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November 2019

Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rummikub


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


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 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Newcomers Lunches

Newcomers Lunches

Are you new (ish) to Hawke's Bay? Would you like to meet other people who have moved to this area? Come and join us for lunch which we have every fortnight on a Wednesday at 12 noon at a different place in Napier. It's a great social and informal time for us all to meet and catch up. Everyone is...

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
The Boardwalk, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards- Tiny Homes Workshop

Sustainable Backyards- Tiny Homes Workshop

Ever dreamed of living in a tiny house? Learn all about tiny homes and their environmental benefits with this workshop! Francois Guittenit is a builder of tiny homes and can talk you through how to make one work for you. Contact francois@leworkshop.co.nz for more information. This event is part...

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sustainable Backyards- Tiny Homes Workshop


Publishers Book Expo 2019

Publishers Book Expo 2019

Come to the Publishers Book Expo on Wednesday 20 November from 6:45pm at Havelock North Library. Tickets are now on sale at Hastings District Libraries for only $5. Get them from the main counter at Hastings, Flaxmere, or Havelock North libraries. This event includes the presentation of newly...

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Publishers Book Expo 2019


Paint and Wine Night - Summer in NZ - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Summer in NZ - Paintvine

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 Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Wednesday 20 November
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Summer in NZ - Paintvine


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Thursday 21 November to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

A book club at Havelock North Library for adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 21 November to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Sustainable Backyards - Community Clothes Swap

Sustainable Backyards - Community Clothes Swap

An estimated 30% of the average wardrobe hasn't been worn in the last year and only about 13% is worn on a regular basis. So why not put those clothes at the back of your wardrobe to good use? Bring them along and exchange them for tokens which can in turn be traded for an outfit that is...

Date: Thursday 21 November
Where:
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sustainable Backyards - Community Clothes Swap


Sustainable Backyards- Climate Change Presentation

Sustainable Backyards- Climate Change Presentation

Learn about our rapidly changing climate, what it means for you and what you can do about it. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. We have over forty five events running throughout November- check our eventfinda listings to find out more!

Date: Thursday 21 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Divine Wisdom End of Year Social and Film

Divine Wisdom End of Year Social and Film

Come to our End-of-Year Social and find out about Divine Wisdom and how it can help you in your life. Bring some finger food to share if you can and we will provide the sweet and refreshments. Come and meet others and talk about anything that interests you. To finish we will be showing Part...

Date: Thursday 21 November
Where:
Theosophical Society, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Sustainable Backyards- Tour of Te Mata Peak

Sustainable Backyards- Tour of Te Mata Peak

Please note, due to an error this event is being held on the 22nd November at 3pm Enjoy a walking tour of Te Mata peak with experienced guide Mike Lusk. Learn about the history of the Peak and the exciting plans for it's future. You may even get to see the fascinating plants and animals who call...

Date: Friday 22 November
Where:
Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sustainable Backyards- Tour of Te Mata Peak


Sustainable Backyards- National Aquarium of New Zealand Tour

Sustainable Backyards- National Aquarium of New Zealand Tour

See our New Zealand native icons free of charge. Join aquarium guide Scotty on this 20 minute tour to learn about tuatara, kiwi, penguins and eels. Admission charges apply to see the rest of the aquarium. For more information, contact Karlie Lett Karlie@nationalaquarium.co.nz This event is part of...

Date: Friday 22 November
Where:
National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sustainable Backyards- National Aquarium of New Zealand Tour


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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Saturday 29 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


High Tea Fundraiser

High Tea Fundraiser

Gather your friends and family, don your frock and heels, bow tie and hat, and come enjoy a themed high tea at the Napier Spiritualist Church. Help us raise funds to sand and polish our church floors. Contact Judy Ward for tickets by 15 November - 0274070520.

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Napier Spiritualist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding

On Saturday 23 November 2019, we’re back at historic Duart House in Havelock North. There’ll be 4 available times for your 90 minute pop-up wedding so book in now! The $3489 set cost, will cover venue, styling, bouquet/s, bubbly and canapes, a beautiful cake, a celebrant (who you will work...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Duart House, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Pop-up Wedding


Free
Animal Antics - Story Telling - Pet Tales

Animal Antics - Story Telling - Pet Tales

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters at Wardini Books in Napier on 23 November at 12pm to share in a story telling session of poems and anecdotes from the children's picture book Pet Tales. Come dressed up as your favourite animal, spot prizes on the day! Pet Tales is the brainchild of Steven James...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Wardini Books, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Animal Antics - Story Telling - Pet Tales


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop

Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop

Farmhouse Kitchen offers a hands-on workshop where you can learn all about making health-promoting fermented foods, including sauerkraut and more. You will be able to taste some delicious fermented foods and take away your creations as well as lots of recipes and tips to try at home. You will be...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sauerkraut and Other Fermented Vegetables Workshop


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Ladies Night! - Men of Steel

Ladies Night! - Men of Steel

Coming the to Taradale RSA for one night only! The Men of Steel!!! Men of Steel is NZ’s longest running male revue and NZ’s only male strip club, Auckland based and ready to rock in the bay! We have VIP tickets available for the front row include a free glass of bubbles! Limited 20 tickets...

Date: Saturday 23 November
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ladies Night! - Men of Steel


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


Free
Otane Market Christmas Fiesta

Otane Market Christmas Fiesta

Get in early and do your Christmas shopping at the Otane Market Christmas Fiesta. Have fun with the entertainment for the kids. Enjoy a lovely day out in our leafy little town. We have jewellery, arts & craft, wood craft, olive oil products, up-cycled things, bric a brac, fruit & veg, plants,...

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

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Tahaenui Christmas Fete

Tahaenui Christmas Fete

The Tahaenui Christmas Fete will be an unrivalled fixture on the annual shopping calendar. Stallholders from around the North Island set up in the extensive homestead gardens, offering a superb array of artisan wares, food and beverages. Visitors typically come from throughout the region to...

Date: Sunday 24 November
Where:
Tahaenui Station, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tahaenui Christmas Fete


Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lego


Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 25 November to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Boredom Busters


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may...

Date: Monday 25 November to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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 26 November to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 26 November to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales

Tea with Tales are book groups which operate in partnership with the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind. This group is run by the Friends of the Taradale Library. The Friends and volunteers read from some interesting titles that are available from the Royal New Zealand Foundation for...

Date: Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tea with Tales


Sustainable Backyards- Products Extravaganza Special.

Sustainable Backyards- Products Extravaganza Special.

A quick one stop shop for instant waste reduction swaps. Now supported by years of experience, this one is not to be missed! For more information contact plasticfreehawkesbay@gmail.com This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. We have over forty-five events running throughout...

Date: Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sustainable Backyards- Products Extravaganza Special.


Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine

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 Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Wednesday 27 November
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Night - Paintvine


Mistletoe Market

Mistletoe Market

On Thursday 28th November the New Zealand Red Cross will be holding a “Mistletoe Market” at their service centre in Hastings from 3-8pm. They will have a range of local stall holders selling handcrafted products including jewellery, handbags, art, knitting, bath and body products, beeswax...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
New Zealand Red Cross, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mistletoe Market


Free
Hastings City Night Markets - Lighting of The Christmas Tree

Hastings City Night Markets - Lighting of The Christmas Tree

Join us for a magical night in Hastings City as we hold our very first Hastings City Night Market of the season. Our first two Night Markets are all about Christmas, and at this one we'll be welcoming in the start of the festive season by flicking the switch at 8.30pm to light up the Hastings City...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings City Night Markets - Lighting of The Christmas Tree


Sustainable Backyards- Bird and Wildlife Rescue

Sustainable Backyards- Bird and Wildlife Rescue

This event is the perfect opportunity to learn how volunteers look after sick and injured wildlife in Hawkes Bay. For more information, contact Liv Flynn at liv8704@gmail.com. This event is part of Sustainable Backyards. We have over forty five events running throughout November- check our...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sustainable Backyards- Bird and Wildlife Rescue


Free
Play Jingo!

Play Jingo!

Dab those musical squares till you drop in this toe-tapping bingo game! Fun for all ages, all music lovers, and all competitive gamers. Four rounds and even more chances to win prizes! Doors open at 5:30, so come early, grab some grub, a wine, tab beer or barrel aged cocktail, and play! Game...

Date: Thursday 28 November
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Play Jingo!


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Race Night – Taradale Primary School Fundraiser

Race Night – Taradale Primary School Fundraiser

Taradale Primary School are holding our inaugural Race Night Fundraiser! If you haven't been to one of these before, they are a whole lot of fun! Get creative naming your horses and jockeys and bet on the televised races from the race book. Tickets can be booked individually or for a table of 8....

Date: Friday 29 November
Where:
Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Race Night – Taradale Primary School Fundraiser


Sustainable Backyards- Home Composting for Beginners

Sustainable Backyards- Home Composting for Beginners

Learn how to dispose of your kitchen and garden waste more quickly and produce compost more efficiently. Trouble shoot common problems and watch a compost heap being made. Bring sun hat / rainwear / warm clothing for the conditions as we'll be outside some of the time. Wear flat, covered shoes....

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Environment Centre Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sustainable Backyards- Home Composting for Beginners


MTG Movie Club - Big Eyes

MTG Movie Club - Big Eyes

For years, Walter Keane was known as one of the most commercially successful artists of the 1960s. His paintings of waif-thin girls with eyes four times their normal size were dubbed “the most popular art now being produced in the free world” in a 1965 LIFE story. But Walter Keane, it turns...

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - MTG Movie Club - Big Eyes


Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Goats Cheese Making Workshop

Using fresh goat’s milk from Tukituki Dairy Goats Farm, Pauline from Farmhouse Kitchen will teach you in this hands-on workshop how to make goat halloumi, feta and chèvre Cost includes goats cheese made in workshop, plus an organic unbleached draining cloth, thermometer, mould and rennet for...

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Messy Church

Messy Church

Fun for primary and intermediate aged kids and their families. Crafts and music to tell Bible stories. Hosted by St Peter's Anglican Church, Riverslea, Hastings. Followed by a meal. For more details contact Rosie Marriott 0211 676 378 text only.

Date: Saturday 30 November
Where:
St Martins Hall, Mayfair, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2019

Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
MTG Family Movie Club - The Polar Express

MTG Family Movie Club - The Polar Express

Make your way into the CBD nice and early, snaffle a free carpark and join us for a free family movie screening! Finishing at lunchtime, this will leave you with plenty of time to head downtown, grab a bite to eat and get a good possie to watch the Christmas Parade (starting at 1pm). When a...

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

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Soap Making Class

Soap Making Class

I will take you through the steps of cold process soap to saponification (hopefully) then we will all try our hand at melt 'n pour soap making so you can compare the two. They both have their advantages. All natural products are used and available for sale. You will go away from this class with...

Date: Sunday 1 December
Where:
Calico Craft Supplies, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
2019 Harcourts Christmas Parade & Fiesta

2019 Harcourts Christmas Parade & Fiesta

The Harcourts Christmas Parade will be the highlight of the year for your family. The parade starts at 1pm leaving from Clive Square, then travelling down Tennyson Street, turning right into Hastings Street and then heading down Emerson Street and finishing at Clive Square. The Parade will then...

Date: Sunday 1 December
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2019 Harcourts Christmas Parade & Fiesta


Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 29 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lego


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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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 read while enjoying a cuppa and a biscuit. Tea with tales meets on the first Monday of each month in the Sir James Wattie Room and Hastings War Memorial...

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

Read more » - Tea With Tales


Free
Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Looking for something to do after school? join us in the Flaxmere Library to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new skills. Ages 5+ We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 25 November to Monday 16 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Boredom Busters


Free
Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Do you love gaming? Are you a fan of Minecraft? Then come along to our Minecraft Club sessions where you can collaborate with other like-minded gamers, swap tips and get creative in weekly theme challenges! Suitable for ages 5+ and all skill levels. Held every Monday, term time only. We may...

Date: Monday 25 November to Monday 16 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Minecraft Club


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 26 November to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rhythm and Rhymes


Free
Bakers Club

Bakers Club

Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:30am to 11:30am to share your baking experiences and recipes. All welcome. Attendees should bring a sample of their baking. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may...

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

Read more » - Bakers Club


Free
Hastings Scrabble Club

Hastings Scrabble Club

Meets in the Activities Area of the Hastings Library every Tuesday 1pm - 4:30pm. Ring Yvonne on 027 629 6659 or on Joan 878 2418 - or just come along! We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Tuesday 26 November to Tuesday 17 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Scrabble Club


Free
Rummikub

Rummikub

Come and play or learn how to play the game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Rummikub


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Napier Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Free
Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group

The Hastings Knitting and Crochet Group meets every Wednesday in the Hastings Library, upstairs in the Activities area. All skill levels are welcome. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Knitting (And Crochet) Group


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 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings U3A Mah Jong Group


Free
Santa's Wonderland

Santa's Wonderland

Come and visit Santa's Wonderland in Hastings CBD! Opening on December 4th, bring the kids down to meet the man in red himself and wander through a wonderland of intricately decorated Christmas trees. Find us in the Hastings CBD Mall, opposite BJ's. Entry is free, but we will be collecting gold...

Date: Wednesday 4 December to Tuesday 24 December
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Santa's Wonderland


Free
U3A Book Club

U3A Book Club

Havelock North U3A host two book discussion groups at Havelock North Library. One group meets on the first Wednesday of the month and the other group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information please call HN U3A Secretary on +06 878 5920.

Date: Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - U3A Book Club


Free
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Hastings Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video...

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Havelock North Preschool Storytime

Join us on Wednesdays for a fun storytime and craft session in the Children's Area at Havelock North Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings...

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Preschool Storytime


Free
Newcomers Lunches

Newcomers Lunches

Are you new (ish) to Hawke's Bay? Would you like to meet other people who have moved to this area? Come and join us for lunch which we have every fortnight on a Wednesday at 12 noon at a different place in Napier. It's a great social and informal time for us all to meet and catch up. Everyone is...

Date: Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Kilim Turkish Cafe, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Havelock North Teen Book Club

Havelock North Teen Book Club

Ages 12+ welcome. Join us to share book reviews, book quiz, book hunts, see the new books and make new friends. 3:45pm on the first Wednesday of the month (term time only). For more information contact the Havelock North Library. Phone - +06 871 5000 Email - libraries@hdc.govt.nz We may...

Date: Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Teen Book Club


Free
Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Every Wednesday from 4.30pm - 7pm over Summer, come and join us at the Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market. Pick up your mid week organic fresh food shopping and stay for a picnic dinner (sweet and savoury French crepes along with fresh tacos and more) while listening to sweet sounds playing from...

Date: Wednesday 4 December to Wednesday 26 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market


Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Christmas Night - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Christmas Night - Paintvine

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 Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Wednesday 4 December
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - A Starry Christmas Night - Paintvine


Free
Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30am for a fun storytime and craft session in the Flaxmere Library. All are welcome for stories and fun! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Please note these sessions are only during school terms. We may take photographs or video recordings during events...

Date: Thursday 21 November to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Flaxmere Library Preschool Storytime


Free
Young At Heart

Young At Heart

A book club at Havelock North Library for older adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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

Read more » - Young At Heart


Free
Junior Event - Hour of Code

Junior Event - Hour of Code

Come along to Havelock North Library for a full hour of online and offline coding and if you’re lucky, control our robots too. Suitable for ages 7+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

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

Read more » - Junior Event - Hour of Code


Free
Evening Book Club: CANCELLED

Evening Book Club: CANCELLED

First Thursday of every month alternating between Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring a favourite book to share and get some fresh ideas on what to read next. Meets at the same time as the children's book club. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and...

Date: Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Evening Book Club: CANCELLED


Free
Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club

Hello Readers! Welcome to Napier Libraries Read n Recommend Book Club where you can earn a reward from your book reviews and meet other like-minded readers! Your book club will also have a social meeting the first Thursday of every month 5.30pm- 6.30pm alternating between Napier library and...

Date: Thursday 5 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'n' Recommend Children's and Teens' Book Club


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2016 Vintage Port Tasting

2016 Vintage Port Tasting

On December 5th, at 7pm The Urban Winery will be hosting a 2016 Vintage Port Tasting lead by none other than Warren Gibson in the historic board room of the National Tobacco Building. Featuring 6 ports from Portugal and 2 from Trinity Hill, this 8 part tasting is not to be missed. Come savor...

Date: Thursday 5 December
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 2016 Vintage Port Tasting


Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival 2019 'Under the Big Top' New Zealand's Biggest Little Festival! 3 days in sunny Hawkes Bay! Sanctuary Sounds is a not-for-profit music festival showcasing an eclectic mix of music from all over New Zealand and Australia. The 3 day festival is held on a...

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

Read more » - Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival


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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Saturday 29 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Free
Courtyard Pop-up

Courtyard Pop-up

We are just a small group of friends getting together to catch up, drink coffee and sell our beautiful wares right outside Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in the heart of Havelock North. You will find stalls selling handmade Italian leather bags, Middle Eastern homewares, hand embroidered cotton...

Date: Saturday 7 December to Saturday 14 December
Where:
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Courtyard Pop-up


Havelock North Plunket Toy Library Sessions

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library Sessions

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library is a non-profit, run entirely by motivated volunteers whose aim is to promote and encourage the value of learning through play. We are a community that welcomes children, their families and caregivers to come and borrow well designed-educational toys, games,...

Date: Saturday 7 December to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Plunket Rooms, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Plunket Toy Library Sessions


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Christmas Premier High Tea

Christmas Premier High Tea

Celebrate the end of year with a fabulous Christmas Premier High Tea at The County Hotel. High Tea is quite simply a ritual of pleasure & divine decadence. Delicious and fun, it is an afternoon treat that simply delights the palate, mind, and soul. High Tea is very special and creates moments to...

Date: Saturday 7 December to Saturday 14 December
Where:
The County Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Premier High Tea


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop

In this workshop you will learn how to create, feed and care for your own everlasting rye sourdough starter, and from this to make fresh sourdough breads: Fresh baked slow fermented sourdough bread, sourdough buns, focaccia, pizza dough and crackers, plus Christmas Stollen. Go home with...

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

Read more » - Sourdough Breadmaking Workshop


Impact Pro Wrestling: Centennial Brawl 2019

Impact Pro Wrestling: Centennial Brawl 2019

The best professional wrestling in New Zealand arrives in Napier for a night of high-flying pro wrestling action! We have an explosive live event lined up featuring the New Zealand Heavyweight Champion Jamie Tagataese, Napier's own Sir Mr Burns, fan-favorite 'The Deal' Dal Knox and much...

Date: Saturday 7 December
Where:
Rodney Green Centennial Events Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Impact Pro Wrestling: Centennial Brawl 2019


Free
A Kiwi Christmas Market

A Kiwi Christmas Market

Taradale Sunday Market Brings you the Kiwi Christmas Market. Locally made Gifts, Arts and Crafts. Polished stones, Painted Stones, Crystals, Wooden Toys, Up-Cycled goods, Jewellery, and so much more. For more information or to book a stall contact Corinna - 0220387068. Stall prices start from...

Date: Sunday 8 December
Where:
Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - A Kiwi Christmas Market


Free
Read 'N' Chat

Read 'N' Chat

Looking for your next great read? Read'n'Chat is a monthly book group held at Napier and Taradale Libraries, everyone is welcome to come along, talk about books and learn more about the library. The friendly library staff share titles they have enjoyed recently, and you are welcome to share...

Date: Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Read 'N' Chat


Paint and Wine Night - Piwakawaka - Paintvine

Paint and Wine Night - Piwakawaka - Paintvine

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 Napier! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to...

Date: Wednesday 11 December
Where:
Shed 2 On the Quay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Paint and Wine Night - Piwakawaka - Paintvine


Free
Hastings City Christmas Arts & Crafts Night Market

Hastings City Christmas Arts & Crafts Night Market

Join us for a night of celebration and joy (and last minute shopping) as we head into Christmas. This is the second of our Christmas themed Night Markets and is the perfect opportunity to pick up some last last-minute stocking stuffers and gifts for the whole family. Your favourite food trucks...

Date: Thursday 12 December
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings City Christmas Arts & Crafts Night Market


Free
Junior Event - Paper Planes

Junior Event - Paper Planes

Investigate aerodynamics! Make a paper plane and test it against other makers. See who can get eh fanciest, the furthest and the most neatly folded! Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Friday 13 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Junior Event - Paper Planes


Christmas Dinner Party & Quiz

Christmas Dinner Party & Quiz

Friends, family, and everyone in between. Make Christmas the most wonderful (spooky?) time of the year! Please Join Us For a Celebration Dinner and quiz. RSVP to Committee (aubynlivetheatre@gmail.com or fb) by Dec. 6 Please pay before the date to confirm your Bookings 03-1369-0022394-01....

Date: Friday 13 December
Where:
Aubyn Live Theatre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Christmas Dinner Party & Quiz


Free
Markets At the Park

Markets At the Park

We want to create a fun and chilled out environment where the public can enjoy the summer sun while listening to some acoustic music in the background and a chance to play some lawn games. Food vendors Beer, wine & cider Craft stalls Family friendly event 4:30pm - 8:30pm: Dec 14th &...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Friday 14 February
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Markets At the Park


Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our 21st anniverssary celebration. Dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size and offers a fun experience for young and old. On New...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 5 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


Free
Tuia-mai-tawhiti Festival

Tuia-mai-tawhiti Festival

A Waka Festival will be held to celebrate the arrival of the waka hourua to Mahia-mai-tawhiti. This grassroots festival celebrates our Pacific Voyaging traditions, the Moana, as well as showcasing local community talents and businesses. Join the people of Māhia and the waka crews for regattas,...

Date: Sunday 15 December
Where:
Māhia Beach, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tuia-mai-tawhiti Festival


Free
Lego

Lego

We're excited to bring Lego sessions to Napier Libraries! Lego® sessions encourage collaborative play with others while using our new Lego collection. All resources are provided free. Sessions are open to all children, family and friends. No bookings required, so pop in when it suits the...

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Lego


Free
Junior Event - Whānau Storytime

Junior Event - Whānau Storytime

Join us at Hastings Library for our last Sunday storytime for 2019 with Christmas stories, songs and crafts. Suitable for all Ages. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Sunday 15 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Junior Event - Whānau Storytime


Free
9 Lessons & Carols

9 Lessons & Carols

The congregation of St Matthew's extend a warm invitation to all to come together and share in the message of Christmas at this very special service. Readings, songs and beautiful music from the outstanding Four's Company singers, all within the iconic St Matthew's Church, in the heart of...

Date: Sunday 15 December
Where:
St Matthew's Anglican Church, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 9 Lessons & Carols


Free
The Great LEGO Continuous Build

The Great LEGO Continuous Build

Its back! Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. It's Lego here, Leg there, Lego-Lego-Everywhere! Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 16 December to Sunday 22 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Great LEGO Continuous Build


Free
Heretaunga Women's Centre Community Christmas Lunch

Heretaunga Women's Centre Community Christmas Lunch

Every year the Heretaunga Women's Centre hosts a community Christmas lunch for women only and of course 2019 will be no different! There will be a delicious and free Christmas lunch, cooked by the women of the Heretaunga Women's Centre. As always the lunch will be a lovely, festive occasion...

Date: Monday 16 December
Where:
Heretaunga Women's Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Heretaunga Women's Centre Community Christmas Lunch


Free
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. We may take...

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

Read more » - Wine Books and More


Free
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter happens each month regardless of the seasons at Napier and Taradale Libraries. Bring your knitting or other needlework and share a cuppa and chat. Napier Libraries is a true community hub which supports learning, creativity and interaction with free programmes and activities...

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Library, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Knit and Natter


Free
Hastings Library Bookchat

Hastings Library Bookchat

Come along at 10:30am on the third Wednesday of each month and share books you have enjoyed and hear from other readers. All welcome.

Date: Wednesday 20 November to Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings Library Bookchat


Food & Wine Pairing Christmas Edition

Food & Wine Pairing Christmas Edition

After 10 months of sold out Food & Wine Pairing events, we are opening ticket sales up to the public for our Food & Wine Pairing Christmas Extravaganza! 6 courses of gourmet deliciousness paired beautifully with the incredible wines of Squawking Magpie, in a beautiful Christmas setting. Come...

Date: Wednesday 18 December
Where:
Taradale Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Food & Wine Pairing Christmas Edition


Free
Third Thursday Book Club

Third Thursday Book Club

A book club at Havelock North Library for adults, talking about books and presenting new books. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 21 November to Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Third Thursday Book Club


Free
Junior Event - Eco Scavenger Hunt

Junior Event - Eco Scavenger Hunt

Find at least five things on our Eco Scavenger Hunt, report back with your findings and show us that you’re an Eco Champion! Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Thursday 19 December
Where:
Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Junior Event - Eco Scavenger Hunt


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Summer Solstice with Shapeshifter

Summer Solstice with Shapeshifter

Madcap and Etiquette bring you the most anticipated show this summer in Hawke’s Bay. The inaugural ‘Summer Solstice’ concert takes place on Friday December 20th at the iconic Hawke’s Bay Racing Centre. Featuring award winning kiwi acts, headlined by Shapeshifter and support from The...

Date: Friday 20 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Racing Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Solstice with Shapeshifter


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4th Birthday Bash

4th Birthday Bash

It's time! GodsOwn Brewery are celebrating their 4th Birthday in the Hop Garden by providing chilled vibes and family entertainment with local talent from 'Arahi' from 12 noon to 5 pm. We will then be Folking things up in the Hop Garden with the Awesome NZ band 'Albi and the Wolves' from 5 pm...

Date: Saturday 21 December
Where:
GodsOwn Brewery, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - 4th Birthday Bash


Boxing Day Festival 2019

Boxing Day Festival 2019

Iconic to the Hawke’s Bay social calendar, the annual Boxing Day Festival returns to Cape Estate in 2019 after another sold-out festival in 2018. The festival delivers the very best in Hawke’s Bay hospitality and entertainment drawing together family and friends in an open-air garden stage...

Date: Thursday 26 December
Where:
Cape Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Boxing Day Festival 2019


Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars The planning is already in full swing for the 16th OpenAir Cinema season in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie appetites. The crowd...

Date: Friday 27 December to Monday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn OpenAir Cinema


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


Free
Wild West Festival Market Day

Wild West Festival Market Day

As part of the Wild West Festival, Hawkes Bay Naturist Club are holding a Market Day open to the public on their grounds from 10 am to 3 pm on the 30th December 2019. Entry is free, if you're interested in the naturist lifestyle or just like to shop come along and join the fun. Stalls...

Date: Monday 30 December
Where:
Hawke's Bay Naturist Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Wild West Festival Market Day


January 2020

Fiesta of Lights

Fiesta of Lights

There's so much more to see at our 21st anniverssary celebration. Dazzling light displays scattered along a tree-lined trail are surrounded by thousands of sparkling fairy lights. Started in 1998 our holiday light event has grown in size and offers a fun experience for young and old. On New...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Sunday 5 January
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fiesta of Lights


Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Black Barn OpenAir Cinema – A Festival of Film under the Stars The planning is already in full swing for the 16th OpenAir Cinema season in Havelock North. Whilst the film line-up is still being finalised, there will be plenty of variety to satisfy a broad range of movie appetites. The crowd...

Date: Friday 27 December to Monday 6 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Black Barn OpenAir Cinema


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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Saturday 29 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Napier Urban Farmers' Market


Havelock North Plunket Toy Library Sessions

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library Sessions

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library is a non-profit, run entirely by motivated volunteers whose aim is to promote and encourage the value of learning through play. We are a community that welcomes children, their families and caregivers to come and borrow well designed-educational toys, games,...

Date: Saturday 7 December to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Plunket Rooms, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Havelock North Plunket Toy Library Sessions


Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market


Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sundaze


Free
The Great LEGO Continuous Build

The Great LEGO Continuous Build

Its back! Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. It's Lego here, Leg there, Lego-Lego-Everywhere! Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 6 January to Sunday 12 January
Where:
Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Great LEGO Continuous Build


Free
Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Every Wednesday from 4.30pm - 7pm over Summer, come and join us at the Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market. Pick up your mid week organic fresh food shopping and stay for a picnic dinner (sweet and savoury French crepes along with fresh tacos and more) while listening to sweet sounds playing from...

Date: Wednesday 4 December to Wednesday 26 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market


Free
Another Day In Taradise

Another Day In Taradise

Every year in January, friends and family gather together to celebrate the best of Hawke’s Bay at Moana Park’s Another Day in Taradise. Now in its 14th year, Another Day in Taradise combines delicious Moana Park wines, boutique beers a great selection of delectable food, all matched with a...

Date: Saturday 11 January
Where:
Moana Park Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Another Day In Taradise


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Markets At the Park

Markets At the Park

We want to create a fun and chilled out environment where the public can enjoy the summer sun while listening to some acoustic music in the background and a chance to play some lawn games. Food vendors Beer, wine & cider Craft stalls Family friendly event 4:30pm - 8:30pm: Dec 14th &...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Friday 14 February
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Markets At the Park


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The Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2020

The Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2020

Back for the sixth year in a row, seven wineries in the Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District of Hawke's Bay, are once again coming together to run the Bridge Pa Wine Festival. The wineries involved are Abbey Estate, Alpha Domus, Ash Ridge, Oak Estate, Paritua, Red Metal and Sileni. All will be...

Date: Saturday 18 January
Where:
Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2020


Free
The Great LEGO Continuous Build

The Great LEGO Continuous Build

Its back! Drop in anytime over the week to lend your engineering and design skills to our Lego build. It's Lego here, Leg there, Lego-Lego-Everywhere! Suitable for ages 5+. We may take photographs or video recordings during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

Date: Monday 20 January to Saturday 25 January
Where:
Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Great LEGO Continuous Build


Free
Hastings City Arts & Crafts Night Market

Hastings City Arts & Crafts Night Market

Get together with friends and family and join us for a fun summer evening at the Hastings City Arts and Craft Night Market. Grab a bite to eat from one of the many food trucks, sit back, relax, and take in the live entertainment and music, or do a spot of shopping and browse the market stalls...

Date: Thursday 23 January
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Hastings City Arts & Crafts Night Market


Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Ossian Street Vintage Market


February 2020

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 local shop. Enjoy freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal. Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Saturday 29 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Havelock North Plunket Toy Library Sessions

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library Sessions

Havelock North Plunket Toy Library is a non-profit, run entirely by motivated volunteers whose aim is to promote and encourage the value of learning through play. We are a community that welcomes children, their families and caregivers to come and borrow well designed-educational toys, games,...

Date: Saturday 7 December to Saturday 15 February
Where:
Plunket Rooms, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Camera & Photography Exhibition - ADF20

Vintage Camera & Photography Exhibition - ADF20

Relax and enjoy an exhibition of photographs taken during the 2019 Festival. This is an exhibition with a difference as each picture was taken with a vintage film camera! Also on display are a collection of pictures taken by Napier locals using family ‘box cameras’ made over 60 years ago....

Date: Saturday 1 February to Friday 28 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Every Wednesday from 4.30pm - 7pm over Summer, come and join us at the Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market. Pick up your mid week organic fresh food shopping and stay for a picnic dinner (sweet and savoury French crepes along with fresh tacos and more) while listening to sweet sounds playing from...

Date: Wednesday 4 December to Wednesday 26 February
Where:
Te Awanga Community Hall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Markets At the Park

Markets At the Park

We want to create a fun and chilled out environment where the public can enjoy the summer sun while listening to some acoustic music in the background and a chance to play some lawn games. Food vendors Beer, wine & cider Craft stalls Family friendly event 4:30pm - 8:30pm: Dec 14th &...

Date: Saturday 14 December to Friday 14 February
Where:
Sports Park Hawke's Bay, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Outfield Festival 2020

Outfield Festival 2020

Outfield Festival is a brand new festival offering in New Zealand. Establishing itself in the beachside settlement of Te Awanga, with it's thriving arts and crafts community, surf for days, and an abundance of wineries. This festival promises to be a celebration of music, food, arts and...

Date: Saturday 8 February
Where:
Te Awanga Downs, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Festival Opera - Cav & Pag - ADF20

Festival Opera - Cav & Pag - ADF20

Opera’s most famous and spectacular pairing, ‘Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci’ has captivated audiences over generations, and Festival Opera’s season will carry on the tradition. John Wilkie returns to direct a double cast, led by conductor Jose Aparicio, featuring the stunning Toni...

Date: Tuesday 18 February to Monday 24 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Vintage Car Tours – ADF20

Art Deco Vintage Car Tours – ADF20

Discover Napier’s Art Deco heritage in style in a luxurious 1930s vintage car. Your 75-minute journey will take in the Art Deco Quarter, historic Port Ahuriri, a delightfully quaint Art Deco residential suburb, and includes visits to the world renowned Municipal Theatre and the iconic...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF20

Fashion Retailers Walking Tour - ADF20

Come to town missing a few vital pieces? Be whisked around on a whirlwind walking tour of all the retail hot-spots to grab your outfit and accessories. Starting at the Art Deco Shop, you will visit the retailers within Napier’s CBD that are stocking all of your Deco fashion requirements to...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Port O Call Deco High Tea - ADF20

Port O Call Deco High Tea - ADF20

Vintage themed tearooms where you can enjoy a delicious Deco High Tea. Accompanied by petite sandwiches and decadent sweets to delight both young and old. Port O Call is an enchanting venue that will take you back to yesteryear & also has a beautiful design store. Price includes a glass of...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Port'o'call shop, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Napier City Centre Earthquake Tour – ADF20

Napier City Centre Earthquake Tour – ADF20

Present day Art Deco in Napier owes its building architecture to a catastrophic earthquake on 3 February 1931 at 10:47am—the time of the tour’s departure. This 90-minute walking tour will be full of facts, anecdotes and stories around the events of the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake, and...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tender Is the Night Exhibition Tour - ADF20

Tender Is the Night Exhibition Tour - ADF20

A guided tour of the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake gallery sets the scene for enjoying an exhibition dedicated to deco. ‘Tender is the Night:’ dancing, jazz and the ‘lost generation’ is a story of decadence told through a splendid selection of treasures from the collection.

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Bus Tours – ADF20

Deco Bus Tours – ADF20

Here’s your opportunity to discover the heritage of Napier outside of the city centre. Your two hour tour includes a showing of the film about the 1931 earthquake “The Day that Changed the Bay”. You will take a minibus tour of the highlights of the Art Deco City, including the Central...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Walk of the Hastings CBD - ADF20

Art Deco Walk of the Hastings CBD - ADF20

Join Hawke’s Bay Historian Michael Fowler for a walking tour around the Hastings CBD to see striking examples of Art Deco in that town, as well as the story of how the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake affected the CBD. Michael’s tour is the result of over 15 years research and has new material...

Date: Wednesday 19 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Hastings iSite, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Unwind Concert - ADF20

Unwind Concert - ADF20

Unwind’ is saxophonist Hayden Chisholm’s New Zealand-based project, and tours annually. The group performs original music that, although flavoured by chamber music, Indian raga and various folk traditions, is somewhere close to the republic of jazz. Joining Hayden is renowned bassist Paul...

Date: Wednesday 19 February
Where:
MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Women of Jazz -- HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert

The Women of Jazz -- HB Jazz Club Big Band Concert

From the 1930s onwards the international jazz scene flourished, and it still does today. However the Women of Jazz in the early days were certainly in the minority compared to male jazz performers. There were many barriers, but these were not enough to prevent any number of great women jazz...

Date: Wednesday 19 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walking Tours of the Art Deco Quarter - ADF20

Walking Tours of the Art Deco Quarter - ADF20

Discover why Napier is the most architectural complete Art Deco city in the world on a walking tour with a local guide. You’ll hear about the devastating 1931 earthquake and see some of the city’s best examples of the Art Deco style. Includes a free 20 minute film viewing. Allow 90 minutes....

Date: Thursday 20 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deep In the Art of Deco - ADF20

Deep In the Art of Deco - ADF20

Discover Napier’s Art Deco interiors on this exploration of some of the city’s best kept secrets. This two hour walking tour looks at interiors of buildings such as the grand foyer of the Daily Telegraph building, Devon House with its glass ceiling, the unique Maori decorations in the ASB...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Marewa Meander – ADF20

Marewa Meander – ADF20

A Napier Art Deco Festival Exclusive. Marewa—the Maori word for a gift from the sea—is the name given to this beautiful residential suburb built on land raised by the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake. Your guide will take you on a walking tour of the Art Deco homes and gardens of this unique area,...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Club Tour and Tea - ADF20

Club Tour and Tea - ADF20

Enjoy the opportunity to learn the story of the famous Hawke’s Bay Club, perfected located within walking distance of the city centre and the beach. Enjoy the impressive views of Marine Parade from the second floor. Collect your self-guided notes on arrival, explore this Edwardian treasure,...

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

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Antique Fair - ADF20

Antique Fair - ADF20

The Antique & Collectables Fair brings together professional dealers from throughout NZ to Napier to sell an exciting array of vintage and antique items. Step back in time and enjoy browsing for and buying your original Art Deco accessories, collectables and investment pieces. Not only Art...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Asher Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings City Art Deco Market

Hastings City Art Deco Market

The Hastings City Art Deco Market is back and bigger than ever! Join us for a day (and evening) of Deco delights. This is your best chance to secure an Art Deco costume for the upcoming festival. Vintage or new, there is something for everyone. Dresses, suits, accessories and clothes for the kids....

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings City Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Market - ADF20

Hastings City Madness In the Mall - Art Deco Market - ADF20

Our famous Madness in the Mall Art Deco Market is back to kit you out and make sure you’re dressed to the nines for the Art Deco Festival Weekend! From 10am until 8pm in the Hastings City Mall, our vendors will be selling their carefully collected brand new, vintage, and second hand Art Deco...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Walk the Line - ADF20

Walk the Line - ADF20

Walk the line with the Matron at inmate roll call. On this tour you meet the inmates who coloured the cells and 1930’s in our own Napier Prison. Escapes, murderers and devious crimes will be discussed on the tour and over a cuppa tea and light refreshments in the mess hall. Join Matron for...

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

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Argentine Tango Class - ADF20

Argentine Tango Class - ADF20

Take to the floor and learn to dance the seductive Argentine Tango with John Flower, New Zealand Tango champion and also Tango Stage Champion World Latin Dance Cup, Miami, USA 2016. Tango provides a wonderful opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience and embrace this...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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At the Pictures - Swing Time (G, 1936) ADF20

At the Pictures - Swing Time (G, 1936) ADF20

Musical comedy Swing Time is Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire at their peak. Often hailed as one of the greatest dance musicals of all time, it is a romantic comedy of errors involving gambling dancer Lucky (Astaire) and his adoration for beautiful dance instructor Penny (Rogers). Too bad he is...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Frock At the Faraday - ADF20

Frock At the Faraday - ADF20

Kick start your weekend by stepping across the threshhold of this amazing Museum. Lose yourself, and take a step back in time as this exhibition showcases fashion of the 30’s from all walk’s of life. Mix and mingle with a glass in your hand, and catch live music as it floats around this...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
The Faraday Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF20

Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt - ADF20

Get out those classy clothes and enter the fun that is the Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt. With numerous fun competitions and prizes, it’s the perfect way to spend an hour of your evening showing off your Art Deco best. Categories are: Best dressed Lady, Best dressed Gent, Best dressed...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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At the Pictures - 42nd Street (G, 1933) ADF20

At the Pictures - 42nd Street (G, 1933) ADF20

Iconic backstage musical 42nd Street is still considered one of the very best of its genre. Knowing they had a winner on their hands, Warner Bros called the film “one of the most dramatic stories ever screened – glorious, thrilling and unforgettable” upon its release in 1933. Set against...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Globe Theatrette, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Jazz and Bubbles On the Lawn – ADF20

Jazz and Bubbles On the Lawn – ADF20

Relax, recline and repose, sipping a glass or two whilst enjoying fresh canapés on the lawn of the gracious Hawke’s Bay Club. Ease into the deco weekend all while listening to the dulcet tones of Robert Cross. Deco dress essential. Cash bar available. Ticket includes bubbles on arrival and...

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

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Underbelly Cocktail Party - ADF20

Underbelly Cocktail Party - ADF20

Join the underbelly den of criminals and spend a light hearted few hours at our cocktail party before heading into town to chase the nightlife. Enjoy a complimentary drink on arrival, and fun games with the crims at the Napier Prison over bubbles & nibbles. A great start to your 2020 Art Deco...

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

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Makin' Whoopee with Erna Ferry - ADF20

Makin' Whoopee with Erna Ferry - ADF20

A night of favourite tunes including ‘Ain’t Misbehaving’, 'Blue Skies', 'Five Foot Two', 'The Man I Love’, 'Frankie and Johnny,' Honeysuckle Rose', served up with lots of love and a little bit of fun on the side! This event includes dinner and show. Cash bar available. Arrive early...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
Tabard Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Prohibition Casino - ADF20

Prohibition Casino - ADF20

Our Annual Prohibition Casino is back and better than ever! Included in the General Ticket Price is a complimentary drink upon entry, heaps of scrumptious canapés, and funny money to spend and win with our casino gaming tables, brought you by Las Vegas Entertainment. Try your hand at Black Jack,...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
The Urban Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Stars & Starlets - ADF20

Stars & Starlets - ADF20

Thursday night is all about the glitz and glamour of the 1930s film stars, when the men were dashing and women were bewitching. Get dressed up like the greats Katherine Hepburn, Vivien Leigh, Clarke Gable, Carey Grant or whoever inspires your inner glamour. Dinner is served at 8pm, then dance...

Date: Thursday 20 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Repertory Players - And Then There Were None - ADF20

Repertory Players - And Then There Were None - ADF20

A murder mystery by English writer Agatha Christie. Directed by Simon Law. Ten strangers, apparently with little in common, are lured to an island mansion off the coast of Devon by the mysterious U.N.Owen. Over dinner, a record begins to play, and the voice of an unseen host accuses each...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Deco-Dance After Dark - ADF20

Deco-Dance After Dark - ADF20

Get set for a sassy evening of entertainment as we embrace the decadence of a bygone era. This exclusive event promises an evening of naughty but nice performances, complimentary bubbles on arrival, classy canapés and a private peek at our latest exhibition dedicated to deco. Tender is the...

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

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Art Deco Late Night Jazz  - ADF20

Art Deco Late Night Jazz - ADF20

Late Night Jazz with Trio Nouveau. When the sun has gone down get to the Cabana for some late night Jazz. Enjoy some of the best Hawke’s Bay wines and beers and dance the night away to many classic Jazz Standards. Trio Nouveau is a well known jazz group based in New Zealand and consists of...

Date: Thursday 20 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
Prohibition Pop-Up - ADF20

Prohibition Pop-Up - ADF20

For those who want to partake in a true speakeasy experience. Full of bootleg liquor, non-stop music and live entertainment, this is the place to party. Get your friends together and make this a night to remember. Please note that this is a bar/nightclub. Cash bar available. This event is R18.

Date: Thursday 20 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Down Argentine Way - Tango Milonga - ADF20

Down Argentine Way - Tango Milonga - ADF20

Milonga is a place of Tango dance. Come, be enthralled and immerse yourself in a 1930’s Buenos Aries Tango dance set in this beautiful wooden panelled historic building. For those who wish to continue dancing late into the night! Cash bar available.

Date: Thursday 20 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Latin Dance Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Brunch with Style - ADF20

Brunch with Style - ADF20

Revel in the delights of a gourmet brunch at the County Hotel, originally built for the Hawke’s Bay County Council in 1909. The County Hotel is one of only two significant buildings to have survived the massive 1931 earthquake. Break all the rules and enjoy “French bubbles with brunch” to...

Date: Friday 21 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
The County Hotel, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Magnum Walk - ADF20

Art Deco Magnum Walk - ADF20

Explore the entire Art Deco Quarter in depth on this extended version of the world famous Art Deco Guided Walk. Your tour includes Morning Tea on the lawn of the elegant Edwardian style Hawke’s Bay Club. Walking at a leisurely pace covering no more than 3kms.

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Tea With the Stars - ADF20

Tea With the Stars - ADF20

Join us at the Holt Planetarium for either morning or afternoon tea, a scone, and a visit with the stars. Enjoy a fantastic display of astrophotography on the big screen followed by a tour of the wondrous night sky in the Planetarium’s dome room. See the sky as it appeared on the night of...

Date: Friday 21 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Holt Planetarium, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Historic Homes Tour – ADF20

Historic Homes Tour – ADF20

On this festival exclusive tour, take a step back in time as we explore the Art Deco beauty of the rebuilt city of Napier where you will visit some of the city's early homes. On this 2-hour tour, you will hear the fascinating stories of their origins along with viewing some exquisite interiors.

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF20

Vintage Dance Lessons - ADF20

Take this opportunity to spend an hour polishing up your Deco-dancing! Join us to learn the basics of a range of vintage dances from the Art Deco era, including 1920s Charleston, Swing and more! Our experienced teaching team have prepared a terpsichorean treat for you, and will show you how...

Date: Friday 21 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
St Patricks Catholic Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
R18
Emporium Beer Tent - ADF19

Emporium Beer Tent - ADF19

Visit the Emporium during the Napier Art Deco Festivities sheltered under the giant Pohutukawa Tree. Back by popular demand The Emporium Beer Tent is better than ever. Park up in the very centre of the festivities for the best viewing spot around; grab your friends to enjoy ice cold beers,...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Emporium Beer Tent, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Harbour Views Coach and Walking Tour – ADF20

Harbour Views Coach and Walking Tour – ADF20

On 3rd February 1931 an Act of God reclaimed 3,000 hectares of seabed in two and a half minutes. Napier’s aquatic playground was no more, but its history since then is also a fascinating story. This tour will take you around the fringes of the Inner Harbour to a dramatic hilltop lookout and...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Camera Behind the Album - ADF20

The Camera Behind the Album - ADF20

Imagine if you could only take eight photographs during the whole Festival with a camera made of cardboard! Join local camera enthusiast Jake Brookie for a talk about cameras of the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s and see the cameras themselves plus how they were used. Many family cameras were...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Camera Behind the Album - ADF20

The Camera Behind the Album - ADF20

Imagine if you could only take eight photographs during the whole Festival with a camera made of cardboard! Join local camera enthusiast Jake Brookie for a talk about cameras of the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s and see the cameras themselves plus how they were used. Many family cameras were...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Festival Bar - ADF20

Festival Bar - ADF20

Enjoy the Festival's revelry and festivities of the Soundshell, Upper and Lower Lawn from the comfort of the Festival Bar and Hospitality Area. Located on the lower lawn below the Souldshell, overlooking the ocean, this is the perfect place to be a part of the Art Deco atmosphere, while enjoying...

Date: Friday 21 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Dinner On the Lawn - ADF20

Dinner On the Lawn - ADF20

Join us for dinner on the lawn at the historic Hawke’s Bay Club, perfected located within walking distance of the city centre and the beach. Enjoy the impressive views of Marine Parade from the second floor. You will be hosted and entertained all whilst being served a mouth-watering dinner on...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gangsters and Flappers - ADF20

Gangsters and Flappers - ADF20

Get dressed up and relive the Jazz Age era out at The Old Church with an evening of great food, Jazz music, dance and fun. Enjoy a glass of wine on arrival followed by a decadent 3 course dinner. Cash bar available. Deco dress essential - machine guns optional.

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
The Old Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Charleston - ADF20

Charleston - ADF20

Charleston at Brookers is a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Cash bar available. Feet with Heat will teach the...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Napier Art Deco Festival Opening 2020

Napier Art Deco Festival Opening 2020

Put on your finery and help kick start Napier’s biggest and best weekend. Join His Worship the Mayor, sponsors and dignitaries as we open the Napier Art Deco Festival. Take in the first of the Flying Displays, admire the cars, fashion and let your imagination soar as we showcase a selection...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Depression Dinner - ADF20

Depression Dinner - ADF20

Always a festival favourite and ‘must do’ event! Dress down for this fun event where you will be treated to a good old fashioned dinner. Start at Marine Parade and join the procession through the city centre and sing your heart out to Memorial Square. At Tin Town you'll get your main course...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Memorial Flying Displays - ADF20

Memorial Flying Displays - ADF20

You will hear them before you see them! Watch the skies over the city and foreshore as wonderful vintage aircraft perform spectacular manoeuvres across the sunny Hawke’s Bay sky. Flying displays with the Warbirds Display Team, as well as others. Best views at Napier Sound Shell, Emerson...

Date: Friday 21 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Phil Crosby Jnr - The Golden Age of Hollywood

Phil Crosby Jnr - The Golden Age of Hollywood

Sponsored by MCL Construction Ltd 2020 is a big year for the Napier Art Deco Festival so it needs the biggest stars to hit the stage! Direct from Los Angeles… Napier Art Deco 2020 welcomes renowned international recording artist Phil Crosby Jr. As grandson of the legendary Movie Star, Bing...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beach Banquet - ADF20

Beach Banquet - ADF20

A cornerstone event of the festival where a scrumptious buffet dinner prepared by Orton’s is served alongside wonderful toe tapping jazz. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine on arrival. From your vantage point, you will also enjoy a fabulous view of the flying displays in the sky above the...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Friday Night with the Stars - ADF20

Friday Night with the Stars - ADF20

Supported by the Infinity Foundation. The concert that kicks off a massive weekend of celebrations! Once again we’re bringing together some of New Zealand music’s biggest stars. Backed by the amazing Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band and singing songs from the era, this is going to be a...

Date: Friday 21 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Royale Variety Performance - Stars of Caberet - ADF20

Royale Variety Performance - Stars of Caberet - ADF20

To celebrate the return of the roaring 20s, The Metropolitan Club has invited the Royale sisters, Betty and Mags, to the MTG Napier to host an evening of giggles, glamour, sparkling burlesque, musical comedy and everything in between. Featuring the talents of a peerless international cast, this...

Date: Friday 21 February to Saturday 22 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Art Deco Explorer For Children - ADF20

Art Deco Explorer For Children - ADF20

Kids, bring your parents along and join a local guide who’ll take you exploring through Napier on a fun discovery trail! Armed with a jam packed activity book, you will tour Napier, solving puzzles and having fun learning about Napier’s history along the way. Please bring an adult with...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Dawdle Tour – ADF20

Deco Dawdle Tour – ADF20

On this Festival exclusive 2-hour tour, you’ll travel on a comfortable minibus with a local guide hearing the history of Napier and visiting many sights not normally accessible to the public. You’ll enjoy a delicious Devonshire Tea by the Marina while your guide explains the effects of the...

Date: Saturday 22 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Joel Levine - Miami Art Deco Talk - ADF20

Joel Levine - Miami Art Deco Talk - ADF20

Miami Beach, a city which rose from the sandy coast of South Florida in the first decades of the 20th century, is world renowned for its Art Deco architecture. This is the story of how a lady from Brooklyn defied personal tragedy, organised a coalition of artists and preservationists, built a...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Death by Chocolate - ADF20

Death by Chocolate - ADF20

Death never tasted so good - the most delicious and unique funeral you’ll ever attend. There’ll be eulogies, sing along hymn sheets accompanied by an organ player and the service will be lead by our chocolate chapel Reverend Conner Fectionary. This will be an Art Deco experience of...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Flying Down to Deco - ADF20

Flying Down to Deco - ADF20

Relive the pioneer days of aviation with a rare chance to see WW2 and vintage aircraft in static display. These amazing flying machines are a must-see for any budding pilot. Rides are available on some of these stunning vintage aircraft and crew and support staff will be available to answer...

Date: Saturday 22 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Hawkes Bay Airport, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Deco Kids Club - ADF20

Deco Kids Club - ADF20

Whether for entertainment or a great place to get out of the sun, take a break with the little ones at the Deco Kids Club. Full of fun Art Deco activities, free arts, games, entertainment and educational projects for them to work on. Please note all children must be supervised at all times...

Date: Saturday 22 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF20

Junior Charleston Dance Lessons - ADF20

It was the biggest dance craze in history! The Charleston turned all the accepted rules of dance upside down and inside out; seen as wild, thrilling, rebellious, and even dangerous – but all that aside, it’s a heck of a lot of fun! So get down to the Deco Kids Club for free Charleston dance...

Date: Saturday 22 February to Sunday 23 February
Where:
Deco Kids Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Vintage Car Parade - ADF20

Vintage Car Parade - ADF20

Sponsored by: Progressive Meats In 2020, we will be featuring an a-Z of classic motor vehicles at Napier Art Deco Festival. One vehicle will represent each letter of the alphabet, resulting in 26 feature vehicles. Special thanks to the Hawke’s Bay Vintage Car Club who arrange for these...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Soundshell Show and Shine - ADF20

Soundshell Show and Shine - ADF20

Wander along Marine Parade and soak up the Art Deco atmosphere and get up close a personal to view the wonderful array of vintage cars on display at the Sound Shell after they have paraded through the streets of Napier as marvellous music surrounds you.

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Radio Play and High Tea - ADF20

Radio Play and High Tea - ADF20

The 1920s and 30s were the Golden Age of Radio, and during this time new forms of entertainment were created for the new medium including radio plays, mystery, adventure and detective serials. Now it’s your chance to relive this Golden Age as you watch a radio play being born while enjoying a...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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New Zealand Male Choir - ADF20

New Zealand Male Choir - ADF20

After rave reviews in 2019 the New Zealand Male Choir are back! Spend an afternoon enjoying Art Deco and choral classics in Hawkes Bay’s finest choral acoustic venue, the Waiapu Cathedral of St John. This year’s concert will continue our tradition of music from shows, favourites from last...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ritz Street Party - ADF20

The Ritz Street Party - ADF20

Get your dancing shoes on and party like it’s 1930 at ‘The Ritz’ Street Party at Market St, Napier's hottest new eatery and bar! With a satellite outdoor bar, live music and Art Deco Negronis you’ll be swinging all the way down Market St. Dress to impress in Gatsby style with spot...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Alfresco Munch - ADF20

Alfresco Munch - ADF20

The Hawkes Bay Club has welcoming members to Napier since 1894. With uninterrupted views of Marine Parade from the second floor, the club has an ideal location, just 2 minutes to the city and the beach! Take this wonderful opportunity to be hosted at the elegant establishment where you will...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF20

Royal New Zealand Navy Concert - ADF20

Get ready to swing with New Zealand’s finest military band as they play a selection of music from the 1930’s, including Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and many other legendary Big Band numbers. This 26 piece band will have you up on your feet and enjoying a world class outdoor musical concert.

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Napier Soundshell, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Swing's the Thing at Brookers - ADF20

Swing's the Thing at Brookers - ADF20

Be ready for a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Cash bar available. The Kawekas will keep you dancing until...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Brookfields Vineyard and Restaurant, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Old Time Quiz & Parlour Games - ADF20

Old Time Quiz & Parlour Games - ADF20

Get into the spirit of Art Deco and enjoy an evening of fun and hilarity playing old-time games! The night will kick off with a traditional quiz with questions to test your knowledge of the 20s and 30s followed by a delicious two course dinner & pud, and then into the main part of the evening...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Memorial Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF20

Bootleggers On the Beach - ADF20

Celebrate the rebels, the criminals, and backcountry moonshiners of the Prohibition Era. Dress up whether it be a flapper dress, zoot suit, or old timey bootlegger garb, and join us for a festive evening of celebrations. You’ll enjoy a delectable plated two course menu prepared by Orton‘s,...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Silver Slipper Ball - ADF20

Silver Slipper Ball - ADF20

Foxtrot and quickstep to the sounds of the big bands of the 30s. Featuring the splendid Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band, elegance is the keyword, and formal Art Deco dress is recommended for this signature event. Doors open 7.30pm. Band starts and dinner is served at 8pm, then swing on...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Napier Conference Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Death by Chocolate - Dessert - ADF20

Death by Chocolate - Dessert - ADF20

After the sudden death of local chocolate maker Mavis Davis, the whole town of Decoshire is invited to attend her funeral including five locals who all harbour a secret. Everyone remains unsuspecting until a note written by Mavis reveals that someone amongst them may be her killer. This will...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Dunstall's Funeral Services, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Jazz Breakfast - ADF20

Gatsby Jazz Breakfast - ADF20

Kick start your fun-filled Saturday with a hearty buffet breakfast, supplied by Orton’s, sipping wine overlooking beachfront views, whilst a Jazz Band sets your feet tapping. Glass of wine on arrival. Make sure you join us in our wonderful new marquee arrival lounge open 30 minutes prior to...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Late Night Libation – ADF20

Late Night Libation – ADF20

If you don’t want the night to end, then stroll down to the Hawke’s Bay Club for a late night libation and finger food to send you home with a glow. The first two drinks are included in the ticket and then a cash bar is available. No door sales, pre-sold tickets only. Last entry time...

Date: Saturday 22 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market

The Ossian Street Vintage Market is a treasure trove of vintage clothing, vintage kimonos, collectables, secondhand vinyl, furniture, linens, trashy treasures and accessories. Find us in the car park opposite FG Smiths Eatery and Aroha & Friends. Running the last Sunday of the month. Weather...

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 23 February
Where:
F.G Smith Eatery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF20

Thank God for The Navy Commemorative Breakfast - ADF20

This is a commemorative breakfast that recognises the special historical connection between the Navy and Napier. Join our special guests, defence attaché, officers and ships company from the Royal New Zealand Navy and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the company of uniformed officers at each table....

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Soap Box Derby - ADF20

Soap Box Derby - ADF20

Sponsored by Conroy Removals and Pit Stop Napier One of the Festival’s most popular events! The annual Soap Box Derby competition, where children and parents race their home-made carts to the thrills of the thousands who come to watch and cheer them on. Race rules, cart specifications,...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Art Deco Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Market Street Fair - ADF20

Market Street Fair - ADF20

Come and experience the tastes and toys of yester-year with the Market Street Fair. With tables loaded with sweets and treats from the Deco Era, children, both young and old will have the opportunity to re-live how 1930’s children played and entertained themselves. Combined with the...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Market Street, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Picnic High Tea Catering - ADF20

Gatsby Picnic High Tea Catering - ADF20

Let the team at EIT cater your Gatsby Picnic with an exquisite Art Deco inspired high tea. Our exceptionally qualified chef tutors have designed a culinary journey for you to enjoy. Whether you are from out of town, don’t have time, or just simply want to dine in style, our High Tea packs will...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF20

Divine Deco - Church Services - ADF20

Divine Deco (Special Art Deco themed church services). Put on your Deco Sunday Best and come to one of the Napier Inner-City Covenanted Churches; who have celebrated an ecumenical relationship for over 30 years. Sun 23 Feb 10.00 am. St Patrick’s Catholic Church, 4 Munroe St, Napier. A...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
St Paul's Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Veronica Bell Parade - ADF20

Veronica Bell Parade - ADF20

The Veronica Bell is the symbol of the 1931 earthquake and the Navy’s tireless help in its aftermath. The Veronica first reported the disaster by Morse code at 10.54am to the naval base in Auckland. Share this morning with us as we install the Veronica Bell with full military ceremony.

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Veronica Sunbay Memorial, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Zeffer Deco Sundowner - ADF20

Zeffer Deco Sundowner - ADF20

Join Zeffer Cider Co for one last knees-up to wrap-up the Art Deco Festival weekend! We’re revelling in all things Art Deco here on the Zeffer cidery lawns. Find a spot overlooking the apple trees to relax, enjoy live Jazz music and sip a cider. We’ll also be serving deco-inspired cocktails...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Zeffer Cider, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Mission Lawn Jazz Party - ADF20

Mission Lawn Jazz Party - ADF20

Step back in time and enjoy the Jazz Age like only the most glamourous did. Set on the stunning Mission Estate Winery lawns, you'll enjoy an afternoon of incredible Jazz music, as well as the Missions world-renowned food, wine and stunning atmosphere. Other activities include croquet, dance...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Gatsby Picnic - ADF20

Gatsby Picnic - ADF20

Sponsored by Tremains Gather your friends and set up by the seaside for a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the sunshine at one of the Festivals cornerstone events. Whether you bring a picnic rug or gazebo, join the throngs in their Deco finery as they picnic in style. Or pop into the Festival Bar on...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Marine Parade Domain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF20

Gatsby Picnic VIP Lunch - ADF20

Be our special guest during this VIP event at the Gatsby Picnic. Join us for a light lunch, along with complimentary wine and relax in the shade of the marquee as you soak up the atmosphere and enjoy all the music on offer. Make sure you join us in our wonderful new marquee arrival lounge open...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Dry Boat Racing - ADF20

Dry Boat Racing - ADF20

This fun, quirky and eclectic 'boat' race is an absolutely cracking event. This is a chance to race boats on the beach - Think Flinstones - holding a wooden boat frame and running for the finish line, whilst nowhere near the water! There’s no chance of getting wet! Everyone is welcome to...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Tom Parker Fountain, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Everytime I Feel the Spirit

Everytime I Feel the Spirit

A gospel and jazz-flavoured service to remember the courage and resilience of all affected by the 1931 earthquake, and the resurrection of the Cathedral and city. Featuring uplifting music and spirituals led by Anthony Tattersall (Director of Music) and the Waiapu Cathedral Choir. Doors...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Deco Best Bits - ADF20

Deco Best Bits - ADF20

What better way to see off another fantastic Festival, than by getting to experience a little bit of everything. Enjoy entertainment from various performers and groups from throughout the Festival, while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner, in a relaxed fun setting. Have one last dance, drink and...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Festival Marquee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Cheerio to Deco – ADF20

Cheerio to Deco – ADF20

The Hawke's Bay Club has welcoming members to Napier since 1894. With uninterrupted views of Marine Parade from the second floor, the club has an ideal location, just 2 minutes to the city and the beach! Say a final hurrah to the wonderful Festival with friends. Enjoy a light meal on the lawn...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Jazz Vespers - ADF20

Jazz Vespers - ADF20

Jazz Vespers uses Jazz Music to explore spirituality alongside short reflections and prayer. Jazz is not only as played at Vespers as performance art, but as a spiritual music. The historic and earthquake-survivor, Trinity Methodist Church, presents this perfect event to see out another wonderful...

Date: Sunday 23 February
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Life Through the Lens - ADF20

Life Through the Lens - ADF20

During the 2019 Festival local camera collector Jake Brookie took photographs of the fashion, the fun and the flying machines with vintage cameras. Join Jake for a presentation about the stories behind the photographs and see the cameras used to take them. Have a go at handling an old camera...

Date: Monday 24 February
Where:
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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March 2020

Free
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

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

Date: Sunday 24 November to Sunday 1 March
Where:
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Lindisfarne College 2020 Gala

Lindisfarne College 2020 Gala

A huge College Gala, run by the Parents, Staff and Boys of the college. An exciting and fun-filled morning with lots of bargins, games, food and much more. Stalls include Produce, Books, White Elephant, Clothing, Sports Gear, Cakes, Tombola, Auction, Plants, Picture Frames, Morning Tea, Hamburgers,...

Date: Sunday 1 March
Where:
Lindisfarne College, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

Puketapu Auction & Country Fair

A rural Fair and Auction set around the beautiful Puketapu Lake. The ground is well shaded with trees, and the lake being home to many species of ducks and swans which makes the site one of the most picturesque Fair sites in NZ. In conjunction with the Fair is an auction of a very wide range of ...

Date: Sunday 8 March
Where:
Puketapu Lake, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Hastings City Arts & Crafts Night Market

Hastings City Arts & Crafts Night Market

Get together with friends and family and join us for a fun summer evening at the Hastings City Arts and Craft Market. Grab a bite to eat from one of the many food trucks, sit back, relax, and take in the live entertainment and music, or do a spot of shopping and browse the market stalls filled...

Date: Thursday 19 March
Where:
Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Maraekakaho Country Market Day

It's your 'Rural day in the Bay!' The 8th annual Maraekakaho Country Market Day will be held on the 21st March 2020. Enjoy a family day where there will be pony rides, grown art and colouring in competitions for the kids; local produce (including fresh locally grown lamb), coffee, home baking,...

Date: Saturday 21 March
Where:
Maraekakaho Sports Grounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2020

Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

20 Saturday Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Dan Sharp - Ian Munro - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - Lady Larisa - Climate - Fraser Mackenzie - The Acoustic Project - Little Big Noise Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while...

Date: Saturday 23 November to Saturday 18 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
Summer Sundaze

Summer Sundaze

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Ariana Henare - Annabelle & Ash - The Pukes ukhelele rock band. - Lady Larisa - Climate - The Acoustic Project Kickback and relax and listen to the chilled sounds...

Date: Sunday 1 December to Sunday 5 April
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
CHB Service day 2020 (Community Day)

CHB Service day 2020 (Community Day)

This amazing street event focus is on community groups, clubs, charity, health services, healthy living, Recycling, health living such as Organic gardening, fundraising for school trips etc. Please note: Your group or health services must be based and running in CHB to have a stall. Payments of...

Date: Saturday 25 April
Where:
Ruataniwha st, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

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