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Saturday, May 19

Gisborne Parkrun. Timed, weekly 5km runs or walks, for all abilities. Meet: Waikanae Beach Playground for 8am start. Kid, dog and pram-friendly. See www.parkrun.co.nz/gisborne

Hack Tairawhiti. A 48-hour event connecting whanau, NZ exporters and top tech talent together to unlock the region's potential. Waikanae Surf Club, 285 Grey St, 9am-4pm. Register: tairawhitigisborne.co.nz/visit/events

Mana Whanau Tairawhiti Hui (to May 20). Supporting a violence-free community. Featuring: Vic Tamati, Jeremy Eparaima, Phil Paikea and Tricia Walsh. Parihimanihi Marae, 43 Waihirere Domain Rd, 9.30am-5.30pm, free. Register: Tim 868 8278 or tim.marshall@psec.org.nz

Chainsaw Training Session. Receive handy tips from a qualified trainer on chainsaw safety, sharpening and maintenance. Stihl Shop Clares, 51 Carnarvon St, 2-4pm, free.

Tennis for beginners to experienced players. Ormond Tennis Club, Hill Rd, Ormond, 2-4pm. New members welcome. Ph Geoff 862 5741 or Tania 862 5856.

Gisborne Caledonian Society Dance. Sequence and social dancing with Opotiki & Whakatane groups. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-11pm, $8. Semi-formal dress.

White Chapel Jak: NZ Music Month Show. Acoustic covers band with songs you will know. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 8pm. Tickets: $20 at undertheradar.co.nz / $25 door-sales.

Sunday, May 20

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club hike, Rangatira Station, Te Karaka, depart 8.30am, $10. Lying between the Waipaoa and Waihora rivers: walk on farm tracks along the ridgeline between the two valleys, beautiful scenery. Register: Geoff 862 5710, cobbunco@xtra.co.nz

Hack Tairawhiti, 9am-4pm. See Saturday listing for details.

Mana Whanau Tairawhiti Hui, 9.30am. See Saturday listing for details.

Gisborne Sceptic Group, 11am. Information on topics and venue ph 867 3715 or 867 7122.

Gisborne Country Music Club. Singers and musicians welcome. Blind Foundation rooms, 37 Grey St, 1-4pm, members $2, non-members $3, incl afternoon tea, ph Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise. Enjoy the sights of Poverty Bay from a fully-restored historic tug. Sailing from Pier 1 inner harbour, weather permitting, 2pm, adult $20, child u12 $10, pay at gate. Ph Brian 027 474 9360.

Monday, May 21

Gisborne Contract Bridge Club. Supervised play, new players welcome. 572 Gladstone Rd, 9.15-11.30am, $4, ph Jean 867 2383.

Activate Tairawhiti Launch! Join our official opening and hear about the work happening in Tairawhiti's first co-working space. Upstairs at The Works, 41 Esplanade, enter via Crawford Rd, 4-6pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome/rackets available. Social Morning, 9.15-11.30am, $4/session, ph 867 2584. Kiwi Badminton for Year 3-7 players, 4.30-5.30pm, $5/session, ph 027 350 9482. Junior Badminton for Year 7-11 players, 6-7pm, $5 per session, ph 027 548 1133. Gisborne Badminton, 7-9pm, $10 per session, ph 867 1416.

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls, Gisborne Intermediate School Hall, 7-10pm, ph Pat 868 6081.

Tuesday, May 22

Beef+Lamb NZ Hill Country Farm of the Year Field Day. Join the Federated Farmers AGM and field day, Mokairau Station, 3005 Whangara Rd, Tolaga Bay. Meet at 9am for a 9.30am start. Bring: packed lunch, bikes and helmets. Refreshments provided at day's end. Details: beeflambnz.com/events/hill-country-farmer-year-field-day

Baby Time: for ages 0-2. Parents or caregivers help your baby become an active early learner with songs, rhymes, play and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10am, free.

Community Cooking Workshop. Receive new recipes, help prepare and cook meals for lunch and enjoy with other attendees. SuperGrans Tairawhiti, 185 Childers Rd, 10am-1pm, free. Bookings (limited spaces): ph Erina 868 3571.

National Co-working Day. Curious about co-working? Come and work from Launch! Upstairs at The Works, 41 Esplanade, enter via Crawford Rd, 9am-4pm, free.

Yoga for Preschoolers. For teachers and parents of under 5s, discover the benefits of child-friendly yoga poses. Sport Gisborne Tairawhiti, 74 Grey St, 5.30-7pm, wear comfy clothes and bring a mat. Tickets: $5.92, eventbrite.co.nz

Rocket Lab Update. Removing the barriers to commercial space from our corner of the world. Waikanae Surf Club, 285 Grey St, 5.30-8.30pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Kids Foundation Gisborne: Circus Quirkus NZ 2018. Fantastic family fun with dynamic world-class circus entertainers. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 6-7.30pm, free.

Patutahi Badminton. New players welcome. Patutahi Community Hall, 7.30pm, ph 862 7783.

Wednesday, May 23

Social Tennis. For beginners to experienced players. Gisborne Tennis Club, 418 Childers Rd, 9.30-11.30am, $5 incl cup of tea. Details: Dusk 863 0218.

Waihirere Domain Pest Trapping Project. Learn various trapping methods from experts. Waihirere Domain, Back Ormond Rd, meet at the carpark, 10.30am-12.30pm, ph Jamie 022 627 1952. Bring: drink bottle, warm clothing and all-terrain footwear.

Powered by Solar. Hear about solar and renewable energies from the Eastland Group team. Electric Village, 37 Gladstone Rd, 4.30-8pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Community Tennis. For beginners to experienced players, individuals and groups. Gisborne Tennis Club, 418 Childers Rd, 5.30-7.30pm. First two sessions free.

BIZminton 3 (week 3 of 5). Four players per team (minimum of 1 male + 1 female). Gisborne Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 6-8.30pm, $100/team, sport shoes essential, no experience needed. Register: eastland.association@gmail.com

CodeGirl. Mind Lab brings a film about high school-aged girls from around the world, trying to better their community through technology. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 6pm, $10. Tickets: email gisborne@themindlab.com or The Mind Lab, Shed 3, The Esplanade.

Thursday, May 24

Innovating People. For business owners, leaders and managers wanting to encompass innovation as part of their organisational culture. BDO Gisborne, 1 Peel St, 10-11am, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. Callaghan Innovation helps you learn about where data goes and how it's collected. Emerald Hotel, 13 Gladstone Rd, 11am-1pm, free, includes light lunch. Register: techweek.co.nz

Dancing Free. Move and dance freely to music and rhythm. Gisborne Intermediate School Hall, 156 Roebuck Rd, 7.15-8.30pm, $8. Bring comfortable clothes and a water bottle.

Gisborne Caledonian Society. Sequence and social dancing for beginners. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30pm, $4. All welcome.

Friday, May 25

Toddler Time: for ages 2-5. Parents or caregivers bring your children and their friends along for songs and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-10.30am, free.

Digital Business. Explore technology opportunities and ideas to implement in your business. Digital Accounting, 3/152 Ormond Rd, 4-5pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Technology and Disruption. Hear from companies who successfully disrupt their industries through technology. Electric Village, 37 Gladstone Rd, 6-8pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Footnote NZ Dance: Search Engine. An electrifying performance, shimmering light and captivating dance movements. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 7-8pm. Tickets: Stephen Jones Photography, adult $27.50, child $17.50 or www.ticketdirect.co.nz

Toru Concert. A trio of principal harp, flute and viola players from Orchestra Wellington. St Andrew’s Church hall, 176 Cobden St, 7.30pm, $30 adult, $10 students. Bookings: ph 868 6443 or email Gill at gillco@gisborne.net.nz

Funny Friday: Open-mic comedy. Put your name on the board for five minutes of fame. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 7-8pm, free entry, R18.

Gisborne Ukulele Underground. Uke or experience not essential. Gisborne Bowling Club, 28 Wainui Rd, 7.30pm, $5.

Build-a-Band. Turn up and jam. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8pm, free entry, R18.

Saturday, May 26

Gisborne Parkrun. Timed, weekly 5km runs or walks, for all abilities. Meet: Waikanae Beach Playground for 8am start. Kid, dog and pram-friendly. See www.parkrun.co.nz/gisborne

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. A variety of realistically-priced goods. Set-up at 8am in carpark behind church (access off Childers Rd), 9am-midday, $5/car paid on arrival. Ph 868 8226.

Junior Hackathon. Bring the kids, aged 7 to 14 and help solve a community issue. MindLab, Shed 3, Esplanade, 10am-2pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Tennis for beginners to experienced players, 2-4pm. See Saturday May 19 listing for details.

TRAAMPS – Three Rivers Almost-Acoustic Music Poetry and Song. Folk and a variety of other genres. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 2-4pm, $2 in the jar. Ph 868 9658, email: newsham@xtra.co.nz

The Shadow Box Audition. Talented locals are required for the most affecting drama of the 70s: what happens over 24-hours on the grounds of a US hospital. Gisborne Unity Theatre, 209 Ormond Rd, 1pm.

Gisborne Speedway Awards Night. All welcome to join our special night. Cosmopolitan Club, 190 Derby St, 5pm, $50/person incl buffet meal. Tickets: Engine Rebuilders, 275 Palmerston Rd.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing. St Mark’s hall, 776 Childers Rd, 8-11.30pm, $7 on door (including supper), ph 867 0074. Theme: Latin.

Sunday, May 27

Gisborne Boardriders Club: Dune Dogz Dunga Derby. Surfing competition for various ages, bring your pre-1980 8ft plus boards. Meet: northern end of Makorori Beach, 8am for 8.30am start. See Facebook page for free entry or koha donation.

Botanical Gardens of Australia and New Zealand: Open Day. Help us celebrate the vital work botanic gardens and arboreta do for plant conservation. Eastwoodhill Arboretum, 2392 Wharekopae Rd, 9am-4pm, free.

Waikereru Ecosanctuary/Longbush trip. Meet at the old Army carpark, Fitzherbert St, 9am. For a guided walk and talk with Dame Anne Salmond and Jeremy Salmond highlighting their work over the last 10 years. Bring your own lunch. Details: Grant Vincent ph 868 8236.

Historic Places Tairawhiti: following the Ngatapa rail line. Includes bus trip, visit to ECMOT's exhibition of railway memorabilia and lunch. Bus leaves 10am, HPT members $35, non- members $45. Bookings: write@gems.co.nz or 868 5805.

Makorori Beach Clean-up by Plastic Bag-Free Tairawhiti. Bring a bucket, gloves and sturdy shoes. Meet in carpark junction of SH235 and Makorori Beach Rd, 10-11am.

Bio-Blitz. A whanau day to reconnect and learn about bio-diversity, plant natives and set traps. Rakaukaka Scenic Reserve, turn right off Papatu Rd into Rakaukaka Rd, Manutuke, 10am-3pm. Bring: covered footwear and raincoat. Lunch will be provided. Details: Soraya Pohatu 021 184 2251.

Tolaga Bay Inn Car Boot Sale. Buyers and sellers welcome. 11am, $5 per stall. Under garden bar roof if wet.

Waikanae Stream Planting. Restoring native plants to the water's edge. Meet: Skate Park, Grey St, 1-3pm, ph Jamie 022 627 1952. Bring: drink bottle, warm clothing and all-terrain footwear.

Gisborne Concert Band. In concert with guest conductor Simon Brew, ex-RNZAF musical director and renowned saxophonist. St Andrew’s Church, 176 Cobden St, 2pm. Door-sale tickets: adult $10, 12yrs/u: gold coin.

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise, 2pm. See Sunday May 20 listing for details.



Saturday, May 19

Gisborne Parkrun. Timed, weekly 5km runs or walks, for all abilities. Meet: Waikanae Beach Playground for 8am start. Kid, dog and pram-friendly. See www.parkrun.co.nz/gisborne

Hack Tairawhiti. A 48-hour event connecting whanau, NZ exporters and top tech talent together to unlock the region's potential. Waikanae Surf Club, 285 Grey St, 9am-4pm. Register: tairawhitigisborne.co.nz/visit/events

Mana Whanau Tairawhiti Hui (to May 20). Supporting a violence-free community. Featuring: Vic Tamati, Jeremy Eparaima, Phil Paikea and Tricia Walsh. Parihimanihi Marae, 43 Waihirere Domain Rd, 9.30am-5.30pm, free. Register: Tim 868 8278 or tim.marshall@psec.org.nz

Chainsaw Training Session. Receive handy tips from a qualified trainer on chainsaw safety, sharpening and maintenance. Stihl Shop Clares, 51 Carnarvon St, 2-4pm, free.

Tennis for beginners to experienced players. Ormond Tennis Club, Hill Rd, Ormond, 2-4pm. New members welcome. Ph Geoff 862 5741 or Tania 862 5856.

Gisborne Caledonian Society Dance. Sequence and social dancing with Opotiki & Whakatane groups. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-11pm, $8. Semi-formal dress.

White Chapel Jak: NZ Music Month Show. Acoustic covers band with songs you will know. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 8pm. Tickets: $20 at undertheradar.co.nz / $25 door-sales.

Sunday, May 20

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club hike, Rangatira Station, Te Karaka, depart 8.30am, $10. Lying between the Waipaoa and Waihora rivers: walk on farm tracks along the ridgeline between the two valleys, beautiful scenery. Register: Geoff 862 5710, cobbunco@xtra.co.nz

Hack Tairawhiti, 9am-4pm. See Saturday listing for details.

Mana Whanau Tairawhiti Hui, 9.30am. See Saturday listing for details.

Gisborne Sceptic Group, 11am. Information on topics and venue ph 867 3715 or 867 7122.

Gisborne Country Music Club. Singers and musicians welcome. Blind Foundation rooms, 37 Grey St, 1-4pm, members $2, non-members $3, incl afternoon tea, ph Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise. Enjoy the sights of Poverty Bay from a fully-restored historic tug. Sailing from Pier 1 inner harbour, weather permitting, 2pm, adult $20, child u12 $10, pay at gate. Ph Brian 027 474 9360.

Monday, May 21

Gisborne Contract Bridge Club. Supervised play, new players welcome. 572 Gladstone Rd, 9.15-11.30am, $4, ph Jean 867 2383.

Activate Tairawhiti Launch! Join our official opening and hear about the work happening in Tairawhiti's first co-working space. Upstairs at The Works, 41 Esplanade, enter via Crawford Rd, 4-6pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome/rackets available. Social Morning, 9.15-11.30am, $4/session, ph 867 2584. Kiwi Badminton for Year 3-7 players, 4.30-5.30pm, $5/session, ph 027 350 9482. Junior Badminton for Year 7-11 players, 6-7pm, $5 per session, ph 027 548 1133. Gisborne Badminton, 7-9pm, $10 per session, ph 867 1416.

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls, Gisborne Intermediate School Hall, 7-10pm, ph Pat 868 6081.

Tuesday, May 22

Beef+Lamb NZ Hill Country Farm of the Year Field Day. Join the Federated Farmers AGM and field day, Mokairau Station, 3005 Whangara Rd, Tolaga Bay. Meet at 9am for a 9.30am start. Bring: packed lunch, bikes and helmets. Refreshments provided at day's end. Details: beeflambnz.com/events/hill-country-farmer-year-field-day

Baby Time: for ages 0-2. Parents or caregivers help your baby become an active early learner with songs, rhymes, play and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10am, free.

Community Cooking Workshop. Receive new recipes, help prepare and cook meals for lunch and enjoy with other attendees. SuperGrans Tairawhiti, 185 Childers Rd, 10am-1pm, free. Bookings (limited spaces): ph Erina 868 3571.

National Co-working Day. Curious about co-working? Come and work from Launch! Upstairs at The Works, 41 Esplanade, enter via Crawford Rd, 9am-4pm, free.

Yoga for Preschoolers. For teachers and parents of under 5s, discover the benefits of child-friendly yoga poses. Sport Gisborne Tairawhiti, 74 Grey St, 5.30-7pm, wear comfy clothes and bring a mat. Tickets: $5.92, eventbrite.co.nz

Rocket Lab Update. Removing the barriers to commercial space from our corner of the world. Waikanae Surf Club, 285 Grey St, 5.30-8.30pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Kids Foundation Gisborne: Circus Quirkus NZ 2018. Fantastic family fun with dynamic world-class circus entertainers. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 6-7.30pm, free.

Patutahi Badminton. New players welcome. Patutahi Community Hall, 7.30pm, ph 862 7783.

Wednesday, May 23

Social Tennis. For beginners to experienced players. Gisborne Tennis Club, 418 Childers Rd, 9.30-11.30am, $5 incl cup of tea. Details: Dusk 863 0218.

Waihirere Domain Pest Trapping Project. Learn various trapping methods from experts. Waihirere Domain, Back Ormond Rd, meet at the carpark, 10.30am-12.30pm, ph Jamie 022 627 1952. Bring: drink bottle, warm clothing and all-terrain footwear.

Powered by Solar. Hear about solar and renewable energies from the Eastland Group team. Electric Village, 37 Gladstone Rd, 4.30-8pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Community Tennis. For beginners to experienced players, individuals and groups. Gisborne Tennis Club, 418 Childers Rd, 5.30-7.30pm. First two sessions free.

BIZminton 3 (week 3 of 5). Four players per team (minimum of 1 male + 1 female). Gisborne Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 6-8.30pm, $100/team, sport shoes essential, no experience needed. Register: eastland.association@gmail.com

CodeGirl. Mind Lab brings a film about high school-aged girls from around the world, trying to better their community through technology. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 6pm, $10. Tickets: email gisborne@themindlab.com or The Mind Lab, Shed 3, The Esplanade.

Thursday, May 24

Innovating People. For business owners, leaders and managers wanting to encompass innovation as part of their organisational culture. BDO Gisborne, 1 Peel St, 10-11am, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. Callaghan Innovation helps you learn about where data goes and how it's collected. Emerald Hotel, 13 Gladstone Rd, 11am-1pm, free, includes light lunch. Register: techweek.co.nz

Dancing Free. Move and dance freely to music and rhythm. Gisborne Intermediate School Hall, 156 Roebuck Rd, 7.15-8.30pm, $8. Bring comfortable clothes and a water bottle.

Gisborne Caledonian Society. Sequence and social dancing for beginners. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30pm, $4. All welcome.

Friday, May 25

Toddler Time: for ages 2-5. Parents or caregivers bring your children and their friends along for songs and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-10.30am, free.

Digital Business. Explore technology opportunities and ideas to implement in your business. Digital Accounting, 3/152 Ormond Rd, 4-5pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Technology and Disruption. Hear from companies who successfully disrupt their industries through technology. Electric Village, 37 Gladstone Rd, 6-8pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Footnote NZ Dance: Search Engine. An electrifying performance, shimmering light and captivating dance movements. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 7-8pm. Tickets: Stephen Jones Photography, adult $27.50, child $17.50 or www.ticketdirect.co.nz

Toru Concert. A trio of principal harp, flute and viola players from Orchestra Wellington. St Andrew’s Church hall, 176 Cobden St, 7.30pm, $30 adult, $10 students. Bookings: ph 868 6443 or email Gill at gillco@gisborne.net.nz

Funny Friday: Open-mic comedy. Put your name on the board for five minutes of fame. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 7-8pm, free entry, R18.

Gisborne Ukulele Underground. Uke or experience not essential. Gisborne Bowling Club, 28 Wainui Rd, 7.30pm, $5.

Build-a-Band. Turn up and jam. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8pm, free entry, R18.

Saturday, May 26

Gisborne Parkrun. Timed, weekly 5km runs or walks, for all abilities. Meet: Waikanae Beach Playground for 8am start. Kid, dog and pram-friendly. See www.parkrun.co.nz/gisborne

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. A variety of realistically-priced goods. Set-up at 8am in carpark behind church (access off Childers Rd), 9am-midday, $5/car paid on arrival. Ph 868 8226.

Junior Hackathon. Bring the kids, aged 7 to 14 and help solve a community issue. MindLab, Shed 3, Esplanade, 10am-2pm, free. Register: techweek.co.nz

Tennis for beginners to experienced players, 2-4pm. See Saturday May 19 listing for details.

TRAAMPS – Three Rivers Almost-Acoustic Music Poetry and Song. Folk and a variety of other genres. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 2-4pm, $2 in the jar. Ph 868 9658, email: newsham@xtra.co.nz

The Shadow Box Audition. Talented locals are required for the most affecting drama of the 70s: what happens over 24-hours on the grounds of a US hospital. Gisborne Unity Theatre, 209 Ormond Rd, 1pm.

Gisborne Speedway Awards Night. All welcome to join our special night. Cosmopolitan Club, 190 Derby St, 5pm, $50/person incl buffet meal. Tickets: Engine Rebuilders, 275 Palmerston Rd.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing. St Mark’s hall, 776 Childers Rd, 8-11.30pm, $7 on door (including supper), ph 867 0074. Theme: Latin.

Sunday, May 27

Gisborne Boardriders Club: Dune Dogz Dunga Derby. Surfing competition for various ages, bring your pre-1980 8ft plus boards. Meet: northern end of Makorori Beach, 8am for 8.30am start. See Facebook page for free entry or koha donation.

Botanical Gardens of Australia and New Zealand: Open Day. Help us celebrate the vital work botanic gardens and arboreta do for plant conservation. Eastwoodhill Arboretum, 2392 Wharekopae Rd, 9am-4pm, free.

Waikereru Ecosanctuary/Longbush trip. Meet at the old Army carpark, Fitzherbert St, 9am. For a guided walk and talk with Dame Anne Salmond and Jeremy Salmond highlighting their work over the last 10 years. Bring your own lunch. Details: Grant Vincent ph 868 8236.

Historic Places Tairawhiti: following the Ngatapa rail line. Includes bus trip, visit to ECMOT's exhibition of railway memorabilia and lunch. Bus leaves 10am, HPT members $35, non- members $45. Bookings: write@gems.co.nz or 868 5805.

Makorori Beach Clean-up by Plastic Bag-Free Tairawhiti. Bring a bucket, gloves and sturdy shoes. Meet in carpark junction of SH235 and Makorori Beach Rd, 10-11am.

Bio-Blitz. A whanau day to reconnect and learn about bio-diversity, plant natives and set traps. Rakaukaka Scenic Reserve, turn right off Papatu Rd into Rakaukaka Rd, Manutuke, 10am-3pm. Bring: covered footwear and raincoat. Lunch will be provided. Details: Soraya Pohatu 021 184 2251.

Tolaga Bay Inn Car Boot Sale. Buyers and sellers welcome. 11am, $5 per stall. Under garden bar roof if wet.

Waikanae Stream Planting. Restoring native plants to the water's edge. Meet: Skate Park, Grey St, 1-3pm, ph Jamie 022 627 1952. Bring: drink bottle, warm clothing and all-terrain footwear.

Gisborne Concert Band. In concert with guest conductor Simon Brew, ex-RNZAF musical director and renowned saxophonist. St Andrew’s Church, 176 Cobden St, 2pm. Door-sale tickets: adult $10, 12yrs/u: gold coin.

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise, 2pm. See Sunday May 20 listing for details.

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