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Find out what workshops, conferences and classes are on in Hastings, Napier, Central Hawke's Bay and Wairoa through this link to Eventfinda. To find out how to list your event see Eventfinda.

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December 2022

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 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art for Tots

Art for Tots

A fun art experience for under-fives, consisting of playful art conversations or whimsical storytelling and hands-on art-making. Art for Tots runs on the first Monday of each month from 10.30-11.30am. The theme of each session is inspired by our regularly changing exhibition programme, so there...

Date: Monday 5 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Intro To Acrylic Painting - Six Week Art Course

Intro To Acrylic Painting - Six Week Art Course

If you want to learn how to paint but aren’t sure where to start, this course is for you. You’ll learn everything you need to know about acrylic painting to be able to paint on your own including: • how to mix colours, tints and shades • techniques for smooth and textured effects •...

Date: Monday 5 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mobile Library

Mobile Library

Along with our two community libraries, we now offer a mobile library service. We are committed to enabling access to information, promoting and supporting literacy, and helping members of our community to enhance their digital skills. Through this service, we reach communities who find it...

Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 20 December
Where:
Maraenui Shopping Area, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Are you looking for something exciting, fun and creative to do? Join our art classes and learn new skills and make new friends. This weekly course is over 3 months so we give you plenty of time to master your new hobby. Our specialised curriculum allows you to discover and grow your talents as you...

Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 28 February
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Eit Merlot and Nibbles Accompanied By a Talk On Wine Science

Eit Merlot and Nibbles Accompanied By a Talk On Wine Science

In the relaxed atmosphere of our festive end of year get-together, we will enjoy EIT wines (Merlot) and a short talk by Dr Chandré Honeth to present her research about the effects of deficit irrigation on modulating the Syrah quality parameters. Places are limited to 60 people. To secure your...

Date: Tuesday 6 December
Where:
A101, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Learn To Draw! Six Week Art Course

Learn To Draw! Six Week Art Course

Have you always wanted to learn how to draw? Are you struggling to get better at drawing? In this specialist drawing class we delve into the seemingly magical skills of drawing to learn how to really look at a subject and draw it accurately. You’ll learn everything you need to practice drawing...

Date: Tuesday 6 December
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bee Encounter

Bee Encounter

Meet us at the Arataki Honey Visitor Centre where you will be kitted out with overalls, beekeeping veils and gloves then taken to visit an onsite hive. You will join the beekeeper whilst they open a hive and introduce you to our busy honey bees. Discover the Arataki Honey story and get...

Date: Wednesday 7 December to Friday 23 December
Where:
Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Studio Sparks - Afterschool Art

Studio Sparks - Afterschool Art

This after-school art class is a welcoming group of students. It is a mixed group of ages from primary to intermediate age. Students will be learning in Term 4 how to make artwork using clay as their medium. I am currently taking bookings which can be made by emailing me your young artists'...

Date: Wednesday 7 December
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Christmas Gospel Choir 2022

Hawke's Bay Christmas Gospel Choir 2022

Christmas time is high season for singers. Stephan Zebe invites again to sing Gospel Songs and Carols in a special project choir for a month. He is director of Hawke's Bay Soul Choir and will bring soulful and groovy tunes, accompanied by piano. Four rehearsals on Wednesdays in Advent (Nov 30/...

Date: Wednesday 7 December to Saturday 24 December
Where:
Napier Baptist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Cuppa Tech

Cuppa Tech

Needing some basic device advice? Emails; apps; online banking & shopping; keeping safe from scams; social media; photos; even downloading library books. Drop in for a cuppa and some digitally focused conversation. We may take photos or videos for Council promotional purposes.

Date: Thursday 8 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mobile Library

Mobile Library

Along with our two community libraries, we now offer a mobile library service. We are committed to enabling access to information, promoting and supporting literacy, and helping members of our community to enhance their digital skills. Through this service, we reach communities who find it...

Date: Thursday 8 December to Thursday 22 December
Where:
Marewa Shops, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Pania Toastmasters Meeting - Weekly

Pania Toastmasters Meeting - Weekly

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organisation that offers a proven education program that helps improve communication and build leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Pania Toastmasters Club provides improved self-confidence and leadership skills through our...

Date: Thursday 8 December
Where:
Meeting Rooms, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mobile Library

Mobile Library

Along with our two community libraries, we now offer a mobile library service. We are committed to enabling access to information, promoting and supporting literacy, and helping members of our community to enhance their digital skills. Through this service, we reach communities who find it...

Date: Thursday 8 December
Where:
McLean Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mobile Library


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 8 December to Thursday 27 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

You don't need to know how to draw or paint. If you have not picked up a pencil or brush since school, discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Our courses are designed for beginners to improvers. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. ...

Date: Friday 9 December to Monday 27 February
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Business Lunch with Air New Zealand CEO, Greg Foran

Business Lunch with Air New Zealand CEO, Greg Foran

Be in quick to secure tickets to the business networking lunch that you won’t want to miss, with guest speaker Greg Foran. Greg started as Chief Executive Officer of Air New Zealand in February 2020. Having navigated the airline through the difficulties of the Covid-19 pandemic, Greg is...

Date: Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Christmas Floral Designs at the Cathedral

Christmas Floral Designs at the Cathedral

A Demonstration by Bev Doohan and Kathryn Willoughby at Waiapu Cathedral We welcome anyone who enjoys flowers to join the Flower Guild for a get together and demonstration. A glass of wine and nibbles at 5pm to give a sparkle to the day! Please RSVP to admin.cathedral@waiapu.com.

Date: Tuesday 13 December
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mobile Library

Mobile Library

Along with our two community libraries, we now offer a mobile library service. We are committed to enabling access to information, promoting and supporting literacy, and helping members of our community to enhance their digital skills. Through this service, we reach communities who find it...

Date: Thursday 15 December
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mobile Library


Free
Artist Floor Talk: Hemi Macgregor

Artist Floor Talk: Hemi Macgregor

Join us to hear artist Hemi Macgregor discuss his solo exhibition, Waiora, a body of work which explores stories of the environment and the way our lives are set within it. Macgregor draws on the specific geometric structures, patterns and processes found in raranga, tukutuku and tāniko, putting...

Date: Saturday 17 December
Where:
Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Mobile Library

Mobile Library

Along with our two community libraries, we now offer a mobile library service. We are committed to enabling access to information, promoting and supporting literacy, and helping members of our community to enhance their digital skills. Through this service, we reach communities who find it...

Date: Thursday 22 December
Where:
Ahuriri Estuary, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mobile Library


January 2023

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 8 December to Thursday 27 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

You don't need to know how to draw or paint. If you have not picked up a pencil or brush since school, discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Our courses are designed for beginners to improvers. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. ...

Date: Friday 9 December to Monday 27 February
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class


Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Are you looking for something exciting, fun and creative to do? Join our art classes and learn new skills and make new friends. This weekly course is over 3 months so we give you plenty of time to master your new hobby. Our specialised curriculum allows you to discover and grow your talents as you...

Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 28 February
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers


February 2023

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 8 December to Thursday 27 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


Seasons Art Class

Seasons Art Class

You don't need to know how to draw or paint. If you have not picked up a pencil or brush since school, discover your inner artist and learn to paint and draw over a 14-week course. Our courses are designed for beginners to improvers. Learn pencil art, acrylic painting, watercolour and oil pastel. ...

Date: Friday 9 December to Monday 27 February
Where:
Keirunga Creative Arts Venue, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Seasons Art Class


Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers

Are you looking for something exciting, fun and creative to do? Join our art classes and learn new skills and make new friends. This weekly course is over 3 months so we give you plenty of time to master your new hobby. Our specialised curriculum allows you to discover and grow your talents as you...

Date: Tuesday 6 December to Tuesday 28 February
Where:
Taradale Anglican Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Art Classes for Adults for Beginners to Improvers


March 2023

The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People

The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People

Kids can be challenging to engage and motivate therapeutically. The symptoms of modern-day problems such as anxiety, low mood, social difficulties, and anger issues mean that helping professionals are often faced with an enormous challenge just to win the trust and confidence of young...

Date: Wednesday 1 March
Where:
Napier War Memorial Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Creative Toolbox for Working with Young People


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 8 December to Thursday 27 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


April 2023

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 8 December to Thursday 27 April
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Late Night Which Craft


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