Festivals & Lifestyle

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Steam Supreme - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sponsored by Eastern Boiler Services. Steam - that wispy wonder that powered the industrial revolution Read more...

Celebrating Horses Storytime

A special horse themed storytime to celebrate Horse of the Year 2015. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Gatsby's Intimate Affair - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

'€œI 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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Deco Bus Tours - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Here'€™s your opportunity to discover the heritage of Napier outside of the city centre Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Speakeasy - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Dive into the illicit world of the 1930'€™s Speakeasy at Wild Olive Restaurant, upstairs at the Bluewater, in Ahuriri Read more...

Automobilia - Vintage Car Parade - Tremains ADW

Sponsored by Progressive Meats. Watch amazing autos sweep through town - from languid limos to cosy coup'Atilde;'©s Read more...

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 Read more...

Depression Dinner - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Sponsored by AMI Insurance. They were grim days - but you'€™ll eat well at this popular dinner event Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

"Carefree" - Globe Movie - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Three times Oscar-nominated film Carefree reunites Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire in a musical screwball comedy with songs by Irving Berlin Read more...

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 Read more...

Learned Lecture - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

He Toi Whakar'Auml;kei Kaitiaki Taonga Maori at MTG Hawke's Bay, Tryphena Cracknell Curator Taonga Maori, will look at how traditional M'Auml;ori k'Aring;whaiwhai patterns became a part of the story of Art Deco architecture in 1920-1940s Aotearoa Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Hastings City Growers Market

The Hastings City Growers Market will run every Saturday morning in the streets of the 100 and 200 blocks of Heretaunga St East. Launching on 29th November, the market will run from 8am til 12.00pm Read more...

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 Read more...

Create a Horse Montage

Get cutting and pasting to create your own horse montage artwork at our art station. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Alliance Française French Film Festival

Proudly sponsored by L'€™Ore'Igrave;al Paris, the Alliance Franc'Igrave;'sect;aise French Film Festival has firmly established itself as the largest French cultural event on New Zealand'€™s national cultural calendar Read more...

Celebrating Horses Storytime

A special horse themed storytime to celebrate Horse of the Year 2015. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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) Read more...

'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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Celebrating Horses Storytime

A special horse themed storytime to celebrate Horse of the Year 2015. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...