a network of travellators and gateways. Johnson and Ward’s collaboration is unique....

    Date: Monday 3 October to Monday 24 October
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Terminus: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward


    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page, and Instagram page for any updates and changes. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news.

    Date: Tuesday 4 October to Tuesday 27 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Baby Bounce


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    HBAF 2022 - Wāhine

    HBAF 2022 - Wāhine

    Weaving together intimate sound stories and powerful portrait photography, Wāhine is an immersive multi-media arts exhibition that amplifies Māori women’s voices around Aotearoa. Wāhine offers communities an opportunity to come together, to be enriched and inspired by these raw, honest and...

    Date: Tuesday 4 October to Sunday 30 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Wāhine


    Music for Inspiration

    Music for Inspiration

    Introducing Concerts of Note... Concerts of Note is our new boutique concert series! These are still daytime concerts but will be performed with limited audience capacity. Our Concerts of Note series will be held in iconic venues giving you a special bespoke feel: Sensational 60s in wedding...

    Date: Tuesday 4 October
    Where:
    St Luke's Anglican Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Music for Inspiration


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    Buskers on the Road - Hastings

    Buskers on the Road - Hastings

    Buskers on the Road presents: A street entertainment spectacular - Touring New Zealand this October School Holidays! Expect Circus, juggling, magic, comedy and acrobatics – Fun for the whole family! Enjoy spontaneous spectacles in a familiar setting of your own town, led by international...

    Date: Tuesday 4 October
    Where:
    Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Buskers on the Road - Comedy Cabaret, Hastings

    Buskers on the Road - Comedy Cabaret, Hastings

    Buskers on the Road presents: The Comedy Cabaret - Touring New Zealand this October! A high energy roller coaster ride of Circus & Magic acts, Comedic shenanigans, Dangerous stunts as well as a cast of local guest talent. The show is led by international variety performers Zaktakular and Kozo...

    Date: Tuesday 4 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Lunch Hour Concert

    Lunch Hour Concert

    A varied programme from talented local performers: Patrick Power, Tenor; Eileen von Dadelszen, Soprano, accompanied by Corrie Hughes; Jasper Ross, Bass; Kirsty McMinn-Collard, Soprano, accompanied by Corrie Hughes. A cafe style lunch is available after the concert $10.00 cash only.

    Date: Wednesday 5 October
    Where:
    Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Buskers on the Road - Napier

    Buskers on the Road - Napier

    Buskers on the Road presents: A street entertainment spectacular, Expect Circus, juggling, magic, comedy and acrobatics – Fun for the whole family! Enjoy spontaneous spectacles in a familiar setting of your own town, led by international street performers Zaktakular (NZ/GER) and Kozo Kaos...

    Date: Wednesday 5 October
    Where:
    Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Buskers on the Road - Napier


    TINA Simply the Best

    TINA Simply the Best

    Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner with this full stage production brimming with Tina hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s. Featuring the powerful, raspy vocals and thrilling stage presence of Caroline Borole live on stage, complete with band, brass section, backing vocalists...

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

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    Tech Taster

    Tech Taster

    Tech Tasters is a time when kids can come and try out some of the tech we use in our programming. These will be bite sized versions of our holiday sessions, and you may even get to try out new tech we haven't used in programming yet! Check out our website for what you can sample next. These are...

    Date: Thursday 6 October to Thursday 24 November
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Tech Taster


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    Sonic Sketches: Bondage

    Sonic Sketches: Bondage

    Sonic Sketches Bondage is life drawing, but not as you know it. Rather this is an experience of art and music to titivate your senses and make your artistic heart throb. Full frontal models play with power and control, exploring the boundaries of performance and art, pleasure and pain, set to...

    Date: Thursday 6 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Sonic Sketches: Bondage


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    Storytime

    Storytime

    Storytime is a half-hour - forty-five-minute programme of songs and various picture books from our collection being read. Some of our Storytimes are themed and either a craft or an activity accompanies them. Suitable for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. Check out our website for this...

    Date: Friday 7 October to Friday 25 November
    Where:
    Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Alan Downes, No Going Back

    Alan Downes, No Going Back

    Alan was a long-time country boy. He spent his first decades living in the back blocks of Hawke’s Bay hearing stories, and telling a few of his own, when the locals got together for a country dance or a party. When he picked up a guitar he started writing songs to capture the memories....

    Date: Friday 7 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Alan Downes, No Going Back


    mISH Mash

    mISH Mash

    Ish is back. This time it’s personal… This vibrant Hawke’s Bay group brings you traditional acoustic music from the other side of the world, and new tunes inspired by it. Take some stunning music from Sweden, Moldavia, Ireland and Brittany, sultry songs from Bulgaria, Serbia, Spain and...

    Date: Friday 7 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - mISH Mash


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    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 7 October to Friday 3 March
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Local Laughs

    Local Laughs

    Hawke's Bay Comedy are opening the floor with the best of local open mic performers. These brave souls who stride the stages across the Bay on the regular will show our guests how it's done. This might be the show that changes your life! Fringe in the ‘Stings is coming to shake up Hastings. In...

    Date: Friday 7 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Local Laughs


    The Awkward Indian Guy Act

    The Awkward Indian Guy Act

    The show is about being an outsider trying to fit in and find a sense of belonging. I came to New Zealand at the age of 8, from India, and tried to blend into the culture and society but never quite felt like I did. That feeling of not belonging swelled through my teens and continued into my...

    Date: Friday 7 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    A gREAT rAW

    A gREAT rAW

    A one person show about the greatness of war. Inspired by kiwi conscientious objector in WW1, Archibald Baxter. Originally from Paraparaumu, Andy Pitoa is a student of Giovanni Fusetti (mask/clown) & Julian Boal (theatre of the oppressed). This might be the show that changes your life! Fringe...

    Date: Friday 7 October to Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A gREAT rAW


    Postmodern Jukebox

    Postmodern Jukebox

    TEG Dainty is thrilled to announce that famed time-twisting musical collective Postmodern Jukebox are bringing The Grand Reopening Tour to theatre stages across the country. Early last year, pop-jazz phenomenon, Postmodern Jukebox, set out to celebrate a new-millennium Roaring 20s, promising...

    Date: Friday 7 October
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Postmodern Jukebox


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    Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

    Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

    Banished Music & Under The Radar presents Garageland “Last Exit to Garageland” 25th Anniversary Tour Citizens, it’s been roughly 9125 days since Flying Nun chart invaders Garageland released Last Exit to Garageland to the world and the band are happy to announce their return Take...

    Date: Friday 7 October
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour


    Proteins of Magic

    Proteins of Magic

    Aotearoa (New Zealand) born, musician and multi-format artist Kelly Sherrod is Proteins of Magic. Following the release of her debut album in 2021, Kelly was a finalist for the 2022 Taite Music Prize / Auckland Live Independent Debut Award. Kelly fronted Punches with James Duncan (2003-09) and...

    Date: Friday 7 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Proteins of Magic


    Mel Parsons

    Mel Parsons

    One of Aotearoa’s favourite touring acts, award-winning indie-folk artist Mel Parsons announces the release of her new album SLOW BURN for September 16, as well as revealing an 11-date national tour to follow in support of the album release. Parsons hits the road in October, and...

    Date: Friday 7 October
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Smarty Pants and the Flight of the Honey Badger

    Smarty Pants and the Flight of the Honey Badger

    Adults are just children pretending to be adults. Except comedian Patch Lambert - He is a big ol' smarty pants. He knows everything about nothing. And he's gonna take an hour of your time to tell you all about it. Useless facts, lots of laughs, and pure escapism as he recounts a journey from one...

    Date: Friday 7 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Smarty Pants and the Flight of the Honey Badger


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    Boomfunk Variety presents On the Spot

    Boomfunk Variety presents On the Spot

    Be prepared for something a little different from the Boombfunk performers. Come and join us for a somewhat impromptu, and immersive burlesque and variety experience. We will need the audience to help with some aspects of the show. Like choosing costumes, music and even props. This show is not...

    Date: Friday 7 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Boomfunk Variety presents On the Spot


    The Intro Club presents Split

    The Intro Club presents Split

    Split is a contemporary dance work exploring two parallels of a story....not everything is what it seems. The Intro Club celebrates the quiet humans, introverts, wanderers, overthinkers, dreamers and creatives alike through the art of contemporary dance. This might be the show that changes your...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Intro Club presents Split


    Renee Millner Live

    Renee Millner Live

    Taranaki-based Australian artist Renée Millner makes music that cuts straight to the heart with her emotive storytelling, enchanting vocal delivery, and lush production. With a smoky, soulful voice reminiscent of the likes of Beth Orton tempered with the earthiness of Courtney Barnett, she writes...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Renee Millner Live


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    The Apology

    The Apology

    Ever wondered 'How did I mess that up?' Or 'I am the worst person in the world.' Comedian Melissa Katherine debuts The Apology - delightful stories and jokes on serious things, like deep personal shame. This isn't self-help. But it is a suburban woman rationalising. Melissa Katherine is a...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Apology


    Juliet McLean - Amaze Me EP release tour

    Juliet McLean - Amaze Me EP release tour

    Juliet McLean is a Taranaki based independent musician and songwriter who has performed both as a solo artist and with the band O Juliet. Her music is influenced by poetry and years of singing jazz standards, but the output is her own blend that touches on indie pop and gentle rock. This might be...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Juliet McLean - Amaze Me EP release tour


    Toothless

    Toothless

    Rhian is a man who does shows, some of which win awards, that generally speaking are just him doing talking about something that has been a large influence in his life. Previous Fringe in the 'Stings shows have seen Rhian walking long distances and gambling excessively. This time I've lost my...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Toothless


    Bron-y-aur: Hats Off to Led Zeppelin

    Bron-y-aur: Hats Off to Led Zeppelin

    LED ZEPPELIN ACOUSTIC... it might get loud! Guitarist, Simon Nixon and singer, Geoff Dunn will be putting total heart and soul into acoustic renditions of LED ZEPPELIN classics! Good times, legendary songs and the fine staff at The Urban Winery will serve the refreshments of your choice. All...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bron-y-aur: Hats Off to Led Zeppelin


    Common Poets Society presents Word Play

    Common Poets Society presents Word Play

    Common Poet's Society presents Word Play, a celebration of some of the diverse voices who've cut their teeth on the Common stage. Now we're getting courageous and moving down the road to Brave for a special showcase of some of the Bay's finest poetic talent. Common Poet's Society provides a safe...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Common Poets Society presents Word Play


    Dub Buzzy, Erik Skaatie & the Jamaican Impressionists

    Dub Buzzy, Erik Skaatie & the Jamaican Impressionists

    What do Claude Debussy, Lee Scratch Perry, Eric Satie, Bob Marley, Maurice Ravel and Tommy McCook have in common? Um... this gig! Fifteen musicians, horns galore, Willie D on the bass, Joe "Dubby" Dobson on the drums.. get'cha bolero on and skank yo' damn self up inside spaceship earth.. Jah...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Dub Buzzy, Erik Skaatie & the Jamaican Impressionists


    Dancing in the dark with Phil 2: Electric Boogaloo

    Dancing in the dark with Phil 2: Electric Boogaloo

    Everyone who knows Dancing Phil knows Phil loves to dance. What could be better than a Dancing Phil? A Dancing Phil hooked up to electricity, a vision of neon on the dance floor. Electric Boogaloo is a blacklight extravaganza that begs for you bust a move. Dali and the team will be on hand to...

    Date: Saturday 8 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Dancing in the dark with Phil 2: Electric Boogaloo


    Hastings Music Society Concert

    Hastings Music Society Concert

    Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

    Date: Sunday 9 October to Sunday 13 November
    Where:
    St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


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    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

    Date: Sunday 9 October to Sunday 8 January
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Family Night:  'Ocean and I' Exhibition

    Family Night: 'Ocean and I' Exhibition

    This is a unique opportunity to visit the ‘Ocean and I’ exhibition later than usual and enjoy some extra activities specially put on for the occasion. Head to the Oceanarium to enjoy refreshments, we’ll even have an artist available between 5.30pm and 6.30pm to sketch a cartoon like...

    Date: Tuesday 11 October
    Where:
    National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Family Night: 'Ocean and I' Exhibition


    SOL3 MIO

    SOL3 MIO

    Operatic pop vocal trio SOL3 MIO have today announced dates for New Zealand as part of The Coming Home Tour. Shows are confirmed for Auckland, Christchurch, Napier and Wellington in October 2022. Comprised of Samoan-descended brothers Pene and Amitai Pati -both tenors -and their baritone cousin...

    Date: Wednesday 12 October
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - SOL3 MIO


    Rennie Pearson: Traditional Celtic Music

    Rennie Pearson: Traditional Celtic Music

    Tunes, songs and stories from Ireland, Scotland and Maritime Canada Grounded in the Celtic musical traditions, Rennie takes the listener on a journey through history, weaving together tunes and songs and the tales that accompany them to create an intricate and varied show. His engaging stage...

    Date: Thursday 13 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Rennie Pearson: Traditional Celtic Music


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    The Scottish Kiwi

    The Scottish Kiwi

    After fleeing Scotland, Ryan McGhee plonked his fabulous gay ass in Sydney. This would be his new home. Anything was possible! Within a few years Ryan was blessed with an amazing marriage. The divorce came a few months later. Determined not to be left on the shelf, Ryan tried every tactic from...

    Date: Thursday 13 October
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Scottish Kiwi


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    Fraser Mack

    Fraser Mack

    Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery. Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour...

    Date: Friday 14 October to Friday 20 January
    Where:
    Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fraser Mack


    Peak Comedy

    Peak Comedy

    Now on Friday nights! Finish your working week with a naughty laugh and relax into the weekend. Peak Comedy presents a handful of the best local and visiting talent. Come along early for a meal and stay for the show. Adult themes and language. The Venue: High on the hill, overlooking the...

    Date: Friday 14 October
    Where:
    Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Peak Comedy


    HBAF 2022 - Frazey Ford and the Quiet Revolution

    HBAF 2022 - Frazey Ford and the Quiet Revolution

    Vancouver-based Frazey Ford inhabits an entire world of shapeshifting rhythm, elevating every beat and groove with the subtle magnetism of her mesmerizing voice. A graceful collision of soul and psychedelia and sometimes ’70s funk, her latest album U kin B the Sun, invites both self-reflection...

    Date: Friday 14 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Frazey Ford and the Quiet Revolution


    Tell Me On A Sunday

    Tell Me On A Sunday

    CHB Spring Fling ‘Tell Me On A Sunday’ By Andrew Lloyd Webber & Don Black Directed by David Coddington. A one-woman musical that charts the course of a young English girl newly arrived in New York. Brimming with optimism, she sets out to seek success, companionship and, of course,...

    Date: Friday 14 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Tell Me On A Sunday


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    Krisy Erin Ft. Mikey Mayz

    Krisy Erin Ft. Mikey Mayz

    Krisy Erin and Mikey Mayz performing live at BAR 2013 Get ready for this epic night with Krisy Erin featuring Mikey Mayz Opening acts Eizark and Hosted By One of Our Favourite Benjamin Friday and DJ Friction at Bar 2013 on Saturday 15th October Bar 2013 Hastings is a busy central inner...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Bar 2013, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Krisy Erin Ft. Mikey Mayz


    Model Expo

    Model Expo

    Displays of radio-controlled model cars, trucks, boats and trains from all over the North Island this weekend in the Napier Boys' High School gymnasiums and swimming pool complex on Chambers Street, Napier. There will also be toy soldier and militaria displays. Refreshments are available. Entry is...

    Date: Saturday 15 October to Sunday 16 October
    Where:
    Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Model Expo


    Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

    Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

    Experience the grandeur and history of Central Hawke’s Bay’s beautiful historic homesteads. This is a unique opportunity to experience and discover these grand dames. Stoll through the impressive gardens and take in the rich history of Gwavas, Ashcott and Woburn Homestead on this daylong tour....

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail


    Free
    HBAF 2022 - Whiria!

    HBAF 2022 - Whiria!

    Whiria means to plait, a call to bring people together, so we are weaving and encouraging interaction. A call to people to come and see what the art of weaving is about. For one day only, at Toitoi’s beautiful Assembly Ballroom. Whiria is a celebration of raranga, the Māori art of weaving, a...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Whiria!


    HBAF 2022 - Thinning

    HBAF 2022 - Thinning

    A play about growth and gravity. In the limbo time between the end of high school and ‘real life’, a group of teenagers leave their city lives behind to go apple thinning. Join best mates Isaac, Adam, Troy, Lily, Fraggle and Billie as they break-up, hook-up, fall in love, get drunk, fall...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Thinning


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    HBAF 2022 - The Air Between Us

    HBAF 2022 - The Air Between Us

    Multi-award-winning disabled artist Rodney Bell and critically acclaimed choreographer Chloe Loftus present The Air Between Us, an outdoor aerial dance event that captivates audiences. Spiralling into the air, this counterweighted duet is a celebration of equality and connection. The Air...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - The Air Between Us


    CHBs Rising Stars - Finals Night

    CHBs Rising Stars - Finals Night

    CHBs Rising Stars - Finals Night Performance! There will be Junior and senior finalists from all categories that include music, dance, singing and an open category. Come along for an evening of entertainment and witness the talent that we have in our local community! We will also have a...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Saint Marys Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - CHBs Rising Stars - Finals Night


    Tutus on Tour

    Tutus on Tour

    A carefully curated selection of works which will showcase the Royal New Zealand Ballet at their best, from beloved classical favourites to recent works that have claimed a rightful place on the international stage. From Le Corsaire and The Nutcracker to contemporary ballets by Christopher...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Tutus on Tour


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    ALT Stand-up Comedy Night

    ALT Stand-up Comedy Night

    Aubyn Live Theatre is privileged to be hosting a Stand-up Comedy Night with MC Kayan Brooking from Wanganui and many other comedians from around the lower north island. Come bring a few friends for a few drinks and a few laughs. Limited tickets are available. Doors open at 6.30 R18

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - ALT Stand-up Comedy Night


    Free
    HBAF 2022 - Biggie & Smalls 2v2 All Style Dance Battle

    HBAF 2022 - Biggie & Smalls 2v2 All Style Dance Battle

    New Zealand’s Hip Hop and street dance collective, Projekt Team brings you some of the biggest and baddest freestyle names in the country, teamed up with new and emerging freestyle dancers from the East Coast. It’s an awesome opportunity for fresh and raw talent to enter the battlefield with a...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Biggie & Smalls 2v2 All Style Dance Battle


    HBAF 2022 - Tell Me on a Sunday

    HBAF 2022 - Tell Me on a Sunday

    THE REAL THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS - Tell Me on a Sunday. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Don Black. Tell Me on a Sunday is a delightful one woman musical, which follows a free-spirited English women’s acclimation to New York City. Brimming with optimism she sets out to seek...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Tell Me on a Sunday


    Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam Grand Final 2022

    Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam Grand Final 2022

    POETS WHO TAKE PART DON'T NEED A TICKET! Motif Poetry is proud to present the fifth annual Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam! A friendly, inclusive space for poets to come together and share their work. Three rounds of audience-judged, original work from established and emerging Hawke's Bay performers,...

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam Grand Final 2022


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    Gold Nugget Pawn Shop New Orleans Party

    Gold Nugget Pawn Shop New Orleans Party

    Hailing from way down yonder in Wellington, Gold Nugget Pawn Shop is a toast to the New Orleans greats including Dr. John, Kermit Ruffins, Professor Longhair, Louis Prima, and more! Gold Nugget Pawn Shop will make your feet work with their infectious rhythms and tight 3 part harmonies....

    Date: Saturday 15 October
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Gold Nugget Pawn Shop New Orleans Party


    Free
    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

    Date: Sunday 16 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


    Free
    HBAF 2022 - The Air Between Us

    HBAF 2022 - The Air Between Us

    Multi-award-winning disabled artist Rodney Bell and critically acclaimed choreographer Chloe Loftus present The Air Between Us, an outdoor aerial dance event that captivates audiences. Spiralling into the air, this counterweighted duet is a celebration of equality and connection. The Air...

    Date: Sunday 16 October
    Where:
    Civic Square, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - The Air Between Us


    HBAF 2022 - Ko Au by Projekt Team

    HBAF 2022 - Ko Au by Projekt Team

    Inspired by the personal stories of their diverse cultures, KO AU meaning ‘I am’ is Projekt Team’s first full-length work. Projekt Team share their most vulnerable selves in a new and thought provoking form, where both audience and dancers occupy the performative space. Join us for this...

    Date: Sunday 16 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Ko Au by Projekt Team


    HBAF 2022 - Thoroughly Modern Māui

    HBAF 2022 - Thoroughly Modern Māui

    METRO MĀORI PRODUCTIONS & PANNZ PRESENT Thoroughly Modern Māui Many moons ago, a superhero of a different kind ruled this side of the Pacific. His name was Māui-Tikitiki-A-Taranga – MĀUI. Forget Thor - Aotearoa has its own superhero, and he doesn't even need the Taika treatment! A...

    Date: Sunday 16 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Thoroughly Modern Māui


    HBAF 2022 - Skin Tight

    HBAF 2022 - Skin Tight

    A muscular piece of poetry. The searing and sensual romance of Elizabeth and Tom. Dark secrets, deep passions, and heart-breaking truths bubble over as lovers savour precious moments together. Set in twentieth-century Canterbury farming heartland, the text remains deeply resonant with striking...

    Date: Tuesday 18 October
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Skin Tight


    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    In Association with The Small Hall Sessions. Homegrown chanteuse Jackie Clarke (When The Cat’s Been Spayed, The Lady Killers) turns her powerhouse vocals, wicked humour and maverick entertainment style to the songs of the 20th and 21st Centuries most legendary divas. Paying homage to Judy...

    Date: Wednesday 19 October
    Where:
    Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!


    CMNZ presents Letters from Iraq

    CMNZ presents Letters from Iraq

    “Unique combination of traditional and innovative performance techniques. AlHaj’s spontaneous inventions are constantly fascinating.” – Los Angeles Times Love and loss. Home and hope. Grammy-winning Iraqi-American composer and oud player, Rahim AlHaj leads the New Zealand String...

    Date: Wednesday 19 October
    Where:
    Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - CMNZ presents Letters from Iraq


    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    In Association with The Small Hall Sessions. Homegrown chanteuse Jackie Clarke (When The Cat’s Been Spayed, The Lady Killers) turns her powerhouse vocals, wicked humour and maverick entertainment style to the songs of the 20th and 21st Centuries most legendary divas. Paying homage to Judy...

    Date: Thursday 20 October
    Where:
    Ongaonga Community Hall, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!


    HBAF 2022 - Anthonie Tonnon - Leave Love Out of This

    HBAF 2022 - Anthonie Tonnon - Leave Love Out of This

    Winner of the coveted 2022 Taite Music Prize, kiwi singer-songwriter Anthonie Tonnon presents his third album, Leave Love Out of This, out now on Nadia Reid’s Slow Time Records. After three years of critically-acclaimed and uniquely captivating solo shows, A Synthesized Universe and Rail Land,...

    Date: Thursday 20 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Anthonie Tonnon - Leave Love Out of This


    HBAF 2022 - Pax Assadi - Handsome Boy

    HBAF 2022 - Pax Assadi - Handsome Boy

    After an impressive 11 year career in the NZ comedy scene and hot off the heels of his critically acclaimed sitcom on NEON, Raised By Refugees, Pax Assadi is launching his first nation-wide tour. Celebrated by peers and critics alike, Pax is one of New Zealand’s heaviest-hitting and most...

    Date: Thursday 20 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Pax Assadi - Handsome Boy


    HBAF 2022 - Back to Square One?

    HBAF 2022 - Back to Square One?

    Inga has seen world wars, cold wars, civil wars. In real life and on TV. And when you’re close to 100 you know a thing or two about a thing or two. Join Inga in her living room in Denmark during lockdown as she reaches out through space and time to her grandson in New Zealand. Originally...

    Date: Friday 21 October to Saturday 22 October
    Where:
    Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Back to Square One?


    HBAF 2022 - ROFL (Rolling on the Floor Laughing)

    HBAF 2022 - ROFL (Rolling on the Floor Laughing)

    Back by Poopular demand! Join Rich and Matt for a comedy extravaganza jam packed with magically stupid stuff. ROFL sees The Listies tackle the most terrifyingly tortuous family situation of all: BEDTIME. Rich, the exhausted parental proxy, is trying to get an early night while his hapless,...

    Date: Friday 21 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - ROFL (Rolling on the Floor Laughing)


    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    In Association with The Small Hall Sessions. Homegrown chanteuse Jackie Clarke (When The Cat’s Been Spayed, The Lady Killers) turns her powerhouse vocals, wicked humour and maverick entertainment style to the songs of the 20th and 21st Centuries most legendary divas. Paying homage to Judy...

    Date: Friday 21 October
    Where:
    Twyford Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!


    HBAF 2022 - Teremoana Rapley:  Daughter of a Housegirl

    HBAF 2022 - Teremoana Rapley: Daughter of a Housegirl

    A world premiere of thoughtfully curated songs, more than 30 years in the making, award-winning musician Teremoana Rapley performs her long-awaited, full-length debut album Daughter of a Housegirl. Bass-heavy beats and sweet flamenco-inspired folk tunes are overlaid with vibrations and...

    Date: Friday 21 October
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Teremoana Rapley: Daughter of a Housegirl


    HBAF 2022 - WE WILL RISE AGAIN  Mahler's Symphony No. 2

    HBAF 2022 - WE WILL RISE AGAIN Mahler's Symphony No. 2

    Festival Opera Presents: We Will Rise Again Mahler's Symphony No. 2 - 'Resurrection' The Resurrection Symphony is an appropriate collaboration for the current turbulent times, taking the audience on an exhilarating and emotional journey through this moving piece, and reminding us of the...

    Date: Friday 21 October
    Where:
    Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - WE WILL RISE AGAIN Mahler's Symphony No. 2


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    'No Cigar' Bienvenido Album Release Tour

    'No Cigar' Bienvenido Album Release Tour

    Tāmaki Makaurau five-piece NO CIGAR embark on their biggest headline tour of Aotearoa this Spring. Taking in ten dates across New Zealand, NO CIGAR are touring in celebration of their debut album Bienvenido out this September. With single ‘Some Nights’ playlisted on ZM, Radio Hauraki and The...

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

    Read more » - 'No Cigar' Bienvenido Album Release Tour


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    Hawke's Bay Art Trail in Central Hawke's Bay

    Hawke's Bay Art Trail in Central Hawke's Bay

    What a buzz last year’s Art Trail was! Building on the success of 2021’s, spectacular Art Trail, art lovers will now have three days to visit Hawke’s Bay’s makers and creators in their special places. Running from October 22-24, The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail takes you to the heart of the...

    Date: Saturday 22 October to Monday 24 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Art Centres, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Art Trail in Central Hawke's Bay


    HBAF 2022 - Mrs Krishnan's Party

    HBAF 2022 - Mrs Krishnan's Party

    It’s Mrs Krishnan’s Party and you’re invited! Step into the back room of Mrs Krishnan’s corner dairy where garlands decorate the ceiling, music flows and Mrs Krishnan is throwing a party like no other. Get a taste of Onam, a festival that marks the arrival of the New Year and prepare for...

    Date: Saturday 22 October to Sunday 23 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Mrs Krishnan's Party


    HBRW 2022 - Shelter by Douglas Lloyd Jenkins

    HBRW 2022 - Shelter by Douglas Lloyd Jenkins

    Douglas Lloyd Jenkins’ first novel is an intense love story and a love song to Auckland’s vanishing past, depicting the myriad complexities of male relationships, the possibilities offered by chance encounters and the exquisite beauty of friendship - and a home - found in unexpected places....

    Date: Saturday 22 October
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBRW 2022 - Shelter by Douglas Lloyd Jenkins


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    Sub Focus DJ Set + MC ID, goddard. & Krakota

    Sub Focus DJ Set + MC ID, goddard. & Krakota

    One of the leading names in dance music, SUB FOCUS remains an influential figure in the Drum & Bass scene, coming in hot after revealing the first taster of new music to come with new singles ‘It’s Time’ ft. Gene Farris and ‘Off The Ground’. Both tracks went viral thanks to the huge...

    Date: Saturday 22 October
    Where:
    Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Sub Focus DJ Set + MC ID, goddard. & Krakota


    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    In Association with The Small Hall Sessions. Homegrown chanteuse Jackie Clarke (When The Cat’s Been Spayed, The Lady Killers) turns her powerhouse vocals, wicked humour and maverick entertainment style to the songs of the 20th and 21st Centuries most legendary divas. Paying homage to Judy...

    Date: Saturday 22 October
    Where:
    Elsthorpe Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!


    HBAF 2022 - Hello Darkness

    HBAF 2022 - Hello Darkness

    While receiving treatment for prostate cancer, writer Peter Wells – an intensely private person – reached out to the world via Facebook, where he examined his life as he also contemplated the end of it. Peter’s posts were collated and published under the title Hello Darkness. Now,...

    Date: Saturday 22 October
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Hello Darkness


    Jack-Knife Beat & Friends: CANCELLED

    Jack-Knife Beat & Friends: CANCELLED

    Jack Knife Beat are a dynamic rock / blues band with an Irish flavour thrown in for good measure. The band draws their influences from legends like Rory Gallagher, Stevie Ray Vaughn & the man himself Jimi Hendrix. This all star lineup features: Jake O’Herily - Guitar/ Vocals Bysshe...

    Date: Saturday 22 October
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Jack-Knife Beat & Friends: CANCELLED


    Free
    Mack at Gods Own

    Mack at Gods Own

    Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

    Date: Sunday 23 October to Saturday 3 June
    Where:
    GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at Gods Own


    HBAF 2022 - Sharing the Dream

    HBAF 2022 - Sharing the Dream

    Festival Opera, in association with The Dame Malvina Major Foundation, Present - Sharing the Dream. A gala concert to celebrate Dame Malvina Major - her life, her art and her commitment to the next generation of artists. Join us for a gala concert of operatic highlights celebrating the unique...

    Date: Sunday 23 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Sharing the Dream


    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    HBAF 2022 - Jackie Goes Prima Diva!

    In Association with The Small Hall Sessions. Homegrown chanteuse Jackie Clarke (When The Cat’s Been Spayed, The Lady Killers) turns her powerhouse vocals, wicked humour and maverick entertainment style to the songs of the 20th and 21st Centuries most legendary divas. Paying homage to Judy...

    Date: Sunday 23 October
    Where:
    Maraekakaho Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    R18
    Tasman AZ

    Tasman AZ

    All the greats from both sides of the Tasman. Performed by one of NZs best ever Kiwiana-Aussie themed concept bands, Tazman AZ. Come on down and rock out to all of your favourite songs from great Kiwi and Aussie artist like; Dragon, Split ENZ, Hello Sailor, DD Smash, Cold Chisel, The Angels,...

    Date: Sunday 23 October
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HBAF 2022 - A Boy Called Piano

    HBAF 2022 - A Boy Called Piano

    Auckland 1963. Three eleven year old boys meet in a cell in the Family Court. Two Māori and one Samoan: Wheels, Piwi, and a boy called Piano. Made wards of state, they are taken to Ōwairaka Boys’ Home. There begins a story of darkness, abuse and pain, but also resilience as the boys seek to...

    Date: Tuesday 25 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HBAF 2022 - Don McGlashan & The Others

    HBAF 2022 - Don McGlashan & The Others

    Someone once said that if New Zealand music was a house, Don McGlashan would be a load-bearing beam. From Blam Blam Blam, The Front Lawn, through to The Mutton Birds and his four acclaimed solo albums, that beam remains unvarnished, and as strong as ever. McGlashan’s most recent solo album,...

    Date: Wednesday 26 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Keirunga Art Build: Art Exhibition

    Keirunga Art Build: Art Exhibition

    Keirunga Gardens Arts and Crafts Society Inc. T/A Keirunga Creative Arts Venue is holding a Art Exhibition to raise vital funds for the Keirunga Gallery and Workspace. Keirunga was severely affected by a fire in 2016 which destroyed its art premises. The Studio and Theatre spaces have been built...

    Date: Thursday 27 October to Saturday 29 October
    Where:
    Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HBAF 2022 - Rebel

    HBAF 2022 - Rebel

    Rebel is a live circus rock tribute to the original rebel, David Bowie. Stage dive into the mosh pit for a night of live music, glittering glam rock, phenomenal acrobatics, breathtaking aerials and a spectacular heart-stopping sideshow. Inspired by the words of Bowie: "I want to tart rock up. I...

    Date: Thursday 27 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page, and Instagram page for any updates and changes. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news.

    Date: Friday 28 October to Friday 23 December
    Where:
    Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HBRW 2022 - Hot Gossip

    HBRW 2022 - Hot Gossip

    Lets Talk Menopause with Nicky and Niki Mood changes, hot flushes, insomnia, anxiety, libido, what is perimenopause and how long is it bloody well supposed to go on for? Nicky Pellegrino (Don’t Sweat It) and Niki Bezzant (This Changes Everything) chat with Dr Samantha Newman to give clarity to...

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

    Read more » - HBRW 2022 - Hot Gossip


    Keirunga Art Build Fundraising Art Auction

    Keirunga Art Build Fundraising Art Auction

    Get ready for the Keirunga Art Build Fundraising Art Auction! Dust off your glad rags, you’re in for a great night with Keirunga! Keirunga Gardens Arts and Crafts Society Inc. T/A Keirunga Creative Arts Venue is holding a Art Auction – Keirunga Art Build Fundraising Art Auction to raise...

    Date: Friday 28 October
    Where:
    Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HBAF 2022 - Urzila Carlson:  It's Personal

    HBAF 2022 - Urzila Carlson: It's Personal

    Welcome to the days of mind your own business and don’t comment on others' business. Not their gender, sexuality, body, hair, education or career. Also, welcome to the days of total oversharing on social media, but STILL, mind your own business. We want to talk about things and want everyone to...

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

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    HBAF 2022 - The Most Naked

    HBAF 2022 - The Most Naked

    Fearlessly sinking its teeth into cultural mores around nudity, strip tease and the flashing of skin, The Most Naked is a compelling, wild, and unsettlingly sexy multidisciplinary work-come-cabaret that strips nakedness right down to the bone. Inspired by cabaret and burlesque art-forms, and...

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

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - The Most Naked


    HBRW 2022 - Wawata: Moon Dreaming with Dr Hinemoa Elder

    HBRW 2022 - Wawata: Moon Dreaming with Dr Hinemoa Elder

    Dr Hinemoa Elder shows us how to reclaim intimacy with others, with ourselves and with our planet using the energies of Hina, the Māori moon. Hina has 30 different faces to help illuminate life’s lessons - a different face and a different energy for each day of the month. And with her changing...

    Date: Saturday 29 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Keirunga Art Build: Open Studios and Postcard Exhibition

    Keirunga Art Build: Open Studios and Postcard Exhibition

    Keirunga Gardens Arts and Crafts Society Inc. T/A Keirunga Creative Arts Venue is holding a Art Exhibition to raise vital funds for the Keirunga Gallery and Workspace. Keirunga was severely affected by a fire in 2016 which destroyed its art premises. The Studio and Theatre spaces have been built...

    Date: Saturday 29 October to Sunday 30 October
    Where:
    Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Keirunga Art Build: Open Studios and Postcard Exhibition


    HBRW 2022 - How Does She Do It? Writing Workshop

    HBRW 2022 - How Does She Do It? Writing Workshop

    Want to know the secrets of writing a successful novel? Join bestselling author Nicky Pellegrino who will take you through the art of plotting, character and creating a page turning contemporary novel that a wide audience will love to read. Limited to 12 spaces. Workshop will be held in the...

    Date: Saturday 29 October
    Where:
    Hastings District Council, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HBRW 2022 - Vā: Stories from Women of the Moana

    HBRW 2022 - Vā: Stories from Women of the Moana

    This groundbreaking work, compiled and edited by award-winning writers Sisilia Eteuati and Lani Wendt Young, is the first of its kind - an anthology of creative fiction from thirty-eight Oceania women writers, including Wahine Māori. Sisilia sits down with contributor Nafanua Kersel to talk us...

    Date: Saturday 29 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBRW 2022 - Vā: Stories from Women of the Moana


    HBAF 2022 - Tröll

    HBAF 2022 - Tröll

    It’s 1998. Otto is twelve but online he’s thirteen and he’s pretty sure he gets away with it. He lives in an old wooden house with his mum, dad, and sister, a mysterious Icelandic granny, and an ancient malevolent troll that's lurking in the walls... From internationally acclaimed Trick...

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

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Tröll


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 29 October to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    HBRW 2022 - Imagining Decolonisation

    HBRW 2022 - Imagining Decolonisation

    Decolonisation – the word alone invokes discomfort and unease for many; but the concept plants a seed of hope in others that we can work towards achieving equality for all who live in Aotearoa New Zealand. What really is decolonisation? Why does it matter and what is our part in it? In this...

    Date: Saturday 29 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HBRW 2022 - Ready for Action: Writing Workshop

    HBRW 2022 - Ready for Action: Writing Workshop

    Action sports are full of risk and are exciting to watch. They also make for the perfect canvas to tell stories. Aaron Topp shares features from his three Young Adult novels and from other authors to demonstrate the key elements to making award-winning sports stories that will have you at the start...

    Date: Saturday 29 October
    Where:
    Hastings District Council, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBRW 2022 - Ready for Action: Writing Workshop


    HBAF 2022 - Werk It

    HBAF 2022 - Werk It

    WERK IT by Circus Trick Tease is an all-new, hilarious, high-energy, acrobatic comedy romp. Celebrating spandex, high-vis, vitality and vigour – WERK IT received nightly standing ovations in its debut season. Combining never seen before acrobatic feats and jaw dropping skill, this show is the...

    Date: Saturday 29 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HBRW 2022 - Too Much Money - Max Rashbrooke

    HBRW 2022 - Too Much Money - Max Rashbrooke

    Today, someone in the wealthiest 1% – a club of some 40,000 people – has a net worth 68 times that of the average New Zealander. Max Rashbrooke talks to Chris Perley about how wealth inequality is changing Aotearoa New Zealand, reshaping access to housing, education, social connections and...

    Date: Saturday 29 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBRW 2022 - Too Much Money - Max Rashbrooke


    HBRW 2022 - A Life Lived in Fiction - Charlotte Grimshaw

    HBRW 2022 - A Life Lived in Fiction - Charlotte Grimshaw

    'It's material, make a story out of it,' was the mantra Charlotte Grimshaw grew up with in her literary family. But when her life suddenly turned upside-down, she needed to re-examine the reality of that material. The more she delved into her memories, the more the real characters in her life...

    Date: Saturday 29 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HBRW 2022 - A Life Lived in Fiction - Charlotte Grimshaw


    HBAF 2022 - The Trojan War

    HBAF 2022 - The Trojan War

    Following the success of Don Juan and Jekyll & Hyde, A Slightly Isolated Dog brings you the third instalment in the trilogy of very sexy works: The Trojan War! Employing a cast of faux-French performers, this is a hilarious, joyful, interactive celebration combining theatrical magic, wicked pop...

    Date: Saturday 29 October to Sunday 30 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    HBRW 2022 - To the Sea

    HBRW 2022 - To the Sea

    What is it about the ocean that calls to us? In weaving their stories in and around the sea Aaron Topp and Keryn Powell explore mythology, humankind’s symbiotic relationship with the water, the threats to our existence as the oceans rise and the increasingly urgent need to respond. Skilled...

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

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    HBRW 2022 - Two Raw Sisters: Simple Fancy

    HBRW 2022 - Two Raw Sisters: Simple Fancy

    Margo and Rosa Flanagan keep cooking simple yet fancy, and they show you new and inventive ways to make plants the star of the show using familiar, everyday whole food ingredients. Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian or a die-hard meat lover, there is something for everyone; all eaters...

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

    Read more » - HBRW 2022 - Two Raw Sisters: Simple Fancy


    HBRW 2022 - Damn Good Yarns

    HBRW 2022 - Damn Good Yarns

    What are the ingredients to an unputdownable, page turning story? Romance, drama, tragedy? Yes, but how much is too much and what are the magic measurements that will cook up that perfectly palatable prose? Authors Nicky Pellegrino and Charity Norman are here to impart their bestselling wisdom,...

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

    Read more » - HBRW 2022 - Damn Good Yarns


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 30 October to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    HBRW 2022 - Launch of Tarquin the Honest

    HBRW 2022 - Launch of Tarquin the Honest

    Join Gareth Ward to celebrate the launch of Tarquin the Honest: The Hand of Glodd, a comic fantasy adventure featuring the universe’s most honest wizard and his sandwich scoffing friend. Gareth Ward, a.k.a. The Great Wardini is a magician, hypnotist, storyteller, bookseller and author. He has...

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

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    HBRW 22 Tarquin's Dungeons & Dragons Multiverse Extravaganza

    HBRW 22 Tarquin's Dungeons & Dragons Multiverse Extravaganza

    In a Hawkes’ Bay, possibly world first, Gareth Ward brings together as many Dungeon Masters and their teams as will fit into an Opera House to play the largest collaborative game of Dungeons and Dragons the universe has ever seen. All following the same story line, the teams will battle, magic...

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

    Read more » - HBRW 22 Tarquin's Dungeons & Dragons Multiverse Extravaganza


    HBAF 2022 - Arahi - The Revelator

    HBAF 2022 - Arahi - The Revelator

    ‘Behold I am making all things new…these words are trustworthy and true.’ Revelations 21:5 Utterances dropped from the lips of visionary biblical kings are true too of local firebrand, Arahi’s latest offering, a fusion of theatre and music. The Hurricane Years last stormed the festival...

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

    Read more » - HBAF 2022 - Arahi - The Revelator


    November 2022

    Free
    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland


    Nature Culture

    Nature Culture

    The relationship between humankind and nature has long provided an aesthetic and philosophical context for art making. Nowadays, this relationship is often addressed in view of the urgency of climate change and the environmental crisis where humankind is seen as in conflict with the natural...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 20 November
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Nature Culture


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    Free
    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Thursday 26 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


    Free
    Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

    Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison

    Hard-edged paintings with startling precision and dramatic shapes, is how Hawke’s Bay artist Leanne Morrison’s artworks have been described. Commissioned by MTG Hawke’s Bay, Leanne has created a large-scale painting directly on MTG’s foyer wall. Since graduating with a Masters in...

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

    Read more » - Breaking the frame: New lines of enquiry by Leanne Morrison


    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: Saturday 1 October to Saturday 24 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition


    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page, and Instagram page for any updates and changes. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news.

    Date: Tuesday 4 October to Tuesday 27 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Baby Bounce


    Free
    Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler

    Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler

    "Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things." - Arthur Schopenhauer Everyone, from all walks of life and across cultures, experiences loss and grief during their lives, whether it’s private and personal loss, within their community, or at a global level. Right now, we are...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler


    Free
    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Wednesday 1 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


    Free
    Tech Taster

    Tech Taster

    Tech Tasters is a time when kids can come and try out some of the tech we use in our programming. These will be bite sized versions of our holiday sessions, and you may even get to try out new tech we haven't used in programming yet! Check out our website for what you can sample next. These are...

    Date: Thursday 6 October to Thursday 24 November
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Tech Taster


    Free
    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page, and Instagram page for any updates and changes. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news.

    Date: Friday 28 October to Friday 23 December
    Where:
    Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Baby Bounce


    Free
    Storytime

    Storytime

    Storytime is a half-hour - forty-five-minute programme of songs and various picture books from our collection being read. Some of our Storytimes are themed and either a craft or an activity accompanies them. Suitable for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. Check out our website for this...

    Date: Friday 7 October to Friday 25 November
    Where:
    Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Storytime


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 7 October to Friday 3 March
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


    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 4 November
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show


    R18
    The Cabana Halloween Ball

    The Cabana Halloween Ball

    The Cabana Halloween Ball. Featuring the amazing GROOVE FOUNDATION; playing Rock and Pop covers from today back to the 70's. With THE PUKES: playing the Clash to Cash and in between. Always fun with these guys. 3 x $50 Bar tabs to be won for the weirdest outfits. Tickets $15 from eventfida.

    Date: Friday 4 November
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Cabana Halloween Ball


    Free
    Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions


    SIX60 2022 - Napier

    SIX60 2022 - Napier

    SIX60 SATURDAYS is back for 2022. SIX60 announce a triumphant return with New Zealand’s first-ever nationwide stadium tour. SIX60 will once again be paving the way as the first-ever live concert at Napier’s McLean Park. VIP tickets available. Tickets - on sale now.

    Date: Saturday 5 November
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - SIX60 2022 - Napier


    R18
    Comedy: Crossing The Ditch. Chris (The Bloke) Franklin

    Comedy: Crossing The Ditch. Chris (The Bloke) Franklin

    Comedy: Crossing The Ditch. Chris (The Bloke) Franklin / Tim (Caveman) Barrot. Headliner – Chris Franklin is one of Australia’s premier comedy stars with a career spanning 25 years. He’s an Aussie bloke, a yobbo or a bogan, from his flannelette shirt to his double plugger thongs. His style...

    Date: Wednesday 9 November
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Comedy: Crossing The Ditch. Chris (The Bloke) Franklin


    CMNZ presents The Seasons

    CMNZ presents The Seasons

    German-born British composer Max Richter takes us on a journey through his re-imagined landscape of Vivaldi’s pictorial masterpiece The Four Seasons. “The Four Seasons is something we all carry around with us,” says Richter. “It’s just everywhere. This project is about reclaiming this...

    Date: Thursday 10 November
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - CMNZ presents The Seasons


    Gisborne Civic Brass Band presents a Matinee Brass Concert

    Gisborne Civic Brass Band presents a Matinee Brass Concert

    Gisborne Civic Brass Band presents "Matinee Brass Concert Series" St Paul's Church, Wairoa, Hawkes Bay, 2:00 pm to 3:30pm. Tickets: Adults $15, gold card holders/students/children $10. Door sales only (no EFT-POS) Email us if you have any queries:...

    Date: Saturday 12 November
    Where:
    St Paul's Church Wairoa, Hawkes Bay, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Gisborne Civic Brass Band presents a Matinee Brass Concert


    Blood Of The Lamb

    Blood Of The Lamb

    Contains Sensitive Material Blood of the Lamb – the last play by foremost New Zealand playwright Bruce Mason, was first performed over 25 years ago. It was described by Mason biographer David Dowling as his ‘most complex, daring and satisfying’ play. The play is set in 1979, but much of...

    Date: Saturday 12 November to Saturday 26 November
    Where:
    Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Blood Of The Lamb


    R18
    C-26 Salsa Band & Latin Party

    C-26 Salsa Band & Latin Party

    Come and dance your socks off with C-26 Salsa Band and Jorge DJ-Latino. A big hot and sweaty Latin dance night. Limited door sales on the night. Get your tickets and don't miss out. What to expect… After a long wait C-26 is finally here! It is a sizzling seven-piece salsa band from...

    Date: Saturday 12 November
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - C-26 Salsa Band & Latin Party


    Free
    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

    Date: Sunday 16 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


    Hastings Music Society Concert

    Hastings Music Society Concert

    Each month the Hastings Music Society presents varied concerts that feature a selection of predominantly classical music from local Hawkes bay musicians, singers, soloists, chamber groups, choirs, big bands and orchestras. These concerts are held March through November in the beautiful St Matthews...

    Date: Sunday 9 October to Sunday 13 November
    Where:
    St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


    R18
    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

    Date: Sunday 9 October to Sunday 8 January
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Swan Lake

    Swan Lake

    The Royal Czech Ballet will visit New Zealand for the first time with Swan Lake...the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline with traditional choreographic revisions by Marius Pepita. Swan Lake is the love...

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

    Read more » - Swan Lake


    Aladdin

    Aladdin

    Aladdin, once again, Sir Roger Hall has adapted one of his well loved pantomimes, especially for the Waipawa and Central Hawke's Bay audience. Aladdin and his mother Widow Twankey are only just making ends meet with their Laundry business. When Aladdin meets the beautiful Princess Jasmin, he must...

    Date: Friday 18 November to Saturday 26 November
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Aladdin


    R18
    Racing - Must Be The Moon Tour

    Racing - Must Be The Moon Tour

    Racing’s sophomore album ‘Must Be The Moon’ is dropping on September 30. To celebrate its release, the band are hitting the road for a string of spring shows – culminating in a headline slot at Auckland’s Powerstation on November 25. From the provincial pubs to the city centres, the Must...

    Date: Friday 18 November
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Racing - Must Be The Moon Tour


    Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

    Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

    It’s time to secure your seats to the ABBA show everyone loves and adores! The world’s premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA is a full-scale concert production featuring more than two hours of fun,...

    Date: Friday 18 November
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA


    R18
    Afrobeat

    Afrobeat

    Sam Manzanza & Afrobeat band will be performing his infectious high-energy Afrobeat; taken from tribal beat to make you dance your night away and you won't need to go to the gym the next day. It's gonna be a night to remember on Friday 18th November 2022 at Paisley Stage in Napier at 9 pm....

    Date: Friday 18 November
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Afrobeat


    Rock the Bay 2022

    Rock the Bay 2022

    The Reid O’Leary Charitable Trust Presents “Rock-The-Bay 2022 Support your local community and come join us at The Black Barn 0n November 19th to "Rock the Bay" “2022 is the inaugural Rock-the-Bay annual concert featuring Kiwi Rock Legends "Devilskin", triple platinum-selling "The...

    Date: Saturday 19 November
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Rock the Bay 2022


    Swan Lake

    Swan Lake

    The Royal Czech Ballet will visit New Zealand for the first time with Swan Lake...the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline with traditional choreographic revisions by Marius Pepita. Swan Lake is the love...

    Date: Saturday 19 November
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Swan Lake


    R18
    The Rude Boyz - Reggae Party

    The Rude Boyz - Reggae Party

    Hawkes Bay favourite reggae band The Rude Boyz are returning to Hawkes Bay favourite bar - The Common Room, Hastings. Their gigs bring a celebration of old school Jamaican and NZ classics and hits. The Rude Boyz always draw a big diverse audience and their gigs always sellout at The Common...

    Date: Saturday 19 November
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Rude Boyz - Reggae Party


    R18
    Pitch Black

    Pitch Black

    After two years of being stuck on opposite sides of the world, Pitch Black have been re-united, and are pleased to present the Exodus tour this November. Making up for lost time, they've been hard at work in the dub lab, creating new tunes, exploring advanced ways to deliver their live show and...

    Date: Saturday 19 November
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Pitch Black


    R18
    Groove Armada

    Groove Armada

    One of the globe's biggest electronic dance acts GROOVE ARMADA will be touring their full live band across New Zealand this Spring as part of their 25 Years farewell tour. This includes a special performance at the stunning CHURCH ROAD WINERY in NAPIER on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25 2022. For over two...

    Date: Friday 25 November
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Groove Armada


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 29 October to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 30 October to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    December 2022

    Free
    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    Free
    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Thursday 26 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection 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: Saturday 1 October to Saturday 24 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition


    Free
    Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler

    Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler

    "Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things." - Arthur Schopenhauer Everyone, from all walks of life and across cultures, experiences loss and grief during their lives, whether it’s private and personal loss, within their community, or at a global level. Right now, we are...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Landscapes of Loss: Lisa Chandler


    Free
    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Wednesday 1 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


    Free
    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page, and Instagram page for any updates and changes. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news.

    Date: Friday 28 October to Friday 23 December
    Where:
    Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Baby Bounce


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 7 October to Friday 3 March
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


    R18
    Sue Brown & the Wil Sargisson Trio

    Sue Brown & the Wil Sargisson Trio

    Fun night of music With her soulful voice, Sue Brown is an all-around vocalist. She performs Pop, Soul, Funk, Blues and Jazz. Her style was influenced by many of the great jazz such as Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan etc. Joining her are the Wil Sargisson Trio - Wil Sargisson -...

    Date: Friday 2 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Sue Brown & the Wil Sargisson Trio


    Tintype Photobooth

    Tintype Photobooth

    Photographer Adrian Cook brings his mobile darkroom (a 1950's Bond-wood caravan) to the Central Hawkes Bay Museum in Waipawa to craft timeless portraits using the wet plate collodion process. Using equipment and techniques developed in the 1850s, photographic plates are individually coated and...

    Date: Saturday 3 December to Sunday 4 December
    Where:
    CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Tintype Photobooth


    Free
    Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions


    Free
    Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park

    Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park

    Property Brokers Christmas at the Park is a free to enter family-friendly Christmas concert event held annually in Hawke's Bay. Besides a variety of entertainment all day the venue also offers free face painting, free confidence and obstacle courses for children & teenagers and other activities....

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park


    Free
    Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park

    Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park

    Property Brokers Christmas at the Park is a free, outdoor Christmas concert held every December in the Hawke’s Bay. Each year local and nationally recognised artists entertain the festive crowd with an enjoyable family and community celebration of Christmas. Organised by the Kaisen Charitable...

    Date: Saturday 3 December
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park


    Free
    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

    Date: Sunday 16 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


    The World of Musicals

    The World of Musicals

    Postponed from 21st June 2022 The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all...

    Date: Monday 5 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The World of Musicals


    World of Musicals

    World of Musicals

    The World of Musicals Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented performing artists who exquisitely recreate classic hits, fused with emotive ballads, big-screen anthems and iconic show tunes. From the best of “The Phantom of the Opera”...

    Date: Monday 5 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - World of Musicals


    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce

    Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page, and Instagram page for any updates and changes. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest news.

    Date: Tuesday 4 October to Tuesday 27 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Baby Bounce


    The World of Musicals

    The World of Musicals

    Following a sell out national tour in Australia, the World of Musicals in concert is thrilled to be debuting in New Zealand for the first time this Christmas. This highly-anticipated show features a world class ensemble of multi-talented international performing artists who exquisitely perform...

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

    Read more » - The World of Musicals


    Free
    Fraser Mack

    Fraser Mack

    Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery. Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour...

    Date: Friday 14 October to Friday 20 January
    Where:
    Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fraser Mack


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 29 October to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


    R18
    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

    Date: Sunday 9 October to Sunday 8 January
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA

    Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA

    It’s time to secure your seats to the ABBA show everyone loves and adores! The world’s premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA is a full-scale concert production featuring more than two hours of...

    Date: Monday 12 December
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA


    Free
    Mack at the Urban Winery

    Mack at the Urban Winery

    Come along for a great evening immersing yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you The Urban Winery tapas? Or their craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! Great music, excellent food and fine beverages by the...

    Date: Friday 16 December to Friday 17 February
    Where:
    The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Urban Winery


    R18
    Lawrence Arabia Tours 'The Developed World'

    Lawrence Arabia Tours 'The Developed World'

    Banished Music presents Lawrence Arabia Tours the Developed World Friday December 9, Point Chevalier RSA, Auckland Saturday December 10, The Yard, Raglan Thursday December 15, Loons, Lyttelton Friday December 16, Paisley Stage, Napier Saturday December 17, San Fran,...

    Date: Friday 16 December
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Lawrence Arabia Tours 'The Developed World'


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 30 October to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    A Celtic Christmas

    A Celtic Christmas

    “Jingle Jigs, Reels a Treat.” Ken Longworth – The Newcastle Herald After breaking touring records in 2019 and following a further sell-out tour of Australia in 2021 with A Taste of Ireland, the all-singing, all-dancing, family-friendly treat, ‘A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland’...

    Date: Sunday 18 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Celtic Christmas


    A Summer’s Day Live ft. UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon

    A Summer’s Day Live ft. UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon

    We are back! The A Summer's Day Live Tour kicks off January 2023 with a few of our favourite acts: UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon! Spark presale at 12pm on Thursday April 21 from www.trademarkgroup.co.nz General public on sale on sale at 12pm on Tuesday April 26 from...

    Date: Thursday 29 December
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Summer’s Day Live ft. UB40, Jefferson Starship & Dragon


    January 2023

    Free
    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    Free
    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Thursday 26 January
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


    Free
    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Wednesday 1 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


    Free
    Mack at Gods Own

    Mack at Gods Own

    Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

    Date: Sunday 23 October to Saturday 3 June
    Where:
    GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at Gods Own


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 7 October to Friday 3 March
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


    Free
    Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions


    R18
    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the country. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the...

    Date: Sunday 9 October to Sunday 8 January
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Singing School NZ Te Wananga Toi Waiata - Breaking Barriers!

    Singing School NZ Te Wananga Toi Waiata - Breaking Barriers!

    Follow your passion for singing and performance at Singing School New Zealand, Te Wananga Toi Waiata, a unique summer music school in Hawke's Bay. Over 10 days of singing, learning, sharing and being part of your tribe of singers, you can break through barriers in your vocal performance, stage...

    Date: Wednesday 11 January to Saturday 21 January
    Where:
    Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Singing School NZ Te Wananga Toi Waiata - Breaking Barriers!


    Free
    Fraser Mack

    Fraser Mack

    Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery. Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour...

    Date: Friday 14 October to Friday 20 January
    Where:
    Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fraser Mack


    L.A.B - Hastings 2023

    L.A.B - Hastings 2023

    Tickets on sale now, with LayBuy available for all tickets, plus on site camping tickets & packages available Finally, L.A.B make it to the beautiful Tōmoana Showgrounds for one show only, next January 21, alongside an epic line up featuring special guests Ocean Alley. Presented by Jim...

    Date: Saturday 21 January
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - L.A.B - Hastings 2023


    Free
    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

    Date: Sunday 16 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


    Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

    Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

    BOHM Presents Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny Star of the UK’s most-streamed Netflix comedy special of 2021, Jimmy is back on the road with brand new material for 2023. Jimmy’s show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you...

    Date: Wednesday 25 January to Tuesday 31 January
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 29 October to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


    Lifting the Blues 2023 - Ben Waters and Friends

    Lifting the Blues 2023 - Ben Waters and Friends

    Ben Water and Friends - with Cousin Leonard and Michael Stoddart. Jools Holland described Ben as being one of the best pianists of all time. Ben is proud to count many of the legends of boogie-woogie and rock 'n Roll his colleagues and friends, having played alongside Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck...

    Date: Saturday 28 January
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Lifting the Blues 2023 - Ben Waters and Friends


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 30 October to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    February 2023

    Free
    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    Free
    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

    This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Wednesday 1 February
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 7 October to Friday 3 March
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


    Free
    Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions


    Free
    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

    Date: Sunday 16 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


    Free
    Mack at the Urban Winery

    Mack at the Urban Winery

    Come along for a great evening immersing yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you The Urban Winery tapas? Or their craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! Great music, excellent food and fine beverages by the...

    Date: Friday 16 December to Friday 17 February
    Where:
    The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Urban Winery


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 29 October to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


    R18
    80's Super Band 'Love Shack' Napier

    80's Super Band 'Love Shack' Napier

    Back by popular demand , New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show back to The Paisley Stage, Napier Paisley Stage - 25th Feb 2023 Doors from 8pm Show starts 8.30pm After lifting the roof off at their last Paisley gig, come and party with Love Shack as they bring...

    Date: Saturday 25 February
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - 80's Super Band 'Love Shack' Napier


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 30 October to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    March 2023

    Free
    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland

    A visit to Marineland was always something special, a treat, an adventure - the first on the agenda when visiting family or holidaying in Hawke's Bay. This exhibition tells the story from beginning to end, from the fun times through to the controversy and the eventual closure. Marineland opened...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Silver Shadows: the story of Marineland


    Free
    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black

    Ki Uta, Ki Tai Atareta Rerekohu Black Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngai Tūhoe, Tā Imi Moriori Atareta Rerekohu Black came to Te Matau a Maui to complete research for Ki Uta, Ki Tai. While she was here, she visited the Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust’s collection, getting up...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Friday 17 March
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ki Uta, Ki Tai - Atareta Rerekohu Black


    Lorde

    Lorde

    For the first time in five years, Frontier Touring and Eccles Entertainment are thrilled to announce formidable pop queen Lorde will return to stages around New Zealand and Australia in February and March 2022. Kicking off in her native New Zealand on Sunday 27 February, Lorde’s Solar Power Tour...

    Date: Wednesday 1 March
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Lorde


    Free
    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Mack and The Three Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack from 7pm by the ocean! Relax, socialise, soak up the atmosphere while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. Like what Mack does? If you would like to support him further, go to Fraser Mack's Patreon page...

    Date: Friday 7 October to Friday 3 March
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Portside Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


    Free
    Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - Shirt & Skirt - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Ben Throp - Scarlett Eden Kickback and relax...

    Date: Saturday 1 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Summer Sessions


    Gin Wigmore

    Gin Wigmore

    Rescheduled from 6th March. Much loved Los Angeles based, New Zealand singer-songwriter GIN WIGMORE is returning home for a five-date regional tour in March 2023. Gin’s unmistakable raw and raspy powerhouse vocals will exhilarate fans with her rollicking stage presence and characteristic...

    Date: Saturday 11 March
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Gin Wigmore


    Free
    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022

    Church Road Winery are excited to be back this Summer with the Live Gwen Summer Sessions. Celebrating the "Summer of Gwen", featuring the Gwen Chardonnay Rose & Pinot Gris, your perfect summer pairing. Entry fee payable at the bar $3 Please note no BYO alcohol, drinks or food, there will be...

    Date: Sunday 16 October to Sunday 12 March
    Where:
    Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Church Road Live Gwen Summer Session 2022


    The Proclaimers

    The Proclaimers

    Scottish legends The Proclaimers return to New Zealand in March for their biggest ever tour of Aotearoa. Fans can look forward to hits like I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles), I'm On My Way, Sunshine on Leith, Letter From America, plus album favourites including new release Dentures Out. The...

    Date: Wednesday 22 March
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Proclaimers


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 29 October to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 30 October to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

    Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

    Wine Country Quilts are excited to stage our 2023 exhibition at Toitoi, Hawkes Bay Arts and Event Centre. The exhibition showcases the work of quiltmakers up and down the East Coast from Hicks Bay to Cape Palliser. An icon in the quilt exhibition calendar in New Zealand. it includes work from...

    Date: Friday 31 March to Sunday 2 April
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wine Country Quilts Exhibition


    April 2023

    Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

    Wine Country Quilts Exhibition

    Wine Country Quilts are excited to stage our 2023 exhibition at Toitoi, Hawkes Bay Arts and Event Centre. The exhibition showcases the work of quiltmakers up and down the East Coast from Hicks Bay to Cape Palliser. An icon in the quilt exhibition calendar in New Zealand. it includes work from...

    Date: Friday 31 March to Sunday 2 April
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wine Country Quilts Exhibition


    Free
    Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

    Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

    The Ashton Family Circus are a family of five bringing a fast-paced, humorous family show with a message to Aotearoa. Grassroots entertainment for everyone of all ages to enjoy, here at The Extravaganza Fair. Don't miss this year's new hilarious show! This year the Ashton’s are going...

    Date: Friday 7 April to Monday 10 April
    Where:
    Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show


    Free
    Mack at the Filter Room

    Mack at the Filter Room

    Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

    Date: Saturday 29 October to Saturday 29 April
    Where:
    The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


    Free
    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Mack and The 3 Wise Birds

    Come and join Fraser Mack in among Hawkes Bay orchards. Relax, socialise, and soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

    Date: Sunday 30 October to Sunday 30 April
    Where:
    Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack and The 3 Wise Birds


    June 2023

    Magic Men Australia - R18

    Magic Men Australia - R18

    R18 Worldwide sensation – the MAGIC MEN AUSTRALIA are finally coming your way! Australia’s most anticipated men are heating up the town Magic Men’s “FEEL THE MAGIC” showcases it’s most talented men in a heart-stopping live performance. Featuring Will Parfitt, this one-of-a-kind...

    Date: Friday 2 June
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Magic Men Australia - R18


    Free
    Mack at Gods Own

    Mack at Gods Own

    Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

    Date: Sunday 23 October to Saturday 3 June
    Where:
    GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mack at Gods Own


    October 2023

    Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

    Queen: It's a Kinda Magic

    Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand this October-November for their first nationwide tour in two years! The show is set to again immerse fans in the spectacle, grandeur and extravagance of Queen and Freddie Mercury, but with the incredible Dominic Warren on...

    Date: Wednesday 25 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Queen: It's a Kinda Magic


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