• What's happening in Hawke's Bay this weekend?

What's happening in Hawke's Bay this weekend?


With Easter weekend almost here, Hayley is sharing her top picks what to do with the family this weekend. 

If you have an event coming up, let us know by send through an email to hayley@engagevideo.co.nz.

When: Friday 7 - Monday 10 April, 9:00am-5:00pm

Where: Anderson Park, Kennedy Road, Napier

The Extravaganza Fair is a community-centred event with a creative and sustainable focus. It is a family affair, free entry for kids, gold coin entry for the adults. A fun day out with a full weekend's entertainment - from music & shows, to stall, rides & food.

When: Friday 7 - Monday 10 April, 11:00am -4:00pm

Where: Keirunga gardens, Havelock North 

Tickets: $2 a ride or$20 for a 12-ride ticket. Under 2s and teddy bears travel free. Cash and EFTPOS is available.

When: Friday 7 - Monday 10 April, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Where: Hastings CBD

Hey Kids! Hop, Hop, Hop to the Hastings City Easter Egg Hunt! Join the hunt and be in to WIN a private cinema experience for you and your friends at Focal Point Cinema to watch, ‘The Super Mario Brothers' movie. Find 8 hidden eggs from around Hastings CBD to enter the competition. Plus, all entries receive an Easter egg!* Discover more on the Hastings City website.

*while stocks last

Re-New Sustainable HB Markets

When: Saturday 8 April from 10:00am 

Where: 113 King St North, Hastings

The Autumn Re-New Sustainable HB Market is being held at the Re-New Community Workshop and Store, for upcyclers and sustainable product creators. They will have a raffle with $5,000 worth of prizes and an Easter Egg Hunt, as well as Radio Hawke’s Bay joining them, collecting puppets for the cyclone relief puppet project. Entry is free to all visitors.

When: Saturday 8 April, 10:00am - Noon

Where: Taradale Anglican Church, 23 Puketapu Rd, Taradale

What is Easter without a good Easter egg hunt. Come down to All Saints' on the morning of Saturday, 8 April to share in some of the joy as we offer a range of hunts for little children through the older, and those adults who are young at heart. Alongside the Napier Toy Library, there will be lots to engage with and the reward for all the hard hunting work is a delicious chocolate egg or two.


When: Saturday 8th April, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Where: Taradale Anglican Church, 23 Puketapu Rd, Taradale

Whether you know the story of Easter, or aren't sure whether you should be waiting for the Bunny or Santa, this is an evening for you. Designed for the young and young at heart, we will explore the story of Easter through fire, braziers, toasted marshmallows, light and fun

When: Sunday 9 April 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: Hastings War Memorial Library, Civic Square, Warren Street, Hastings

1,2,3... Join the Easter egg hunt!

1: Drop in on Easter Sunday.

2: Find a colourful egg in the children's section.

3: Exchange it for a chocolate egg or small prize.

Suitable for all ages,

Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. We may take photos or video recording during events and programmes which may be used in Council promotional material.

When:  Mon 10 April  10:00am–11:30am and 1:30pm–3:30pm

Where: Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, 66 Arataki Road, Havelock North

Join us these school holidays for rolled candle making fun!

This activity takes about 10 minutes to complete and is $8.00 per person, No bookings, just arrive between the times.

This is a popular activity, so there may be a queue.