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

What's on in Hawke's Bay

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

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April 2019

The Great Kiwi Egg Hunt!

The Great Kiwi Egg Hunt!

Come along to the Aquarium to go on an egg-citing adventure! Not just any egg hunt, it's an egg-streme search for 11 great Kiwi eggs amongst our exhibits! Win! If you can crack the answer by spotting all the Kiwi eggs, you'll go into the draw for a 12 month Friend of Aquarium Family...

Date: Friday 26 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Great Kiwi Egg Hunt!


Free
Holiday Movies

Holiday Movies

Join us at Hastings Library for a family friendly movie as the holidays come to an end. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 26 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Holiday Movies


Free
Holiday Movies

Holiday Movies

Join us at Havelock North Library for a family friendly movie as the holidays come to an end. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 26 April
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Holiday Movies


Free
April Holiday Programme Earth Day with Jake Brookie

April Holiday Programme Earth Day with Jake Brookie

'Protect our species' Jake will bring in some new and interesting fossils and facts about how to protect and care for our species. Suitable for ages 5-11.

Date: Friday 26 April
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - April Holiday Programme Earth Day with Jake Brookie


Free
Holiday Movies

Holiday Movies

Join us at Flaxmere Library for a family friendly movie as the holidays come to an end. Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 26 April
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Holiday Movies


Free
April Holiday Programme Minecraft

April Holiday Programme Minecraft

Bring your own device with the latest version of Minecraft Pocket edition loaded on it. Suitable for ages 5-15.

Date: Friday 26 April
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - April Holiday Programme Minecraft


Iris Back In Town

Iris Back In Town

Napier local, Iris Dunn, has been hard at work, crushing the music scene in LA. For one night only, see IRIS at the Urban Winery for a special performance and catch a glimpse of this rising star. Happy Hour from 4-6. Music from 6-8.

Date: Friday 26 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Iris Back In Town


Free
The Extravaganza Fair

The Extravaganza Fair

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

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

Read more » - The Extravaganza Fair


Free
Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

Ashton Family Circus & Dylan Daisy's Magic Show

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

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

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


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

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

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

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


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2019 New Zealand Single Speed Championships

2019 New Zealand Single Speed Championships

Hawkes Bay is proud to host the 2019 New Zealand Single Speed Championships. Come along, and get all your Single Speed fix for the year. We'll have all the craziness of previous editions of this event, Fancy dress, beer shortcuts, and some sweet trails and racing action. Enter now or come along...

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2019 New Zealand Single Speed Championships


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 2019 collection that has everything a cycling-centric audience could want - action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is...

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Big Bike Film Night


Saturday Night Session with Tim Hansen

Saturday Night Session with Tim Hansen

This week's live music session features local rockstar Tim Hansen! Tim has a unique spin on tunes that follow a lurching path from Tom Waits, Radiohead, and Lou Reed all the way to Jessie J--with a few detours all the way. He will be rocking the guitar from 7:30 pm so come along! Come in and...

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Night Session with Tim Hansen


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Adam Hattaway and The Haunters

Adam Hattaway and The Haunters

A.H & the Haunters are playing the Common room for the first time on April 27 and they can't wait! Having just recorded their second album, they're keen as to unveil the new stuff for you ASAP! Tha Haunters: Should a little head down minor chch student radio favourite (RDU Round up winners...

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

Read more » - Adam Hattaway and The Haunters


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Market is a vintage and collectables market that runs the last Sunday of every month. Always a treasure trove, including vintage clothing, vinyl records, jewellery, secondhand furniture and accessories. We are located in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends, 9b...

Date: Sunday 28 April to Sunday 28 July
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


Free
Taradale RSA Sunday Market (Inside)

Taradale RSA Sunday Market (Inside)

Taradale Sunday Market is a weekly Craft Market, held inside the Taradale RSA. If You want Quality Handmade goods, then this is the Market for you. It is not a farmers market or a flea market. It is a local market filled with mainly, locally made goods. From Sheepskin Slippers to Polished...

Date: Sunday 28 April to Sunday 5 May
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale RSA Sunday Market (Inside)


Free
April Holiday Programme Lego Session

April Holiday Programme Lego Session

Let your imagination go wild. Free form building session. Suitable for ages 5-12. Parents and guardians of children aged 8 and under are asked to stay in the Lego area. Parents and guardians of children aged 9 and over are asked to stay in the library area. Younger and older siblings aged...

Date: Sunday 28 April
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - April Holiday Programme Lego Session


The Boston's / Boston Tea Party

The Boston's / Boston Tea Party

The Boston's Acoustic guitar originals and jazz vocals with Dave Boston guitar, Naomi Fenwick guitar and Sean Boston vocals. Boston Tea Party featuring Chrissie Atkinson. For a second half of jazz, blues and instrumentals, The Boston's are joined by Matiu Whiting bass, Cameron Budge drums and...

Date: Sunday 28 April
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Boston's / Boston Tea Party


Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mah Jong


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Taradale Library Storytime

Taradale Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Library Storytime


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Rhythms of Ireland – 10 Year Anniversary Tour

Rhythms of Ireland – 10 Year Anniversary Tour

Ireland's most celebrated show, The Rhythms of Ireland, returns to NZ in 2019, for the first time since their sell-out tour in 2010. Celebrating their 10th Anniversary, New Zealand is privileged to welcome back Ireland's most outstanding and elite company of dancers to perform this...

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

Read more » - Rhythms of Ireland – 10 Year Anniversary Tour


May 2019

Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Organic Four Course Degustation Dinner

Organic Four Course Degustation Dinner

Bostock Brothers and Villa Maria present an organic 4 course degustation dinner. Each meal will include Bostock organic chicken and will be paired with a Villa organic wine. Guest speakers include George from Bostock Brothers and Jonathan Hamlet from Villa Maria. Tickets are $90 per person. Any...

Date: Wednesday 1 May
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Organic Four Course Degustation Dinner


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

Read more » - Young At Heart


Cats: SOLD OUT

Cats: SOLD OUT

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

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

Read more » - Cats: SOLD OUT


Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Friday 3 May to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Library Storytime


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Sea Mouse 'Rattle Your Bones' Tour

Sea Mouse 'Rattle Your Bones' Tour

After 2 years of recording and performing in Wellington, the ferociously energetic band Sea Mouse are taking their hard-hitting, modern blues rock ‘n’ roll to throughout New Zealand over March, April and May 2019 on the ‘Rattle Your Bones’ tour. Sea Mouse is the fully fledged platform...

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

Read more » - Sea Mouse 'Rattle Your Bones' Tour


Graeme James 'The Long Way Home' NZ Tour

Graeme James 'The Long Way Home' NZ Tour

After a breakthrough year of international shows, one of New Zealand’s most streamed indie artists Graeme James returns to NZ to tour his Nettwerk label debut album The Long Way Home. The Long Way Home is an album that explores time and space through the motif of the journey. In keeping with...

Date: Friday 3 May
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Graeme James 'The Long Way Home' NZ Tour


Free
All Weather Destination Market

All Weather Destination Market

Not a Farmers market, not a craft market - The Magpie Market has 30+ stalls each month selling a wide range of products from original Art, handmade clothes and toys, collectibles, jewellery and beauty products alongside oils, chilli and bee products, hand-made chocolates and everything in between....

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - All Weather Destination Market


Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Join us on Saturday mornings for fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and tales all preschoolers can enjoy.

Date: Saturday 4 May to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Library Storytime


Free
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J Day 2019

J Day 2019

NORML and friends presents the 28th Annual J Day, held on the first Saturday in May every year. This year, May for Forth be with you! Get ready for the referendum. Find out about medicinal cannabis. Meet people and learn something new. J Day Hastings is beside the Anzac Memorial at the...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Anzac Memorial, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - J Day 2019


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Beauty From the Inside Out Charity Fundraiser

Beauty From the Inside Out Charity Fundraiser

Tickets: $35.00 per person (includes nibbles, raffle ticket, voucher for a 15 minute lifting contour treatment and your chance to explore pure, safe, beneficial and certified vegan products). Supporting: Heart Kids Hawke's Bay All funds raised at this event will be donated to Heart Kids...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Duke of Gloucester Restaurant and Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Beauty From the Inside Out Charity Fundraiser


DJ Static Live

DJ Static Live

Static Entertainment brings to you Hawkes Bay's hottest talent to rave under one roof! DJ Static loves to light up the dance floor with his oldskool grooves mixing it up with the baddest beats of today! Rezpect Dance Crew Wows the world with their explosive moves and God given creativity! DJ...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Oasis, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - DJ Static Live


The Beatles Tribute Band Abbey Road

The Beatles Tribute Band Abbey Road

Come together, right now! Join us on this journey back in time to celebrate one of the greatest bands ever - The Beatles! The incredibly talented Abbey Road will be performing an amazing musical selection; great music with stunning costume changes. Limited space available so book your...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Beatles Tribute Band Abbey Road


Free
Vinyl Night

Vinyl Night

BYO vinyl or pick from our collection! We're spinnin' it old school tonight! Kicks off at 7pm.

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Vinyl Night


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Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide is an Auckland based, live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 6 years. Covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits. Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, Go Your Own Way, Seven...

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

Read more » - Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show


Free
Taradale RSA Sunday Market (Inside)

Taradale RSA Sunday Market (Inside)

Taradale Sunday Market is a weekly Craft Market, held inside the Taradale RSA. If You want Quality Handmade goods, then this is the Market for you. It is not a farmers market or a flea market. It is a local market filled with mainly, locally made goods. From Sheepskin Slippers to Polished...

Date: Sunday 28 April to Sunday 5 May
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale RSA Sunday Market (Inside)


Te Mata Peak Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 7k Trail Run

Te Mata Peak Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 7k Trail Run

Located just 10 minutes from the village of Havelock North. 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. Enjoy the stunning views while running a half marathon, 12k or 6k distance....

Date: Sunday 5 May
Where:
Chambers Farm, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Te Mata Peak Off Road Half Marathon, 12k & 7k Trail Run


Jazz Sundays

Jazz Sundays

Four dates. Four amazing bands. Four afternoons well spent. Join us the first Sunday of the month, May through August, for some soulful, heart pumping jazz. 2-4 pm May 5th--Trio Nouveau June 2nd--Blues Deluxe July 7th--Trio Nouveau and special guest saxophonist and singer Wendy Caldwell...

Date: Sunday 5 May to Sunday 4 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jazz Sundays


Hastings Choral: Folk Memories

Hastings Choral: Folk Memories

A Concert of Folk Songs and Songs derived from Folk Songs, presented by Hastings Choral (a 70 strong adult Choir), conducted by Joseph Christensen, accompanied by pianist Anna Hansen with Soprano Soloist, Giselle Clements.

Date: Sunday 5 May
Where:
Taikura Rudolph Steiner School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Choral: Folk Memories


Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mah Jong


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Taradale Library Storytime

Taradale Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Library Storytime


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


My name is Moana

My name is Moana

My Name Is Moana with electro-wizard Paddy Free is an intimate 90-minute tribute to the Ocean led by singer and songwriter Moana Maniapoto. This music, which is so interwoven with New Zealand’s identify, has taken her from garage parties in South Auckland to exotic stages right around the...

Date: Tuesday 7 May
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - My name is Moana


Bog Log III with Labretta Suede & The Motel 6 NZ Tour

Bog Log III with Labretta Suede & The Motel 6 NZ Tour

One man band & party 'Bob Log III' is headin' to our shores and if you have never seen this spectacle, then get on board. If you have seen him before, well, best you be gettin' your tickets as you know he's a sell out one man party! Joining 'Bob Log' will be NZ's favourite International Rock n...

Date: Wednesday 8 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bog Log III with Labretta Suede & The Motel 6 NZ Tour


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Julia Deans

Julia Deans

From honey-sweet falsetto to menacing growl, the voice of Julia Deans has offered light and shade to a variety of musical endeavours over the years. Beginning her career as front-woman for Fur Patrol, Julia has cemented her place as one of Aotearoa’s most iconic performers, and her solo...

Date: Thursday 9 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Julia Deans


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Sophie Mashlan - Perfect Disaster New Zealand Tour 2019

Sophie Mashlan - Perfect Disaster New Zealand Tour 2019

Sophie Mashlan has just announced a New Zealand tour to support the release of her debut full-length album Perfect Disaster, out on April 23. The Auckland-based indie-alt-folk artist will play Anthology Lounge in Auckland on the day of the album’s release, Tuesday, April 23; Nivara Lounge in...

Date: Thursday 9 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sophie Mashlan - Perfect Disaster New Zealand Tour 2019


The Road That Wasn't There

The Road That Wasn't There

This is a story about a girl who followed a map off the edge of the world… In New Zealand, there are some 56,000 kilometres of paper roads – streets and towns that exist only on surveyors’ maps. Or do they? A young woman strays from the beaten track and finds herself in a paper world. It...

Date: Friday 10 May to Saturday 11 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Road That Wasn't There


Free
Vagabond Jacks

Vagabond Jacks

We're at it again! Vagabond Jacks is teaming up with The Urban Winery to bring you Hawkes Bay's best combination of food and drinks. Come in for our happy hour from 4-6 and stay for dinner with these legendary food masters.

Date: Friday 10 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Vagabond Jacks


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A.U.R.A. - The SIL Album Tour

A.U.R.A. - The SIL Album Tour

A.U.R.A is the solo project of New Zealand born singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Albert Mikolaj. At age 19, Mikolaj travelled to Argentina in a quest to delve into his spirituality, and it was that the foundation of A.U.R.A was formed. The ideas that were born in Buenos Aires...

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

Read more » - A.U.R.A. - The SIL Album Tour


NZ Craft & Design Show

NZ Craft & Design Show

I believe there’s many people who are disillusioned by some of the craft markets they turn up to, imported goods, car boot type products, no real craftsmanship, dubious quality and similar products repeated over and over. I’ve been told many ways to run a quality craft market, charge more,...

Date: Saturday 11 May to Sunday 12 May
Where:
Rodney Green Centennial Events Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ Craft & Design Show


Saturday Night Session with Model A

Saturday Night Session with Model A

The 50's and 60's have returned with this live, classic Rock 'n Roll band! Doo-wop girls included.

Date: Saturday 11 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Night Session with Model A


Japanese Origami Drop-in Family Activity Days

Japanese Origami Drop-in Family Activity Days

Join us to celebrate the CAN Japanese Festival during the month of May, as we highlight the rich variety of traditional and contemporary arts and culture of Japan. There will be exhibitions for you to visit, plus events and workshops to experience during the whole month. On Sundays 12 and 19...

Date: Sunday 12 May to Sunday 19 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Japanese Origami Drop-in Family Activity Days


Mother's Day High Tea

Mother's Day High Tea

Say thank you with a Mother's Day High Tea! Mangapapa Hotel is offering a beautiful decadent high tea for Mother's Day. It is $55 per person including glass of bubbles or non alcoholic grape juice, plus tea or coffee and a special gift for all the mums. Reservations are essential. Call our...

Date: Sunday 12 May
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers

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

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
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Bittercup + Emily Riordan: The Quieter Tour

Bittercup + Emily Riordan: The Quieter Tour

Bittercup and Emily Riordan present The Quieter Tour 2019, showcasing their debut EPs, “Negative Space” and “Waves” respectively. Bittercup is the personal catharsis machine of Callum Wagstaff. He hates himself and has found people enjoy the fruits of his shameful confessions, related in...

Date: Wednesday 15 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Les Miserables

Les Miserables

Based on the epic French novel of revolution and turmoil published in 1862 by Victor Hugo, it was first staged as a musical with French lyrics in 1980. The English language adaption opened in London on 8th October 1985 was an immediate public success. This massive musical, or pop opera, is sung...

Date: Thursday 16 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show

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

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

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Salsa Bueno

Salsa Bueno

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

Date: Friday 17 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Grace presents 20for20

Black Grace presents 20for20

Back by popular demand, Black Grace presents 20for20, a 20-centre tour of NZ from Kaitaia to Christchurch for $20 a ticket. Led by Neil Ieremia, internationally renowned dance company, Black Grace, shares a mix of iconic favourites and brand new works presented in the relative comfort of your...

Date: Friday 17 May
Where:
Henry Hill School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon

Run away to Hawke's Bay for a running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options. Take in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, quiet country roads and pass vineyards and orchards - all finishing at the impressive Elephant...

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

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Adam McGrath - Ragged Ramble Tour

Adam McGrath - Ragged Ramble Tour

Adam McGrath, Lead singer and songwriter from mythical mongrel Christchurch folk/country band The Eastern, returns again to the state highways and byways of these long isles as part of his Autumn 'Ragged Ramble' Tour. Described by influential country magazine No Depression as One of the best...

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

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Hawkes Bay Festival of Bands

Hawkes Bay Festival of Bands

Welcome to the Hawkes Bay festival of bands featuring over 15 bands travelling in from all over the North Island for this event, from smaller school bands to large semi-professional bands all are welcome.

Date: Sunday 19 May
Where:
Lindisfarne College Performing arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Piku Pop-Up Diner

Piku Pop-Up Diner

The Urban Winery is excitedly welcoming back Piku at Red Barrel for another spectacular Pop-Up Diner! The team at Piku will be taking over our kitchen and serving an authentic Izakaya Japanese 3-course dinner, with some of your favorites and also featuring some brand new dishes. The Urban Winery...

Date: Monday 20 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
2019 Hawkes Bay Career Expo

2019 Hawkes Bay Career Expo

An informative event aimed at helping you get useful information about study and career options available to you. Talk to real people who can help get you on the way to making up to date and knowledgable decisions about your future. Loads of Careers, study and motivational information from...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Wednesday 22 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Free
Petanque

Petanque

Napier City Petanque club extends a warm welcome to all visitors and prospective new members. The Club can supply practice boules and refreshments on club days and we have full facilities. Petanque is a game for all types and all ages. It is fun to play but is a real challenge to play well.

Date: Friday 24 May to Monday 24 June
Where:
Nelson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The CanInspire Handbags and Gladrags Auction

The CanInspire Handbags and Gladrags Auction

The CanInspire - Hawkes Bay Handbags and Gladrags Charity Auction. If you are looking for an excuse to dress up on a Friday night, a chance to have a fun night out, enjoy a local wine, buy a handbag or two, and support a local Charity, then we have the perfect evening for you. On Friday 24th...

Date: Friday 24 May
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Taradale High School Quiz Night

Taradale High School Quiz Night

THS Quiz Night fundraising for new school equipment. Grab a team of 8 or buy single tickets and join a table. Compete to win prizes, spot prizes and bid on exciting auction items. Bring your own platter of food to share with your table. Wine, beer and non alcoholic drinks are available to...

Date: Friday 24 May
Where:
Taradale High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Waipawa & Districts RSA Centennial Celebration

Waipawa & Districts RSA Centennial Celebration

Waipawa & Districts Returned & Services Association will be celebrating 100 years as a local entity giving support to our returned, ex-service & serving personnel & their families. The official opening of an exhibition in the CHB Settlers Museum will take place on Friday 24th May at 5:00 pm -...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Pink Ribbon Brunch

Pink Ribbon Brunch

We are raising money for the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ with a beautiful Pink Ribbon Brunch. 1 in 9 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. This means at Mangapapa we will all know someone who is or will be effected by this and we would like to show our support. Our event will be...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Session with Fuego Latino

Saturday Night Session with Fuego Latino

Our favourite Latin band is back! Fuego Latino brings the heat so make sure to bring your friends and your dancing shoes, and get your groove on. $15 for seated tickets or $10 entry at the door.

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rocketman Movie Premiere

Rocketman Movie Premiere

Be the first in Napier to view Rocketman, the biographical musical based on the life of Elton John. See the trailer below and buy tickets to this great movie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3vO8E2e6G0 Tickets $25.00 which will include pizza, baking and a drink. To buy tickets contact...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Reading Cinema, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Market is a vintage and collectables market that runs the last Sunday of every month. Always a treasure trove, including vintage clothing, vinyl records, jewellery, secondhand furniture and accessories. We are located in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends, 9b...

Date: Sunday 28 April to Sunday 28 July
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch

Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch

Back by popular demand, Argentine Chefs Daniel Pistone (Black Barn Bistro) and Dante Moren come together to put on 2019's first of two Open fire (Asado) Sunday lunches. The entire feast will be cooked outside over open wood fire which will start with shared canapes followed by locally sourced...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Showquest - Napier

Showquest - Napier

Come and support an impressive line-up of schools from Napier! Showquest is a new performing arts competition for schools and students years 1–13. It’s a nationwide series of events produced by Rockquest Promotions, with the support of the Ministry of Education.

Date: Monday 27 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2019

Cooking With Norka

Cooking With Norka

Cooking with Chef Norka - spend the weekend with the Mangapapa team learning about Hawke's Bay's extraordinary food and wine scene, plus staying in the ultimate luxury of the five star hotel. Includes for two persons: Two nights stay in a beautiful hotel suite with cooked and continental...

Date: Saturday 1 June to Sunday 2 June
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Join us on Saturday mornings for fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and tales all preschoolers can enjoy.

Date: Saturday 4 May to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Les Miserables

Les Miserables

Based on the epic French novel of revolution and turmoil published in 1862 by Victor Hugo, it was first staged as a musical with French lyrics in 1980. The English language adaption opened in London on 8th October 1985 was an immediate public success. This massive musical, or pop opera, is sung...

Date: Thursday 16 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Night Music Sessions with Jess Atkin! Saturday live music session with one of our favourite musical families. Jess Atkin and her talented family will be performing from 7:30 pm! They will be performing on the first Saturday of the month all summer long! Come in and enjoy some of...

Date: Saturday 1 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Schizophonics

The Schizophonics

San Diego trio The Schizophonics announce their first New Zealand tour for May/June this year. NZ Tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTC79-hrw0I&feature=youtu.be The wild, gyrating, and down-right gymnastic, guitarist Pat Beers is joined by his wife Lety on drums and bass player Blake...

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

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Jazz Gala: Gregg Bissonette, Louis Dowdeswell, Glenn Walter

Jazz Gala: Gregg Bissonette, Louis Dowdeswell, Glenn Walter

The Jazz Gala 2019. Featuring from the USA Drummer Gregg Bissonette , Vocalists Glenn Walters and UK Trumpet Star Louis Dowdeswell. Gregg Bissonette drummer for the Maynard Ferguson, David Lee Roth and Ringo Star’s Allstar Band. One of Bissonette's first recordings is Brandon Field's The...

Date: Sunday 2 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Library Storytime

Taradale Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Matariki Glow Show

Matariki Glow Show

“Only 30 seconds gone and all of us are captivated, spellbound and lapping it up.” - Alan Scott-Theatreview 15,000+ children saw this extraordinary show in 2017/18. 700 schools will hear about it in 2019. 20,000+ children will see it in 2019. What Is the Matariki Glow Show? It’s...

Date: Wednesday 5 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Father

The Father

The most acclaimed new play of the decade, The Father is an honest, profoundly moving, darkly comic and quietly devastating masterpiece Doors open at 7pm (matinee: doors open at 4pm) Note: There is no interval. Bar operating (EFTPOS available). A community theatre production of The Father...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Saturday 15 June
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Friday 3 May to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Behind Closed Doors

F.A.W.C! Behind Closed Doors

Join exciting new tour company Fieldtrip for an exclusive audience with two of Hawke’s Bay’s boutique wine makers, in their intimate surrounds of their own homes. These producers do not have cellar doors, so you will have the rare chance to taste their wine and learn the story behind their wine...

Date: Friday 7 June to Friday 14 June
Where:
Fieldtrip Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Death by Mexi Mama

F.A.W.C! Death by Mexi Mama

Can you handle the heat? If you think you’ve got what it takes, then prepare yourself for a social dining experience that's not for the faint-hearted. You won’t be feeling the chill of winter when the talented chefs at Mexi Mama serve up a five-course feast packed with flamin’ hot flavour....

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
Mexi Mama, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Farina

F.A.W.C! Farina "00"

Italian cuisine will be taking centre stage at this one-off evening of delightful dining at Black Barn Bistro. Start your evening on the perfect note with canapes around the fire place, before proceeding to the main event. Talented Head Chef, Daniel Pistone, will be showing off his skills in the...

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Master vs Apprentice

F.A.W.C! Master vs Apprentice

Francky Godinho vs Sam Heaven. Master vs Apprentice. Who will emerge victorious in this battle for the ages? Arrive at the award-winning St George’s Restaurant to a roaring fire, before moving inside for the main affair. Guests will be served meals from both chefs, but you won’t know which chef...

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fair Game

F.A.W.C! Fair Game

Take a seat in the restaurant overlooking the illuminated 18th green at one of New Zealand’s oldest golf courses, Hastings Golf Club, established in 1911. Fairways Café’s international chef Kieran Jr Genge (Somerset, UK) will prepare a five-course degustation, including three game courses, one...

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
Hastings Golf Club, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

Elephant Hill Winery and Restaurant invite you to join them for an exclusive evening at The Elephant Hill Lodge, where Executive Chef, Ashley Jones, will prepare a sublime seven-course dinner matched with Elephant Hill top range wines. Perfectly positioned on the hill behind the winery, The...

Date: Friday 7 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Elephant Hill - The Lodge, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
William Colenso College Book Sale

William Colenso College Book Sale

This year's William Colenso College Book Sale – a Napier tradition for 30 years – will be the last. Falling revenue is behind the decision to end the sale, says school librarian and sale co-ordinator Vicki Clarke. Deciding to end the sale was a “heartbreaking” decision because, finances...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Sunday 9 June
Where:
William Colenso College, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Noël, A French Christmas

F.A.W.C! Noël, A French Christmas

Joyeux Noël! A mid-winter Christmas celebration is arriving at Farmhouse Kitchen, with special guest Kem Ormond from Maison de Cuisine in Havelock North. Kem is experienced in French-inspired cooking, and under her guidance participants will create a French Christmas menu. This will be a hands-on...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Saturday 22 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cooking Safari

F.A.W.C! Cooking Safari

Enjoy the ‘how to’ of cooking with the much-lauded and award-winning chef Christopher Stockdale. You’ll enjoy a four-course tasting menu and a splash of four delicious local wines. Gather with us in the beautiful Wallingford and its surrounds, collecting edible goodies from the garden,...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Toasted

F.A.W.C! Toasted

Top foodies from Napier and Hastings will battle it out in the quest to create the ultimate toasted sandwich. Will it be dripping with cheese, packed with pulled pork or chocka with chilli? Here's the lineup so far: The Picnic, Asian Diner and Vagabond Jacks and more to be confirmed shortly! To...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Toasted, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Drinkers+Keepers Cellar Dive

F.A.W.C! Drinkers+Keepers Cellar Dive

Join us for an Italian lunch and a deep dive into the cellar as we nut out the finer details of whether a wine is a Drinker or a Keeper. After a good rummage in the cellar, Rod will pull together a wine list comprising of wines not long in the bottle as well as those which have gathered a little...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Branching out with The Apple Press

F.A.W.C! Branching out with The Apple Press

One of nature’s most delicious and versatile fruits, apples can bring a fresh, crisp flavour to any dish. Not only are they the perfect ingredient for cooking, they also make an incredibly tasty base for juices made by The Apple Press. A one-off of collaboration between St George’s...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hard Hitting Reds

F.A.W.C! Hard Hitting Reds

Prepare to have your socks knocked off by this trio of big hitters – the Gimblett Gravels Wine Growing District, Bareknuckle BBQ and Waipawa Butchery. Enjoy five killer courses of smoked, grilled and braised Waipawa Butchery angus beef and lamb matched with the big reds from the Gimblett Gravels...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Bareknuckle BBQ, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Il Pirata goes F.A.W.C! Modern Italian

F.A.W.C! Il Pirata goes F.A.W.C! Modern Italian

What’s not to love about Italian cuisine? Pasta, cheese, fish…it offers us some of life’s greatest pleasures. The brilliant team at Il Pirata are bringing out the big guns and putting their spin on modern Italian. They will be putting together an insanely good 4-course set menu and...

Date: Saturday 8 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Pink Floyd Experience

The Pink Floyd Experience

After 2017’s hugely successful Animals tour, which featured three entire albums, The Pink Floyd Experience returns to New Zealand and Australia in 2019 with an exciting new show. To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Pink Floyd’s album The Wall, a selection of the band’s own favourites...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Caravan to Deliciosa

F.A.W.C! Caravan to Deliciosa

Chef Nick Anderson, back from 10 years in London as head chef of the famous Caravan Restaurants (Exemouth Market, Kings Cross, Bankside, City & Fitzrovia), joined the Deliciosa team as Head Chef in November 2018. Caravan is the brain child of three kiwis from Wellington who met while working at...

Date: Sunday 9 June
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Vege Out

F.A.W.C! Vege Out

Teaming up with three fabulous local suppliers, Havelock North’s award-winning Malo restaurant is bringing you an afternoon of herbivore heaven fine dining. This is a four-course vegetarian experience, with each course created to highlight stunning produce from local suppliers. You’ll hear from...

Date: Sunday 9 June
Where:
Malo Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Forever Chocolate and Wine

F.A.W.C! Forever Chocolate and Wine

Wouldn’t it be nice if the world was chocolate? Claire Guenegan from Auckland’s The Dessert Experience will be bringing the ultimate chocolate sensory experience to F.A.W.C! Learn to recognize the subtleties and complexities of one of the finest ingredients in the world. Claire and Oak Estate...

Date: Sunday 9 June
Where:
Oak Estate Cellar Door & Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sacred Muse

F.A.W.C! Sacred Muse

Artistry intersects our lives in unexpected places. One of the best things about living in Hawke’s Bay is being surrounded by creative people. For Sacred Muse, we’ve gathered together one of the most creative trios you’ll find anywhere in the region. They’ll share inspiration and insights...

Date: Sunday 9 June
Where:
Muse Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Poppstronomy

F.A.W.C! Poppstronomy

Poppstronomy is a collaboration with chef James Beck and artist Martin Poppelwell where, for the month of F.A.W.C!, Martin will install a collection of old and new pieces into the restaurant’s unique interior. The result = a stunningly curated restaurant space. Join James and Martin for a one-off...

Date: Sunday 9 June
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

Waipawa M & D present the smash hit musical "Mamma Mia!" Make an evening of it; dress up in your retro finery, Mamma Mia! style; Waipawa M & D will be awarding spot prizes every night to the best dressed. We would love you to join the fun! Opening night - Gala Night Saturday 15th - Dinner...

Date: Wednesday 12 June to Saturday 22 June
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! The Champagne Weekend... with a side of Whisky!

F.A.W.C! The Champagne Weekend... with a side of Whisky!

An exclusive weekend of sublime eating, drinking and indulging in prestige Champagnes from revered houses Dom Pérignon, Moët & Chandon, along with a dash of Glenmorangie Signet and more. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers invites you take part in a rare opportunity to taste some of Moët Hennessy new...

Date: Friday 14 June to Sunday 16 June
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Champagne Weekend… With a Side of Whisky

The Champagne Weekend… With a Side of Whisky

An exclusive weekend of sublime eating, drinking and indulging in prestige Champagnes from revered houses Dom Pérignon, Moët & Chandon, along with a dash of Glenmorangie Signet and more. The Farm at Cape Kidnappers invites you take part in a rare opportunity to taste some of Moët Hennessy new...

Date: Friday 14 June to Sunday 16 June
Where:
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! No Food Left Behind

F.A.W.C! No Food Left Behind

The future hospitality stars from Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) are teaming up with Nourished for Nil, a local non-profit organisation whose sole aim it is to rescue surplus food and redistribute it to the local Hawke’s Bay community. Like Nourished for Nil, EIT is passionate about...

Date: Friday 14 June to Friday 21 June
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Winter Beach Luau

F.A.W.C! Winter Beach Luau

Shake off the cold and ditch those pesky winter blues for a mid-year summer escape at The Urban Winery. Everyone’s favourite suburban hot-spot will be transformed into paradise, complete with a beach-bar ready to serve up all those classic summer cocktails: Pina Coladas, Margaritas and Mojitos....

Date: Friday 14 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Red & Yellow & Pink & Green...

F.A.W.C! Red & Yellow & Pink & Green...

Dig in and get your hands colourful at this vibrant hands-on workshop. You’ll be experiencing the colours of the rainbow in an entirely new way as you whip up a fully plant-based seven dish, three-course lunch. Think beetroot gnocchi, bright orange carrot soup or even a blueberry chia dessert....

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Munich meets Meeanee 2.0

F.A.W.C! Munich meets Meeanee 2.0

Spend the afternoon at this Oktoberfest-inspired party as the Old Church transforms itself into a classic German bier hall. Steins will be served, brimming with beers from Hawke’s Bay’s finest brewers - Hawke's Bay Brewing Company and Brave Brewing. Your food sustenance will be traditional...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wild & Vine

F.A.W.C! Wild & Vine

Church Road has teamed up with Wild Game Salamis to present the ultimate blending afternoon for game meat enthusiasts. Chief Winemaker Chris Scott will guide participants through creation of their own Church Road wine blend, while Rob Beard from Wild Game Salamis will help teams to produce the...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cellar Sessions

F.A.W.C! Cellar Sessions

As the sun sets on a Hawke’s Bay winter’s day, bundle up and discover an unforgettable night of food, wine, and some of New Zealand’s finest music. Explore Craggy Range and treat your ears to a series of exclusive, private performances by musicians hailing from the New Zealand Symphony...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Tokyo Time

F.A.W.C! Tokyo Time

Take flight to Tokyo without crossing international boarders… A taste of Japan will be arriving in Ahuriri when Caution Lounge Dining teams up with chef and culinary mastermind, Kent Baddley (most recently from Ten Twenty-Four). The perfect excuse to get together with friends and family,...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Shed 2 Bar and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Winter Warming Wind-Up

F.A.W.C! Winter Warming Wind-Up

Is there anything better than sitting fireside on a Winter evening? Why not do just that in the cosy, rustic setting of Crab Farm Winery? Take a seat with your favourite people next to the blazing fire pit, and get stuck in to a hearty two-course meal with thoughtful wine matches – it’s sure to...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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White Winter Ball

White Winter Ball

White Winter Ball Sat 15th June. Theme: White Tickets $15pp Mixed dance styles: Ballroom, Latin, New Vogue, Swing, R'n'R, Salsa & more. Hosted by Evan & Sandy, Munro Dance Studio Salsa Hawkes Bay

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Session with Joe Cole

Saturday Night Session with Joe Cole

From 7:30-9:30 - muso Joe Cole will be delighting and enthralling guests at the Urban Winery with his acoustic grooves and original songs. Cozy up with us this winter and enjoy the best wines in Hawkes Bay along with the best musical talent. Only $5 at the door.

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Versus Talent Quest - Zeal HB

Versus Talent Quest - Zeal HB

Calling all young musicians, comedians, dancers, poets and creatives, we want you. Versus is Hawkes Bay’s largest Talent Quest with over $1000 of cash and prizes up for grabs. Get excited! Saturday 15th June, the day will be divided into two parts with auditions from 10am - 3pm, and the...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ranui Farm Half Marathon, 12k & 5k Trail Run

Ranui Farm Half Marathon, 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 16 June
Where:
Ranui Farm Park, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Bareknuckle BBQ Bootcamp

F.A.W.C! Bareknuckle BBQ Bootcamp

Get ready for the ultimate bootcamp where you’ll eat a top-notch lunch from the pit, and learn the fundamentals of low ‘n’ slow BBQ cooking. Pitmaster, Jimmy Macken, will show you how to get the most out of your backyard BBQ. You will get the low down on competition from Mike Covich (a legend...

Date: Sunday 16 June
Where:
Bareknuckle BBQ, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Vege Bang Bang

F.A.W.C! Vege Bang Bang

It’s vegetarian fare that will make you throw your appetite for meat out of the window faster than you can say ‘quinoa’. Join brilliant chef Francky Godinho as he crafts a vibrant, mouth-watering lunch. Whether you’re a long-converted vegetarian or a good old-fashioned meat lover, this...

Date: Sunday 16 June
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Hapi High Tea: “The Gincident

F.A.W.C! Hapi High Tea: “The Gincident"

Let the drinking be Gin…Gin lovers, this one is for you! Local favourite, Hapi, is teaming up with Nelson's Sacred Spring to bring you the ultimate boozy high-tea. You’ll be tasting five delicious gin cocktails, matched with tasty canapes, and getting a glimpse into the behind the scenes magic...

Date: Sunday 16 June
Where:
The Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Dinner with Dave

F.A.W.C! Dinner with Dave

It’s time to meet the brains behind all your favourite Black Barn Vineyard wines. Join legendary wine maker, Dave McKee, for this special evening of top-notch dining in Black Barn’s iconic Bistro. Sink your teeth into a moreish five-course dinner, crafted to perfection by Head Chef, Daniel...

Date: Sunday 16 June
Where:
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Harcourts Hastings City Matariki Night Market

Harcourts Hastings City Matariki Night Market

Join us for an early celebration of Matariki. It is a time to celebrate new life, to remember those who’ve passed and to plan for the future. And it’s a time to spend with whānau and friends – to enjoy kai (food), waiata (song), tākaro (games) and haka. See you there.

Date: Thursday 20 June
Where:
Hastings City Centre Square, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers

F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers

Experience a truly unique evening at Te Awa Winery. Come and dine with all four winemakers from the Villa Maria family of wines: Richard Painter from Te Awa, Gordon Russel from Esk Valley, Hugh Crichton from Vidal Estate and Nick Picone from Villa Maria, all under the same roof. Enjoy a four-course...

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Hunter's Feast

F.A.W.C! The Hunter's Feast

Stride into Napier’s only urban Hunting Lodge as The Urban Winery is transformed for an evening of elegant feasting. Guests will be greeted at the door with a welcome drink, before being seated at banquet-style tables for a three-course meal of wild game plus dessert, catered by Mike Moloney....

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Where it's at Daddy-O

F.A.W.C! Where it's at Daddy-O

You want provenance? Here it is! Ninety years of hospitality from New Zealand’s oldest family-run restaurant are on display for the first F.A.W.C!ing time. We are showcasing the best of Hawke’s Bay produce presented over three courses in a classically simple mid-century style. Respected chef...

Date: Friday 21 June to Saturday 22 June
Where:
National Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Fat Freddy's Drop love Chinatown

F.A.W.C! Fat Freddy's Drop love Chinatown

Food-loving troubadours FFD join BB to take you on an extraordinary journey through Chinatown - expect spice, noise, chaos and cocktails. Members of FFD will provide that late vibe behind the turntables, and will man the pans to host a one-of-a-kind yum cha feast, featuring New Zealand’s best and...

Date: Friday 21 June to Saturday 22 June
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Truffle Hunt

F.A.W.C! The Truffle Hunt

Who doesn’t love truffle, one of the most luxurious ingredients in the world. Start the day with a sniff and scratch at Sacre Monte Truffles, based right here in Hawke’s Bay. You’ll get in behind their clever truffle hunting dog Bear to forage for your bounty before heading to luxury boutique...

Date: Saturday 22 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
The Manse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Tastes among the Tanks

F.A.W.C! Tastes among the Tanks

Monowai Estate is bringing you the delicious taste sensations of delightful local, seasonal fare matched with Monowai’s range of premium wines. Enjoy a five-course lunch in the stunning surrounds of the cellar at Monowai Estate - found up in the hills, the only winery amongst the vast winegrowing...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Monowai Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Swine Dining

F.A.W.C! Swine Dining

'hillbilly whole hog pig pickin’...' Australia’s top pit master, Hillbilly Wes, will roast a whole hog in an old school-style brick pit, served on the all-you-can-eat buffet. Start the day with some pork snacks, Jack Daniels cocktails, and hillbilly party games – knife throwing with the...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Bareknuckle BBQ, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Top Shelf

F.A.W.C! Top Shelf

Prepare for an unforgettable evening filled with outstanding wines, flavoursome canapés, and a warm inviting atmosphere bursting with excitement and laughter. Join us at The Weiss Family's Lodge (also known as Elephant Hill Lodge) for an intimate journey of food and wine discovery. You'll be...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Elephant Hill - The Lodge, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Dear Mara, An Italian Natural Wine Pop-Up

F.A.W.C! Dear Mara, An Italian Natural Wine Pop-Up

Dear Mara, a celebration of an inspiring Italian in Hawke's Bay. Stroll along to Hastings hot spot Cupple for this Winter F.A.W.C! pop-up. The wine makers of Amoise Wines & Halcyon Days will be behind the bar, discussing & pouring specially selected imports of natural, organic Italian wines, all...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Cupple Coffee, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chef vs Winemaker - The Ultimate Ego Challenge II

F.A.W.C! Chef vs Winemaker - The Ultimate Ego Challenge II

It’s an encounter of epic proportions! Start off the evening on the perfect note with a glass of the finest wine before proceeding to the winery for canapés and a wine discussion with the winemaker. It gets even better from here, sit-back for an extraordinary five-course dinner presented by the...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Linden Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Opening the Archives

F.A.W.C! Opening the Archives

Don’t miss this unique and rare opportunity to delve into Clearview Estate’s fabulous vintage wines whilst savouring signature dishes from the chef’s menu library. Arrive at the stunning coastal estate, receiving an arrival drink as you step through the door and enjoy pass around canapes....

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Hendrix Project - Jimi Hendrix Tribute

The Hendrix Project - Jimi Hendrix Tribute

Performing electrifying versions of songs from Hendrix's albums: Are You Experienced, Axis: Bold As Love, Electric Ladyland and Band of Gypsys, The Hendrix Project deliver a show you don't want to miss! From Monterey to Woodstock and beyond. You'll love The Hendrix Project's renditions of Hey...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! About Bloody Time!

F.A.W.C! About Bloody Time!

It’s about time we had a southern Sunday brunch buffet and Bloody Mary bar, and Bareknuckle BBQ is the one to satisfy that need! Try biscuits and sausage gravy, fried chicken and waffles, eggs how you like them, grits and greens and, of course, bourbon-smoked and glazed ham. Get excited because...

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
Bareknuckle BBQ, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Deliciosa Goes Old-School

F.A.W.C! Deliciosa Goes Old-School

As Deliciosa nears its 12th year in Havelock North, they have experimented, played with, and inspired their loyal diners with sometimes wacky, but always delicious dishes from menu to menu; season to season; year to year. But what if we think back over those years. Which dishes spring to mind?...

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Spice up your life

F.A.W.C! Spice up your life

Do you fancy the delights of Dutch cuisine? Are you in love the incredible spices from East India? Add some flair to your palate and let Malo’s talented chefs bring you an amazing fusion menu, combining the best of the two international cuisines to bring you a mouth-watering three-course lunch...

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
Malo Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Liverpool to London

F.A.W.C! Liverpool to London

'Scouse on down’ to Mister D for some driving white soul music by local band Power and a dine and dance-themed evening at our Purple Pussy Cat Club. Imagine Liverpool in 1985 - leather jackets, winkle pickers and striped t's. Throw away your wallets and waistlines and get in the groove, while you...

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
Mister D, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Petanque

Petanque

Napier City Petanque club extends a warm welcome to all visitors and prospective new members. The Club can supply practice boules and refreshments on club days and we have full facilities. Petanque is a game for all types and all ages. It is fun to play but is a real challenge to play well.

Date: Friday 24 May to Monday 24 June
Where:
Nelson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Mad Hatter's Tea Party

F.A.W.C! Mad Hatter's Tea Party

What if Alice went to wonderland and found herself in Napier? Join the Emporium for all the grandeur and excitement you would expect from a tea party laid on by The Mad Hatter, with an adult twist! You’ll enjoy food prepared to challenge and excite your senses, our mixologists will be pushing the...

Date: Friday 28 June
Where:
Emporium Eatery & Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pink Lady® Apples on High

F.A.W.C! Pink Lady® Apples on High

Join us in the stunning Duart House of Havelock North for a high tea style degustation of all things Pink Lady® apple. Our Paris trained chef Fabien Le Gall will take your taste buds on a journey through the diversity of the fruit that forms the heart of the Hawke's Bay fruit bowl - introducing...

Date: Saturday 29 June to Sunday 30 June
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Disco Dinner

F.A.W.C! The Disco Dinner

Are you ready to get down with a dinner of funky proportions.? The Disco Dinner is a feast of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, set to a live music soundtrack of the greatest tunes from those classic eras. Get the party started with canapes from those golden years, before you shimmy into your seat...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! It's all Black & White!

F.A.W.C! It's all Black & White!

Mission Estate Winery are styling a fabulous affair in black and white, including the menu which will showcase black and white ingredients. Make sure you fit the bill by dressing in theme! Guests will be greeted with a black & white cocktail on arrival, and then seated for a five course dinner...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Motel California Eagles Tribute Band

Motel California Eagles Tribute Band

Motel California Eagles Tribute Band. Don't miss out The Eagles Tribute Show, regularly selling out venues across the country, and the first time at the Cabana. Enjoy all the Eagles' main hits with vocal harmonies and guitar parts just as the Eagles do them. Motel California, Take it Easy,...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Market is a vintage and collectables market that runs the last Sunday of every month. Always a treasure trove, including vintage clothing, vinyl records, jewellery, secondhand furniture and accessories. We are located in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends, 9b...

Date: Sunday 28 April to Sunday 28 July
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Lunch in Bordeaux at Paritua

F.A.W.C! Lunch in Bordeaux at Paritua

When Winter swings into town, it’s the perfect time to crack open those delicious full-bodied reds, and relish warm, long-lunching. Join talented winemaker Jason Stent for a masterclass tasting that will compare Paritua Red and Paritua 21:12 with two signature wines from the Bordeaux right bank...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Paritua Vineyards, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Room On the Broom

Room On the Broom

CDP presents Tall Stories’ production of Room On the Broom adapted from the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children’s books. How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind…...

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

Read more » - Room On the Broom


Napier Music Academy - Mid Year Showcase

Napier Music Academy - Mid Year Showcase



Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Don't let Monday ruin your Sunday

F.A.W.C! Don't let Monday ruin your Sunday

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” Explore the world of Whisky, Whiskey and Bourbon with our resident subject matter expert, Nigel Kelly. With 30+ years’ experience in the wine and spirits industry, Nigel will provide an exciting tasting tour around the...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Smith & Sheth, 2 The Courtyard Village Exchan, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Don't let Monday ruin your Sunday


NZ String Quartet: National Tour 2019

NZ String Quartet: National Tour 2019

Join the New Zealand String Quartet on their 2019 National Tour this June and July for a concert of ravishing works from the 18th to 20th centuries. Haydn’s elegant String Quartet in G Major, Op. 33, No. 5 opens a vivacious programme. This work inspired Mozart and impressed royalty, and Haydn’s...

Date: Sunday 30 June
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZ String Quartet: National Tour 2019


July 2019

Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mah Jong


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Taradale Library Storytime

Taradale Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Library Storytime


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians.

Date: Friday 3 May to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Library Storytime


Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

The Hawkes Bay Youth Theatre are delighted to present 'Romeo and Juliet' by William Shakespeare, script adapted by former Australian Shakespeare company director and actor, Phil Sumner, directed by Peter Cottrell and Champa Maciel. With Costumes by Angela Elliott, the show will feature physical...

Date: Friday 5 July to Saturday 6 July
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Romeo and Juliet


Bring Your Party to The Mid-Winter Christmas Party 2019

Bring Your Party to The Mid-Winter Christmas Party 2019

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

Date: Saturday 6 July
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bring Your Party to The Mid-Winter Christmas Party 2019


Free
Auditions: Avenue Q

Auditions: Avenue Q

Auditions for Napier Operatic Society's production of "Avenue Q" are coming soon! Winner of the Tony "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt, and packed with heart. The laugh-out-loud, puppet-filled musical comedy tells the story of a...

Date: Sunday 7 July
Where:
Port Ahuriri School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Auditions: Avenue Q


Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Night Music Sessions with Jess Atkin! Saturday live music session with one of our favourite musical families. Jess Atkin and her talented family will be performing from 7:30 pm! They will be performing on the first Saturday of the month all summer long! Come in and enjoy some of...

Date: Saturday 1 June to Sunday 7 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin


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Good Vibes

Good Vibes

After debuting to great success this year as the warm-up party to the famed reggae festival One Love in Tauranga, GOOD VIBES is hitting the road this winter. Presented by Mai FM and Pato Entertainment, the GOOD VIBES Winter Tour will feature some of Aotearoa’s most-loved acts, including...

Date: Saturday 13 July
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Good Vibes


Castle Peak Forest Half Marathon, 12k & 6k Trail Run

Castle Peak Forest Half Marathon, 12k & 6k Trail Run

Castle Peak Forest is a privately owned forest, located just 30 minutes from Napier. This is trail running at its very best! Choose from a half marathon, a 13km or dip your toes in with the 6km. Walkers are welcome in the 13km and 6km events. Castle Peak Forest is our new favourite...

Date: Sunday 14 July
Where:
Castle Peak Forest, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Castle Peak Forest Half Marathon, 12k & 6k Trail Run


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Mātauranga

Mātauranga

Carlos Kalmar - Conductor Steven Osborne - Piano Mendelssohn - The Hebrides Overture Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Michael Norris - Mātauranga Mozart - Symphony No. 38 in D major Mātauranga, by Wellington-based Michael Norris, was commissioned as part of the NZSO Cook’s...

Date: Wednesday 17 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mātauranga


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Urzila Carlson - Token African

Urzila Carlson - Token African

Multi award-winning South African-Kiwi Urzila Carlson is set to wreak havoc on New Zealand with her brand-new show, Token African, as part of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. Featuring all new material and poking fun at her birth country, Urzila laughs that Africans have become the...

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

Read more » - Urzila Carlson - Token African


NZ Guitar Quartet

NZ Guitar Quartet

Four uniquely accomplished guitarists, Christopher Hill, Jane Curry, John Couch and Owen Moriarty, bring an infectious energy to the concert stage. Recently returned from concerts in Australia and China, the NZGQ is building an international reputation that transcends borders both geographically...

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - NZ Guitar Quartet


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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The Cocktail Party

The Cocktail Party

THE COCKTAIL PARTY - The Charity event of the year ! Hosted by Hastings Karamu Rotary. This fundraiser has been running for 26 years in 2018 started a new partnership with the Hawke's Bay Community Fitness Centre Trust, run under Sir Graeme Avery. The Club is focused on improving opportunities...

Date: Friday 26 July
Where:
Peak Vision Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Cocktail Party


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Australasias Top Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Australasias Top Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show

Introducing Tony Painting and the Power Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show. Tony Painting and The Power have become firm favourites with the music loving public and musicians alike. Fronted by UK born guitarist and vocalist Tony Painting their special brand of blistering guitar based boogie...

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

Read more » - Australasias Top Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Market is a vintage and collectables market that runs the last Sunday of every month. Always a treasure trove, including vintage clothing, vinyl records, jewellery, secondhand furniture and accessories. We are located in the carpark opposite FG Smiths and Aroha & Friends, 9b...

Date: Sunday 28 April to Sunday 28 July
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

If you want to get down and dirty and have a whole lot of fun, then these unique off-road running events are for you. The events are open to both male and female competitors who are 13 years of age and older. Challenge yourself on a course that includes swamp crossings, a spiders web net climb,...

Date: Sunday 28 July
Where:
Clifton Station, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Loaded Tough Guy and Gal Challenge


August 2019

Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

Read more » - Young At Heart


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Family of Twelve Winter Feast

Family of Twelve Winter Feast

“New Zealand’s Family of Twelve invites you to join them at some of the country’s best restaurants. Twelve wines, eight regions, and stunning New Zealand cuisine. Craggy Range will be hosting at Bistronomy, pouring twelve Family wines matched with 6 course's of James Becks signature local...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Family of Twelve Winter Feast


Cliff Richard and The Shadows Tribute Show

Cliff Richard and The Shadows Tribute Show

Cliff Richard & The Shadows 60th Anniversary Tribute Concert is a show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the unforgettable sound of Cliff Richard & The Shadows. Performing all the classic hits including “Do You Want to Dance”, “Move It”, “Lucky Lips”, “Summer...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cliff Richard and The Shadows Tribute Show


Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mah Jong


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon 15k & 6.5k Trail Run

Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon 15k & 6.5k Trail Run

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 11 August
Where:
Sacred Hill Riflemen’s Vineyard, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sacred Hill Off Road Half Marathon 15k & 6.5k Trail Run


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Hamlet - The Most Famous Play In the World

Hamlet - The Most Famous Play In the World

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

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

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


Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

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

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

Read more » - Measure for Measure


Pop-up Globe NZ Tour

Pop-up Globe NZ Tour

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

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

Read more » - Pop-up Globe NZ Tour


The Magic of Pop Up Globe

The Magic of Pop Up Globe

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

Date: Thursday 22 August to Sunday 25 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Magic of Pop Up Globe


September 2019

Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mah Jong


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


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Renèe Geyer

Renèe Geyer

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

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

Read more » - Renèe Geyer


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show

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 advice. Save with massive show-only...

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

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Bold Moves

Bold Moves

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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R18
Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

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

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

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October 2019

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for literacy starts as soon as a child is born, and every story, song, rhyme or fingerplay strengthens that foundation. Help your child get a...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

Read more » - Young At Heart


Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

The Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run is located in beautiful Hawke’s Bay. The course is set mostly on private land and includes windswept beaches, native forest, waterfalls, river gorges and stunning coastal farmland. The views are simply spectacular! The event offers a variety of...

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

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Postmodern Jukebox 2019

Postmodern Jukebox 2019

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

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

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Angus and Julia Stone, Jack River + Special Guests

Angus and Julia Stone, Jack River + Special Guests

Update: Postponement announcement Jan 21. Angus and Julia Stone postpone Napier performance. Rescheduled for Labour Weekend. Award-winning Australian folk rock/indie duo Angus and Julia Stone fly our way in March to headline the Harvest Moon concert series across Nelson, Napier and New...

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

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November 2019

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

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

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

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

Read more » - Young At Heart


Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 19 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

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

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

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Peak Trail Blazer 2019

Peak Trail Blazer 2019

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

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

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December 2019

Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 29 April to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


February 2020

Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Mission Members Concert Club Exclusive Pre-sale for 2nd concert on Waitangi Day, 6 February starts today at midday at missionconcert.co.nz. 8 February concert sold out. Sir Elton John, recently crowned by Billboard as the most successful performing male solo artist of all time, will deliver his...

Date: Thursday 6 February to Saturday 8 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


April 2020

The Illuminator Napier Night Run/Walk

The Illuminator Napier Night Run/Walk

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

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

Read more » - The Illuminator Napier Night Run/Walk


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