What's on in Hawke's Bay


WHAT: Final day of Optiworlds sailing: championship races, Beacon Challenge Cup, and prizegiving/closing ceremony.

WHERE: Napier Sailing Club.

WHEN: Racing from 9am all day, 5pm prizegiving/closing ceremony.

COST: Free.

WHAT: The Amazing Maze 'n Maize

WHERE:157 Longlands Rd, Hastings

WHEN: Open seven days a week, 10am-6pm.

COST: Maize prices: $8 child, $12 adult , $38 family (2 adults & 3 children). Golf prices: $7 child, $9 adult, $30 family (2 adults & 3 children).

WHAT: Black Barn Open Air Cinema. For more details about dates, films and to buy tickets, visit www.blackbarn.com.

WHERE: Black Barn Vineyards Amphitheatre, Havelock North.

WHEN: Tonight, gates open at 7.30pm, movie starts when dark

COST: $18 Adult, $10 children (5-12 years).

ONGOING ATTRACTIONS

WHAT: SK8 Zone, Napier Skating Club

WHERE: Marine Parade, Napier.

WHEN: 10am-5pm, 7 days, weather permitting,

COST:$7 (visitor/non-member, entry with own wheels), $3 (club member). See website for hire charges.

PHONE: 06) 8358188

WEBSITE: www.sk8zone.co.nz

WHAT: Splash Planet.

WHERE: Grove Rd, Hastings.

WHEN: Open 7 days from 10am-5.30pm.

COST: Free (65 years + with ID), free (0-3 years), $16 (14 years +), $11 ( 4-13 years), $5 (spectator - allows access only to toddler pools and train).

PHONE: (06) 873 8033

WEBSITE: www.splashplanet.co.nz

WHAT:Ocean Spa.

WHERE: Marine Parade, Napier.

WHEN: Monday to Saturday 6am-10pm, Sunday and public holidays 8am-10pm.

COST: $2.50 (0-2 years), $7 (2-14 years), $9 (adult/student), $5 (senior 65 + years), $28 (2 adults, 2 children or 1 adult, 3 children).

PHONE: 06) 835 8553.

WEBSITE: www.oceanspa.co.nz

WHAT: Mohaka Rafting, NZ North Island Whitewater Adventures.

WHERE: Mohaka River.

WHEN: To book a time call Norman Brown, 027 825 8539, (06) 839 1808 (after hours).

COST: $95 per person (scenic 3-4 hour trip, grade 2-family groups/ tourists, 5 years +, minimum 3 people). See website for more details.

PHONE: 027 825 8539, (06) 839 1808 (after hours)

WEBSITE: www.mohakarafting.com

WHAT: Par 2 Mini Golf.

WHERE:Marine Parade, Napier.

WHEN: Open 7 days (weather permitting), 9.30am-4.30pm (last tee-off). Extended summer evening hours.

COST: Free (0-3 years accompanied by a paying adult), $6 (4-14 years), $9 (adult). PHONE: 06) 834 0248

WEBSITE:www.par2golf.co.nz

WHAT:Art Deco Guided Walks: Morning walk (1 hour), afternoon walk (2 hours +), evening walk from October to May (1 hour, 30 min).

WHERE: Napier i-Site Visitors' Centre, Marine Parade

WHEN: At least twice daily year round, rain or shine.

COST: $16 (morning walk 10am), $21 (afternoon walk), $19 (evening walk). All walks, free (0-12 years), $5 (12-18 years).

No need to book.

PHONE: Art Deco Trust: 06) 835 0022

WEBSITE: www.artdeconapier.com

WHAT: The Faraday Centre.

WHERE: Faraday Street, Napier.

WHEN:Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9am-1pm and Saturdays from 9am-11.30am.

COST: $2 (0-15 years), $8.20 (adults).

PHONE: 06) 835 2338

WEBSITE:www.faraday.hbmag.co.nz

WHAT:Hawke's Bay Farmyard Zoo.

WHERE:East Road, Haumoana.

WHEN: 10am-5pm, 7 days (weather permitting).

COST:Free (0-1 year), $6 (children), $9 (adults), $30 (2 adults and 3 children). $1 for animal food, $5 for a pony ride.

PHONE:06) 875 0244

WEBSITE:www.farmyardzoo.co.nz

WHAT: National Aquarium Tour.

WHERE: Marine Parade, Napier.

WHEN: 9am and 1pm, 7 days. Bookings essential.

COST: $17.90 (children), $35.70 (adults)

PHONE:: 06) 834 1404

WEBSITE: www.nationalaquarium.co.nz

WHAT: Gannet Beach Adventures.

WHERE: Cape Kidnappers.

WHEN: October to early May (tide-dependent departure, see website for schedule).

COST: Free (0-3 years), $24 (4-15yrs), $31 (students), $39 (adults), $36 (60 years +), $95 (2 Adults, 1 Child). Bookings essential.

PHONE:06) 875 0898 or 0800 426 638 (NZ toll free).

WEBSITE:www.gannets.com

WHAT: Pernel Fruit World: Guided orchard tours including farm animals and fruit tasting. Cafe and fruit shop.

WHERE: Pakowhai Rd, Hastings.

WHEN: 9am- 4pm 7 days.

COST: Ring for tour prices - Phone 06/878 3383

WHAT: Esk Valley Olives & Oils

WHERE: Ellis Wallace Road, Eskdale

WHEN:10am to 5pm, 7 days

COST: Free entry and tasting

PHONE: 06) 836 5563

WEBSITE: www.eskvalleyolives.co.nz

WHAT: Kiwi Adventure Company Indoor Climbing Wall.

WHERE: West Quay, Ahuriri.

WHEN: Tuesday and Thursday 3pm-9pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm, school holidays open every day 10am-6pm, public holidays closed.

COST: $8 (0-5 years), $14 (6-11 years), $17 (12 years +), free (belayers).

PHONE: 06) 834 3500

WEBSITE: www.kiwi-adventure.co.nz

WHAT: Napier Cemetery Walks.

WHERE: Napier Cemetery.

WHEN: Sunday, January 15, 2pm; Sunday, February 26, 2pm; Sunday, March 18, 2pm.

COST: $10. Bookings essential by calling 06 835 7781 or emailing info@hbmag.co.nz

WHAT: Paintball Hawke's Bay.

WHERE: Puketapu or your place if suitable (Mobile Paintball).

WHEN: Phone to reserve your time. No booking fee, spaces are limited

COST: Starts at $20 per person, includes paintball safety gear,

paintgun, and 50 paintballs.

PHONE: 021 509 894.

WHAT:Napier Farmers' Market.

WHERE:Lower Emerson Street (Clive Square), wet weather venue Municipal Theatre Carpark (Tennyson St).

WHEN: Every Saturday, 9am-1pm.

COST: Free entry.

PHONE: Farmers' Market co-ordinator Emma Glover 06) 974 8954.

WEBSITE: www.marketground.co.nz

WHAT:Hastings Farmers' Market.

WHERE:Hawke's Bay A&P; Showgrounds, Kenilworth Rd, Hastings.

WHEN: Every Sunday, 8.30am-12.30pm.

COST: Free entry.

PHONE: Farmers' Market co-ordinator Emma Glover 06) 974 8954.

WEBSITE: www.marketground.co.nz

If you would lke to be added to this list during the summer holidays email news@hbtoday.co.nz with "Summer Events" in the subject line.

- HAWKES BAY TODAY

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