Festivals & Lifestyle

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 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 Read more...

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 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...

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...

Children's Holiday Cooking Classes

Farmhouse Kitchen is where you can come and learn to cook using the finest and freshest local, seasonal produce. We grow much of the produce in our organic gardens, and we collect the rest from local suppliers and artisan producers Read more...

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 Read more...

Town and Country House Tour - Tremains ADW

Visit some remarkable houses in Hastings, Napier and the Hawke'€™s Bay countryside Read more...

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 Read more...

Waitangi Family Festival

A Free Waitangi Family Festival Celebration with an emphasis on unity with a multi cultural mix of all peoples, starting with a welcoming ceremony at the Riverside in Clive at 9am by our Mayor's, Councillors, M 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...

Captain Festus McBoyle

Captain Festus McBoyle @ Flaxmere Library - NZ's ultimate rotten pirate entertainer presents songs, stories and games. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

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 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...

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 Read more...

Tanya Batt Story Time

Tanya Batt @ Hastings Library - Word warbler and story stitcher Tanya Batt entertains us with her playful repertoire. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

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 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...

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 Read more...

Taradale Rotary Market

The Taradale Rotary Market brings a unique market experience right to the heart of the Taradale shopping precinct.and is a regular destination for customers and stallholders alike Read more...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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 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...

Back to School Bash

Flaxmere Library Back to School Bash - Games, crafts and prizes. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Waka Experience - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

This Waka Experience offers a unique 2 hour cultural and sailing experience on board Te Matau a M'Atilde;' ui a traditional Polynesian designed sailing waka 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...

Hastings District Libraries - Story Time

Join us for a fun filled storytime and Summer Reading Programme report-in event at William Nelson Skate Park, Hastings. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

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 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...

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...

Captain Festus McBoyle

Captain Festus McBoyle @ Havelock North Library - NZ's ultimate rotten pirate entertainer presents songs, stories and games. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Craft & Design Market

Our first market of 2015 will bring you many of your favourite stalls as well as a number of newbies 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...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

OpenAir Cinema

Hawke'€™s Bay is welcoming its eleventh OpenAir Cinema season starting on December 27th at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North Read more...

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 Read more...

Bay MC One Night Stand

The Bay MC's annual celebration of motorcycles and music. All day entertainment including games, bike games '& burnouts. Featuring bands Dusty Rhodes '& The Bluesmobile and Verdany Blue Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 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...

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...

Speakeasy - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Dive into the illicit world of the 1930s speakeasy at Salt Restaurant Ahuriri Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

MTG's Holiday Activities for Kids

MTG's Self -guided activity trail for children. A great way to entertain for an hour or an afternoon. Explore the building, objects, exhibitions and art on offer at MTG. Complete the course and be rewarded for your efforts Read more...

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 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...

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...

Zappo the Magician

Zappo the Magician @ Hastings Library. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

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 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...

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...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Summer Arts & Crafts Fair

Local members will be demonstrating and selling their work. Buy something special '& support the local economy Read more...

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 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 7am til 10.30am Read more...

Zappo the Magician

Zappo the Magician @ Havelock North Library. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver 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...

Powhiri - Official Maori Opening for the Tremains ADW

Join local Iwi, the Art Deco Trust, Napier City Council and Te Matau a M'Atilde;' ui Voyaging Trust for a Powhiri at Napier'€™s Inner Harbour to open the Tremains Art Deco Weekend Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Zappo the Magician

Zappo the Magician @ Flaxmere Library. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

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 Read more...

Tanya Batt Story Time

Tanya Batt @ Flaxmere Library - Word warbler and story stitcher Tanya Batt entertains us with her playful repertoire. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Steam Supreme - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

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

Tanya Batt Story Time

Tanya Batt @ Havelock North Library - Word warbler and story stitcher Tanya Batt entertains us with her playful repertoire. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Captain Festus McBoyle

Captain Festus McBoyle @ Hastings Library - NZ's ultimate rotten pirate entertainer presents songs, stories and games. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Art Deco Youth Ball - Tremains Art Deco Weekend

Here'€™s the social event of the year for the High School aged Read more...

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...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Book Fair

Opening at 9am the public will be able to buy books at bargain basement prices. Books are priced at only $1 and are all expected to sell Read more...

East Coast Vibes

Mai FM and Good Karma present the 3rd annual East Coast Vibes. We're back for our 3rd annual dose of the finest in roots, reggae, soul '& hip hop, along side the stunning Midway beach, at the Gisborne Outdoor Soundshell Read more...

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 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...

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 Read more...

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 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...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

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 Read more...

Brunch with Style at the County Hotel - Tremains ADW

Revel in the delights of a gourmet brunch. Break all the rules and enjoy '€œFrench bubbles with brunch'€ to celebrate the start of your Deco Day 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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Amazing Village Race

Grab your friends or family and join in this fun filled race around Flaxmere Village. See you at the starting line at Flaxmere Library! All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver 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...