Eight things to do this weekend.
1 Windsor Park Plate - Bostock NZ Spring Racing Carnival
As the spring sunshine returns, the racing action moves up a notch with one of New Zealand's highest-rated races, the Group 1 Windsor Park Plate. This day is regarded as one of the pivotal races on the spring calendar.
Hastings Racecourse, 200 Prospect Rd, Hastings: Today, 11am-6pm
2 Arahi - The Space between Us
Armed with all new songs written specifically for this one-time experience, this is Arahi's final show for the foreseeable future.
Haumoana Community Hall, 51-53 Haumoana Rd, Hastings: Today, 7pm-10pm
3 Weed Swap - Swap Your Weed for a Free Native Plant
The Hawke's Bay Regional Council and the Department of Conservation, supported by Weedbusters, invite you to bring a weed from your garden to the Napier Soundshell on Saturday and swap it for a free native plant. We have 200 native plants to give away.
Napier Sound Shell, Marine Parade, Napier: Today, 10am-1pm
4 Waipukurau Community Marae Planting Day
Nature Needs Us - The Waipukurau Community Marae extends an open invitation to join them and students from the CHB College to plant a native tree at the marae to celebrate Conservation Week 2019.
Waipukurau Community Marae 2330 Takapua Rd, Waipukurau: Today, 10am-1pm
5 Terrie Reddish Bookbinding Workshop; Part One
This is the first of a series of two weekend workshops with local bookbinding and letterpress expert Terrie Reddish. During this workshop you will learn how to manipulate and fold paper to make a variety of non-adhesive books from one piece of paper.
Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 16 Byron St, Napier: Today, 10.30am-3.30am
6 Saturday Storytime
Join us for a morning of some fun and excitement as we journey through a collection of adventurous stories and tales all preschoolers can enjoy.
Napier Library, Herschell St, Napier: Today, 10.30am-11am
7 Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour
Enjoy a gorgeous day at Gwavas with a sit down lunch and guided tour of the homestead, gardens and bush.
Gwavas Garden Homestead, 5740 State Highway 50, Tikokino, Central Hawke's: Tomorrow, 10am-3pm
8 Ongaonga Historic Village Fair & Market
This event is a fundraiser for the Ongaonga Historical Society to continue their amazing work restoring and protecting the history of Ongaonga. Please support them and enjoy a fabulous day out with your family and friends.
Ongaonga Historic Village, Bridge St, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay: Tomorrow, 10am-3pm