Festivals & Lifestyle

Belief: The Possession of Janet Moses

Directed by David Stubbs Aotearoa This impressive doco disperses the fog of shame and sensationalism to shed light on the tragedy that made international headlines in 2007 when a young Wainuiomata woman died during a m'Auml;kutu lifting Read more...

Hawke's Bay Weddings and Events Spring Show

Wedding Show - come along to meet the suppliers to the wedding and event market of Hawke's Bay and beyond. A chance for couples to gather information about all aspects of their wedding day make plans and enjoy the chance of winning prizes Read more...

The Mafia Kills Only In Summer

MTG opens the 2015 NZIFF with this comedy hit. Tickets to our festival opening includes complementary refreshments from 6pm Read more...

Spring Fling - A Fling in the Daffodils

The spectacular Taniwha Daffodils will be open during the month of September. Extra special activities are planned for Sunday 20th September Read more...

Havelock North High School Arts Festival - Drop of Drama

To celebrate 40 years of the arts, Havelock North High School is holding a unique arts festival this September Read more...

The Assassin

Nie Yinniang Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien Big Nights Shu Qi plays the eponymous killer in this ravishingly beautiful foray into historical martial arts territory from Taiwanese master Hou Hsiao-hsien. Winner of the Best Director Award at Cannes Read more...

Spring Fling - Step into Spring Market

This Farmers Market will include fundraising stalls, locally made goods (including hangi and wooden crafts), there will even be homemade gelato available to purchase, all in our very own and brand new back garden Read more...

Swap & Sip Fundraiser

Swap '& Sip Bring along your girlfriends and Unwanted clothes! Help Sue Walker and her HSCT Journey to Singapore to halt Multiple Sclerosis Read more...

Spring Fling - 2nd Traditional Craft Festival

All the traditional crafts-people coming to town... Demonstrations of blacksmithing, saddlery, woodcarving, tailoring, clock repair, soap making, cobblery and much more. Enjoy an olden days experience and learn about traditional crafts 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...

The Lobster

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos Big Nights Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth) casts Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, John C Read more...

Sunday Market

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

Spring Fling - Skate Comp

Spring Fling Skate Comp, competition in age groups. Plenty of prizes to be won Read more...

The Original Gypsy Fair

The Original gypsy fair will be back at the Westshore School for the 2nd fair of our Hawkes Bay tour, 2015/16 Season .(Note this will be our 26th season) and set to be another great one Read more...

Spring Fling - Spring ... Flutter & Fling Dance

Spring is in the air and it'€™s time to get out and about... Join the CHB Theatre for a Spring Flutter and Fling Dance. On arrival guests will be welcomed with a glass of bubbles as well as having a flutter on the roulette or blackjack table Read more...

The Second Mother

Director: Anna Muylaert The Second Mother brings an edge of social critique to its heart-tugging tale of mother and child reunion. In short, Val ( Regina Case') is the nuturing figure in the Sao Paulo household Read more...

Spring Fling - The Family Farm Open Day and Feast

An informative fun tour of '"The Family Farm'" Visitors are invited to bring a picnic or buy a delicious Family Farm sausage off the fire pit BBQ 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...

Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils are back for 2015 - Come to pick, walk, ponder or picnic! We will be open from Friday 28th August - Sunday 27th September (season dependent), open 7 days a week, all daylight hours Read more...

The Price of Peace

Directed by Kim Webby Aotearoa Kim Webby's background in investigative journalism is put to riveting use in this documentary about Tame Iti and the Urewera Four, taking a criminal case of national interest to explore a greater social issue Read more...

Bansky Does New York

Documenting the frenzy of adulation and controversy that erupted during street artist Banksy'€™s month-long '€˜residency'€™ in New York, Chris Moukarbel energetically examines issues of art and ownership within the public space Read more...

Being Evel

Directed by Daniel Junge Sport Loaded with footage of his legendary stunts, and packed with anecdotes almost as hair-raising, this warts and all portrait of 70s motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel upholds his primacy in the extreme sports pantheon Read more...

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Directed by Alex Gibney Framing Reality Alex Gibney'€™s documentary sensation, based on Lawrence Wright'€™s best-selling history of Scientology and its apostates, gets the big screen treatment it deserves Read more...

HB Muster Ball - Hosted by the Eskview Young Farmers

HB Muster Ball the annual social gathering brought to you by Eskview Young Farmers - the event is well organised with transport options. A great night is promised for your $50 - with food and a great band included Read more...

Havelock North High School Arts Festival and Reunion

To celebrate 40 years of the arts, Havelock North High School is holding a unique arts festival this September Read more...

The Original Gypsy Fair

The Original gypsy fair will be back at the ever popular Havelock North Domain the 3rd of our Hawkes Bay fairs of the 2015/16 Season .(Note this will be our 26th season) and set to be another great one Read more...

Spring Fling - Nadia Lim

CHB Libraries present an evening with Nadia Lim. Nadia discusses her new book and provides nutritionally - balanced and calorie controlled recipes covering every meal so you can create your own tailored healthy eating plan Read more...

Runway Red Cross

Popular Hawke'€™s Bay fashion show set to celebrate 100 years of Red Cross in style. After two sell out years in Havelock North, Runway Red Cross is to showcase the latest in fashion at Napier'€™s War Memorial Centre on September 12 Read more...

Craft & Design Market

The Craft '& Design Market is a fabulous experience for discerning shoppers, showcasing the work of a growing number of hand-picked stall holders from around Hawke's Bay and New Zealand Read more...

Amy.

Directed by Asif Kapadia Big Nights An intimate, overwhelmingly moving tribute to Amy Winehouse, the great young British soul singer whose talent and charisma brought her more fame than anyone might be able to handle. from the director of Senna Read more...

Spring Fling - Central Hawke's Bay The Festival

The Inaugural Spring Fling Festival opens with the iconic Central Hawke'€™s Bay Festival Read more...

Mavis

Directed by Jessica Edwards Music The life, music and passionate commitment of the irresistible Mavis Staples are lovingly chronicled in theis spirited doco - with help from fans Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Chuck D, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and Prince Read more...

Sherpa

Directed by Jennifer Peedom Big Nights Australian filmmaker Jennifer Peedom's superb doco captures the 2014 climbing season on Everest from the point of view of Sherpa Phurba Tashi, including the tragic avalanche and it's aftermath Read more...

The Original Gypsy Fair

The Original gypsy fair will be back at the Flaxmere Village Green kicking off our Hawkes Bay tour for 2015/16 Season .(Note this will be our 26th season) and set to be another great one Read more...

CHB The Festival

The 13th annual Festival held at Pukeora Estate is a vibrant selection or art, crafts, clothing, jewelry, rugs, antiques, food, wine, artisan products and more with well over 100 stalls 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...

St Patricks's School Spring Gala

St Patrick's School Napier -Spring Gala Read more...

Bostock New Zealand Edible Garden Show

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

Spring Fling - Taking the Mic

Open Mic Night this will be an evening showcasing local musical talent Read more...

Awake: The Life of Yogananda

Directed by Paiola di Florio, Lisa Leeman Framing Reality Paramahansa Yogananda (1893 - 1952) is known as the 'Father of Yoga in the West' Read more...

Spring Fling - Spring Dash

Celebrities, local icons, community groups pit against each other in a team relay to see who wins the Spring Dash Read more...

Green Drinks

Please register for the green drinks mailing list to receive updates to green drinks events to your email - www.environmentcentre.org 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...

Results

Directed by Andrew Bujalski World Guy Pearce and Cobie Smulders, personal trainers in an Austin gym, and their new New York schlub client, Kevin Corrigan, embark on colliding paths to self-improvement in Andrew Bujalski's wry rom com Read more...

Bumps Bubs and Beyond Expo

Bumps Bubs and Beyond is hosting Hawkes Bay'€™s very own baby and child expo! Bringing everything a parent needs to one handy location so you can get the information, shopping and experiences from a huge variety of exhibitors Read more...

New Zealand's Best

Aotearoa Help give the year's best New Zealand short films the homegrown recognition they deserve by voting for your favourite at this screening Read more...

Spring Fling - A Fling Around the Loop

Why not fling your way around the Limestone Loop. This easy driving route takes in the very best of Central Hawke'€™s Bay Read more...