Hawke's Bay has plenty of activities and events on this festive season, for all to enjoy.
We list two of the best on offer in the region today.

1. Interislander Summer Festival Hastings Races
Kick off the New Year with a relaxing day at the Interislander Summer Festival Hawke's Bay races. Gather a group of family and friends and get on-course for a day of exciting racing action, live music and free kids' entertainment. Pack a picnic or indulge in some of Hawke's Bay's finest fare and wine, sit back and relax.
Hastings Racecourse, 200 Prospect Rd, Hastings. Today, 10.30am to 5pm.
For more information visit: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2018/interislander-summer-festival-hastings-races/hastings

2. Summer Sessions
Kick back and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents while sipping away on some boutique wines and beers among the vines.
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, 1769 Maraekakaho Rd, Hastings. Today, 1pm to 3pm.
For more information visit: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/summer-sessions/hastings