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July 2019

Free
A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

Curated by the New Zealand Fashion Museum the exhibition, A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019, opens at Alexanders on Tennyson on 12 July. The exhibition documents 100 years of tie making here in New Zealand through the story of a local tie maker, Parisian Neckwear. Until Parisian started...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
Alexanders On Tennyson, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition


Free
Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba Exhibition


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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Monday 22 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Human Impact; Recent Work by Joshua Weeks and Katie Jenssen

Human Impact; Recent Work by Joshua Weeks and Katie Jenssen

Artist Statement; Joshua Weeks. Throughout history, art and particularly oil painting has been used to communicate events and stories. Currently as a species our biggest and most important story to tell is our human impact on the environment. Overpopulation, and our subsequent pollution,...

Date: Monday 22 July to Thursday 25 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shareena Howley; Recent Works

Shareena Howley; Recent Works

Shareena Howley’s paintings are acrylic and reflect the personalities of the students she teaches and her experiences in New Zealand. The creatures and birds are ‘plumpcious’ as in Malaysia it is a sign of love to be generous. Moving forward Shareena is working on impasto so that she can...

Date: Monday 22 July to Thursday 25 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shirley De Luca; Recent Works

Shirley De Luca; Recent Works

Enjoy the recent paintings of Shirley De Luca which will be on display in the CAN foyer for the month of July. Since retiring Shirley has had the time to renew her childhood passion, progressing from pencil to paintbrush. At the moment she is enjoying painting colourful women surrounded by...

Date: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Janett Levien; In Your Dreams

Janett Levien; In Your Dreams

After having a busy life raising five children, establishing a professional life in academia and teaching ballroom dancing Janett Levien finally “retired”. The children are now independent and scattered around the globe. When Janett was widowed and had the freedom to leave her professional...

Date: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

The collection of work in this exhibition is offered in the spirit of beauty, sustainability, and to our grandmothers and the wonderful work they did, often in trying circumstances and with limited resources. Naomi Prowse is a ‘Re-Maker and Re-User’ of things. Her approach to this work...

Date: Monday 22 July to Thursday 1 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
One Hundred and One Things to Buy Before You Die

One Hundred and One Things to Buy Before You Die

"I stumbled across a book of the same title almost 10 years ago, in the Wellington City Library. A bucket list of luxury objects to buy before you kick the bucket… I thought it was absurd." Ever since, I’ve pondered our need for the constant replacement of the objects we own (other than for...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Saturday 27 July
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children of The Poor

Children of The Poor

Napier Repertory Players 2019 Youth Production debuts Children of The Poor by Mervyn Thompson. An adaption of John A. Lee’s novel. Children of the Poor follows the formative years of the autobiographical Albany Porcello, a disillusioned adolescent who comes face to face with desperate...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Thursday 25 July
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Trivia Quiz


Tributes to Jerome Kern & Irving Berlin

Tributes to Jerome Kern & Irving Berlin

A Musical compilation celebrating the masterful works of genius' Jerome Kern & Irving Berlin, presented in an Art Deco cabaret style including guest artists & live Piano. This review includes some of their popular songs and well as some lesser known compositions. Ticket price includes supper at...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Saturday 27 July
Where:
Aubyn Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vincent by Leonard Nimoy

Vincent by Leonard Nimoy

“A Spellbinding and superb performance” – Theatre Review “The transitions are masterful” – The Hook Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most recognisable and beloved painters. Leonard Nimoy’s celebrated play Vincent is based on hundreds of letters exchanged between the...

Date: Wednesday 24 July
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heavy Water

Heavy Water

Directed by Michael Oblowitz and produced by Red Bull Media House and All Edge Entertainment, Heavy Water follows big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher through the evolution of his surfing and his relationship with big waves. Tracing his lineage back to his grandfather, one of the pioneers of Oahu's...

Date: Thursday 25 July
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lazy Fifty

Lazy Fifty

If you love blues rock, you'll love Lazy Fifty - L I V E. A tight three piece band with two male vocalists and an extensive catalogue of original songs, their music harks back to the blues of the 70s, enhanced with a healthy dose of funk, rocking rhythms and impressive guitar. Lazy Fifty...

Date: Friday 26 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lazy Fifty


Vincent by Leonard Nimoy

Vincent by Leonard Nimoy

“A Spellbinding and superb performance” – Theatre Review “The transitions are masterful” – The Hook Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most recognisable and beloved painters. Leonard Nimoy’s celebrated play Vincent is based on hundreds of letters exchanged between the...

Date: Friday 26 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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In focUs - Vincent van Gogh

In focUs - Vincent van Gogh

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” – Vincent Vincent has become a rockstar in the art world. He is one of the most recognised artists the world over and everyone seems to know something about his life. Why? What is it that you know? Is this accurate or because...

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

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Viva Latina (Latin Dance Party)

Viva Latina (Latin Dance Party)

Hosted by Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club and Viva Latina Dance Company. Live DJ Milonga 7-9pm Special dance performances- Salsa, Cumbia, Tango, Bachata, Zouk, Latin House, Reggaeton Cash bar. Limited door sales Open to all whether you dance or not, friendly atmosphere and a chance to...

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

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Vincent by Leonard Nimoy

Vincent by Leonard Nimoy

“A Spellbinding and superb performance.” – Theatre Review “The transitions are masterful.” – The Hook Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most recognisable and beloved painters. Leonard Nimoy’s celebrated play Vincent is based on hundreds of letters exchanged between the...

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

Read more » - Vincent by Leonard Nimoy


Saturday Night Session with Alex and Shelby

Saturday Night Session with Alex and Shelby

Alex Richardson and Shelby Rowlett These versatile musos have put together a show like you've never heard before. Originals, Covers, Mash-Ups, and a few more surprises are in store for the Urban Winery on July 27th. Listen and dance to this charismatic trio, enjoy craft beer, decadent...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Australasias Top Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Australasias Top Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Introducing Tony Painting and the Power Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show. Tony Painting and The Power have become firm favourites with the music loving public and musicians alike. Fronted by UK born guitarist and vocalist Tony Painting their special brand of blistering guitar based boogie...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Rude Boyz - Rocking the Room

The Rude Boyz - Rocking the Room

Hawkes Bay favourite reggae band - The Rude Boyz are bringing the vibes back to the Common Room, Hastings. They always bring a great night of entertainment, diverse crowd and musical vibes. Their gigs always sell out so you better get your friends together, organise a sober driver and baby...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Rude Boyz - Rocking the Room


R18
Lazy Fifty

Lazy Fifty

If you love blues rock, you'll love Lazy Fifty - L I V E. A tight three piece band with two male vocalists and an extensive catalogue of original songs, their music harks back to the blues of the 70s, enhanced with a healthy dose of funk, rocking rhythms and impressive guitar. Lazy Fifty...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lazy Fifty


National Council of Women: Soldiers Without Guns

National Council of Women: Soldiers Without Guns

"Soldiers Without Guns" depicts the true story of New Zealand soldiers who entered the 10-year Bougainville Civil War in 1997. Instead of guns they took guitars and paved the way to peace and unity by sharing waiata, performing haka, understanding the culture, and listening to women. Will...

Date: Sunday 28 July
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Carnivorous Plant Society

Carnivorous Plant Society

Four of Auckland's brightest musicians combined with a spell-binding backdrop of custom animations penned by band-leader / multi-instrumentalist / genius; Finn Scholes, they use a plethora of instruments to perform what can only be described as Mexican Fantasy Music. Music that will leave your...

Date: Tuesday 30 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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August 2019

Free
A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

Curated by the New Zealand Fashion Museum the exhibition, A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019, opens at Alexanders on Tennyson on 12 July. The exhibition documents 100 years of tie making here in New Zealand through the story of a local tie maker, Parisian Neckwear. Until Parisian started...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
Alexanders On Tennyson, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition


Free
Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba Exhibition


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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Monday 22 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition


Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

The collection of work in this exhibition is offered in the spirit of beauty, sustainability, and to our grandmothers and the wonderful work they did, often in trying circumstances and with limited resources. Naomi Prowse is a ‘Re-Maker and Re-User’ of things. Her approach to this work...

Date: Monday 22 July to Thursday 1 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse


Free
Expressions Through The Lens; Photography by Desmond Hunt

Expressions Through The Lens; Photography by Desmond Hunt

‘Photographers are not paid for their time, but are willing to do what they think will be successful, thus making them more creative.’ The major influences on Desmond Hunt’s photography are the British photographer Cecil Beaton, and the New Zealand photographer Brian Brake whose work...

Date: Thursday 1 August to Saturday 31 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Expressions Through The Lens; Photography by Desmond Hunt


Free
Gary Hebley; Then and Now

Gary Hebley; Then and Now

Partly retro, partly new on display, the works in this exhibition feature Gary Hebley’s lifelong involvement in pottery, drawing, etching, illustration, and sculpture, culminating in the latest ornamental pots fired recently at the Waiohiki Arts Centre. Born in Wellington, educated at...

Date: Thursday 1 August to Saturday 31 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cliff Richard and The Shadows Tribute Show

Cliff Richard and The Shadows Tribute Show

Cliff Richard & The Shadows 60th Anniversary Tribute Concert is a show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the unforgettable sound of Cliff Richard & The Shadows. Performing all the classic hits including “Do You Want to Dance”, “Move It”, “Lucky Lips”, “Summer...

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

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Death and The Maiden

Death and The Maiden

Synopsis: Paulina Salas is a former political prisoner in an unnamed Latin American country who had been raped by her captors, led by a sadistic doctor whose face she never saw. The rapist doctor played Schubert's String Quartet No. 14, subtitled Death and the Maiden, during the act of rape; hence...

Date: Friday 2 August to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Death and The Maiden

Death and The Maiden

Synopsis: Paulina Salas is a former political prisoner in an unnamed Latin American country who had been raped by her captors, led by a sadistic doctor whose face she never saw. The rapist doctor played Schubert's String Quartet No. 14, subtitled Death and the Maiden, during the act of rape; hence...

Date: Friday 2 August to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Death and The Maiden


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Karz Gordex (Top NZ Guitarist)

Karz Gordex (Top NZ Guitarist)

Just fresh after a near soldout tour of New Zealand with Opal Ocean (internet flamenco guitar sensations with 20 million views) where he played flamenco tunes from his E.P Tacos with the Narcos January 2019. National tour as guitarist for Pussy Riot and played as a guest guitarist with Moana and...

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

Read more » - Karz Gordex (Top NZ Guitarist)


The Stereos In Support of Staros

The Stereos In Support of Staros

The Stereos perform a rare public show in support of Staros Affected by Suicide Support Group. The Stereos are a Napier-based, high energy party band performing at functions, weddings and events across the country and can't wait to hit the Paisley Stage for their first time with a full show....

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
David Straight: John Scott Works

David Straight: John Scott Works

John Scott Works is a personal visual response to the work of acclaimed New Zealand architect John Scott. Photographer David Straight explores the essence of Scott’s work – from intimate images of architectural details and moments, to ideas rooted in te ao Māori which are found in Scott’s...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Softly Spoken: An Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles

Softly Spoken: An Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles

Textile art spans new and old worlds and is, perhaps more than any other art form, defined by both its links to its archaic history and its powerful radical potential in the present. In fibre, past and present co-exist. Textile art spans new and old worlds and is, perhaps more than any other...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

A date for your diaries! Our 2019 exhibition will take place 3-11 August at the Havelock North Function Centre. Come along and see some amazing quilts made by our members. Our raffle this year will be the choice between a lovely quilt or a box of goodies with proceeds going towards Stage 3 of...

Date: Saturday 3 August to Sunday 11 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lingerie La Rouge

Lingerie La Rouge

Lingerie La Rouge It’s the second instalment to the hugely successful lingerie noir! This time we are going to take you on a Moulin Rouge inspired journey of big hair, feathers, lavish lads & ladies. Doors open 7pm / Show starts 7:30pm Lingerie fashion show Live Dj - Urban...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Neil Diamond Tribute Show: SOLD OUT

Neil Diamond Tribute Show: SOLD OUT

This spectacular show by the Solitary Man brings us all the wonderful Neil Diamond hits! Come watch the amazing show or come for a dinner & show experience

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday live music session with one of our favourite musical families. Jess Atkin and her talented family (a 5 piece band!) will be performing from 7:30 pm! Soak up the soulful sounds and enjoy some of Hawke's Bays best wines, craft beer on tap, and delicious hot tapas to share. Follow us on...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Rude Boyz - Napier Reggae Party

The Rude Boyz - Napier Reggae Party

Hawkes Bay favourite reggae band - The Rude Boyz are coming back to where it all began - The Cabana Napier. They always bring a great night of entertainment, diverse crowd and musical vibes. Their gigs always sell out so you better get your friends together, organise a sober driver and baby...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Rude Boyz - Napier Reggae Party


Octavius Choir Brings You a Winter Warmer

Octavius Choir Brings You a Winter Warmer

Octavius is a small, Napier-based choir which sings a huge range of music, mostly in eight-part harmonies. This concert will include familiar English folk songs like "Barbara Allen" and "Bobby Shaftoe", some great Gershwin tunes, and Spirituals such as “I Got a Robe” and “Deep River”. ...

Date: Sunday 4 August
Where:
All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lawrence Arabia

Lawrence Arabia

Craggy Range Winery presents a solo performance by Lawrence Arabia. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon in our cellars where indie legend James Milne, a.ka. Lawrence Arabia will play fan favourites and new pieces from his long-awaited Singles Club album, the culmination of an ambitious year-long project...

Date: Sunday 4 August
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb: Exhibition Tour


Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Trivia Quiz


Soldiers Without Guns Film Premiere

Soldiers Without Guns Film Premiere

Live cultural performances, film screening and bonus Q&A session with Director Will Watson. Discover a RADICAL untold New Zealand story...until now. Narrated by Lucy Lawless, witness the untold story of unsung Kiwi heroes who were involved in the world's most dangerous military mission....

Date: Friday 9 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

If you’re reading this notice, then you’ve been drawn to my seminar event for a very special reason. I have been told that the universe certainly works in mysterious ways, and we are often guided to certain people and places for reasons beyond our comprehension to assist with our soul’s...

Date: Friday 9 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Man - Comedy Theatre

The Man - Comedy Theatre

This Edinburgh festival underground piece of comedy badassery is not to be missed! A solo performance that combines hilarious standup comedy with amazing theatre elements to produce a finely honed hour of satirical brilliance. The Man is an intellectual vigilante, whose domain is Speaker's...

Date: Friday 9 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Man - Comedy Theatre


Model A Rock n Roll Band & The Glimmer Sisters

Model A Rock n Roll Band & The Glimmer Sisters

Model A Rock n Roll Band & The Glimmer Sisters - Live rock n roll music to dance the night away! Good reason to dust off those 50's dresses and leather jackets and put on your dancing shoes ready to swing! Dance until your drop! Visit The Urban Winery website for food options. Door charge...

Date: Saturday 10 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Model A Rock n Roll Band & The Glimmer Sisters


2019 Edible Fashion Awards

2019 Edible Fashion Awards

BOLD, INNOVATIVE, MAGICAL Edible inspired wearable art, brought to life on the runway. Don’t miss Hawke’s Bay’s spectacular wearable art event... more than 50 stunning edible inspired creations intertwined with quality live entertainment makes the Edible Fashion Awards a unique...

Date: Saturday 10 August
Where:
Peak Vision Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2019 Edible Fashion Awards


Rock 'n Roll Dancing

Rock 'n Roll Dancing

The Urban Winery is proud to announce a once-monthly rock and roll dancing night! Our first two sessions of 50's and 60's Classic Rock will feature Model A and the Glimmer Sisters. So pull out your poodle skirts and leather jackets and get ready to swing! July 5th, 7-10 pm Doors open at 6:30,...

Date: Saturday 10 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rock 'n Roll Dancing


Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

If you’re reading this notice, then you’ve been drawn to my seminar event for a very special reason. I have been told that the universe certainly works in mysterious ways, and we are often guided to certain people and places for reasons beyond our comprehension to assist with our soul’s...

Date: Monday 12 August
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue


Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion - Tour #2

Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion - Tour #2

Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri Join us for a journey through time as we look at various items of beautiful New Zealand clothing held in our collection. We will take you from the Victorian era through to the 2000s and share some fabulous designer clothing that is...

Date: Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion - Tour #2


Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion Tour

Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion Tour

Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri Join us for a journey through time as we look at various items of beautiful New Zealand clothing held in our collection. We will take you from the Victorian era through to the 2000s and share some fabulous designer clothing that is...

Date: Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion Tour


Solitude

Solitude

"When the Roaring Lion calls my Henry,I'm dreaming hours down to minutes..." In 1913 Annie enters the remote mountains of Kahurangi National Park to live a hidden life with her lover Henry Chaffey. Forty years in exile, swallowed by the silence, enslaved by fire. this beautiful, touching true...

Date: Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Solitude


Hamlet - The Most Famous Play In the World

Hamlet - The Most Famous Play In the World

The most towering achievement in the dramatic canon, Hamlet combines all the swashbuckling action of a revenge tragedy with profound and poetic questions about the nature of life and death. See Shakespeare’s most iconic character in his most famous play in this exciting and existential...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Saturday 24 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hamlet - The Most Famous Play In the World


Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Experience Moulin Rouge, Shakespeare style with this all-singing, all-dancing cast as they take a wild romp through the seedy streets of 17th century Vienna, meeting larger-than-life characters who will charm you even as they pick your pocket. In a city of brothels, louche lads-about-town and...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Saturday 24 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Measure for Measure


Pop-up Globe NZ Tour

Pop-up Globe NZ Tour

Tickets on sale now. After playing to over 600,000 people across Australasia in just three years, Auckland’s smash-hit sensation Pop-up Globe hits the road in New Zealand for the first time, taking their critically-acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Measure for Measure to...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Saturday 24 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pop-up Globe NZ Tour


The Magic of Pop Up Globe

The Magic of Pop Up Globe

After playing to over 600,000 people across Australasia in just three years, Auckland’s smash-hit sensation Pop-up Globe hits the road in New Zealand for the first time, taking their critically-acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and Hamlet to theatres around the...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Sunday 25 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Magic of Pop Up Globe


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You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour 3

You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour 3

You Should Be Dancing is a night of exceedingly danceable Disco Hits. A great big dancing disco celebration! We sold out every room on our last nationwide tour and are excited to announce the follow up tour! We play classics that you would have to be a robot not to move to. A literal...

Date: Friday 23 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour 3


David Bowie Tribute Show

David Bowie Tribute Show

The Absolute Bowie Tribute Show. With Support from BRON-Y-AUR. Proudly brought to you by the Taradale & Districts RSA. Enjoy the iconic music from the 70's, Music that helped shape a generation. When musicians, makeup, shoes, clothes all made a statement. The Years that gave us Queen, Kiss, Led...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - David Bowie Tribute Show


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Albi & The Wolves

Albi & The Wolves "This Is War" Album Tour

For one night only join Albi & The Wolves, New Zealand's most dynamic alternative acoustic act, for a night of music, dance and laughter on Saturday the 24th of August. Chris Dent (The proud albino front man Albi), Pascal Roggen, and Micheal Young use the Acoustic Guitar, Electric Violin, Double...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Albi & The Wolves "This Is War" Album Tour


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Emma G - Together We Rise

Emma G - Together We Rise

The magic of fear is: learning to rise again - breaking the walls we've built in our minds - the magic of love is: together we rise. Paisley Stage is proud to feature Kiwi born, now turned US based-internationally touring singer-songwriter Emma G with accompaniment from percussionist Joey J...

Date: Wednesday 28 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Emma G - Together We Rise


Kids for Kids: Big Aroha

Kids for Kids: Big Aroha

Kids for Kids is back for 2019! We’re really excited to be bringing you a new show jam-packed with 100% Kiwi-loved songs, fronted by iconic Kiwi entertainer Jackie Clarke and musician Nathan King. This year’s Kids for Kids is all about celebrating Aotearoa’s ‘Big Aroha’, seeing young...

Date: Friday 30 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kids for Kids: Big Aroha


September 2019

Free
Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba Exhibition


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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Monday 22 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition


Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb: Exhibition Tour


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Renèe Geyer

Renèe Geyer

The One The Only Renèe Geyer Premier Artist. Final Show In New Zealand after doing 4 shows this 5th show is going to go off with love. So let's show Renèe our love so she comes back real soon. Don't miss out.

Date: Tuesday 3 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Renèe Geyer


Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Trivia Quiz


Tiny Ruins - Olympic Girls Spring Tour Aotearoa

Tiny Ruins - Olympic Girls Spring Tour Aotearoa

Tiny Ruins return to home ground this spring, in the wake of their sonic dream of a record, Olympic Girls. Having toured overseas for the better part of 2019, and returning from a run of summer festivals throughout Europe, September sees them embark on twelve special dates around Aotearoa....

Date: Thursday 5 September
Where:
Haumoana Town Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tiny Ruins - Olympic Girls Spring Tour Aotearoa


Timberlina – Drag Queen Bingo

Timberlina – Drag Queen Bingo

I’m coming back! Timberlina is packing her wigs, glitter and stilettos to head across the Tasman for her second tour in New Zealand. For her second time in Napier the lady of of the night sassily presents Drag Queen Bingo with Timberlina! Bejazzle your jandles for a night of fun, laughs...

Date: Friday 6 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Timberlina – Drag Queen Bingo


A Taste of Ireland

A Taste of Ireland

This year audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A Taste of Ireland – the Irish Music and Dance Sensation tours Australia-wide telling the tale of the world’s most loved nation in one incredible performance. Told...

Date: Wednesday 11 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Taste of Ireland


Opera Spectacular Choral Concert

Opera Spectacular Choral Concert

Musical fireworks, a playlist of greatest hits that will make you whistle the tunes for weeks after the concert. A selection of works by Wagner, Verdi, Mascagni, Puccini and Dvořák for your enjoyment. Presented by: Napier Civic Choir Soloists: Lisa Harper-Brown - Soprano TBC - Tenor

Date: Friday 13 September to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Opera Spectacular Choral Concert


Orchestra Spectacular

Orchestra Spectacular

Liszt - Les Préludes Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16 Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op.36 Prepare yourselves for another programme of powerful emotions and spectacular music. Back from her piano studies in Spain, effervescent New Zealand pianist Lorelle McNaughton joins us...

Date: Saturday 14 September
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Orchestra Spectacular


Bold Moves

Bold Moves

The stage will be flooded with colour and light. George Balanchine’s Serenade is one of the few ballets that can truly be held iconic. Conceived in 1934, it is American ballet’s founding document, the foundation on which all later works must stand and against which they will be judged. 28...

Date: Saturday 14 September to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bold Moves


Stan Walker - Springboard Tour 2019

Stan Walker - Springboard Tour 2019

Hitting a massive nine centres on his regional tour this September, Stan will take the stage to perform songs from his impressive catalogue plus his brand new pop smash single ‘Give’ (co-written by Matiu Walters of SIX60) for his beloved fans! Over the course of his career Stan Walker has...

Date: Monday 16 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Stan Walker - Springboard Tour 2019


Arahi - The Space Between Us

Arahi - The Space Between Us

Littlestone proudly presents Hawke’s Bay’s own folk singer-songwriter Arahi live from Haumoana Hall. A mainstay on the local circuit for the past 6 years, Arahi brings together a new band for this ‘one night only’ spectacle of folk-rock in it’s newest expression. Joined by a lineup of...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Arahi - The Space Between Us


October 2019

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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Monday 22 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition


Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb: Exhibition Tour


Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Trivia Quiz


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“RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”

“RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”

John Kempt returns to New Zealand and fronts “RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”. The show is modelled on McCartney’s current touring act and makes solid use of a great 5-piece band, featuring NZ legend, Peter Warren, on drums. Kempt was cast in the lead role of the multi million dollar...

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

Read more » - “RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”


Postmodern Jukebox 2019

Postmodern Jukebox 2019

TEG Dainty, Nice Events and David Roy Williams Entertainment are excited to announce that Postmodern Jukebox will return to New Zealand in September and October 2019 following four hugely successful tours in as many years. The multi-talented collective will bring their re-imagined contemporary...

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

Read more » - Postmodern Jukebox 2019


HBAF 2019 - Limbo

HBAF 2019 - Limbo

The NZME season of Limbo is presented as an intoxicating mix of cabaret, circus and acrobatics. LIMBO has seduced audiences worldwide. This award-winning hit show has been performed over 1000 times in 12 countries from London to Munich, Sydney to Adelaide, Bogota to Brussels, and will now come...

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Saturday 19 October
Where:
The Famous Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HBAF 2019 - Limbo


Onward - A Decade of Devilskin

Onward - A Decade of Devilskin

The ROCK Proudly Present - ONWARD - A DECADE OF DEVILSKIN From humble beginnings in the Waikato to gracing some of the biggest stages all over the world Devilskin are thrilled to celebrate their tenth birthday milestone with a comprehensive NZ tour "Its a party we want to take on the road to...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Onward - A Decade of Devilskin


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Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer

Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer

The One The Only Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer Grayson Hugh is an internationally-acclaimed singer/songwriter, who grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut. After moving to New York in 1986 in search of a record deal, he was "discovered" in an elevator on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The other...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer


Angus and Julia Stone + Special Guests

Angus and Julia Stone + Special Guests

Following hugely popular shows in Nelson and New Plymouth in March, award-winning Australian folk rock/indie duo Angus and Julia Stone return in October to headline the final show of the Harvest Moon concert series at the stunning Church Road Winery. Angus and Julia has secured themselves a...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Angus and Julia Stone + Special Guests


November 2019

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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Monday 22 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition


Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Monday 22 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb Exhibition


Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Trivia Quiz


Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand with Swan Lake... the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline. Subtle revisions and variations have been introduced by Gediminas Taranda, Artistic Director...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company


Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

Faint starlight peeps through the dark forest canopy. It is midnight: the witching hour. Alone and lost, two hungry children stumble towards a glowing vision of warmth and comfort, heaven for any child with an empty belly and an aching heart. But all is not as it seems… For Christmas 2019,...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hansel & Gretel


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 dance floor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997 One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience in...

Date: Monday 18 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Bee Gees Night Fever


Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Friday 22 November to Friday 20 December
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


December 2019

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: Monday 22 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Oratoria Bach

Christmas Oratoria Bach

Bach - Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 The complete Bach Christmas Oratorio is a rare opportunity to hear back to back the six cantatas of which the oratorio is comprised. The virtuosity of solo parts, choir and orchestra makes this wonderful work an exciting journey for both audience and...

Date: Friday 13 December to Sunday 15 December
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Free to enter, family friendly community event. Gates open at 3.00pm. Activities for kids, free face painting and kids' confidence course. Entertainment starts at 50pm which includes local and nationally recognised artists, christmas carols, Santa Claus and fireworks display.

Date: Saturday 14 December
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tchaikovsky Violin Concert - Mendelssohn Symphony

Tchaikovsky Violin Concert - Mendelssohn Symphony

Mendelssohn - The Herbrides Overture ( Fingal's Cave) Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.35 Mendelssohn Symphony - No 3 in A minor, Op.56 Amalia Hall returns to delight us with her virtuoso playing of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony ranks among the...

Date: Saturday 14 December
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Friday 22 November to Friday 20 December
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2020

Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“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: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

Date: Monday 22 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020

Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020

Forged in the Furnace of Middle Earth: Los Phoenix is set to return with his highly anticipated sophomore album 'The Magician'. Come and witness the Kiwi MC bring in the new year with magic by performing songs live at The Cabana. 'Believe in Magic' by Los Phoenix is Available Everywhere...

Date: Saturday 4 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2020

Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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An Evening with Michael Bublé

An Evening with Michael Bublé

After five sold out world tours, he's back! Michael Bublé returns to New Zealand for his only New Zealand show! TEG DAINTY and The Mission Estate Winery Concert announced today that global superstar Michael Bublé will return in February 2020 with a 36-piece orchestra to thrill his New Zealand...

Date: Saturday 1 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Sir Elton John, recently crowned by Billboard as the most successful performing male solo artist of all time, will deliver his famed songbook to spellbound audiences, on his very last tour of New Zealand in our very own Mission Estate Winery in Napier. Beginning in Pennsylvania, USA in September...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2020

10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre

10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre

10cc - Legendary British Rock band with more than 30 million album sales & multiple #1 hits head to Black Barn Amphitheatre on March 8th 2020. Don't miss an unbelievable opportunity to see one of the world's great mega-bands in such an intimate, up close venue with superb acoustics. Having...

Date: Sunday 8 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2020

Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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