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This section includes all the upcoming events we’re involved in or have been informed about. It tells you about the event, when it’s on, who it’s for and important information like age restrictions and parking. And keep an eye out for our billboards around town advertising upcoming events.

What's on in Hawke's Bay

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

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August 2019

Free
CAN Winter Art and Design Market

CAN Winter Art and Design Market

Celebrate the winter season with a browse around the CAN Winter Art and Design Market, within the beautiful setting of the bright and warm Main Gallery at Creative Arts Napier. All our artisans and craftspeople are from Hawke’s Bay and you will find a vast array of delightful, quality hand...

Date: Tuesday 20 August to Thursday 22 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CAN Winter Art and Design Market


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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Storytime

Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free...

Date: Tuesday 20 August to Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Storytime


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. 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...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rummikub


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce


MTG Movie Club - At Eternity's Gate

MTG Movie Club - At Eternity's Gate

At At Eternity's Gate is a 2018 biographical drama film about the final years of painter Vincent van Gogh's life. A ravishment of the senses, with cinematographer Benoît Delhomme — a master of the handheld camera — capturing the gorgeous play of sunlight on flowers, wheat fields and anything...

Date: Wednesday 21 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MTG Movie Club - At Eternity's Gate


Paint and Wine Night - Homage to Picasso - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Homage to Picasso - Paintvine

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: Wednesday 21 August
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Homage to Picasso - Paintvine


Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Trivia Quiz


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 22 August to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


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Karaoke With Pagan

Karaoke With Pagan

Karaoke with Pagan. 20,000 songs. Always fun...just name a song and we've got it. Great sound system.

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

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Free
Play Jingo!

Play Jingo!

Dab those musical squares till you drop in this toe-tapping bingo game! Fun for all ages, all music lovers, and all competitive gamers. Four rounds and even more chances to win prizes! Doors open at 5:30, so come early, grab some grub, a wine, tab beer or barrel aged cocktail, and play! Game...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Thursday 24 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Magic of Pop Up Globe

The Magic of Pop Up Globe

After playing to over 600,000 people across Australasia in just three years, Auckland’s smash-hit sensation Pop-up Globe hits the road in New Zealand for the first time, taking their critically-acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and Hamlet to theatres around the...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Friday 23 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Magic of Pop Up Globe


Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

Experience Moulin Rouge, Shakespeare style with this all-singing, all-dancing cast as they take a wild romp through the seedy streets of 17th century Vienna, meeting larger-than-life characters who will charm you even as they pick your pocket. In a city of brothels, louche lads-about-town and...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Saturday 24 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Measure for Measure


Pop-up Globe NZ Tour

Pop-up Globe NZ Tour

Tickets on sale now. After playing to over 600,000 people across Australasia in just three years, Auckland’s smash-hit sensation Pop-up Globe hits the road in New Zealand for the first time, taking their critically-acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Measure for Measure to...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Saturday 24 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pop-up Globe NZ Tour


Pink Floyd Tribute

Pink Floyd Tribute

Revival Entertainment Enterprises presents “Comfortably Numb” An Outstanding Pink Floyd tribute show, performed by Hawkes Bay band ”Revival“ With decades of combined experience behind them, an impressive list of international artist’s individual members of the band have supported over...

Date: Thursday 22 August
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pink Floyd Tribute


Free
Storytime

Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes...

Date: Friday 23 August to Friday 27 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Storytime


Salsa Bueno

Salsa Bueno

The Urban Winery is partnering with Latin Roots Hawkes Bay Salsa Academy to bring you a night of dancing, music, and Latin fun! Come in and learn beginner's Salsa with the best in Hawkes Bay or sit back and enjoy the dancing demonstrations and music breaks. Participation is at your discretion!...

Date: Friday 23 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Salsa Bueno


Hamlet – The Most Famous Play In the World

Hamlet – The Most Famous Play In the World

The most towering achievement in the dramatic canon, Hamlet combines all the swashbuckling action of a revenge tragedy with profound and poetic questions about the nature of life and death. See Shakespeare’s most iconic character in his most famous play in this exciting and existential...

Date: Friday 23 August to Saturday 24 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hamlet – The Most Famous Play In the World


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You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour 3

You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour 3

You Should Be Dancing is a night of exceedingly danceable Disco Hits. A great big dancing disco celebration! We sold out every room on our last nationwide tour and are excited to announce the follow up tour! We play classics that you would have to be a robot not to move to. A literal...

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

Read more » - You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour 3


Free
Knitting and Book Sale

Knitting and Book Sale

Beautiful hand knitted goods made by wonderful knitters who donate their extraordinary skills! Children's, adults', rugs, novelties. Amazing prices! Books and puzzles galore! Fill one of our book bags for $5. Proceeds to Napier Red Cross to support local projects. Come and see us and score a...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
Greendale Tamatea Scout Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 24 August to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Join us for a morning of some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and tales all preschoolers can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages....

Date: Saturday 24 August to Saturday 21 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Storytime


HB Canoe Polo National League Prizegiving

HB Canoe Polo National League Prizegiving

Help us celebrate the success of our teams and players in the national league campaign for 2019! Tickets include dinner and desert. Please bring cash/eftpos/credit card for drinks. This is a fantastic evening each year where we can congratulate our players on yet again another successful year of...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
Off the Track, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HB Canoe Polo National League Prizegiving


David Bowie Tribute Band

David Bowie Tribute Band

Ziggy Stardust, Rebel Rebel, Hunky Dory, Space Oddity. The Iconic David Bowie. Another great event to add to your calendars. Proudly brought to you by the Taradale & Districts RSA . The Absolute Bowie Tribute Show Saturday 24th August 2019 at 7.30 pm til late Tickets - $20.00 pp ...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CF Casino Night - Masquerade

CF Casino Night - Masquerade

The Annual Hawkes Bay Cystic Fibrosis Casino Night is planned for 24 August 2019. This year our theme is Masquerade. We will be creating a mystical location and offering up the best gambling games. We have the friendliest dealers in New Zealand. And we have secured our great caterers again to...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CF Casino Night - Masquerade


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Absolute Bowie Tribute Show

Absolute Bowie Tribute Show

Having sold out Shows at the Cabana and the Common room "Absolute Bowie Tribute" bring you all the great Bowie songs performed by a red hot 6 piece band. Don't miss out get you tickets from the venue now!!! Having sold out Shows at the Cabana and the Common room "Absolute Bowie Tribute" bring...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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David Bowie Tribute Show

David Bowie Tribute Show

The Absolute Bowie Tribute Show. With Support from BRON-Y-AUR. Proudly brought to you by the Taradale & Districts RSA. Enjoy the iconic music from the 70's, Music that helped shape a generation. When musicians, makeup, shoes, clothes all made a statement. The Years that gave us Queen, Kiss, Led...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Session with DJ Rob Carroll

Saturday Night Session with DJ Rob Carroll

The Urban Winery is proud to present DJ Rob Carroll! With the influence of soul, funk, and disco, this Saturday Night Session will get you moving and grooving. Table and dinner reservations available, call the winery at 06-650-3353 today to save your spot. Savor our hot tapas and platters menu!...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Night Session with DJ Rob Carroll


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Albi & The Wolves

Albi & The Wolves "This Is War" Album Tour

For one night only join Albi & The Wolves, New Zealand's most dynamic alternative acoustic act, for a night of music, dance and laughter on Saturday the 24th of August. Chris Dent (The proud albino front man Albi), Pascal Roggen, and Micheal Young use the Acoustic Guitar, Electric Violin, Double...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Albi & The Wolves "This Is War" Album Tour


Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 25 August to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Booksmart

Booksmart

Told from a wildly original, fresh and modern perspective, Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds we create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation. Book your tickets now!

Date: Sunday 25 August
Where:
Reading Cinema, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Booksmart


Free
Auditions: Badjelly the Witch

Auditions: Badjelly the Witch

The Real Theatre Company is a private company operating within the Hawke's Bay community as an amateur theatre company. The Artistic Director, David Coddington, is holding auditions for his upcoming production of "Badjelly the Witch", written by Spike Milligan. Group auditions will be held on...

Date: Sunday 25 August
Where:
Port Ahuriri School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Auditions: Badjelly the Witch


Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 25 August to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lego


Free
Rainbow Sunday

Rainbow Sunday

Rainbow Sunday Darling. LGBTQIA + All age event. Bar Open.

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

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Classic Album: Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley

Classic Album: Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley

Hear the classic 1962 album Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley and hard bop from Julian "Cannonball" Adderley's quintet and sextet featuring: Deanne Krieg - vocals Bryn van Vliet - alto sax Ben Hunt - trumpet Aryton Foote - piano Chris Beernink - double...

Date: Sunday 25 August
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Classic Album: Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley


Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 23 September
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce


Free
Project Prima Volta‎ - Lunchtime Recital

Project Prima Volta‎ - Lunchtime Recital

Project Prima Volta students perform their solo songs and arias to prepare for upcoming auditions and events. These 30-minute soundbite concerts provide the perfect opportunity to enjoy some wonderful singing in the middle of your work day. Bring your own sandwiches and, if possible, a koha to help...

Date: Monday 26 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Boredom Busters


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Free
Make Create Do - Anime and Banana Sushi

Make Create Do - Anime and Banana Sushi

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 13 - 18 years, join us in the Talanoa Room to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities, learn some new skills, and of course - eat, We meet every second Tuesday at the Flaxmere Library - hope to see you there! We may take photographs or...

Date: Tuesday 27 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Make Create Do - Anime and Banana Sushi


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 28 August to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


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Emma G - Together We Rise

Emma G - Together We Rise

The magic of fear is: learning to rise again - breaking the walls we've built in our minds - the magic of love is: together we rise. Paisley Stage is proud to feature Kiwi born, now turned US based-internationally touring singer-songwriter Emma G with accompaniment from percussionist Joey J...

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

Read more » - Emma G - Together We Rise


New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities and is one of the longest running annual festivals in the country. NZIFF makes a great occasion out of movie-going...

Date: Thursday 29 August to Sunday 15 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities and is one of the longest running annual festivals in the country. NZIFF makes a great occasion out of movie-going...

Date: Thursday 29 August to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - New Zealand International Film Festival


Free
Make Create Do for Tweens

Make Create Do for Tweens

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8-12 years, join us in the kids section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. Oh, and we also share a selection of our newest kids books to share with you of...

Date: Thursday 29 August
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Make Create Do for Tweens


NZIFF Opening Night - La Belle Époque

NZIFF Opening Night - La Belle Époque

Opening night includes complimentary refreshments from 6.00pm; the screening begins at 6.30pm. The perfect film to open NZIFF 2019 is also perfect for first dates, 40th anniversaries and solo filmgoers alike. La Belle Époque is that rarest of treats: a certified crowd-pleaser that cinephiles...

Date: Thursday 29 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Neil Young & Bruce Springsteen Celebration

Neil Young & Bruce Springsteen Celebration

Neil Young & Bruce Springsteen Celebration. A night of all the great songs of two rock legends played by some of the Bays greatest Muso’s. The last time we did this it was huge so it’s going to be even hugeeer. Get in and cerebrate two living legends. Rock and roll will never die!

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

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NZIFF - A Seat at the Table

NZIFF - A Seat at the Table

Savour 100 minutes of eye-popping camera work, picturesque vineyards and gratuitous grape-fondling shots in this glorious toast to the talent and the stories behind New Zealand’s world-famous wine industry. “Are we deserving of a seat at the table of the world’s finest yet?” Filmmakers...

Date: Friday 30 August to Saturday 31 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - A Seat at the Table


NZIFF - Amazing Grace

NZIFF - Amazing Grace

Rescued from 45 years in legal and technical limbo, this extraordinary music film capturing Aretha Franklin in full flight deserves your respect – and the biggest screen and sound system possible. In 1972, 29-year-old Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul’, wishing to return to her gospel...

Date: Friday 30 August to Thursday 5 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Amazing Grace


Kids for Kids: Big Aroha

Kids for Kids: Big Aroha

Kids for Kids is back for 2019! We’re really excited to be bringing you a new show jam-packed with 100% Kiwi-loved songs, fronted by iconic Kiwi entertainer Jackie Clarke and musician Nathan King. This year’s Kids for Kids is all about celebrating Aotearoa’s ‘Big Aroha’, seeing young...

Date: Friday 30 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Outrageous Fortune… Rock Covers Band

Outrageous Fortune… Rock Covers Band

Outrageous Fortune…. Rock Covers Band. Covering bands and artists such as: Dragon, Bryan Adams, Green Day, Republika Doobie Brothers, Bad Company, Bon Jov,i Counting Crows Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, No Doubt, Tom Petty, Oasis Poison, The Darkness, Melissa Etheridge, Blondie Foo Fighters,...

Date: Friday 30 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - High Life

NZIFF - High Life

Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche are on a suicide mission to the stars in this startlingly original space thriller from French master Claire Denis. In the deepest reaches of the cosmos, a crying baby distracts lone astronaut Monte (Pattinson) as he tends to life-support systems on board a...

Date: Friday 30 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - High Life


Bill Hickman - Crossbones Tour

Bill Hickman - Crossbones Tour

Celebrating Crossbones. Bill Hickman returns to Hastings celebrating the release of his new album Crossbones. If the smokier, darker edge of alt-country is where you like to dwell, if the likes of Steve Earle, Michael Stipe, Bruce Springsteen or Elvis Costello feature heavily on your...

Date: Friday 30 August
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Revolutionize Your Running Weekend

Revolutionize Your Running Weekend

Running guru's Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff invite you to join them for the weekend in Havelock North. - Do you want to run with less pain and injuries, avoid burnout and over training? - Do you want to have a better running technique? - Want to improve your times? - Want to learn how to...

Date: Saturday 31 August to Sunday 1 September
Where:
Peak Fitness & Health, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tarzino Trophy TAB Daffodil Raceday - Bostock NZ Spring

Tarzino Trophy TAB Daffodil Raceday - Bostock NZ Spring

General Admission: By $5 donation with all proceeds supporting the Hawke’s Bay Cancer Society. Members Stand: $30 Gates Open: 10.30am First Race: 12.15pm (TBC) Track: TBC BYO: Yes on the public lawn and grandstand - limited to six bottles of beer or one bottle of wine per...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Celebration: YSL

NZIFF - Celebration: YSL

A poignant, intimate portrait of Yves Saint Laurent in his twilight years takes us behind the scenes of the fabled fashion house and of the couturier’s complex relationship with business partner Pierre Bergé. Tickets are available online through Ticketek, from the front desk at MTG or the box...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - The Biggest Little Farm

NZIFF - The Biggest Little Farm

A city slicker couple turned progressive eco-farmers transform a barren orchard into a thriving landscape in this inspirational sustainability documentary. Who hasn’t fantasised about ditching their city day job for a simpler life on the land? For John and Molly Chester, this journey begins...

Date: Saturday 31 August to Sunday 15 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lady and The Tramps ft The Encore Dancers

Lady and The Tramps ft The Encore Dancers

Be in for a great night at The Filter Room! amazing burlesque dancers and an amazing live jazz performance! Your ticket includes: - Nibbles on table - Free drink on arrival - Main and dessert - Courtesy van available Upon booking your ticket you will receive your online payment...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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All Age Gig - Bar Open with Fyveyes and Friends

All Age Gig - Bar Open with Fyveyes and Friends

$15 with your first drink free.

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Apocalypse Now

NZIFF - Apocalypse Now

Welcome back to the jungle with Brando, Duvall, Fishburne and Hopper for Francis Ford Coppola’s final – and finest – version of the ultimate Vietnam War epic. Forty years after it almost killed him, Francis Ford Coppola returns to the jungle one last time. Both a complete restoration and...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trei + Jabz MC & Lee Mvtthews

Trei + Jabz MC & Lee Mvtthews

Here we go people of Hawkes Bass; we are extremely proud to present our next edition; this time with our very own Trei + Jabz MC and the incredible Lee Mvtthews. Fresh from smashing it in a big way on the European Summer Festival circuit; Trei returns to NZ for his Nationwide Winter Tour;...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2019

Free
Red Cross Journey 2019

Red Cross Journey 2019

New Zealand Red Cross is excited to announce that registrations are now open for Red Cross Journey 2019. Red Cross Journey is a step a challenge. The idea is you walk 10,000 steps a day, either as an individual or a team whilst raising vital funds for people in need, you do this by asking...

Date: Sunday 1 September
Where:
Red Cross, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Red Cross Journey 2019

Red Cross Journey 2019

New Zealand Red Cross is excited to announce that registrations are now open for Red Cross Journey 2019. Red Cross Journey is a step a challenge. The idea is you walk 10,000 steps a day, either as an individual or a team whilst raising vital funds for people in need, you do this by asking...

Date: Sunday 1 September
Where:
New Zealand Red Cross, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Red Cross Journey 2019

Red Cross Journey 2019

New Zealand Red Cross is excited to announce that registrations are now open for Red Cross Journey 2019. Red Cross Journey is a step a challenge. The idea is you walk 10,000 steps a day, either as an individual or a team whilst raising vital funds for people in need, you do this by asking...

Date: Sunday 1 September
Where:
New Zealand Red Cross, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 25 August to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Revolutionize Your Running Weekend

Revolutionize Your Running Weekend

Running guru's Lisa Tamati and Neil Wagstaff invite you to join them for the weekend in Havelock North. - Do you want to run with less pain and injuries, avoid burnout and over training? - Do you want to have a better running technique? - Want to improve your times? - Want to learn how to...

Date: Saturday 31 August to Sunday 1 September
Where:
Peak Fitness & Health, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils is the perfect showcase of Spring in Central Hawke’s Bay, with 1,000s of daffodils blooming across 20 acres of parkland, you can wander amongst the daffodil fields and pick your own bunch to take home. Open every day of September, simply drive through the gates, collect a...

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

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities and is one of the longest running annual festivals in the country. NZIFF makes a great occasion out of movie-going...

Date: Thursday 29 August to Sunday 15 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities and is one of the longest running annual festivals in the country. NZIFF makes a great occasion out of movie-going...

Date: Thursday 29 August to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 25 August to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2019

NZIFF - Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2019

A collection of Māori and Pasifika short films curated by Leo Koziol (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Rakaipaaka), director of the Wairoa Māori Film Festival, with guest co-curator Craig Fasi (Niue), director of the Pollywood Film Festival. Our Atoll Speaks: Ko Talatala Mai Tō Mātou Wenua -...

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

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A Feast of Gilbert and Sullivan

A Feast of Gilbert and Sullivan

A Feast of Gilbert and Sullivan, is a musical array of exerts from many of the best known comic operas. You will enjoy the hilarious, libretti, the impossible dramas and the flirting and romances from the H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado and others. A very large and...

Date: Sunday 1 September
Where:
Taikura Rudolph Steiner School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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They That Go Down to The Sea In Ships

They That Go Down to The Sea In Ships

A Watery theme for Waiapu Cathedral Choir concert. Two different musical settings of the words of Psalm 107 “They that go down to the Sea in Ships will open and close the choir’s 2019 concert on Sunday September 1st. Both arrangements cleverly reflect the meaning of the words of the psalm...

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

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NZIFF - Peterloo

NZIFF - Peterloo

Four years after Waterloo a different kind of battle was fought on British soil, Mike Leigh delivers a passionate and forceful historical drama about the time when the working class began to fight for their rights. The latest from Mike Leigh is an epic portrayal of the events surrounding the...

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

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NZIFF - Who You Think I Am

NZIFF - Who You Think I Am

Juliette Binoche delivers a sultry, complicated turn as a woman hiding behind a virtual alter ego in this haunting French psychodrama. After a messy breakup with her boyfriend Ludo, and upset at his sudden disappearance, 50-something French literature lecturer Claire Millaud (Binoche) decides...

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

Read more » - NZIFF - Who You Think I Am


Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 23 September
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Women's Centre Movie Night - On the Basis of Sex

Women's Centre Movie Night - On the Basis of Sex

The Heretaunga Women's Centre starts its month of celebrations with our very popular (and almost always sold out) movie night on Monday 2nd of September . This event is for women only. Held at the Focal Point Cinema complex – $17 gets you a movie and nibbles. The movie starts at 6pm but...

Date: Monday 2 September
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Peter Peryer: The Art of Seeing

NZIFF - Peter Peryer: The Art of Seeing

Continuing her rich tradition of documenting Kiwi artists, Shirley Horrocks presents a comprehensive biopic of Peter Peryer, one of our most important photographers. The access to Peryer at his home in Taranaki before his death in November 2018 makes this the most definitive documentary that...

Date: Monday 2 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free...

Date: Tuesday 20 August to Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 3 September to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Ask Dr Ruth

NZIFF - Ask Dr Ruth

Presented by: New Zealand International Film Festival As her 90th birthday approaches, irrepressible Dr Ruth, the famed American sex therapist, reflects on her life and career in a film as spirited as she is. A mere four foot seven, but feeling six feet tall, Ruth Westheimer believes she has...

Date: Tuesday 3 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wheelers Luck

Wheelers Luck

Wheeler's Luck is a wonderfully funny portrayal of what happens when an Auckland developer moves into a small coastal town. Directed by Simon Law, Wheeler's Luck takes an amusing and keenly observed look at issues close to every New Zealander's heart - land ownership and development, the erosion...

Date: Tuesday 3 September to Sunday 8 September
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Renèe Geyer

Renèe Geyer

The One The Only Renèe Geyer Premier Artist. Final Show In New Zealand after doing 4 shows this 5th show is going to go off with love. So let's show Renèe our love so she comes back real soon. Don't miss out.

Date: Tuesday 3 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, 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 4 September to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, 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 Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 4 September to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce


NZIFF - Maiden

NZIFF - Maiden

Utilising a treasure trove of archival footage, director Alex Holmes celebrates the history of Maiden Great Britain, the first all-female crew to compete in the Whitbread Round the World Race. After discovering a love of sailing in her teens, Tracy Edwards dreamed of circumnavigating the globe...

Date: Wednesday 4 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross Autumn Forest - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross Autumn Forest - Paintvine

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 Auckland! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The...

Date: Wednesday 4 September
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Open Mic Comedy Night at Paisley Stage

Open Mic Comedy Night at Paisley Stage

Hawkes Bay Comedy Club presents open mic comedy night. Enjoy a laugh and a drink or give comedy a go yourself! This night is a safe and supportive environment for budding comedians to strut their stuff. Come at 7:30pm if you would like to perform.

Date: Wednesday 4 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Capital in the 21st Century

NZIFF - Capital in the 21st Century

A sweeping – and sobering – account of the way that concentrated wealth has both shaped our past and is creating a deeply unequal future. Based on economist Thomas Piketty’s bestselling book. A 700-page tome on wealth inequality, Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century was an...

Date: Wednesday 4 September to Friday 6 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Artisan Festival

Central Hawke's Bay Artisan Festival

For over 20 years 'CHB The Festival' has been a standout event in Central Hawke’s Bay, with proud Artisans coming together to showcase their amazing talents over four days. This year, we see a change of name and a refresh but the heart of the event remains the same... Handcrafted, Beautiful,...

Date: Thursday 5 September to Sunday 8 September
Where:
Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 22 August to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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NZIFF - Amazing Grace

NZIFF - Amazing Grace

Rescued from 45 years in legal and technical limbo, this extraordinary music film capturing Aretha Franklin in full flight deserves your respect – and the biggest screen and sound system possible. In 1972, 29-year-old Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul’, wishing to return to her gospel...

Date: Friday 30 August to Thursday 5 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Amazing Grace


Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

Date: Thursday 5 September to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

Date: Thursday 5 September to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club


NZIFF - Sorry We Missed You

NZIFF - Sorry We Missed You

A most worthy follow-up to I, Daniel Blake, Ken Loach’s new social-realist drama zeroes in on life as an average British family at the mercy of the modern day ‘gig economy’. Though conspicuously absent from the Cannes winners’ podium, Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty left no...

Date: Thursday 5 September to Friday 13 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Sorry We Missed You


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Tiny Ruins – Olympic Girls Spring Tour Aotearoa

Tiny Ruins – Olympic Girls Spring Tour Aotearoa

Tiny Ruins return to home ground this spring, in the wake of their sonic dream of a record, Olympic Girls. Having toured overseas for the better part of 2019, and returning from a run of summer festivals throughout Europe, September sees them embark on twelve special dates around Aotearoa....

Date: Thursday 5 September
Where:
Haumoana Town Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - La Belle Époque

NZIFF - La Belle Époque

A 21st century riff on second chances at first love, La Belle Époque takes a giant conceit – an agency can grant you the chance to play the lead role in any point in history, with full cast and costume on an authentic set – and focuses on a sad, aging cartoonist (Daniel Auteuil, in a late...

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

Read more » - NZIFF - La Belle Époque


Free
Storytime

Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes...

Date: Friday 23 August to Friday 27 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Storytime


NZIFF - Brittany Runs a Marathon

NZIFF - Brittany Runs a Marathon

Jillian Bell (Workaholics, Rough Night) stars in this Audience Award-winning Sundance comedy about a New York slacker who takes up running in the hopes of getting her life back on track. Tickets are available online through Ticketek, from the front desk at MTG or the box office at the Napier...

Date: Friday 6 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Brittany Runs a Marathon


Timberlina – Drag Queen Bingo

Timberlina – Drag Queen Bingo

I’m coming back! Timberlina is packing her wigs, glitter and stilettos to head across the Tasman for her second tour in New Zealand. For her second time in Napier the lady of of the night sassily presents Drag Queen Bingo with Timberlina! Bejazzle your jandles for a night of fun, laughs...

Date: Friday 6 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wild Food, Whisky & Wine

Wild Food, Whisky & Wine

Find the dram of your dreams with the experts from Whisky Galore who will host this entertaining evening of whisky, wild food and wine. These Scots know a thing or two about good grain. All of which they will share over a delicious four course degustation dinner perfectly matched to the very best...

Date: Friday 6 September
Where:
Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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NZIFF - Beats

NZIFF - Beats

As EDM and ecstasy-fuelled raves are targeted by 90s lawmakers, two downtrodden Glasgow teenagers are determined to taste the action. Director Brian Welsh (The Entire History of You) makes it a night to remember. Dour reality meets its nemesis in 90s rave culture in this exuberant memoir of...

Date: Friday 6 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF - Beats


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 24 August to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Market

Spring Market

We have a great indoor market to welcome spring to Hawke's Bay. With around 30 stalls offering all manner of lovely, high quality products from original art to Honey and Chilli products. Something for everyone. Treat yourself or buy something special for a gift. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere and...

Date: Saturday 7 September
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Join us for a morning of some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and tales all preschoolers can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages....

Date: Saturday 24 August to Saturday 21 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - New Zealand’s Best 2019

NZIFF - New Zealand’s Best 2019

Check out the year’s best New Zealand short films as chosen by this year’s guest selector Jane Campion, from a shortlist drawn up by NZIFF programmers from a total of 91 entries. - Nancy From Now On - Krystal - Egg Cup Requiem - Golden Boy - Our Father - Hinekura New Zealand...

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

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Free
Avant Garde’n Wearable Creations Fashion Show

Avant Garde’n Wearable Creations Fashion Show

Join us for The Avant Garde’n Wearable Creations Fashion Show. A stunning showcase of Central Hawke’s Bay talent and creativity at the Central Hawke’s Bay Artisan Festival. Inspired by Spring and our Central Hawke’s Bay gardens and landscapes, the Avant Garde’n Wearable Creations...

Date: Saturday 7 September
Where:
Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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NZIFF - Kind Hearts and Coronets

NZIFF - Kind Hearts and Coronets

Celebrating its 70th birthday in a pristine digital restoration, director Robert Hamer’s Kind Hearts and Coronets upholds its position as one of the funniest, most perfectly pitched black comedies ever made. Dennis Price is the living embodiment of wronged entitlement as Louis Mazzini, a...

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

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NZIFF - Portrait of a Lady on Fire

NZIFF - Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Winner of Best Screenplay and the Queer Palm at Cannes, Céline Sciamma’s striking 18th-century tale of romantic obsession burns bright with female desire and the craft of a masterful filmmaker. Between Water Lillies, Tomboy and Girlhood, outstanding French director Céline Sciamma has...

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

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GUNT, Godzilla Takes New York, Pale Flag & Calvary

GUNT, Godzilla Takes New York, Pale Flag & Calvary

It’s time for another solid metal show in Napier hosted by your dirty local metal band Gunt! Godzilla Takes New York formed at the end of 2016 by a group of pop-culture loving pop-punk musicians looking to reconnect with the metal they grew up with. They incorporate elements of early 2000's...

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

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NZIFF - Vivarium

NZIFF - Vivarium

A gripping dystopian nightmare to surpass the very best Black Mirror episodes, Vivarium centres on Gemma (Imogen Poots) and Tom (Jesse Eisenberg), a young couple who dream of purchasing a first home. After meeting Martin, a rather odd real estate agent, they agree to visit a surreal new housing...

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

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Crownthorpe Half Marathon 12k & 7kTrail Run

Crownthorpe Half Marathon 12k & 7kTrail Run

Located 45 minutes from central Napier, Is our new course at Whakamarumaru Station. The course is a mix of rolling farmland, and farm and forestry tracks. Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 7k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. Distances are approx and...

Date: Sunday 8 September
Where:
Whakamarumaru Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Mrs Lowry & Son

NZIFF - Mrs Lowry & Son

Timothy Spall plays English painter L.S. Lowry – here a frustrated artist in 1930s Lancashire – and Vanessa Redgrave his bed-ridden, domineering mother, in this popular play-turned-biopic. Having already played J.M.W. Turner to great acclaim, Timothy Spall takes on another English painter...

Date: Sunday 8 September to Thursday 12 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 8 September to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Helen Kelly – Together

NZIFF - Helen Kelly – Together

An intimate, inspirational portrait of Helen Kelly in the last year of her life, Together tells the story of a woman whose advocacy and generosity changed the lives of countless New Zealanders. Brilliant, funny and indefatigable, Helen Kelly was a giant of social justice movements in New...

Date: Sunday 8 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

NZIFF - Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Nick Broomfield’s evocative memoir traces the enduring relationship between Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen, the inspiration behind such seminal songs in the folksinger’s oeuvre as ‘So Long, Marianne’. Traversing time, from the early 1960s when the pair first met on Hydra, a sun- and...

Date: Sunday 8 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Shaun Kirk (OZ)

Shaun Kirk (OZ)

Following the release of two brand new singles ‘Howlin at the Moon’ and ‘Save My Soul’ in 2018, along with an appearance at Bluesfest, Byron Bay, and a stack of sold out headline shows; blues/rock singer-songwriter Shaun Kirk is proud to announce he will be dropping his anticipated, self...

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

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NZIFF - Loro

NZIFF - Loro

Queasy and compelling in equal measure, Paolo Sorrentino’s sprawling portrait of Silvio Berlusconi – played with oily charisma by the director’s regular leading man, Toni Servillo (The Great Beauty) – is presented in its feature-length international version. It’s 2006. Berlusconi’s...

Date: Sunday 8 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Halston

NZIFF - Halston

The astounding career and chequered business history of the American design genius who revolutionised fashion in the 1970s are recalled in this fittingly epic new documentary from the director of Dior and I. In the year’s most spectacular fashion documentary, writer-director Frédéric Tcheng...

Date: Monday 9 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Non-Fiction

NZIFF - Non-Fiction

The murky line between reality and fiction goes under the microscope – and the sheets – in Olivier Assayas’s chatty, up-to-the minute treatment of the French literary world, with Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet. Long-time festival favourite Olivier Assayas (Cold Water, Summer Hours)...

Date: Monday 9 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do  - Comic Book Crafts

Make Create Do - Comic Book Crafts

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 13 - 18 years, join us in the Talanoa Room to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities, learn some new skills, and of course - eat, We meet every second Tuesday at the Flaxmere Library - hope to see you there! We may take photographs or...

Date: Tuesday 10 September
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matthew Barley and Stephen de Pledge

Matthew Barley and Stephen de Pledge

Impressionistic colours of light and shade echo across the centuries reflecting some of the most beautiful chamber music ever written for the cello. Offering choice works of cello and piano in a programme of exquisite symmetry, from the languishing Andante in Bach’s Cello Sonata, and the...

Date: Tuesday 10 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, 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 September to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - For My Father’s Kingdom

NZIFF - For My Father’s Kingdom

Pasifika filmmakers Vea Mafile’o and Jeremiah Tauamiti direct this intimate, clear-eyed documentary centred on the faith, love and fatherhood of Saia Mafile’o, and his four children. Aotearoa isn’t always the land of milk and honey it promises to be. Throughout the life of Saia Mafile’o...

Date: Wednesday 11 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Taste of Ireland

A Taste of Ireland

This year audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A Taste of Ireland – the Irish Music and Dance Sensation tours Australia-wide telling the tale of the world’s most loved nation in one incredible performance. Told...

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

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NZIFF - Judy & Punch

NZIFF - Judy & Punch

Punch & Judy’s traditional puppet theatre receives an offbeat and subversive twist in this deliciously dark tale of revenge starring Mia Wasikowska. Actor-turned-filmmaker Mirrah Foulkes directs this highly original, endlessly inventive feminist spin on the classic puppet show. Mia Wasikowska...

Date: Wednesday 11 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Great Teddy Bear Show

The Great Teddy Bear Show

If you go down to Takapau today, you're sure of a big surprise Go down to see 3,000 bears today, there will be some in disguise For every bear that ever there was will gather there for certain Because today's the day the teddy bears have their Great Teddy Bear Show! With more than 3,000 teddy...

Date: Thursday 12 September to Sunday 22 September
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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NZIFF - Photograph

NZIFF - Photograph

A street photographer convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée in this sweet and tender romance that unfolds amongst the chaotic streets of Mumbai. From the director of The Lunchbox. Ritesh Batra returns to the Mumbai streets of his festival favourite The Lunchbox (NZIFF14) with this...

Date: Thursday 12 September to Sunday 15 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do for Tweens - Ra whanau ki a Roald Dahl!

Make Create Do for Tweens - Ra whanau ki a Roald Dahl!

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8-12 years, join us in the kids section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. Oh, and we also share a selection of our newest kids books to share with you of...

Date: Thursday 12 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Play Jingo!

Play Jingo!

Dab those musical squares till you drop in this toe-tapping bingo game! Fun for all ages, all music lovers, and all competitive gamers. Four rounds and even more chances to win prizes! Doors open at 5:30, so come early, grab some grub, a wine, tab beer or barrel aged cocktail, and play! Game...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Thursday 24 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Inna de Yard

NZIFF - Inna de Yard

Beyond Bob Marley, Inna de Yard dives deep into the soul of reggae music, the die-hard singers and songwriters who were there from the beginning, and the Jamaican sound and spirit. Reggae legends including Cedric Myton, Kiddus I and Ken Boothe reminiscence while jamming out their greatest hits...

Date: Thursday 12 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show

Friday 10 - 5 Saturday 10 - 5 Sunday 10 - 4 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...

Date: Friday 13 September to Sunday 15 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ledlenser Puketapu Night Run

Ledlenser Puketapu Night Run

The First Annual Ledlenser Puketapu Night Run. We’re excited to be on the countdown for our first ever Ledlenser Puketapu Night Run! This event is run by Puketapu School Parents’ League as a fundraiser for Puketapu School. We’re aiming to cater to everyone from the ages of 12 to 100+, with...

Date: Friday 13 September
Where:
Puketapu School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Sibyl

NZIFF - Sibyl

Exploring psychotherapy, boundaries and obsession, Justine Triet’s film deliciously portrays the creative crisis of a shrink-wannabe-author, who steals her actress patient’s story for a novel. “The Sibyl of the film’s title, portrayed by Virginie Efira, is a psychologist weaning off her...

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

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Matron's Birthday Freak Show at DeadHill

Matron's Birthday Freak Show at DeadHill

DeadHill celebrates Matron's birthday!!! September 13th is a special macabre Black Friday event for the Mother of Dark Tourism in Hawkes Bay. Matron is very, very, very old!!! She only gets one birthday a year and this year it's landed on the blackest Friday of September. Join us as on this...

Date: Friday 13 September
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Queen Celebration

Queen Celebration

Appearing for their first time at Paisley Stage, The Queen Celebration are a completely live band of Hawke’s Bay’s finest musicians. Featuring a 5-piece band, 7 guest vocalists and a unique light and visual show, the QC pay homage to one of the biggest selling bands in the world. The night will...

Date: Friday 13 September
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Opera Spectacular Choral Concert

Opera Spectacular Choral Concert

Musical fireworks, a playlist of greatest hits that will make you whistle the tunes for weeks after the concert. A selection of works by Wagner, Verdi, Mascagni, Puccini and Dvořák for your enjoyment. Presented by: Napier Civic Choir Soloists: Lisa Harper-Brown - Soprano TBC - Tenor

Date: Friday 13 September to Sunday 15 September
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Tribute to Cat Stevens with Erik Graham

A Tribute to Cat Stevens with Erik Graham

Erik Graham honors one of the most inspiring song writers of our time, Cat Stevens, in an intimate solo acoustic performance as he tours down New Zealand’s Hawke’s bay in September 2019. ‘A tribute to Cat Stevens’ takes audiences on a journey back in time through heart felt authentic...

Date: Friday 13 September
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Ruben Brandt, Collector

NZIFF - Ruben Brandt, Collector

Boasting batshit surreal imagery, fist-pumping action sequences and a wall-to-wall shrine of art and cinema references, Ruben Brandt, Collector is a new milestone for animated invention. Art heist thriller, brooding neo-noir, bombastic action blockbuster and hallucinatory freak-out all at once,...

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

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Free
Hastings Blossom Parade 2019

Hastings Blossom Parade 2019

Our theme for 2019 is... 'Folk Tales from Around the World'. How to be part of the 2019 Blossom Parade Spectacular? To confirm your interest and participation please fill in an expression of interest form. Alternatively visit us at the Hastings Community Art Centre on 106 Russell Street South...

Date: Saturday 14 September
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Walking on Water

NZIFF - Walking on Water

Octogenarian Christo wraps up a miraculous career with a spectacular network of fabric walkways over an Italian lake, in an oft-humorous closeup look at the process of creation, clashes of egos and perils of nature. Christo and Jeanne-Claude have long stunned the world with their monumental...

Date: Saturday 14 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Yuli

NZIFF - Yuli

Moving between fiction and reality, and harnessing the power of both drama and dance, Cuban ballet dancer and choreographer Carlos Acosta shares his life story, from a barely interested kid to one of the greats. This adventurous depiction of the life and success of ballet dancer Carlos Acosta...

Date: Saturday 14 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - American Woman

NZIFF - American Woman

A sweeping character study centred on a teenager’s disappearance – and a mother’s determination to live through the tragedy – in blue collar Pennsylvania. With Sienna Miller, Aaron Paul and Christina Hendricks. Sienna Miller is superb as a mother struggling to move on – and move...

Date: Saturday 14 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Casino Night

Casino Night

Art Deco Themed Casino Night! Come enjoy all the fun, lights & wonders of the big casino with our fantastic Casino Night! - A great event for a great cause. A brilliant night out in support of the ACORN Project. Prizes for best dressed!. Supper & Welcome Drink included

Date: Saturday 14 September
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Orchestra Spectacular

Orchestra Spectacular

Liszt - Les Préludes Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16 Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op.36 Prepare yourselves for another programme of powerful emotions and spectacular music. Back from her piano studies in Spain, effervescent New Zealand pianist Lorelle McNaughton joins us...

Date: Saturday 14 September
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bold Moves

Bold Moves

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

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

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Funkadelic Monks play Nirvana, Red Hot Chilies and Pearl Jam

Funkadelic Monks play Nirvana, Red Hot Chilies and Pearl Jam

Funkadelic Monks play Nirvana, Red Hot Chilies and Pearl Jam. This Sold out last time… so get in early. They’ve got the funk, the rock and the grunge and they’re headed back to Napier! After sold out shows across New Zealand, ‘Lounge Apes’, ‘Funkadelic Monks’ and...

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

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NZIFF - The Whistlers

NZIFF - The Whistlers

Breathing new life into the Romanian New Wave, Corneliu Porumboiu crafts a rollicking genre movie set in sun-soaked Spain, where the best laid plans of a bent cop hinge on learning a secret local whistling dialect. “With his entertaining noir The Whistlers, a polished mashup of genre motifs...

Date: Saturday 14 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fia

Fia

The Artist Fia took out all 4 nominated categories at The Island Music Awards in Hawaii this year (2019): - Song of the year (Love Me) - Music video of the year (Love Me) - Breakout artist of the year - Male artist of the year Fia's on his to New Zealand - Australia & The South Pacific next...

Date: Saturday 14 September
Where:
Bar 2013, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hatuma Half Marathon, Celebrating 40 years

Hatuma Half Marathon, Celebrating 40 years

Hatuma Half Marathon is celebrating its’ 40th year so what better reason to get out there and enjoy the celebrations while running and walking through some picturesque Central Hawke’s Bay countryside. The Hatuma Half Marathon is a highlight in the Central Hawke’s Bay calendar. The...

Date: Sunday 15 September
Where:
Waipukurau Racecourse, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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A Dog's Journey

A Dog's Journey

In A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to the heartwarming global hit A Dog’s Purpose, beloved dog Bailey finds his new destiny and forms an unbreakable bond that will lead him, and the people he loves, to places they never imagined. Bailey (voiced again by Josh Gad) is living the good life on the...

Date: Sunday 15 September
Where:
Reading Cinema, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 15 September to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wedding & Event Expo

Wedding & Event Expo

Thinking about having your wedding in Central Hawke's Bay? Planning a celebration or event? Check out our beautiful venue, try some delicious culinary treats, taste locally made wine and chat with our many wedding vendors all gathered at River Park Event from photographers, florists, celebrants to...

Date: Sunday 15 September
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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NZIFF - The Biggest Little Farm

NZIFF - The Biggest Little Farm

A city slicker couple turned progressive eco-farmers transform a barren orchard into a thriving landscape in this inspirational sustainability documentary. Who hasn’t fantasised about ditching their city day job for a simpler life on the land? For John and Molly Chester, this journey begins...

Date: Saturday 31 August to Sunday 15 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF - Maria by Callas

NZIFF - Maria by Callas

The legendary opera singer, once described as “pure electricity” by Leonard Bernstein, eloquently recounts her life and career through interviews, unpublished letters, diaries and memoirs – and, especially, through her mesmerising performances – in a riveting self-portrait. “Maria by...

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

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NZIFF - The Nightingale

NZIFF - The Nightingale

For her follow-up to The Babadook (NZIFF14), Aussie auteur Jennifer Kent pivots to an entirely different brand of horror. A bleak, bloody revenge Western, her sophomore effort The Nightingale takes a cold, hard stare at her country’s history of colonial violence – and the results are genuinely...

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

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Stan Walker - Springboard Tour 2019

Stan Walker - Springboard Tour 2019

Hitting a massive nine centres on his regional tour this September, Stan will take the stage to perform songs from his impressive catalogue plus his brand new pop smash single ‘Give’ (co-written by Matiu Walters of SIX60) for his beloved fans! Over the course of his career Stan Walker has...

Date: Monday 16 September
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Super Sixes Hawke's Bay Tournament

Super Sixes Hawke's Bay Tournament

Super Sixes is an established event on the national inter-school sports calendar. It’s a chance for your Year Six students to let off some steam and take part in their favourite team sports. They can socialise with their peers in the fun and exciting environment that is sunny Hawke’s...

Date: Tuesday 17 September to Wednesday 18 September
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. 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...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Wheat Field - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Wheat Field - Paintvine

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: Wednesday 18 September
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Bistronomy Battle of the Wines, with Organic Winegrowers

Bistronomy Battle of the Wines, with Organic Winegrowers

Join Chef James Beck and his team at the award winning Bistronomy as they create a delicious five course menu and invite four local organic wineries to put forward their best match. Guests will be the judge on this fun and informative evening, with prizes for best match and spot prizes up for...

Date: Thursday 19 September
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Avenue Q

Avenue Q

Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, the hilarious Avenue Q tells the timeless story of a recent college graduate trying to find his way in the world. Set in New York City all the way out on Avenue Q (he couldn’t afford anything better), we are...

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 5 October
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crazy Train - The Ozzy Osbourne/ Randy Rhoads Tribute Show

Crazy Train - The Ozzy Osbourne/ Randy Rhoads Tribute Show

Ozzy Osbourne - Randy Rhoads - Ultimate Supergroup - "Crazy Train" The greatest Ozzy Osbourne/ Randy Rhoads show in the world, tours New Zealand! Fans of Ozzy Osbourne’s early solo career are in for an amazing treat this September. Kiwi supergroup “Crazy Train” will be performing the...

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

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Colour Chaos Trail and Fun Run

Colour Chaos Trail and Fun Run

A fun run for children and adults, wear your white t-shirt and get coloured as you run! The more dedicated runners can run over the beautiful Pukehou farmland on a trail run. Sausage sizzle, Coffee and assorted baking and drinks available. Find our event on Facebook, Colour Chaos - Fun Family...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Kahotea Farm, Pukehou, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Whānau Fun Fest

Whānau Fun Fest

Face painting. Bouncy castle action. Free popcorn. The Party Train Express and a blow-up obstacle course. You'll find all this and more. NCC, along with a great group of partners—more on them in a moment—are promoting this message: Keep our children safe—in the home, outside and on journeys....

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Kings House, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Windsor Park Plate - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

Windsor Park Plate - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

Windsor Park Plate - Bostock New Zealand Spring Racing Carnival. General Admission: $10 Members Stand: $30 Gates Open: 10.30am First Race: 12.20pm (TBC) Races: 9 Track: TBC BYO: Yes on the public lawn and grandstand - limited to six bottles of beer or one bottle of wine per person As...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arahi - The Space Between Us

Arahi - The Space Between Us

Littlestone proudly presents Hawke’s Bay’s own folk singer-songwriter Arahi live from Haumoana Hall. A mainstay on the local circuit for the past 6 years, Arahi brings together a new band for this ‘one night only’ spectacle of folk-rock in it’s newest expression. Joined by a lineup of...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Haumoana Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Blossom Ball

The Blossom Ball

Blossom Ball 2019 is bought to you by East Coast Young Farmers. We simply want everyone to dress up, dance along to the band “Hidden Agenda” and have an awesome night. Cash Bar open for beer, wine, RTD's & soft drinks. Ticket includes supper & a complimentary drink from the bar for East...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead and Garden is a place of impressive history and grandeur and one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s iconic Historic Homesteads. Gwavas’ 9 hectare ‘Cornish Woodland Garden’ which is a spectacle for all the senses, with azaleas, rhododendron, camellia and magnolia, beautiful birdlife...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 27 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Ongaonga Historic Village Fair & Market

Ongaonga Historic Village Fair & Market

Step back in time and explore the fun and wonder of Ongaonga Historic Village with their Village Fair and Market, a wonderful day for all of the family to experience Ongaonga Historic Village, Museum and notable Coles’ Bros Factory. With old fashioned sweets and home baking, beautiful...

Date: Sunday 22 September
Where:
Ongaonga Historic Village, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Make Create Do - No Bake Baking

Make Create Do - No Bake Baking

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 13 - 18 years, join us in the Talanoa Room to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities, learn some new skills, and of course - eat, We meet every second Tuesday at the Flaxmere Library - hope to see you there! We may take photographs or...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Next Steps Lifestyle Expo for Senior Citizens

Next Steps Lifestyle Expo for Senior Citizens

Senior citizens, families and service providers will discover this event has a great deal to offer, to help them plan for tomorrow. See a wide array of interesting and informative displays representing all facets of today's lifestyles. The expo will provide retirees, and baby boomers with advice on...

Date: Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 28 August to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do for Tweens - Mini Spy School

Make Create Do for Tweens - Mini Spy School

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8-12 years, join us in the kids section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. Oh, and we also share a selection of our newest kids books to share with you of...

Date: Thursday 26 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

With new ventures, projects and books under their belts, the “dream team of design” Paul Bangay and Thomas Hamel will return to Cape Kidnappers in 2019 for the first time in four years. Paul Bangay and Thomas Hamel are ready to share their fresh and timeless design philosophies and passion...

Date: Friday 27 September to Sunday 29 September
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Marist Senior Football Annual Prizegiving

Napier Marist Senior Football Annual Prizegiving

Napier Marist Football Club Senior Prizegiving including dinner. Come and celebrate the 2019 season with us. Players, partners and supporters welcome. Doors open at 6.30pm and prizegiving will commence at 7 pm - Dinner will be after that. There will be entertainment after dinner.

Date: Friday 27 September
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

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

Date: Saturday 28 September to Sunday 29 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Homesteads, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Onwards! - Wellington Youth Choir's 30th Anniversary

Onwards! - Wellington Youth Choir's 30th Anniversary

This year, we are excited to be touring to the beautiful Hawkes' Bay region! Wellington Youth Choir is proud to present our 30th Anniversary concert series - Onwards. Under the direction of director Mark Stamper, this series includes a wide variety of pieces and genres, celebrating our hope for...

Date: Saturday 28 September
Where:
St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet First Road Trip to Napier

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet First Road Trip to Napier

For the first time ever, in Napier. Son de Cuba is who they are and what they play. Son de Cuba is the first-ever New Zealand and more specifically Wellington-based 100% Cuban Quartet featuring Roberto Rodríguez Boffil (La Isla de la Juventud), Angel Manuel Guilarte Medina (Santiago de Cuba)...

Date: Saturday 28 September
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2019

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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 3 September to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, 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 4 September to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, 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 Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 4 September to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Avenue Q

Avenue Q

Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, the hilarious Avenue Q tells the timeless story of a recent college graduate trying to find his way in the world. Set in New York City all the way out on Avenue Q (he couldn’t afford anything better), we are...

Date: Friday 20 September to Saturday 5 October
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Play Jingo!

Play Jingo!

Dab those musical squares till you drop in this toe-tapping bingo game! Fun for all ages, all music lovers, and all competitive gamers. Four rounds and even more chances to win prizes! Doors open at 5:30, so come early, grab some grub, a wine, tab beer or barrel aged cocktail, and play! Game...

Date: Thursday 22 August to Thursday 24 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - The Scream - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - The Scream - Paintvine

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 3 October
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stretch - 2 Nights Together

Stretch - 2 Nights Together

Boxcat Records is proud to announce: A special two-night performance from one of New Zealand’s most captivating singer-songwriters, Stretch. ‘2 Nights Together’ will include an exclusive preview of his newest music, soon to become a new album, produced in Hawke’s Bay. Every ticket sold...

Date: Thursday 3 October
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTA Spring Fling Golf Day

MTA Spring Fling Golf Day

Enjoy a great day of Spring Golf in Central Hawke’s Bay on the picturesque Waipukurau Golf Course. Get your team of four together and get in the Spring Fling spirit. Hopefully your Golf has more Spring, than Fling! We can guarantee a fun day out, fantastic prizes and great Central Hawke’s...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
Waipukurau Golf Course, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Stretch - 2 Nights Together

Stretch - 2 Nights Together

Boxcat Records is proud to announce: A special two-night performance from one of New Zealand’s most captivating singer-songwriters, Stretch. ‘2 Nights Together’ will include an exclusive preview of his newest music, soon to become a new album, produced in Hawke’s Bay. Every ticket sold...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead and Garden is a place of impressive history and grandeur and one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s iconic Historic Homesteads. Gwavas’ 9 hectare ‘Cornish Woodland Garden’ which is a spectacle for all the senses, with azaleas, rhododendron, camellia and magnolia, beautiful birdlife...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 27 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Livamol Classic - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

Livamol Classic - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

Hawke’s Bay’s iconic and most stylish spring event set in one of the most scenic race courses in New Zealand. Gates Open: 11.00am First race: 12.30pm (TBC) Last race: 5.50pm (TBC) No BYO. Course Admission: $25 - Early Bird $15 limited tickets available (Sold out in 2018). Member’s...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Style Night

Central Hawke's Bay Style Night

An inspiring night of style and design – from interiors to design, fashion, food and wine, as we showcase our talented Central Hawke’s Bay designers, artists, stylists and producers. Hear about the latest trends in interiors, fashion and lifestyle. How to style your home, your life and...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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“RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”

“RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”

John Kempt returns to New Zealand and fronts “RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”. The show is modelled on McCartney’s current touring act and makes solid use of a great 5-piece band, featuring NZ legend, Peter Warren, on drums. Kempt was cast in the lead role of the multi million dollar...

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

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Ardijah

Ardijah

Come along & join Ardijah. The band have been working on a couple of new numbers so come along & enjoy some of their old & new songs! Get your tickets now. Presented by: Irie Nation

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Bev Ridges on York, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 25 August to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 8 September to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, 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 September to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rainbow Sunday Birthday: Drag Show and Party

Rainbow Sunday Birthday: Drag Show and Party

It's Rainbow Sundays first birthday and we are having a party! To celebrate this occasion we are blessed to have a special guest appearance by NZ House of Drag, Season One Winner and Drag King Hugogrrrl, with our very own Queens Lilly Moon and Carla Rowe. So come and join the fun and dance...

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

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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 windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The views are simply spectacular! We have a fantastic new overland...

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
Clifton Bay Cafe, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

A great family day out, with market stalls, live music, entertainment and games - and the highly anticipated annual Duck Race - The only duck race in Hawke’s Bay! Waipawa comes alive with market stalls and entertainment under the Spring cherry blossom. Bring the whole family for some fun,...

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Greg Copeland and Steve 'Guitar' Gilles acoustic Blues duo

Greg Copeland and Steve 'Guitar' Gilles acoustic Blues duo

Greg Copeland is coming back to New Zealand! He's is taking it to the roots with an up close and personal acoustic journey. Greg pays his dues to the originals and forefathers of the Blues from deep down South, channelling the spirit into his own material and style. You'll hear warm...

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Fling at Mangarara, The 'Family Farm'

Spring Fling at Mangarara, The 'Family Farm'

Experience a day on ‘The Family Farm’ at Mangarara Station, meet the farmer, help feed the calves and hens, collect eggs and experience farming and nature working together. Here at Mangarara – The Family Farm we are passionate about our animals, people, biodiversity and farming’s role...

Date: Sunday 13 October
Where:
Mangarara Farm, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Postmodern Jukebox 2019

Postmodern Jukebox 2019

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

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

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HBAF 2019 - Limbo

HBAF 2019 - Limbo

The NZME season of Limbo is presented as an intoxicating mix of cabaret, circus and acrobatics. LIMBO has seduced audiences worldwide. This award-winning hit show has been performed over 1000 times in 12 countries from London to Munich, Sydney to Adelaide, Bogota to Brussels, and will now come...

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Saturday 19 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. 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...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl - Paintvine

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: Wednesday 16 October
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 22 August to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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HBAF 2019 – Greg Copeland Acoustic Duo

HBAF 2019 – Greg Copeland Acoustic Duo

Greg Copeland and Steve Gilles will bring us an up close and personal acoustic blues, roots and soul journey. Greg pays his dues to the originals and forefathers of the Blues from deep down South of the USA channelling this spirit into his own material and style. You'll hear warm embraces with...

Date: Thursday 17 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taonga Moana - A Love Letter to The Oceans

Taonga Moana - A Love Letter to The Oceans

New Zealand’s premier national chamber choir Voices New Zealand perform a stunning musical and visual reminder about the beauty and importance of our oceans, essential to survival on our planet. This inspiring concert celebrates our oceans as taonga with uplifting and moving music from around the...

Date: Friday 18 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Women's 7s Tournament

Women's 7s Tournament

To host an open club tournament for women 7s teams and girls secondary school teams. We welcome anyone and everyone to attend, all abilities. For those who will be travelling from out of Hawke's Bay we have plenty of accommodation options, please make contact for more information. Contact...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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World's Longest Place Name and Cultural Experience

World's Longest Place Name and Cultural Experience

A once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the wonderful history and cultural significance of the World’s Longest Place Name, Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamatea turipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu. The day starts with a beautiful Powhiri by members of Ngati Kere, with...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Longest Place Name, Porangahau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 15 September to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Spring Trail - Run, Walk, Ride

Spring Trail - Run, Walk, Ride

The Spring Trail is your chance to run, walk, cycle or mountain bike your way around the Tuki Tuki Trails and Mountain Biking tracks, enjoying this beautiful trail we are so lucky to have in Central Hawke’s Bay. We will be celebrating the opening of new, fantastic Mountain Biking Trails so...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Tuki Tuki Trails, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 25 August to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 28 August to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Onward - A Decade of Devilskin

Onward - A Decade of Devilskin

The ROCK Proudly Present - ONWARD - A DECADE OF DEVILSKIN From humble beginnings in the Waikato to gracing some of the biggest stages all over the world Devilskin are thrilled to celebrate their tenth birthday milestone with a comprehensive NZ tour "Its a party we want to take on the road to...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer

Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer

The One The Only Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer Grayson Hugh is an internationally-acclaimed singer/songwriter, who grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut. After moving to New York in 1986 in search of a record deal, he was "discovered" in an elevator on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The other...

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

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Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Escape back in time for fun and frivolity at Chapelwick Homestead’s wonderful Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. This will be an afternoon of delight with flowing teapots, delicious morsels, quirky treats and a good splashing of wine on the lawn. With games and entertainment to keep you on your toes and...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Angus and Julia Stone + Special Guests

Angus and Julia Stone + Special Guests

Following hugely popular shows in Nelson and New Plymouth in March, award-winning Australian folk rock/indie duo Angus and Julia Stone return in October to headline the final show of the Harvest Moon concert series at the stunning Church Road Winery. Angus and Julia has secured themselves a...

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

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Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Come along for a great evening immersing yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you The Urban Winery tapas ? Or their craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! Great music, excellent food and fine beverages......

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Oktoberfest Wine & Beer Festival!!

Oktoberfest Wine & Beer Festival!!

OKTOBERFEST!! Come celebrate all that is wonderful about great wine & great beer at our Oktoberfest Wine & Beer Festival! Heaps of amazing wineries & breweries! LIVE MUSIC All the yummies food trucks around the Bay Separate Kids' Zone with family entertainment - Join us for a brilliant day...

Date: Sunday 27 October
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Abbey Winery - Opening Weekend with Lady Larisa + Sax Deejay

Abbey Winery - Opening Weekend with Lady Larisa + Sax Deejay

Wine and some sultry Jazz! Lady Larisa will be performing smokey jazz while you sip your fabulous wine. This special jazz set is between 1 and 4pm. Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our boutique beers, cider and wines in the...

Date: Sunday 27 October
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 27 October to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross' Snowy Mountains - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross' Snowy Mountains - Paintvine

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: Wednesday 30 October
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2019

Bruce Macdonald Memorial Masters Tournament

Bruce Macdonald Memorial Masters Tournament

Masters Football Back In the Bay! A Masters Football Tournament is coming back to Hawke’s Bay. And what better way to do it than under the banner of a Masters Legend. Central Football and the Hawke’s Bay Regional Sports Park are happy to present the Bruce Macdonald Memorial Masters...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Coastal Hill Country Walk

Coastal Hill Country Walk

A stunning coastal walk across private farmland and spectacular Central Hawke’s Bay coastline from Aramoana to Blackhead. Starting from the Historic Aramoana Woolshed at Shoal Bay, the Coastal Hill Country Walk is a fantastic way to experience the impressive landscapes of Central Hawke’s Bay,...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Aramoana Woolshed, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

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

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

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Soundz and Booms

Soundz and Booms

Soundz and Booms music and fireworks festival will once again be lighting up the skies in Central Hawke's Bay with a whopping six hours of live music, children's entertainment, professional pyrotechnics, food trucks, cash bar and two VIP areas. This year Soundz and Booms will be held at River Park...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

The biggest Market in Hawkes Bay! Well over 60 stalls to explore and featuring live music and buskers. Great range of fresh fruit when in season. Well worth a visit! Sunday morning,it's not too far, Beside the Ocean and next to the Spa Grab a coffee, Kiwi Kai or try some really tasty...

Date: Sunday 25 August to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 8 September to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 3 September to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Come experience an amazing day at the Races at Taradale Club! 2 Massive Screens Great Prizes Racing Games Sweepstakes Prizes for Best Dressed Ticket includes welcome drink & delicious lunch spread & snacks A guaranteed great day with great people watching great racing & enjoying great...

Date: Tuesday 5 November
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, 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 4 September to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, 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 Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 4 September to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 22 August to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

Date: Thursday 5 September to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

Date: Thursday 5 September to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand with Swan Lake... the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline. Subtle revisions and variations have been introduced by Gediminas Taranda, Artistic Director...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Christmas at the Races ft F.A.W.C

Hastings Christmas at the Races ft F.A.W.C

Celebrate the year and celebrate the season with Christmas at the Races! Treat yourself to an action-packed day of entertainment including fantastic food and drink, live music and thrilling racing action. From a low-key picnic on the lawn to a festive themed and fully catered marquee of your...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, 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 September to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

Napier's fantastic annual free Mind Body Spirit market weekend. A free community event focused on Natural Health, Healing and Wellbeing. Lots of fantastic stalls, on-site therapists, free talks programme, Natural therapies, Crystals, Organic beauty and skin care, Yoga, Raw Food, Ethnic products,...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

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

Date: Sunday 15 September to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 25 August to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 dance floor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997 One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience in...

Date: Monday 18 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. 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...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Unusual Subjects Tour | Napier

Unusual Subjects Tour | Napier

The sold out show Unusual Subjects comes to Whanganui! A show that will pull you to pieces, and put you together again... Three of New Zealand's best up and coming comics explore the bigger themes in life, all while celebrating the small beauties and absolute randomness of it all.

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Friday 22 November to Friday 20 December
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


National Old Boys' Tournament

National Old Boys' Tournament

Aim: To encourage our mates to have regular health checks and to make them aware of the support agencies available for men dealing with mental health issues. 10% of monies raised will go towards the New Zealand Movember Foundation. The sports to be played in the initial year are Rugby League...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

On Saturday 23 November 2019, we’re back at historic Duart House in Havelock North. There’ll be 4 available times for your 90 minute pop-up wedding so book in now! The $3489 set cost, will cover venue, styling, bouquet/s, bubbly and canapes, a beautiful cake, a celebrant (who you will work...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Peak Trail Blazer 2019

Peak Trail Blazer 2019

Peak Trail Blazer - $500 Cash for the Fastest Dash! The 10th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Te Awanga Estate King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club & Hall of Flames sub-60 minutes club, along with the Prince & Princess of...

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

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

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 27 October to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 28 August to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Come along for a great evening immersing yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you The Urban Winery tapas ? Or their craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! Great music, excellent food and fine beverages......

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack


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Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide is an Auckland based, live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 7 years. Covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits. Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, The Chain, Go Your Own...

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

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December 2019

Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 8 September to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 26 August to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 3 September to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, 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 4 September to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, 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 Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 4 September to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

Come in and enjoy our delicious food with a nice hot or cold drink, then join a team or register a team of your own for a night of quiz. Our quiz nights are interactive, incorporating our venue's entertainment system to run the entire night through big screen projectors and/or televisions. Each...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 22 August to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, 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 September to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Twilight Christmas at the Races

Hastings Twilight Christmas at the Races

Celebrate the year and celebrate the season with Christmas at the Races! Treat yourself to an action-packed day of entertainment including fantastic food and drink, live music and thrilling racing action. From a low-key picnic on the lawn to a festive themed and fully catered marquee of your...

Date: Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Oratoria Bach

Christmas Oratoria Bach

Bach - Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 The complete Bach Christmas Oratorio is a rare opportunity to hear back to back the six cantatas of which the oratorio is comprised. The virtuosity of solo parts, choir and orchestra makes this wonderful work an exciting journey for both audience and...

Date: Friday 13 December to Sunday 15 December
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


Free
Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Free to enter, family friendly community event. Gates open at 2.00pm. Activities for kids, free face painting and kids' confidence course. Entertainment starts at 5.00pm which includes local and nationally recognised artists, Christmas carols, Santa Claus and fireworks display.

Date: Saturday 14 December
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tchaikovsky Violin Concert - Mendelssohn Symphony

Tchaikovsky Violin Concert - Mendelssohn Symphony

Mendelssohn - The Herbrides Overture ( Fingal's Cave) Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.35 Mendelssohn Symphony - No 3 in A minor, Op.56 Amalia Hall returns to delight us with her virtuoso playing of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony ranks among the...

Date: Saturday 14 December
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our 21st anniverssary celebration. Dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size and offers a fun experience for young and old. On New...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 5 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 25 August to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 Napier and Taradale Libraries. 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...

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

Date: Friday 22 November to Friday 20 December
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Mack and The Three Wise Birds

Come and join Fraser Mack at Hawkes Bay's newest Garden Bar! Relax, socialise, soak up the sun while Mack entertains you with his dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by blues, rock, folk and flamenco. The Three Wise Birds is child friendly and also dog friendly. Like what Mack does? If you...

Date: Sunday 27 October to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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L.A.B

L.A.B

L.A.B. was founded by the legendary Kora brothers Brad Kora (drums) and Stu Kora (guitar, keys) and quickly engaged the extraordinary talents of Joel Shadbolt (Batucada Sound Machine) on lead vocals & guitar and Ara Adams-Tamatea (Katchafire) on bass. The L.A.B. sound is one which has seen them...

Date: Sunday 22 December
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Come along for a great evening immersing yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you The Urban Winery tapas ? Or their craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! Great music, excellent food and fine beverages......

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack


January 2020

Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our 21st anniverssary celebration. Dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size and offers a fun experience for young and old. On New...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 5 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


The Topp Twins & The Warratahs - Summer Series

The Topp Twins & The Warratahs - Summer Series

Gates open at 5pm. The Warratahs will open the show at 7pm. Free camping on the night of concert for all ticket holders. The Topp Twins, are New Zealand national treasures who have performed around the world as an original comedy-music duo for more than 25 years. The twins re-invent themselves...

Date: Saturday 4 January
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020

Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020

Forged in the Furnace of Middle Earth: Los Phoenix is set to return with his highly anticipated sophomore album 'The Magician'. Come and witness the Kiwi MC bring in the new year with magic by performing songs live at The Cabana. 'Believe in Magic' by Los Phoenix is Available Everywhere...

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

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

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

Date: Saturday 11 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Lady Killers - Summer Series

The Lady Killers - Summer Series

Gates open at 5pm. Sir Duke will open the show at 7pm. Free camping on the night of concert for all ticket holders. The Lady Killers - are a dream team of some of New Zealand’s favourite female vocalists. From a whisper to a scream and everything in between, Tina Cross, Suzanne Lynch and...

Date: Saturday 18 January
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Come along for a great evening immersing yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you The Urban Winery tapas ? Or their craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! Great music, excellent food and fine beverages......

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack


Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2020

Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2020

We are very excited to bring you Napier Port Harbour to Hills for it’s fourth year running. Every year the event is growing and it’s not surprising being held in Hawke’s Bay such a picturesque region in New Zealand. We offer several different events which include a Middle Distance Triathlon,...

Date: Sunday 26 January
Where:
Perfume Point Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2020

Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


An Evening with Michael Bublé

An Evening with Michael Bublé

After five sold out world tours, he's back! Michael Bublé returns to New Zealand for his only New Zealand show! TEG DAINTY and The Mission Estate Winery Concert announced today that global superstar Michael Bublé will return in February 2020 with a 36-piece orchestra to thrill his New Zealand...

Date: Saturday 1 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Sir Elton John, recently crowned by Billboard as the most successful performing male solo artist of all time, will deliver his famed songbook to spellbound audiences, on his very last tour of New Zealand in our very own Mission Estate Winery in Napier. Beginning in Pennsylvania, USA in September...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT


Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Come along for a great evening immersing yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you The Urban Winery tapas ? Or their craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! Great music, excellent food and fine beverages......

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack


March 2020

Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2020

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2020

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

Date: Saturday 7 March
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2020


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre

10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre

10cc - Legendary British Rock band with more than 30 million album sales & multiple #1 hits head to Black Barn Amphitheatre on March 8th 2020. Don't miss an unbelievable opportunity to see one of the world's great mega-bands in such an intimate, up close venue with superb acoustics. Having...

Date: Sunday 8 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre


Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack


Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Maraekakaho Country Market Day

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' The 8th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 21st March 2020. Enjoy a family day where there will be pony rides, grown art and colouring in competitions for the kids; local produce (including fresh locally grown lamb), coffee, home baking,...

Date: Saturday 21 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Maraekakaho Country Market Day


Free
Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack

Come along for a great evening immersing yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Have you The Urban Winery tapas ? Or their craft beer, cocktails and premium Hawke's Bay wine? What are you waiting for?! Great music, excellent food and fine beverages......

Date: Saturday 26 October to Saturday 28 March
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Sessions with Fraser Mack


April 2020

Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of...

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


The Illuminator Napier Night Run/Walk

The Illuminator Napier Night Run/Walk

Join us on the beautiful Napier foreshore for The Illuminator, a fun night run and walk event. Grab your glow sticks and choose from the 5km, 10km or 21km option - just make sure you’re prepared for a stop in the disco zone along the way! Entries will open in October 2019.

Date: Saturday 4 April
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Friday 10 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Saturday 11 April to Sunday 12 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner

In a quiet Napier street in September 1920 four friends met to talk about their dream of starting a Football Club. Pros and cons were debated and late into the evening a plan was formed. Originally based in Napier’s Technical College, the club was forced to relocate after the College was...

Date: Saturday 11 April
Where:
Centennial Hall, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

Date: Saturday 16 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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