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What's on in Hawke's Bay

Find out what events are on in Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hastings, Central Hawke's Bay and Wairoa. If you need to know what's on this is the place to look. If you are after council meetings view our meetings calendar.

Does not include exhibitions or workshops. You can view these by selecting them on the menu to the left.

July 2017

Italian Film Festival - The Confessions/I Confessioni

Italian Film Festival - The Confessions/I Confessioni

'The Confessions/I Confessioni.' Winner of Best Cinematography - Nastro d'Argento Awards 2016 Winner Best Screenplay - David di Donatello Awards Roberto Ando takes us into the world of politics in this offbeat drama thriller featuring an international cast including Toni Servillo (The Great...

Date: Friday 28 July to Monday 31 July
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - Antonia

Italian Film Festival - Antonia

'Antonia.' An elegant period piece with attention to detail and costumes by Fendi, 'Antonia' bears the cinematic signature of its producer, director Luca Guadagnino (I am Love). It traces the last decade in the life of one of Italy's great 20th century poets - Antonia Pozzi.

Date: Friday 28 July
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Concords - A Blast from the Past

Concords - A Blast from the Past

A Blast from the Past - the lads from Wairoa are reviving their old band called the Concords to Entertain us tonight. Come along it will be a bit of a Wairoa Re-Union by the sounds of things. Looking forward to listening to their mellow sounds hearing featuring Reti Rewi, Ray Puddy, Bill...

Date: Friday 28 July
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Film Festival - Perfect Strangers/Perfetti Sconosciu

Italian Film Festival - Perfect Strangers/Perfetti Sconosciu

'Perfect Strangers/Perfetti Sconosciuti.' Not just a box office hit, but also a national phenomenon, Paolo Genovese's latest dramedy has got the whole of Italy asking: How well do we really know those closest to us? Fuelled by a fiendishly clever screenplay, and an all-star class, Perfect...

Date: Friday 28 July
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ben Sheen - Organ Concert

Ben Sheen - Organ Concert

This will be a great concert, note it is this coming Friday. “A brilliant organist.” - New York Times Europe, USA, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and now Napier. Ben Sheen - International Concert Organist. Don’t miss this great opportunity, come enjoy this “stunning...

Date: Friday 28 July
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

Skeptical novelist Charles Condomine invites self-proclaimed medium Madame Arcati to his home for a séance, hoping to gather material for a new book. When the hapless psychic accidentally summons the spirit of Condomine's late wife, Elvira, his home and life are quickly turned into a shambles as...

Date: Friday 28 July to Saturday 5 August
Where:
Aubyn Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

“So did ya’hear the story of the Johnstone Twins?” Set in Britain, Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers tells the story of twins separated at birth. Mrs Johnstone is working as a cleaner for Mrs Lyons when she becomes pregnant with the twin boys. The financial burden of two more children is...

Date: Friday 28 July to Saturday 29 July
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paul Ubana Jones

Paul Ubana Jones

“A national treasure; Paul Ubana Jones is so much more than one man with a guitar. He is a conjuror of unique and original songs, rooted in primal Blues and Soul.” Paul has toured with the best: B.B. King, Norah Jones, Bob Dylan, Taj Mahal and Keb Mo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Crowded...

Date: Friday 28 July
Where:
Cactus Jacks, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Italian Film Festival

Italian Film Festival

'Barolo Boys'. This film traces the short but intense trajectory of a group of wine producers who indelibly changed the world of wine. Winner DOC Wine Travel Food Prize 2004. Official Selection: - Vancouver Film Festival 2015 - Wine Country Film Festival 2014 - Overlook Festival,...

Date: Friday 28 July to Sunday 30 July
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tyson Smith - Solo Electric With Support From Dan Fulton

Tyson Smith - Solo Electric With Support From Dan Fulton

First solo gig in The Hawke's Bay! Friday at Common Room, Wellington-based guitarist/singer/songwriter Tyson Smith will be bringing his unique, original music combining elements of rock, blues, folk, world music and freeform improvisation. Local Hawke's Bay legend Dan Fulton will also be doing...

Date: Friday 28 July
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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The Rude Boyz - Reggae Night

The Rude Boyz - Reggae Night

The Rude Boyz bringing the reggae vibes to Sideline Bar with a new set and new lineup.

Date: Friday 28 July
Where:
The Sideline Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tutira Planting Day

Tutira Planting Day

Come along and join Maungaharuru-Tangitu Trust and project partners in planting adjacent to lakes Tutura and Waikopiro. Sausage Sizzle and snacks provided. Bring Suitable clothing, gloves, gumboots, spade (supply available on the day), and drinking water. Free return bus from Napier - register...

Date: Saturday 29 July
Where:
Tutira Regional Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Young Singers In Harmony Regional Competitions

Young Singers In Harmony Regional Competitions

Hawkes Bay Secondary School barbershop competition (Young Singers In Harmony) will be held at Napier Girls High School Hall. This celebrates the unique a Capella style and showcases the passion our young singers have for the craft. The appeal of singing four-part harmony has become popular among...

Date: Saturday 29 July
Where:
Napier Girls' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young Singers In Harmony Regional Competitions


Iolanthe by Gilbert & Sullivan On Tour

Iolanthe by Gilbert & Sullivan On Tour

This sparkling new production of Iolanthe is directed by John Goddard and tours the lower North Island in June and July fully staged. As one reviewer headlined it: Iolanthe - A Spectacular Night of Fun. The cast of 32 singers and dancers with 24 piece orchestra is conducted by Hugh McMillan;...

Date: Saturday 29 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ball & Dance Party - Club Open Day

Ball & Dance Party - Club Open Day

Free Social Dance Event - Reserved table seating. As part of the Taradale club 's open day, this event is open to dancers and spectators (non-members welcome), an opportunity to bring a variety of Hawkes Bays dancers together to share and enjoy the passion of dance. 6 pm - 7.55pm (Ball) the...

Date: Saturday 29 July
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ball & Dance Party - Club Open Day


Free
Reggae & Rhymes Concert

Reggae & Rhymes Concert

A community event at the Niche Aotearoa in the Hastings City Centre! A great night of live music including Reggae, Hip Hop & R&B and much more, come and enjoy some Reggae & Rhymes! Family friendly, drug and alcohol-free event. Free parking. No cover charge. All welcome!

Date: Saturday 29 July
Where:
The Niche Aotearoa, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier City Rovers Quiz and Fundraising Auction Night

Napier City Rovers Quiz and Fundraising Auction Night

Don't miss the Napier City Rovers big Night Out. Lots of prizes up for grabs at the upcoming Quiz Night and Fundraising Auction! Win a round of golf for four at Cape kidnappers, two off-road safari adventures for 2 people in a brand new Land Rover, a night for two at the Bluewater Hotel, plus...

Date: Saturday 29 July
Where:
Napier City Rovers, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier City Rovers Quiz and Fundraising Auction Night


Hammond Gamble With Band and Solo

Hammond Gamble With Band and Solo

The legend Hammond Gamble returns for a night of solo and band tunes from the great NZ song book. "Should I Be Good or Should I Be Evil" is pure gold. Hammond Gamble was born, the son on a New Zealander, in Lancashire, moving with his family to New Zealand and Whangarei as a 12-year-old in...

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

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Free
R18
The Rude Boyz - Reggae Nights

The Rude Boyz - Reggae Nights

The Rude Boyz bringing the reggae vibes to rock your soul at Bev Ridges for the first time - get ready to rock steady.

Date: Saturday 29 July
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bach-a-thon

Bach-a-thon

Twenty-five pianists play 5-minute performance pieces of Bach throughout the day, amongst the paintings of our latest exhibition 'Freedom and Structure: Cubism and New Zealand Art 1930 - 1960'. Ticket price includes all day admission to MTG Hawke’s Bay.

Date: Sunday 30 July
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

So you’re tough, but are you tough enough to take on the Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge!? If you want to get down and dirty and have a whole lot of fun, then these unique off-road running events are for you. The events are open to both male and female competitors who are 13 years of age...

Date: Sunday 30 July
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge


Free
Crimson N Clover

Crimson N Clover

Mike and Sheryl Savage here to entertain you on the last Sunday of the month. Come along for some easy listening and dancing music. We'd love to see you at the Taradale RSA.

Date: Sunday 30 July
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tom Warrington Trio featuring Larry Koonse

Tom Warrington Trio featuring Larry Koonse

The Tom Warrington Trio (Bass) – Buddy Rich / Stan Getz Featuring Larry Koonse - Guitar Cleo Laine / Seth McFarlane Tom Warrington was one of the busiest acoustic and electric bass players in Los Angeles and now lives in New Zealand and is the bass tutor at the New Zealand School of Music...

Date: Sunday 30 July
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tom Warrington Trio featuring Larry Koonse


Italian Film Festival - Where am I Going?/Quo Vado?

Italian Film Festival - Where am I Going?/Quo Vado?

'Where am I Going?/Quo Vado?'. The highest-grossing film in Italian cinema history. The story takes a not so subtle dig at the Italian obsession of pursuing a cushy public service job-for-life, with a generous pension and the seeming impossibility of termination, once secured. 'Where am I...

Date: Sunday 30 July
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Italian Film Festival - Where am I Going?/Quo Vado?


Free
Harry Potter Trivia Night

Harry Potter Trivia Night

Hastings District Libraries and Professor Albus Dumbledore would like to cordially invite you to the Harry Potter Trivia Night! You will be split into teams of up to 5 players. There will be 7 rounds, with 10 questions in each round, so get studying you, Potter! This is a fun, free event for...

Date: Monday 31 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2017

Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Classes generally occur weekly however they will not occur on public holidays and also school holiday periods. Please call us on 0800 663 463 to register.

Date: Tuesday 1 August to Tuesday 2 January
Where:
Hawke’s Bay Hospital Soldiers’ Memorial, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Water-Based Exercise

Water-Based Exercise

Generally on each week except for public holidays and school holidays.

Date: Wednesday 2 August to Wednesday 3 January
Where:
Riversdale Lifestyle Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

Skeptical novelist Charles Condomine invites self-proclaimed medium Madame Arcati to his home for a séance, hoping to gather material for a new book. When the hapless psychic accidentally summons the spirit of Condomine's late wife, Elvira, his home and life are quickly turned into a shambles as...

Date: Friday 28 July to Saturday 5 August
Where:
Aubyn Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blithe Spirit


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How I Met My Father

How I Met My Father

Comedian Rhian Wood-Hill is back at The Cabana as part of a massive New Zealand tour for his new show, How I Met My Father; the true story of when he met his father at age 21. Rhian knew just a few things about his father growing up: He was a criminal, he was charming, he was good looking, and...

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

Read more » - How I Met My Father


Free
Big Brand Surf, Street, Skate Clothing & Shoes Sale Expo

Big Brand Surf, Street, Skate Clothing & Shoes Sale Expo

Lastseason.co.nz presents NZ's largest Clothing & Shoes Sale Expo. 30-80 percent off the biggest names in Surf/Street/Skate. More than a $Million worth of men's, women's & youth gear on sale. We accept cash, Eftpos, Credit and Q Card. Top brands: Obey, Nike, Element, Quiksilver, Roxy,...

Date: Thursday 3 August to Sunday 6 August
Where:
17 Carlyle St, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sue Nicholson - Answers from the Other Side

Sue Nicholson - Answers from the Other Side

The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side. 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: Thursday 3 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sue Nicholson - Answers from the Other Side


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The Colliers Rural Grape Debate: SOLD OUT

The Colliers Rural Grape Debate: SOLD OUT

Come along and enjoy some great food, great wine, and great entertainment with all proceeds going to the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter. Watch the Boutiques battle it out against the Giants with TV comedian Jeremy Corbett keeping them all in line! The mood for the evening "Is bigger always...

Date: Friday 4 August
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Colliers Rural Grape Debate: SOLD OUT


Acoustic Sessions - Fundraiser for Rachel

Acoustic Sessions - Fundraiser for Rachel

Come to this awesome event and see some sweet acoustic acts, and support our mate Rachel as she heads off overseas to volunteer for some cool causes. Held in Connections Cafe in Pirimai, with coffee for sale, local young musicians playing, bracelets and braids etc for sale, and open to all...

Date: Friday 4 August
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Acoustic Sessions - Fundraiser for Rachel


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 5 August to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts


Sue Nicholson - Answers From the Other Side

Sue Nicholson - Answers From the Other Side

The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side. 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 5 August
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sue Nicholson - Answers From the Other Side


Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing’s energetic live performances are re-known for inspiring concertgoers to dance and have fun while showcasing a wealth of musical experience and engaging their audience at all times. Swamp Thing play every show like it is their last, making a sound that reaches far back into the...

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

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Stretch - The Less Rock More Roll Tour

Stretch - The Less Rock More Roll Tour

Stretch returns with his new single and video 'Less Rock More Roll', an instantly engaging garage-folk-stomper. This past year has seen Stretch embark on four national tours, earning him a place on the country’s best stages and the support slot for American songwriting legend Jeff Tweedy of...

Date: Saturday 5 August
Where:
The Old Mill, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Stretch - The Less Rock More Roll Tour


Black Barn Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2017

Black Barn Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2017

Cyclocross (CX) takes elements from both road and mountain bike racing and presents as a spectator friendly, short, fast race that all ages and skill levels can enjoy. It’s typically raced on an off-road circuit, each lap takes about 4-6 minutes to complete. Riders complete several laps in each...

Date: Sunday 6 August
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Cyclocross Hawkes Bay Series 2017


Napier Repertory Players - After the Accident

Napier Repertory Players - After the Accident

Local Theatre takes a new direction: Napier Repertory Players are introducing a new addition to their yearly programme - the Studio Production. Plays presented under this title will fit into a category they are calling Theatre Without Borders. These plays are intended to be powerful...

Date: Tuesday 8 August to Saturday 12 August
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Repertory Players - After the Accident


Free
Meth Till Death Presentation

Meth Till Death Presentation

Join us as we journey through the life of a man looking for a way out... Come and experience this powerful life changing story presented through music and theatrical drama, a once in a lifetime event! Rangi's "Meth till Death" presentation is centred on choices and consequences, bringing to...

Date: Friday 11 August to Saturday 12 August
Where:
The Niche Aotearoa, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blues Music Nights: CANCELLED

Blues Music Nights: CANCELLED

Join the fun at Shani's Taradale every Friday Night and enjoy the music! Presenting Hawkes Bay's Leading Blues Band "DejaBlue"! With selections from the wide Blues genre, come and dance & meet new friends! Phone - 06 8450489.

Date: Friday 11 August
Where:
Shani's Family Eatery and Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blues Music Nights: CANCELLED


Free
Almost Spring Market

Almost Spring Market

Lots of new and used goods, beautiful greenstone pendants in crystal, jewellery, rough and polished crystals, and key rings, lots of good quality bric-a-brac, toys and clothing, household goods, plants for your garden, knitting for all ages including homespun come and find a bargain. Have a cuppa...

Date: Saturday 12 August to Saturday 9 September
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Guilin Public Performance

Guilin Public Performance

Guilin Children’s Palace Performing Arts School and Hawke's Bay Orchestral Society Youth will come together for a morning of entertainment at the beautiful Blyth Performing Arts Centre at Iona College. The public performance will include Chinese minority group dances, martial arts...

Date: Saturday 12 August
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Las Vegas Casino Evening

Las Vegas Casino Evening

Taradale Lions club are holding a Las Vegas Entertainment Casino Evening on 12th August 2017 to raise funds to buy a ‘cuddle cot’ for the Maternity Services Unit at the Hawkes Bay District Health Board in Hastings as they do not have one. Many of us can only imagine what it's like losing a...

Date: Saturday 12 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Las Vegas Casino Evening


NZ Mountain Film Festival - National Tour

NZ Mountain Film Festival - National Tour

The 'Best of the Fest' National Tour offers an outstanding collection of unique adventure films from around the world featuring Kiwis and other adventurers push their limits and challenge nature's playgrounds. The screening will be at 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm) at the Tabard Theatre, and will...

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

Read more » - NZ Mountain Film Festival - National Tour


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The Nudge - Dark Arts Album Release Tour

The Nudge - Dark Arts Album Release Tour

The Nudge are set to embark on a nationwide tour to promote their sophomore album Dark Arts, released in February of this year. The Nudge have been busy creating a show that should not be missed. With soaring guitars, funky, free drumming, and savage keyboard tones, The Nudge bring a party and will...

Date: Saturday 12 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Nudge - Dark Arts Album Release Tour


Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Located 20 minutes from central Napier, our Sacred Hill Winery course is one of our favourites. It starts with a lap around the vines before heading off across the farm and into the forest. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the...

Date: Sunday 13 August
Where:
Sacred Hill Riflemen’s Vineyard, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Private Screening of Movie Vaxxed: CANCELLED

Private Screening of Movie Vaxxed: CANCELLED

This movie, the work of filmmaker Del Bigtree, helps people make informed choices about the efficacy, risks and benefits of vaccinations.  It highlights difficult to find information and is a very frank peek into a complex subject - check out the trailer on the official website. We all have...

Date: Tuesday 15 August
Where:
Ellwood Function Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rhys Darby Mystic Time Bird

Rhys Darby Mystic Time Bird

Darby’s shows are always a mix of astute observations and stand-up cocooned in a fantastical story that takes his audience on a journey through the ridiculous to the downright silly. This show promises to be no different. In Mystic Time Bird Rhys turns to the world of ancient mysticism to find...

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

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The Rescued Plate

The Rescued Plate

Rally the support of your family and friends to help you raise money for Nourished for Nil as you do it. Learn more about Nourished for Nil and those who support us. Sample tasty creations using rescued and donated food, prepared by Chef Ben from Little Blackbird and Andrew from Terroir at...

Date: Thursday 17 August
Where:
Little Black Bird Eatery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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North Island Young Winemaker Competition Dinner

North Island Young Winemaker Competition Dinner

Join the Hawkes Bay and North Island wine community to celebrate our regional finalists in the 2017 New Zealand Young Winemaker Competition. Church Road is host to a three course, with local wines, where the winner of the 2017 North Island Young Winemaker competition will be announced. The...

Date: Friday 18 August
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Sessions

Saturday Night Sessions

Every 6 weeks or so Crab Farm Winery comes alive on a Saturday evening with our Saturday Night Sessions. This is an informal, relaxed event where we take most of the tables out of the main room to make room for all the dancing. In August we are hosting White Chapel Jak, Tropical Downbeat...

Date: Saturday 19 August
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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One Night of Queen

One Night of Queen

Since winning Stars in Their Eyes in 2000 with a record 864,838 votes, Gary Mullen has toured the world with his breathtaking One Night of Queen. His uncanny vocal resemblance to the late Freddie Mercury has enthralled hundreds of thousands of people throughout the UK, USA, Europe, South Africa...

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

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Looking For Alaska VS Albi & The Wolves Mini Tour

Looking For Alaska VS Albi & The Wolves Mini Tour

Two of NZ's hottest folk acts are teaming up for a mini tour of the North Island! For one weekend only, Looking For Alaska and Albi & The Wolves will be piling into a van and heading to Gisborne, Hastings and Rotorua to take to the stage for battle! Armed only with a guitar, a fiddle and an...

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

Read more » - Looking For Alaska VS Albi & The Wolves Mini Tour


Scott Clinic Race No. 4 The Hub 2 Up Duathlon

Scott Clinic Race No. 4 The Hub 2 Up Duathlon

A new exciting event. With this event you can only race as a 2 person team no individuals can race so if you are looking for a teammate Facebook could be a good place to start. During the event, you must stay together as a pair and if you arrive at transition without your teammate you will...

Date: Sunday 20 August
Where:
Haumoana School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 20 August to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Barry Stewart Hypnotist Show

Barry Stewart Hypnotist Show

A fun afternoon, filled with laughter, food, raffles and prizes! At only $12.50 a ticket, who would miss it? Surely not you! A fundraiser for Cheer Dynamix Hawke's Bay, helping athletes get to competitions! Come along and show your support by joining in on a fun filled day! Limited seats...

Date: Sunday 20 August
Where:
Omarunui Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Toner Sisters With Tom Sharplin

The Toner Sisters With Tom Sharplin

Since their hugely successful show in 2016, The Toner Sisters have had a whirlwind year appearing at Concerts and Festivals all around the country performing alongside Country Greats such as Suzanne Prentice, Brendon Dugan, Gray Bartlett, Eddie Low and the fantastic Topp Twins. 2017 they return...

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

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Charlotte Yates & Gil Craig With Show Pony - Words & Music

Charlotte Yates & Gil Craig With Show Pony - Words & Music

Top singer-songwriter and recording artist Charlotte Yates teams up with multi-instrumentalists Gil Eva Craig (bass, tenor horn) and Show Pony (trumpet, violin, vocals) to showcase songs hot off the press from Charlotte's upcoming album release, Then The Stars Start Singing, alongside many loved...

Date: Wednesday 23 August
Where:
Birdwoods Gallery, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ Presents: Michael Houstoun & Bella Hristova

CMNZ Presents: Michael Houstoun & Bella Hristova

"Every sound she draws is superb." - The Strad Beethoven’s ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano from a transcendent, transformative monument of the duo sonata repertoire: they present a formidable, unique challenge to violinists and pianists. Bella Hristova, winner of the 2007 Michael Hill...

Date: Thursday 24 August
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Roy Phillips  - The Peddler

Roy Phillips - The Peddler

45 million records sold (Roy Phillips, Close Up). Smile, Day in Day out, Who Can I Turn To...... Roy has performed with all the greats such as Frank Sinatra, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, The Everly Brothers, Lena Horne, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Sergio Mendes, Louis Bellson, George Benson,...

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

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Comedy with Ben Hurley at Cabana

Comedy with Ben Hurley at Cabana

Brace yourself for a night of laughs with the Cabana Comedy Club and a line up of some of NZ's Top comedians for one night only. Check this lineup out! Headline act...Ben Hurley! Winner of all the awards and 7 Days favourite. Ben Has been performing to sold out audiences across the globe ad...

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

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Classic Night At the Proms

Classic Night At the Proms

Dress up, bring a flag and join us for great music and a fun time. Featuring Rule Britannia, Country Gardens, Pomp & Circumstance, British Sea Songs, Gilbert & Sullivan Medley & other favourites. Presented by: Bay Cities Symphonic & The Gisborne Concert Bands

Date: Sunday 27 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dangerous Liaisons - New Zealand String Quartet

Dangerous Liaisons - New Zealand String Quartet

Join us on our 30th-anniversary tour for a concert filled with passion, yearning, joy and heartache. Our Dangerous Liaisons programme explores themes of love and desire and will take you on an emotional journey through some of the great works of the repertoire. Mendelsohn’s first love and...

Date: Sunday 27 August
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Share Your Talent Show

Share Your Talent Show

Come along and share your talent with us this evening. Sing with a live band, (bring your chord charts) backing tracks or play an instrument or even stand up comedy - the stage is yours. Where else can you get this opportunity?

Date: Sunday 27 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity Presents: The Last Night of The Proms

Operatunity Presents: The Last Night of The Proms

A variety show of magnificent melodies, singalongs, skits, madness, and mayhem as we all experience a Right Royal time. Cameron Barclay, star of the Ten Tenors joins Sue Boland, John Cameron, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, and Penny Dodd for this fabulously fun show!

Date: Thursday 31 August
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2017

Free
Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils

The Taniwha Daffodil Display is an iconic feature of Spring in Central Hawke’s Bay. Open every day of September between 8 am – 5 pm, simply drive through the gates, collect a bucket and then wander the 20 acres of trees, ponds and of course daffodils. It’s a great day for kids, families...

Date: Friday 1 September to Saturday 30 September
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

Atmosphere Gallery and Sculpture Garden hosts a stunning Spring exhibition ‘New Beginnings’ throughout September and October. New Beginnings will feature artists from all over New Zealand across many disciplines including sculpture, painting, photography and works will be available for...

Date: Friday 1 September to Tuesday 31 October
Where:
Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Black & White Accounting Charity Auction Lunch 2017

Black & White Accounting Charity Auction Lunch 2017

The must-attend woman’s event of the year is back! The Black & White Accounting Annual Charity Lunch & Auction (formally Business Belles Charity Lunch Auction) is booked for 1st September at the Napier Conference Centre. Grab your girlfriends, colleagues, neighbours and besties, fill a table...

Date: Friday 1 September
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Hurrah

Spring Hurrah

Grab a glass of fizz and join us as we launch the Spring with flare at Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa. The night will include a glass of bubbles or still wine upon arrival, a continuous supper, cash bar and entertainment from Ian Munro and the GC's Solo sensation Ian Munro provides premium...

Date: Friday 1 September
Where:
Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

They are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. We hibernate for May, June, July & August 2017 but will be back again in September. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 5 August to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Women's Lifestyle Expo

Women's Lifestyle Expo

Come join us at NZ's special event for women! The Hawke's Bay Women's Lifestyle Expo is a two-day event for women of all ages. With more than 120 companies involved featuring everything from jewellery and beauty to business products & information, crafts, fitness, food & wine sampling and...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Sunday 3 September
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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High Tea & History

High Tea & History

Experience over 166 years of history at Oruawharo Homestead & Gardens. Across the weekend experience a sumptuous high tea with a delicious selection of treats accompanied by your choice of Oruawharo’s own extensive tea and coffee collection. You can choose whether you’d like to take high...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Sunday 3 September
Where:
Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Bostock New Zealand Spring Carnival 2017 - Tarzino Trophy

Bostock New Zealand Spring Carnival 2017 - Tarzino Trophy

Tarzino Trophy featuring Daffodil Day: 2nd September Windsor Park Plate: 23rd September Livamol Classic: 7th October Livamol Classic early bird hospitality packages and tickets are on sale now!

Date: Saturday 2 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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helloworld Wearable Creations

helloworld Wearable Creations

CHB Business and Professional Women present the 4th annual helloworld Wearable Creations- an extravaganza of creative talent from local and national designers from as far afield as Taranaki and Thames. Showcasing designers from school year 5 to secondary school and 6 adult categories including...

Date: Saturday 2 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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CF Casino Night - Groovy 60's

CF Casino Night - Groovy 60's

Dust off your bellbottoms and flower power outfits, it's time to get into the Gambling Groove again. The 2017 Cystic Fibrosis Casino Night is on! We'll be offering up the best gambling establishment in town with the friendliest dealers around. We will turn the venue into a psychedelic room with...

Date: Saturday 2 September
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Come join Fraser Mack at The Common Room for an evening of acoustic covers and originals. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour get-up-and-dance sets. Mack always enjoys the unique venue at the...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 14 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paper Shaper - Childrens Puppet Theatre

Paper Shaper - Childrens Puppet Theatre

Little Dog Barking is a leading puppet theatre for children, creating and presenting quality theatre works for early childhood, primary school and family audiences. Little Dog Barking brings a public performance of Papershaper to The Globe Theatre - this is open to the public, school and early...

Date: Tuesday 5 September to Wednesday 6 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Classes generally occur weekly however they will not occur on public holidays and also school holiday periods. Please call us on 0800 663 463 to register.

Date: Tuesday 1 August to Tuesday 2 January
Where:
Hawke’s Bay Hospital Soldiers’ Memorial, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Water-Based Exercise

Water-Based Exercise

Generally on each week except for public holidays and school holidays.

Date: Wednesday 2 August to Wednesday 3 January
Where:
Riversdale Lifestyle Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

As the days get darker the warm haven of a comfortable cinema feels to us like the perfect respite. We like to think that the New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a beacon in the midst of your winter, bringing you different worlds to explore in the company of friends and strangers....

Date: Thursday 7 September to Sunday 24 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay - The Festival

Central Hawke's Bay - The Festival

‘Central Hawke’s Bay, The Festival’, held at Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, is a four-day hill top celebration with over 100 quality craft stalls, art, wine tasting and gourmet foods. Each day of this years ‘CHB The Festival’ will feature Q&A’s and Demonstrations on a variety of...

Date: Thursday 7 September to Sunday 10 September
Where:
Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Bill Massey's Tourists

Bill Massey's Tourists

Bill Massey’s Tourists tells of the experiences of Jan Bolwell's grandfather on the Western Front in World War One. Bollwell plays herself as an adolescent doing a school project on the war. At first, her grandfather is reluctant to talk about the war, but gradually he is coaxed to reveal what...

Date: Thursday 7 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Turn Up Hawkes Bay

Turn Up Hawkes Bay

Rise Entertainment & Zative Productions present's Turn Up. More acts to be confirmed. Door sales available.

Date: Friday 8 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Almost Spring Market

Almost Spring Market

Lots of new and used goods, beautiful greenstone pendants in crystal, jewellery, rough and polished crystals, and key rings, lots of good quality bric-a-brac, toys and clothing, household goods, plants for your garden, knitting for all ages including homespun come and find a bargain. Have a cuppa...

Date: Saturday 12 August to Saturday 9 September
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Redefine 2017

Redefine 2017

Redefine 2017 will be a fantastic day out for the whole family, where else can you find three retail charity stores in one venue! Items for each category will be on display including shopping, demonstrations and activities for children. Gold coin donation for children under 15 on the day....

Date: Saturday 9 September
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Redefine - Love Your Op Shop

Redefine - Love Your Op Shop

Date has been moved to the 9th of September, see you there!

Date: Saturday 9 September
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wild Storm Male Strip Revue

Wild Storm Male Strip Revue

After sell out shows in Wellington, Christchurch and Hamilton, the Wild Storm boys are heading to Napier! Doors open 7pm. Napier ladies, don't miss out on this, Wild Storm are coming! New Zealand’s sexiest new talent. Hot as hell entertainment for your viewing pleasure. Bachelorette...

Date: Saturday 9 September
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Colour Run! - What do you live for?

Colour Run! - What do you live for?

Proudly Brought to you by Napier & Hastings Youth Councils and Zeal Hawke's Bay. What do you live for? Colour Run. Where? The start and finish line will be at the Napier Sound Shell. (it is a looped 5km track). Time? The race will be from 12 pm – 2 pm. All racers must be at the race...

Date: Sunday 10 September
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deb Webber Live Show : SOLD OUT

Deb Webber Live Show : SOLD OUT

The doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7:30pm. Then Deb Webber will walk through the audience, giving spontaneous readings – connecting those chosen with loved ones in spirit. Sometimes they are cheeky, sometimes sad, sometimes humorous but are always inspiring for those chosen and for...

Date: Monday 11 September
Where:
Ellwood Function Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Festival of Russian Ballet

A Festival of Russian Ballet

Following their sell-out performances of Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australasia. This diverse and stunning programme in three awe-inspiring acts is proudly presented by Russian Ballet Ltd. The Imperial Russian Ballet Company have performed this...

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

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NZSO Presents: Pianomania with Freddy Kempf

NZSO Presents: Pianomania with Freddy Kempf

Freddy Kempf - Piano/Conductor. - Handel Concerto for Keyboard, op. 4. No. 1 in G minor - Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21, in C major (2nd mvt) - Chopin Adante spianto et Grande polonaise brillante - Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor (3rd mvt) - Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C...

Date: Thursday 14 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show 2017

Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show 2017

Transform Your Surroundings at the Home & Garden Show! The Hawke's Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and impressed by...

Date: Friday 15 September to Sunday 17 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dusk in the Daffodils

Dusk in the Daffodils

One of last years most sought after events Dusk in the Daffodils returns to the Spring Fling program in 2017. See Taniwha in a whole new light and enjoy the magic again or be spellbound for the very first time. Either way, this is an opportunity for couples, friends and families to wrap up...

Date: Friday 15 September
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Blossom Parade Food Court

Blossom Parade Food Court

Hastings Blossom Festival presents the Blossom Food Court. We are currently looking for vendors to be apart of this great day. Conatct Amy at edge.events@hotmail.com or 0212983470 for your site information.

Date: Saturday 16 September
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Elite Wildside Presents Foam and Glow

Elite Wildside Presents Foam and Glow

Elite Wildside is proud to be bringing back another successful event after an epic sell out of Nitro Neon Hawkes Bay. Officially announcing Foam and Glow Hawkes Bay. We are proud to be hosting some more awesome DJs which will once again be spectacular, our line up will be announced very...

Date: Saturday 16 September
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Fling - Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

Spring Fling - Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

The Hatuma Lime Half Marathon which enjoys a scenic country backdrop has been running for over 30 years and has become a highlight in the Central Hawke’s Bay calendar. The picturesque 21.1km course takes in the entire circumference of Lake Hatuma with the start and finish at the Waipukurau...

Date: Sunday 17 September
Where:
Waipukurau Racecourse, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

Hatuma Lime Half Marathon

For over 30 years The Hatuma Lime Half Marathon has been a highlight in the Central Hawke’s Bay calendar. The picturesque 21.1km course takes in the entire circumference of Lake Hatuma with the start and finishes at the Waipukurau Racecourse allowing for a relaxed and accessible base, with...

Date: Sunday 17 September
Where:
Waipukurau Racecourse, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 20 August to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden and Homestead will once again open their private Puahanui Bush for visitors on four very special dates across September & October. This incredible 132 hectares of virgin bush is home to Totara known to be at least 600, possibly 800 years old. Not usually open to the public the...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 14 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Colliers Rural Spring Ride

Colliers Rural Spring Ride

Ride the TukiTuki Trail and have some fun at Russell Park with the Colliers Rural team this Spring Your registration will get you a cool drink bottle and a sausage from the BBQ after your ride. Bring the whole family, stretch your legs on the trail then have some fun at Russell Park with a...

Date: Sunday 24 September
Where:
Russell Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet

The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet

A sunlit piazza, the candlelit corner of a noble ballroom, a moonlit balcony… when young lovers meet, the world is stilled… then changed forever. Artistic Director and choreographer Francesco Ventriglia creates a new version of the world’s greatest love story, especially for the Royal New...

Date: Sunday 24 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds

CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds

"There's a big, vivacious, steel-belt of a sound Imani gets when playing at the top of its lungs that is most appealing." - Peter Dobrin, The Philadelphia Inquirer The season concludes with fun, fire and flair. Imani Winds bring together European, American, African, and Latin American musical...

Date: Thursday 28 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Wine, Shine, Years

Wine, Shine, Years

Celebrate the opening of the Lime Rock Wines Cellar Door for the 2017 Spring and Summer Season with Wine, Shine, Years. Call in anytime across the weekend and taste Lime Rock wines nurtured from the sunshine-struck limestone hills of Central Hawke’s Bay. Other beauties will also be opened...

Date: Saturday 30 September to Sunday 1 October
Where:
Lime Rock Wines, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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October 2017

First Sunday Funday

First Sunday Funday

This one is for the adventurous among us, great for those looking for a spot of exercise, or wanting to give the kids a true farm experience. Perhaps you’ll be ready to stretch your legs after a weekend of indulgence and with several mountain biking, running and walking tracks through farm and...

Date: Sunday 1 October
Where:
Ranui Farm Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

New Beginnings Spring Exhibition

Atmosphere Gallery and Sculpture Garden hosts a stunning Spring exhibition ‘New Beginnings’ throughout September and October. New Beginnings will feature artists from all over New Zealand across many disciplines including sculpture, painting, photography and works will be available for...

Date: Friday 1 September to Tuesday 31 October
Where:
Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
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Wine, Shine, Years

Wine, Shine, Years

Celebrate the opening of the Lime Rock Wines Cellar Door for the 2017 Spring and Summer Season with Wine, Shine, Years. Call in anytime across the weekend and taste Lime Rock wines nurtured from the sunshine-struck limestone hills of Central Hawke’s Bay. Other beauties will also be opened...

Date: Saturday 30 September to Sunday 1 October
Where:
Lime Rock Wines, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Unusual Silence

The Unusual Silence

The Unusual Silence will first echo within The Sanctuary of the Auckland War Memorial Museum in remembrance of WWI. Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir is proud to premiere a newly commissioned work by New Zealand composer Victoria Kelly. Inspired by the museum’s collection of War artifacts,...

Date: Sunday 1 October
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

One of the world's best-loved musicals, The Sound of Music, will tour New Zealand this September and October. From the producer of the recent touring stage shows Grease, HMS Pinafore, Menopause the Musical and South Pacific, The Sound of Music will be performed in 20 cities throughout New...

Date: Sunday 1 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Classes generally occur weekly however they will not occur on public holidays and also school holiday periods. Please call us on 0800 663 463 to register.

Date: Tuesday 1 August to Tuesday 2 January
Where:
Hawke’s Bay Hospital Soldiers’ Memorial, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Water-Based Exercise

Water-Based Exercise

Generally on each week except for public holidays and school holidays.

Date: Wednesday 2 August to Wednesday 3 January
Where:
Riversdale Lifestyle Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Districts Cricket Association Golf Day

Central Districts Cricket Association Golf Day

We are inviting interest from businesses in Hawke’s Bay to join us and be part of the day. Join Central Districts Cricket and put your business in front of potential customers. The objective of the tournament is to raise funds for the development of age group and amateur cricket for boys and...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
Hawkes Bay Golf Course, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Onga-Tiko Children's Hunting Competition

Onga-Tiko Children's Hunting Competition

Get the kids into the The Onga-Tiko Hunting &Fishing Clubs Children's Hunting competition these school holidays. The hunt will open from 5pm Friday 6th October and all animals must be transported to The Tikokino Country Hotel and weighed in at 12pm on Sunday 8th October. Categories for this...

Date: Friday 6 October to Sunday 8 October
Where:
Tikokino Country Hotel, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Acoustic Evening With Mack

Acoustic Evening With Mack

Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery... Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for an evening of acoustic covers and originals. 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 6 October
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

They are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. We hibernate for May, June, July & August 2017 but will be back again in September. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 5 August to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raranga (Weaving) Demonstration & Classes

Raranga (Weaving) Demonstration & Classes

Be part of the wonderful opportunity to visit a traditional Marae and see master weavers in action plus participate in making something for yourself. There are two sessions available, a morning session between 10 am - 12 pm and then an afternoon session between 2 pm - 4 pm. Depending on the...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Rongomaraeroa Marae, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Tiptoe Through The Tombstones

Tiptoe Through The Tombstones

Every cemetery has a story to be told and we have a small number of rural cemeteries in Central Hawkes Bay that deserve a closer look. Spend some time with our ancestors, learn their stories and see the work the Central Hawke’s Bay District Council has done in upgrading and up-keeping our...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Marae Overnight Experience

Marae Overnight Experience

Take up this wonderful opportunity and experience a Marae overnight stay at the beautiful Rongomaraeroa Marae, Porangahau You will experience traditional Maori manaakitanga at its best and sleep in an ancestral house which has stood for over 100 years. Local hapu will share traditional...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Rongomaraeroa Marae, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
2017 Hawke's Bay Cellar Door of The Year Challenge

2017 Hawke's Bay Cellar Door of The Year Challenge

Whilst continuing to recognise service and excellence at the Cellar Door, the 2017 Hawke’s Bay Cellar Door of the Year Award will reflect the overall performance of the Winery rather than an individual. The challenge will see the top 6 finalists via for the top 3 places. Sponsored by:...

Date: Sunday 8 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden and Homestead will once again open their private Puahanui Bush for visitors on four very special dates across September & October. This incredible 132 hectares of virgin bush is home to Totara known to be at least 600, possibly 800 years old. Not usually open to the public the...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 14 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Spring Fling Beach Carnival

Spring Fling Beach Carnival

The Spring Fling Beach Carnival at Te Paerahi Beach Porangahau is a day of family fun. Head along from 11 am, bring a picnic basket, beach blanket and grab a spot on the 5km stretch to the river mouth. Pick up a program of the day at 11 am beach side and register with our friendly team for...

Date: Sunday 8 October
Where:
Te Paerahi Beach, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for this special one-hour production of Horrible Histories and meet the most famous, infamous and dangerous characters in British history! Could you beat battling Queen Boudicca as...

Date: Tuesday 10 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Staples Rodway Challenge

Staples Rodway Challenge

During the Staples Rodway Challenge participants are treated to some of the most stunning scenery for any event in the world. The course is mainly on private land and includes windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The Staples Rodway Challenge...

Date: Saturday 14 October
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mitre 10 Mega Ride In a Truck Day

Mitre 10 Mega Ride In a Truck Day

Mitre 10 Mega Ride in a Truck day is a biannual event, raising funds for local, non-government funded organisations focused on children. This year's recipients are Bellyful and Little Elms. A cavalcade of big rigs leave Napier and Hastings Mitre 10 Megastores, and convoy to T&G site in...

Date: Saturday 14 October
Where:
T&G Pipfruit, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Wellbeing Market

Napier Wellbeing Market

The Napier Wellbeing Market is a fantastic free holistic health weekend showcasing people who are passionate about making the world a better place through health, natural medicine, stress-free living, fitness, wellbeing and environmental awareness. Lots of amazing stalls for you to explore &...

Date: Saturday 14 October to Sunday 15 October
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Topp Twins Heading for the Hills

The Topp Twins Heading for the Hills

After the sell-out success of their April/May shows New Zealand’s well-loved national treasures are hitting the road again in October bringing their original style of merriment, mayhem and mirth to seven more small towns. The country’s hills will be alive with the sound of laughter! Armed...

Date: Saturday 14 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Come join Fraser Mack at The Common Room for an evening of acoustic covers and originals. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour get-up-and-dance sets. Mack always enjoys the unique venue at the...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 14 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 20 August to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Old English Garden Party

Old English Garden Party

Step back in time and enjoy an old English Garden Party set at the beautiful Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Proangahau. Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles or nonalcoholic drink upon arrival then play croquet, petangue, tennis or take tours of the house and gardens. High Tea which is included...

Date: Sunday 15 October
Where:
Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's

Operatunity Presents: Fabulous 50's

Relive the romance and the fun when vocals met harmonies as we celebrate the greatest hits of the 50's. Singers and Band pay tribute to greats like Elvis, The Everly Brothers, Doris Day and Bill Haley and the Comets! Starring Karl Perigo, Suzanne Lynch (half of the duo The Chicks), Pat Urlich...

Date: Tuesday 17 October
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards Dinner

Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards Dinner

Awards dinner. The 2017 Awards Night will be held in a spectacular silk lined marquee in the beautiful and historic Waikoko Gardens on the 17th October 2017. The highlight of the evening will be the announcement of the trophy winners, as selected by our International and National Judges. ...

Date: Tuesday 17 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards Dinner


That Bloody Woman

That Bloody Woman

Kate’s back! 2016’s smash hit musical That Bloody Woman returns to stages from 29 August to 20 October, bringing this national treasure back to life in a nationwide campaign to rock the vote for this election. Our favourite daughter, suffragist, activist and cyclist Kate Sheppard is...

Date: Tuesday 17 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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That Bloody Woman

That Bloody Woman

Directed by: Kip Chapman “Compassionate, smart, funny and gloriously entertaining.” - The Press "Bursting with wit, verve and righteously rocking tunes”, smash hit rock musical That Bloody Woman presents New Zealand's founding mother, Kate Sheppard, like you've never seen her before:...

Date: Tuesday 17 October
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza

Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza

Head to the Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre for the Spring Show Stopper Floral Extravaganza where the best creative Floral Artists have created magic by turning the Theatre into a riot of colour. Not only will these eye catching designs appeal to the stylish, bold and blushing they also...

Date: Friday 20 October to Monday 23 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Port Ahuriri School 150th Jubilee

Port Ahuriri School 150th Jubilee

Port Ahuriri School is celebrating 150 years with a weekend of fun activities. Come and celebrate with your former classmates for what will be a weekend to remember! Registration at the Port Ahuriri School Hall. Picnic on the Green. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on our field. Decade Photos....

Date: Saturday 21 October to Sunday 22 October
Where:
Port Ahuriri School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waipukurau 150th Celebrations Rail Car

Waipukurau 150th Celebrations Rail Car

To Celebrate Waipukurau's 150th anniversary, come along for a ride on Pahiatua Railcar Societies Vintage 1938 Standard railcar and experience a ride in style on our ex NZ Railways railcar. People wanting to buy a return ticket to Waipukurau can visit www.railcars.co.nz and book via the excursion...

Date: Saturday 21 October
Where:
Waipukurau Station, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Waipukurau 150th Anniversary Street Parade

Waipukurau 150th Anniversary Street Parade

To celebrate Waipukurau's 150th Anniversary come and check out the free street parade running from Kitchener Street, through Ruataniwha Street and finishing up at Russell Park The parade will feature vintage vehicles and machinery, period costume and more and involve local schools, groups and...

Date: Saturday 21 October
Where:
Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Waipukurau Primary School 150th Anniversary Gathering

Waipukurau Primary School 150th Anniversary Gathering

Celebrate Waipukurau Primary School’s 150th Birthday. Following the Waipukurau 150th Anniversary Street Parade, those registered for the Waipukurau Primary School 150th Birthday Celebrations will move up to the school for the official opening and welcome at 1.30. There will be cutting of...

Date: Saturday 21 October
Where:
Waipukurau Primary School, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Tremain's Teddy Bears Picnic

Tremain's Teddy Bears Picnic

This is a fun day out for the whole family. We have free registration for teddy bears lots of races and games for free. Craft stores food caravans and also amusements rides and Pony rides, 4x4 Jeeps for children, or you can just pack a picnic and sit in the sun.

Date: Sunday 22 October
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beach Horse Trek

Beach Horse Trek

This special offering from Opiango Hills gives trekkers the chance to experience beach riding with some stunning scenery. Your day will begin at 11am at Te Paerahi Beach (Porangahau) beach front. There is plenty of parking for horse floats and the morning will begin with a meet & greet cuppa on...

Date: Sunday 22 October
Where:
Beach Front Inn, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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High Tea at Glenora Homestead

High Tea at Glenora Homestead

Celebrate 150 years of Waipuruau at the home of George and Beth Winelove, 19 Gasiford Terrace Waipukurau. A staggered High Tea will be served throughout the afternoon on the grounds of this beautiful private homestead with proceeds going to the Central Hawke’s Bay Cancer Society. Dress in...

Date: Sunday 22 October
Where:
Glenora Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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STiFF

STiFF

The Little Theatres season of STiFF – an outrageous comedy by April Phillips and directed by Simon Law. Angel Delight, the illegitimate daughter of a funeral parlour director, inherits the business when her father dies. Before she can sell the business and land (which is much more valuable)...

Date: Thursday 26 October
Where:
Waipukurau Little Theatre, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Central Hawke's Bay Fast'n'Furious Trolley Derby

Central Hawke's Bay Fast'n'Furious Trolley Derby

If you're up for the challenge…if you like the squeal of the wheel…the thrill of the hill…the CHB Fast 'n' Furious Trolley Derby 2017 is a day not to be missed. This event had its inception last year, and spectators and racers alike enjoyed a great day's racing, with many vowing "They'd be...

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
Pukeora Hill, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HalloWine

HalloWine

Celebrate Halloween in style, get dressed up, and get ready for a night of fun, fire and fine wine. Hawke's Bays Halloween ball. Ticket price includes canapes and food all night, wine included, it's going to be a great night. Two bands will take the stage, with a DJ to close out the night....

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #1 - The IceBuster

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #1 - The IceBuster

The Ice Buster Triathlon: Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that...

Date: Sunday 29 October
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lunch Listen & Look

Lunch Listen & Look

Welcome Spring at Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau with Lunch, Listen & Look. Listen - to Hawke’s Bay renown string quartet Romanza, comprising of two violins, viola and cello. This combination of instructions has a large repertoire from the energetic Baroque style to Vivaldi and Back, the...

Date: Sunday 29 October
Where:
Oruawharo Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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November 2017

Water-Based Exercise

Water-Based Exercise

Generally on each week except for public holidays and school holidays.

Date: Wednesday 2 August to Wednesday 3 January
Where:
Riversdale Lifestyle Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

They are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. We hibernate for May, June, July & August 2017 but will be back again in September. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Piece-Makers Market


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 5 August to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Total BS

Total BS

The Moana Park Winery crew have concocted a plan to lay a new fire pit at Moana, fashioning a makeshift flaming outdoor oven rotisserie harnessing the almighty power of fire. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Total BS


Rhythm and Booms

Rhythm and Booms

The Rhythm and Booms summertime festival brings together artists from all over Hawke’s Bay for a vibrant showcase of many forms of music, arts, and dance. It all takes place in the stunning Backpaddock Lakes complex situated at 314 Speedy Road, Takapau, Central Hawke’s Bay. Only 10 min south of...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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The Deep Purple Project

The Deep Purple Project

A stellar show that has people raving and wanting more, so here it is. Deep Purple fans and lovers of great rock music will appreciate the attention to detail and be treated to awesome performances from Deep Purples extensive musical catalogue including music from all three incarnations of the...

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

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Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Classes generally occur weekly however they will not occur on public holidays and also school holiday periods. Please call us on 0800 663 463 to register.

Date: Tuesday 1 August to Tuesday 2 January
Where:
Hawke’s Bay Hospital Soldiers’ Memorial, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon

Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon

Scott Clinic is proud to sponsor this women’s only event as a way to promote a positive health message through triathlon. You can enter as an individual or a team and is for beginners to seasoned athletes. This is a great introduction to triathlon and is a fun way to spend your...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Scott Clinic Women's Only Triathlon & Duathlon


Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races

The best of the Bay comes out to shine at Hastings Christmas at the Races! There are two popular events to choose from this season. The first event features the Summer F.A.W.C! Series with the Flaming Christmas at the Races with Raymond van Rijk of BBQ Gourmet - yum! The second event is held on...

Date: Sunday 12 November to Thursday 14 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies

Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies

Two of Ireland’s best-loved groups Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies combine to present one beautiful concert tour of New Zealand this November. Moving tirelessly from opera to pop, jazz to classical, each member of Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies showcase their unique...

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

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Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Music conjures up both the magic and the madness of the Christmas season as we end our year singing all those wonderful Christmas songs.

Date: Thursday 16 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer

Peak Trail Blazer - $500 Cash for the Fastest Dash! The 8th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Rod McDonald Wines King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club & Hall of Flames sub-60 minutes club, along with the Prince & Princess of...

Date: Sunday 19 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2

Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

Date: Sunday 19 November
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 20 August to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing


Saturday Night Fever - The Musical

Saturday Night Fever - The Musical

The greatest dancefloor musical of all time, Saturday Night Fever, will tour arenas and theatres in New Zealand this November and December. Today's announcement coincides with the 40th anniversary of the release of the film starring John Travolta - spawning a decade of disco, fuelled by Bee Gees...

Date: Friday 24 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Night Fever - The Musical


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Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Celebrate the end of year with a fabulous Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. High Tea is quite simply a ritual of pleasure & divine decadence. Delicious and fun, it is an afternoon treat that simply delights the palate, mind, and soul. High Tea is very special and creates moments to...

Date: Saturday 25 November to Saturday 9 December
Where:
The County Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel


December 2017

Boom Boom Deluxe

Boom Boom Deluxe

Boom! Boom! Deluxe Live at The Cabana, Napier. Boom Boom Deluxe will be touring the country throughout Oct-Dec and here's the chance for you lucky people in the Bay of Plenty to catch this amazing band live! $10 pre-sale, $15 on the door.

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

Read more » - Boom Boom Deluxe


Free
Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

They are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. We hibernate for May, June, July & August 2017 but will be back again in September. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 2 September to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Piece-Makers Market


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 5 August to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts


Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Classes generally occur weekly however they will not occur on public holidays and also school holiday periods. Please call us on 0800 663 463 to register.

Date: Tuesday 1 August to Tuesday 2 January
Where:
Hawke’s Bay Hospital Soldiers’ Memorial, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes


Water-Based Exercise

Water-Based Exercise

Generally on each week except for public holidays and school holidays.

Date: Wednesday 2 August to Wednesday 3 January
Where:
Riversdale Lifestyle Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Water-Based Exercise


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Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel

Celebrate the end of year with a fabulous Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. High Tea is quite simply a ritual of pleasure & divine decadence. Delicious and fun, it is an afternoon treat that simply delights the palate, mind, and soul. High Tea is very special and creates moments to...

Date: Saturday 25 November to Saturday 9 December
Where:
The County Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel


Hastings Christmas At the Races

Hastings Christmas At the Races

The best of the Bay comes out to shine at Hastings Christmas at the Races! There are two popular events to choose from this season. The first event features the Summer F.A.W.C! Series with the Flaming Christmas at the Races with Raymond van Rijk of BBQ Gourmet - yum! The second event is held on...

Date: Sunday 12 November to Thursday 14 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Christmas At the Races


Paul Ubana Jones

Paul Ubana Jones

“A national treasure; Paul Ubana Jones is so much more than one man with a guitar. He is a conjuror of unique and original songs, rooted in primal Blues and Soul.” Paul has toured with the best: B.B. King, Norah Jones, Bob Dylan, Taj Mahal and Keb Mo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Crowded...

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

Read more » - Paul Ubana Jones


Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see and do so make plans to get involved in the fun. Dazzling lights displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 this holiday event has grown in size and popularity and offers an interactive and fun...

Date: Saturday 16 December to Sunday 7 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay

Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay

Last year we moved the Team Tag relay to before Christmas as we wanted to give this event the festive feel and it was a huge success. Fancy dress optional but encouraged. This event showcases your own individual ability and also having fun with a team at the same time. The course is...

Date: Sunday 17 December
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Avanti Plus Hastings Team Tag Relay


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who share our passion, find out about fabric-related activities and sew together...

Date: Sunday 20 August to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing


January 2018

Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes

Classes generally occur weekly however they will not occur on public holidays and also school holiday periods. Please call us on 0800 663 463 to register.

Date: Tuesday 1 August to Tuesday 2 January
Where:
Hawke’s Bay Hospital Soldiers’ Memorial, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Hydrotherapy Classes


Water-Based Exercise

Water-Based Exercise

Generally on each week except for public holidays and school holidays.

Date: Wednesday 2 August to Wednesday 3 January
Where:
Riversdale Lifestyle Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Water-Based Exercise


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 5 August to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts


Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see and do so make plans to get involved in the fun. Dazzling lights displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 this holiday event has grown in size and popularity and offers an interactive and fun...

Date: Saturday 16 December to Sunday 7 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

It’s time for ‘Another Day in Taradise’! Come along for a full day of fun in the sun for the whole family. There’ll be food vendors, Moana Park wine and craft beers all available on site. Entry is free and suitable for the whole family. Plus you can bring your own picnic. Get out...

Date: Saturday 13 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Another Day In Taradise


Free
Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3

Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

Date: Sunday 14 January
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #3


February 2018

Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 5 August to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts


Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4

Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

Date: Sunday 4 February
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #4


March 2018

XRACE

XRACE

XRACE is a family mystery adventure race where family teams (made up of one parent and one child, aged 6-14 years old) race together. Teams must locate and complete 10 mystery challenges, racing the clock and all the other family teams with the fastest and luckiest crowned XRACE champion. Join...

Date: Friday 2 March
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - XRACE


Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 5 August to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts


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Big Country (Scotland)

Big Country (Scotland)

80s Celtic rockers Big Country make a triumphant return to perform ‘The Crossing’ plus a special encore of greatest hits! Get ready for all your Big Country favourites – 'In A Big Country', 'Fields of Fire', 'Chance', 'Wonderland', 'Look Away' plus more!

Date: Thursday 22 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5

Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5

Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event, there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from...

Date: Sunday 25 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kai Moana At the Park

Kai Moana At the Park

A casual event celebrating the abundance of goodness we have on offer here in Hawke’s Bay. A team of chefs will be showcasing some tasty seafood dishes and our head winemaker Dan Barker will be on hand to introduce you to Moana Park’s natural, low-sulphite wines. New Zealand Craft Breweries...

Date: Saturday 31 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2018

Free
Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

Magpie Market - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market held every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls, the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery,...

Date: Saturday 5 August to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Chapelwick Fair

The Chapelwick Fair

Put a note in your diary for The Chapelwick Fair, the first Saturday after Easter at Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Proangahau. The 2018 fair will have exhibitors from all over with gifts, sweets, treats and loads more. You'll be able to check out local and out of town stalls from soaps, purple...

Date: Saturday 7 April
Where:
Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier Port Harbour to Hills

Napier Port Harbour to Hills

Welcome to Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2018. The race starts and ends in the heart of Napier and takes in the stunning surroundings of Hawke’s Bay and its many attractions. Starting with a sheltered 2km Ocean swim with Napier Port as its backdrop you will then head out on a 95km bike...

Date: Sunday 8 April
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo

Two days of exhibits and seminars for Hawke's Bay and East Coast sheep & beef farmers to learn how to Farm Smarter - Farm Longer. Bringing agricultural innovation and technology to the doorstep of Hawke's Bay and East Coast sheep & beef farmers.

Date: Wednesday 11 April to Thursday 12 April
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner

Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner

The Hawke's Bay A&P Society invites you to join with them to celebrate a year of excellence in the primary sector as we announce the winners of: - Silver Fern Farms Hawke's Bay Farmer of the Year - Pan Pac Hawke's Bay Farm Forester of the Year - Laurie Dowling Memorial Award - Lawson Robinson...

Date: Thursday 12 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2018

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Run away to the Hawke's Bay for an all new running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options. Take in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, vineyards, olive groves, quiet country roads - all finishing at the impressive...

Date: Saturday 12 May
Where:
Sileni Estates Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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