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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.

September 2017

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: Saturday 23 September to Sunday 24 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New Zealand International Film Festival


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 and...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 30 September
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Taniwha Daffodils


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


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

Read more » - Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Bush Tour


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: Saturday 23 September to Tuesday 31 October
Where:
Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - New Beginnings Spring Exhibition


Windsor Park Plate

Windsor Park Plate

As the spring sunshine returns, the racing action moves up a notch with one of New Zealand’s highest rated races, the Group 1 Windsor Park Plate. This day is regarded as one of the pivotal races on the spring calendar - this year will be no different. There’s plenty of space along our...

Date: Saturday 23 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Windsor Park Plate


Film: Kedi

Film: Kedi

New Zealand International Film Festival - Kedi. "More than just another example of cute kittens on camera, this documentary about the cats of Istanbul and the people who watch out for them exudes charm and insight that a million YouTube videos cannot match." Rated - E - Exempt.

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

Read more » - Film: Kedi


Weber Bros Circus

Weber Bros Circus



Date: Saturday 23 September to Sunday 24 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Weber Bros Circus


Film: Maudie

Film: Maudie

New Zealand International Film Festival - Maudie. "Sally Hawkins delivers an unforgettable performance as Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis, irrepressible despite arthritis and a churlish husband (Ethan Hawke), in this gently flowing biopic set in the 1930s." Rated - PG - violence & sex...

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

Read more » - Film: Maudie


Film: Lady Macbeth

Film: Lady Macbeth

New Zealand International Film Festival - Lady Macbeth. "Florence Pugh is mesmerising as she transmutes from nervous bride to femme fatale in this bracing British period drama based on a 19th century Russian classic." Rated - R16 - violence, offensive language & sex scenes.

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

Read more » - Film: Lady Macbeth


R18
Donell Lewis, Kennyon Brown, DJ Noiz - Legooo Tour

Donell Lewis, Kennyon Brown, DJ Noiz - Legooo Tour

Legooo NZ Tour Part 2 - Thur 7th: Club Royalz, South Auckland - Fri 8th: Kamo Hotel Restaurant & Bar, Whangarei - Sat 9th: Altitude & Gravity Bar, Hamilton - Thur 14th: Finn MacCuhals Irish Pub, Taupo - Fri 15th: The ledge, Porirua - Sat 16th: The Mayfair, New Plymouth - Thur 21st:...

Date: Saturday 23 September
Where:
The Horse And Hound, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Donell Lewis, Kennyon Brown, DJ Noiz - Legooo Tour


Free
St Patricks School Gala

St Patricks School Gala

St Patricks School Gala has all the fun of the fair - White Elephant, Books, Plants, Clothing, BBQ, Face Painting, Spin the wheel, Umu, Kids Zone - fun for everyone.

Date: Saturday 23 September
Where:
St Patrick's School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - St Patricks School Gala


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 24 September to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Room With a View

Room With a View

Eskdale School PTA invites you to Room With a View. Join us for a day of fun and indulgence visiting a room or two in some beautiful homes in our community. Take a drive, grab a picnic lunch and enjoy Room with a View. Email to secure your tickets - eskdalepta@gmail.com. This event is...

Date: Sunday 24 September
Where:
Eskdale School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Room With a View


Free
Friends of A’Deane’s Bush Annual Community Planting Day

Friends of A’Deane’s Bush Annual Community Planting Day

Join the Friends of A’Deane’s Bush, The Conservation Company and the Department of Conservation for the Annual Community Planting Day to plant trees at A’Deane’s Bush, Makaretu Road, Central Hawke’s Bay. This year is the celebration of 10 years of the Friends of A'Deane's Bush. Come...

Date: Sunday 24 September
Where:
A'Deane's Bush Scenic Reserve, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Friends of A’Deane’s Bush Annual Community Planting Day


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 brilliant brand new Spring Ride drink bottle and a sausage from the BBQ after your ride. Bring the whole family, stretch your legs on the trail then have some...

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

Read more » - Colliers Rural Spring Ride


Film: Swallows and Amazons

Film: Swallows and Amazons

New Zealand International Film Festival - Swallows And Amazons. "In this new adaptation of a British classic, four plucky kids escape the tedium of a housebound Lake District summer holiday, and set off on their own for capers of the dinghy sailing and foiling dastardly spies variety." Rated...

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

Read more » - Film: Swallows and Amazons


Film: No Ordinary Sheila

Film: No Ordinary Sheila

New Zealand International Film Festival - No Ordinary Sheila. "In Hugh Macdonald’s fascinating and inspiring doco, his cousin, writer and illustrator Sheila Natusch, retraces a long life dedicated to sharing her understanding and love of New Zealand’s nature and history." Rated - E -...

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

Read more » - Film: No Ordinary Sheila


Bay City Cheerleaders Annual Quiz Night

Bay City Cheerleaders Annual Quiz Night

Come join us for a fun filled night with Speight Ale House Quiz Master! This is Bay City Cheerleaders annual fundraiser, all proceeds go towards safety equipment, first aid and help offset costs associated with traveling to Internationals Competition. Behind every great athlete is a...

Date: Sunday 24 September
Where:
Speights Ale House, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bay City Cheerleaders Annual Quiz Night


Film: The Square

Film: The Square

New Zealand International Film Festival - The Square. "Winner of the Cannes Palme d’Or, Ruben Östlund’s The Square is an astounding work of social satire centred on a Swedish art museum and a PR stunt that goes horribly wrong. Starring Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Terry Notary." Rated - M...

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

Read more » - Film: The Square


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

Read more » - The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet


Free
Womens A Capella  - Open Night

Womens A Capella - Open Night

Sounds of Hawkes Bay Chorus - A Capella Singing. Real Women, Real Harmony, Real Fun. Sounds of Hawkes Bay Chorus are having an open night and you've been invited. Welcome - women of all ages. Four part harmony is created by the blending of four voice parts – bass, baritone, lead and...

Date: Monday 25 September
Where:
Clive School, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Womens A Capella - Open Night


Back of The Bus

Back of The Bus

It’s Napier’s turn to experience the magical joyride that was a sell-out sensation at the 2015 festival. Come ride a bus through the streets of Napier as dancers propel themselves along the aisles and hang from the roof. Physical comedy, kinetic energy and outrageous scenarios combine to...

Date: Tuesday 26 September to Thursday 28 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Back of The Bus


A Prudent Man

A Prudent Man

A well-groomed, confident-looking man enters the room and sits on a comfortable and expensive-looking leather chair. A bright light shines on him. There’s water and a glass on a table, but that’s all. Perhaps this is an investigation. What has he done wrong? What makes the Trumps, the...

Date: Tuesday 26 September
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Prudent Man


Yana Alana Covered

Yana Alana Covered

Proudly supported by: NZME Yana Alana is best known for her nude shows. In a risqué act of defiance this queen of queer cabaret will appear on stage fully clothed, singing other people’s songs. A cabaret spectacular for those yearning to experience this multi-award winning artist bare her...

Date: Tuesday 26 September to Wednesday 27 September
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Yana Alana Covered


Women of Influence

Women of Influence

New Zealand Herald columnist Lizzie Marvelly empowers young women to speak up and stand out. A feminist advocate, Lizzie’s award-winning blog Villainesse.com provides a platform with an unapologetically female lens; challenging sexist attitudes, calling out injustice, and, most importantly,...

Date: Wednesday 27 September
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Women of Influence


The Wholehearted

The Wholehearted

Proudly supported by: Furnware Open yourself up to The Wholehearted. An honest portrayal of the extreme power of love, The Wholehearted is a heart-warming devised theatre work that spans generations, genders and cultures. A mix of characters tenderly and humorously share with us their search...

Date: Wednesday 27 September
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Wholehearted


Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer

Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer

With the show band's long-awaited debut original album, 'That's Us!' being released Friday 15th September Modern Māori Quartet will head off on an extensive 19 date nationwide tour, travelling the highways and byways of New Zealand taking their music to the people of Aotearoa. Joining them...

Date: Wednesday 27 September
Where:
Porangahau Memorial Community Hall, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer


The Hooligan & The Lady

The Hooligan & The Lady

1913. True story. Miss Florence LeMar, Kiwi vaudevillian, has an epiphany. Discovering the health-giving and life-saving benefits of the Ancient Oriental Arts she is compelled to share them with the world. Fearless, unstoppable, and armed with her apocryphal handbook, 'The Life and Adventures of...

Date: Thursday 28 September
Where:
Woodford House School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Hooligan & The Lady


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

Read more » - CMNZ Presents: Imani Winds


Free
R18
JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 28 September to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - JR Acoustic Sessions


Driftwood

Driftwood

Proudly supported by: Harcourts Prepare to be mesmerised when Australia’s Casus Circus returns to the festival with their breathtaking new show, Driftwood. As we drift along the current of life, we are shaped by the humans we encounter. The stories of our loved ones, our enemies and...

Date: Thursday 28 September to Saturday 30 September
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Driftwood


SPCA Hastings & District Fundraising Quiz Night

SPCA Hastings & District Fundraising Quiz Night

Fundraising Quiz Night; Crank up the 'little grey cells', give your brains a boost and take part in the SPCA's Fundraising Quiz Night. Have a great, fun evening and at the same time support the SPCA and the work they do to provide vital protection and care for our furry, four-legged...

Date: Friday 29 September
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - SPCA Hastings & District Fundraising Quiz Night


Mental Health

Mental Health

Egan Bidois has worked over twenty years in the mental health sector in roles from a support worker to a national policy advisor sitting on boards and advisory groups both nationally and internationally. He is a passionate advocate and trainer for consumer focused health care. Egan also hears...

Date: Friday 29 September
Where:
Parlour Projects, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mental Health


Wesley Upfold - Comedy Stage Hypnotist

Wesley Upfold - Comedy Stage Hypnotist

Napier Old Boys Marist. Bali International 10’s Tournament in October Fundraiser. Open to the public. Wesley Upfold began his formal entertainment career in 1997, aboard the cruise ships in the Mediterranean and Caribbean, where he remained for two years. He has since performed in...

Date: Friday 29 September
Where:
Napier Old Boys Marist Clubrooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wesley Upfold - Comedy Stage Hypnotist


A Prudent Man

A Prudent Man

A well-groomed, confident-looking man enters the room and sits on a comfortable and expensive-looking leather chair. A bright light shines on him. There’s water and a glass on a table, but that’s all. Perhaps this is an investigation. What has he done wrong? What makes the Trumps, the...

Date: Friday 29 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Prudent Man


The Creamery

The Creamery

Proudly supported by: Origin Earth The irrepressible Java Dance returns to the festival with their captivating new work, The Creamery. Inspired by their visits to cheesemakers in Hawke’s Bay, Wairarapa and France, The Creamery is a tantalising blend of dance, theatre, live music and...

Date: Friday 29 September
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Creamery


Cheese

Cheese

Proudly supported by: Origin Earth Amazing animals, squirting milk jets and flying hay bales combine with all the bells and whistles to make cheese. Dancing milkmaids and yodelling goatherds will lead you on a family-friendly farmyard frolic as they attempt to make their first ever cheese. If...

Date: Saturday 30 September
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cheese


Free
R18
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

Read more » - Wine, Shine, Years


The Kugels

The Kugels

Take three former members of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, a top New Zealand composer and arts laureate, and a shared passion for klezmer music – and you have The Kugels. The folk idiom of the Jewish people, klezmer was originally played at weddings and other celebrations in Eastern and...

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

Read more » - The Kugels


Family Fiction

Family Fiction

Hidden secrets that fester until they burst out and threaten to destroy families are at the heart of wildly different new novels by Jenny Pattrick and Mary-anne Scott. While their novels have characters from entirely different generations and eras, the principles of writing hold true. They...

Date: Saturday 30 September
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Family Fiction


R18
Wallingford Wildcard Wine Adventure

Wallingford Wildcard Wine Adventure

Join us at historic Wallingford homestead for the wild, wine adventure of your life. Our host Yvonne Lorkin will introduce rare and unusual wildcard wines from here and abroad, that’ll both surprise and delight your palate and work beautifully with our multi-course degustation dinner. Yvonne...

Date: Saturday 30 September
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Wallingford Wildcard Wine Adventure


MDA Fundraising Casino Night

MDA Fundraising Casino Night

Muscular Dystrophy Association NZ Wellington Branch provides support to New Zealand families living with rare neuromuscular conditions all over our country. This casino evening is to raise much needed funds that help us provide that service which includes condition information, advocacy, and...

Date: Saturday 30 September
Where:
Frimley School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MDA Fundraising Casino Night


Free
White Night

White Night

For one night only, Napier’s art precinct will come to life with a series of exhibitions, live performance, interactive events and artists in residence. Inspired by Nuit Blanche in Paris, White Night was conceived to make arts and culture accessible to everyone in the community. It offers a...

Date: Saturday 30 September
Where:
Napier i-SITE, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - White Night


Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer

Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer

With the show band's long-awaited debut original album, 'That's Us!' being released Friday 15th September Modern Māori Quartet will head off on an extensive 19 date nationwide tour, travelling the highways and byways of New Zealand taking their music to the people of Aotearoa. Joining them...

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

Read more » - Modern Maori Quartet with Annie Crummer


Swap Til You Drop Multiple Sclerosis Clothing Swap

Swap Til You Drop Multiple Sclerosis Clothing Swap

Summer is fast approaching and what better way to get a new wardrobe. Come along for a great evening of swapping clothes! All funds raised go to Hawkes Bay Multiple Sclerosis Society. How it works - bring along 5-10 items of good condition clothing, when you arrive you will get a card with...

Date: Saturday 30 September
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Swap Til You Drop Multiple Sclerosis Clothing Swap


Poropiti

Poropiti

This two-person show Poropiti is a series of vignettes traversing different points in Māori history; from utopian visions of a pre-European Aotearoa, to the emergence of the Māori prophetic movements; to meditations on current day capitalism. The show incorporates physical theatre,...

Date: Saturday 30 September
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Poropiti


Beauty Matters

Beauty Matters

David weaves storytelling performance, music and discussion around the importance of beauty - even his globally famous lights shine in their own role. Drawing from his own wilderness experiences, he examines how our idea of beauty grew out of our relationship with the natural world, and tracks...

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

Read more » - Beauty Matters


R18
Sons of Zion – EP Release Tour

Sons of Zion – EP Release Tour

One of New Zealand’s most epic live acts, Sons of Zion, is back on the road this winter for a nationwide tour that takes in both the North and South islands. Presented by Pato Entertainment and Flava, the 12-date tour kicks off in Taupo on August 25 at Finn Maccuhals Pub and winds up in Napier at...

Date: Saturday 30 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sons of Zion – EP Release Tour


The Boy Next Door

The Boy Next Door

Nick Cave. Beyond comparison, beyond genre, beyond dispute. Cave pens love eulogies that’ll sink you to your knees, performs like a revivalist, croons like a drunk, weeps like a banshee, mocks like the devil. In celebration of his 60th birthday, we bring you The Boy Next Door - one night...

Date: Saturday 30 September
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Boy Next Door


October 2017

Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 24 September to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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

Read more » - First Sunday Funday


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: Saturday 23 September to Tuesday 31 October
Where:
Artmosphere Gallery, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - New Beginnings Spring Exhibition


Keeping the Faith

Keeping the Faith

Jenny Pattrick’s novels are beloved for their wrenchingly human interplays between characters, for their charm and compassion. Jenny Pattrick’s public discussions are beloved for her warmth and humour and her ability to cut to the chase. Join Jenny in conversation with Paula Murdoch as she...

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

Read more » - Keeping the Faith


Free
R18
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

Read more » - Wine, Shine, Years


The Listies Make you LOL!

The Listies Make you LOL!

Proudly supported by: The Hits Australia’s favourite kids’ comedians, The Listies, are bringing their insanely funny family comedy show to the festival. Get ready for alien attacks, toilet paper guns, spew, the rudest word in the world and the most disgusting pair of undies you have ever...

Date: Sunday 1 October to Monday 2 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Listies Make you LOL!


Voices NZ Chamber Choir - The Unusual Silence

Voices NZ Chamber Choir - 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

Read more » - Voices NZ Chamber Choir - The Unusual Silence


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

Read more » - The Sound of Music


Heart Goes Boom/Head Goes Bang

Heart Goes Boom/Head Goes Bang

Sometimes life comes apart. When it does, laughter is your greatest weapon. Jamie Bowen presents his hilarious and heartfelt stand-up comedy show, taking us on a roller-coaster ride through his own crises. This is proof that we probably shouldn’t take life too seriously because at the end of...

Date: Sunday 1 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Heart Goes Boom/Head Goes Bang


Mixtape Dance Show

Mixtape Dance Show

Mixtape consists of six contemporary works choreographed by Perri Exeter and Joash Fahitua, inspired by stories from their culture, experiences, memories and fantasy. Each work takes you on a journey celebrating life, death, humour and relationships. Accompanied by a diverse and dynamic...

Date: Sunday 1 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mixtape Dance Show


Creative Kids School Holiday Programme

Creative Kids School Holiday Programme

Creative Classes Held during the first week of the holidays. Suitable for kids 5-13years, this programme is all about having fun thru creativity, we find the latest trends and crafty ideas and adapt them to suit the age and skill levels of the students. Come to your favorite session or for the...

Date: Monday 2 October to Friday 6 October
Where:
Frimley School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Creative Kids School Holiday Programme


Acis & Galatea

Acis & Galatea

Proudly supported by: Porters Boutique Hotel Hawke’s Bay’s renowned Festival Opera creates another platform for Project Prima Volta members with a contemporary take on Handel’s enchanting opera. Acis & Galatea is a mythical story of love, death and redemption between a shepherd, a sea...

Date: Monday 2 October to Tuesday 3 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Acis & Galatea


Thomas Oliver

Thomas Oliver

Proudly supported by: Malo In 2015, Thomas Oliver wowed festival audiences as one-third of talented trio Pass the Gat. This year he’s back with a five-piece band, featuring songs from his new album Floating in the Darkness, a self-produced, dynamic journey of the heart. The...

Date: Monday 2 October to Tuesday 3 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Thomas Oliver


Free
Kids Drop-In Art Days

Kids Drop-In Art Days

Looking for something fun to do these school holidays? Drop into the gallery with your kids for some fun and engaging art activities based on the current exhibition 'Everyday Lines'. No need to book, just drop in and create!

Date: Tuesday 3 October to Thursday 12 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Andrew London Trio

Andrew London Trio

Dinner 6:30pm Performance 7:30pm Carrying on the tradition of Hot Club Sandwich, The Andrew London Trio offers songs about trivia and minutiae of daily life from the point of view of a middle-aged, middle-class, Middle Earther, delivered in a deceptively innocuous 1940s swing style with...

Date: Tuesday 3 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops

Looking for something fun to do these school holidays? Book in for one of our fun, creative workshops based on the exhibition 'Everyday Lines'. For 6 – 12 year olds. Call the gallery to book: 871 5095.

Date: Wednesday 4 October to Wednesday 11 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunny Ray and the Magnificent Moon

Sunny Ray and the Magnificent Moon

Imagine what it’s like to stay up all night! Meet Sunny Ray: happy, light, a true wonder of the world. Meet her best friend in the sky, the Magnificent Moon: the all night party guy who gets to stay up late every single night! One night Sunny Ray breaks all the rules and instead of going to...

Date: Wednesday 4 October to Saturday 7 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Contours of Heaven

The Contours of Heaven

A length of coastline… a number of settlements and all the Whenua within. It is the place where an anchor and a waka were left - a land shaped by the contours of clouds, ocean, star pathways, mountains and rivers… the contours of heaven. It’s easy to imagine that this coastline is a story of...

Date: Wednesday 4 October
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Maori Sidesteps

The Maori Sidesteps

Proudly supported by: Hawke's Bay Today The Māori Sidesteps is the newest and naughtiest Māori showband on the Aotearoa entertainment scene. Formed in 2016, this group of seasoned entertainers got together to throwback to the showbands of old, in a contemporary, skillful and intelligent...

Date: Wednesday 4 October to Thursday 5 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vincent

Vincent

Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most recognisable and beloved painters. Leonard Nimoy’s celebrated play Vincent is based on hundreds of letters exchanged between the illustrious painter and his brother Theo. Told through the eyes of Theo, this incredible one-man show reveals the...

Date: Wednesday 4 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dr Geeklove

Dr Geeklove

A big voice, a tiny keyboard, an electrified accordion, a guitar-wielding sidekick and a bunch of kooky hits. Recently returned to New Zealand from a life of creative mayhem on USA’s East Coast, Rosie Langabeer is on a whole new mission: rediscovering obscure tunes from the historical vaults...

Date: Wednesday 4 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Animates Napier - School Holiday Programme

Animates Napier - School Holiday Programme

Looking for something free to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? These school holidays Animates has proudly partnered with Kids Safe with Dogs Charitable Trust to educate children on how to safely interact with dogs. New Zealand currently has a horrifying number of dog bites and...

Date: Thursday 5 October to Thursday 12 October
Where:
Animates - Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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George Fenn - Once Upon a Something

George Fenn - Once Upon a Something

Classic children's' Fairytales, but not as you know them. Come along and help us tell our stories as we improvise new paths to happily ever after. Suitable for ages 4-8.

Date: Thursday 5 October to Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Eastbourne, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Animates Hastings - School Holiday Programme

Animates Hastings - School Holiday Programme

Looking for something free to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? These school holidays Animates has proudly partnered with Kids Safe with Dogs Charitable Trust to educate children on how to safely interact with dogs. New Zealand currently has a horrifying number of dog bites and...

Date: Thursday 5 October to Thursday 12 October
Where:
Animates - Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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George Fenn - Router Side Walker

George Fenn - Router Side Walker

Magical Guided Tours of wherever there are footpaths. Rediscover familiar trails with Router Sidewalker, provider of mystic expedition into the unnoticed realms and crannies of the urban landscape. Journeys take between 45 mins and 60 mins and are largely improvised and have no set end...

Date: Thursday 5 October to Saturday 7 October
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sanjay Parbhu - Lets See What Happens

Sanjay Parbhu - Lets See What Happens

"This is a solo stand up comedy show about stepping out of my comfort zone and the events i attended/actions I have done despite not knowing what the outcome would be before hand. The show deals with a mixture of decisions that have both benefited me and also made me suffer the consequences and...

Date: Thursday 5 October
Where:
The Green Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Double Thrill: 2 Dope Teenz and The Gauntlet

Double Thrill: 2 Dope Teenz and The Gauntlet

"Two High Octane Improv shows slammed together in One chocka block hour of radical slams and extreme challenges." The Aaron Pyke and Alayne Dick are just a couple of ruckus youth who are here to solve yo problems and drop some radical life advice. Come get woke before you get rocked by... The...

Date: Thursday 5 October
Where:
Hastings Function Center, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sera Devcich - Oops I did it Again

Sera Devcich - Oops I did it Again

Sara Devcich as seen on 7days and The Project brings you her brand spanking new show - Oops I did it again. Sera's new show promises to be cram packed with laughs as she talks about parenting with good intentions and mediocre results, the horrors of pregnancy, co parenting, illegitimate...

Date: Thursday 5 October to Friday 6 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Guy, A Girl and a Lawnmower

A Guy, A Girl and a Lawnmower

A Guy, a Girl, and a Lawnmower is a physical exploration of some of the more ridiculous aspects of modern day life. It is a two person show involving ground and aerial based acrobatic movement interspersed with storytelling. It also features a pimped out lawn mower.

Date: Thursday 5 October to Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Eastbourne, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Contours of Heaven

The Contours of Heaven

A length of coastline… a number of settlements and all the Whenua within. It is the place where an anchor and a waka were left - a land shaped by the contours of clouds, ocean, star pathways, mountains and rivers… the contours of heaven. It’s easy to imagine that this coastline is a story of...

Date: Thursday 5 October
Where:
Toimairangi, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Orchid and The Crow

The Orchid and The Crow

A life-affirming musical comedy about family, faith and survival. Daniel Tobias grew up in a Jewish-atheist household. In 2004 he found out he had stage-four testicular cancer and went searching for God. Any God. Enter Lance Armstrong, seven-times winner of the Tour de France and legendary...

Date: Thursday 5 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Full Stretch

The Full Stretch

Alt-country singer songwriter Stretch brings his acclaimed debut album Bury All Horses for a one-and-only live performance from the full band that recorded the album. Opening the night solo and unaccompanied, Stretch digs back into the influences that shaped his music. Song by song, Stretch will...

Date: Thursday 5 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 28 September to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brendon Green: Best friends

Brendon Green: Best friends

One man storytelling show about how I became best friends with my girlfriend's cat, Tilly. Featuring 3 stand alone short stories performed amongst stand up comedy and an overarching thematic narrative about how it's ok to take your time getting to know someone.

Date: Thursday 5 October
Where:
Hastings Function Center, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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James Nokise - Talk a Big Game

James Nokise - Talk a Big Game

Fresh back from 5 Star reviews and sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, James Nokise returns to Hastings. James Nokise has spent the last 10 years focusing on biting political satire, then Brexit happened, then Trumpocalypse happened. So this year it's jokes on sports, New Zealand's...

Date: Thursday 5 October
Where:
The Green Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Black Seeds - Fabric NZ Tour

The Black Seeds - Fabric NZ Tour

New Zealand, get ready. This September, the almighty Black Seeds will be bringing it to a town near you onboard their nationwide New Zealand album tour! Known for an electrifying live show, and having just returned from a successful tour of Canada & the US, The Black Seeds are set to play 10...

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

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Verona Nicholson Presents: Husbands and Other Lovers

Verona Nicholson Presents: Husbands and Other Lovers

An old woman, who keeps her memories in the pockets of her Op Shop coat shares wee stories about the lovers in her life. Beware! She's a bit cantankerous.

Date: Thursday 5 October
Where:
The Eastbourne, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jon Bennett - Pretending Things are a Cock

Jon Bennett - Pretending Things are a Cock

Pretending Things are a Cock is the product of Bennett’s three years of global wandering, and combines the artistic, phallic-filled photographic display with hilarious and surprisingly heart-wrenching tales from Bennett’s life. This Just for Laughs award-nominated show for Best Comedy has...

Date: Thursday 5 October to Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tom Knowles - Allergic to Love, Curse of the 80s

Tom Knowles - Allergic to Love, Curse of the 80s

A live 4 piece rock band tells a story of a man breaking into 80s rock ballads at the thought of love. “Knowles’ voice settles into me like a pollen spore making me itchy to be on my feet dancing. “ “Provoking the audience into fits of laughter as they perform. These artists deal with...

Date: Thursday 5 October to Friday 6 October
Where:
Hastings Function Center, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Andre Manella - Sonic Delusion

Andre Manella - Sonic Delusion

"Too funky for folk and too folky for funk - that's Sonic Delusion's Latin-infused, pop-laced "funky electroacoustic folk". Sonic Delusion’s frontman Andre Manella uses his well-worn loop pedal to spontaneously create layers of rhythm, tone, and vocals. The Swiss-Kiwi electro-folk...

Date: Thursday 5 October
Where:
The Eastbourne, Hastings, 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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Eat Up Hawkes Bay: Meet Al Brown

Eat Up Hawkes Bay: Meet Al Brown

Al is back with his biggest and best book yet, revisiting and updating classic New Zealand heartland meals and bringing stories from around New Zealand. Join us for a decadent three-course lunch as Al chats about the new book, our amazing local ingredients, and his cooking adventures. Make sure you...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, 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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Beside Herself

Beside Herself

Award winning poet, musician and creative writing teacher Chris Price returns by popular request after enchanting a large crowd at the Poets Night Out event to celebrate Poet Laureate CK Stead. Chris is here for a repeat performance of music and poetry with her partner Robbie Duncan. Her latest...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kozo Komatsubara - Kozo Kaos Live

Kozo Komatsubara - Kozo Kaos Live

Sit back, relax and prepare for a high-energy roller coaster ride of Juggling, Magic, and Comedy! For the first time in Hastings, New Zealand's very own circus rock star Kozo Kaos will have you in fits of laughter in this highly interactive show as he performs various stunts such as the world's...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
The Green Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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James Nokise - Talk a Big Game

James Nokise - Talk a Big Game

Fresh back from 5 Star reviews and sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, James Nokise returns to Hastings. James Nokise has spent the last 10 years focusing on biting political satire, then Brexit happened, then Trumpocalypse happened. So this year it's jokes on sports, New Zealand's...

Date: Friday 6 October to Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Story Only I Can Tell

The Story Only I Can Tell

Community Performance: (6:00pm on 06.10.17). Everyone has a story to tell. This special event will feature five Hawke’s Bay locals sharing their uniquely personal stories. Drawing on their own history, identity and sense of place, each participant will present their story, crafted under the...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Auaha - Te Pari o Auahatanga, The Flood of Inspiration

Auaha - Te Pari o Auahatanga, The Flood of Inspiration

Concert involving 8 musicians which relays a journey taken on the Whanganui River in April of this year. All compositions are original and were inspired by this journey. The concert is made up of a mixture of instrumental pieces, traditional Maori chant and waiata structures blended with...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
The Eastbourne, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lolo Lovina

Lolo Lovina

Proudly supported by: Ngatarawa Lolo Lovina is an intoxicating brew infused with unza, swing and Balkan gypsy beats. Fronted by acclaimed Romani-Gypsy singer Sarah Bedak (Australia, Hungary), Lolo Lovina’s music reflects the cosmopolitan identity of an artist, who grew up with three native...

Date: Friday 6 October to Saturday 7 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Louise Beuvink - Ladylike: A Modern Guide to Etiquette

Louise Beuvink - Ladylike: A Modern Guide to Etiquette

"From the art of passive aggressive Facebook comments to the science of making champagne with a goon bag and a SodaStream, join Louise Beuvink for a masterclass in etiquette and housewifery for the modern age. ""Witty, intelligent and has a terrific delivery."" – Newshub ""The future of New...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
Hastings Function Center, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cori Gonzalez-Macuer - Cool Dad

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer - Cool Dad

After selling out last year, Cori returns to Fringe In The Stings for 2 nights this time around. As seen on 7Days, Jono And Ben, TV3 Comedy Gala and hit film What We Do In The Shadows, Cori's self deprecating, sarcastic and observational style is not for everyone! But maybe it's for you? If it is,...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
The Green Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Rude Boyz

The Rude Boyz

The Rude Boyz jamming in a reggae style.

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
The Sideline Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Savanna Calton - Resting B*tch Face

Savanna Calton - Resting B*tch Face

Savanna’s stand-up comedy is that of a sarcastic nature and her face is that of resting b*tch. A young rising star; Savanna has performed alongside international comedians and her New Zealand idols, from Auckland to Christchurch and everywhere in between. However, with her heart still in her...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
The Eastbourne, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Otto & Astrid - Eurosmash

Otto & Astrid - Eurosmash

Otto & Astrid are Berlin’s (self-appointed) Prince and Princess of Art Rock and Europop, and the two halves of Die Roten Punkte. Tragically orphaned as children, the siblings ran away to Berlin, and knew instantly they had found a place among the counterculture, a home in a squat - and the...

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Revolutionary Arts Ensemble

Revolutionary Arts Ensemble

Avant garde free jazz experiential theatre.

Date: Friday 6 October
Where:
The Green Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cameron McLeod - This is Steve

Cameron McLeod - This is Steve

The show is comedy show featuring the character Steve who is a mime/clown. Through the use of music, props and audience participation, he tells an hour of jokes with little to no talking at all.

Date: Friday 6 October to Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Eastbourne, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Original Gypsy Fair (Est'd 1990)

The Original Gypsy Fair (Est'd 1990)

For over quarter of a century The Original Gypsy Fair has been travelling NZ and we will be back in Anderson Park Tarradale for our third fair of the 2017-2018 season. As always we will be bringing an expansive range of handcrafted products that are sold exclusively at The Original Gypsy Fair,...

Date: Saturday 7 October to Sunday 8 October
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 7 October to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 7 October 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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From Ahuriri to China

From Ahuriri to China

From the sea trading smuggling to our own landscapes and place names, Deborah Challinor recreates worlds from our recent colonial history. There is a particular pleasure to Hawke’s Bay readers in places like Ahuriri and Kereru, in her 'Children of War' series. She discusses how she creates...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Lies, Fake Lies and Alternative Facts

Lies, Fake Lies and Alternative Facts

In a world where fake news and alternative facts are normalised, we coin terms like “post truth”. Nicky Hager and Matt Kidd discuss the moral dimensions of lying without consequence, and the challenges for journalism where normal becomes a failure to check facts, to publish unconfirmed...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Secondary Schools' Brass Band

National Secondary Schools' Brass Band

The National Secondary Schools’ Brass Band with guest cornet soloist, Kyle Lawson, presents ‘From Behind the Curtain’, a programme featuring music from Eastern Europe. The band is convening in Napier and is made up of the most talented young brass and percussion players from across the...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Jerome Chandrahasen - Five Fun Facts About Finland

Jerome Chandrahasen - Five Fun Facts About Finland

Stand up/story telling show which includes five fun facts about Finland in it.

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Big Fiction

Big Fiction

Catherine Chidgey and Stephen Daisley, winners of New Zealand’s new premier literary award, discuss the painfully imagined inner worlds of the characters in their prize-winning novels with Toby Buck. In both books, there is a powerful presence of something both unspoken and...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aimee Smith - Deep South Ceasar

Aimee Smith - Deep South Ceasar

A one woman show about one kiwi bloke assessing everything that has gone wrong in his life, and offering up his own skewed perspective of events. Features many tall tales, a few nods to classical theatre conventions, and a dash of Bic Runga. A feminist satire.

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Green Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hilaire Carmody - Bogan Yoga

Hilaire Carmody - Bogan Yoga

It’s like a normal Yoga Class but choicer! Our team of instructors have updated the moves and tossed in a few of their own such as ‘Downward Facing Doggystyle’ and ‘Handle the Jandal’.

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Hastings Function Center, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pss Pss

Pss Pss

Proudly supported by: Hastings District Council Inspired by Chaplin, Keaton, and the stars of silent films, Compagnia Baccalà’s timeless performance has been delighting audiences around the world since 2010. Pss Pss blends contemporary clown with theatre and circus in a performance of...

Date: Saturday 7 October to Sunday 8 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Declan O'Rourke & Vishtèn

Declan O'Rourke & Vishtèn

Two outstanding musical acts come together under one roof for this special intercontinental celebration. Critically acclaimed Irish singer songwriter, Declan O’Rourke has worked and performed with many of the world’s top artists, including Snow Patrol, Glen Hansard, John Prine, and the...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tarun Mohanbhai - That Indian Guy and Guest Nick Rado

Tarun Mohanbhai - That Indian Guy and Guest Nick Rado

Nick Rado is an international multi award winning presenter, producer, writer, MC and stand-up comedian. In 2014 you can catch him in your living rooms on TV3's 7 Days, TVNZ's 'Short Poppies' (Rhys Darby's new sitcom) as recurring character Jeff Mason or in person at the NZ International Comedy...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Hastings Function Center, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Double Thrill: 2 Dope Teenz and The Gauntlet

Double Thrill: 2 Dope Teenz and The Gauntlet

Two High Octane Improv shows slammed together in One chock-a-block hour of radical slams and extreme challenges. The Aaron Pyke and Alayne Dick are just a couple of ruckus youth who are here to solve yo problems and drop some radical life advice. Come get woke before you get rocked by... The...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Green Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simon Kingsley-Holmes - Tat From Tit

Simon Kingsley-Holmes - Tat From Tit

An hour of stand-up, presenting a very best of my silliest material from the last two years. Props, rants, non-sequiturs, life lessons, and... jokes, yeah! "British silliness at it's finest" - Nick Rado, 7 Days

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Eastbourne, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cori Gonzalez-Macuer - Cool Dad

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer - Cool Dad

After selling out last year, Cori returns to Fringe In The Stings for 2 nights this time around. As seen on 7Days, Jono And Ben, TV3 Comedy Gala and hit film What We Do In The Shadows, Cori's self deprecating, sarcastic and observational style is not for everyone! But maybe it's for you? If it is,...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Apple Box Brand - Jacob's Party

Apple Box Brand - Jacob's Party

A one-man social anxiety dance party. The show explores social norms and etiquette surrounding party culture.

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
Hastings Function Center, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Savanna Calton - Resting B*tch Face

Savanna Calton - Resting B*tch Face

Savanna’s stand-up comedy is that of a sarcastic nature and her face is that of resting b*tch. A young rising star; Savanna has performed alongside international comedians and her New Zealand idols, from Auckland to Christchurch and everywhere in between. However, with her heart still in her...

Date: Saturday 7 October
Where:
The Green Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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. Come along to the...

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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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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Kiwi As

Kiwi As

A celebration of Kiwi classics, as you’ve never heard them before. Led by Julian Raphael, the Wellington Community Choir’s exuberant founder, the 120-plus voices of the combined Hawke’s Bay and Wellington Community Choirs join forces with Mphantwon Wuts and This Quiet Earth to pay homage...

Date: Sunday 8 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eb & Sparrow Showcase

Eb & Sparrow Showcase

Proudly supported by: Wallace Development The supreme sweethearts of New Zealand alt-country, Eb & Sparrow, deliver their critically acclaimed, genre-defying, full band experience. Their live performances combine folk-noir, alt-country, and old-time soul with a rockin’ edge, guaranteed to...

Date: Sunday 8 October
Where:
Pacific Crystal Palace - Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Sense of Place

A Sense of Place

Catherine Chidgey Workshop. Using the senses to evoke setting is one of the most effective ways of engaging readers, but one that is sometimes overlooked. Novelist Catherine Chidgey, who won the Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize at this year’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, shares some...

Date: Sunday 8 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Marist Football Club Prizegiving

Napier Marist Football Club Prizegiving

Senior Club Prizegiving including dinner and after awards entertainment by Mahana Christy.

Date: Friday 13 October
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, 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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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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The Original Gypsy Fair (Est'd 1990)

The Original Gypsy Fair (Est'd 1990)

The Original Gypsy Fair has been travelling NZ and we will be back in At the Awesome newly refurbished Havelock domain for our fourth fair of the 2017-2018 season. As always we will be bringing an expansive range of handcrafted products that are sold exclusively at The Original Gypsy Fair, some...

Date: Saturday 14 October to Sunday 15 October
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Fling Market

Spring Fling 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. The Tiny...

Date: Saturday 14 October
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Waipawa Spring Festival

Waipawa Spring Festival

Lots of fun for the whole family. A fair culminating in the annual duck race. All funds raised to Ronald McDonald House. For a stall contact Alan White on 06 8578 397 or 021 022 91016, or check us out on Facebook CHB Spring Festival Aka Duck Day. Stalls $25.00.

Date: Saturday 14 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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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Arthur Ahbez Volume II Release Tour

Arthur Ahbez Volume II Release Tour

Arthur hits the road with the Flaming Ahbez celebrating the release of his new album Volume II. Support from Mali Mali

Date: Saturday 14 October
Where:
The Cabana, 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 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 15 October 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

Operatunity Present's tributes to greats like Elvis, The Everly Brothers, Doris Day and Bill Haley and the Comets! Phenomenal star Suzanne Lynch leads a troupe of singers and band in our roll back of the clock to an era when some of the greatest music was ever written: the 1950’s. We relive...

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

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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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Paua

Paua

paua are back this Hawke's Bay Anniversary weekend. Many of Paua’s releases have hit #1 on the iTunes reggae charts in Australia, New Zealand and abroad, such as ground breaking 2016 album “Sometimes”, conscious 2015 single “What’s It Gonna Take”, and 2014 single “Loosing My...

Date: Thursday 19 October
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, 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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2017 NZ Orienteering Champs - Sprint

2017 NZ Orienteering Champs - Sprint

The first event of the four day championship comes to central Hastings. The sprint distance event will test competitors with fast running, intense navigation and some serious route choices. The championship is open to competitors of all ages and abilities and will feature some of NZ's best...

Date: Friday 20 October
Where:
Hastings CBD, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Tour

Hawkes Bay Tour

The inaugural House of Travel Hawke's Bay Tour will ensure Hawke’s Bay is the ultimate cycling destination this Labour Weekend. The 4-stage Tour will kick off from Havelock North starting Friday afternoon, 20 October, with a race up Te Mata Peak. Saturday’s stages 2 & 3 will be from...

Date: Friday 20 October to Sunday 22 October
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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2017 NZ Orienteering Champs - Middle

2017 NZ Orienteering Champs - Middle

Day 2 of the four day championship moves to an area south of Havelock North. The middle distance area has contour detail and native bush, which will test competitors with intense navigation and some serious route choices. The championship is open to competitors of all ages and abilities and will...

Date: Saturday 21 October
Where:
Phillips Field, Havelock North, 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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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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Abbey Brewery - Hoptoberfest

Abbey Brewery - Hoptoberfest

An awesome Beer Day Out - Opening of our brand spanking new 20BBL (2,500L) Brewery. Come check out the shiny new stainless we have built over winter. In-side event in Brewery & 12metres of marquees for weather. If sunny, it will be held outside on the lawns with our outside stage! Kick...

Date: Saturday 21 October
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waipukurau Primary School 150th Birthday Celebrations

Waipukurau Primary School 150th Birthday Celebrations

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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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: CANCELLED

Beach Horse Trek: CANCELLED

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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Swing Band Era Concert

Swing Band Era Concert

The 19 piece Liberty Swing Band, with vocalist Jo Gibbs, will be performing a one only special concert of swing hits from the 30s and 40s, compared by well-known television personality Ian Johnstone. Featured will be the best music of the great swing era bandleaders and singers, such as...

Date: Sunday 22 October
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cult Project X Bistronomy

The Cult Project X Bistronomy

At Bistronomy, we’re firm believers in making everyday eating a little bit extraordinary. We’re one part local, one part global, and one part special sauce, infusing fresh Hawke’s Bay produce with far-flung ideas to create dishes which will often surprise and always a delight. On the 24th...

Date: Tuesday 24 October
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

Our major fundraiser for the year is a 5km/10km walk/run around the streets and steps of the Napier Hill and it will be held on 25 October 2017. This will be our sixth year of running and is getting bigger every year with just under 400 people participating last year. We also have a...

Date: Wednesday 25 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Contrast - Hawke's Bay

Contrast - Hawke's Bay

A double-bill of exceptional new dance work from Footnote New Zealand Dance, Contrast is the combination of two distinct choreographic voices, Sarah Foster-Sproull (Auckland, New Zealand) and Emma Murray (Bern, Switzerland). Sarah Foster-Sproull’s 'Super Ornate Construct' invites you into a...

Date: Wednesday 25 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Watch This Space

Watch This Space

Footnote New Zealand Dance presents a physical response to visual art in 'Watch This Space'. Combining improvisation and a short performance, 'Watch This Space' will include an excerpt of Contrast, a double-bill of new dance work that will be performed in Havelock North at the Blyth Performing Arts...

Date: Thursday 26 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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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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Argyll East School Spring Tour

Argyll East School Spring Tour

Join us on an afternoon bus tour of beautiful local homes & gardens, concluding with an evening of great entertainment with guest speaker, sports legend Frano Botica. Silent and live auctions will take place over the Evening Event. This event is in association with Property Brokers CHB and...

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, 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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The Rude Boyz - Dark Hot Roots

The Rude Boyz - Dark Hot Roots

Hawke's Bay's favourite reggae band - The Rude Boyz - return to The Common Room with a heavy hot mix of roots reggae. Last time it was a packed out and sold out show and promises to be a hot steamy night of deep reggae roots vibes. Don't miss out!

Date: Saturday 28 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, 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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Tremain Pink Walk

Tremain Pink Walk

Every year as part of Breast Cancer Action Month the annual Tremains Breast Cancer Fun Walks are organised. The money that is raised will go directly to the Hawkes Bay Breast Cancer Trust, to help local women and families that deal with this illness on a daily basis. Participants are...

Date: Sunday 29 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, 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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Light Party 2017

Light Party 2017

The Light Party is a family friendly, positive alternative to Halloween. Held at Village Baptist Church for those aged 2 to year 8, this hugely popular event is set to be even bigger and better than ever before. Door sales on the night are just $3 per child and includes food, carnival games,...

Date: Tuesday 31 October
Where:
Village Baptist Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2017

The Ultimate Girls’ Night Out

The Ultimate Girls’ Night Out

Meet the Sydney Hotshots: toned, fit, washboard abs and cheeky twinkles in the eye – and extremely excited to be coming to Aotearoa aka The Land of the Long White Cloud soon. The Sydney Hotshots offer the best party and go-to option for a good old-fashioned girls’ night out, Hen’s night...

Date: Thursday 2 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 28 September to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bumps Bubs & Beyond Expo

Bumps Bubs & Beyond Expo

Bringing everything you need for your whole family to one awesome location so you can get all the information, shopping & experiences you want from a huge variety of exhibitors. Check us out on FB for more info. Under 14's are free.

Date: Friday 3 November to Saturday 4 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Launch Party with Hawke's Bay Wine Makers

F.A.W.C! Launch Party with Hawke's Bay Wine Makers

We’re kicking off F.A.W.C!’s sixth year in style at the magical outdoor Black Barn Market Round. Join us under the twinkling festoon lights as Hawke’s Bay Wine Makers pour some of the best local drops. Start with some bubbles or perhaps a cheeky chardonnay. The reds will be out in force too,...

Date: Friday 3 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Goodbye Chris Cornell

Goodbye Chris Cornell

A Night of tributes to the fantastic Chris Cornell of Soundgarden fame featuring Temple of the Grunge, with proceeds to suicide prevention charity.

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 7 October to Saturday 9 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Casey McDonald

F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Casey McDonald

Michelin star chef Casey McDonald has recently returned home after 10 years abroad to become the new Head Chef of Terroir at Craggy Range. Casey has a wealth of passion for locally sourced products and has visited local Hawke’s Bay farms, creameries and suppliers to source the best produce –...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass All Day Pass

F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass All Day Pass

Enjoy the full line of F.A.W.C!’s Electrolux Masterclasses, an exciting chance to get up and personal some of New Zealand’s best cooking talents. Ask them questions, learn their secrets and hear their sneaky tricks of the trade. Each chef will cook something from their repertoire - from scratch...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, 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 7 October to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Goat Cheese Making Workshop

F.A.W.C! Goat Cheese Making Workshop

Who doesn’t love goat cheese? Creamy and slightly tart, it’s one of life's great inventions. This is your opportunity to learn how to wow your friends at your next dinner party by serving up your very own homemade goat cheese. Using fresh goat’s milk from Tukituki Dairy Goats Farm, Pauline...

Date: Saturday 4 November to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Nadia Lim

F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Nadia Lim

Nadia became a household name around New Zealand after taking out the title of Masterchef in 2011. With the philosophy of “eat food from the ground, the sea and the sky- and less from the factories” this master class is sure to leave you feeling inspired, while you pick up a tip or two on how...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Dumpling Queen

F.A.W.C! Dumpling Queen

Orton are putting the ‘yum’ in yum cha with this fun, hands-on event with dumpling queen Vicky Ha from Wellington’s famous House of Dumplings. Under Vicky’s guidance, you’ll learn how to make your own pastry and fillings. You’ll also learn how to fold dumpling dough into different...

Date: Saturday 4 November to Sunday 5 November
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Art in the Olive Groves

F.A.W.C! Art in the Olive Groves

Grab the family and join the team at Telegraph Hill Olives for fun afternoon of olives, art and delicious cuisine. Meander through the Art in the Olive Grove exhibition, meet the local creative talent in Hawke's Bay and view their works in this unique and picturesque setting. Sample some of the...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Telegraph Hill, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Ray McVinnie

F.A.W.C! Electrolux Masterclass with Ray McVinnie

One of New Zealand’s favorite food editors, culinary author, lecturer and Masterchef judge, Ray McVinnie brings you this delicious master class focusing on easy living. Be inspired with delicious real food that is perfect for entertaining without fuss or breaking the bank. F.A.W.C!’s...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, 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

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F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay BMW BBQ with Josh Emett: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Hawke's Bay BMW BBQ with Josh Emett: SOLD OUT

Join us at the beautiful Cape Estate, Te Awanga Downs which is perched on a coastal hill with sweeping views across vineyards to the sea from Napier through to the stunning Cape Kidnappers enjoy some fun summer garden games which will be available to take part in mix and mingle, as acclaimed...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Cape Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Masterclass with Ray McVinnie & Nici Wickes

F.A.W.C! Masterclass with Ray McVinnie & Nici Wickes

F.A.W.C!’s Masterclasses offer an exciting chance to get up and personal some of New Zealand’s best cooking talents. Ask Ray McVinnie and Nici Wickes questions, learn their secrets and hear their sneaky tricks of the trade. Enjoy their hilarious banter between each other as they cook something...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! New Zealand Sotheby’s Soiree, with The Grove

F.A.W.C! New Zealand Sotheby’s Soiree, with The Grove

New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty are pulling out all the stops to bring you this exclusive afternoon with the award winning team behind The Grove and Baduzzi. Executive Chef Ben Bayly, Chef Glenn File and Restaurateur Michael Dearth are one of the most awarded culinary teams in New...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Showcase Property, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soundz at the Lake

Soundz at the Lake

The Soundz at the Lake 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...

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

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F.A.W.C! Talks in association with Forsyth Barr

F.A.W.C! Talks in association with Forsyth Barr

When it comes to talking about food, most foodies can wax lyrical for hours given half a chance. But for this fast-paced talkfest, our seven captivating speakers have just seven minutes each to regale the audience with their favourite food fable. The theme for all speakers “For the love of...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sacred Chang

F.A.W.C! Sacred Chang

A tour for your taste buds from Shanghai to Soho to Sacred Hill. A movable feast created by the team from Hugo Chang matched with Sacred Hill wines. An Asian inspired journey that starts in Napier, Hastings or Havelock North. Enjoy five exquisite courses showcasing the latest culinary trends...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Italian Passegiata with Cinema Italiano & RM Wines: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Italian Passegiata with Cinema Italiano & RM Wines: SOLD OUT

Join Cinema Italiano and Rod McDonald Wines for an Italian Passeggiata through The Village streets. Starting with Prosecco, Peroni and pizza at Alessandro’s, from there you’ll wind your way towards Hawthorne Coffee to launch and celebrate Rod McDonald's latest One Off wine. Then it’s but...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Giants Garden Party

F.A.W.C! Giants Garden Party

As the days draw out and the weather gets warmer, it’s time to celebrate the Hawke’s Bay summer. Come together under the escarpment of the mighty Te Mata Peak in the Terrôir Kitchen Garden at Craggy Range for a feast of sorts and delicious wines. Enjoy a selection of summer dishes and new...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Nod to Noel

F.A.W.C! A Nod to Noel

A celebration of the life of well-known Hawke’s Bay chef, Noel Crawford, this special evening helps to raise funds for the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) Noel Crawford Memorial Scholarship. Enjoy some of Hawke’s Bay’s best cooking talent as chefs from award winning Malo and Te Awa...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes: SOLD OUT

Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant invites you to join them for an exclusive evening at the Elephant Hill Owners Lodge, where Executive Chef, Ashley Jones, will prepare a sublime seven-course dinner matched with Elephant Hill’s top-of-the-range wines. Perfectly positioned on the hill behind the...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Elephant Hill - The Lodge, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Celebrate everything Spring with Nadia Lim

F.A.W.C! Celebrate everything Spring with Nadia Lim

Nadia Lim; celebrity chef, entrepreneur and nude food advocate join Black Barn to celebrate everything food and wine from Hawke’s Bay in full Spring. Set in the grounds and loggia of the exquisite six-bedroom Black Barn Retreat; Summerlee, Nadia will bring fresh, local Spring produces to your...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Summerlee, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Day of the Dead: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Day of the Dead: SOLD OUT

A Mexican Fiesta celebrating the colors and pageantry of Mexico’s famous Day of the Dead Festival. The Trinity Hill lawn will be lit up with string lights and braziers. Everyone’s favorite food truck Vagabond Jack’s will be serving up a Mexican-themed fare. Enjoy craft beer or an array of...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Trinity Hill Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Supernatural Rawist

F.A.W.C! The Supernatural Rawist

Chef Kent Baddeley will wow diners once again with this supernatural themed degustation event. The freshest Hawke’s Bay produce will provide the ‘natural’ but when Kent and his imagination take hold, the ‘super’ element comes to the fore. Each course will be perfectly matched with...

Date: Saturday 4 November
Where:
Ten Twenty Four, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 24 September to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nici Wickes's Wellness Yoga Brunch

F.A.W.C! Nici Wickes's Wellness Yoga Brunch

NZ Woman’s Weekly presents brunch with Nici Wickes. You couldn’t get a healthier entree for brunch than a yoga class! Join us for a morning of yoga in Black Barn River Room, overlooking the Tukituki River followed up with a healthy four course brunch created by Nici Wickes in one of Black...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Riverside Lodges, Black Barn Retreats, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Little Locavore's Lunch

F.A.W.C! Little Locavore's Lunch

The Little Locavores Lunch is back but this time volunteers will be asked to ‘muck-in’. Roll your sleeves up and assist Ray McVinnie and local chef legend Paolo Pancotti as they magic up an amazing three-course lunch served in a relaxed alfresco style in the heart of the famous outdoor...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines: SOLD OUT

It’s a tough life but someone has to roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy the exquisite food and wine. Grab the family or a group of friends and head to Te Awa for this fun, relaxed afternoon in their picturesque vineyard surroundings. They’ll have the hampers prepared and full of tasty local...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C!

F.A.W.C! "Kiwi As" Long Lunch

Join us for a long, leisurely Kiwiana lunch as we celebrate the best of the best of Kiwi cuisine. Look out over the vines as you dine on a four course Kiwiana lunch based on iconic NZ favorites such as onion dip, marmite, Manuka honey, beetroot, lamb, Puha and pineapple lumps. Kick off your...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Kids+1 - Why should the parents have all the fun?

F.A.W.C! Kids+1 - Why should the parents have all the fun?

BYO Parents - this is one for our younger foodies. Sometimes it seems like adults get to have all the fun when it comes to dining out. Kids, your fairy Godfather Kent Baddeley is here to save the day. He’s planned a fun lunchtime degustation just for you. Table manners are essential, parents are...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Ten Twenty Four, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Blend

F.A.W.C! Blend

Take the reins and try out your winemaking skills as you make your own blend of Craggy Range wine. Before you start, Craggy Range’s winemaking team will guide you through a component tasting helping you to identify the various characters that they look for in great wine. Later join the team for a...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Craggy Range Gimblett Gravel Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! We Are Family

F.A.W.C! We Are Family

It’s a family affair at St. Georges with the menu designed and prepared by Executive Chef Francky Godinho and his mother. Food lovers will delight in exploring Goan cuisine which is a combination of traditional Portuguese style and Indian culture. There will be heat and spice as the Godinho...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sir James & The Giant Peach

F.A.W.C! Sir James & The Giant Peach

The philosophy behind Mangapapa's cuisine is 'paddock to plate'. The team at Mangapapa grow beautiful, tasty vegetables and fruit on the acres of land that surround this historic property and take this produce straight into the kitchen to create innovative and flavoursome food. Join them for this...

Date: Sunday 5 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Eat Napier: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Eat Napier: SOLD OUT

The culinary heroes of Napier come together to cook for you under one roof for an incredible evening of food and wine. The stars of the recent Cuisine Good Food Awards, Pacifica’s Jeremy Rameka (crowned New Zealand’s top restaurant), Bistronomy’s James Beck (winner of Best Regional...

Date: Sunday 5 November to Monday 6 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Be More Pacific: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Be More Pacific: SOLD OUT

Take a trip around the Pacific Rim with the team at Deliciosa. This evening will be a culinary taste sensation as the chefs create an en-point menu in our exciting new extended restaurant, think Peruvian with Japanese elements or Vietnamese with French style. This Pacific mash-up promises to be a...

Date: Monday 6 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! City of Gold with Vagabond Jack's

F.A.W.C! City of Gold with Vagabond Jack's

Ditch the popcorn and join us for a more gourmet movie experience with everyone’s favorite boutique movie theatre The Globe Theatrette in seaside Ahuriri. We’ve lined up foodie film festival hit, City of Gold, which chronicles Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Gold’s...

Date: Monday 6 November
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Be More Pacific: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Be More Pacific: SOLD OUT

Take a trip around the Pacific Rim with the team at Deliciosa. This evening will be a culinary taste sensation as the chefs create an en-point menu in our exciting new extended restaurant, think Peruvian with Japanese elements or Vietnamese with French style. This Pacific mash-up promises to be a...

Date: Tuesday 7 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Paying Homage to a legendary wine

F.A.W.C! Paying Homage to a legendary wine

Here’s one for the red fans - the exciting release of the 2015 Homage Syrah. Come along and taste this iconic wine at this casual and social event in the Trinity Hill cellar door. Meet the winemakers and staff and learn about this classic New Zealand red wine as you enjoy delicious canapés by...

Date: Wednesday 8 November
Where:
Trinity Hill Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Dirt Candy

F.A.W.C! Dirt Candy

St. Georges love their vegetables - to them, they are like candy; candy grown in dirt. The secret to amazing vegetables is in the growing and cooking. This vegetable-focused three course meal features produce grown in the St. Georges garden - completely pesticide and GM-free. Indulge in a glass of...

Date: Wednesday 8 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Rare Beer Club: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! The Rare Beer Club: SOLD OUT

This event is about finding some beer and food love. Brave Brewing Co. are hosting a celebration of rare and sour beers. You will experience six unique beers from near and far matched with different foods presented by Carr's Kitchen. The famous Carr's buttermilk fried chicken will certainly...

Date: Wednesday 8 November
Where:
Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sourdough Secrets: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Sourdough Secrets: SOLD OUT

The team at Picnic will teach you all you ‘knead’ to know about this delicious bread. Actually, despite the pun, you won’t be doing any kneading at all because Picnic will introduce you to the ‘no-knead’ method they use to create this universally-loved bread. They’ll take you through...

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Picnic Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hastings City Night Market Pacifica Extravaganza

F.A.W.C! Hastings City Night Market Pacifica Extravaganza

The Harcourts Hastings City Night Market Pacifica Extravaganza is a cultural celebration of food, music and dance. Enjoy all the colours and flavours of the Pacific at this fun night out for the whole family. The CBD mall will come alive with amazing sights, smells and sounds as food vendors...

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Perfecting Paleo

F.A.W.C! Perfecting Paleo

Paleo - is it a trend or here to stay? It seems wherever you go these days - people are talking about paleo diets - but is it something you should be trying too? This is the perfect chance to find out more. Host Jevon Quirk will provide you will a full introduction to paleo, its origins, why it’s...

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Columbus Coffee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wild Times in the Valley

F.A.W.C! Wild Times in the Valley

Join the team at Valley D Vine for an evening to remember. Enjoy delicious canapés on arrival and sample their latest wines before gathering in the winery for a gourmet wild food BBQ buffet-style meal. Winemaker Trevor Shepherd will introduce the award-winning wines that will accompany the food....

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Linden Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Something Beginning with C: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Something Beginning with C: SOLD OUT

This is all about celebrating our favorite things beginning with ‘c’: Champagne, chardonnay, and canapés. Join the ‘King of Chardonnay’, Tony Bish, as he kicks the evening off with a champagne extravaganza at his new Urban Winery in the historic National Tobacco Company in Ahuriri....

Date: Thursday 9 November
Where:
Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Adventure with us Join us on a unique, interactive and holistic sailing experience based on traditional and cultural Polynesian voyaging. After Māori introductions, take to the water to engage and discover with Te Matau a Māui, the double-hulled waka, as a learned guide. Take in the...

Date: Friday 10 November to Friday 19 January
Where:
West Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Boulevard Day Waipukurau 2017 - Back In Time

Boulevard Day Waipukurau 2017 - Back In Time

This event theme is "back in time" our yearly street event known as Boulevard Day. T his is a Retail only event for shops in the main street to have stalls out the front of their shops to clear out goods, discount items, and have a great day with everyone in the main Street. Every year the shop...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Main Street, Waipukurau, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! First in, First Served

F.A.W.C! First in, First Served

This is the official launch party of the first ever Oak Estate Chardonnay. Renowned winemaker Ant Mackenzie will be on hand to talk you through why he’s so pleased with his latest baby as he gives you a behind-the-scenes tour of Hawke’s Bay’s newest cellar door and kitchen (previously Salvare...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Oak Estate Cellar Door & Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Jewelstone Winemakers Dinner

F.A.W.C! Jewelstone Winemakers Dinner

The Jewel in the Crown - The evening starts with a preview tasting of barrel samples that will be blended for the 2017 Jewelstone Chardonnay before moving through for an innovative five-course degustation dinner. Each course will be expertly matched to the best Mission Jewelstone wines, each...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Porchetta in the Vines: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Porchetta in the Vines: SOLD OUT

Trinity Hill’s new courtyard is the place to be as Paolo Pancotti of the Molto Italian Kitchen fires up the outdoor pizza over to cook a delicious roast pork. Mix and mingle as the food is prepared and soak up the relaxing vineyard atmosphere. The roast will be accompanied by delectable side and...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Trinity Hill Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bangkok's got Seoul: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Bangkok's got Seoul: SOLD OUT

It’s a Thai / Korean showdown when Auckland's Thai-born Lek Trirattanavatin, head chef at Ponsonby's contemporary Thai restaurant Saan, goes head-to-head with the Bay's own Hayden Esau, master of Korean cuisine and head chef at Milk & Honey. Kick proceedings off with a cocktail, then enjoy a...

Date: Friday 10 November to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Milk and Honey, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Roll Over Ramsay, The New Kids Are Here: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Roll Over Ramsay, The New Kids Are Here: SOLD OUT

A ten-course globally-inspired degustation created by the talented culinary students from Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT). Using the best of Hawke’s Bay produce, they will draw on their own heritage to bring you a truly unique and global food experience. The global theme is woven throughout...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Flight of the Chardonnays

F.A.W.C! Flight of the Chardonnays

This is certainly one for the wine buffs. A rare opportunity to spend the evening experiencing a vertical tasting of Clearview Estate's iconic Reserve Chardonnay conducted by Clearview's winemaker Matt Kirby and Clearview’s co-owner and original wine-maker Tim Turvey. You’ll be tasting some...

Date: Friday 10 November to Saturday 11 November
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hawthornator

F.A.W.C! Hawthornator

Hawthornator - coffee cuisine to die for. No, the world hasn’t gone mad, Kent Baddeley is not cutting the apron strings for life as a barista, but rather he’s concocted an ‘awakening’ seven course coffee-themed degustation with Hawke’s Bay’s award-winning roastery, Hawthorne. This...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Ten Twenty Four, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Progressive Dinner in Hastings’ Cultural Precinct

F.A.W.C! Progressive Dinner in Hastings’ Cultural Precinct

Enjoy a night out in Hastings' Cultural Precinct. Eat, drink and experience the work of 17 extraordinary New Zealand Sculptors while you sample creative cocktails and canapés at Hastings Art Gallery. Next, wander down the road to Parlour Projects, a contemporary art gallery, to view new work by...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Surf n'Turf

F.A.W.C! Surf n'Turf

Soak up an evening of summer vibes and ocean feels at Malo's Surf n' Turf. Enjoy a four-course menu from the land and sea with locally-caught seafood morsels and crayfish combined with Hawke's Bay-farmed beef and lamb. Enjoy the coastal flavours of wines from Clearview Estate with winemaker Tim...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
Malo Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dominic Tourettes Hoey and Skyscraper Stan

Dominic Tourettes Hoey and Skyscraper Stan

Poet and novelist Dominic “Tourettes” Hoey is hitting the road this November to promote his bestselling novel “Iceland”. Joining him will be Australian based singer songwriter “Skyscraper” Stanley Woodhouse. Dominic performs a mix of political satire and absurdist observations...

Date: Friday 10 November
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Living Healthy Retreat by The Works Wellness Centre

F.A.W.C! Living Healthy Retreat by The Works Wellness Centre

This exclusive Wellness Retreat held at Hawke’s Bay’s stunning Ormlie Lodge will leave you feeling refreshed, invigorated and pampered. Limited to just six people, spend the weekend with Dr Melissa Vetter and the team from The Works as they help you find your ‘reset’ button. With the aim...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Ormlie, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pedal the Peak with Pipi

F.A.W.C! Pedal the Peak with Pipi

The folk at Pipi and Giant Brewing are teaming up to give mountain bikers an escape to biking bliss. Enjoy a guided tour of the Peak’s fantastic trails, riding all of the newly-built mountain bike tracks. You’ll also be let in on some secret tracks known only to local BMC Mountain Bike Club. At...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak - Tauroa Road Entrance, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Healing Power of Food

F.A.W.C! The Healing Power of Food

Join Phillpa Page as she presents a seminar on foods that heal from the inside out and the benefits of eating fresh, local produce. This insightful talk will be followed by an exquisite gluten/dairy/sugar-free lunch prepared Chef Andy Glover. $125 includes seminar, lunch, recipes and goodie...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Ormlie, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Bistronomy Billecart Brunch

F.A.W.C! The Bistronomy Billecart Brunch

Renowned French champagne house Billecart-Salmon was founded in 1818 (yup, it’s old) and their world-class bubbles will set the tone for this exquisite brunch experience. Join chef James Beck as he creates a light four course, fine-dining brunch in his award-winning restaurant, Bistronomy. Sip on...

Date: Saturday 11 November to Sunday 12 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Elephant Project

F.A.W.C! The Elephant Project

It’s a beer vs wine showdown when the best of each class step up to the mark at this fun afternoon celebrating Elephant Hill wines and Garage Project beers. Move from station to station and sample some of the best craft beer and wine on offer in New Zealand. Wash the goodness down with amazing...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Settle into Summer: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Settle into Summer: SOLD OUT

We’ll provide the soundtrack to Summer as you kick back and enjoy a divine winemaker’s platter with a glass or two of Crab Farm wine. Bring the kids, a picnic blanket and ease your way into the holiday season in style in their relaxing outdoor park setting. *The event will be held inside the...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Donnelly St Park Up

F.A.W.C! Donnelly St Park Up

The Donnelly Street Park Up brings together the famous Advintage car park wine bar and five of Hawke’s Bay's best street food vendors. Enjoy deliciously well-priced Hawke’s Bay wines by the glass served by the effervescent Advintage crew, before heading over to taste some of the tasty...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Life's A Beach

F.A.W.C! Life's A Beach

Join the D Caravan for this super-fun dinner event. Mister D will be serving up quintessential Kiwi summer fare in the heart of Tennyson Street. Think beach caravan holiday - but with just a bit more class than you might normally get. Enjoy an all-inclusive five-course degustation menu featuring...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Mister D, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! There's no

F.A.W.C! There's no "T" in Wine

Church Road are passionate about wine and food pairing. Not afraid to push the boundaries, they’re taking things one step further with this event and bringing tea into the mix - but not your standard English Breakfast! Partnering with Wellington-based t leaf T, the Church Road team have created...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Monks, Moulds & Mountain: An Edible History Lesson

F.A.W.C! Monks, Moulds & Mountain: An Edible History Lesson

International cheese maestro Juliet Harbutt offers a fascinating insight into how the great classic cheeses of the world developed. From the “spread” of Feta from Persia to Greece around BC 2000 to Parmesan carried by the Roman legionnaires as they marched from Italy over the mountains to...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Juliet Harbutt, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cha Cha Cha It’s Time to Yum Cha

F.A.W.C! Cha Cha Cha It’s Time to Yum Cha

Imagine it: a trolley laden with delights being wheeled to your table. This fun fusion yum cha-style dinner created by the talented Francky Godinho and his team will literally be a movable feast. Start the night off in style with a glass of bubbles in the vine-covered courtyard and the atmospheric...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sunset BBQ with Al Brown

F.A.W.C! Sunset BBQ with Al Brown

Al Brown heads straight for the charcoal at Black Barn for an amazing dialed down, moody Black Barn F.A.W.C! experience. Get set for a sunset of casual grazing with Al’s completely informal style of dining and chatting. Expect to be inside and out, stoking the fire and if you’re standing...

Date: Saturday 11 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, 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

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F.A.W.C! Don’t Tolerate the Intolerable

F.A.W.C! Don’t Tolerate the Intolerable

Could food intolerances be affecting your health? Join Wellness practitioner Debbie Stiver for an informative seminar on how certain foods may be impacting your wellbeing. You’ll learn about the latest tests available so you can check to see if food intolerances might be affecting you. The...

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

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F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races w Raymond van Rijk

F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races w Raymond van Rijk

You’ll be in the prime spot to enjoy the thrilling experience of top-class thoroughbred racing action from your private marquee while enjoying the legendary BBQ offerings of Raymond van Rijk of Barbecue Gourmet. This isn’t a bangers in bread scenario - F.A.W.C! Flaming Christmas at the Races...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! I Believe I Can Thai

F.A.W.C! I Believe I Can Thai

Learn Thai cooking techniques from one of the best in the business at this free cooking demonstration by Lek (Wichian) Trirattanavatin, head chef at Auckland’s renowned modern Thai restaurant Saan. Using some of Hawke’s Bay's best produce from the Hawke’s Bay Farmers' Market, Lek will show...

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

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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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F.A.W.C! A Mediterranean Meander: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! A Mediterranean Meander: SOLD OUT

The Mediterranean has long been revered for the most incredible and yet completely informal food and wine culture. We’ve all been there; we all loved it…It’s so Hawke’s Bay! And so, join Juliet Harbutt, world-renowned cheese guru and Black Barn’s awarding winning winemaker Dave McKee...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Riverside Lodges, Black Barn Retreats, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Turning Japanese with Piku: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! Turning Japanese with Piku: SOLD OUT

Inspired by an Izakaya (gastropub) style Japanese concept, Piku’s chef Ben Harper has returned to Hawke’s Bay from London to serve fresh and exciting modern Japanese cuisine. The perfect excuse to grab some friends for an end-of-year get together, this will be a fun afternoon of delicious Asian...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Red Barrel Vineyard, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Ladies Long Lodge Lunch

F.A.W.C! Ladies Long Lodge Lunch

It’s time to dust off your favourite frock - or maybe even buy a new one. The Ladies Long Lodge Lunch provides the perfect excuse to gather together your girlfriends for the overdue catch-up. Hosted by Craggy Range director Mary-Jeanne Peabody, you will feel like Royalty as you sip on Tattinger...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! A Journey to the Homestead: SOLD OUT

F.A.W.C! A Journey to the Homestead: SOLD OUT

A wonderful chance to enjoy lunch at one of Hawke’s Bay’s original homesteads with hosts Natalie and David Beamish. Nestled in the heart of Central Hawkes Bay, Ashcott Homestead has stood for 160 years as a grand reminder of the prosperity of this fascinating region. Take in the history as Doug...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Ashcott Homestead, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Mission Vintage Garden Party

F.A.W.C! Mission Vintage Garden Party

With gorgeous views overlooking the vineyard and city beyond, can you think of a better place to enjoy a vintage High Tea than on the lawn of Mission Estate, New Zealand’s oldest winery? Wear your pearls and most outrageous summer hat and spend the afternoon sipping Mission Fête bubbles and...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

F.A.W.C! Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

We’re rollin’ through the neighbourhood of Ahuriri with the cool kids from FG Smith, Tony Bish Wines and bStudio Brewery. Keep it local and fun with this take on the old skool progressive dinner party. Kick things off with winemaker Tony Bish and some of his fabulous chardonnay at his new...

Date: Sunday 12 November
Where:
Urban Winery, Napier, 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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Free
Wellbeing Market

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, well-being and environmental awareness. Lots of amazing stalls for you to explore &...

Date: Saturday 18 November to Sunday 19 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, 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

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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 15 October to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kiwibank Local Hero Award Presentations

Kiwibank Local Hero Award Presentations

The Kiwibank Local Hero Award aims to identify & reward everyday people doing extraordinary things in their local communities. The Local Hero Awards recognises the enormous contribution, sacrifice and commitment of Kiwis who selflessly work to make their local communities a better place.

Date: Tuesday 21 November
Where:
Kiwibank Office, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Bike Film Night - Feature Series All for One

The Big Bike Film Night - Feature Series All for One

Prepare to be inspired!!! Our Big Bike Film Night ‘Feature Series’ programme concentrates on satisfying those cycling enthusiasts that crave even more bicycle drama. A double dose of bike goodness showcasing two different aspects of cycling with Feature length films in select locations...

Date: Wednesday 22 November
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Bike Film Night Feature Series - LEL

The Big Bike Film Night Feature Series - LEL

Prepare to be inspired!!! Our Big Bike Film Night ‘Feature Series’ programme concentrates on satisfying those cycling enthusiasts that crave even more bicycle drama. A double dose of bike goodness showcasing two different aspects of cycling with Feature length films in select locations...

Date: Thursday 23 November
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Battle in the Bay 2017

Battle in the Bay 2017

Battle in the Bay is a dance competition with the aim of bringing together dancers from across NZ to share a weekend filled with dancing, workshops, and friendship. Categories / Divisions Solos: Junior (13 and under) / Varsity (13-18) / Open Small Group, 2-4 dancers: Junior (13 and under) /...

Date: Saturday 25 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons

Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons

Greg Johnson and Mel Parsons – a dream New Zealand tour of songs and swagger – takes place 9th-26th November with 11 dates from north to south. Plus1 is delighted to present Mel and Greg alongside their super-talented hybrid band featuring Ted Brown, Josh Logan and Jed Parsons. Expect...

Date: Saturday 25 November
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Session 1

Sunday Session 1

Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

Date: Sunday 26 November
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2017

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Party 2017

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Party 2017

Festive decorations, great buffet, and a fantastic band. Treat yourself, your friends, or your staff/colleagues to an excellent night out at No.5. Doors open from 6:00 pm. Each Group / Table will be invited one by one to the main buffet station from 7:30 pm. A desserts buffet station will...

Date: Friday 1 December to Saturday 2 December
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Introducing "Our Generation"... This exciting new tribute show covers all phases of Eric Clapton's, The Who and The Small Faces hugely successful careers. The show Covers covers all the big hits from Eric Clapton, featuring songs from his years with Cream, and all of his hits from the 70's...

Date: Friday 1 December
Where:
National Service Club, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, 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 7 October 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 7 October to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 24 September to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic

Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic

Spark New Zealand, The MacDiarmid Institute and the University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering present Nanogirl Live! in Engineering Magic, Touring New Zealand November/December 2017. Following last year’s sell-out tour, join Nanogirl and Boris (her trusty lab assistant) for science and...

Date: Tuesday 5 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 28 September to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Adventure with us Join us on a unique, interactive and holistic sailing experience based on traditional and cultural Polynesian voyaging. After Māori introductions, take to the water to engage and discover with Te Matau a Māui, the double-hulled waka, as a learned guide. Take in the...

Date: Friday 10 November to Friday 19 January
Where:
West Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 9 December to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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 15 October to Sunday 17 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Session 2

Sunday Session 2

Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

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

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Sol3 Mio - Christmas In The Vines

Sol3 Mio - Christmas In The Vines

Sol3 Mio are delighted to announce that they are extending their traditional end of year concert season, with an eight-date tour in December 2017 and January 2018, celebrating Christmas and the beloved kiwi summer. In the first section of the tour, Pene, Amitai and Moses will bring their annual...

Date: Thursday 21 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Secret Garden Party 2017

Secret Garden Party 2017

Get ready for summer 2017/18 in Hawkes Bay. Madcap is proud to once again host the Secret Garden Party at Cape Estate on Boxing Day this year. Cape Estate is located on the elevated terrace of Te Awanga Downs overlooking sweeping vineyards, glistening sea and the spectacular Hawkes Bay...

Date: Tuesday 26 December
Where:
Cape Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2018

Free
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JR Acoustic Sessions

JR Acoustic Sessions

Great songs from singer, guitarist and loop master JR, Classic tunes from the likes of Pink Floyd, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, Dave Dobbyn and more.

Date: Thursday 28 September to Thursday 4 January
Where:
The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Traffic Design Group Flying Lap

Summer Cycling Carnival - Traffic Design Group Flying Lap

Get a taste of being a pro cyclist and ride one lap of the Elite time trial course. This 20km time trial is a great test for those keen and fit or a comfortable ride for the recreational cyclist. Course starts and ends at Church Road Winery. Entry is limited to a maximum of 30 riders. To...

Date: Friday 5 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Elite Road National Championships - Time Trials

Elite Road National Championships - Time Trials

Sponsored by Church Road Winery, the Elite Road National Championships Time Trials involves individual cyclists to race the same course as fast as they can, leaving in two-minute intervals. The Time Trial course starts and finishes at Church Road Winery and travels along Puketapu Road, Dartmoor...

Date: Friday 5 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Elite Road National Championships - Time Trials


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, 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 7 October to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

The Elite Road National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional cyclists. Starting and finishing on the Marine Parade near Scenic Hotel Te Pania, the Women's Road Race covers 112 kilometres of course that travels along...

Date: Saturday 6 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

If you are a club rider and are looking for a hill challenge, then this is one for you! Ride the hill circuit the elite cyclists will face as they count down their final laps of the course. The ride organised by Ramblers Cycling Club will involve a mass start and the number of laps you will...

Date: Saturday 6 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 9 December to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 24 September to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

The Elite National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional and amateur road cyclists. The highly anticipated Elite Men's Race is on the final day and follows a 169km course over Napier Hill streets and Hawke's Bay rural...

Date: Sunday 7 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race


Free
Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sundaze With The Puketapu

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

Date: Sunday 7 January to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze With The Puketapu


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

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Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Te Matau a Māui Summer Sailing Series

Adventure with us Join us on a unique, interactive and holistic sailing experience based on traditional and cultural Polynesian voyaging. After Māori introductions, take to the water to engage and discover with Te Matau a Māui, the double-hulled waka, as a learned guide. Take in the...

Date: Friday 10 November to Friday 19 January
Where:
West Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

This 26km jaunt from Clive (13km each way) at 11am is a very pleasant scenic recreational ride along the pathways with riders being rewarded at the half-way point with a delicious lunch and a glass of your favourite tipple at Te Awanga Estate, 376 Parkhill Road. As a group, you will leave the...

Date: Tuesday 9 January
Where:
Clive War Memorial Swimming Pool, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - iWay Family Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - iWay Family Fun Ride

Get your family and friends together and come and ride the 1.1km Criterium circuit down the iconic Marine Parade. The road will be closed, so it will be safe for all ages to ride. Dress up your bike or come in your lycra - whatever you want to wear goes. There will be spot prizes and some...

Date: Wednesday 10 January
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

Hey kids, do you think you have the best-dressed bike? Then come and enter the competition and you could win some great prizes! Dress your bike in your favourite theme, the louder and bolder the better! Children 12 years and under can participate. Judging will begin at 4pm and there’s two...

Date: Wednesday 10 January
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

Napier’s iconic Marine Parade will become the track for the Black Barn Vineyards Criterium. This is a high speed and exciting race for spectators to watch as riders tackle the 1.1km circuit, with sprint laps every 10 minutes. Come along watch the action! For cyclists, there’s plenty of...

Date: Wednesday 10 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Sunday Session - The Cellar Door Band

Sunday Session - The Cellar Door Band

Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

Date: Sunday 14 January
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Session - The Cellar Door Band


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


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Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2018

Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2018

Eight Wineries in the Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District of Hawke's Bay, are once again coming together to run the Fourth Annual Bridge Pa Wine Festival. All wineries will be connected by Hop On/Hop Off Buses, allowing attendees to visit multiple wineries and enjoy a wide range of wine...

Date: Saturday 20 January
Where:
Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2018

Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' 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 7 October to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 9 December to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop

This summer Fat Freddy's Drop will tour their high octane shows across the homeland to hand picked locations, combing vineyards and beaches to festivals and valleys culminating in a FFD curated line up at Villa Maria with internationals Hiatus Kaiyote from Melbourne and Norman Jay MBE from London....

Date: Saturday 3 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fat Freddy's Drop


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 24 September to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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


Free
Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sundaze With The Puketapu

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

Date: Sunday 7 January to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze With The Puketapu


Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry

Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry

Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

Date: Sunday 11 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry


Napier Port Ocean Swim 2018

Napier Port Ocean Swim 2018

The 8th annual Napier Port Ocean Swim will take place on Saturday 17th February 2018 at Hardinge Road Reserve, Ahuriri, Napier (in front of the Hot Chick Carpark) starting at 9am and finishing at 12pm. Prize giving is approx 12:30pm. The Napier Port Ocean Swim is the same weekend as the...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Hot Chick, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour

Come enjoy ice skating at Lynmore Primary School. It’s a great, safe and fun way to get active and also an activity that kids can do together with their parent(s) and friends. Entry fee includes ice skates. The Ice Skate Tour travels around with a mobile ice rink in the Waikato, Bay of...

Date: Wednesday 28 February to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Coronation Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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March 2018

Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour

Come enjoy ice skating at Lynmore Primary School. It’s a great, safe and fun way to get active and also an activity that kids can do together with their parent(s) and friends. Entry fee includes ice skates. The Ice Skate Tour travels around with a mobile ice rink in the Waikato, Bay of...

Date: Wednesday 28 February to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Coronation Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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

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The Piano: The Ballet

The Piano: The Ballet

Inspired by the film The Piano with permission kindly granted by Jane Campion, Jan Chapman and Saddleback Productions. 25 years ago, cinema goers around the world were captivated by an extraordinary tale of desire, violence and hope. The story of Ada McGrath and her daughter Flora, husband...

Date: Friday 2 March to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Piano: The Ballet


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 September to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' 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 7 October to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 24 September to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Michael Jackson HIStory Show

Michael Jackson HIStory Show

A musical tribute and live concert experience that journeys through Michael Jackson’s vast and incredible catalogue of work including his beginnings as a member of the Jackson 5, his groundbreaking theatrics in the 80s and his evolution onward into the 21st century. This show features all of...

Date: Monday 5 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018

Do you have a ''bucket list'' of events that you simply must do? The MCL Construction Triple Peaks should be at the top of your list! Held in the sunny Hawke's Bay, competitors can either run, walk or mountain bike the 50kms course. Competitors will traverse land not normally accessible to...

Date: Saturday 10 March
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 9 December to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Heart Kids Charity Golf Day - Special Guest: Rob Lutter, CEO

Heart Kids Charity Golf Day - Special Guest: Rob Lutter, CEO

Primary sponsors: - Falcon Electrical Limited - Napier Golf Club WHAT is Heart Kids Hawkes Bay Charity Golf Day? This is Heart Kids Hawkes Bay's main fundraising event which raises much needed funds to support our local heart families through their extremely tough journey. At this event,...

Date: Friday 16 March
Where:
Napier Golf Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Heart Kids Charity Golf Day - Special Guest: Rob Lutter, CEO


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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

Read more » - Big Country (Scotland)


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

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #5


Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! We're bringing to NZ a unique style of market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home...

Date: Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


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

Read more » - Kai Moana At the Park


April 2018

Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! We're bringing to NZ a unique style of market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home...

Date: Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! We're bringing to NZ a unique style of market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home...

Date: Saturday 7 April to Sunday 8 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


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

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


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

Read more » - The Chapelwick Fair


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

Read more » - Napier Port Harbour to Hills


Free
Taradale Village Fete

Taradale Village Fete

Hawke's Bay's premier market event. 2018 will be the 8th Taradale Village Fete and biggest ever! Well over 80 quality local and out of town stalls selling a great range handmade goods and entertain: - Handmade products - Artwork - Women's fashion - Wood works - Plants - Baking -...

Date: Sunday 8 April
Where:
Taradale Primary School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Village Fete


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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

Read more » - Napier Port HB Primary Sector Awards Dinner


Free
CHB Service Community Day

CHB Service Community Day

This event runs each year, it is for charity, clubs, sports groups, promotion on health, gardening groups, etc. All groups must be running in CHB, and run within a building or centre within CHB. Stall fee is $5.00. Each stall is set up outside Waipukurau shop fronts for fundraising and...

Date: Saturday 21 April
Where:
Main Street, Waipukurau, Waipukurau, 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

Read more » - Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon


June 2018

Dancing With Mozart

Dancing With Mozart

Great music inspires great dance this winter, as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings works by two of the greatest choreographers of the 20th and 21st centuries to New Zealand stages, together with an exciting new commission from Birmingham-based, Christchurch-born choreographer, Corey...

Date: Saturday 30 June to Sunday 1 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dancing With Mozart


July 2018

Dancing With Mozart

Dancing With Mozart

Great music inspires great dance this winter, as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings works by two of the greatest choreographers of the 20th and 21st centuries to New Zealand stages, together with an exciting new commission from Birmingham-based, Christchurch-born choreographer, Corey...

Date: Saturday 30 June to Sunday 1 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dancing With Mozart


December 2018

The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker

Christmas comes but once a year, and for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Christmas 2018 will be extra special, as we stage a national tour of The Nutcracker for the first time since 2010. Offering festive enchantment for all ages, this is a Christmas gift for all the family. Our story begins on...

Date: Saturday 1 December to Sunday 2 December
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Nutcracker


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