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May 2019

Business Breakfast Series Vic Crone

Business Breakfast Series Vic Crone

When it comes to leading New Zealand’s Innovation Agency, there really are no limits to technology for Callaghan Innovation’s CEO Vic Crone. Think technology and you might think of robot lawn mowers, smart homes or 3D printers, but Vic sees something far greater – the potential to...

Date: Thursday 23 May
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Old Boys' Tournament

National Old Boys' Tournament

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

Date: Thursday 23 May
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Awareness Through Movement Classes

Awareness Through Movement Classes

Cosy small-group classes where you learn to cultivate and practice ease in yourself and your everyday activities. The classes are a great way to improve your balance, mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. The verbally guided Awareness Through Movement lessons involve the whole body,...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 30 May
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Youth Art Symposium

Youth Art Symposium

Book now: Limited space available for youth art symposium This symposium is designed for Secondary School students. They will explore ideas and key themes of identity and nationhood as emphasized in the gallery’s exhibition Kauri Hawkins: Red vs Blue which is a Tuia-Encounters 250...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Friday 24 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Book Now: Limited Space Available For Youth Art Symposium

Book Now: Limited Space Available For Youth Art Symposium

This symposium is designed for Secondary School students. They will explore ideas and key themes of identity and nationhood as emphasised in the gallery’s exhibition by artist Kauri Hawkins: Red vs Blue which is a Tuia- Encounters 250 commemorative event. The symposium is an opportunity for...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Friday 24 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Book Now: Limited Space Available For Youth Art Symposium


Free
Japanese Kimono by Chieko Hayashi

Japanese Kimono by Chieko Hayashi

Kimono is a traditional Japanese garment. Traditionally they were woven in silk, and cotton for summer. To create kimono required a long process of skilled artisan work. Everyday use kimono were usually woven with patterns (like Inkatha in Indonesia). For the wealthy they could be hand painted,...

Date: Thursday 23 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Japanese Kimono by Chieko Hayashi


Free
City Treasures from Japan; An Exhibition of Napier Treasures

City Treasures from Japan; An Exhibition of Napier Treasures

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. ‘City Treasures from...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 30 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - City Treasures from Japan; An Exhibition of Napier Treasures


Free
Sybille Schlumbom

Sybille Schlumbom

Sybille Schlumbom is a first generation immigrant from Northern Germany; ‘My place of belonging is the ocean. My clan are the bird people’. Sybille studied graphic design at the Lazie Academy in Esslingen, Germany, and holds a BA in Illustration Design from the BildKunst Akademie in...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints

Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints

This exhibition includes a large body of artwork collected by Angela Lalonde that spans several years and crosses the globe. While attending Alberta University of Art & Design in Canada (AUAD) (formerly Alberta College of Art & Design) Angela had the opportunity to participate in a print...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Well Travelled; A Collection of Fine Art Prints


Free
Linda Rawlings - Recent Work in Oils

Linda Rawlings - Recent Work in Oils

Linda Rawlings' paintings are on display in the foyer of Creative Arts Napier for the month of May. After many years of living in Napier, Linda Rawlings retired to Marton and soon after joined the Feilding Art Group. She began painting about 9 years ago with the group of beginner and fully...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 4 July
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 23 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Innovation Tour

Hawke's Bay Innovation Tour

Hawke's Bay Innovation Tour is by coach and will showcase a taste of the leading edge innovation across a range of industries in Hawke's Bay We will be visiting: David Trubridge, Origin Earth, Bio Engineering, Frost Fans, B Studio and finishing at The Urban Winery. Stopping for lunch at Oak...

Date: Friday 24 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Great Race

The Great Race

John Brown. SPA_CE is pleased to present our first solo show with artist John Brown. Conventional history asserts that Tasman, 1642-1643AD, was the first European to find New Zealand. However, ancient European skulls found at different locations around New Zealand are positive evidence that...

Date: Friday 24 May to Saturday 22 June
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, 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 24 May to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, 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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Style U

Style U

Personal Styling Workshop for women only. This workshop is over a 4-week period for 2 hours each Friday afternoon. You will gain an insight into your body shape, styles best suited to you, colours, shapes and style personality. The workshop will also help you reclaim your wardrobe items when you...

Date: Friday 24 May to Friday 31 May
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Style U


Free
Basketball Hot Shot and Knock Out Comp

Basketball Hot Shot and Knock Out Comp

Are you a baller? Think you have the skills to win our Hot Shot and Knock Out Comp?? Well come on down and show off your skills. We have some great prizes up for grabs and free food. Registrations from 3pm on the day.

Date: Friday 24 May
Where:
Camberley Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eats & Beats

Eats & Beats

Do you like to eat? Do you like to dance and listen to sick beats? And even if your lucky compete in a special competitive donut eating competition! Sign up at the event, gold coin entry for eating competition. Come down to the SoundShell on the 24th of May from 6pm for a Friday night...

Date: Friday 24 May
Where:
Napier Soundshell, 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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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

Read more » - The CanInspire Handbags and Gladrags Auction


Free
Sale - Knitting, Books & Picture Frames - Red Cross

Sale - Knitting, Books & Picture Frames - Red Cross

Knitting - wonderful hand knitted garments... babies, kids, adults, beanies, gloves, slippers, rugs. Awesome prices too. Books - fill one of our bags for $5 or as priced. Assorted titles. Picture frames - really cheap. Fundraiser for Napier Red Cross.

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Greendale Tamatea Scout Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sale - Knitting, Books & Picture Frames - Red Cross


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki course for learning a natural hands-on healing from Japan. Reiki is a simple and natural energy healing that all human can have. Reiki is translated to English as "Universal Life-force Energy". The encounter with Reiki is an opportunity to reunite with your dormant ability. This is a...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3


Free
Cross-Training for Charity

Cross-Training for Charity

Hawke's Bay Regional Sports Park has teamed up with EIT students to host an event for the ‘Make a Wish Foundation’ charity. This is a fun fitness event for any skill level. Come along and take part to help raise money for charity. There are different stations with different workouts which...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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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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 25 May to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Art of Sushi Making with Izumi Edmonds

The Art of Sushi Making with Izumi Edmonds

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. Register now to attend...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Art of Sushi Making with Izumi Edmonds


Free
Skate and Scooter Comp

Skate and Scooter Comp

Comp for under 13's under 16's and 17+ ages. Skating, scootering and tricks. Sign up on the day and don't forget your helmet. Sausage sizzle and prizes up for grabs!

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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5Rhythms Workshop Series 2019

5Rhythms Workshop Series 2019

5Rhythms is a dynamic movement practice, created by Gabrielle Roth and practiced around the world as a vehicle to enhance health and vitality and bring about real and lasting changes. It is an embodiment practice that ignites creativity, connection, and community. It is a simple process that anyone...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Watercolour Seascapes Adults Art Workshop

Watercolour Seascapes Adults Art Workshop

Watercolour Seascapes is a fun watercolour workshop with a focus on painting local seascapes. Learn how to mix colours and apply watercolour paint using a variety of techniques and produce your own final artwork. Suitable for complete beginners! $50 or multiple workshops $45 each, includes...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cuban Duo Madera Fina Returns to Napier

Cuban Duo Madera Fina Returns to Napier

Roberto Rodriguez and Rafael Ferrer Noel a.k.a. Madera Fina are really looking forward to being back in the beautiful Napier playing their music for you on Marine Parade. Cuban fusion is great to dance to! *There is a group of 30 booked in for dinner so places are really truly limited. Don't...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, 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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Aron Ottignon and Myele Manzanza

Aron Ottignon and Myele Manzanza

For one night only, Hastings gets treated to a one off collaboration with Paris/Berlin based piano virtuoso Aron Ottignon (Blue Note France) and Wellington based drummer & composer Myele Manzanza (First Word Records, Sound Signature). Expect a mix of African dance rhythms, European flair and an...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Rude Boyz - Reggae Party

The Rude Boyz - Reggae Party

Hawkes Bay's favourite reggae band - The Rude Boyz - are bringing the 'reggae love' back to The Common Room. Their gigs are always a 'Reggae Party' and draw a diverse crowd ready to dance and sing the night away. Their last 2 shows at The Common Room were all sold out. So bring your...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, 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 26 May to Sunday 28 July
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napier's only Weekly indoor market, lots of free off street parking. Hot food available including some Sunday Brunch Specials. A place where you can buy Artisan quality goods with out the middle man, without retail prices. Meet the people that create the art. We have a wide range of stalls, they...

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 16 June
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshops eBooks

Digital Skills Workshops eBooks

Are you a newbie to computers? Getting frustrated with the Internet, your smartphone or Microsoft Word? Fear not, help is at a library near you! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Digital Skills Workshops eBooks


Free
Life Drawing Sessions

Life Drawing Sessions

Are you inspired by Jan Nigro’s paintings and drawings of the figure? Then come along and hone your life drawing skills in one of our Life Drawing sessions, where we draw from life models. Note: The sessions are untutored, and you will need to bring your own art materials. We use tables as...

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 21 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sports Crazy Day

Sports Crazy Day

Grab your sneakers, sweat bands and mates for a day of crazy non-competitive sports day, with one of the biggest inflatable obstacle courses in NZ at 36 metres!!! The day starts at 11am but come anytime you like. Your team will take part in round robins of games like basketball, touch, netball,...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, 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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Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Schubert and The Animal Kingdom

Schubert and The Animal Kingdom

Schubert and the Animal Kingdom, the next Linden Singers concert’s name could have easily been sub-titled: From the sublime to the ridiculous. The concert starts in sublime fashion with two works accompanied by the Cathedral Strings lead by Norma Smith and organist Elizabeth...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Awareness Through Movement Classes

Awareness Through Movement Classes

*New class time available. Cosy small-group classes where you learn to cultivate and practice ease in yourself and your everyday activities. The classes are a great way to improve your balance, mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. The verbally guided Awareness Through Movement ®...

Date: Monday 27 May
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Instagram for Business Workshop

Instagram for Business Workshop

Forget the fluff - this workshop is all about action! A three hour session designed for business owners and marketing professionals who want to use Instagram with confidence to reach their ideal customers and generate sales or leads. This is a hands-on session which you will leave with an...

Date: Monday 27 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Awareness Through Movement Classes

Awareness Through Movement Classes

Cosy small-group classes where you learn to cultivate and practice ease in yourself and your everyday activities. The classes are a great way to improve your balance, mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. The verbally guided Awareness Through Movement lessons involve the whole body,...

Date: Monday 27 May
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, 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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Behind the Scenes-Archaeology Collections & the Story of HB

Behind the Scenes-Archaeology Collections & the Story of HB

Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri, Napier (Meet at 1 Ossian Street, Ahuriri, by the steps of the British American Tobacco building 10-15 minutes before the start of the tour.) Archaeology allows us to understand human history through objects. Join us for a look at...

Date: Tuesday 28 May
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshops Smartphones

Digital Skills Workshops Smartphones

Are you a newbie to computers? Getting frustrated with the Internet, your smartphone or Microsoft Word? Fear not, help is at a library near you! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Sunday 30 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May 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 28 May to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do for Tweens

Make Create Do for Tweens

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8-12 years, join us in the Young Adults area of the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Tuesday at the Flaxmere Library...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 25 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Awareness Through Movement Classes

Awareness Through Movement Classes

Cosy small-group classes where you learn to cultivate and practice ease in yourself and your everyday activities. The classes are a great way to improve your balance, mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. The verbally guided Awareness Through Movement ® lessons involve the whole body,...

Date: Wednesday 29 May
Where:
Movement Works Studio, 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 29 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 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 29 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 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more!...

Date: Wednesday 29 May to Wednesday 3 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Decorative Wall Plaque Workshop

Decorative Wall Plaque Workshop

Spend a few hours creating a beautiful wall plaque for yourself or to gift. Using a mixture of oil based paints, brushes and paint pens, Rebecca of Panoply Studio will guide you in creating a beautiful welcome or family name wall plaque. So bring your own ideas, or use the templates provided...

Date: Wednesday 29 May to Thursday 20 June
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Sew: Evening Classes Term 2

CAN Sew: Evening Classes Term 2

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain more...

Date: Wednesday 29 May to Wednesday 19 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer ages 8-12, join us in activities area to make some new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn new things through crafting, playing games and getting creative. During term time, we meet every second Thursday starting from the 2nd of May. This...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raiza Biza - Napier

Raiza Biza - Napier

Raiza Biza returns to the central North Island for May NZ Music Month 2019. With support from Nat Lover, The Godfather of Aotearoa Hip Hop Darryl 'DLT' Thompson and more very special guests/ local support acts to be announced along the way. Limited early bird tickets available and student...

Date: Thursday 30 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected biennial regional exhibition and award, showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in printmaking, painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, multi-media, design and ceramics from...

Date: Friday 31 May to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019

Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019

Nau Mai! Nau Mai! Haere Mai! Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019! Join us for the 14th annual Wairoa Maori Film Festival, to be held at Kahungunu Marae (War Memorial Hall), Nuhaka, the Gaiety Theatre. Wairoa, and Morere Hall from Friday, May 31 to Monday, June 3. We have a full weekend of films...

Date: Friday 31 May to Monday 3 June
Where:
Kahungunu Marae, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pink Hope Luncheon

Pink Hope Luncheon

Join us and our compere broadcaster, journalist and writer Alison Mau for a fabulous 3 course luncheon. Enjoy a glass of bubbles on arrival and a 3 course meal overlooking the ocean at The Boardwalk. We have an exciting selection of donated items for great spot prizes. We guarantee you will...

Date: Friday 31 May
Where:
The Boardwalk, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Art Review Gala Opening and Floor Talk

Hawke's Bay Art Review Gala Opening and Floor Talk

Come along to celebrate the Gala Opening of the long anticipated Hawke's Bay Art Review 2019 at Creative Arts Napier. You are also invited to the Selector Bill Milbank's Floor Talk on the following day. If you love Hawke's Bay Art or you're involved in the Arts Community, come along and enjoy...

Date: Friday 31 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Paella A Go Go On Fire

Paella A Go Go On Fire

Join us as Chef Ian Thomas from Paella A Go Go creates delicious paella over an open fire grill on our lawn. On today's menu: Moroccan-Spiced Lamb Paella Chicken and Wild Venison Chorizo Paella Black Rice Seafood Paella with Squid Ink Mushrooms in Red Wine Served with...

Date: Friday 31 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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DeadHill - Mayhem!!

DeadHill - Mayhem!!

DeadHill bring you their 'Mayhem' Show!!! Welcome to our house of fun!!! Matron's ghouls are out to play.....in the creepy darkened hallways of the oldest prison in New Zealand. What's new this month??? It's just a state of wild, pandemonium and chaotic activity. What will you see??? ...

Date: Friday 31 May
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Chris Cain Blues Allstars - Napier Jazz 2019

Chris Cain Blues Allstars - Napier Jazz 2019

World Blues Revue ‘19. Featuring from the USA: Chris Cain: Guitar & vocals: Chris Cain’s bio is long, from touring New Zealand with the World Blues Revue, to being nominated for 6 “W.C. Hardy” awards, which is the blues world equivalent of receiving a Grammy nomination. Joe...

Date: Friday 31 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Raiza Biza - Hastings

Raiza Biza - Hastings

Rap sensation Raiza Biza returns to The Common Room, Hastings for what is anticipated to be another sellout show this May - NZ Music Month. With special guests Nat Lover, Aotearoa Hip Hop Godfather Darryl DLT Thompson and more local acts to be announced this will be an unforgettable show at an...

Date: Friday 31 May
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2019

Calm Abiding Meditation Retreat

Calm Abiding Meditation Retreat

Lama Choedak Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Master visits NZ only twice annually to deliver teachings / public talks based on ancient Dharma knowledge and practices that have been followed for 2,500 years. Rinpoche is a teacher, author, translator and Buddhist speaker at many...

Date: Saturday 1 June to Monday 3 June
Where:
Phuntsok Choeling Buddhist Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Level 1 Reiki Workshop

Level 1 Reiki Workshop

Our next Level 1 Reiki training can be seen as a two-day healing journey. It's an opportunity for you to experience and learn how to work with healing energy, and deepen your awareness of universal energy. Level 1 Reiki is about self-healing, and strengthening the connection with your Higher...

Date: Saturday 1 June to Sunday 2 June
Where:
Balanced Being, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Food Forest Workshop

Food Forest Workshop

Our two day Food Forest Workshop covers the history of designed food forests, and takes you through options for your own design process, implementation and maintenance stages. It includes aspects such as site assessment, shelter, water management, soils, designing in fertility and pest control,...

Date: Saturday 1 June to Sunday 2 June
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Great Race

The Great Race

John Brown. SPA_CE is pleased to present our first solo show with artist John Brown. Conventional history asserts that Tasman, 1642-1643AD, was the first European to find New Zealand. However, ancient European skulls found at different locations around New Zealand are positive evidence that...

Date: Friday 24 May to Saturday 22 June
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review

The Hawke’s Bay Art Review is a selected biennial regional exhibition and award, showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay. Submissions are invited from local emerging and established artists in printmaking, painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, multi-media, design and ceramics from...

Date: Friday 31 May to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The 2019 Hawke's Bay Art Review


Free
Destination Market

Destination Market

Hawke's Bay's premier indoor market Magpie Market boasts up to 30 stalls, all indoors in the warm. With delicious coffee and snacks and a sausage sizzle on site for your enjoyment you can wander through two halls of beautifully set up stalls and browse for everything from honey, olive oil and...

Date: Saturday 1 June
Where:
Meeanee Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019

Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019

Nau Mai! Nau Mai! Haere Mai! Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019! Join us for the 14th annual Wairoa Maori Film Festival, to be held at Kahungunu Marae (War Memorial Hall), Nuhaka, the Gaiety Theatre. Wairoa, and Morere Hall from Friday, May 31 to Monday, June 3. We have a full weekend of films...

Date: Friday 31 May to Monday 3 June
Where:
Kahungunu Marae, Wairoa, 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 25 May to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Art Review Gala Opening and Floor Talk

Hawke's Bay Art Review Gala Opening and Floor Talk

Come along to celebrate the Gala Opening of the long anticipated Hawke's Bay Art Review 2019 at Creative Arts Napier. You are also invited to the Selector Bill Milbank's Floor Talk on the following day. If you love Hawke's Bay Art or you're involved in the Arts Community, come along and enjoy...

Date: Friday 31 May to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Selector’s Floor Talk; Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Selector’s Floor Talk; Hawke’s Bay Art Review

Creative Arts Napier is hosting the 2019 biennial Hawke’s Bay Art Review – a selected exhibition showcasing art excellence in Hawke’s Bay. At 10.30am on Saturday 1 June, join Selector Bill Milbank at Creative Arts Napier for an informative and highly interesting floor talk about the...

Date: Saturday 1 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wairoa Māori Film Awards Gala 2019

Wairoa Māori Film Awards Gala 2019

Nau Mai! Nau Mai! Haere Mai! Join us at the Wairoa Māori Film Awards Gala! With live music, short films and awards presentations, this year's awards gala focuses on the musical and film talent coming out of Wairoa. Join us for a night of entertainment, glamour and excitement on the red...

Date: Saturday 1 June
Where:
The Gaiety Theatre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wairoa Māori Film Awards Gala 2019


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 23 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 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 Hawke's Bays best wines, craft beer on tap, delicious...

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 3 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawkes Bay Jazz Club Big Band & Bella Kalolo Jazz 2019

Hawkes Bay Jazz Club Big Band & Bella Kalolo Jazz 2019

The Hawkes Bay Jazz Club Big Band With Special Guest Bella Kalolo. Bella has worked with numerous perfromers both locally and internationally, added her vocal skill to projects featuring Renee Gayer, Nathan Haines, John Rowles, Dave Dobbyn, Delta Goodrem, Tina Cross, Frankie Stevens, Hollie...

Date: Saturday 1 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, 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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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napier's only Weekly indoor market, lots of free off street parking. Hot food available including some Sunday Brunch Specials. A place where you can buy Artisan quality goods with out the middle man, without retail prices. Meet the people that create the art. We have a wide range of stalls, they...

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 16 June
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 2 June to Sunday 30 June
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
NZ Rationalists & Humanists

NZ Rationalists & Humanists

Karl Matthys will summarize the book, False Dawn accentuating the effect the Neo Liberal Economic Philosophy had, and still has, on New Zealand. “Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as both “a convincing analysis of an international economy headed for disaster” and a “powerful challenge to economic...

Date: Sunday 2 June
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Queens Birthday Bash

Queens Birthday Bash

If you experienced last years you already know, an epic night of hilarity and great music, SEVEN acts of epic proportions, a slick shambles in a very British way. British music all night!

Date: Sunday 2 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, 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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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May 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 28 May 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 4 June to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms from the Collection - Curator's Talk

Silver: Heirlooms from the Collection - Curator's Talk

Join curator Gail Pope and explore all things shiny in this exhibition that celebrates silver objects from our collection. Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 6 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do Flaxmere - for Teens

Make Create Do Flaxmere - for Teens

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

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 3 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 29 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 29 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 5 June 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 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 3 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more!...

Date: Wednesday 29 May to Wednesday 3 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN Sew: Evening Classes Term 2

CAN Sew: Evening Classes Term 2

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This evening class is for beginners to experienced students. Learn basic sewing skills or extend your existing skills, whilst at the same time creating something useful. The projects will grow with complexity as you gain more...

Date: Wednesday 29 May to Wednesday 19 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course @ Munro Studio

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course @ Munro Studio

Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 5th June 2019. Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have helpers to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. BYO water...

Date: Wednesday 5 June
Where:
Munro Dance Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
doTERRA Workshop

doTERRA Workshop

A very relaxed evening to learn about using natures pharmacy to support you and your family's health needs. Create the habit of using doTERRA solutions to help support your wellness everyday. How many times do you buy something, then forget how to use it? It will just sit on the shelf. Don't...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 4 September
Where:
Maraekakaho Community Hall, Hastings, 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 23 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 6 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 4 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Plan Your Edible Garden

Plan Your Edible Garden

One workshop held over two sessions – if you are unable to come to both, sorry, this isn’t the workshop for you. Please subscribe to get updates at www.thekitchengarden.co.nz to hear about future dates. We all know things go better with a plan and this workshop, held over two one-hour...

Date: Thursday 6 June to Thursday 13 June
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Connect With Elections

Connect With Elections

Come along to an information session with the Electoral Commission's team who will be available to answer all your questions around the when, where and how of enrolments and elections.

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, 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 24 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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Free
Matariki Whānau Festival

Matariki Whānau Festival

Wrap up warm and join us for this annual mid-winter festival to celebrate the rise of the Matariki star cluster heralding the arrival of the Maori New Year. Write a message of love onto a water lantern, make a wish and launch it onto Backpaddock Lake. There's soloists, bands, kapa haka and...

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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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! 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! 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! 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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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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BEE GEES Las Vegas Show

BEE GEES Las Vegas Show

Golden medallions, steaming disco boots, flares, discotheque mania: the Bee Gees are the icons of this magic era, firmly cemented into our minds as the men of “Night Fever.” This is all brought back to realistic life when New Zealand’s answer to the Bee Gees steps onto the stage and delivers...

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, 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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Worldwide Knit In Public Day

Worldwide Knit In Public Day

Join us in the Hastings Library for Worldwide Knit in Public Day and get your stitch on! World Wide Knit in Public Day was started in 2005 by Danielle Landes. It began as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy each other’s company. Run locally by Knit World his event is open to all...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Warmer Craft Workshop - Felting

Winter Warmer Craft Workshop - Felting

Felting workshop with Sabine Laakman. Learn how to bring wool fleece to life using needle and foam. This is a beginners introductory workshop and no previous experience is needed. Lunch included.

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Warmer Craft Silk Painting Workshop

Winter Warmer Craft Silk Painting Workshop

Silk Painting Workshop with Jean McGavock. Plain undyed silk is the canvas Jean will work enabling us to paint with silk dyes to create a scarf or cushion cover or something of your imagination. Lunch included.

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Warmer Craft - Silver Jewellery Workshop

Winter Warmer Craft - Silver Jewellery Workshop

Silver Jewellery Workshop with Ingrid Schloemer. Design and create your own pure silver jewellery. You will learn the basics of making beautiful and unique jewellery with "Art Clay Silver" and experience the miraculous transformation from the contemporary material "precious metal clay" into pure...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, 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, Vagabond Jacks, Funbuns & DCBBQ! To accompany the...

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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Intro to Acrylic Painting

Intro to Acrylic Painting

In this workshop you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started with painting in acrylics, including how to prepare a surface for painting, how to mix and apply acrylic paint and how build a painting from start to finish. Choose one of the images provided to paint from or bring along...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Learn two crafts in one session! After the candle making demonstration you will learn how to paint on glass and decorate your own soy candle. All materials provided and available to purchase. Soy candle making is a gentle, satisfying craft enjoyed by both young and old. Learn how to make long...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, 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 Walsh Brothers

The Walsh Brothers

Tribute Show to, Billy T James, Prince Tui Teka, The Condors (Maori Showband). Come and enjoy the music and comedy from the Walsh Brothers, that was the trademark of these great, Iconic, kiwi entertainers. Tickets available from the Taradale & Districts RSA, as well as door sales on the...

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

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Dusty Rhodes and the Bluesmobile

Dusty Rhodes and the Bluesmobile

Biography Dusty Rhodes and the Bluesmobile began back in 1987 born from the seeds of two legendary Hawkes Bay bands, "Bluebeard" and "The Hoochie Coochie Blues Band". Members share a passion for blues and blues/rock music, and while the band has had some personal changes over the years the nucleus...

Date: Saturday 8 June
Where:
The Cabana, 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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PET First Aid Course

PET First Aid Course

Our Pet First Aid Courses educate both pet owners and those working in the industry on animal first aid and emergency situations. Studies show that 90% of all pets will experience at least one emergency situation in their lifetime! - Would you know what to do if your pet choked on their toy?...

Date: Sunday 9 June
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pop-up Kids Market

Pop-up Kids Market

We are excited to announce a Pop-up Kids Market where pre-loved second-hand kids clothes, books, toys and equipment will be for sale. Fundraising on the day will be by Havelock North Playcentre. It’s a fact of life that kids grow out of their clothes, toys etc at an alarming rate. So if you...

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

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Decorative Wall Plaque Workshop

Decorative Wall Plaque Workshop

Spend a few hours creating a beautiful wall plaque for yourself or to gift. Using a mixture of oil based paints, brushes and paint pens, Rebecca of Panoply Studio will guide you in creating a beautiful welcome or family name wall plaque. So bring your own ideas, or use the templates provided...

Date: Wednesday 29 May to Thursday 20 June
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, 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! 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! 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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Free
Art For Tots

Art For Tots

A fun and playful art experience for under-fives based on the current exhibition. Koha, booking required.

Date: Monday 10 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind the Scenes - Photography Collection Tour

Behind the Scenes - Photography Collection Tour

Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri Are you a picture person? Then join us on a tour of the diverse and extensive photographic collection. From daguerreotypes to carte de visite and packaging to pest management, you’ll learn about different photographic processes,...

Date: Tuesday 11 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind the Scenes - Photography Collection Tour

Behind the Scenes - Photography Collection Tour

Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri Are you a picture person? Then join us on a tour of the diverse and extensive photographic collection. From daguerreotypes to carte de visite and packaging to pest management, you’ll learn about different photographic processes,...

Date: Tuesday 11 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do for Tweens

Make Create Do for Tweens

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 8-12 years, join us in the Young Adults area of the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting creative. We meet every second Tuesday at the Flaxmere Library...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 25 June
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from March to June, then September to November. Doors open at 5:30pm and entry is by gold coin donation. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult our social media feeds on Facebook and...

Date: Tuesday 11 June to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pecha Kucha #29

Pecha Kucha #29

Hope you can join us at for Pecha Kucha #29! Come along and hear about the hopes, dreams and passions of a bunch of fabulous locals. Presentations begin at 6pm sharp. Admission is $7.00 per person at the door. Cash only please.

Date: Tuesday 11 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free Digital Skills Workshops eBooks

Free Digital Skills Workshops eBooks

Are you a newbie to computers? Getting frustrated with the Internet, your smartphone or Microsoft Word? Fear not, help is at a library near you! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of...

Date: Wednesday 12 June
Where:
Taradale Public Library, 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. We would love you to join the fun! Opening night - Gala Night, ticket includes Tapas & a drink. Saturday...

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Retro Living - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Retro Living - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 12 June
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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doTERRA Workshop

doTERRA Workshop

Are you interested in learning how to use doTERRA essential oils for your family's health and wellbeing? Then this is the class for you. Come along and learn how to use natures pharmacy to support your wellness journey. Creating habits of using doTERRA essential oils daily will help you to deal...

Date: Wednesday 12 June to Thursday 20 June
Where:
Tikokino Country Hotel, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition Guided Talks

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition Guided Talks

MTG’s Curator Māori Te Hira Henderson shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the land through the historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. All welcome. Meet in the Main Foyer.

Date: Thursday 13 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer ages 8-12, join us in activities area to make some new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn new things through crafting, playing games and getting creative. During term time, we meet every second Thursday starting from the 2nd of May. This...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 27 June
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Bringing your crystals is most welcome! You can also buy crystals at a special discount...

Date: Thursday 13 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Connect with Elections

Connect with Elections

Come along to an information session with the Electoral Commission's team who will be available to answer all your questions around the when, where and how of enrolments and elections. Fortnightly sessions at Napier and Taradale Libraries.

Date: Friday 14 June
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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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Matariki Whānau Festival

Matariki Whānau Festival

Dress up warm and come along to this popular free Maori new year family celebration that attracts thousands of delighted families. There's singers, dancers, kapa haka, bands and hip hop dancers. Free kiddies rides and hot kiwi kai are on offer. Write a message of love onto a lantern, make a...

Date: Friday 14 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, 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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Hollie Smith - Intimate New Song Showcase: SOLD OUT

Hollie Smith - Intimate New Song Showcase: SOLD OUT

Songstress Hollie Smith is taking her talent across the North Island in a special new showcase, hosted at intimate venues with new material to share. Hollie Smith will be performing solo, highlighting the power of one of New Zealand’s most loved voices. With years of experience and a tasteful...

Date: Friday 14 June to Saturday 15 June
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Better Breathing Workshop

Better Breathing Workshop

This cosy winter workshop is designed to help you reconnect with your breath, destress and discover ways to breathe easily and fully. Better breathing can: - Help you feel more calm & relaxed - Increase energy & sense of vitality - Improve sleep quality (and get you to sleep) - Reduce...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Warmers Craft Mixed Media Printing Workshop

Winter Warmers Craft Mixed Media Printing Workshop

Craft Mixed Media Printing Workshop with Ingrid Schloemer. Come and experiment with paint on a printing plate, mix colours and textures from materials you find in nature to create collages, scrapbooks, journals or cards. Lunch included.

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Winter Warmers Craft Mosaics Workshop

Winter Warmers Craft Mosaics Workshop

Craft Mosaics Workshop with Jean McGavock. Come and learn how to create your own mosaic from brightly coloured ceramic pieces. Jean will show how to design and build a colourful mosaic tile picture. Lunch included.

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creative Development Workshop with Susan Mabin

Creative Development Workshop with Susan Mabin

Unlock your creative potential at this informative practical workshop with professional artist Susan Mabin. Susan will present an interactive one day workshop that will give you a basic overview of the artistic process. You will leave with a ‘toolkit’ that will guide you further in your...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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. Your food sustenance will be traditional Bierfest fare including giant salty pretzels that...

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

Cellar Sessions will be a unique Craggy Range experience. Hosted in our cellars it will be a very casual night of wine, food and music with a central theme on trial and progression, in winemaking, music and food. Matching the wines will be favourites from Chef Casey McDonald that have kept the...

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 Baddeley (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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NZDC - NZ's No.1 ACDC Experience

NZDC - NZ's No.1 ACDC Experience

NZDC are New Zealand’s newest and most exciting experience. School-boy suit and all, they offer mind-blowing resemblance to the legendary ACDC. Supported by rock legends Madhouse, It's bound to be a huge night.

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lady Larisa Latin for Lovers & Tango Night

Lady Larisa Latin for Lovers & Tango Night

Excite the senses with this hot night of cool sexy jazz and the vibrant excitement of tango (Milonga). Lady Larisa will present a jazz / Latin fusion repertoire accompanied by guitarist Arahi and there will be tango dance breaks throughout the evening and a fiesta atmosphere. Step out to...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Napier Tango Club, Napier, 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 16 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, 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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Digital Skills Workshops Smartphones

Digital Skills Workshops Smartphones

Are you a newbie to computers? Getting frustrated with the Internet, your smartphone or Microsoft Word? Fear not, help is at a library near you! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of...

Date: Sunday 16 June
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, 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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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

May the highest vibrational energy on you! Shower of Light & Healing Sound, Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required. You will find the greater sense of your "Self"....

Date: Monday 17 June to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to the boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete...

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Wednesday 28 August
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Digital skills workshops Computer Basics W10

Digital skills workshops Computer Basics W10

Are you a newbie to computers? Getting frustrated with the Internet, your smartphone or Microsoft Word? Fear not, help is at a library near you! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of...

Date: Tuesday 18 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 18 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Youth Sexual Health in 2019: Old Problems, New Challenges

Youth Sexual Health in 2019: Old Problems, New Challenges

A public lecture by Associate Professor Sonja Ellis of Waikato University. Admission by gold coin donation. The prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is an important public health measure for maintaining sexual health at a population level. In Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) sexual...

Date: Tuesday 18 June
Where:
EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Victoria University Undergraduate Information Evening

Victoria University Undergraduate Information Evening

If you're thinking about university, come to our information evening and discover what sets Victoria apart. Bring along your whānau, friends and questions. You'll learn about what life is like at Victoria, information about accommodation, and what to expect in your first year. Māori...

Date: Tuesday 18 June
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Part 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. As John F. Kennedy once said, “leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”. Our Leadership & Management courses are designed to help you get the best performance from yourself and your team,...

Date: Wednesday 19 June
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, 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 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

Be inspired to continue your writing and get published by joining our creative writing group meeting at the Hastings War Memorial Library. Contact Catherine Pedersen +06 857 8862 or +0275 500 309.

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People - Business Training NZ Ltd

Dealing With Difficult People - Business Training NZ Ltd

Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers/customers into opportunities by equipping your staff with the skills and techniques required to manage these situations with confidence, professionalism, and pride. Learn ways to resolve conflict with customers and co-workers,...

Date: Thursday 20 June
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, 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 20 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Public Art - Guided Walk & Talk with Curator

Public Art - Guided Walk & Talk with Curator

Join our Curator for a lunch time walk discussing highlights of Napier City’s public art works. Artworks included: - Gold of the Kowhai - Pin Wall - Pania - MTG Sea Wall - 3 Sea Walls down by Rabbit Room - Wave in Time art deco bronze sculpture - Jacob Scott’s Napier Rebuilt...

Date: Thursday 20 June to Thursday 19 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, 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 at the Harcourts Hastings City Night Market. 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)...

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

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Digital Technologies: Teachers Workshop

Digital Technologies: Teachers Workshop

Digital Technologies: Free Teachers Workshop - Led by Te Papa. Our workshops have a focus on filling your own kete of digital tools that you can take back to your school and implement immediately. It will support kaiako to assess and strengthen understandings of the new digital technologies and...

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, 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: CANCELLED

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

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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Francesco Turrisi

Francesco Turrisi

A true “musical alchemist,” Francesco Turrisi is one of the most striking pianists to come out of the European jazz scene in the past decade. Collaborations with the likes of Bobby McFerrin, The King’s Singers, Philippe Jaroussky, and Rhiannon Giddens illustrate a remarkable versatility....

Date: Friday 21 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, 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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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki course for learning a natural hands-on healing from Japan. Reiki is a simple and natural energy healing that all human can have. Reiki is translated to English as "Universal Life-force Energy". The encounter with Reiki is an opportunity to reunite with your dormant ability. This is a...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, 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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Creative Acrylic Painting

Creative Acrylic Painting

Allow your creativity to flow in this acrylic painting workshop that explores expressive brush technique and painting mediums. Choose between working in an abstract style or bring your own expression to a particular image. This workshop compliments the Intro to Acrylic Painting however it is...

Date: Saturday 22 June
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, 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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Free
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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! 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! 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! 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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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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Free
Digital Skills Workshops Family History

Digital Skills Workshops Family History

Are you a newbie to computers? Getting frustrated with the Internet, your smartphone or Microsoft Word? Fear not, help is at a library near you! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of...

Date: Tuesday 25 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshops Computer Basics

Digital Skills Workshops Computer Basics

Are you a newbie to computers? Getting frustrated with the Internet, your smartphone or Microsoft Word? Fear not, help is at a library near you! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of...

Date: Wednesday 26 June
Where:
Taradale Public Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A night of First Encounters

A night of First Encounters

Thursday 27th June 2019 Nau mai, haere mai, join the Ātea a Rangi crew for an informal casual night in a heated marquee to celebrate the Winter Solstice, the time of Matariki, the Māori new year. Discover the history of the first voyaging waka to this area and hear about the first encounters...

Date: Thursday 27 June
Where:
Waitangi Regional Park, Awatoto, Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pork Pie Movie Night

Pork Pie Movie Night

This fundraiser is to help send our five Hawkes Bay teens to the USA in January 2020 for a Junior Theatre Celebration. These teens have been selected through auditions at the end of last year in Auckland as part of a nationwide celebration of musical theatre. They will travel to New York where...

Date: Thursday 27 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
East Side Story 3; A Celebration of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

East Side Story 3; A Celebration of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

Join the Hawke’s Bay Inkers and friends to celebrate the opening of what promises to be an exciting exhibition jam-packed with beautiful fine art prints; Friday 28 June at 5pm – 7pm. All welcome! Celebrate the diversity of printmaking with ‘East Side Story 3’… and this is a story;...

Date: Friday 28 June to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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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Jazz Night with Lady and the Tramps

Jazz Night with Lady and the Tramps

The Urban Winery is proud to welcome back hot jazz group Lady and the Tramps! Bring your friends and enjoy an evening of beautiful wines, delicious snacks, entertainment, and soulful jazz. This dynamic group brings talent and skill together with groove and passion to create an interactive,...

Date: Friday 28 June
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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5Rhythms Workshop Series 2019

5Rhythms Workshop Series 2019

5Rhythms is a dynamic movement practice, created by Gabrielle Roth and practiced around the world as a vehicle to enhance health and vitality and bring about real and lasting changes. It is an embodiment practice that ignites creativity, connection, and community. It is a simple process that anyone...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Life Drawing Sessions

Life Drawing Sessions

Are you inspired by Jan Nigro’s paintings and drawings of the figure? Then come along and hone your life drawing skills in one of our Life Drawing sessions, where we draw from life models. Note: The sessions are untutored, and you will need to bring your own art materials. We use tables as...

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 21 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, 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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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Fun for primary and intermediate aged kids and their families. Crafts and music to tell Bible stories. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. Followed by a meal. For more details contact Rosie Marriott 0211 676 378 text only.

Date: Saturday 29 June to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Colliers International Grape Debate Hawkes Bay

The Colliers International Grape Debate Hawkes Bay

For the fifth year, this sellout event is back! A charity event with a twist this years moot "Is it the product or the pitch?" it's marketing VS the makers adjudicated by TV comedian Jeremy Corbett Once again all proceeds go to The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter. This year we have two amazing...

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, 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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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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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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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 26 May to Sunday 28 July
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Digital Skills Workshops Smartphones

Digital Skills Workshops Smartphones

Are you a newbie to computers? Getting frustrated with the Internet, your smartphone or Microsoft Word? Fear not, help is at a library near you! Napier Libraries, in partnership with Stepping Up: Digital Skills for Life and Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, have put together a range of...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Sunday 30 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, 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

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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

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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

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July 2019

Rangatahi Māori

Rangatahi Māori

Te hiringa matua, te hiringa tangata, te hiringa o te rangatahi. This workshop has been designed to be relevant to all professionals working with young Māori (rangatahi). Participants will learn current and applied knowledge that will further develop their own cultural competence. "Hiringa"...

Date: Monday 1 July
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
East Side Story 3; A Celebration of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

East Side Story 3; A Celebration of Hawke's Bay Printmaking

Join the Hawke’s Bay Inkers and friends to celebrate the opening of what promises to be an exciting exhibition jam-packed with beautiful fine art prints; Friday 28 June at 5pm – 7pm. All welcome! Celebrate the diversity of printmaking with ‘East Side Story 3’… and this is a story;...

Date: Friday 28 June to Thursday 11 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May 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 28 May 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 4 June to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms from the Collection - Curator's Talk

Silver: Heirlooms from the Collection - Curator's Talk

Join curator Gail Pope and explore all things shiny in this exhibition that celebrates silver objects from our collection. Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 6 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do Flaxmere - for Teens

Make Create Do Flaxmere - for Teens

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

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 3 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 29 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 29 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 5 June 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 29 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 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 3 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn Coding Skill by playing games and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of coding challenges, test your skills against others or simply come hang out and work on coding projects together! Learn Scratch, Python, Javascript and more!...

Date: Wednesday 29 May to Wednesday 3 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
doTERRA Workshop

doTERRA Workshop

A very relaxed evening to learn about using natures pharmacy to support you and your family's health needs. Create the habit of using doTERRA solutions to help support your wellness everyday. How many times do you buy something, then forget how to use it? It will just sit on the shelf. Don't...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 4 September
Where:
Maraekakaho Community Hall, Hastings, 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 23 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 6 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

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

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 4 July
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Bringing your crystals is most welcome! You can also buy crystals at a special discount...

Date: Thursday 13 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, 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 24 May to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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United States of Show Tunes

United States of Show Tunes

The Boomb Funk variety performers are back in action! We are pleased to bring you 'United States of Show Tunes' our twist on celebrations for the American Independence Day. This year we are using show tunes and songs made famous from movies so there is something for everyone. All our performers...

Date: Friday 5 July
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

You can take part in an exciting and unusual event in Hawkes Bay. An outing in the country searching for the elusive truffle. These exclusive hunts are a must do for foodies. Numbers are strictly limited so book now to truly experience one of the world’s most exclusive food journeys. The...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Sacremonte Truffle, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Model Expo

Model Expo

Model and Hobby show with displays of collections of kitsets and miniature dioramas created by students and adults throughout Hawkes Bay. There will be radio controlled car and truck displays, as well as model railways. Other hobbies on display will be gem-stone collections and board gamers....

Date: Saturday 6 July to Sunday 7 July
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners

Making compost is about disposing of the inputs (organic garden and kitchen 'waste') and using the valuable output (compost). Ideally both. If you've been having problems with your compost this workshop is for you. Learn how to dispose of your kitchen and garden waste more quickly and produce...

Date: Saturday 6 July
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Free
Kids Drop-In Art Days

Kids Drop-In Art Days

Drop in with your kids these school holidays for some fun and engaging art activities based on the current exhibitions. No booking required.

Date: Tuesday 9 July to Thursday 18 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops

Fun workshops for kids based on current exhibitions. For 6 – 12 year old children. Booking required.

Date: Wednesday 10 July to Wednesday 17 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Flapper Girl - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Flapper Girl - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 10 July
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

"Lie down, bliss out, float away" is the way I describe the beautiful feeling of listening to my singing crystal bowls. I take a regular monthly group of anyone who helps people out in holistic health to have some payback for their continued efforts to give them some 'Me Time' as my way of the...

Date: Wednesday 10 July
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Introduction to Permaculture Design Course

Introduction to Permaculture Design Course

Join our four day introductory course and find out how to grow more food for less effort, develop productive and resilient homes, gardens and communities, and find local solutions to our global social and environmental problems. Courses take place at Poukawa School and Kahikatea Farm and cover...

Date: Friday 12 July to Monday 15 July
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 June 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 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

Be inspired to continue your writing and get published by joining our creative writing group meeting at the Hastings War Memorial Library. Contact Catherine Pedersen +06 857 8862 or +0275 500 309.

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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

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Free
Public Art - Guided Walk & Talk with Curator

Public Art - Guided Walk & Talk with Curator

Join our Curator for a lunch time walk discussing highlights of Napier City’s public art works. Artworks included: - Gold of the Kowhai - Pin Wall - Pania - MTG Sea Wall - 3 Sea Walls down by Rabbit Room - Wave in Time art deco bronze sculpture - Jacob Scott’s Napier Rebuilt...

Date: Thursday 20 June to Thursday 19 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

May the highest vibrational energy on you! Shower of Light & Healing Sound, Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required. You will find the greater sense of your "Self"....

Date: Monday 17 June to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Free
Bob Jahnke: Lamentation

Bob Jahnke: Lamentation

In Lamentation Bob Jahnke commissions new work by six poets including Witi Ihimaera and Tina Makereti. Drawing on their texts, Jahnke laments the destruction of our natural world. Anchoring this collaborative project is Hone Tuwhare’s Rain. This visceral poem echoes Jahnke’s reference to...

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Mountain Film Festival – 'Best Of' Hawke's Bay Screening

NZ Mountain Film Festival – 'Best Of' Hawke's Bay Screening

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

Date: Saturday 20 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Free
Life Drawing Sessions

Life Drawing Sessions

Are you inspired by Jan Nigro’s paintings and drawings of the figure? Then come along and hone your life drawing skills in one of our Life Drawing sessions, where we draw from life models. Note: The sessions are untutored, and you will need to bring your own art materials. We use tables as...

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 21 July
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 16 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Tech Band Mid Winter Concert

Napier Tech Band Mid Winter Concert

Bring your family along to this popular annual concert performed by the Napier Tech Band. Tea, coffee and refreshments are provided during the interval.

Date: Sunday 21 July
Where:
Napier Salvation Army Citadel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki Course Level 1, 2 and 3

Reiki course for learning a natural hands-on healing from Japan. Reiki is a simple and natural energy healing that all human can have. Reiki is translated to English as "Universal Life-force Energy". The encounter with Reiki is an opportunity to reunite with your dormant ability. This is a...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Fun for primary and intermediate aged kids and their families. Crafts and music to tell Bible stories. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. Followed by a meal. For more details contact Rosie Marriott 0211 676 378 text only.

Date: Saturday 29 June to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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

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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

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Italian Film Festival - Opening Night

Italian Film Festival - Opening Night

Renee & Paolo warmly invite you to the Opening Night of the Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival to see the much anticipated film 'A Casa Tutti Bene' / There is No Place Like Home. From the writer of the 2016 Cinema Italiano Festival highlight 'Perfect Strangers' the Director, Gabriele Mucking...

Date: Tuesday 30 July
Where:
Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Carnivorous Plant Society

Carnivorous Plant Society

Four of Auckland's brightest musicians combined with a spell-binding backdrop of custom animations penned by band-leader / multi-instrumentalist / genius; Finn Scholes, they use a plethora of instruments to perform what can only be described as Mexican Fantasy Music. Music that will leave your...

Date: Tuesday 30 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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August 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

“Every so often, in a distant place, there comes into existence someone with individuality and refined genius. They live their life, not in a great city, at the centre of power. Instead in a quiet town… they choose to do their work: to solve problems with imagination, to create buildings of...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, 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 23 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 6 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

You can take part in an exciting and unusual event in Hawkes Bay. An outing in the country searching for the elusive truffle. These exclusive hunts are a must do for foodies. Numbers are strictly limited so book now to truly experience one of the world’s most exclusive food journeys. The...

Date: Saturday 6 July to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Sacremonte Truffle, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

Keirunga Quilters Exhibition

A date for your diaries! Our 2019 exhibition will take place 3-11 August at the Havelock North Function Centre. Come along and see some amazing quilts made by our members. Our raffle this year will be the choice between a lovely quilt or a box of goodies with proceeds going towards Stage 3 of...

Date: Saturday 3 August to Sunday 11 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Live Music Session with Jess Atkin

Saturday Live Music Session 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 Hawke's Bays best wines, craft beer on tap, delicious...

Date: Saturday 1 June to Saturday 3 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms from the Collection - Curator's Talk

Silver: Heirlooms from the Collection - Curator's Talk

Join curator Gail Pope and explore all things shiny in this exhibition that celebrates silver objects from our collection. Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 6 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 3 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 29 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 29 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 5 June 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 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 7 August
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
doTERRA Workshop

doTERRA Workshop

A very relaxed evening to learn about using natures pharmacy to support you and your family's health needs. Create the habit of using doTERRA solutions to help support your wellness everyday. How many times do you buy something, then forget how to use it? It will just sit on the shelf. Don't...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 4 September
Where:
Maraekakaho Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Bringing your crystals is most welcome! You can also buy crystals at a special discount...

Date: Thursday 13 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Better Workplace Practice

Better Workplace Practice

The Better Workplace Practice workshop will encourage participants to look at the way they interact with others; what biases and fixed ideas they bring to their communications, and what barriers they are experiencing to communicating effectively. Once they’ve established for themselves some...

Date: Friday 9 August
Where:
Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

If you’re reading this notice, then you’ve been drawn to my seminar event for a very special reason. I have been told that the universe certainly works in mysterious ways, and we are often guided to certain people and places for reasons beyond our comprehension to assist with our soul’s...

Date: Friday 9 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Racecourse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue

If you’re reading this notice, then you’ve been drawn to my seminar event for a very special reason. I have been told that the universe certainly works in mysterious ways, and we are often guided to certain people and places for reasons beyond our comprehension to assist with our soul’s...

Date: Monday 12 August
Where:
East Pier Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Art of Well-Being

The Art of Well-Being

Who cares for the care-givers? Who parents the parents? Who develops the developers? While engaging and often rewarding, many of us experience the demands and responsibilities of life - both home and work - to draw on our inner strength and resilience. The Art of Well-Being is opportunity to...

Date: Wednesday 14 August to Monday 21 October
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, 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 20 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Public Art - Guided Walk & Talk with Curator

Public Art - Guided Walk & Talk with Curator

Join our Curator for a lunch time walk discussing highlights of Napier City’s public art works. Artworks included: - Gold of the Kowhai - Pin Wall - Pania - MTG Sea Wall - 3 Sea Walls down by Rabbit Room - Wave in Time art deco bronze sculpture - Jacob Scott’s Napier Rebuilt...

Date: Thursday 20 June to Thursday 19 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

May the highest vibrational energy on you! Shower of Light & Healing Sound, Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required. You will find the greater sense of your "Self"....

Date: Monday 17 June to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 16 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Distressed Or Deliberately Defiant

Distressed Or Deliberately Defiant

Professionals working in and with schools will be familiar with the complex demands created by students with challenging behaviours. Within this group there is a growing sub set of students who present as exceptionally difficult to manage. These kids are not the ‘usual’ behaviour support...

Date: Monday 19 August
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 June 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 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

Be inspired to continue your writing and get published by joining our creative writing group meeting at the Hastings War Memorial Library. Contact Catherine Pedersen +06 857 8862 or +0275 500 309.

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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

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The Magic of Pop Up Globe

The Magic of Pop Up Globe

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

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

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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

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Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to the boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete...

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Wednesday 28 August
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Customer Service Excellence – Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence – Business Training NZ Limited

A fantastic one-day course to get staff communicating professionally and confidently with customers. Keep your customers coming back by empowering staff with core communication and customer service skills along with a ‘can do attitude’. For the better part of every day, we are communicating...

Date: Thursday 29 August
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

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

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

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

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

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

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Food Forest Workshop

Food Forest Workshop

Our two day Food Forest Workshop covers the history of designed food forests, and takes you through options for your own design process, implementation and maintenance stages. It includes aspects such as site assessment, shelter, water management, soils, designing in fertility and pest control,...

Date: Saturday 31 August to Sunday 1 September
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Fun for primary and intermediate aged kids and their families. Crafts and music to tell Bible stories. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. Followed by a meal. For more details contact Rosie Marriott 0211 676 378 text only.

Date: Saturday 29 June to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2019

Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Food Forest Workshop

Food Forest Workshop

Our two day Food Forest Workshop covers the history of designed food forests, and takes you through options for your own design process, implementation and maintenance stages. It includes aspects such as site assessment, shelter, water management, soils, designing in fertility and pest control,...

Date: Saturday 31 August to Sunday 1 September
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Project Banaba

Project Banaba

Project Banaba, by Banaban scholar and artist Katerina Teaiwa, explores how the island of Banaba was destroyed by phosphate mining during the 20th century, leading to the total relocation of its people on 15 December 1945. Co-curated by Jess Mio and Yuki Kihara, this exhibition brings together...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

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

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

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

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

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

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Renèe Geyer

Renèe Geyer

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

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

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Free
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 29 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 29 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 5 June 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 29 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 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
doTERRA Workshop

doTERRA Workshop

A very relaxed evening to learn about using natures pharmacy to support you and your family's health needs. Create the habit of using doTERRA solutions to help support your wellness everyday. How many times do you buy something, then forget how to use it? It will just sit on the shelf. Don't...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 4 September
Where:
Maraekakaho Community Hall, Hastings, 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 23 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 6 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from March to June, then September to November. Doors open at 5:30pm and entry is by gold coin donation. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult our social media feeds on Facebook and...

Date: Tuesday 11 June to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Bringing your crystals is most welcome! You can also buy crystals at a special discount...

Date: Thursday 13 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, 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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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

May the highest vibrational energy on you! Shower of Light & Healing Sound, Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required. You will find the greater sense of your "Self"....

Date: Monday 17 June to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

Date: Sunday 16 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 June 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 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

Be inspired to continue your writing and get published by joining our creative writing group meeting at the Hastings War Memorial Library. Contact Catherine Pedersen +06 857 8862 or +0275 500 309.

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Public Art - Guided Walk & Talk with Curator

Public Art - Guided Walk & Talk with Curator

Join our Curator for a lunch time walk discussing highlights of Napier City’s public art works. Artworks included: - Gold of the Kowhai - Pin Wall - Pania - MTG Sea Wall - 3 Sea Walls down by Rabbit Room - Wave in Time art deco bronze sculpture - Jacob Scott’s Napier Rebuilt...

Date: Thursday 20 June to Thursday 19 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

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

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

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Fun for primary and intermediate aged kids and their families. Crafts and music to tell Bible stories. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. Followed by a meal. For more details contact Rosie Marriott 0211 676 378 text only.

Date: Saturday 29 June to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Join us for a guided tour of Kahikatea Farm and learn about permaculture and organic principles as we nibble our way around the home gardens and food forest. We have been on our 16 acres for 13 years and you'll see various phases of establishment of the food forest/forest gardens, with a huge range...

Date: Sunday 29 September
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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October 2019

Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

House of Webb: Exhibition Tour

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our exhibition House of Webb: A Victorian Family’s Journey to Ormondville. Gail will give you a wonderful insight into the journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. Learn...

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 1 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 3 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 29 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 29 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 5 June to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 June 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 6 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Watercolour Painting Group


Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from March to June, then September to November. Doors open at 5:30pm and entry is by gold coin donation. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult our social media feeds on Facebook and...

Date: Tuesday 11 June to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

May the highest vibrational energy on you! Shower of Light & Healing Sound, Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required. You will find the greater sense of your "Self"....

Date: Monday 17 June to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Postmodern Jukebox 2019

Postmodern Jukebox 2019

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

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

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The Art of Well-Being

The Art of Well-Being

Who cares for the care-givers? Who parents the parents? Who develops the developers? While engaging and often rewarding, many of us experience the demands and responsibilities of life - both home and work - to draw on our inner strength and resilience. The Art of Well-Being is opportunity to...

Date: Wednesday 14 August to Monday 21 October
Where:
Taruna College, 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 29 May to Wednesday 18 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 19 June 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 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

Be inspired to continue your writing and get published by joining our creative writing group meeting at the Hastings War Memorial Library. Contact Catherine Pedersen +06 857 8862 or +0275 500 309.

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Bringing your crystals is most welcome! You can also buy crystals at a special discount...

Date: Thursday 13 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Join us for a guided tour of Kahikatea Farm and learn about permaculture and organic principles as we nibble our way around the home gardens and food forest. We have been on our 16 acres for 13 years and you'll see various phases of establishment of the food forest/forest gardens, with a huge...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Fun for primary and intermediate aged kids and their families. Crafts and music to tell Bible stories. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. Followed by a meal. For more details contact Rosie Marriott 0211 676 378 text only.

Date: Saturday 29 June to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, 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 16 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer

Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer

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

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

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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

Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters

Five Pākehā Painters

From the onset of colonisation, European immigrants and their descendants have been bringing and maintaining their own culture in Aotearoa, including a characteristic art tradition. These twelve artworks by five Pakeha painters illustrate the way in which people of European heritage in New...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb Exhibition

The House of Webb: a Victorian family's journey to Ormondville. Follow the unusual journey of the Webb family as they leave their comfortable lifestyle in England and set out for New Zealand in 1884. As a group of 14, they voyaged on board a vermin-infested ship to Napier, then onwards to...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

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

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

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

Date: Sunday 26 May to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 June 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 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 3 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 29 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 29 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 5 June 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 29 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 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 4 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 23 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 6 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Bringing your crystals is most welcome! You can also buy crystals at a special discount...

Date: Thursday 13 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

Swan Lake – Imperial Russian Ballet Company

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

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

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Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Permaculture Farm and Food Forest Tour

Join us for a guided tour of Kahikatea Farm and learn about permaculture and organic principles as we nibble our way around the home gardens and food forest. We have been on our 16 acres for 13 years and you'll see various phases of establishment of the food forest/forest gardens, with a huge...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Landmarks Local History Talk

Landmarks Local History Talk

The Landmarks Local History Talk takes place on the second Tuesday of each month from March to June, then September to November. Doors open at 5:30pm and entry is by gold coin donation. For information on the presenters and topic for each talk, consult our social media feeds on Facebook and...

Date: Tuesday 11 June to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

May the highest vibrational energy on you! Shower of Light & Healing Sound, Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required. You will find the greater sense of your "Self"....

Date: Monday 17 June to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower


Free
Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

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

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

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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 16 June to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

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

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

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Genealogy Help


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 18 June 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 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

Be inspired to continue your writing and get published by joining our creative writing group meeting at the Hastings War Memorial Library. Contact Catherine Pedersen +06 857 8862 or +0275 500 309.

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Creative Writing Group


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

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Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

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

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

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Peak Trail Blazer 2019

Peak Trail Blazer 2019

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

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

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

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

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

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Fun for primary and intermediate aged kids and their families. Crafts and music to tell Bible stories. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. Followed by a meal. For more details contact Rosie Marriott 0211 676 378 text only.

Date: Saturday 29 June to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Messy Church


December 2019

Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

Date: Monday 3 June to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

Date: Monday 27 May to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Flaxmere Library every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment...

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

Date: Tuesday 4 June 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 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Hastings Library every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm - 4pm. Please check the Hastings District libraries events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

Hastings Artist Group Monthly Meeting

The Hastings Artist Group holds a meeting on the first Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 6.00pm in the Hastings War Memorial Library.

Date: Tuesday 4 June to Tuesday 3 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 29 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 29 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 5 June 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 29 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 29 May to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 5 June to Wednesday 4 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 23 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 6 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

If you wanted to become more familiar with crystals, please take this. You will have opportunities of exploring into Crystal realms, developing your energetic perceptions and enhancing your Light bodies! Bringing your crystals is most welcome! You can also buy crystals at a special discount...

Date: Thursday 13 June to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Justice of The Peace

Justice of The Peace

A Justice of the Peace is available in the Havelock North Library most Saturdays 10am-12noon. Please check the events calendar for dates to avoid disappointment. Having a JP helping you is entirely free of charge. Justices are statutory appointees who receive no payment for their services to the...

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Watercolour Painting Group

Watercolour Painting Group

Hastings Artists Group Watercolour group. Join the Hastings Artists Group watercolour sessions here in the Hastings Library. Held every fortnightly on Thursday afternoons. For more information contact Ian Thompson 876 7851 or 021 160 3443. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 30 May to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

Full Moon Crystal Singing Bowl Sound Shower

May the highest vibrational energy on you! Shower of Light & Healing Sound, Meditation, Deep relaxation, Energy alignment/balancing and Energy clearing/releasing with healing sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. No special skill or effort required. You will find the greater sense of your "Self"....

Date: Monday 17 June to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

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

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

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Free
Genealogy Help

Genealogy Help

Volunteers from the Hawke’s Bay Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists Inc. will be onsite at the Hastings Library to help with family history queries. This help will be available on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5pm. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Tuesday 18 June to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 18 June 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 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Creative Writing Group

Creative Writing Group

Be inspired to continue your writing and get published by joining our creative writing group meeting at the Hastings War Memorial Library. Contact Catherine Pedersen +06 857 8862 or +0275 500 309.

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 20 June to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2020

Free
Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Thursday 23 May to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

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

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

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February 2020

Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

Mission Concert ft. Elton John: SOLD OUT

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

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

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March 2020

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2020

MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2020

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

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

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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

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