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January 2019

Free
Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom

As a teenager in the 1950s, Nyree Dawn Porter inspired her ballet students by painting graceful dancers directly onto the living room walls of her family’s Napier home, where she held lessons. Now you can follow Nyree’s journey to international success in theatre, film and television when...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 27 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nyree Dawn Porter - From Local Stage to Global Stardom


Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118


Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

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 22 January to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

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

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Iris; A Selection of Awarded Photography From the NZIPP

Iris; A Selection of Awarded Photography From the NZIPP

‘Iris’ is an exhibition of a selection of awarded photographic images from the 2018 NZIPP Iris Awards. Most of the photographers exhibiting are from the Hawke's Bay & greater Central Districts Region, with one or two from Wellington and the Bay of Plenty. The New Zealand Institute of...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Thursday 24 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Iris; A Selection of Awarded Photography From the NZIPP


Free
Environs: Fine Art Printmaking by Rosalie Thompson

Environs: Fine Art Printmaking by Rosalie Thompson

Rosalie Thomson graduated from Teachers’ College with a Diploma of Teaching, where she majored in Visual Arts, including printmaking. Rosalie spent several years working in water colour before she reconnected with printmaking. She has worked as an Art Educator for the last 25 years and has...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Thursday 31 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Environs: Fine Art Printmaking by Rosalie Thompson


Free
Teresa Ingham: Recent Paintings by an Emerging Artist

Teresa Ingham: Recent Paintings by an Emerging Artist

Many abstract artists have inspired Teresa Ingham since picking up a paintbrush, mainly viewed on Youtube and Pinterest, but also an ex-colleague at work that encouraged her to just ‘give painting a go’. She started painting purely for enjoyment in July this year, as she had always wanted...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Thursday 31 January
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Teresa Ingham: Recent Paintings by an Emerging Artist


Free
Ineffable Botanics

Ineffable Botanics

Emma Rodger is 17 and an emerging photography student at Napier's Sacred Heart College. Her popular photography exhibitions at the CAN always capture attention with their vibrant colour and clever composition. Emma’s latest exhibition will be on display in the foyer for the months of January and...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ineffable Botanics


Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

From December until March 2019, Central Hawke's Bay will be celebrating the homecoming of many taonga from the area. Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai is the first exhibition of its kind and brings home taonga from MTG Hawke's Bay in Napier, Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, and from private...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Friday 1 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai


Matron's Twilight Guided Tours

Matron's Twilight Guided Tours

The Warden has granted the Matron the right to hold 'Twilight Guided Tours'. Book your guided tour inside Napier Prison and hear Matron's version of the history. Matron's unique storytelling abilities bring the tour to life. The tour suits most ages and takes roughly 60min. Bring your...

Date: Thursday 24 January to Saturday 2 February
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Matron's Twilight Guided Tours


Free
Positive Exposure

Positive Exposure

This exhibition at Creative Arts Napier highlights some of the Hawke’s Bay Photographic Society members’ best work, and showcases a diversity of photographic styles. The Hawke’s Bay Photographic Society provides regular seminars, workshops, and field trips. Competitions encourage members...

Date: Friday 25 January to Thursday 7 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Positive Exposure


February 2019

Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118


Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

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 22 January to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

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

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Ineffable Botanics

Ineffable Botanics

Emma Rodger is 17 and an emerging photography student at Napier's Sacred Heart College. Her popular photography exhibitions at the CAN always capture attention with their vibrant colour and clever composition. Emma’s latest exhibition will be on display in the foyer for the months of January and...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ineffable Botanics


Free
Positive Exposure

Positive Exposure

This exhibition at Creative Arts Napier highlights some of the Hawke’s Bay Photographic Society members’ best work, and showcases a diversity of photographic styles. The Hawke’s Bay Photographic Society provides regular seminars, workshops, and field trips. Competitions encourage members...

Date: Friday 25 January to Thursday 7 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Positive Exposure


Free
The 2019 Camera Rally

The 2019 Camera Rally

Fourteen locals have each borrowed a vintage camera and have taken stunning photographs of Hawkes Bay. Come along and see the results at the Creative Arts Napier, where you can also view the cameras that made these images, some of which were manufactured over one hundred years ago! For more...

Date: Friday 1 February to Thursday 28 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The 2019 Camera Rally


Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

From December until March 2019, Central Hawke's Bay will be celebrating the homecoming of many taonga from the area. Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai is the first exhibition of its kind and brings home taonga from MTG Hawke's Bay in Napier, Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, and from private...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Friday 1 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai


Matron's Twilight Guided Tours

Matron's Twilight Guided Tours

The Warden has granted the Matron the right to hold 'Twilight Guided Tours'. Book your guided tour inside Napier Prison and hear Matron's version of the history. Matron's unique storytelling abilities bring the tour to life. The tour suits most ages and takes roughly 60min. Bring your...

Date: Thursday 24 January to Saturday 2 February
Where:
Napier Prison, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Matron's Twilight Guided Tours


Free
2019 Earthquake Commemoration

2019 Earthquake Commemoration

A special ceremony open to the general public is held at the Hastings City Centre Mall to remember the day that changed lives in Hastings and wider Hawke's Bay, and to celebrate the city and community around us. Stories of how the event reshaped Hastings are told and wreaths are laid at the...

Date: Sunday 3 February
Where:
Hastings Clock Tower, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2019 Earthquake Commemoration


Free
Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our recently opened 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...

Date: Tuesday 5 February to Tuesday 5 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope


House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes

House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes

Explore various mediums used by the Webb family throughout their journeys, taught by experienced educators and professional artists in a unique setting. Develop your art skills and find your own style during these two-hour twilight sessions at the museum. 6 November 2018 - Sketching 4...

Date: Tuesday 5 February to Tuesday 5 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes


Free
Painting Pleasures

Painting Pleasures

‘Painting Pleasures’ is the latest work of Helen Dynes’ Tuesday morning Painting Group that meet at Creative Arts Napier. In total there are 9 artists exhibiting, including one high school student who attended a recent all day workshop last year. The students were given an open theme, but...

Date: Friday 8 February to Thursday 21 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Painting Pleasures


Free
Wild Wood: Creations in 3D by Elizabeth Barry

Wild Wood: Creations in 3D by Elizabeth Barry

Elizabeth Barry is a Napier-born artist who has recently returned home to Hawke’s Bay after living many years working as a radio broadcaster in Wellington. Her passion for collecting driftwood began as an only child who spent spent many long hours wandering Westshore beach after school, and...

Date: Friday 8 February to Thursday 21 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wild Wood: Creations in 3D by Elizabeth Barry


Free
Billie Culy and Henry Lyons: At the Table

Billie Culy and Henry Lyons: At the Table

A new collaborative installation is using photography, found objects and audio as a unique means to connect viewers with a small group of Hawke’s Bay people who have become the subjects of unconventional portraits by Billie Culy and Henry Lyons. Titled ‘At the Table’, Culy and Lyons’...

Date: Saturday 16 February
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Billie Culy and Henry Lyons: At the Table


Free
Allan Paley; Recent Works

Allan Paley; Recent Works

Allan Paley is an artist based in Hastings, Hawke’s Bay. He studied for a Bachelor of Visual Art and Design at EIT, and he’s been exhibiting artwork at galleries since 2000. Allan has been working in the field of ceramics, sculpture, painting and installation for the last 40 years. He...

Date: Friday 22 February to Thursday 7 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Allan Paley; Recent Works


Free
Howdy Ma'am; Recent Work by Cap Jacobs

Howdy Ma'am; Recent Work by Cap Jacobs

Abstract art has always had the greatest appeal for Cap Jacobs. His artistic goal is to create visually arresting abstract paintings in the minimalist tradition, with color as an integral component. As an ex-pat American, living in New Zealand for the past 32 years has provided Cap with a rich...

Date: Friday 22 February to Thursday 7 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Howdy Ma'am; Recent Work by Cap Jacobs


Free
Chb Holistic Wellbeing Expo

Chb Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Creative Souls is proud to present CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo! On the last weekend of February 2019, Central Hawkes Bay will be host to it's inaugural Holistic & Wellbeing Expo. (2-day event) As the event organisers, we are excited to confirm that we alredy have an incredible line up of...

Date: Saturday 23 February to Sunday 24 February
Where:
Waipukurau Memorial Hall, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Chb Holistic Wellbeing Expo


Free
Artist Talk: At the Table Exhibition

Artist Talk: At the Table Exhibition

Join us to hear from artists Billie Culy and Henry Lyons as they discuss the ideas and process behind the exhibition At the Table. No booking required.

Date: Sunday 24 February
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Artist Talk: At the Table Exhibition


March 2019

Free
George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 3 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - George Nuku: Bottled Ocean 2118


Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

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 22 January to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

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

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Allan Paley; Recent Works

Allan Paley; Recent Works

Allan Paley is an artist based in Hastings, Hawke’s Bay. He studied for a Bachelor of Visual Art and Design at EIT, and he’s been exhibiting artwork at galleries since 2000. Allan has been working in the field of ceramics, sculpture, painting and installation for the last 40 years. He...

Date: Friday 22 February to Thursday 7 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Allan Paley; Recent Works


Free
Howdy Ma'am; Recent Work by Cap Jacobs

Howdy Ma'am; Recent Work by Cap Jacobs

Abstract art has always had the greatest appeal for Cap Jacobs. His artistic goal is to create visually arresting abstract paintings in the minimalist tradition, with color as an integral component. As an ex-pat American, living in New Zealand for the past 32 years has provided Cap with a rich...

Date: Friday 22 February to Thursday 7 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Howdy Ma'am; Recent Work by Cap Jacobs


Free
Seaweek Driftwood Sculpture Competition

Seaweek Driftwood Sculpture Competition

Locals get creative and make many wonderful creations from driftwood. The results are on display at the CAN Centre on Byron Street during March. Free entry with donations most welcome. Friday 1 March to 31 March 2019 daily from 10am – 5pm at CAN Centre, Byron Street Napier Contact: Yvette...

Date: Friday 1 March to Sunday 31 March
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seaweek Driftwood Sculpture Competition


Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai

From December until March 2019, Central Hawke's Bay will be celebrating the homecoming of many taonga from the area. Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai is the first exhibition of its kind and brings home taonga from MTG Hawke's Bay in Napier, Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington, and from private...

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Friday 1 March
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Nga Taonga o Tamatea - Te Hokinga Mai


Free
Seaweek - Sea Walls Tour

Seaweek - Sea Walls Tour

Join Jake Brookie and Cinzah for a tour of the Sea Walls murals! Learn about how these wonderful murals were made and the message that they share about the sea. Cinzah is the coordinating artist who helped bring Sea Walls to Hawkes Bay. Jake Brookie is a local educator who will share his...

Date: Saturday 2 March
Where:
Memorial Square Community Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seaweek - Sea Walls Tour


Free
Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope

Join exhibition curator Gail Pope on a tour of our recently opened 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...

Date: Tuesday 5 February to Tuesday 5 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Exhibition Tour With Curator Gail Pope


House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes

House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes

Explore various mediums used by the Webb family throughout their journeys, taught by experienced educators and professional artists in a unique setting. Develop your art skills and find your own style during these two-hour twilight sessions at the museum. 6 November 2018 - Sketching 4...

Date: Tuesday 5 February to Tuesday 5 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - House of Webb - Twilight Art Classes


Free
Seaweek - George Nuku’s 2118: A Bottled Ocean Floor Talk

Seaweek - George Nuku’s 2118: A Bottled Ocean Floor Talk

Imagine the world in the year 2118, a world covered in endless ocean and populated by new forms of marine life that adapt in response to the proliferation of plastic. This is the strange and beautiful world conjured within artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in...

Date: Wednesday 6 March to Saturday 9 March
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seaweek - George Nuku’s 2118: A Bottled Ocean Floor Talk


Free
Seaweek - Sea Walls Tour

Seaweek - Sea Walls Tour

Join Jake Brookie and Cinzah for a tour of the Sea Walls murals! Learn about how these wonderful murals were made and the message that they share about the sea. Cinzah is the coordinating artist who helped bring Sea Walls to Hawkes Bay. Jake Brookie is a local educator who will share his...

Date: Saturday 9 March
Where:
Perfume Point Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seaweek - Sea Walls Tour


April 2019

Free
The House of Webb

The House of Webb

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 22 January to Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The House of Webb


Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

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

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


Free
Jan Nigro: Out of The Bedroom Into the Lounge

Jan Nigro: Out of The Bedroom Into the Lounge

New Zealand artist Jan Nigro (b. 1920, d. 2012) was born in Gisborne and attended Manutūkē School before moving to Napier during 1930. This significant retrospective exhibition has been distilled from her life’s work held by the Jan Nigro Trust. The works illustrate a strong female...

Date: Saturday 6 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jan Nigro: Out of The Bedroom Into the Lounge


May 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

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

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


June 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

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

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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July 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

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

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


August 2019

Free
The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay

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

Date: Tuesday 22 January to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Architectural Legacy of J.A Louis Hay


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


September 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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake


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 22 January to Wednesday 1 January
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tēnei Tonu Exhibition


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