Festivals & Lifestyle

Holiday Programme - Wacky Day

Havelock North Library School Holiday Programme - Wacky Day. Come dressed in a wonderfully wacky way, enjoy wacky stories and make a wonderfully wacky wearable arts doll. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Magpie Market @ Meeanee - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts

The Antiques, Collectibles '& Craft Market held at the Meeanee Hall, Napier on the first Saturday of every month is an event not to be missed. This regular monthly market is mostly indoors, providing something interesting for everyone Read more...

Silver Screen Time - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Come in the warmth of the Art Deco Centre and take a seat in our theatre to watch silver screen legends from the past. Friday, Saturday and Sunday 3.30pm, $5 donation at the door includes tea and coffee Read more...

Brunch With MTG Hawke's Bay - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Enjoy a cooked English or continental breakfast while Emma Keong from the MTG Hawke'€™s Bay catapults you back in time to hear personal stories and memoirs from locals who lived to tell the tale of the 1931 earthquake in Napier Read more...

Green Drinks

Green Drinks is a movement undertaken worldwide, but is decentralised - interested organisers from any place in the world can start Green Drinks Read more...

Fairy School with Fairy Rosebud

Fantastic fairy fun best suited to children under ten Join Fairy Rosebud in an enchanting world of creation and imagination Register your interest at admin@napierinthecity.co Read more...

NZME Hastings City Business Awards

An evening celebrating business success in Hastings City. The night starts with cocktails and canapes followed by the Awards Ceremony. The guest speaker for the awards is the amazing Kevin Biggar, Corporate speaker, TV Personality and Adventurer Read more...

Winter Arts & Crafts Fair

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

Behind The Scenes Tour - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Take a behind the scenes tour of Napier'€™s Municipal Theatre Read more...

Te Mana O Te Moana - Pacific Voyagers

Te Mana o te Moana - The Pacific Voyagers' Peoples of the Pacific have a deep connection to the land, the ocean and the environment. There is no distinction between the environment and culture '€“ both are one and the same Read more...

Holiday Programme - String Bean Puppet Show

Flaxmere Library School Holiday Programme - String Bean Puppet Show. Thanks to E.C.READ'N the ever-popular Anna Bailey is back! This time she brings us her String Bean Puppet Show! All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Farewell Cocktails - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

What better way to end the Winter Deco Weekend than with cocktails and canap'Atilde;'©s! Enjoy a complimentary cocktail on arrival while reminiscing of the fun had with fellow Weekenders Read more...

Sing-along Brunch - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Enjoy an a-la-carte breakfast and sing along with the piano to tunes from a bygone era. Choose from the cooked English breakfast or continental selection Read more...

Napier Mail Vintage Railcar Shuttles - HB Toyota Winter Deco

This beautiful railcar which entered NZ service in 1938 will take you on a trip down memory lane on this run to Hastings and back. Departs the old railway station behind the Senior Citizens Assn. Munroe Street, Napier Read more...

Hot Toddy At The County - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Warm up with a hot toddy after the Costumes and Cars parade at the intimate snug bar of the County Hotel. Your hot toddy will be served with a trio of finger cheese toasties Read more...

School Holidays

It may be cool outside but there is a buzz in the air and a warm welcome at the Arataki Visitor Centre this winter Read more...

Service Day

This street event is for all clubs, community groups, health services to have the day in the sun on the main street. Retailers giving the fronts of there shops to allow stalls, information stalls, dance clubs etc Read more...

Holiday Programme - Baaaarilliant Movie Screenings

Flaxmere Library School Holiday Programme - Baaaarilliant Movie Screenings! Get a flock of friends together, dress in your fleecy PJs and snuggle down for some lambtastic film fun! NB: There are two different movies - beginning at 10am and 11:30am Read more...

New Zealand International Film Festival

Every winter the NZ International Film Festival (NZIFF) brings the best and brightest of world cinema straight from the international circuit to the giant screens of New Zealand Read more...

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 Read more...

Takapau Community Market

Takapau Cafe - come for coffee or hot chocolate and a toasted sandwich, Maori Bread and more... Crystals, Dream Catchers, Readings. Plants for your garden, Wood Art, Knitwear, Jewellery, Toys, Linen, and Lots of new and used items not mentioned Read more...

Holiday Programme - Cartoon Critters

Flaxmere Library School Holiday Programme - Cartoon Critters. Learn how to draw animals with attitude with Otavio Lambert. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Antique and Collectables Fair

Quality antique fair presented by The Antique Fair Charitable Trust TACT (proudly supporting charities around New Zealand) Read more...

Holiday Programme - Nature Activities

Flaxmere Library School Holiday Programme - Join Linda from the Kiwi Conservation Club for Nature Activites. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Holiday Programme - Wonderful Wacky Creatures

Havelock North Library School Holiday Programme - Wonderful Wacky Creatures. Enjoy stories about wacky creatures and make your own wonderfully wacky creature puppet. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

East Pier Hotel Knees Up - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

It'€™s knees up Mother Brown time! Get ready for an afternoon full of fun and frivolity. Enjoy an afternoon tea followed by fantastic fun and dancing to some old time tunes performed by local sensations, The Flukes Read more...

Holiday Programme - String Bean Puppet Show

Hastings Library School Holiday Programme - String Bean Puppet Show. Thanks to E.C.READ'N the ever-popular Anna Bailey is back! This time she brings us her String Bean Puppet Show! All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Auto Ramble - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

A fun town and around car run plus challenges to test your observation skills. This run will finish with a Show and Shine and charity rides at the Sound Shell Read more...

Movie Magic Dinner - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Live out your dream of being a star of the silver screen! Dress as your 1930s idol and enjoy a delicious two course meal at Charlies Art Deco Restaurant. There will be a prize for the best dressed of the evening! Cash bar, no BYO Read more...

Friends of the Libraries Book Sale

Announcing the Friends of the Libraries Book Sale. Grab some book bargains and support your libraries! Books from only 50 cents. Magazines from only 10 cents Read more...

Holiday Programme - Interactive Storytime

Hastings Library School Holiday Programme - Interactive Storytime. Join us for a fun interactive animal storytime. Make your own mask to take home. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Holiday Programme - String Bean Puppet Show

Havelock North Library School Holiday Programme - String Bean Puppet Show. Thanks to E.C.READ'N the ever-popular Anna Bailey is back! This time she brings us her String Bean Puppet Show! All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Otane Market

The Otane Market is open every Sunday from 9am - 1pm. Just a quick turn off State Highway 2 at Otane and you'll find a gorgeous country market with a little something for everyone Read more...

Sunday Market

Every Sunday, wide range of items and excellent food Read more...

New Zealand Edible Garden Show

The New Zealand Edible Garden Show is a '€œmust attend'€ event celebrating all aspects of the '€œedible garden'€ from garden to table Read more...

Ride The Railcar To Deco - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Why not sit back, relax and travel to Palmerston North on our Vintage Railcar RM 31. A tea and coffee stop will be at Waipukurau. Sun Jul 19, depart Napier at 3.30pm, arrive Palmerston North 7.20pm Read more...

The Royal Flush Casino Night - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Step behind closed doors into the world of glamorous gambling and fun of the Roaring 20s era. Your ticket will include canap'Atilde;'©s, finger food and '€˜money'€™ for gambling Read more...

Holiday Programme - Animal Antics Movie Day

Hastings Library School Holiday Programme - Animal Antics Movie Day. Join us for two different animated animal movies. The movies begin at 10am and 1pm. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Costumes And Cars Parade - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Dress to impress! Wrap up and dress up in winter deco and parade down Emerson Street to finish at the Market Street common area Read more...

CF Casino Night - Viva Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas! A Casino Party to raise funds for the Hawkes Bay Branch of Cystic Fibrosis is being held on August 22nd at the Havelock North Community Centre Read more...

High Tea - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Ladies and Gents, it'€™s High Tea time at the beautiful County Hotel. Come along for a delicious selection of afternoon tea treats and a variety of gourmet teas to try Read more...

Holiday Programme - Magic with Wardini

Hastings Library School Holiday Programme - Magic with Wardini. Our friend The Great Wardini is back to entertain us with his fantastic magic tricks. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

Take A New Look At Deco - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Learn about the Art Deco movement in this 20 minute talk from one our volunteer guides, followed by a screening of The Day That Changed the Bay movie. Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10.30am, $5 donation at the door includes tea and coffee Read more...

Saturday Night After Party - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Turn it up as the lights go down! It'€™s Saturday and the night is young! Come along and join the party at Napier'€™s newest bar, Monica Loves Read more...

Holiday Programme - Peter the Wacky Wizard

Havelock North Library School Holiday Programme - Peter the Wacky Wizard. We welcome back Peter the Wacky Wizard with lots of wonderful wacky magic! All welcome. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver Read more...

A Spit And Polish

There is nothing like stepping out in shiny new shoes! But if your shoes just aren'€™t up to it, then pop in to Overland Footwear for a shoeshine! Overland Footwear, 156 Emerson Street. Open 9am '€“ 5pm each day Read more...

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 Read more...

Hot Roast Railcar Lunch - HB Toyota Winter Deco Weekend

Enjoy a scenic trip on the vintage railcar RM31 as it takes you from Napier to Hastings then makes its way back to West Quay in Ahuriri for a delicious lunch. A hot roast with all the trimmings will be served at The Gintrap Read more...

Become A Star Snow Day

A Snow Park is coming to the Civic Square, outside the Library in Hastings. Truckloads of snow will be dumped in a massive igloo - come on down for a play in the snow and enjoy this free event Read more...