Hawke's Bay Hot List

From world-class food and wine to art exhibitions and festivals, there’s always something new in Hawke’s Bay waiting to be discovered. Here’s a taster of what is happening in Hawke’s Bay this week. 

Holiday Lights

With Christmas quickly approaching, the National Aquarium of New Zealand have pulled out all the stops with a spectacular light show, illuminating your journey throughout the Aquarium from start to finish, and placing a festive spin on the wildlife experience. The perfect holiday activity for kids, Holiday Lights runs through to the end of January. 

Holiday Lights at the National Aquarium of New Zealand

Holiday Lights at the National Aquarium of New Zealand

Urban Christmas Bash

The Urban Winery has teamed up with International superstar Wolfgang Michael and local favourites, Vagabond Jacks, to bring you a pre-Christmas party you won't want to miss. Guests will receive a welcome drink on arrival, get to choose two dishes from the Vagabond Jacks food truck, and be serenaded by Wolfgang on the guitar.

Celebrate Christmas at The Urban Winery

Celebrate Christmas at The Urban Winery

Te Awanga Organic Farmers Market

Head to the Te Awanga Community Hall on Wednesday 19 December for an afternoon and evening of fresh produce, live local musicians and freshly cooked food for a picnic dinner with friends and family.



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