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Events in Hawke's BayHe aha kei te haere ki Te Matau-a-Māui

Fill up your calendar with all these amazing events coming up in Hawke's Bay, through this link to EventfindaTo find out how to list your event see Eventfinda.

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April 2024

Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 21 April to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

On Sundays from October to May the Guthrie Smith Arboretum is open to the public from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The Arboretum has spectacular walks amongst the trees with breathtaking views over Lakes Tutira, Waikopiro and Orakei. Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the electric barbeque...

Date: Sunday 21 April to Sunday 26 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Taradale Sunday Market

Taradale Sunday Market

Napiers only weekly indoor Market. For incredible hand crafted items, to amazing Up-cycled and pre-loved items. As well as being able to get your favourite Rawleighs products. An absolute gem. Well worth a look. Fresh bunches of flowers only $5. metal art, cards for every occasion, knitting,...

Date: Sunday 21 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
The Mahoe Guide Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Become an EGGsplorer at the National Aquarium

Become an EGGsplorer at the National Aquarium

Get ready to embark on an EGGsploration at the National Aquarium! From 29 March until 30 April, nine lovable animals will be tucked away in their eggs throughout the aquarium, just waiting to be discovered. Keep your eyes peeled for the cute kiwi, the terrific tuatara, the majestic albatross,...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Tuesday 30 April
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Enchanted Crystal Hunt Escape Room

Enchanted Crystal Hunt Escape Room

For ages 7+ Registrations must be for teams of 3 - 4 participants The magic crystal that brings order to the forest has been destroyed! But a twin crystal exists if only you can retrieve it! Can you find and solve the clues and restore peace to the forest before it’s too late?  When: Sunday...

Date: Sunday 21 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2024 School Holiday Napier Escape Rooms

April 2024 School Holiday Napier Escape Rooms

School Holidays with Enigma Escape Rooms! Be a Wizard, Detective, Spy or an Elf. We have 2 indoor games and 2 outdoor games for you to choose from. Go on a fun adventure in Napier CBD with our outdoor adventure game! More details on our website, book with us online or call 0275206604! :)

Date: Saturday 20 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Enigma Escape Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Madagascar The Musical - Napier

Madagascar The Musical - Napier

Step into the wild with Madagascar: The Musical – an adrenaline-packed extravaganza that brings your favorite animated characters to life on stage! Join Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria on a thrilling adventure filled with infectious music, sensational dance numbers, and laugh-out-loud moments....

Date: Saturday 20 April to Sunday 21 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Joe Walsh Sunday

Joe Walsh Sunday

Rock legend and former Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh is returning to Ōtātara Pā in Hawke’s Bay where he had an epiphany that led him to break his addictions. A public event on Sunday April 21, with entry by koha, includes 4 hours of entertainment. New Zealand Idol judge Frankie Stevens is MC...

Date: Sunday 21 April
Where:
Otatara Pa Historic Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Pirates of The Curry Bean

Pirates of The Curry Bean

At the Docks of Old London Town is the Squirty Squid Tavern, home to Pearl Periwinkle and her children Liza & Jack. Pearl’s husband Stanley Periwinkle is lost at sea. A group of pirates comes into the tavern and overhears a conversation about a treasure map that leads to a treasure chest of...

Date: Sunday 21 April
Where:
Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Skateboard Lessons

School Holiday Skateboard Lessons

Bay Skates Skateboard Lessons are continuing over the school holidays! Not only that but we've added three new classes to give you more opportunities to sign up! Whether you're just starting out or been skating for a while and are wanting to up your game, we've got the class for you. During the two...

Date: Sunday 21 April to Sunday 28 April
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Programme - National Aquarium of NZ

School Holiday Programme - National Aquarium of NZ

Join us this April school holidays for an EGGtastic holiday program filled with fun! We will have five new daily topics where your budding scientist can discover all about animals that lay eggs, from those with feathers, those with scales, those that carry a shell on their back, to those that...

Date: Monday 22 April to Friday 26 April
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Music Holiday Programme

Music Holiday Programme

Does your child Love music? Here's your chance to try out different instruments, write a song, learn 2-3 new songs in a band and perform live! This holiday programme includes specialised workshops, playing with others in a band, learning how to write a song and performing in a live show at the...

Date: Monday 22 April to Friday 26 April
Where:
Napier Music Academy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Unboring 2024 Pasifika Movie Afternoon

Unboring 2024 Pasifika Movie Afternoon

Bring along your whānau to watch Moana (PG) 'Moana, daughter of chief Tui, embarks on a journey to return the heart of goddess, Te Fitti, from Maui.' (runtime 113 mins) Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may...

Date: Monday 22 April
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner Roller Skate Lessons

Beginner Roller Skate Lessons

Want to learn to roller skate but not sure where to start? Here at Bay Skate, we are now offering roller skate lessons every Monday! These lessons are smaller group lessons with Tiff and will be more focused on progress and exploring different aspects of roller skating. These beginner classes are...

Date: Monday 22 April to Monday 27 May
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intermediate Roller Skate Lessons

Intermediate Roller Skate Lessons

Learn to Skate Sundays not enough for you? Wanting to take your roller skating to the next level? Here at Bay Skate, we are now offering roller skate lessons every Monday! These lessons are smaller group lessons with Tiff and will be more focused on progress and exploring different aspects of...

Date: Monday 22 April to Monday 6 May
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Intermediate Roller Skate Lessons


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Unboring 2024 Tween Bakers Club

Unboring 2024 Tween Bakers Club

Do you like to bake? Do you like to eat? Make your favourite and bring it along to share. Please bring a Complete list of ingredients; we don't want any allergic reactions. Suitable for ages 10-12. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during...

Date: Tuesday 23 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Aaarrrrrt for Beginners

Aaarrrrrt for Beginners

For ages 8+ Learn some tips and tricks to improve your drawing skills. No need to bring anything, we will supply the sketchbook. This workshop is aimed at beginners, but anyone is welcome!  When: Tuesday 23 April, 10am-10.45am, 11am-11.45am Limited spaces, online registration essential....

Date: Tuesday 23 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Unboring 2024 Frankentoys

Unboring 2024 Frankentoys

Sid did it, and they still haunt my dreams. We'll provide the old toys and hot glue, you bring your imagination and see what you can create! Suitable for ages 13-18. Regstration required: please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Children must be accompanied by a...

Date: Wednesday 24 April
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Unboring 2024 Faux Terrariums

Unboring 2024 Faux Terrariums

Can't keep a plant alive, but love the adorable little jar scenes? No problem! We'll make a cute jar, and fill it with faux plants that can't die. Suitable for ages 10-12. Registration required: please register thorugh the Hastings District Libraries website. Children must be accompanied by a...

Date: Wednesday 24 April
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Helios - Hawke's Bay

Helios - Hawke's Bay

HELIOS - told by Alexander Wright with cinematic score by Phil Grainger A lad lives half-way up a historic hill. A teenager is on a road trip to the city in a stolen car. A boy is driving a chariot, pulling the sun across the sky. Award-winning "masters of storytelling", Wright&Grainger tour...

Date: Wednesday 24 April
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The International Grand Magic Show

The International Grand Magic Show

The International Grand Magic Show features a star-studded cast of renowned performers including: - Grand Illusionist Andre Vegas - French comedy magician and circus entertainer, Jean Phiippe - Original magic and artistry by NZ's female magician Felicity Rogers - Chinese Mastermind of the...

Date: Thursday 25 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Unboring 2024 Pokémon Go and Trading Card Meetup

Unboring 2024 Pokémon Go and Trading Card Meetup

…Still gotta catch them all… We're having another Pokémon Go meetup! This time you can bring your Trading cards too! Meet new Pokémon friends, battle, raid, trade, and have fun! BYOD for Pokémon GO. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos...

Date: Friday 26 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lego - Yo Ho Ho

Lego - Yo Ho Ho

Suitable for all ages Join in with our holiday Lego session and make a piratey creation! Arrrr!  When: Friday 26 April, 11am - 12noon

Date: Friday 26 April
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Indonesian Cooking Workshop

Indonesian Cooking Workshop

Indonesian themed menu, a Dutch Rijsttafel; Nasi Goreng with Sambal Eggs Gado Gado and Sataysauce Chicken Rendang Pangsit, fried wonton Seroendeng Pisang Goreng Dinner and Recipe booklet included

Date: Friday 26 April
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Experience

The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Experience

A show not to be missed! ‘The Boss’ Bruce Springsteen Experience is an international level show honoring the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. With a full nine-piece line-up, The Boss presents Bruce’s music at a captivating level of visual and audio excitement....

Date: Friday 26 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Napier Big Music Weekend

The Napier Big Music Weekend

Get ready to rock and roll with an explosive lineup of legendary tunes brought to you across one Big Music weekend! Napier Municipal Theatre and Six Chairs Missing Productions Ltd present an electrifying weekend of performances featuring The Boss - Tribute Show and The Fleetwood Mac Experience....

Date: Friday 26 April to Saturday 27 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Napier Big Music Weekend


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 locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Napier CBD Autumn Fashion Runway & Market Day

Napier CBD Autumn Fashion Runway & Market Day

Join us for a fun-filled day of fashion, deals and entertainment in the heart of Napier. Emerson St will be closed and transformed into a catwalk where leading retailers will showcase their latest Autumn/Winter collections. Get ready to immerse yourself in the season's freshest looks and draw...

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
Napier CBD, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - The Pukes - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Hoos The Boss - Scarlett Eden - Groove Foundation -...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 25 May
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Aotearoa HipHop & RnB Tribute - VOLUME II

The Aotearoa HipHop & RnB Tribute - VOLUME II

Join us for a Gospel Tribute to some of Aotearoa's HOTTEST Hip Hop & RnB Tracks. Throw your hands up and move as we cover songs from Scribe, Nesian Mystic, Savage and much more. There's a Pair of BRAND NEW Nike TN'Z (To the Value of $250) up for grabs and loads of giveaways and spot prizes on...

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
The Potter's House, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Fleetwood Mac Experience

The Fleetwood Mac Experience

Embark on a musical journey through the iconic era of Fleetwood Mac with “The Fleetwood Mac Experience” Immerse yourself in the timeless classics and chart-topping hits that defined a generation, as our talented Musicians faithfully recreate the magic and allure of Fleetwood Mac's unforgettable...

Date: Saturday 27 April
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Latin Party

Latin Party

Fiesta latina, música típica, baile, bar. ¡Puedes comprar tu entrada en línea o en la puerta! Salsa, bachata, cumbia, cuarteto, reggaeton!

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

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Free
Vinyl Day

Vinyl Day

Welcome to The Urban Winery for Vinyl Day with Rockstuff Records! Dig the crates and quench your thirst, to top off an amazing April! Highlight Sunday 28th April on your calendar.    The greatest & latest records, the finest wines, the best in beer, beautiful venue, music magic… no other...

Date: Sunday 28 April
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: River

MTG Sunday Cinema: River

A stunning exploration of the timeless relationship between human civilization and Earth's rivers, in all their majesty and fragility. With score by the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Directed by Jennifer Peedom and Joseph Nizeti, presented by Willem Dafoe. Rating: PG

Date: Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Henry Houdini Book Launch

Henry Houdini Book Launch

New Book Launch - "Henry Houdini." Henry Houdini is an adventurous little dog who likes to go exploring beyond the walls of his property. His owners decide they need to do something to stop his roaming ways, but will they be successful in stopping him from escaping and wandering the streets? The...

Date: Sunday 28 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Mountain

MTG Sunday Cinema: Mountain

A breathtaking voyage into the extreme and an experience featuring the highest peaks around the world. With accompanying score by the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Directed by Jennifer Peedom with narration by Willem Dafoe. Rating: PG

Date: Sunday 28 April
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce When: Tuesdays, 10am Where: Taradale Library When: Fridays, 10am Where: Napier Library Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 25 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

Storytime When: Tuesdays, 11am Where: Taradale Library Storytime is a half-hour - forty-five-minute programme of songs and various picture books from our collection being read. Some of our Storytimes are themed and either a craft or an activity accompanies them. Suitable for preschoolers and...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2024

Free
Nerdvana 2024

Nerdvana 2024

Nerdvana is a Free multi-day programme for adults, curated to celebrate all things nerdy. We embrace all things geeky, pop-culture, sci-fi, gaming, and more. Explore the page to see what's on and register – there is really something for everyone: - Geeks Guild Book Club - Labyrinth Movie...

Date: Wednesday 1 May to Sunday 5 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magical Musicals

Magical Musicals

Some of the best music theatre singers in New Zealand bring you those musical moments that brought magic to the Stage. Featuring: Russell Dixon Alexandra Foster Isaac Pawson Kate Lineham Derek Hill Accompanied by Paul Carnegie-Jones. NZ Tour 17 Apr - 20 May Concerts start 11am General admission...

Date: Wednesday 1 May
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Lunch Time Concert

A varied concert by talented local performers: The Choralairs directed by Beverley Heard, Accompanists Corrie Hughes, Anna Hansen & Margaret Cooper The Mary Doyle Choir. Directed by Daryn Elston-Smith Accompanied by Linda Gilchrist Cafe' style lunch, prepared by our on-site caterers,...

Date: Wednesday 1 May
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerdvana 24 Talk Nerdy to Me

Nerdvana 24 Talk Nerdy to Me

Watch and listen as local nerds deliver a series of short PechaKucha-style presentations, sharing whatever they geek out on. Registration is to attend as audience. If you want to present, email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz with TN2M in the subject line. Registration Required. Please register...

Date: Wednesday 1 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Music Industry Gala

Hawke's Bay Music Industry Gala

Get ready for the HB Music Industry Gala! Wednesday, 1st May 6pm-8pm Cash bar available On the Opera House Stage, Toitoi Hawke's Bay Arts and Events Centre Join us for a celebration of our region's music talents and champions! Experience inspiring talks from advocates beyond our borders and...

Date: Wednesday 1 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Nerdvana 24 Geeks Guild Book Club

Nerdvana 24 Geeks Guild Book Club

What kind of a library programme would it be without a Book Club event? Come along for a pop-up Geeks Guild Book Club - We're reading the Classic Sci-Fi novel Frankenstein. Enjoy a cocktail (or mocktail) with us as we discuss this epic book. Registration Required. Please register through the...

Date: Thursday 2 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night Fundraiser for Hawke's Bay Multiple Sclerosis

Quiz Night Fundraiser for Hawke's Bay Multiple Sclerosis

Join us for an epic quiz night on 2 May at 7pm at Taradale & District RSA, 150 Gloucester Street Taradale. Gather your squad of 6 or come along solo and jump in with a team for an epic evening backing Hawke’s Bay Multiple Sclerosis! Prizes up for grabs! Don't forget your coins for quick deals....

Date: Thursday 2 May
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night Fundraiser for Hawke's Bay Multiple Sclerosis


Free
Nerdvana 24 Vr Gaming Experience

Nerdvana 24 Vr Gaming Experience

Experience the awesome fun that is virtual reality gaming! We have two Quest 3 consoles loaded up with all the best games. Available for 20 minute sessions. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Suitable for ages 8+. Limited places - books taken on the day. Children must be accompanied...

Date: Friday 3 May to Sunday 5 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerdvana 24 Labyrinth Interactive Movie Night

Nerdvana 24 Labyrinth Interactive Movie Night

You remind me of the babe! What babe?... When Sarah is forced to babysit her half-brother Toby, she summons Jareth the Goblin King to take him away. When he is actually kidnapped, Sarah is given just thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue him. Come and watch the cult classic Labyrinth (PG)...

Date: Friday 3 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ben Hurley House Of The Holy Tour

Ben Hurley House Of The Holy Tour

It has been said that Comedy is the new Rock n roll, but stand up comedy was also born in places like this. A place where Ben can fulfil childhood dreams of being a rockstar using his natural blessed talents of comedy. It is the Houses of the Holy Tour, where Ben Hurley and his opening acts will...

Date: Friday 3 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market offering a true Hawke's Bay experience. This is where the locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 4 May to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerdvana 24 Mini Escape Room Madness

Nerdvana 24 Mini Escape Room Madness

Compete against the clock - and two other teams - to solve the puzzle and escape. Groups of up to four. Suitable for ages 8+. Registration Required. Please register through the Hastings District Libraries website. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerdvana 24 Creative Cartography

Nerdvana 24 Creative Cartography

Creative Cartography: Building a world to play in (D&D workshop). Spend an hour and a half with an experienced Dungeon Master and learn how the environment informs the campaign. This Dungeons & Dragons workshop is for DMs, and for players who are interested in the other side of the screen....

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Danny's of Philadelphia

Danny's of Philadelphia

After a sellout series in 2023, Danny’s is coming back for one day only! The Decibel team are once again tapping into winemaker Daniel Brennan’s Philadelphian roots and transforming into a sandwich joint reminiscent of those ubiquitous back home. Chef Ben Cruse will run the grill slinging...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Decibel Wines, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Urban Wine Walk  Napier (NZ)

Urban Wine Walk Napier (NZ)

The streets and laneways of Napier will come alive this Autumn as a line-up of incredible venues each transform into an Urban Cellar Door and host a winemaker for you to visit on a self-guided wine trail! How does it work you ask? Simply decide which venue you'd like to start from and you're...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

30 Saturday Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! Local Artists like - Coastal Rhythm Section - Ariana Henare - Lady Larisa - Hand Picked - The Pukes - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise - Hoos The Boss - Scarlett Eden - Groove Foundation -...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 25 May
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerdvana 24 D&d  Game With Kiwis & Dragons

Nerdvana 24 D&d Game With Kiwis & Dragons

Follow and laugh along as Kiwis and Dragons play live, igniting a flame of creativity that will leave an indelible mark on the very fabric of your existence. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerdvana 24 Vr, Board Games & Pizza

Nerdvana 24 Vr, Board Games & Pizza

Want to hunt zombies or blast your way through awesome songs on Beat Saber while the kids aren't under foot? We are locking them all out of the library for this strictly 16+ event. Join us and some of the Geeks Guild for an evening with the VR, board games, and pizza. Registration Required....

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ben Hurley House Of The Holy Tour

Ben Hurley House Of The Holy Tour

It has been said that Comedy is the new Rock n roll, but stand up comedy was also born in places like this. A place where Ben can fulfil childhood dreams of being a rockstar using his natural blessed talents of comedy. It is the Houses of the Holy Tour, where Ben Hurley and his opening acts will...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Strider - Acoustic Classic Rock

Strider - Acoustic Classic Rock

Strider is Geoff Dunn (vocals) and Simon Nixon (guitar). Experience acoustic classic rock in the welcoming comfort of The Urban Winery. Enjoy the ride, sounds and atmospherics, with Strider playing much loved rock songs from music's golden era. Strider was the name of Robert Plant’s dog, back...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Elton John Experience

The Elton John Experience

Presented by Michael Stodart New Zealand's No. 1 Elton John tribute show! The Elton John Experience - starring Michael Stodart is a spectacular showcase capturing Elton John’s extravagance and musical genius. Backed by an exceptional band, Stodart delivers an unforgettable powerhouse...

Date: Saturday 4 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 21 April to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

Guthrie Smith Arboretum Visit

On Sundays from October to May the Guthrie Smith Arboretum is open to the public from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The Arboretum has spectacular walks amongst the trees with breathtaking views over Lakes Tutira, Waikopiro and Orakei. Pack up a picnic or bring a sausage to sizzle on the electric barbeque...

Date: Sunday 21 April to Sunday 26 May
Where:
Guthrie Smith Arboretum & Education Centre, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerdvana 24 Writing Workshop

Nerdvana 24 Writing Workshop

Making your Story Sparkle: Writing Workshop Join local author Gareth Ward (winner of Storylines Tessa Duder Award, the 2018 Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Youth Novel, and a 2018 Storylines Notable Book Award) as he teaches simple but effective ways to make your writing stronger and more...

Date: Sunday 5 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerdvana 24 Magic: the Gathering - Showcase Game

Nerdvana 24 Magic: the Gathering - Showcase Game

A demonstration game by some of our local MTG card-nerds. Watch and ask questions, or hang out and meet other players. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 5 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerdvana 24 Miniature Painting Workshop

Nerdvana 24 Miniature Painting Workshop

Learn the basics of model painting with Lovecraft Game Store. This session focuses on the painting of D&D figurines, but the skills covered are easily transferrable to painting miniatures from any table top game. No prior skills required and all materials are provided. If the event is full,...

Date: Sunday 5 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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O Nata Lux - a Concert By the Waiapu Cathedral Choir

O Nata Lux - a Concert By the Waiapu Cathedral Choir

As winter draws near and our world is sometimes dark and turbulent, we bring you a celebration of the glory of new light - the Nata Lux. Composers and poets throughout the years have seen the need for optimism and hope, and their songs, such as Lux Aurumque, Hail Gladdening Light, The Call, I will...

Date: Sunday 5 May
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Nerdvana 24 Are You Sus?

Nerdvana 24 Are You Sus?

An Among Us Irl Event (for adults) Who will prevail: crewmates or imposters? Can you complete your tasks while avoiding the imposter… or maybe you ARE the imposter? Only the least sus will survive in this popular game brought to life. Suitable for ages 16+. Registration Required. Please...

Date: Sunday 5 May
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beginner Roller Skate Lessons

Beginner Roller Skate Lessons

Want to learn to roller skate but not sure where to start? Here at Bay Skate, we are now offering roller skate lessons every Monday! These lessons are smaller group lessons with Tiff and will be more focused on progress and exploring different aspects of roller skating. These beginner classes are...

Date: Monday 22 April to Monday 27 May
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intermediate Roller Skate Lessons

Intermediate Roller Skate Lessons

Learn to Skate Sundays not enough for you? Wanting to take your roller skating to the next level? Here at Bay Skate, we are now offering roller skate lessons every Monday! These lessons are smaller group lessons with Tiff and will be more focused on progress and exploring different aspects of...

Date: Monday 22 April to Monday 6 May
Where:
Bay Skate, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

Storytime When: Tuesdays, 11am Where: Taradale Library Storytime is a half-hour - forty-five-minute programme of songs and various picture books from our collection being read. Some of our Storytimes are themed and either a craft or an activity accompanies them. Suitable for preschoolers and...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Grease

Grease

Lindisfarne and Iona Colleges present the theater production of Grease telling the story of Rydell High School's senior class of 1959. The too cool for school, leather jacket wearing “Burger Palace Boys” and the gossiping “Pink Ladies” navigate summer love, dates for the school dance, and...

Date: Wednesday 8 May to Saturday 11 May
Where:
Lowe Family Performing Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Artbeats: Maverick Modigliani

Artbeats: Maverick Modigliani

Marking the centenary of the death of Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), this special cinema event will delve into the story of a remarkable talent that surpassed legend and stereotypes. From his origins in Livorno, home of the ‘Macchiaioli’, to the Paris of Picasso and Brancusi that became the...

Date: Thursday 9 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

Now on sale! Experience the magic of Leaving Jackson.

Date: Friday 10 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Killer Queens

Killer Queens

New Zealand's ONLY fully live Queen celebration band, the Killer Queens are back with a bang. Killer Queens are a completely live band of Hawke’s Bay’s finest musicians. Featuring a 4-piece band, 3 female lead vocalists vocalists and a unique light and visual show. Killer Queens are not a...

Date: Friday 10 May to Saturday 11 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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1999 The Ultimate Prince Experience

1999 The Ultimate Prince Experience

The genius, innovation and grandeur of the one and only Prince - this immersive stage show experience pays tribute and reverence to one of the greatest musical pioneers of our time. Dedicated live performances from talented multi-instrumentalist Dale Ray on vocals, guitar and piano, are a...

Date: Friday 10 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 11 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Illuminati Night Bike Ride

Illuminati Night Bike Ride

Decorate your bike and light up the night at the spectacular Illuminati Night Ride in Hastings city centre on Saturday May 11. Free entry and someone will win a $200 cash prize for the best decorated bike. Meet at Brave Brewing at 205 Queen Street East from 5pm. We'll ride from 6pm, a short...

Date: Saturday 11 May
Where:
Brave Brewing, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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UK Hun?

UK Hun?

Bing, Bang, Bong! Sing, Sang, Song! We're off the the UK Hun! Join the Boombfunk Variety Performers for a British Burlesque show at The Paisley Stage. Enjoy an evening of British-inspired performances including burlesque, bellydance, live vocals, pole dance, aerials and drag! Uk Hun...

Date: Saturday 11 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show

The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show

The Man that has sold out the Cabana with his SRV Band is back:   “The Stevie Ray Vaughan with Friends Tribute Show”   Tony Painting British ex-pat Guitarist/Vocalist who’s played with/supported some of UK’s best known artist including UB40, Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath), Robert Plant...

Date: Saturday 11 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soul Choir's Autumn Vibes

Soul Choir's Autumn Vibes

Join the Hawke's Bay Soul Choir for an unforgettable evening of soulful melodies at The Urban Winery! Indulge in your favourite wine and snacks while the Soul Choir mesmerises you with their finest unplugged renditions of soul, disco, Motown classics, and contemporary hits. From Aretha Franklin...

Date: Saturday 11 May
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 12 May to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mother's Day Concert

Mother's Day Concert

Come and celebrate Mother’s Day with the Napier Technical Memorial Band and the Junior Band at our next concert on Sunday 12th May at the Salvation Army Citadel, Greenmeadows, starting at 2.30pm. Tickets just $15 on the door and Eftpos will be available. We have music to suit all tastes, from...

Date: Sunday 12 May
Where:
Napier Salvation Army Citadel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Assembly Room Tunes - May 2024

Assembly Room Tunes - May 2024

Hawke's Bay Brass Hawke's Bay Brass will be tooting at Toitoi. Assembly Room Tunes in the coolest spot on a Monday to have morning tea and a show! This performance is part of the 2024 Assembly Room Tunes. Come join us for our monthly Monday daytime concerts, set in the beautiful historic...

Date: Monday 13 May
Where:
Toitoi - Assembly Ballroom, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce When: Tuesdays, 10am Where: Taradale Library When: Fridays, 10am Where: Napier Library Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 25 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cine-Club 2nd Tuesday Most Months French Film/Eng Subtitles

Cine-Club 2nd Tuesday Most Months French Film/Eng Subtitles

On the second Tuesday of most months Association Française de ​Hawke's Bay shows a French language film at Event Cinema in Havelock North. Beach House Wines is one of our valued sponsors. We sell their wine by the glass at Cine-Club. Your admission includes nibbles of "des baguette et des...

Date: Tuesday 14 May
Where:
Events Cinema Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2024 - Napier

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2024 - Napier

Since 1976, the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival has been an industry leader in the celebration of Mountain Culture. Following the festival held every October, the annual World Tour reaches more than 40 countries on 7 continents, making it the largest adventure film tour on the planet....

Date: Thursday 16 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heath Franklin's Chopper - Not Here To F*ck Spiders

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Not Here To F*ck Spiders

AS SEEN ON 7 DAYS NZ's MOST WANTED comedian is back after three years off....and he's not here to f*ck spiders! That's right. Not even if they're dressed in a sexy spider nurse outfit. He just hasn't got the time. And neither do you. Because Life happens whether you like or not. You can...

Date: Thursday 16 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2024

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2024

Better Homes, Better Gardens, Better Lifestyles. Discover fresh, practical ideas that enhance both your living spaces and your wellbeing! The popular Hawke's Bay Better Home and Living Show is back in May 2024! Join us for Kitchens, Building, Renovating, Heating, Insulation, Solar Power, Health,...

Date: Friday 17 May to Sunday 19 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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CMNZ Series - Mai Te Uira

CMNZ Series - Mai Te Uira

Renown musician, producer, and innovator Tiki Taane (Ngāti Maniapoto) and multidisciplinary artist Kereama Taepa (Te Arawa, Te Āti Awa) have merged their two worlds to create a brand new performance experience - 'Mai Te Uira'. Grounded in a karakia that references the atua and the whakapapa of...

Date: Friday 17 May
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swan Lake

Swan Lake

Considered the greatest of all classical ballets, Swan Lake is a perfect marriage of music and dance. With Tchaikovsky’s sweeping score – lush, romantic, instantly recognisable – and Kristian Fredrikson’s opulent designs, gorgeously lit by Jon Buswell, Swan Lake transports the audience...

Date: Friday 17 May to Saturday 18 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Rising Stars Talent Quest CHB 2024

Rising Stars Talent Quest CHB 2024

Rising Stars Talent Quest CHB is back for 2024! We welcome the community to come and witness our finals night performance! Come along and be entertained in dance, vocal and instrumental performances from the talented children in our local community. We have a panel of judges, wonderful...

Date: Saturday 18 May
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Glow Back to the 80's

Glow Back to the 80's

Not Just a gig, come and be transported back into the 80's in a charming historic building by the waterfront. Immerse all your senses with special lighting effects, surprise interactive performances and experiential entertainment that illicit a nostalgic emotional imprint to be remembered. Capture...

Date: Saturday 18 May
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

80's Super Band 'Love Shack'

Back by popular demand, New Zealand's 80's Super group 'Love Shack' are bringing their show back to The Paisley Stage, Napier. Doors from 7.30pm. Show starts 8.30pm. After lifting the roof off at their last Paisley gig, come and party with Love Shack as they bring their Ultimate 80's party show...

Date: Saturday 18 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Karl Jenkins Requiem & The Peacemakers

Karl Jenkins Requiem & The Peacemakers

Karl Jenkins Concert will be Inspiring and Uplifting Hastings Choral Society’s upcoming concert features two modern works by Karl Jenkins that have not been performed before in Hawke’s Bay. The first work, Requiem, includes the Latin text traditionally used in a Requiem mass interspersed with...

Date: Sunday 19 May
Where:
Taikura Rudolf Steiner School, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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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. This is a book club...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Showquest Hawke's Bay 2024

Showquest Hawke's Bay 2024

Showquest is a nationwide performing arts competition and a platform for youth voices to be heard. Be amazed by original stage performances combining Art, Music, Dance, Drama, Culture & Technology. Students design, produce and perform their stories in a powerful night of celebration and recognition...

Date: Friday 24 May
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Grant Haua Explosion / Dusty Rhodes & the Bluesmobile

The Grant Haua Explosion / Dusty Rhodes & the Bluesmobile

Original Rock and Blues with Grant Haua, playing solo acoustic and electric with his band, not to be missed, special guests local Legend Dusty Rhodes and The Bluesmobile

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

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Wonder Pēpi Market 2024

Wonder Pēpi Market 2024

Step into the heart of Pēpi, a vibrant children's market that celebrates the wonders of babyhood, childhood, and the journey of pregnancy with delight. It's a charming showcase where the magic of little ones and the excitement of parenthood converge. Carefully curated stalls for Pēpi, along...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Quiz Night Fundraiser: CANCELLED

Quiz Night Fundraiser: CANCELLED

Get ready to test your trivia skills and support a great cause at our CanInspire Quiz Night Fundraiser! Join us for a night of brain-teasing fun, with spot prizes galore, amazing raffles, as well as a live auction that'll keep you on the edge of your seat. There's a cash bar to keep the drinks...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stone Tribute Pilots NZ

Stone Tribute Pilots NZ

The Hawkes Bay based Stone Temple Pilots tribute act - "Stone Tribute Pilots nz" are playing at the Paisley Stage, Napier. Come and get an ear full of all your favourite Stone Temple Pilots songs, celebrated by this group of local Hawkes Bay musicians who also happen to be STP fans. Playing...

Date: Saturday 25 May
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf

MTG Sunday Cinema: Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf

A bitter, ageing couple, with the help of alcohol, use their young house guests to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other over the course of a distressing night. Directed by Mike Nichols, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and George Segal. Rating: R18

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sounds From Far and Near - a Linden Singers Concert

Sounds From Far and Near - a Linden Singers Concert

The title of this Linden Singers concert “Sounds from Far and Near,” introduces the theme of the programme, a marvellous mix of music by composers from our own country – indeed, some from our own region – and from countries far away across the oceans. Songs by New Zealand composers include...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
Saint Matthews Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane

MTG Sunday Cinema: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane

A bitter, former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion. Directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Bette Davis, Joan Crawford and Victor Buono. Rating: M

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZTrio: Triptych 1 - Unquiet Dream

NZTrio: Triptych 1 - Unquiet Dream

Described as a “national treasure” and “New Zealand’s most indispensable ensemble” (William Dart, NZ Herald), NZTrio - He Taonga Wairere is renowned for its eclectic repertoire, outstanding talent and warm kiwi stage presence. Any preconceptions of classical music being stuffy or...

Date: Sunday 26 May
Where:
Blyth Performing Arts Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
NZ Careers Expo - Hawkes Bay

NZ Careers Expo - Hawkes Bay

Meet the Future of Work We believe that young people are the future. - That’s why for over 33 years, we’ve been helping them make the first steps in the world of work, by connecting them with the best training and employment opportunities Aotearoa has to offer. Each year thousands attend the...

Date: Tuesday 28 May
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Beach Boys Experience

The Beach Boys Experience

Pick up some Good Vibrations at this unforgettable celebration dedicated to the music of The Beach Boys For nearly 60 years, the Beach Boys have embodied summertime. Sun, surfing, the beach, pretty girls in bikinis, driving with the top down. Favourites like “Surfin Safari”, “Surfin...

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

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BITTA BATTA / The Scarlett Eden Band

BITTA BATTA / The Scarlett Eden Band

A Night of Original Neo Soul and Groove! BITTA BATTA is a brand new original Neo Soul Funk band led by Campbell Burns. A 7-piece band featuring some of the HBs premiere musicians, BITTA BATTAs sound takes in elements of neo soul, funk, new jazz, afrobeat and drum and bass. Come and check out the...

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

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June 2024

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 locals shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to create your own locally sourced meals at home. Enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 1 June
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 4 May to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dutch Wintry Baking Workshop

Dutch Wintry Baking Workshop

Welcome to the first day of winter!! Join in a 3 hour, hands-on workshop as you discover a traditional baking delicacy consumed widely in the Netherlands during the festive winter months.  We will make 3 typical dutch winter treats; A Spice Loaf , Filled Speculaas and Apple Beignets Filled...

Date: Saturday 1 June
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Allure

Allure

ARTEMIS pole arts presents Allure, a student showcase. A display of different skills and styles, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Let our students Allure you. VIP tickets available for those who want an extra indulgent night. Event will be strictly R18

Date: Saturday 1 June
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 21 April to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

Storytime When: Tuesdays, 11am Where: Taradale Library Storytime is a half-hour - forty-five-minute programme of songs and various picture books from our collection being read. Some of our Storytimes are themed and either a craft or an activity accompanies them. Suitable for preschoolers and...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hoedown Showdown

Hoedown Showdown

Brimming with tomfoolery, extravagant outfits and toe-tapping tunes that’ll have you dancing in the aisles. Featuring: Karl Perigo Marian Burns Chet O’Connell Isaac Pawson Kate Lineham Hank Trenton Grant Winterburn NZ Tour 27 May - 27 Jun Concerts start 11am General admission seating Doors...

Date: Wednesday 5 June
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZ Highwaymen

NZ Highwaymen

NZ Highwaymen set out on a Winter Tour A very special country music event, featuring legendary talent. Over 10,000 tickets sold throughout the 24 date tour in May/June and Nov 2023. By popular demand The NZ Highwaymen are coming back in June/July 2024. New Zealand’s Highwaymen, between...

Date: Thursday 6 June
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Motel California Eagles Experience

Motel California Eagles Experience

Motel California is the Eagle's show everyone's talking about. Celebrating the chart topping songs of The Eagles, Joe Walsh, & Don Henley - one of the greatest country-rock acts in music. Motel California are recognised for their accomplished & highly skilled musicianship mimicking the smooth...

Date: Friday 7 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 11 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Blood Red Sky U2 Tribute

Blood Red Sky U2 Tribute

A night of U2 Classic Rock from a very experienced tribute band, Blood Red Sky . Hear all your favourites and rock the night away. The craic is always spot on. Local Napier act to open

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

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 12 May to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce When: Tuesdays, 10am Where: Taradale Library When: Fridays, 10am Where: Napier Library Baby Bounce is a half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and noisy, wiggly, bouncy, fun. Suitable for children aged 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers.

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 25 June
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise: CANCELLED

Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise: CANCELLED

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its way back to Taradale! Courtesy of Powerplay, you don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more than 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers...

Date: Friday 14 June
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

Mad, risqué and uniquely eccentric - internationally critically acclaimed and award-winning Gaulier-trained clown Trygve (pronounced 'trigvee') Wakenshaw presents his beautifully strange stream-of-consciousness idiocy in NAUTILUS. Exploring the form of mime to its most idiosyncratic...

Date: Friday 14 June
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fabric-a-brac Napier 2024

Fabric-a-brac Napier 2024

We're delighted to bring you the inaugural Napier Fabric-a-brac! Come along to discover vintage and modern fabric treasures, haberdashery, patterns, buttons and sewing supplies for sale, all in aid of Cranford Hospice. This fabric and sewing market is a wonderful morning out! Selling at the...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Haloumi, Feta and Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop

Haloumi, Feta and Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop

In this three-hour long workshop you will learn how to make Haloumi, Mozzarella and Feta.You will be taught by Pauline Korevaar of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required. Light refreshments included. ...

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

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Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court: CANCELLED

Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court: CANCELLED

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its way back to Bay View! Courtesy of Powerplay, you don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more than 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
King George Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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We Rise - 10th Anniversary Tour

We Rise - 10th Anniversary Tour

Devilskin Announce We Rise 10th Anniverary Tour With very special guests: Tadpole Feat. Emma Dilemma / and Skinny Hobos. Multi-platinum NZ rockers DEVILSKIN are revving up and getting ready to hit the road this May in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of their ground-breaking debut album WE...

Date: Saturday 15 June
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show

Landslide is a live 5-piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks for the past 11 years, covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits! Expect to hear Dreams, Sara, Rhiannon, The Chain, Go Your Own Way, Seven Wonders, Don't...

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

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Free
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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. This is a book club...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy rock musical with music by Alan Menken and lyrics and a book by Howard Ashman. The story follows a hapless florist shop worker, Seymour, who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The music, composed by Menken in the style of early 1960s rock...

Date: Wednesday 19 June to Saturday 29 June
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Winter Disco

Winter Disco

Disco is a genre of dance music and a subculture that emerged in the 1970s from the United States' urban nightlife scene. Its sound is typified by four-on-the-floor beats, syncopated basslines, string sections, brass and horns, electric piano, synthesizers, and electric rhythm guitars. Wikipedia...

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

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Free
MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

Welcome to the MWIW community! Here you can buy and sell preloved, vintage, upcycled and handmade - clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories. We're indoors at Functions on Hastings (Toitoi) from 10-2 pm. To see all the stalls and what they're bringing (including sizes), keep an eye out on...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Lancaster

MTG Sunday Cinema: Lancaster

The incredible and moving story of the Lancaster Bomber, synonymous with the Dambusters and night raids on Nazi Germany. Narrated by Charles Dance. 2022 - 110 mins - Documentary - Rated PG

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Spitfire

MTG Sunday Cinema: Spitfire

The exciting story of the fighter plane and daring pilots that helped win the Battle of Britain in World War II. Narrated by Charles Dance. 2018 - 99 mins - Documentary - Rated PG

Date: Sunday 23 June
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Heroes & Villains - Altitude Aerials Napier Showcase

Heroes & Villains - Altitude Aerials Napier Showcase

We're excited to announce our next showcase - Heroes & Villains. Tickets are out now! Get ready for a clash of titans, a battle between good and evil, as we present our next showcase - Heroes and Villains! Our performers have been crafting their routines to leave you wowed. Jaw-dropping stunts,...

Date: Friday 28 June
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jarred Fell

Jarred Fell

Award-winning Comedian Magician is back and on the road ! Hitting the most random of places but purely for you! You may have seen Jarred on American TV featuring on NBC’s ‘Bring The Funny’ where he got to the semi finals or even on local telly over the years on the NZ Comedy Gala’s on TV...

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

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July 2024

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Storytime

Storytime

Storytime When: Tuesdays, 11am Where: Taradale Library Storytime is a half-hour - forty-five-minute programme of songs and various picture books from our collection being read. Some of our Storytimes are themed and either a craft or an activity accompanies them. Suitable for preschoolers and...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 2 July
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nurse Georgie Carroll Sista Flo 2.0

Nurse Georgie Carroll Sista Flo 2.0

Nurse Georgie is just what the doctor ordered. As seen on Britain’s Got Talent 2023, winner of ‘Best Comedy Show' at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and following a sell-out season at the Edinburgh Fringe and a sell-out Australian and UK tour, don’t miss Nurse Georgie Carroll as she brings...

Date: Thursday 4 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 4 May to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse range of locally grown or artisan produced products. There is nothing like...

Date: Sunday 21 April to Sunday 28 July
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dumpling, Baobun And Steambun Workshop

Dumpling, Baobun And Steambun Workshop

Jie Pang will introduce you to skills of filling, shaping and making Dumplings, Steamed buns and Baobuns from scratch. Jie Pang’s origins lay in Chengdu, city in southwestern province Sichuan in China. Sichuan is also the hometown of Panda and HotPot. It is famous for its spicy food. Jie...

Date: Sunday 7 July
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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World of Musicals

World of Musicals

Presented by: Rokitz Entertainment. Following a sell out 2022 New Zealand tour - The World of Musicals in Concert Returns to New Zealand in 2024 featuring an all new show. The World of Musicals in Concert has graced stages across the globe and features a world-class ensemble of multi-talented...

Date: Monday 8 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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3 Tenors Tribute to Mario Lanza

3 Tenors Tribute to Mario Lanza

Deemed the greatest voice of the 20th century, our tenors pay tribute to Mario Lanza singing his passionate love songs. Featuring: Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua Benjamin Makisi Derek Hill Karl Perigo Amanda Atlas Accompanied by Paul Carnegie-Jones NZ Tour 4 Jul – 5 Aug Concerts start 11am General...

Date: Wednesday 10 July
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Cocktail Party 2024

The Cocktail Party 2024

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the 32nd Annual Cocktail Party, proudly presented by the Hastings Karamu Rotary Club and our esteemed Premier Sponsor, Advanced Plumbing and Gas. This year, we are rallying for a cause close to our hearts: the construction of a new facility for Cranford...

Date: Friday 12 July
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Doors Live

The Doors Live

The Doors LIVE keep the magical legends of The Doors alive with authenticity. Europe's best tribute... everything else is bollocks! Enjoy being transported back in time as all the favourite hits from The Doors are performed in a 2.5-hour show. The setlist includes - Light My Fire, Break...

Date: Friday 12 July
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 11 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 12 May to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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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. This is a book club...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Magic Men - Feel The Magic Tour

Magic Men - Feel The Magic Tour

We’re coming back to NZ in 2024!! Worldwide sensation - the MAGIC MEN AUSTRALIA are coming your way! Australia’s most anticipated men are heating up the town Magic Men’s “FEEL THE MAGIC” showcases it’s most talented men in a heart-stopping live performance. Featuring Will Parfitt, this...

Date: Tuesday 16 July
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

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Art Beats - The Immortals: The Wonder of the Museo Egizio

Art Beats - The Immortals: The Wonder of the Museo Egizio

Kha, architect and builder of tombs for the pharaohs, has to undertake the journey to the Underworld, amid a thousand dangers. Eternal life is at stake, but the risk is ending up being dissolved into cosmic nothingness. Telling us the story of his adventure is Jeremy Irons. His words take us...

Date: Thursday 18 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Creedence Clearwater Collective

Creedence Clearwater Collective

We invite you to join us for a night of Creedence Clearwater Revival and John Fogerty, as we celebrate the music of one of the world’s most iconic bands – from the songs they wrote, to the songs covered, to the songs they wrote for others. From their album debut in 1968 to their last album...

Date: Monday 22 July
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time

Ed Byrne: Tragedy Plus Time

From the quote attributed to Mark Twain, humour is defined as Tragedy Plus Time. Come and join Ed as he tests that formula by mining the most tragic event in his life for laughs. Edinburgh Fringe 2023 was a bumper five-star review year for Ed. They came in thick and fast alongside outstanding...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: Dr Zhivago

MTG Sunday Cinema: Dr Zhivago

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution. Director: David Lean Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin Run Time: 3h,17m

Date: Sunday 28 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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MTG Sunday Cinema: The Maltese Falcon

MTG Sunday Cinema: The Maltese Falcon

San Francisco private detective Sam Spade takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar and their quest for a priceless statuette, with the stakes rising after his partner is murdered. Director: John Huston Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George...

Date: Sunday 28 July
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2024

Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Journey of Remembrance: Welcome Back to Your Kura

Journey of Remembrance: Welcome Back to Your Kura

Reignite the memories of your formative years with an extraordinary opportunity that awaits you! Venture back to where your journey began and reconnect with the vibrant school community that shaped your early days. Prepare for an amazing journey back in time! Starting with a Powhiri. Then, enjoy...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
William Colenso College, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gather & Greet

Gather & Greet

Join us for an unforgettable evening of mixing and mingling at our Gather & Greet event on Friday, August 2nd, starting at 7 pm. We'll be gathering at the School Hall on Arnold Street for an evening filled with laughter, memories, and connections. Upon arrival, you'll be greeted with a welcoming...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
William Colenso College, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 4 May to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots

Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots

Join us for the highlight event of the weekend - our Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots! This exclusive evening is dedicated to commemorating our shared history and treasured memories in style. Prepare for an unforgettable experience as we embark on a nostalgic journey down memory lane,...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group

Flaxmere Book Chat Group meets at Flaxmere Library every second Tuesday, 10.30 - 11.30am. All welcome! You can also check out our Readers' Blog to read some reviews of books enjoyed by the group. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council...

Date: Tuesday 30 April to Tuesday 20 August
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2024

Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2024

Free Adult Tickets available now! Ticketing Tiers as follows: Free Tickets Online until 7th August 2024 Followed by: ~ $4 Adult Tickets online ~ $5 Adult Door Sales ~ Kids U16 don’t need a ticket Free parking available at the venue. ___________________________________________________...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 11 August
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 11 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 12 May to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


Free
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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. This is a book club...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival

Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival

Join the tribe for the 4th annual Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival. Enjoy yoga in the warmth and comfort of the oceanfront Napier Events centre. Take in the 180-degree views of the ocean as you reconnect with body and soul and sample multiple yoga sessions. The Hawke's Bay Yoga Festival weekend offers you...

Date: Saturday 24 August to Sunday 25 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2024

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2024

Turning houses into homes for over 30 years! The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with over 190 exhibitors you will find 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...

Date: Friday 30 August to Sunday 1 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2024

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2024

Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2024

Turning houses into homes for over 30 years! The Hawke’s Bay Home & Garden Show is packed with over 190 exhibitors you will find 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...

Date: Friday 30 August to Sunday 1 September
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Home and Garden Show 2024


Free
MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

Welcome to the MWIW community! Here you can buy and sell preloved, vintage, upcycled and handmade - clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories. We're indoors at Functions on Hastings (Toitoi) from 10-2 pm. To see all the stalls and what they're bringing (including sizes), keep an eye out on...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 4 May to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 12 May to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


The Gatsby Era

The Gatsby Era

Our singers and band transport you to the 20s and 30s with glamour, tap-dancing, elegant costumes and razzmatazz! Featuring: Susan Boland Russell Dixon Kelly Harris Isaac Pawson Mike Booth (Trumpet) Pete France (Saxophone) Hank Trenton (Bass) Grant Winterburn (Piano) NZ Tour 28 Aug...

Date: Wednesday 11 September
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Gatsby Era


Art Beats: Tintoretto – A Rebel in Venice

Art Beats: Tintoretto – A Rebel in Venice

With the enchanting narrative voice of Helena Bonham Carter, a new exciting cinema production celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of the last great artist of the Italian Renaissance. It will explore the rivalry among the most important Venetian artists of the 16th century: Tintoretto,...

Date: Thursday 12 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art Beats: Tintoretto – A Rebel in Venice


Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 11 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Free
R18
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. This is a book club...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


CMNZ Series - Calefax

CMNZ Series - Calefax

Programme Bach | Fantasie and Fugue in G minor BWV 542 Schubert | Fantasie in F minor Gershwin | An American in Paris World Premiere of NZ Work Artists Oliver Boekhoorn, Oboe Bart De Kater, Clarinet Raaf Hekkema, Saxophone Jelte Althuis, Bass Clarinet Alban Wesly, Bassoon “Calefax...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CMNZ Series - Calefax


2024 Harcourts HB Women's Tri

2024 Harcourts HB Women's Tri

Yes we are doing it again! After amazing feedback from women, a nominaton in the HB Sport's awards and the incredible successful fundraising experience the 2024 Harcourts HB women's Tri is back on! The 2024 Harcourts HB Women’s Triathlon will be another celebration of goals, challenges, and fun...

Date: Sunday 22 September
Where:
Mitre 10 Park, Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2024 Harcourts HB Women's Tri


The Fleetwood Mac Experience

The Fleetwood Mac Experience

Embark on a musical journey through the iconic era of Fleetwood Mac with “The Fleetwood Mac Experience”. Immerse yourself in the timeless classics and chart-topping hits that defined a generation, as our talented Musicians faithfully recreate the magic and allure of Fleetwood Mac's...

Date: Saturday 28 September
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Fleetwood Mac Experience


MTG Sunday Cinema: 20,000 Days on Earth

MTG Sunday Cinema: 20,000 Days on Earth

Writer and musician Nick Cave marks his 20,000th day on the planet Earth. Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines...

Date: Sunday 29 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MTG Sunday Cinema: 20,000 Days on Earth


MTG Sunday Cinema: Stop Making Sense

MTG Sunday Cinema: Stop Making Sense

Considered by critics as the greatest concert film of all time, the live performance was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads' most memorable songs. Director: Jonathan Demme Starring: David Byrne, Bernie Worrell,...

Date: Sunday 29 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MTG Sunday Cinema: Stop Making Sense


October 2024

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 4 May to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


The Romance of Europe

The Romance of Europe

From Edith Piaf in French salons, German oom pah and Italian serenades, our romantic music will evoke the passion of Europe. Starring: Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua Kelly Harris Derek Hill Tracey Collin (Piano Accordion) Paul Carnegie-Jones (Piano) NZ Tour 02 Oct - 08 Nov Concerts start...

Date: Wednesday 9 October
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Romance of Europe


Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 11 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 12 May to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


Free
R18
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. This is a book club...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

Night Fever is set to take over 2024 when this superb musical tribute comes to town! Expect all the disco dancefloor-fillers, smooth 70s ballads and 60s Pop standards you know and love, including Stayin’ Alive, Jive Talkin’, You Should Be Dancin’, How Deep Is Your Love, More Than a Woman,...

Date: Thursday 17 October
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - The Bee Gees Night Fever


Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise

Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its way back to Taradale! You don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more than 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers go on to perform in...

Date: Friday 18 October
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling - Trouble in Taradise


Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court

Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its way back to Bay View! You don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more than 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers go on to perform in...

Date: Saturday 19 October
Where:
King George Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling - Mad King's Court


7 Star Salute

7 Star Salute

Paul Madsen and Band are back again with a Brand New Show. A 7 Star Salute to 7 music greats!! This show features Paul performing as Roy Orbison, Neil Diamond, Elvis Presley, Barry Gibb, Robbie Williams, Freddie Mercury and 80's Time Machine! Complete with 7 costume changes during the show, this...

Date: Saturday 26 October
Where:
Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - 7 Star Salute


CMNZ Series - The Young Virtuosi

CMNZ Series - The Young Virtuosi

Programme Giuseppe Tartini | Devil’s trill sonata Camille Saint-Saëns | Violin Sonata No 1 in D minor, Op 75 Eugéne-Auguste Ysaÿe | Sonata No 5 Henryk Wieniawski | Polonaise de Concert Op 4 Béla Bartók | 3 Burlesques op. 8 Frédéric Chopin | Andante spianato and grande polonaise...

Date: Tuesday 29 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - CMNZ Series - The Young Virtuosi


November 2024

Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 4 May to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Art Beats: Botticelli – Florence & the Medici

Art Beats: Botticelli – Florence & the Medici

Beauty, creativity, genius: the Renaissance Florence of Lorenzo de' Medici was a powerhouse of art and culture. Among countless shops and government buildings, there was endless beauty coexisting with the dark side of the city, made up of power struggles, plots, intrigues and brutal violence. ...

Date: Thursday 7 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art Beats: Botticelli – Florence & the Medici


Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 11 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Hastings Music Society Concert

Hastings Music Society Concert

Remaining concerts for the 2024 year 12th May Youth Orchestra 9th June Youth: Musicians and vocalists 14th July Musicians, vocalists, groups 11th August Musicians, vocalists 8th September Bay Cities Symphonic Band 13th October Fours Company 10th November Musicians, vocalist and groups

Date: Sunday 12 May to Sunday 10 November
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Music Society Concert


Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a co-production between the Royal New Zealand Ballet and Queensland Ballet. If you are going to do fairies there can be no holding back, so wunderkind English choreographer Liam Scarlett unashamedly mixes, in this sparkling new production, 110 per cent magic with a...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Midsummer Night's Dream


Free
R18
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. This is a book club...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Christmas Royal Variety Show

Christmas Royal Variety Show

In our biggest Christmas extravaganza ever, bubble over with excitement as we end the year with variety acts and special guests! Starring: Karl Perigo Russell Dixon Kate Lineham Grant Winterburn And more to be announced! NZ Tour 13 Nov - 17 Dec Concerts start 11am General admission...

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
Equippers Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Royal Variety Show


HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

Limited presale discounts are available to website subscribers from 4 April  HARVEST Hawkes Bay will once again celebrate Hawkes Bay, NZ's Food & Wine country.  Taking place from 11am to 5pm on Saturday 23rd November 2024 in a spectacular, secluded setting in the Tuki Tuki Valley visitors will...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Tuki Tuki Riverside, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival


Free
MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market

Welcome to the MWIW community! Here you can buy and sell preloved, vintage, upcycled and handmade - clothing, shoes, jewellery and accessories. We're indoors at Functions on Hastings (Toitoi) from 10-2 pm. To see all the stalls and what they're bringing (including sizes), keep an eye out on...

Date: Sunday 23 June to Sunday 24 November
Where:
Toitoi - Functions on Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market


December 2024

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Young at Heart Book Club

Young at Heart Book Club

Join us for a book chat group especially for older adults. We'll tell each other what we've been reading, what we've enjoyed or what we haven't! Library staff will present some titles new to the library. For more information ask at your library. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Thursday 2 May to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Impact Pro Wrestling - Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night

Impact Pro Wrestling - Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its return to Flaxmere! You don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more than 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers go on to perform in WWE,...

Date: Friday 6 December
Where:
Flaxmere Community Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling - Flaxmere's Friday Fight Night


Free
Havelock Handmade Market

Havelock Handmade Market

The Havelock Handmade Market will return on the 3rd of February 2024 (you'll find us in the courtyard behind Peak Pizza & E's Cafe in Havelock North between 9am and 1 pm first Saturday of every month except January). Come along and support local crafters and artists.

Date: Saturday 4 May to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Hawke’s Bay Christmas At the Park

Hawke’s Bay Christmas At the Park

Get ready for the jolliest event of the year! Join us for a festive extravaganza at Hawke's Bay Christmas at the Park at the Mitre 10 Park Hastings, where the spirit of the season comes alive in the most spectacular way. It's a Christmas celebration like no other, and we're bringing a...

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
Mitre 10 Sports Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke’s Bay Christmas At the Park


Impact Pro Wrestling - Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall

Impact Pro Wrestling - Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall

Live Pro Wrestling finally makes its return to Napier! You don't want to miss the best of the Bay taking on the best of the rest! Impact Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans up and down the country for more than 20 years and has seen many of its talented wrestlers go on to perform in WWE,...

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling - Smash 'Em All at Asher Hall


Free
Board Games with the Geeks Guild

Board Games with the Geeks Guild

We'll be meeting up on the second Saturday of every month at Hastings Library Tired of the same old board games you have at home? Come to Hastings Library and explore a selection of brilliant games from the Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild’s collection. Roll some dice, place your workers, spend your...

Date: Saturday 11 May to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Free
R18
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. This is a book club...

Date: Tuesday 21 May to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild

Third Saturday of every month 12-3pm Hastings Library Do you hear people talking about D&D and wonder what you’re missing out on? Want to tell interactive stories and work on social skills, teamwork, maths and learning through game play? The Hawke’s Bay Geeks Guild is offering free sessions...

Date: Saturday 20 April to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Family-friendly Dungeons & Dragons with the Geeks Guild


January 2025

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


February 2025

Free
Rhythm and Rhymes

Rhythm and Rhymes

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

Date: Tuesday 23 April to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


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