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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.

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January 2021

Free
Crafternoons

Crafternoons

Make something crafty for someone or attend one of our Crafternoons. Pop in each week to make something new. Keep it for yourself or find the perfect person to give it to. At all three libraries every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during December and January. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 21 January to Thursday 28 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Crafternoons

Crafternoons

Make something crafty for someone or attend one of our Crafternoons. Pop in each week to make something new. Keep it for yourself or find the perfect person to give it to. At all three libraries every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during December and January. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 21 January to Thursday 28 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Crafternoons

Crafternoons

Make something crafty for someone or attend one of our Crafternoons. Pop in each week to make something new. Keep it for yourself or find the perfect person to give it to. At all three libraries every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during December and January. We may take photographs or...

Date: Thursday 21 January to Thursday 28 January
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Crooners - Operatunity

The Crooners - Operatunity

Cruise down memory lane and swoon over smooth melodies, love songs and tight harmonies delivered with lots of pizzazz! Starring singers Karl Perigo, Russell Dixon and Sharon Emirali, with a fabulous live band including Grant Winterburn, Lukas Fritsch and Mike Booth.

Date: Thursday 21 January
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watch a Movie with Your Whānau

Watch a Movie with Your Whānau

Bring along a cushion, and settle in for a whānau-friendly movie afternoon on us. Family-friendly movie fun is on us! Suitable for ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 21 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Whānau Movie Night

Whānau Movie Night

Bring along a cushion, and settle in for a whānau-friendly movie afternoon on us. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 21 January
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gary Sansome - Scottish Comedian

Gary Sansome - Scottish Comedian

Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8 pm start. Discounts for group bookings: Promo Code : E32LRA for groups of 10-19 Promo Code : 8Z4Z22 for groups over 20 Gary's final Hawke's Bay gig before heading off on the next stage of his much-delayed world tour. Gary Sansome is a tough speaking, (to...

Date: Thursday 21 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sons of Henrik

Sons of Henrik

Hey Wildlings! Sons of Henrik are an Originals Band who play Rock Music with a little more Heart and Soul. Power Ballads and Rock Anthems with lyrics that you feel and melodies that you remember. 2-5 piece. 3 hours of original songs. Sons of Henrik are: Nik - Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar Kano...

Date: Thursday 21 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Happy Hour with Laurén

Happy Hour with Laurén

Come join us for happy hour specials from 5 pm and stick around for a free live acoustic set with Laurèn from 6 pm. Lauren Marshall a.k.a Laurèn is a Hawke's Bay singer/songwriter and vocalist, who recently has returned home after performing overseas. Her modern soulful sound is influenced by...

Date: Friday 22 January
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Epic Hide 'n Seek

Epic Hide 'n Seek

We're going Epic with Hide n Seek at the Hastings Library; Ready or not! Limited numbers – registrations required. Suitable for ages 7-12. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 22 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic 3-hour get-up-and-dance sets. Mack prides himself on pleasing his audience so expect to be entertained with covers of songs you know interpreted with Mack's distinctive...

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

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Outrageous Fortune

Outrageous Fortune

Supported by Sarah and the Bass Slave (Steve Healey) from Hamilton! Playing Rock covers from the 60’s to 00’s.

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

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Absolute BOWIE Tribute show.

Absolute BOWIE Tribute show.

Absolute Bowie Tribute is back having sold out 3 shows in 2020. This is a big KICK ASS 7 piece band playing BOWIE with complete authenticity and passion. 5 years of touring and playing the great songs of the one and only DAVID BOWIE. Join us for a wonderful night..... you'll never forget....

Date: Friday 22 January
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 13 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 27 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bayskate Blading Jam

Bayskate Blading Jam

It's official!!! So thankful to Adam(poster) and Kelvin(video) for the awesome work they've done to help with the promotion of this event. Also a huge shout out to Bayskate for hosting us and the sponsor's Shred City Skates eastskateclub DailyRollin' bladingbootlegs @mifarrphotographers Bay...

Date: Saturday 23 January
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier CBD Summer Series

Napier CBD Summer Series

Roving entertainers from Dance, jugglers, rappers, DJ's to solo talented musicians will entertain you from 10-2pm. It's free, so whilst you are in our great little city shopping, catching up with friends or a quick bite to eat or drink - be entertained! These talented locals could be performing...

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 6 March
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
New Zealand Gin Day

New Zealand Gin Day

New Zealand Gin Day!

Date: Saturday 23 January
Where:
Tony Bish Wine Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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SIX60 Saturdays

SIX60 Saturdays

Carrying on the latest summer tour craze SIX60 are playing across Aotearoa over six weekends in January and February 2021! This is set to be another groundbreaking tour for the multi-platinum selling band who recently sold over 130,000 tickets to their "Saturdays" tour just earlier this...

Date: Saturday 23 January
Where:
Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Takapau Rock n Roll Club

Takapau Rock n Roll Club

Takapau Rock n Roll presents there first Mini Hop lets kick-off 2021. A small plate for shared supper DJ Steve will be pumping out the music. The bar is available No BYO Raffles and great door prizes on the night so make Takapau rock n Roll the place to be Saturday 23 Rd January 7 pm for further...

Date: Saturday 23 January
Where:
Takapau Golf Club, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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R18
Jack-Knife Beat

Jack-Knife Beat

This one is long overdue. These lads are absolutely awesome and we are pumped to have them back. Jack Knife Beat plays rock refined to its most primal and emotive essence; hard-hitting blues. With the Bonham-esque thumping of David O'Hanlon on drums, the Entwistle-like driving bass of Ben Jackman...

Date: Saturday 23 January
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Colette Rivers - Memory Lake - Album Launch Tour

Colette Rivers - Memory Lake - Album Launch Tour

Colette Rivers presents her long-awaited album launch tour of 'Memory Lake' at Napier's Paisley Stage. She will perform the album in full, joined onstage by talented friends, Sarah Urwin on banjo, guitar and harmonies and Brook Davies on bass and harmonies. Expect to hear indie-folk music and...

Date: Saturday 23 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flow State: with Mojo Alice, The Drams, Brad Sanson, Campbel

Flow State: with Mojo Alice, The Drams, Brad Sanson, Campbel

Flow State: with Mojo Alice, The Drams, Brad Sanson, Campbell Burns, Micah Jardine.

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

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Mojo Alice Live in Napier

Mojo Alice Live in Napier

Who would have thought a vocalist’s barefooted stomp would cause so much chaos… Overflowing with charisma, New Zealand’s Mojo Alice brews up a potent combination of primal rock & blues. That perfect blend of style, character & balls. On Saturday 23 January Mojo Alice bring their heavy...

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

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Kick On's - MC Tiki, Pdigss & Sambora

Kick On's - MC Tiki, Pdigss & Sambora

Join the bass bubbling ride with Sambora, P Digsss & the incredible MC Tiki + Levi playing dnb rollers for a night of dancefloor energy you won't forget! The Peacekeepers are a side project of Shapeshifter members Sambora, Nicky Research, and P Digsss. Here's your chance to catch one of their...

Date: Saturday 23 January
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 28 February
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Winemaker Luncheons at Cape Kidnappers

Sunday Winemaker Luncheons at Cape Kidnappers

Sundays are tailor-made for long lunches. Combine the timelessly relaxed lodge setting of Cape Kidnappers and the local New Zealand cuisine of Chef James Honore, with wines perfectly matched to each course by one of the country’s top wine producers, and you have the recipe for an ideal summer’s...

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 14 February
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Awanga Estate

Te Awanga Estate

Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! January 24th - The Cellar Door Band. February 21st - Hail to the Thieves, back by popular demand, Radiohead glory and a total must hear and see. Entry is a nominal $5 at the gate, kids...

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 21 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

30 Spring & Summer Sundays at Abbey for the Summer season! Coastal Rhythm Section, Ben Throp, Ian Munro, Ariana Henare, Alex Richardson, The Pukes Ukelele rock band, Lady Larisa, Climate and The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 28 March
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 24 January to Sunday 7 March
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Centralines Summer Series 2021

The Centralines Summer Series 2021

Bring your picnic or grab your takeaways for an entertaining afternoon/evening in the park. Like us on Facebook to receive regular updates "Summer Series Nelly Jull Park". Liquor ban applies. Mark these dates on your calendar today: -11th December - A Tribute To Elton John featuring Michael...

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 7 March
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Harry Potter Book Week

Harry Potter Book Week

Hastings District Libraries is again hosting an unforgettable and internationally celebrated Harry Potter Book event. This year is different, though. Internationally the event is on one day a year, but because one day wasn’t enough Hastings District Libraries are holding a week-long...

Date: Tuesday 26 January to Sunday 31 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat

Flaxmere Library Book Chat is a friendly gathering of book lovers. Come along to talk about the books you've been reading and to see what's new in the library. All welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Tuesday 26 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Social Rock N Roll Club

Social Rock N Roll Club

Come and join us every Tuesday night for a great night of Rock n Roll dancing and music. RnR lesson's given on the night. We also hold a social every second Sunday each month. For further info phone Mike 0200801048.

Date: Tuesday 26 January
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
MEH Dolores Umbridge Escape Room

MEH Dolores Umbridge Escape Room

Can you outsmart Dolores Umbridge? Work in a group to try and beat our Escape Room within the hour. Those who do will win prizes! For Ages 13 - 18. Limited sessions and numbers - Registrations required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Wednesday 27 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nicole & the High Society Swingers

Nicole & the High Society Swingers

Nicole & the High Society Swingers International Jazz/Rock vocalist Nicole Chesterman and the fabulous High Society Swingers Jazz Combo. Simply one of the most sensational vocal artists in New Zealand, Nicole Chesterman and her High Society Swingers regularly headline Festivals, Clubs,...

Date: Friday 29 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mercury Tea Party

Mercury Tea Party

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with local hip hop up-and-comer TAH1 for his debut live show celebrating the release of two distinctive projects EXS7ANT (14.01.2021) and LUVs.Labórs.Lo$t (29.01.2021) Featuring fellow iiiEXIST collective members from Arillion (AKL) and KeyAura (AKL) and...

Date: Friday 29 January
Where:
Spaceship, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2021

Elsthorpe Horse Sports 2021

The annual Elsthorpe Horse Sports, Classes include FEI Events, Pleasure Riding (HOY Qualifier) Dog Trials, Show Hunter and many more for the kids and young Equestrians. Hole in one Golf, Target shooting and athletic events for the non-competitors. Please see our facebook page to view the...

Date: Saturday 30 January
Where:
Elsthorpe Sports Grounds, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Futsal Tournament

Futsal Tournament

Format: - Competitive Senior Men’s - Social Mixed (15+) Must be at least 2 females on the pitch at all times - Teams to consist of up to 10 players max. - 5 v 5 format (one of which is the goalie) - The games will consist of 9min halves with a 2min halftime break. - Referees will be...

Date: Saturday 30 January
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
First Market of 2021

First Market of 2021

Magpie Market is an indoor, all weather market with 25+ stalls offering unique, designer and handmade products from jewellery to chilli sauces. Happy and welcoming atmosphere. We have parking behind the hall as well as on street. Ramp access back and front of hall. Clean toilets. Quality coffee and...

Date: Saturday 30 January
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack at the Kune Cafe

Mack at the Kune Cafe

Mack's looking forward to playing at the Kune for the first time in December, and then again next month. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in a country setting as you listen to Mack originals and high-quality covers of your favourite tunes Kune offers yummy food and a selection of local craft beers...

Date: Saturday 30 January
Where:
Kune Cafe & Bar, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Jazz On the Village Green - Margot Pierard ft. Wil Sargisson

Jazz On the Village Green - Margot Pierard ft. Wil Sargisson

Hawke’s Bay Jazz vocalist Margot Pierard has recently begun a fruitful association with the locally born, internationally renowned jazz pianist Wil Sargisson. She has become familiar to local audiences through her captivating performances with the Tropical Downbeat Orchestra and her hugely...

Date: Saturday 30 January
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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DejaBlue

DejaBlue

DejaBlue is a 5 piece band with a repertoire selected from all niches of the wide Blues genre, catering to all tastes from folk blues, RnB, to soul/rock.

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

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Free
The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 31 January to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walk 2 D'Feet MND

Walk 2 D'Feet MND

MND New Zealand’s volunteer-led event series, Walk 2 D’Feet MND, is returning to Napier. A sponsored fundraising and awareness walk. Register to attend in advance and take advantage of an Early Bird discount. Dogs welcome on a leash. Venue: Napier Sailing Club, 63 West Quay, Ahuriri,...

Date: Sunday 31 January
Where:
West Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer In the Park - Singing School New Zealand

Summer In the Park - Singing School New Zealand

Singing School New Zealand presents a summer concert of popular songs from opera, stage productions and movies. Performers include talented Singing School students, as well as exciting younger singers who aim to study at the school in the future. They’ll perform music from shows like Evita...

Date: Sunday 31 January
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2021

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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


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Paint and Wine Night - Blue Bay

Paint and Wine Night - Blue Bay

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 4 February
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dream11 Super Smash Stags/Hinds Doubleheader

Dream11 Super Smash Stags/Hinds Doubleheader

Anytime you play the Cantabs it's a great contest! Wind into Waitangi Day weekend with two T20s for the price of one, our last home doubleheader at McLean Park, Central Hinds from 3:40PM then the Central Stags ready to smash it under lights from 7:10PM. All the family fun of Dream 11 Super Smash,...

Date: Friday 5 February
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Netsky (Glasshouse)

Netsky (Glasshouse)

The secret is out. Honorary Kiwi and Belgian producer Netsky has ticked off 2 weeks of quarantine, surprised fans at Gisborne’s Rhythm and Vines on the strike of midnight, and will now be turning his attention to taking his exciting new immersive (Glasshouse) production on a 6 date tour across...

Date: Friday 5 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Musical journey through Cultures of the World

Musical journey through Cultures of the World

"The only thing we all have in common is that we are different" That is what makes life special and that is what this show is about. Languages, Rhythms, Instruments, Stories and a mix of Arts are going to take you through a musical Journey full of dance, theater, poetry and...

Date: Friday 5 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waipureku Waitangi Commemoration

Waipureku Waitangi Commemoration

On Waitangi Day, the Waipureku Waitangi Trust invites everyone to the commemoration of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 by three Ngati Kahungunu chiefs at Waipureku (Clive). Waipureku, meaning ’the meeting of waters’, was a lagoon that joined the Ngaruroro and Tukituki...

Date: Saturday 6 February
Where:
Farndon Park Domain, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waipureku Waitangi Commemoration


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 13 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Black Barn Growers' Market

Black Barn Growers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 27 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Handmade Market

Havelock North Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market is held once a month (and occasionally a couple of times a month during the summer months) Tucked in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza on Te Mata Road, Havelock North we're an enterprising group of stall holders who enjoy sharing our products. Come along and support...

Date: Saturday 6 February
Where:
Village Court Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handcrafted Market

Havelock Handcrafted Market

Havelock Handcrafted Market is held on the first day of every month, next to Peak Pizza in Havelock North We sell unique handcrafted products made locally - garden art, wooden toys and kitchenware, beautiful hand knitting, jewellery, intricate paper journals and cards, soft toys and busy books...

Date: Saturday 6 February to Saturday 1 May
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waitangi Day Fair

Waitangi Day Fair

Otane will be buzzing on Waitangi Day with the annual Waitangi Day fair hosted by Progressive Otane. There will be a huge variety of stalls, and it's our 21st birthday this year, so come and help us celebrate. To book a stall email otaneprogressive@gmail.com or phone Vera on 06 8568159

Date: Saturday 6 February
Where:
Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier CBD Summer Series

Napier CBD Summer Series

Roving entertainers from Dance, jugglers, rappers, DJ's to solo talented musicians will entertain you from 10-2pm. It's free, so whilst you are in our great little city shopping, catching up with friends or a quick bite to eat or drink - be entertained! These talented locals could be performing...

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 6 March
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2021 Back Yard Blues Festival

2021 Back Yard Blues Festival

A great Hawkes' Bay summer afternoon enjoying local brews, great music and an awesome atmosphere! You can't miss this party! Presenting: - Dusty Roads & The Blues Mobile - Jack Knife Beat - Neil Young & The Cellar Door Band Tribute And more! when buying your ticket online, your email...

Date: Saturday 6 February
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Elton John Experience

Elton John Experience

MBS Music presents a non-stop Elton John Experience show. If you missed out on tickets to Elton John last year, can't wait until 2023 for his return or just love his legendary catalogue of songs then this is definitely the show for you and not to be missed! On the back of sell-out shows at Abbey...

Date: Saturday 6 February
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Comfortable at Clifton with Fraser Mack

Comfortable at Clifton with Fraser Mack

Come chill with Mack and check out a venue he has never played before! Should be a great day with lovely food and lovely people! See you there! About Hygge at Clifton Bay "hygge" - a Danish concept/atmosphere perhaps translated as embracing the mind or something that is good for the soul. ...

Date: Saturday 6 February
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dragon at Moana Park Estate Winery

Dragon at Moana Park Estate Winery

For one night only...playing in the Hawke's Bay with our beautiful winery as the backdrop. The legendary band - Dragon purveyors of Antipodean anthems and Australian Rock since 1973. Thousands of shows, tons of records sold, innumerable songs played since the reformation in 2006. Dragon has...

Date: Saturday 6 February
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jazz On the Village Green - Dave Boston and Friends

Jazz On the Village Green - Dave Boston and Friends

Playing jazz tunes from George Benson, Django Reinhardt, with some jazz-funk, Latin, swing and original tunes mixed in. Don’t miss this great band led by Dave Boston on guitar, featuring Matt Mear on trumpet, Wil Sargisson on piano, Graham Coumbe on bass and Cameron Budge on drums.

Date: Saturday 6 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bob Marley Tribute - Common Room Hastings

Bob Marley Tribute - Common Room Hastings

Bob Marley Tribute - Waitangi Day 6 February 2021 - Bob Marley 76th Birthday. Music legend, reggae icon, spiritual visionary and rebel revolutionary Robert Nesta Marley - Bob Marley - impact on the world has been unlike any musician before. Anywhere you go in the world from the ghetto of...

Date: Saturday 6 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 28 February
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Farm Days

Farm Days

What are Farm Days? Our visitors often comment about how much they enjoy unplugging from their day-to-day lives and having a new experience together. Whether this is camping, bonfires, milking a cow or walking the trails, they've come away feeling refreshed and closer to one another. We've...

Date: Sunday 7 February
Where:
Mohaka River Farm, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

30 Spring & Summer Sundays at Abbey for the Summer season! Coastal Rhythm Section, Ben Throp, Ian Munro, Ariana Henare, Alex Richardson, The Pukes Ukelele rock band, Lady Larisa, Climate and The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 28 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack at Gods Own

Mack at Gods Own

Mack is always rapt to spend the afternoon at one of his favourite venues, GodsOwn Brewery. Grab a beer and join him as your day winds to a close. About Fraser Mack Mack loves the connection between the audience and the music and he's developed a dynamic and distinctive sound influenced by...

Date: Sunday 7 February
Where:
GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer In the Park - Whimzik

Summer In the Park - Whimzik

Fusion of Celtic, Scandinavian and Americana music with a sprinkling of theatrics, Whimzik will keep you tapping your toes with upbeat Polskas, and relaxed while you listen to beautiful Celtic airs. Whimzik features Glenn Kastrinos on vocal, fingerstyle guitar and Irish flute, Hanna Wiskari, a...

Date: Sunday 7 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music in the Park

Music in the Park

We're opening up our outside park area for a relaxing afternoon of live music, delicious casual food and a few wines! We'll provide the soundtrack to summer as you kick back and enjoy a range of platters and casual style snack food in our outside park area (and food available from Food Truck...

Date: Sunday 7 February
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hospo Night Featuring - The Acoustic Project

Hospo Night Featuring - The Acoustic Project

Hospo Night Featuring “The Acoustic Project”. Our regular Monthly Hospo Night aimed at everyone working, or not, in the Hospo Sector. This month we feature the wonderful soulful harmonies of The Acoustic Project with Polly and Winky out front. Koha entry and $5 drink specials. Let's do...

Date: Sunday 7 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

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

Date: Sunday 7 February to Sunday 7 March
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two

The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two

The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two, featuring Howard Morrison Jnr, Russell Harrison, Chris Powley and Andre King, take to the road in October with a two hour show to celebrate and recreate the magic of the NZ entertainment phenomenon that was the original Howard Morrison Quartet. The Howard...

Date: Wednesday 10 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack

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 what a...

Date: Friday 12 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Night Fiesta

Napier Night Fiesta

Make the most of the balmy summer weather at the Napier Night Fiesta. Come and dine on delectable food while relaxing to local tunes and soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of Napier's Clive Square at twilight. Meet your friends, bring your family and your picnic rug and relax at this event....

Date: Friday 12 February to Friday 26 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Love Hearts & Heartbreak

Love Hearts & Heartbreak

Valentines is on its way and Aubyn Live Theatre has just the show remind you what’s important, LOVE! With a mix of classic and contemporary songs; Love Hearts & Heartbreak will remind you what love is all about. Our talented cast of singers and dancers will take you on a journey of love and...

Date: Friday 12 February to Saturday 13 February
Where:
Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HB Music Hub Live Sessions 2021 V2

HB Music Hub Live Sessions 2021 V2

HB Music Hub in association with Hawke's Bay App and Napier City Council are proud to present the HB Music Hub Live Sessions v2. This second session to be held at The Cabana is part of a series of eight, featuring Mia Jay, Scarlett Eden and FYVEYES. We'll be hosting 8 live music sessions from...

Date: Friday 12 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival

Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival 2021 Hawkes Bay's latest family-friendly celebration of Music, Food & Art! If you’ve ever been on a summer road trip through Hawkes Bay, chances are you’ve spent some time on the coast at laidback Te Awanga, a beachside settlement with a thriving arts...

Date: Saturday 13 February
Where:
Outfield Music, Food & Arts Festival Site, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz On the Village Green - David Selfe Trio & Mandy Meadows

Jazz On the Village Green - David Selfe Trio & Mandy Meadows

Mandy Meadows is delighted to be home after 5 years in London performing in luxury hotels as well as at Ronnie Scott's, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Royal Albert Hall and taking her Swing Band to Chennai, India to perform with the host of MTV India. Growing up in Waipukurau, Mandy Meadows...

Date: Saturday 13 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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River Park Blues Festival 2021

River Park Blues Festival 2021

The Self Righteous Brothers The Self-Righteous Brothers are Derek Jacombs (vocals and acoustic guitar) and Nigel Masters (vocals and upright bass), moonlighting members of well-known blues & roots band Kokomo. They have performed at everything from prestigious Arts Festivals to backyard BBQs,...

Date: Saturday 13 February
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet: POSTPONED

Son de Cuba 100% Cuban Quartet: POSTPONED

UPDATE: Sorry to disappoint, but event been postponed. New date TBC. *** The boyz are very excited to be invited back to Napier and look forward to seeing you there! NB: Early-Bird tickets available up until 20 January if not sold-out prior. Call Joe to book yours now: 027-582-9925 Son...

Date: Saturday 13 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day: CANCELLED

Central Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Open Day: CANCELLED

Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter Service has been looking after the Hawke's Bay region for decades. We are very proud to be able to put on an Open Day for the Central Hawke's Bay community so they can see our service up close! On Sunday the 14th February at the CHB Aero Club, based in...

Date: Sunday 14 February
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Aero Club, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

Returning again for another sunny Hawke’s Bay summer are the Church Road Live Summer Sessions. Church Road are excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts across six Sunday afternoons during the summer. Come down to the park and enjoy a delicious cheese board or platters,...

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 14 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sunday Winemaker Luncheons at Cape Kidnappers

Sunday Winemaker Luncheons at Cape Kidnappers

Sundays are tailor-made for long lunches. Combine the timelessly relaxed lodge setting of Cape Kidnappers and the local New Zealand cuisine of Chef James Honore, with wines perfectly matched to each course by one of the country’s top wine producers, and you have the recipe for an ideal summer’s...

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 14 February
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer In the Park - HB Caledonian & Napier Pipe Bands

Summer In the Park - HB Caledonian & Napier Pipe Bands

The City of Hastings Pipe Band, both a contesting and parading band, was founded in 1951 and rebranded to The Hawke’s Bay Caledonian Pipe Band in 2018. The Napier Pipe Band is a parading band, active in community events and enthusiastic about teaching people young and old the arts of piping and...

Date: Sunday 14 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Centralines Summer Series 2021

The Centralines Summer Series 2021

Bring your picnic or grab your takeaways for an entertaining afternoon/evening in the park. Like us on Facebook to receive regular updates "Summer Series Nelly Jull Park". Liquor ban applies. Mark these dates on your calendar today: -11th December - A Tribute To Elton John featuring Michael...

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 7 March
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Art Deco Fashion Walking Tour

Art Deco Fashion Walking Tour

Each year Napier City Business Inc supports the Art Deco Festival weekend with these popular free tours. Hosted by Art Deco enthusiast volunteers, who provide great historical insights whilst taking you around specialist and inspiring Art Deco stores within easy walking distance to help you find...

Date: Wednesday 17 February to Friday 19 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1930s Waiata And Poi Dance Competition

1930s Waiata And Poi Dance Competition

Following the Whakatūwheratanga Opening Ceremony, kapa haka teams will perform in a 1930s style waiata-aringa action song and poi dance competition. For this event teams will be judged on their costumes, repertoire, and likeness to the 1930s style of kapa haka.

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

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Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

Napier Art Deco Festival 2021

One of New Zealand's most iconic events is back in 2021 - The Napier Art Deco Festival! This is a five day Festival like no other, where locals and visitors alike come together to celebrate Hawke's Bay's unique Art Deco heritage. The Festival features the best of live entertainment through,...

Date: Wednesday 17 February to Sunday 21 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Salute To The Services Concert - Hawkes's Bay Jazz Club Bi

A Salute To The Services Concert - Hawkes's Bay Jazz Club Bi

When the world went to war, swing music went to war too. Jazz music provided comfort for the families at home as well as the soldiers abroad. Many musicians were drafted into the military and they took their music with them. Amid the chaos of war, the music would have brought some sanity to...

Date: Wednesday 17 February
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Club Tour And Tea

Club Tour And Tea

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

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

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Junior Gatsby Picnic

Junior Gatsby Picnic

Sponsored by Pak ‘n Save A youth-focused event for Hawke’s Bay children aged 8 –12-year-olds (school years 4 – 8), designed to replicate our main Gatsby Picnic. This will be a fun-filled morning held in the Napier Soundshell, featuring music, entertainment, games, celebrity visits,...

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

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Free
Hastings City Art Deco Market

Hastings City Art Deco Market

Our famous Hastings City Art Deco Market is back to kit you out and make sure you’re dressed to the nines for the Art Deco Festival Weekend! From 10 am until 8 pm in the vibrant Hastings City Mall, our vendors will be selling their carefully collected brand new, vintage, and second-hand Art...

Date: Thursday 18 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Festival Garden Bar

Festival Garden Bar

Enjoy the Festival’s revelry and festivities of the Soundshell, Upper and Lower Lawn from the comfort of the Garden Bar. Located on the lower lawn, overlooking the ocean and perfect for viewing the flying displays; this is the ideal place to be part of the Art Deco atmosphere while enjoying a...

Date: Thursday 18 February to Sunday 21 February
Where:
Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hākui Hākoro Fashion Parade

Hākui Hākoro Fashion Parade

Watch the glitz and glamour of the senior Māori generations as they strut the catwalk vying for the title of Kaumātua King and Queen. The Hākui and Hākoro will be judged on their best Toi Deco Māori interpretation and use of kākahu traditional garments. The crowned Kaumātua King and...

Date: Thursday 18 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz & Bubbles On The Lawn

Jazz & Bubbles On The Lawn

Relax, recline and repose, sipping a glass or two whilst enjoying fresh canapés on the lawn of the gracious Hawke’s Bay Club. Ease into the deco weekend with a dancing display and entertainment by Robert Cross. Deco dress encouraged with prizes available for best-dressed male and...

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

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Late Night Jazz - Come and fly with Pegasus

Late Night Jazz - Come and fly with Pegasus

Late Night Jazz. Come and fly with Pegasus! Enjoy some of the best local wines and beers and dance the night away to many classic Jazz ballads with the Pegasus Quintet, Hawke’s Bay’s only pure jazz group. Playing the music of all the greats – Sinatra, Bennett, Torme, Fitzgerald,...

Date: Thursday 18 February to Saturday 20 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stars And Starlets Ball

Stars And Starlets Ball

Thursday night is all about the glitz and glamour of the 1930s film stars, when the men were dashing and women were bewitching. Get dressed up like the greats Katherine Hepburn, Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Cary Grant or whoever inspires your inner glamour. Dinner is served at 8 pm, then dance...

Date: Thursday 18 February
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lady Larisa & Band - Honeychild

Lady Larisa & Band - Honeychild

Start your 2021 Art Deco Festival with sparkling jazz singer Lady Larisa and her incredible band. Be entertained in the Stunning Opera House, whilst sharing in the official release of ‘Honeychild’ Lady Larisa’s debut jazz ep which recently received a five-star review from Muzik. The...

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

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Prohibition Pop Up

Prohibition Pop Up

For those who want to partake in a true speakeasy experience. Full of bootleg liquor, non-stop music and live entertainment, this is the place to party. Get your friends together and make this a night to remember. Please note that this is a bar/nightclub. Cash bar available. R18 Dress to...

Date: Thursday 18 February to Saturday 20 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Toi Deco Māori Village

Toi Deco Māori Village

Meander through the peace and tranquillity of Marine Parade’s Sunken Garden’s in this first Toi Deco Māori Village. See traditional Māori arts practices up-close, listen to ancient story-telling and immerse yourself in this rare cultural kaleidoscope. At the Toi Deco Māori Village, you...

Date: Friday 19 February to Sunday 21 February
Where:
Sunken Gardens, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aunty's Maara Kai

Aunty's Maara Kai

Aunty’s Garden is renown for providing fresh produce to all who enter the garden’s gates. Come and join Aunty Hānui Lawrence for a personally guided tour of her maara kai food garden. Pick your lunch as you saunter, and listen to the stories of the māramataka Māori lunar calendar and how...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
Waipatu Marae, Karamū Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal New Zealand Navy Concert

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert

Regarded as one of the Country’s finest military bands, the Royal New Zealand Navy Band commemorates its Art Deco connection with a not to be missed concert at the Napier Municipal Theatre, conducted by Lieutenant Commander, Michael Dowrick, RNZN. Pushing the boundaries of music presentation,...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ahuriri Dinner Express

Ahuriri Dinner Express

Join us onboard the vintage railcar for a dinner adventure like no other. Board in Napier, take a run to Hastings and then back to Ahuriri where you will disembark for a 3-course dinner at Shed 2 and fabulous entertainment. After dinner, it’s back on board the railcar to Napier where your...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
Napier Railway Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dinner On The Lawn

Dinner On The Lawn

Join us for dinner on the lawn at the historic Hawke’s Bay Club. You will be well looked after and entertained with a dancing display and harmonies by Robert Cross all whilst being served a mouth-watering dinner on our stunning lawn. Don your Deco best with prizes available for best-dressed...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gangsters And Flappers

Gangsters And Flappers

Enter a world of illegal drinking, organised crime and extravagance and join us for a wild and indulgent night that even prohibition won’t be able to stop! Live it up with an evening of great food, classic jazz music, dancing and fun. Grab your fedoras, feathers, Uzi’s and Pearls and don your...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Depression Dinner

Depression Dinner

Always a Festival favourite! Dress down for this fun event where depression style food is served. You can still keep it on theme with 1930s clothing, just keep your sequins and/or cravats for glamourous evening events. Join the procession through the city centre then sing your heart out as a...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soiree Like It's 1920

Soiree Like It's 1920

Step back in time into the party lifestyle of the rich and famous during the 1920s. Sophisticated, stylish with a hint of danger! Take in the glitz and glam, feathers, champagne and sparkle to party in true Deco luxurious style! This evening will feature a top jazz band that will have you...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beach Banquet

Beach Banquet

A cornerstone event of the festival where toe-tapping jazz is played whilst a scrumptious buffet dinner prepared by Orton’s is served. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine on arrival. From your beachside vantage point, you will also enjoy a fabulous view of the flying displays in the sky above...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friday Night With The Stars

Friday Night With The Stars

The concert that kicks off a massive weekend of celebrations! Once again we’re bringing together some of New Zealand’s finest vocalists to perform. Backed by the amazing Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band and singing songs from the era, this is going to be a special night in the Napier...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Furs Feathers and Felony

Furs Feathers and Felony

What starts as a celebration, to which all present are attendees, quickly and tragically takes a terrible turn for the worst. In this new interactive event, all participants have a part to play in solving the mystery and will discover more mystery as the evening evolves. A felon in the midst!...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Electro Swing Prohibition Party

Electro Swing Prohibition Party

Relive the dark underground nightlife during the prohibition period as you revel in bootleg liquor and dance to the sounds of electro swing and jazz, blending modern swing and jazz with house and hip hop. This is the place to party unless the police arrive to enforce the prohibition law so get...

Date: Friday 19 February
Where:
The Cheval Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Aotearoa Rugby 7s Tournament

Aotearoa Rugby 7s Tournament

Entry Fee to be paid online or an invoice to be sent out before the tournament – Cut off 12th February 2021. Format: There are three grades in the 7s Tournament: Men’s, Women’s and Tight-5. -14-minute games (7 min halves) - 2-minute break at half time - 1-minute turn around for the next...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand Services' Breakfast

New Zealand Services' Breakfast

Join 100 uniformed servicemen and women from the Royal New Zealand Navy, Royal New Zealand Air Force, New Zealand Army, NZ Police, NZ Fire and Emergency, St John Ambulance. Be a part of a memorable breakfast along with our special uniformed services guests as we commemorate the 90th anniversary...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Jazz Breakfast

Gatsby Jazz Breakfast

Kick start your fun-filled Saturday with a hearty buffet breakfast, supplied by Orton’s overlooking the beachfront views, whilst a jazz band sets your feet tapping. Enjoy a glass of bubbles on arrival. Ensure you join us for a pre-event drink in our wonderful arrival lounge, open 30 minutes...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Port Ocean Swim

Napier Port Ocean Swim

The 10th Napier Port Ocean Swim is on at Perfume Point Ahuriri Beach on Saturday morning 20th February 2021. Race distances for all ages and abilities. 200m Pack n Save Napier kids dash 500m Higgins Construction individual and teams races 1000m HB Regional Council and Napier City Council...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Perfume Point Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Deco Kids Club

Deco Kids Club

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

Date: Saturday 20 February to Sunday 21 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Car Parade

Vintage Car Parade

Sponsored by Progressive Meats In 2021 the feature group is Veteran cars, 100 years or older. We expect at least 50-60 including many never seen before at the Festival. To recognise the 90th anniversary of the 1931 Napier Earthquake the HBVCC has invited a number of vehicles that were in Napier and...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Charter Parade

Charter Parade

The Charter parade is a tradition going back centuries that signifies the bond between the military and the people, where a military unit entrusted with the protection of a city is permitted to march through the streets with Drums beating, Band playing, Colours flying, Bayonets fixed and Swords...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Great Deco Bake Off

Great Deco Bake Off

Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned baking competition? Inspired by classic village fête baking, take part in our Deco bake-off and show off your baking skills. Entries will be judged on Taste, Appearance, Execution and Creativity. Categories are Pies, Muffins and Cakes. There will be...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Festival Garden Bar, Lower Lawns, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Death By Chocolate

Death By Chocolate

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

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Radio Play And High Tea

Radio Play And High Tea

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

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jazz On the Village Green - Teenage Antics of New Romantics

Jazz On the Village Green - Teenage Antics of New Romantics

The Teenage Antics of The New Romantics - a little seven-piece big band of trombones, saxophones and trumpets playing Spandau Ballet, The Cars, Flock of Seagulls, Talking Heads, Blondie and other guilty pleasures. Re-animating the nineteen ‘theighties’ in all its splendour join Anton Wuts...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Beating Of The Retreat And Marae Lawn Dance

Beating Of The Retreat And Marae Lawn Dance

Houngarea Marae at Pakipaki sets the scene for this special Māori Salute to the Services. Houngarea stands as a national marae in commemoration of Māori service people and as such the gates are open to all who wish to attend this auspicious evening of remembrance. The Beating of the Retreat...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Houngarea Marae, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Alfresco Munch

Alfresco Munch

A wonderful opportunity to be hosted at the elegant Hawke’s Bay Club where you will enjoy a delectable alfresco meal on the lawn whilst being entertained with a dancing display and local legend Robert Cross. Deco dress encouraged with prizes available for best-dressed male and female. Cash bar.

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Long Jazz Banquet

Long Jazz Banquet

Dance the night away to a sweet and salty cocktail of jazz, blues, swing and soul in the timeless décor of the main hall of the historic building at The Old Church. Gather with your friends in banquet style seating and savour the delights of a decadent three-course dinner. Don your best dancing...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Great Gatsby Party - Salute to the Services

Great Gatsby Party - Salute to the Services

The Festival's most extravagant party is back! We’re taking over the whole Mission Estate Winery and transporting you directly into the decadent world of the Great Gatsby. You’ll be greeted with showgirls, canapés and a glass of wine on arrival. On the ground floor, you’ll enjoy an...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fat Sam's Speakeasy

Fat Sam's Speakeasy

A dedicated youth event for 2021! Come as a flapper, dress to impress, suit up as a gangster or silent screen star, it’s going to be fun! Enjoy an evening of bootlegging, dancing, entertainment and some speakeasy fun! A 2-course meal will be served. Spot Prizes for best dressed. Aimed...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Memorial Square Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sol3 Mio - Havelock North

Sol3 Mio - Havelock North

SOL3 MIO announce nationwide tour to round out the Kiwi summer! SOL3 MIO, will perform in some of the country's most loved regional venues with a repertoire of classics as well as debut some of their own new material. Sol3 Mio are an operatic pop vocal trio from Auckland, New Zealand. Comprised...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Barrels & Bootleggers

Barrels & Bootleggers

Sponsored by Gemco Celebrate the rebels, the criminals, and backcountry moonshiners of the Prohibition Era. Dress up, whether it be in a flapper dress, zoot suit, or old-timey bootlegger garb, join us for a night of underground New York style party celebrations. We’ve cleared away the...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Death By Chocolate Dessert

Death By Chocolate Dessert

After the sudden death of local chocolate maker Mavis Davis, the whole town of Decoshire is invited to attend her funeral, including five locals who all harbour a secret. No one suspects anything is amiss until a note written by Mavis reveals that someone amongst them may be her killer. This...

Date: Saturday 20 February
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Miha Māori The Māori Mass

Miha Māori The Māori Mass

Join the Catholic Māori Mission at Pakipaki for this special Māori Mass in honour of Mēri Hōhepa Venerable Suzanne Aubert, New Zealand’s first Saint in making. Show your support and be a part of this event, watch history in the making by starting your day at the Art Deco Festival with The...

Date: Sunday 21 February
Where:
Church of the Immaculate Conception, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Thank God For The Royal NZ Navy Commemorative Breakfast

Thank God For The Royal NZ Navy Commemorative Breakfast

This is a commemorative 80th anniversary of the RNZN breakfast that recognises the special historical connection between the Navy and Napier. Join our special Services guests, defence attachés, officers and ship’s company from the Royal New Zealand Navy and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the...

Date: Sunday 21 February
Where:
The Thirsty Whale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blow Your Wig Brunch On The Beach

Blow Your Wig Brunch On The Beach

Brunch is cheerful, sociable and exciting, so get your Sunday off to a flying Art Deco start and enjoy a delicious buffet brunch served by Orton’s overlooking the beautiful ocean view. There will be live jazz entertainment and a best-dressed competition with prizes, to set you up for a...

Date: Sunday 21 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Have A Go - Family Sports Day

Have A Go - Family Sports Day

Join us for this family-friendly day and try out the winter sports before signing your child up for a season! Multiple Sports available with demonstrations happening throughout the day. Sports on offer: - Rugby - Netball - Football - Hockey - Canoe Polo - Orienteering - Taekwon-do -...

Date: Sunday 21 February
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Awanga Estate

Te Awanga Estate

Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! January 24th - The Cellar Door Band. February 21st - Hail to the Thieves, back by popular demand, Radiohead glory and a total must hear and see. Entry is a nominal $5 at the gate, kids...

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 21 February
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Lawn Jazz Party

Mission Lawn Jazz Party

Step back in time and enjoy the Jazz Age like all the most glamourous did. Set on the stunning Mission Estate Winery lawns, you’ll enjoy an afternoon of incredible Jazz music, as well as the Mission’s world-renowned food, wine and stunning atmosphere. Other activities include croquet, dance...

Date: Sunday 21 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch

Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch

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

Date: Sunday 21 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Lower Lawn, 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 24 January to Sunday 7 March
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Summer In the Park - Ish

Summer In the Park - Ish

A six-piece band playing a mix of traditional Eastern European/Arabic/Andalusian folk tunes and original pieces inspired by them. Join us for evocative sounds and relentless rhythms as we travel through dusty marketplaces, crowded taverns and fire-lit camps. The brainchild of Dana Parkhill the...

Date: Sunday 21 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Best Bits

Deco Best Bits

Sponsored by The Gintrap What better way to wrap up another fantastic Festival, than by experiencing a little bit of everything? Enjoy entertainment from various performers and groups from throughout the Festival, while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner, in a relaxed fun setting. Have one...

Date: Sunday 21 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cheerio To Deco

Cheerio To Deco

Say a final hurrah to the wonderful 2021 Festival with friends at the Hawke’s Bay Club. Enjoy a light meal in delightful surroundings of the Hawke’s Bay Club lawn accompanied by a dancing display and the jazz sounds of Robert Cross. Deco dress essential with prizes available for...

Date: Sunday 21 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Kereru

Paint and Wine Night - Kereru

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

Date: Sunday 21 February
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Friends Quiz Night - Napier

Friends Quiz Night - Napier

Your job may be a joke, you're probably broke, your love is likely D.O.A., but we've got something to cheer you up for Gee Quiz is back in Napier again, this time bringing Friends trivia. In what will be a frivolity-filled Friends fest, you and your team will face off against other Friends...

Date: Tuesday 23 February to Wednesday 24 February
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo

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

Date: Wednesday 24 February to Thursday 25 February
Where:
Wairoa A&P Showgrounds, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity - 20th Anniversary Royal Variety Show

Operatunity - 20th Anniversary Royal Variety Show

You are invited to our birthday party to celebrate the best musical, comic and memorable moments of our past 20 years! Starring Susan Boland, John Cameron, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Alex Milligan, Kelly Lim Harris, Lynette Martin and Paul Carnegie-Jones.

Date: Wednesday 24 February
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity - 20th Anniversary Royal Variety Show

Operatunity - 20th Anniversary Royal Variety Show

You are invited to our birthday party to celebrate the best musical, comic and memorable moments of our past 20 years! Starring Susan Boland, John Cameron, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua,Karl Perigo, Alex Milligan, Kelly Lim Harris, Lynette Martin and Paul Carnegie-Jones.

Date: Thursday 25 February
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raw Collective - The Good Things LP Release Tour

Raw Collective - The Good Things LP Release Tour

Wellington’s much loved, 10 pieces, Hip-Hop crew, Raw Collective, are back with their long-awaited 2nd studio album and will be hitting the road for their national album tour, The album is out on Feb 19th 2021 with the tour to follow! Playing all their favourite tracks from the past and the...

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

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2021

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2021

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... This is one of New Zealand's most enjoyable and rewarding events - suitable for everyone - from the competitive...

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

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Summer In the Park - Fuego Latino

Summer In the Park - Fuego Latino

Returning by popular demand Fuego Latino is an eclectic four-piece band enchanting Hawke's Bay with their style of Gypsy-Latin music. Accordion, fiddle, percussion, bass, thrilling harmonies and guitar all come together to create this multi-cultural experience. Perfect for a dance in the park...

Date: Saturday 27 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Free fun for the whole family. Learn new crafts, activities, and music with a Bible theme. Included is a light meal. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. All are welcome so bring your friends and neighbours. We look forward to seeing you.

Date: Saturday 27 February
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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River Park Country 2021

River Park Country 2021

Kick back and tune in to some amazing blues talent from around NZ. Licensed Bar, food, coffee + Camping available Our Line Up Includes Tucker Lane Dust & Gold The Warratahs Tucker Lane are a 5 piece Bluegrass band hailing from Clive, Hawkes Bay. They play a wide variety of heel stomping,...

Date: Saturday 27 February
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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LGBTFQIA+ Poetry Slam

LGBTFQIA+ Poetry Slam

Motif Poetry and Hastings Library are excited to present a special, one-off, free Pride Poetry Slam right here in the Bay! Hosted by UK Slam Champion Sara Hirsch and featuring wordsmiths from around Hawke's Bay, this will be spoken word at its biggest and best. Come and watch poets battle it...

Date: Saturday 27 February
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Elemeno P - High Fidelity Vinyl Release Tour

Elemeno P - High Fidelity Vinyl Release Tour

Elemeno P announce a full NZ tour - The High Fidelity Vinyl Release Tour. It’s with much anticipation that Elemeno P return in full voice to support the vinyl release of their first three album releases. For the first time all three albums will be available on vinyl; - Love & Disrespect -...

Date: Saturday 27 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Country Fair and Rural Auction held annually beside the beautiful Lake at Puketapu. It is a great family day out in the country and only seven minutes from Taradale. There is ample parking, plenty of shade and seating beneath trees surrounding the lake. The Fair has a great range of stalls...

Date: Sunday 28 February
Where:
The Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack at the CopperPot

Mack at the CopperPot

Join Mack at the Copperpot Gastro Pub from 2pm and immerse yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Sweet tunes, tasty grub and happy faces. If you like what Mack does, consider becoming his Patron (see Patreon link above).

Date: Sunday 28 February to Sunday 21 March
Where:
Copperpot Gastro Pub, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Jazz On the Village Green - IO Quartet

Jazz On the Village Green - IO Quartet

Please note this concert is correctly scheduled for Sunday 4pm - 6pm to accommodate another booking in this park. Wellington-based jazz band playing original compositions by guitarist Aslan (Michael Rowlands). Taking inspiration from the likes of John Coltrane, Bud Powell, and Kurt Rosenwinkel,...

Date: Sunday 28 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2021

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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tutus on Tour

Tutus on Tour

The Royal New Zealand Ballet returns in 2021 with their much-loved regional touring programme, Tutus on Tour, presenting an enchanting summer programme. Enjoy the ‘White Swan’ pas de deux from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake; Jules Perrot’s Pas de Quatre (1845), a gorgeous showpiece from the...

Date: Tuesday 2 March
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Kiwi Music Allstars

Kiwi Music Allstars

We are delighted to present some of New Zealand's favourite entertainers, singers, and musicians, with full support band performing together exclusively at Black Barn Amphitheatre on Thursday 4 March. Some of the most celebrated and iconic entertainers in one show. Each will perform their own hits...

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Cathedral Cove

Paint and Wine Night - Cathedral Cove

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 4 March
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hereworth 4WD Trek 2021

Hereworth 4WD Trek 2021

The Hereworth 4WD Trek 2021 will be based at 1844 Matahoura Road, Tutira and the 4WD Trek will be set around Tutira, Northern Hawkes Bay. The terrain is rolling hills through to high country so expect water, mud, and all that comes with off-road 4WD driving. The exact course will be set closer to...

Date: Friday 5 March to Sunday 7 March
Where:
, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Banana Mundo Summer Tour

Banana Mundo Summer Tour

Banana Mundo is a collective of musicians from around the world. Members from Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, France, Switzerland, England and New Zealand bring together an infectious worldly mix of upbeat Latin and Afro-Beat tunes. Hailing from New Plymouth, the w(b)est coast of beautiful New...

Date: Friday 5 March
Where:
Napier Tango Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MEINIAK - Hell's Wrath - Napier

MEINIAK - Hell's Wrath - Napier

MEINIAK unleash Hell's Wrath! More than 2 hours worth of Southern Grooves... the goddamn closest thing you'll get experiencing PANTERA in the flesh! This is NZ's premiere PANTERA experience! THE DEVIL's REJECTS open Hell's Gate with an hours worth of Rob Zombie & classic White Zombie!

Date: Friday 5 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock Handcrafted Market

Havelock Handcrafted Market

Havelock Handcrafted Market is held on the first day of every month, next to Peak Pizza in Havelock North We sell unique handcrafted products made locally - garden art, wooden toys and kitchenware, beautiful hand knitting, jewellery, intricate paper journals and cards, soft toys and busy books...

Date: Saturday 6 February to Saturday 1 May
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier CBD Summer Series

Napier CBD Summer Series

Roving entertainers from Dance, jugglers, rappers, DJ's to solo talented musicians will entertain you from 10-2pm. It's free, so whilst you are in our great little city shopping, catching up with friends or a quick bite to eat or drink - be entertained! These talented locals could be performing...

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 6 March
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mack - Summer in the Trees

Mack - Summer in the Trees

Join Mack at one of the premium ale and cider houses in the Bay and order from a menu packed with plenty of options as you treat yourself to a taste sensation from the wide range of locally crafted beers and ciders. Enjoy Mack's excellent acoustic stylings, influenced by blues, funk, flamenco and...

Date: Saturday 6 March
Where:
The Filter Room, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 27 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crowded House - To The Island Tour

Crowded House - To The Island Tour

In great news for their longtime loyal fans, iconic band Crowded House announced today that they will tour New Zealand in March 2021 on their “To the Island” tour. The band also released their first new music in more than a decade with the debut of the single “Whatever You Want”...

Date: Saturday 6 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Naughtiness Lingerie Party

Naughtiness Lingerie Party

Grab your sexiest get up and join us for the first ever Naughtiness lingerie party. Indulge in a night of lingerie, adult toys, live DJs and giveaways! Wear as much or as little as your comfortable with. We encourage wearing some form of lingerie/underwear but wear what your comfortable...

Date: Saturday 6 March
Where:
Level 1 Nightclub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Te Mata Kindergarten Triathlon

Te Mata Kindergarten Triathlon

Te Mata Kindergarten is hosting their Annual Triathlon and Family Picnic. Fun, games, face painting, bouncy castle, sausage sizzle, raffles, coffee cart. For age 3 to 6 year olds. A short bike ride on grass, followed by a quick dash to the top of the water slide and a wet slide down the Hereworth...

Date: Sunday 7 March
Where:
Hereworth School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

30 Spring & Summer Sundays at Abbey for the Summer season! Coastal Rhythm Section, Ben Throp, Ian Munro, Ariana Henare, Alex Richardson, The Pukes Ukelele rock band, Lady Larisa, Climate and The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 28 March
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 24 January to Sunday 7 March
Where:
Three Wise Birds Garden Bar, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Centralines Summer Series 2021

The Centralines Summer Series 2021

Bring your picnic or grab your takeaways for an entertaining afternoon/evening in the park. Like us on Facebook to receive regular updates "Summer Series Nelly Jull Park". Liquor ban applies. Mark these dates on your calendar today: -11th December - A Tribute To Elton John featuring Michael...

Date: Sunday 24 January to Sunday 7 March
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Jon Stevens With Special Guests Automatic 80's

Jon Stevens With Special Guests Automatic 80's

Australian based Kiwi rocker Jon Stevens, with his Noiseworks and INXS collection, can't wait to perform all the huge hits at the renowned Black Barn Amphitheatre on Sunday 7 March. The former frontman of these bands will rock out chart-toppers such as Devil Inside, Suicide Blonde, Need you Tonight...

Date: Sunday 7 March
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crowded House - To The Island Tour

Crowded House - To The Island Tour

In great news for their longtime loyal fans, iconic band Crowded House announced today that they will tour New Zealand in March 2021 on their “To the Island” tour, with new shows announced! The band also released their first new music in more than a decade with the debut of the single...

Date: Sunday 7 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Simply  Ballroom

Simply Ballroom

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

Date: Sunday 7 February to Sunday 7 March
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Land Rover Horse of the Year

Land Rover Horse of the Year

Land Rover Horse of the Year 2021. Welcome to New Zealand’s Premier Equestrian Event Showcase. An absolute “must-see” for equestrian fans and sports enthusiasts who delight in watching world-class competition. Over 1400 riders and 1800 horses compete for titles and high-stakes prize...

Date: Tuesday 9 March to Sunday 14 March
Where:
Showgrounds Hawke's Bay Tomoana, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

7Days regular and star of What We Do In The Shadows, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer returns to Napier with his hilarious one hour show. “The future of NZ comedy.” - NZ Herald “The only show I’d return to twice.” - Mac and Mae 7Days regular and star of What We Do In The Shadows, Cori...

Date: Thursday 11 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

7Days regular and star of What We Do In The Shadows, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer returns to Napier with his hilarious one hour show. "the future of NZ comedy" - NZ Herald "the only show I'd return to twice" Mac and Mae

Date: Thursday 11 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Old Man's Beard, Detour, Hot Janola

Old Man's Beard, Detour, Hot Janola

Old Man's Beard, Detour, Hot Janola. Three of the best H.Bay Bands are joining forces to bring you a night of great originals plus a few covers. I personally love these guys and have witnessed them evolve over the last 11 years. This will be a night of Epic Swamp Rock, R and B with a side...

Date: Friday 12 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Old Man's Beard, Detour, Hot Janola


Beer Appreciation Day Duart House

Beer Appreciation Day Duart House

Boom! Beer Appreciation Day is back again, bringing you super tasty beers and ciders from our favourite local and not-so-local breweries and cideries. Live music, DJ tunes, delicious kai and a super chill vibe add up to good times in the beautiful gardens of Duart House. As usual, we'll be...

Date: Saturday 13 March
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Silent Movies LIVE

Silent Movies LIVE

Silent Movies LIVE! This is the chance to see Charlie Chaplin's movie 'The Kid', as it was first broadcast, with no talking, just live piano and percussion, at the fabulous Church Rd Winery in Napier, New Zealand. Suitable for all the family to enjoy, outside on the grass with the bespoke...

Date: Saturday 13 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020

Returning again for another sunny Hawke’s Bay summer are the Church Road Live Summer Sessions. Church Road are excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts across six Sunday afternoons during the summer. Come down to the park and enjoy a delicious cheese board or platters,...

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 14 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2020


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Heath Franklin's Chopper: The Silencer

Heath Franklin's Chopper: The Silencer

As seen on 7 Days "The Silencer" will not be silenced! And we're picking up where we left off. Covid Safe and harder than ever, Chopper brings his hit show to NZ in March 2021. Panic, terror, stupidity; they can all form a queue and suck the wrinkles out of Chopper’s walnut wallet...

Date: Sunday 14 March
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Heath Franklin's Chopper: The Silencer


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


An Evening With Marlon Williams

An Evening With Marlon Williams

In celebration of new material, March 2021 will welcome the long-awaited return to the stage for the Marlon Willliams. Over an extensive tour of Aotearoa, audiences will be treated to a very different show from Marlon – a full solo performance unearthing some early material, beloved album songs...

Date: Thursday 18 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
NZ National Pipe Band Championships

NZ National Pipe Band Championships

Those seeking a unique Scottish heritage experience should visit the NZ National Pipe Band Championships in HB in March. Pipe Bands from all around NZ will be in Hawke’s Bay for the contest. The competition will feature the best of pipe band music, marching and specialty disciplines such as mace...

Date: Friday 19 March to Saturday 20 March
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ National Pipe Band Championships


Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

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

Date: Friday 19 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2021

Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2021

It's your 'Rural Day in the Bay!' The 9th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day. There will be local produce, coffee, home baking and gourmet foods, artisan crafts, gifts, toys, baby/child/adult clothing, jewellery, furniture, landscaping plants, art, entertainment and a ton of country fun on...

Date: Saturday 20 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Maraekakaho Country Market Day 2021


Celtica - A New Era of Irish Heritage

Celtica - A New Era of Irish Heritage

From the producers of the smash-hit show Celtic Illusion comes the most exhilarating dance production of 2020! Celtica, a high octane modern Irish Dance show will storm the stages of New Zealand on its National tour in 2021. Starring an elite troupe of dancers, including stars of Riverdance...

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

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Chelsea Jade - NZ Tour 2021

Chelsea Jade - NZ Tour 2021

Dear All, These announcement broadcasts usually take a familiar shape on my end - in an nth hour harried state, I comb through my last and oft-neglected bio screed and recalibrate it as if I’m a deeply impressed (!) third party narrator. While I understand the utility, I have to be honest, it...

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

Read more » - Chelsea Jade - NZ Tour 2021


Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

Lindisfarne College Gala 2021

Annual Gala, fun day for all the family. Books, 2nd Hand Clothing, White Elephant, Auction, Meat, Produce, Sports Gear, Cakes, Preserves, Linen, Picture Frames, Crafts & Collectibles, Jewellery, Plants, Hamburgers, Tea & Coffee, Candy Floss, Sausage Sizzle, Steak Sandwiches, kids games etc etc.

Date: Sunday 21 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mack at the CopperPot

Mack at the CopperPot

Join Mack at the Copperpot Gastro Pub from 2pm and immerse yourself in Fraser Mack's distinctive mix of blues, rock, folk, and flamenco! Sweet tunes, tasty grub and happy faces. If you like what Mack does, consider becoming his Patron (see Patreon link above).

Date: Sunday 28 February to Sunday 21 March
Where:
Copperpot Gastro Pub, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Mack at the CopperPot


Blackcaps v Bangladesh 1st T20

Blackcaps v Bangladesh 1st T20

International cricket is back! It all starts with the Blackcaps taking on the West Indies to open the summer with three T20s including opening night at Eden Park, and two Test Matches. The team then meet Pakistan in a packed schedule that features a Boxing Day Test Match at Bay Oval. We round out...

Date: Tuesday 23 March
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blackcaps v Bangladesh 1st T20


Holloway Holiday

Holloway Holiday

Returning to the Cabana for the first time in 2021, Holloway Holiday is ready to make a splash in the Bay with new music and a sweeter, more frantic live show. Following their NZ tour in 2020, Holloway is bringing the Undead Neon Roadshow to select locations around the North Island as they usher in...

Date: Thursday 25 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 6 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting...

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

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Chur Bro: A Tale of Kiwiana

Chur Bro: A Tale of Kiwiana

Chur Bro: A Tale of Kiwiana Our Kiwiana show is a mixtape of songs by kiwi artists. You don’t quite know which song is going to be next! Much like the $1 pick n mix you’d get from the dairy we have a mixed bag of performers ready to take the stage for a celebration of kiwi life! Aerialists,...

Date: Saturday 27 March
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier

Covid19 Update All tickets purchased before 1st December 2020 have been converted into VIP Zone A tickets with front of stage access. Zone B GA tickets are now available. What will happen if there is a Covid 19 outbreak? Under Level 2 - The event will go ahead either at the current venue or a...

Date: Saturday 27 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eclipse - The Music of Pink Floyd - Napier


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The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED

The Ossian Street Market is a fantastic local market that specialises in vintage, collectables and quality secondhand goods. It runs the last Sunday of every month from 9am - 1pm, weather permitting. Situated in the carpark opposite FG Smiths Eatery 9b Ossian Street.

Date: Sunday 31 January to Sunday 28 March
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Market: CANCELLED


Auckland Theatre Company presents Two Ladies

Auckland Theatre Company presents Two Ladies

Auckland Theatre Company presents Two Ladies by Nancy Harris “Provocative... passionately on the side of women who are not in the room where it happens.” - The Guardian The women behind the most powerful men in the world take centre stage. Two Ladies catapults two dynamic women into a...

Date: Sunday 28 March
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Auckland Theatre Company presents Two Ladies


Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs Cole Porter

Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs Cole Porter

A one-woman, tour-de-force jazz musical about the lives of America's greatest songwriters, Cole Porter, and his muse and wife, Linda Lee. Georgia Jamieson Emms plays Linda, accompanied by the jazz trio of Ayrton Foote (keyboard), Thomas Moore (bass) and Sebastian Macaulay (drums). "As Mrs...

Date: Sunday 28 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs Cole Porter

Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs Cole Porter

A one-woman, tour-de-force jazz musical about the lives of America's greatest songwriters, Cole Porter, and his muse and wife, Linda Lee. Georgia Jamieson Emms plays Linda, accompanied by the jazz trio of Ayrton Foote (keyboard), Thomas Moore (double bass) and Sebastian Macaulay (drums). "As Mrs...

Date: Monday 29 March
Where:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs Cole Porter


The Wiggles 'We're All Fruit Salad' 2021 tour

The Wiggles 'We're All Fruit Salad' 2021 tour

New Zealand, it’s time to get ready to Wiggle! THE WIGGLES are coming to perform for you in March as part of their We’re All Fruit Salad Tour! This show will see Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony singing and dancing their way around New Zealand with all their Wiggly Friends; Captain Feathersword,...

Date: Tuesday 30 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Wiggles 'We're All Fruit Salad' 2021 tour


April 2021

Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

Roll up. Roll up. Roll up! Welcome to Season 6 of New Zealand's largest and most fabulous travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair! The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone. We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting...

Date: Friday 2 April to Monday 5 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


The Little Easy Central Hawke's Bay 2021

The Little Easy Central Hawke's Bay 2021

Get ready for The Little Easy on Friday 2nd April (Good Friday) in Central Hawke's Bay! Please make sure you register by 14 March. After this date, your preferred t-shirt size may no longer be available for selection during the registration process. The Little Easy offers two options: - A...

Date: Friday 2 April
Where:
Russell Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Friday 2 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night: POSTPONED


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handcrafted Market

Havelock Handcrafted Market

Havelock Handcrafted Market is held on the first day of every month, next to Peak Pizza in Havelock North We sell unique handcrafted products made locally - garden art, wooden toys and kitchenware, beautiful hand knitting, jewellery, intricate paper journals and cards, soft toys and busy books...

Date: Saturday 6 February to Saturday 1 May
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Big Easy 2021

The Big Easy 2021

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

Date: Saturday 3 April
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Big Easy 2021


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Saturday 3 April to Sunday 4 April
Where:
Napier Tech Rugby Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch: POSTPONED


Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic the Tech rugby club has made the decision to postpone the Centenary event until April 2021. Existing tickets will remain valid for the postponed date (exact date TBC) however, a refund will be offered to those people who would prefer that option. In a...

Date: Saturday 3 April
Where:
Centennial Hall, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner: POSTPONED


Bill Bailey - En Route to Normal

Bill Bailey - En Route to Normal

How did we get here? How do we find our way through this? And exactly who are we again? In Bill’s new show, En Route to Normal, Bill ponders these and other questions that this moment in history has thrown up and tries to see a way through the strange unreality of our new world. With Bill naming...

Date: Saturday 3 April
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bill Bailey - En Route to Normal


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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Yesterday Once More:

Yesterday Once More:

From the creators of the hit show OH WHAT A NIGHT! comes a unique new musical revue celebrating four of the most iconic singing groups of the 70’s known for their soaring vocal harmonies. YESTERDAY ONCE MORE stars four dynamic performers direct from Las Vegas whose lush harmonic...

Date: Wednesday 7 April
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Yesterday Once More:


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You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour

You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour

You Should Be Dancing is a gianT Disco Dancing celebration! A night of incredibly danceable disco hits. A Boogie Wonderland featuring classic tunes groovy enough to make even a statue move! We are very excited to announce our first shows of 2021! We hope you can make it along to dance up a storm. ...

Date: Friday 9 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


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

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

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

Date: Sunday 11 April
Where:
Lake Tutira, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity

Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity

Yee-haw! Giddy up as our all-star cast transports you to the home of country music showcasing the likes of John Denver, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash. Starring Karl Perigo, Bruce French, Grant Winterburn, Marian Burns, Pat Urlich, Ray Eade and Suzanne Lynch.

Date: Wednesday 14 April
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity


Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity

Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity

Yee-haw! Giddy up as our all-star cast transports you to the home of country music showcasing the likes of John Denver, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash. Starring Karl Perigo, Bruce French, Grant Winterburn, Marian Burns, Pat Urlich, Ray Eade and Suzanne Lynch.

Date: Thursday 15 April
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tennessee Waltz - Presented by Operatunity


The Big Bike Film Night

The Big Bike Film Night

Prepare to be inspired! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you! Showcasing our 2021 collection that has everything a cycle-centric audience could want - action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is...

Date: Friday 16 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Big Bike Film Night


Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


The World of Musicals

The World of Musicals

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

Date: Monday 26 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The World of Musicals


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The Veils - Nux Vomica, live in concert

The Veils - Nux Vomica, live in concert

Parrotdog, Banished Music & Under the Radar Presents: THE VEILS Nux Vomica - Live in concert In Autumn 2021, The Veils present the first ever live performance of their legendary sophomore album Nux Vomica in its ferocious entirety. The album was originally recorded in Los Angeles with...

Date: Thursday 29 April
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Veils - Nux Vomica, live in concert


May 2021

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


Free
Havelock Handcrafted Market

Havelock Handcrafted Market

Havelock Handcrafted Market is held on the first day of every month, next to Peak Pizza in Havelock North We sell unique handcrafted products made locally - garden art, wooden toys and kitchenware, beautiful hand knitting, jewellery, intricate paper journals and cards, soft toys and busy books...

Date: Saturday 6 February to Saturday 1 May
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handcrafted 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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


The NZ String Quartet, Four Suits & A Soprano

The NZ String Quartet, Four Suits & A Soprano

New Zealand’s most accomplished performers, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa protégé Ipu Laga’aia, tenor Chris McRae, musical theatre stars Sophie Morris and Rutene Spooner, and music legend Laughton Kora join forces with The New Zealand String Quartet to today announce a nationwide tour of The New...

Date: Tuesday 4 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The NZ String Quartet, Four Suits & A Soprano


Ranui Farm Half Marathon (TBC) - 12k & 5k Trail Run

Ranui Farm Half Marathon (TBC) - 12k & 5k Trail Run

Located 15 minutes drive south of Waipukurau. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the 5k. Walkers are welcome in the 12k and 5k events. We are excited about our new Ranui Farm Park course which is a mix of farmland with mown...

Date: Sunday 9 May
Where:
Ranui Farm Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Ranui Farm Half Marathon (TBC) - 12k & 5k Trail Run


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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
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Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2021

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2021

Get tomorrow's ideas today! A Wonderful range of exhibitors, 'Ask an Expert' sessions, latest trends, innovations and exclusive show specials it’s the place to be for solutions for sustainable homes, gardens and better living. Featuring Kitchens, Building, Renovating, Heating, Insulation,...

Date: Friday 21 May to Sunday 23 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2021


Giselle

Giselle

Romantic, mystical and lyrical, the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Giselle is a timeless production of one of ballet’s great stories. Former RNZB Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel and celebrated principal dancer, choreographer and director Johan Kobborg’s acclaimed production of Giselle first...

Date: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 23 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Giselle


The Three Tenors - Operatunity

The Three Tenors - Operatunity

Our tenors delight with the greatest melodies and songs ever written, delivered with their signature charm and cheekiness. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Amanda Atlas, Derek Hill, Kalauni Pouvalu and on piano Paul Carnegie-Jones.

Date: Wednesday 26 May
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Three Tenors - Operatunity


The Three Tenors - Presented by Operatunity

The Three Tenors - Presented by Operatunity

Our tenors delight with the greatest melodies and songs ever written, delivered with their signature charm and cheekiness. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Amanda Atlas, Derek Hill, Kalauni Pouvalu and on piano Paul Carnegie-Jones.

Date: Thursday 27 May
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Three Tenors - Presented by Operatunity


Bravo Amici

Bravo Amici

Celebrated New Zealand tenor, Geoff Sewell, founder of the world’s first opera band, Amici Forever, will tour through New Zealand in May 2021 in time for Mother’s Day with BRAVO AMICI, his opera group of leading international West End and Broadway stars, to perform an uplifting, moving...

Date: Sunday 30 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bravo Amici


June 2021

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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Hawke's Bay 1-day Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Hawke's Bay 1-day Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

So you’re tough, but are you tough enough to take on the 1-day Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge? This is a chance for primary and intermediate aged kids to get involved in New Zealand’s biggest mud run series in a version tailored especially for them! The Junior Tough Guys and Gals will take...

Date: Wednesday 2 June
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay 1-day Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


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

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

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

Date: Sunday 13 June
Where:
Lake Tutira, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


July 2021

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Frantic fiddling, breathtaking ballads, jigs and jollity, Irish jokes, you'll have Ireland in your heart to be sure, to be sure! Starring the amazing artists Susan Boland, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Paul Carnegie-Jones, Russell Dixon and Stuart Coats.

Date: Wednesday 21 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Luck of the Irish by Operatunity


Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Luck of the Irish by Operatunity

Frantic fiddling, breathtaking ballads, jigs and jollity, Irish jokes, you'll have Ireland in your heart to be sure, to be sure! Starring the amazing artists Susan Boland, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Paul Carnegie-Jones, Russell Dixon and Stuart Coats.

Date: Thursday 22 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Luck of the Irish by Operatunity


August 2021

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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


The Firebird

The Firebird

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

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

Read more » - The Firebird


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Bruce French, Grant Winterburn, Ray Eade and Suzanne Lynch.

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

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


You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Operatunity

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Bruce French, Grant Winterburn, Ray Eade and Suzanne Lynch.

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

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


September 2021

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2021

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

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

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


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


Sacred Hill (TBC) Off Road Half Marathon - 15k & 6.5k Trail

Sacred Hill (TBC) Off Road Half Marathon - 15k & 6.5k Trail

Located 20 minutes from central Napier, our Sacred Hill Winery course is one of our favourites. It starts with a lap around the vines before heading off across the farm and into the forest. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 12k or dip your toes in with the...

Date: Sunday 5 September
Where:
Sacred Hill Riflemen’s Vineyard, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sacred Hill (TBC) Off Road Half Marathon - 15k & 6.5k Trail


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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


October 2021

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

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

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

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


There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

There's No Business Like Show Business - Operatunity

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

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

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


Friends! The Musical Parody: POSTPONED

Friends! The Musical Parody: POSTPONED

Friends – The Musical Parody have today announced that they are postponing their near sold out 2020 tour & have secured new dates for 2021 and added extra shows. All tickets remain valid for the new dates. The tour will now take place in September and October 2021 and they look forward to...

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

Read more » - Friends! The Musical Parody: POSTPONED


Hotel California The Eagles Experience

Hotel California The Eagles Experience

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

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

Read more » - Hotel California The Eagles Experience


R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


November 2021

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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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

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

Read more » - A Midsummer Night’s Dream


R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

The Nutcracker & Don Quixote

Please note due to the Covid-19 situation, the 2020 performance date has been postponed to 2021. Following their sell-out 2019 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand to perform a double bill, The Nutcracker & Don Quixote. Two sensational ballets, one...

Date: Sunday 14 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Nutcracker & Don Quixote


Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity

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

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

Read more » - Christmas in Vienna - Operatunity


The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

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

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

Read more » - The Bee Gees Night Fever


Run the Vines Paritua

Run the Vines Paritua

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

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

Read more » - Run the Vines Paritua


December 2021

Free
Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere Parkrun

Flaxmere parkrun hold free, weekly, 5km timed events every Saturday at 8am at Flaxmere Park for you to run, walk, or jog at your preferred pace. Register once for free on the website to get your free barcode then join us every Saturday.

Date: Saturday 23 January to Saturday 4 December
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Parkrun


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 26 January to Tuesday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Sunday 14 February to Sunday 12 December
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


Free
R18
Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic

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

Date: Tuesday 16 February to Tuesday 21 December
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawkes Bay Comedy Open Mic


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