What's on in Gisborne?

Saturday, March 23 through to Sunday, March 31.

Saturday, March 23 through to Sunday, March 31.

Kids Fishing Competition. File picture

Saturday, March 23

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

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. A variety of realistically-priced bargains. 8am set-up in carpark behind St Andrew’s church (access off Childers Rd), 9am-midday, $5/car, ph 868 8226.

Tairawhiti Coffin Club. Design your own personalised coffin; constructed by a joiner, fitted out and decorated by you. BCR Joinery, 522 Gladstone Rd, 9am-midday.

Tairawhiti Menzshed. All welcome for a cuppa, chat or work in a fully equipped workspace with woodwork or carpentry tools on community or personal projects. Tairawhiti Menzshed, Cnr Parkinson & Innes St, 9am-midday. Details: Ph/txt James 022 465 0396.

Wahakura Workshop (to March 29). Catharine White will teach you how to make a woven flax safe-sleeping bassinet for your infant (0-6 mths). Gisborne/Wairoa Plunket, 2 Crawford Rd, 9am-3pm, free, bring your own lunch. Bookings: ph/txt Diana 021 614 812, limited spaces.

Time in a Bottle Exhibition (to Mar 30). Photographs of some of the district’s earliest grape growers and winemakers. Historic Places Tairawhiti, 173 Palmerston Rd (former Plunket building), 9.30am-12.30pm.

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

NZ Streetstock and Sidechair Teams. All welcome for a great night of racing. Eastland Group Raceway, 357 Awapuni Rd, gates open 5pm, racing 6pm. Gate sale tickets, subject to change: $40 family (2A+3C), $15 adult, $10 senior, $8 child aged 5-15, u5s free.

Sylvia. A play about a street-smart labradoodle found in a park that becomes a major bone of contention. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 7.30-9.30pm. Tickets: $24 youth 17/u, $29 senior, $32 adult from http://www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Modern, sequence and social ballroom. St Mark’s Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 8-11pm, $7 door sales, incl supper, ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074.

Sunday, March 24

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club walk, Poariki Station, Pehiri, departs 8am, $15. A 9km trip on a track beside a stream, to a QEII covenant bush remnant and returningthrough open country. Register: Gillian at grass.hopper@xtra.co.nz or 867 4591.

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club. 1.5 hour walks with a cuppa and chat afterwards. 8am start. For meeting place: gisbornerunnersandwalkers@gmail.com

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise. Enjoy the sights from a fully-restored historic tug. Sailing from Pier 1 Inner Harbour (gate outside Tatapouri SFC), weather permitting, 2pm. Pay at the gate: $20 adult, $10 child u10. Details: Brian 027 474 9360 or Barry 868 3900.

Monday, March 25

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome and rackets available. Social Morning, 9-11.30am, $4, ph 867 2584. Kiwi Badminton for Year 3-7 players, 4.30-5.30pm, $5, ph 027 350 9482. Gisborne Badminton Club, 7-9pm, $10, ph 867 1416.

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

Parafed Youth Wheelchair Basketball: Week-3 of 4. For ages 10-18, family and friends. Lytton High School Basketball Courts, 3.30-4.30pm. See facebook.com/parafedgisborne or to register: ph Shane 022 621 8422 or shane.luke12@gmail.com

Gisborne Boardriders Club: Rippers, week-8. For 6-12 year-olds to bring their own gear and develop surfing skills or learn how to surf. Midway Beach or an alternative beach depending upon the weather, 5-6.30pm, $170 non-members, $130 members/10-week course. Details: see https://www.sporty.co.nz/viewform/24254

Eastland Toastmasters. For confidence in public speaking. A friendly club who welcomes all visitors. Arohaina Centre, 396 Aberdeen Rd (opposite Botanical Gardens), 5.45-7pm.

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls. For new or seasoned bowlers to come along for a roll-up. Gisborne Intermediate Hall, 7pm, ph John 867 6383.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. 30-minute beginners class for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing, with dance reviews for regulars afterwards. St Andrew’s Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7.30-10pm, $5, ph 867 0074.

Tuesday, March 26

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See March 23 listing.

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

North Island Secondary Schools Softball Tournament: Girls’ and Boys’ Division 2 (to March 29). See some of the best young NZ soft-balling talent in action. Waikirikiri Park, games 9am-6pm. Hosted by the Tairawhiti Softball Association.

Baby Time: for 0-2. Interactive play and rhymes. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10am, free.

Community Workshop and Mentoring. Budgeting, cooking, sewing and gardening advice. SuperGrans Tairawhiti, 185 Childers Rd, 10am-1pm, free. Bookings: ph 868 3571 or supergrans.tairawhiti@xtra.co.nz

Over 50s Men’s Vets Golf. For any skill level. Poverty Bay Golf Club, cnr Awapuni & Lytton Rds, 11am. Join golf buddy program (conditions apply) and play for two-months at no cost. Details: ph Dave 867 4402 (option 1), email Glenn at glennb355@gmail.com

Teen Anime Club: for ages 14-18. Discussing anime and taking part in a themed activity. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 3.30-5pm, free.

Beach Boot Camp. Body-boosting high-intensity workout. Bring a towel and water bottle. Midway Beach, 6-7pm, $8. Register/for details: email wwbhub@gmail.com

Bee Smart Gisborne. An opportunity for local beekeepers to get together and share ideas. EIT Rural Studies, 320 Stout St, 7-9pm, ph 869 0820 for details.

Plastic Bag-Free Tairawhiti Sewing Bee. Bring your sewing machine, scissors and fabric and join in the fun of making reusable fabric bags. Tairawhiti Environment Centre, 386 Palmerston Rd, 7-9pm.

Patutahi Badminton Club. New players welcome. Patutahi Hall, Biggs St, 7.30pm, ph 862 7783.

Wednesday, March 27

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

North Island Secondary Schools Softball Tournament, 9am-6pm. See Tuesday listing.

Mainly Music. A fun music group for pre-schoolers. St Andrew’s Community Centre, 176 Cobden St, 9.45am, $4 per family. Details ph Trish 867 2789 or 868 5513.

Badminton Open Season Tournament. Last week of a doubles and mixed doubles tournament for all levels and grades. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 6pm, $21 secondary student, $30 senior. Enter: in book in foyer or ph Linda 862 7777, email whiterere1@gmail.com

Thursday, March 28

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See March 23 listing.

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

North Island Secondary Schools Softball Tournament, 9am-6pm. See Tuesday listing.

Smashers Badminton: Week-4 of 6. For Year 7-10 students. Fitness, social games and fun for all ability levels. Rackets available, please wear sports shoes. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 3.30-4.30pm, $5, ph 027 268 660.

Beach Boot Camp, 6-7pm. See Tuesday listing.

Essential Oils Workshop. Learn the importance of a healthy home, workplace and school environment. Guest speaker Mia Gray from Mis Mia Design. Just Good Juice, 18 Ormond Rd, 6-8pm, free. Register: 027 215 6423, or see http://www.mrsjones.me or Facebook: Kaz Jones.

Common Folk: Classic dances from Planet Earth. Popular folk dance for beginners, with Jane Luiten. All ages, no experience, skill or partner required. St Andrew’s Church Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-8.30pm, $7 each. See Good Folk Facebook page.

Friday, March 29

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

North Island Secondary Schools Softball Tournament, 9am-6pm. See Tuesday listing.

Toddler Time: for ages 3-5. Songs and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-10.30am, free.

Fearless Fridays Improv Comedy Club: ages 15 and over. A fun and fearless foray into improv comedy. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 6.30pm, $5 cash-only door sales.

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

Trevor Shaskey live. Playing all of your favourite tunes. Gisborne Cosmopolitan Club, 190 Derby St, 8pm, free.

Saturday, March 30

Whanau Fishing Competition. Beach and boat fishing competition for 3 to 16-years. Te Puka Hunting & Fishing Club, Tokomaru Bay, 7am-4pm, $5 for 3-16s, $10 for 16yrs-plus. See Facebook for boat and beach fishing permitted areas.

Gisborne Parkrun, 8am start. See March 23 listing.

Tairawhiti Coffin Club, 9am-midday. See March 23 listing.

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See March 23 listing.

Treble Court Cruise Market. Check out the stalls, kapa haka performance and kid-friendly entertainment. Treble Court, 9am-2pm. Market will be cancelled if ship can’t dock. Stallholder inquires: tcmarkets@hotmail.com

Time in a Bottle Exhibition. Photographs of some of the district’s earliest grape growers and winemakers. Historic Places Tairawhiti, 173 Palmerston Rd (former Plunket building), 9.30am-12.30pm.

TRAMPS. Beginners to experienced singers, musicians and poetry readers are welcome to come along and perform. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 1.30-3.30pm, $2 in the jar, ph John 868 9658.

Ormond Tennis Club, 2-4pm. See March 23 listing.

Skinny Hobos: The Lucifer Tour. A two-piece powerhouse who push the limits with a guitar and a drum kit, with Dead Favours an alt-rock group. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 9pm, $30+Bfee https://tinyurl.com/y2h3tywt

The Chasing Summer Tour. From dark-hearted ballads to roof-raising choruses, a bittersweet blend of folk, soul and rock. EastEnd Cafe, 250 Marine Parade, Wairoa, 8-10pm. Tickets: $20+Bfee at https://tinyurl.com/y48kk3h9

Sunday, March 31

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club, 8am start. See March 24 listing.

Makorori Beach Clean-up. Help Plastic Bag-Free Tairawhiti clear the rubbish off the beach. Bring gloves and a bucket. Meet in the carpark at the residential end of the beach (before going up Tatapouri Hill), 10-11am.

Universal Energy Healing. Try a relaxing universal healing experience. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 10am-2.30pm, $8 adult, $5 child. To register ph Rose 027 777 0782.

Waikanae Stream Autumn Clean-up. Join a community effort to care for our city waterway. Bring a bucket, gloves and suitable shoes. Meet at the Skate Park, Grey Street, 1-3pm. Details: Tairawhiti Environment Centre ph 867 4708.

Charlotte Museum Trust: Pop-up Exhibition. All welcome: displays, a quilt, cartoons, badges, two short films; Our Stories and Lesbian Music Made Community, a performance and songs. Winifred Lysnar Education Discovery Centre, Tairawhiti Museum, 10 Stout St, 2-4pm, free.

Gisborne Choral Society: Bach’s St John Passion. Accompanied by Wellington City organist Douglas Mews, visiting soloists Philip Roderick and Roger Wilson. St Andrew’s Church, 176 Cobden St, 2pm, $25 adult, $10 student, door sales.

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise, 2pm. See March 24 listing.

Mere Boynton and Friends. Singer Mere is joined by classical guitarist Chaitanya Temepara and taonga puoro player Norm Heke in a concert that celebrates the end of summer. Eastwoodhill Arboretum, 2392 Wharekopae Rd, 4-7.30pm, $25 Early-bird or $30 adult, u/18s free. Food/wine tent opens at 4pm, platters available. Concert starts 5.30pm. Proceeds to the Eastwoodhill Charitable Trust.

Saturday, March 23

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

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. A variety of realistically-priced bargains. 8am set-up in carpark behind St Andrew’s church (access off Childers Rd), 9am-midday, $5/car, ph 868 8226.

Tairawhiti Coffin Club. Design your own personalised coffin; constructed by a joiner, fitted out and decorated by you. BCR Joinery, 522 Gladstone Rd, 9am-midday.

Tairawhiti Menzshed. All welcome for a cuppa, chat or work in a fully equipped workspace with woodwork or carpentry tools on community or personal projects. Tairawhiti Menzshed, Cnr Parkinson & Innes St, 9am-midday. Details: Ph/txt James 022 465 0396.

Wahakura Workshop (to March 29). Catharine White will teach you how to make a woven flax safe-sleeping bassinet for your infant (0-6 mths). Gisborne/Wairoa Plunket, 2 Crawford Rd, 9am-3pm, free, bring your own lunch. Bookings: ph/txt Diana 021 614 812, limited spaces.

Time in a Bottle Exhibition (to Mar 30). Photographs of some of the district’s earliest grape growers and winemakers. Historic Places Tairawhiti, 173 Palmerston Rd (former Plunket building), 9.30am-12.30pm.

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

NZ Streetstock and Sidechair Teams. All welcome for a great night of racing. Eastland Group Raceway, 357 Awapuni Rd, gates open 5pm, racing 6pm. Gate sale tickets, subject to change: $40 family (2A+3C), $15 adult, $10 senior, $8 child aged 5-15, u5s free.

Sylvia. A play about a street-smart labradoodle found in a park that becomes a major bone of contention. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 7.30-9.30pm. Tickets: $24 youth 17/u, $29 senior, $32 adult from http://www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Modern, sequence and social ballroom. St Mark’s Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 8-11pm, $7 door sales, incl supper, ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074.

Sunday, March 24

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club walk, Poariki Station, Pehiri, departs 8am, $15. A 9km trip on a track beside a stream, to a QEII covenant bush remnant and returningthrough open country. Register: Gillian at grass.hopper@xtra.co.nz or 867 4591.

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club. 1.5 hour walks with a cuppa and chat afterwards. 8am start. For meeting place: gisbornerunnersandwalkers@gmail.com

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise. Enjoy the sights from a fully-restored historic tug. Sailing from Pier 1 Inner Harbour (gate outside Tatapouri SFC), weather permitting, 2pm. Pay at the gate: $20 adult, $10 child u10. Details: Brian 027 474 9360 or Barry 868 3900.

Monday, March 25

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome and rackets available. Social Morning, 9-11.30am, $4, ph 867 2584. Kiwi Badminton for Year 3-7 players, 4.30-5.30pm, $5, ph 027 350 9482. Gisborne Badminton Club, 7-9pm, $10, ph 867 1416.

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

Parafed Youth Wheelchair Basketball: Week-3 of 4. For ages 10-18, family and friends. Lytton High School Basketball Courts, 3.30-4.30pm. See facebook.com/parafedgisborne or to register: ph Shane 022 621 8422 or shane.luke12@gmail.com

Gisborne Boardriders Club: Rippers, week-8. For 6-12 year-olds to bring their own gear and develop surfing skills or learn how to surf. Midway Beach or an alternative beach depending upon the weather, 5-6.30pm, $170 non-members, $130 members/10-week course. Details: see https://www.sporty.co.nz/viewform/24254

Eastland Toastmasters. For confidence in public speaking. A friendly club who welcomes all visitors. Arohaina Centre, 396 Aberdeen Rd (opposite Botanical Gardens), 5.45-7pm.

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls. For new or seasoned bowlers to come along for a roll-up. Gisborne Intermediate Hall, 7pm, ph John 867 6383.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. 30-minute beginners class for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing, with dance reviews for regulars afterwards. St Andrew’s Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7.30-10pm, $5, ph 867 0074.

Tuesday, March 26

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See March 23 listing.

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

North Island Secondary Schools Softball Tournament: Girls’ and Boys’ Division 2 (to March 29). See some of the best young NZ soft-balling talent in action. Waikirikiri Park, games 9am-6pm. Hosted by the Tairawhiti Softball Association.

Baby Time: for 0-2. Interactive play and rhymes. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10am, free.

Community Workshop and Mentoring. Budgeting, cooking, sewing and gardening advice. SuperGrans Tairawhiti, 185 Childers Rd, 10am-1pm, free. Bookings: ph 868 3571 or supergrans.tairawhiti@xtra.co.nz

Over 50s Men’s Vets Golf. For any skill level. Poverty Bay Golf Club, cnr Awapuni & Lytton Rds, 11am. Join golf buddy program (conditions apply) and play for two-months at no cost. Details: ph Dave 867 4402 (option 1), email Glenn at glennb355@gmail.com

Teen Anime Club: for ages 14-18. Discussing anime and taking part in a themed activity. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 3.30-5pm, free.

Beach Boot Camp. Body-boosting high-intensity workout. Bring a towel and water bottle. Midway Beach, 6-7pm, $8. Register/for details: email wwbhub@gmail.com

Bee Smart Gisborne. An opportunity for local beekeepers to get together and share ideas. EIT Rural Studies, 320 Stout St, 7-9pm, ph 869 0820 for details.

Plastic Bag-Free Tairawhiti Sewing Bee. Bring your sewing machine, scissors and fabric and join in the fun of making reusable fabric bags. Tairawhiti Environment Centre, 386 Palmerston Rd, 7-9pm.

Patutahi Badminton Club. New players welcome. Patutahi Hall, Biggs St, 7.30pm, ph 862 7783.

Wednesday, March 27

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

North Island Secondary Schools Softball Tournament, 9am-6pm. See Tuesday listing.

Mainly Music. A fun music group for pre-schoolers. St Andrew’s Community Centre, 176 Cobden St, 9.45am, $4 per family. Details ph Trish 867 2789 or 868 5513.

Badminton Open Season Tournament. Last week of a doubles and mixed doubles tournament for all levels and grades. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 6pm, $21 secondary student, $30 senior. Enter: in book in foyer or ph Linda 862 7777, email whiterere1@gmail.com

Thursday, March 28

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See March 23 listing.

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

North Island Secondary Schools Softball Tournament, 9am-6pm. See Tuesday listing.

Smashers Badminton: Week-4 of 6. For Year 7-10 students. Fitness, social games and fun for all ability levels. Rackets available, please wear sports shoes. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 3.30-4.30pm, $5, ph 027 268 660.

Beach Boot Camp, 6-7pm. See Tuesday listing.

Essential Oils Workshop. Learn the importance of a healthy home, workplace and school environment. Guest speaker Mia Gray from Mis Mia Design. Just Good Juice, 18 Ormond Rd, 6-8pm, free. Register: 027 215 6423, or see http://www.mrsjones.me or Facebook: Kaz Jones.

Common Folk: Classic dances from Planet Earth. Popular folk dance for beginners, with Jane Luiten. All ages, no experience, skill or partner required. St Andrew’s Church Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-8.30pm, $7 each. See Good Folk Facebook page.

Friday, March 29

Wahakura Workshop, 9am-3pm. See March 23 listing.

North Island Secondary Schools Softball Tournament, 9am-6pm. See Tuesday listing.

Toddler Time: for ages 3-5. Songs and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-10.30am, free.

Fearless Fridays Improv Comedy Club: ages 15 and over. A fun and fearless foray into improv comedy. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 6.30pm, $5 cash-only door sales.

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

Trevor Shaskey live. Playing all of your favourite tunes. Gisborne Cosmopolitan Club, 190 Derby St, 8pm, free.

Saturday, March 30

Whanau Fishing Competition. Beach and boat fishing competition for 3 to 16-years. Te Puka Hunting & Fishing Club, Tokomaru Bay, 7am-4pm, $5 for 3-16s, $10 for 16yrs-plus. See Facebook for boat and beach fishing permitted areas.

Gisborne Parkrun, 8am start. See March 23 listing.

Tairawhiti Coffin Club, 9am-midday. See March 23 listing.

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See March 23 listing.

Treble Court Cruise Market. Check out the stalls, kapa haka performance and kid-friendly entertainment. Treble Court, 9am-2pm. Market will be cancelled if ship can’t dock. Stallholder inquires: tcmarkets@hotmail.com

Time in a Bottle Exhibition. Photographs of some of the district’s earliest grape growers and winemakers. Historic Places Tairawhiti, 173 Palmerston Rd (former Plunket building), 9.30am-12.30pm.

TRAMPS. Beginners to experienced singers, musicians and poetry readers are welcome to come along and perform. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 1.30-3.30pm, $2 in the jar, ph John 868 9658.

Ormond Tennis Club, 2-4pm. See March 23 listing.

Skinny Hobos: The Lucifer Tour. A two-piece powerhouse who push the limits with a guitar and a drum kit, with Dead Favours an alt-rock group. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 9pm, $30+Bfee https://tinyurl.com/y2h3tywt

The Chasing Summer Tour. From dark-hearted ballads to roof-raising choruses, a bittersweet blend of folk, soul and rock. EastEnd Cafe, 250 Marine Parade, Wairoa, 8-10pm. Tickets: $20+Bfee at https://tinyurl.com/y48kk3h9

Sunday, March 31

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club, 8am start. See March 24 listing.

Makorori Beach Clean-up. Help Plastic Bag-Free Tairawhiti clear the rubbish off the beach. Bring gloves and a bucket. Meet in the carpark at the residential end of the beach (before going up Tatapouri Hill), 10-11am.

Universal Energy Healing. Try a relaxing universal healing experience. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 10am-2.30pm, $8 adult, $5 child. To register ph Rose 027 777 0782.

Waikanae Stream Autumn Clean-up. Join a community effort to care for our city waterway. Bring a bucket, gloves and suitable shoes. Meet at the Skate Park, Grey Street, 1-3pm. Details: Tairawhiti Environment Centre ph 867 4708.

Charlotte Museum Trust: Pop-up Exhibition. All welcome: displays, a quilt, cartoons, badges, two short films; Our Stories and Lesbian Music Made Community, a performance and songs. Winifred Lysnar Education Discovery Centre, Tairawhiti Museum, 10 Stout St, 2-4pm, free.

Gisborne Choral Society: Bach’s St John Passion. Accompanied by Wellington City organist Douglas Mews, visiting soloists Philip Roderick and Roger Wilson. St Andrew’s Church, 176 Cobden St, 2pm, $25 adult, $10 student, door sales.

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise, 2pm. See March 24 listing.

Mere Boynton and Friends. Singer Mere is joined by classical guitarist Chaitanya Temepara and taonga puoro player Norm Heke in a concert that celebrates the end of summer. Eastwoodhill Arboretum, 2392 Wharekopae Rd, 4-7.30pm, $25 Early-bird or $30 adult, u/18s free. Food/wine tent opens at 4pm, platters available. Concert starts 5.30pm. Proceeds to the Eastwoodhill Charitable Trust.

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