From wine and food events to cultural experiences and sporting fun, there is always something exciting happening in beautiful Hawke's Bay. For all the details on what's coming up in the region, visit the Hawke's Bay Tourism Event Calendar.
Here are a few of the upcoming highlights:
Clive Square, Napier on Saturday mornings. Hawke’s Bay Showgrounds, Keniworth Road, Hastings on Sunday mornings.
Do as the locals do while you’re in Hawke’s Bay, and discover the best and freshest produce and artisan food and the weekly Hawke’s Bay Farmers Market. Offerings include seasonal fruit and vegetables, breads, cheeses, coffee, wine and specialty food products.
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March 29 – August 24
Visit MTG Hawke’s Bay – the regional museum, theatre and gallery and discover the unique ceramic artwork of New Zealand contemporary artist Bronwynne Cornish. This exhibition brings together the largest survey of Cornish’s significant body of work, and celebrates a life reflected in clay.
May 3 - July 27
Hastings City Art Gallery – Hawke’s Bay’s hub of contemporary art – presents a major solo exhibition of the work of Reuben Paterson. Here, the artist offers viewers the HCAG main gallery space as an interior of a kaleidoscope, where his vibrant, sparkling paintings act as the mirrored surfaces implying refraction, tessellation and symmetry. The movement of people echoes the turns of the kaleidoscope.
November 6 - 8
The Hospice Holly Trail raises funds for Cranford Hospice by opening some of Hawke's Bay's finest homes and gardens to a limited number of ticket-holders.
November 5 - 9
Experience exciting outdoor art by artists from Hawke's Bay and beyond, set in a stunning Mediterranean-style garden just ten minutes from Greenhill Lodge.
October 31 - November 9
Indulge in the best of the Hawke's Bay food and wine scene during the ten-day Regional Food and Wine Classic. This unique series of events draws a wide audience from around country and heralds the arrival of spring in the ‘food bowl of New Zealand’.