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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.

January 2018

Hawkes Bay National 4x4 Trial Round 3

Hawkes Bay National 4x4 Trial Round 3

Round 3 of the National 4x4 Trials - The best drivers in the country driving the most extreme off road courses you will ever see. Extreme action with usual thrills and spills - Great day out and only 10 minutes north east of Napier. Adults $10 Children under 15 $5 Family pass 2 adults and 2...

Date: Saturday 20 January
Where:
57 Tangoio Settlement Road - Waipataki, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay National 4x4 Trial Round 3


Free
Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

Date: Saturday 27 January to Saturday 28 April
Where:
Write Price Car Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Made In Wairoa Farmers Market


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 27 January to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 14 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer, just follow the line of cars down...

Date: Saturday 27 January to Saturday 24 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' Market


NZ Secondary Students' Choir In Concert

NZ Secondary Students' Choir In Concert

The NZSSC, the national choir for secondary aged students, returns to Napier for a one-off concert on Saturday January 20. Repertoire will include a wide range of styles presented with the youthful excellence for which this choir is known: "From the outset the presentation was immaculate and...

Date: Saturday 20 January
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ Secondary Students' Choir In Concert


Growing Opera Stars

Growing Opera Stars

‘Growing Opera Stars’ is a unique opportunity to experience the special relationship between PPV students and their heroes from Festival Opera’s Madame Butterfly cast. Audiences will enjoy performances of opera classics, duets and solos, sung by PPV students and the opera stars, including...

Date: Saturday 20 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Growing Opera Stars


Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr

Update: New late show has been added. 'The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits.' World Tour 2018. “A comedy hero for our times." - Guardian “Jimmy Carr is a world-class comedian... I envy his brilliance with words.” - The Independent One of the most prolific joke-tellers of...

Date: Saturday 20 January
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jimmy Carr


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Into Orbit with Without Borders & The Moa Belt

Into Orbit with Without Borders & The Moa Belt

As part of their four-date NZ tour, Wellington atmospheric rock/metal duo Into Orbit will perform at Paisley Stage in Napier on Saturday 20 January. 2017 has been a productive year for the duo. Having released their second album Unearthing, signed to to Australian label Art as Catharsis and...

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

Read more » - Into Orbit with Without Borders & The Moa Belt


The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Unique and innovative – Fraser Mack has developed a sound of his own that is at once relatable but also unfathomable, leaving his audience wondering “how did he do that?” Described on Rock Radio UK as New Zealand’s best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the best guitarists in the land,...

Date: Saturday 20 January to Friday 23 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Original Mack


Free
Pickleball

Pickleball

We play every Thursday and Sunday, times above... Pickle ball is a fun raquet type sport played on a court 1/3 the size of a tennis court, a bit like padder tennis, its the fastest growing sport in the USA. Not too tough like tennis, free to play and easy to learn. Free gear and free...

Date: Sunday 21 January to Sunday 28 January
Where:
Old Netball Clubrooms, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pickleball


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 21 January to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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

Read more » - Sundaze With The Puketapu


Sol Lounge #3: Soaked Oats, The Rambling & friends

Sol Lounge #3: Soaked Oats, The Rambling & friends

Madcap and Black Barn Bistro in association with Aperol Spritz NZ is proud to present the Sol Lounge Summer Series. Featuring Soaked Oats & The Rambling Support from Those Daze & Ben Wright Join us this summer for an exciting 5 part summer series featuring some very talented Kiwi...

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

Read more » - Sol Lounge #3: Soaked Oats, The Rambling & friends


Free
Jazz Vespers

Jazz Vespers

Trinity Methodist Church’s summer season of Jazz Vespers continues. Each month the hour-long Vespers uses Jazz Music to explore spirituality alongside short reflections and prayer. Jazz is not only as played at Vespers as performance art but as spiritual music. Jazz Vespers contains elements...

Date: Sunday 21 January
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jazz Vespers


Volleyball League Social and Competitive

Volleyball League Social and Competitive

The Napier Volleyball Club is beginning a new 10 week competition at PGA on Monday evening starting January 22nd. There are spaces available in all 4 grades from Open Men to Social Beginners. Space can be made for university students to play half the competition. High School teams and players...

Date: Monday 22 January to Monday 26 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Volleyball League Social and Competitive


Free
Kids Drop-In Art Days

Kids Drop-In Art Days

Drop in with your kids these school holidays for some fun and engaging art activities based on current exhibitions. All day at the gallery for kids and their adults – just drop in and create! No booking required.

Date: Tuesday 23 January to Thursday 25 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kids Drop-In Art Days


School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops

Looking for something fun to do these school holidays? Book in for one of our fun and creative workshops for kids based on current exhibition Everyday Lines. For 6 – 12 year olds, $10 per person, booking required.

Date: Wednesday 24 January
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - School Holiday Workshops


Rumpelstiltskin

Rumpelstiltskin

Family friendly fun for the School Holidays! The Drama Workshop, in conjunction with Urchin - Theatre for young people, is proud to present this old favourite with a twist! Starring elite students from the Hawkes Bay Youth Theatre, this play is perfect for the school holidays. It's funny, it's...

Date: Wednesday 24 January to Sunday 28 January
Where:
The Napier Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rumpelstiltskin


Country Music Festival Branded

Country Music Festival Branded

5 days of Country Music, featuring top singers from throughout NZ.

Date: Wednesday 24 January to Sunday 28 January
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Country Music Festival Branded


Free
R18
Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz

Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz

A great night of jazz with Peter Silverstone and jazzamatazz great local musicians.

Date: Thursday 25 January to Thursday 22 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz


DeadHill January - Monthly Scare

DeadHill January - Monthly Scare

Welcome 2018! DeadHill at Napier Prison has been waiting to celebrate the end of the holidays and return to boring normal life. Fight the fast approaching end of summer and take a walk on the wild side with the most unique weird ghoul family at DeadHill and put a fine end to an amazing...

Date: Friday 26 January
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - DeadHill January - Monthly Scare


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The Bowie tribute show

The Bowie tribute show

Back for the 3rd year running a musical tribute to the genius of David Bowie, a celebration of the amazing body of work from David Jones, Ziggy Stardust, the Thin White Duke and more. Featuring great talent of Hawkes Bay Daniel Fulton, James Rochester, Andrew Gladstone, Roy Brown, Jackie Gibson and...

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

Read more » - The Bowie tribute show


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Nation 'Pop Vulture' Summer Tour

Nation 'Pop Vulture' Summer Tour

Wellington based Electro Soul Pop force field, Nation, burst onto the scene in 2016 with their debut self-titled E.P. Since then, the band have honed their unique sound, through their sophisticated fusion of genres and concoction of upbeat tunes, giving audiences an exciting, diverse musical...

Date: Friday 26 January
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nation 'Pop Vulture' Summer Tour


Free
2018 Cable vs Wake

2018 Cable vs Wake

The popular Cable vs Wake wakeboarding/wake skating competition will run on 27-28 January 2018 (Auckland Anniversary Weekend), at the Backpaddock Lakes complex, near Waipukurau. Riders compete behind the boat on Day 1, and on the cable on Day 2 of the comp.

Date: Saturday 27 January to Sunday 28 January
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - 2018 Cable vs Wake


Holden Club Hawkes Bay Show & Shine 2018

Holden Club Hawkes Bay Show & Shine 2018

Holden enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to come along and view a fantastic display of vehicles ranging from 1948 to 2017. Children under 10 years free. Open to the public from 9:30am to 2:30pm.

Date: Saturday 27 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Holden Club Hawkes Bay Show & Shine 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 27 January to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Jazz On the Village Green - David Paquette

Jazz On the Village Green - David Paquette

David Paquette: Jazz piano royalty will open the latest Jazz on the Village Green series when American-born jazz pianist David Paquette brings his eclectic combination of New Orleans-based music and swing,to the stage on a baby grand piano. The jazz pianist has recorded more than 45 albums,...

Date: Saturday 27 January
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jazz On the Village Green - David Paquette


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Devils Elbow - HB Summer Local 2018

Devils Elbow - HB Summer Local 2018

After celebrating the bands 10-year anniversary in 2017, Hawkes Bay's own Devils Elbow begin 2018 with two hometown shows. Paisley stage with Skinny Millionaires, Iris Dunn & Jacki Houkamau. Common Room with Music Dog & Eilish Rose. Doors: 8pm Music: 9pm - Alec Withers - Vocals,...

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

Read more » - Devils Elbow - HB Summer Local 2018


Free
Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road is excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts this summer. Relax in our park-like grounds, enjoy a glass of Church Road wine and one of our delicious platters or cheeseboards, while you’re entertained by our local talent. Vagabond Jacks Food Truck will be...

Date: Sunday 28 January to Sunday 11 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018


Free
Summer In the Park - Nairobi Trio

Summer In the Park - Nairobi Trio

Nairobi Trio: One of NZ’s favourite Jazz Trio’s returns to Hawke’s Bay. Featuring John Quigley (guitar/vocals), Richard Adams (violin/vocals), and Peter Koopman (bass/vocals) they are the perfect act to open the free Summer in the Parks concert series in Cornwall Park. Their music is a...

Date: Sunday 28 January
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer In the Park - Nairobi Trio


February 2018

Free
R18
Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz

Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz

A great night of jazz with Peter Silverstone and jazzamatazz great local musicians.

Date: Thursday 25 January to Thursday 22 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz


Free
Your Solutions MegaFish Hawkes Bay

Your Solutions MegaFish Hawkes Bay

The MegaFish is back Waitangi Weekend. A huge thank you to Your Solutions for coming on board as the main sponsor for the next 4 years! Once again we will have an epic prize table, including a Major Prize of $10,000 cash! The major prize will be won by the single highest scoring fish using the...

Date: Friday 2 February to Monday 5 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Sports Fishing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Your Solutions MegaFish Hawkes Bay


Cherry Boomb

Cherry Boomb

A night of burlesque, cabaret and tease. Cherry Boomb is back from seducing Europe! More kooky and fierce than ever. A night of burlesque, cabaret and tease Cherry Boomb and her new BoombFunk variety performers invite you to a night of rhinestones and glitter including alternative...

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

Read more » - Cherry Boomb


Anthonie Tonnon

Anthonie Tonnon

Anthonie Tonnon is taking his new Extended Player and single further afield - to Australia, New Zealand regional centres, and to boutique festivals this summer. The new single, titled 'Two Free Hands,' is Tonnon's first imprint from two years of international touring and experimentation. It...

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

Read more » - Anthonie Tonnon


Free
Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

Date: Saturday 27 January to Saturday 28 April
Where:
Write Price Car Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Made In Wairoa Farmers Market


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 27 January to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 14 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer, just follow the line of cars down...

Date: Saturday 27 January to Saturday 24 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn Growers' 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 3 February to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Earthquake Commemoration Ceremony

Earthquake Commemoration Ceremony

Please join us to commemorate the 1931 earthquake that devastated Hawke's Bay. Memories of that day can never be erased completely; We are grateful to those who provided relief to the injured and the families of those who lost lives, and for the efforts our forefathers made in rebuilding our...

Date: Saturday 3 February
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Earthquake Commemoration Ceremony


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 27 January to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Jazz On the Village Green - Mandy Meadows

Jazz On the Village Green - Mandy Meadows

Mandy Meadows: Originally from Central Hawke’s Bay this jazz diva is now based in London. Joined by a great local jazz combo led by Anton Wuts this will be a fantastic opportunity to hear some brilliant vintage jazz interpretations of well known pop songs and jazz standards in the style made...

Date: Saturday 3 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jazz On the Village Green - Mandy Meadows


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


R18
Comedy Gala Fundraiser With Cranford Hospice

Comedy Gala Fundraiser With Cranford Hospice

Comedians Urzila Carlson, Vaughan King and Jesse Griffin aka Wilson Dixon, will be performing a charity comedy show to deliver a night of comedy and raise money for Cranford Hospice. Proceeds of ticket sales will come to Cranford Hospice as a contribution to the $7,700.00 per day they are...

Date: Saturday 3 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Comedy Gala Fundraiser With Cranford Hospice


Reggae Nights - Marae Fundraiser

Reggae Nights - Marae Fundraiser

Manutai Marae Fundraiser featuring The Rude Boyz, Kingstone, Side Ropotini, DJ Keyzie and more. A great night of entertainment.

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

Read more » - Reggae Nights - Marae Fundraiser


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 21 January 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 21 January to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze With The Puketapu


Free
Summer In the Park - The Kawekas

Summer In the Park - The Kawekas

The Kawekas: The fabulous Kawekas will be back in Cornwall Park for some foot stomping, singalong tunes covering folk, country, jazz, pop, reggae and even a bit of Rock n’Roll. The band comprises Scotty Smith, acoustic guitar and vocals, Tony Parker electric and acoustic bass, Darryl Jones drums...

Date: Sunday 4 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer In the Park - The Kawekas


Dub Cymatics NZ Tour with Byron Bay's 4'20 Sound

Dub Cymatics NZ Tour with Byron Bay's 4'20 Sound

The 4'20 Sound The Brunswick Space Agency proudly presents Byron Bay's massive Reggae/Dancehall Collective The 4'20 Sound. Live n Direct from Australian shores for only a select number of New Zealand shows in 2018. Featuring Dougy....

Date: Sunday 4 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dub Cymatics NZ Tour with Byron Bay's 4'20 Sound


Free
Paint the Poster - ADF18

Paint the Poster - ADF18

Sponsored by: Resene Fun Event for the kiddies! Simply visit the Art Deco Centre or Resene ColorShops (116 Taradale Rd, Napier or 106 Southland Rd, Hastings) and grab a copy of the poster to colour in or download it from the website www.resene.co.nz/art-deco-napier. There will be some great...

Date: Monday 5 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint the Poster - ADF18


Volleyball League Social and Competitive

Volleyball League Social and Competitive

The Napier Volleyball Club is beginning a new 10 week competition at PGA on Monday evening starting January 22nd. There are spaces available in all 4 grades from Open Men to Social Beginners. Space can be made for university students to play half the competition. High School teams and players...

Date: Monday 22 January to Monday 26 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Volleyball League Social and Competitive


Tesa Bergman (Germany) with Mia Sohnge

Tesa Bergman (Germany) with Mia Sohnge

Teresa Bergman – the Berlin-based singer from New Zealand, embodies a stylistic fusion of folk, funk and jazz. When Teresa starts to play it takes but a few seconds to realise – an outstanding singer and composer is at work – with great songs, a huge portion of soul and energy, a quirky...

Date: Monday 5 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tesa Bergman (Germany) with Mia Sohnge


Connan Mockasin Coming Home Concert

Connan Mockasin Coming Home Concert

Returning to the limelight with the 2016 release of the Soft Hair project with Sam Dust, Mockasin has spent the majority of '17 working on fresh material, emerging from the studio to work with James Blake, MGMT and appearing in John Cale's hand selected Velvet Underground tribute band, and a...

Date: Monday 5 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Connan Mockasin Coming Home Concert


Operatunity Presents: Luck of The Irish

Operatunity Presents: Luck of The Irish

Featuring Operatunity's favourite core artists: Susan Boland, John Cameron, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and Karl Perigo, with Paul Carnegie-Jones on piano, we kick off the year with a celebration of all that is Irish! Joining them is fiddler, Jessica Hindin, well-known to Operatunity audiences for...

Date: Thursday 8 February
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity Presents: Luck of The Irish


Free
Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta. Come and dine on delectable food while relaxing to local tunes and soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of Napier's Clive Square at twilight. January's muso is Napier chanteuse Iris Dunn. For a sampler see...

Date: Friday 9 February to Friday 9 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Night Fiesta


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The Rude Boyz - Roots Rocking

The Rude Boyz - Roots Rocking

Hawke’s Bay’s most loved reggae band The Rude Boyz are coming back to The Common Room to pack the joint again with the sweet sweet reggae vibes.

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

Read more » - The Rude Boyz - Roots Rocking


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Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Update: Fans can look forward to seeing Kiwi poet and songwriter Emily Fairlight supporting Kitty, Daisy and Lewis in their shows in Hawke's Bay and Wellington. Blind Tiger Touring is pleased to announce the return of Kitty Daisy & Lewis to New Zealand shores this summer. The talented...

Date: Friday 9 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kitty, Daisy and Lewis


Free
Jazz On the Village Green - The Little Blast Orchestra

Jazz On the Village Green - The Little Blast Orchestra

The Little Blast Orchestra is a 7-piece chaos swing ensemble from Wellington. They play an enticing mix of jazz tunes from the pre bop era. Their music is arranged and lead by Blair Latham (saxophone/clarinet) and Anton Wuts (saxophone/clarinet), and showcases the talents of Dan Yeabsley...

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

Read more » - Jazz On the Village Green - The Little Blast Orchestra


Ben Waters - Lifting the Blues

Ben Waters - Lifting the Blues

Jools Holland described Ben as being one of the best pianists of all time. Ben is proud to count many of the legends of boogie-woogie and rock 'n roll his colleagues and friends, having played alongside Jerry lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and The Rolling Stones to name but a few! Providing support is...

Date: Saturday 10 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ben Waters - Lifting the Blues


Eclipse - The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute Show

Eclipse - The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute Show

This will be a live show like no other – a combination of stunning sounds, amazing visual effects and the magical location of River Park Event Centre. Add in the music of one of the world’s greatest ever bands and you have the kind of evening that is truly un-missable. With a set-list...

Date: Saturday 10 February
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Eclipse - The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute Show


Free
Book Fair

Book Fair

The annual Book Fair raises funds for students travelling to Japan to study language and culture. Books have been donated from all over Hawkes Bay and are offered for sale at prices that all people can afford. No price is above $5 and this includes books in the rare and collectibles section....

Date: Sunday 11 February
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Book Fair


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

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Hawke's Bay United vs Auckland City - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Auckland City - NZ Football

Auckland City are the most successful club in the history of the NZ Premiership; but that doesn't mean they always have it their own way at the Bluewater. HBU will be up for the challenge and you'll be guaranteed of goals and saves galore. See you at Bluewater and C'Mon the Bay!

Date: Sunday 11 February
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flora Knight & Sean Donald

Flora Knight & Sean Donald

Matinee performance. Flora Knight and Sean Donald play traditional old time country music. Their dedication to the traditions of this genre speak loud in clear in the way that they conduct their performances and ethos. Country music is a literal term - country music for country people. The...

Date: Sunday 11 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Summer In the Park - Sonic Delusion

Summer In the Park - Sonic Delusion

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

Date: Sunday 11 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Meet Your Maker - Cheese Tastings

Meet Your Maker - Cheese Tastings

These tastings are designed to introduce you to the artisan cheeses of New Zealand and where possible the cheesemakers. It’s a chance to hear the stories behind the cheeses, what makes them unique and what inspired the cheesemakers to make them, along with a glass or 2 of excellent Hawke's...

Date: Tuesday 13 February
Where:
Te Whare Kiwikiwi, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Festival Opera Madame Butterfly - ADF18

Festival Opera Madame Butterfly - ADF18

Festival Opera presents this beloved but tragic opera, reimagined and directed by industry heavyweight Jennifer Ward-Lealand, with production design by John Verryt, previous designer for the acclaimed World of Wearable Art (WOW). Madame Butterfly tells the story of a discarded wife, left in a...

Date: Tuesday 13 February to Monday 19 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Death Do Us Part Danger Show: Love Hurts

Death Do Us Part Danger Show: Love Hurts

Roll Up Roll Up... The Death Do Us Part Danger Show: Love Hurts is a new show put together by world touring circus superstars Charlie and Rachel Atlas. This married couple share a passion for a very unusual and exotic activity, knife throwing! In just a few years they have taken this old-time...

Date: Tuesday 13 February to Wednesday 14 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Powhiri - ADF18

Powhiri - ADF18

Powhiri – Official Maori Opening for The Tremains Art Deco Festival (Free). Kia hora te marino, kia whakapapa paunamu te moana. Kia tere karohirohi i mua i tau huarahi. Join local iwi, the Art Deco Trust, Napier City Council, and Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust for a Powhiri at the Napier...

Date: Wednesday 14 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Par 2 Mini Golf- ADF18

Par 2 Mini Golf- ADF18

Putt Putt On Parade. Don your Art Deco attire - plus fours an advantage but not a necessity, to swing a round of Seaside ‘Putt - Putting on the Parade’ at Par2 MiniGolf. Every player over Tremains Art Deco Festival is eligible to enter in the draw for a special Art Deco prize. Players...

Date: Wednesday 14 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier i-SITE, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier RSA Event - Oh Snap Photo Booth - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Oh Snap Photo Booth - ADF18

Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. “Oh Snap” Photo Booth in the club-rooms each day and night. $2 per photo strip.

Date: Wednesday 14 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Vintage Car Tour - ADF18

Art Deco Vintage Car Tour - ADF18

Discover Napier’s Art Deco heritage in style in a luxurious 1930s vintage car. Your 75-minute journey will take in the Art Deco Quarter, historic Port Ahuriri, a delightfully quaint Art Deco residential suburb, and includes visits to the world renowned Municipal Theatre and the iconic National...

Date: Wednesday 14 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon

Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon

This iconic annual event is part of the world’s largest U16 triathlon series and has inspired Kiwi children for more than two decades to get moving in a friendly and supportive environment where the emphasis is on enjoying an active lifestyle. Kids of all abilities who complete the course,...

Date: Wednesday 14 February
Where:
Frimley Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Walk of the Hastings CBD - ADF18

Art Deco Walk of the Hastings CBD - ADF18

Join Hawke’s Bay historian and author Michael Fowler for a guided Art Deco tour around the Hastings CBD. His tour views some spiffing examples of Art Deco buildings that Hastings built after the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. Included as part of the tour are dramatic stories of how the 1931...

Date: Wednesday 14 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
Hastings iSite, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Myths and Morning Tea - ADF18

Myths and Morning Tea - ADF18

Enjoy an elegant morning tea on the grounds of the majestic Peak House. With the exquisite panorama of Hawkes Bay laid out before you, hear tales of the myths and legends surrounding our region and witness thrilling displays of Kapa Haka. Then, stretch your legs with a short guided walk up to the...

Date: Wednesday 14 February to Thursday 15 February
Where:
The Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier City Earthquake Tour - ADF18

Napier City Earthquake Tour - ADF18

Present day Art Deco in Napier owes its building architecture to a catastrophic earthquake on 3 February 1931 at 10:47am – the time of the tour’s departure. This 90 minute walking tour will be full of facts, anecdotes and stories around the events of the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake, and...

Date: Wednesday 14 February to Friday 16 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shattering of A Plate Boundary - ADF18

Shattering of A Plate Boundary - ADF18

Shattering of A Plate Boundary: Geological and Environmental Impacts of The M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake (New) The Hawke’s Bay Branch of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, in partnership with GNS Science, presents The 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Commemorative Lecture with guest lecturer Russ Van...

Date: Wednesday 14 February
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Valentines at The Old Church - ADF18

Valentines at The Old Church - ADF18

Set amongst the grapevines, with stunning views of the Ruahine and Kaweka ranges, The Old Church with its soaring ceilings and a magnificent chandelier is one of the most romantic and sort after venues in Hawke’s Bay. You’ll be greeted with bubbles on arrival followed by a decadent 3 course...

Date: Wednesday 14 February
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier RSA Event - Trivia Quiz - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Trivia Quiz - ADF18

Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. Trivia Quiz, come dressed up and be into win tickets to the Casino Night. Teams of up to 6 players. $5 per player.

Date: Wednesday 14 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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I'm in the Mood-Hawke's Bay Jazz Club Concert - ADF18

I'm in the Mood-Hawke's Bay Jazz Club Concert - ADF18

Join the Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band as they play a special Valentine’s Day concert designed to make the heart skip a beat! Featuring songs such as Blue Moon, Making Whoopee, Singing in the Rain, Moonlight Serenade, It had to be you and so many more favourites. An evening where love and...

Date: Wednesday 14 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walking Tours of the Art Deco Quarter - ADF18

Walking Tours of the Art Deco Quarter - ADF18

Discover why Napier is the most architectural complete Art Deco city in the world on a walking tour with a local guide. You’ll hear about the devastating 1931 earthquake and see some of the city’s best examples of the Art Deco style. Includes a free 20 minute film viewing and a walk...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Grand Deluxe Tour of Hastings - ADF18

The Grand Deluxe Tour of Hastings - ADF18

Join Art Deco and local historian Michael Fowler for a one-off grand tour of Hastings, which leaves no Art Deco stone unturned. It is a veritable Art Deco feast. A combination of walking and transportation around Hastings to view Art Deco and other interesting buildings. To finish off the tour,...

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Hastings iSite, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Club Tour and Tea - ADF18

Club Tour and Tea - ADF18

Enjoy the opportunity to learn the story of the famous Hawke’s Bay Club. Collect your self-guided notes on arrival, explore this Edwardian treasure, learn its history and then finish with a special High Tea served on the lawn.

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Antique Fair - ADF18

Antique Fair - ADF18

The Antique & Collectables Fair brings together professional dealers from throughout NZ to Napier to sell an exciting array of vintage and antique items. Step back in time and enjoy browsing for and buying your original Art Deco accessories, collectables and investment pieces. Not only Art...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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High Tea and Bubbles - ADF18

High Tea and Bubbles - ADF18

Mystically themed tearooms where you can enjoy High Tea, or Devonshire Tea. Gourmet savouries are on offer as well as a fantastic new lunch menu where decadence is the norm. A captivating design store, Port‘O’Call has a unique edge, featuring designs that display the talents of New Zealand...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Port'o'call shop, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Art Deco Market

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Art Deco Market

It's Madness in the Mall as the centre of Hastings is transformed into an Art Deco Wonderland! Our famous Art Deco Costume fair will kick off from 10am and will continue on until 8pm, with Deco Dancers, music and all sorts of fabulous fun for all ages. Of course there will be food trucks...

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF18

Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF18

If you are ‘doing Deco’ this year then don’t miss this fabulous market in the Hastings City Mall. There’ll be no excuse not to get totally ‘togged up’ for the big festival’s events – there will be masses of really affordable, authentic clothing, shoes, and accessory stalls lining...

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Bus Tours - ADF18

Deco Bus Tours - ADF18

Here’s your opportunity to discover the heritage of Napier outside of the city centre. Your two hour tour includes a showing of the film about the 1931 earthquake “The Day that Changed the Bay”. You will take a minibus tour of the highlights of the Art Deco City, including the Central...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

A youth focused event for Hawke’s Bay children Years 4 – 8, designed to replicate our main Gatsby Picnic. This will be a fun filled afternoon held in the Napier Sound Shell, featuring music, entertainment, games, celebrity visits, prizes and a few other surprises. Schools are encouraged to...

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZMTG Napier Art Deco Park Over

NZMTG Napier Art Deco Park Over

The NZ Motorhome Travel Group (NZMTG) have worked with a local land owner to put on a great park over location for motorhome & caravan owners to stay on site and enjoy during the 2018 Napier Art Dec. This private land location is located 20 mins from Napier CBD, and this location is just across...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Monday 19 February
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Globe Movie - Shall We Dance (G,1937) - ADF18

Globe Movie - Shall We Dance (G,1937) - ADF18

Shall We Dance is Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire’s dazzling big budget musical blending classical ballet with jazz dance. Featuring a magnificent Gershwin score including Oscar-nominated “They Can’t Take That Away From Me”, the plot revolves around the romance between a ballet dancer...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF18

Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF18

Get out those classy clothes and enter fun that is the Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt. With numerous fun competitions and prizes it’s the perfect way to spend an hour of your evening showing off your Art Deco best. Categories are: Best dressed female, best dressed male, best dressed child...

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier RSA Event - Cheese Night - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Cheese Night - ADF18

Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. Cheese Night, learn about this era of cheese making and the flavours to match.

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Globe Movie- Morning Glory (1933) - ADF18

Globe Movie- Morning Glory (1933) - ADF18

Morning Glory won Katharine Hepburn her first Academy Award as Eva Lovelace, a small-town actress who arrives in New York dreaming of becoming a Broadway star. Hepburn shines as a naive newcomer getting caught up in temptation, ambition - and a love triangle with Douglas Fairbanks and Adolphe...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Caruso Cuisine - ADF18

Caruso Cuisine - ADF18

Restaurant owner Buddy Collins (Bill Paxie) was renowned for his singing Art Deco nights and in 2018 we revisit this Napier institution for one of the Festival’s most famous events, Caruso Cuisine. Since the 1920s the Paxie (Paxinous) family from Greece has been operating a restaurant on the...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Friday 16 February
Where:
Greek National Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Masquerade Ball - ADF18

Masquerade Ball - ADF18

Classic, elegant and full of wonder – come to the Art Deco Masquerade Ball. Dress in a character costume of your choice and of course a mask. This magical evening will take place in the Napier Conference Centre, you’ll enjoy a beautiful meal, outstanding Sileni Estates wine and great music...

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole - ADF18

Cole - ADF18

Returning to the Festival after a sell out season in 2017, Helpmann Award winner Michael Griffiths explores the colourful life and timeless songs of Cole Porter including You’re The Top, It’s De-Lovely, Let’s Do It and Night and Day. Hedonism, grave misfortune, enduring love and a legacy that...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Friday 16 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18

Repertory Players - Ghost Train - ADF18

A suspense comedy written by Arnold Ridley. Directed by Robert Hickey. Despite the psychic stationmaster’s weird stories of a ghost train, six stranded passengers decide to stay the night in the waiting room of a small Cornish wayside railway station. They soon regret this decision as ghostly...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Repertory Players - The Ghost Train

Napier Repertory Players - The Ghost Train

Written by: Arnold Ridley Directed by: Robert Hickey Despite the psychic stationmaster’s weird stories of a ghost train, six stranded passengers decide to stay the night in the waiting room of a small Cornish wayside railway station. They soon regret this decision as ghostly and not so...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Thursday 1 March
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leisurely Lounging - ADF18

Leisurely Lounging - ADF18

Relax, recline, and repose in your lounging pyjamas, silk dressing gown, or smoking jacket and sip cocktails as you look over the cascading Tom Parker Fountain from the balcony of the gracious Hawke’s Bay Club. Deco dress essential. Light refreshments provided - drinks at your own expense.

Date: Thursday 15 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cabana Late Night Jazz Club With High Society

Cabana Late Night Jazz Club With High Society

It's the Tremain's 30th Anniversary of the Napier Art Deco Festival - and The Cabana is going to go out with a bang! Wellington's hottest jazz group "High Society" is resident for "The Late Night Jazz Club" as a Quintet ...they'll be belting out the classics of yesteryear and some contemporary...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brunch With Style

Brunch With Style

Revel in the delights of a gourmet brunch. Break all the rules and enjoy “French bubbles with brunch” to celebrate the start of your Deco day. Enjoyed with exceptional service matched with Art Deco fun and frivolity.

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
The County Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival 2018

New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival 2018

This is your 26th opportunity to take part in this most glorious and wonderful festival. The New Zealand Juggling Association NZJA has been holding this event for many years up and down the country and this year it is being hosted in beautiful Hastings. The Festival always includes: A huge...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Plus Fore Golf Tournament - ADF18

Plus Fore Golf Tournament - ADF18

Sponsored by: The Duke of Gloucester Restaurant & Bar and the Napier Golf Club This 18 hole Ambrose competition at the Napier Golf Club’s Waiohiki course. Art Deco ensemble preferred. On course food and refreshments available, along with great music and a huge prize table. Swing it sweet....

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

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Art Deco Magnum Walk - ADF18

Art Deco Magnum Walk - ADF18

Explore the entire Art Deco Quarter in depth on this extended version of the world famous Art Deco Guided Walk. Your tour includes a High Tea on the lawn of the elegant Edwardian style Hawke’s Bay Club. Walking at a leisurely pace covering no more than 3kms.

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ballads of Napier Gaol - ADF18

Ballads of Napier Gaol - ADF18

The 1930’s were a time of high-risk and heroism for the inmates of New Zealand’s oldest prison. Relive stories of daring escapes, selfless rescues and dastardly crimes, while being escorted through the echoing halls and creaking doors by one of our antiquarian ‘inmates’. It’s not all...

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Traction Attraction - ADF18

Traction Attraction - ADF18

Enjoy a leisurely Art Deco voyage of discovery on board the wonderful old traction engine. Feel the unbridled power and smell of smoke as you complete a round trip of the city with a stop at the fabulous Faraday Centre. Time for you to view old-worldly treasures from days gone by. Allow two hours...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Post 1931 Marine Parade - ADF18

Post 1931 Marine Parade - ADF18

Post 1931 Marine Parade: The Beginning of Napier’s Playground (New) Sponsored by: Resene After the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake created an uplift of land on the Marine Parade foreshore, the Napier Borough Council and the Thirty Thousand Club began to create attractions on the reclaimed...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Country Homestead Tour - ADF18

Country Homestead Tour - ADF18

This exclusive tour takes you inside a selection of some of the region’s early homesteads. On board a comfortable air-conditioned coach with an Art Deco Trust guide and host, you will visit some fine country homes. Included in this 4 hour tour is a delicious high tea luncheon with a glass of...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Marewa Meander - ADF18

Marewa Meander - ADF18

A Tremains Art Deco Festival Exclusive. Marewa – the Maori word for a gift from the sea – is the name given to this beautiful residential suburb built on land raised by the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake. Your guide will take you on a walking tour of the Art Deco homes and gardens of this unique...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Chuff and Burble - ASF18

Chuff and Burble - ASF18

Sponsored by: Eastern Boiler Services View the display of stationary engines on the Napier foreshore by the Sound Shell. This fantastic static display showcases some of the many wonders that took part in the industrial revolution. These vintage engines always draw an admiring crowd as they...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Veronica Sunbay Memorial, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Huge Deco Sale - ADF18

Huge Deco Sale - ADF18

The Huge Deco Sale features top quality items, at the best prices from a personal family collection. Select from Vintage and Deco clothing, furs, jewellery, hats, gloves shoes, accessories and more. Fine Deco collectables include China, silver, glassware and linen. Entry: Gold coin to World...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Pacific Surf Lifesaving Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tea With The Stars - ADF18

Tea With The Stars - ADF18

Join us at the Holt Planetarium for either morning or afternoon tea and a scone and a visit with the stars. Enjoy a fantastic display of astrophotography on the big screen followed by a tour of the wondrous night sky in the Planetarium’s dome room. See the sky as it appeared on the night of...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Holt planetarium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge

Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge

The iconic Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge is back and better than ever! This iconic event has been transformed, guests will enjoy all of the perks of previous festivals plus so much more! The VIP Lounge allows guests to escape the festival madness to the most sought-after weather proof space...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF18

Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF18

Take this opportunity to spend an hour polishing up your Deco-dancing! Join us to learn the basics of a range of vintage dances from the Art Deco era, including 1920s Charleston, Swing and more! Our experienced teaching team have prepared a terpsichorean treat for you, and will show you how to...

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
St Patricks Catholic Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sileni Estates Wine Launch and Alfresco Lunch - ADF18

Sileni Estates Wine Launch and Alfresco Lunch - ADF18

Sponsored by Sileni Estates. Join the excitement as the Art Deco Festival's preferred wine partner, Sileni Estates, unveils the newly designed 2018 Sileni Art Deco Sparkling wrap and reveals the wines on offer at this years Festival. You’ll enjoy a light lunch, a wine tasting,...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tremains Hastings Hamper Auction - ADF18

Tremains Hastings Hamper Auction - ADF18

Get together with colleagues or friends and book a table of 8 for an alfresco surprise lunch, then have fun bidding on beautifully crafted hampers packed full of tasty treats, created by some of the best culinary talents in Hastings. Vintage cars, Art Deco musical entertainment, and the...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF18

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF18

Sponsored by: Brebner Print Regarded as the Country’s finest military bands, the Royal New Zealand Navy commemorates its Art Deco connection with a not to be missed concert at the Napier Municipal Theatre, conducted by Lieutenant, Michael Dowrick, RNZN. Lt Dowrick, formerly a Director of...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harbour Views and Walking Tour - ADF18

Harbour Views and Walking Tour - ADF18

On 3rd February 1931 an Act of God reclaimed 3,000 hectares of seabed in two and a half minutes. Napier’s aquatic playground was no more, but its history since then is also a fascinating story. This tour will take you around the fringes of the Inner Harbour to a dramatic hilltop lookout and...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Historic Homes Tour - ADF18

Historic Homes Tour - ADF18

This is a festival exclusive tour where you will visit some of Napier’s early homes. On this 2 hour tour, you will hear the fascinating stories of their origins along with viewing some exquisite interiors.

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Railcar Shuttle and Guided Walk of Hastings CBD - ASF18

Railcar Shuttle and Guided Walk of Hastings CBD - ASF18

Join Hawke's Bay historian and author Michael Fowler for a Railcar trip to Hastings. He will take you for a guided Art Deco tour around the Hastings CBD to view striking examples of Art Deco, Spanish Mission, and Stripped Classical buildings that Hastings built before and after 1931 Hawke's Bay...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Napier Railway Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Railcar RM31 Shuttles - ADF18

Vintage Railcar RM31 Shuttles - ADF18

This beautiful railcar which entered NZ service in 1938 will take you on a trip down memory lane through Hawke’s Bay. Railcar shuttles operate between Napier Station (Munroe Street, behind Senior Citizens building), Hastings CBD (crn Russell and Heretaunga Streets), Otane, and Waipukurau...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Railway Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Emporium Beer Tent - ADF18

The Emporium Beer Tent - ADF18

Join Emporium and Sileni Wines during the Art Deco Festivities sheltered under the giant Pohutukawa Tree. Back by popular demand The Emporium Beer Tent is better than ever. Park up in the very centre of the festivities for the best viewing spot around; grab your friends to enjoy ice cold...

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
Emporium Eatery & Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crims by Candlelight - ADF18

Crims by Candlelight - ADF18

By the Art Deco era, Napier Prison had already accumulated a score of strange stories and rumours that swirled about the old complex on the hill. Tonight, those eerie tales and ghostly-goings on will live anew, as you are escorted through the twisted corridors by one of our braver guides. Enjoy...

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Charleston At Brookers - ADF18

Charleston At Brookers - ADF18

Charleston at Brookers is a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Drinks are your own responsibility. Feet with Heat...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Brookfields Vineyard and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gangsters and Flappers

Gangsters and Flappers

Gangsters and Flappers (New). Get dressed up and relive the jazz age era out at The Old Church with an evening of great food, jazz music, dance and fun including games and prizes. Bubbles on arrival followed by a decadent 3 course dinner. Cash bar available. Deco dress essential - machine...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF18

Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF18

Put on your finery and help kick start Napier’s biggest and best weekend. Join His Worship the Mayor, sponsors and dignitaries as we open the Tremains Art Deco Festival. Take in the first of the Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays, the Navy Ceremonial Sunset, admire the cars, fashion and...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier RSA Event - Dancing Night - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Dancing Night - ADF18

Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. Dancing Night, The James Tait-Jamieson Quartet - With his smooth voice and golden horn, singing saxophonist James Tait-Jamieson will lead his band through the best of 1930s jazz!

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Depression Dinner - ADF18

Depression Dinner - ADF18

Always a festival favourite! Dress down for this fun event where depression style food is served. Join the procession through the city centre then sing your heart out as a good old fashioned dinner and pudding is served.

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays - ADF18

Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays - ADF18

Sponsored by Brebner Print. You will hear them before you see them! Wonderful vintage aircraft perform spectacular manoeuvres across the sunny Hawke’s Bay sky. Flying displays with the Tiger Moths, Warbirds Display Team and others. Best views at Napier Sound Shell, Emerson Street, over Marine...

Date: Friday 16 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dinner At the Club - ADF18

Dinner At the Club - ADF18

An intimate gathering at the Hawke’s Bay Club as you savour the delights of a three course meal including a glass of wine served with each course. Time to catch up with friends and chat about the excitement of the forthcoming Tremains Art Deco Festival whilst being entertained by the soothing...

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

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Free
Ceremonial Sunset - ADF18

Ceremonial Sunset - ADF18

Sponsored by: Brebner Print A ceremonial sunset by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band is a tradition in the Navy which is often used to remember those who have fallen in conflict. The military band will play the sunset hymn followed by the Retreat sounded on the trumpet or bugle. During the...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beach Banquet - ADF18

Beach Banquet - ADF18

A corner stone event of the festival where a scrumptious buffet dinner prepared by Orton Tailored Cuisine is served alongside wonderful toe tapping jazz. From your vantage point, you will also enjoy a fabulous view of the flying displays in the sky above the beach from 7:45pm. Band starts and...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Falling In Love Again - ADF18

Falling In Love Again - ADF18

Renowned New Zealand actress Jennifer Ward-Lealand brings to life the sultry performances of screen goddess, Marlene Dietrich, with sizzling physicality. Wearing recreations of Dietrich's exquisite gowns, she invites you to relive the glamour and seductive charm of this legendary icon....

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dinner With Maharaja - ADF18

Dinner With Maharaja - ADF18

Transport your Deco taste buds to the Indian subcontinent where the Maharaja invites you to embrace an authentic Indian food experience. As his guest you will indulge in a shared meal, a communal experience where you will learn about traditional Indian food from local experts and leave with a...

Date: Friday 16 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
Indigo Restaurant , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Friday Night with the Stars - ADF18

Friday Night with the Stars - ADF18

Supported by the Infinity. With this year’s festival focus being music we wanted to kick off the celebrations with a massive night! We’re bringing together some of New Zealand music’s biggest stars including the Moses Mackay from Sole Mio, renowned Jazz legend Nathan Haines, with more...

Date: Friday 16 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Free
Napier Urban Farmers Market - ADF18

Napier Urban Farmers Market - ADF18

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke’s Bay shopping experience. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the delicious local produce you need. Enjoy some of the best produce from around Hawke’s Bay available right in the centre of...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
2018 National Borzoi Championship Show - ADF18

2018 National Borzoi Championship Show - ADF18

The Borzoi Club is holding its 2018 Championship Show in conjunction with the Tremains Art Deco Festival. The Borzoi is also known as the (Russian Wolf Hound), an ancient Russian breed once owned by the Czar and nobility for hunting wolf and other game. Borzoi were at a height of popularity...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bicycle Belles - ADF18

Bicycle Belles - ADF18

Dust off your vintage (or vintage lookalike) bicycle and don your Deco duds to join this leisurely cycle along the Marine Parade Pathway to West Quay Ahuriri. There you can enjoy refreshments at your choice of establishment before cycling back to the city in time for the Vintage Car Parade....

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

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Deco Dawdle Tour - ADF2018

Deco Dawdle Tour - ADF2018

On this Festival exclusive 90 minute tour, you’ll travel on a comfortable minibus with a local guide hearing the history of Napier and visiting many sights not normally accessible to the public. You’ll be invited into the home of an Art Deco Trust guide to enjoy the view over the Inner...

Date: Saturday 17 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Berties Birthday Brunch - ADF18

Berties Birthday Brunch - ADF18

What ho ol chaps. It’s not every day you turn 25 and by golly I’m going to celebrate! Join me for a brunch that you’ll never forget. We’ll begin by toasting the day with a glass of bubbles, followed by a delicious brunch, and of course there’ll be cake, candles, singing and silliness...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deep In the Art of Deco - ADF18

Deep In the Art of Deco - ADF18

Discover Napier’s Art Deco interiors on this exploration of some of the city’s best kept secrets. This two hour walking tour takes you inside buildings, not normally accessible to the public. Interiors include the grand foyer of the Daily Telegraph building, Devon House with its glass...

Date: Saturday 17 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Death by Chocolate - ADF18

Death by Chocolate - ADF18

Death never tasted so good - The most delicious and unique funeral you’ll ever attend. There’ll be eulogies, sing along hymn sheets accompanied by an organ player and the service will be lead by our chocolate chapel Reverend Conner Fectionary. This will be an Art Deco experience of...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Down to Deco - ASF18

Flying Down to Deco - ASF18

Relive the pioneer days of aviation with a rare chance to see WW2 and vintage aircraft in static display. These amazing flying machines are a must-see for any budding pilot. Crew and support staff will be available to answer your questions. Entry is $10 per vehicle, paid at the gate.

Date: Saturday 17 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Airport, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Traction Trundle - ASF18

Traction Trundle - ASF18

‘In a Realm of Power, Steam is King’. The rattle of machinery, the smell of smoke and unbridled power. All aboard. Fun for all the family on board a coal powered traction engine. For a small donation you can take a short ride and wave to the throngs of people as you pass them by.

Date: Saturday 17 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Explorer for Children - ADF18

Art Deco Explorer for Children - ADF18

Kids, bring your parents along and join a local guide who’ll take you exploring through Napier on a fun discovery trail! Armed with a jam packed activity book, you will tour Napier, solving puzzles and having fun learning about Napier’s history along the way. Please bring an adult with...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Born to Move Deco Dancers Showcase - ADF18

Born to Move Deco Dancers Showcase - ADF18

Born to Move Studio’s Deco Dancers will once again be performing iconic Art Deco style dance throughout the City over the Tremains Art Deco Festival. As a special treat they will have a presentation of their Special Showcase which this year is a song and dance tribute to the musicals and...

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

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Free
Celebrations On the Street - ADF18

Celebrations On the Street - ADF18

Over the weekend enjoy fabulous free entertainment throughout the CDB with music, buskers, Keystone Cops and other wonderful interactive performances. A full schedule of performances will be available online at the Art Deco Trust website and the Art Deco Centre from the 1st of February.

Date: Saturday 17 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Emerson Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Car Parade - ADF18

Vintage Car Parade - ADF18

30th Anniversary Simply the best (free to view). Sponsored by: Progressive Meats To celebrating the Festivals 30th Anniversary this year’s parade will showcase 30 of ‘simply the best’ cars from around the country and world. Led by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band, the parade will...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Railcar Ride and Afternoon Tea in Waipukurau - ADF18

Railcar Ride and Afternoon Tea in Waipukurau - ADF18

Experience the Hawke’s Bay countryside on board the railcar to Waipukurau for afternoon tea at Latitude 40° South. Departs Napier Station, Munroe St, behind Senior Citizens building at 1pm and arrives back in Napier at approximately 5pm.

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Napier Railway Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sound Shell Show and Shine - ADF18

Sound Shell Show and Shine - ADF18

View the wonderful array of vintage cars on display as marvellous music surrounds you. Why not stop to view Costumes and Coiffure and Bathing Belles competitions on the Napier Sound Shell stage starting at 2pm.

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

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Free
Once Were Wild Ones - ADF18

Once Were Wild Ones - ADF18

Listen to the thunderous roar of these 20s and 30s vintage motorcycles as they parade their magnificent machines behind the Vintage Car Parade. Then get up close and personal with them as they show off their shiny chrome outside the Art Deco Masonic Hotel.

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Car Rides - ADF18

Vintage Car Rides - ADF18

Vintage Car Rides by the Hawke’s Bay Vintage Car Club. Sedans and Convertibles, Aoogah Horns and Rumble Seats. Here is your chance to take an approx 10 minute ride along Marine Parade in one of the fabulous vintage cars that will be in Napier for Tremains Art Deco Festival. Support the...

Date: Saturday 17 February to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier i-SITE, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Costumes and Coiffure and Bathing Belles Competitions - ADF1

Costumes and Coiffure and Bathing Belles Competitions - ADF1

Polish your shoes, preen your feathers and join the fun in these highlights of the festival. Costumes and Coiffure is a Deco costume parade, followed directly by Bathing Belles, a Deco bathing suit costume parade. Both are free to enter. Dress to impress and win a prize. Entry forms can be...

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

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Radio Play and High Tea - ADF18

Radio Play and High Tea - ADF18

The 1920s and 30s were the Golden Age of Radio, and during this time new forms of entertainment were created for the new medium including radio plays, mystery, adventure and detective serials. Now it’s your chance to relive this Golden Age as watch a radio play being born while enjoying a...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand Male Choir - ADF18

New Zealand Male Choir - ADF18

After rave reviews in 2017 the New Zealand Male Choir are back! Spend an afternoon with the New Zealand Male Choir, as they perform Art Deco and choral classics, lead by renowned musical director Joe Christensen in Hawke’s Bay finest choral acoustic venue, the Waiapu Cathedral of St John. In...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Deco Spontane - ADF18

Deco Spontane - ADF18

During the 1930s people were ravaged by the great depression so dancing became an outlet for expression. The dance styles became wild and carefree and uplifting. Nows your chance to express yourself and perform the Charleston with hundreds of other Art Deco enthusiasts by joining in the Deco...

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

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Free
Deco Conga Line - ADF18

Deco Conga Line - ADF18

In the very first year of the Art Deco Weekend a massive conga line was formed which went through the streets of Napier. In 2018 to celebrate the Festival’s 30th Anniversary we’re bringing it back! After the Deco Spontane, the Art Deco Dancers will lead a conga line, starting at the Napier...

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

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Free
Jazz on the Village Green - BFM Trio featuring Margot Wuts

Jazz on the Village Green - BFM Trio featuring Margot Wuts

BFM Trio featuring Margot Wuts: BFM trio features Dan Fulton (bass) Will McClure (drums), Dave Boston (guitar) and special guest Margot Wuts (vocals) who will interpret some great Jazz standards in her own brilliant vocal style. Expect tunes from the swing era like “Stomping at the...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Alfresco Munch - ADF18

Alfresco Munch - ADF18

A wonderful opportunity to be hosted at the elegant Hawke’s Bay Club where you will enjoy a delectable BBQ meal on the veranda overlooking the busy seafront promenade below. Cash bar.

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

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Swings the Thing At Brookers - ADF18

Swings the Thing At Brookers - ADF18

Be ready for a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Drinks are your own responsibility. The Kawekas will keep you...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Little Party Never Killed Nobody - ADF18

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody - ADF18

Featuring the Wellington Shake em on Downers. There is only one way to have a party and that is with the Wellington City Shake-'Em-On-Downers. Delivering the most scintillating swing, the most dapper Dixieland and the nastiest ole New Orleans sound to be found outside of a speakeasy. Dance...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Great Gatsby Party - ADF18

Great Gatsby Party - ADF18

Sponsored by: HB Technology Jay Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire, was renowned for throwing extravagant parties and this year he’s holding one here! We’re taking over the whole Mission Estate and transporting you directly into this decadent world. You’ll be greeted with showgirls,...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Saturday Night At the Shell - ADF18

Saturday Night At the Shell - ADF18

Sponsored by: Sight and Sound Ltd As the sun goes down, the party heats up at this outdoor summer concert. Celebrate Deco and dance to classic tunes performed by a stellar line up of entertainers including the Royal New Zealand Navy Band.

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

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Blind Boy Paxton

Blind Boy Paxton

US bluesman Blind Boy Paxton has announced a six-date New Zealand tour for February 2018, with shows including Auckland, Tauranga, Christchurch, Nelson, Wellington and Hawkes Bay. Blind Boy Paxton is the living embodiment of the true blues in the 21st Century, but plays it all in the true...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beachcomber Ukulele - ADF18

Beachcomber Ukulele - ADF18

This event has fast become one of our most popular! Enjoy a beach buffet prepared by Orton Tailored Cuisine; and while a ukulele is not compulsory, if you have one, bring one for the sing-along. Beach attire is welcome and encouraged. Entertainment provided by the popular ukulele group, The Flukes....

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Silver Slipper Ball - ADF18

Silver Slipper Ball - ADF18

Foxtrot and quickstep to the sounds of the big bands of the 30s. Featuring the splendid Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band, elegance is the keyword, and formal Art Deco dress is recommended for this signature event. Doors open 7:30pm. Band starts and dinner is served at 8pm, then swing on till...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier RSA Event - Casino Night - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Casino Night - ADF18

Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. Casino Night, High rolling Gangsters & Dolls Casino and Cocktail evening. Authentic and professional casino crew with real casino games, re-buy ins available.

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

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Death by Chocolate - Dessert - ADF18

Death by Chocolate - Dessert - ADF18

After the sudden death of local chocolate maker Mavis Davis, the whole town of Decoshire is invited to attend her funeral including five locals who all harbour a secret. Everyone remains unsuspecting until a note written by Mavis reveals that someone amongst them may be her killer. This will...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nathan Haines in Concert - ADF18

Nathan Haines in Concert - ADF18

Jazz legend Nathan Haines returns to the ‘Bay with a 5 piece band playing repertoire from his award winning 10 solo albums. He has won New Zealand's Tui Jazz Album of the Year award three times, most recently in 2014 for his small big band/ensemble/vocal album Vermillion Skies. “Haines is...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kabarett - Nacktmusic - ADF18

Kabarett - Nacktmusic - ADF18

Borrowed from the French in the 1880s, German cabaret really blossomed in the 20s and 30s and it is to this heady Weimar era atmosphere of political and social satire that a newly formed troupe, Kabarett, pays homage with Nacktmusik, a truly jumbled pastiche of burlesque, humour and song. Our...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF18

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF18

Sponsored by: Brebner Print Get ready to swing with New Zealand’s finest military band as they play a selection of music from the 1930’s, including Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and many other legendary Big Band numbers. This 26 piece band will have you up on your feet and enjoying a world...

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

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Late Night Libation - ADF18

Late Night Libation - ADF18

If you don’t want the night to end, then stroll down to the Hawke’s Bay Club for a late night libation and finger food to send you home with a glow. The first two drinks are included in the ticket and then a cash bar is available. No door sales, pre-sold tickets only. Last entry time 11pm.

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

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Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF18

Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF18

Sponsored by: Brebner Print This is a commemorative breakfast that recognises the special historical connection between the Navy and the Mission. Join our special guests, defence attaches, officers and ships company from the Royal New Zealand Navy and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the company...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Jazz Breakfast - ADF18

Gatsby Jazz Breakfast - ADF18

Kick start your fun-filled Sunday with a hearty breakfast, supplied by Orton Tailored Cuisine, sipping bubbles over looking beachfront view, whilst a Jazz Band sets your feet tapping. Glass of bubbles on arrival. Cash bar operating.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2018 Hawke's Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

2018 Hawke's Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

Off to the Hawkes Bay for the 4th installment of this years Backyard Bash where the Meeanee Hotel is once again the venue for backyard crickets finest! Get a group of mates together and register a team now! Have moved event from Saturday 17th February to Sunday 18th February after many club...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Meeanee Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Railcar - Sunday to Otane Market - ADF18

Railcar - Sunday to Otane Market - ADF18

A fabulous morning out for all the family! Experience the Hawke’s Bay Countryside on board the railcar to Otane where you’ll have two hours to enjoy the local market, then it’s back on board for the run home. Take a picnic hamper with you or buy your sustenance from the nearby shops in Otane....

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Railway Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Deco Dog Parade - ADF18

Deco Dog Parade - ADF18

After what can only be described as a remarkable first event the Deco Dog Parade is back! Why should getting dressed up in Art Deco be exclusively for humans? The Deco Dog Parade is our chance to welcome our canine friends to the wonderful world of Art Deco. Get you and your pooch dressed up...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Market Street Fair - ADF18

Market Street Fair - ADF18

Experience the tastes of the 1930’s with authentic Deco children's sweets and treats available for purchase at our market stalls. From toffee apples to candy floss and pop-corn to old-fashioned lemonade, there will be treats for both young and old. Re-live the fun and joy of toys that...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF18

Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF18

Put on your Deco Sunday Best and come to one of the Napier Inner-City Covenanted Churches; a 30-year ecumenical relationship. A celebration of an Art Deco themed Mass, with a Gatsby Morning Tea to follow.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
St Patricks Catholic Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Divine Deco Church Service - ADF18

Divine Deco Church Service - ADF18

(Special Art Deco themed church services). Put on your Deco Sunday Best and come to one of the Napier Inner-City Covenanted Churches; a 30-year ecumenical relationship. A celebration of the Art Deco era and Methodist hymn singing. Combine with St Patrick’s for a Gatsby Morning Tea.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Divine Deco Church Service

Divine Deco Church Service

Divine Deco (special Art Deco themed church services). Put on your Deco Sunday Best and come to one of the Napier Inner-City Covenanted Churches; a 30-year ecumenical relationship. A special Choral Eucharist with the Cathedral Choir.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soap Box Derby - ADF18

Soap Box Derby - ADF18

Sponsored by Pit Stop Napier and Gemco Construction. One of the festival’s most popular events! The annual Soap Box Derby competition, where children and parents race their home-made carts to the thrills of the thousands who come to watch and cheer them on. Race rules, cart specifications,...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF18

Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF18

Divine Deco (special Art Deco themed church services). Put on your Deco Sunday Best and come to one of the Napier Inner-City Covenanted Churches; a 30-year ecumenical relationship. Deco dress and lusty singing encouraged.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
St Paul's Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Concord Strings - ADF18

Concord Strings - ADF18

Ease into the morning with local musicians from the Concord String orchestra. The orchestra will entertain you with a selection of Art Deco and Palm Court favourites including waltzes, rag time and movie themes. Concord Strings is a long established and popular group who have been...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, 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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road is excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts this summer. Relax in our park-like grounds, enjoy a glass of Church Road wine and one of our delicious platters or cheeseboards, while you’re entertained by our local talent. Vagabond Jacks Food Truck will be...

Date: Sunday 28 January to Sunday 11 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Veronica Bell Parade - ADF18

Veronica Bell Parade - ADF18

Sponsored by: Brebner Print The Veronica Bell is the symbol of the 1931 earthquake and the Navy’s tireless help in its aftermath. Share this morning with us as we install the Veronica Bell with full military ceremony at 12:30pm.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Veronica Sunbay Memorial, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Deco Sundaze

Deco Sundaze

(Limited wheelchair access). Sacred Hill would love you to join them for ‘Deco Sundaze at Sacred Hill’ in the beautiful Dartmoor Valley. With a nod to the Art Deco era, Sacred Hill will take you back in time with local jazz music, fantastic wines, gorgeous homemade food as well as games of...

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

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Host a Naval Guest to the Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

Host a Naval Guest to the Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

Host a Naval Guest At the Gatsby Picnic to commemorate 75th Anniversary RNZN. Help us show our friends at the Royal New Zealand Navy how great the Hawkes Bay hospitality is, by hosting an officer or a ship company member during the Gatsby Picnic celebration. To register your interest please...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

Gatsby Picnic - ADF18

This year’s Gatsby Picnic all about celebrating the Festivals 30th anniversary. There will be cake, presents and goodies to take home. Gather your friends and set up by the seaside for a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the sunshine. Whether you bring a picnic rug or gazebo, join the throngs...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF18

Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF18

Be our special guest during this VIP event at the Gatsby Picnic. Join us for a light lunch, along with complimentary Sileni Estates wine and relax in the shade of the marquee as you soak up the atmosphere and enjoy all the music on offer.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dry Boat Racing - ADF18

Dry Boat Racing - ADF18

Absolutely cracking - a chance to race boats on the beach whilst nowhere near the water, and there’s no need to get wet. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun - you may even win a prize.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier RSA Event - Finale Concert - ADF18

Napier RSA Event - Finale Concert - ADF18

Book Direct on (06) 835 7629 or at reception@rsanapier.co.nz. Finale concert, variety show.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer In the Park - Deco Bay Napier Brass Band

Summer In the Park - Deco Bay Napier Brass Band

Deco Bay Napier Brand Band: Under the musical direction of Robbie Cargill, Deco Bay Brass present a musical programme of three parts: Spanish Impressions, The Music of Goff Richards and Broadway Brass. Formed in 2014 following the amalgamation of the Port of Napier Brass Band and the Hastings...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Swing and a Prayer Service - ADF18

A Swing and a Prayer Service - ADF18

Sponsored by: Brebner Print We remember those affected by the 1931 earthquake and give thanks for those who contributed to the resurrection of the cathedral and the city. A service of readings and prayers, hymns and music reflecting the era. Doors open at 4:15pm. Donations invited.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Best Bits - ADF18

Deco Best Bits - ADF18

What better way to see off another fantastic Festival, than by getting to experience a little bit of everything. Enjoy entertainment from various performers and groups from throughout the Festival, while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner, in a relaxed fun setting. Have one last dance, drink and...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Gemco Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Zarek and Albi

Zarek and Albi

New Zealand's most entertaining acoustic duo are back to weave through the country with their humour and unique song arrangements. This international act has a foot in both Europe and New Zealand and after a 6 month break the duo are excited to bring their music back to Kiwi shores. Zarek and...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cheerio to Deco - ADF18

Cheerio to Deco - ADF18

Say a final hurrah to the wonderful Festival with friends at the Hawke’s Bay Club. Enjoy a light meal overlooking Napier’s seafront promenade. Entertainment included.

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz Vespers - ADF18

Jazz Vespers - ADF18

A jazz concert with a difference. Round off your weekend with an evening service where the spirituality of jazz sets the rhythm through the notes of music and verse. Jazz has its roots in the church, and with Vespers it returns home. Enjoy toe-tapping and soul-filled jazz in this historic...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kevin Bloody Wilson “Almost Awesome Tour”

Kevin Bloody Wilson “Almost Awesome Tour”

Tickets on sale to the general public from 5 October. The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to New Zealand with his “Almost Awesome Tour” in February featuring special guest artist, Jenny Talia from Australia presented by Pacific Entertainment. Kevin Bloody Wilson’s show is...

Date: Wednesday 21 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Unique and innovative – Fraser Mack has developed a sound of his own that is at once relatable but also unfathomable, leaving his audience wondering “how did he do that?” Described on Rock Radio UK as New Zealand’s best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the best guitarists in the land,...

Date: Saturday 20 January to Friday 23 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bullhorn

Bullhorn

Coming this Feb to the Common Room, Hawkes Bay supported by local band Brass knuckles Bullhorn are a dynamic nu-wave brass band, made up of 1 bossing drummer, 7 hard hitting horn players and 1 monster MC. With their roots in funk, soul, hip hop, reggae and dance music their performances inspire...

Date: Friday 23 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper and Greta Bull embark on their first, joint headline tour, covering 10 cities over 4 weeks of sunshine. This half Kiwi, half British duo is making it their mission to redefine showmanship (or should I say show-womanship) and play you every genre you’ve never heard of. Hailing from...

Date: Friday 23 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper and Greta Bull embark on their first, joint headline tour, covering 10 cities over 4 weeks of sunshine. This half Kiwi, half British duo is making it their mission to redefine showmanship (or should I say show-womanship) and play you every genre you’ve never heard of. Hailing from...

Date: Friday 23 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Los Phoenix - The Rose Road Tour

Los Phoenix - The Rose Road Tour

Eternal Peace Records Presents Los Phoenix Presents - The Rose Road New Zealand Tour 2018. Los Phoenix will be performing a collection of hits from his debut album 'Wind Chimes & Late Nights' + New Music. Support from: Buddha Loves The Mafia + more.

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

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Free
Wairoa BMC Drags 2018

Wairoa BMC Drags 2018

2018 Drags, we have changed the date to 24th February 2018 as previous date clashed with One Night Stand so we have managed to get our date changed. Please support this event. More details to follow closer to the time.

Date: Saturday 24 February
Where:
Wairoa Airport, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jazz On the Village Green - Blues De Luxe

Jazz On the Village Green - Blues De Luxe

Blues De Luxe: Playing straight from the Greatest Jazz Hits albums in a showcase of tunes we all recall and love, Blues De Luxe is a great local Jazz band. Led by double bass player Marty Forrer, joined by divine drummer Julian Hansson, Richard Nicholson on groovy guitar, heartfelt velvet...

Date: Saturday 24 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Automatic 80s

Automatic 80s

Its time for a little 80s. Pitch Perfect Promotions are proud to present Automatic 80s, New Zealand's Premium 80s Live Entertainment Show. We are excited to confirm that the Automatic 80s Live show is coming to The Cabana, Napier on the 24th Feb, 2018. Automatic 80s is a world class group of...

Date: Saturday 24 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Puketapu Auction and Fair

Puketapu Auction and Fair

Family event which includes crafts, food, beverages, entertainment and a rural auction with many items for everyone. This event is held on the Alexander's property around the lake and is run by the Rotary Club of Taradale as a fundraiser for various projects. Entry by coin donation. Auction...

Date: Sunday 25 February
Where:
Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Open Day!

Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Open Day!

The one day of the year that we open the doors to our Rescue Helicopter Hangar. You will have the opportunity to get a photo in the pilots seat of our main Helicopter, go on our winch simulator, or meet the pilots! We will also have family friendly games, bouncy castle, BBQ and coffee...

Date: Sunday 25 February
Where:
Graham Lowe Rescue Helicopter, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer In the Park - Jody Direen

Summer In the Park - Jody Direen

Jody Direen: Dubbed the 'Queen of Country Jody Direen hails from Wanaka. After a solid five years touring, writing and recording in NZ, Australia and the USA, she signed with major record label, ABC Music. Jody has since had numerous Top 10 and #1 singles in both Australia and New Zealand. She...

Date: Sunday 25 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay United vs Canterbury United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Canterbury United - NZ Football

The Dragons fly north and the Sky TV cameras await! The only televised home game at Bluewater this season will be a ding-dong battle between the boys in the black and white stripes and the mainlanders. Grab a beer or wine and enjoy the action!

Date: Sunday 25 February
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, 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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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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Napier Repertory Players - The Ghost Train

Napier Repertory Players - The Ghost Train

Written by: Arnold Ridley Directed by: Robert Hickey Despite the psychic stationmaster’s weird stories of a ghost train, six stranded passengers decide to stay the night in the waiting room of a small Cornish wayside railway station. They soon regret this decision as ghostly and not so...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Thursday 1 March
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Black Barn Road Cheese School - Friday Cheese Nights

Black Barn Road Cheese School - Friday Cheese Nights

On the first Friday of [almost] every month I will host a Cheese Tasting to introduce you to artisan cheeses from near and far. Matching them with wines, beers and ciders, comparing the good, the not so good and the occasional Oscar-winning little star! You will learn to judge a cheese by its...

Date: Friday 2 March
Where:
Te Whare Kiwikiwi, Havelock North, 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

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Kings & Associates New Zealand Shows

Kings & Associates New Zealand Shows

Award-winning Australian blues band Kings & Associates announce two NZ Shows. In support of the release of their highly acclaimed latest album Tales Of A Rich Girl, Adelaide Neo Blues band Kings & Associates are heading to New Zealand to play shows in Napier and Whangarei on the 2nd and 3rd of...

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

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Free
Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

Date: Saturday 27 January to Saturday 28 April
Where:
Write Price Car Park, Wairoa, 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 27 January to Saturday 3 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Parkinson's HB Sanctuary Charity Walk

Parkinson's HB Sanctuary Charity Walk

The Parkinson's HB Sanctuary Walk is happening again! This is limited to 200 tickets which sold out very quickly last time so contact us now! This area is normally closed off to the public, so make use of this unique opportunity to see what is happening in the Sanctuary. All money raised...

Date: Saturday 3 March
Where:
Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, 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 3 February to Saturday 7 April
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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International Cultures Day

International Cultures Day

Don't miss the biggest international cultural celebration in Hawke's Bay! Enjoy a day of performances from the many cultural groups living in the region, sample the variety of delicious food from all over the world (please bring cash), and learn about the various services available to the...

Date: Saturday 3 March
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beer Appreciation Day VIII

Beer Appreciation Day VIII

The only occasion in Hawke's Bay where you can taste beers from near all of the region's local breweries freshly poured from the tap. Featuring the BAD Apples area, offering a selection of New Zealand’s finest craft ciders. Local brews complemented by a large selection of outstanding beers from...

Date: Saturday 3 March
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, 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 21 January to Sunday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gala

Gala

Fun day for all the family, lots of bargains, kids entertainment.

Date: Sunday 4 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Sunday 4 March to Friday 22 June
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Volleyball League Social and Competitive

Volleyball League Social and Competitive

The Napier Volleyball Club is beginning a new 10 week competition at PGA on Monday evening starting January 22nd. There are spaces available in all 4 grades from Open Men to Social Beginners. Space can be made for university students to play half the competition. High School teams and players...

Date: Monday 22 January to Monday 26 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Rado & Raybon Save the World

Rado & Raybon Save the World

Leading comedians Raybon Kan and Nick Rado team up to perform a two-hour show in which stand-up gives way to Rado & Raybon solving questions posed by the audience. The first half is a stand-up set by each comedian. In the second half, they take the stage together and answer questions, throwing...

Date: Wednesday 7 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta. Come and dine on delectable food while relaxing to local tunes and soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of Napier's Clive Square at twilight. January's muso is Napier chanteuse Iris Dunn. For a sampler see...

Date: Friday 9 February to Friday 9 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2018

Conquer the peaks! Breathtaking views. Craggy, challenging terrain. Fun single track. Staggeringly beautiful private land. A few hearty river crossings... The perfect package. This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events. Soak up the Hawke's Bay sunshine and challenge...

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

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Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2018

Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2018

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' the 6th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 10th March 2018. There will be local produce, coffee, home baking and gourmet foods, artisan crafts, gifts, toys, baby, child, adult clothing, jewelry, furniture, landscaping plants, art,...

Date: Saturday 10 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 27 January to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MADE (Music And Dance Event) for A Cause - 2018

MADE (Music And Dance Event) for A Cause - 2018

After the huge success of ‘MADE For A Cause 2017', Hawke’s Bay Indian Cultural Centre (HBICC) is coming up with their third anniversary event ‘MADE’ For A Cause 2018. HBICC was established in 2015 with an aim to promote Indian Classical Arts within the local community. We have started...

Date: Saturday 10 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mitre 10 Trade - Men's Day Out - Summer Sunday Session

Mitre 10 Trade - Men's Day Out - Summer Sunday Session

New date: 11th March 2018. Lads, we thought it was time to host a summer edition of the Mitre 10 Trade - Men's Day Out. Behold... The Mitre 10 Trade - Men's Day Out - Summer Sunday Session! Bit of a mouth full, but it is going to be a hoot! Here are the deets: - 4 Man Ambrose Golf...

Date: Sunday 11 March
Where:
Hastings Golf Course, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road is excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts this summer. Relax in our park-like grounds, enjoy a glass of Church Road wine and one of our delicious platters or cheeseboards, while you’re entertained by our local talent. Vagabond Jacks Food Truck will be...

Date: Sunday 28 January to Sunday 11 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Horse of The Year

Horse of The Year

The Annual Horse of The Year Show is New Zealand’s Premier Equestrian Competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. With over 1800 riders and 2500 horses competing for lucrative titles and prize money the show is a feature on most equestrian...

Date: Tuesday 13 March to Sunday 18 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Horse of The Year


Operatunity Presents: Rat Pack Returns!

Operatunity Presents: Rat Pack Returns!

We first presented our Rat Pack show two years ago, and so popular it was with first rate singers and our super band, we are delighted to announce its return. Three talented young singers led by crowd pleaser Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and accompanied by a full band will pay tribute to three of...

Date: Thursday 15 March
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ Presents: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

CMNZ Presents: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

Exploding genre boundaries, Anderson and Roe are as much at home with Mozart as they are with Daft Punk. Described as “Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers transposed from the dance floor to the keyboard” (Southampton Press), the duo will bring adrenalized performances, and palpable chemistry to...

Date: Thursday 15 March
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CMNZ Presents: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo


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


Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond: SOLD OUT

Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond: SOLD OUT

Musical icon, Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member, Neil Diamond, will perform at the 2018 concert. The Mission Concert is part of Neil Diamond’s world tour celebrating his incomparable 50-year career and hits spanning decades such as Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Cracklin’...

Date: Saturday 17 March
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond: SOLD OUT


Hawke's Bay United vs Southern United - NZ Football

Hawke's Bay United vs Southern United - NZ Football

The last home game of the regular season sees HBU host the lads from the deep south. It will be a cracker of a way to sign off the season so make sure you don't miss it!

Date: Saturday 17 March
Where:
Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay United vs Southern United - NZ Football


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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Sue Nicholson - Earth, Life & Beyond

Sue Nicholson - Earth, Life & Beyond

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

Date: Monday 19 March to Tuesday 20 March
Where:
Ellwood Function Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Hawke's Bay Harvest

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Hawke's Bay Harvest

Join us as the Hastings CBD Mall is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family with six incredible themed Night Markets. Live music, craft stalls and your favourite food trucks, there’s something for everyone!

Date: Thursday 22 March
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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)


The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Unique and innovative – Fraser Mack has developed a sound of his own that is at once relatable but also unfathomable, leaving his audience wondering “how did he do that?” Described on Rock Radio UK as New Zealand’s best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the best guitarists in the land,...

Date: Saturday 20 January to Friday 23 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Original Mack


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


SGCNZ Hawkes Bay Regional UOSWSF 2018

SGCNZ Hawkes Bay Regional UOSWSF 2018

On a roll with the Bard! Young Kiwis love their Shakespeare? Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand (SGCNZ) is once again here to prove it! For the 27th time New Zealand’s youth gather to perform and celebrate the works of William Shakespeare at the SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn...

Date: Thursday 29 March
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - SGCNZ Hawkes Bay Regional UOSWSF 2018


The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

One of the most beloved operas of all time, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro is set over the course of one crazy day in the household of Count Almaviva. Barber-turned-valet Figaro and his sassy fiancee, Susanna, join forces with the long-suffering Countess to outsmart their devious employer. This...

Date: Thursday 29 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - The Marriage of Figaro


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

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

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


The Little Easy CHB 2018

The Little Easy CHB 2018

Get ready for the The Little Easy on Friday March 30th (Good Friday) in Central Hawke's Bay! The Little Easy is a gentle 12km meander on the Rotary River Pathway. Nothing too strenuous - just a fun, family-friendly ride to kickstart your Easter Weekend. Starting from Russell Park,...

Date: Friday 30 March
Where:
Russell Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - The Little Easy CHB 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
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

All the fun of the circus - free at The Extravaganza Fair. Performing throughout the day this family show will charm and delight the young and old. From acrobats, dancing, performing 'tigers' and magic!!!

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

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


John Butler Trio & Special Guests

John Butler Trio & Special Guests

Revered for their brilliant live performances and superb musicianship, the John Butler Trio are one of the most successful Australian bands of the current era and are returning to New Zealand for a one-off show at the stunning Church Road Winery in the Hawkes Bay for Good Friday 2018. The...

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

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The Big Easy 2018

The Big Easy 2018

The Big Easy on the Hawke’s Bay Trails is the ultimate antidote to all those serious lycra laden cycling events held across the country. The Big Easy ride is a gentle ride and we encourage you to take all day and enjoy the many tasty Hawke’s Bay distractions along the way. Easter Saturday...

Date: Saturday 31 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Big Easy 2018


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


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The Enchanted Forest Ball

The Enchanted Forest Ball

“I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.” The Enchanted Forest Ball is Hawke’s Bay’s newest boutique summer event. Set in an idyllic location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay landscape, the location sets the scene for the most magical of summer...

Date: Saturday 31 March
Where:
Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2018

Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

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

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


The Little Easy Wairoa 2018

The Little Easy Wairoa 2018

The Little Easy Wairoa is back for 2018! This is a cruisy 5-10km ride along the Wairoa River is a great way to burn off those Easter Eggs. More course details to follow. Tickets will be $15 for adults and $10 for kids, which includes a snazzy Little Easy T Shirt. Get your tickets now...

Date: Sunday 1 April
Where:
Wairoa Lighthouse, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Little Easy Wairoa 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
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

All the fun of the circus - free at The Extravaganza Fair. Performing throughout the day this family show will charm and delight the young and old. From acrobats, dancing, performing 'tigers' and magic!!!

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

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


Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Sunday 4 March to Friday 22 June
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


Oliver!

Oliver!

Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young,orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and - most importantly -...

Date: Friday 6 April to Saturday 28 April
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Oliver!


Free
Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

Made In Wairoa Farmers Market

The Made in Wairoa Farmers Market is a place where Wairoa produce growers, artisan producers and artists can sell their wares to visitors to the market.

Date: Saturday 27 January to Saturday 28 April
Where:
Write Price Car Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Made In Wairoa Farmers Market


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
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

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

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


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 3 February 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


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

All the fun of the circus - free at The Extravaganza Fair. Performing throughout the day this family show will charm and delight the young and old. From acrobats, dancing, performing 'tigers' and magic!!!

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

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


The Eastern: POSTPONED

The Eastern: POSTPONED

Postponed to 7 April 2018 The Eastern are a string band that roars like a punk band, that swings like a gospel band, that drinks like a country band, that works like a bar band, that hopes like folk singers, and sings love songs like union songs, and writes union songs like love songs, and wants...

Date: Saturday 7 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Eastern: POSTPONED


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


East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo

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

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

Read more » - East Coast Farming Expo


Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!

Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!

We invite you to design this concert with us by requesting your favourite tune or the one you most want to hear in Because You Asked For It! It can be anything you like, so we envisage the show will be a mix of genres with favourite songs from Rock ‘n Roll, pop, classical and music theatre....

Date: Thursday 12 April
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!


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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


GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race NZSSARC

GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race NZSSARC

The GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race is The Official New Zealand Secondary School Adventure Racing Championships and the New Zealand Youth Adventure Challenge. Competitors will complete a course involving up to 10 different adventure activities for 12 hours nonstop. The race is coordinated on behalf...

Date: Friday 13 April to Sunday 15 April
Where:
Camp David Adventure Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race NZSSARC


Speedway and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship

Speedway and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship

Second to last Speedway meeting of the 2017–2018 Season and the Stockcars line up for their Championship and the prestige of taking home the magnificent Kuru Cup. Several of visiting drivers from Palmerston North and Rotorua are expected for this championships, so expect plenty of...

Date: Saturday 14 April
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Speedway and Stockcar Kuru Cup Championship


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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


The Frank Burkitt Band Album Release

The Frank Burkitt Band Album Release

Returning to their favourite venue in the Hawke's Bay, The Frank Burkitt Band will be performing tracks from their new album 'Raconteur' (out 9th March) and be fresh from their debut Australian Tour! Buy a ticket by clicking above. They're gonna sell fast! Check out the video on their website....

Date: Thursday 19 April
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Frank Burkitt Band Album Release


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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Lake Tutira Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Lake Tutira Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Located just 40 minutes North of Napier, Lake Tutira offers a beautiful and challenging course, with stunning views. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. There is a picturesque...

Date: Sunday 22 April
Where:
Lake Tutira, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lake Tutira Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run


SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Fireworks

SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Fireworks

The last Speedway meeting of the 2017–2018 Season and a Championships will be hotly contested. For the SuperStocks, they will be racing the MotorWorks Hawkes Bay Superstock Autumn Nationals with drivers coming from all around New Zealand hoping to take out this Championship. Lots of visiting...

Date: Saturday 28 April
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - SuperStock Autumn Nationals and Fireworks


May 2018

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus

Australia's most wanted comedian is back and he's bigger than Jesus! Star of 7 Days, and Chopper's Republic of Anzakistan, Heath Franklin's Chopper brings his new show Bogan Jesus to New Zealand in May 2018. The world has had religion ever since God was in nappies, and what have we got to show...

Date: Thursday 3 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus


Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Sunday 4 March to Friday 22 June
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


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The Adele and Amy Songbook

The Adele and Amy Songbook

Direct From Melbourne! The Adele and Amy Songbook - One Show Only! with special guests. Limited tickets available. $30 pre-sale from Eventfinda and the venue $35 on the Door Australia’s brightest new singing star “Bloom” brings to you the songs of Adele and Amy Winehouse. This...

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

Read more » - The Adele and Amy Songbook


Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

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 and 80's as well...

Date: Friday 4 May
Where:
National Service Club, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show


Foster & Allen - Golden Years

Foster & Allen - Golden Years

Legendary Irish folk music due Foster & Allen are number one stars across the globe, having 30 new-release charting albums over a 40-year career, the only act in the world to do so. This legendary Irish folk music act began in 1975 when Mick Foster & Tony Allen formed their duo after many...

Date: Saturday 5 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Foster & Allen - Golden Years


The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique

The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique

Following 2017 sell-out performances of Swan Lake, Moscow Ballet La Classique returns to New Zealand to present the jewel of classical ballet, Tchaikovsky’s spectacular masterpiece The Nutcracker. La Classique was founded in 1990 by its current director Elik Melikov. La Classique with its...

Date: Wednesday 9 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Nutcracker - Moscow Ballet La Classique


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


Ice Skate Tour

Ice Skate Tour

Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience. The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97 percent same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided...

Date: Monday 14 May to Sunday 20 May
Where:
Havelock North Primary School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ice Skate Tour


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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Beyond the Barricade

Beyond the Barricade

Songs from the world's greatest musicals in concert includinging The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Evita, Hamilton, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Mamma Mia, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King with a spectacular finale from Les Misérables. The UK’s critically-acclaimed show Beyond The...

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

Read more » - Beyond the Barricade


Free
2018 Hawkes Bay Career Expo

2018 Hawkes Bay Career Expo

The only event to guide you on your future. An interactive expo where all pathways for future students are able to be discovered. Speak directly to providers and people associated or to be involved with your vision. Including academic, business and industry enhancers and connectors.

Date: Tuesday 22 May to Wednesday 23 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2018 Hawkes Bay Career Expo


June 2018

Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Sunday 4 March to Friday 22 June
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


Free
Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market

Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market

Join us as the Hastings CBD Mall is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family with six incredible themed Night Markets. Live music, craft stalls and your favourite food trucks, there’s something for everyone!

Date: Thursday 14 June
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Harcourts Hastings City Night Market - Matariki Night Market


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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Mozart & Beethoven

Mozart & Beethoven

Gareth Farr - He iwi tahi tātou Mozart - Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191 Jimmy Lopez - Fiesta! Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 Mozart’s captivating Bassoon Concerto is the most famous written for the instrument and one that requires dexterity and precision. NZSO...

Date: Wednesday 27 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mozart & Beethoven


Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll

Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll

The 50’s and 60’s introduced a liberating new beat, a more enveloping style of music, a greater zest for life and a more contagious invitation to dance than ever before. It gave us some of the greatest artists of all time and started the frenzy of crazed fans, fanatical adoration and even panty...

Date: Thursday 28 June
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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

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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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simon Trpčeski Plays Grieg

Simon Trpčeski Plays Grieg

Shostakovich - Festive Overture, Op. 96 Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93 This concert sees the return of two great artists who individually had a big impact on audiences when they were last here in 2015 – Spanish conductor Jaime...

Date: Thursday 19 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2018

Beethoven & Brahms

Beethoven & Brahms

Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61 Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73 Maestro Edo de Waart joins forces with arguably one of the finest violinists of his generation, Grammy Award winner Augustin Hadelich, to present de Waart’s third Masterworks concert for...

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

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Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals

Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals

Many of us grew up with musicals featuring the singing greats like Jeanette McDonald, Nelson Eddy, Judy Garland and Dame Julie Andrews. Featured both as stage musicals and endearing movies this era of music theatre combined the romance, “feel-good”, attitude of the era with amazing melody...

Date: Thursday 16 August
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, 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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2018

Classical Hits

Classical Hits

Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D.759, ‘Unfinished’ Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33 Gillian Whitehead - Turanga-nui (World Premiere) Debussy - Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture NZSO Associate Conductor...

Date: Friday 14 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, 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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz

Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz

In a concert where pop meets traditional country we feature award winning songs from artists like Doris Day, John Denver, Connie Francis, Kenny Rodgers and Dolly Parton. We have a stellar cast which includes Karl Perigo, Suzanne Lynch (The Chicks), Marian Burns and Marian’s sister Karen Davy...

Date: Thursday 27 September
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2018

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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2018

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

In a concert with a similar format to our acclaimed Mario Lanza show in 2016, we look into the lives and music of many of the world’s greatest singers of all time including Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas, Pavarotti, Caruso and Mario Lanza. Using multimedia, anecdotes, real life stories and the...

Date: Thursday 1 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, 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 10 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Wellbeing Market

Napier Wellbeing Market

The Napier Wellbeing Market is a fantastic free mind body spirit weekend showcasing the latest in Natural health, holistic medicine, stress-free living, fitness, well-being, diet, nutrition, spirituality and happiness. Lots of amazing stalls for you to explore & enjoy! This is our second annual...

Date: Saturday 17 November to Sunday 18 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, 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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

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

Date: Saturday 24 November to Sunday 25 November
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

We bring you our famous Christmas pantomime with a new twist on Cinderella! The world of theatre has always had a tradition of presenting a madcap, nonsense style pantomime at Christmas to escape the stress and rigours of the season and bring out the inner kid in us all. Using famous songs,...

Date: Thursday 6 December
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, 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 21 January to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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