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September 2019

Free
Kuripapango Hill Tramp with Heretaunga Tramping Club

Kuripapango Hill Tramp with Heretaunga Tramping Club

To celebrate Conservation Week 2019 the Heretaunga Tramping Club have invited all would be trampers to join them in a day tramp into the Kaweka Forest Park. The group will be heading up Kuripapango Hill, locally known as “Four One Hundred” after its height in imperial measurement, along a...

Date: Wednesday 18 September
Where:
Kaweka Forest Park, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuripapango Hill Tramp with Heretaunga Tramping Club


Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out. ...

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Napier i-SITE, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Marine Metered Squared


Free
Marine Metered Squared Project

Marine Metered Squared Project

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide marine Citizen Science project developed by the NZ Marine Studies Centre, University of Otago. It is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school...

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Sunday 13 October
Where:
Hastings iSite, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Marine Metered Squared Project


Free
Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils is the perfect showcase of Spring in Central Hawke’s Bay, with 1,000s of daffodils blooming across 20 acres of parkland, you can wander amongst the daffodil fields and pick your own bunch to take home. Open every day of September, simply drive through the gates, collect a...

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Monday 30 September
Where:
Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Taniwha Daffodils


Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out....

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Saturday 12 October
Where:
Waipukurau Public Library, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Marine Metered Squared


Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out....

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Monday 14 October
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Marine Metered Squared


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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

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

Read more » - Knit and Natter


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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

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

Read more » - Rummikub


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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


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

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


The Great Teddy Bear Show

The Great Teddy Bear Show

If you go down to Takapau today, you're sure of a big surprise Go down to see 3,000 bears today, there will be some in disguise For every bear that ever there was will gather there for certain Because today's the day the teddy bears have their Great Teddy Bear Show! With more than 3,000 teddy...

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Sunday 22 September
Where:
Takapau Town Hall, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - The Great Teddy Bear Show


Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce


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

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Wheat Field - Paintvine


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

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


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Bistronomy Battle of the Wines, with Organic Winegrowers

Bistronomy Battle of the Wines, with Organic Winegrowers

Join Chef James Beck and his team at the award winning Bistronomy as they create a delicious five course menu and invite four local organic wineries to put forward their best match. Guests will be the judge on this fun and informative evening, with prizes for best match and spot prizes up for...

Date: Thursday 19 September
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bistronomy Battle of the Wines, with Organic Winegrowers


Rare 1985 Bordeaux Tasting

Rare 1985 Bordeaux Tasting

This intimate tasting will take place in the Chairman’s Boardroom of the historic National Tobacco Company Building. Limited to only 18 guests, and hosted by Tony Bish, it’s certainly a one-time opportunity you don’t want to miss! The lineup for the night: - A glass of 2017 Skeetfield...

Date: Thursday 19 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rare 1985 Bordeaux Tasting


Free
Storytime

Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes...

Date: Friday 20 September to Friday 27 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Storytime


Free
Conservation Week Beach Clean Up

Conservation Week Beach Clean Up

Nature needs us – Celebrate 50 years of Conservation Week by getting involved with the “Beach Clean Up” at Marine Parade, Napier. Our beaches need all the help they can get. Bring an old bag, bucket, gloves etc for collecting rubbish off the beach. The Beach Clean Up will take place,...

Date: Friday 20 September
Where:
Marine Parade Beach, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Conservation Week Beach Clean Up


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

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Weed Swap - Swap Your Weed for A Free Native Plant

Weed Swap - Swap Your Weed for A Free Native Plant

Nature needs us! You can make a difference and help fight the War on Weeds. The weediest places are often those closest to towns as over 70% of invasive weeds were originally garden plants. Get involved to prevent new weed species damaging our ecosystems and species - that includes endangering...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Weed Swap - Swap Your Weed for A Free Native Plant


Free
Waipukurau Community Marae Planting Day

Waipukurau Community Marae Planting Day

Nature Needs Us - The Waipukurau Community Marae extends an open invitation to join them and students from the CHB College to plant a native tree at the Marae to celebrate Conservation Week 2019. We have 255 native trees supplied by Trees That Count/Te Rahi O Tāne to put in the ground. For...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Waipukurau Community Marae, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waipukurau Community Marae Planting Day


Free
Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Join us for a morning of some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and tales all preschoolers can enjoy. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages....

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Saturday Storytime


Free
Whānau Fun Fest

Whānau Fun Fest

Face painting. Bouncy castle action. Free popcorn. The Party Train Express and a blow-up obstacle course. You'll find all this and more. NCC, along with a great group of partners—more on them in a moment—are promoting this message: Keep our children safe—in the home, outside and on journeys....

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Kings House, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Whānau Fun Fest


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Hop Con 2019

Hop Con 2019

Back in 2019! A festival of beer in the Westshore Beach Inn‘s beer garden. Showcasing exclusive one-off brews or seasonal beer releases from most of Hawke’s Bay’s local breweries. Hop Con 2018 was voted the winner (tied) of SOBA’s best festival in Hawke’s Bay and this year’s is set to...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Westshore Beach Inn, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hop Con 2019


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The Blossom Ball: CANCELLED

The Blossom Ball: CANCELLED

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

Read more » - The Blossom Ball: CANCELLED


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 22 September to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


Free
Kiwi Creche Kleen Up

Kiwi Creche Kleen Up

Kiwi need your help! Volunteers wanted for the “Kiwi Crèche Kleen Up” at the Opouahi Kiwi Crèche on Sunday 22 September. Help clear vegetation and weeds from around the predator-proof fence and inside the reserve prior to when the kiwi chicks start arriving for the 2019/20 season. This stops...

Date: Sunday 22 September
Where:
Opouahi Scenic Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kiwi Creche Kleen Up


Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead and Garden is a place of impressive history and grandeur and one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s iconic Historic Homesteads. Gwavas’ 9 hectare ‘Cornish Woodland Garden’ which is a spectacle for all the senses, with azaleas, rhododendron, camellia and magnolia, beautiful birdlife...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 27 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour


Free
Ongaonga Historic Village Fair & Market

Ongaonga Historic Village Fair & Market

Step back in time and explore the fun and wonder of Ongaonga Historic Village with their Village Fair and Market, a wonderful day for all of the family to experience Ongaonga Historic Village, Museum and notable Coles’ Bros Factory. With old fashioned sweets and home baking, beautiful...

Date: Sunday 22 September
Where:
Ongaonga Historic Village, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Ongaonga Historic Village Fair & Market


Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lego


Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is a weekly half hour programme of songs, rhymes and finger plays for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities designed for all ages. Enjoy a...

Date: Monday 23 September
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce


Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mah Jong


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 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Boredom Busters


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

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Storytime

Storytime

Story Time is a fun programme for pre-schoolers and their parents or caregivers. We welcome you and your babies & toddlers to share stories, songs, and rhymes with the librarians. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Storytime


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

Date: Tuesday 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Make Create Do - No Bake Baking

Make Create Do - No Bake Baking

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

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Make Create Do - No Bake Baking


Mangapapa Goes Urban

Mangapapa Goes Urban

For one night only, experience Mangapapa in Ahuriri, at the one and only Urban Winery. Luxury cuisine brought to you by Mangapapa’s kitchen with the outstanding wine and beer list from the Urban Winery…what could be better? This formal, five course dinner with the elegance and expertise of...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mangapapa Goes Urban


Free
Next Steps Lifestyle Expo for Senior Citizens

Next Steps Lifestyle Expo for Senior Citizens

Senior citizens, families and service providers will discover this event has a great deal to offer, to help them plan for tomorrow. See a wide array of interesting and informative displays representing all facets of today's lifestyles. The expo will provide retirees, and baby boomers with advice on...

Date: Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Next Steps Lifestyle Expo for Senior Citizens


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 25 September to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Free
Newcomers Lunches

Newcomers Lunches

Are you new (ish) to Hawke's Bay? Would you like to meet other people who have moved to this area? Come and join us for lunch which we have every fortnight on a Wednesday at 12 noon at a different place in Napier. It's a great social and informal time for us all to meet and catch up. Everyone is...

Date: Wednesday 25 September
Where:
Cafe Anatolia, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Newcomers Lunches


Free
Make Create Do for Tweens - Mini Spy School

Make Create Do for Tweens - Mini Spy School

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

Date: Thursday 26 September
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Make Create Do for Tweens - Mini Spy School


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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

Read more » - Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design


Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Four of Central Hawke’s Bay’s beautiful historic homesteads are opening their doors for the first time together, for our highly anticipated Spring Fling Homestead Trail weekend. This is a unique opportunity to experience the grandeur, gardens and history of four of our exceptional historic...

Date: Saturday 28 September to Sunday 29 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Homesteads, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail


Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napier's only weekly indoor market, where you get to meet the people that make and create some of the beautiful arts and crafts that are available. Looking to start your Christmas shopping early, this is the place to come for gifts and cards. Come and have a browse, then enjoy a Barista coffee,...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 20 October
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taradale Sunday Market


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme

Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme

Each day is a new project so choose your favourite or come for all 4 sessions. For boys and girls aged 5-13 yrs projects are tailored to each age group. Monday - Tik Tock design & make your own Clock Tuesday - Vinyl Records Reinvented Wednesday - All new Junk to Funk Projects Thursday -...

Date: Monday 30 September to Thursday 3 October
Where:
Heretaunga Intermediate School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme


Free
STEAM The Great Lego Continuous Build

STEAM The Great Lego Continuous Build

Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. Suitable for ages 5+. Check out our other great STEAM events online at the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

Date: Monday 30 September to Sunday 6 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - STEAM The Great Lego Continuous Build


Free
STEAM Wreck the Tech!

STEAM Wreck the Tech!

Join the IT guys in destroying, ummmm, we mean 'pulling apart' bits of tech to see how they work. Suitable for ages 7+. There are limited spaces for this event, so please register via the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and...

Date: Monday 30 September
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - STEAM Wreck the Tech!


October 2019

Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out. ...

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Thursday 10 October
Where:
Napier i-SITE, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Marine Metered Squared


Free
Marine Metered Squared Project

Marine Metered Squared Project

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide marine Citizen Science project developed by the NZ Marine Studies Centre, University of Otago. It is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school...

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Sunday 13 October
Where:
Hastings iSite, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Marine Metered Squared Project


Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme

Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme

Each day is a new project so choose your favourite or come for all 4 sessions. For boys and girls aged 5-13 yrs projects are tailored to each age group. Monday - Tik Tock design & make your own Clock Tuesday - Vinyl Records Reinvented Wednesday - All new Junk to Funk Projects Thursday -...

Date: Monday 30 September to Thursday 3 October
Where:
Heretaunga Intermediate School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Creative Kids September/October School Holiday Programme


Free
STEAM The Great Lego Continuous Build

STEAM The Great Lego Continuous Build

Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. Suitable for ages 5+. Check out our other great STEAM events online at the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

Date: Monday 30 September to Sunday 6 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - STEAM The Great Lego Continuous Build


Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out....

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Saturday 12 October
Where:
Waipukurau Public Library, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Marine Metered Squared


Free
Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared

Marine Metered Squared (mm2) - Get involved in this exciting nationwide Citizen Science project - it is easy, free and heaps of fun. Anyone can take part – individuals, families, schools and community groups. Use the school holidays to organise a group of friends and whanau for a fun day out....

Date: Wednesday 18 September to Monday 14 October
Where:
Waipawa Public Library, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Marine Metered Squared


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Steam Binary Beading

Steam Binary Beading

Give offline coding a try by making some jeweler with a message. This event is suitable for ages for ages 7+. No registration required. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 1 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Steam Binary Beading


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 1 October 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 24 September to Tuesday 17 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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 18 September 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 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Digital Storytime

STEAM Digital Storytime

Share and interact with our favourite digital stories and make a take home craft. This session is suitable for all ages, but aimed more at the little ones. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 2 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Steam Art Wall

Steam Art Wall

Like drawing, colouring, creating patterns or collage? Get creative and design a section or two of our giant art wall. Suitable for all ages. Check out the other great STEAM events happening these holidays on our events and programmes pages. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 3 October
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 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Comic Workshop

Teen Comic Workshop

Ever wanted to create your own comic but don’t know where to start? Come along to find out the basics and have a go with our resident expert. Suitable for ages 13-18. There are limited spaces, so please register for this event via the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take...

Date: Thursday 3 October
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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Degustation Dinner with De La Terre Winery

Degustation Dinner with De La Terre Winery

Degustation Dinner by Chef Malcolm Redmond with wine pairing and tasting by Tony Prichard of de la terre winery. Starting with a 6.30pm Sabrage of de la terre bubbles by winemaker Tony Prichard. After pre-dinner bubbles, guests will be treated to a 5- star degustation dinner prepared by...

Date: Thursday 3 October
Where:
Breckenridge Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - The Scream - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - The Scream - 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: Thursday 3 October
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Play Jingo!

Play Jingo!

Dab those musical squares till you drop in this toe-tapping bingo game! Fun for all ages, all music lovers, and all competitive gamers. Four rounds and even more chances to win prizes! Doors open at 5:30, so come early, grab some grub, a wine, tab beer or barrel aged cocktail, and play! Game...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 24 October
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Steam Art Wall

Steam Art Wall

Like drawing, colouring, creating patterns or collage? Get creative and design a section or two of our giant art wall. Suitable for all ages. Check out our other great STEAM events on the programmes and events pages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes...

Date: Friday 4 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawkes Bay's Mum's, Bub's, & Dad's Wellness Expo 2019

Hawkes Bay's Mum's, Bub's, & Dad's Wellness Expo 2019

The Mum’s, Bub’s, & Dad’s Wellness Expo we want to be a free community event where parents, parents to be or individuals planning to have a family can go and get information and advice to help them to make the right decisions for their family. As well as information and advice on their own...

Date: Saturday 5 October to Sunday 6 October
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

For 30 years in its current format The Original Gypsy Fair has been travelling NZ and we will be back in Wairoa on the Riverbank for our Third Fair of the 2019/2020 season. Bigger, brighter, better. The Original Gypsy Fair has had some positive changes whilst maintaining its charm that it is...

Date: Saturday 5 October to Sunday 6 October
Where:
Wairoa River Reserve, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Clairvoyant Morning

Clairvoyant Morning

Join us for a morning of clairvoyance and healing. Readings $10, Healing - gold coin donation. Arrive early as this event is popular, and get to know our members over a cuppa. Napier Spiritualist Church in Barker Rd is a member of Spiritualism NZ and a long standing part of the community...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Napier Spiritualist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead and Garden is a place of impressive history and grandeur and one of Central Hawke’s Bay’s iconic Historic Homesteads. Gwavas’ 9 hectare ‘Cornish Woodland Garden’ which is a spectacle for all the senses, with azaleas, rhododendron, camellia and magnolia, beautiful birdlife...

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 27 October
Where:
Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

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Long Lunch with Winemaker Jenny Dobson

Long Lunch with Winemaker Jenny Dobson

Gourmet Long Lunch with Jenny Dobson, one of New Zealand's most accomplished winemakers as well as a pioneer in women making wine. Enjoy a 5-star degustation lunch prepared by renown Chef Malcolm Redmond using seasonal produce from his organic kitchen garden grown on-site. Paired with wines...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Breckenridge Lodge, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Central Hawke's Bay Style Night: CANCELLED

Central Hawke's Bay Style Night: CANCELLED

An inspiring night of style and design – from interiors to design, fashion, food and wine, as we showcase our talented Central Hawke’s Bay designers, artists, stylists and producers. Hear about the latest trends in interiors, fashion and lifestyle. How to style your home, your life and...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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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 22 September to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napier's only weekly indoor market, where you get to meet the people that make and create some of the beautiful arts and crafts that are available. Looking to start your Christmas shopping early, this is the place to come for gifts and cards. Come and have a browse, then enjoy a Barista coffee,...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 20 October
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 6 October to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Blessing of The Animals Service

Blessing of The Animals Service

Members of the public and their pets are welcome to attend the annual service for the Blessing of the Animals to mark St Francis Day. St Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of animals and the environment. Light a candle in remembrance of a much loved, departed companion. All animals...

Date: Sunday 6 October
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Make the Makey-Makey Make

STEAM Make the Makey-Makey Make

Drop in anytime to Havelock this week to experience this tech. Can you make the Makey Makeys work? Suitable for ages 5+. Check out our other great STEAM events online at the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

Date: Monday 7 October to Saturday 12 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 23 September to Monday 7 October
Where:
Marewa Bowling Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Tech Junk to Funk

Teen Tech Junk to Funk

Upcycle old technology into something useful or interesting. Suitable for ages 13-18. There are limited spaces, so please register for this event via the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Monday 7 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Lego Challenge

STEAM Lego Challenge

Join us for Lego in the library! Use your engineering skills to beat our challenges. Suitable for ages 5+ Check out our other great STEAM events on the programmes or event pages on the Libraries website! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be...

Date: Tuesday 8 October
Where:
Flaxmere 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 9 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Digital Storytime

STEAM Digital Storytime

Share and interact with our favourite digital stories and make a take home craft. This session is suitable for all ages, but aimed more at the little ones. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Newcomers Lunches

Newcomers Lunches

Are you new (ish) to Hawke's Bay? Would you like to meet other people who have moved to this area? Come and join us for lunch which we have every fortnight on a Wednesday at 12 noon at a different place in Napier. It's a great social and informal time for us all to meet and catch up. Everyone is...

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Chantal Whole Foods, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Explosive Science

STEAM Explosive Science

Are you interested in the weird, wacky and explosive? Engineer a masterpiece or make something fizz and fly into the air. Test your scientific theories at the Havelock North Library. Suitable for ages 5+. There are limited places, so it's first-in, first-served! We may take photographs or...

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
STEAM Newspaper Challenges

STEAM Newspaper Challenges

Use your engineering skills to beat our Newspaper challenges. Suitable for ages 7+ Check put our other great STEAM challenges on the programmes or events pages of our website! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional...

Date: Thursday 10 October
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Amazing Race

Amazing Race

An event to get the family out of the house these holidays. This will be an awesome event with music and food trucks and prizes at the sound shell. This amazing race is spread over Napier at amazing local businesses and well known places like the MTG! Come on down for a great time! Don’t...

Date: Thursday 10 October
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
HBAF 2019 Presents - Waiohiki Creative Wood Kiln Firing

HBAF 2019 Presents - Waiohiki Creative Wood Kiln Firing

Wood-Fired Kiln from Thu 10 Oct. The huge wood-fired kiln will be fired up for the first time in three years, this takes four days to load and will be started on 10th October. The kiln fire will be kept burning for five days and nights by a team of volunteers and once it has cooled over...

Date: Thursday 10 October to Sunday 27 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Teen Painting with Library Li

Teen Painting with Library Li

Join Li for a 'Bob Ross-esque' experience. Snacks and supplies included! Suitable for ages 13-18. There are limited spaces, so please register for this event via the Hastings District Libraries website. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used...

Date: Thursday 10 October
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

The Original Gypsy Fair – Est'd 1990

For 30 years in its current format The Original Gypsy Fair has been travelling NZ and we will be back in Flaxmere for our Fourth Fair of the 2019/2020 season. Bigger, Brighter, Better. The Original Gypsy Fair has had some positive changes whilst maintaining its charm that it is well known for. A...

Date: Saturday 12 October to Sunday 13 October
Where:
Flaxmere Village Green, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

Waipawa Spring Festival Duck Day

A great family day out, with market stalls, live music, entertainment and games - and the highly anticipated annual Duck Race - The only duck race in Hawke’s Bay! Waipawa comes alive with market stalls and entertainment under the Spring cherry blossom. Bring the whole family for some fun,...

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Family fun for all ages. Come and join us. There is fun with crafts, games, Bible stories, a celebration time, music and a meal together. Everyone is welcome. Children under the age of 14 need to be accompanied by an adult. It is held in the church hall and is on every second saturday of the...

Date: Saturday 12 October
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Spring Fling at Mangarara, The 'Family Farm'

Spring Fling at Mangarara, The 'Family Farm'

Experience a day on ‘The Family Farm’ at Mangarara Station, meet the farmer, help feed the calves and hens, collect eggs and experience farming and nature working together. Here at Mangarara – The Family Farm we are passionate about our animals, people, biodiversity and farming’s role...

Date: Sunday 13 October
Where:
Mangarara Farm, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - LIMBO

HBAF 2019 Presents - 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:
Victoria Spiegeltent, 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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

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

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Banksy's Balloon Girl - Paintvine

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

Date: Wednesday 16 October
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Meremere

HBAF 2019 Presents - Meremere

Meremere is a powerful, inspirational and engaging autobiographical work, that integrates documentary footage, interviews, movement and imagery into an extraordinary performance by exceptional artist and dancer, Rodney Bell (Ngāti Maniapoto), internationally renowned for his physically integrated...

Date: Wednesday 16 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Scena: Part 2

HBAF 2019 Presents - Scena: Part 2

Building on the highly successful season at last year’s arts festival, Project Prima Volta will feature an exciting night of opera with all new material and singers in the second part of the series. Project Prima Volta is an annual performance-based music programme, where rising stars from...

Date: Thursday 17 October to Friday 18 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Greg Copeland Acoustic Duo

HBAF 2019 Presents - Greg Copeland Acoustic Duo

Greg Copeland and Steve Gilles will bring us an up close and personal acoustic blues, roots and soul journey. Greg pays his dues to the originals and forefathers of the Blues from deep down South of the USA channelling this spirit into his own material and style. You'll hear warm embraces with...

Date: Thursday 17 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Taonga Moana

HBAF 2019 Presents - Taonga Moana

A Love Letter to the Oceans. World-premiere. New Zealand's premier national chamber choir, Voices New Zealand, performs a stunning musical reminder of the beauty and importance of our oceans. Taonga Moana is a celebration of uplifting and moving music by composers from Canada, Latvia, Indonesia...

Date: Friday 18 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Subversive Verse (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Subversive Verse (R+W Session)

Tayi Tibble and Sara Hirsch. Chair: Marty Smith Poetry has long been at the forefront of protest movements and counter-culture. This year we bring you 2 young poets with something to say that will make you think twice. With poet Marty Smith in as Chair, see how Poetry Slammer extraordinaire...

Date: Friday 18 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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World's Longest Place Name and Cultural Experience

World's Longest Place Name and Cultural Experience

A once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the wonderful history and cultural significance of the World’s Longest Place Name, Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamatea turipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu. The day starts with a beautiful Powhiri by members of Ngati Kere, with...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Longest Place Name, Porangahau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Captured New Zealand Life (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Captured New Zealand Life (R+W Session)

Dame Fiona Kidman and Kate Duignan Chair: Lizzie Russell Join the conversation between award-winning authors of New Zealand fiction: Dame Fiona Kidman and Kate Duignan. Discover how they tease out powerful and dramatic stories from the lives of seemingly ordinary New Zealanders and give a voice...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - The Bookbinder

HBAF 2019 Presents - The Bookbinder

From award-winning NZ company Trick of the Light Theatre (The Road That Wasn’t There) comes a story of mystery, magic and mayhem. An old man sits down to read the tale of an erstwhile bookbinding apprentice. As he speaks the story spills from the pages and into the bindery – from pop-up book...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Busy Brains, Calm Lives (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Busy Brains, Calm Lives (R+W Session)

Karen Nimmo, Gwendoline Smith, and Emily Writes. Chair: Jess Soutar Barron How did life become so complicated and when did it all become so stressful? Whether you’re a parent with an up-all-night baby, a teenager hassled by social media, or just too busy to stop and think what you are,...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Crime Fiction Down Under (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Crime Fiction Down Under (R+W Session)

Jack Heath, Paul Cleave and J P Pomare. Chair: Gareth Ward Crime fiction is one of the most popular genres of literature today. Australian author Jack Heath (Hangman and Hunter); Christchurch author Paul Cleave (the Theodore Tate series); and Melbourne-based Kiwi author J P Pomare (Call Me...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - White Night

HBAF 2019 Presents - White Night

Inspired by Nuit Blanc in Paris, White Night offers a unique opportunity to engage with artists, musicians and performers in an open and accessible way. For one night only, Napier’s art precinct will come alive after hours with all galleries open late, live performance, interactive events,...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Waiohiki Creative Fire & Clay Night

HBAF 2019 Presents - Waiohiki Creative Fire & Clay Night

Waiohiki Creative will open its doors for the second year as part of the Festival celebrations. Gather friends and family and pop out to visit this thriving hub of artists and craftspeople in the heart of the Bay, near the spectacular historic Ōtātara Pā site. Waiohiki Creative Arts Village will...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

Pop-Up Kids Market – Spring Sale

Come to our Spring Pop-up Kids Market—a great way to spend a morning of shopping and catching up with friends. A perfect time to hunt for bargains to see you through spring and summer. If you have some quality pre-loved baby/kids clothes, toys, books and equipment to de-clutter, you may want...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Havelock North Scout Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - They Are Us (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - They Are Us (R+W Session)

Sir Tipene O’Regan, Damon Salesa and Scott Hamilton. Chair: Chris Perley What does it mean to be a New Zealander living in Aotearoa today? Ngāi Tahu kaumatua, historian and retired academic, Sir Tipene O’Regan, Professor in Pacific Studies, Damon Salesa, and author and blogger, Scott...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Tremains Pink Fun Walk

The Tremains Pink Fun Walk

Every year as part of Breast Cancer Action Month the annual Tremains Breast Cancer Fun Walk is organised to increase awareness of the HBBCT. The money that is raised will go directly to the Hawkes Bay Breast Cancer Trust, to help local women and families that deal with this illness on a daily...

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

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Beneath the Surface

HBAF 2019 Presents - Beneath the Surface

Created by the 2019 Furnware Youth Ambassadors. “Light is common on the surface; rare in the depths.” – Marty Rubin Our rangatahi have dreams, hopes and aspirations… we’ve all been there, and we all understand that some things lie beneath the surface. When you plunge in deeper,...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

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

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Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Cook or Crook? (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Cook or Crook? (R+W Session)

Scott Hamilton and Graeme Lay. Chair: Charles Ropitini With this year being the 250th anniversary of Cook’s landing, we bring two South Pacific experts to discuss the life and legacy of the man who first put New Zealand on the map. Graeme Lay, author of three novels based on Cook’s life...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Telling Tales with Pictures (R+W)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Telling Tales with Pictures (R+W)

Donovan Bixley and Craig Phillips. Children and adults alike enjoy picture books. From simple fairy tales, to complex graphic novels, art can tell stories in ways limited only by the imagination. Enjoy the conversation between two Kiwi illustrators, Donovan Bixley (The Wheels on the Bus, Flying...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Kaput

HBAF 2019 Presents - Kaput

Kaput, the multi award-winning family show has melted hearts of all ages around the world with its glorious brand of slapstick, acrobatics and total silliness. Be swept up in the mayhem that is the larger-than-life ‘elegant buffoon’ Tom Flanagan, as one man’s life is flipped upside-down by...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Authors and Dragons (R+W Session)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Authors and Dragons (R+W Session)

Gareth Ward and Jack Heath. The imaginative game of Dungeons and Dragons is seeing a massive resurgence in popularity across all walks of life. Join authors Jack Heath (Hangman and Hunter) and Gareth Ward (The Traitor and the Thief, The Clockill and the Thief) along with fellow dungeoneers in a...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam

HBAF 2019 Presents - Hawke's Bay Poetry Slam

To battle! With poetry! Following the epic debut of Hawke's Bay's first poetry slam last year, Motif Poetry returns to the festival with the format taking the world by storm. Poetry Slam is a competitive, high-energy poetry show known for being accessible and great fun. From fast-paced rap to...

Date: Sunday 20 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Mā te mātauranga, te iwi ka ora:  (R+W)

HBAF 2019 Presents - Mā te mātauranga, te iwi ka ora: (R+W)

Projects from the Ngāi Tahu Archive: Sir Tipene O’Regan, Takerei Norton and Helen Brown. Entry by koha. Understanding the past can be fundamental in creating a blueprint for the future. Ngāi Tahu kaumātua and historian, Sir Tipene O’Regan, will lead a panel discussion with Takerei...

Date: Monday 21 October
Where:
Hastings District Council, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - A Night In with Dave Dobbyn

HBAF 2019 Presents - A Night In with Dave Dobbyn

Let’s make Monday meaningful and spend a night with Dave Dobbyn, who has won more New Zealand Music Awards (29) than any other artist and holds the record for the most song writing awards. Simply a legend. In this intimate performance, curated especially for the Festival, Dobbyn’s...

Date: Monday 21 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Phänomen - The Wonder of Brahms

HBAF 2019 Presents - Phänomen - The Wonder of Brahms

This electrifying ensemble, led by New Zealand’s premiere concert pianist, Michael Houstoun and featuring Madeleine Pierard, a regular artist at The Royal Opera, Convent Garden, will present the smaller-scale treasures of Brahms’ oeuvre, vocal quartets, vocal and piano duo and a cello...

Date: Monday 21 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Portraits in Motion

HBAF 2019 Presents - Portraits in Motion

German photographer and storyteller Volker Gerling is a passionate creator of flipbooks and an intrepid traveller. His journeys are reminiscent of the days when cinema itself was itinerant, when projectionists would move from town to town and there were no movie theatres. With these...

Date: Tuesday 22 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Ida Y Vuelta

HBAF 2019 Presents - Ida Y Vuelta

Experience an award winning international collaboration presenting the emotive Andalusian art of live flamenco music, song and dance, celebrating its mosaic of cultural connections, from subcontinental Indian roots to contemporary Latin American influences. Ida Y Vuelta translates to “there...

Date: Tuesday 22 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal A&P Show Hawke's Bay

Royal A&P Show Hawke's Bay

Fantastic Family Fun! Come along and see the animals and the people at New Zealand's biggest A&P show. Once again we are thrilled to host the Royal A&P show - get up close with the most prestigious competitions in the country. Something for everyone! The Food! The Animals! The People! The...

Date: Wednesday 23 October to Friday 25 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 25 September to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royal A&P Show Hawke's Bay Functions

Royal A&P Show Hawke's Bay Functions

Royal A&P Show Hawke's Bay Functions Once again we are thrilled to host the Royal A&P Show along with the corporate functions in the Royal Marquee. The functions will be in the Royal Marquee, On the Bank of the Main Oval Showgrounds Hawke’s Bay Tomoana Events will include: Tuesday 22...

Date: Wednesday 23 October to Friday 25 October
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - An Iliad

HBAF 2019 Presents - An Iliad

This is a story you may think you know; a grand classic born on the backs of gods and warriors. New Zealand’s own master storyteller, Michael Hurst, gives a towering performance as the Poet, in a passionate and exciting reimagining of Homer’s influential work, written by the genius coupling of...

Date: Wednesday 23 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Reb Fountain

HBAF 2019 Presents - Reb Fountain

After compelling performances at the sold-out Festival show in 2017 with The Boy Next Door: a celebration of Nick Cave, and touring the world, Reb Fountain returns to New Zealand and the festival for a premiere of material from her third highly anticipated self-titled album to be released in early...

Date: Wednesday 23 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Cellfish

HBAF 2019 Presents - Cellfish

Eight counts of unlawful entry using imagination, five counts of reckless use of Māori mythology, four counts possession and cultivation of Shakespeare, and one count dangerous operation of a voice class. In Cellfish, hardened inmates come face to face with a whole new nightmare: Shakespeare...

Date: Thursday 24 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Blackbird Ensemble; All is Full of Love

HBAF 2019 Presents - Blackbird Ensemble; All is Full of Love

With signature flair, New Zealand’s most exciting chamber orchestra take on the inimitable Icelandic pop artist Björk. In All is Full of Love, Blackbird Ensemble serves up an audio feast of Björk’s finest songs across the decades, re-imagining her much-loved classics from Debut through to...

Date: Thursday 24 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Royal Jelly

HBAF 2019 Presents - Royal Jelly

Comic characters, vivid story-telling, bee facts, physical theatre and puppetry combine to tell this story of Phoebe and her quest to save the bees. A funny, informative and visually beautiful show created by Beth Kayes and Katie Burson and performed by Mirabai Pease and Katie Burson. Phoebe...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Topp Twins

HBAF 2019 Presents - Topp Twins

The Topp Twins, identical twin sisters Dames Lynda and Jools Topp, are New Zealand's national treasures, well-loved for their unique brand of original music and comedy. As performers and activists who started busking in Auckland's Queen Street four decades ago they have occupied a special place...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - The Get Down!

HBAF 2019 Presents - The Get Down!

From Marvin Gaye to Grandmaster Flash, Kool & The Gang to The Cure – dancefloor classics from the 60s onwards will pour from the speakers as three local music collectors / DJs team up and bring you The Get Down! – a unique opportunity to let loose and unleash your best footwork on the amazing...

Date: Friday 25 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - And The Earth Shifted Beneath My Feet

HBAF 2019 Presents - And The Earth Shifted Beneath My Feet

You are welcome to attend this free performance by The Human Project - with no ticket required! The Human Project was part of the 2018 Festival with an incredible street performance, Meta, that popped-up in multiple locations across Hawke’s Bay. It then went onto perform as part of the...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Escape back in time for fun and frivolity at Chapelwick Homestead’s wonderful Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. This will be an afternoon of delight with flowing teapots, delicious morsels, quirky treats and a good splashing of wine on the lawn. With games and entertainment to keep you on your toes and...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Chapelwick Coastal Estate, Porangahau, Central Hawke's Bay

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Shooglenifty

HBAF 2019 Presents - Shooglenifty

Formed in Edinburgh in 1990, Shooglenifty has always embraced a wide church of influences. The band draws in members from the Highlands and Islands, as well as Edinburgh, from traditional musical backgrounds, and those shaped by more experimental genres. A Shooglenifty concert is a celebration of...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Lazy Sunday Market and Open Studios

HBAF 2019 Presents - Lazy Sunday Market and Open Studios

Lazy Sunday Open Studios and Artisan Market. The Waiohiki Village artists will open their studios - come and visit their exhibitions and browse their quality handmade goods. Watch the wood-fired kiln being unloaded while you enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Village. There will be music,...

Date: Sunday 27 October
Where:
Waiohiki Creative Arts Village, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Oktoberfest Wine & Beer Festival!!

Oktoberfest Wine & Beer Festival!!

OKTOBERFEST! Come celebrate all that is wonderful about great wine & great beer at our Oktoberfest Wine & Beer Festival! Heaps of amazing wineries & breweries! LIVE MUSIC all day! All the yummiest food trucks around the Bay Your ticket gets you entry to the fun festival, your own goodie bag...

Date: Sunday 27 October
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Abbey Winery - Opening Weekend with Lady Larisa + Sax Deejay

Abbey Winery - Opening Weekend with Lady Larisa + Sax Deejay

Wine and some sultry Jazz! Lady Larisa will be performing smokey jazz while you sip your fabulous wine. This special jazz set is between 1 and 4pm. Kick back and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some of our boutique beers, cider and wines in the...

Date: Sunday 27 October
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Rants In the Dark

HBAF 2019 Presents - Rants In the Dark

The hilarious unfiltered truth on parenting. Wellington blogger Emily Writes’ best-selling book Rants in the Dark has been adapted into a play, starring Renee Lyons, Bronwyn Turei and Amelia Reid-Meredith. Honest, authentic and laugh-out-loud funny, the play revels in the raw truth of...

Date: Sunday 27 October to Monday 28 October
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Both Sides Now

HBAF 2019 Presents - Both Sides Now

Julia Deans sings Joni Mitchell. Joni Mitchell wrote songs that defined an era and a generation. She struck a nerve with her take on life's little, ironic disappointments. River, Help Me, Blue. They're songs of introspection and stark, personal confession. Ripe with honest reflections on the...

Date: Sunday 27 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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HBAF 2019 Presents - Under the Influence

HBAF 2019 Presents - Under the Influence

What are you influenced by? Who are your influences? Ben Throp, along with his hand-picked band of world class troubadours, aptly named The Intimate Strangers, will all be under the influence of musicians who have helped sculpt Ben’s songwriting to date. This grand finale will showcase songs...

Date: Monday 28 October
Where:
Victoria Spiegeltent, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Paint and Wine Night - Spring Bloom - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Spring Bloom - 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 30 October
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2019

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F.A.W.C! Launch Party with Hawke's Bay Winemakers

F.A.W.C! Launch Party with Hawke's Bay Winemakers

We’re kicking off F.A.W.C!’s eighth year with a progressive-style evening in the stunning surrounds of Black Barn Vineyards. Enjoy the celebrations under the twinkling festoon lights as Hawke’s Bay wine makers & brewers pour some of the best local drops, while the legendary Orton's will...

Date: Friday 1 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, 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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F.A.W.C! That's a Wrap with LilyBee Wrap

F.A.W.C! That's a Wrap with LilyBee Wrap

Have you heard the word on Lilybee Wraps? If you’re a nature warrior, have an interest in sustainability or just enjoy making healthy food at home, this event will tick all of your boxes. Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen will be teaming up with LilyBee Wrap founder, Stacia Jenson for this...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Coffee, please my darling

F.A.W.C! Coffee, please my darling

Consider yourself a coffee fan(atic) and keen to learn what goes into making a cup of pure magic? Starring one of the godfathers of coffee, David Burton (Burton Hollis Coffee, Columbus Coffee, and now Jacks Coffee as well as the current President of the NZ Speciality Coffee Association), this...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Arapata Homestead, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Leading Ladies Lunch w Nici Wickes & Fleur Sullivan

F.A.W.C! Leading Ladies Lunch w Nici Wickes & Fleur Sullivan

Escape into the stunning space of Black Barn Retreat for lunch with two of New Zealand’s well-loved kitchen legends, Fleur Sullivan and Nici Wickes. Arrive and, drink in hand courtesy of Black Barn Vineyards, mix and mingle before taking a seat at the long table for an entertaining lunch with...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Black Barn Retreat, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Garden of Earthly Delights

F.A.W.C! Garden of Earthly Delights

You’re invited to an intimate lunch in St George’s glorious courtyard garden. An open-plan cooking station, shared tables and a relaxed pace means you’ll be able to chat with award-winning chef Francky Godinho as he showcases his skills in modern European cuisine. The menu will focus on...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Total B.S.

F.A.W.C! Total B.S.

The Moana Park's Total BS event returns! Yes, that means obscene amounts of beef and Syrah. Super talented Chefs will do the honours, sacrificing the meat to the Syrah gods, and crafting some hearty and unique arrangements for the main lunch event. Expect some stunning New Zealand beef, presented...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Taste Te Awanga

F.A.W.C! Taste Te Awanga

Fancy a taste of Te Awanga? We are talking about the good stuff – some of the best food and wine you’ll find in Hawke’s Bay, all in a gorgeous setting looking over the vines with views over Haumoana and the ocean north to Mahia and west to Ruapehu. Wine and food dreams will be coming true...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Millar Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pet-Nat & Kara-age Party

F.A.W.C! Pet-Nat & Kara-age Party

Fried chicken + Pet-Nat sparkling wine + wine garden… have we got your attention yet? We thought so. Sink your teeth into seriously good Japanese style fried chicken from the talented team at Piku Izakaya, and treat your palate to Abbey Winery’s brand-new Pet-Nat sparkling wine. To top off...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soundz and Booms

Soundz and Booms

Soundz and Booms music and fireworks festival will once again be lighting up the skies in Central Hawke's Bay with a whopping six hours of live music, children's entertainment, professional pyrotechnics, food trucks, cash bar and two VIP areas. This year Soundz and Booms will be held at River Park...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
River Park Event Centre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! An Italian Village Passeggiata w Te Awanga Estate

F.A.W.C! An Italian Village Passeggiata w Te Awanga Estate

Good news F.A.W.C!ers: a former favourite is making its mighty return this summer! Join Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival and Te Awanga Estate for the second Italian Passeggiata through the Havelock North Village streets! Starting at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters with a glass of Rod’s latest...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Havelock North Village, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Beach Beats

F.A.W.C! Beach Beats

When Hawke’s Bay starts to heat up, you know it’s time to get outdoors and make the most of those balmy nights. Get your mates together, and start your summer right at an evening of beach-side beats at Clearview Winery. Kick-back in the iconic coastal vineyard setting for a night of relaxed...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Clearview Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sticky-licious

F.A.W.C! Sticky-licious

It’s about to get sticky! Hawke’s Ridge Wine Estate is set to launch their Summer 2019 new releases: an elegant white, and two sensational dessert wines. Viticulturist and Wine Wizard, Douglas Haynes, together with owners Bob and Carolyn Armstrong, and grandie Jessica Haynes have all worked...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Hawkes Ridge Wine Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Back to your Roots

F.A.W.C! Back to your Roots

Peel back the fine-dining layer of Mangapapa Hotel, and settle in for an evening where Hawke’s Bay’s scrumptious root vegetables take centre stage. Award-winning Chef Norka will be taking them out of the dark underground, and using her incredible talent to showcase them in a range of creative...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Il Pirata springs into F.A.W.C!

F.A.W.C! Il Pirata springs into F.A.W.C!

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

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Foraged Fare with Giulio & James

F.A.W.C! Foraged Fare with Giulio & James

Here’s one for the ultimate foodie fans! Local legend, James Beck, will be collaborating with New Zealand Chef of the Year, Giulio Sturla (ex Roots, and Founder of Eat New Zealand) for two nights of explosive flavour plated up over 6 phenomenal courses. The two share a background of...

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

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F.A.W.C! Boogie Nights

F.A.W.C! Boogie Nights

Don’t blame it on the good times, blame it on the boogie... At Boogie Night you’ll be transported back to an era when flared jeans and flower power were all the rage, and disco music ruled the charts. Get dressed up in your best 70’s fashion and dance the night away to all your favourite...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
St Matthew's Community Spring Fair

St Matthew's Community Spring Fair

All are welcome to come along to the church hall and grounds to enjoy the fun of the fair. Shop for home baking, jams and pickles, and our "world famous in New Zealand'' plant stall. There'll be good quality pre-loved books, linen, clothes, white elephant items and lots more. Food,...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 17 November
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Walk & F.A.W.C! with Mojo Journeys

F.A.W.C! Walk & F.A.W.C! with Mojo Journeys

A F.A.W.C! event that won’t leave you with the guilt's, prepare to lace up your walking shoes for this unique experience exploring the best of Hawke’s Bay’s landscapes. Mojo Journey’s will take you on a 16 km hike (approx. 5-6 hours) over Clifton, Taurapa and Haupouri Stations along...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Nourish Day Retreat w Nici Wickes & Kate McLeay

F.A.W.C! Nourish Day Retreat w Nici Wickes & Kate McLeay

Hit pause on your hectic daily schedule and instead spend the day with us – it will be a magical and memorable gift to your SELF! This day-retreat is all about luxuriating in yoga, food, friends, fun and more, all designed to nurture the very core of your being. Join your hosts food guru...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Cape South, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sunday Brunch

F.A.W.C! Sunday Brunch

Picture this, a glass of Gimblett Gravels Rosé in hand under the escarpment of Te Mata Peak as the warming summer breeze drifts through the Tukituki Valley… sounds perfect, right? Experience it for yourself and start off your Sunday with a lavish brunch at Craggy Range. Get your brunch...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Eating Angus

F.A.W.C! Eating Angus

It’s time to tackle the entire beast... Master butcher Alex Harper from Gourmeats will take apart the whole side of Wallingford Angus, explaining the cuts of meat. Ex-Sydney Chef Chris will soothe any culinary fears, showing how it all slots into your recipe repertoire. Look on as Chris magics...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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F.A.W.C! Rosé All Day

F.A.W.C! Rosé All Day

Stop and smell the Rosé at a dreamy four-course lunch featuring Rosé and you will be in the pink! Before you start the afternoon’s festivities, get your hands on the on a Pink Frosé Cocktail (yes, please!) then make your way to the main event, where you can take in the sweeping views of...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Asado Carousel

F.A.W.C! Asado Carousel

Meat meets Flame, Fire meets Meat, Meet the Makers! This event has it all: international meat, wine, gin, beer, phenomenal food, masterclasses and demonstrations with local experts, buffet lunch… Meat lovers, rejoice! Mac’s Hawke’s Bay built Asado Charcoal Grill will be cranked with meats...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Raw, Robata & Refreshments

F.A.W.C! Raw, Robata & Refreshments

Cancel your international holiday and discover jaw-droppingly good Izakaya style Japanese in the heart of Havelock North. The perfect event for a group of mates, Piku will be serving up Robata Charcoal BBQ and Sushi/Sashimi dishes in their classic sharing style at their brand-new restaurant and...

Date: Sunday 3 November to Saturday 9 November
Where:
Piku Izakaya Japanese, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 6 October to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Sunday Graze

F.A.W.C! The Sunday Graze

Three great Kiwi loves are colliding at Market St: lazy Sunday afternoons, grazing, and beats. Step out of the heart of Napier’s Art Deco and into the brand-new eatery and bar for an afternoon of three courses of grazing goodness (yes, please). Get stuck into pulled pork taco’s with chipotle...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Bish & Chips

F.A.W.C! Bish & Chips

What’s better than the quintessential Kiwi meal, fish and chips? When Vagabond Jack’s puts their spin on it, and you add Tony Bish’s iconic chardonnay, of course! The ultimate lunch session is going down at The Urban Winery… Get your hands-on gourmet, local fish and tasty extras from...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Florals, Set & Cider

F.A.W.C! Florals, Set & Cider

Join celebrated floral artisan Laura Jeffares, creative stylist Gemma Adams, and Zeffer Head Cidermaker Jody Scott for an inspiring afternoon workshop of florals, styling and cider tasting. Learn tips on contemporary floral styling for your home and table from Laura Jeffares - Hawke's Bay flower...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Zeffer Cider, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Icing on the Cake

F.A.W.C! The Icing on the Cake

Held in the open-air courtyard in the Ahuriri Neighbourhood Food Market, this stunning event is the perfect opportunity to get a group of sweet and savoury loving friends together for an afternoon of decadence. The ever-brilliant Maxine Scheckter of Sugar Flour Pastry School will be creating a...

Date: Sunday 3 November
Where:
Ahuriri Neighbourhood Food Market, 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 23 September 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 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Go ahead, Bake my Day

F.A.W.C! Go ahead, Bake my Day

Impress your friends, and invite them over for wine and baked goods made by - YOU! That’s right, here’s your chance to learn from one of the best in the baking game – Maxine Schektorof of Sugar Flour Pastry School in Wellington. Maxine will be making the trip up north, ready to let to...

Date: Monday 4 November
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Cellar Thief!

F.A.W.C! Cellar Thief!

The Master of Wine, Steve Smith, has had his personal cellar raided, and here’s your chance to sip and savour the wines we’ve found in the ultimate masterclass! One of Steve’s great passions, apart from New Zealand wine of course, is aged Bordeaux and Barolo. Taste a selection of unique...

Date: Monday 4 November
Where:
Smith & Sheth, 2 The Courtyard Village Exchan, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 24 September 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 1 October 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 24 September to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Heard it through the grapevine

F.A.W.C! Heard it through the grapevine

Flora and F.A.W.C! are colliding at Te Awa’s very own Vineyard Plants Nursery! If you’ve ever been interested in the process of vine to bottle, understanding a little bit more the provenance of wine, and our new world twists on this old world tradition, this event has you covered – learn...

Date: Tuesday 5 November
Where:
Te Awa Vineyards’ Plant Nursery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Magic of Bordeaux Blends at 30 Years of Age…

F.A.W.C! The Magic of Bordeaux Blends at 30 Years of Age…

Geoff Kelly's Library Tastings have become well-known in other parts of the country over the last 20 years and will once again be bringing his passion and expertise to Summer F.A.W.C! Geoff has been studying wine for more than 50 years, and having been a senior industry judge for 35 years means...

Date: Tuesday 5 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Restaurant Swap with Milk & Honey

F.A.W.C! Restaurant Swap with Milk & Honey

This ain’t no pop up, this is a Restaurant Swap! Hawke’s Bay restaurateurs & friends, Sean Burns & Sarah Watson, are packing up their restaurants, and their teams and taking over each other’s kitchen and dining room for a night. On Tuesday 5th November, Milk is going to invade the Village...

Date: Tuesday 5 November
Where:
Deliciosa, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

F.A.W.C! Wine Studio Cinema Series

Have you experienced into Smith & Sheth’s spectacular Heretaunga Wine Studio? No matter what you’ve just answered, you’ll want to put this event on your Summer F.A.W.C! bucket list. Get settled in for a wine evening at its finest: world-class wine in hand (plus popcorn!), and a...

Date: Tuesday 5 November to Wednesday 6 November
Where:
Smith & Sheth, 2 The Courtyard Village Exchan, 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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 18 September 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 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 2 October 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 18 September 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 18 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Does my cheese look big in this?

F.A.W.C! Does my cheese look big in this?

If you love cheese and want to delve into what makes it so spectacular, this event is your perfect match. The cheese queen herself, internationally renowned cheese expert Juliet Harbutt, is teaming up with Mac from Advintage to bring an evening of cheese and wine – what could be better than...

Date: Wednesday 6 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Restaurant Swap with Deliciosa

F.A.W.C! Restaurant Swap with Deliciosa

This ain’t no pop up, this is a Restaurant Swap! Hawke’s Bay restaurateurs & friends, Sean Burns & Sarah Watson, are packing up their restaurants, and their teams and taking over each other’s kitchen and dining room for a night. On Tuesday 5th November, Milk is going to invade the...

Date: Wednesday 6 November
Where:
Milk and Honey, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Syrah at 20 years of Age…Should Be Harmony…

F.A.W.C! Syrah at 20 years of Age…Should Be Harmony…

Geoff Kelly's Library Tastings have become well-known in other parts of the country over the last 20 years and will once again be bringing his passion and expertise to Summer F.A.W.C!. Over the years it has been apparent that Syrah is a red variety well-suited to New Zealand. The key reason is...

Date: Wednesday 6 November
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An evening of Nourishment – Mind, Body & Soul

F.A.W.C! An evening of Nourishment – Mind, Body & Soul

With all that life can throw at you, it’s incredibly important to carve out time to recharge your mind, body and soul. Join Clinical Nutritionist Gina Rose and Meditator Gemma Douglas (from The Motherhood Project) at this exceptional retreat at Meadowood. Enjoy Kombucha and wine on arrival,...

Date: Wednesday 6 November
Where:
Meadowood House, 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 19 September 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 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
F.A.W.C! CBD Progressive Cocktail Party

F.A.W.C! CBD Progressive Cocktail Party

Ain’t no party like a Napier Block Party! Take it at your own pace at this self-guided progressive evening. Get your hands on the specially designed map packed with deals/dishes that highlights all hot-spots you’ll want to hit. Roam the CBD, treat your ears to live music throughout the...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Happy Belly Fete

F.A.W.C! Happy Belly Fete

The Malo courtyard is made for summer sessions, especially when they’re this F.A.W.C!ing great. The space will be transformed into a chilled area with a festival-like feel, so gather the gang to get amongst it. Pick up a drink on arrival, and get your ‘coupons’ that will get you 4...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Malo Restaurant, 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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Graze the Table with Pask Winery

F.A.W.C! Graze the Table with Pask Winery

Take your taste buds on a tour of the Mediterranean at this fun, relaxed feast showcasing Mediterranean-inspired food. You’ll have all your grazing dreams come true at once when you get given a plate and fork, and are then unleashed upon the long grazing table packed with hot and cold...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Ahuriri Village Kitchen, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Wildfire

F.A.W.C! Wildfire

It’s about to heat up at Summer F.A.W.C! with two Head Chef heavyweights collaborating for a foraging feast. Head Chef’s Sam Clark and Regnar Christensen (Executive Chef of the recently opened Grange in Takapuna, former Head Chef of Ortega Fish Shack in Wellington, and former Hawke’s Bay...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Central Fire Station, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Get ya craft on!

F.A.W.C! Get ya craft on!

Love craft beer and tasty market food? You’re in luck, so do the crew at Emporium. New Zealand’s craft beer scene is getting bigger and better, and what better way to celebrate this than indulging in top-notch food and beer, accompanied by the hum of funky live music? Walk around the indoor...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
Emporium Eatery & Bar, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Natural Wine Party - Chimera, Amoise & Halcyon Days

F.A.W.C! Natural Wine Party - Chimera, Amoise & Halcyon Days

Get to Cupple in Hastings for this dynamic collaboration between Chimera, Amoise and Halycon Days. The winemakers will be pouring organically grown, minimal intervention, handmade wines by the glass and bottle. The list will include natural wines from Hawke’s Bay as well as some of their...

Date: Friday 8 November to Saturday 9 November
Where:
Cupple Coffee, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Say Cheese

F.A.W.C! Say Cheese

Cheese + wine + you = a F.A.W.C!ing match made in heaven. Here’s a special opportunity for a meet and greet with both the owners and makers of two fine hand-crafted, small batch, boutique artisan products… Unison Vineyard’s Owner and Winemaker, Phillip Horn is teaming up with...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Unison Vineyard, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! What's the Catch?

F.A.W.C! What's the Catch?

Pull up a chair at The Quarry Underground Cellar and dine on succulent seafood at this incredible shared banquet. Karl and Sarah from Better Fishing will be on hand providing the low-down on all thing’s seafood, while Head Chef Casey McDonald will design and prepare the delicious spread. If...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Craggy Range, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Speed Dating - a search for perfection

F.A.W.C! Speed Dating - a search for perfection

Stilton hates Port, Sauvignon brings out the worst in all but a handful of goat cheese and cider, not red wine, has wooed Cheddar since the 14th century… Whether you agree or disagree, you definitely don't want to miss this tasting. Lead by Juliet Harbutt Master of Cheese', author of the World...

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

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F.A.W.C! Plate to Graduate

F.A.W.C! Plate to Graduate

The up-and-coming talent at EIT are set to impress when they plate up a 10-course degustation, featuring Hawke’s Bay’s freshest and best produce. These NZ Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) students will be preparing their own dishes, showcasing what they have learned throughout the year: including...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
EIT Scholars Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Meat the Winemaker

F.A.W.C! Meat the Winemaker

Summer is BBQ season! Get amongst a Churrasco (Spanish and Portuguese for beer or grilled meat) at Caution Dining Lounge. All the juicy meats will be flying off the grill and onto your plate, so get your knife and fork ready for slow roasted leg of lamb, beef rump cap, chicken drumsticks, pork...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Caution, Shed 2, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

Take the night off dinner at your home, and step into the awe-inspiring Elephant Hill Lodge for an exclusive evening where Elephant Hill's Executive Chef will be preparing a sublime seven-course dinner matched with Elephant Hill top range wines. Gaze out onto sweeping views of the vineyards,...

Date: Friday 8 November to Saturday 9 November
Where:
Elephant Hill Estate Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An 'Olive Oily' Evening

F.A.W.C! An 'Olive Oily' Evening

It’s set to be an “olive oily” evening at Oak Estate when local Aquiferra olive oils becomes the hero of the evening. Arrive to a glass of Oak Estate’s Methode Traditionelle paired with moreish canapes. Following on, you’ll be seated for a four-course, shared plates style dining...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Oak Estate Cellar Door & Kitchen, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Over the Moon Cheese Making

F.A.W.C! Over the Moon Cheese Making

You’re invited to a practical workshop that will teach you everything you need to know about one of the world’s most popular cheeses: Mozzarella. Under the expert supervision of ‘Over the Moon’ Master Cheesemaker, Neil Willman, and Owner/Founder, Sue Arthur, you’ll be guided through the...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Unison Vineyard, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Le Grand Brunch

F.A.W.C! Le Grand Brunch

When Summer swings into town, dining is best enjoyed alfresco… so why not treat yourself to a brunch on the stunning Church Road Winery green? After all, you deserve it. Take a seat at this French inspired outdoor brunch for Church Road’s version of a Table d’Hôte three-course set menu,...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Let them eat brioche

F.A.W.C! Let them eat brioche

It’s no secret the French create seriously delicious pastry and cheese. This year there’s no need to cross international borders to taste it; you can make it for yourself at Farmhouse Kitchen. Sarah Jhean from Mademoiselle Patisserie will be leading the workshop, making Brioche while showing...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Five Fires with Al Brown

F.A.W.C! Five Fires with Al Brown

Following last year’s spectacular meandering lunch along Tuki Tuki River, Al Brown returns to a fantastic spot for an extraordinary Black Barn F.A.W.C! experience – ‘Five Fires’ Get set for an afternoon of casual grazing with Al's utterly informal style of dining and chatting. Expect to...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards Carpark, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! An Afternoon Safari

F.A.W.C! An Afternoon Safari

To save yourself a trip halfway around the globe, the team at Outfoxed and The Flagship Events Company are bringing the African Savanna to Te Awanga. It’s time to throw on your best Safari kit and enjoy an afternoon filled with delicious food and entertainment. Challenge friends and family...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Outfoxed, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Enchanted Garden Tea

F.A.W.C! Enchanted Garden Tea

Wish yourself away to Mangapapa's Enchanted Garden for an afternoon full of magic and surprises. Indulge your 'inner child' and enjoy spell binding music, while seated at charming tables bursting with sweet and savoury delights. Surrounded by Mangapapa’s enchanting trees and woodlands, elegant...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Beer Garden BBQ with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

F.A.W.C! Beer Garden BBQ with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra

Meat Candy BBQ from Manawatu are headed to Summer F.A.W.C! to deliver some competition BBQ. Their mission is to provide you with the most satisfying and best low and slow BBQ you’ve ever had – sounds good, right? Beer Garden BBQ with Tropical Downbeat Orchestra will be entertaining you for...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! VCP Oyster & Whitebait Street Bar

F.A.W.C! VCP Oyster & Whitebait Street Bar

The ‘World Famous in Havelock North’ Advintage Carpark Bar is back with a bang at Summer F.A.W.C! This casual, walk-up gig features renowned chef, Martin Bosley, who will be on hand shucking fresh oysters to order, while local favourites, Vagabond Jacks, will be whipping up old-school whitebait...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Advintage Wines, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Smoked Seafood Celebration

F.A.W.C! Smoked Seafood Celebration

Seafood fans, drop everything you’re doing, LOCK IN THE CALENDAR because you can’t go past this! Spitfire Catering (based in Gisborne) are bringing a 5 hour Smoked Seafood Festival to Summer F.A.W.C! 2019. Specialising in all foods smoked over charcoal paired with simple, flavoursome rustic...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Mr Apple Packhouse, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! O.P.T - Ocean, Paddock, Table

F.A.W.C! O.P.T - Ocean, Paddock, Table

The new kids on the block are bringing the heat with their Summer F.A.W.C! debut. Take a seat in the hottest new Eatery & Bar in town while owner Steve Kelly takes you through a degustation featuring local seafood, and prime meats that’s been taken straight from the ocean and paddock, to your...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Dish that Ran away with Kent

F.A.W.C! The Dish that Ran away with Kent

Chef Kent Baddeley’s culinary reputation needs no introduction, and this Summer he’s returned for an event with a difference – a seven-course date night! Collaborating with heavy hitters: Putaruru’s finest Over the Moon Dairy Company and Gimblett Gravels trailblazers Unison Wines, Kent will...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
Unison Vineyard, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pollinate your Plate

F.A.W.C! Pollinate your Plate

Where would we be without pollination? For one, we couldn’t provide farm to table dining.... Did you know more than a third of what we eat relies on bee pollination? The sweetest collaboration is coming to F.A.W.C!... St Georges Restaurant has teamed up with The True Honey Co. for an event...

Date: Saturday 9 November
Where:
St Georges Restaurant, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walk 2 D'Feet MND 2019

Walk 2 D'Feet MND 2019

MND New Zealand’s amazing volunteer led Walk 2 D’Feet MND event series is returning on Sunday 10th November 2019. Held across the length and breadth of New Zealand, Walk 2 D’Feet MND is a great way to raise funds for motor neurone disease (MND) support and research in New Zealand, while...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! School Days with Dariush

F.A.W.C! School Days with Dariush

Join us at Bistronomy as our guest for the weekend, Dariush Lolaiy of Restaurant Cazador cooks up a storm in this exclusive masterclass. Dariush will be demonstrating techniques from his cookbook as well as some pro tips for the home cook. Dariush’s series of ‘School Nights’ sell out in...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Bistronomy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Monowai low-down

F.A.W.C! The Monowai low-down

It’s time to wind-down for the year and discover the sweeter side of life at Monowai Estate. Forget the hustle and bustle and escape for a day of fun, fabulous food and delightful local wines. Relax in the warming sun and feel yourself unwind to the sounds of local musician, Rick Toner, while...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Monowai Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Sunday School

F.A.W.C! Sunday School

Sunday School was never this cool! The Old Church Gardens at Meanee’s iconic Old Church will play host to a dazzling afternoon of delicious food, fabulous cocktails, cider, beer and wine, and music to shake what the Lord gave you. Come in your summer best, sunhats and shades, and enjoy a...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Holy Smoke - Global Grilling at the Races

F.A.W.C! Holy Smoke - Global Grilling at the Races

Taste international flavours, grilled, smoked, spit-roasted and BBQ'd by renowned Grill Jockey, Raymond van Rijk, at Hawke's Bay Racing this summer. This unique one-off event will keep the smoke rollin' throughout the afternoon using Argentine Grilling, Asado, Spit Roasting, Barrel Smoking...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! November Sun in Cuba

F.A.W.C! November Sun in Cuba

Kick your summer off right with a relaxed Cuban afternoon at Abbey Winery and Brewery. Vagabond Jacks will be joining the party, offering up two Cuban dishes – ‘Cubanos’, a Cuban sandwich (a variation of ham and cheese) that started among the Cuban cigar factory workers in Key West,...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! The Hapi Gincident

F.A.W.C! The Hapi Gincident

Following on from the sold-out success of Winter, The Gincient is back! Let the drinking be Gin…Gin lovers, this one is for you. Local favourite, Hapi, is teaming up with Nelson's Dancing Sands Distillery to bring you the ultimate boozy high-tea. You’ll be tasting four delicious gin...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
The Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Pipi Truck's Giant Day Out

F.A.W.C! Pipi Truck's Giant Day Out

Can a beer and pizza combination ever be topped? Join Giant Brewery as they pour the old favourites and a one-off, botanically themed brew crafted especially for the day out. Chat with the brewers, and test your blind tasting skills. Master Brewer, Chris Ormond will be pouring his range of...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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F.A.W.C! Foraged Wild – Bistronomy X Cazador

F.A.W.C! Foraged Wild – Bistronomy X Cazador

Here’s one for the ultimate foodie fans! Local legend, James Beck, will be collaborating with Dariush Lolaiy from Cazador for a night of explosive flavour plated up over 6 phenomenal courses. Admirers from afar, the two chefs are looking forward to collaborating on this event. Together they...

Date: Sunday 10 November
Where:
Bistronomy, 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 9 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, 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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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing: CANCELLED

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

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Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 15 October 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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 18 September 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 18 September 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 19 September to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Meet the Makers - Hawke's Bay

Meet the Makers - Hawke's Bay

Join us for the first Meet the Makers Market. A carefully curated annual Contemporary Craft Fair, held in the 'Cultural Quarter' of Hastings. For keepers and lovers of quality handmade goods, by makers and doers of fine things. A free event, with something for everyone, from some of the...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Albert Square Hastings, 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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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, 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 25 September to Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2019

Free
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 6 October to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, 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 23 September 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 23 September to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 24 September 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 1 October 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 24 September to Tuesday 17 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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 18 September 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 2 October to Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 2 October 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 18 September 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 18 September to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

Date: Thursday 19 September 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 3 October 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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

Date: Thursday 3 October to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival 2019 'Under the Big Top' New Zealand's Biggest Little Festival! 3 days in sunny Hawkes Bay! Sanctuary Sounds is a not-for-profit music festival showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over New Zealand and Australia. The 3 day festival is held on a...

Date: Friday 6 December to Sunday 8 December
Where:
Sanctuary Sounds, Takapau, Central Hawke's Bay

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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 9 October to Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, 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
Lego

Lego

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

Date: Sunday 22 September to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lego


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 15 October to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


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. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

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

Read more » - Knit and Natter


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

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2020

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
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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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2020

Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 29 September to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2020

Free
Lindisfarne College 2020 Gala

Lindisfarne College 2020 Gala

A huge College Gala, run by the Parents, Staff and Boys of the college. An exciting and fun-filled morning with lots of bargins, games, food and much more. Stalls include Produce, Books, White Elephant, Clothing, Sports Gear, Cakes, Tombola, Auction, Plants, Picture Frames, Morning Tea, Hamburgers,...

Date: Sunday 1 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

A rural Fair and Auction set around the beautiful Puketapu Lake. The ground is well shaded with trees, and the lake being home to many species of ducks and swans which makes the site one of the most picturesque Fair sites in NZ. In conjunction with the Fair is an auction of a very wide range of ...

Date: Sunday 8 March
Where:
Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Maraekakaho Country Market Day

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' The 8th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 21st March 2020. Enjoy a family day where there will be pony rides, grown art and colouring in competitions for the kids; local produce (including fresh locally grown lamb), coffee, home baking,...

Date: Saturday 21 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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