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.
Anderson Park Playground
The brand-new destination playground at Anderson Park is now open! The playground has been opened early this week due to the incredible weather, and the timing with school holidays. Gather up the kids, and head there this week to experience the epic sky-high slide and other fun play equipment. If you want to go to the official opening, that’s also happening this Sunday 29 July.
Winter World Tour: France
Making dinner plans and wondering where to eat? Every Monday and Tuesday through July, go on a culinary journey to France at Deliciosa in Havelock North. For just $25.00, you can choose between 3 mouth-watering French dishes and enjoy a glass of Trinity Hill wine. What are you waiting for? Chef special dishes include:
- Coq au vin with mash
- Beef cheek bourguignon with mash
- French onion soup with gruyere toast
He Manu Tīoriori
Traversing 100 years of Ngāti Kahungunu’s love affair with music, 'He Manu Tīoriori' features church and brass band influence through to parlour music, ragtime, jazz, rock and roll as well as country and western.
The exhibition at the MTG explores how Ngāti Kahungunu has been at the forefront of it all, from the Māori Jazz Orchestras of the 1920’s and 1930’s through to the emergence of the Māori Showband era of the 1960’s and 1970’s.
'He Manu Tīoriori' portrays a diversion from, and return to, traditional styles culminating with Te Matatini, hosted by Ngāti Kahungunu in February 2017.