What's on in Gisborne?

Saturday, August 3 to Sunday, August 11.

Saturday, August 3 to Sunday, August 11.

THE STAGE IS YOURS: Georgia Worters performs Hallelujah in the barefoot dance 14 years and over class of Gisborne Ballet Group’s activity weekend. Gisborne Herald file picture, 2018

Saturday, August 3

Gisborne parkrun. Wear a colourful tutu on your run/walk. Meet: Waikanae Beach Playground, Grey St, 7.45am. Kid, dog and pram-friendly. See http://www.parkrun.co.nz/gisborne/

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

Gisborne Artists, Potters and Photographers Exhibition (to Sept 22). Pictorial imagery with paintings, prints and ceramics, featuring the Gisborne Camera Club photographs. Tairawhiti Museum, 10 Stout St, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1.30-4pm, locals free, visitors $5, ph 867 3832.

The Gisborne Herald Home & Lifestyle Expo (to Aug 4). You will find inspiration here; art, beeswax products, electric bikes, fencing, insulation, kitchens, medical alarms, pet grooming, portable cabins, roof restoration, spas/pools and much more. Showgrounds Park Event Centre, 10am-4pm, free admission.​

The Pohutukawa Tree Auditions. Ages 15-70 required to audition for Bruce Mason's classic Kiwi drama. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 11am-2pm. Register: http://www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz click “Book an Audition”.

Gisborne Tairawhiti Rugby League Competition. Come along and support our local men’s competition kick off. Awapuni Stadium, 91 Centennial Marine Drive, 11am-4pm, free.

TRAMPS. For all singers, musicians and poetry readers to come along and perform. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 1.30-3.30pm, $3, ph John 868 9658.

Tennis for players of all skill levels. Ormond Tennis Club, Hill Rd, Ormond, 2-4pm, ph 862 5741 or 862 5856.

Ormond School Bingo Night. Prizes, auctions, loads of fun, food and beverages. Waerenga a Hika Hall, 728 Matawai Rd, 6-11pm, R18. Tickets: $10 each from Pharmacy 53, Ballance St, ph 867 3038 or Ormond School, Whitmore Rd, ph 862 5725, office@ormond.school.nz

Good Folk Community Dance. Folk dance for fitness or fun. No experience, skill or partner necessary. St Andrew’s Church Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-9.30pm, $5 cash-only door sales, incl shared supper. See Facebook.

Deathtrap: Ira Levin (to Aug 10). When once-successful playwright Sidney sees his latest Broadway effort bomb on opening night he tumbles into despair, until he receives a package from a former student. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 7.30pm, $34A, $29Snr, $24 17/u, R13, http://www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz

Elvis Tribute Show. A celebration of popular songs once performed by the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Gisborne Cosmopolitan Club, 190 Derby St, 8pm. Tickets: Ph the club at 867 9719, $20 non-members, $15 members.

SOLD OUT: Landslide. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 8.30-11.30pm.

Sunday, August 4

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club. 1.5 hour walk/run and a cuppa. 8am start. For meeting place: See Facebook or email gisbornerunnersandwalkers@gmail.com

Gas Guzzler Breakfast. Check out classic or vintage cars, hotrods, bikes and projects. Behind the Courthouse on Reads Quay, 8-11am.

The Gisborne Herald Home & Lifestyle Expo, 10am-4pm. See August 3.

Jolly Lifestyle Market. Local craft stalls, coffee and music, with parking in the paddock. Jolly Stockman carpark, 3 Saleyards Rd, 11am-2pm, weather permitting.

Lions Express Train Rides. Take the kids for a train ride around the playground and lake. Start: near Gisborne Wainui Lions Junior Cycle Park, Centennial Marine Dr, 11am-3pm, $2.

Gisborne Tairawhiti Rugby League Rep Trials. Calling all players; U10 and U11 boys’ & U13 boys’ and girls’ keen to play in the Maori National Tournaments. Awapuni Stadium, Centennial Marine Drive, midday-1.30pm. Bring boots, mouthguard and drink bottle. ​

Gisborne Country Music Club. Singers and musicians welcome. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 1-4pm, $3, incl afternoon tea, ph Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 2pm. See Aug 3.

The Irish Club. Join us if you possess a sense of humour and a passion for all things Irish. The Rivers, cnr Gladstone Rd & Reads Quay, 4-6pm. For details ph Phil 867 3715.

One One One. A three-piece rock band with hits from the 80s. Smash Palace, 24 Banks St, 9pm, $10 cash-only door sales.


Monday, August 5

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.

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

Neighbourhood Support Exercise Class. For over 60s: Steady As You Go exercises for balance and muscle-strengthening. Dunblane Conference Room, 107 Iranui Rd, 10.30-11.30am, ph Noel 027 314 3893.

Mahjong Club. Enjoy a friendly fellowship. Gisborne Town & Country Women’s Club, 42 Emily St, 1pm, ph 281 0187.

Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Leading NIWA scientists, and Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups; Tairawhiti and Hawke’s Bay discuss latest scientific research projects about NZs largest fault, slow slip events, earthquakes, tsunami and our risk. Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club, 280 Grey St, 6.30pm, free.​

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls. A roll-up for new or seasoned bowlers. Gisborne Intermediate Hall, 7pm, ph 867 6383.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Beginners class and reviews for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing. St Andrew’s Church Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-10pm, $5, ph 867 0074.

Tuesday, August 6

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See Aug 3.

Baby Time: for 0-2, parents or caregivers. 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. Details: ph Dave 867 4402 (opt 1), email Glenn at glennb355@gmail.com

​Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Haven Senior Citizens Hall, Tokomaru Bay, 3pm. See Aug 5.

Gisborne Wainui Lions meeting. A friendly club, who have fun while making a difference in our community. The White House, 69 Peel Street, 5.30pm.

Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Tolaga Bay Fire Station, cnr Cook & Solander Sts, 6.30pm. See Aug 5.

Poverty Bay Blues Night. A selection of live blues music. PBC, 38 Childers Rd, doors open 7pm, music 8pm, $5 door sales, R18.

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

Wednesday, August 7

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

Operatunity presents Divas Through the Decades. The Epiphanies; Rebecca Wright, Sharon Emirali and Gail Tipene sing greatest hits from the 40s to 70s from Gracie Fields to Helen Reddy. War Memorial Theatre, 11am–1pm, $35 (incl lunch). Tickets; 0508 266 237 or operatunity.co.nz/concerts

Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Hinerupe Marae, 60 Paikea St, Te Araroa, 5pm. See Aug 5.

BIZminton 6: Week 2 of 5. For teams of four players. Gisborne Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 6-8.30pm. See: sporty.co.nz/badmintoneastland/

Gisborne Young Farmers Meeting. Come along for a yarn and meet like-minded people. Patutahi Tavern, 150 Seddon St, 6.30pm, meeting starts 7pm.

Thursday, August 8

Bridge and Rummikub Club. Enjoy fellowship of a friendly club. Gisborne Town & Country Women’s Club, 42 Emily St, 9am, ph Liz 281 0187.

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See Aug 3.

Mahjong Club, 1pm. See August 5.

Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Wairoa War Memorial Hall, cnr Queen & Locke Sts, 6pm. See Aug 5.​

FreeDance. A movement and dance meditation practice with a variety of sound and rhythm. St Andrew’s Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-8.30pm, $7 each. See Facebook.

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 7.30pm. See Aug 3.​​

Gisborne Caledonian Society Practice Night. Modern, sequence and social dancing. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-9.30pm, $4.

Friday, August 9​

Toddler Time: for ages 2-5. Songs and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-10.30am, free.

Gisborne Ballet Group Dancing Competitions (to Aug 11). Watch local dancers perform hip-hop, modern, tap and ballet. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 6pm. Cash-only tickets from the venue; session price: $4A, $2Ch, entire weekend concession pass: $15A, $4Ch, programme $5.

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 7.30pm. See Aug 3.

Build-a-Band. Let’s jam. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8-11pm, free entry, R18.

Saturday, August 10

Gisborne parkrun, 7.45am. See Aug 3.

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. Plenty of bargains. In the carpark behind St Andrew’s church (access off Childers Rd), 8am-midday, $5/vehicle.

Gisborne Ballet Group Dancing Competitions, 8.30am, 1pm & 6.30pm. See August 9.

Tairawhiti Coffin Club, 9am-midday. See Aug 3.

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See Aug 3.

Gisborne Card-Making & Scrapbooking. Meet like-minded people and get crafting. Emerald Hotel, 13 Gladstone Rd, 9.30am-3pm. To register ph/txt Karen 027 664 8010.

Ormond Tennis Club, 2-4pm. See Aug 3.

Gisborne Aerial Silks: Student Showcase. Come along and see creative silk performances. Gisborne Gymnastics Club, 537 Aberdeen Rd, 4-5pm, free.

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 7.30pm. See Aug 3.

Herbs Acoustic and Che Fu Live. NZ's highly-acclaimed, soulful musical voices; Herbs and hip-hop, reggae icon; Che Fu. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 8pm-midnight, R18. Limited tickets: $25 cash-only presales from Bar 59, 59 Peel St, Gisborne.

NZ/DC: AC/DC Tribute. Come along for an AC/DC experience, including the school-boy suit. Supported by Harbinger. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8.30pm, Harbinger at 9pm, NZ/DC at 10pm, R18, $25+Bfee, eventfinda.co.nz

Sunday, August 11

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club, 8am start. See Aug 4.

Gisborne Harrier Club Mud Run. A mini course for u/7s-8s, a longer course for other ages. Dress in something beginning with the letter M or R, spot prizes for the best dressed. Maclaurin Farm, end of Maclaurin Rd, Hexton, 9am registration. Start: U/7s at 10am, others at 10.15am. $25A, $7Ch, free for Run Gisborne members. Group rate for 5/more runners: $20A, $5Ch.​ Register before August 10: sporty.co.nz

Equestrian Sports NZ: Jumping Practice Day. A non-registered day; a great way to start out jumping with your horse or pony. Gisborne ESNZ Equestrian Area, A&P Showgrounds, Makaraka, 9am-3.15pm, free entry.

Gisborne Ballet Group Dancing Competitions, 9am. See August 9.

Lions Express Train Rides, 11am-3pm. See August 4.

Barleycorn. Irish-influenced Gisborne band playing all your favourite tunes. Tairawhiti Museum, 10 Stout St, 2-3pm, $5 door sales, children/students with ID free. Details: ph 867 3832.



Saturday, August 3

Gisborne parkrun. Wear a colourful tutu on your run/walk. Meet: Waikanae Beach Playground, Grey St, 7.45am. Kid, dog and pram-friendly. See http://www.parkrun.co.nz/gisborne/

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

Gisborne Artists, Potters and Photographers Exhibition (to Sept 22). Pictorial imagery with paintings, prints and ceramics, featuring the Gisborne Camera Club photographs. Tairawhiti Museum, 10 Stout St, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1.30-4pm, locals free, visitors $5, ph 867 3832.

The Gisborne Herald Home & Lifestyle Expo (to Aug 4). You will find inspiration here; art, beeswax products, electric bikes, fencing, insulation, kitchens, medical alarms, pet grooming, portable cabins, roof restoration, spas/pools and much more. Showgrounds Park Event Centre, 10am-4pm, free admission.​

The Pohutukawa Tree Auditions. Ages 15-70 required to audition for Bruce Mason's classic Kiwi drama. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 11am-2pm. Register: http://www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz click “Book an Audition”.

Gisborne Tairawhiti Rugby League Competition. Come along and support our local men’s competition kick off. Awapuni Stadium, 91 Centennial Marine Drive, 11am-4pm, free.

TRAMPS. For all singers, musicians and poetry readers to come along and perform. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 1.30-3.30pm, $3, ph John 868 9658.

Tennis for players of all skill levels. Ormond Tennis Club, Hill Rd, Ormond, 2-4pm, ph 862 5741 or 862 5856.

Ormond School Bingo Night. Prizes, auctions, loads of fun, food and beverages. Waerenga a Hika Hall, 728 Matawai Rd, 6-11pm, R18. Tickets: $10 each from Pharmacy 53, Ballance St, ph 867 3038 or Ormond School, Whitmore Rd, ph 862 5725, office@ormond.school.nz

Good Folk Community Dance. Folk dance for fitness or fun. No experience, skill or partner necessary. St Andrew’s Church Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-9.30pm, $5 cash-only door sales, incl shared supper. See Facebook.

Deathtrap: Ira Levin (to Aug 10). When once-successful playwright Sidney sees his latest Broadway effort bomb on opening night he tumbles into despair, until he receives a package from a former student. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 7.30pm, $34A, $29Snr, $24 17/u, R13, http://www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz

Elvis Tribute Show. A celebration of popular songs once performed by the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Gisborne Cosmopolitan Club, 190 Derby St, 8pm. Tickets: Ph the club at 867 9719, $20 non-members, $15 members.

SOLD OUT: Landslide. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 8.30-11.30pm.

Sunday, August 4

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club. 1.5 hour walk/run and a cuppa. 8am start. For meeting place: See Facebook or email gisbornerunnersandwalkers@gmail.com

Gas Guzzler Breakfast. Check out classic or vintage cars, hotrods, bikes and projects. Behind the Courthouse on Reads Quay, 8-11am.

The Gisborne Herald Home & Lifestyle Expo, 10am-4pm. See August 3.

Jolly Lifestyle Market. Local craft stalls, coffee and music, with parking in the paddock. Jolly Stockman carpark, 3 Saleyards Rd, 11am-2pm, weather permitting.

Lions Express Train Rides. Take the kids for a train ride around the playground and lake. Start: near Gisborne Wainui Lions Junior Cycle Park, Centennial Marine Dr, 11am-3pm, $2.

Gisborne Tairawhiti Rugby League Rep Trials. Calling all players; U10 and U11 boys’ & U13 boys’ and girls’ keen to play in the Maori National Tournaments. Awapuni Stadium, Centennial Marine Drive, midday-1.30pm. Bring boots, mouthguard and drink bottle. ​

Gisborne Country Music Club. Singers and musicians welcome. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 1-4pm, $3, incl afternoon tea, ph Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 2pm. See Aug 3.

The Irish Club. Join us if you possess a sense of humour and a passion for all things Irish. The Rivers, cnr Gladstone Rd & Reads Quay, 4-6pm. For details ph Phil 867 3715.

One One One. A three-piece rock band with hits from the 80s. Smash Palace, 24 Banks St, 9pm, $10 cash-only door sales.


Monday, August 5

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.

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

Neighbourhood Support Exercise Class. For over 60s: Steady As You Go exercises for balance and muscle-strengthening. Dunblane Conference Room, 107 Iranui Rd, 10.30-11.30am, ph Noel 027 314 3893.

Mahjong Club. Enjoy a friendly fellowship. Gisborne Town & Country Women’s Club, 42 Emily St, 1pm, ph 281 0187.

Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Leading NIWA scientists, and Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups; Tairawhiti and Hawke’s Bay discuss latest scientific research projects about NZs largest fault, slow slip events, earthquakes, tsunami and our risk. Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club, 280 Grey St, 6.30pm, free.​

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls. A roll-up for new or seasoned bowlers. Gisborne Intermediate Hall, 7pm, ph 867 6383.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Beginners class and reviews for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing. St Andrew’s Church Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-10pm, $5, ph 867 0074.

Tuesday, August 6

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See Aug 3.

Baby Time: for 0-2, parents or caregivers. 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. Details: ph Dave 867 4402 (opt 1), email Glenn at glennb355@gmail.com

​Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Haven Senior Citizens Hall, Tokomaru Bay, 3pm. See Aug 5.

Gisborne Wainui Lions meeting. A friendly club, who have fun while making a difference in our community. The White House, 69 Peel Street, 5.30pm.

Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Tolaga Bay Fire Station, cnr Cook & Solander Sts, 6.30pm. See Aug 5.

Poverty Bay Blues Night. A selection of live blues music. PBC, 38 Childers Rd, doors open 7pm, music 8pm, $5 door sales, R18.

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

Wednesday, August 7

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

Operatunity presents Divas Through the Decades. The Epiphanies; Rebecca Wright, Sharon Emirali and Gail Tipene sing greatest hits from the 40s to 70s from Gracie Fields to Helen Reddy. War Memorial Theatre, 11am–1pm, $35 (incl lunch). Tickets; 0508 266 237 or operatunity.co.nz/concerts

Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Hinerupe Marae, 60 Paikea St, Te Araroa, 5pm. See Aug 5.

BIZminton 6: Week 2 of 5. For teams of four players. Gisborne Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 6-8.30pm. See: sporty.co.nz/badmintoneastland/

Gisborne Young Farmers Meeting. Come along for a yarn and meet like-minded people. Patutahi Tavern, 150 Seddon St, 6.30pm, meeting starts 7pm.

Thursday, August 8

Bridge and Rummikub Club. Enjoy fellowship of a friendly club. Gisborne Town & Country Women’s Club, 42 Emily St, 9am, ph Liz 281 0187.

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See Aug 3.

Mahjong Club, 1pm. See August 5.

Unlocking the Secrets of the Hikurangi Subduction Zone. Wairoa War Memorial Hall, cnr Queen & Locke Sts, 6pm. See Aug 5.​

FreeDance. A movement and dance meditation practice with a variety of sound and rhythm. St Andrew’s Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-8.30pm, $7 each. See Facebook.

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 7.30pm. See Aug 3.​​

Gisborne Caledonian Society Practice Night. Modern, sequence and social dancing. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-9.30pm, $4.

Friday, August 9​

Toddler Time: for ages 2-5. Songs and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-10.30am, free.

Gisborne Ballet Group Dancing Competitions (to Aug 11). Watch local dancers perform hip-hop, modern, tap and ballet. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 6pm. Cash-only tickets from the venue; session price: $4A, $2Ch, entire weekend concession pass: $15A, $4Ch, programme $5.

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 7.30pm. See Aug 3.

Build-a-Band. Let’s jam. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8-11pm, free entry, R18.

Saturday, August 10

Gisborne parkrun, 7.45am. See Aug 3.

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. Plenty of bargains. In the carpark behind St Andrew’s church (access off Childers Rd), 8am-midday, $5/vehicle.

Gisborne Ballet Group Dancing Competitions, 8.30am, 1pm & 6.30pm. See August 9.

Tairawhiti Coffin Club, 9am-midday. See Aug 3.

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See Aug 3.

Gisborne Card-Making & Scrapbooking. Meet like-minded people and get crafting. Emerald Hotel, 13 Gladstone Rd, 9.30am-3pm. To register ph/txt Karen 027 664 8010.

Ormond Tennis Club, 2-4pm. See Aug 3.

Gisborne Aerial Silks: Student Showcase. Come along and see creative silk performances. Gisborne Gymnastics Club, 537 Aberdeen Rd, 4-5pm, free.

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 7.30pm. See Aug 3.

Herbs Acoustic and Che Fu Live. NZ's highly-acclaimed, soulful musical voices; Herbs and hip-hop, reggae icon; Che Fu. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 8pm-midnight, R18. Limited tickets: $25 cash-only presales from Bar 59, 59 Peel St, Gisborne.

NZ/DC: AC/DC Tribute. Come along for an AC/DC experience, including the school-boy suit. Supported by Harbinger. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8.30pm, Harbinger at 9pm, NZ/DC at 10pm, R18, $25+Bfee, eventfinda.co.nz

Sunday, August 11

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club, 8am start. See Aug 4.

Gisborne Harrier Club Mud Run. A mini course for u/7s-8s, a longer course for other ages. Dress in something beginning with the letter M or R, spot prizes for the best dressed. Maclaurin Farm, end of Maclaurin Rd, Hexton, 9am registration. Start: U/7s at 10am, others at 10.15am. $25A, $7Ch, free for Run Gisborne members. Group rate for 5/more runners: $20A, $5Ch.​ Register before August 10: sporty.co.nz

Equestrian Sports NZ: Jumping Practice Day. A non-registered day; a great way to start out jumping with your horse or pony. Gisborne ESNZ Equestrian Area, A&P Showgrounds, Makaraka, 9am-3.15pm, free entry.

Gisborne Ballet Group Dancing Competitions, 9am. See August 9.

Lions Express Train Rides, 11am-3pm. See August 4.

Barleycorn. Irish-influenced Gisborne band playing all your favourite tunes. Tairawhiti Museum, 10 Stout St, 2-3pm, $5 door sales, children/students with ID free. Details: ph 867 3832.



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