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December 2018

Free
FAFSWAG: Code Switch

FAFSWAG: Code Switch

MTG Hawke’s Bay is proud to present FAFSWAG: code switch, an exhibition of art by three members of the South Auckland based FAFSWAG Arts Collective. Jermaine Dean, Akashi Fisi’inaua and Walters Prize nominee Pati Solomona Tyrell each work across a range of performative and photographic art...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Saturday 19 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - FAFSWAG: Code Switch


Free
Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom


Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118


Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Haze

Haze

SPA_CE is pleased to present Daniel Unverricht with ‘Haze’ his first solo exhibition with the gallery. Haze by Daniel Unverricht continues his exploration of Hawke’s Bay’s nocturnal urban spaces. Gone is the distance of larger works with multiple viewpoints, he offers us here close-up...

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Haze


Free
Tu Tangata; Colourful Korowhawhai Panels

Tu Tangata; Colourful Korowhawhai Panels

Marama Ngawhika is a mokopuna of four pou. Her maternal grandparents Te Paea Tiaho Heremia and Tureiti Mihaka Ratahi and paternal grandparents Taneharatua Ngawhika and Harete Poihipi Kameta. She is the daughter of Tewehekore Ngawhikia and Puanani Joanna Ratahi. She is sister to five brothers...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Monday 31 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tu Tangata; Colourful Korowhawhai Panels


Free
Light From Shadow; Scratchboard Art by Marion Brennan

Light From Shadow; Scratchboard Art by Marion Brennan

Light from Shadow is an exhibition of Scratch board Art by Marion Brennan. Marion Brennan was born in South Africa but made New Zealand home 24 years ago. She has specialized in scratch board art for the last four years, and has held several successful solo exhibitions and shared...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Thursday 3 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Light From Shadow; Scratchboard Art by Marion Brennan


Free
Language of Art; Work by Christine Lemin and Friends

Language of Art; Work by Christine Lemin and Friends

There is a saying – “Words cast spells, that’s why it’s called spelling.” Words can hurt, heal, love, scare, make people laugh and they can be metaphorical. Christine Lemin teaches art classes from her studio in Napier. The group she regularly teaches began to play around with art...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Monday 31 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Language of Art; Work by Christine Lemin and Friends


Free
Flow; New Work by Glen Colechin

Flow; New Work by Glen Colechin

Glen Colechin is passionate about the New Zealand flora and fauna and respectful of its place in the ecosystem. He is a mixed media artist who has exhibited in New Zealand the U.S. and U.K. All the work Glen has created for this sea and river themed exhibition is made from native timber and...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Monday 31 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flow; New Work by Glen Colechin


Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

From December until March 2019, Central Hawke's Bay will be celebrating the homecoming of many taonga from the area. Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai is the first exhibition of its kind and brings home taonga from MTG Hawke's Bay in Napier, Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, and from private...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Friday 1 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai


Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

In what has become a Christmas tradition for all of us, we once again revel in Handel’s enduring masterwork, Messiah. What better way to mark the festive season than with this great oratorio? Probably the most well known work in the choral repertoire, its breadth includes both intimate arias...

Date: Friday 14 December to Sunday 16 December
Where:
St Paul's Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah


Four's Company Xmas With a Twist

Four's Company Xmas With a Twist

Prepare to be shaken and stirred with a glorious mix of traditional and modern Carols served by the talented singers of Four's Company Performance Choir.

Date: Friday 14 December
Where:
St Luke's Anglican Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Four's Company Xmas With a Twist


A DeadHill Scary Christmas

A DeadHill Scary Christmas

A DeadHill 'Scary Christmas' - It's a holiday nightmare like no other! Join Matron and the ghouls and scream yourself into another Christmas. Too old for presents? Treat your special someone to a night out with a real difference. Don't wanna go to a normal Work Xmas Party? Book your boss and...

Date: Friday 14 December
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A DeadHill Scary Christmas


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Raiza Biza Live at the Common Room

Raiza Biza Live at the Common Room

Hamilton based Rwandan rapper Raiza Biza is back in Hawkes Bay for a new high energy live show this December 2018. Raiza has been relentless in his touring schedule this year. Since selling out his show at the Common Room in May, Raiza has rocked stages across China, Australia and New Zealand...

Date: Friday 14 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Greatest Showman and Sleeping Beauty

The Greatest Showman and Sleeping Beauty

Briar Horrocks Studio of Dance presents “The Greatest Showman”. The story of P.T.Barnum and his circus, with it’s cast of infectious performers. Together they create show business. Bringing Clowns, Lions, Unicorns, Peacocks and Flowers together. P.T.Barnum, his wife and two daughters rise...

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

Read more » - The Greatest Showman and Sleeping Beauty


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Cox Partners Christmas At the Park

Cox Partners Christmas At the Park

Come and enjoy a celebration of Christmas at our free to enter family-friendly Christmas event - held for the first time at the HB Regional Sports Park in Hastings. This year features very special guest Geoff Sewell of Amici Forever and supporting artists Blue Saloon & Danica Bryant. Our...

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cox Partners Christmas At the Park


Sue Nicholson - Christmas Show Special

Sue Nicholson - Christmas Show Special

The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Christmas special show with lots of giveaways and spot prizes. A prize is given for the best Christmas hat. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps...

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sue Nicholson - Christmas Show Special


Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

Coriolan Overture, Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, Symphony No.3 in E flat major - Eroica We close the year with a feast of some of the most popular of Beethoven’s works for orchestra. The dramatic Coriolan overture sets the scene for us to welcome one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed...

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
St Pauls Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties


Trinity's Music Vespers for Christmas

Trinity's Music Vespers for Christmas

Trinity Methodist Church’s summer season of Music Vespers continues. This month's musicians are: Four's Company Performance Choir. The wonderful and talented people of Four's Company could not resist putting on a Christmas Concert. So come and enjoy a twilight-concert programme of ‘glorious...

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Trinity's Music Vespers for Christmas


Four's Company Xmas With a Twist

Four's Company Xmas With a Twist

Prepare to be shaken and stirred with a glorious mix of traditional and modern Carols served by the talented singers of Four's Company Performance Choir.

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Four's Company Xmas With a Twist


Free
Church Road - Summer Sessions

Church Road - Summer Sessions

Postponed to Sunday, 16 December. Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Emma Webb 1.30pm - Arahi 3.00pm - Ariana Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or...

Date: Sunday 16 December
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back and relax. Bring a picnic or pizzas, platters and all day grazing available from our fab Te Awanga...

Date: Sunday 16 December to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Sunday Sessions


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 16 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


A Christmas Cracker

A Christmas Cracker

Octavius invites you to take time out from the busy whirl of pre-Christmas shopping and socialising to sit back, relax and enjoy a concert of some of our favourite festive music. We'll sing a little bit of everything, from traditional carols to upbeat jazzy arrangements of popular Christmas...

Date: Sunday 16 December
Where:
All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Christmas Cracker


The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show

Direct from Australia, and following more than 5000 international shows, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute - The ABBA Show - is coming to town! Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring 2.5 hours of live musical...

Date: Sunday 16 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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7 Days Live

7 Days Live

"What if you could have all the fun of New Zealand's most popular ever TV comedy show, but instead of them being on a tiny screen, they were right in front of you, in real life?? And what if there were no cameras or censors or advertisements, just full-on comedy with Dai, Paul and Jeremy, right...

Date: Monday 17 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 7 Days Live


Tattletale Saints Duo Tour

Tattletale Saints Duo Tour

December 2018 sees Auckland born, Nashville based Tattletale Saints return home, performing 13 intimate acoustic duo concerts around the country in support of the release of two new singles. This tour marks a return to the acoustic duo sound that first introduced the Saints’ music to New...

Date: Tuesday 18 December
Where:
EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tattletale Saints Duo Tour


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Comfortably Numb New Zealand’S Premiere Pink Floyd Tribute

Comfortably Numb New Zealand’S Premiere Pink Floyd Tribute

C & R Entertainment present to you “Comfortably Numb” New Zealand’s premiere Pink Floyd tribute show, performed by Hawkes Bay band ”Revival“ With decades of combined experience behind them, an impressive list of International artist’s individual members of the band have supported...

Date: Thursday 20 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Comfortably Numb New Zealand’S Premiere Pink Floyd Tribute


Urban Christmas Bash

Urban Christmas Bash

The Urban Winery has teamed up with International superstar Wolfgang Michael and local favourites Vagabond Jacks to bring you a pre-Christmas party you won't want to miss. Guests will receive a welcome drink on arrival, get to choose two dishes from the Vagabond Jacks food truck, and be...

Date: Friday 21 December
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Urban Christmas Bash


Merry Folkn' Christmas

Merry Folkn' Christmas

Albi & The Wolves and Looking For Alaska are coming back to the Common Room for one night of folky Christmas goodness on December 21st 2018! Join both bands as they folkn’ rock your world with their own songs and incredible interpretations of songs you know and love. Each band will do their own...

Date: Friday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Merry Folkn' Christmas


Free
Carols In Cornwall Park

Carols In Cornwall Park

The Christmas shopping should be almost done so Carols in Cornwall Park will be the perfect occasion to put your feet up and get into the festive spirit. Set aside the late afternoon of December 23 to enjoy this annual event when Cornwall Park rings out to the tune of Christmas carols and...

Date: Sunday 23 December
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Carols In Cornwall Park


Matron's Twilight Guided Tours

Matron's Twilight Guided Tours

The Warden has granted the Matron the right to hold 'Twilight Guided Tours'. Book your guided tour inside Napier Prison and hear Matron's version of the history. Matron's unique storytelling abilities bring the tour to life. The tour suits most ages and takes roughly 60min. Bring your...

Date: Thursday 27 December to Saturday 2 February
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Matron's Twilight Guided Tours


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Sons of Zion & Tomorrow People & More

Sons of Zion & Tomorrow People & More



Date: Friday 28 December
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trance Day Out at The Abbey

Trance Day Out at The Abbey

Dj MYK-P (Palmerston North) is on the stage 2-5pm for some House Claude Sabatier (Auckland) is on the stage 5-8pm for some Trance Trance Day Out with a bit of House to start the day off. For the first time ever, we are doing some doof doof. Electro all day in the HB sun. Flying the awesome...

Date: Saturday 29 December
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Trance Day Out at The Abbey


Jazz in the Vines at The Abbey

Jazz in the Vines at The Abbey

6 Hours of Jazz. 4 Piece Band from 3-6pm. Lady Larisa: Vocals Justin Lindsay: Guitar Dave O'Hanlon: Drums Dan Fulton: Bass Lorenzo Deejay playing the Sax from 12-3pm. What better than some Jazz music in the midst of the vines in Summer. The awesome Jazz trio BIO Lady Larisa is a...

Date: Sunday 30 December
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jazz in the Vines at The Abbey


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Common Room New Years Eve

Common Room New Years Eve

Get your Funk on at Common Room this New Years Eve. Our legendary NYE gig is always a great night and this year we are stoked to announce The Tropical Downbeat Orchestra will be bringing the Funk with a massive live set. The "Tropics" are an all star band made up of some of the Bays best...

Date: Monday 31 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Years Eve Party

New Years Eve Party

Come celebrate the New Year and dance the night away with us at the Napier RSA. Tickets are now on sale in the club. Option 2: Ticket Combo = Entry Ticket + Hot Pot Meal + Complimentary Drink $30. Limited ticket availability so be in quick and don't miss out on a night to celebrate in...

Date: Monday 31 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NYE Masquerade Ball

NYE Masquerade Ball

Enjoy an evening of - Ballroom, Latin & mixed dance styles (tango, swing, waltz, foxtrot, quickstep, new vogue, rock 'n' roll, salsa, bachata, chachacha, and more). Live DJ's: 7.30pm - 12.30am. Dress to impress - Black Tie Event On arrival bring your ticket to our registration desk (in the...

Date: Monday 31 December
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute

GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute

The GnFnR's are NZ's premier Guns N' Roses Tribute, delivering a genuine tribute experience with a true passion for the songs and a real commitment to the iconic look of the original Gun's N' Roses, when they were still young, raw, unpredictable, exciting and f#%kin crazy. A big smile and a real...

Date: Monday 31 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - GnFnR's NZ's Premier Guns N' Roses Tribute


January 2019

Free
FAFSWAG: Code Switch

FAFSWAG: Code Switch

MTG Hawke’s Bay is proud to present FAFSWAG: code switch, an exhibition of art by three members of the South Auckland based FAFSWAG Arts Collective. Jermaine Dean, Akashi Fisi’inaua and Walters Prize nominee Pati Solomona Tyrell each work across a range of performative and photographic art...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Saturday 19 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - FAFSWAG: Code Switch


Free
Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom


Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118


Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

From December until March 2019, Central Hawke's Bay will be celebrating the homecoming of many taonga from the area. Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai is the first exhibition of its kind and brings home taonga from MTG Hawke's Bay in Napier, Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, and from private...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Friday 1 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai


Free
Light From Shadow; Scratchboard Art by Marion Brennan

Light From Shadow; Scratchboard Art by Marion Brennan

Light from Shadow is an exhibition of Scratch board Art by Marion Brennan. Marion Brennan was born in South Africa but made New Zealand home 24 years ago. She has specialized in scratch board art for the last four years, and has held several successful solo exhibitions and shared...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Thursday 3 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Light From Shadow; Scratchboard Art by Marion Brennan


Free
Teresa Ingham: Recent Paintings by an Emerging Artist

Teresa Ingham: Recent Paintings by an Emerging Artist

Many abstract artists have inspired Teresa Ingham since picking up a paintbrush, mainly viewed on Youtube and Pinterest, but also an ex-colleague at work that encouraged her to just ‘give painting a go’. She started painting purely for enjoyment in July this year, as she had always wanted...

Date: Thursday 3 January to Thursday 31 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Teresa Ingham: Recent Paintings by an Emerging Artist


Free
Ineffable Botanics

Ineffable Botanics

Emma Rodger is 17 and an emerging photography student at Napier's Sacred Heart College. Her popular photography exhibitions at the CAN always capture attention with their vibrant colour and clever composition. Emma’s latest exhibition will be on display in the foyer for the months of January and...

Date: Thursday 3 January to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ineffable Botanics


Matron's Twilight Guided Tours

Matron's Twilight Guided Tours

The Warden has granted the Matron the right to hold 'Twilight Guided Tours'. Book your guided tour inside Napier Prison and hear Matron's version of the history. Matron's unique storytelling abilities bring the tour to life. The tour suits most ages and takes roughly 60min. Bring your...

Date: Thursday 27 December to Saturday 2 February
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Matron's Twilight Guided Tours


Free
A Sense Beyond; Fresh Works by Megan Lee

A Sense Beyond; Fresh Works by Megan Lee

Fresh, unique works in acrylic and pastel by Megan Lee, exploring inspirations from both our natural world and the divine in the everyday. About Megan: A self-taught artist, Megan Lee has enjoyed drawing, painting and generally creating since she was old enough to hold a paint brush. She takes...

Date: Friday 4 January to Thursday 17 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Sense Beyond; Fresh Works by Megan Lee


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 4 January to Friday 1 March
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Night Music Sessions with Jess Atkin! Saturday live music session with one of our favourite musical families. Jess Atkin and her talented family will be performing from 7 pm! They will be performing on the first Saturday of the month all summer long! Come in and enjoy some of Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 5 January to Saturday 2 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin


Free
Mack At the Paisley

Mack At the Paisley

Fraser Mack is looking forward to stepping onto the Paisley Stage and has invited Eilish Rose along too. So come along and be prepared to immerse yourself in the originals of two amazing homegrown talents. About Mack - Mack loves the connection with the audience, so join him in celebrating...

Date: Saturday 5 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside, amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family...

Date: Sunday 6 January to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Sunday 6 January to Saturday 30 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Opal Ocean NZ Tour

Opal Ocean NZ Tour

Opening the borders of genre, acoustic guitar duo Opal Ocean fuses together Rock and Flamenco techniques to create their own epic wall of sound. Forming in late 2013, New Caledonian Alex Champ and New Zealander Nadav Tabak decided to take their music to the streets busking, using it as a...

Date: Sunday 6 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 16 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes

House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes

Explore various mediums used by the Webb family throughout their journeys, taught by experienced educators and professional artists in a unique setting. Develop your art skills and find your own style during these two-hour twilight sessions at the museum. 6 November 2018 - Sketching 4...

Date: Tuesday 8 January to Tuesday 5 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Singing School Classics In the Village

NZ Singing School Classics In the Village

Door sales only. Come along and hear the Classical students of the 2019 NZ Singing School perform. The NZ Singing School enables auditioned students aged 16 years and over to study intensively and perform publicly at a professional level. Students work with faculty of national and...

Date: Thursday 10 January
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Summer's Day - TOTO, Dragon and Jefferson Starship

A Summer's Day - TOTO, Dragon and Jefferson Starship

Update: Also joining the two big hitters are Californian rock legends Jefferson Starship. This phenomenal group remain dedicated to breathing new life into the living catalog of the Jeffersonian legacy—going to the edge, pushing the sonic boundaries and staying true to the original spirit of the...

Date: Thursday 10 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Singing School Classics

NZ Singing School Classics

"Classics at the MTG" is presented by the Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation. Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and hear performances from the Advanced Classics students of the 2019 New Zealand Singing School. The NZ Singing School enables auditioned students...

Date: Friday 11 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Narcs Not Over Summer Tour NZ 2019

The Narcs Not Over Summer Tour NZ 2019

Iconic Kiwi rock’n’roll band The Narcs are hitting the summer venues on their ‘Not Over’ Summer Tour. With high-energy drummer Pete (Rooda) Warren of DD Smash onboard, this will be a rocking tour of classic kiwi music and a chance to hear some new tunes including the band’s latest single...

Date: Friday 11 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2019 NZ Singing School Showcase

2019 NZ Singing School Showcase

Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and hear performances from the musical theatre students of the 2019 NZ Singing School. Performances include musical theatre solos and ensembles and will also feature our 2019 Artist in Residence, Geoff Sewell, founder of Amici...

Date: Saturday 12 January
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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My Baby - Mounaiki Release Tour

My Baby - Mounaiki Release Tour

Hypnotic trance-pop group My Baby, will be hitting our shores for a nationwide tour between Dec-March! This will be their fourth return after their Prehistoric Rhythm album pre-release tour in 2017. This time they delight us with recent release Mounaiki - By the Bright of Night a shamanic album...

Date: Saturday 12 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Isobelle Walker 1:30pm - Eilish Rose 3:00pm - Dan Sharp Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a...

Date: Sunday 13 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

Get down to The Puketapu - time for another Sunday Session. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon - high quality meals in a relaxed charming atmosphere accompanied by Mack and his acoustic guitars. From The Hook 2017: The Extended Sessions with Mack by Sarah Cates. His originals have a maturity that...

Date: Sunday 13 January
Where:
The Puketapu, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving

NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving

Tickets go on sale 1 October 2018. Service charges apply. Come along and see peformances by the students of the 2019 New Zealand Singing School. Performances include musical theatre and opera ensembles, solos and massed choruses and will also feature our 2019 Artist in Residence, Geoff Sewell,...

Date: Monday 14 January
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

Bowie changed my life. It's been three years on Jan 10 2019 since my hero left us and so we are once again going to celebrate the genius of David Bowie. I meet him and spent two hours alone with Bowie back in 87. He was the greatest musical influence in my life along with The Beatles and...

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

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The Lady Killers

The Lady Killers

New Zealand singing legends Suzanne Lynch, Jackie Clarke and Tina Cross are The Lady Killers and together they make beautiful music bursting with harmony and power. From a whisper to a scream and everything in between, Tina Cross, Suzanne Lynch and Jackie Clarke make beautiful music bursting with...

Date: Saturday 19 January
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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PPV Growing Opera Stars

PPV Growing Opera Stars

Growing Opera Stars will see teenage singers perform alongside international stars here for the 2019 Festival Opera season of La Traviata in an eclectic selection of duets, trio and solo acts. Tickets will be on sale from 14 December and can be purchased through Ticketek, Napier Municipal...

Date: Saturday 19 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones Experience

Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones Experience

Whohoo! Brown Sugar are back for more high energy rock n roll good times at the fantastic Paisley Stage. Prepare to be entertained by some of the finest Stones songs from the past 50 years turned up and delivered just like they should be, live and loud! Awesome Band + Awesome Venue = Double...

Date: Saturday 19 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back and relax. Bring a picnic or pizzas, platters and all day grazing available from our fab Te Awanga...

Date: Sunday 16 December to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ivy Blue: The Blue Moons Tour 2019

Ivy Blue: The Blue Moons Tour 2019

Ivy Blue's hitting the road in 2019 in support of his 7th studio album "Patience" (out November 7th). Ivy Blue will be playing songs from his new studio album as well as a generous selection of his greatest hits from his six previous studio albums (REVEAL, World Magnetic, ILLUSIONS, 19, Present...

Date: Sunday 20 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Julian Temple Band

Julian Temple Band

Limited tickets available! Following a highly successful album release tour back in June, San Francisco/Dunedin minstrels Julian Temple Band are playing a string of shows across Aotearoa as part of their “Portal To The Lettuce Inn” tour. With 18 stops spanning from Te Anau to The...

Date: Wednesday 23 January
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

The ultimate summer band returns to New Zealand in 2019 with a series of shows to celebrate their 40th Anniversary. That’s right – it’s a UB40TH! ​UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey will play Napier, Waitangi, Nelson and a very special Waitangi Day show in Christchurch. With 2019...

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

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Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim

Dance enthusiasts and elderly-ravers across the country can rejoice as award-winning and critically acclaimed UK Producer and Musician Fatboy Slim will be touring New Zealand in January 2019, with 5 dates across Hamilton, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. A career spanning over 4...

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

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the Deep Purple Project

the Deep Purple Project

This show is a must see for any rock fan. The best Deep Purple tribute you will ever see. New Zealand's only dedicated Deep Purple Tribute band. Performing Deep Purple’s musical catalogue, including songs from Deep Purple Mk 1, Mk 2 and Mk3. Biography Guitar: Tony Painting Bass:...

Date: Saturday 26 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Don Pasquale

Don Pasquale

A miserly bachelor gets more than he bargained for when he enters into an arranged marriage. Following the success of their wildly funny "The Marriage of Figaro" comes Wanderlust Opera's latest offering "Don Pasquale." This production, Wanderlust's third touring opera, reunites the creative...

Date: Tuesday 29 January
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Don Pasquale

Don Pasquale

From the creative team who brought you 2018's wild and wacky “The Marriage of Figaro” comes Wanderlust Opera’s lastest offering “Don Pasquale”. In this comic opera by bel canto master Donizetti, a miserly bachelor gets more than he bargained for when he enters into an arranged...

Date: Wednesday 30 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2019

Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ineffable Botanics

Ineffable Botanics

Emma Rodger is 17 and an emerging photography student at Napier's Sacred Heart College. Her popular photography exhibitions at the CAN always capture attention with their vibrant colour and clever composition. Emma’s latest exhibition will be on display in the foyer for the months of January and...

Date: Thursday 3 January to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

From December until March 2019, Central Hawke's Bay will be celebrating the homecoming of many taonga from the area. Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai is the first exhibition of its kind and brings home taonga from MTG Hawke's Bay in Napier, Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, and from private...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Friday 1 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Matron's Twilight Guided Tours

Matron's Twilight Guided Tours

The Warden has granted the Matron the right to hold 'Twilight Guided Tours'. Book your guided tour inside Napier Prison and hear Matron's version of the history. Matron's unique storytelling abilities bring the tour to life. The tour suits most ages and takes roughly 60min. Bring your...

Date: Thursday 27 December to Saturday 2 February
Where:
Napier Prison, 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 4 January to Friday 1 March
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Night Music Sessions with Jess Atkin! Saturday live music session with one of our favourite musical families. Jess Atkin and her talented family will be performing from 7 pm! They will be performing on the first Saturday of the month all summer long! Come in and enjoy some of Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 5 January to Saturday 2 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mako Road – Local Safari NZ Tour

Mako Road – Local Safari NZ Tour

In celebration of Mako Road's Local Safari EP release, the Christchurch indie four piece hit the road and go on a not-so-local safari around New Zealand. Infused with a melodic reggae, ska and folk inspired sound on this, their second EP, Mako Road deliver five sun soaked tracks punctuated with...

Date: Saturday 2 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside, amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family...

Date: Sunday 6 January to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 16 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes

House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes

Explore various mediums used by the Webb family throughout their journeys, taught by experienced educators and professional artists in a unique setting. Develop your art skills and find your own style during these two-hour twilight sessions at the museum. 6 November 2018 - Sketching 4...

Date: Tuesday 8 January to Tuesday 5 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT

Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT

Phil Collin’s highly-anticipated comeback tour Not Dead Yet: Live! began in the UK and Europe last June, with his 5-night show at Royal Albert Hall in London selling out within 15 seconds. He also sold out all 5 arena shows in Germany and 5 arena shows in France, along with successfully...

Date: Wednesday 6 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

Bowie changed my life. It's been three years on Jan 10 2019 since my hero left us and so we are once again going to celebrate the genius of David Bowie. I meet him and spent two hours alone with Bowie back in 87. He was the greatest musical influence in my life along with The Beatles and...

Date: Friday 8 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bowie Tribute Four. AB4


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


The Frank Burkitt Band

The Frank Burkitt Band

The Frank Burkitt Band return to Hastings as part of their 30 date 'Lost but Alive' NZ Tour. Frank is a story teller, songwriter, singer and guitarist. In that order. His rambling anecdotes aim to give the audience more of a connection with his songs. A folk songwriter at his core, American...

Date: Saturday 9 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Frank Burkitt Band

The Frank Burkitt Band

The Frank Burkitt Band are delighted to be putting on a concert at Rumpy as part of their 30 date 'Lost but Alive' NZ Tour.This will be a very special late afternoon gig in beautiful surroundings so don't miss out and buy a ticket now. Frank is a storyteller, songwriter, singer and guitarist....

Date: Sunday 10 February
Where:
Rumpy, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Paper Cranes - Voices Tour

Paper Cranes - Voices Tour

With songs that ponder the meaning of life, love, and our fleeting  existence in this beautiful world, Paper Cranes music is warm, yet melancholy. Paper Cranes’ second album Voices is due for release on January 18th 2019, and while it draws on their past sound, this new artistic whole is...

Date: Sunday 10 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Navy Band In Concert

The Navy Band In Concert

Join the RNZN Band in a celebration of Napier and the Navy. This concert has become a favourite on the Art Deco Weekend schedule. As one of the country’s best service Bands, the Navy Band is made up of the finest woodwind players, brass players and percussionists from around New Zealand and...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Twisting The Swing

Twisting The Swing

Dine and dance at Napier's famously proud RSA. This event is open to everyone who enjoys delicious food and music that will have you dancing the entire night. Napier RSA are excited to present Twistin the Swing, as they have a soul for the style of music that celebrates the Art Deco era....

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier RSA, 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: Sunday 6 January to Saturday 30 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

Join us for a cruisy Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back and relax. Bring a picnic or pizzas, platters and all day grazing available from our fab Te Awanga...

Date: Sunday 16 December to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Sunday Sessions


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Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019

Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019

In support of their second full studio album, Hiboux will be touring across New Zealand's North Island this coming February. Bringing together some of New Zealand's current finest rock acts, along with Panic Syndrome (ex-Caligula) who will be flying over from Australia to join in the...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Michele A'Court & Jeremy Elwood

Michele A'Court & Jeremy Elwood

Michele A'Court & Jeremy Elwood are two of New Zealand's premier stand-up comics. Well known on radio & for regular appearances on 7 Days & The Project, Michele & Jeremy are renowned for their intelligent, irreverent & insightful comedy. Michele's 2016 Arts On Tour NZ show "Stuff I Forgot To...

Date: Wednesday 20 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Michele A'Court & Jeremy Elwood - On the Road

Michele A'Court & Jeremy Elwood - On the Road

On the road again – Michele and Jeremy’s AOTNZ tour – 1 Feb - 9 March 2019. Michele and Jeremy have been performing comedy around the country – and around the globe – for over 20 years. Regular guests on Radio New Zealand’s The Panel, they also feature on TV shows such as 7 Days...

Date: Thursday 21 February
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Chb Holistic Wellbeing Expo

Chb Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Creative Souls is proud to present CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo! On the last weekend of February 2019, Central Hawkes Bay will be host to it's inaugural Holistic & Wellbeing Expo. (2-day event) As the event organisers, we are excited to confirm that we alredy have an incredible line up of...

Date: Saturday 23 February to Sunday 24 February
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Marlon Williams

Marlon Williams

In true kiwi summer tour tradition Marlon Williams will now take The Tūrangawaewae Tour to a further six markets this February making it a total of 12 shows - Marlon’s most comprehensive New Zealand tour ever!   Performing songs from his #1 NZ album Make Way For Love and more, Marlon will...

Date: Saturday 23 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Iris 1:30pm - Larisa & Arahi 3:00pm - JR Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a full section of...

Date: Sunday 24 February
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2019

Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118


Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

From December until March 2019, Central Hawke's Bay will be celebrating the homecoming of many taonga from the area. Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai is the first exhibition of its kind and brings home taonga from MTG Hawke's Bay in Napier, Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, and from private...

Date: Saturday 15 December to Friday 1 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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 4 January to Friday 1 March
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


R18
The U2 Show - Achtung Baby Joshua Tree Album Tour

The U2 Show - Achtung Baby Joshua Tree Album Tour

New Zealand! You've asked for it so here it is! The U2 Show Achtung Baby are finally bringing their sell out "The Joshua Tree" album show to NZ. Friday March 1st - The Cabana Napier w/guests Direct from Melbourne $30 pre sale - $35 on the night U2's sonic masterpiece album will be played...

Date: Friday 1 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The U2 Show - Achtung Baby Joshua Tree Album Tour


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: Sunday 6 January to Saturday 30 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


Free
Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Night Music Sessions with Jess Atkin! Saturday live music session with one of our favourite musical families. Jess Atkin and her talented family will be performing from 7 pm! They will be performing on the first Saturday of the month all summer long! Come in and enjoy some of Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 5 January to Saturday 2 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Sunday 16 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes

House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes

Explore various mediums used by the Webb family throughout their journeys, taught by experienced educators and professional artists in a unique setting. Develop your art skills and find your own style during these two-hour twilight sessions at the museum. 6 November 2018 - Sketching 4...

Date: Tuesday 8 January to Tuesday 5 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes


Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show

Johnny and June together again in a fantastic tribute to some of the greatest songs ever written. Take a step back in time to when songs told a true story of life, love and heartache. This 2-hour performance will have you singing laughing and crying out for more. Shows starts at 7:30pm and...

Date: Thursday 21 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Lifting the Blues 2019

Lifting the Blues 2019

Ben Waters has become a legend in the Hawke’s Bay with his virtuoso piano skills and high energy performances. He has the audience dancing in the aisles and rocking the MTG like never before, leaving no one in doubt as to why he is considered to be one the best pianists of all time. Come...

Date: Friday 22 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lifting the Blues 2019


Ben Waters and Support

Ben Waters and Support

Ben Waters has become a legend in the Hawke’s Bay with his virtuoso piano skills and high energy performances. He has the audience dancing in the aisles and rocking the MTG like never before, leaving no one in doubt as to why he is considered to be one the best pianists of all time. Come...

Date: Friday 22 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ben Waters and Support


R18
Midlife Crisis : Unfinished Business!

Midlife Crisis : Unfinished Business!

After being interrupted mid-set by a downpour last year, Midlife Crisis is back with 'Unfinished Business' - a night of great live music and dancing in the beautiful gardens at Birdwoods Gallery. Tickets include a delicious BBQ dinner. Wine, beer and soft drink available to purchase - no BYO...

Date: Saturday 23 March
Where:
Birdwoods Gallery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Midlife Crisis : Unfinished Business!


R18
Strangely Arousing & DJ Straw Hat

Strangely Arousing & DJ Straw Hat

Fresh off the biggest international tour of their career thus far, the dub-funk fivesome is fizzing to celebrate the sunny season with their home crew old and new. January through to April, Strangely Arousing and the crew are taking their special spices on the road, visiting 9 North Island hot...

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

Read more » - Strangely Arousing & DJ Straw Hat


Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Emma Webb 1:30pm - 80/20 3:00pm - Fraser Mack Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a full...

Date: Sunday 24 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Church Road Live - Summer Sessions


Bard @ the Park

Bard @ the Park

We are super proud to bring you Bard at the Park, the complete works of Shakespeare in under a couple hours, that is the cliff note version of all his plays. Multiple stages are set around the grounds for pop up performances, this is going to be the funniest, thought-provoking show you have seen...

Date: Saturday 30 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bard @ the Park


Angus and Julia Stone, Jack River + Special Guests

Angus and Julia Stone, Jack River + Special Guests

Award-winning Australian folk rock/indie duo Angus and Julia Stone fly our way in March to headline the Harvest Moon concert series across Nelson, Napier and New Plymouth. Following the release of their fourth studio album ‘Snow’ last year which features the lead single of the same name and...

Date: Saturday 30 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Angus and Julia Stone, Jack River + Special Guests


April 2019

Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

Melbourne City Ballet’s, Michael Pappalardo (Artistic Director) and Brendan Bradshaw (Artistic Associate) pay homage to the well known novel by Lewis Carroll, “Alice In Wonderland”, with this enchanting ballet complimented by one of Tchaikovsky’s most famous scores. ”Alice In...

Date: Monday 1 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Alice In Wonderland


The Manfreds - Farewell Tour

The Manfreds - Farewell Tour

Manfred Mann, aka The Manfreds – they even wrote a hit about it “5-4-3-2-1 it’s The Manfred’s” – were one of the hugely successful British Invasion groups of the 1960’s. Their R&B based pop style with an undercurrent of jazz proved to be a winning combination that competed strongly up...

Date: Saturday 6 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Manfreds - Farewell Tour


Nashville Live

Nashville Live

A limited number of earlybird tickets are available until Christmas Eve. For the very first time in New Zealand, Nashville Live is set to transport country music fans right into the heart of downtown Nashville, celebrating the atmosphere and energy of an evening in the home of country...

Date: Sunday 7 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nashville Live


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

The Ashton Family Circus bring grassroots entertainment for everyone to enjoy, free, at The Extravaganza Fair. Comprised of a wannabe strong man, a pole-dancer extraordinaire, a princess aerialists and 5 year old twin tigers. This show is something you can't miss!!! The family travel with The...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The...

Date: Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


Sue Nicholson - Earth, Life & Beyond

Sue Nicholson - Earth, Life & Beyond

The Star of Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational NEW live show Earth, Life & Beyond. Sue’s abilities have been seen on TVNZ’s ‘Sensing Murder’, the ‘Good Morning’ show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to create a communication link between those who have...

Date: Saturday 20 April
Where:
Hawkes Bay Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sue Nicholson - Earth, Life & Beyond


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

The Ashton Family Circus bring grassroots entertainment for everyone to enjoy, free, at The Extravaganza Fair. Comprised of a wannabe strong man, a pole-dancer extraordinaire, a princess aerialists and 5 year old twin tigers. This show is something you can't miss!!! The family travel with The...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The...

Date: Saturday 27 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


May 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Cats

Cats

One of the world’s best-loved musicals, Cats, will embark on its most extensive tour of New Zealand ever in 2019. This new production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber masterpiece will visit 16 cities nationwide in April and May. As of 2018, Cats is the fourth-longest-running show in Broadway...

Date: Thursday 2 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers

Popular visitors to Kiwi shores - Scotland’s The Proclaimers – will perform a very special show early evening at the Black Barn amphitheatre to conclude their New Zealand tour. Special guest Mel Parsons will open the show. Twins Craig and Charlie Reid and their talented band bring their...

Date: Sunday 12 May
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Proclaimers


Les Miserables

Les Miserables

Based on the epic French novel of revolution and turmoil published in 1862 by Victor Hugo, it was first staged as a musical with French lyrics in 1980. The English language adaption opened in London on 8th October 1985 was an immediate public success. This massive musical, or pop opera, is sung...

Date: Thursday 16 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Les Miserables


June 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Les Miserables

Les Miserables

Based on the epic French novel of revolution and turmoil published in 1862 by Victor Hugo, it was first staged as a musical with French lyrics in 1980. The English language adaption opened in London on 8th October 1985 was an immediate public success. This massive musical, or pop opera, is sung...

Date: Thursday 16 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Les Miserables


July 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


August 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“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: Saturday 15 December to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


September 2019

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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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


October 2019

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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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


November 2019

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: Saturday 15 December 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: Saturday 15 December to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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


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