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Find out what festivals and lifestyle events are on in Hastings, Napier, Central Hawke's Bay and Wairoa through this link to EventfindaTo find out how to list your event see Eventfinda.

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July 2024

Free
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Turn Up the Heat Adults' Winter Reading Challenge

Turn Up the Heat Adults' Winter Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! Register and report in on the Hastings District Libraries website. Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you and be in to win! Every time you complete a challenge,...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 11 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Turn Up the Heat Adults' Winter Reading Challenge


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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Paint and Wine Night in Napier - Sunset at the Beach

Paint and Wine Night in Napier - Sunset at the Beach

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July
Where:
Good George Napier Taphouse, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night in Napier - Sunset at the Beach


Free
Soup in the City

Soup in the City

Who doesn’t love soup in winter? We’ve got a soup-er month of delicious, soul-soothing soups from your favourite spots around town! Short on time? Street Soup will be popping up every Thursday & Saturday throughout July, for those moments when you just want a grab-n-go fix. Vote for your...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Saturday 27 July
Where:
Napier CBD Various Locations, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Soup in the City


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


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: Friday 26 July to Friday 20 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce


Taste of Taradale Bustle-era Dinner: CANCELLED

Taste of Taradale Bustle-era Dinner: CANCELLED

Napier is 150 years old this year and there are several events planned to celebrate this milestone. In support of the 150-year celebrations, the Taradale Business Association is organising a Taste of Taradale Mid-Winter Bustle-era dinner. The dinner will be progressing over two venues starting with...

Date: Friday 26 July
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taste of Taradale Bustle-era Dinner: CANCELLED


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 around...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 18 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


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Taste of Taradale Cultura Mid-Winter Fest

Taste of Taradale Cultura Mid-Winter Fest

Napier is 150 years old this year and there are several events planned to celebrate this milestone. In support of the 150-year celebrations, the Taradale Business Association is organising a Taste of Taradale Mid-Winter Cultūra Fest. The festival promises fun for old and young. Festival highlights...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Taste of Taradale Cultura Mid-Winter Fest


The Cellar Door Collective

The Cellar Door Collective

We're excited to announce a new initiative at Radburnd Cellars with the launch of our Cellar Door Collective! We've invited three outstanding producers without cellar doors to join @Bostock and ourselves in our beautiful new space- the Stables. @amoisewines @chateaugarage @winesbyjennydobson...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 29 September
Where:
Radburnd Cellars, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Cellar Door Collective


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Fiesta Latina: POSTPONED

Fiesta Latina: POSTPONED

¡Únete a esta fiesta latina! Sumérgete esta noche llena de ritmos vibrantes y una energía inigualable! Te invitamos a celebrar la cultura latina con nosotros, donde la diversión no tiene límites! Baila al ritmo de salsa, reggaeton, merengue, cumbia, cuarteto. No te pierdas esta oportunidad...

Date: Saturday 27 July
Where:
Napier Tango Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fiesta Latina: POSTPONED


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 buying...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Vinyl Day

Vinyl Day

Records galore! Bar is open! Entry is free! Vinyl Day at warm and welcoming Urban Winery with Rockstuff Records! Dig the crates, quench your thirst, enjoy the sounds! Highlight Sunday 28th July on your calendar. The greatest & latest records, the finest wines, the best in beer, beautiful venue,...

Date: Sunday 28 July
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, 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

Read more » - MTG Sunday Cinema: The Maltese Falcon


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free Quiz night with Riggsy

Free Quiz night with Riggsy

Believe it or not? Come and enjoy our quiz nights every Tuesday with none other than, the one and only famous and award winning quiz master!! RIGGSY! And that too, absolutely free! Starts 7pm onwards at Good George Napier Taphouse.

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 30 July
Where:
Good George Napier Taphouse, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Quiz Night With Riggsy

Quiz Night With Riggsy

A new era begins in 2024 !! Hosted by the legendary award winning Quiz Master Riggsy along with his brand of cheeky infamous humor. Join New Zealand's Premier Quiz Master as voted by Shaun Wallace (The Dark Destroyer on The Chase). So get your team together give us call to secure yourself...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Good George Napier Taphouse, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night With Riggsy


August 2024

Free
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Turn Up the Heat Adults' Winter Reading Challenge

Turn Up the Heat Adults' Winter Reading Challenge

Turn up the heat by taking part in Hastings District Libraries adults’ winter reading challenge! Register and report in on the Hastings District Libraries website. Complete one or more of the 12 challenges we have lined up for you and be in to win! Every time you complete a challenge,...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 11 August
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Turn Up the Heat Adults' Winter Reading Challenge


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 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


National Theatre: Vanya

National Theatre: Vanya

Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) radical new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Hopes, dreams, and regrets are thrust into sharp focus in this one-man adaptation which explores the complexities of...

Date: Thursday 1 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - National Theatre: Vanya


Journey of Remembrance: Welcome Back to Your Kura: CANCELLED

Journey of Remembrance: Welcome Back to Your Kura: CANCELLED

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

Read more » - Journey of Remembrance: Welcome Back to Your Kura: CANCELLED


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Gins & Tapas Night - Argentinian Tapas and Hawkes Bay Gins

Gins & Tapas Night - Argentinian Tapas and Hawkes Bay Gins

Welcome one and all to our very first and absolutely exciting Tapas & Gin night! Come and let your taste buds have as good of a night as you will with 6 superb No.5 house crafted Argentinian, Peruvian or south American mouthfuls of food paired with a sensational taster gin from either Hastings...

Date: Friday 2 August
Where:
No.5 Cafe & Larder, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Gins & Tapas Night - Argentinian Tapas and Hawkes Bay Gins


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Gather & Greet: CANCELLED

Gather & Greet: CANCELLED

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

Read more » - Gather & Greet: CANCELLED


Ceilidh Club

Ceilidh Club

Fun and social dancing with a Scottish style. Two workshops Aug 2nd and 9th ($10, unwaged $5), and a Ceilidh on the 16th ($15, unwaged $10). No experienced needed. All dances are taught by Helen and live music is led by Roger.

Date: Friday 2 August to Friday 16 August
Where:
Clive Community Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ceilidh Club


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 around...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 18 January
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 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale


The Cellar Door Collective

The Cellar Door Collective

We're excited to announce a new initiative at Radburnd Cellars with the launch of our Cellar Door Collective! We've invited three outstanding producers without cellar doors to join @Bostock and ourselves in our beautiful new space- the Stables. @amoisewines @chateaugarage @winesbyjennydobson...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 29 September
Where:
Radburnd Cellars, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Cellar Door Collective


Metropolitan Opera: Romeo et Juliette

Metropolitan Opera: Romeo et Juliette

Two singers at the height of their powers—radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim—come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation, with Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to conduct one of the...

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Metropolitan Opera: Romeo et Juliette


Free
Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB


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Mid Winter Whisky Night with Robbie Burns

Mid Winter Whisky Night with Robbie Burns

5 Whiskys from the 5 corners of Scotland Presented by Joseph Taylor with a vast knowledge and energy of all whisky Poetry Readings competition created on the night Bag Pipe parade Grazing Table with 5 meats

Date: Saturday 3 August
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mid Winter Whisky Night with Robbie Burns


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Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots: CANCELLED

Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots: CANCELLED

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

Read more » - Legacy Dinner: Remembering Our Roots: CANCELLED


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 buying...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 5 August to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Asians In the Bay Awards

Asians In the Bay Awards

Asians in the Bay Awards recognises the significant contribution made by our Asian residents in the social, economic and cultural development of the Hawkes Bay region. Celebrate with us! There are six awards categories: Best Asian Business Best Asian Restaurant Best Asian Practising...

Date: Monday 5 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Asians in the Bay Awards

Asians in the Bay Awards

Asians in the Bay Awards recognises the significant contribution made by our Asian residents in the social, economic and cultural development of the Hawkes Bay region. Celebrate with us! There are six awards categories: Best Asian Business Best Asian Restaurant Best Asian Practising...

Date: Monday 5 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Asians in the Bay Awards


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baking Club


Free
Quiz Night With Riggsy

Quiz Night With Riggsy

A new era begins in 2024 !! Hosted by the legendary award winning Quiz Master Riggsy along with his brand of cheeky infamous humor. Join New Zealand's Premier Quiz Master as voted by Shaun Wallace (The Dark Destroyer on The Chase). So get your team together give us call to secure yourself...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Good George Napier Taphouse, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night With Riggsy


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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Paint and Wine Night in Hastings - Secrets of the Grove

Paint and Wine Night in Hastings - Secrets of the Grove

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

Date: Wednesday 7 August
Where:
Giant Brewing Co., Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night in Hastings - Secrets of the Grove


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Is it Sensory or Is it Behavior?

Is it Sensory or Is it Behavior?

Join us for a workshop series with Elen Nathan, Occupational Therapist and Sensory Integration specialist! Wondering about the connection between sensory and behavior? Discover the nine sensory systems and their role in self regulation, emotions and behavior. This session is perfect for...

Date: Thursday 8 August
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Is it Sensory or Is it Behavior?


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: Friday 26 July to Friday 20 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce


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

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Go Green Expo 2024


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 10 August to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Over 50 Saturday Winter, Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the 2024/2025 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 -...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 20 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Italian Long Lunch Cooking Workshop

Italian Long Lunch Cooking Workshop

Enjoying a delicious Italian long lunch in Winter Hands-on workshop , preparing 5 dishes Making a fresh pasta Recipe booklet and lunch provided They say the kitchen is the heart of the home; Farmhouse Kitchen is the heart of our home but also the heart of our business and everything we...

Date: Sunday 11 August
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Italian Long Lunch Cooking Workshop


Cine-Club 2nd Tuesday French Film/Eng Subtitles

Cine-Club 2nd Tuesday 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 "de la baguette et des...

Date: Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Events Cinema Havelock North, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cine-Club 2nd Tuesday French Film/Eng Subtitles


The Big Sing Cadenza

The Big Sing Cadenza

Cadenza is a 2 day event of choral competition for 12 Lower North Island Secondary Schools who were selected from regional Big Sing competions in their regions. Cadenza blends a formal adjudicated competition with combined-choir workshop-rehersals, culminating in a gala concert and award ceremony.

Date: Tuesday 13 August
Where:
Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Big Sing Cadenza


National Theatre: Dear England

National Theatre: Dear England

Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays Gareth Southgate in James Graham’s (Sherwood) gripping examination of nation and game. The country that gave the world football has since delivered a painful pattern of loss. Why can’t England’s men win at their own game? With the worst track...

Date: Thursday 15 August
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 17 August to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


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2024 Magnolia Ball & Charity Auction - Dementia Hawkes Bay

2024 Magnolia Ball & Charity Auction - Dementia Hawkes Bay

The Magnolia Ball is a spectacular evening packed with winter sparkle! Our evening starts from 5.30pm sipping bubbles and soaking up stunning Pacific Ocean views. After capturing the moment with our event photographer it’s time to check out your favourites from the selection of amazing auction...

Date: Saturday 17 August
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2024 Magnolia Ball & Charity Auction - Dementia Hawkes Bay


Mystery Murder

Mystery Murder

Flaming Mojo is Hawkes Bay's premier Dinner Theatre Company specialising in providing high-quality, interactive entertainment. Why not add murder to the menu and incorporate an evening of fun and laughter where you become the sleuths to solve the murder during your evening? Feel free to dress-up...

Date: Saturday 17 August
Where:
Hygge at Clifton Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mystery Murder


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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


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Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: We Were Dangerous

NZIFF: We Were Dangerous

Winning the Special Jury Prize at SXSW this year, Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu’s electric debut launches our festival with a fiery trio of delinquent schoolgirls railing against the colonial system in 1950s New Zealand. New Zealand in the 1950s was not an especially friendly place for outcasts,...

Date: Wednesday 21 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: The Teachers' Lounge

NZIFF: The Teachers' Lounge

Driven by a captivating central performance, this unsettling Oscar-nominated classroom thriller thoughtfully probes the grey area of student care versus culpability, and to what degree our systems promote or constrain our humanity. School can be awkward at the best of times, and confronting...

Date: Thursday 22 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: The Teachers' Lounge


NZIFF: The Monk and the Gun

NZIFF: The Monk and the Gun

Is “political freedom” worth the cost of familial or social discord? When Bhutan’s king abdicates in favour of democratic reform, a strange series of events unfolds, where the old and the new collide in wondrous fashion. When young monk Tashi’s lama (Buddhist master) asks him to procure...

Date: Thursday 22 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: The Monk and the Gun


NZIFF: Gloria!

NZIFF: Gloria!

An energetic re-envisioning of Baroque music through the lens of the fiery female composers whose revolutionary work was concealed throughout history. “Gloria! is dedicated to all the female composers who, like flowers left to dry, were hidden in between the pages of History.” Venice,...

Date: Thursday 22 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Sons

NZIFF: Sons

A corrections officer sees her placid work life thrown into disarray upon the arrival of a new inmate, a mysterious figure from her past, in this sophomore feature from Gustav Möller. Prison guard Eva (Sidse Babett Knudsen) is at ease with the mundanity of life working the minimum-security...

Date: Thursday 22 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus

NZIFF: Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus

Opus is a starkly intimate, self-performed elegy capturing a dying man’s genius. If you’ve got no truck with a film featuring little else but a man at his piano, then think again. Filmed just months before Sakamoto’s death at 72, Opus is both a moving performance by a dying man and a...

Date: Friday 23 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: I Saw the TV Glow

NZIFF: I Saw the TV Glow

Gunge, goons, and girls with unbreakable psychic bonds are your new late-night obsession in this unsettling fable about what happens when you get offered a chance at a fantasy, but choose to settle for reality. It’s 1998. Owen (Justice Smith) and Maddy (Bridgette Lundy-Paine) are two awkward,...

Date: Friday 23 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: The Monk and the Gun

NZIFF: The Monk and the Gun

Is “political freedom” worth the cost of familial or social discord? When Bhutan’s king abdicates in favour of democratic reform, a strange series of events unfolds, where the old and the new collide in wondrous fashion. When young monk Tashi’s lama (Buddhist master) asks him to procure...

Date: Friday 23 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Kneecap

NZIFF: Kneecap

Belfast’s own Beastie Boys become unlikely figureheads of the Irish Language Act in this madcap biopic of sex, drugs, and Gaelic rap. Never has a film had so much fun with Irish indigeneity. Rich Peppiatt’s sophomore feature forgoes the bleak Belfast of car-bombings and sectarian conflict in...

Date: Friday 23 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Kneecap


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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NZIFF: New Zealand's Best 2024

NZIFF: New Zealand's Best 2024

A total of 95 films were submitted for this year’s New Zealand’s Best short film competition. NZIFF Head of Programming, Michael McDonnell, Production and Events Manager Matt Bloomfield, and Marketing Lead – Auckland Amanda Jane Robinson viewed them all to draw up a shortlist of 12, from...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: My Favourite Cake

NZIFF: My Favourite Cake

A lonely but fiercely determined seventy-year-old widow takes second chance on love in this charming and funny yet politically subversive romance from Iran. This delicious cinematic confectionery was a huge hit with critics and audiences alike at the 2024 Berlin International Film Festival. With...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Evil Does Not Exist

NZIFF: Evil Does Not Exist

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi follows up his Oscar-winning film Drive My Car with a modern eco-fable that provides a gorgeous meditation on humanity’s relation to nature and an unnerving commentary on the price of progress. Set in a small rural village a short drive from Tokyo, Evil Does Not Exist...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Head South

NZIFF: Head South

Christchurch-born filmmaker Jonathan Ogilvie returns home for this evocative coming-of-age story that brilliantly captures the feeling of growing up weird in the Garden City. Starring Ed Oxenbould, Márton Csókás and featuring Stella Bennett aka Benee in her acting debut. Drawing from his own...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: I Saw the TV Glow

NZIFF: I Saw the TV Glow

Gunge, goons, and girls with unbreakable psychic bonds are your new late-night obsession in this unsettling fable about what happens when you get offered a chance at a fantasy, but choose to settle for reality. It’s 1998. Owen (Justice Smith) and Maddy (Bridgette Lundy-Paine) are two awkward,...

Date: Saturday 24 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: I Saw the TV Glow


NZIFF: In Restless Dreams: The Music of Paul Simon

NZIFF: In Restless Dreams: The Music of Paul Simon

Paul Simon is that rare popular artist who has produced vital music across seven decades. Drawing on archives and intimate new footage, this comprehensive documentary examines the creative career of a lifelong seeker. Of all the pop stars to emerge in the 1960s, none constructed their music more...

Date: Sunday 25 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: The Teachers' Lounge

NZIFF: The Teachers' Lounge

Driven by a captivating central performance, this unsettling Oscar-nominated classroom thriller thoughtfully probes the grey area of student care versus culpability, and to what degree our systems promote or constrain our humanity. School can be awkward at the best of times, and confronting...

Date: Sunday 25 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: All We Imagine As Light

NZIFF: All We Imagine As Light

Direct from Competition in Cannes where it scored the Grand Prix, this radiant Indian drama follows two nurses looking for love but finding sisterhood in the vibrant, heaving 20 million plus populace of Mumbai. The conversation on the female gaze in cinema finds apt material for a case study in...

Date: Sunday 25 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: The Beast

NZIFF: The Beast

Léa Seydoux and George MacKay’s fatal attraction endures across space and time in Bertrand Bonello’s audacious Lynchian reflection on love and obsession, mixing sci-fi, melodrama, and horror across three different time frames. Love in the time of AI. Léa Seydoux and George MacKay are...

Date: Sunday 25 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Gloria!

NZIFF: Gloria!

An energetic re-envisioning of Baroque music through the lens of the fiery female composers whose revolutionary work was concealed throughout history. “Gloria! is dedicated to all the female composers who, like flowers left to dry, were hidden in between the pages of History.” Venice,...

Date: Monday 26 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Gloria!


NZIFF: Head South

NZIFF: Head South

Christchurch-born filmmaker Jonathan Ogilvie returns home for this evocative coming-of-age story that brilliantly captures the feeling of growing up weird in the Garden City. Starring Ed Oxenbould, Márton Csókás and featuring Stella Bennett aka Benee in her acting debut. Drawing from his own...

Date: Monday 26 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Head South


NZIFF: Agent of Happiness

NZIFF: Agent of Happiness

“Agent of happiness” Amber sets out on a cross-country road trip surveying the satisfaction of the Bhutanese public, as this crowd-pleasing doco questions whether the Himalayan country really is the happiest place on Earth. Amber is a government official traversing the mountains of Bhutan,...

Date: Monday 26 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Black Dog

NZIFF: Black Dog

An ex-convict finds redemption in the bond he forms with an unwanted mutt in Guan Hu’s dynamically shot and darkly comic Un Certain Regard Prize winner. Featuring a canine cast of hundreds as well as a literal zoo-full menagerie of other creatures, the animal wranglers were surely working...

Date: Monday 26 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: My Favourite Cake

NZIFF: My Favourite Cake

A lonely but fiercely determined seventy-year-old widow takes second chance on love in this charming and funny yet politically subversive romance from Iran. This delicious cinematic confectionery was a huge hit with critics and audiences alike at the 2024 Berlin International Film Festival. With...

Date: Tuesday 27 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: My Favourite Cake


NZIFF: All We Imagine As Light

NZIFF: All We Imagine As Light

Direct from Competition in Cannes where it scored the Grand Prix, this radiant Indian drama follows two nurses looking for love but finding sisterhood in the vibrant, heaving 20 million plus populace of Mumbai. The conversation on the female gaze in cinema finds apt material for a case study in...

Date: Tuesday 27 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: All We Imagine As Light


NZIFF: Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus

NZIFF: Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus

Opus is a starkly intimate, self-performed elegy capturing a dying man’s genius. If you’ve got no truck with a film featuring little else but a man at his piano, then think again. Filmed just months before Sakamoto’s death at 72, Opus is both a moving performance by a dying man and a...

Date: Tuesday 27 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus


NZIFF: No Other Land

NZIFF: No Other Land

Filmed in Palestine between 2019 and 2023, No Other Land is documentary film performing its calling. An urgent and irresistible reminder as to why we choose to understand the world, and others, through cinema. Produced by a Palestinian-Israeli collective, No Other Land documents a Palestinian...

Date: Tuesday 27 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: The Outrun

NZIFF: The Outrun

Saoirse Ronan brings Amy Liptrot’s award-winning memoir to the screen in this ardently moving portrait of addiction recovery set in the majestic Orkney Islands of Scotland. Saoirse Ronan, in perhaps her most powerful role yet plays Rona, a recovering alcoholic, in this stunning film adaptation...

Date: Wednesday 28 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: The Outrun


NZIFF: Kneecap

NZIFF: Kneecap

Belfast’s own Beastie Boys become unlikely figureheads of the Irish Language Act in this madcap biopic of sex, drugs, and Gaelic rap. Never has a film had so much fun with Irish indigeneity. Rich Peppiatt’s sophomore feature forgoes the bleak Belfast of car-bombings and sectarian conflict in...

Date: Wednesday 28 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Kneecap


NZIFF: A Mistake

NZIFF: A Mistake

On the eve of a move towards greater public health data reporting, a medical error throws life into a spin for a respected surgeon and her surgical team; the downward spiral threatening all in her orbit. Informed consent. Transparency. Evidence-based care. When sickness or injury strikes, we all...

Date: Wednesday 28 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: A Mistake


NZIFF: Tatami

NZIFF: Tatami

An Iranian judo champ weighs her principles and ambitions against the safety of her family and herself as government forces threaten violence unless she tows the party line, in this riveting political-sports-thriller. A surprising collaboration between Iranian actress-turned-director Zar Amir...

Date: Wednesday 28 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Tatami


NZIFF: Evil Does Not Exist

NZIFF: Evil Does Not Exist

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi follows up his Oscar-winning film Drive My Car with a modern eco-fable that provides a gorgeous meditation on humanity’s relation to nature and an unnerving commentary on the price of progress. Set in a small rural village a short drive from Tokyo, Evil Does Not Exist...

Date: Thursday 29 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Evil Does Not Exist


NZIFF: A Mistake

NZIFF: A Mistake

On the eve of a move towards greater public health data reporting, a medical error throws life into a spin for a respected surgeon and her surgical team; the downward spiral threatening all in her orbit. Informed consent. Transparency. Evidence-based care. When sickness or injury strikes, we all...

Date: Thursday 29 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: A Mistake


NZIFF: Crossing

NZIFF: Crossing

An aging aunt must voyage from her rugged Georgian home to cosmopolitan Istanbul in search of an estranged trans niece in this graceful cross-cultural panorama from Levan Akin. Retired history teacher Lia (Mzia Arabuli) made a deathbed promise to her sister: to track down her niece who, years...

Date: Thursday 29 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person

NZIFF: Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person

A sensitive vampire meets a depressed teenage boy in this deadpan romantic comedy about two loners connecting. Amélie for goth girls, Ariane Louis-Seize’s debut feature is an endearing tale of life, death, love and blood. The film follows sensitive teenage vampire Sasha (Sara Montpetit) as...

Date: Thursday 29 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, 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

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


NZIFF: The Seed of the Sacred Fig

NZIFF: The Seed of the Sacred Fig

A conflicted family implodes under pressure as protests spread throughout Iran, Mohammad Rasoulof’s courageous and urgent film delivers a bold middle finger to the totalitarian regime of his homeland. The Seed of the Sacred Fig received the longest and most emotional standing ovation at the...

Date: Friday 30 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: The Seed of the Sacred Fig


NZIFF: Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line

NZIFF: Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line

Defying the traditional rock ’n’ roll narrative, this is the story of how a young Australian hard rock band developed a political conscience and brought their audience along with them. Midnight Oil is not your typical band, so it makes sense that this is not your typical rockumentary. Sex...

Date: Friday 30 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line


NZIFF: The Outrun

NZIFF: The Outrun

Saoirse Ronan brings Amy Liptrot’s award-winning memoir to the screen in this ardently moving portrait of addiction recovery set in the majestic Orkney Islands of Scotland. Saoirse Ronan, in perhaps her most powerful role yet plays Rona, a recovering alcoholic, in this stunning film adaptation...

Date: Friday 30 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: The Outrun


NZIFF: Alien Weaponry: Kua Tupu Te Ara

NZIFF: Alien Weaponry: Kua Tupu Te Ara

Even if you’re not a fan of heavy metal, you can’t help but admire Alien Weaponry. If not for their rise to fame on an international scale, then for being the first band of the genre to sing in te reo Māori. If you think the three tāne that make up the heavy metal band Alien Weaponry are...

Date: Friday 30 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Alien Weaponry: Kua Tupu Te Ara


NZIFF: Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2024

NZIFF: Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2024

This collection of seven Māori and Pasifika short films has been selected by co-curators Leo Koziol (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Rakaipaaka), Director of the Wairoa Film Festival, and Craig Fasi (Nuie), Director of Pollywood Film Festival. Support these homegrown films and vote for your favourites...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts 2024


NZIFF: When the Light Breaks

NZIFF: When the Light Breaks

A poignant and beautiful snapshot of grief that asks us, how can you know what to do when the light breaks on the day following a major tragedy? If you’ve known grief, you’ll know how long the pain lingers, but also how quickly it can come storming into the present. Rúnar Rúnarsson’s...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Dying

NZIFF: Dying

This triptych tale of a family in turmoil is equal parts incredibly moving and scabrously funny, Matthias Glasner’s award-winning drama may be called Dying, but it’s really a celebration of the messiness of life. “Unabashedly sporting the most inauspicious of titles, a three-hour running...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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NZIFF: Never Look Away

NZIFF: Never Look Away

Lucy Lawless makes her directorial debut with a raucous documentary exploring the life of another warrior princess – fierce and fearless Kiwi war photojournalist Margaret Moth. Margaret Moth worked as a CNN video journalist during the 1990s, known in the industry for her willingness – or...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Never Look Away


Kelvin Cruickshank Live

Kelvin Cruickshank Live

An evening of profound connections and spiritual insights await you as Kelvin Cruickshank NZ Medium, along with your loved ones in spirit, allow you to learn “The Language of Spirit.” As you step into the venue, you’ll enter a realm where the boundaries between the physical and spiritual...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kelvin Cruickshank Live


NZIFF: Green Border

NZIFF: Green Border

Brutal, enraging and heartrending, Polish writer-director Agnieszka Holland’s controversial take on the Polish-Belarusian border crisis serves as a startling call to arms in the face of a little-seen humanitarian crisis. Polish auteur Agnieszka Holland has rarely been as strident or...

Date: Saturday 31 August
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Green Border


September 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 buying...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, 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

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


NZIFF: Paris, Texas

NZIFF: Paris, Texas

Starring the late great Harry Dean Stanton in his most iconic role, Wim Wenders’ newly restored modern classic delivers one of the definitive outsider views of America. Director Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire, Perfect Days) fuses his expertise with the road movie – this was his fifth – and...

Date: Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Paris, Texas


The Cellar Door Collective

The Cellar Door Collective

We're excited to announce a new initiative at Radburnd Cellars with the launch of our Cellar Door Collective! We've invited three outstanding producers without cellar doors to join @Bostock and ourselves in our beautiful new space- the Stables. @amoisewines @chateaugarage @winesbyjennydobson...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 29 September
Where:
Radburnd Cellars, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Cellar Door Collective


NZIFF: The Seed of the Sacred Fig

NZIFF: The Seed of the Sacred Fig

A conflicted family implodes under pressure as protests spread throughout Iran, Mohammad Rasoulof’s courageous and urgent film delivers a bold middle finger to the totalitarian regime of his homeland. The Seed of the Sacred Fig received the longest and most emotional standing ovation at the...

Date: Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: The Seed of the Sacred Fig


NZIFF: Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line

NZIFF: Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line

Defying the traditional rock ’n’ roll narrative, this is the story of how a young Australian hard rock band developed a political conscience and brought their audience along with them. Midnight Oil is not your typical band, so it makes sense that this is not your typical rockumentary. Sex...

Date: Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line


Kelvin Cruickshank Live!

Kelvin Cruickshank Live!

KC Productions presents Kelvin Cruickshank’s “The Language of Spirit” Tour An evening of profound connections and spiritual insights await you as Kelvin Cruickshank NZ Medium, along with your loved ones in spirit, allow you to learn “The Language of Spirit.” As you step into the...

Date: Sunday 1 September
Where:
Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Read more » - Kelvin Cruickshank Live!


NZIFF: The Substance

NZIFF: The Substance

A relentless feminist, body-horror feast, The Substance closes out this year’s festival in style as Coralie Forgeat lays down her marker to take the crown as the new queen of carnage. Direct from wowing audiences at Cannes, Coralie Forgeat’s magnificent shocker closes out this year’s...

Date: Sunday 1 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - NZIFF: The Substance


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 5 August to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 July to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Quiz Night With Riggsy

Quiz Night With Riggsy

A new era begins in 2024 !! Hosted by the legendary award winning Quiz Master Riggsy along with his brand of cheeky infamous humor. Join New Zealand's Premier Quiz Master as voted by Shaun Wallace (The Dark Destroyer on The Chase). So get your team together give us call to secure yourself...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Good George Napier Taphouse, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night With Riggsy


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


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: Friday 26 July to Friday 20 September
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baby Bounce


Free
Taradale Spring GLOW Fest

Taradale Spring GLOW Fest

Napier is 150 years old this year and there are several events planned to celebrate this milestone. In support of the 150-year celebrations and because we can see the light at the end of winter, the Taradale Business Association is organising a Spring GLOW Fest. Light or glow up and win prizes...

Date: Friday 6 September
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, 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 around...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 18 January
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 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Over 50 Saturday Winter, Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the 2024/2025 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 -...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 20 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions


Free
Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB


Cine-Club 2nd Tuesday French Film/Eng Subtitles

Cine-Club 2nd Tuesday 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 10 September
Where:
EVENT Cinemas, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cine-Club 2nd Tuesday French Film/Eng Subtitles


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 10 August 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


Connecting with Kids Through LEGO.

Connecting with Kids Through LEGO.

Building emotional resilience, self esteem, social skills and strong family relationships has become harder in this busy, fast paced world. Anxiety, big feelings, and technology fueled stressors are impacting our kids development and resilience. Join Elen Nathan, Pediatric Occupational Therapist to...

Date: Thursday 19 September
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Connecting with Kids Through LEGO.


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 17 August to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

In this three-hour long workshop you will learn how to make Mozzarella, Feta and Haloumi. 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. You...

Date: Saturday 21 September
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Travel Expo

Hawke's Bay Travel Expo

Come and discover the latest travel offers from the top global tour companies and cruise lines, hosted by the team at Travel Expert; Hawke's Bay's premier travel advisors with over 40 years of experience! Be guided by our expert advice to create your ultimate trip of a lifetime. * Small Group...

Date: Tuesday 24 September
Where:
Toitoi - Shakespeare Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Theatre: Nye

National Theatre: Nye

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state. From campaigning at the coalfield to leading the battle to create the National Health Service, Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan is often referred to as the...

Date: Thursday 26 September
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market Hawkes Bay

MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market Hawkes Bay

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: Saturday 28 September
Where:
Hastings Sports Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MWIW - Sustainable Fashion Market Hawkes Bay


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baking Club


Free
Quiz Night With Riggsy

Quiz Night With Riggsy

A new era begins in 2024 !! Hosted by the legendary award winning Quiz Master Riggsy along with his brand of cheeky infamous humor. Join New Zealand's Premier Quiz Master as voted by Shaun Wallace (The Dark Destroyer on The Chase). So get your team together give us call to secure yourself...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Good George Napier Taphouse, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night With Riggsy


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Free
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale


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 around...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 18 January
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 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Over 50 Saturday Winter, Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the 2024/2025 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 -...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 20 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions


Metropolitan Opera: Carmen

Metropolitan Opera: Carmen

Acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell brings a vital new production of one of opera’s most enduringly powerful works, reinvigorating the classic story with a staging that moves the action to the modern day and finds at the heart of the drama issues that could not be more relevant today:...

Date: Saturday 5 October
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Metropolitan Opera: Carmen


Free
Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB


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 buying...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 5 August to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


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 10 August 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 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


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 17 August to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


November 2024

Free
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale


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 around...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 18 January
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 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock Handmade Market


Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Over 50 Saturday Winter, Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the 2024/2025 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 -...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 20 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions


Metropolitan Opera: Nabucco

Metropolitan Opera: Nabucco

Ancient Babylon comes to life in this classic Met staging of biblical proportions. Baritone George Gagnidze portrays Nabucco, the King of Babylon, who is supernaturally driven mad when he proclaims himself God, then restored to health when he repents alongside soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska,...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Metropolitan Opera: Nabucco


Free
Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB


R18
Biz Babes Christmas Work Do

Biz Babes Christmas Work Do

Welcome to Biz Babes Hawkes Bay! These events are to be held twice a year, Mid Winter, and end of year Christmas Do. Targeted at women that are sole business owners in the Health, Wellness, Beauty, Fashion, and Arts industry. All the gals that spend their life's making others feel fabulous! A...

Date: Saturday 2 November
Where:
Madame Social, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Biz Babes Christmas Work Do


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 buying...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 5 August to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baking Club


Free
Quiz Night With Riggsy

Quiz Night With Riggsy

A new era begins in 2024 !! Hosted by the legendary award winning Quiz Master Riggsy along with his brand of cheeky infamous humor. Join New Zealand's Premier Quiz Master as voted by Shaun Wallace (The Dark Destroyer on The Chase). So get your team together give us call to secure yourself...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Good George Napier Taphouse, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Quiz Night With Riggsy


Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


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 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Young at Heart Book Club


Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


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


Hawke's Bay Heritage Awards 2024

Hawke's Bay Heritage Awards 2024

The Hawke's Bay Heritage Awards are our opportunity to recognise and celebrate those whose talents and energies preserve our cultural heritage and inspire us to connect with our past, so that we can all feel more confident in our future. The people who called Te Matau-a-Māui / Hawke's Bay home in...

Date: Friday 8 November
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Heritage Awards 2024


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 10 August to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Board Games with the Geeks Guild


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 17 August to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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


R18
The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park

The Enchanted Ball supporting Te Mata Park Saturday 16 November, 2024 Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/enchanted_ball/ Don't miss out on the highly anticipated Enchanted Ball, supporting Te Mata Park. In 2019, 2020, 202, 2022, and 2023, this enchanting event will hit...

Date: Saturday 16 November
Where:
Havelock North isite, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Enchanted Ball Supporting Te Mata Park


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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Book Chat


HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival

HARVEST Hawke's Bay will once again celebrate Hawke's 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 get to enjoy... Eighteen wineries paired with nine eateries offer festival...

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

Read more » - HARVEST Hawkes Bay Food & Wine Festival


December 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 buying...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Tōmoana Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Tea With Tales

Tea With Tales

Brought to you by Hastings District Libraries and the NZ Blind Foundation, come and listen to short book readings and share what you have been reading while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with Tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room at the Hastings War...

Date: Monday 5 August to Monday 2 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea With Tales


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

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Baking Club

Baking Club

Join us and share your baking experiences and recipes. We have a theme for each month and view some of the delectable books from the cooking and baking collection. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking for all to enjoy. We may take photographs or video recordings during...

Date: Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 3 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Baking Club


Free
Quiz Night With Riggsy

Quiz Night With Riggsy

A new era begins in 2024 !! Hosted by the legendary award winning Quiz Master Riggsy along with his brand of cheeky infamous humor. Join New Zealand's Premier Quiz Master as voted by Shaun Wallace (The Dark Destroyer on The Chase). So get your team together give us call to secure yourself...

Date: Tuesday 23 July to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Good George Napier Taphouse, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group

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

Date: Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings Library, 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 1 August to Thursday 5 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Late Night Which Craft

Late Night Which Craft

Take time out for you on a Thursday night to join with a community of crafters. No matter what your crafting passion is, expert or beginner, there’s space for you at Late Night Which Craft. This space is intended for adults. Come every week or just when you feel like it. Drop in late or...

Date: Thursday 25 July to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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National Theatre: The Motive and the Cue

National Theatre: The Motive and the Cue

Sam Mendes (The Lehman Trilogy) directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play. 1964: Richard Burton, newly married to Elizabeth Taylor, is to play the title role in an experimental new Broadway production of Hamlet under John Gielgud’s...

Date: Thursday 5 December
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds is a not-for-profit music festival showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over New Zealand and abroad. The 3 day festival is a true grassroots experience, held on a rural property in Takapau, Central Hawkes Bay, where you will find yourself immersed in music, art, food and...

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

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Free
Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Hastings Monthly Car Boot Sale

Join us for a good ole fashion community Car Boot Sale! Browse through a wide selection of pre-loved treasures, from clothing to homeware items, all at bargain prices. Whether you're a seller looking to declutter or a buyer in search of finds, our monthly car boot sale has something for everyone....

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings Elim Church carpark, Hastings, 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 around...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 18 January
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 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Village Court, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Christmas in Taradale

Christmas in Taradale

Join us for a fun-filled family day to get in the spirit of Christmas. Visit Santa's grotto and take your photo with Santa. Gloucester street will be filled with entertainment including yummy local food, face painting, bouncy castles, big bubbles and you can try your hand at street art or making...

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
ANZ Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wonder Christmas Market 2024

Wonder Christmas Market 2024

Wonder Markets - Crafting Community, Creating Wonder. Nestled in the picturesque Waikoko Gardens at the Hawke's Bay Showgrounds, Wonder Markets have become a celebration of local craftsmanship. With over 90 meticulously curated stalls, each offering unique, handcrafted treasures, the market...

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
Waikoko Gardens, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Over 50 Saturday Winter, Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the 2024/2025 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 -...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 20 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Crafty Critters by Creative Fibre HB

Join Crafty Critters! Wool and Fibre Textile Craft: Do you want to sit and natter, swap ideas and inspirations with like-minded people? Do you work, go to school or have young kids at home during the week? Want time for yourself? This could be the answer for you! This is a Creative Fibre Hawke's...

Date: Saturday 3 August to Saturday 7 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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

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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 10 August to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wine Books and More

Wine Books and More

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

Date: Tuesday 20 August to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Library Book Chat

Hastings Library Book Chat

10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month. Come along and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome. Visit our Readers' Blog to see what we've been reading! For more information contact:+64 06 871 5000, or email hdlprogrammes@hdc.govt.nz

Date: Wednesday 21 August to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, 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 17 August to Saturday 21 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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January 2025

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 around...

Date: Saturday 27 July to Saturday 18 January
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Over 50 Saturday Winter, Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the 2024/2025 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 -...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 20 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, 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 buying...

Date: Sunday 21 July to Sunday 12 January
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 July to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2025

Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Over 50 Saturday Winter, Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the 2024/2025 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 -...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 20 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, 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 July to Tuesday 18 February
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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East Coast Farming Expo

East Coast Farming Expo

Agri-innovators, top-flight speakers and two full days of networking are the promise of the 2025 East Coast Farming Expo. The two day event (February 19 -20) is aimed at East Coast sheep and beef farmers. It’s touted as a chance to fill one’s cup with a focus on reconnection, education and a...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Thursday 20 February
Where:
Wairoa Racecourse, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2025

Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Over 50 Saturday Winter, Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the 2024/2025 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 -...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 20 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2025

Hawke's Bay Better Home & Living Show 2025

Discover fresh, practical ideas that enhance both your living spaces, your lifestyle and your well being at the Hawke’s Bay Better Home and Living Show! Whether you’re starting from scratch or looking to make eco inspired changes the Hawke’s Bay Better Home and Living Show has everything you...

Date: Friday 28 March to Sunday 30 March
Where:
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2025

Free
Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Abbey Winter And Summer Sessions

Over 50 Saturday Winter, Spring & Summer Sessions at Abbey for the 2024/2025 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 -...

Date: Saturday 10 August to Sunday 20 April
Where:
Abbey Winery & Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2025

Free
Matariki  Mahuika Beach Fires

Matariki Mahuika Beach Fires

Matariki Mahuika is a people-powered Matariki project that involves welcoming people to share the warmth of their fire on beaches right around Aoetaroa New Zealand. A tradition that began in Te Matau-a-Māui Hawke's Bay in 2023, this DIY celebration has seen many thousands of people answer the...

Date: Saturday 21 June
Where:
The beach, Te Matau-a-Māui Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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