Travel Insights

January 2015 - Wots on in Napier?

January 2015 - Wots on in Napier?

 

 

 

 

Interislander Summer Festival New Year's Day Races

There is nothing like a family day at the races!

Family picnics, racing, delicious food, Free children's entertainment, live music - something for eveyone!

10.30am Wednesday 1st January

Hawke's Bay Racecourse, Hastings

 

   Interislander Summer Festival New Year's Day Races
 Fiesta of lights  

 

Fiesta of lights

Take an evening stroll along the one kilometre light trail of 500,000 sparkling lights that envelope lake-side walkways that make up the wonder of the Fiesta of Lights!

9.00pm to 11.00pm daily until Saturday 3rd January

Hawke's Bay Showgrounds Karamu Road, Hastings

 

 

Kiwi comedy at its Best!

Bros on the run!

Mincer vs Gish

6pm Sunday 4th January

ValleyD'Vine @ Linden Estate Winery

State Highway 5, Esk Valley Napier

 

   Mincer vs Gish Kiwi Comedy
 Black Barn Open Air Cinema  

 

Black Barn Open Air Cinema

With temparatures well into the twenties it will be a fabulous balmy night to sit back, relax and enjoy the Black Barn Open Air Cinema.

7.30pm daily Friday 2nd to Tuesday 6th January

Movie starts when it is dark!

Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North

 

Hub Cycle Tour

Four stages over three days with over $10,000 in prize money.

Come and see some of New Zealand's best road cyclists battle it out on the road for stage and overall victory.

Puketapu individual time trial - Fri 9th January - evening

Stage 1 Crownthorpe Settlement circuit - Sat 10th Jan - morning

Stage 2 Ohiti circuit - Sat 10th Jan - afternoon

Stage 3 Apley circuit - Sun 11th Jan - morning

 

   Hub Cycle Tour
 Sundaze at Sacred Hill Winery  

 

Sundaze with the Puketapu

The ultimate lazy Sunday afternoon!

Enjoy live music by Daniel and Hayley Munro, delicious food from the classic country pub The Puketapu and superb wines at the Sacred Hill Cellar Door.

Free entry

12 noon to 5.00pm Sunday 11th January

Sacred Hill Winery 1033 Dartmoor Road Puketapu

 

 

Tour de Beautiful Cycle Challenge

Distances for everyone.....

 - Ruahine Ford 100km's @ 9.00am

 - Raiseys original 55km @ 9.15am

 - Central bikes 25km @ 9.40am

 - Bike n Mow 10km @ 9.45am

Sunday 18th January

Central Hawke's Bay College Tavistock Road Waipukurau

   Tour de Beautiful Cycle Challenge
 Waimarama Beach Fun Day  

 

Waimarama Beach Fun Day

Sun, Sea, Sand, and so much more!

Don't miss this huge family event, with fun activities for all ages!

There's plenty to do, fun to be had, and prizes to be won!

Don't forget to pack the sun screen!

10.00am to 3.00pm Sunday 18th January

Waimarama Beach

 

Another day in Taradise!

That fabulous summers day where we all get together to eat, drink and be merry!

A day of great wine, smooth tunes, tasty food and cold suds (or BYO picnic if you can be bothered!)

Free entry!

11.15am Sunday 18th January

Moana Park Winery, Puketapu

 

 Another day in Taradise

 Uppper Mohaka Rodeo

 

 

Upper Mohaka Rodeo

Plenty of action and excitement at the Upper Mohaka Rodeo and loads of good old country hospitality.

11.00am Sunday 18th January

Upper Mohaka Sports Domain

McVicar Road off State Highway 5 Upper Mohaka

 

 

Bridge Pa Wine Festival

....at Abbey Cellars, Alpha Domus, Ash Ridge, Hawkes Ridge, Ngatarawa, Paritua, Salvare, and Sileni

Just Hop on/Hop off the bus to get from one winery to the next (just 5 minutes to the next winery) for wine tasting, food, music and masterclasses

10.00am to 5.00pm Saturday 24th January

Bridge Pa Wine Triangle

 

 

 Bridge Pa Wine Festival

Sundaze at Sacred Hill Winery

 

 

Sundaze with the Puketapu

The ultimate lazy Sunday afternoon!

Enjoy live music by Ian Munro, delicious food from the classic country pub The Puketapu and superb wines at the Sacred Hill Cellar Door.

Free entry

12 noon to 5.00pm Sunday 25th January

Sacred Hill Winery 1033 Dartmoor Road Puketapu

 

Pask Great Long Celebration 

(fomerly the great long lunch - Napier's longest event)

Join the great long table for a three course meal paired with superb Pask wines, music and dancing the night away.

Truely a unique Napier event not to be missed.

5.30pm to 10.00pm Saturday 31st January,

Marine Parade Gardens, Napier

 

Great Long Celebration

 Eclipse - Pink Floyd Tribute  

 

Eclipse - Pink Floyd Tribute Show

A sight and sound spectacular nothing short of superb!

The perfect way to end a glorious Summer's day!

6.00pm Saturday 31st January

Black Barn Vienyards, Havelock North