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October 2021

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Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product Exhibition

The naming of a new apple cultivar Billy Apple® fulfils a long-held ambition for the artist and is the natural culmination of his 1962 self-branding exercise. Billy Apple® A Brand Looking for a Product 1962—2020 looks back to Apple’s name change and the way Apple created artworks that...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a New Zealand Women’s Institute (WI) at Rissington, Hawke’s Bay, on 27 February 1921. The founder was Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (1872–1955), who lived and worked in Hawke’s Bay for most of her life. The aim of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Celebrating Pania; 70 Years On' Art Exhibition

'Celebrating Pania; 70 Years On' Art Exhibition

In September this year, The Breeze in collaboration with Creative Arts Napier staged a very special event. Mei Whaitiri, the original model who posed for the Napier Pania statue commission when she was just 13, was invited to a private sitting at CAN for ten selected Hawke’s Bay...

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

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The Hawke's Bay Inkers Pop Up Shop; Fine Art Print Sale

The Hawke's Bay Inkers Pop Up Shop; Fine Art Print Sale

Grab an Art Trail Map from Creative Arts Napier, and zip around the corner to visit the Hawke's Bay Inkers pop up in Hastings Street, Napier as part of the Art Trail this labour weekend. You'll find tables heaped with unframed original, handcrafted prints from this talented community group of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 October
Where:
The Windsock, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Staged Comfort - An exhibition by Georgia Anderson

Staged Comfort - An exhibition by Georgia Anderson

‘An exhibition of the depths of my mind turned into art’ Staged comfort is the idea of trying to make sense of emotions as they are within all of us, just in different forms. Through this exhibition, artist Georgia Anderson hopes the viewer can find meaning and comfort through what is in...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 31 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dialogue - An exhibition by Sandra Howlett

Dialogue - An exhibition by Sandra Howlett

Dialogue Noun A conversation between two or more people. A discussion between two or more people or groups, especially one directed towards exploration of a particular subject or resolution of a problem The art of investigating or discussing the truth of opinions For Sandie, the title of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dialogue

Dialogue

An exhibition by Sandra Howlett. Dialogue (Noun) - A conversation between two or more people. - A discussion between two or more people or groups, especially one directed towards exploration of a particular subject or resolution of a problem - The art of investigating or discussing the truth...

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art

Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art

Ashton Lexie Jamieson and Sharleen Gamble: Young Art | Foyer Gallery 7 August – 24 October 2021 The contemporary concept of young art is work not defined by the age of the creator, but by the stage the artist is at in their career. This exhibition brings together the work of two...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence | Alcove Gallery 31 July - 14 November 2021 We wake and sleep to the rhythm of light. It is the basis of existence. Our most primal time tool, light directs routine and daily ritual. Larisse Hall explores the value of time within an everyday context....

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge 14 August – 28 November 2021 | Holt Gallery Over the last six months Ayesha Green has been developing a body of work specifically for the Holt Gallery. This exhibition looks at the visual language and history of Native Schooling[1] in New Zealand...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 28 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey with Carole Shepheard and friends September 25 – 5 December 2021 | Main Gallery Carole Shepheard is a well-known figure in the arts landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, in 2002 appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - The Artist

HBAF 2021 - The Artist

The Artist Circo Aereo New Zealand’s answer to Mr. Bean, but with more physical prowess! Comedy and circus sensation Thom Monckton will knock you out with his physical theatre masterpiece about a nutty painter with an almighty creative block. The Artist is a hilarious story without words,...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Chapel Jak - Napier

White Chapel Jak - Napier

"One of the hottest and exciting acts to emerge in NZ in the last 18 months" - Paul Ellis, NZ Idol_NZ Got Talent Judge, Former Sony Music Executive. Who’s ready for a bloody good time?! Hugely popular White Chapel Jak are here for a good time, and you don’t have to wait for a long time!...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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AFRO MUSIC EXPERIENCE

AFRO MUSIC EXPERIENCE

Performance by SAM MANZANZA & AFROBEAT with Miss LEADING Sam Manzanza's Afrobeat Band will be performing his infectious high-energy Afrobeat to make you dance at Afro Music Experience at Paisley Stage Live Music Venue at Napier alongside Miss Leading is an electronic music producer, singer,...

Date: Friday 22 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arts, Crafts and Kai

Arts, Crafts and Kai

Discover the artistic, beachside community of Pōrangahau when Flotsam and Jetsam team up with talented local artists for a showcase of arts, crafts and kai on the lawn at Flotsam and Jetsam. Celebrate talented local artists, browse beautiful crafts and enjoy delicious kai before meandering along...

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
Flotsam and Jetsam & Pōrangahau Town Hall, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hastings Public Art Walking Tours

Hastings Public Art Walking Tours

Join our Hastings City Art Gallery guide for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. This tour is organised as part of Hawke's Bay Art Trail 2021 over Labour Weekend. Hawke’s Bay Art Trail showcases the HB Art Guide participants and will include studio visits, workshops...

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

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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 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dusty Rhodes & the Bluesmobile

Dusty Rhodes & the Bluesmobile

Dusty Rhodes and the Bluesmobile began in 1987 born from the seeds of 2 legendary Hawkes Bay bands, Bluebeard and The Hoochie Coochie Blues band. Members share a passion for blues and blues/rock music and while the band has had some personnel changes over the years the core of: Dusty Rhodes and Tim...

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Hugo Show

A Hugo Show

I don’t believe it, he’s coming back AGAIN! It’s another Hugo Show! The show is filled with dance, comedy, and a hint of chaos. The shows headliner always dazzles his audiences with his epic costuming and wonderful choice of music. He’s a real treat to watch, and he is always happy to see...

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

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Heavy Grooves Night Napier

Heavy Grooves Night Napier

Following on from the Heavy grooves night held at Snails in Palmy in July GOVERNMENT PEST will be performing at Paisley stage in Napier with locals REALTHENTIC and INVOKE THE FURY for another night of Heavy Grooves.

Date: Saturday 23 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Mrs Krishnan's Party: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Mrs Krishnan's Party: CANCELLED

Mrs Krishnan’s Party - INDIAN INK THEATRE COMPANY Mrs Krishnan’s Party - you’re invited! Written By Jacob Rajan and Justin Lewis Starring Kalyani Nagarajan and Justin Rogers Step into the back room of Mrs Krishnan’s dairy where garlands decorate the ceiling, music flows and Mrs Krishnan...

Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 24 October
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl

Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl

Want to do drag but don't know where to get started? Doing drag but want to up your game? Learn how to create slick, simple but sickening stage spots that are guaranteed to stick in this drag basics workshop. In this session aimed to get your creative brain sparking, we'll cover the logistics of...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Furnware Ambassador Programme

HBAF 2021 - Furnware Ambassador Programme

Furnware Ambassador Programme - Tūrangawaewae [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions registrations are now required through hbaf.co.nz. To manage audience numbers, we have added an additional 3pm performance on Sunday October 24th 2022.] The Festival is proud to celebrate the 6th year of the...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 24 October to Sunday 6 February
Where:
GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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PRINS - NZ Tour: CANCELLED

PRINS - NZ Tour: CANCELLED

Kiwi singer-songwriter PRINS is returning to the stage this September with a 20-stop trip around Aotearoa - her biggest tour to date. PRINS has taken the local music scene by storm this year, scaling the charts with her electro-pop anthem 'Follow Me' - which peaked at number 8 on Hot New Zealand...

Date: Sunday 24 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Faces of Nature: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Faces of Nature: CANCELLED

Faces of Nature Ta'alili Led by award winning artists Aloali'i Tapu and Tori Manley-Tapu, Ta’alili are a company that work in theatre, dance, stage design, film and visual art, exploring how perceptions shape communities and reflecting on personal experiences of tension between cultures,...

Date: Monday 25 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Ishtopia

HBAF 2021 - Ishtopia

Be open to a musical journey around the world... ISHTOPIA Hawke's Bay group, Ish, plays traditional acoustic music from the other side of the world, and new tunes inspired by it. Take some stunning music from Bulgaria, Sweden, Moldova, Ireland, Brittany and Egypt, mix it up with exuberant...

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

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HBAF 2021 Whare Kōrero: Stories Within Stories

HBAF 2021 Whare Kōrero: Stories Within Stories

A Thousand Thoughts A Minute A guide into the unequivocal world of Kristyl Neho, a self-confessed Drama Queen. Written and performed by Kristyl, this is a personal, often humorous ride through her life. From bodacious weight gain and weight loss experiences and the indisputable life of motherhood;...

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Thursday 28 October
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 30 November
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Teremoana Rapley: Of a Housegirl: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Teremoana Rapley: Of a Housegirl: CANCELLED

Teremoana Rapley: Of a Housegirl Fresh from her sold-out 2021 Kia Mau Festival theatre debut, Daughter, Teremoana Rapley continues her live creative research and development inquiry triptych series with Of a Housegirl. The second instalment of this analogue, sensory-challenging experience,...

Date: Tuesday 26 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - The Trojan War: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - The Trojan War: CANCELLED

The Trojan War A Slightly Isolated Dog Following the success of Don Juan and Jekyll & Hyde, A Slightly Isolated Dog brings you the third installment in the trilogy of very sexy works: The Trojan War! This explosive and hilarious work uses a cast of faux-French performers to create a joyful...

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Wednesday 27 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project

HBAF 2021 - Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project

Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project Paul Bosauder [Please note that an additional performance of 'Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project' has been added on the 29th of October 2021 in the Toitoi Opera House.] Paul Bosauder is a cultural ambassador, performing around the world as a highly regarded...

Date: Wednesday 27 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Standup comedy: Oo Gish and Benjamin Crellin

Standup comedy: Oo Gish and Benjamin Crellin

Two veteran kiwi jokers come together to tickle your funny bone in all the right places ( and probably some wrong ones as well-no promises). Each of these guys has over twenty years experience as a pro comedian. Oo Gish is a crowd favourite across the nation and Benjamin Crellin has an...

Date: Thursday 28 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - WERK IT: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - WERK IT: CANCELLED

WERK IT Circus Trick Tease WERK IT is an all-new, late-night, high-energy, acrobatic comedy romp. Celebrating spandex, highvis, vitalityand vigour, it received nightly standing ovations in its debut season. Combining never seen before acrobatic feats and jaw dropping skill, this show will be...

Date: Thursday 28 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Strauss, Pärt and Mendelssohn

HBAF 2021 - Strauss, Pärt and Mendelssohn

Strauss, Pärt and Mendelssohn - HBO and Friends This concert explores the most-loved chamber music of the string repertoire, making it a joy for classical fans as well as for people who want an experience of live classical music for the first time. Hawkes’ Bay’s premier orchestral...

Date: Thursday 28 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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John Tarlton - New Works Exhibition Opening

John Tarlton - New Works Exhibition Opening

Join us, as we celebrate the opening of John Tarlton's exhibition full of New Works, at Creative Arts Napier, 5-7pm on Friday 29 October. All are welcome! At the opening we kindly request that you wear a face mask and observe social distancing. Refreshments will be available and all are welcome...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project

HBAF 2021 - Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project

Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project Paul Bosauder [Please note that this is one of two performances for 'Tierra y Mar Flamenco Project'. This additional performance has been added to accommodate Covid 19 level restrictions. The original performance date scheduled for Wednesday 27 of October at MTG...

Date: Friday 29 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Motuhake: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Motuhake: CANCELLED

Motuhake Jandel J & The Funky Friends “You are Special / I am Special (Motuhake)” is a highly interactive and magical show for children and families. This story is set in an imaginary world where the main character gets spooked as he journeys through adventures and finds puppets that come...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wahinetanga - An exhibition by Emara Betsy Whaanga

Wahinetanga - An exhibition by Emara Betsy Whaanga

We are excited and honored to have Emara Betsy Whaanga exhibiting Wahinetanga at Creative Arts Napier from October 30th at 12pm. “My kaupapa mahi is giving space to the essence of wahine. Wahinetanga. Honouring the many wahine who I have come to love over the many seasons in my life cycle....

Date: Saturday 30 October to Wednesday 10 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Halloween House

Halloween House

Can you handle the horror? Find out! Come along to our Halloween House on the 30th of October. We are running from 6-9pm for just $5 a person. It's last years haunted house- but ten times better. *We are operating under level two guidelines which may mean we might need to ask you to wait to...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kitty Day and The Spooky Skeletons!: CANCELLED

Kitty Day and The Spooky Skeletons!: CANCELLED

THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 LEVELS - We hope to set a new date for early 2022. We apologise for any inconvenience. Kitty Day and the Spooky Skeletons On the eve of Hallowe’en, CAN is inviting all zombies, ghosts and ghouls to join us for a spooked up double bill...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Arahi: The Hurricane Years

HBAF 2021 - Arahi: The Hurricane Years

The Hurricane Years A truthful look back and an honest step forward, ‘The Hurricane Years’ is a retrospective theatrical experience from a minimalist’s mindset. As one of Aotearoa’s finest up and coming original artists, Arahi is constantly pushing the boundaries of contemporary music...

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

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Luke Buda - BUDA Album Release Tour: POSTPONED

Luke Buda - BUDA Album Release Tour: POSTPONED

Throughout October and November, Luke Buda (The Phoenix Foundation) will travel the length and breadth of both Te Ika A Māui and Te Waipounamu, to celebrate the release of his new album Buda; his first solo excursion in twelve years. Based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington), Buda’s music...

Date: Saturday 30 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Picnic in the Peonies

Picnic in the Peonies

Gather the family for a stunning Central Hawke’s Bay picnic at Tikokino Peonies. Precious peonies flower for just one month of the year so this is a very special event with limited availability. Soak up the October sun and enjoy the sweet sounds of Fuego Latino at this exquisite family...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
Tikokino Peonies, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2021 - The End of the Golden Weather

HBAF 2021 - The End of the Golden Weather

The End of the Golden Weather [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions, the venue for this show has changed from Toitoi Opera House to St. Andrews Hall in Hastings. An additional performance has been added on Sunday October 31st at 7.30pm.] “I invite you to join me, in a voyage into the past,...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
St Andrews Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, 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 31 October to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Terror from the Deep

Terror from the Deep

A liveplay survival horror RPG featuring: - Paul Shaw (GM) - ?? - Benjamin Crellin - Christer Eriksson - Mike Shaw. An ancient city has been found under the ocean and the scientists sent to research it have gone silent. And now the team sent in to investigate have bean brutally...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - Not Christmas, but Guy Fawkes: CANCELLED

HBAF 2021 - Not Christmas, but Guy Fawkes: CANCELLED

Not Christmas, but Guy Fawkes A richly autobiographical monologue in which an adolescent boy tries to find his place in an adult-dominated world; a young man retraces an intensely felt boyhood experience of bullying; and a playwright, in his last days, reconciles the value of an artistic life...

Date: Sunday 31 October
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2021

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a New Zealand Women’s Institute (WI) at Rissington, Hawke’s Bay, on 27 February 1921. The founder was Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (1872–1955), who lived and worked in Hawke’s Bay for most of her life. The aim of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dialogue - An exhibition by Sandra Howlett

Dialogue - An exhibition by Sandra Howlett

Dialogue Noun A conversation between two or more people. A discussion between two or more people or groups, especially one directed towards exploration of a particular subject or resolution of a problem The art of investigating or discussing the truth of opinions For Sandie, the title of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dialogue

Dialogue

An exhibition by Sandra Howlett. Dialogue (Noun) - A conversation between two or more people. - A discussion between two or more people or groups, especially one directed towards exploration of a particular subject or resolution of a problem - The art of investigating or discussing the truth...

Date: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 17 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wahinetanga - An exhibition by Emara Betsy Whaanga

Wahinetanga - An exhibition by Emara Betsy Whaanga

We are excited and honored to have Emara Betsy Whaanga exhibiting Wahinetanga at Creative Arts Napier from October 30th at 12pm. “My kaupapa mahi is giving space to the essence of wahine. Wahinetanga. Honouring the many wahine who I have come to love over the many seasons in my life cycle....

Date: Saturday 30 October to Wednesday 10 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence

Larisse Hall: Of the Essence | Alcove Gallery 31 July - 14 November 2021 We wake and sleep to the rhythm of light. It is the basis of existence. Our most primal time tool, light directs routine and daily ritual. Larisse Hall explores the value of time within an everyday context....

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 14 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge

Ayesha Green: To the best of my Knowledge 14 August – 28 November 2021 | Holt Gallery Over the last six months Ayesha Green has been developing a body of work specifically for the Holt Gallery. This exhibition looks at the visual language and history of Native Schooling[1] in New Zealand...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 28 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey with Carole Shepheard and friends September 25 – 5 December 2021 | Main Gallery Carole Shepheard is a well-known figure in the arts landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, in 2002 appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

Date: Tuesday 26 October to Tuesday 30 November
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Speak up the Peak - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam 2021

Speak up the Peak - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam 2021

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW - POETS WHO TAKE PART DON'T NEED A TICKET, BUT SPACE IS LIMITED SO SIGN UP NOW! Motif Poetry is proud to present the fourth annual Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam! A friendly, inclusive space for poets to come together and share their work. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS...

Date: Friday 5 November
Where:
Peak House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Equus

Equus

“A Galvanizing Psychological Thriller” - Time Magazine ‘Equus’ is a psychological drama about Dr. Martin Dysart (Daric Moore), a psychiatrist who has grown unhappy with his life, encouraged to take on a peculiar case by a magistrate, Hesther Salomon (Natalie Sandbrook). This involves...

Date: Friday 5 November to Saturday 13 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dr. Reknaw - East Coast Roady

Dr. Reknaw - East Coast Roady

Common Room are very excited to bring you something delicious and funky to get you all warm and ready for Summer. Dr. Reknaw are cruising up the East Coast of Te Ika-a-Māui, to re-ignite the high vibes of summer in Aotearoa and kicking off in Common Rooms Neverland on 5th November. May the...

Date: Friday 5 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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 'I See a Girl'; An uplifting musical event: CANCELLED

'I See a Girl'; An uplifting musical event: CANCELLED

This event is now cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Tickets purchased will be refunded. Creative Arts Napier presents "I see a girl" - love and believe in your reflection! An uplifting and empowering musical/visual gig for all ages. Enjoy...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: CANCELLED

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: CANCELLED

Let the Royal New Zealand Ballet transport you to a fantastical world of dazzling dance, music and enchantment. Following its hugely successful world premiere in 2015, the RNZB is thrilled to be bringing A Midsummer Night’s Dream back for Christmas 2021. Lovers, fairies, mischief and moonlight...

Date: Saturday 6 November to Sunday 7 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

Comedian, snapchat satirist and now unmasked as the dancing Alien on The Masked Singer NZ, Tom Sainsbury is about to add another string to his bow. Comedian on the loose! Tom is hitting the road with SNAPCHAT DUDE LIVE! and no stone will be unturned in his quest to poke fun at New...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jakob

Jakob

Jakob is a New Zealand post-rock band, based in Napier, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. The band consists of guitarist Jeff Boyle; bassist Maurice Beckett; and drummer Jason Johnston. They have been compared to such bands as Mogwai, Sonic Youth, Sigur Ros & ISIS, though they largely eschew any...

Date: Saturday 6 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

Simply Ballroom is held every first Sunday of the month come along and enjoy a mixture of all types of the ballroom with DJ's Bertie & Ansie. Two hours of non-stop music - Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba or any requests for other ballroom dances. A good night of social ballroom dancing. All dancers...

Date: Sunday 7 November to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2021 - April's Fool: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - April's Fool: POSTPONED

April's Fool By David Burton [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule these performances to Tuesday 9th - Saturday 13th of November 2021. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Tuesday 9 November to Saturday 13 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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One Day I'll Fly Away

One Day I'll Fly Away

COVID-19 Update: Following the 4th Oct Covid-19 announcement and the changes made to the regulations applicable to each level, we are very pleased to confirm that the production of 'One Day I'll Fly Away' will be able to take place at Level 1 or Level 2. There are some compromises, however,...

Date: Tuesday 9 November to Saturday 20 November
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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West End to Waipawa. Musical revue;

West End to Waipawa. Musical revue;

The Waipawa Musical &Dramatics Club winter Musical Revue. West End to Waipawa “Musical Theatre through the Ages” culminating in a mix of favourite (and soon to be new favourites) from the great musical theatre shows we love. Slightly new feel to this show with a more intimate setting of...

Date: Thursday 11 November to Saturday 20 November
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

Not to be missed, New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show to The Paisley Stage, Napier Rescheduled to 12th November Doors from 8pm Show starts 8.30pm - GA Early bird ticket / SOLD OUT - $30 Advance release ticket / LIMITED NUMBER LEFT Come and party...

Date: Friday 12 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Let's Sing Together Again! - A Sing-in and Concert: POSTPONED

Let's Sing Together Again! - A Sing-in and Concert: POSTPONED

Preparations are underway for a 2021 SING-IN in the Waiapu Cathedral in Napier, the third one we have held in recent years. This will be a wonderful afternoon of music-making, after so many choral events being cancelled or postponed lately. Anyone who can read a music score and loves to sing is...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Herstory

Herstory

Herstory will be a showcase of creative women in music in Hawkes Bay, The lineup includes the likes of de Lune, Kitty Day, Sarah Wiig and The Cellars as well as local Poet Joanna Collins and more. Herstory is a collaboration with the Heretaunga Women's Centre, where all funds raised will be donated...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet

Son de Cuba, 100% Cuban quartet returns to Napier. The boyz are very excited to be invited back to Napier and look forward to seeing you all there in September. Early-bird tickets on sale now. Limited door sales if not sold-out prior. Call Joe to book yours now: 027-582-9925 Son de...

Date: Saturday 13 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society

Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Movie Club - Strangers On A Train

MTG Movie Club - Strangers On A Train

In Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's thriller, tennis star Guy Haines (Farley Granger) is enraged by his trampy wife's refusal to finalize their divorce so he can wed senator's daughter Anne (Ruth Roman). He strikes up a conversation with a stranger, Bruno Anthony (Robert...

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 14 November to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Soul Choir at Spaceship

Hawke's Bay Soul Choir at Spaceship

Come and listen to the Hawke's Bay Soul Choir sing soul music classics from the 70's and 80's. This lively and large group of singers from all around Hawke's Bay under the direction of Stephan Zebe is accompanied by a groovy band featuring horn section! Own cover versions from songs by Marvin...

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

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Hotel California The Eagles Experience

Hotel California The Eagles Experience

It’s time to check-in to Hotel California The Eagles Experience – the captivating live concert and stage show saluting the extraordinary talent and timeless catalogue of The Eagles. With a stage full of show-stopping voices and musicians, relive the beautiful country harmonies, the rockin’...

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

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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 from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 16 November to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

Lose yourself in the splendour of Vienna as we capture the magic of Christmas, the wonder of the lights, the beautiful carols, the waltzes and great frocks! Starring, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Kelly Lim Harris and Paul Carnegie-Jones on piano.

Date: Thursday 18 November
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

The 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review will now be on display at CAN from Friday 19 November – 8 December 2021. The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions were...

Date: Friday 19 November to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021

NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021

***RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY 19 NOVEMBER, 7.30PM*** In August and September, the New Zealand String Quartet will perform across Aotearoa for our 2021 National Tour. Immerse yourself in astounding beauty, inspire your senses, and fire your curiosity through four centuries of string quartet...

Date: Friday 19 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonderland Glow Show

Wonderland Glow Show

The GLOW SHOW team is back with WONDERLAND GLOW SHOW, a ‘kiwified’ interpretation of the classic ‘Alice in Wonderland' tale for tamariki, educators and whanau! Let your imagination soar as you're transported by the magic of giant scale glow-in-the-dark puppetry. The mega edu-taining...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 20 November to Sunday 19 December
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hogsnort Bulldogs Goodtime Show : CANCELLED

Hogsnort Bulldogs Goodtime Show : CANCELLED

Our "Enjoy Yourself" tour! A night of toe-tapping fun and nostalgia at the magnificent Blyth Performing Arts Centre featuring a band that includes original members of the hugely popular sixties and seventies hit bands - ✨ Hogsnort Rupert, ✨ Bulldogs Allstar Goodtime Band, and ✨ Dave...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Curtain Call

Curtain Call

Curtain Call is a showcase of some of the performers that have taken part in our shows throughout the year. Combining all the acts to make a super show that is Curtain Call! One final bow for the year! And what better place to celebrate the year than to take over Paisley Stage for one last...

Date: Saturday 20 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dancefloor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience in a...

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

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Lake South 'The Light You Throw' Album Release Tour

Lake South 'The Light You Throw' Album Release Tour

Home Alone Music is proud to present the third album from Te Whanganui-a-Tara based electricUTOPIA artist Lake South, 'The Light You Throw'. Slated for release on September 17, the album was written in the midst of Aotearoa's Level-4 lockdown and recorded at a rented house at Waikawa beach. From...

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

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Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Come chill with Mack and check out a venue he has never played before! Should be a great day with lovely food and lovely people! See you there! About Hygge at Clifton Bay "hygge" - a Danish concept/atmosphere perhaps translated as embracing the mind or something that is good for the soul. ...

Date: Sunday 21 November to Sunday 6 March
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Live at The Cabana

Live at The Cabana

Hawke's Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! October's show is hosted by Rhian Wood-Hill and features: James Fulton Sean Koch Jayda McIndoe Karen...

Date: Thursday 25 November to Thursday 16 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cabana Ball Featuring Groove Foundation and The Pukes

The Cabana Ball Featuring Groove Foundation and The Pukes

The Cabana Ball. Featuring Groove Foundation and The Pukes. For the 10th year in a row the Cabana Ball is happening again. If we are still in level 2 we are only allowed 130 people so get your tickets quick. Always a wonderful magical night!

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

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Saturday Night Live w Fuego Latino & Alzbeta Tango Project

Saturday Night Live w Fuego Latino & Alzbeta Tango Project

We're a 4-piece band from Hawke's Bay. With a wide selection of instruments and vocals we bring Latin and Gypsy music that will make you want to dance! Performance will be followed by a Latin dance party with The Alzbeta Tango Project. Cash bar. Don't miss it! The band will be playing 8 PM-10 PM.

Date: Saturday 27 November
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2021

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a New Zealand Women’s Institute (WI) at Rissington, Hawke’s Bay, on 27 February 1921. The founder was Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (1872–1955), who lived and worked in Hawke’s Bay for most of her life. The aim of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

Hawke’s Bay Art Review Exhibition and Gala Opening

The 2021 Hawke’s Bay Art Review will now be on display at CAN from Friday 19 November – 8 December 2021. The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay, revived as a biennial competition by Creative Arts Napier in 2017. Submissions were...

Date: Friday 19 November to Wednesday 8 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey w/ Carole Shepheard & fr

Out of the Shadows: a print journey with Carole Shepheard and friends September 25 – 5 December 2021 | Main Gallery Carole Shepheard is a well-known figure in the arts landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, in 2002 appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to the...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling with special Guests Na Noise. Believed by the artist to be 'the latest and best of a recent plague of anniversary vinyl re-release tours' Lawrence Arabia has decided to 'do' Chant Darling live, celebrating the 12 & 1/2 year gap since the release of the...

Date: Friday 3 December
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Salmonella Dub

Salmonella Dub "Return To Our Kowhai" Spring Tour 21

Aotearoa’s Dub & Bass heavy-weights, the space-weaving SALMONELLA DUB, are heading out on the road with a run of spring shows nationwide, across September, October, November and December this year. The multiple platinum-selling and award-winning D&B pioneers are performing six dates taking in...

Date: Saturday 4 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Salmonella Dub "Return To Our Kowhai" Spring Tour 21


Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

Simply Ballroom is held every first Sunday of the month come along and enjoy a mixture of all types of the ballroom with DJ's Bertie & Ansie. Two hours of non-stop music - Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba or any requests for other ballroom dances. A good night of social ballroom dancing. All dancers...

Date: Sunday 7 November to Sunday 5 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Simply Ballroom


Free
Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

Date: Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets


2021 Edible Fashion Awards

2021 Edible Fashion Awards

BOLD, INNOVATIVE, MAGICAL. Wearable Art. Edible Inspired. The Edible Fashion Awards are Hawke’s Bay’s spectacular wearable art event... with 50 mind-blowing edible-inspired creations, intertwined with quality live entertainment from across Aotearoa, the Awards are a unique, exciting and...

Date: Thursday 9 December
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2021 Edible Fashion Awards


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Motel California

Motel California

Motel California is the Eagles Tribute you've been hearing about, selling out gigs across the country. A stylistically and authentic Live Band of professional musicians who sing, play and perform like they've been together for decades - just like the original. Playing all the best loves Eagles...

Date: Saturday 11 December
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Motel California


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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 world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

Date: Sunday 14 November to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

"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 12 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland


7 Days Live

7 Days Live

The 7 Days Live tour is now officially an annual tradition. And this year our (not very) brave comedians will smash out 13 shows in 13 towns around New Zealand with (nearly) no fear at all. Jeremy Corbett, Dai Henwood, Paul Ego, and the team will jump in a van and bring much-needed comedy to the...

Date: Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 7 Days Live


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Live at The Cabana

Live at The Cabana

Hawke's Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! October's show is hosted by Rhian Wood-Hill and features: James Fulton Sean Koch Jayda McIndoe Karen...

Date: Thursday 25 November to Thursday 16 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Live at The Cabana


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Gunsmiths Live

Gunsmiths Live

The Gunsmiths is a 3 piece power band playing originals and covers in a blues rock funk style. Some of the best blues rock funk sounds you love, party it up to Hendrix, John Mayer, Black Keys, Cream, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Queens of the Stone Age, ZZ Top, Santana, Billy Joel and more. Secure your...

Date: Saturday 18 December
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gunsmiths Live


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 20 November to Sunday 19 December
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mack at the Filter Room


Free
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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 from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 16 November to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, 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 31 October to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


Free
Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition

Lewis Evans was born in Birmingham, 1878, the second eldest in a family of eleven children. At the age of nine, Lewis contracted poliomyelitis (polio) a muscle-wasting illness. His lower body paralysed, he was for the rest of his life dependent on a bath chair, (similar to a wheel chair) for...

Date: Friday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lewis Evans: Of Time and Place Exhibition


January 2022

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a New Zealand Women’s Institute (WI) at Rissington, Hawke’s Bay, on 27 February 1921. The founder was Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (1872–1955), who lived and worked in Hawke’s Bay for most of her life. The aim of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay


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: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


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: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
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: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition


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 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


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 24 October to Sunday 6 February
Where:
GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mack at Gods Own


Free
Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Come chill with Mack and check out a venue he has never played before! Should be a great day with lovely food and lovely people! See you there! About Hygge at Clifton Bay "hygge" - a Danish concept/atmosphere perhaps translated as embracing the mind or something that is good for the soul. ...

Date: Sunday 21 November to Sunday 6 March
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe


Sir Dave Dobbyn

Sir Dave Dobbyn

Sir Dave Dobbyn is set to play a one-off show at iconic Black Barn Vineyards in Hawkes Bay! Fabrik presents iconic Kiwi singer-songwriter Sir Dave Dobbyn live in concert at Black Barn Vineyards. The concert will take place on Labour Weekend, Sunday, October 24th with some very special guests...

Date: Sunday 9 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sir Dave Dobbyn


Free
HBAF 2021 - Mana Wahine: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Mana Wahine: POSTPONED

Mana Wahine - Ōkāreka Dance Company [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance. If you have already registered for this event, please re-register for the 22nd of January 2022.] To celebrate the start of the 2021 Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival we are...

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

Read more » - HBAF 2021 - Mana Wahine: POSTPONED


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Glitter Boomb - Burlesque Show

Glitter Boomb - Burlesque Show

Glitter Boomb This show will be a supercharged spectacle for the senses. With different styles of burlesque to entertain your eyes like; classic, comedic, and something just a little bit different. With a seriously talented line up of performers, you won’t want to miss them take the stage! We...

Date: Friday 28 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Glitter Boomb - Burlesque Show


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LOU'ANA Moonlight Madness Tour

LOU'ANA Moonlight Madness Tour

LOU’ANA Tāmaki Makaurau based artist with her seven-piece band are going on the road this summer to serve up her soul-funk grooves with a dose of Magick. Having carved a place for herself within Auckland’s vibrant music community over the past 7 years. Lou’ana’s voice carries the...

Date: Saturday 29 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - LOU'ANA Moonlight Madness Tour


Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, 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 31 October to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


February 2022

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a New Zealand Women’s Institute (WI) at Rissington, Hawke’s Bay, on 27 February 1921. The founder was Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (1872–1955), who lived and worked in Hawke’s Bay for most of her life. The aim of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay


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: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


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: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
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: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition


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 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


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 24 October to Sunday 6 February
Where:
GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mack at Gods Own


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Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour

Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour

Aotearoa's Premier Clash Tribute Show, touring New Zealand in February 2022 celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the album "Combat Rock" and 20 years of Wazzo Clash, an authentic tribute to the legend that is, The Clash. A firm favourite on the local scene, the band don't pretend to be The Clash...

Date: Wednesday 16 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour


March 2022

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


Free
For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay

This exhibition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a New Zealand Women’s Institute (WI) at Rissington, Hawke’s Bay, on 27 February 1921. The founder was Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (1872–1955), who lived and worked in Hawke’s Bay for most of her life. The aim of...

Date: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - For Home and Country, Women's Institutes of Hawkes Bay


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: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


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: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
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: Friday 22 October to Thursday 31 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waka kōrero Māori Exhibition


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 2 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lorde


Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs

Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs

Jon Stevens is delighted to announce his Hawkes Bay concert has been rescheduled to Friday 4 March, with the venue switching to Black Barn, instead of Exhibition Hall at the Showgrounds. Tickets are selling fast at Plus1.co.nz and Blackbarn.com Fans can look forward to Jon and his band...

Date: Friday 4 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs


HBAF 2021 - Urzila Carlson: It's Personal: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Urzila Carlson: It's Personal: POSTPONED

Urzila Carlson: It's Personal [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance (Day Month Year). Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this soon.] Welcome to the days of mind...

Date: Friday 4 March
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2021 - Urzila Carlson: It's Personal: POSTPONED


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 23 October to Sunday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


HBAF 2021 - Reb Fountain: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Reb Fountain: POSTPONED

Reb Fountain [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance to Saturday 5th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this soon.] Following sold out shows at the...

Date: Saturday 5 March
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2021 - Reb Fountain: POSTPONED


Free
Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe

Come chill with Mack and check out a venue he has never played before! Should be a great day with lovely food and lovely people! See you there! About Hygge at Clifton Bay "hygge" - a Danish concept/atmosphere perhaps translated as embracing the mind or something that is good for the soul. ...

Date: Sunday 21 November to Sunday 6 March
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack at Hygge Cafe


HBAF 2021 - Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson

HBAF 2021 - Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson

Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson: Black Sea Golden Ladder [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance Sunday 6th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Sunday 6 March
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2021 - Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson


The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Thursday 10 March
Where:
Ardkeen Hall, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons


The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Friday 11 March
Where:
Longview, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons


The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Saturday 12 March to Sunday 13 March
Where:
Washpool Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons


HBAF 2021 - Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator: POSTPONED

Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance to Saturday 12th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Saturday 12 March
Where:
ToiToi: Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2021 - Che Fu and the Kratez: Return of the Navigator: POSTPONED


HBAF 2021 - Hello Darkness: POSTPONED

HBAF 2021 - Hello Darkness: POSTPONED

Hello Darkness By Peter Wells, Adapted by Victor Rodger [Due to Covid 19 level restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance to Sunday 13th of March 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date and will receive communication about this...

Date: Sunday 13 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2021 - Hello Darkness: POSTPONED


Hawke’s Bay Antique Arms & Militaria Show

Hawke’s Bay Antique Arms & Militaria Show

Hawke’s Bay Antique Arms & Militaria Show Medals, Badges, Uniforms and Vehicles Antique Military and Sporting Arms Books, Toys and Models Displays and Sales Tables Enquiries - Paul - 06 8447321 - 0211739018 jo.paul.shoebridge@gmail.com Robin - 06 8798257 -...

Date: Saturday 19 March
Where:
Army Drill Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke’s Bay Antique Arms & Militaria Show


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NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2022

NGHS Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2022

Join us for the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2022, an annual fundraiser for Napier Girls High School. The exhibition features over 300 artworks by more than 80 professional artists from around New Zealand. Please see our website profiling the event, the artists and our wonderful fleet...

Date: Friday 25 March
Where:
Napier Girls' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, 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 31 October to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Don McGlashan & The Others - Bright November Morning Tour

Don McGlashan & The Others - Bright November Morning Tour

Renowned Aotearoa musician Don McGlashan has announced his eagerly-awaited new album today. Bright November Morning will come out in February 2022 followed by an nine-date tour across New Zealand, beginning March 31. This will be McGlashan’s fourth solo album, and is an essential addition to...

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

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April 2022

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

Date: Wednesday 6 April
Where:
Eparaima Hills, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Mission Concert - Rod Stewart

Mission Concert - Rod Stewart

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

Date: Saturday 9 April to Sunday 10 April
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour

Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour

The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to NZ, bringing Kiwi’s another side-splitting dose of his original fair-dinkum Aussie humour supported by Jenny Talia from Australia. Since releasing his first hugely popular album “Your Average Australian Yobbo” in 1984 and hit songs like...

Date: Monday 11 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Thursday 14 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, 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 31 October to Sunday 24 April
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mack and The Three Wise Birds


May 2022

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

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

Date: Friday 22 October to Tuesday 3 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


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: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


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: Friday 22 October to Monday 2 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friends! The Musical Parody

Friends! The Musical Parody

So, no one told you life was gonna be this way! Not even Phoebe with all her psychic connections could have foretold the events of the past 2 years. In the words of Joey, “how you doin'?” We hope you’re ready to laugh again. We sure are. So, Friends! The Musical Parody, the outrageous...

Date: Saturday 7 May
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2022

Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


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: Friday 22 October to Wednesday 1 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Considered the greatest of all classical ballets, Swan Lake is a perfect synthesis of music and dance. We are thrilled to be able to present this important revival of Russell Kerr's timeless production, our first since 2013, with the support of colleagues from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra...

Date: Saturday 4 June to Sunday 5 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Thursday 9 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

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 your favourite musical theatre...

Date: Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Tuesday 21 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

Read more » - World of Musicals


July 2022

Free
A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business

A Bloody Business: the history of five Hawke’s Bay freezing works explores the effect the frozen meat processing industry had on the socio-economics of the Hawke’s Bay region using as illustration five significant meat works: Tomoana (1884), Hawke’s Bay & North British (1887), Thomas...

Date: Friday 22 October to Sunday 24 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Bloody Business


August 2022

Cinderella

Cinderella

From the ‘dream team’ who brought you 2019’s dazzling Hansel & Gretel, comes a brand-new ballet to celebrate the re-opening of Wellington’s St James Theatre followed by a national tour. Feisty, funny and fabulous, Cinderella is choreographed by master storyteller Loughlan Prior to a...

Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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