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

What's on in Hawke's Bay

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

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    August 2021

    Free
    Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

    Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge

    Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! We’ve set 12 rousing reading challenges for you. Complete one or more and be in to win weekly prizes. Complete four different challenges, we’ll enter you into our grand prize draw. Step...

    Date: Wednesday 4 August to Sunday 15 August
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Turn Up the Heat Adult Reading Challenge


    Free
    Mid-Winter Makers Market

    Mid-Winter Makers Market

    Buy local and support Hawke's Bay Artists! The popular CAN Mid-Winter Makers Market returns and presents a unique opportunity to browse locally made, beautifully handcrafted products made by our talented Hawke’s Bay artists. CAN are encouraging visitors to buy local! Come and see the rich...

    Date: Wednesday 4 August to Thursday 5 August
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Mid-Winter Makers Market


    Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday Special

    Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday Special

    Every Wednesday: Escape Room Wizard Wednesday Deal The Wizard Express needs your help to get the young Wizards to Wizard Academy safely. Are you ready to help? Be a Wizard for a day! *This Escape Room is suitable for people aged 7 and over. Every Friday: Escape Room Freaky...

    Date: Wednesday 4 August to Wednesday 29 September
    Where:
    Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday Special


    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 4 August to Wednesday 8 December
    Where:
    Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


    Free
    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial 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 4 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


    Italian Film Festival - Reality

    Italian Film Festival - Reality

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you to 'Reality' After winning acclaim with his crime film Gomorra, Director Matteo Garrone seemed to want to prove that he was a real force in contemporary Italian Cinema. This year we have programmed two Garrone films; Reality and the...

    Date: Wednesday 4 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival - Reality


    Free
    Lunch Hour Concert

    Lunch Hour Concert

    Lunch Hour Concert. A varied programme of talented local performers: The Christian School Choir directed by Murray Wood; Michael Hewitt & Jenny Cross, Vocal Duets; Anna Hansen, Piano; Kirsty McMinn-Collard, Soprano accompanied by Margaret Cooper. A cafe-style lunch is available after the concert...

    Date: Wednesday 4 August
    Where:
    Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Lunch Hour Concert


    Free
    Young at Heart Book Club

    Young at Heart Book Club

    Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 2 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


    Italian Film Festival Orakei - 7 Hours to Win Your Heart

    Italian Film Festival Orakei - 7 Hours to Win Your Heart

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you '7 Hours to Win Your Heart'. Neapolitan actor Giampaolo Morelli (in this year’s Golden Men) makes his directorial debut with 7 Hours to Win Your Heart, a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy set in Naples. Giulio (played by Morelli) is an...

    Date: Thursday 5 August to Sunday 8 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival Orakei - 7 Hours to Win Your Heart


    NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay

    NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay

    Returning to Napier in Hawkes Bay, we have the popular and inspiring NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour with its amazing films celebrating outdoor adventurers getting out there and doing it! Internationally recognised as one of the world’s premier mountain film festival events an audience...

    Date: Thursday 5 August
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - NZ Mountain Film Festival National Tour - Hawkes Bay


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    Threestyle Thirstdayz Ep.27 (ft. Ben Canute)

    Threestyle Thirstdayz Ep.27 (ft. Ben Canute)

    Yol legends! We're stoked to be hosting Threestyle Thirstdayz back at the magical Paisley Stage in Napier this coming Thursday for our 27th episode. Our guest for the week Ben Canute is a up and coming aspiring rapper travelling down from Auckland City, this man has bars and supplies one hellova...

    Date: Thursday 5 August
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Threestyle Thirstdayz Ep.27 (ft. Ben Canute)


    Italian Film Festival - Pavarotti

    Italian Film Festival - Pavarotti

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you 'Pavarotti'. A riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Pavarotti tells vibrant tales — Pavarotti used to bring suitcases of tortellini on tour with him — and is good on the...

    Date: Friday 6 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival - Pavarotti


    Italian Film Festival - Golden Men

    Italian Film Festival - Golden Men

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you 'Golden Men'. The wild, true story of a 1990 bank heist in Torino was massive news in Italy and seemed to capture the nation's imagination. This star-studded caper-film, thrillingly explores the events from multiple...

    Date: Friday 6 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival - Golden Men


    Hygge Quiz Night

    Hygge Quiz Night

    Come on down to a night to reminisce, remember, and revolt with the era that was the 80s. A time where every second person on the street was wearing baggy pants, afros and Sony Walkman’s. A time when the only thing cooler than a slap bracelet or Rubik’s cube was scratch & sniff stickers. Stick...

    Date: Friday 6 August
    Where:
    Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hygge Quiz Night


    Italian Film Festival - Bad Tales

    Italian Film Festival - Bad Tales

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you 'Bad Tales'. Bad Tales is the multi-award-winning, style soaked drama set in the languid suburbia of a Roman neighbourhood. The stifling heat seems to pervade every frame of this colourful, meticulously crafted world. The set up...

    Date: Friday 6 August to Tuesday 10 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival - Bad Tales


    The Firebird

    The Firebird

    Following the triumph of his Hansel & Gretel in 2019, the Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to commission a new work by Choreographer in Residence Loughlan Prior for 2021. The Firebird, first staged in Paris in 1910, changed the direction of ballet. The spine-tingling grandeur of...

    Date: Friday 6 August to Saturday 7 August
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Firebird


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    Temple of the Grunge

    Temple of the Grunge

    We are back and really looking forward to smashing some 90's classics for you, expect a good dose of... Pearl Jam, Nirvana, STPs, Alice In Chains, Hole, Soundgarden and more. Temple of the Grunge have been bringing the classics back since 2012, don't miss this dynamic band with interchanging...

    Date: Friday 6 August
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Temple of the Grunge


    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


    Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

    Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival

    Invoke clarity and healing with an entire weekend of Yoga at the first-ever Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival. Immerse yourself with unlimited yoga & mindfulness every day. Discover a weekend of unlimited yoga, wellness & community. Take time out to go on your personal journey of awakening and...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Sunday 8 August
    Where:
    Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Yoga Festival


    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 locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 September
    Where:
    Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


    Free
    Havelock Handmade Market

    Havelock Handmade Market

    A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 11 December
    Where:
    Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


    Italian Film Festival - Martin Eden

    Italian Film Festival - Martin Eden

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you 'Martin Eden'. Jack London’s novel of Martin Eden is transposed to Napoli, in Pietro Marcello’s stunningly unique arthouse epic. Every element of this film, from cinematography to production design, costume to the extraordinary...

    Date: Saturday 7 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival - Martin Eden


    Italian Film Festival - The Man Who Bought the Moon

    Italian Film Festival - The Man Who Bought the Moon

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you 'The Man who Bought the Moon'. Italian comedy is not commonly known for its deadpan and absurdist humour; it seems that The Man who Bought the Moon owes much of its’ style to Sardinian wit rather than Italian. Director, Paolo Zucca...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Wednesday 11 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival - The Man Who Bought the Moon


    Highway Heritage Stop presents Nicky's Accessories

    Highway Heritage Stop presents Nicky's Accessories

    Highway Heritage Stop is proud to promote Nicky's Accessories at an exclusive event displaying an amazing selection of jewelry for sale, topped off with some bubbly and snacks! Whether you are looking for a birthday gift for someone special or treating yourself to a new piece of bling... or even...

    Date: Saturday 7 August
    Where:
    Highway Heritage Stop, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Highway Heritage Stop presents Nicky's Accessories


    I Saw You

    Dali Day 2021 I Saw You - Exhibition 5-7 free event I Saw You A National Holiday opens with a collection of hand-picked world-class visual artists participating in the inaugural exhibition to open the night's festivities for Dali Day. Artists have been given a Handsaw each with the...

    Date: Saturday 7 August
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - I Saw You


    Italian Film Festival - The Music of Silence

    Italian Film Festival - The Music of Silence

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you to 'The Music of Silence'. Everything you wanted to know about beloved Italian opera tenor, Andrea Bocelli’s early years, from the director of Il Postino. Merging pop and opera, blind Italian singing phenomenon, Andrea Bocelli...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Monday 9 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival - The Music of Silence


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    Live Music night with The Rvmes at Crab Farm Winery

    Live Music night with The Rvmes at Crab Farm Winery

    Our live music nights are back, it's been a while and we need a good night out!! Join us for a night of music with The Rvmes Get your dancing shoes on for a night of live music, delicious gourmet snack menu and a couple of drinks! Tickets will be on sale via Eventfinda at $15 per person...

    Date: Saturday 7 August
    Where:
    Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Live Music night with The Rvmes at Crab Farm Winery


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    HNPS Big Night Out

    HNPS Big Night Out

    The Big Night Out is back! Join us to outwit, outplay, and outbid your friends for a hilarious quiz night, live auction, and dancing til late. Tickets will be hotter than an episode of Bridgerton, so organise your table of 10, and don’t miss out on booking yourselves a table. $50pp...

    Date: Saturday 7 August
    Where:
    The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - HNPS Big Night Out


    Italian Film Festival - Marriage Italian Style

    Italian Film Festival - Marriage Italian Style

    The Studio Italia | Italian Film Festival NZ warmly invites you to the screening of a Classic Sophia Loren film 'Marriage Italian Style' by Vittorio de Sica. Sometimes the stars align for a film, and they create cinema history. The story of Marriage Italian Style comes from one of the most...

    Date: Saturday 7 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival - Marriage Italian Style


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    Dali Day

    Dali Day

    Everyone loves Dali! Come together to celebrate all things Dali on his special day. Dali loves art! Dali Day kicks off with an exhibition of visual arts featuring work by artists from far and wide who count themselves among Dali’s very many friends and acquaintances. Unique and diverse, this...

    Date: Saturday 7 August
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Dali Day


    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 8 August to Sunday 21 November
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


    Taradale Sunday Market

    Taradale Sunday Market

    Taradale Sunday Market. Napier's only weekly indoor market. 9 am - 1 pm, inside the Taradale RSA, 156 Gloucester St, Napier Come and meet the people that create a great range of handmade gifts and Cards. Wooden Toys, Jewellery, Crystals, Polished Stones, Quilting, Knitting, Sewing, Diamond /dot...

    Date: Sunday 8 August
    Where:
    Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Taradale Sunday Market


    Bay Ford CX6, 2021 CXHB Series

    Bay Ford CX6, 2021 CXHB Series

    With thanks to our Series Sponsor Bay Ford Bay Mazda Hastings. Enter online now for this race or for the series. Online entries close at 8 pm on Saturday 29 May. No on-the-day entries. CX45 CX30 Under15 CX20 Future stars 7&under and 10&under: entry is free (koha or donation...

    Date: Sunday 8 August
    Where:
    Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bay Ford CX6, 2021 CXHB Series


    Italian Film Festival -Pinocchio

    Italian Film Festival -Pinocchio

    The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival warmly invite you to 'Pinocchio' Carlo Collodi’s 1883 book The Adventures of Pinocchio is probably Italy’s favourite fairy tale. Like all good fairy tales, it is not just for children. Director, Matteo Garrone has demonstrated considerable courage...

    Date: Sunday 8 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival -Pinocchio


    Hastings Music Society

    Hastings Music Society

    Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

    Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
    Where:
    St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Music Society


    Travel the World - China - Cooking Workshop

    Travel the World - China - Cooking Workshop

    Jie Pang will introduce you to skills of filling, shaping and making Steamed buns from scratch. Jie Pang’s origins’ lay in the Chengdu, city in southwestern province Sichuan in China. Sichuan is also the hometown of Panda and hot pot. It is famous for its spicy food. Jie Pang will...

    Date: Sunday 8 August
    Where:
    Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Travel the World - China - Cooking Workshop


    Social Rock N Roll Club

    Social Rock N Roll Club

    Napier RSA Rock n Roll club present our monthly RnR social everyone welcome, this month's social has the Theme Wild & Wacky get dressed up and come along to a great night of RnR music and dancing, featuring DJ Big Beat kicking off at 6-30 pm, come along a little earlier and enjoy a meal at the...

    Date: Sunday 8 August
    Where:
    Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Social Rock N Roll Club


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    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

    Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 12 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Italian Film Festival - I am Love

    Italian Film Festival - I am Love

    The Studio Italia | Italian Film Festival NZ warmly invites you to the screening of the visual masterpiece 'I am Love' by Luca Guadagnino. “Watching this lush, operatic Italian drama about a clannish family of wealthy Milanese industrialists is like suddenly being exposed to a full orchestra...

    Date: Monday 9 August
    Where:
    EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival - I am Love


    Free
    Minecraft Mondays

    Minecraft Mondays

    Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

    Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


    Italian Film Festival - Il Tuttofare

    Italian Film Festival - Il Tuttofare

    The Studio Italia | Italian Film Festival NZ warmly invites you to the screening of blockbuster comedy film 'Il Tuttofare' by Valerio Attanasio. In a style that pays homage to the masters of Italian ‘Commedia All’Italiana’(see also Marriage Italian Style), Il Tuttofare is a brilliant...

    Date: Monday 9 August
    Where:
    Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Italian Film Festival - Il Tuttofare


    Asians In The Bay Awards

    Asians In The Bay Awards

    Asians in the Bay Awards which started in 2012 aims to recognize the contribution of Asians communities throughout Hawkes Bay in the social, cultural and economic development of Hawkes Bay. There are six categories of awards, namely Best Asian Business, Best Asian Restaurant, Best Asian Community,...

    Date: Monday 9 August
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Asians In The Bay Awards


    Free
    Rhythm and Rhymes

    Rhythm and Rhymes

    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 strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

    Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


    Free
    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


    Free
    Read'N'Chat

    Read'N'Chat

    Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

    Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Read'N'Chat


    Double Feature - Studio & Youth Production 2021

    Double Feature - Studio & Youth Production 2021

    This year Napier Repertory Players present a Studio Production and a Youth Production on the same night! Two fabulous one-act productions on one night for one entry price! Both these productions are also to be entered into this years New Zealand TheatreFest Jonathan Smith MNZM is bringing...

    Date: Wednesday 11 August to Friday 13 August
    Where:
    Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Double Feature - Studio & Youth Production 2021


    Free
    Friend of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale

    Friend of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale

    This is a Friends of Hastings District Libraries fundraising event. Come along and bag a bargain! Or 12... Books 50cents and Magazines 10cents unless marked otherwise. Cash sales only and please bring a bag. To find out more about the Friends of Hastings District Libraries, please visit the...

    Date: Thursday 12 August to Saturday 14 August
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Friend of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale


    Paisley Woodstock 2021

    Paisley Woodstock 2021

    We are blasting back to the late sixties, 3 nights of amazing music, get into the vibe for the whole weekend with Thu 12. STEELY DREW. THE MUNROES. JOE COLE. THE GUNSMITHS. Fri 13. MOCK CREAM. THE ELTON JOHN EXPERIENCE. THE CELLAR DOOR BAND. NICHOLBATES. STEPHEN EVANS. Sat 14. BIG ROD AND THE...

    Date: Thursday 12 August to Saturday 14 August
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Paisley Woodstock 2021


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    Margot Pierard & Ben Wilcock. JAZZ.

    Margot Pierard & Ben Wilcock. JAZZ.

    Wil Sargisson is heading back to Australia and his PIANO Stool will be taken by the very experienced BEN WILCOCK. Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries Creative, Music and Performance “I’m lucky to be able to teach in an area I’m very passionate about – music,” says...

    Date: Thursday 12 August
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Margot Pierard & Ben Wilcock. JAZZ.


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    Paint and Wine Night - The Kiss

    Paint and Wine Night - The Kiss

    The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

    Date: Thursday 12 August
    Where:
    Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - The Kiss


    Rubix Mix

    Rubix Mix

    C90 have carefully selected a collection of 80’s songs from favourite mixed tapes and recreate them in their own unique style. Come along, sing along, bring the dancing shoes and either book a ticket by emailing them at musicbyc90@gmail.com or pay your koha on the night. Don’t miss this...

    Date: Friday 13 August
    Where:
    Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Rubix Mix


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    Fright Night

    Fright Night

    Have you ever wanted to do something CRAZY on a Friday night? To unleash your inner Zombie? We are calling all Ghosts, Monsters and Zombies to have a Thrilling night at the Faraday. Friday 13th August. 7.30pm - 10.30pm. It's a chance to release your ghoulish moves with our silent disco....

    Date: Friday 13 August
    Where:
    The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fright Night


    The Shades - The Gratitude Tour

    The Shades - The Gratitude Tour

    Kava Bowl Media proudly presents The Shades Quartet on their return tour of New Zealand. Not since 2018 has NZ seen this fantastic vocal quartet. Don’t miss this opportunity to check out NZ’s finest vocal quartet performing beautiful opera from one of New Zealand’s premium opera talents...

    Date: Friday 13 August
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Shades - The Gratitude Tour


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    Open Call 3

    Open Call 3

    Open Call 3 @ Spaceship Come along and watch some local Hawkes Bay people brave the bright lights and share their talents with you! With acts from all different areas of performance; comedy, dancing, and singing, just to name a few. A fun night for both performer and patron awaits. Each show will...

    Date: Friday 13 August
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Open Call 3


    Gunsmiths

    Gunsmiths

    Gunsmiths a 3 piece power band playing originals and covers in a blues rock funk style. Some of the best blues rock funk sounds you love, party it up to Hendrix, John Mayer, Black Keys, Cream, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Queens of the Stone Age and more. Secure your tickets now. Door sales avail if not...

    Date: Saturday 14 August
    Where:
    The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Gunsmiths


    The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

    The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

    Don’t miss your chance to witness this awesome production. A full complement of 9 passionate musicians bring alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. The Boss is tuned to perfection, a 3-hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA' album plus more.

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

    Read more » - The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show


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    A Night with Lynne Toner, Adrienne Toner & Fletcher Whanau

    A Night with Lynne Toner, Adrienne Toner & Fletcher Whanau

    A Night with Lynne Toner, Adrienne Toner & the Fletcher Whanau. Kia ora whānau. Come join us for a night of music and entertainment @ The Cabana Napier. Two of the biggest Musical Family's in Hawkes Bay join forces to bring a night of wonderful songs and smiles. With DejaBlue and Steve...

    Date: Saturday 14 August
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Night with Lynne Toner, Adrienne Toner & Fletcher Whanau


    Free
    Young Enterprise Scheme Day at Hawke's Bay Farmers'  Market

    Young Enterprise Scheme Day at Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

    Young Enterprise Students prepare to sell their innovative products and services at Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market The Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) is designed to inspire the next generation of business leaders, disruptors and changemakers, helping to create a new generation of business-savvy...

    Date: Sunday 15 August
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Taradale Sunday Market

    Taradale Sunday Market

    Come and visit Napier's only weekly indoor Market. Full of lots of local Handmade products from Cards to Wooden Toys. A great one-stop place to shop for Gifts. If you like Crystals, knitting, upcycled, pre-loved to re-loved. No need to worry about the weather, free off-street parking, on-site ATM....

    Date: Sunday 15 August to Sunday 29 August
    Where:
    Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Bill Cunningham New York

    Bill Cunningham New York

    Chronicles a man who is obsessively interested in only one thing, the pictures he takes that document the way people dress. The 80-year-old New York Times photographer has two columns in the paper's Style section, yet nobody knows who he is. Runtime 1:24

    Date: Sunday 15 August
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Western Suburbs

    Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers vs Western Suburbs

    Thirsty Whale Napier City Rovers take on Western Suburbs from Wellington in this final home match of the Central League National League in 2021. The Blues are looking to finish the home season on a high but will be made to work for it by Suburbs currently battling for a play off spot. Get down to...

    Date: Sunday 15 August
    Where:
    Bluewater Stadium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Beuys: Art as a Weapon

    Beuys: Art as a Weapon

    This archive-packed documentary provides a tantalising introduction to the life and work of Joseph Beuys, the revolutionary German artist of the 70s and 80s, celebrated for his artworks, performances and politics. Years after his death, sculptor and performance artist Joseph Beuys remains a...

    Date: Sunday 15 August
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Exit Through the Gift Shop

    Exit Through the Gift Shop

    The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains footage of Banksy, Shephard Fairey, Invader and many of the world's most infamous graffiti artists at...

    Date: Sunday 15 August
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Schools Night - The Next Generation of Jazz

    Schools Night - The Next Generation of Jazz

    School bands and soloists from: Napier Boys High School Taradale High School Napier Girls High School Iona College Lindisfarne College St John's College & Sacred Heart College Play Hawke's Bay Jazz Club. Plus a Massed Band to have a blast at the end of the night. Schools Night is...

    Date: Sunday 15 August
    Where:
    Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour

    Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour

    Grawlixes celebrate their sophomore album with a 12 date headline tour this July/August. The twelve shows will see Grawlixes perform across Aotearoa, captivating audiences with a dynamic set ranging from floating atmospheric ballads to spine-tingling rock. The singles from the album have already...

    Date: Sunday 15 August
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Dance Danced Dancing 2021

    Dance Danced Dancing 2021

    From the creative team behind the NZ Fringe multiple award-nominated, crowd-favourite show, New Dance Group, comes a unique show designed to pull the curtains back on the delightful oddities of creating live dance. This is a dance show about dancing. Dance Danced Dancing (2021), presented by...

    Date: Monday 16 August to Tuesday 17 August
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
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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. This is a book...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    A Progression of Poets

    A Progression of Poets

    A Progression of Poets comes to Hastings! You pick your venue - grab your FREE ticket and stay put and the poets come to you! this listing will get you tickets for Hastings Distillery on Heretaunga Street. Starts promptly at 6.30pm. As part of the National Poetry Day shenanigans Hawke’s Bay...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August
    Where:
    Hastings Distillery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    A Progression of Poets

    A Progression of Poets

    A Progression of Poets comes to Hastings! You pick your venue - grab your FREE ticket and stay put and the poets come to you! This listing will get you tickets for The Common Room venue. Starts promptly at 6.30pm. As part of the National Poetry Day shenanigans Hawke’s Bay Readers and...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    A Progression of Poets

    A Progression of Poets

    A Progression of Poets comes to Hastings! You pick your venue - grab your FREE ticket and stay put and the poets come to you! This listing will get you tickets for Spaceship Performing Arts venue, 118 Karamu Road. Starts promptly at 6.30pm. As part of the National Poetry Day shenanigans...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
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    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


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    Hawke's Bay Wine Auction - Pre-Tasting Event

    Hawke's Bay Wine Auction - Pre-Tasting Event

    The Hawke's Bay Wine Auction Pre-Tasting event presents an opportunity for guests to sample auction lot wines prior to the main auction event a month later on Saturday, 18th September. Sip samples of auction lot wine’s, taste nibbles by Dish Catering, chat to talented winemakers or our Event...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August
    Where:
    Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Third Thursday Book Club

    Third Thursday Book Club

    This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    West End to Waipawa. Musical revue;

    West End to Waipawa. Musical revue;

    The Waipawa Musical &Dramatics Club winter Musical Revue. West End to Waipawa “Musical Theatre through the Ages” culminating in a mix of favourite (and soon to be new favourites) from the great musical theatre shows we love. Slightly new feel to this winter show with a more intimate...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Saturday 28 August
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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    DIY Comedy

    DIY Comedy

    Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this should be a cracker! Online tickets are available...

    Date: Thursday 19 August
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Live at The Cabana

    Live at The Cabana

    Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this will be a cracker! Tickets available from...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Studio Ghibli: Earwig and the Witch Fundraiser Movie

    Studio Ghibli: Earwig and the Witch Fundraiser Movie

    Come along and join us as part of our 60th celebrations of the Japan Society of Hawke’s Bay with a Family Movie Night - Earwig and the Witch. We will also have raffles taking place on the night. About Earwig and the Witch Growing up in an orphanage in the British countryside, Earwig has no...

    Date: Thursday 19 August
    Where:
    Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    LOU'ANA North Island Tour

    LOU'ANA North Island Tour

    LOU’ANA Tāmaki Makaurau based artist with her seven-piece band are going on the road this winter to serve up her soul funk grooves with a dose of Magick. Having carved a place for herself within Auckland’s vibrant music community over the past 7 years. Lou’ana’s voice carries the...

    Date: Friday 20 August
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Clive Community Market

    Clive Community Market

    A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

    Date: Saturday 21 August to Saturday 18 December
    Where:
    Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Benee - Aotearoa Tour: POSTPONED

    Benee - Aotearoa Tour: POSTPONED

    Formidable indie-pop sensation and rising global superstar BENEE has today announced a nationwide regional tour for August. BENEE will visit every corner of the country, hitting eight different towns and cities throughout the month. The ‘Supalonely’ singer has had an incredible 18 months, from...

    Date: Saturday 21 August
    Where:
    Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Benee - Aotearoa Tour: POSTPONED


    80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

    80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

    Not to be missed, New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show to The Paisley Stage, Napier Doors from 8pm Show starts 8.30pm $20 GA Early bird ticket sale from Eventfinda limited number $25 GA $30 on the door *if any Come and party with Love Shack as they bring...

    Date: Saturday 21 August
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Fight Club

    Fight Club

    Some of Hawkes Bays finest DJs playing back to back to bring you the ultimate night of HOUSE MUSIC. We have Brad Friis, Gareth Dobson and Sneeky playing against DoW0rk, Dj Oma and.... TBA Set times and who will be playing B2B to be drawn out of a hat the week of the event, just to make it...

    Date: Saturday 21 August
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    The Rude Boyz - Reggae Party

    The Rude Boyz - Reggae Party

    Hawke’s Bay favourite reggae band The Rude Boyz are bringing the reggae party back to The Common Room Hastings. It’s always a great night of reggae music, sweet vibes, peace and love eclectic crowd. These shows always sell out so don’t miss out on the limited $10 tickets

    Date: Saturday 21 August
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Eagles Tribute Motel California: CANCELLED

    Eagles Tribute Motel California: CANCELLED

    Motel California is New Zealand's premier tribute to the Eagles Band. Playing all the best-loved Eagles hits, celebrating one of the great country-rock acts in music, Recognised for their accomplished & highly skilled musicianship and vocals, this is not to be missed!!! Selling out venues and...

    Date: Saturday 21 August
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Bay Cities' Symphonic Band

    Bay Cities' Symphonic Band

    PRIMA LA MUSICA, featuring Rossano Galante's "Mount Everest". An enjoyable afternoon of music by the band and guest soloist, Jean Jarvis, charge organist at St Columba's Church. Jean loves to share the love of the organ, especially the Rodgers 579 at the St Columba's Havelock North Church. The...

    Date: Sunday 22 August
    Where:
    St Columba's Presbyterian Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Paint and Wine Night - Farmland Sheep

    Paint and Wine Night - Farmland Sheep

    The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

    Date: Sunday 22 August
    Where:
    Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Craggy Range Winter Concert Series Presents Liam Finn

    Craggy Range Winter Concert Series Presents Liam Finn

    At Craggy Range again after an incredible solo performance in 2019, we welcome back Liam Finn as part of our Winter Concert Series. Liam's music has evolved over the course of his nomadic solo career, absorbing the nuances and energy of the multitude of stages he has played on across the...

    Date: Sunday 22 August
    Where:
    Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Wonderland Glow Show

    Wonderland Glow Show

    The GLOW SHOW team is back with WONDERLAND GLOW SHOW, a ‘kiwified’ interpretation of the classic ‘Alice in Wonderland' tale for tamariki, educators and whanau! Let your imagination soar as you're transported by the magic of giant scale glow-in-the-dark puppetry. The mega edu-taining...

    Date: Monday 23 August
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards

    Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards

    The Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards are proudly presented by the Restaurant Association of New Zealand with the support of Lead Sponsors Gilmours. The Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards is your opportunity to get together with the Hawke's Bay hospo squad and enjoy a night of delicious food stations...

    Date: Monday 23 August
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

    You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

    Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Cameron Barclay of The Ten Tenors, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo and a live band!

    Date: Wednesday 25 August
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

    You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

    Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Cameron Barclay of The Ten Tenors, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo and a live band!

    Date: Thursday 26 August
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity


    Slow Burning Folk Country

    Slow Burning Folk Country

    Jo is a singer-songwriter from Dunedin in the deep south of NZ. Little delivers her own style of road-worn, slow-burning, folk-country effortlessly. Her delicately crafted songs are like photo albums of her life. Jo’s first EP release ‘A Short Burst Of Hot’ was in 2009 with her band Midnight...

    Date: Thursday 26 August
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

    Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow

    Paintvine After Dark is New Zealand’s first glow in the dark paint party! Grab a drink in one hand, a brush in the other and get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going with ultra-violet lights, neon lights, glow in the dark paint, a DJ and nothing but laughs all night...

    Date: Thursday 26 August
    Where:
    Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Glow in the Dark Paint Night - Female Glow


    Bledisloe Cup Bus Trip from Napier to Wellington: CANCELLED

    Bledisloe Cup Bus Trip from Napier to Wellington: CANCELLED

    We return to Wellington Friday 27th August to enjoy the atmosphere of the coolest little capital in the world while the All Blacks take on The Wallabies in the final match of the Bledisloe Cup series Saturday 28th August 2021. This awesome long weekend Includes Return transport departing...

    Date: Friday 27 August to Sunday 29 August
    Where:
    Double Decker Transport Ltd, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bledisloe Cup Bus Trip from Napier to Wellington: CANCELLED


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    Deva Mahal - The Kinship Tour

    Deva Mahal - The Kinship Tour

    Due to popular demand, Deva Mahal is doing a series of special shows this August as she embarks on a 7-date nationwide ‘Kinship’ tour. Join Wellington-based Soul & R n B artist, Deva Mahal, for these incredible wahine-driven acoustic shows across the country this Winter. Deva Mahal was...

    Date: Friday 27 August
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Messy Church

    Messy Church

    Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

    Date: Saturday 28 August to Saturday 27 November
    Where:
    St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    'I See a Girl'; An uplifting and empowering musical event

    'I See a Girl'; An uplifting and empowering musical event

    Creative Arts Napier is proud to present "I see a girl" - love and believe in your reflection! An uplifting and empowering musical/visual gig for all ages. Enjoy live music from local songster Sarah Terry, set against a backdrop of contemporary images from the whimsical world of visual artist...

    Date: Saturday 28 August
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Hawke's Bay Soul Choir at Spaceship

    Hawke's Bay Soul Choir at Spaceship

    Come and listen to the Hawke's Bay Soul Choir sing soul music classics from the 70's and 80's. This lively and large group of singers from all around Hawke's Bay under the direction of Stephan Zebe is accompanied by a groovy band featuring horn section! Own cover versions from songs by Marvin...

    Date: Saturday 28 August
    Where:
    Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Hogsnort Bulldogs Goodtime Show (plus Andrew London)

    Hogsnort Bulldogs Goodtime Show (plus Andrew London)

    Our "Enjoy Yourself" tour! A night of toe-tapping fun and nostalgia at the magnificent Blyth Performing Arts Centre featuring a band that includes original members of the hugely popular sixties and seventies hit bands - ✨ Hogsnort Rupert, ✨ Bulldogs Allstar Goodtime Band, and ✨ Dave...

    Date: Saturday 28 August
    Where:
    Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Shed the Tool Tribute and Down with the System

    Shed the Tool Tribute and Down with the System

    NZ's premiere Tool tribute SHED team up with Napier's own Down with the System, System of a Down Tribute, to bring you a set of massive tracks from these rock titans! From soaring prog metal journey's to some of the biggest rock hits of last two decades, this will be a night not to miss.

    Date: Saturday 28 August
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Shed the Tool Tribute and Down with the System


    Free
    Pop-Up Kids Market - Spring Sale

    Pop-Up Kids Market - Spring Sale

    We're back! Join us at Havelock North's only regular second-hand market with stalls selling quality preloved baby and kid's clothing, toys, books, nursery items and more. This is an indoor event so will happen rain or shine. Plenty of parking out front on Napier Road. Look forward to...

    Date: Sunday 29 August
    Where:
    Havelock North Scout Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    September 2021

    Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday Special

    Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday Special

    Every Wednesday: Escape Room Wizard Wednesday Deal The Wizard Express needs your help to get the young Wizards to Wizard Academy safely. Are you ready to help? Be a Wizard for a day! *This Escape Room is suitable for people aged 7 and over. Every Friday: Escape Room Freaky...

    Date: Wednesday 4 August to Wednesday 29 September
    Where:
    Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Escape Room Wizard Wednesday & Freaky Friday Special


    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 4 August to Wednesday 8 December
    Where:
    Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


    Free
    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial 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 4 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


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    Paint and Wine Night- Starry Night Over The Rhône

    Paint and Wine Night- Starry Night Over The Rhône

    The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Hastings! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

    Date: Wednesday 1 September
    Where:
    Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Paint and Wine Night- Starry Night Over The Rhône


    Free
    Young at Heart Book Club

    Young at Heart Book Club

    Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 2 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


    Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

    Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

    Turning houses into homes for over 30 years! The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and impressed by the expert...

    Date: Friday 3 September to Sunday 5 September
    Where:
    McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021


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    North Island Regional Young Winemaker Dinner

    North Island Regional Young Winemaker Dinner

    Join us to celebrate our North Island Regional Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemakers of the Year Competition Competitors and Winners. Arrive at Black Barn’s outside courtyard for People’s Choice, where you are able to try and vote on wines carefully crafted by our Young Winemakers....

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

    Read more » - North Island Regional Young Winemaker Dinner


    2021 Edible Fashion Awards

    2021 Edible Fashion Awards

    BOLD, INNOVATIVE, MAGICAL. Wearable Art. Edible Inspired. The Edible Fashion Awards are Hawke’s Bay’s spectacular wearable art event... with 50 mind-blowing edible-inspired creations, intertwined with quality live entertainment from across Aotearoa, the Awards are a unique, exciting and...

    Date: Friday 3 September
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - 2021 Edible Fashion Awards


    Killer Queens

    Killer Queens

    Killer Queens are a completely live band of Hawke’s Bay’s finest musicians. Featuring a 4-piece band, 4 guest vocalists and a unique light and visual show. Killer Queens are not a tribute band, there are no cheap wigs and fake moustaches here, they pay homage to the music, influence and...

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

    Read more » - Killer Queens


    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


    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 locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 September
    Where:
    Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


    Free
    Havelock Handmade Market

    Havelock Handmade Market

    A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 11 December
    Where:
    Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year 2021 - Preliminary

    Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year 2021 - Preliminary

    Enjoy the preliminary stage of the Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year event where our finest young musicians perform solo in concert for the honour of becoming the Freemasons HB & Charity HB Young Musician of the Year 2021. From this concert, the finalists will be chosen for the concert on...

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

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year 2021 - Preliminary


    Free
    Taniwha Daffodils

    Taniwha Daffodils

    Nothing heralds the beginning of spring more than a field of daffodils, so it is with great excitement that the Mabin family re-open Taniwha Daffodils for a limited season this spring 2021. Open 4-19 September only. Stroll through thousands of daffodils in bloom, pick your own bunch to take home...

    Date: Saturday 4 September
    Where:
    Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Herstory

    Herstory

    Herstory will be a showcase of creative women in music in Hawkes Bay, The lineup includes the likes of De Lune, Kitty Day, Sarah Wiig and The Cellars as well as local Poet Joanna Collins and more. This event is part of a larger celebration of the anniversary of women's suffrage in New Zealand....

    Date: Saturday 4 September
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Lucien Johnson Quartet

    Lucien Johnson Quartet

    Lucien Johnson has been described as “a saxophonist and composer of rare excellence and mettle”. One of New Zealand’s leading jazz musicians, his latest album “Wax///Wane” has met with rave reviews from the international press, with London Jazz News describing it as “Mystical, a touch...

    Date: Saturday 4 September
    Where:
    Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Bring Back The 70's Cabaret

    Bring Back The 70's Cabaret

    Get your tickets now for a great night out! Dust off your disco shoes and jive the night away with live music from Sir Duke as they pump out all your favourite 70’s tunes! Come dressed in your best 70’s outfit and enjoy a fabulous night of dancing, spot prizes, frolics and fun! Enjoy a ...

    Date: Saturday 4 September
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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 8 August to Sunday 21 November
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Simply  Ballroom:

    Simply Ballroom:

    Simply Ballroom is held every first Sunday of the month come along and enjoy a mixture of all types of the ballroom with DJ's Bertie & Ansie. Two hours of non-stop music - Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba or any requests for other ballroom dances. A good night of social ballroom dancing. All dancers...

    Date: Sunday 5 September to Sunday 3 October
    Where:
    Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Minecraft Mondays

    Minecraft Mondays

    Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

    Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Heretaunga Women's Centre Movie - The Justice of Bunny King

    Heretaunga Women's Centre Movie - The Justice of Bunny King

    All our events are always LGBTQQIP2SAA inclusive. Men are welcome to attend this event. Every September the Heretaunga Women's Centre celebrates Women's Suffrage month with a mix of fun and informative events supporting and showcasing women. This September we are thrilled to be able have as...

    Date: Monday 6 September
    Where:
    Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

    Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

    Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

    Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Rhythm and Rhymes

    Rhythm and Rhymes

    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 strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

    Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Bakers Club

    Bakers Club

    Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

    Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 7 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Social Rock N Roll Club

    Social Rock N Roll Club

    Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

    Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 5 October
    Where:
    Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Read'N'Chat

    Read'N'Chat

    Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

    Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Read'N'Chat


    R18
    Paint and Wine Night - Koi Fish

    Paint and Wine Night - Koi Fish

    The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

    Date: Thursday 9 September
    Where:
    Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

    Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling

    Lawrence Arabia Does Chant Darling with special Guests Na Noise. Believed by the artist to be 'the latest and best of a recent plague of anniversary vinyl re-release tours' Lawrence Arabia has decided to 'do' Chant Darling live, celebrating the 12 & 1/2 year gap since the release of the...

    Date: Friday 10 September
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Glitter Boomb

    Glitter Boomb

    Glitter Boomb This show will be a supercharged spectacle for the senses. With different styles of burlesque to entertain your eyes like; classic, comedic, and something just a little bit different. With a seriously talented line up of performers, you won’t want to miss them take the stage! We...

    Date: Friday 10 September
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Piano Masterclass with Rae de Lisle

    Piano Masterclass with Rae de Lisle

    As part of the Hawke's Bay Young Musician of the Year 2021 event, Rae de Lisle, one of New Zealand's leading pianists and music teachers will work with young Hawke's Bay classical pianists in a masterclass focused on technique and style. Open to the public to see and hear the shaping of music...

    Date: Saturday 11 September
    Where:
    Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Performing 101 workshop with Cherry & Cici: CANCELLED

    Performing 101 workshop with Cherry & Cici: CANCELLED

    NEW EVENT DATE!! SAME PLACE, SAME TIME. DIFFERENT DAY. New date OCTOBER 9th. Please find the new event page to purchase tickets. New event tickets here >>>> https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2021/performing-101-workshop-with-cherry-cici2/napier The Boomb Funk Variety Performers is the kooky &...

    Date: Saturday 11 September
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Performing 101 workshop with Cherry & Cici: CANCELLED


    Free
    Hastings Blossom Festival 2021

    Hastings Blossom Festival 2021

    We are very happy and excited to let you know that the 2021 Blossom Parade is to take place on September 11, at 11am. Our theme for 2021 is... 'Transport to Delight'! It is our privilege to have the opportunity to bring the community together to celebrate the arrival of Spring and renew a sense...

    Date: Saturday 11 September
    Where:
    Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Blossom Festival 2021


    Ensemble Workshop with Rae de Lisle

    Ensemble Workshop with Rae de Lisle

    As part of the Young Musician of the Year 2021 event, Rae de Lisle, one of New Zealand's leading pianists and music teachers will give a workshop for both piano accompanists and musicians working with accompanists. This is an opportunity for music teachers, school music teachers, pianists and...

    Date: Saturday 11 September
    Where:
    Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Ensemble Workshop with Rae de Lisle


    NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021

    NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021

    In August and September, the New Zealand String Quartet will perform across Aotearoa for our 2021 National Tour. Immerse yourself in astounding beauty, inspire your senses, and fire your curiosity through four centuries of string quartet music… “…superbly responsive, technically sharp,...

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

    Read more » - NZ String Quartet | National Tour 2021


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    Fade To Black / Metallica and Black Knight / Deep Purple

    Fade To Black / Metallica and Black Knight / Deep Purple

    Back by popular demand 'Fade To Black Metallica Experience' and 'Black Knight - Deep Purple Homage' are coming back to Napier! This was an absolute banger the last time these bands played at The Cabana. Playing all the hits that made these legendary bands who they are. You don't want to miss...

    Date: Saturday 11 September
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet Returns to Napier

    Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet Returns to Napier

    Son de Cuba, 100% Cuban quartet returns to Napier. The boyz are very excited to be invited back to Napier and look forward to seeing you all there in September. Early-bird tickets on sale now. Limited door sales if not sold-out prior. Call Joe to book yours now: 027-582-9925 Son de...

    Date: Saturday 11 September
    Where:
    Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet Returns to Napier


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    Afro Music Experience

    Afro Music Experience

    Sam Manzanza & Afrobeat band will be performing his infectious afrobeat Manzanza Sound to make feel the highest Energy upbeat rhythm to dance no stop and to forget your worries. Saturday 11th September 9 PM to 12.30 PM AT Common Room Bar 227 Heretaunga St. East Hastings. Tickets $20. $18 eventfinda...

    Date: Saturday 11 September
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Hastings Music Society

    Hastings Music Society

    Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

    Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
    Where:
    St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Music Society


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    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

    Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 12 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Knit and Natter


    Free
    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


    PERIOD.

    PERIOD.

    Informed by personal stories, education books, and experts… Ephemeral Theatre breathes life into the stale classroom puberty talk. ‘A unique, inclusive, non-threatening and fun demystification of what is, after all, basic human biology...’ - Richard Mays Bring along your young-un's for...

    Date: Wednesday 15 September to Friday 17 September
    Where:
    Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - PERIOD.


    Free
    Third Thursday Book Club

    Third Thursday Book Club

    This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


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    Live at The Cabana

    Live at The Cabana

    Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this will be a cracker! Tickets available from...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Live at The Cabana


    Free
    International Talk Like a Pirate Day

    International Talk Like a Pirate Day

    Avast me hearties! Come ‘n celebrate international talk like a pirate day Saturday 18th September at Hastin’s Library. Join us fer a Piratey Storytime at 10.30am, make ye flag ‘n then head upstairs t’ crafts yer own pirate ship! Shiver me timbers! Here be some borin' techincal info...

    Date: Saturday 18 September
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

    Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

    Enjoy a gorgeous day at Gwavas Homestead and Garden with a sit down lunch and guided tour of the homestead, gardens and native bush. Hear the wonderful stories of Gwavas’ history and discover plantings dating back to the early 1900s, which still take prominence in the garden and surrounding bush...

    Date: Saturday 18 September to Saturday 16 October
    Where:
    Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

    Hawke's Bay Wine Auction

    The Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction celebrates 30 years in 2021, with Hawke’s Bay’s most talented winemakers providing over 40 lots of wine, many of which are being specially blended. This year’s Wine Auction event will take place on Saturday the 18th of September 2021. The main event begins...

    Date: Saturday 18 September
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Wine Auction


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    Paint and Wine Afternoon - Aoraki

    Paint and Wine Afternoon - Aoraki

    The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in the heart of Hastings ! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes...

    Date: Saturday 18 September
    Where:
    No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Paint and Wine Afternoon - Aoraki


    Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs

    Jon Stevens - Noiseworks INXS collection - with The Narcs

    Jon Stevens is delighted to announce a cocnert at Exhibition Hall, Tomoana Showgrounds in Hastings as part of his rescheduled ’Noiseworks + INXS Collection Tour’ in September. Tickets are selling fast at Plus1.co.nz and Blackbarn.com Fans can look forward to hearing INXS gems like Need...

    Date: Saturday 18 September
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    AYO - Auckland Youth Orchestra - GLORY

    AYO - Auckland Youth Orchestra - GLORY

    Gigout: Grand Choeur Dialogué (soloist: Nicholas Forbes) Mozart: The Magic Flute Overture Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (soloist: Jim Wu) Saint-Saëns - Symphony No.3 "Organ Symphony" (soloist: Nicholas Forbes) The Auckland Youth Orchestra presents an exciting symphony concert series...

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

    Read more » - AYO - Auckland Youth Orchestra - GLORY


    Free
    R18
    Babe Rainbow - New Zealand Spring Tour

    Babe Rainbow - New Zealand Spring Tour

    Back by popular demand to deliver a warm dose of aural sunshine, cosmic conduits Babe Rainbow return to Aotearoa following their dazzling 2021 album, ‘Changing Colours’. Visiting three special spots this spring: Thursday September 16 - MONO @ Ngaio Marsh Theatre, Christchurch* Saturday...

    Date: Saturday 18 September
    Where:
    Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Babe Rainbow - New Zealand Spring Tour


    Hatuma Half Marathon

    Hatuma Half Marathon

    The Hatuma Half Marathon has been a staple in the Central Hawke’s Bay event calendar for more than 40 years and is a key feature of the Central Hawke’s Bay Spring Fling. The picturesque 21.1 kilometre course takes in the entire circumference of the Lake Whatumā, starting and finishing at the...

    Date: Sunday 19 September
    Where:
    Waipukurau Racecourse, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Hatuma Half Marathon


    Free
    Ongaonga Victorian Market & Fair

    Ongaonga Victorian Market & Fair

    Entry by gold-coin donation on the day! Step back in time and explore beautiful Ongaonga Historical Village with a day of old-fashioned Fun! Devour old fashioned sweets and home baking, beautiful giftware, fresh produce, heritage plants, Devonshire Teas and ice creams. Enjoy a horse and cart...

    Date: Sunday 19 September
    Where:
    Ongaonga Museum, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Free
    R18
    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. This is a book...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wine Books and More


    Free
    R18
    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Equus - Napier Theatre Company

    Equus - Napier Theatre Company

    “A galvanizing psychological thriller” - Time Magazine ‘Equus’ is a psychological drama about Dr. Martin Dysart (Daric Moore), a psychiatrist who has grown unhappy with his life, encouraged to take on a peculiar case by a magistrate, Hesther Salomon (Natalie Sandbrook). This involves...

    Date: Friday 24 September to Saturday 2 October
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Equus - Napier Theatre Company


    Free
    Clive Community Market

    Clive Community Market

    A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

    Date: Saturday 21 August to Saturday 18 December
    Where:
    Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Messy Church

    Messy Church

    Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

    Date: Saturday 28 August to Saturday 27 November
    Where:
    St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Messy Church


    Dinner in the Daffodils

    Dinner in the Daffodils

    Take your time to wander through the daffodils before heading to the Shearers quarters to experience the best of Central Hawke's Bay food and wine. With award-winning producers coming together for this feature event, Dinner in the Daffodils will be a showcase of Central Hawke’s Bay food and...

    Date: Saturday 25 September
    Where:
    Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Dinner in the Daffodils


    Stan Walker - All in Tour

    Stan Walker - All in Tour

    With no need for introductions, Stan Walker embarks on his nationwide ‘ALL IN’ tour performing 9 spectacular shows across Aotearoa, singing all of his hit songs and some brand new music! Boasting a stellar career that spans 5 studio albums, Stan Walker has been creating acclaimed New...

    Date: Saturday 25 September
    Where:
    Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Stan Walker - All in Tour


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    Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour: POSTPONED

    Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour: POSTPONED

    The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to NZ in September, bringing Kiwi’s another side-splitting dose of his original fair-dinkum Aussie humour supported by Jenny Talia from Australia. Since releasing his first hugely popular album “Your Average Australian Yobbo” in 1984 and...

    Date: Saturday 25 September
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour: POSTPONED


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    Great Gable (OZ)

    Great Gable (OZ)

    Off the back of a solid 2020 which saw them release their debut album Tracing Faces, hit #4 in the ARIA Vinyl Charts, spend weeks in the Top 10 most played songs on triple j and broadcast their first Live At The Wireless, Great Gable are heading over the ditch for a massive run of shows across New...

    Date: Saturday 25 September
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Great Gable (OZ)


    Hawkes Bay Harley MC Spring Run

    Hawkes Bay Harley MC Spring Run

    Hawkes Bay Harley are holding their annual Spring Run, in support of The Acorn Foundation Hawkes Bay, on 25th September 2021. Gates open at 9 am on the day, the run will leave at 11am. All motorbikes are welcome, as are spectators. The Spring Run route will take in some of Hawkes Bay's best...

    Date: Saturday 25 September
    Where:
    Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Harley MC Spring Run


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

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

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

    Date: Sunday 26 September
    Where:
    Lake Tutira, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


    Super Sixes Hawke's Bay

    Super Sixes Hawke's Bay

    This year, Super Sixes Hawke’s Bay will be held on the 29th and 30th of September at the Mitre10 Park on the outskirts of Hastings. The tournament is designed to cater for Year Six students to give them an opportunity to show their prowess, participate and enjoy competing against other schools...

    Date: Wednesday 29 September to Thursday 30 September
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Super Sixes Hawke's Bay


    October 2021

    Equus - Napier Theatre Company

    Equus - Napier Theatre Company

    “A galvanizing psychological thriller” - Time Magazine ‘Equus’ is a psychological drama about Dr. Martin Dysart (Daric Moore), a psychiatrist who has grown unhappy with his life, encouraged to take on a peculiar case by a magistrate, Hesther Salomon (Natalie Sandbrook). This involves...

    Date: Friday 24 September to Saturday 2 October
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Equus - Napier Theatre Company


    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


    Free
    Havelock Handmade Market

    Havelock Handmade Market

    A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 11 December
    Where:
    Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

    Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

    Three of Central Hawke’s Bay’s beautiful historic homesteads are opening their doors for another year, for our highly anticipated Spring Fling Homestead Trail weekend. This is a unique opportunity to experience the grandeur, gardens and history of three of our exceptional historic...

    Date: Saturday 2 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Homesteads, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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    The Upbeats

    The Upbeats

    Supreme D&B proponents, The Upbeats, announce album release date and New Zealand Tour. NZ Drum & Bass titans, THE UPBEATS, will celebrate the release of their upcoming album by doing what they love most – delivering their joyous D&B music in all its tune-crushing glory, direct to the...

    Date: Saturday 2 October
    Where:
    Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Upbeats


    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 8 August to Sunday 21 November
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Simply  Ballroom:

    Simply Ballroom:

    Simply Ballroom is held every first Sunday of the month come along and enjoy a mixture of all types of the ballroom with DJ's Bertie & Ansie. Two hours of non-stop music - Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba or any requests for other ballroom dances. A good night of social ballroom dancing. All dancers...

    Date: Sunday 5 September to Sunday 3 October
    Where:
    Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

    Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

    Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

    Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

    Date: Tuesday 5 October to Tuesday 15 February
    Where:
    Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Rhythm and Rhymes

    Rhythm and Rhymes

    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 strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

    Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Bakers Club

    Bakers Club

    Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

    Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 7 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Social Rock N Roll Club

    Social Rock N Roll Club

    Come along to a great night of rock n roll every Tuesday night for beginners and experienced dancers this is a social rock n roll club, we welcome those who want to learn rock n roll and we will assist you. Become a member of the rock n roll club for $10.00 a year which this financial year has only...

    Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 5 October
    Where:
    Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    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 4 August to Wednesday 8 December
    Where:
    Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial 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 4 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


    There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

    There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

    There's No Business Like Show Business features Glitter, glamour and show tunes, prepare to be dazzled by our amazing musical spectacular! Starring the musical talents from Susan Boland, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Alex Milligan, Grant Winterburn, Kelly Lim Harris and Stuart Coats.

    Date: Wednesday 6 October
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity


    Free
    Young at Heart Book Club

    Young at Heart Book Club

    Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 2 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


    There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

    There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

    There's No Business Like Show Business features Glitter, glamour and show tunes, prepare to be dazzled by our amazing musical spectacular! Starring the musical talents from Susan Boland, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Alex Milligan, Grant Winterburn, Kelly Lim Harris and Stuart Coats.

    Date: Thursday 7 October
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity


    The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

    The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

    Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

    Date: Thursday 7 October
    Where:
    Ardkeen Hall, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons


    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

    Date: Friday 8 October to Friday 18 February
    Where:
    Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


    The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

    The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

    Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

    Date: Friday 8 October
    Where:
    Longview, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons


    Free
    Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

    Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

    Mark the date – this is a long-standing institution in the Central Hawke’s Bay event calendar and is an absolute must do. Market stalls, food and live entertainment kicks off at 9am with the day culminating in Hawke’s Bay’s only duck race. This Central Hawke’s Bay Spring Fling...

    Date: Saturday 9 October
    Where:
    Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day

    Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day

    Mark the date. This long-standing event on the Central Hawke's Bay calendar is a must-do. Stalls, food, games and much more followed by the annual duck race. More details to follow. Stalls are just $25 for a 3x3 with all stall fees going to Ronald McDonald House Charities. Duck tickets on...

    Date: Saturday 9 October
    Where:
    Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Performing 101 workshop with Cherry & Cici

    Performing 101 workshop with Cherry & Cici

    Come along to this workshop with the amazing Cherry Boomb and her sidekick Cici von Rouge. Find your dance persona. Learn some tips and tricks from two of Hawkes Bay's Badass burlesque babes!
 Enjoy a mini dance class with Cherry and Cici. Along with performances from both of them, there will...

    Date: Saturday 9 October
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

    Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

    Enjoy a gorgeous day at Gwavas Homestead and Garden with a sit down lunch and guided tour of the homestead, gardens and native bush. Hear the wonderful stories of Gwavas’ history and discover plantings dating back to the early 1900s, which still take prominence in the garden and surrounding bush...

    Date: Saturday 18 September to Saturday 16 October
    Where:
    Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Garden to Vase with Foraged and Found

    Garden to Vase with Foraged and Found

    Discover the beauty of spring flowers with a Foraged and Found floral workshop at the historic Aramoana Homestead. Katie McHardy has made a name for herself as a talented and passionate florist with a commitment to the sustainable growing and arranging of flowers. Begin your morning with a...

    Date: Saturday 9 October to Sunday 10 October
    Where:
    Aramoana Homestead, Pourerere, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Garden to Vase with Foraged and Found


    The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

    The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

    Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

    Date: Saturday 9 October to Sunday 10 October
    Where:
    Washpool Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons


    Friends! The Musical Parody

    Friends! The Musical Parody

    So, no one told you life was gonna be this way! Not even Phoebe with all her psychic connections could have foretold the events of the past 12 months. In the words of Joey, “how you doin'?” We hope you’re ready to laugh again. We sure are. So Friends! The Musical Parody, the outrageous...

    Date: Saturday 9 October
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Hotel California The Eagles Experience

    Hotel California The Eagles Experience

    It’s time to check-in to Hotel California The Eagles Experience – the captivating live concert and stage show saluting the extraordinary talent and timeless catalogue of The Eagles. With a stage full of show-stopping voices and musicians, relive the beautiful country harmonies, the rockin’...

    Date: Saturday 9 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hotel California The Eagles Experience


    Hastings Music Society

    Hastings Music Society

    Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

    Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
    Where:
    St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    All Things Herbs Masterclass

    All Things Herbs Masterclass

    Ever wondered if you’re making the most of the herbs in your garden? Thought perhaps there was more you could do but not sure what the next step would be? Then this masterclass is one for you! Join respected herbologist Julia Sich and Malo Head Chef Bert van de Steeg for a journey into the...

    Date: Sunday 10 October
    Where:
    Mangarara Eco Lodge, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Austen Found - The Undiscovered Musicals of Jane Austen

    Austen Found - The Undiscovered Musicals of Jane Austen

    Addicted to Darcy? Bonkers for Big Balls? Lost all Sense and Sensibility? Well put down your cross stitching and get ready to enjoy an entirely improvised musical in the style of Jane Austen. You saw their videos during the COVID lockdown, now see them in person. Arts on Tour favourite Penny...

    Date: Sunday 10 October
    Where:
    Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Austen Found - The Undiscovered Musicals of Jane Austen


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    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

    Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 12 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Free
    Read'N'Chat

    Read'N'Chat

    Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

    Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Read'N'Chat


    Free
    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Knit and Natter


    Spring Challenge Napier

    Spring Challenge Napier

    Welcome to the Spring Challenge! Spring Challenge North, a women adventure race. Spring Challenge is one of the gems of New Zealand adventure racing, where up to 450- teams of three women take part in the adventure that includes kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and orienteering. The Spring...

    Date: Friday 15 October to Saturday 16 October
    Where:
    Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Spring Challenge Napier


    Drag up your Life!

    Drag up your Life!

    HAWKE'S BAY! Are you ready to Drag up your Life?! Kelly Fornia is taking her drag lip-sync extravaganza all over the nation this 2021, and we are stepping foot in glamorous Hawke's Bay! Drag up your Life features a fabulous selection of Wellington's finest Drag Queens & Kings as we bring you...

    Date: Friday 15 October to Saturday 16 October
    Where:
    Theatre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Drag up your Life!


    Riding in Remembrance 2021

    Riding in Remembrance 2021

    Riding in Remembrance 2021 is a fundraising event and family fun day hosted by Sands Hawkes Bay. The event is to help raise awareness of Pregnancy and Baby Loss amongst our local community during Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021, and all funds raised on the day will be used to support bereaved...

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

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    Foodscapes Open Garden Trail

    Foodscapes Open Garden Trail

    Central Hawke’s Bay is renowned for its rolling and picturesque gardens, and there is no better time to discover them than in spring. Spend two days delighting in some of the region’s most beautiful gardens – from rambling rose gardens, bountiful edible gardens, organic vegetable gardens...

    Date: Saturday 16 October to Sunday 17 October
    Where:
    Various Gardens Central Hawke's Bay, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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    Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

    Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021

    The Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival is happening again - from 16-31st October 2021, and includes Labour weekend. We celebrate this 7th Festival with a 100% homegrown line-up featuring some of Aotearoa's finest talent. With 65 events and over 100 performances, there is something for all tastes. At...

    Date: Saturday 16 October to Sunday 31 October
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Arts Festival 2021


    Backpaddock Lakes Off Road Challenge

    Backpaddock Lakes Off Road Challenge

    The Platinum Homes Back Paddock Off Road Challenge is an unique off road multi-sport experience in an absolutely stunning Central Hawke’s Bay location Backpaddock Lakes (just 10 minutes from Waipukurau) with both family friendly and challenging disciplines to suit EVERYONE! Solo swim,...

    Date: Sunday 17 October
    Where:
    Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Backpaddock Lakes Off Road Challenge


    Free
    Minecraft Mondays

    Minecraft Mondays

    Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

    Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


    Free
    R18
    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. This is a book...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wine Books and More


    Free
    R18
    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021

    Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021

    Fantastic Family Fun! Come along and see the animals and the people at New Zealand's biggest A&P show. Back to our 3 day best - get up close with the most prestigious competitions in the country. Something for everyone! The Food! The Animals! The People! The Rides! The Shopping! The entertainment!...

    Date: Wednesday 20 October to Friday 22 October
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay A&P Show 2021


    Free
    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


    Free
    Third Thursday Book Club

    Third Thursday Book Club

    This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


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    Live at The Cabana

    Live at The Cabana

    Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this will be a cracker! Tickets available from...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Live at The Cabana


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    White Chapel Jak

    White Chapel Jak

    "One of the hottest and exciting acts to emerge in NZ in the last 18 months" - Paul Ellis, NZ Idol_NZ Got Talent Judge, Former Sony Music Executive. Who’s ready for a bloody good time?! Hugely popular White Chapel Jak are here for a good time, and you don’t have to wait for a long time!...

    Date: Friday 22 October
    Where:
    Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - White Chapel Jak


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    Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

    Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour

    Banished Music & Under The Radar presents Garageland “Last Exit to Garageland” 25th Anniversary Tour Citizens, it’s been roughly 9125 days since Flying Nun chart invaders Garageland released Last Exit to Garageland to the world and the band are happy to announce an October 2021...

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

    Read more » - Garageland - Last Exit to Garageland 25th Anniversary Tour


    Free
    Clive Community Market

    Clive Community Market

    A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

    Date: Saturday 21 August to Saturday 18 December
    Where:
    Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Clive Community Market


    Free
    The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021

    The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021

    Be your own art tour guide! Grab an Art Trail map and over Labour Weekend take an inspiring meander around Hawke’s Bay artists’ studios, galleries and pop-ups. Visit our makers and creators in their special places, hear their visions and processes, and of course, buy their work! The Trail...

    Date: Saturday 23 October to Sunday 24 October
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Hawke’s Bay Art Trail 2021


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    Labour of Love

    Labour of Love

    Fabrik & The Good Batch are infatuated with music. We wanted to share this love with you good people by curating a soiree starring the hottest artistic talent this beautiful country has to offer. We present to you the inaugural ‘Labour of Love.’ On Saturday the 23rd of October, Black...

    Date: Saturday 23 October
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Labour of Love


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    A Hugo Show

    A Hugo Show

    I don’t believe it, he’s coming back AGAIN! It’s another Hugo Show! The show is filled with dance, comedy, and a hint of chaos. The shows headliner always dazzles his audiences with his epic costuming and wonderful choice of music. He’s a real treat to watch, and he is always happy to see...

    Date: Saturday 23 October
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Hugo Show


    Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl

    Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl

    Want to do drag but don't know where to get started? Doing drag but want to up your game? Learn how to create slick, simple but sickening stage spots that are guaranteed to stick in this drag basics workshop. In this session aimed to get your creative brain sparking, we'll cover the logistics of...

    Date: Sunday 24 October
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Drag 101 workshop with Hugo Grrrl


    Sir Dave Dobbyn

    Sir Dave Dobbyn

    Sir Dave Dobbyn is set to play a one-off show at iconic Black Barn Vineyards in Hawkes Bay! Fabrik presents iconic Kiwi singer-songwriter Sir Dave Dobbyn live in concert at Black Barn Vineyards. The concert will take place on Labour Weekend, Sunday, October 24th with some very special guests...

    Date: Sunday 24 October
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Sir Dave Dobbyn


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    Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

    Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay

    Join us in Hawke’s Bay for a night of New Zealand’s finest fashion, to support research into a breast cancer CURE. One night. One Show. Fourteen Designers. Trelise Cooper - Coop - Cooper - Curate - Storm - Elle + Riley - Amaya - Augustine - Sweat Republic - Kathryn Wilson - Rodd & Gunn -...

    Date: Thursday 28 October
    Where:
    Te Mata House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Fashion for a Cure Hawke’s Bay


    Omakere Coastal Hill Country Walk

    Omakere Coastal Hill Country Walk

    Eventfinda copy: For the third consecutive year, the Omakere School and Community Association brings you the Coastal Hill Country Walk fundraiser. A fantastic way to experience the impressive landscapes of Central Hawke’s Bay, this guided 17km loop will traverse stunning private farmland...

    Date: Saturday 30 October
    Where:
    Omakere, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Omakere Coastal Hill Country Walk


    Free
    CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

    CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

    This amazing event is run over 2 days. It is based in Central Hawkes Bay, but welcomes all healers and stall holders from around NZ. The 2-day event offers a range of services of Tarot readers, healers, massage, and like mind stalls such as crystals, home craft jewellery, essential oils, lotions...

    Date: Saturday 30 October to Sunday 31 October
    Where:
    Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo


    Messy Church

    Messy Church

    Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

    Date: Saturday 28 August to Saturday 27 November
    Where:
    St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Messy Church


    Picnic in the Peonies

    Picnic in the Peonies

    Gather the family for a stunning Central Hawke’s Bay picnic at Tikokino Peonies. Precious peonies flower for just one month of the year so this is a very special event with limited availability. Soak up the October sun and enjoy the sweet sounds of Fuego Latino at this exquisite family...

    Date: Sunday 31 October
    Where:
    Tikokino Peonies, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - Picnic in the Peonies


    November 2021

    2021 Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4 Course Golf Classic

    2021 Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4 Course Golf Classic

    Welcome, PaR nz Golfing Holidays is pleased to reconfirm our partnership with the award-winning Trinity Hill Wines and World #22 Cape Kidnappers in an awesome line-up of courses for the 6th annual Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4-Course Golf & Wine Classic to be held from Monday 1 November to Friday 5...

    Date: Monday 1 November to Friday 5 November
    Where:
    Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - 2021 Trinity Hill Hawkes Bay 4 Course Golf Classic


    Free
    Minecraft Mondays

    Minecraft Mondays

    Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

    Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


    Free
    Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

    Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

    Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

    Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets


    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

    Date: Tuesday 5 October to Tuesday 15 February
    Where:
    Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


    Free
    Rhythm and Rhymes

    Rhythm and Rhymes

    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 strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

    Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


    Free
    Bakers Club

    Bakers Club

    Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

    Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 7 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bakers Club


    Free
    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


    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 4 August to Wednesday 8 December
    Where:
    Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


    Free
    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial 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 4 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


    The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

    The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons

    Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a new double-bill - ‘Life’s a Bitch’ & Mel...

    Date: Wednesday 3 November
    Where:
    Eparaima Hills, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

    Read more » - The Woolshed Tour: 'Life's a Bitch' & Mel Parsons


    The World of Musicals: POSTPONED

    The World of Musicals: POSTPONED

    The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. This incredible production is a wonderful revue of all your favorite musical theatre...

    Date: Wednesday 3 November
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The World of Musicals: POSTPONED


    Free
    Young at Heart Book Club

    Young at Heart Book Club

    Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 2 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

    Date: Friday 8 October to Friday 18 February
    Where:
    Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


    Free
    Havelock Handmade Market

    Havelock Handmade Market

    A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 11 December
    Where:
    Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


    Free
    Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021

    Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021

    The biggest free mind-body-spirit weekend in Hawkes Bay!

    Date: Saturday 6 November to Sunday 7 November
    Where:
    Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Napier Wellbeing & Vegan Market 2021


    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Let the Royal New Zealand Ballet transport you to a fantastical world of dazzling dance, music and enchantment. Following its hugely successful world premiere in 2015, the RNZB is thrilled to be bringing A Midsummer Night’s Dream back for Christmas 2021. Lovers, fairies, mischief and moonlight...

    Date: Saturday 6 November to Sunday 7 November
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Midsummer Night’s Dream


    Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

    Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live

    Comedian, snapchat satirist and now unmasked as the dancing Alien on The Masked Singer NZ, Tom Sainsbury is about to add another string to his bow. Comedian on the loose! Tom is hitting the road with SNAPCHAT DUDE LIVE! and no stone will be unturned in his quest to poke fun at New...

    Date: Saturday 6 November
    Where:
    Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live


    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 8 August to Sunday 21 November
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


    Free
    Read'N'Chat

    Read'N'Chat

    Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

    Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Read'N'Chat


    Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

    Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

    Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. A love story played out...

    Date: Thursday 11 November
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show


    Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

    Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

    The Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run is located in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. The course is set mostly on private land and includes trail by windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The views are simply spectacular! You can run or walk...

    Date: Saturday 13 November
    Where:
    Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run


    The NZ Cider Festival 2021

    The NZ Cider Festival 2021

    A festival to celebrate all things Cider! The NZ Cider Festival is the only dedicated Cider Festival in New Zealand. The festival aims to be an annual celebration of the diversity of Cider, including both Traditional and New World varieties from around the country. Festival attendees have the...

    Date: Saturday 13 November
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The NZ Cider Festival 2021


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    The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

    The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

    SOLD OUT! The Enchanted Ball supporting Te Mata Park. Presented by Etiquette & The Flagship Events Company. The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park sold out in2018, 2019 & 2020. Set in an idyllic secret location with the stunning surrounds of the Hawke’s Bay landscape, the location...

    Date: Saturday 13 November
    Where:
    Havelock North i-SITE, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park


    Hastings Music Society

    Hastings Music Society

    Hastings Music Society Concerts, held every second Sunday of the month, March-November at St Matthew's Anglican Church, feature local vocal, instrumental and group musicians performing varied musical styles representing centuries of beautiful music.

    Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 14 November
    Where:
    St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Music Society


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    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

    Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 12 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Free
    R18
    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. This is a book...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wine Books and More


    Free
    R18
    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    Free
    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Knit and Natter


    Free
    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


    Free
    Third Thursday Book Club

    Third Thursday Book Club

    This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


    Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

    Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

    Lose yourself in the splendour of Vienna as we capture the magic of Christmas, the wonder of the lights, the beautiful carols, the waltzes and great frocks! Starring, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Kelly Lim Harris and Paul Carnegie-Jones on piano.

    Date: Thursday 18 November
    Where:
    Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity


    The Bee Gees Night Fever

    The Bee Gees Night Fever

    Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dancefloor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience in a...

    Date: Saturday 20 November
    Where:
    Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Bee Gees Night Fever


    Tahaenui Christmas Fete

    Tahaenui Christmas Fete

    The Tahaenui Christmas Fete will be an unrivalled fixture on the 2021 Christmas 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...

    Date: Sunday 21 November
    Where:
    Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Tahaenui Christmas Fete


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    Live at The Cabana

    Live at The Cabana

    Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this will be a cracker! Tickets available from...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Live at The Cabana


    Bay View Market Day

    Bay View Market Day

    The Bay View Market day is an annual fundraiser for Eskdale School and is well known in the market circuit. Each year we have a high standard and variety of stalls. With over 120 stalls of talented crafters with homemade products, a fully established food court to enjoy the amazing food on...

    Date: Saturday 27 November
    Where:
    Petane War Memorial Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bay View Market Day


    Run the Vines Paritua

    Run the Vines Paritua

    Join us at the beautiful Paritua Vineyard & Winery for Run the Vines, in the wine-growing region of Bridge Pa, Hastings. Walk or run the flat and scenic 5km, 10km or 15km around the vines, then sit back and enjoy music with Alex Richardson and Shelby while enjoying a glass of Paritua wine (or a...

    Date: Saturday 27 November
    Where:
    Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Run the Vines Paritua


    Top Team Hawke's Bay

    Top Team Hawke's Bay

    Are you Hawke’s Bays Top Team? The iconic 80’s travelling game show saw teams representing New Zealand towns pitted against each other, in a series of colourful challenges. Top Town was light-hearted entertainment gold — but the battle for civic bragging rights was serious stuff. We are...

    Date: Saturday 27 November
    Where:
    Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Top Team Hawke's Bay


    Messy Church

    Messy Church

    Crafts, games, music and Bible stories. Free fun for all the family. Learn new skills. Make new friends. Included is a light meal. All welcome and bring your friends and neighbours. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. For more information contact Rosie Marriott on 876...

    Date: Saturday 28 August to Saturday 27 November
    Where:
    St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Messy Church


    Free
    Clive Community Market

    Clive Community Market

    A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

    Date: Saturday 21 August to Saturday 18 December
    Where:
    Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Clive Community Market


    December 2021

    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 4 August to Wednesday 8 December
    Where:
    Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


    Free
    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

    The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings War Memorial 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 4 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


    Free
    Young at Heart Book Club

    Young at Heart Book Club

    Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or...

    Date: Thursday 5 August to Thursday 2 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


    Free
    Havelock Handmade Market

    Havelock Handmade Market

    A great variety of stalls with locally made products by talented stallholders who set up behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North on the first Saturday of every month Feb-Dec each year. Come along and shop, chat, grab a slice of Peak Pizzas fabulous pizza or a coffee from @Ezs Cafe and...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 11 December
    Where:
    Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


    Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

    Wonder Christmas Markets 2021

    Save the date! Wonder Christmas Markets 2021 are back after a hugely successful first year. Featuring a curated line up of quality stallholders and food vendors coming together to create a very special festive experience. More details to come...

    Date: Saturday 4 December to Sunday 5 December
    Where:
    Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wonder Christmas Markets 2021


    Salmonella Dub

    Salmonella Dub "Return To Our Kowhai" Spring Tour 21

    Aotearoa’s Dub & Bass heavy-weights, the space-weaving SALMONELLA DUB, are heading out on the road with a run of spring shows nationwide, across September, October, November and December this year. The multiple platinum-selling and award-winning D&B pioneers are performing six dates taking in...

    Date: Saturday 4 December
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Salmonella Dub "Return To Our Kowhai" Spring Tour 21


    Free
    Minecraft Mondays

    Minecraft Mondays

    Come along to Minecraft Mondays, where you can swap tips and collaborate with other like-minded gamers. Interested? Great! You will require your own device with Minecraft installed/downloaded. Suitable age 5+ and all skill levels. This is a drop-in club, meaning you can come each week or...

    Date: Monday 9 August to Monday 20 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Minecraft Mondays


    Free
    Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

    Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets

    Come along and be a part of the wonderful, vibrant poetry group, where you can share your own work and hear poems by other members of Hawke’s Bay’s community. If you want to just listen, that is fine too. Napier Live Poets is tremendously supportive of all writers. The poets sit in a...

    Date: Monday 6 September to Monday 6 December
    Where:
    Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Poetry Open Mic Night by Napier Live Poets


    Free
    Rhythm and Rhymes

    Rhythm and Rhymes

    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 strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

    Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


    Free
    Bakers Club

    Bakers Club

    Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings...

    Date: Tuesday 7 September to Tuesday 7 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Bakers Club


    Free
    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Hastings Scrabble Club

    Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

    Date: Tuesday 10 August to Tuesday 14 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


    Free
    Read'N'Chat

    Read'N'Chat

    Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

    Date: Wednesday 11 August to Wednesday 8 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Read'N'Chat


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    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics of the bay and visiting comics from around the world. If you want to have a go yourself, contact us through the Hawkes...

    Date: Sunday 8 August to Sunday 12 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

    A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland

    "Jingle Jigs, Reels a Treat.” Ken Longworth – The Newcastle Herald After breaking touring records in 2019 and following a further sell-out tour of Australia in 2021 with A Taste of Ireland, the all-singing, all-dancing, family-friendly treat, ‘A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland’...

    Date: Sunday 12 December
    Where:
    Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland


    Free
    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter

    Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Taradale Library. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Knit and Natter


    Free
    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Hastings Library Bookchat

    Join us for Book Chat on the third Wednesday of every month. There is no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and hear what others have been reading. You'll get a preview of some of the latest and/or recommended books from the library staff. We may take...

    Date: Wednesday 18 August to Wednesday 15 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


    Free
    Third Thursday Book Club

    Third Thursday Book Club

    This Havelock North Library book club for adults will give you the opportunity to share with others about the books you have been reading. We do not read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books you've read and liked, or even tell us about the ones you didn't enjoy and why! Library staff...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
    Where:
    Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


    R18
    Live at The Cabana

    Live at The Cabana

    Hawkes Bay is churning out some awesome comedic talent, so it's time we start seeing them regularly! We're bringing monthly shows to the home of live comedy in Napier, The Cabana! Details for August's show will be available ASAP, but this will be a cracker! Tickets available from...

    Date: Thursday 19 August to Thursday 16 December
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Clive Community Market

    Clive Community Market

    A vibrant collection of local artisans offering you a huge variety of their amazing handcrafted goods. Over 25 stalls with everything from babywear, jewellery, homeware gifts, reusable gift bags, lavender collections and so much more. Out the front will be a local school with food and drink for...

    Date: Saturday 21 August to Saturday 18 December
    Where:
    Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    R18
    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. This is a book...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
    Where:
    Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Wine Books and More


    Free
    R18
    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

    Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic Nights provide budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff, and experienced comics a place to try new material. Come and see the best comics from Hawkes Bay and visiting from around the world. If you want to have a go, please contact us through the Hawkes Bay...

    Date: Tuesday 17 August to Tuesday 21 December
    Where:
    The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


    January 2022

    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

    Date: Tuesday 5 October to Tuesday 15 February
    Where:
    Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

    Date: Friday 8 October to Friday 18 February
    Where:
    Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


    February 2022

    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

    Date: Tuesday 5 October to Tuesday 15 February
    Where:
    Bluff Hill Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers

    Have you ever wanted to learn to draw and paint? Do you want to improve your skills? We incorporate a happy, relaxed feel to our friendly, fun, easy step-by-step lessons, providing not just a high level of tuition to help develop potential artists, but a bubbly social gathering that all our...

    Date: Friday 8 October to Friday 18 February
    Where:
    Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Seasons Art Class for Beginners to Improvers


    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


    R18
    Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour

    Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour

    Aotearoa's Premier Clash Tribute Show, touring New Zealand in February 2022 celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the album "Combat Rock" and 20 years of Wazzo Clash, an authentic tribute to the legend that is, The Clash. A firm favourite on the local scene, the band don't pretend to be The Clash...

    Date: Wednesday 16 February
    Where:
    The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Clash Tribute Show - Combat Rock NZ Tour


    East Coast Farming Expo 2022

    East Coast Farming Expo 2022

    The two-day event, which is hosted by Wairoa Community Development Trust, will be held at the Wairoa A&P showgrounds. Two days of interactive exhibits, seminars and demonstrations will give East Coast and Hawke’s Bay farming communities the opportunity to interact face-to-face with industry...

    Date: Wednesday 23 February to Thursday 24 February
    Where:
    Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - East Coast Farming Expo 2022


    Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

    Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

    A genuine Country Fair and rural Auction set around a beautiful lake. It is a great family event with well-established trees for shade, ample seating and plentiful free parking. Entry is by Gold Coin donation. There are over 100 quality stalls and plenty of entertainment for children such as...

    Date: Sunday 27 February
    Where:
    The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    March 2022

    Lorde

    Lorde

    For the first time in five years, Frontier Touring and Eccles Entertainment are thrilled to announce formidable pop queen Lorde will return to stages around New Zealand and Australia in February and March 2022. Kicking off in her native New Zealand on Sunday 27 February, Lorde’s Solar Power Tour...

    Date: Wednesday 2 March
    Where:
    Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Lorde


    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


    April 2022

    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


    Free
    The Extravaganza Fair

    The Extravaganza Fair

    Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 7 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a community centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, FREE ENTRY, fun day out with a full...

    Date: Saturday 9 April to Sunday 10 April
    Where:
    Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


    Free
    The Extravaganza Fair

    The Extravaganza Fair

    Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 7 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling festival/fair! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a community centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, FREE ENTRY, fun day out with a full...

    Date: Friday 15 April to Monday 18 April
    Where:
    Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


    May 2022

    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


    June 2022

    Free
    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere Parkrun

    Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. We welcome all ages, people with dogs, children in prams or strollers, people in wheelchairs, visually handicapped, everyone who is capable of...

    Date: Saturday 7 August to Saturday 18 June
    Where:
    Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


    August 2022

    Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

    Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022

    Free tickets available online on Eventbrite. Free parking available at the venue. New Zealand’s Largest Green Living & Sustainable Lifestyle Show! This is your one-stop shop for everything you need to live a sustainable life. Eco home/building, food and beverages, advisory services,...

    Date: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 21 August
    Where:
    Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

    Read more » - Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2022


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