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May 2019

Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

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

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

Read more » - Make Create Do


Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

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

Date: Friday 24 May to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Eats & Beats

Eats & Beats

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

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

Read more » - Eats & Beats


The CanInspire Handbags and Gladrags Auction

The CanInspire Handbags and Gladrags Auction

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

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

Read more » - The CanInspire Handbags and Gladrags Auction


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

Sale - Knitting, Books & Picture Frames - Red Cross

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

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

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


Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

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

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Waipawa & Districts RSA Centennial Celebration

Waipawa & Districts RSA Centennial Celebration

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

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

Read more » - Waipawa & Districts RSA Centennial Celebration


Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Library Storytime


Pink Ribbon Brunch

Pink Ribbon Brunch

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

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

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Rocketman Movie Premiere

Rocketman Movie Premiere

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

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

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

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

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

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

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

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

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

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

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Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch

Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch

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

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

Read more » - Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch


Free
Lego

Lego

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

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

Read more » - Lego


Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Taradale Library Storytime

Taradale Library Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Taradale Library Storytime


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

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

Read more » - Clan of Coders


Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

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

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

Read more » - Make Create Do


Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019

Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019

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

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

Read more » - Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019


Pink Hope Luncheon

Pink Hope Luncheon

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

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

Read more » - Pink Hope Luncheon


Free
Paella A Go Go On Fire

Paella A Go Go On Fire

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

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

Read more » - Paella A Go Go On Fire


June 2019

Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

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

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Destination Market

Destination Market

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

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

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Cooking With Norka

Cooking With Norka

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

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

Read more » - Cooking With Norka


Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019

Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019

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

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

Read more » - Wairoa Maori Film Festival 2019


Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

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

Date: Saturday 25 May to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Library Storytime


Wairoa Māori Film Awards Gala 2019

Wairoa Māori Film Awards Gala 2019

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

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

Read more » - Wairoa Māori Film Awards Gala 2019


Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

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

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

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

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

Read more » - Taradale Sunday 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 family....

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

Read more » - Lego


Mah Jong

Mah Jong



Date: Monday 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 28 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Taradale Library Storytime

Taradale Library Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Taradale Library Storytime


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

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

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Teen Book Club


Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

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

Read more » - Clan of Coders


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

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

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

Read more » - Make Create Do


Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

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

Date: Friday 24 May to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Library Storytime


R18
F.A.W.C! Behind Closed Doors

F.A.W.C! Behind Closed Doors

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Behind Closed Doors


Free
Matariki Whānau Festival

Matariki Whānau Festival

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

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

Read more » - Matariki Whānau Festival


R18
F.A.W.C! Death by Mexi Mama

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

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Death by Mexi Mama


R18
F.A.W.C! Master vs Apprentice

F.A.W.C! Master vs Apprentice

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Master vs Apprentice


R18
F.A.W.C! Farina

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

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

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

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R18
F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes

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

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

Read more » - F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes


R18
F.A.W.C! Fair Game

F.A.W.C! Fair Game

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

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

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William Colenso College Book Sale

William Colenso College Book Sale

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

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

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Worldwide Knit In Public Day

Worldwide Knit In Public Day

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Noël, A French Christmas

F.A.W.C! Noël, A French Christmas

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Cooking Safari

F.A.W.C! Cooking Safari

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Toasted

F.A.W.C! Toasted

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Hard Hitting Reds

F.A.W.C! Hard Hitting Reds

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Pop-up Kids Market

Pop-up Kids Market

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Vege Out

F.A.W.C! Vege Out

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Caravan to Deliciosa

F.A.W.C! Caravan to Deliciosa

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Sacred Muse

F.A.W.C! Sacred Muse

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Poppstronomy

F.A.W.C! Poppstronomy

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Retro Living - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Retro Living - Paintvine

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

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

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Make Create Do

Make Create Do

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Champagne Weekend… With a Side of Whisky

The Champagne Weekend… With a Side of Whisky

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

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

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Matariki Whānau Festival

Matariki Whānau Festival

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

Date: Friday 14 June
Where:
Flaxmere Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Winter Beach Luau

F.A.W.C! Winter Beach Luau

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spend the afternoon at this Oktoberfest-inspired party as the Old Church transforms itself into a classic German bier hall. Steins will be served, brimming with beers from Hawke’s Bay’s finest brewers. Your food sustenance will be traditional Bierfest fare including giant salty pretzels that...

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

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F.A.W.C! Wild & Vine

F.A.W.C! Wild & Vine

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Cellar Sessions

F.A.W.C! Cellar Sessions

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Tokyo Time

F.A.W.C! Tokyo Time

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Bareknuckle BBQ Bootcamp

F.A.W.C! Bareknuckle BBQ Bootcamp

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

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

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Lego

Lego

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Vege Bang Bang

F.A.W.C! Vege Bang Bang

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Dinner with Dave

F.A.W.C! Dinner with Dave

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

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

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Free
Harcourts Hastings City Matariki Night Market

Harcourts Hastings City Matariki Night Market

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers

F.A.W.C! Meet the Makers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! The Truffle Hunt

F.A.W.C! The Truffle Hunt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Swine Dining

F.A.W.C! Swine Dining

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Top Shelf

F.A.W.C! Top Shelf

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Opening the Archives

F.A.W.C! Opening the Archives

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Liverpool to London

F.A.W.C! Liverpool to London

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

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

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Pork Pie Movie Night

Pork Pie Movie Night

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

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

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! Pink Lady® Apples on High

F.A.W.C! Pink Lady® Apples on High

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

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

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The Colliers International Grape Debate Hawkes Bay

The Colliers International Grape Debate Hawkes Bay

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

Date: Saturday 29 June
Where:
Te Awa Winery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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

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

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

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

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F.A.W.C! The Disco Dinner

F.A.W.C! The Disco Dinner

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

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

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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July 2019

Mah Jong

Mah Jong



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

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

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

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

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

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

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Free
Taradale Library Storytime

Taradale Library Storytime

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

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

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

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

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club

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

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

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Free
Clan of Coders

Clan of Coders

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

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

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Free
Make Create Do

Make Create Do

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

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

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Free
Napier Library Storytime

Napier Library Storytime

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

Date: Friday 24 May to Friday 5 July
Where:
Napier Libraries, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

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

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Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

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

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

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

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

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Paint and Wine Night - Flapper Girl - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Flapper Girl - Paintvine

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

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

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

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

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The Cocktail Party

The Cocktail Party

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

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

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

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

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

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Italian Film Festival - Opening Night

Italian Film Festival - Opening Night

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

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

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August 2019

Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Family of Twelve Winter Feast

Family of Twelve Winter Feast

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

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

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

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Truffle Hunt

Truffle Hunt

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

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

Read more » - Truffle Hunt


Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

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

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



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

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

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

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Preschool Storytime


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine

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

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

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

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

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


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

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

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

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New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

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

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

Read more » - New Zealand International Film Festival


September 2019

Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

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

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

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

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

Read more » - New Zealand International Film Festival


New Zealand International Film Festival

New Zealand International Film Festival

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

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

Read more » - New Zealand International Film Festival


Mah Jong

Mah Jong



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

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

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

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Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

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

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

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

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Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

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Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

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

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show

The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with all the ideas and information that you need to transform your surroundings into the space you’ve always dreamed of. Be thrilled by the variety, amazed by the innovations and impressed by the expert advice. Save with massive show-only...

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

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

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

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Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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R18
Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

Classics Reinvented, A Weekend of Design

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

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

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October 2019

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

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

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

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

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Mah Jong

Mah Jong



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

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Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

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

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

Read more » - Minecraft Club


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

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

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November 2019

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

Women's Lifestyle Expo Napier

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

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

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Free
Napier Sunday Market

Napier Sunday Market

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

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

Read more » - Napier Sunday Market


Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

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Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

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

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

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

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

Read more » - Young At Heart


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

Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing

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

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

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


Free
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

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

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

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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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December 2019

Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

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

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

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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

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

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

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

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

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

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

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

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

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

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

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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
Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

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

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Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

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

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

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

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

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

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January 2020

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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