What's on in Gisborne

Chris Thorby, Jolene MacDonald, Te Rina Watson-Hayes and Cameron Hayes from Hawkes Bay at the 2017 East Coast Vibes.

Saturday, January 13

East Coast Vibes Festival (final day). Headlined by international and local reggae acts. Awapuni Stadium, Centennial Marine Drive, 10am-11pm, R18. Tickets: $70-$180+Bfee at ticketspace.nz

Live Music Saturday. Relax and enjoy organic wines and gourmet pizzas. Wrights Vineyard and Winery, 1093 Wharerata Rd, 1.30pm. Further details 862 8746 or 027 656 8222.

Simpson Automotive NZ Production Saloon GP & NZ Sidecar Grand Prix, Eastland Group Raceway, gates open 6pm, racing starts 7pm. Gate sale tickets only, family (2A+3C) $40, adult $15, children (5-15yrs) $8, u/5s free.

Big Blues Up, featuring Slow Hand, Lazy Fifty, The Reverend Sam Lyle, Manphibian and more. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 7pm-1am, R18. Tickets: $25 limited door sales, $18+Bfee presales at undertheradar.co.nz

Sunday, January 14

Martha Kelly and friends perform live at Matawhero Wines, 189 Riverpoint Rd, 1-3pm, ph 867 6140 for details.

Historic MV Takitimu Tug Boat sailing, from inner wharf, weather permitting, 2pm, adult $20, children $10, paid on board, limit 25. Ph Brian 027 474 9360.

Gisborne Wainui Lions & More FM Pirate Treasure Dig. Fun for all the family. Churchill Park, Midway Beach (between the Olympic Pool and Old Jail), 3pm. Lions Train, bouncy castles, BBQ and Best Dressed Pirate. Dig starts: 4pm, $3 per disc, prizes galore. Any proceeds go to charitable and volunteer organisations.

Monday, January 15

Tai Chi At the Beach. Reap the benefits and develop your own routine. Waikanae Surf Club, Grey St, 7.30am-8.30am, $5 door sales only.

YMCA 2018 Breakaway. School holiday programme for ages 11-17 (to Jan 31). YMCA, Cnr Roebuck & Childers Rd, 10am-3pm week days only, free activities and daily BBQ. Register: ymcagisborne.org.nz/youth/breakaway

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome – Social Morning Club, 9.15-11.30am, $4/session, inquiries: 8672584 – Summer Badminton Club, 7-9pm, seniors $8, Year 11-13 $6, inquiries: 021 216 6700.

Wild about Reading – He Ngakau nui ki te Panui Summer Holiday Programme. Slithering snake activities. For all ages. HB Williams Memorial Library, 53 Awapuni Rd, 10.30am, free.

Tuesday, January 16

YMCA 2018 Breakaway. School holiday programme for ages 11-17, 10am. See Monday listing.

Teen Writers' Hub: Summer Camp. For ages 13-18, with an interest in writing in any format or genre. HB Williams Memorial Library, Research space, 53 Awapuni Rd, 3pm, free.

Wednesday, January 17

Tai Chi At the Beach. Reap the benefits and develop your own routine. Waikanae Surf Club, Grey St, 7.30am-8.30am, $5 door sales only.

YMCA 2018 Breakaway. School holiday programme for ages 11-17, 10am. See Monday listing.

Wild about Reading – He Ngakau nui ki te Panui Summer Holiday Programme. Wild creations and stories. For all ages. HB Williams Memorial Library, 53 Awapuni Rd, 10.30am, free.

Gisborne Athletic Club. First night back, Red Programme. Awapuni Stadium, Centennial Marine Drive, 6pm, gold coin at the gate. Everyone welcome, for details: 027 550 6595.

Thursday, January 18

YMCA 2018 Breakaway. School holiday programme for ages 11-17, 10am. See Monday listing.

Ciaran McMeeken. Classic kiwi singer-songwriter, also featuring solo-artist Jasper Hawkins. Dome Room, Poverty Bay Club, 8-11pm. Tickets: $15 from Aviary, $15+Bfee at undertheradar.co.nz or $20 on the door.

Friday, January 19

Tai Chi At the Beach. Reap the benefits and develop your own routine. Waikanae Surf Club, Grey St, 7.30am-8.30am, $5 door sales only.

Veggies and Vines. A two-day conference on plant-based nutrition and health. Bushmere Arms, midday-8pm today, Sat. 20 8am-8pm. Tickets at vegandvines.com

YMCA 2018 Breakaway. School holiday programme for ages 11-17, 10am. See Monday listing.

Poverty Bay Polo Club Open Tournament, to Jan 21. Local and national teams compete for a cup. Poverty Bay Polo Club, 130 Bushmere Rd, Matawhero, 10am, free entry. Food/drink/Eftpos available.

Wild about Reading – He Ngakau nui ki te Panui Summer Holiday Programme. Aliens from outer space. For all ages. HB Williams Memorial Library, 53 Awapuni Rd, 10.30am, free.

Live on the Lawn — Barleycorn play a mixture of Celtic, folk music and songs. Marina Park, Lawson Field Theatre Riverbank, 6-8pm, free.

Jolly Quiz Night. Register a teams up to six on the night. Jolly Stockman, 3 Saleyards Rd, 6.30pm, free.

Build-a-Band — 'Turn up and jam' session, 8pm, Smash Palace Bar.

Saturday, January 20

Poverty Bay Polo Club Open Tournament, to Jan 21. Poverty Bay Polo Club, 130 Bushmere Rd, Matawhero, 10am. See Friday listing.

A Taste of Sailing. Gisborne Yacht Club will take those interested in dinghy sailing on the water. Life jackets provided. Bring a picnic. GYC clubhouse, Kaiti Beach Rd, 11am-5pm, free. If weather unfavourable: will be held on Sunday, Jan 21.

Live Music Saturday. Relax and enjoy organic wines and gourmet pizzas. Wrights Vineyard and Winery, 1093 Wharerata Rd, 1.30pm. Further details 862 8746 or 027 656 8222.

TRAAMPS. Folk and a variety of other genres. The Band Room, 245 Childers Road, 2-4pm, $2 in the jar. Ph 868 9658, newsham@xtra.co.nz

Sunsmash 4, featuring Dark Water, Jas Josland, Kings of Kaiaua, The Search and Vangrove. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 7pm-1am, R18. Tickets: $25 limited door sales, $18+Bfee presales at undertheradar.co.nz

Summer Concert – Pianist James Guan and guest artist Alex Isted on violin, Tiromoana, 41 Winifred St, Okitu, 7.30pm, adult $25, student/child $10. Bookings: 868 6443 or tiromoanasummerconcerts@gisborne.net.nz

Shenandoah Davis NZ Tour. US-based musician sings rock-tinged indie pop. Dome Room, Poverty Bay Club, 8-11pm. Tickets: $15 from Aviary, $15+Bfee at undertheradar.co.nz or $20 on the door.

Sunday, January 21

Poverty Bay Polo Club Open Tournament, final day. Poverty Bay Polo Club, 130 Bushmere Rd, Matawhero, 10am-10pm. See Friday listing.

Live music with Ben Wilkinson. Jazz, blues and rock music. Matawhero Wines, 189 Riverpoint Rd, open 11am-5pm, live music 1-3pm. Book: ph 867 6140. Gourmet platters available.

Historic MV Takitimu Tug Boat sailing, from inner wharf, weather permitting, 2pm, adult $20, child $10, paid on board, limit 25. Ph Brian 027 474 9360.

Saturday, January 13

East Coast Vibes Festival (final day). Headlined by international and local reggae acts. Awapuni Stadium, Centennial Marine Drive, 10am-11pm, R18. Tickets: $70-$180+Bfee at ticketspace.nz

Live Music Saturday. Relax and enjoy organic wines and gourmet pizzas. Wrights Vineyard and Winery, 1093 Wharerata Rd, 1.30pm. Further details 862 8746 or 027 656 8222.

Simpson Automotive NZ Production Saloon GP & NZ Sidecar Grand Prix, Eastland Group Raceway, gates open 6pm, racing starts 7pm. Gate sale tickets only, family (2A+3C) $40, adult $15, children (5-15yrs) $8, u/5s free.

Big Blues Up, featuring Slow Hand, Lazy Fifty, The Reverend Sam Lyle, Manphibian and more. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 7pm-1am, R18. Tickets: $25 limited door sales, $18+Bfee presales at undertheradar.co.nz

Sunday, January 14

Martha Kelly and friends perform live at Matawhero Wines, 189 Riverpoint Rd, 1-3pm, ph 867 6140 for details.

Historic MV Takitimu Tug Boat sailing, from inner wharf, weather permitting, 2pm, adult $20, children $10, paid on board, limit 25. Ph Brian 027 474 9360.

Gisborne Wainui Lions & More FM Pirate Treasure Dig. Fun for all the family. Churchill Park, Midway Beach (between the Olympic Pool and Old Jail), 3pm. Lions Train, bouncy castles, BBQ and Best Dressed Pirate. Dig starts: 4pm, $3 per disc, prizes galore. Any proceeds go to charitable and volunteer organisations.

Monday, January 15

Tai Chi At the Beach. Reap the benefits and develop your own routine. Waikanae Surf Club, Grey St, 7.30am-8.30am, $5 door sales only.

YMCA 2018 Breakaway. School holiday programme for ages 11-17 (to Jan 31). YMCA, Cnr Roebuck & Childers Rd, 10am-3pm week days only, free activities and daily BBQ. Register: ymcagisborne.org.nz/youth/breakaway

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome – Social Morning Club, 9.15-11.30am, $4/session, inquiries: 8672584 – Summer Badminton Club, 7-9pm, seniors $8, Year 11-13 $6, inquiries: 021 216 6700.

Wild about Reading – He Ngakau nui ki te Panui Summer Holiday Programme. Slithering snake activities. For all ages. HB Williams Memorial Library, 53 Awapuni Rd, 10.30am, free.

Tuesday, January 16

YMCA 2018 Breakaway. School holiday programme for ages 11-17, 10am. See Monday listing.

Teen Writers' Hub: Summer Camp. For ages 13-18, with an interest in writing in any format or genre. HB Williams Memorial Library, Research space, 53 Awapuni Rd, 3pm, free.

Wednesday, January 17

Tai Chi At the Beach. Reap the benefits and develop your own routine. Waikanae Surf Club, Grey St, 7.30am-8.30am, $5 door sales only.

YMCA 2018 Breakaway. School holiday programme for ages 11-17, 10am. See Monday listing.

Wild about Reading – He Ngakau nui ki te Panui Summer Holiday Programme. Wild creations and stories. For all ages. HB Williams Memorial Library, 53 Awapuni Rd, 10.30am, free.

Gisborne Athletic Club. First night back, Red Programme. Awapuni Stadium, Centennial Marine Drive, 6pm, gold coin at the gate. Everyone welcome, for details: 027 550 6595.

Thursday, January 18

YMCA 2018 Breakaway. School holiday programme for ages 11-17, 10am. See Monday listing.

Ciaran McMeeken. Classic kiwi singer-songwriter, also featuring solo-artist Jasper Hawkins. Dome Room, Poverty Bay Club, 8-11pm. Tickets: $15 from Aviary, $15+Bfee at undertheradar.co.nz or $20 on the door.

Friday, January 19

Tai Chi At the Beach. Reap the benefits and develop your own routine. Waikanae Surf Club, Grey St, 7.30am-8.30am, $5 door sales only.

Veggies and Vines. A two-day conference on plant-based nutrition and health. Bushmere Arms, midday-8pm today, Sat. 20 8am-8pm. Tickets at vegandvines.com

YMCA 2018 Breakaway. School holiday programme for ages 11-17, 10am. See Monday listing.

Poverty Bay Polo Club Open Tournament, to Jan 21. Local and national teams compete for a cup. Poverty Bay Polo Club, 130 Bushmere Rd, Matawhero, 10am, free entry. Food/drink/Eftpos available.

Wild about Reading – He Ngakau nui ki te Panui Summer Holiday Programme. Aliens from outer space. For all ages. HB Williams Memorial Library, 53 Awapuni Rd, 10.30am, free.

Live on the Lawn — Barleycorn play a mixture of Celtic, folk music and songs. Marina Park, Lawson Field Theatre Riverbank, 6-8pm, free.

Jolly Quiz Night. Register a teams up to six on the night. Jolly Stockman, 3 Saleyards Rd, 6.30pm, free.

Build-a-Band — 'Turn up and jam' session, 8pm, Smash Palace Bar.

Saturday, January 20

Poverty Bay Polo Club Open Tournament, to Jan 21. Poverty Bay Polo Club, 130 Bushmere Rd, Matawhero, 10am. See Friday listing.

A Taste of Sailing. Gisborne Yacht Club will take those interested in dinghy sailing on the water. Life jackets provided. Bring a picnic. GYC clubhouse, Kaiti Beach Rd, 11am-5pm, free. If weather unfavourable: will be held on Sunday, Jan 21.

Live Music Saturday. Relax and enjoy organic wines and gourmet pizzas. Wrights Vineyard and Winery, 1093 Wharerata Rd, 1.30pm. Further details 862 8746 or 027 656 8222.

TRAAMPS. Folk and a variety of other genres. The Band Room, 245 Childers Road, 2-4pm, $2 in the jar. Ph 868 9658, newsham@xtra.co.nz

Sunsmash 4, featuring Dark Water, Jas Josland, Kings of Kaiaua, The Search and Vangrove. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 7pm-1am, R18. Tickets: $25 limited door sales, $18+Bfee presales at undertheradar.co.nz

Summer Concert – Pianist James Guan and guest artist Alex Isted on violin, Tiromoana, 41 Winifred St, Okitu, 7.30pm, adult $25, student/child $10. Bookings: 868 6443 or tiromoanasummerconcerts@gisborne.net.nz

Shenandoah Davis NZ Tour. US-based musician sings rock-tinged indie pop. Dome Room, Poverty Bay Club, 8-11pm. Tickets: $15 from Aviary, $15+Bfee at undertheradar.co.nz or $20 on the door.

Sunday, January 21

Poverty Bay Polo Club Open Tournament, final day. Poverty Bay Polo Club, 130 Bushmere Rd, Matawhero, 10am-10pm. See Friday listing.

Live music with Ben Wilkinson. Jazz, blues and rock music. Matawhero Wines, 189 Riverpoint Rd, open 11am-5pm, live music 1-3pm. Book: ph 867 6140. Gourmet platters available.

Historic MV Takitimu Tug Boat sailing, from inner wharf, weather permitting, 2pm, adult $20, child $10, paid on board, limit 25. Ph Brian 027 474 9360.

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