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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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January 2020

Childrens' Gelatine Plate Printing Workshop

Childrens' Gelatine Plate Printing Workshop

Panoply Studio presents... A One Day Childrens' Gelatine Print Making Workshop. Using Eco-friendly Gelatine Plates, children are able to create some stunning prints in a safe and fun way. All materials included. Children need to bring a packed lunch and bags of enthusiasm.

Date: Tuesday 21 January to Saturday 25 January
Where:
Panoply Studio, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Behind the Scenes - Collection Tour

Behind the Scenes - Collection Tour

Join us for a 'behind the scenes' tour in Ahuriri. Meet the team, find out how the collection is cared for and learn more about the precious objects we look after on behalf of our community. Free public programme (koha appreciated) at our offsite storage facility in Ahuriri. Spaces are limited...

Date: Tuesday 21 January
Where:
Offsite Storage Ahuriri, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Money Matters: Financial Literacy for Teenagers

Money Matters: Financial Literacy for Teenagers

Money Matters: A look into financial terms and develop an understanding of how money affects your life. This workshop is aimed at Year 11 -13 students and is presented by EIT Business Lecturer, Rebecca Clarke. Rebecca will take you through the basics of understanding how to manage your money,...

Date: Wednesday 18 December to Wednesday 22 January
Where:
Napier City Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Observational Sketching

Observational Sketching

For ages 10 and above: The observational sketching workshop will teach you how to accurately draw still-life’s using multiple techniques and materials. The focus will be on topics including perspective, creating depth, drawing accuracy, colour and building form. All levels of abilities are...

Date: Saturday 25 January
Where:
Napier City Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier Hill Cemetery Tours - Summer 2020

Napier Hill Cemetery Tours - Summer 2020

Discover tales of tragedy and bravery as the tour winds its way through the historic cemetery guided by MTG’s Curator of Social History Gail Pope. What to bring: Sturdy walking shoes, sun hat, sunscreen and bottled water. Allow 1 & 1/2 to 2 hours for the walk. Please meet at the Old Napier...

Date: Sunday 26 January to Sunday 29 March
Where:
Old Napier Cemetery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Time Management - Business Central

Time Management - Business Central

Set yourself up for a streamlined, effective and stress free working week. This course is for you if you feel time poor or stressed by your workload. You can increase your productivity without working longer hours. Learn to deal with time wasters and interruptions, manage your emails, paperwork...

Date: Monday 27 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Climate Change 101

Climate Change 101

The world is asking about the climate crisis. What’s really happening? How can we solve it? What can businesses and individuals do? Come and gain a deeper understanding of the climate crisis and its solutions, i.e. how we can create a safe and sustainable future and practical steps you can take...

Date: Monday 27 January
Where:
Napier City Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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School Holiday Workshop

School Holiday Workshop

A chance to develop children's creative skills and learn new art techniques in a fun supportive nurturing environment. Ages 5 - 14yrs. 29 January Cartoon creations & book making with mixed media in the studio - $45. 30-31 January 2 Day Workshop - Painted sculpture with large palm tree...

Date: Wednesday 29 January to Friday 31 January
Where:
MiChalk Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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February 2020

Holidays Act – Business Central

Holidays Act – Business Central

Encouraging staff to take regular breaks of annual leave keeps them refreshed and lowers your leave liability. Good for them and good for you. Learn how you can keep the business rolling and satisfy your employees’ leave requests while remaining compliant with the Holidays Act.

Date: Tuesday 4 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Raising Finance for Young Companies

Raising Finance for Young Companies

This free workshop will explain the different types of young businesses and their respective financing needs. It will also help businesses know where to go to for finance and how to prepare for finance. Finally, the workshop will help businesses understand the long term consequences of their...

Date: Wednesday 5 February
Where:
Napier City Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Blockchain and Bitcoin: How to Use them Properly

Blockchain and Bitcoin: How to Use them Properly

Blockchain is not only influencing the future of money but also other online systems around the world. This workshop welcomes both the enthusiastic IT geeks as well as any members of the public who are curious to learn and discuss more about blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Not really suitable...

Date: Wednesday 5 February
Where:
Napier City Studio, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Developing an Effective HR Framework – Business Central

Developing an Effective HR Framework – Business Central

Understand your responsibilities from recruitment through to termination. Managing staff is a fundamental requirement for every manager. Doing so requires skill, expertise and experience, all applied within a framework of processes and procedures that are fair, transparent and legally...

Date: Tuesday 11 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Employment Legislation – Business Central

Employment Legislation – Business Central

As an employer, it’s important you’re across the legislation that governs the employment relationship. With a sound understanding of the rights and responsibilities involved for both you and your staff, you can keep your business running smoothly. Session topics include the Employments...

Date: Wednesday 12 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

You’ve been in management for a while and your team is doing well. Where to now? How can you take that next step in your career and turn good results into great results? Covering leadership concepts from the art of delegation and coaching to managing poor performance, this two-day course is...

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Wednesday 19 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident communication means being clear, open, honest, respectful and sensitive when interacting with others. Improving your communication skills will help you to influence others and express yourself in a positive way. This course will help you improve your verbal communication skills and...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Toi Tangata Hui ā Tau 2020 | Pātaka Oranga

Toi Tangata Hui ā Tau 2020 | Pātaka Oranga

Nau mai haere mai ki te Toi Tangata Hui ā Tau 2020. Join us in February as we kick off our Hui ā Tau, an annual hui which helps provide focus and traction for the workforce on the positive kai, wai and kori tinana outcomes for our communities. The conference has become the preeminent hui in...

Date: Tuesday 25 February to Thursday 27 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Don’t let difficult or disruptive team members consume your head space or waste valuable time. With the right management you can make this behaviour a thing of the past, without the stress. You’ll learn how to identify disruptive team members, the cost they put on your organisation, how to...

Date: Thursday 27 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central


March 2020

Napier Hill Cemetery Tours - Summer 2020

Napier Hill Cemetery Tours - Summer 2020

Discover tales of tragedy and bravery as the tour winds its way through the historic cemetery guided by MTG’s Curator of Social History Gail Pope. What to bring: Sturdy walking shoes, sun hat, sunscreen and bottled water. Allow 1 & 1/2 to 2 hours for the walk. Please meet at the Old Napier...

Date: Sunday 26 January to Sunday 29 March
Where:
Old Napier Cemetery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Disciplinary Process – Business Central

The Disciplinary Process – Business Central

Do you know how to carry out a procedurally fair disciplinary process? Your answer could mean the difference between a positive outcome for your business or costly court proceedings. Regardless of how clear cut a disciplinary matter appears to be, the law not only requires justification for...

Date: Monday 2 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Bullying is a workplace hazard that can affect the health of your employees and impact your business’s productivity. It’s a sensitive subject for most organisations, that is often wrongly accepted as ‘part of the culture’. If you suspect that even one person in your organisation is...

Date: Tuesday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Building Resilience – Business Central

Building Resilience – Business Central

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their life. Learning how to manage it will improve your health, well-being and effectiveness on the job. This course will teach you resilience strategies and will help you create some achievable actions, allowing you to adapt under pressure and feel in...

Date: Tuesday 3 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how...

Date: Wednesday 4 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

Stage 1 H&S Reps - Business Central

If you want to build a positive safety culture you need to get your staff involved. Having elected H&S Reps helps keep you in touch with what is happening on the ground, and secures buy in and participation from the whole team. Stage 1 gets freshly elected representatives up-to-date with their...

Date: Tuesday 17 March to Wednesday 18 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Leadership & Management Part 1 – Business Training NZ

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to the boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete...

Date: Tuesday 24 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Leadership & Management Part 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Part 2 – Business Training NZ Ltd

Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. As John F. Kennedy once said, “leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”. Our Leadership & Management courses are designed to help you get the best performance from yourself and your team,...

Date: Wednesday 25 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers/customers into opportunities by equipping your staff with the skills and techniques required to manage these situations with confidence, professionalism, and pride. Learn ways to resolve conflict with customers and co-workers,...

Date: Thursday 26 March
Where:
Napier Sailing Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2020

Overcoming Anxiety

Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common child and adolescent mental health concern. Anxiety is a very normal human response, but for as many as 1 in 5 young people in New Zealand the symptoms become so intrusive so as to interfere with day to day living. The effects can ripple from children, to...

Date: Wednesday 8 April
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Are you new to your leadership role, or looking to take your first position soon? This course will introduce you to the new skills you’ll need to lead your team, to hit your targets through the work of others. You’ll learn the principles of supervision—to communicate effectively, to...

Date: Thursday 30 April
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central


May 2020

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

Conducting Disciplinary Meetings – Business Central

They’re never pleasant, but unfortunately sometimes they have to be done. Disciplinary meetings—they come with the territory when you’re a manager. If you follow the right steps, however, you can leave the stress at the door. This half-day course will teach you how to correctly prepare...

Date: Monday 4 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Wages Law – Business Central

Wages Law – Business Central

Payroll isn’t always straight forward and an error in a staff member’s pay packet can mean a cost you didn’t plan for and unnecessary stress for your employee. Your employment agreements set out the key words affecting the payment of wages, allowances, and provision of entitlements such as...

Date: Tuesday 5 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Art of Well-Being

The Art of Well-Being

Who cares for the care-givers? Who parents the parents? Who develops the developers? While engaging and often rewarding, many of us experience the demands and responsibilities of life—both home and work—to draw on our inner strength and resilience. The Art of Well-Being is opportunity to...

Date: Wednesday 6 May to Monday 11 May
Where:
Taruna College, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central

You’ve been in management for a while and your team is doing well. Where to now? How can you take that next step in your career and turn good results into great results? Covering leadership concepts from the art of delegation and coaching to managing poor performance, this two-day course is...

Date: Tuesday 12 May to Wednesday 13 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Management: Becoming a Confident Leader – Business Central


Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident Communication – Business Central

Confident communication means being clear, open, honest, respectful and sensitive when interacting with others. Improving your communication skills will help you to influence others and express yourself in a positive way. This course will help you improve your verbal communication skills and...

Date: Thursday 14 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Confident Communication – Business Central


Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Don’t let difficult or disruptive team members consume your head space or waste valuable time. With the right management you can make this behaviour a thing of the past, without the stress. You’ll learn how to identify disruptive team members, the cost they put on your organisation, how to...

Date: Thursday 21 May
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central


June 2020

Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central

Is everyone on your team rowing in the same direction? Amazing results come when every team member plays to their strengths, working towards a common goal. The right box of tools can get you there. Hold effective meetings, achieve consensus, lay the ground rules for team conflict, and learn how...

Date: Tuesday 9 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Team Leader Tool Box - Business Central


Time Management - Business Central

Time Management - Business Central

Set yourself up for a streamlined, effective and stress free working week. This course is for you if you feel time poor or stressed by your workload. You can increase your productivity without working longer hours. Learn to deal with time wasters and interruptions, manage your emails, paperwork...

Date: Wednesday 10 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Time Management - Business Central


Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Bullying is a workplace hazard that can affect the health of your employees and impact your business’s productivity. It’s a sensitive subject for most organisations, that is often wrongly accepted as ‘part of the culture’. If you suspect that even one person in your organisation is...

Date: Wednesday 24 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central


Building Resilience – Business Central

Building Resilience – Business Central

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their life. Learning how to manage it will improve your health, well-being and effectiveness on the job. This course will teach you resilience strategies and will help you create some achievable actions, allowing you to adapt under pressure and feel...

Date: Wednesday 24 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Building Resilience – Business Central


Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central

Are you new to your leadership role, or looking to take your first position soon? This course will introduce you to the new skills you’ll need to lead your team, to hit your targets through the work of others. You’ll learn the principles of supervision—to communicate effectively, to...

Date: Thursday 25 June
Where:
Hawke's Bay Business Hub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Supervision: An Introduction - Business Central


August 2020

Dealing With Big Feelings

Dealing With Big Feelings

Emotional regulation is all about being able to manage feelings so they don’t intrude heavily on relationships or day-to-day life. This might involve being able to resist ‘losing it’ in upsetting or frustrating situations, or having the skills and techniques to be able to calm down when big...

Date: Wednesday 12 August
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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