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July 2019

Stage 1 H&S Reps – Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps – Business Central

If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 1 gets freshly elected representatives up-to-date with their...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Friday 11 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

Curated by the New Zealand Fashion Museum the exhibition, A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019, opens at Alexanders on Tennyson on 12 July. The exhibition documents 100 years of tie making here in New Zealand through the story of a local tie maker, Parisian Neckwear. Until Parisian started...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
Alexanders On Tennyson, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

“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: Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba Exhibition

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: Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 1 September
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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: Tuesday 23 July 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: Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Human Impact; Recent Work by Joshua Weeks and Katie Jenssen

Human Impact; Recent Work by Joshua Weeks and Katie Jenssen

Artist Statement; Joshua Weeks. Throughout history, art and particularly oil painting has been used to communicate events and stories. Currently as a species our biggest and most important story to tell is our human impact on the environment. Overpopulation, and our subsequent pollution,...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Thursday 25 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shareena Howley; Recent Works

Shareena Howley; Recent Works

Shareena Howley’s paintings are acrylic and reflect the personalities of the students she teaches and her experiences in New Zealand. The creatures and birds are ‘plumpcious’ as in Malaysia it is a sign of love to be generous. Moving forward Shareena is working on impasto so that she can...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Thursday 25 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Shirley De Luca; Recent Works

Shirley De Luca; Recent Works

Enjoy the recent paintings of Shirley De Luca which will be on display in the CAN foyer for the month of July. Since retiring Shirley has had the time to renew her childhood passion, progressing from pencil to paintbrush. At the moment she is enjoying painting colourful women surrounded by...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Janett Levien; In Your Dreams

Janett Levien; In Your Dreams

After having a busy life raising five children, establishing a professional life in academia and teaching ballroom dancing Janett Levien finally “retired”. The children are now independent and scattered around the globe. When Janett was widowed and had the freedom to leave her professional...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 31 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

The collection of work in this exhibition is offered in the spirit of beauty, sustainability, and to our grandmothers and the wonderful work they did, often in trying circumstances and with limited resources. Naomi Prowse is a ‘Re-Maker and Re-User’ of things. Her approach to this work...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Thursday 1 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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 23 July 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 23 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, 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 23 July 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: Tuesday 23 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Growing Great Microgreens

Growing Great Microgreens

Learn how to Grow Great Microgreens. This one-hour talk, demonstration and tasting will help get you started growing tasty and nutritious greens for a continuous supply, even in winter. Even if you don’t have a garden and have never grown something to eat, microgreens might be the place to start....

Date: Tuesday 23 July
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cancer Immunotherapy; Where Does New Zealand Fit In?

Cancer Immunotherapy; Where Does New Zealand Fit In?

Joshua Lange PhD Candidate, Malaghan Institute Admission: “Gold coin plus” donations for the benefit of the Malaghan Institute The human immune system is a complex network of cells and processes that is able to protect us against a wide array of diseases. When our immune system fails, our...

Date: Tuesday 23 July
Where:
EIT, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Painting and Mixed Media Evening Classes with Helen Dynes

Painting and Mixed Media Evening Classes with Helen Dynes

If you are new to painting, an evening class at Creative Arts Napier is a great place to start! And if you’re not a beginner, this class will give you the freedom to explore mixed media at your own pace. So if you want to get a little bit experimental and try out some more advanced techniques,...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
One Hundred and One Things to Buy Before You Die

One Hundred and One Things to Buy Before You Die

"I stumbled across a book of the same title almost 10 years ago, in the Wellington City Library. A bucket list of luxury objects to buy before you kick the bucket… I thought it was absurd." Ever since, I’ve pondered our need for the constant replacement of the objects we own (other than for...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Saturday 27 July
Where:
SPA_CE Gallery, 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 24 July 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 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Printmaking Weekly Daytime Classes

Linocut Printmaking Weekly Daytime Classes

Suitable for absolute beginners to printmaking, lino is a great place to start! It’s also a medium suitable for exploration if you’re not a total beginner, so don’t be shy to sign up and join in the fun. You can refresh your skills and extend them, trying out several different...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July 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 24 July 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 skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jandal Economics with Cameron Bagrie

Jandal Economics with Cameron Bagrie

Join us as Cameron Bagrie shares his views on "Jandal Economics" the economic and market flip flops. Is it time to cover up or can we still wear our jandals? The highly-regarded former ANZ chief economist can be relied upon to tell it like it is. Cameron will share his views on the global...

Date: Wednesday 24 July
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help ease back, neck and shoulder pain and more! If your favourite part of yoga classes...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 14 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Kowhai Tui - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Kowhai Tui - 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 24 July
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Children of The Poor

Children of The Poor

Napier Repertory Players 2019 Youth Production debuts Children of The Poor by Mervyn Thompson. An adaption of John A. Lee’s novel. Children of the Poor follows the formative years of the autobiographical Albany Porcello, a disillusioned adolescent who comes face to face with desperate...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Thursday 25 July
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN SEW Evening Sewing Classes

CAN SEW Evening Sewing Classes

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 24 July to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tributes to Jerome Kern & Irving Berlin

Tributes to Jerome Kern & Irving Berlin

A Musical compilation celebrating the masterful works of genius' Jerome Kern & Irving Berlin, presented in an Art Deco cabaret style including guest artists & live Piano. This review includes some of their popular songs and well as some lesser known compositions. Ticket price includes supper at...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Saturday 27 July
Where:
Aubyn Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vincent by Leonard Nimoy: SOLD OUT

Vincent by Leonard Nimoy: SOLD OUT

This performance has sold out. “A Spellbinding and superb performance” – Theatre Review “The transitions are masterful” – The Hook Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most recognisable and beloved painters. Leonard Nimoy’s celebrated play Vincent is based on hundreds...

Date: Wednesday 24 July
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Other PCBUs – Business Central

Other PCBUs – Business Central

Who is responsible for your contractors’ health and safety? When they are working with you, you are both equally responsible. Under HSWA 2015, as a representative of your PCBU, you are legally deemed an “officer” of your organisation and you have a primary duty of care to everyone in your...

Date: Thursday 25 July
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help ease back, neck and shoulder pain and more! If your favourite part of yoga classes...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 15 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Best Ever Not Yoga Classes


R18
Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Daytime Classes

Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Daytime Classes

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This weekly 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: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 26 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Daytime Classes


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 25 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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OFPANZ Annual Conference and Trade Show

OFPANZ Annual Conference and Trade Show

The Outdoor Fabric Products Association of NZ (OFPANZ) is excited to announce that the 2019 conference will be held at the Napier War Memorial Conference Centre 25-27 July 2019. The conference will bring together a diverse range speakers and workshops for both business owners and trade...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Saturday 27 July
Where:
Napier Conference 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 25 July to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Printmaking Evening Classes Term 3

Linocut Printmaking Evening Classes Term 3

Suitable for beginners to printmaking, lino is a great place to start! It’s also a medium suitable for exploration if you’re not a total beginner, so even if you've done some printmaking before don’t be shy to sign up and join in the fun. You can refresh your skills and extend them,...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 12 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heavy Water

Heavy Water

Directed by Michael Oblowitz and produced by Red Bull Media House and All Edge Entertainment, Heavy Water follows big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher through the evolution of his surfing and his relationship with big waves. Tracing his lineage back to his grandfather, one of the pioneers of Oahu's...

Date: Thursday 25 July
Where:
Focal Point Cinema, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
An Evening with Clearview Estate

An Evening with Clearview Estate

Join local legend Tim Turvey of Clearview Estate and chef James Beck as they team up for a Winter collaboration. Last years sellout event was so much fun we're doing it again. Enjoy an evening of stories and fun as well as delicious food and wine. James will match 5 courses to 5 of Tims...

Date: Thursday 25 July
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Zirka Circus

Zirka Circus

Zirka Circus, New Zealand's household name circus, is proud to bring our sixth tour - Into the Future, and it's more spectacular than ever! Zirka Circus has successfully been entertaining families in NZ for more than ten years and this all new show takes it to a whole new level of entertainment....

Date: Thursday 25 July to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tamatea High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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All Blacks v Springboks bus trip from Napier

All Blacks v Springboks bus trip from Napier

Art Deco bus trip to Wellington to see the All Blacks take on the Springboks. Leaving Napier 9am Friday 26th July. Travelling to Waipukurau for a coffee then to Tui HQ for brunch (own cost). Travel over the Pahiatua Track and on to Paraparaumu the Home of Tuatara Brewery for a tasting with food...

Date: Friday 26 July to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Art Deco Bus, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
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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R18
Lazy Fifty

Lazy Fifty

If you love blues rock, you'll love Lazy Fifty - L I V E. A tight three piece band with two male vocalists and an extensive catalogue of original songs, their music harks back to the blues of the 70s, enhanced with a healthy dose of funk, rocking rhythms and impressive guitar. Lazy Fifty...

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

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Vincent by Leonard Nimoy

Vincent by Leonard Nimoy

“A Spellbinding and superb performance” – Theatre Review “The transitions are masterful” – The Hook Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most recognisable and beloved painters. Leonard Nimoy’s celebrated play Vincent is based on hundreds of letters exchanged between the...

Date: Friday 26 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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

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Free
NZ Red Cross - Knitting and Shop Sale

NZ Red Cross - Knitting and Shop Sale

The Napier Branch of New Zealand Red Cross are having a Knitting & Shop Sale! The sale will be held at the Napier Branch, 35 Cadbury Street, Onekawa from 9am to 2pm. There will be hand knitting, books, handbags, shoes, clothing, toys and more for sale. Money raised will help New Zealand Red...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Red Cross, 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 27 July 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 27 July to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Rudolf Steiner Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Pottery Basic Hand Building Classes

Saturday Pottery Basic Hand Building Classes

A 4-week hand-building course to get you started with the basic pottery techniques - pinch pots, coiling, slabs and moulds. Limited to 4 people. - Classes cost $15 each or 4 sessions for $50. - Clay is NOT included and is a separate cost. Clay (standard stoneware) is sold available in 2kg ($6),...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 3 August
Where:
Napier Pottery Club, 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 27 July to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Re-Fashion Workshop with Naomi Prowse

Re-Fashion Workshop with Naomi Prowse

Join fashion and textiles expert Naomi Prowse for a ‘Re-Fashion Workshop’, over two consecutive Saturdays to coincide with her exhibition; ’59 and Counting; The Art of Altered Couture’. The aim of these workshops is to Rescue, Re-fashion, and Re-use. You will learn how to take an item...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bath Bombs

Bath Bombs

Make your own economical bath bombs and luxuriate in a sparkling, relaxing, fragrant bath whenever you fancy. Kids will enjoy bath time as well. The class includes all ingredients, molds and instructions to take away and product will be available to purchase should you wish to carry...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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In focUs - Vincent van Gogh

In focUs - Vincent van Gogh

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” – Vincent Vincent has become a rockstar in the art world. He is one of the most recognised artists the world over and everyone seems to know something about his life. Why? What is it that you know? Is this accurate or because...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, 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 27 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CAN Hui; Come and Have Your Say

CAN Hui; Come and Have Your Say

Update from Creative Arts Napier Board. Late last year, at the Creative Arts Napier AGM, CAN members supported a motion for the Board to explore CAN’s governance structure, specifically moving the Society from its current status into a Charitable Trust. And that the Board was to consult the...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Viva Latina (Latin Dance Party)

Viva Latina (Latin Dance Party)

Hosted by Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club and Viva Latina Dance Company. Live DJ Milonga 7-9pm Special dance performances- Salsa, Cumbia, Tango, Bachata, Zouk, Latin House, Reggaeton Cash bar. Limited door sales Open to all whether you dance or not, friendly atmosphere and a chance to...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Night Session with Alex and Shelby

Saturday Night Session with Alex and Shelby

Alex Richardson and Shelby Rowlett These versatile musos have put together a show like you've never heard before. Originals, Covers, Mash-Ups, and a few more surprises are in store for the Urban Winery on July 27th. Listen and dance to this charismatic trio, enjoy craft beer, decadent...

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

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Vincent by Leonard Nimoy

Vincent by Leonard Nimoy

“A Spellbinding and superb performance.” – Theatre Review “The transitions are masterful.” – The Hook Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most recognisable and beloved painters. Leonard Nimoy’s celebrated play Vincent is based on hundreds of letters exchanged between the...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, 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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The Rude Boyz - Rocking the Room

The Rude Boyz - Rocking the Room

Hawkes Bay favourite reggae band - The Rude Boyz are bringing the vibes back to the Common Room, Hastings. They always bring a great night of entertainment, diverse crowd and musical vibes. Their gigs always sell out so you better get your friends together, organise a sober driver and baby...

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

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Lazy Fifty: CANCELLED

Lazy Fifty: CANCELLED

If you love blues rock, you'll love Lazy Fifty - L I V E. A tight three piece band with two male vocalists and an extensive catalogue of original songs, their music harks back to the blues of the 70s, enhanced with a healthy dose of funk, rocking rhythms and impressive guitar. Lazy Fifty...

Date: Saturday 27 July
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 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 28 July to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale  Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Look for our Flags on Gloucester St. Napier's only, weekly, indoor market. Full of quality, handmade items. The perfect place to find gifts that have meaning. Free off street Parking. Easy access. All welcome. Barista coffee and hot meals available. For more info, contact Corinna...

Date: Sunday 28 July
Where:
Taradale RSA, 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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National Council of Women: Soldiers Without Guns

National Council of Women: Soldiers Without Guns

"Soldiers Without Guns" depicts the true story of New Zealand soldiers who entered the 10-year Bougainville Civil War in 1997. Instead of guns they took guitars and paved the way to peace and unity by sharing waiata, performing haka, understanding the culture, and listening to women. Will...

Date: Sunday 28 July
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help ease back, neck and shoulder pain and more! If your favourite part of yoga classes...

Date: Monday 29 July to Monday 12 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



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

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Art Classes for Kids & Teens

Art Classes for Kids & Teens

The Pencil Room provides fine art tuition for children from five to fifteen years of age in term by term after-school classes. Each class focuses on fostering creative thinking and practical techniques within the relevant stage of artistic development. Classes are taught in a welcoming learning...

Date: Monday 29 July to Monday 9 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help ease back, neck and shoulder pain and more! If your favourite part of yoga classes...

Date: Monday 29 July to Monday 12 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Marilyn Waring - Different Books, Different Voices

Marilyn Waring - Different Books, Different Voices

The Friends of Hastings District Libraries invite you to come and hear Marilyn Waring’s talk on publishing Still Counting and The Political Years. Marilyn Waring was only 23 when she became an elected MP, serving through the turbulent Muldoon leadership. From taking an anti-nuclear stance...

Date: Monday 29 July
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Tool Box – Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box – Business Central

Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how to...

Date: Tuesday 30 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, 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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Developing a Bully-Free Culture – Business Central

Developing a Bully-Free Culture – Business Central

Bullying is a workplace hazard that can affect the health of your employees and impact your business’s productivity. It’s a sensitive subject for most organisations, that is often wrongly accepted as ‘part of the culture’. If you suspect that even one person in your organisation is subject...

Date: Wednesday 31 July to Monday 14 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners

Come and have a go, explore the world of colour and form and discover your artist within. Make your first steps or grow your confidence as an artist. We will introduce you to simple techniques using a variety of media: charcoal; chalk pastel; watercolour and pencils. This is a great opportunity...

Date: Wednesday 31 July to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2019

Free
A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

Curated by the New Zealand Fashion Museum the exhibition, A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019, opens at Alexanders on Tennyson on 12 July. The exhibition documents 100 years of tie making here in New Zealand through the story of a local tie maker, Parisian Neckwear. Until Parisian started...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
Alexanders On Tennyson, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help ease back, neck and shoulder pain and more! If your favourite part of yoga classes...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 15 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Running Effective Meetings – Business Central

Running Effective Meetings – Business Central

Meetings are important but they’re not always as effective as they could be. This half-day course will help you to plan, deliver, engage and regulate your meetings so that you can make the most of your, and your team’s, time. You’ll learn to chair both formal and informal meetings, as well as...

Date: Thursday 1 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay Exhibition

“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: Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba Exhibition

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: Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 1 September
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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: Tuesday 23 July 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: Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

Metamorphize; The Art of Altered Couture by Naomi Prowse

The collection of work in this exhibition is offered in the spirit of beauty, sustainability, and to our grandmothers and the wonderful work they did, often in trying circumstances and with limited resources. Naomi Prowse is a ‘Re-Maker and Re-User’ of things. Her approach to this work...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Thursday 1 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Daytime Classes

Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Daytime Classes

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This weekly 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: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 26 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Expressions Through The Lens; Photography by Desmond Hunt

Expressions Through The Lens; Photography by Desmond Hunt

‘Photographers are not paid for their time, but are willing to do what they think will be successful, thus making them more creative.’ The major influences on Desmond Hunt’s photography are the British photographer Cecil Beaton, and the New Zealand photographer Brian Brake whose work...

Date: Thursday 1 August to Saturday 31 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gary Hebley; Then and Now

Gary Hebley; Then and Now

Partly retro, partly new on display, the works in this exhibition feature Gary Hebley’s lifelong involvement in pottery, drawing, etching, illustration, and sculpture, culminating in the latest ornamental pots fired recently at the Waiohiki Arts Centre. Born in Wellington, educated at...

Date: Thursday 1 August to Saturday 31 August
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 25 July 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 1 August 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: Tuesday 23 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Printmaking Evening Classes Term 3

Linocut Printmaking Evening Classes Term 3

Suitable for beginners to printmaking, lino is a great place to start! It’s also a medium suitable for exploration if you’re not a total beginner, so even if you've done some printmaking before don’t be shy to sign up and join in the fun. You can refresh your skills and extend them,...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 12 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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North Island Mercurey Young Winemaker of the Year 2019

North Island Mercurey Young Winemaker of the Year 2019

North Island Mercurey Young Winemaker of the year competition 2019 Awards Dinner. Join us as we celebrate the North Island Young Winemaker of the Year competition and announce our winner who'll be going on to compete at the National Finals. We'll again have a divine meal and a selection of fine...

Date: Thursday 1 August
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Collective Conversations 03

Collective Conversations 03

Chat. Lunch. Listen. Leave inspired. Hosted and facilitated by Collective Intelligence founder Ian 'Harv' Harvey, this is the third in a nationwide networking series that explores the big question, ‘What are you doing to make the world a better place?’ We've just seen the launch of the...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
The Gin Trap, Napier, 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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Death and The Maiden

Death and The Maiden

Synopsis: Paulina Salas is a former political prisoner in an unnamed Latin American country who had been raped by her captors, led by a sadistic doctor whose face she never saw. The rapist doctor played Schubert's String Quartet No. 14, subtitled Death and the Maiden, during the act of rape; hence...

Date: Friday 2 August to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Death and The Maiden

Death and The Maiden

Synopsis: Paulina Salas is a former political prisoner in an unnamed Latin American country who had been raped by her captors, led by a sadistic doctor whose face she never saw. The rapist doctor played Schubert's String Quartet No. 14, subtitled Death and the Maiden, during the act of rape; hence...

Date: Friday 2 August to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Karz Gordex (Top NZ Guitarist)

Karz Gordex (Top NZ Guitarist)

Just fresh after a near soldout tour of New Zealand with Opal Ocean (internet flamenco guitar sensations with 20 million views) where he played flamenco tunes from his E.P Tacos with the Narcos January 2019. National tour as guitarist for Pussy Riot and played as a guest guitarist with Moana and...

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

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The Stereos In Support of Staros

The Stereos In Support of Staros

The Stereos perform a rare public show in support of Staros Affected by Suicide Support Group. The Stereos are a Napier-based, high energy party band performing at functions, weddings and events across the country and can't wait to hit the Paisley Stage for their first time with a full show....

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, 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 27 July to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Sacremonte Truffle, 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 27 July to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Saturday Pottery Basic Hand Building Classes

Saturday Pottery Basic Hand Building Classes

A 4-week hand-building course to get you started with the basic pottery techniques - pinch pots, coiling, slabs and moulds. Limited to 4 people. - Classes cost $15 each or 4 sessions for $50. - Clay is NOT included and is a separate cost. Clay (standard stoneware) is sold available in 2kg ($6),...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 3 August
Where:
Napier Pottery Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mokuhanga Japanese Woodcut Printmaking Workshop

Mokuhanga Japanese Woodcut Printmaking Workshop

Register now to attend a fascinating one day practical workshop with Artist and Printmaker, Sybille Schlumbom. Sybille is an expert in the area of Japanese Woodcut Printmaking, called Mokuhanga. Japanese woodcut differs from European woodcut in three particular ways: - The application of the...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
David Straight: John Scott Works

David Straight: John Scott Works

John Scott Works is a personal visual response to the work of acclaimed New Zealand architect John Scott. Photographer David Straight explores the essence of Scott’s work – from intimate images of architectural details and moments, to ideas rooted in te ao Māori which are found in Scott’s...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Softly Spoken: An Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles

Softly Spoken: An Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles

Textile art spans new and old worlds and is, perhaps more than any other art form, defined by both its links to its archaic history and its powerful radical potential in the present. In fibre, past and present co-exist. Textile art spans new and old worlds and is, perhaps more than any other...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 27 July 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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Free
Artist Floor Talk: David Straight

Artist Floor Talk: David Straight

Join us to hear artist David Straight talk about David Straight: John Scott exhibition. Free, no booking required.

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

This is a group for anyone who has CPTSD or PTSD or just feels like they want recovery from being impacted by your upbringing. You don't need a diagnosis to attend the group. This is for those who have been wounded in childhood. Come and join our friendly and supportive group as we work through...

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

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Lingerie La Rouge

Lingerie La Rouge

Lingerie La Rouge It’s the second instalment to the hugely successful lingerie noir! This time we are going to take you on a Moulin Rouge inspired journey of big hair, feathers, lavish lads & ladies. Doors open 7pm / Show starts 7:30pm Lingerie fashion show Live Dj - Urban...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Neil Diamond Tribute Show: SOLD OUT

Neil Diamond Tribute Show: SOLD OUT

This spectacular show by the Solitary Man brings us all the wonderful Neil Diamond hits! Come watch the amazing show or come for a dinner & show experience

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Big Night Out

Big Night Out

The Big Night Out is back and it’s bigger than ever! Tickets will be hotter than Elton John so JUMP UP and book a table of 10 or buy individual tickets. Join us to outwit, outplay and outbid your friends for a hilarious quiz night, live auction and dancing ‘til late. Enjoy a drink on arrival,...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
The Cheval Room, Hastings, 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 (a 5 piece band!) will be performing from 7:30 pm! Soak up the soulful sounds and enjoy some of Hawke's Bays best wines, craft beer on tap, and delicious hot tapas to share. Follow us on...

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

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The Rude Boyz - Napier Reggae Party

The Rude Boyz - Napier Reggae Party

Hawkes Bay favourite reggae band - The Rude Boyz are coming back to where it all began - The Cabana Napier. They always bring a great night of entertainment, diverse crowd and musical vibes. Their gigs always sell out so you better get your friends together, organise a sober driver and baby...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
The Cabana, 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 28 July to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Octavius Choir Brings You a Winter Warmer

Octavius Choir Brings You a Winter Warmer

Octavius is a small, Napier-based choir which sings a huge range of music, mostly in eight-part harmonies. This concert will include familiar English folk songs like "Barbara Allen" and "Bobby Shaftoe", some great Gershwin tunes, and Spirituals such as “I Got a Robe” and “Deep River”. ...

Date: Sunday 4 August
Where:
All Saints Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lawrence Arabia

Lawrence Arabia

Craggy Range Winery presents a solo performance by Lawrence Arabia. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon in our cellars where indie legend James Milne, a.ka. Lawrence Arabia will play fan favourites and new pieces from his long-awaited Singles Club album, the culmination of an ambitious year-long project...

Date: Sunday 4 August
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help ease back, neck and shoulder pain and more! If your favourite part of yoga classes...

Date: Monday 29 July to Monday 12 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, 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 5 August to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Project Prima Volta‎ - Lunchtime Recital

Project Prima Volta‎ - Lunchtime Recital

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

Date: Monday 5 August to Monday 26 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



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

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Building Resilience – Business Central

Building Resilience – Business Central

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their life. Learning how to manage it will improve your health, well-being and effectiveness on the job. This course will teach you resilience strategies and will help you create some achievable actions, allowing you to adapt under pressure and feel in...

Date: Monday 5 August to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 29 July 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 29 July to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Kids & Teens

Art Classes for Kids & Teens

The Pencil Room provides fine art tuition for children from five to fifteen years of age in term by term after-school classes. Each class focuses on fostering creative thinking and practical techniques within the relevant stage of artistic development. Classes are taught in a welcoming learning...

Date: Monday 29 July to Monday 9 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help ease back, neck and shoulder pain and more! If your favourite part of yoga classes...

Date: Monday 29 July to Monday 12 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management – Business Central

Time Management – Business Central

Set yourself up for a streamlined, effective and stress free working week. This course is for you if you feel time poor or stressed by your workload. You can increase your productivity without working longer hours. Learn to deal with time wasters and interruptions, manage your emails, paperwork and...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 8 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Powhiri, Purakau and Motivational Interviewing

The Powhiri, Purakau and Motivational Interviewing

The Pōwhiri, Pūrakau and Motivational Interviewing with Youth, Emerging Adults and Adults: Paddling and Flying to New Horizons Kia Ngātahi te waihoe Ka huri te kei o te waka Whatiwhati ngaru Haere ki tua, papapounamu te moana E topa, e rere ki te paerangi Paddle as one Turn the bow of...

Date: Tuesday 6 August
Where:
Ellwood Function 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 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 6 August 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 6 August 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 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 23 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Painting and Mixed Media Evening Classes with Helen Dynes

Painting and Mixed Media Evening Classes with Helen Dynes

If you are new to painting, an evening class at Creative Arts Napier is a great place to start! And if you’re not a beginner, this class will give you the freedom to explore mixed media at your own pace. So if you want to get a little bit experimental and try out some more advanced techniques,...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, 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 6 August to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

You’ve been in management for a while and your team is doing well. Where to now? How can you take that next step in your career and turn good results into great results? Covering leadership concepts from the art of delegation and coaching to managing poor performance, this two-day course is...

Date: Wednesday 7 August to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners

Come and have a go, explore the world of colour and form and discover your artist within. Make your first steps or grow your confidence as an artist. We will introduce you to simple techniques using a variety of media: charcoal; chalk pastel; watercolour and pencils. This is a great opportunity...

Date: Wednesday 31 July to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 August to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 7 August to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Printmaking Weekly Daytime Classes

Linocut Printmaking Weekly Daytime Classes

Suitable for absolute beginners to printmaking, lino is a great place to start! It’s also a medium suitable for exploration if you’re not a total beginner, so don’t be shy to sign up and join in the fun. You can refresh your skills and extend them, trying out several different...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July 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 24 July 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 7 August 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 skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

Best Ever Not Yoga Classes

The best ever not-yoga movement classes are a full body and mind experience. Called Awareness Through Movement, these classes are a great way to improve your mobility and overall sense of wellbeing. They also help ease back, neck and shoulder pain and more! If your favourite part of yoga classes...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 14 August
Where:
Movement Works Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mountains to Sea - Solving New Zealand's Freshwater Crisis

Mountains to Sea - Solving New Zealand's Freshwater Crisis

Leading ecologist Mike Joy teams up with thinkers from all walks of life to consider how we can solve New Zealand’s freshwater crisis. Mountains to Sea was published in November 2018 and covers a wide range of topics. We are fortunate to have Mike and two of the contributing authors, economist...

Date: Wednesday 7 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN SEW Evening Sewing Classes

CAN SEW Evening Sewing Classes

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 24 July to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, 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 Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

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

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Free
doTERRA Workshop: CANCELLED

doTERRA Workshop: CANCELLED

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 7 August 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 25 July 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 8 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CAN Winter Art and Design Market

CAN Winter Art and Design Market

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

Date: Friday 9 August to Thursday 22 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soldiers Without Guns Film Premiere

Soldiers Without Guns Film Premiere

Live cultural performances, film screening and bonus Q&A session with Director Will Watson. Discover a RADICAL untold New Zealand story...until now. Narrated by Lucy Lawless, witness the untold story of unsung Kiwi heroes who were involved in the world's most dangerous military mission....

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

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The Man - Comedy Theatre

The Man - Comedy Theatre

This Edinburgh festival underground piece of comedy badassery is not to be missed! A solo performance that combines hilarious standup comedy with amazing theatre elements to produce a finely honed hour of satirical brilliance. The Man is an intellectual vigilante, whose domain is Speaker's...

Date: Friday 9 August
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Model A Rock n Roll Band & The Glimmer Sisters

Model A Rock n Roll Band & The Glimmer Sisters

Model A Rock n Roll Band & The Glimmer Sisters - Live rock n roll music to dance the night away! Good reason to dust off those 50's dresses and leather jackets and put on your dancing shoes ready to swing! Dance until your drop! Visit The Urban Winery website for food options. Door charge...

Date: Saturday 10 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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2019 Edible Fashion Awards

2019 Edible Fashion Awards

BOLD, INNOVATIVE, MAGICAL Edible inspired wearable art, brought to life on the runway. Don’t miss Hawke’s Bay’s spectacular wearable art event... more than 50 stunning edible inspired creations intertwined with quality live entertainment makes the Edible Fashion Awards a unique...

Date: Saturday 10 August
Where:
Peak Vision Church, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rock 'n Roll Dancing

Rock 'n Roll Dancing

The Urban Winery is proud to announce a once-monthly rock and roll dancing night! Our first two sessions of 50's and 60's Classic Rock will feature Model A and the Glimmer Sisters. So pull out your poodle skirts and leather jackets and get ready to swing! July 5th, 7-10 pm Doors open at 6:30,...

Date: Saturday 10 August
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, 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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Concert

Concert

July 14: "Opera Classics" featuring singers from the National Singing School held in Napier in January this year. The programme will be convened by: Dianne Abraham who is a well known singer herself and vocal teacher. August 11: The Deco Bay Brass Band will provide the programme which...

Date: Sunday 11 August
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, 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. Come along with your child, where you both can learn something new. Koha, booking required.

Date: Monday 12 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Property Investor Night

Property Investor Night

The average pension for a kiwi couple is a mere $600pw, will this be enough to give you the retirement lifestyle you hoped for? How will you afford your dream holiday? The car you always wanted? How will you support your parents through old age and your kids through Uni? Don't rely on the...

Date: Monday 12 August
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, 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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Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion - Tour #2

Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion - Tour #2

Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri Join us for a journey through time as we look at various items of beautiful New Zealand clothing held in our collection. We will take you from the Victorian era through to the 2000s and share some fabulous designer clothing that is...

Date: Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion Tour

Behind the Scenes - Focus On Historical Fashion Tour

Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri Join us for a journey through time as we look at various items of beautiful New Zealand clothing held in our collection. We will take you from the Victorian era through to the 2000s and share some fabulous designer clothing that is...

Date: Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Solitude

Solitude

"When the Roaring Lion calls my Henry,I'm dreaming hours down to minutes..." In 1913 Annie enters the remote mountains of Kahurangi National Park to live a hidden life with her lover Henry Chaffey. Forty years in exile, swallowed by the silence, enslaved by fire. this beautiful, touching true...

Date: Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, 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: Wednesday 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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BA5 at Air Napier

BA5 at Air Napier

The Hawke's Bay Chamber is pleased to announce our next BA5 will be held at Air Napier. Air Napier is a long-established company that has kept pace with an ever-changing aviation industry. Whether it be a scenic tour of your choice, private charter, passenger or freight service, they can help....

Date: Wednesday 14 August
Where:
Air Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healer - 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 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
The Loft B&B, 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 15 August to Thursday 19 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: Thursday 15 August to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Painting and Mixed Media Weekend Workshop with Helen Dynes

Painting and Mixed Media Weekend Workshop with Helen Dynes

If you are new to painting, a weekend workshop at Creative Arts Napier is a great place to start! And if you’re not a beginner, this class will give you the freedom to explore mixed media at your own pace. So if you want to get a little bit experimental, sign up and join in the fun. You can...

Date: Saturday 17 August
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 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. Bookings essential. 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...

Date: Sunday 18 August
Where:
Aurum Coffee, 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 18 August to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wall.E Community Screening

Wall.E Community Screening

The Hawkes Bay Youth Environment Council are excited to host a screening of Wall.E at the Havelock North Functions Centre! Set hundreds of years in the future, Wall.E is the story of a lonely robot abandoned on Earth to sort mountains of rubbish. One day a mysterious probe arrives and Wall.E...

Date: Sunday 18 August
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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TOM Exclusive New Vintage Launch

TOM Exclusive New Vintage Launch

Every journey is made of moments to cherish... Our journey started with Tom McDonald. Let yours start with TOM. Seventy years ago, Tom McDonald released New Zealand's first commercial Cabernet Sauvignon. This year Church Road will release three new TOM wines, named in his honour and crafted...

Date: Sunday 18 August
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, 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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Developing an Effective HR Framework – Business Central

Developing an Effective HR Framework – Business Central

Understand your responsibilities from recruitment through to termination. Managing staff is a fundamental requirement for every manager. Doing so requires skill, expertise and experience, all applied within a framework of processes and procedures that are fair, transparent and legally...

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

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The Disciplinary Process – Business Central

The Disciplinary Process – Business Central

Do you know how to carry out a procedurally fair disciplinary process? Your answer could mean the difference between a positive outcome for your business or costly court proceedings. Regardless of how clear cut a disciplinary matter appears to be, the law not only requires justification for...

Date: Wednesday 21 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Homage to Picasso - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Homage to Picasso - Paintvine

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

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

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Free
Building a Better Business in 10 Steps - Seminar

Building a Better Business in 10 Steps - Seminar

Join us for our "Building a Better Business in 10 Steps" complimentary seminar, and learn the strategies you can implement to take your business to its true potential. By attending this seminar you will: - Understand the 10 steps and why you need to take them - Gain clarity on where you can...

Date: Thursday 22 August
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, 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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You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour 3

You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour 3

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

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

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HB Canoe Polo National League Prizegiving

HB Canoe Polo National League Prizegiving

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

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

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CF Casino Night - Masquerade

CF Casino Night - Masquerade

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

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

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David Bowie Tribute Show

David Bowie Tribute Show

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

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

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Albi & The Wolves

Albi & The Wolves "This Is War" Album Tour

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

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

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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: Wednesday 28 August to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Emma G - Together We Rise

Emma G - Together We Rise

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

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

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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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Kids for Kids: Big Aroha

Kids for Kids: Big Aroha

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

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

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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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Revolutionize Your Running Weekend

Revolutionize Your Running Weekend

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

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

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Mama Care Pregnancy Pelvic Floor & Core Workshop

Mama Care Pregnancy Pelvic Floor & Core Workshop

Mama Care Workshop. I (Leanne Wait Pelvic Health physiotherapist) am sooooo excited to announce another date for what has been very successful with amazing feedback from those who have attended. (Bring some nourishing snacks to have in the breaks). Designed to expand on pelvic floor and...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
Cherry Groove Family Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tarzino Trophy TAB Daffodil Raceday - Bostock NZ Spring

Tarzino Trophy TAB Daffodil Raceday - Bostock NZ Spring

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

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

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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 27 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trei + Jabz MC & Lee Mvtthews

Trei + Jabz MC & Lee Mvtthews

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

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

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September 2019

Free
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 28 July 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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Revolutionize Your Running Weekend

Revolutionize Your Running Weekend

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

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

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Free
Project Banaba Exhibition

Project Banaba Exhibition

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: Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 1 September
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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: Tuesday 23 July 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: Tuesday 23 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Kids & Teens

Art Classes for Kids & Teens

The Pencil Room provides fine art tuition for children from five to fifteen years of age in term by term after-school classes. Each class focuses on fostering creative thinking and practical techniques within the relevant stage of artistic development. Classes are taught in a welcoming learning...

Date: Monday 29 July to Monday 9 September
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Employment Legislation – Business Central

Employment Legislation – Business Central

As an employer, it’s important you’re across the legislation that governs the employment relationship. With a sound understanding of the rights and responsibilities involved for both you and your staff, you can keep your business running smoothly. Session topics include the Employments...

Date: Tuesday 3 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 6 August 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 6 August 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 23 July 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: Tuesday 23 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Painting and Mixed Media Evening Classes with Helen Dynes

Painting and Mixed Media Evening Classes with Helen Dynes

If you are new to painting, an evening class at Creative Arts Napier is a great place to start! And if you’re not a beginner, this class will give you the freedom to explore mixed media at your own pace. So if you want to get a little bit experimental and try out some more advanced techniques,...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, 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 6 August 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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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

They’re never pleasant, but unfortunately sometimes they have to be done. Disciplinary meetings—they come with the territory when you’re a manager. If you follow the right steps, however, you can leave the stress at the door. This half-day course will teach you how to correctly prepare...

Date: Wednesday 4 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Beginners

Art for Beginners

Come and have a go, explore the world of colour and form and discover your artist within. Make your first steps or grow your confidence as an artist. We will introduce you to simple techniques using a variety of media: charcoal; chalk pastel; watercolour and pencils. This is a great opportunity...

Date: Wednesday 31 July to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 August to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 7 August to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Linocut Printmaking Weekly Daytime Classes

Linocut Printmaking Weekly Daytime Classes

Suitable for absolute beginners to printmaking, lino is a great place to start! It’s also a medium suitable for exploration if you’re not a total beginner, so don’t be shy to sign up and join in the fun. You can refresh your skills and extend them, trying out several different...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July 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 24 July 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 7 August 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 skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CAN SEW Evening Sewing Classes

CAN SEW Evening Sewing Classes

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 24 July to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross Autumn Forest - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross Autumn Forest - Paintvine

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

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

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Free
doTERRA Workshop: CANCELLED

doTERRA Workshop: CANCELLED

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 7 August to Wednesday 4 September
Where:
Maraekakaho Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Daytime Classes

Sew Fun Weekly Sewing Daytime Classes

Recycle, re-use and re-purpose your hoarded fabric! This weekly 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: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 26 September
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 25 July 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 1 August 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 25 July to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

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

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

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Linocut Printmaking Evening Classes Term 3

Linocut Printmaking Evening Classes Term 3

Suitable for beginners to printmaking, lino is a great place to start! It’s also a medium suitable for exploration if you’re not a total beginner, so even if you've done some printmaking before don’t be shy to sign up and join in the fun. You can refresh your skills and extend them,...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 12 September
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tiny Ruins - Olympic Girls Spring Tour Aotearoa

Tiny Ruins - Olympic Girls Spring Tour Aotearoa

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

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

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Timberlina – Drag Queen Bingo

Timberlina – Drag Queen Bingo

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

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

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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 27 July to Saturday 28 September
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
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 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 27 July to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The written word: celebrating Māori Language Week

The written word: celebrating Māori Language Week

The written word: celebrating Māori Language Week. Our extensive taonga Māori archival documents date from the days of the Athenaeum, established in 1865. Join us for a 'behind the scenes' tour and explore our collection or letters and lexicons. Free public programme at our offsite storage...

Date: Tuesday 10 September
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, 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 10 September to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, 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: Wednesday 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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A Taste of Ireland

A Taste of Ireland

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

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

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Free
Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healer - 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 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
The Loft B&B, 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 8 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Persuasive Therapeutic Communication

Persuasive Therapeutic Communication

Improving Therapeutic Communication and Effectiveness using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Research shows that we can improve outcomes for our clients and service users by helping them more effectively adapt to the mental, emotional and interpersonal aspects of the change process with the use of...

Date: Friday 13 September
Where:
Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga, 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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Opera Spectacular Choral Concert

Opera Spectacular Choral Concert

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

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

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Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

In this workshop you will learn how to create, feed and care for your own everlasting rye sourdough starter, and from this to make fresh sourdough breads: Fresh baked slow fermented sourdough bread, sourdough buns, focaccia, pizza dough and crackers. Go home with freshly baked goodies, a...

Date: Saturday 14 September
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

This is a group for anyone who has CPTSD or PTSD or just feels like they want recovery from being impacted by your upbringing. You don't need a diagnosis to attend the group. This is for those who have been wounded in childhood. Come and join our friendly and supportive group as we work through...

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

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Casino Night

Casino Night

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

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

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Orchestra Spectacular

Orchestra Spectacular

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

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

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Bold Moves

Bold Moves

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

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

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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: Thursday 15 August 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 18 August to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wedding & Event Expo

Wedding & Event Expo

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

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

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LEGO-Based Therapy: Social Skills Training

LEGO-Based Therapy: Social Skills Training

What is LEGO-Based Therapy? LEGO-Based Therapy is an evidence based social skills programme for individuals on the autism spectrum. The programme was originally developed by Clinical Psychologist Daniel Le Goff (2004) in the United States. Past research has shown that school-aged children and...

Date: Monday 16 September
Where:
Ellwood Function Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stan Walker - Springboard Tour 2019

Stan Walker - Springboard Tour 2019

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

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

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Supervision: An Introduction

Supervision: An Introduction

Are you new to your leadership role, or looking to take your first position soon? This course will introduce you to the new skills you’ll need to lead your team, to hit your targets through the work of others. You’ll learn the principles of supervision—to communicate effectively, to instruct...

Date: Tuesday 17 September to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Super Sixes Hawke's Bay Tournament

Super Sixes Hawke's Bay Tournament

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

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

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

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Team Leader Tool Box – Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box – Business Central

Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how to...

Date: Tuesday 30 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wages Law – Business Central

Wages Law – Business Central

Payroll isn’t always straight forward and an error in a staff member’s pay packet can mean a cost you didn’t plan for and unnecessary stress for your employee. Your employment agreements set out the key words affecting the payment of wages, allowances, and provision of entitlements such as...

Date: Wednesday 18 September
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Wheat Field - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Wheat Field - Paintvine

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 15 August to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Yoga Day

Yoga Day

The second edition of Free Yoga Day held in Sunny Hawke's Bay. Join us for a whole day of practice, offered for free! A great variety of teachers, styles, offerings and venues coming together to bring to the community a way of deepening the understanding of what Yoga is. There will be...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Hawkes Bay Opera House Plaza, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Windsor Park Plate - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

Windsor Park Plate - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

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

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

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Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Using fresh goat’s milk from Tukituki Dairy Goats Farm, Pauline from Farmhouse Kitchen will teach you in this hands-on workshop how to make goat halloumi, feta and chèvre Cost includes goats cheese made in workshop, plus an organic unbleached draining cloth, thermometer, mould and rennet for...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Arahi - The Space Between Us

Arahi - The Space Between Us

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

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

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The Blossom Ball

The Blossom Ball

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

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

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, 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 27 July 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
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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: Tuesday 23 July 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: Tuesday 23 July 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 23 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, 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 current exhibitions. ...

Date: Tuesday 1 October to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 23 July 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 6 August 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 6 August 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 23 July 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: Tuesday 23 July 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 6 August to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 August to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 7 August to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops

Fun workshops for kids based on current exhibitions. ...

Date: Wednesday 2 October to Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, 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 7 August to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

Date: Thursday 1 August 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 25 July to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
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 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 27 July to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Livamol Classic - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

Livamol Classic - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival

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

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

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“RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”

“RAM – The Paul McCartney Tribute”

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

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

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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 28 July 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 5 August to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



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

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Time Management – Business Central

Time Management – Business Central

Set yourself up for a streamlined, effective and stress free working week. This course is for you if you feel time poor or stressed by your workload. You can increase your productivity without working longer hours. Learn to deal with time wasters and interruptions, manage your emails, paperwork and...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 8 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind the Scenes - Woven Taonga: Korowai Collection-Tour #2

Behind the Scenes - Woven Taonga: Korowai Collection-Tour #2

Join us on a behind the scenes tour. The collection has the most wonderful selection of Korowai. You will be enthralled by the beauty, intricacy and range of Korowai from Kahu kiwi, Kahu kuri, pake to large paepaeroa. Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri Spaces are...

Date: Tuesday 8 October
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind the Scenes - Woven Taonga: Korowai Collection Tour

Behind the Scenes - Woven Taonga: Korowai Collection Tour

Join us on a behind the scenes tour. The collection has the most wonderful selection of Korowai. You will be enthralled by the beauty, intricacy and range of Korowai from Kahu kiwi, Kahu kuri, pake to large paepaeroa. Free public programme at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri Spaces are...

Date: Tuesday 8 October
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, 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 10 September to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident communication means being clear, open, honest, respectful and sensitive when interacting with others. Improving your communication skills will help you to influence others and express yourself in a positive way. This course will help you improve your verbal communication skills and will...

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, 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: Wednesday 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healer - 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 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 H&S Reps – Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps – Business Central

If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 1 gets freshly elected representatives up-to-date with their...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Friday 11 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Resilience – Business Central

Building Resilience – Business Central

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their life. Learning how to manage it will improve your health, well-being and effectiveness on the job. This course will teach you resilience strategies and will help you create some achievable actions, allowing you to adapt under pressure and feel in...

Date: Monday 5 August to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

Cole Murray Cape Kidnappers Trail Run

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

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

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Free
CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

This is a group for anyone who has CPTSD or PTSD or just feels like they want recovery from being impacted by your upbringing. You don't need a diagnosis to attend the group. This is for those who have been wounded in childhood. Come and join our friendly and supportive group as we work through...

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

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Developing a Bully-Free Culture – Business Central

Developing a Bully-Free Culture – Business Central

Bullying is a workplace hazard that can affect the health of your employees and impact your business’s productivity. It’s a sensitive subject for most organisations, that is often wrongly accepted as ‘part of the culture’. If you suspect that even one person in your organisation is subject...

Date: Wednesday 31 July to Monday 14 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 29 July 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 29 July 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: Thursday 15 August to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Project Management – Business Central

Project Management – Business Central

With businesses under constant pressure to deliver results more efficiently, you will see payoffs from investing in building your project management skills. Managing projects can appear daunting if you have little prior experience, but with the right approach you can deliver on time, every time....

Date: Tuesday 15 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 20 August 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Postmodern Jukebox 2019

Postmodern Jukebox 2019

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

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

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HBAF 2019 - Limbo

HBAF 2019 - Limbo

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

Date: Tuesday 15 October to Saturday 19 October
Where:
The Famous Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Managing Difficult and Disruptive People – Business Central

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People – Business Central

Don’t let diffi cult or disruptive team members consume your head space or waste valuable time. With the right management you can make this behaviour a thing of the past, without the stress. You’ll learn how to identify disruptive team members, the cost they put on your organisation, how to...

Date: Wednesday 16 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

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

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July 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 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July 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 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

Learn coding skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 24 July 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 25 July 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 15 August to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Public Art Tour

Hastings Public Art Tour

Join our Hastings City Art Gallery guides for a fascinating tour of the much loved public art of Hastings. Meet at the gallery entrance in Civic Square. Free, no booking required.

Date: Thursday 17 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, 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 8 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Women's 7s Tournament

Women's 7s Tournament

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

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

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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 27 July 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 18 August to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lemuria Rising - Voice and Toning Workshop

Lemuria Rising - Voice and Toning Workshop

An enjoyable afternoon of Sound Healing, Light Language, Toning and Voice Exploration, hosted by Nicola Gibbons. Each human body has its own unique sound or vibration. The intention is to leave with a greater sense of confidence in your own voice and tone, and speaking out. And with guided...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Wellness Sanctuary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Onward - A Decade of Devilskin

Onward - A Decade of Devilskin

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

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

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Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer

Grayson Hugh & Polly Messer

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

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

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Angus and Julia Stone + Special Guests

Angus and Julia Stone + Special Guests

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

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

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November 2019

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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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

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Free
Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

Five Pākehā Painters Exhibition

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: Tuesday 23 July 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: Tuesday 23 July to Sunday 3 November
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bruce Macdonald Memorial Masters Tournament

Bruce Macdonald Memorial Masters Tournament

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

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

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, 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 27 July 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 28 July 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 5 August 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 6 August to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 23 July 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: Tuesday 23 July 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 6 August to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

You’ve been in management for a while and your team is doing well. Where to now? How can you take that next step in your career and turn good results into great results? Covering leadership concepts from the art of delegation and coaching to managing poor performance, this two-day course is...

Date: Wednesday 7 August to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 August to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 7 August 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 7 August 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 skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 25 July 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 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 5 September to Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, 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 8 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Crystal Class and Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation


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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Free
CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

This is a group for anyone who has CPTSD or PTSD or just feels like they want recovery from being impacted by your upbringing. You don't need a diagnosis to attend the group. This is for those who have been wounded in childhood. Come and join our friendly and supportive group as we work through...

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

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Hastings Christmas at the Races

Hastings Christmas at the Races

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

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Hastings Racecourse, 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: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Kahikatea Farm, Hastings, 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: Wednesday 28 August to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

They’re never pleasant, but unfortunately sometimes they have to be done. Disciplinary meetings—they come with the territory when you’re a manager. If you follow the right steps, however, you can leave the stress at the door. This half-day course will teach you how to correctly prepare...

Date: Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 10 September to Tuesday 12 November
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, 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 13 November
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Holidays Act – Business Central

Holidays Act – Business Central

Encouraging staff to take regular breaks of annual leave keeps them refreshed and lowers your leave liability. Good for them and good for you. Learn how you can keep the business rolling and satisfy your employees’ leave requests while remaining compliant with the Holidays Act.

Date: Wednesday 13 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, 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: Wednesday 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healer - 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 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
The Loft B&B, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions


Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

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 14 November
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, 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 25 July 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: Thursday 15 August to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

Napier Wellbeing Market 2019

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

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

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

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

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

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 15 August to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

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

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National Old Boys' Tournament

National Old Boys' Tournament

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

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

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

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Peak Trail Blazer 2019

Peak Trail Blazer 2019

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

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

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

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

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

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Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, 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 27 July to Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2019

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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

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: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 31 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, 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 5 August 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 29 July 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 29 July to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Supervision: An Introduction

Supervision: An Introduction

Are you new to your leadership role, or looking to take your first position soon? This course will introduce you to the new skills you’ll need to lead your team, to hit your targets through the work of others. You’ll learn the principles of supervision—to communicate effectively, to instruct...

Date: Tuesday 17 September to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 6 August 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 23 July 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: Tuesday 23 July 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 6 August to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Tool Box – Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box – Business Central

Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how to...

Date: Tuesday 30 July to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong.

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 7 August to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Libraries, 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 7 August 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 7 August 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 skills by playing and having fun! Come along to Clan of Coders club, where you can work your way through a series of challenges, take part in different S.T.E.A.M activities, or simply come hang out and work on projects together! Clan of Coders is held every Wednesday during term...

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Trivia Quiz

Trivia Quiz

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Napier RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 25 July 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 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Evening Book Club

Evening Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, 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 8 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Lotus Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
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 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 27 July to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

CPTSD & PTSD Recovery Group

This is a group for anyone who has CPTSD or PTSD or just feels like they want recovery from being impacted by your upbringing. You don't need a diagnosis to attend the group. This is for those who have been wounded in childhood. Come and join our friendly and supportive group as we work through...

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

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Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

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

Date: Wednesday 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, 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: Wednesday 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Twilight Christmas at the Races

Hastings Twilight Christmas at the Races

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

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

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Free
Who Heals the Healer - Singing Crystal Bowl Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healer - 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 14 August to Wednesday 11 December
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 25 July 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: Thursday 15 August to Thursday 12 December
Where:
Breathe, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Christmas Oratoria Bach

Christmas Oratoria Bach

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

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

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

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

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Free
Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Free to enter, family friendly community event. Gates open at 3.00pm. Activities for kids, free face painting and kids' confidence course. Entertainment starts at 50pm which includes local and nationally recognised artists, christmas carols, Santa Claus and fireworks display.

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

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Tchaikovsky Violin Concert - Mendelssohn Symphony

Tchaikovsky Violin Concert - Mendelssohn Symphony

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

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

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Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

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

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

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

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Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat.

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

Date: Thursday 15 August to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

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

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

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January 2020

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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
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: Tuesday 23 July to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

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

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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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Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020

Los Phoenix - The Magician Tour 2020

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

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

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Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

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

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

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Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2020

Napier Port Harbour to Hills 2020

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

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

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February 2020

Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

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

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An Evening with Michael Bublé

An Evening with Michael Bublé

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

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

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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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10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre

10cc Live - Black Barn Amphitheatre

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

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

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

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

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Overcoming Anxiety

Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common child and adolescent mental health concern. Anxiety is a very normal human response, but for as many as 1 in 5 young people in New Zealand the symptoms become so intrusive so as to interfere with day to day living. The effects can ripple from children, to...

Date: Tuesday 31 March
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, 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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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Opening night

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

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

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Lunch

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

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

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Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner

Napier Technical Rugby Centenary Dinner

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

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

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Free
Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

Summer to Autumn with Fraser Mack

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

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

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