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March 2019

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MCL ArtHawkes Bay Exhibition

MCL ArtHawkes Bay Exhibition

MCL Art Hawkes Bay Exhibition 'Essentially Hawkes Bay' with art works from Hawkes Bay artists. This is a selected exhibition with Mary Jessie Sullivan as our selector. Mary will also hold a workshop on Saturday 23 March if you wish to learn from this artist hurry and book into class as we are only...

Date: Friday 22 March to Sunday 24 March
Where:
The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MCL Art Hawkes Bay Sculpture Exhibition

MCL Art Hawkes Bay Sculpture Exhibition

Our exhibition will have sculpture for the 3rd year and we are delighted that the sculpture selector this year is well known Hawke’s Bay artist Ricks Terstappen. Sculpture will be part of the selected exhibition and there is a prize of $250 for the winner of this section. Opening night is on...

Date: Thursday 21 March to Sunday 24 March
Where:
The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 March to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

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: Friday 22 March to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 March to Wednesday 1 January
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: Friday 22 March to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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

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

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

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

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Free
Te Rau Aronui

Te Rau Aronui

This exhibition is about whanaungatanga (kinship), the rekindling of friendships and meeting with new whanau (family). It is an acknowledgement of our connections and ties to each other and to Ngati Kahungunu iwi. The artists in this exhibition share their work as a celebration of broadening...

Date: Friday 22 March to Saturday 30 March
Where:
Arts Inc Heretaunga, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ocean Critters - Interactive Drop-in Activity for All Ages

Ocean Critters - Interactive Drop-in Activity for All Ages

Who’s your favourite Ocean Critter? A wandering Whale, the galloping Seahorse, cheeky Penguins, sleepy Sealions or a jumping Jellyfish? To celebrate Seaweek, and to show how much we all care for the sea, come along to CAN and during the month of March where you can join in our ‘Underwater...

Date: Friday 22 March to Friday 29 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Seaweek Driftwood Sculpture Competition

Seaweek Driftwood Sculpture Competition

Locals get creative and make many wonderful creations from driftwood. The results are on display at the CAN Centre on Byron Street during March. Free entry with donations most welcome. Friday 1 March to 31 March 2019 daily from 10am – 5pm at CAN Centre, Byron Street Napier Contact: Yvette...

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

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Free
Cheryl Simpson - Recent Work In Mixed Media

Cheryl Simpson - Recent Work In Mixed Media

Cheryl Simpson’s artworks are very varied, as she likes dabbling in all kinds of subjects and mediums. The artworks on display are mixed media, using a variety of oils, acrylics, pastels and charcoal. Cheryl is a hairdresser, and a self-taught artist, so you could say that she us more of a...

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

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Free
In the Midnight Jungle - An Exhibition By Sarah Spence

In the Midnight Jungle - An Exhibition By Sarah Spence

In the Midnight Jungle is an exhibition of light and sculpture, inspired by Sarah Spence’s love of the New Zealand natural environment. Sarah uses flax, nikau palms, supplejack vine, hemp and lighting. She creates a range of organic art works that are both decorative and functional. Sarah’s...

Date: Friday 22 March to Thursday 4 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Carlos Roberto Paulette; Recent Works

Carlos Roberto Paulette; Recent Works

Carlos Roberto Paulette is a mature, self-taught artist who enjoys creating fantasy worlds depicting the themes of life, birth and growth. He grew up in Lima, Peru and has a mix of European and South American blood. Carlos likes to create a sense of depth and movement in the stories behind his...

Date: Friday 22 March to Thursday 4 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
P2 - Martin Poppelwell

P2 - Martin Poppelwell

“…paintings are not propositions, they are not even like propositions. that is they do not aim to make statements or even, precisely, to seek assent. they are best not seen…”(1.) Heads hills letters lumps lists and speculation populate new painting and drawing from Martin Poppelwell....

Date: Friday 22 March to Saturday 13 April
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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. As one of the key fundraisers for Brain Injury HB the night is sure to be a hit as he has the audience dancing in the aisles and rocking the MTG like never before, leaving no one in...

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

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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

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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 March to Friday 29 March
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sonic Delusion - Hey Trouble Single Release Tour

Sonic Delusion - Hey Trouble Single Release Tour

Sonic Delusion, the Swiss-Kiwi electro-folk artist, continues to carve out his own unapologetically ambitious and hip swaying sounds with his third single “Hey Trouble”, from his upcoming album “Anything Goes” (to be released in May 2019). Pop infused but staying true to his funky folk...

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

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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 - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the...

Date: Saturday 23 March to Saturday 30 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Midlife Crisis : Unfinished Business!: CANCELLED

Midlife Crisis : Unfinished Business!: CANCELLED

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

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88 Pianos I Have Know-Jan Preston

88 Pianos I Have Know-Jan Preston

In her show 88 Pianos i have known, Jan Preston shares with us her passion for pianos. Projected images combine with unforgettable biographical stories, original songs and piano music, which will move you from tears to laughter. Underpinned by Jan’s thrilling virtuosity (together with her trio)...

Date: Saturday 23 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at New Zealand's first urban winery, located in one of Napier's most iconic Art Deco buildings, the old National Tobacco Company. Enjoy the acoustic stylings of Mack and his matons, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Cover image by jgcmacKenzie...

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

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Saturday Night Music Session with Fraser Mack

Saturday Night Music Session with Fraser Mack

Catch Fraser Mack before he heads to Aussie! Come on in and immerse yourself in Mack's distinctive sound of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you tried our new tapas menu? What about our craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! $5 Door charge, all...

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

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Sonic Delusion - Hey Trouble Single Release Tour

Sonic Delusion - Hey Trouble Single Release Tour

Sonic Delusion, the Swiss-Kiwi electro-folk artist, continues to carve out his own unapologetically ambitious and hip swaying sounds with his third single “Hey Trouble”, from his upcoming album “Anything Goes” (to be released in May 2019). Pop infused but staying true to his funky folk...

Date: Saturday 23 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sonic Delusion - Hey Trouble Single Release Tour


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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

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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 Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - 80/20 1:30pm - Larissa & Arahi 3:00pm - Danica Bryant Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a...

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

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Sunday Sessions

Sunday Sessions

Sundays are for good sounds, cold beers and chilled out vibes...so Bareknuckle is bringing you the Sunday squeeze. Settle into our sunny courtyard and squeeze the last out of summer with 5 Local craft beers on tap, beer bucket specials and a cocktail list to keep you fresh. Try some of our Texan...

Date: Sunday 24 March to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Bareknuckle Yard, Hastings, 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. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 24 March to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hygge Sounds of Summer

Hygge Sounds of Summer

Musicians and Bands every Sunday except 20th January and 17th February through 24th of March. Bean Bags, beach umbrellas, Food and Wine on the grass by the sea. Chill out at the end of the week in an environment unmatched with some of Hawkes Bay's best musicians.

Date: Sunday 24 March
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

7Days regular and start of What We Do In The Shadows, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer returns to Napier.

Date: Wednesday 27 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2019

Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2019

Join us for the Tremains Affordable Art Exhibition 2019, an annual fundraiser for Napier Girls High School. The exhibition features over 300 artworks by more than 80 professional artists from around New Zealand. Please see our website profiling the event, the artists and our wonderful fleet...

Date: Friday 29 March to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Napier Girls' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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DeadHill - March Scare Tour

DeadHill - March Scare Tour

Napier Prison presents DeadHill 2019's Scare Tours!!! Matron has chosen March to let the ghouls out to play! March is the month of embracing courage, activity, adventure.....so book your friends in for a very strange and tour inside the oldest and haunted Prison in New Zealand.

Date: Friday 29 March
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stretch - The Chasing Summer Tour

Stretch - The Chasing Summer Tour

Stretch has a passion in his performance that sets shows alight. From dark-hearted ballads to roof-raising choruses, his songs are a bittersweet blend of folk, soul and rock’n’roll. Having sold out concerts at Church Road Winery and Hawke's Bay Arts Festival, performed stunning sets at...

Date: Friday 29 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

The history of Banaba, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is the focus of a new exhibition at MTG Hawke’s Bay. Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how Banaba Island was destroyed by environmentally devastating phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading...

Date: Saturday 30 March to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Floortalk: Project Banaba

Floortalk: Project Banaba

Join artist Katerina Teaiwa and curators Yuki Kihara and Jess Mio for a floor talk on the history of Banaba, an island in the Pacific Ocean, which is the focus of this new exhibition. All welcome.

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

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Tales of Pooh Bear

Tales of Pooh Bear

The Rochelle Spence Dance Studio will present 'Tales of Pooh Bear' as the main part of their annual dance recital on Saturday 30th April at the Napier Municipal Theatre with performances at 2pm and 7pm. The students will provide a colourful dance drama based on the popular AA Milne stories. The...

Date: Saturday 30 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bard @ the Park: CANCELLED

Bard @ the Park: CANCELLED

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 to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stretch - The Chasing Summer Tour: CANCELLED

Stretch - The Chasing Summer Tour: CANCELLED

******CANCELLED PROMOTER WILL CONTACT FOR ALL REFUNDS*********** Stretch has a passion in his performance that sets shows alight. From dark-hearted ballads to roof-raising choruses, his songs are a bittersweet blend of folk, soul and rock’n’roll. Having sold out concerts at Church...

Date: Saturday 30 March
Where:
EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Stretch - The Chasing Summer Tour: CANCELLED


Free
Kauri Hawkins: Red vs Blue

Kauri Hawkins: Red vs Blue

Kauri Hawkins (Ngāti Pāhauwera, Ngāi Tāmanuhiri, Ngāti Porou, Rongowhakaata) hails from Gisborne where he grew up on the sheep station at Young Nick’s Head. Referencing the arrival of James Cook’s Endeavour at Poverty Bay in 1769, Hawkins’ sculptural project explores the duality of our...

Date: Saturday 30 March
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, 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 31 March
Where:
The Puketapu, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wellington Heads

Wellington Heads

Named after the striking features on Wellington’s rugged southern coastline, Wellington Heads have been playing in and around the capital city for nigh on 20 years. Wellington Heads consists of three core songwriter-musicians (Geoff Keith, Neil Worboys, and Bill Wood – all with extensive...

Date: Sunday 31 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 March to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

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: Friday 22 March to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


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

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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: Friday 22 March 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
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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

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

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

The history of Banaba, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is the focus of a new exhibition at MTG Hawke’s Bay. Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how Banaba Island was destroyed by environmentally devastating phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading...

Date: Saturday 30 March to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


Free
In the Midnight Jungle - An Exhibition By Sarah Spence

In the Midnight Jungle - An Exhibition By Sarah Spence

In the Midnight Jungle is an exhibition of light and sculpture, inspired by Sarah Spence’s love of the New Zealand natural environment. Sarah uses flax, nikau palms, supplejack vine, hemp and lighting. She creates a range of organic art works that are both decorative and functional. Sarah’s...

Date: Friday 22 March to Thursday 4 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - In the Midnight Jungle - An Exhibition By Sarah Spence


Free
Carlos Roberto Paulette; Recent Works

Carlos Roberto Paulette; Recent Works

Carlos Roberto Paulette is a mature, self-taught artist who enjoys creating fantasy worlds depicting the themes of life, birth and growth. He grew up in Lima, Peru and has a mix of European and South American blood. Carlos likes to create a sense of depth and movement in the stories behind his...

Date: Friday 22 March to Thursday 4 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Carlos Roberto Paulette; Recent Works


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

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Free
P2 - Martin Poppelwell

P2 - Martin Poppelwell

“…paintings are not propositions, they are not even like propositions. that is they do not aim to make statements or even, precisely, to seek assent. they are best not seen…”(1.) Heads hills letters lumps lists and speculation populate new painting and drawing from Martin Poppelwell....

Date: Friday 22 March to Saturday 13 April
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - P2 - Martin Poppelwell


Once On This Island

Once On This Island

Lindisfarne College and Iona College have teamed up once again to perform the Olivier Award-winning Once on This Island, written by the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Seussical, Ragtime). This highly original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the...

Date: Wednesday 3 April to Sunday 7 April
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Once On This Island presented by Lindisfarne & Iona College

Once On This Island presented by Lindisfarne & Iona College

Lindisfarne College and Iona College present the Broadway version of the world-famous stage musical "Once On This Island".

Date: Wednesday 3 April to Sunday 7 April
Where:
Lindisfarne College Performing arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Raw Comedy Quest 2019

Hawkes Bay Raw Comedy Quest 2019

Witness the rising stars in stand-up comedy before they hit the big time in the inaugural Hawkes Bay Raw Comedy Quest! Part of a nationally run competition, there's over $2000 in prize money and national coverage coverage to be won. The Raw Comedy Quest can be the stepping stone to a career in...

Date: Wednesday 3 April
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Birds of A Feather; A Joint Exhibition

Birds of A Feather; A Joint Exhibition

Birds of a Feather is a joint exhibition by local artists Penny Madden and Becky McEwen. Penny is an experienced ceramic artist who has been potting and decorating for over 30 years. Becky is an emerging artist, with this being her first exhibition. Becky McEwen is a multi-disciplined Graphic...

Date: Friday 5 April to Thursday 25 April
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aro - Manu Album Release Tour

Aro - Manu Album Release Tour

Aro are setting off on their debut album release tour around the country from February to May 2019, following their official album release on Feb 15th. Aro's sound is distinctly Aotearoa/NZ pop, with a range of other influences including RnB, Jazz, and Kapahaka. With 20 shows booked, the pair...

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

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Classical to Contemporary

Classical to Contemporary

Our programme comprises contrasting music from 20th & 21st centuries. A new work by local composer Stephen Lange and Benjamin Britten’s exhilarating song cycle performed by soprano Sarah Ampril with string orchestra, pose an exciting preamble to the dense and highly emotional Missa by Peteris...

Date: Friday 5 April to Sunday 7 April
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Comfortably Numb: Play Pink Floyds The WALL & More.

Comfortably Numb: Play Pink Floyds The WALL & More.

Revival is one of Hawkes Bays top cover bands who perform several tribute show's. Due to the success of the last Pink Floyd show at the Cabana they are bringing it back, this time bigger and better! Opening the evening with the entire first half of The Wall. Huge sound, blistering guitar solo's...

Date: Friday 5 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jan Nigro: Out of The Bedroom Into the Lounge

Jan Nigro: Out of The Bedroom Into the Lounge

New Zealand artist Jan Nigro (b. 1920, d. 2012) was born in Gisborne and attended Manutūkē School before moving to Napier during 1930. This significant retrospective exhibition has been distilled from her life’s work held by the Jan Nigro Trust. The works illustrate a strong female...

Date: Saturday 6 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blindspott with special Guest Deadbeat

Blindspott with special Guest Deadbeat

GT Events & Promotions presents Rock in the Vines featuring rock legends Blindspott with very special guest Deadbeat. Blindspott sent New Zealanders into a frenzy in August 2018, when The Rock announced that the multi-platinum selling band was getting back together for a one-off show, but due to...

Date: Saturday 6 April
Where:
Linden Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Hawkes Bay Orchestra Czech Composers

Hawkes Bay Orchestra Czech Composers

This almost entirely Czech programme for strings gives the opportunity to hear the very popular Holberg Suite alongside two Czeck pieces united by the same denominators – charm, lightness and sincere expression. Programme – Grieg’s Holberg Suite, Janáček’s Suite, and Suk’s Serenade for...

Date: Saturday 6 April
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 7:30 pm! They will be performing on the first Saturday of the month all summer long! Come in and enjoy some of...

Date: Saturday 6 April to Saturday 4 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nashville Live

Nashville Live

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 music. Featuring live some of the hottest country musicians, prepare be taken back...

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

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SGCNZ Hawke's Bay Regional UOSWSF 2019

SGCNZ Hawke's Bay Regional UOSWSF 2019

So much of what is happening in politics and society right now parallels what happens within Shakespeare’s plays – and we’re not just talking Trump. With this in mind, the ‘new takes’ on the works of the Bard will be performed by Hawke’s Bay students in Shakespeare Globe Centre New...

Date: Monday 8 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lawrence Arabia's Singles Club Album Release Tour

Lawrence Arabia's Singles Club Album Release Tour

New Zealand's "foremost chronicler of 21st Century bourgeois dilemmas," Lawrence Arabia, is back with a tour to celebrate the soon to be released album version of his audacious twelve month long project, "Lawrence Arabia's Singles Club." The album is released on March 29th and includes offerings...

Date: Thursday 11 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Orpheus

Orpheus

The internationally award-winning modern retelling of an ancient myth is on tour in NZ for the very first time! Dave is single and turning 30. He’s stood at the bar. Eurydice is a tree nymph. And Bruce Springsteen is on the jukebox. A tale of impossible, death-defying love told through...

Date: Thursday 11 April
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ross Pfeffer; Paintings in Oil

Ross Pfeffer; Paintings in Oil

Once every four or five years during Ross Pfeffer's working life, he painted during the summer break, just enough to know he loved it. But he was frustrated, and it was clear to Ross that the only way for him to paint really well, was to do it all the time. Since retiring Ross now happily paints...

Date: Friday 12 April to Thursday 2 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Arms & Militaria Show: CANCELLED

Hawkes Bay Arms & Militaria Show: CANCELLED

Cancelled

Date: Saturday 13 April
Where:
Army Drill Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Brick Show

Hawkes Bay Brick Show

A lego exhibition for all ages in association with Well-LUG (Wellington Lego User Group). This time round it is a fundraiser to help 6 local children, The New Zealand Blackbots travel to Legoland in California for the International First Lego League Competition. Come and see all the...

Date: Saturday 13 April
Where:
Karamu High School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Jim Hawkins is a young boy who lives with his mother at the Admiral Benbow Inn. They find a treasure map in the chest of a dead sea captain and decide to go in search of it. They enlist the help of Squire Trelawny and his boat the Hispaniola to go and look for this treasure. Long John Silver...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Saturday 20 April
Where:
Aubyn Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Urban Winery Presents: Jazz Night w/ Lady and the Tramps

The Urban Winery Presents: Jazz Night w/ Lady and the Tramps

The Urban Winery is proud to present Hawkes Bay's hot new jazz band, Lady and the Tramps. Bring your friends and enjoy an evening of beautiful wines, delicious snacks, and fun, soulful jazz like you've never experienced it before. The dynamic group breathes new life into jazz classics in an...

Date: Saturday 13 April
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 13 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Julien Van Mellaerts and James Baillieu

Julien Van Mellaerts and James Baillieu

Two supremely talented musicians rising rapidly in the world of Art Song. New Zealand baritone Julien Van Mellaerts and South-African pianist James Baillieu both won top prizes at the Wigmore Song Competition, with Otago University graduate Van Mellaerts winning the Kohn Foundation International...

Date: Tuesday 16 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Charlie Parker with Strings featuring Dick Oatts

Charlie Parker with Strings featuring Dick Oatts

Charlie Parker with Strings Featuring from New York - Dick Oatts on Alto Saxophone with the New Zealand String Quartet and Jazz Ensemble with Musical Director – Rodger Fox Jazz and Classical worlds find common ground Charlie Parker with Strings was an album by jazz musician Charlie...

Date: Wednesday 17 April
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Performing Arts Competitions

Napier Performing Arts Competitions

The Easter Performing Arts Competitions Festival is an event which takes place in Napier every year. It is a five day event that brings together young talent from all areas of New Zealand. The categories featured are Ballet, Tap and Jazz Dancing, Senior Vocal, Aria, Junior Vocal,...

Date: Thursday 18 April to Monday 22 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Dolly Parton Experience

Dolly Parton Experience

Come on down to the Napier RSA for the New Zealand Dolly Parton Experience with guest Kenny and a good old Country Hoedown. It'll be an evening of comedy, charm, fun and laughter. The Dolly Parton Show is at 7pm and the Hoedown is at 8pm. Spot prizes will be won through out the night for best...

Date: Thursday 18 April
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R5 Records presents KKZZNN

R5 Records presents KKZZNN

Catch KKZZNN live at The Cabana performing his upcoming project "Gemini Devil". Along with KKZZNN classics like Dotcom, Right Back and his latest songs, Doomsday and Dra Mama. With support acts from Foxgod, Gurjyy Plus Special Guest DEADBOYPOSH from our brothers at Pastel Embassy DJ sets...

Date: Thursday 18 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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

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Free
The Fleetwood Mac Experience

The Fleetwood Mac Experience

For the first time in Napier, the award winning show 'Dreams:The Fleetwood Mac Experience' is coming to Napier RSA. Karen Davy and her band will be gracing us with her presence on stage on Friday 19th April 2019. There will be prizes for the best dressed Stevie along with band merchandise and...

Date: Friday 19 April
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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69th Hawkes Bay Easter Highland Games

69th Hawkes Bay Easter Highland Games

Highland & National Dancing Competitions, including Hawkes Bay and North Island Championships. Solo Piping Events commence Friday 19th April at 6pm with the Gold Clasp Piobaireachd in the Auditorium. Saturday evening is the 2nd Lindisfarne Dirk & Sgnian Dubh Couble March Strathspey & Reel. The...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Sunday 21 April
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Performing Arts Aria Contest

Napier Performing Arts Aria Contest

The Aria Preliminaries will be held on Easter Saturday 20th April with the Aria finals held on Easter 2019.

Date: Saturday 20 April to Sunday 21 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Saturday Night Session with Eilish Rose

Saturday Night Session with Eilish Rose

Singer-songwriter Eilish Rose graces the stage at the Urban Winery once again. Come listen to one of your favorite Hawke's Bay local artists while sipping and swirling a glass of the best wine NZ has to offer. Or enjoy a craft beer. Or get some delicious tapas to share. Or just hang out!...

Date: Saturday 20 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swamp Thing .01

Swamp Thing .01

Swamp Thing return to Napier's iconic Cabana. Multi instrumentalist Michael Barker will be joined by special guest Brett Adams guitar & vocals. Barker best known as drummer for John Butler Trio and Split Enz, Adams is known for his early days with The Mockers and more recent work with The Bads &...

Date: Saturday 20 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Antipodes NZ Tour

Antipodes NZ Tour

Antipodes is a collective of New Zealand and Australian jazz musicians playing original compositions that emphasise melody, emotive soundscapes, and an open improvisational aesthetic. The music draws from diverse influences – modern New York jazz meets Swedish indie pop and European free...

Date: Monday 22 April
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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The Big Bike Film Night

The Big Bike Film Night

Prepare to be inspired! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you. Showcasing our 2019 collection that has everything a cycling-centric audience could want - action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is...

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Session with Tim Hansen

Saturday Night Session with Tim Hansen

This week's live music session features local rockstar Tim Hansen! Tim has a unique spin on tunes that follow a lurching path from Tom Waits, Radiohead, and Lou Reed all the way to Jessie J--with a few detours all the way. He will be rocking the guitar from 7:30 pm so come along! Come in and...

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

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Rhythms of Ireland – 10 Year Anniversary Tour

Rhythms of Ireland – 10 Year Anniversary Tour

Ireland's most celebrated show, The Rhythms of Ireland, returns to NZ in 2019, for the first time since their sell-out tour in 2010. Celebrating their 10th Anniversary, New Zealand is privileged to welcome back Ireland's most outstanding and elite company of dancers to perform this...

Date: Tuesday 30 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2019

Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

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: Friday 22 March to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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: Friday 22 March to Wednesday 1 January
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: Friday 22 March to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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

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

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

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

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

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Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

The history of Banaba, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is the focus of a new exhibition at MTG Hawke’s Bay. Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how Banaba Island was destroyed by environmentally devastating phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading...

Date: Saturday 30 March to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ross Pfeffer; Paintings in Oil

Ross Pfeffer; Paintings in Oil

Once every four or five years during Ross Pfeffer's working life, he painted during the summer break, just enough to know he loved it. But he was frustrated, and it was clear to Ross that the only way for him to paint really well, was to do it all the time. Since retiring Ross now happily paints...

Date: Friday 12 April to Thursday 2 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sybille Schlumbom

Sybille Schlumbom

Sybille Schlumbom is a first generation immigrant from Northern Germany; ‘My place of belonging is the ocean. My clan are the bird people’. Sybille studied graphic design at the Lazie Academy in Esslingen, Germany, and holds a BA in Illustration Design from the BildKunst Akademie in...

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints

Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints

This exhibition includes a large body of artwork collected by Angela Lalonde that spans several years and crosses the globe. While attending Alberta University of Art & Design in Canada (AUAD) (formerly Alberta College of Art & Design) Angela had the opportunity to participate in a print...

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Sea Mouse 'Rattle Your Bones' Tour

Sea Mouse 'Rattle Your Bones' Tour

After 2 years of recording and performing in Wellington, the ferociously energetic band Sea Mouse are taking their hard-hitting, modern blues rock ‘n’ roll to throughout New Zealand over March, April and May 2019 on the ‘Rattle Your Bones’ tour. Sea Mouse is the fully fledged platform...

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

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Graeme James 'The Long Way Home' NZ Tour

Graeme James 'The Long Way Home' NZ Tour

After a breakthrough year of international shows, one of New Zealand’s most streamed indie artists Graeme James returns to NZ to tour his Nettwerk label debut album The Long Way Home. The Long Way Home is an album that explores time and space through the motif of the journey. In keeping with...

Date: Friday 3 May
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Beatles Tribute Band Abbey Road

The Beatles Tribute Band Abbey Road

Come together, right now! Join us on this journey back in time to celebrate one of the greatest bands ever - The Beatles! The incredibly talented Abbey Road will be performing an amazing musical selection; great music with stunning costume changes. Limited space available so book your...

Date: Saturday 4 May
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 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 7:30 pm! They will be performing on the first Saturday of the month all summer long! Come in and enjoy some of...

Date: Saturday 6 April to Saturday 4 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide is an Auckland based, live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 6 years. Covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits. Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, Go Your Own Way, Seven...

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

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My name is Moana

My name is Moana

My Name Is Moana with electro-wizard Paddy Free is an intimate 90-minute tribute to the Ocean led by singer and songwriter Moana Maniapoto. This music, which is so interwoven with New Zealand’s identify, has taken her from garage parties in South Auckland to exotic stages right around the...

Date: Tuesday 7 May
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - My name is Moana


Bog Log III with Labretta Suede & The Motel 6 NZ Tour

Bog Log III with Labretta Suede & The Motel 6 NZ Tour

One man band & party 'Bob Log III' is headin' to our shores and if you have never seen this spectacle, then get on board. If you have seen him before, well, best you be gettin' your tickets as you know he's a sell out one man party! Joining 'Bob Log' will be NZ's favourite International Rock n...

Date: Wednesday 8 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Road That Wasn't There

The Road That Wasn't There

This is a story about a girl who followed a map off the edge of the world… In New Zealand, there are some 56,000 kilometres of paper roads – streets and towns that exist only on surveyors’ maps. Or do they? A young woman strays from the beaten track and finds herself in a paper world. It...

Date: Friday 10 May to Saturday 11 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A.U.R.A. - The SIL Album Tour

A.U.R.A. - The SIL Album Tour

A.U.R.A is the solo project of New Zealand born singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Albert Mikolaj. At age 19, Mikolaj travelled to Argentina in a quest to delve into his spirituality, and it was that the foundation of A.U.R.A was formed. The ideas that were born in Buenos Aires...

Date: Friday 10 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, 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

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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

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Adam McGrath - Ragged Ramble Tour

Adam McGrath - Ragged Ramble Tour

Adam McGrath, Lead singer and songwriter from mythical mongrel Christchurch folk/country band The Eastern, returns again to the state highways and byways of these long isles as part of his Autumn 'Ragged Ramble' Tour. Described by influential country magazine No Depression as One of the best...

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

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Hawkes Bay Festival of Bands

Hawkes Bay Festival of Bands

Welcome to the Hawkes Bay festival of bands featuring over 15 bands travelling in from all over the North Island for this event, from smaller school bands to large semi-professional bands all are welcome.

Date: Sunday 19 May
Where:
Lindisfarne College Performing arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Showquest - Napier

Showquest - Napier

Come and support an impressive line-up of schools from Napier! Showquest is a new performing arts competition for schools and students years 1–13. It’s a nationwide series of events produced by Rockquest Promotions, with the support of the Ministry of Education.

Date: Monday 27 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected biennial regional exhibition and award, showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in printmaking, painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, multi-media, design and ceramics from...

Date: Friday 31 May to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review


June 2019

Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

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: Friday 22 March to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


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: Friday 22 March to Wednesday 1 January
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: Friday 22 March 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
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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

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

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

The history of Banaba, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is the focus of a new exhibition at MTG Hawke’s Bay. Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how Banaba Island was destroyed by environmentally devastating phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading...

Date: Saturday 30 March to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


Free
The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected biennial regional exhibition and award, showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in printmaking, painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, multi-media, design and ceramics from...

Date: Friday 31 May to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review


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

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Matariki Glow Show

Matariki Glow Show

“Only 30 seconds gone and all of us are captivated, spellbound and lapping it up.” - Alan Scott-Theatre Review 15,000+ children saw this extraordinary show in 2017/18. 700 schools will hear about it in 2019. 20,000+ children will see it in 2019. What Is the Matariki Glow Show? It’s...

Date: Wednesday 5 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Pink Floyd Experience

The Pink Floyd Experience

After 2017’s hugely successful Animals tour, which featured three entire albums, The Pink Floyd Experience returns to New Zealand and Australia in 2019 with an exciting new show. To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Pink Floyd’s album The Wall, a selection of the band’s own favourites...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Winter Ball

White Winter Ball

White Winter Ball Sat 15th June. Theme: White Tickets $15pp Mixed dance styles: Ballroom, Latin, New Vogue, Swing, R'n'R, Salsa & more. Hosted by Evan & Sandy, Munro Dance Studio Salsa Hawkes Bay

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Versus Talent Quest - Zeal HB

Versus Talent Quest - Zeal HB

Calling all young musicians, comedians, dancers, poets and creatives, we want you. Versus is Hawkes Bay’s largest Talent Quest with over $1000 of cash and prizes up for grabs. Get excited! Saturday 15th June, the day will be divided into two parts with auditions from 10am - 3pm, and the...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
The Hendrix Project - Jimi Hendrix Tribute

The Hendrix Project - Jimi Hendrix Tribute

Performing electrifying versions of songs from Hendrix's albums: Are You Experienced, Axis: Bold As Love, Electric Ladyland and Band of Gypsys, The Hendrix Project deliver a show you don't want to miss! From Monterey to Woodstock and beyond. You'll love The Hendrix Project's renditions of Hey...

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

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R18
Motel California Eagles Tribute Band

Motel California Eagles Tribute Band

Motel California Eagles Tribute Band. Don't miss out The Eagles Tribute Show, regularly selling out venues across the country, and the first time at the Cabana. Enjoy all the Eagles' main hits with vocal harmonies and guitar parts just as the Eagles do them. Motel California, Take it Easy,...

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

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Room On the Broom

Room On the Broom

CDP presents Tall Stories’ production of Room On the Broom adapted from the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children’s books. How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind…...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Room On the Broom


July 2019

Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

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: Friday 22 March to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


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

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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: Friday 22 March 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
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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

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

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

The history of Banaba, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is the focus of a new exhibition at MTG Hawke’s Bay. Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how Banaba Island was destroyed by environmentally devastating phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading...

Date: Saturday 30 March to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


Mātauranga

Mātauranga

Carlos Kalmar - Conductor Steven Osborne - Piano Mendelssohn - The Hebrides Overture Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Michael Norris - Mātauranga Mozart - Symphony No. 38 in D major Mātauranga, by Wellington-based Michael Norris, was commissioned as part of the NZSO Cook’s...

Date: Wednesday 17 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mātauranga


Urzila Carlson - Token African

Urzila Carlson - Token African

Multi award-winning South African-Kiwi Urzila Carlson is set to wreak havoc on New Zealand with her brand-new show, Token African, as part of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. Featuring all new material and poking fun at her birth country, Urzila laughs that Africans have become the...

Date: Thursday 18 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Urzila Carlson - Token African


August 2019

Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

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: Friday 22 March to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


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

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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: Friday 22 March 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
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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

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

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

The history of Banaba, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is the focus of a new exhibition at MTG Hawke’s Bay. Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how Banaba Island was destroyed by environmentally devastating phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading...

Date: Saturday 30 March to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


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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Free
Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Our annual exhibition with lots of lovely quilts showing a variety of techniques and styles. We also have a sales table with many craft items made by our members.

Date: Saturday 3 August to Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Keirunga Quilters Exhibition


September 2019

Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

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: Friday 22 March to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


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

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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

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

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

The history of Banaba, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is the focus of a new exhibition at MTG Hawke’s Bay. Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how Banaba Island was destroyed by environmentally devastating phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading...

Date: Saturday 30 March to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Project Banaba


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
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

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: Friday 22 March to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


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

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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

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

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


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: Friday 22 March 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


Angus and Julia Stone, Jack River + Special Guests

Angus and Julia Stone, Jack River + Special Guests

Update: Postponement announcement Jan 21. Angus and Julia Stone postpone Napier performance. Rescheduled for Labour Weekend. 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...

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

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


November 2019

Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

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: Friday 22 March to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Five Pākehā Painters


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

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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

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

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


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: Friday 22 March 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


December 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: Friday 22 March to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

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

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

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


February 2020

Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Mission Members Concert Club Exclusive Pre-sale for 2nd concert on Waitangi Day, 6 February starts today at midday at missionconcert.co.nz. 8 February concert sold out. Sir Elton John, recently crowned by Billboard as the most successful performing male solo artist of all time, will deliver his...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Saturday 8 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT


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