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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.

November 2018

Mah Jong

Mah Jong

We are happy to teach the game to newcomers or come along and join us if you already know how to play. For more details phone Vera 843-5775.

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 17 December
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Piku Pop-Up Restaurant at The Urban Winery

Piku Pop-Up Restaurant at The Urban Winery

The Urban Winery is proud to host its second Pop-Up Restaurant with Piku Restaurant. The team at Piku will be taking over our kitchen and serving an authentic and amazing Izakaya Japanese 3-course dinner. The Urban Winery will be on the bar serving local wine, local craft beer, cider and...

Date: Monday 19 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Every Tuesday at 10.00am at Havelock North Library. A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay...

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2


The Tuesday Tune-Up

The Tuesday Tune-Up

Everyone's favourite fun run and walk is back this summer with a fresh new name, a fresh new venue and a fresh new course! This season we'll be based at the Westshore Beach Inn (85 Meeanee Quay), with the 'racing' taking place across the road beside the Ahuriri Estuary. The Dates: 'The Shoe...

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 27 November
Where:
Westshore Beach Inn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Tuesday Tune-Up


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We may take...

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Michael Van de Elzen - TV Celebrity Chef

Michael Van de Elzen - TV Celebrity Chef

Michael Van de Elzen, TV Celebrity & Chef is coming to Havelock North Primary. Bring the kids! He will be cooking up a storm with some great recipes from his new cookbook for kids - Good From Scratch Kids Cookbook. Lots of spot prizes to be won and have a chat at the end when he is signing...

Date: Tuesday 20 November
Where:
Havelock North Primary School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Michael Van de Elzen - TV Celebrity Chef


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa With a Cop


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Newcomers Lunch Group

Newcomers Lunch Group

Fortnightly lunch group meets to welcome new and not so new International and National persons who have moved to Hawke's Bay and are looking to make new friends or just have someone to talk to for an hour or so. We have lots of useful information to share about the area, how to settle in, etc.,...

Date: Wednesday 21 November
Where:
The Boardwalk, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 21 November
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #1


Razzle Dazzle

Razzle Dazzle

Razzle Dazzle is a musical revue with music from the 60’s-2000’s. It is fast moving, toe tapping with lovely harmonies and great moves. The songs I’m sure you will all remember. Come along and enjoy.

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Saturday 24 November
Where:
Aubyn Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Razzle Dazzle


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Strange Caravan Tour

Strange Caravan Tour

A Strange Caravan travels its way around New Zealand this spring. A collective of renowned kiwi songwriters and solo artists, tracing lineage to many of NZ’s most loved bands, join forces this spring to bring you The Strange Caravan Tour. The tour features Bret McKenzie, Age Pryor, Justin...

Date: Thursday 22 November
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
FOL Book Sale

FOL Book Sale

Come to the Friends of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale. The sale will be held at Hastings War Memorial Library on Friday 23 November and Saturday 24 November. All books will be 50 cents and all magazines 10 cents, unless otherwise marked. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Friday 23 November to Saturday 24 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Treasuring Our Backyard- Te Mata Peak and Cape to City

Treasuring Our Backyard- Te Mata Peak and Cape to City

Learn about the unique flora and fauna on our 'Sleeping Giant' Te Mata Park, as well as the fascinating Cape to City project which stretches from Cape Kidnappers to Havelock North. A koha is welcomed. For more information contact Emma Buttle on 027 945 6970, or by e-mailing...

Date: Friday 23 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Treasuring Our Backyard- Te Mata Peak and Cape to City


Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 23 November to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Strange Caravan Tour: SOLD OUT

Strange Caravan Tour: SOLD OUT

Note: New show added A Strange Caravan travels its way around New Zealand this spring. A collective of renowned kiwi songwriters and solo artists, tracing lineage to many of NZ’s most loved bands, join forces this spring to bring you The Strange Caravan Tour. The tour features Bret...

Date: Friday 23 November
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Strange Caravan Tour: SOLD OUT


Free
Run Red for Children

Run Red for Children

Run for Children this November. Save the Children are asking people to Run Red be sponsored as part of a fundraising event called Charlie’s Challenge anytime from now until 27 November. To help children who have had to run for their lives. In 2017 every hour the equivalent of 32 classrooms of...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Run Red for Children


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 24 November to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Craft Market Plus

Craft Market Plus

Stallholders wanted for YMCA craft market. Stalls featuring arts, crafts, plants, baking, jams and pickles, face painting and other activities for children, busking etc. Stalls $10 each, BYO table and shade. Call Rosie if you’re interested in having a stall, phone: 021 1676 378.

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
YMCA Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Craft Market Plus


Free
Village Street Carnival 2018

Village Street Carnival 2018

Who’s coming to the biggest carnival event in the Bay? For one action-packed day, we’re closing our roads and taking the Village out onto the street for our biggest day of the year. It’s going to be huge. It’s going to fun. And it’s a party you’d be crazy to miss. For yet another...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Havelock North Village, 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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Free
Clifton Road Beach Clean

Clifton Road Beach Clean

Come along and help protect our beautiful beaches and wildlife from litter in this big beach clean up. Feel free to bring your own loves and bags but some will be made available as well. Wear appropriate footwear and clothing, sunscreen, hat and bring water! Contact Togia Lui on 021 800 879 for...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Clifton Road Reserve, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pony / Horse Rides

Pony / Horse Rides

- Pony rides - Horse rides - Cart rides - Face paint - Yummy food - Nail paint - Lucky dip - Spot prizes All ages welcome. Very family friendly environment. Come for 10 minutes or the whole day. Your children will love it.

Date: Saturday 24 November to Sunday 25 November
Where:
Kyanah lees pony hire, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Battle In The Bay

Battle In The Bay

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

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Carnival Kids Dance Class

Carnival Kids Dance Class

Porters Boutique Hotel is excited to bring you the first 'Carnival Kids Dance Class' as a part of the Village Street Carnival 2018. This is a fun & free, dance & play class for little feet! Classes will be taken by the fantastic local group The Boomb Funk Variety Performers. They will head up...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Porters Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bright Lights Big Cities

Bright Lights Big Cities

Bright Lights Big Cities is a highly entertaining fast paced dance show, from 3 ½ years to adults enjoying the dance in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Contemporary and Hip Hop. Presented by: Dance Express

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

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Free
Library Reading Programme

Library Reading Programme

A reading session for 5-9 year olds about conservation. For more information, contact Jake Brookie on 021 025 73553 or e-mail - jakeecowater@gmail.com. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. For more information about our thirty eight events visit our other Eventfinda posts!

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage

Impact Pro Wrestling: Live At Paisley Stage

Live Pro Wrestling is coming to Napier for the first time ever! Lighting up Paisley Stage, Impact Pro Wrestling will make its debut in this intimate venue for a night of body slams, brain busters and back breakers. This two-hour spectacle of family friendly professional wrestling action is...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ v Samoa

NZ v Samoa

The Hawkes Bay Youth Trust, and Hastings Giants Boxing Academy, proudly supported by Tremains, are getting together this year to bring you one awesome boxing event. Samoa are sending top level boxers including commonwealth games athletes and will take on some of NZ's best, right here in Hawkes...

Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sophie Jean Dance Company Recital 2018

Sophie Jean Dance Company Recital 2018

Sophie Jean Dance Company is presenting a showcase of Contemporary and Jazz Dance choreography. This years recital is based on different books for each dance piece from Great Gatsby to Boy in the Stripped Pyjamas. If you would like to keep up to date with our journey for 2018 and all of our...

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

Read more » - Sophie Jean Dance Company Recital 2018


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Avantdale Bowling Club NZ Tour

Avantdale Bowling Club NZ Tour

Following on from a No.1 New Zealand album, Tom Scott is taking his Avantdale Bowling Club project live in October and November. “This record has so much potential for interpretation. It was made to be played live. I can't wait to move this from the rehearsal room to the stage” says Scott....

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

Read more » - Avantdale Bowling Club NZ Tour


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NRG Rising

NRG Rising



Date: Saturday 24 November
Where:
The Horse And Hound, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2

Club Rules: Shed 2 Triathlon Series – Race 2 November 25th Well when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three different races...

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

Read more » - Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 2


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market, Meet the people that make and create. From Wooden Toys to Polished Stones, From Steam punk to hand knits. Felt Creations to Baby Accessories. It is a weekly craft market that is full of inspiration, Quilts, Rock Art, Beads, Fresh Barista Coffee. So much more to see, With...

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 23 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Sunday Market


Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Ahuriri Pop Up Market

Ahuriri Pop Up Market

Come down to beautiful Ahuriri and get your Christmas shopping done early down at The Box, one day only, 9-3pm, 25th November! Great gifts at market prices, all made or curated by local makers and sellers. As part of the Ahuriri Street Festival.

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
The Box - Ahuriri Village Green, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ahuriri Street Fest

Ahuriri Street Fest

We are closing down the streets in the Ahuriri Village to traffic and opening them up for people to walk, cycle chat, eat and dance. The local businesses will all be out in the streets as well. There will be music and games to play. Food and drink and an opportunity to see what secrets lay in...

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
The Box - Ahuriri Village Green, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waihua Christmas Fete

Waihua Christmas Fete

The Waihua Christmas Fete has become an unrivalled fixture on the annual shopping calendar. Stallholders from around the North Island set up in the extensive homestead gardens, offering a superb array of artisan wares, food and beverages. Visitors typically come from throughout the region to...

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
Waihua Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

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

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Sunday Sessions


Free
Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Preschool Storytime


Gloria

Gloria

The Linden Singers next concert called ‘Gloria’ promises an eclectic mix of music with something for everyone. Directed by founder and conductor Basil Brooker, the first half is devoted entirely to Antonio Vivaldi’s most famous choral piece Gloria in D which he composed in Venice around...

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy

Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy

New Zealand’s most celebrated playwright Roger Hall pits a groups of female teachers together with a school counsellor and a reluctant daughter for a weekend of bush walking, sparkling wine and sparkling comedy! The perfect pre-Christmas party for your friends, social club and work...

Date: Sunday 25 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Social Climbers - A Roger Hall Comedy


The Messy Magic Adventures

The Messy Magic Adventures

There's magic on the loose. Spray & Wipe are two cleaners who have been hired for their most exciting job ever, cleaning a magicians house! but when they accidentally let the magic out of its box, everything is turned topsy-turvy. The audience must help Spray & Wipe think of a plan to get the...

Date: Monday 26 November
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Seven Deadly Stunts

Seven Deadly Stunts

Thrills! Chills! Delights! Step right up. Rollicking Entertainment celebrates seven of the most notorious stunts in carnie history, in a nail-biting experience inspired by the life & times of legendary Harry Houdini & friends. See thrilling performances of escapology, chainsaw-juggling,...

Date: Monday 26 November
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Out of This World - Nanogirl Live on Stage

Out of This World - Nanogirl Live on Stage

Meridian Energy and Nanogirl Labs are proud to present Nanogirl Live! “Out of this World” – A Live Science Spectatular. Following our last two sell-out tours, join Nanogirl, Boris (her trusty lab assistant), and CLAIR (Constantly Learning Artificial Intelligence Repository) for science...

Date: Tuesday 27 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Out of This World - Nanogirl Live on Stage


Free
Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 28 November to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cuppa With a Cop


Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Wednesday 28 November to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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'Wined' Down In The Park

'Wined' Down In The Park

Gather some friends and come and enjoy an informal evening of great wine, food and entertainment in the beautiful Church Road park. You'll be treated to a tasting of some of our recent award-winning and new release wines, including our Cellar-Door-exclusive Church Road 1 Single Vineyard Malbec...

Date: Wednesday 28 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Rock Choir

Napier Rock Choir

Singing in a group is easy and fun! Have you ever wanted to sing the songs you have listened to throughout your life? We are going to sing popular songs: Rock, Soul, Folk and Pop. Come along with friends and have a great time. You don't have to do anything, just rock on up. We will provide...

Date: Wednesday 28 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Colin, Brad & Greg From Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Colin, Brad & Greg From Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood and Greg Proops the popular stars of the Emmy nominated Whose Line Is It Anyway? have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy for one show only at the Bruce Mason Centre in Auckland. “They are laugh-until-your-sides-hurt funny. Its...

Date: Wednesday 28 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Colin, Brad & Greg From Whose Line Is It Anyway?


Free
Harcourts Hastings City Christmas Tree Lighting Night Market

Harcourts Hastings City Christmas Tree Lighting Night Market

Join us for a magical night in Hastings City as we turn on the lights and transform Hastings City into a Christmas Wonderland! Take a peak through the Winter Wonderland and meet the jolly man in red himself! Stock up on gifts for the family or just chill out and enjoy the live music and great...

Date: Thursday 29 November
Where:
Hastings City Centre Square, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Feelers - James Reid Solo/Acoustic

The Feelers - James Reid Solo/Acoustic

As the vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for The Feelers, James Reid has already established himself as one of New Zealand’s most successful musicians. James has written over 20 top 20 hits and is constantly working on new material and projects, $25 pre-sales/$35 door sales. Limited VIP...

Date: Thursday 29 November
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Feelers - James Reid Solo/Acoustic


Free
The Christmas Shoppe

The Christmas Shoppe

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in this gorgeous environment. The Christmas Shoppe is unique. It is a 'pop up shop' that is open for one week only and everything we do is all for the festive season. We start with a blank community hall and transform it into Christmas...

Date: Friday 30 November to Saturday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Tree Showcase Napier


Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

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

Date: Friday 30 November to Saturday 1 December
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

Winter wonderland! Get ready and save the date! Because we’re back and ready to bring more you sass and sparkle! Join us for a jam packed night of tinsel and tunes. We have a range of different performers, from cabaret to bellydance; and singing to aerial acts. Each show is a unique...

Date: Friday 30 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Winter Wonderland


December 2018

Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 24 November to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

Christmas Tree Showcase Napier

The Salvation Army Napier are holding their first ever Christmas Tree Showcase! Bring Nana, the kids; the whole family will enjoy a journey through our forest of over 100 trees....this year our theme is 'the seasons' so do come along and enjoy coffee and cake after you have marvelled at everyone's...

Date: Friday 30 November to Thursday 6 December
Where:
The Salvation Army , Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Piece-Makers Market

Piece-Makers Market

The Piece-Makers markets are a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing wares from a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand. You will find us at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in Havelock North. Our stall-holders vary each month and are...

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 15 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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The Christmas Shoppe

The Christmas Shoppe

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas in this gorgeous environment. The Christmas Shoppe is unique. It is a 'pop up shop' that is open for one week only and everything we do is all for the festive season. We start with a blank community hall and transform it into Christmas...

Date: Friday 30 November to Saturday 8 December
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pirimai Christmas Market

Pirimai Christmas Market

Christmas is just around the corner, so if you are wanting to buy locally handmade products, Christmas decorations, handmade jewellery, vintage items, bath and beauty products, and so much more then this is definitely the place to come shopping that day. Even better is Empire Cafe is giving...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

Pirimai Community Car Boot Sale

There are so many ways to discover vintage and pre-loved items, from scouring the web, to browsing charity shops, or going from garage sale to garage sale. In our view, having a one stop shop is a winner. We are holding a Monthly Car Boot Sale in the Pirimai Plaza. Not only are markets the...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
Pirimai Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Record Fair

Record Fair

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/383909052147863/ 14 tables currently secured. 17 maximum. If you wish to book one of the limited tables contact: Matt Davies on 0210316638.

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

Roses and Lavender High Tea Workshop

In this workshop it is all about the edible flowers roses and lavender, and some others. We will create a High Tea with sweet and savoury treats. Using Lavender in a dressing for Spring vegetables, Rose-Lavender Dusted Organic Chicken Skewers, Lavender Glazed Almond Shortbread, Lavender or...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

Bring Your Party to The Christmas Parties 2018

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

Date: Friday 30 November to Saturday 1 December
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party

Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party

Christmas work do and get together made easy! Book a table at our Jingle & Mingle Christmas Party. At only $35 a head you will enjoy a delicious buffet meal, beautiful surroundings, friendly hosts. After the meal we have a band playing all your favourite cover songs! For more information...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Lingerie Noir

Lingerie Noir

Lingerie fashion show. Live DJ urban beats and samba flow. Special entertainment. HB Pinot Noir reserve tasting. Cost - $25 per person entry only or $49 per person reserved seating including table of 6 people shared platter, entry glass of HB Pinot Noir reserve. R18 Cash bar Prizes...

Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

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

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 2 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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His Master Voice & Coridien With Come to Dolly

His Master Voice & Coridien With Come to Dolly

Two of New Zealand’s best-kept rock n roll secrets, His Master’s Voice – The Devils Blues & Cordian join forces to preach to the converted and win over the unanointed this November! His Master’s Voice slayed audiences with their groove-laden blues n’ roll whilst sharing the stage with...

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

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Mad Love - Pieter T, Young Sid, Victor J Sefo

Mad Love - Pieter T, Young Sid, Victor J Sefo



Date: Saturday 1 December
Where:
Bar 2013, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market, Meet the people that make and create. From Wooden Toys to Polished Stones, From Steam punk to hand knits. Felt Creations to Baby Accessories. It is a weekly craft market that is full of inspiration, Quilts, Rock Art, Beads, Fresh Barista Coffee. So much more to see, With...

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 23 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pania

Pania

Over 100 students from The Drama Workshop will come together to tell the story of Pania. The honour and privilege of being allowed to tell this precious story began as the spark of an idea and has led us on a journey. With the wisdom and counsel of the Tareha family of the Hapu, Ngati Paarau,...

Date: Sunday 2 December to Monday 3 December
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Returning to Church Road Winery this coming summer are some of Hawke's Bay’s finest acoustic acts. Today's lineup: 12noon - Campbell Burns 1.30pm - Arahi/Music 3.00pm - Ariana Come down to the park and enjoy one of Dish Catering's delicious cheese boards or platters, paired with a full...

Date: Sunday 2 December
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peak Enduro - Supporting One Giant Chance

Peak Enduro - Supporting One Giant Chance

Explore the best trails in Te Mata Park, whilst fundraising for a great cause! Open to both runners and mountain bikers, the Peak Enduro is a unique, one-off event that is helping to raise funds for the One Giant Chance campaign, to buy new land for Te Mata Park. Involving 5 awesome runs on...

Date: Sunday 2 December
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2018 Napier City Christmas Parade & Fiesta

2018 Napier City Christmas Parade & Fiesta

The Napier City Christmas Parade will kick off at 1pm leaving from Clive Square, then travelling down Tennyson Street, turning right into Hastings Street and then heading down Emerson Street and finishing at Memorial Square. The Parade will then be followed by a Fiesta of Christmas between...

Date: Sunday 2 December
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

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

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Hastings Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Sundays at 2pm for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 16 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shaken, Not Stirred

Shaken, Not Stirred

Shaken, Not Stirred features the horn section of Andre Paris and Damian Forlong, the vocals and bass playing of Geoff Hern, with Deane Hunter on guitar and Tom Scrase on drums. Shaken, Not Stirred have prepared a programme that includes tunes from the 1982 Grammy Award winning album Winelight...

Date: Sunday 2 December
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gray Bartlett and Brendan Dugan: CANCELLED

Gray Bartlett and Brendan Dugan: CANCELLED

This Show is CANCELLED sorry. NZ Country legends Gray Bartlett and Brendan Dugan play the mighty Cabana with a full band. Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm. Tickets just $39 Or a limited Number of VIP Tickets available which includes a meet and greet and CD for $69. A business card for Gray...

Date: Sunday 2 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong

We are happy to teach the game to newcomers or come along and join us if you already know how to play. For more details phone Vera 843-5775.

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 17 December
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2

Every Tuesday at 10.00am at Havelock North Library. A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay...

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Tuesday 4 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

U3A Mah Jong Group meets on Wednesday mornings in the Hastings War Memorial Library. For more information please contact U3A Hastings. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 21 November to Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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From Distant Lands

From Distant Lands

The Zimbelstern Foundation presents a European musical tour with organist Paul Rosoman performing music by Bach, Rinck, Shostakovich and more! Paul Rosoman has recently returned from a concert tour that took him to Great Britain, Germany and the Netherlands. He now shares his European experience...

Date: Wednesday 5 December
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A club at Havelock North Library for older adults, with monthly activities and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 6 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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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CAN Christmas Art and Craft Market - Artists Book Now

CAN Christmas Art and Craft Market - Artists Book Now

The popular CAN Christmas Market is returning this year and promises to be overflowing with locally made art and craft delights. Our aim is to showcase quality work from emerging artists and designers, craftspeople and artisans that wish to take advantage of the festive season to make some extra...

Date: Friday 7 December to Thursday 27 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 23 November to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Truly grass roots and rural! Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival has taken place for over 10 years to bring a diverse mix of music to Central Hawke's Bay. 3 days, heaps of music, camping, friends, food, stalls and more! Family friendly. Camping is included in the ticket price. This is a zero...

Date: Friday 7 December to Sunday 9 December
Where:
Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Cheese Lovers Christmas Feast

Cheese Lovers Christmas Feast

Christmas inevitably invokes a siege mentality. Convinced we will starve our family or unexpected visitors, we shop like they will never reopen. The fridge inexplicably shrinks and the magic of Christmas becomes a myth. For me, cheese is the panacea. It can be a superb but simple lunch with...

Date: Friday 7 December
Where:
Te Whare Kiwikiwi, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ghost Who Walks Debut Ep Tour

Ghost Who Walks Debut Ep Tour

After a Sold Out Wellington release show Ghost Who Walks are taking their barnstorming live show on the road with their Debut EP in tow... Get ready Napier, the Ghost boys are coming in hot with their groovy and funk driven sound... you can’t help but get ya boogie on. This music was made to be...

Date: Friday 7 December
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Four Seasons Spring Art and Craft Fair

Four Seasons Spring Art and Craft Fair

Art and Craft Fair. Save the date and come along to our next Arts and Craft Fair, and treat your dad. Our pop-up cafe @Kakapo Cafe will be serving up free Brews and Cake for Fathers Day; and selling a small menu of Tea, Coffee, Scones, Toasties, Cornish Teas and more... Derek will be there...

Date: Saturday 8 December
Where:
All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

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

Date: Saturday 8 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tunes of I - Dangerous Release Tour

Tunes of I - Dangerous Release Tour

Eccles Entertainment Presents... Tunes of I - 'Dangerous', The Single Release Tour! With special guests TBA. Tunes of I are proud to announce their new single ‘Dangerous’ - the first from their upcoming sophomore studio album - will be released Friday November 23. The tour will be...

Date: Saturday 8 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Madcap And Vice New Zealand - Oddisee

Madcap And Vice New Zealand - Oddisee

With special guests to be announced. This December, critically-acclaimed Sudanese-American artist Oddisee (Amir Mohamed) returns to New Zealand with his band Good Compny, with tour support from American singer/songwriter Olivier St. Louis and New Zealand’s very own hip hop lyricist Melodownz....

Date: Sunday 9 December
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cuppa With a Cop

Cuppa With a Cop

Napier Libraries are proud to be partnering with New Zealand Police to host ‘Cuppa with a Cop’. Stop by Napier or Taradale library and get to know your local police officers. This is an opportunity for you to have an informal and confidential chat in the relaxing atmosphere of our libraries....

Date: Wednesday 28 November to Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Twilight Christmas At the Races

Hastings Twilight Christmas At the Races

Hawke’s Bay Racing is set to host the best end-of-year party you could wish for this festive season. The year is about to wrap for 2018 and time to celebrate and treat yourself and your colleagues, friends or family to a fun-filled day out. It’s an occasion not to be missed with live...

Date: Wednesday 12 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

A Wednesday afternoon/evening Organic Farmers Market in Te Awanga by the beach. Fresh produce and products to refill the fridge, live local musicians, freshly cooked food for a picnic dinner with friends and family. Kid friendly. During the months of Jan and Feb, don't miss out on the weekly...

Date: Wednesday 12 December to Wednesday 27 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

Napier Civic Choir Choral Concert - Handel's Messiah

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

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

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Four's Company Xmas With a Twist

Four's Company Xmas With a Twist

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

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

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Cox Partners Christmas At the Park

Cox Partners Christmas At the Park

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

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

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Summer of Dove

Summer of Dove

2 Chefs, 6 winemakers, and 1 DJ at this unique event in Hawkes Bay. This will be an early starting, family style dinner with canopes to begin, mains and dessert paired along with these rare and fantastic wines. First course doors open at 5pm on Saturday 15th of December, 2018. Don't be...

Date: Saturday 15 December
Where:
Little Black Bird Eatery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sue Nicholson - Christmas Show Special

Sue Nicholson - Christmas Show Special

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

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

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Trinity's Music Vespers for Christmas

Trinity's Music Vespers for Christmas

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

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

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Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

Napier Civic Choir Orchestral - Beethoven Beauties

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

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

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Four's Company Xmas With a Twist

Four's Company Xmas With a Twist

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

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

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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 16 December
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

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

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The ABBA Show

The ABBA Show

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

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

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7 Days Live

7 Days Live

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

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

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've read and liked, or otherwise! Drinks and snacks are provided. We may take...

Date: Tuesday 20 November to Tuesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tattletale Saints Duo Tour

Tattletale Saints Duo Tour

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

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

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #2

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 19 December
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Comfortably Numb New Zealand’S Premiere Pink Floyd Tribute

Comfortably Numb New Zealand’S Premiere Pink Floyd Tribute

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

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

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Family Event: Christmas Walk Thru

Family Event: Christmas Walk Thru

What happened that very First Christmas? Come along and be right there as the world famous Story unfolds. With live actors, puppets and music it’s an event for the whole family.

Date: Friday 21 December
Where:
Hastings Baptist Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Boxing Day Festival 2018

Boxing Day Festival 2018

Our annual Boxing Day festival returns to Cape Estate in Te Awanga for the 3rd year to celebrate family and friends coming together in Hawkes Bay over Christmas + New Year. With its beautiful secret garden, tennis court and swimming pool it's going to be another amazing day in the sun. Expect...

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

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DinoFest Hawkes Bay

DinoFest Hawkes Bay

Meat-eating Tyrannosaurus Rex and the giant plant-eating Titanosaur will be among the pre-historic giants stomping through Park Island Recreation Grounds (site is adjacent to Shrimpton Playing Fields) in Napier over Christmas. DinoFest is an exciting, educational outdoor family event for dinosaur...

Date: Thursday 27 December to Monday 31 December
Where:
Park Island, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars. The planning is already in full swing for the 15th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2018 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to...

Date: Thursday 27 December to Sunday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Wednesday 28 November to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sons of Zion & Tomorrow People & More

Sons of Zion & Tomorrow People & More



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

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Trance Day Out at The Abbey

Trance Day Out at The Abbey

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

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

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The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

Hawkes Bay market specialising in vintage treasures and collectables. The last Sunday of every month in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends.

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 30 December
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz in the Vines at The Abbey

Jazz in the Vines at The Abbey

What better than some Jazz music in the midst of the vines in Summer. The awesome Jazz trio "TBA" take the stage at Abbey Winery & Brewery. Artists to be announced shortly. No BYO, as licensed premises. Piku Japanese Food Truck. Tip Top Ice Creams. Abbey Cellars Wines - Riesling, Rose,...

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

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New Years Eve Party

New Years Eve Party

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

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

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NYE Masquerade Ball

NYE Masquerade Ball

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

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

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

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

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

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

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January 2019

Free
Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

A Wednesday afternoon/evening Organic Farmers Market in Te Awanga by the beach. Fresh produce and products to refill the fridge, live local musicians, freshly cooked food for a picnic dinner with friends and family. Kid friendly. During the months of Jan and Feb, don't miss out on the weekly...

Date: Wednesday 12 December to Wednesday 27 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars. The planning is already in full swing for the 15th OpenAir Cinema season starting on 27 December 2018 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to...

Date: Thursday 27 December to Sunday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - BDO Flying Lap

Summer Cycling Carnival - BDO Flying Lap

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

Date: Friday 4 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vantage Elite Road National Championships - BDO Time Trials

Vantage Elite Road National Championships - BDO Time Trials

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

Date: Friday 4 January
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 23 November to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night

Summer Cycling Carnival - The Big Bike Film Night

We're thrilled to have The Big Bike Film Night as part of the BDO Summer Cycling programme. Prepare to be inspired! The Cycle Chic Film Tour showcases a captivating selection of short cycling films to inspire, encourage and celebrate women who love to bike. Emerging and established...

Date: Friday 4 January
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

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

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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 24 November to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Women & U23 Race

The Vantage Elite & U23 Road National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional cyclists. Starting and finishing on the Marine Parade near Scenic Hotel Te Pania, the Women's Road Race covers 109 kilometres of course that...

Date: Saturday 5 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

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

Date: Saturday 5 January
Where:
Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

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

Date: Saturday 8 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

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

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 2 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mack At the Paisley

Mack At the Paisley

Mack is looking forward to stepping onto the the The Paisley Stage - so come along and be prepared to immerse yourself in Mack originals and a few covers of songs you love. "I love the connection between the audience and me, so join me in celebrating music - I've developed a dynamic and...

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

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

Vantage Elite Road National Championships - Men & U23 Race

The Vantage Elite National Championships is New Zealand’s premier national road cycling event, attracting New Zealand’s top professional and amateur road cyclists. The highly anticipated Elite Men's Race is on the final day and follows a 166km course over Napier Hill streets and Hawke's Bay...

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

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sundaze with The Puketapu

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

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

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Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

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

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Opal Ocean NZ Tour

Opal Ocean NZ Tour

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

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

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Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

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

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Bay Espresso Winery Fun Ride

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

Date: Tuesday 8 January
Where:
Clive War Memorial Swimming Pool, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
BNZ Botanic Beats

BNZ Botanic Beats

Come on down to Napier's Botanical Gardens and enjoy this free event featuring Project Prima Volta and Marvin's Children (playing a Motown tribute). Bring a picnic and enjoy the music. Coffee and food available for purchase.

Date: Wednesday 9 January
Where:
Napier Botanical Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Singing School Classics In the Village

NZ Singing School Classics In the Village

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Family Fun Ride

Summer Cycling Carnival - Family Fun Ride

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

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

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Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

Summer Cycling Carnival-Avanti Dress Your Bike Competition

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

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

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Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

Summer Cycling Carnival - Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

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

Date: Friday 11 January
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Singing School Classics

NZ Singing School Classics

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

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

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The Narcs Not Over Summer Tour NZ 2019

The Narcs Not Over Summer Tour NZ 2019

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

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

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Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

Every year in January, friends and family gather together to celebrate the best of Hawke’s Bay at Moana Park’s Another Day in Taradise. Now in its 14th year, Another Day in Taradise combines delicious Moana Park wines, boutique beers a great selection of delectable food, all matched with a...

Date: Saturday 12 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2019 NZ Singing School Showcase

2019 NZ Singing School Showcase

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

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

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My Baby - Mounaiki Release Tour

My Baby - Mounaiki Release Tour

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

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

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Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

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

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

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Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

Puketapu Sunday Sessions With Fraser Mack

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

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

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NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving

NZ Singing School Gala Performance and Prize Giving

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

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

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Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

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

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

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Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2019

Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2019

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

Date: Saturday 19 January
Where:
Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones Experience

Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones Experience

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

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

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 3

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

Date: Sunday 20 January
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

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

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ivy Blue: The Blue Moons Tour 2019

Ivy Blue: The Blue Moons Tour 2019

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

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

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Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI

Blackcaps v India - 1st ODI

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. This season the world’s...

Date: Wednesday 23 January
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #3

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier where...

Date: Wednesday 23 January
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Ferns v India - 1st ODI

White Ferns v India - 1st ODI

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. Our White FernS are getting...

Date: Thursday 24 January
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

UB40 ft. Ali, Astro & Mickey

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

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

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Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim

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

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

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the Deep Purple Project

the Deep Purple Project

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

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

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Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Wednesday 28 November to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2019

Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 23 November to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 24 November to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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Free
2019 Women's World Golf Croquet Championship

2019 Women's World Golf Croquet Championship

There will be 56 entries from different countries. The headquarters are at Heretaunga Croquet Club, the other venue Marewa Croquet Club.

Date: Saturday 2 February to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Heretaunga Croquet Club (formerly Te Mata), Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

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

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 2 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sundaze with The Puketapu

Sundaze with The Puketapu

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

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

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

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

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT

Mission Estate Concert featuring Phil Collins: SOLD OUT

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

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

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Free
Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

A Wednesday afternoon/evening Organic Farmers Market in Te Awanga by the beach. Fresh produce and products to refill the fridge, live local musicians, freshly cooked food for a picnic dinner with friends and family. Kid friendly. During the months of Jan and Feb, don't miss out on the weekly...

Date: Wednesday 12 December to Wednesday 27 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

Bowie Tribute Four. AB4

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

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

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

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

Date: Saturday 8 December to Saturday 9 February
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Frank Burkitt Band

The Frank Burkitt Band

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

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

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The Frank Burkitt Band

The Frank Burkitt Band

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

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

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Festival Opera - La Traviata - ADF19

Festival Opera - La Traviata - ADF19

Violetta Valery is a glamorous Parisian courtesan and a prized beauty. But all beauty fades, and knowing this, Violetta fights to protect the one pure thing in her life that could never die. As her suffering intensifies she is forced to live with the pain of her decision. She is one of...

Date: Tuesday 12 February to Monday 18 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Powhiri - ADF19

Powhiri - ADF19

Powhiri - Official Maori Opening for the Napier Art Deco Festival (Free) Kia horo te marino, kia whakapapa paunaumu te moana. Kia tere karohiohi i mua i tau huarahi You are warmly invited to join local iwi, the Art Deco Trust, Napier City Council and Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust for a...

Date: Wednesday 13 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Paint the Poster - ADF19

Paint the Poster - ADF19

Fun event for the kiddies to get involved in the Festival! Simply visit the Art Deco Centre or TSB branches Napier or Hastings to grab a copy of the poster to colour. There will be some great prizes up for grabs! Competition closes Sunday 17 Feb 4.00pm. Completed entries can be handed...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Camera Rally & Exhibition - ADF19

Vintage Camera Rally & Exhibition - ADF19

Visitors to Napier take hundreds of photographs of our famous Art Deco buildings and glamorous events - but imagine having only eight photographs on a roll of film - or having to wait weeks to see your pictures? During the Art Deco Festival not all photos taken will be digital! Photographers...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A.Louis Hay - ADF19

The Architectural Legacy of J.A.Louis Hay - ADF19

Louis Hay set up his architectural practice in the beautiful seaside town of Napier. There he stamped his mark with a range of buildings, embracing current international architectural innovations, particularly assimilating the modernist style of American Frank Lloyd Wright. After the...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF19

Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF19

Come to town missing a few vital pieces? Be whisked around on a whirlwind walking tour of all the retail hot-spots to grab your outfit and accessories. Starting at the Art Deco Shop, you will visit the retailers within Napier’s CBD that are stocking all of your Deco fashion requirements to...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Friday 15 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
DIY Fashion Photo Booths - ADF19

DIY Fashion Photo Booths - ADF19

Situated throughout the Festival we’ll have amazing Art Deco backdrops set up so you and your friends can get dressed up and take your own photos to look like you’re straight out of the 1920s and 30s. There’ll be props and signs and other fun things to use. Upload your photos to Instagram...

Date: Wednesday 13 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI

Blackcaps v Bangladesh - 1st ODI

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do. It’s the catches in the crowd, the costumes, the immaculate field and that perfect pitch that we can only imagine having in our backyard. When we’re all there, we are the game. Our excitement and buzz builds...

Date: Wednesday 13 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Kings of Swing - HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert - ADF19

The Kings of Swing - HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert - ADF19

Big bands and swing music dominated the musical sounds of the Art Deco era, and many influential writers and performers surfaced during this time. This concert with the HB Jazz Club Big Band will take you back to the hits of Basie, Miller, Sinatra, Ellington, Porter, Simone and many more....

Date: Wednesday 13 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Junior Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

A youth focused event for Hawke’s Bay children aged 8 – 12 year olds (school years 4 – 8), designed to replicate our main Gatsby Picnic. This will be a fun filled morning held in the Napier Sound Shell, featuring music, entertainment, games, celebrity visits, prizes and a few other...

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

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Antique Fair - ADF19

Antique Fair - ADF19

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 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF19

Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADF19

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...

Date: Thursday 14 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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At the Pictures - The Gay Divorcee (PG, 1934) ADF19

At the Pictures - The Gay Divorcee (PG, 1934) ADF19

Mimi (Ginger Rogers) wants a divorce. She hires a lawyer who devises a plan involving an extramarital affair at an English seaside hotel. But Mimi didn’t expect dashing dancer Guy (Fred Astaire) to enter the picture. What follows is a romantic comedy of errors featuring stunning musical...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Argentine Tango Class - ADF19

Argentine Tango Class - ADF19

Take to the floor and learn to dance the seductive Argentine Tango with John Flower, New Zealand Tango champion and also Tango Stage Champion World Latin Dance Cup, Miami, USA 2016. Tango provides a wonderful opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience and embrace this...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Deco City Beer Tent - ADF19

Deco City Beer Tent - ADF19

The Deco City Beer tent will showcase Napiers famous Deco City beer and also local wines. Throughout the entire festival the tent will be pouring cold Deco City beer and will have delicious local food offerings on site. The Deco City tent will also have live entertainment such as music, quizzes...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Deco City Beer Tent, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF19

Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF19

Get out those classy clothes and enter the 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 Lady, best dressed Gent, best dressed...

Date: Thursday 14 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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At the Pictures - Topper (PG, 1937) ADF19

At the Pictures - Topper (PG, 1937) ADF19

After a car crash, carefree and glamorous couple George (Cary Grant) and Marion (Constance Bennett) find themselves deceased. Confined to an existence as ghosts, they need to do a good deed in order to get into heaven. Who better to haunt than their old, stuffy friend Cosmo Topper (Roland...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday at Ira's - ADF19

Sunday at Ira's - ADF19

Sundays at Ira’s is Jane Keller’s latest cabaret show and features Michael Williams on piano. Jane’s Great Aunt Alice was a close personal friend of Ira Gershwin and was a regular guest at his Sunday lunches where he enjoyed entertaining his friends. George Gerswhin, Cole Porter, Harold...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sooth Me - Debbie Harwood In Concert - ADF19

Sooth Me - Debbie Harwood In Concert - ADF19

Join New Zealand music legend Debbie Harwood as she performs a concert of her acclaimed Jazz album ‘Soothe me’. This is a concert that celebrates the golden era of Jazz using the thread that is LOVE and weaving its way through good times and bad, war and peace. It celebrates what holds us...

Date: Thursday 14 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 zany murder comedy by Joseph Kesselring. Directed by: Jonathan Smith Corpses in the cellar, clueless cops, sweet old ladies, crazy brothers, mercy killings, elderberry wine and thwarted romance provide us with just the right ingredients for our Art Deco offering. This is a three act play...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Late Night Jazz Club At the Cabana - ADF19

Late Night Jazz Club At the Cabana - ADF19

When the sun goes down and the music starts up. Come to the Cabana for some old good time Jazz featuring some of NZ’s greatest Jazz Musicians. The songs of Ella, Frank, Billie, The Big Bands and more. A late night hang out with doors at 8-30, show starting at 9-30 and running till late, this...

Date: Thursday 14 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Festival Style Hub - ADF19

Festival Style Hub - ADF19

Want your hair and makeup done for the day or the night while you enjoy a glass of bubbles - the Festival Style Hub offers the full experience. Brimming with beauty, wellbeing offerings as well as plenty of pampering, the Festival Style Hub is home to a one-stop shop for all things glam and...

Date: Friday 15 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lacy & Racy: Lingerie & Boudoir Wear of The 1920's & 30's

Lacy & Racy: Lingerie & Boudoir Wear of The 1920's & 30's

From practical to playful and romantic to racy, this talk covers both staid foundation garments and fanciful boudoir wear. Ever wondered just how you rolled your stockings down or what put the snap in your garters? Join social historian and vintage clothing collector Inger Sheil as we take a...

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

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Huge Deco Sale - ADF19

Huge Deco Sale - ADF19

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 15 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Pacific Surf Lifesaving Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Glamour After Dark - ADF19

Glamour After Dark - ADF19

Costumier Natalie Robb, presents a ‘how to’ guide on how all women can create a glamorous evening look for the Art Deco Festival. By using a mixture of fast fashion, recycled and handmade clothing Natalie will transform several figure shapes to illustrate that we can all have fun on a...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF19

Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF19

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...

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
St Patricks Catholic Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fashionably Lunching - ADF19

Fashionably Lunching - ADF19

Join us for lunch at which a panel of Art Deco fashion experts will discuss and do a Q & A about Art Deco fashion. See incredible Art Deco collection pieces, newly designed garments and get the inside hints and tips from hair and makeup stylists on how to create your style. You’ll be...

Date: Friday 15 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Navy Band In Concert

The Navy Band In Concert

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

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

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Free
Fashion Speaker Series - Deco On a Dime ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Deco On a Dime ADF19

How to get a Champagne Wardrobe on a Cider Budget! Local legends, deco aficionados and op shopping queens Leigh Gillard and Judy Barnes will present this talk on how to develop a fabulous deco wardrobe without spending the family silver on it. With tips on sewing, secondhand shopping and doing...

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

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Miss Jean Batten - ADF19

Miss Jean Batten - ADF19

Presented by: Kabarett Tempestuous, inspirational and utterly fearless, Pioneer aviator Jean Batten was the very model of a strong New Zealand woman. Her 1936 flight from England to New Zealand, navigating with just a compass and a watch, is one of the extraordinary feats of the last...

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

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Depression Dinner - ADF19

Depression Dinner - ADF19

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 15 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF19

Sileni Estates Festival Opening - ADF19

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 Napier Art Deco Festival. Take in the first of the Flying Displays, the Navy Ceremonial Sunset, admire the cars, fashion and let your imagination soar...

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

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Free
Twisting The Swing

Twisting The Swing

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

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Ceremonial Sunset - ADF19

Ceremonial Sunset - ADF19

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 sounding of the Retreat, the Flag...

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

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Free
Friday Night with the Stars - ADF19

Friday Night with the Stars - ADF19

Supported by the Infinity Foundation. The concert that kicks off a massive weekend of celebrations! Once again we’re bringing together some of New Zealand music’s biggest stars. Backed by the amazing Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band and singing songs from the era, this is going to be a...

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

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Prohibition Party - ADF19

Prohibition Party - ADF19

In 2019 we’re bringing the Prohibition Party back to its full glory. A little party never killed nobody - unless the Federal Police arrive to enforce the Prohibition Law. Relive the Florida dark underground nightlife during the Prohibition period as you experience non-stop music, live...

Date: Friday 15 February to Saturday 16 February
Where:
Daily Telegraph Building, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Haven't a Clue - Presented by Kabarett - ADF19

Haven't a Clue - Presented by Kabarett - ADF19

If you're looking for a murderous cabaret experience, you've come to the right place. With an all singing, all dancing, oftentimes burlesquing cast of local and international performers, Haven't a Clue pays cheeky homage to those classic mystery stories of the 1930s with a double helping of...

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

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Free
Fashion Speaker Series - Stitched Up In Deco ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Stitched Up In Deco ADF19

Vintage fashion designer and seamstress Tamsin Smith will take you on a journey through the playful fashions of the 20s and 30s. From fashion plate to finished dress, this talk will focus on re-creating garments of the era using creative pattern making and sewing techniques. Be inspired to make...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Pop-up Weddings

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Weddings

Memorable, Stylish, Hassle-free! Book in to be part of Hawke's Bay's first ever pop-up wedding event. The first Saturday after Valentine's Day, 16 February 2019, we’re popping up at the historic Duart House in Havelock North. There’ll be 5 available times for your 90-minute pop-up...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Golden Era of Knitting (1930's - 1950's) - ADF19

The Golden Era of Knitting (1930's - 1950's) - ADF19

Knitting has a long history but its popularity was greatly increased in the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Local vintage knitting enthusiast Denise Gore will be presenting a talk about hand knitting during the period. Numbers are limited. To RSVP please contact the Napier Library on 06 834 4180 or at...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Deco Kids Club - ADF19

Deco Kids Club - ADF19

Whether for entertainment or a great place to get out of the sun, take a break with the little ones at the Deco Kids Club. Full of fun Art Deco activities, free arts, games, entertainment and educational projects for them to work on. Please note all children must be supervised at all times...

Date: Saturday 16 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF19

Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF19

Get down to the Deco Kids Club for free Charleston dance lessons. Perfect for the little ones who want to learn how to be full time fella’s and dames during the Festival.

Date: Saturday 16 February to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Car Parade - ADF19

Vintage Car Parade - ADF19

Sponsored by: Progressive Meats Free to view. In 2019, for the first time ever it will be the year of the Commercial Vehicle at Napier Art Deco Festival with entries of all types of Commercials on parade. These special vehicles had hard working lives doing everything from delivering goods and...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

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

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Free
Fashion Speaker Series - Elegance by Design ADF19

Fashion Speaker Series - Elegance by Design ADF19

Creating your Deco Capsule Wardrobe. Stuck for what to wear during Deco or need a little style inspiration? Join Director of The Metropolitan Club, Rose Jackson, for a fun and informative discussion on how to create your perfect Art Deco capsule wardrobe. Filled with practical tips, simple...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand Male Choir - ADF19

New Zealand Male Choir - ADF19

After rave reviews in 2018 the New Zealand Male Choir are back! Spend an afternoon enjoying 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. The choir enjoys singing a wide range of...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art Deco Fashion On the Foreshore

Art Deco Fashion On the Foreshore

Supported by the Infinity Foundation. The main event for our ‘Fashion focused Festival’; this free outdoor runway fashion show will set alight Saturday night at the Napier Sound Shell. This spectacular event will include unique collection pieces, newly designed Art Deco inspired works...

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

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Great Gatsby Party - ADF19

Great Gatsby Party - ADF19

Sponsored by HB Technologies. Last year’s most extravagant party is back! We’re taking over the whole Mission Estate Winery and transporting you directly into the decadent world of the Great Gatsby. You’ll be greeted with showgirls, canapés and a glass of bubbles on arrival. On the...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Not Too Serious Sing Along - ADF19

Not Too Serious Sing Along - ADF19

The 1930s boasted many of the greatest composers of all time - Gershwin, Berlin, Porter, Rodgers – and now’s your chance to have a fun sing along while enjoying a good old fashioned dinner and pudding. Entertainers will lead the songs as you join in with song sheets provided. Bring your...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF19

Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF19

Celebrate the rebels, the criminals, and backcountry moonshiners of the Prohibition Era. Dress up whether it be a flapper dress, zoot suit, or old timey bootlegger garb, and join us for a festive evening of celebrations. You’ll enjoy a scrumptious buffet dinner prepared by Orton‘s, served...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Royal New Zealand Navy Concert at the Sound Shell - ADF19

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert at the Sound Shell - ADF19

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 class outdoor musical concert.

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

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Free
Market Street Fair - ADF19

Market Street Fair - ADF19

Come and experience the tastes and toys of yester-year with the Market Street Fair. With tables loaded with sweets and treats from the Deco Era, children, both young and old will have the opportunity to re-live how 1930’s children played and entertained themselves. Combined with the...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF19

Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF19

This is a commemorative breakfast that recognises the special historical connection between the Navy and the Mission. Join our special guests, defence attaché, officers and ships company from the Royal New Zealand Navy and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the company of uniformed officers at each...

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

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Free
Soap Box Derby - ADF19

Soap Box Derby - ADF19

Sponsored by Conroy Removals and Pit Stop Napier 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 17 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Veronica Bell Parade - ADF19

Veronica Bell Parade - ADF19

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.

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Veronica Sunbay Memorial, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art Deco Movie Marathon

Art Deco Movie Marathon

Art Deco 2019 Movie Screening of the classics. Come along and have a relaxing afternoon with us and some of the classic movies. Enjoy with a meal or snuggle under the blanket to enjoy this afternoon of art. Movie Screenings and Times: Gone With The Wind at 12 noon Casablanca at 4pm The Great...

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

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The Sunday Sessions

The Sunday Sessions

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

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 17 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Host a Naval Guest to The Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Host a Naval Guest to The Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

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 email festival@artdeconapier.com. Gathering point to meet your RNZN guest...

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

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Free
Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Gatsby Picnic - ADF19

Sponsored by: Tremains Gather your friends and set up by the seaside for a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the sunshine at one of the Festivals cornerstone events. Whether you bring a picnic rug or gazebo, join the throngs in their Deco finery as they picnic in style. If the weather is wet, we...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF19

Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF19

Sponsored by: Tremains 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 17 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Here's Looking at You Kid - ADF19

Here's Looking at You Kid - ADF19

Classic movies on our big screens. A comfortable afternoon to enjoy with friends while relaxing to some absolute movie classics. 12.00pm - Gone with the Wind 4.00pm - Casablanca 6.00pm - The Great Gatsby

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

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Free
Art Deco Best Dressed Contest - ADF19

Art Deco Best Dressed Contest - ADF19

Always hotly contested the Art Deco Best Dressed Contest, presented by The Metropolitan Club, is one of the most popular events in the Napier Art Deco Festival programme. Come along and marvel at the magnificent outfits on display or be brave and take to the catwalk yourself! This is your...

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

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Free
Dry Boat Racing - ADF19

Dry Boat Racing - ADF19

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

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Free
A Swing and A Prayer Service - ADF19

A Swing and A Prayer Service - ADF19

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.

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

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Deco Best Bits - ADF19

Deco Best Bits - ADF19

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...

Date: Sunday 17 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz Vespers - ADF19

Jazz Vespers - ADF19

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 17 February
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019

Hiboux Migrations North Island Tour 2019

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

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

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #4

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 20 February
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 4

Shed 2 Triathlon Series 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 five events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone...

Date: Sunday 24 February
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Puketapu Auction and Fair

Puketapu Auction and Fair

The Puketapu Auction and Fair is a fund-raising event for the Rotary Club of Taradale and includes an auction and country-style fair that includes many craft stalls, food, beverages and children's entertainment. This event is great fun for the whole family. Gold coin donation.

Date: Sunday 24 February
Where:
Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

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

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

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Free
Sunday Suppers

Sunday Suppers

Get your Sunday chills on out in our grounds, live music, food trucks, the new and fan-dangled outdoor bar out here at Moana. Chill out to live music, grab a beer or a glass of wine, a wood fired Pizza or something more from the food trucks...

Date: Wednesday 28 November to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2019

Free
Food Truck Fridays

Food Truck Fridays

Get your Weekends off to a great start with a glass of Moana Park this summer season, we will turn the tunes up, light the fire pit and chill the beers down, come and grab a bite to eat, from our own menu or the talented food trucks that will be pulling up for the evening to cook for us! Come...

Date: Friday 23 November to Friday 8 March
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

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

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The U2 Show - Achtung Baby Joshua Tree Album Tour

The U2 Show - Achtung Baby Joshua Tree Album Tour

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

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 24 November to Saturday 2 March
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Join Mack at one of the premium vineyards in the Bay and experience a sensory treat of good food, great wine and excellent acoustic stylings of Mack and his guitars, as he plays and sings originals as well as covers of folk and rock classics. Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best...

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

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Free
Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

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

Date: Saturday 1 December to Saturday 2 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bays Weekend Market

Bays Weekend Market

Sunday market down by ocean spa, marine parade. Wide range of stalls, veggies, food, new and old, trash and treasures. Come on down and see for yourself. Lots of bargains.

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Sunday Market, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 25 November to Sunday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

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

Date: Sunday 2 December to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Monday 19 November to Monday 4 March
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2019

Conquer the peaks! In beautiful Hawke's Bay! 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...

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Maraekakaho Country Market Day

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' The 7th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 9th March 2019. Enjoy a family day where there will be pony rides, grown art and colouring in competitions for the kids; local produce (including fresh locally grown lamb), coffee, home baking,...

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Land Rover Horse of The Year 2019

Land Rover Horse of The Year 2019

The annual Land Rover Horse of the Year is New Zealand's Premier Equestrian competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. With over 1400 riders and 1800 horses competing for lucrative titles and prize money, the show is a feature on all equestrian...

Date: Tuesday 12 March to Sunday 17 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nitro Circus You Got This Stadium Tour

Nitro Circus You Got This Stadium Tour

The all-new You Got This Stadium tour will showcase Nitro Circus’ fearless riders braving the biggest ramps ever seen in both FMX and BMX next year, and once again New Zealand is set to reap the rewards of this boundary-breaking insanity. Not resting on their laurels, the Nitro Circus crew has...

Date: Sunday 17 March
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5

Campbell Bros & Stortford Auto Sales Aquathon Race #5

Campbell Bros Ltd & Stortford Auto Sales mid-week Aquathon Series. This series of 5 events is all about having fun and sharpening those skills you already have. Bring the family down for a picnic on the beach afterwards with the rest of the team. The event is based at Pandora Pond, Napier...

Date: Wednesday 20 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)

Shed 2 Triathlon Series Race # 5 (Club Champs & HBSS Champs)

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

Date: Sunday 24 March
Where:
Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

Church Road Live - Summer Sessions

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

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

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Dine With... 2019

Dine With... 2019

Save the date! Dine with... 2019 is back and this time it's at the Napier Conference Centre! Dine With.. is a charity fundraising dinner and auction for the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service. Our local life-saving service which requries $1.3 million in fundraising from the community...

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

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Bard @ the Park

Bard @ the Park

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

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

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April 2019

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2019 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

2019 Hawkes Bay Backyard Cricket Championships

The Crewcut Backyard Bash is back for 2019, bigger and better than last year, and looking to see who truely is the best in the Kiwi backyard! Backyard Cricket New Zealand along with Crewcut Lawn & Gardens and The Rock Radio Station are excited to announce 6 x 1 day regional events held at...

Date: Saturday 6 April
Where:
Zeffer Cider, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Village Fete 2019

Taradale Village Fete 2019

Hawke's Bay's Premier Market Event. 2019 will be the 9th Taradale Village Fete and the best ever! Well over 60 high quality local and out of town stalls, selling a great range of handmade goods and providing entertainment, with: - Handmade products - Fresh fruit and vegetables - Delicious hot...

Date: Sunday 7 April
Where:
Taradale Primary School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

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

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Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

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

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

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Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

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

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

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Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship

Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship

Exciting Stockcar Teams Racing from the drop of the first flag an hour earlier than normal at 6pm This is Wild! The meanest ten Stockcar Teams from around the country are determined to destroy their opponents. Will it be a local stockcar team or will one of the visiting teams from Gisborne,...

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

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Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship

Peter Barry Stockcar Teams Championship

Exciting Stockcar Teams Racing from the drop of the first flag. This is Wild! The meanest ten Stockcar Teams from around the country are determined to destroy their opponents. Will it be a local stockcar team or will one of the visiting teams from Gisborne, Rotorua, Auckland, Palmerston North,...

Date: Saturday 20 April
Where:
Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!! Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market...

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

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Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

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

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

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Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

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

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

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May 2019

Cats

Cats

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

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

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The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Get tomorrow's ideas today! With over 120 exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. There's fun for the whole family with the Resene Paint-a-Bird House. Plus...

Date: Friday 17 May to Sunday 19 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Run away to Hawke's Bay for a 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, quiet country roads and pass vineyards and orchards - all finishing at the impressive Elephant...

Date: Saturday 18 May
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2019

Bold Moves

Bold Moves

The stage will be flooded with colour and light. George Balanchine’s Serenade is one of the few ballets that can truly be held iconic. Conceived in 1934, it is American ballet’s founding document, the foundation on which all later works must stand and against which they will be judged. 28...

Date: Saturday 14 September to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2019

Postmodern Jukebox 2019

Postmodern Jukebox 2019

TEG Dainty, Nice Events and David Roy Williams Entertainment are excited to announce that Postmodern Jukebox will return to New Zealand in September and October 2019 following four hugely successful tours in as many years. The multi-talented collective will bring their re-imagined contemporary...

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

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November 2019

Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

Faint starlight peeps through the dark forest canopy. It is midnight: the witching hour. Alone and lost, two hungry children stumble towards a glowing vision of warmth and comfort, heaven for any child with an empty belly and an aching heart. But all is not as it seems… For Christmas 2019,...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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