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April 2024

Free
Pictures and Other Works

Pictures and Other Works

Celebrating 10 years of the MTG Foundation; a group of Hawke’s Bay people who have supported the expectations of this museum’s community and worked collectively to turn ambition into reality. Through their dedication to the arts, they have bequeathed, donated, and fund-raised to purchase...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Monday 3 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pictures and Other Works


Free
Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light


Free
Pūrākau o Te Whenua

Pūrākau o Te Whenua

Pūrākau o Te Whenua explores the legends and tales of Te Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay. The special names given to hills, mountains, rivers, and streams of our region all tell a pūrākau (story) about the events and the people who lived on or near them. If you’ve ever wondered about the...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pūrākau o Te Whenua


Free
1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

“The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 21 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition


Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sione Faletau: Ata Moana


Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


Free
'Wong & Cross' Exhibition by Brent Wong and Mark Cross

'Wong & Cross' Exhibition by Brent Wong and Mark Cross

Wong & Cross An Exhibition of New and Selected Works by Brent Wong and Mark Cross at Boyd-dunlop Gallery. On Show from the April 6 - 30, 2024. Direct Message or Email Info@boyddunlop.Com to Receive an Early Release E-catalogue of Works by Mark Cross and Brent Wong. Brent Wong’s Work Has...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Tuesday 30 April
Where:
Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 'Wong & Cross' Exhibition by Brent Wong and Mark Cross


Free
Keirunga Artists Autumn Exhibition 2024

Keirunga Artists Autumn Exhibition 2024

Opening night 5.30pm Friday 12 April 2024. A selected Art Exhibition of work from Keirunga Artists group in Havelock North. The selector is award winning multidisciplinary artist, Kate MacKenzie. Raffle for gourmet gift basket. Vote for people's choice award.

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 21 April
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Keirunga Artists Autumn Exhibition 2024


Free
'The Figurative Collective' Group Exhibition

'The Figurative Collective' Group Exhibition

The Figurative Collective 8 March - 16 April, 2024 New and selected works by Gary Waldrom, Andy Leleisi’uao, Delicia Sampero, and Richard Boyd-Dunlop. Opening Friday 8 March, 5-7pm The Figurative Collective could be considered a group of painting activists with mutual respect for each...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Tuesday 16 April
Where:
Boyd-Dunlop Gallery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 'The Figurative Collective' Group Exhibition


Free
One Day More

One Day More

An exhibition of Waipawa Musical & Dramatic Club history. The club has been entertaining Central Hawkes' Bay since 1898, with many shows ranging from musicals to dramas.

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 7 July
Where:
CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - One Day More


Free
Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby

Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby

Jasmine Togo-Brisby is a fourth-generation Australian South Sea Islander of Ni-Vanuatu ancestry. Her art practice is deeply engaged with the global legacies of the South Pacific slave trade and its passages through Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, the Pacific Ocean. Can you see us now? is a new sculptural...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby


Free
Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc

Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc

This exhibition presents a sample of the original architectural features and evolution of the Heretaunga streetscape, bringing together hand-drawn plans for a cluster of Art Deco buildings in central Hastings. Intersecting with the eastern edge of Russell Street, the Heretaunga Street 100 block...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc


Free
He Whare Ātaahua: Jade Townsend

He Whare Ātaahua: Jade Townsend

He Whare Ātaahua is an installation by Jade Townsend which combines different traditions of painting, adornment, and decoration. Works on linen are hung among large shells painted directly onto the gallery walls, spiralling up to the ceiling, in conversation with the architecture. Townsend has...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 14 April
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - He Whare Ātaahua: Jade Townsend


Solar Tsunamis Exhibition At the Faraday Museum

Solar Tsunamis Exhibition At the Faraday Museum

Tūhura Otago Museum is thrilled to bring its newest science showcase to the Faraday Museum of Technology. Get hands-on with magnets, play with a plasma ball, generate your own electricity, make an aurora, and more! Solar Tsunamis - Parawhenua Kōmaru introduces you to the science of space...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Wednesday 29 May
Where:
The Faraday Museum of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Solar Tsunamis Exhibition At the Faraday Museum


Free
He Hokinga Mai - Bringing My Art Home - Joanne Black

He Hokinga Mai - Bringing My Art Home - Joanne Black

The artworks I create are from my re imagined tūpuna with the intent to embrace diverse cultural elements with dignity. Highlighted are the challenges to ancestral voices from the past. Colonisation is an unseen process that cloaks our bodies. I desire to promote a Māori world view where...

Date: Monday 15 April to Saturday 27 April
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - He Hokinga Mai - Bringing My Art Home - Joanne Black


Free
'Taikura Upstairs' - Taikura Rudolf Steiner High School

'Taikura Upstairs' - Taikura Rudolf Steiner High School

This exhibition showcases the dynamic visual art and craft work of high school students from Taikura Rudolf Steiner School from mid-2023 and the beginning of 2024. The work has been created by students in a variety of medium including lino prints, woodcuts, painting, drawing, woodwork and fabric...

Date: Monday 15 April to Saturday 27 April
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 'Taikura Upstairs' - Taikura Rudolf Steiner High School


Free
Art Inspired by Antarctica - Floor Talk with Gabby O'Connor

Art Inspired by Antarctica - Floor Talk with Gabby O'Connor

Come and hear Gabby O'Connor talk about her time in Antarctica, where she worked with ice crystals in the freezing waters. This alongside the amazing colours she saw in the Antarctica skies inspired her installation. At the end of the talk, refreshments will be available and opportunities for...

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

Read more » - Art Inspired by Antarctica - Floor Talk with Gabby O'Connor


Free
Art Hawke's Bay 'Artfully Yours' Exhibition

Art Hawke's Bay 'Artfully Yours' Exhibition

Art Hawke's Bay 16th Annual Exhibition. This event presents the work from artists and groups across Hawke's Bay in a single exhibition and competition during which all entries are for sale. The competition has prizes in categories such as 'land', 'people' or 'abstract', and there is a 'best in...

Date: Monday 29 April to Saturday 11 May
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art Hawke's Bay 'Artfully Yours' Exhibition


May 2024

Solar Tsunamis Exhibition At the Faraday Museum

Solar Tsunamis Exhibition At the Faraday Museum

Tūhura Otago Museum is thrilled to bring its newest science showcase to the Faraday Museum of Technology. Get hands-on with magnets, play with a plasma ball, generate your own electricity, make an aurora, and more! Solar Tsunamis - Parawhenua Kōmaru introduces you to the science of space...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Wednesday 29 May
Where:
The Faraday Museum of Technology, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Solar Tsunamis Exhibition At the Faraday Museum


Free
Pictures and Other Works

Pictures and Other Works

Celebrating 10 years of the MTG Foundation; a group of Hawke’s Bay people who have supported the expectations of this museum’s community and worked collectively to turn ambition into reality. Through their dedication to the arts, they have bequeathed, donated, and fund-raised to purchase...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Monday 3 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pictures and Other Works


Free
Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition

Waka kōrero Māori: waka carrying the taonga, te reo The Waka Kōrero Māori exhibition encourages learning the Māori alphabet by pronouncing the names of the kaharehe animal treasures on display. Bring your whanau to MTG – it’s free! Kō Waka Kōrero Māori hei whakaaturanga kia...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Waka Kōrero Māori Exhibition


Free
Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition


Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light


Free
Pūrākau o Te Whenua

Pūrākau o Te Whenua

Pūrākau o Te Whenua explores the legends and tales of Te Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay. The special names given to hills, mountains, rivers, and streams of our region all tell a pūrākau (story) about the events and the people who lived on or near them. If you’ve ever wondered about the...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pūrākau o Te Whenua


Free
Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu

This exhibition shows a history of people and places of Ngāti Kahungunu, telling stories of their time and the events that shaped Te Matau-a-Māui into the region of Hawke’s Bay, events that also helped to shape Aotearoa into New Zealand. Kahungunu was a peaceful man, a producer, provider,...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Friday 31 May
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kuru Taonga: Voices of Kahungunu


Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sione Faletau: Ata Moana


Free
Art Hawke's Bay 'Artfully Yours' Exhibition

Art Hawke's Bay 'Artfully Yours' Exhibition

Art Hawke's Bay 16th Annual Exhibition. This event presents the work from artists and groups across Hawke's Bay in a single exhibition and competition during which all entries are for sale. The competition has prizes in categories such as 'land', 'people' or 'abstract', and there is a 'best in...

Date: Monday 29 April to Saturday 11 May
Where:
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art Hawke's Bay 'Artfully Yours' Exhibition


Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


Free
Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby

Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby

Jasmine Togo-Brisby is a fourth-generation Australian South Sea Islander of Ni-Vanuatu ancestry. Her art practice is deeply engaged with the global legacies of the South Pacific slave trade and its passages through Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, the Pacific Ocean. Can you see us now? is a new sculptural...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby


Free
Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc

Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc

This exhibition presents a sample of the original architectural features and evolution of the Heretaunga streetscape, bringing together hand-drawn plans for a cluster of Art Deco buildings in central Hastings. Intersecting with the eastern edge of Russell Street, the Heretaunga Street 100 block...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc


Free
One Day More

One Day More

An exhibition of Waipawa Musical & Dramatic Club history. The club has been entertaining Central Hawkes' Bay since 1898, with many shows ranging from musicals to dramas.

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 7 July
Where:
CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - One Day More


Free
Performance: Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil)

Performance: Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil)

Live performance: Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil) - Wednesday 1 May, 10am - 4.30pm Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil) is a live performance by artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila. Developed following a residency in Heretaunga Hastings in mid-2023, the work responds to the ways in which people live off and...

Date: Wednesday 1 May
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Performance: Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil)


Free
Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

3 May – 18 August 2024 Live performance: Wednesday 1 May, 10am - 4.30pm  Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil) centres on a live performance by artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila. Developed following a residency in Heretaunga Hastings in mid-2023, the work responds to the ways in which people live off and...

Date: Saturday 4 May to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila


June 2024

Free
Pictures and Other Works

Pictures and Other Works

Celebrating 10 years of the MTG Foundation; a group of Hawke’s Bay people who have supported the expectations of this museum’s community and worked collectively to turn ambition into reality. Through their dedication to the arts, they have bequeathed, donated, and fund-raised to purchase...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Monday 3 June
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Pictures and Other Works


Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light


Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sione Faletau: Ata Moana


Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


Free
Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby

Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby

Jasmine Togo-Brisby is a fourth-generation Australian South Sea Islander of Ni-Vanuatu ancestry. Her art practice is deeply engaged with the global legacies of the South Pacific slave trade and its passages through Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, the Pacific Ocean. Can you see us now? is a new sculptural...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Can You See Us Now? Jasmine Togo-brisby


Free
Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc

Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc

This exhibition presents a sample of the original architectural features and evolution of the Heretaunga streetscape, bringing together hand-drawn plans for a cluster of Art Deco buildings in central Hastings. Intersecting with the eastern edge of Russell Street, the Heretaunga Street 100 block...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 23 June
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Foundations and Additions: Plans for The Heretaunga 100 Bloc


Free
One Day More

One Day More

An exhibition of Waipawa Musical & Dramatic Club history. The club has been entertaining Central Hawkes' Bay since 1898, with many shows ranging from musicals to dramas.

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 7 July
Where:
CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - One Day More


Free
Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

3 May – 18 August 2024 Live performance: Wednesday 1 May, 10am - 4.30pm  Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil) centres on a live performance by artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila. Developed following a residency in Heretaunga Hastings in mid-2023, the work responds to the ways in which people live off and...

Date: Saturday 4 May to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila


Free
Kare - Matariki Creative Fest

Kare - Matariki Creative Fest

Kare beckons as more than an exhibition; it is a testament to the vitality of creativity, the richness of culture, and the strength of community. As our horizons broaden and our bonds deepen, Kare stands as a beacon of inspiration and innovation, inviting all to share in the magic of its...

Date: Friday 21 June to Thursday 18 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kare - Matariki Creative Fest


Model Expo

Model Expo

Displays of models and model-making from Hawkes Bay and the central North Island, as well as board games, wargaming, and Warhammer club activities. There will be retail sales from Boathouse Collectables, as well as a display from Hawkes Bay Model Marine. In the adjacent gymnasium the Radio Control...

Date: Saturday 29 June to Sunday 30 June
Where:
Napier Boys' High School, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Model Expo


July 2024

Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light


Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sione Faletau: Ata Moana


Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


Free
One Day More

One Day More

An exhibition of Waipawa Musical & Dramatic Club history. The club has been entertaining Central Hawkes' Bay since 1898, with many shows ranging from musicals to dramas.

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 7 July
Where:
CHB Museum, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - One Day More


Free
Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

3 May – 18 August 2024 Live performance: Wednesday 1 May, 10am - 4.30pm  Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil) centres on a live performance by artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila. Developed following a residency in Heretaunga Hastings in mid-2023, the work responds to the ways in which people live off and...

Date: Saturday 4 May to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kare - Matariki Creative Fest

Kare - Matariki Creative Fest

Kare beckons as more than an exhibition; it is a testament to the vitality of creativity, the richness of culture, and the strength of community. As our horizons broaden and our bonds deepen, Kare stands as a beacon of inspiration and innovation, inviting all to share in the magic of its...

Date: Friday 21 June to Thursday 18 July
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2024

Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

Sione Faletau: Ata Moana

'Moana' is a term deeply rooted in Pasifika and Māori communities, where its meaning is the vast expanse of the ocean, sea, and waterways. This installation marks a significant evolution in Sione Faletau’s artistic journey, merging the profound significance of the Moana with mirrors projection...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 4 August
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila

3 May – 18 August 2024 Live performance: Wednesday 1 May, 10am - 4.30pm  Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil) centres on a live performance by artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila. Developed following a residency in Heretaunga Hastings in mid-2023, the work responds to the ways in which people live off and...

Date: Saturday 4 May to Sunday 18 August
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kelekele Mo‘ui (Living Soil): Kalisolaite ‘Uhila


September 2024

Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
Gabby O’Connor:  All the Colours - All the Light

Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light

In the Antarctic, moisture particles in the air can freeze and act as tiny prisms, reflecting a rainbow of light that creates twinkling clouds known as ‘diamond dust’. Gabby O’Connor uses theatre lighting gels to create a large geometric form which will transform the front foyer into an...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gabby O’Connor: All the Colours - All the Light


Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


October 2024

Free
Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories

Eye Spy: Curious Stories brings together some weird and wonderful objects from the Hawke’s Bay’s Museums Trust’s collection. Held within these objects are some truly great narratives, stories that go beyond ornamentation to offer a fascinating view of our heritage. Some of these stories...

Date: Wednesday 10 April to Sunday 13 October
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Eye Spy: Curious Stories


Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


November 2024

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

CHB Holistic Wellbeing Expo

This amazing yearly event is run by "Chb Creative souls" and is our yearly Holistic Wellbeing Expo. This event is run over 2 days, and is a free entry event. We have a range of tarot readers, healers, massage, crystals, jewellery, craft, health stalls and much more. Those interested in having...

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

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December 2024

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


January 2025

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


February 2025

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


March 2025

Free
The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.

From the Museum’s collection, each artwork in this exhibition conveys a perspective on times and events that shaped Te-Matau-a-Māui, Hawke’s Bay and Aotearoa, New Zealand into what they are today. Some of the art works were created at the time of the event, the artists bearing witnesses to...

Date: Saturday 13 April to Sunday 27 April
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Light Shone Clear: History. Perspectives. Art.


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