What's on in Hawke's Bay

Find out the latest upcoming events in Hawke's Bay.

Voice - Youth Talent Quest

Saturday 1st November 2014
Voice - Youth Talent Quest. Sat Nov 1ST - 7.30PM Bay City, Omahu Rd - $5 Entry Forms From Atomic’s Facebook What is Voice? Voice is a talent quest run by the Atomic team. Held at Bay City Outreach Centre, Omahu Rd Hastings, Voice and is a celebration of youth using their talents in the performing arts. Everyone...


Grafia Blues Revue

Saturday 1st November 2014
Grafia Blues Revue. This live music show features the dynamic guitar playing and vocal performance skills of virtuoso blues musicians Lenny T. and Stefan Kingsford Brown. They will play a selection of originals and classic covers backed by the versatile and instrumentally talented members of Grafia ( a five piece...


The Bold Deceivers Sunday Jam

Sunday 2nd November 2014
The Bold Deceivers Sunday Jam. The Bold Deceivers Authentic Irish band from 6 till 9, bring your instruments and join in! Plus all day Sunday Roast – meat varies and it comes with all the trimmings.


Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market

Sunday 2nd November 2014
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market. Welcome to the Hawke's Bay Farmers' Markets. There's nothing fresher or finer than a barrow load of food from The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Markets! Shop for a wide range of fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, bread, eggs, pickles and preserves straight from the producer. Hastings Farmers'...


Eskdale Garden Ramble

Sunday 2nd November 2014
Eskdale Garden Ramble. This year we have 8 diverse and inspiring gardens to view in Bay View and the Esk Valley. Your ticket includes a winery tour and tasting at Linden Estate Winery, plus a guided tour of Esk Hills Estate to view the extensive rejuvenation work and Weta habitat. Pre-ordered gourmet picnic lunches are...


Old Skool Family Day

Sunday 2nd November 2014
Old Skool Family Day. Remember as a kid those awesome times spent tackling your way through the stickiest of toffee apples, or falling out of the wheelbarrow as you're racing across the finish line at the school fair? Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market are excited to announce the return of these, & many more at our Old...


First Sunday Funday

Sunday 2nd November 2014
First Sunday Funday. Enjoy a mountain bike ride, go for a run or have a walk. See the animals in the Petting Zoo, or have a go at Archery, Golf Challenge, Paint Ball & the 70metre Water Slide. Please Note: Cash only, No EFTPOS. There are a variety of tracks available for you to choose from, which means you can make...


Teddy Bears Picnic - Celebrate Multiple Birth Awareness Week

Sunday 2nd November 2014
Teddy Bears Picnic - Celebrate Multiple Birth Awareness Week. Bring your family, friends and favorite teddy bear for a fabulous morning of fun, food and prizes at our Teddy Bears Picnic, celebrating the start of Multiple Birth Awareness Week! Bring your own picnic, or food and drinks will be available to purchase. (Please remember this is a family day/area...


F.A.W.C! Locavore's Lunch

Sunday 2nd November 2014
F.A.W.C! Locavore's Lunch. Not to be confused with a locust, also known for its voracious appetite when it comes to local produce, a “Locavore” is a person who attempts to eat only foods grown locally. For the 3rd successful year, host Ray McVinnie returns with his band of merry mystery chefs to do it all again. Each...


Haumoana Market Day

Sunday 2nd November 2014
Haumoana Market Day is one of the biggest family events in the Hawke’s Bay calendar. Browse the massive range of stalls including art and crafts, clothing and unique gifts. Sample the yummy food on offer, chill to live music and enjoy the entertainment. There’s so much to see and do plus all...


Harold's Fun Day & Picnic At The Park

Sunday 2nd November 2014
Harold's Fun Day & Picnic At The Park. Life Education Trust Hawkes Bay are inviting you and your family to celerbrate Harorld's 21st Birthday. This is a family based fun day at the HB Regional Sports Park, where your are invited to bring a picnic, your bikes and enjoy a huge range of activities all for a gold coin entry at the gate....


Enjoy Sunday Lunch

Sunday 2nd November 2014
Enjoy Sunday Lunch. No need to cook for the entire family, enjoy your Sunday at our place! Every Sunday we will prepare a limited number of ever-changing platter- style family meals, from slow cooked legs of lamb to other sumptuous winter cuisine - all topped off with something sweet. $40.00 per adult/$20.00 for...


F.A.W.C! Vegies vs Vino: Meet Your Match!

Sunday 2nd November 2014
F.A.W.C! Vegies vs Vino: Meet Your Match!. Break new ground and join acclaimed chef Kent Baddeley on a quest to find the perfect wine/food pairing for a series of exquisite vegetable centred dishes, delivered from the abundant fresh local produce of Hawke’s Bay. Kent’s unique style of agrarian cuisine is renowned for challenging the...


F.A.W.C! A Sense of Place

Sunday 2nd November 2014
F.A.W.C! A Sense of Place. Go on a journey of discovery with this very special grass roots experience. Guests will be greeted by Te Awa Winemaker Ant Mackenzie and taken on a tour through Scott Lawson’s ‘True Earth Organics’ farm. Scott will discuss the biological approach to growing organics and guests will sample...


Monty Bevins EP Release Tour

Sunday 2nd November 2014
Monty Bevins EP Release Tour. Monty Bevins is set to release his Come Back Here EP with a comprehensive 20 date nationwide tour this October and November. To keep it interesting he'll be united with a different artist in each island, for the north: amazing Wellington singer/songwriter Nikita (Nikita and the Spooky, FLITE...


F.A.W.C! Vintage Garden Party

Sunday 2nd November 2014
F.A.W.C! Vintage Garden Party. With gorgeous views overlooking the vineyard and city beyond, can you think of a better place to enjoy a vintage High Tea than on the lawn of Mission Estate, New Zealand’s oldest winery? Wear your most outrageous summer hat and spend the afternoon sipping Mission Fête bubbles and supping a...


Film: To Love a Maori

Sunday 2nd November 2014
Film: To Love a Maori. Described by director Rudall Hayward as “a romantic documentary made on half a shoestring”, To Love a Maori tells the story of two young Maori men who travel from their country marae to Auckland. There they face racial discrimination in many areas. One of them, Tama, falls in love with a Pakeha...


F.A.W.C! White Night

Sunday 2nd November 2014
F.A.W.C! White Night. Based on the cult dining phenomenon that started in Paris, this will be a seriously special evening. The rules are simple; the location is secret and will be revealed on the morning of the event. Tables will be set in long lines with men on one side and ladies on the other and all diners must be...


F.A.W.C! The Art of Pizza

Monday 3rd November 2014
F.A.W.C! The Art of Pizza. Paolo Pancotti from Pizza Pazzi is the real deal, originally from Milan and now a Hawke’s Bay local and tonight he will teach you how to make Pizza from inizio to fine (start to finish). Make your dough, tomato sauce and learn the art of a well balanced topping. The class ends with you and your...


F.A.W.C! Wine Lies

Monday 3rd November 2014
F.A.W.C! Wine Lies. Listen very carefully as two of the biggest wine bluffers in the business as they try to convince you they know their vinos. We’ll present them with a selection of local, national or international wines and they’ll give their most earnest explanations of where each is from and what it is....


Quiz Night for Dummies

Monday 3rd November 2014
Quiz Night for Dummies. Quiz Night for Dummies – from 7pm We don’t take things too seriously around here. Drag a team together and bring them along for some quiz banter. Cash bar prizes on offer! Kick-off at 7pm. Plus all day $12 Lamb Curry, Spicy Tomato & Onion Sauce, Coconut Rice & Poppadum.


Kids for Kids - Everything is Ka Pai

Monday 3rd November 2014
Kids for Kids - Everything is Ka Pai. Kids for Kids is back in 2014 with its iconic mass choir performances. Kids for Kids presents a brand new show 'Everything is Ka Pai', fronted by Jackie Clarke and showcasing our own talented kiwi kids as its stars! 'Everything is Ka Pai' is jam-packed with Kiwi favorites such as "Weather with...


The Race that Stops a Nation

Tuesday 4th November 2014
The Race that Stops a Nation. Join us for the Melbourne Cup – the racing calendar’s most fashionable and popular event. Gather your group, dress up and meet here from 3.30pm to get into the spirit of things before the 5pm race. Ticket price includes a special race day cocktail and a $5 TAB Ezibet. Prizes for best-dressed,...


Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Gala Opening

Tuesday 4th November 2014
Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition Gala Opening. Join artists, organisers, sponsors and art buyers for the elegant outdoor opening of the fourth biennial Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition. This is a fundraising event for Cranford Hospice and a fabulous opportunity to have first option at purchasing the stunning range of sculpture on sale in the...


Shoe Clinic Napier Bluewater 5

Tuesday 4th November 2014
Shoe Clinic Napier Bluewater 5. Come and join us for a 2km or 5km Fun Run or Walk, following the waterfront from Ahuriri around to Westshore and return.


F.A.W.C! Winemaker Masterclass - Bordeaux

Tuesday 4th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Winemaker Masterclass - Bordeaux. Geoff Kelly, independent wine writer and reviewer, has been a senior industry wine judge for over 30 years. Wine connoisseurs are in for a very special night as he and Trinity Hill Winemaker Warren Gibson take you through a very special formal blind tasting of ten 2003 Bordeaux wines, including...


F.A.W.C! Soul Kitchen

Tuesday 4th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Soul Kitchen  . Milk & Honey and the Globe Theatrette come together to deliver a little bit of Hamburg with a very special screening of Soul Kitchen. Fatih Akin’s (Head-On, The Edge Of Heaven) comedy is a gritty, sexy and delicious film about a Hamburg restaurant that turns from greasy food shack into funky food...


Acoustics with Neil

Tuesday 4th November 2014
Acoustics with Neil. Live Acoustic Music with Neil – from 8pm He's a favourite here at the Rose, and bound to keep you grooving on a Tuesday from 8pm. Plus all day $12 Esk Valley Sausages, Creamy Mash, Onion & Marmalade Gravy.


F.A.W.C! Bang Bang with Gemco at Guy F.A.W.C!'s

Wednesday 5th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Bang Bang with Gemco at Guy F.A.W.C!'s. Around the back of Trinity Hill, a bonafide bonfire will be roaring in the fire pit with the winery team on hand to serve up a glass of Fizz on arrival. The Orton Catering team will be serving up a seriously posh BBQ of locally grown meats, sausages, smoky goodness and swine. As the skies darken,...


F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes with Trinity Hill

Wednesday 5th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Chefs in Homes with Trinity Hill. Chefs in Homes is a series of exclusive, intimate dinners held in some of Hawke’s Bay’s finest houses. Trinity Hill has joined up with acclaimed Relais & Chateaux luxury lodge The Farm at Cape Kidnappers to host an exclusive dinner in the spectacular “Owners Cottage”. Dinner for 8 will be a...


Quiz Night

Wednesday 5th November 2014
Quiz Night. Quiz Night – from 7:30pm More good-natured trivia fun – this time for the more competitive! And Wash all that down with a $20 bottle of wine – sure to make the quiz team perform and for the sweet tooths an $8 Ice-cream Sundae. You can also keep you focus with the Quiz Night Steinlager...


The NZ Guitar Quartet

Wednesday 5th November 2014
The NZ Guitar Quartet. The New Zealand Guitar Quartet – AOTNZ tour November 2014 As soloists in their own right, NZGQ members Jane Curry, Owen Moriarty, Tim Watanabe and Christopher Hill have garnered acclaim on concert stages around the world and in a multitude of international guitar competitions. Coming together as...


Hospice Holly Trail

Thursday 6th November 2014
Hospice Holly Trail. Join us on our 2014 Hospice Holly Trail showcasing gorgeous traditional, contemporary, large and small homes in and around the village of Havelock North. All will be stunningly decorated by floral design teams with Christmas being our dominant theme. We have enticing new workshops to complement the...


Weekly Test & Try: Younique Mineral Makeup & Skincare

Thursday 6th November 2014
Weekly Test & Try: Younique Mineral Makeup & Skincare. This is one of a series of casual makeup/skincare clinics where we focus on how to use/apply one set of makeup and/or skincare items every week. Pop up for a makeup play and chat about any skincare concerns you may have and see what the fuss is all about for this new mineral makeup and...


F.A.W.C! Hastings City Night Market: F.A.W.C! Fiesta

Thursday 6th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Hastings City Night Market: F.A.W.C! Fiesta. Hastings City comes alive with amazing sights, smells and sounds as we celebrate the Food and Wine Classic Summer Series with our very own Hastings City Night Market F.A.W.C! Fiesta. This FREE entry event is the perfect night out for the whole family. Live music and entertainment flows through the...


Hastings City Night Market

Thursday 6th November 2014
Hastings City Night Market. On Thursday night from 5–9pm, Hastings City is transformed into an exciting evening destination for the whole family. Stop by the market after work to buy a few fresh flowers, or some groceries for dinner. The prepared food is diverse and full of flavor with something for everyone to enjoy....


F.A.W.C! Game of Rhones

Thursday 6th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Game of Rhones. No Lannisters here, just Nick Picone, Senior Winemaker for Villa Maria, offering up three Rhone varieties for you to taste. The second half gets technical with a blending competition of those wines with the winning team claiming the Iron Throne (well not really but it sounds good). Lashings of...


F.A.W.C! Gin Palace – Milk and Honey One Night Stand

Thursday 6th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Gin Palace – Milk and Honey One Night Stand. Rock up to this pop up alleyway bar for the ultimate Gin buffet, hosted by Milk and Honey. Grab your glass and start with the all important ice before moving along to select your preferred garnish; perhaps a twist of air dried lemon peel, an olive or pickled cucumber? Hook up with the barman to...


F.A.W.C! Asia & Aromatics with Nadia Lim

Thursday 6th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Asia & Aromatics with Nadia Lim. Head out to the perfectly positioned Black Barn “River Room” to join Black Barn Winemaker Dave McKee on a tasting flight of aromatics from Black Barn and abroad. Celebrity Chef and Masterchef 2011 Winner Nadia Lim joins the occasion to offer up delicious Asian infused bites to match the wines....


F.A.W.C! How’s about them Apples?

Thursday 6th November 2014
F.A.W.C! How’s about them Apples?. Everyone knows there’s nothing better than a fresh, crispy Hawke’s Bay apple, and tonight Francky Godinho demonstrates all the clever ways they can be used as ingredients. Dinner will be a five course gastronomic affair, with each course showcasing a different variety. F.A.W.C! Summer Series...


F.A.W.C! Up Close and Personal Dinner

Thursday 6th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Up Close and Personal Dinner. Join the Chefs table for a dinner in the opulent Old Church Villa that will please all the senses. Melt into the extravagant surrounds with a welcome drink, taking in the views and fascinating blend of history and modern indulgence. Highly regarded chef Andy Glover will be right there with you in...


F.A.W.C! Winemaker Masterclass - Definitive Syrah

Thursday 6th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Winemaker Masterclass - Definitive Syrah. Geoff Kelly, independent wine writer and reviewer, has been a senior industry wine judge for over 30 years and in the last of a two night tasting series he and Trinity Hill Winemaker Warren Gibson will take you through a very special formal blind tasting of ten world class Syrahs. These will...


Ruby Shooz

Thursday 6th November 2014
Ruby Shooz. Live Music with Ruby Shooz – from 9pm Hawke's Bay's best rock duo, playing from 9pm. Plus all day $15 Steak (sirloin served with fries & salad or mash & veg).


HB Caravan and Camping Club Open Day

Friday 7th November 2014
HB Caravan and Camping Club Open Day. Our Open Day is open to anyone who is interested in camping and meeting new people and seeing New Zealand with like minded people. If you have a tent, caravan or motorhome you are very welcome to come and see what camping is all about. We cater for children and have a play area especially for...


Home & Garden Show

Friday 7th November 2014
Home & Garden Show. Enjoy huge variety from a multitude of exhibitors offering the latest in home and garden products/services. Save with massive show-only specials, go in the draw to win a fabulous show prize, listen to free daily seminars, preview the hottest trends and innovations, gather expert advice, source...


F.A.W.C! Tempting Tempranillo

Friday 7th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Tempting Tempranillo. Trinity Hill Chief Winemaker, Warren Gibson is renowned for making delicious award winning drops. Play hooky for the day and join him to celebrate the launch of the 2013 Tempranillo. Take a seat at the picnic table set high in the winery hills overlooking the Heretaunga Plains for a casual,...


Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight

Friday 7th November 2014
Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight. ‘Wildflower Sculpture at Twilight’ gives visitors the opportunity to experience the stunning sculptural creations set amidst an expansive Mediterranean-style garden, while enjoying live music, local wines and delicious food. Visitors can stay late on the Friday, or venture out to Round Pond...


F.A.W.C! Savour the Sites

Friday 7th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Savour the Sites. Make the most of the gorgeous expansive setting of Mission Estate with a progressive dinner in some of its best secret spots. From picnic blanket to formal table, magical evening vineyard and underground barrel room, no stone will be unturned during this delicious five course, wine matched dinner....


Nine and Dine

Friday 7th November 2014
Nine and Dine. Finish off your working week in style! Unwind on a Friday evening at Hastings Golf Club, with their monthly Nine and Dine events. Delicious food, 9 holes, balmy summer temperatures, a thirst-quenching drink in the bar with friends – sound good to you? At only $20 per person, both members and...


F.A.W.C! Shaken & Stirred with Frankie Walker

Friday 7th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Shaken & Stirred with Frankie Walker. Come on up to the top shelf for a session with Frankie Walker, mixologist, luxury drinks ambassador, and front-man television personality from The Mix. He’s here at the Emporium Eatery and Bar to share some of his own secret cocktail combinations, take you through the basics of what goes with...


F.A.W.C! Land to Sea with Masterchef Duo Karena & Kasey

Friday 7th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Land to Sea with Masterchef Duo Karena & Kasey. Join the 2014 Masterchef winners, Kasey & Karena and Church Road Winemaker Chris Scott for an evening of sensational food and wine. Dine in the stunning Tom McDonald Cellar, starting with delectable canapés followed by a delicious three course wine-matched dinner showcasing the best of Hawke’s...


F.A.W.C! Tall Tales from the River

Friday 7th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Tall Tales from the River. Zepplin Airship "on fire since 1937" marries Led Zeppelin with "a whole lotta love" in this eclectic funky cafe & gallery. Tonight Chef Stuart McGechan is creating a one off gourmet set menu reflecting the bounty available in the rivers of the Clive area. We start with complimentary wine...


F.A.W.C! Winemakers Dinner

Friday 7th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Winemakers Dinner. Chef Michael Hannah and Winemaker extraordinaire Gordon Russell from Esk Valley Wines are joining forces to present a memorable evening of food and wine in the beautiful setting of Te Mata Peak. F.A.W.C! Summer Series runs October 31st-November 9th, giving you ten glorious days to whet your...


F.A.W.C! Sacred Hill: Chardonnay Indulgence

Friday 7th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Sacred Hill: Chardonnay Indulgence. We have scoured our cellars then sought out an array of delicious Burgundies to create an unforgettable experience for Chardonnay lovers, hosted by Senior Winemaker Tony Bish and NZ wine expert Bob Campbell, M.W. Beginning at our famous Rifleman’s Vineyard, we’ll walk this stunning cliff top...


F.A.W.C! James Beck in Six Courses

Friday 7th November 2014
F.A.W.C! James Beck in Six Courses. The James Beck in Six Courses degustation series is a unique opportunity for guests to enjoy an approachable, affordable degustation from one of Hawke’s Bay’s leading chefs. Applying skills learned in some of Europe’s finest restaurants, James will take you on a culinary experience as he...


F.A.W.C! Secrets of Pandoras Box

Friday 7th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Secrets of Pandoras Box. Greek mythological artifact 'Pandora's Box' was infact a beautiful jar presented to Pandora as a wedding gift from Zeus that came with the strict instructions not to open it under any circumstance. Impelled by her curiosity (given to her by the gods), Pandora opened the jar releasing all the...


Car Boot Sale

Saturday 8th November 2014
Car Boot Sale $10 per site Enquiries 0279444815 All welcome


Napier Urban Food Market

Saturday 8th November 2014
Napier Urban Food Market. Welcome to the Hawke's Bay Farmers' Markets There's nothing fresher or finer than a barrow load of food from The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Markets! Shop for a wide range of fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, bread, eggs, pickles and preserves straight from the producer. Napier Urban Food...


Friends of the Libraries Book Sale

Saturday 8th November 2014
Grab some book bargains and support your libraries at the Friends of the Libraries Book Sale! Havelock North Function Centre (Next to the library) Books 50c (unless marked otherwise) & Magazines 10c (unless marked otherwise).


F.A.W.C! The Wineries Ride 2014

Saturday 8th November 2014
F.A.W.C! The Wineries Ride 2014. Be at Sileni Estate Winery from 10am armed with your bike, sensible cycling attire, and a saddle bag full of thirsty enthusiasm. Enjoy a little pre-ride hype before setting off on The Wineries Ride where you will weave your way around Bridge Pa and Gimblett Gravels, enjoying some of Hawke’s...


HazMobile Hastings

Saturday 8th November 2014
HazMobile Hastings. Dispose of hazardous waste for free with the HazMobile Collection. At the free collection, you can dispose of: - Household chemicals such as toilet, drain and oven cleaners, disinfectants, furniture and shoe polish and pool chemicals - Garden chemicals such as pesticides, herbicides and...


F.A.W.C! Magical Mushroom Tours

Saturday 8th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Magical Mushroom Tours. Join The Te Mata Mushroom Company for a journey through the dark and secret life of mushrooms. See the full growing process from the creation of compost all the way through to tasting freshly picked mushrooms. Taste a range of yummy mushroom products and BBQ delights cooked by our resident chef...


Guided Prison Tour

Saturday 8th November 2014
Guided Prison Tour. The historic prison is located on Napier’s Bluff Hill at 55 Coote Rd overlooking the Pacific Ocean and beautiful Centennial Gardens. View the old quarry where the inmates used work their hard days’ labour to build the walls that would keep them imprisoned. Napier Prison is just a few minutes...


F.A.W.C! Just Desserts

Saturday 8th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Just Desserts. Ngatarawa is a highly regarded New Zealand producer of dessert wine. Join senior winemaker, Peter Gough, for a fun presentation and tasting of five glorious stickies from around the world, including a rare tasting of Ngatarawa’s own Noble Riesling. The event includes platters with a selection of...


F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines

Saturday 8th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Picnic in the Vines. Te Awa is yours for a day at this gourmet picnic extravaganza. Dot down on the lawn or between the vines and soak up some Hawke’s Bay sun as you feast on one of our hampers filled with a local line-up of homemade, homegrown surprises – to be enjoyed over a bottle Left Field Rose or Pinot Gris...


F.A.W.C! Ssshh Secret Location Lunch

Saturday 8th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Ssshh Secret Location Lunch. Last year our secret location lunch took guests to a spectacular private location on the banks of the Tuki Tuki River. This year be prepared for a completely different but even more extraordinary location with very limited numbers. (Bit of a hint, dress for a garden party) Martin Bosley will be in...


F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers Charity Fine Wine Auction

Saturday 8th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers Charity Fine Wine Auction. For the very first time, the esteemed Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers Charity Fine Wine Auction appears in the F.A.W.C! programme. Now in its 23rd year, this special charity event entails Hawke’s Bay wineries contributing unique wines and special blends, mostly by the barrel, for auction. All proceeds...


The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute Show

Saturday 8th November 2014
The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute Show. The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute Show featuring classics from The Wall, Wish You Were Here, Momentary Lack Of Reason, The Division Bell and the entire Dark Side Of The Moon. Eclipse is a Pink Floyd Tribute show specialising in replicating the live sound of Pink Floyd as closely as possible. Loosely...


A Trio of Tale Tellers

Saturday 8th November 2014
A Trio of Tale Tellers. Join us for an evening of literary pleasure with award winning American author Cheryl Pearl Sucher in conversation with New Zealand authors Rachael King and Tim Wilson. Cheryl Pearl Sucher is an award-winning American author who lives between Brooklyn, New York and Hawke's Bay. Her first novel,...


F.A.W.C! Are we the Champions?

Saturday 8th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Are we the Champions?. Three Hawke’s Bay, family owned boutique wineries Bush Hawk, Hawkes Ridge and Tukipo River have travelled the world to bring you the best examples of the wine varietals they produce and tonight you’ll be the judge as they pit these wines against the best Hawke’s Bay has to offer. And to make...


Saturday Night Sessions

Saturday 8th November 2014
Saturday Night Sessions. Every 6 weeks or so Crab Farm comes alive with our Saturday Night Sessions. This is an informal, relaxed event where we take most of the tables out of the main room to make room for all the dancing. Outside our fire pits will be blazing to keep everyone toasty and warm. We have a bar service for...


F.A.W.C! Rob Roy Goes Fishing

Saturday 8th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Rob Roy Goes Fishing. Rob Roy goes fishing is a seafood dining experience in the old historic dining room of Balquhidder house, owned by artists in residence Brian & Leanne Culy. Upon arrival you’ll be greeted with a welcome drink and nibble as you head out to the veranda for a mingle. Tune into the Scottish theme as...


F.A.W.C! #eatdrinkdance

Saturday 8th November 2014
F.A.W.C! #eatdrinkdance. F.G.Smith love an excuse to party so are turning up the tunes for a modern dinner and dance. There’s room for eighty food and music lovers to enjoy a seated, shared multi-course dinner of the tantalising dishes Smiths are renowned for whipping up at their gigs. Buy your preferred tipple at the...


Megawalk

Sunday 9th November 2014
Megawalk. This is a social event designed to get people out for a walk along the Rotary Pathway, there will be prizes for each man and woman who comes first and second in The Mega and HB Today Half Mega who enter The Hogs Breath Cafe Challenge. Only participants who enter The Challenge will be timed. All...


MTB Open Day Ride

Sunday 9th November 2014
MTB Open Day Ride. HBRC and the Hawkes Bay Mountain Bike Club (HBMTBC) are holding a MTB ride to promote awareness of the Tutira facilities and assess viability of cycling in the area. Track options include intermediate grade and easy grade (family) tracks, both starting and finishing at the Lake Tutira camp ground...


Hastings Christmas at the Races

Sunday 9th November 2014
Hastings Christmas at the Races. Want a seriously good Christmas party this festive season? Get your crew on-course for Christmas at the Races! There are a range of hospitality packages to suit any group’s size, style and budget. Book in, sit back and take credit for your best social soiree yet. Too easy! For more information...


F.A.W.C! Sunday Savour

Sunday 9th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Sunday Savour. Come and experience a fantastic food and wine experience at Elephant Hill, winner of the Cuisine Good Food Guide’s Best Winery Restaurant of 2014. With a sensational setting overlooking the vines, the ocean and the Kidnapper Cliffs we’ll be turning on the very best of Hawke’s Bay food and...


F.A.W.C! Truck Off

Sunday 9th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Truck Off. Te Awanga Estate is the spot for Sunday Sessions and this one will be no exception. Punters can expect a trucking good food and wine time, with a host of Food Truck vendors parking up to sell their wares. While away the afternoon lounging on the lawn listening to local music and supping the odd...


F.A.W.C! Greek BBQ Under the Vines

Sunday 9th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Greek BBQ Under the Vines. The Black Barn Team invites you to a relaxed and casual family style lunch in our beautiful bistro courtyard. This summer we are bringing Greece to sunny Hawke’s Bay to compliment our Mediterranean style weather. The chefs will get the BBQ’s out on the lawn to work their magic before your very...


F.A.W.C! Vegestation

Sunday 9th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Vegestation. Exactly as it sounds, this long table garden party lunch at St.George’s Restaurant is a super duper degustation of entirely vegetarian dishes. Chef Francky Godinho is oh so proud of his garden and will be showcasing his lovingly grown organic produce in this four course degustation lunch....


F.A.W.C! The Winemaker's Long Table Lunch

Sunday 9th November 2014
F.A.W.C! The Winemaker's Long Table Lunch. Clearview Estate is one of Hawke’s Bay’s favourite winery restaurants with a long established reputation for superb wines, great food, and a magical setting on the Te Awanga coast that offers views out to Cape Kidnappers and the Pacific Ocean; a perfect spot to spend the afternoon. Take a seat...


Annual Dance Festival

Sunday 9th November 2014
Annual Dance Festival. Presented by: Hawkes Bay Ballet & Dance Inc Come and join us for an extravaganza of dance! Featuring students of all ages from Hawkes Bay dance studios, there will be something for everyone! Dance styles on display will include classical ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and contemporary, as well as...


Gilbert & Sullivan Highlights

Sunday 9th November 2014
Gilbert & Sullivan Highlights. Gilbert, who wrote the words, created fanciful, 'topsy turvy' worlds for their many operas, while Sullivan contributed the memorable melodies that could convey both humour and pathos. A stylish summer's Sunday afternoon with your favourite G&S choruses and tunes! Piano - Freya Hodgson


F.A.W.C! Hair of the Parrot Dog

Sunday 9th November 2014
F.A.W.C! Hair of the Parrot Dog. Sticking with what they do best, Westshore Beach Inn has drafted another crafty beer brewing co in to whet your whistle. Parrot Dog Brewing is a craft brewing company located in the heart of Wellington, but they are jumping in the car and heading north to Hawke’s Bay to give us a hopping malty...


Wattie's Can's Film Festival

Wednesday 12th November 2014
Wattie's Can's Film Festival. Reading Cinema Napier, Wattie's and The Salvation Army have teamed up for the 21st time to bring you The Wattie's Can’s Film Festival 2014. On Wednesday November 12, Movie buffs will be able to swap a can for a movie ticket and enjoy a fun, affordable night out with friends and family....


Wattie's Can's Film Festival

Wednesday 12th November 2014
Wattie's Can's Film Festival. Focal Point Cinema Hastings, Wattie's and The Salvation Army have teamed up for the 21st time to bring you The Wattie's Can’s Film Festival 2014. On Wednesday November 12, Movie buffs will be able to swap a can for a movie ticket and enjoy a fun, affordable night out with friends and family....


Wattie's Can's Film Festival

Wednesday 12th November 2014
Wattie's Can's Film Festival. Cinema Gold Havelock North, Wattie's and The Salvation Army have teamed up for the 21st time to bring you The Wattie's Can’s Film Festival 2014. On Wednesday November 12, Movie buffs will be able to swap a can for a movie ticket and enjoy a fun, affordable night out with friends and family....


New Zealand Wine Centre Wine Club

Wednesday 12th November 2014
New Zealand Wine Centre Wine Club. The New Zealand Wine Centre is hosting its fabulous wine club and we would like you and a bunch of friends to join us! This is a great opportunity to meet new people, sample some fabulous wines from the region and soak up some knowledge about Hawke’s Bay’s finest export – the wine! This is...


Central Hawke's Bay A&P Show

Thursday 13th November 2014
Central Hawke’s Bay A&P Show November 13th, 14th and 15th 2014-10-23 Central Hawke’s Bay A&P Showground’s, Mitchell Street, Waipukurau Don’t miss this fantastic rural A&P Show which has something for everyone! Get a taste of the country, bring the kids and enjoy - it’s everything...


Special Olympics NZ Ambrose Golf Tournament

Friday 14th November 2014
Special Olympics New Zealand is on a mission to provide opportunities for school age children with an intellectual disability in the Hawke's Bay to develop confidence and fitness through sport. We aim to do this by building a strong schools programme within the community where there is a growing...


The Eddie Rayner Project: CANCELLED

Friday 14th November 2014
The Eddie Rayner Project: CANCELLED. The Eddie Rayner Project brings together some of the best musicians in New Zealand to play the music of Split Enz and music definitive of the Split Enz era. Featuring Eddie Rayner and Rikki Morris, this is a concert that will have you dancing in the aisles and singing along to songs such as: - I...


Nairobi Trio

Friday 14th November 2014
Nairobi Trio. Back for the first time in two years, the amazing Nairobi Trio will delight audiences with a repertoire of their own unique style of gypsy jazz. Just back from a sell out European tour John Quigley on guitar, Richard Adams, violin and vocals and Peter Koopman on bass will offer Hawke's Bay...


Racing - Carnivalize Tour

Friday 14th November 2014
Racing - Carnivalize Tour. ‘Racing’ is a rock and roll band. As equally punishing as it is liberating, their sound is otherworldly and mind bending. Rhythms that chant and melodies that hover allow them to take the straight rock and roll music they love and take it somewhere new, somewhere entirely theirs. It could be...


Tikokino District Gardens Fun Weekend

Saturday 15th November 2014
Tikokino District Gardens Fun Weekend. Tikokino Distrcit Gardens Fun Weekend Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th November 9am – 5pm both days Come and check out four beautiful Central Hawke’s Bay Gardens – a great weekend for budding garden enthusiasts right through to those that enjoy an easy stroll through beautiful country gardens....


Christmas High Tea at The County Hotel

Saturday 15th November 2014
Christmas High Tea at The County Hotel. Looking for something a little special this Christmas Party Season? Premier High Tea at the County Hotel. Our beautiful dining room will transform into a girly girl’s dream, adorning plush pinks, fine china & floral blooms. Sweet tea aromas will fill restaurant in anticipation of your arrival....


Russian International Dance Show "Kostroma"

Saturday 15th November 2014
Russian International Dance Show Performed by the world-renowned Russian National Dance company. "Kostroma" is a spectacular and beautiful evocation in dance of ancient Russian culture. This mesmerising event unites centuries of dramatic musical and dance tradition. This dazzling masterpiece featuring 45 elite dancers, masterly...


Concord Strings' 40th Anniversary Concert

Saturday 15th November 2014
The Concord Strings will perform music by Mozart, Bach and others to celebrate that it is now 40 years since the formation of the group which has continued to flourish under the baton of Vincent James. The concert will feature performers: Jan Beck (harpsichord), Jose McGoverne (violin), Jenni...


The Rude Boyz - Bringing the Roots Back

Saturday 15th November 2014
The Rude Boyz - Bringing the Roots Back. The Rude Boyz bringing their local brand of HB reggae to legendary The Cabana, Napier.


Peak Trail Blazer

Sunday 16th November 2014
Peak Trail Blazer. Peak Trail Blazer is the home of the Quarter Acre King of the Peak & Hawke's Bay Orthodontic Queen of the Peak - $500 cash for the fastest dash. Also earn your spot in the highly respected Hall of Flames for all those who manage the 12km course Sub 60 minutes... it's a gut-buster, but it can be...


Taikura Fête

Sunday 16th November 2014
Taikura Fête. Experience the atmosphere and excitement of Hawkes Bay’s most colourful and unique fête. With over 100 extra-ordinary stalls, find a treat for yourself and your family amidst the fabulous atmosphere of Taikura Fête, incorporating: - Real food market - savour fresh wholesome local food and...


Show Me Shorts Film Festival (Highlights Screening)

Sunday 16th November 2014
Show Me Shorts Film Festival (Highlights Screening). Show Me Shorts is New Zealand's annual film festival showcasing the best new short films from New Zealand and around the world. The ninth annual Show Me Shorts Film Festival will take place this November (2014) in cinemas throughout New Zealand. The sessions are: Sun 16 Nov 2:30pm...


Christmas At the Proms

Tuesday 18th November 2014
Christmas At the Proms. Both Christmas and the Last Night of the Proms are synonymous with some of the world’s best loved songs and more than their share of fun and frivolity. We combine music from these two great festivals into a gala concert, full of famous Christmas carols and songs, flag waving classics like...


Flaxmere Challenge

Wednesday 19th November 2014
Flaxmere Challenge. With the support of Flaxmere Licensing Trust and Trust House we are able to bring you this event Wednesday 19th November 2014 This is a obstacle style course utilising the stunning Flaxmere park . 2km’s we will have 10 Obstacles you will be required to complete. This is all bout getting...


MTG Late - HB Ukulele Underground

Thursday 20th November 2014
MTG Late - HB Ukulele Underground. Dig out your best 70's glam & bring your uke along to join the HB Ukulele Underground in a 70's sing-a-long at MTG Century Theatre foyer, 9 Herschell Street, Napier. Nibbles provided. Cash bar. Travel In Style Exhibition Gallery open for your complimentary viewing.


NZSO 2014: Tuscan Summer

Friday 21st November 2014
NZSO 2014: Tuscan Summer. Presented by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra In association with Pub Charity Rossini - Barber of Seville Overture Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto Britten - Soirées Musicales (after Rossini) Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 ‘Italian’ Junichi Hirokami - conductor Stefan Jackiw - violin Concert...


Off the Radar Kereru Garden Tour

Saturday 22nd November 2014
Off the Radar Kereru Garden Tour. 'Off the Radar' Kereru Garden Tour: Kereru locals invite garden enthusiasts to share in their rural paradise with “Off the Radar”, a day out spent exploring a diverse selection of country grounds west of Hastings, Hawke’s Bay. The garden walk showcases seven stunning properties in the...


The Village Street Carnival

Saturday 22nd November 2014
The Village Street Carnival. For one action-packed day we’re closing our roads and taking the Village out onto the street for our biggest day of the year. It’s going to be huge. It’s going to fun. And it’s a party you’d be crazy to miss. We’ve set the bar high to deliver the best family day out that Hawke’s Bay...


Mozzarella & Halloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Saturday 22nd November 2014
Mozzarella & Halloumi Cheese Making Workshop. In this three-hour long workshop you will learn how to make haloumi, mozzarella and quark. You will be taught by Inacio Guimares, award winning cheesemaker at Hohepa and Chris van der Have of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided, and a beginners Italian Kit...


Christmas Craft Market

Saturday 22nd November 2014
Christmas Craft Market. South City Playcentre is currently fundraising for new safety matting for our playground and we would love your help! Playcentres are parent-led early childhood centres which offer high quality education for children in small mixed-age groups. At Playcentre children choose from a wide variety of...


Napier Central School Gala

Sunday 23rd November 2014
Napier Central School's Gala is back in 2014! Keep the date free as more details will follow!


Shed 2 Triathlon Series

Sunday 23rd November 2014
Shed 2 Triathlon Series. Well when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are six events this summer and at each event there are three different races with different distance and options that should suit everyone from the...


Napier Repertory Auditions: The End of the Golden Weather

Sunday 23rd November 2014
Auditions for Napier Repertory Players' Art Deco production, "The End of the Golden Weather" written by Bruce Mason and adapted by Raymond Hawthorne, will be held on Sunday, 23rd November 2014 from 1.00 pm at the Little Theatre, 76 McGrath Street, Napier. The Director is Mason Price and the...


The International Elton John and Billy Joel Tribute Show

Sunday 23rd November 2014
The International Elton John and Billy Joel Tribute Show. Direct from England - Europe's Top Elton John and Billy Joel Tribute Show in NZ for the first time October - December 2014. This show has toured the world to great acclaim. The show consists of 6 songs from support act Billy Joel, then the Elton John Experience performs for over 2 hours -- total...


Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra

Tuesday 25th November 2014
Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra. Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Be Mine Tonight album release tour! Music-comedy powerhouse Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra take their instant party on the road to celebrate their long-anticipated new album, Be Mine Tonight, a winning collection of beloved Kiwi tunes made...


Wellington International Ukuele Orchestra

Tuesday 25th November 2014
Wellington International Ukuele Orchestra. Renowned for their sing-a-long favourites, snazzy dress sense, blazing solos, madcap banter & surprise guests, the bands command of the four-string is lovingly interpreted through hit songs across the musical generations.


Mitre 10 Ladies Night

Wednesday 26th November 2014
Mitre 10 Ladies Night. We have a fantastic evening planned for this years Ladies Night. Jax Hamilton celebrity chef will be here demonstrating some amazing xmas recipies. We have lots of DIY clinics including Repairing holes in walls Basic car maintenance and changing a tyre Sharpening tools Clearing blocked drains and...


Chardonnay Tasting with Elephant Hill

Wednesday 26th November 2014
Chardonnay Tasting with Elephant Hill. Hawke's Bay's Chardonnays are rich, complex wines with distinctive flavours of citrus and ripe stonefruit. Come and join the Elephant Hill Cellar Door Team for an evening discovering a selection of Chardonnays from New Zealand. Enjoy a structured tasting in the beautiful surrounds of the...


The Pretty Things Peepshow

Wednesday 26th November 2014
The Pretty Things Peepshow. Roll up, roll up! Direct from Hollywood, The Pretty Things Peepshow is a vintage burlesque circus specializing in acts of the beautiful and bizarre. From sword-swallowing, knife-throwing and whip-cracking to burlesque, comedy and magic, three dangerous dames and one muscular man bring you a...


Kevin Bloody Wilson

Wednesday 26th November 2014
Kevin Bloody Wilson. First of The Final Farewell Tours... Perhaps! Australia's most lovable larrikin, Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to New Zealand for the "First Of The Final Farewell Tours... Perhaps" The Kevin Bloody Wilson show is not just a concert, its a full on event! “The world’s funniest Australian!”...


NZ Trio

Thursday 27th November 2014
NZ Trio. Multi award-winning UK based Piano Trio NZ Tour - Trio Master Works In aid of Save the Children and by kind permission of the Royal Over-Seas League, London Beethoven-Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 Archduke Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor, Op 50


Murder at Rutherford House

Thursday 27th November 2014
Murder at Rutherford House. A fun filled event where the audience helps solve the mystery. Outrageous characters, outrageous performances, and an outrageously entertaining way to end the year. This is not a dull theatrical event and will please regular theatre goers and those who just want a fun night out. If you are looking...


The Underarm

Friday 28th November 2014
The Underarm. This is the story of two young brothers ripped apart by the most infamous act in trans-Tasman sport. When they are re-united as adults at The Basin Reserve, the result is a tumultuous ride through sport, politics and the ugly side of broken families. And-of course- the perennial sledging match that...


Bayview Market Day

Saturday 29th November 2014
Eskdale School's major fundraiser is the Bay View Market Day! Held on the last Saturday in November, it attracts thousands of people. This Year We Have Over 130 Stalls! Description: The variety of high quality crafts offered is varied and unique and with over 130 stalls you are sure to find...


The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol

Saturday 29th November 2014
The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol. A dazzling retelling of Dickens' classic yuletide tale, perfect for family celebrations and festive treats. Ebenezer Scrooge lives up to his name until one Christmas Eve he is visited by four ghosts, one a remorseful ex-business partner, the others, the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and...


Pauline Scanlon with Keeva

Saturday 29th November 2014
Pauline Scanlon with Keeva. Top Irish musicians collaborate with Trinity Roots and perform in NZ. This November, three of Ireland’s most celebrated Irish musicians; Pauline Scanlon, Tola Custy and Alan Doherty travel to New Zealand to to play shows in New Plymouth, Raglan, Auckland and Hastings, as well as two very...


Into Orbit w/ Heterodox & Antipodal Oneiromancy

Saturday 29th November 2014
Into Orbit w/ Heterodox & Antipodal Oneiromancy. Into Orbit is a Wellington based duo of guitar and drums whose immersive, genre-defying sound contains aspects of post rock, polished prog, ambient drones and technical wizardry. In August 2014, they released their full-length debut album Caverns to immediate critical acclaim, receiving high...


Deadhill Ghost Tour

Saturday 29th November 2014
Deadhill Ghost Tour. The Prison is spooky enough in the day, but at night it gets even creepier. Come see the place after dark and get a guided tour, complete with ghostly stories and tales of infamous murders who were hung here. Jump and scream as ghosts jump out of dark corners and even get locked in a cell on death...


PTA Car Boot Sale

Sunday 30th November 2014
PTA Car Boot Sale. Parkvale PTA are having a Car Boot Sale @ Parkvale School. Gates open from 7am-8am for cars to set up, sales start from 8.30am-12.00pm. $10.00 per car entry for Boot sales. Book early for a guaranteed site by phoning Sharyn on 8734576


The Christmas Shoppe

Monday 1st December 2014
The Christmas Shoppe. In the first week of December the Christmas Shoppe opens its doors for one week only to a room filled with 24 individually decorated Christmas trees adorned with exquisite decorations, tables filled with beautiful centrepieces, wreaths, gorgeous gifts and festive candles. The Christmas Shoppe...


Julian Temple Band

Tuesday 2nd December 2014
Julian Temple Band. Having spent the last year on the United States' West Coast, alt-blues and folk-noir artist Julian Temple and his band are back together to raise funds for a new album with an extensive New Zealand summer touring schedule. The band's last album, Upsidedownbackwards, reached No 7 on the New...


Live Like Lions: NZ Spring Tour

Thursday 4th December 2014
Live Like Lions: NZ Spring Tour. Blend funk drums, jazz bass and blues guitar with soul harmony singing. Infectious songs, a timeless and warming sound. Live Like Lions have spent the last year touring extensively through the landscape of their homeland, racking up an impressive and formidable reputation throughout New Zealand as...


Bring Your Party to The Party

Friday 5th December 2014
Bring Your Party to The Party. Bring your party to "The Christmas Party" at No.5 Cafe & Larder. Festive decorations, great buffet, and a fantastic band - "Hidden Agenda" Treat yourself, your friends, or your staff/colleagues to a excellent night out at No.5. Doors open from 6:00pm. Each Group / Table will be invited...


Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival

Friday 5th December 2014
Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival. Sanctuary Sounds is a music oriented Not-For-Profit initiative which holds music workshops, festivals, and alternative events in Central Hawke's Bay. It is sited on a 2.02ha property at Pukehou. The Sanctuary Sounds Music Festival has been running for 8 years! We invite you to come out this year...


Live Like Lions: NZ Spring Tour

Friday 5th December 2014
Live Like Lions: NZ Spring Tour. Blend funk drums, jazz bass and blues guitar with soul harmony singing. Infectious songs, a timeless and warming sound. Live Like Lions have spent the last year touring extensively through the landscape of their homeland, racking up an impressive and formidable reputation throughout New Zealand as...


Havelock Handmade Market

Saturday 6th December 2014
Havelock Handmade Market. A quality handmade market, full of vibrant craftspeople who create their products with care and skill. All stall holders are Hawke's Bay locals who produce their goods themselves. Items you will find: Children's clothing, oil paintings, lavender products, cushions, bunting, jewellery, woollen &...


Black Barn Growers' Market

Saturday 6th December 2014
Black Barn Growers' Market. New Zealand's original farmers market, the Black Barn Growers’ Market has been running for more than 10 years and has become a ‘must-do’ for locals and visitors alike on Saturday Mornings through summer. Open from 9 till noon every Saturday of summer, just follow the line of cars down Black...


Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts Market

Saturday 6th December 2014
Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts Market. The Antiques, Collectibles & Craft Market is getting bigger and better and outgrown the Bay View Hotel so moved to the more central location at Meeanee Hall This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone. Besides the numerous interesting craft and...


Fruit Bowl Craft Jam

Saturday 6th December 2014
Fruit Bowl Craft Jam. Join us for our 5th birthday. Hawke's Bays biggest handmade craft market. Over 60 stalls selling high quality craft and design, all set up under the sails in the amazing Hawke's Bay Opera House Plaza. Come shopping for Christmas, cruise the stalls and chat to our amazing makers. On Saturday...


Waipukurau Christmas at the Races

Sunday 7th December 2014
Waipukurau Christmas at the Races. Want a seriously good Christmas party this festive season? Get your crew on-course for Christmas at the Races! There are a range of hospitality packages to suit any group’s size, style and budget. Book in, sit back and take credit for your best social soiree yet. Too easy! For more information...


Great Gatsby Christmas Party Revue

Tuesday 9th December 2014
Great Gatsby Christmas Party Revue. Mention the name Gatsby and it conjures images of parties, excesses of every kind, glamour, glitz and a society fuelled by impulse and desire. It was 1920s New York and Gatsby’s parties were legendary. That legend continues this Christmas in New Zealand with a cabaret show that recreates the...


Cox Partners Christmas at the Park

Saturday 13th December 2014
Cox Partners Christmas at the Park. Free, family friendly community event. Featuring local artists and a nationally recognised artist/band. Watch this space for a band announcement. Fireworks display, Santa Claus, free face painting and kids' confidence course.


Messiah - A Handel Choral Concert

Saturday 13th December 2014
Messiah - A Handel Choral Concert. This music was first performed in Dublin on 13 April 1742 and has become one of the best known and most performed choral works in western music. Guest soloists: Soprano - Carleen Ebbs Mezzo-Soprano - TBC Tenor - Frank Carter Bass - Joel Amosa


Fiesta of Lights - A Million Watts of Family Fun

Saturday 13th December 2014
Fiesta of Lights - A Million Watts of Family Fun. Stroll along the one kilometre light trail of 500,000 sparkling lights that envelope lake-side walkways. Meander under a wonderful canopy of fairylit trees and enjoy the trail of more than 40 different light animations and instalments made by local artists Christ Edmonds, Jil of Aotearoa, Mike...


Sunday Session

Sunday 14th December 2014
Sunday Session. While away the afternoon lounging on the lawn listening to local music and supping the odd drop from Rod McDonald Wines and Renaissance Beer. Pizzas hot from the oven, platters a plenty, good vibes, sea views....where waiting for ya!


Messiah - A Handel Choral Concert

Sunday 14th December 2014
Messiah - A Handel Choral Concert. This music was first performed in Dublin on 13 April 1742 and has become one of the best known and most performed choral works in western music. Guest soloists: Soprano - Carleen Ebbs Mezzo-Soprano - TBC Tenor - Frank Carter Bass - Joel Amosa


No Bones About It (USA/NZ)

Friday 19th December 2014
No Bones About It (USA/NZ). Since picking up the banjo at age 12, Catherine (BB) Bowness has travelled throughout New Zealand, Australia and the United States playing and teaching bluegrass music. At age 15, she received the Frank Winter memorial award at the Auckland Folk Festival allowing her to travel to the USA, where she...


Christmas Baking for Kids

Monday 22nd December 2014
Christmas Baking for Kids. In this class you will be baking delicious Christmas treats, all nicely wrapped to take home for the festive season. Bake a batch of delicious almond cookies, dust with icing sugar, tie with festive ribbon and hang from the Christmas tree; make Christmas mince pies and package them up to give as...


Black Barn OpenAir Cinema

Saturday 27th December 2014
Black Barn OpenAir Cinema. Hawke’s Bay is in full planning mode for its eleventh OpenAir Cinema season starting on December 27th 2014 at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will again be a cornerstone with its selection of amazing outdoor and extreme sport shorts. Whilst the...


Porangahau Beach Polo Event

Sunday 28th December 2014
Porangahau Beach Polo Event . A day on the beach, one off in New Zealand, family fun beach polo. Free event for those wanting to come and watch for the day and enjoy the ambiance. Tickets are also available to purchase to the VIP marquee, with a complementary drink, food served during the afternoon and followed by an...


Interislander Summer Festival Hawke's Bay Races

Thursday 1st January 2015
Interislander Summer Festival Hawke's Bay Races. Nothing says summer like a family day out at the races. Family picnics, jandals, deck chairs and chilly bins - it’s a classic kiwi summer’s day out. Interislander Summer Festival provides the festive atmosphere to enjoy racing action, local food, free kids entertainment and live music. There is...


Sundazes with The Puketapu

Sunday 11th January 2015
Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside., amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family...


A&P Show

Friday 16th January 2015
A&P Show. Something for every one to enjoy - whether as a competitor or for a fun family day out. Top class Rodeo and Shearing action, including the Annual Wairoa A&P Speed Shears on Friday night. The Farmlands Rural Ironman and Eastland Farm and Building Supplies Fencing competition are back for 2015. ...


Tour de Beautiful Cycle Challenge

Sunday 18th January 2015
Tour de Beautiful Cycle Challenge. Turfrey's Tour de Beautiful Cycle Challenge 2015 Sunday 18th January 2015 At the CHB College, Waipukurau. There are 4 events. Please ensure when you register you select the correct event you wish to take part in! - Ruahine Ford 100 - Raisey's 55 - Central Suzuki 25 - Bike n Mow/Merida 10 Enter...


Burger King 3X3 National Basketball Tour

Saturday 31st January 2015
Burger King 3X3 National Basketball Tour. National 3X3 basketball tour, in 12 venues around New Zealand. Beginning 9 November 2014 through until 14 March 2015. Online registrations strongly recommended. On day registrations ($50/team, cash only) between 7.30-8.30am.


Eclipse - Pink Floyd Tribute

Saturday 31st January 2015
Eclipse - Pink Floyd Tribute. Earlier this year 3000 people witnessed Eclipse pay homage to Pink Floyd with a sight and sound spectacular staged aside a full-sized replica of ancient Stonehenge in the rolling hills of Wairarapa. Lights and lazers lit the night sky as NZ's ultimate Floyd tribute show entertained the crowd with...


Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan: NZ Fashion Museum

Sunday 1st February 2015
Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan: NZ Fashion Museum. NZ Fashion Museum – Pop-up Photography Studio. Bring along your New Zealand-made fashion items – vintage or more recent labels, to be photographed for inclusion in the NZ Fashion Museum online collection. Share your special story with the NZ Fashion Museum team. Free event in MTG Foyer,...


Opera

Sunday 1st February 2015
Opera. Join us for a magical evening at Central Hawke’s Bay’s beautiful Oruahwaro Homestead, Takapau. Opera at Oruawharo is now in its 10th year, and to celebrate this event will feature Ileana Otto-Johansen, who was part of the original event, as well as an amazing line up of Opera artists...


Avanti Plus Team Tag Triathlon Relay

Sunday 8th February 2015
Avanti Plus Team Tag Triathlon Relay. This concept merges your own individual ability and also having fun with a team at the same time. The course is short, sharp and full of fun. You do the whole triathlon yourself and then tag your team mate who does the same. Teams have three people in each. 200m Swim, 7km Cycle, 2km Run then tag...


Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon

Wednesday 11th February 2015
Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon. Courier Option Close: Monday 26th January 2015 School Group Registrations Close: Monday 26th January 2015 Online Registrations Close: Thursday 5th February 2015


The Big Band Era

Thursday 12th February 2015
The Big Band Era. Discover the Era of the Big Band as our singers and 'Glen Miller' band present hits from big band icons: Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey and Henry Mancini and greats such as Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday. Featured...


The Winery Tour 2015

Friday 13th February 2015
The Winery Tour 2015. The Winery Tour is proud to be back for 2015, headlined by the iconic Dave Dobbyn & Don McGlashan, performing together, followed by the legendary Supergroove and the Queen of the Winery Tour, Anika Moa. The Winery Tour is about three things that are great about New Zealand: our music, our wine and...


Peta Mathias Gastronomic Tour of New Zealand

Saturday 14th February 2015
Peta Mathias Gastronomic Tour of New Zealand. Join prolific New Zealand chef, author and broadcaster Peta Mathias for her inaugural New Zealand tour in February 2015. New Zealand produces some of the best wine in the world but you may not know about our sophisticated, clean, beautifully cooked food and produce. On Peta's tour we divide our...


Powhiri - Official Maori Opening for the Tremains ADW

Tuesday 17th February 2015
Powhiri - Official Maori Opening for the Tremains ADW. Join local Iwi, the Art Deco Trust, Napier City Council and Te Matau a Màui Voyaging Trust for a Powhiri at Napier’s Inner Harbour to open the Tremains Art Deco Weekend. The Powhiri will feature Te Matau a Màui (traditional designed Polynesian sailing waka) being welcomed into the Marina by...


The Elixir of Love

Tuesday 17th February 2015
The Elixir of Love. Sometimes love just needs a helping hand. Witness the powerful effects of the Elixir of Love, taken by bashful Nemorino in his quest for beautiful Adina's affections. All appears to be going to plan, but like any good story there are twists and turns, including a macho love rival, a dubious...


Luxury Luncheon - Tremains ADW

Wednesday 18th February 2015
Luxury Luncheon - Tremains ADW. Enjoy a fine-dining experience at Cape Kidnappers. Revel in this 3-course set menu luncheon with each course perfectly matched with Askerne wines. You can also choose to be transferred to and from the Cape in a vintage car – an optional extra. Numbers are limited.


Fabulous Flicks - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Wednesday 18th February 2015
Fabulous Flicks - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sit back, relax and enjoy a taste of a trip to the movies in the golden years of cinema. In a digitised version of vintage film reels, you’ll see newsreel footage, cartoons and comedy sketches from the likes of Laurel & Hardy and Abbot & Costello. And don’t forget to stand for God Save the...


Let's Face the Music and Dance - Tremains ADW

Wednesday 18th February 2015
Let's Face the Music and Dance - Tremains ADW. The Workshop Singers again present their tribute to The Golden Age of Art Deco with songs from the 20's and 30's. This will be their 11th year entertaining visitors and locals with the wonderful music of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern and other notable musicians of that era. A large...


Art Deco Guided Walks - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Thursday 19th February 2015
Art Deco Guided Walks - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Discover why Napier is the most complete Art Deco city in the world on a guided walking tour. Led by a local guide you’ll discover the Art Deco Quarter and some of the city’s best examples of the Art Deco style. You’ll also hear about the devastating 1931 earthquake that destroyed the...


Deep in the Art of Deco Walk - Tremains ADW

Thursday 19th February 2015
Deep in the Art of Deco Walk - Tremains ADW. Sponsored by Mackersey Construction. Discover Napier’s Art Deco interiors on this exploration of some of the city’s best kept secrets. This 2 hour walking tour takes you inside eleven buildings, most of them not normally accessible to the public. Interiors include the neon-lit Municipal...


Antique Fair - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Thursday 19th February 2015
Antique Fair - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. The original Art Deco Weekend Antique Fair, with antique dealers from throughout NZ, exhibiting and selling everything from Victorian to Retro. The perfect place to find your original Art Deco accessories, collectables and souvenirs. Adults ticket include tea/coffee, free re-entry, accompanied...


Club Tour and Tea - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Thursday 19th February 2015
Club Tour and Tea - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Enjoy the opportunity to learn the story of the famous Hawke’s Bay Club. Collect your self-guided notes on arrival, explore this Edwardian treasure, learn its history and then finish with a special High Tea served on the lawn.


Art Deco Guided Walk of Hastings CBD - Tremains ADW

Thursday 19th February 2015
Art Deco Guided Walk of Hastings CBD - Tremains ADW. Join Hawke’s Bay historian and author Michael Fowler for a guided Art Deco tour around the Hastings CBD, which is 20 minutes from Napier. The tour views striking examples of Art Deco, Spanish Mission and Stripped Classical buildings that Hastings built before and after the 1931 Hawke’s Bay...


Deco Bus Tours - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Thursday 19th February 2015
Deco Bus Tours - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Here’s your opportunity to discover the heritage of Napier outside of the city centre. Your 90 minute tour from the comfort of a minibus, includes the Inner Harbour, Marewa the Art Deco suburb, and a visit to the National Tobacco Company building. To book contact walks@artdeconapier.com or,...


Port Promenade - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Thursday 19th February 2015
Port Promenade - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. On this 90 minute guided walk through the historic port town of Ahuriri you’ll discover Napier’s early history and see how the 1931 earthquake changed the landscape, lifting huge areas of land from the sea. Your tour includes a visit to the old Customs House with its huge collection of historic...


What's All the Fuss About Deco? - Tremains ADW

Thursday 19th February 2015
What's All the Fuss About Deco? - Tremains ADW. Wondering what on earth Art Deco Weekend is all about? Join a short 30 minute guided walking tour to discover why Napier is so proud of its heritage and learn about the earthquake that destroyed the original town in 1931 and led to the rebuild in the Art Deco style. Bookings recommended, but check...


Hastings City Art Deco Night Market - Tremains ADW

Thursday 19th February 2015
Hastings City Art Deco Night Market - Tremains ADW. Stroll along for free live Art Deco entertainment along with the Twin City Stompers and the Flukes, vintage cars, dancing and beautiful costumes. Take your appetite for the amazing variety of food on offer as well as arts and crafts and local produce. Kids - Costume Capers fashion parade is at 6:30...


Black Tie Ball in the Church Hall - Tremains ADW

Thursday 19th February 2015
Black Tie Ball in the Church Hall - Tremains ADW. Start the most elegant weekend of the year in style in the stylish St Andrew’s Church Hall in Hastings. An excellent meal, with some outstanding Hawke’s Bay wine supplied. Great music by the HB Jazz Club Big Band. What a night! Strictly black tie. Adjacent parking available. As this venue is...


Repertory Players - The End of the Golden Weather - ADW

Thursday 19th February 2015
Repertory Players - The End of the Golden Weather - ADW. Written by Bruce Mason and adapted by Raymond Hawthorne. Directed by Mason Price. This quintessential Kiwi classic chronicles the friendship between a 12-year-old boy and the wild-limbed Firpo. Through the boy’s eyes we see the wonder of life on a perfect beach, in a perfect 1930s New Zealand,...


Brunch with Style at the County Hotel - Tremains ADW

Friday 20th February 2015
Brunch with Style at the County Hotel - Tremains ADW. Revel in the delights of a gourmet brunch. Break all the rules and enjoy “French bubbles with brunch” to celebrate the start of your Deco Day. Enjoyed with exceptional service matched with Art Deco fun and frivolity!


Plus Fore Golf Tournament - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Plus Fore Golf Tournament - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Air NZ & The Duke of Gloucester Restaurant & Bar. This 18 hole Ambrose competition is at the Napier Golf Club’s Waiohiki course. Art Deco ensemble preferred. On course food and refreshments available, along with great music and a huge prize table. Swing it sweet.


Steam Train to Otane - Tremains ADW

Friday 20th February 2015
Steam Train to Otane - Tremains ADW. Sponsored by the Art Deco Trust What a day it will be! A steam-powered run through the Hawke’s Bay countryside to Otane where you’ll have a 60 minute break to stretch your legs, then it’s back on board for the run home. Take a picnic hamper with you or buy your sustenance from the nearby...


Art Deco Magnum Walk - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Art Deco Magnum Walk - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Mackersey Construction. Explore the entire Art Deco Quarter in depth on this extended version of the world famous Art Deco Guided Walk. Your 3 hour tour includes a 30 minute introduction and High Tea on the lawn of the elegant Edwardian style Hawke’s Bay Club. Actual walking time is...


Showmans Engine - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Showmans Engine - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Built in 1922, this Burrell 20 ton Showman’s Engine was used to drive sideshow attractions in England. Sold for scrap in 1948 it was bought by a Dorset local who painstakingly restored her to her former glory. Currently in NZ, this huge, magnificent engine can be seen during the weekend on Marine...


Madness in the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADW

Friday 20th February 2015
Madness in the Mall - Art Deco Clothing Market - ADW. "Doing Deco" this year? Bowl along to the Hastings City Mall, browse the masses of clothes and Deco goodies on offer, and get yourself "all togged up" for this year's big weekend. For stall space, ring Barb Speers 8789848.


Promenade Walk - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Promenade Walk - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Stroll beneath the Norfolk Island pines lining Marine Parade, hearing tales of the ‘Brighton of the South Seas’ and discovering the elegant buildings of old Napier. This 2 hour guided walking tour introduces you to Napier’s Art Deco front garden built on the rubble of the great catastrophe of...


Tea with the Stars - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Tea with the Stars - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Join us at the Holt Planetarium for either morning or afternoon tea and 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 the...


Marewa Meander - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Marewa Meander - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Take a wander through Napier’s Art Deco suburb, a gift from the sea when the 1931 earthquake uplifted Napier by 2 meters. Admire Art Deco houses and gardens, stopping off at a prime example for afternoon tea. Assemble at the corner of Logan Avenue and Georges Drive, Marewa. Tickets inclusive of...


Out Of Africa Partridge Shoot - Tremains ADW

Friday 20th February 2015
Out Of Africa Partridge Shoot - Tremains ADW. Join the gentlemen and ladies of the HB Sporting Shooters Club in rural Hawke’s Bay for a 3 station/15 target clay shoot. Dress is Deco era country attire, tweeds for the men and day time country picnic for the ladies. All equipment is provided. Tickets for both shooters and spectators include a...


Par 2 Mini Golf - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Par 2 Mini Golf - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Putt Putt On Parade. Don your Art Deco attire - plus fours an advantage but not a necessity, to swing a round of Seaside ‘Putt -Putting on the Parade’ at Par2 Marine Parade MiniGolf. Every player over Tremains Art Deco Weekend is eligible to enter in the draw for a special Art Deco prize....


Steam Supreme - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Steam Supreme - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Eastern Boiler Services. Steam - that wispy wonder that powered the industrial revolution. Join the lads and lasses who love their steam as they use their vintage engines to create a steam screen to dramatise the World War 2 searchlight as it punches the night sky. Enjoy the ambience...


Art Deco Extravaganza

Friday 20th February 2015
Art Deco Extravaganza. A stalwart of the celebrations at Napier's Annual Art Deco Weekend, the Royal New Zealand Navy Band will lift the roof off the Napier Municipal Theatre with two special concerts on Friday 20th February; for schools at 11am and the public 1.30pm. The Navy Band is regarded as one of the country's...


"Carefree" - Globe Movie - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Three times Oscar-nominated film Carefree reunites Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire in a musical screwball comedy with songs by Irving Berlin. Centering upon a love-struck psychiatrist (Astaire) and his beautiful patient (Rogers) who can’t decide between her impatient fiancé and her doctor,...


Harbour Views Coach Tour - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Harbour Views Coach Tour - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. On 3rd February 1931 an Act of God reclaimed 3000 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, also known as the Ahuriri Lagoon, to a...


Steam Train Huff'n'Puff - Tremains ADW

Friday 20th February 2015
Steam Train Huff'n'Puff - Tremains ADW. Ride the rails in genuine heritage carriages drawn by Steam Locomotive Ja1271. Travel to Hastings and back with the clickety-clack of the wheels and the whiff of smoke. Deco dress encouraged. There is no opportunity to get off the train at Hastings.


Opening Soiree - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Opening Soiree - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Everybody who’s anybody will be showing off their finery at the traditional Friday night gathering, which officially opens Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Renew acquaintances from past Weekends, make new friends and meet the sponsors. Deco dress is de rigueur. A complimentary glass of wine and...


'Stage Door' - Globe Movie - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
'Stage Door' - Globe Movie - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Stage Door is director Gregory La Cava's superb behind-the-scenes film about show business, female camaraderie, and the lives of aspiring, tough-talking rival actresses who are looking for a break into show business on the New York theatre stage. The comedy features snappy dialogue and acting from...


Charleston at Brookers - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Charleston at Brookers - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Brookfields Vineyards. 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 free glass of bubbles and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Drinks are your own...


Gatsby's Intimate Affair - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Gatsby's Intimate Affair - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. “I like large parties, they’re so intimate. Small parties, there isn’t any privacy.” You are invited to an evening of intimacy and great excitement. When you arrive at The Old Church Restaurant you will be transported back to the Jazz Era … a time of madcap merriment. Expect the...


Depression Dinner - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Depression Dinner - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by AMI Insurance. They were grim days - but you’ll eat well at this popular dinner event. Start at the Marine Parade Soup Kitchen, then pack up all your cares and woes and trudge to Memorial Square with a stop for “shakin’ the blues away, unhappy news away”! At Tin Town you’ll...


Jazz, Baby - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Jazz, Baby - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Let your toes tap and your fingers snap as Lyrica take you on a trip through the age of Jazz. With sassy hits from the 20’s through to the 40’s, premier vocal entertainment group Lyrica evoke all the glamour, style and heady pleasure that was Deco. Dinner 7-8pm. Show starts at 8pm.


Waka Experience - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Waka Experience - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. This Waka Experience offers a unique 2 hour cultural and sailing experience on board Te Matau a Màui a traditional Polynesian designed sailing waka. Enjoy the beauty of Hawke Bay, and the hospitality of the crew as they take you on a journey back in time. Hear stories of local Màori history and...


Beach Banquet - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Beach Banquet - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Air New Zealand. Enjoy a scrumptious buffet dinner by the beach with toe tapping jazz. You can also enjoy a fabulous view of the flying displays in the sky above the beach from 7.45pm. Gate opens at 7.15pm to the War Memorial Marquee beside the War Memorial Centre, Marine Parade,...


Beat the Retreat - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Beat the Retreat - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Supported by Brebner Print A Ceremonial Sunset or "Beat The Retreat" is a tradition in the military which is often used to remember those who have fallen in conflict. The military band will play the sunset hymn followed by the Retreat sounded on the trumpet or bugle. During the sounding of the...


Sara Klotz De Aguilar - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Sara Klotz De Aguilar - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. All the way from California, pianist/singer Sara Klotz de Aguilar comes to entertain with popular songs of the 1929s and 30s. Sara has performed for the Art Deco Societies of California, Los Angeles and New York, and is a regular feature performer at the Queen Mary Art Deco Festival each year....


Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays - Tremains ADW

Friday 20th February 2015
Brebner Print Memorial Flying Displays - Tremains ADW. Sponsored by Brebner Print & Pub Charity Watch the skies over the City and foreshore as our visiting aircraft swoop and turn in the blue sky. Flying displays with the RNZAF, the Warbirds Display Team and others. These are not to be missed! If the weather is nice why not have a picnic on the lawns...


Art Deco Youth Ball - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Art Deco Youth Ball - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Here’s the social event of the year for the High School aged. Organised by the Napier City Council Youth Council the inaugural Art Deco Youth Ball will provide an opportunity to round up your friends, put your best Art Deco outfit, and party the night away. This is a drug/alcohol free event and...


Big Sound Tonight - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Friday 20th February 2015
Big Sound Tonight - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Art Deco Masonic Hotel. A real show-stopper. Catch all the hits from the 1930s with the Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club Big Band plus The Dave Atkin Band, in an 8.15pm to 11.30pm free concert at the Hawke's Bay Toyota Sound Shell. Dress up and mingle with the smart crowd and vintage cars on...


The Jazz Age - Classic Jazz Ensemble - Tremains ADW

Friday 20th February 2015
The Jazz Age - Classic Jazz Ensemble - Tremains ADW. This group of talented musicians present live Classic American Songbook jazz with a touch of vintage glamour. Exceptional songstress Georgia Duder-Wood is a remarkable chanteuse and raconteur who relates to her audience with warmth and ease. She is joined by some of Auckland’s most respected jazz...


Town and Country House Tour - Tremains ADW

Friday 20th February 2015
Town and Country House Tour - Tremains ADW. Visit some remarkable houses in Hastings, Napier and the Hawke’s Bay countryside. Includes a catered lunch at Belmount, information sheets and the following houses – Kopanga, Havelock North (Louis Hay, 1914), Hawke’s Bay’s first concrete house which celebrates its centenary on Art Deco...


Hastings City Art Deco Growers Market - Tremains ADW

Saturday 21st February 2015
Hastings City Art Deco Growers Market - Tremains ADW. Recharge your energy reserves with the best of Hawkes Bay produce direct from the farm to you. The weekly Hastings City Growers Market goes Deco with live entertainment and special deals just for deco. Come down for breakfast or brunch at one of the many market stalls or just stock up with fresh...


Bubbly Breakfast by the Beach - Tremains ADW

Saturday 21st February 2015
Bubbly Breakfast by the Beach - Tremains ADW. Start your day in style to the swing of the band and the sparkle of a complimentary glass of bubbly with your buffet breakfast by the beach. Breakfast served 9am - 9.30am.


Snap, Crackle and Pops Jazz Breakfast - Tremains ADW

Saturday 21st February 2015
Snap, Crackle and Pops Jazz Breakfast - Tremains ADW. Kick start your fun-filled Saturday with a hearty breakfast, at the Gatsby Room at the Art Deco Masonic Hotel whilst a Jazz Band sets your feet tapping.


Church Garden Party Fete - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Church Garden Party Fete - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Enjoy all the traditional fun of a Church Fete as St Paul's Presbyterian Church holds its Art Deco Garden Party Fete in the Church Grounds. Devonshire teas, lunch, barbecue and other stalls for home baking, jams & pickles, handcrafts, jewellery and collectables.


Napier Urban Food Market - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Napier Urban Food Market - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Hot freshly roasted coffee and a choice of fine fare feed the body while the senses take in the live music, the smells of cooking and the produce so fresh it looks straight back at you.


Bicycle Belles - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Bicycle Belles - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Blokes, Belles and even families are welcome to join this leisurely cycle along Marine Parade on the Rotary Pathway around to the Ahuriri Waterfront. There you can enjoy light refreshments before biking back to Marine Parade. Old bikes a must - and your deco duds of course! For more event details...


Deco Sale - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Deco Sale - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. This huge Deco Sale features top quality items at the best prices. Select from vintage and Deco clothing, furs, jewellery, hats, gloves, shoes, accessories and more, plus a great range of Deco collectibles.


Dilmah High Tea - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Dilmah High Tea - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Dilmah. Enjoy an early morning vintage style High Tea with International Tea Aficionados Merrill and Dilhan Fernando; be amazed at the complexities of tea at this event where you will get to taste and learn as Merrill and Dilhan discuss one of the most consumed beverages on earth. A...


Deco Dancers - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Deco Dancers - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Born to Move Studio’s Deco Dancers will once again be performing iconic Art Deco style dance throughout the City over the Weekend. As a special treat they will have a presentation of their Razzamatazz Showcase which includes a selection of music and dance celebrating the Deco era.


Flying Down to Deco - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Flying Down to Deco - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Relive the pioneer days of aviation with a rare chance to see WW1, WW2 and vintage aircraft in static display. Crew and support staff will be available to answer your questions. Entry is through the main airport entrance off SH2.


National Tobacco Company Building - Tremains ADW

Saturday 21st February 2015
National Tobacco Company Building - Tremains ADW. Sponsored by Big Save Furniture. Visit one of New Zealand’s most famous and most photographed buildings, the National Tobacco Company building in Ahuriri. Admire the spectacular entryway and doors, as well as two of the magnificent interior rooms that have been restored to their original 1930’s...


Traction Trundle - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Traction Trundle - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. The rattle of the machinery, the smell of the coal smoke and unbridled power! One of the Weekend thrills is to take a ride behind our old traction engine. All aboard! Marine Parade by the Hawke’s Bay Toyota Sound Shell, Napier.


How to Gatsby - Clothing and Accessories - Tremains ADW

Saturday 21st February 2015
How to Gatsby - Clothing and Accessories - Tremains ADW. Not sure on what clothes and accessories you should bring to an Art Deco Weekend? Join us for this informative lecture by social historian, author and vintage fashion enthusiast Inger Sheil from Australia who will look at what was actually worn during the deco era and show how to translate some...


Art Deco Explorer for Children - Tremains ADW

Saturday 21st February 2015
Art Deco Explorer for Children - Tremains ADW. Kids, bring your parents along and join a local guide who’ll take you exploring through Napier on a fun discovery trail! You’ll be having fun and discovering Napier’s history along the way. Your walk includes an activity book for you to do afterwards, and there are prizes for the best...


Deco Dawdle Tour - Tremains Art Deco Weekend 2015

Saturday 21st February 2015
Deco Dawdle Tour - Tremains Art Deco Weekend 2015. Sponsored by Metro Rentals. This 90 minute guided coach tour makes it possible for you to explore in comfort Napier’s unique historic areas away from the city centre. The coach travels over Napier Hill to the port town of Ahuriri, the oldest part of Napier, then to Marewa (the Art Deco suburb)...


Saturday Street Party - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Saturday Street Party - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. It’s party time in Emerson Street with the Hawke’s Bay Jazz Club, local singers and entertainers. Admire the polished perfection of the vintage cars in Automobilia, from snooty Packards to chummy Austin Sevens and thrill to the roar of vintage motorcycles in Once Were Wild Ones. Then applaud...


Jitterbug Dance Lessons - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Jitterbug Dance Lessons - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Take this opportunity to spend an hour polishing up your Charleston and learning the essentials of swing dancing. The Jitterbugs Dance Team will put you through your paces and prepare you for a terpsichorean treat as you revel in the Saturday evening festivities. Sat 21 Feb 11am - 40s Charleston...


Learned Lecture - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Learned Lecture - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. He Toi Whakarākei Kaitiaki Taonga Maori at MTG Hawke's Bay, Tryphena Cracknell Curator Taonga Maori, will look at how traditional Māori kōwhaiwhai patterns became a part of the story of Art Deco architecture in 1920-1940s Aotearoa. Tickets include Museum entry. NB! Tickets for this event...


Wonderful Welsh Choir - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Wonderful Welsh Choir - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Auckland Welsh Choir is delighted to be part of Tremains Art Deco Weekend. For this very special event, the choir has incorporated some choral pieces of the Swinging Thirties, as well as offering the most loved of their cornerstone Welsh repertoire - songs known and sung by many generations....


Automobilia - Vintage Car Parade - Tremains ADW

Saturday 21st February 2015
Automobilia - Vintage Car Parade - Tremains ADW. Sponsored by Progressive Meats. Watch amazing autos sweep through town - from languid limos to cosy coupés. The vintage cars crawl from Clive Square to the Marine Parade via Lower Emerson St and Upper Emerson St, finishing at the Sound Shell Show and Shine to flaunt cars and costumes. (See also...


Sound Shell Show and Shine - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Sound Shell Show and Shine - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Marvellous vintage cars, spectacular costumes and fine jazz on the Hawke’s Bay Toyota Sound Shell stage. Stop to view Costumes and Coiffure and Bathing Belles competitions on the Sound Shell stage starting at 2pm.


Once Were Wild Ones - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Once Were Wild Ones - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Saturday Street Party. Hell raisers - once upon a time! Gasp as the Wild Bunch of the 20s and 30s roars through the City Centre on vintage motorcycles. Catch the flying helmets and goggles brigade in this parade of rerfection past. Gleaming chrome, hot oil and leather!


Vintage Car Rides - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Vintage Car Rides - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sedans and Convertibles, Aoogah Horns and Rumble Seats. Here is your chance to take a ride in one of the fabulous vintage cars that will be in Napier for Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Support the HB Vintage Car Club by making a generous donation to help them fund Club projects. Donations are usually...


Costumes & Coiffure & Bathing Belles Competitions - ADW

Saturday 21st February 2015
Costumes & Coiffure & Bathing Belles Competitions - ADW. Sponsored by Glory Days Magazine. Polish your shoes, preen your feathers and join the fun in these highlights of the Weekend. Costumes and Coiffure is a glorious glimpse of glitz, followed directly by Bathing Belles where you can boggle at the bewilderingly beautiful bathers in a torrent of...


Death by Chocolate - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Death by Chocolate - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Join us for the complete ‘Death By Chocolate’ Deco afternoon tea experience as we enjoy a scrumptious selection of Silky Oak crafted chocolate treats and a solemn cup of tea or coffee. In a building surrounded by vintage hearses you will have your very own undertaker at your table – and the...


A Celtic Connection - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
A Celtic Connection - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. 'Here's To The Heroes'- Vartiety Concert Drones and Sticks Pipe Band’s tribute to 100 years since our brave soldiers hit the beaches of Gallipoli. Join us for an afternoon of tributes to these brave heroes. Sing along, clap your hands, stomp your feet and listen to the stirring sound of the...


Dilmah Tea Lovers Lecture - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Dilmah Tea Lovers Lecture - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Hosted by Dilhan Fernando of Dilmah Tea. Let the Dilmah Team along with one of New Zealand`s most creative “Mixologists” teach you how to mix and present tea cocktails and mocktails reminiscent of the Art Deco era. Tea will be showcased in a most innovative way – a tea for everyone! Ticket...


Steam Train Pea Pie and Pud Run

Saturday 21st February 2015
Steam Train Pea Pie and Pud Run. Sponsored by Hawke’s Bay Today This is a family excursion, with a stop in Otane for the traditional Pea, Pie and Pud meal plus a variety of entertainments. Our steam loco will depart Napier Station at 4pm and Hastings Station around 4.50pm heading to Otane. The train returns to Hastings at around...


Cafe Crawl De Luxe - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Cafe Crawl De Luxe - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Deco City Motor Lodge. We have given our cornerstone event a makeover and now you’ll get to enjoy the culinary masterpieces from the restaurants in Ahuriri. This event is not BYO – however a full bar service is available at the restaurants. Deco dress obligatory. Gather in the...


Trivial Quiz Night - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Trivial Quiz Night - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by HB Technologies. Fancy yourself as an Art Deco buff? Join us for this 3 course dinner quiz night where Quiz Master Shane Cortese will put your knowledge to the test. Guaranteed fun there will be nothing trivial about this brand new Art Deco weekend event. Cash bar will be open. No...


Swing's the Thing

Saturday 21st February 2015
Swing's the Thing. Be ready for a night of dance. Buses will collect you from the Municipal Theatre in Napier at 6.15pm. On arrival at Brookfields, you will receive a complimentary drink and dinner will be a set menu (breads, mains and dessert). Drinks are your own responsibility. The Kawekas will keep you dancing...


Masonic Hotel Black Tie Dinner - Tremains ADW

Saturday 21st February 2015
Masonic Hotel Black Tie Dinner - Tremains ADW. Gather your group and don your finery for this sumptuous, glittering evening of fine wine, food, music and company. Make this exclusive event part of your weekend of festivities and frivolity. Enjoy a delectable four-course dinner matched with the new release Trinity Hill Gimblett Gravels range...


Twilight Toe Tap - Street Jazz - Tremains ADW

Saturday 21st February 2015
Twilight Toe Tap - Street Jazz - Tremains ADW. Foxtrot on the footpath, quickstep on the cobbles, ragtime on the road, tango on the tarmac, black bottom in the boulevard. Please yourself, but join in one of the Weekend’s most magical spectacles and dance to live jazz in Emerson Street from 6.30pm. Bring a folding chair if you wish.


Art Deco Secrets - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Art Deco Secrets - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. You will start your dining experience viewing an exclusive exhibition of Art Deco secrets in the Roland Hipkins Suite and Sunken Garden at the MTG. This will be accompanied by a chat with the curator, your entrée, and a complimentary glass of wine. Then it’s a short walk to Te Pania Hotel for...


Beachcomber Ukulele - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Beachcomber Ukulele - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Here’s the chance to rack your brains and dig to the deepest corners of your wardrobe to find the Deco outfit you would wear on a desert island. Enjoy a beach buffet and while a ukulele is not compulsory, if you have one, bring one for the sing-along. This fun night is back by popular demand. War...


Speakeasy - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Speakeasy - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Dive into the illicit world of the 1930s speakeasy at Salt Restaurant Ahuriri. Your dining experience will feature a copious flow of plattered foods including Salt’s celebrated seafood delights plus a non-stop supply of beer, wine and, of course, prohibition-style cocktails - all included in the...


Alfresco Munch - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Alfresco Munch - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Dress in your Deco best and enjoy a barbeque meal on the verandah of the elegant Hawke’s Bay Club before strolling off to your evening’s entertainment. Drinks are your own responsibility. Deco dress recommended.


Dinner with the Raj - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Dinner with the Raj - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Transport your Deco taste-buds to the Indian sub-continent for Dinner with the Raj. Enjoy a complimentary wine upon arrival and then settle down to a taste-bud-tingling three course banquet meal. Dress code is normal Deco but any authentic Indian 1930s outfit would be absolutely spiffing! Watch out...


Silver Slipper Ball - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Silver Slipper Ball - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. 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 compulsory for this signature event. Doors open 7.30pm. Band starts and dinner is served at 8pm, then swing on till...


Saturday Night at the Shell - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Saturday Night at the Shell - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by TC Systems. A rousing conclusion to the Twilight Toe Tap. The Royal NZ Navy Band performs on the Hawke’s Bay Toyota Sound Shell stage. Just sit back and relax on the lawn under the stars.


Late Night Libation - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Saturday 21st February 2015
Late Night Libation - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. If you don’t want the night to end, then stroll down to the Hawke’s Bay Club for a late night libation to send you home with a glow. The first drink is included in the ticket and then a cash bar is available. Note! No door sales, pre sold tickets only. Last entry time 11pm.


Thank God for the Navy - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Thank God for the Navy - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Brebner Print You are invited to attend a breakfast to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the commissioning of HMS Veronica at West Quay Ahuriri. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and the company of uniformed officers at each table. Special guests will include NZ Chief of Navy and the...


Art Deco Church Service - ADW

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Art Deco Church Service - ADW. Art Deco Weekend Mass with Gatsby Morning Tea to follow. Deco dress encouraged.


Steam Train Family Foodie Special - Tremains ADW

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Steam Train Family Foodie Special - Tremains ADW. Sponsored by Coast 1584AM This Sunday outing will involve a full-speed run from Napier to Waipukurau where the first course of your lunch, made from locally produced gourmet products, will be loaded on board. The train will then start to travel slowly back to Napier while you enjoy your food...


Art deco Church Service - ADW

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Art deco Church Service - ADW. Art Deco Weekend Mass. Choral Eucharist with the Cathedral Choir - Art Deco Liturgy written by local composer Bill Bennett.


Art Deco Church Service - ADW

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Art Deco Church Service - ADW. A special Art Deco themed service - wear your Art Deco Sunday Best.


How to Gatsby - Get the Gatsby Look - Tremains ADW

Sunday 22nd February 2015
How to Gatsby - Get the Gatsby Look - Tremains ADW. The team from Glory Days magazine will be on hand to provide practical information and demonstrations of how to achieve the ‘Gatsby look’ with hair, makeup and styling tips. Devonshire morning tea included.


Soap Box Derby - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Soap Box Derby - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Pit Stop Napier and Gemco Construction. You’ll be off your trolley watching home-made carts whizz down Tennyson Street. Splendid fun for all the family and a big hit at previous Weekends. Why not build one and join the Parent & Child race? Race rules, cart specifications and entry...


Art Deco Church Service - ADW

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Art Deco Church Service - ADW. Deco Dress and lusty singing encouraged.


Veronica Bell Parade - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Veronica Bell Parade - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Brebner Print One of the most moving moments of the Weekend. We install the Veronica Bell with full military ceremony at 12.30pm, then the Sea Scouts stand guard over it through the afternoon. At 4.30pm, we parade it to the Cathedral for Swing and a Prayer. Sun 22 Feb at 12.30pm....


BBQ Beachside - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sunday 22nd February 2015
BBQ Beachside - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Enjoy the Gatsby Picnic in style at our Hawke's Bay Toyota Sound Shell Marquee. The food will be gourmet BBQ, the bar will be open, and the glamorous Gatsby Picnic crowd will be promenading past your door. It’ll be a great spot to watch the aircraft from too! Cash bar open - not BYO.


Gatsby Picnic - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Gatsby Picnic - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Air New Zealand. Join the throng of elegantly attired ladies and gents as they picnic in style at everybody’s favourite Weekend event. Listen to the jazz bands as you sip your Earl Grey or bubbly. Bring your finest tea setting and have it all on display at your picnic site by...


Classic Dry Boat Racing - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Classic Dry Boat Racing - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Sponsored by Classic Sheepskins. Absolutely cracking - a chance to race boats on the beach whilst nowhere near the water, and there’s no need to get wet. What a wheeze! Join in the fun - you may even win a prize.


Swing and a Prayer Memorial Service - Tremains ADW

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Swing and a Prayer Memorial Service - Tremains ADW. Supported by Brebner Print It is one hundred years this year since HMS Veronica was laid down, built and launched in Glasgow. Her and her crew’s role in helping the people of Hawke’s Bay in the aftermath of the 1931 earthquake is legendary. Our service features notes from the crew of the...


Cheerio to Deco - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Cheerio to Deco - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. Relax with us after the rigours of the Weekend with a languid liquid libation at the Hawke’s Bay Club overlooking Napier’s seafront promenade. Light meal included, drinks at your own expense.


Grand Ol' Country - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Grand Ol' Country - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. We invite you to mosey along to this ol’ time Country Concert and enjoy some international quality country performances. By popular request Roger Tibbs returns along with other new artists. This concert will have you wishin’ for more.


Jazz Vespers - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sunday 22nd February 2015
Jazz Vespers - Tremains Art Deco Weekend. A jazz concert with a difference – round off your weekend with an evening service where we let the spirituality of jazz music set the rhythm. Jazz has its roots in the church, and with Vespers it returns home. Local musicians performing in the historic pre-earthquake church. Supper to...


Sol3 Mio: SOLD OUT

Tuesday 24th February 2015
Sol3 Mio: SOLD OUT. Following the unprecedented success of their album tour earlier this year and a whirlwind of international releases, Civic Events is proud to present the return of opera sensations Sol3 Mio to New Zealand. Sol3 Mio will play a very special hometown outdoor concert in Auckland at Villa Maria Winery...


Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match - Tremains ADW

Wednesday 25th February 2015
Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match - Tremains ADW. Clifton County Cricket Club will play host to the first ever Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match. This twenty-twenty cricket match will be played on a perfectly turned international worthy pitch on one of Hawke's Bays oldest farms at Te Awanga Downs. This will be a show-stopper event during the...


Dry Triathlon

Sunday 1st March 2015
Dry Triathlon. Whats a Dry Triathlon I hear you say? Well, the sea isnt close enough and the ponds on the farm arent big enough for a swim, so you wont be getting wet. The Dry Triathlons consist of a Road Ride, Mountain Bike Ride and finishes with a Farm Run. Road Ride 30km Mountain Bike Ride 6.5km...


ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Pakistan v United Arab Emirates

Wednesday 4th March 2015
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Pakistan v United Arab Emirates. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is being jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand with the world’s best 14 teams doing battle across 14 venues over 44 days. It’s going to be a huge event on and off the field.


Weekly Test & Try: Younique Mineral Makeup & Skincare

Thursday 5th March 2015
Weekly Test & Try: Younique Mineral Makeup & Skincare. This is one of a series of weekly, casual events where the focus is on one set of items each week, plus you get to test out any other Younique Mineral Makeup items you find interesting. Pop up for a makeup play and see what the fuss is all about for this new mineral makeup and natural-based...


Sea, Sky and Bush Walk

Saturday 7th March 2015
Sea, Sky and Bush Walk. Sea Sky and Bush Walk March 7, 8, 9 - 2015 Come and spend three days, or just one or two! This unique event is back in for it’s 15th year in the beautiful Central Hawke’s Bay. Presented by Waipukurau Rotary Club, the Sea, Sky and Bush Walk fundraiser promises a weekend of walks, fun and...


Maraekakaho Country Market Day

Saturday 7th March 2015
Maraekakaho Country Market Day. Lying on the banks of the Ngaruroro, nestled in between world class wineries, prime lambs, and lovingly tended rural gardens you will find the small country settlement of Maraekakaho. A great day out with a true country feel – a variety of high-quality goods, fresh fruit and produce, old...


ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand v Afghanistan

Sunday 8th March 2015
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand v Afghanistan. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is being jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand with the world’s best 14 teams doing battle across 14 venues over 44 days. It’s going to be a huge event on and off the field.


ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: West Indies v UAE

Sunday 15th March 2015
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: West Indies v UAE. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is being jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand with the world’s best 14 teams doing battle across 14 venues over 44 days. It’s going to be a huge event on and off the field.


Memories are Made of This

Thursday 19th March 2015
Memories are Made of This. We celebrate melody and memories with timeless classics we know and love, as well as famous war songs that commemorate the centenary of Anzac and 70 years since the end of the Second World War. Featuring: Scot Hall Susan Boland Karl Perigo Tessa-May Brown John Cameron Accompanied by Penny...


Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

Tuesday 24th March 2015
Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story. Seen by over 22 million people worldwide “The show you will never forget” - Daily Mail “Joyous! I love this show” - Sunday Express Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story will tour New Zealand in March and April 2015, taking in 21 venues around the country. Experience the drama, passion and...


Faure Requiem

Friday 27th March 2015
Faure Requiem. A concert with choir and orchestra featuring soprano Lisa Harper-Brown and baritone (TBC) Faure, Pavane in F-Sharp Minor Op50 Berlioz, Les Nuits d'ete Op 7 Faure, Cantique de Jean Racine Faure, Requiem in D minor Op 48


Adventure Race

Sunday 29th March 2015
Adventure Race. This is a great opportunity for you to have a go at an entry level adventure race down in Central Hawke's Bay in the Flemington District on the 29 March 2015. Teams are required to negotiate and navigate from checkpoint to checkpoint using only a topographical map. Disciplines between...


Brooke Fraser 'Brutal Romantic' Tour

Tuesday 31st March 2015
Brooke Fraser 'Brutal Romantic' Tour. Brooke Fraser’s fourth album Brutal Romantic is released 14 November and she returns to New Zealand in March 2015 on the tour of the same name. This album saw Fraser take a nomadic journey to record in London via songwriting sojourns in Stockholm, Los Angeles, New York and on the Island of...


The Big Easy

Saturday 4th April 2015
The Big Easy. The Big Easy on the Hawke's Bay Trails - Saturday April 4th 2015 The Big Easy on the Hawke’s Bay Trails is the ultimate antidote to all those serious lycra laden cycling events held across the country. The Big Easy ride is 45kms and we encourage you to take all day and enjoy the many tasty...


Opera's Greatest Hits

Thursday 16th April 2015
Opera's Greatest Hits. Opera's Greatest Hits are used in everyday life in movies and TV. That's because they are simply great songs. We bring you a selection of the most popular opera hits from such composers as Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, Donizetti and Mozart. Featuring: Derek Hill Elisha Fa'i-Hulton Susan...


Hammer Nutrition Hawke's Bay Trail Run Series

Sunday 3rd May 2015
Hammer Nutrition Hawke's Bay Trail Run Series. Stay in the Bay. Play in the Bay. Fun in the Sun in Winter. The winter months are when most of the world hibernates. But not here in Hawke’s Bay. In Hawke’s Bay, winter is when we come out to play in the winter sun – just like the summer sun only a little cooler. The Hawke’s Bay Trail Run...


Best Musicals of All Time

Thursday 25th June 2015
Best Musicals of All Time. Iconic artist Helen Medlyn leads our team of music theatre exponents in a show that highlights the best musicals of all time featuring showstoppers from the Golden Age of Musicals through to the modern era. Featuring: Helen Medlyn Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua Lynette Martin Hamish McGregor Rory...


3 Mad Fiddlers... and the Odd Singer

Thursday 16th July 2015
3 Mad Fiddlers... and the Odd Singer. It's triple trouble as mad fiddler Marian Burns is joined by two other mad fiddlers and two odd singers, Sue & John (can't get much odder than that) in a hilarious concert guaranteed to make you laugh till you cry! Featuring: Marian Burns Susan Boland John Cameron Violinists: Vanessa...


Hawke's Bay Toyota Deco Winter Weekend

Friday 17th July 2015
Hawke's Bay Toyota Deco Winter Weekend. The Hawke's Bay Toyota Deco Winter Weekend has evolved out of the mid-winter DIY Deco concept used over the past few years. The programme for this July celebration will be released in early May and will include a number of new events along with all the old favourites.


Legendary Vocal Groups

Thursday 10th September 2015
Legendary Vocal Groups. From a time when harmony and vocals were king, our singers, Suzanne Lynch, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and Pat Urlich and band delight you with great vocals and harmonies from legendary groups like the Drifters, Platters, Temptations, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, The Beatles and The...


The Many Faces of Gilbert & Sullivan

Thursday 15th October 2015
The Many Faces of Gilbert & Sullivan. In our Gilbert and Sullivan Extravaganza, our five stunning singers showcase all the fabulous, funky, fun and famous G & S characters from The Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, The Gondoliers, HMS Pinafore, Iolanthe and The Yeoman of the Guard. Featuring: John Cameron Kerry Scurr Mary...


Snow White & the 3 ½ Dwarfs

Wednesday 11th November 2015
Snow White & the 3 ½ Dwarfs. The Operatunity famous and infamous panto puts a smile on the face and a lilt in our step as we romp through our own slightly twisted story of Snow White and with budget constraints, 3 and a half dwarves, plus a few other characters thrown in for good measure! Featuring: Susan Boland Bonaventure...


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