What's on in Gisborne

Wearable arts

Saturday, July 1

Matariki Wearable Arts and Arts Awards, War Memorial Theatre, gold coin donation. Doors open 12.15pm, show starts 1pm.

Wahine on Waves — Surf Film Festival, 6.30pm, The Dome Cinema. Films include Women and the Waves, Sliding Into The Light, Pear Shaped, Given and Steer With Your Heart. Tickets $20 or $50 whanau pass (4 people) from www.gisborneboardriders.com

Three bands — Dark Water, Uni-Fi and Sit Down in Front, 9pm, Smash Palace Bar, $10 on the door.

Sunday, July 2

Printing Workshop with Tony Ogle, 9.30am–4pm, 123 Rutene Road, $40. To register contact Kath ph 867 5366 or email mikecat52@gmail.com

Volunteers Conservation — Planting the edge of Te Wherowhero Lagoon, 10am – 2pm. Meet 9.30am at Doc Office, 63 Carnarvon St, or 10am SH2, 2.5km south of Browns Beach Road, Muriwai. Bring Gumboots, suitable clothing and lunch. Contact Jamie Foxley 022 627 1952.

Jolly Lifestyle Market, 11am–2pm, Jolly Stockman car park.

The Gisborne Country Music Club, 1–4pm, Foundation of the Blind rooms, afternoon tea supplied. Singers, musicians welcome to join in. Members $2, non-members $3. Contact Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

The John Mackill Sextet performs 'Jazz for Charity' — Funk, blues, bebop, Latin, jazz, waltzes, ballads and more, 2.30–4.30pm, Holy Trinity Church. $15 on the door with all proceeds to Gisborne Cancer Society.

Monday, July 3

Badminton Eastland social morning club, 9.30–11.30am, Badminton Centre, $4 a session. Ph Leslie 867 2584.

Kiwi Badminton club (years 3 to 7), 4.30–5.30pm, Badminton Centre, $5 a session or $80 season. Rackets available. Ph Scott 027 350 9482.

Junior Badminton club (years 8 to 11), 6–7pm, Badminton Centre, $5 a session or $80 season. Rackets available. Ph Gabe 027 248 2729 or kim.gabe@xtra.co.nz

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls, 7–10pm, Gisborne Intermediate School Hall. Contact Ian Ph 867 1094.

Tuesday, July 4

Sharing the kaupapa — Gisborne workshop on the new Youth Mentoring Safe and Effective Practice Guide, 9am–3.30pm, $35 (includes morning tea, lunch), at Eastland Rescue Helicopter meeting room, Aerodrome Rd. Register at https://regional-workshop-gisborne.eventbrite.co.nz

Effective Use of Social Media — a workshop for community organisations, 12.30–1.30pm, Waikato Institute of Education Seminar Room, 74 Grey St, free. To register ph 868 4522 or email info@gisbornevolunteercentre.org.nz

Wainui Lions meeting, 5.30pm, The White House, Peel Street.

Black Grace — As Night Falls. Dance by Neil Ieremia, set to the timeless sound of Antonio Vivaldi, 7.30pm, War Memorial Theatre. Tickets from Stephen Jones or TicketDirect.

Poverty Bay Blues Night, 8pm, Poverty Bay Club, $5 on the door.

Wednesday, July 5

Toddler Time - Stories and Songs for little ones, 10-10.30am, HB Williams Memorial Library, 53 Awapuni Road, free.

Volunteers Conservation — Waikanae Stream planting, 10am–noon. Meet at 10am in the Alfred Cox Park behind the i-Site. Contact Jamie Foxley 022 627 1952.

Operatunity presents It's Rainin' Men, 11am, War Memorial Theatre. Four men sing songs ranging from musical theatre, powerful ballads, Rat Pack and '50s. For tickets Ph 0508 266 237 or email bookings@operatunityco.nz

Thursday, July 6

U3A, 9.30am for 10am start, Te Tini O Porou, 75 Huxley Rd, Kaiti. Mostly for retired folk but all welcome. Ph Allan 868 6269.

Toi Matapu presents Pou Te Wharau: Echoes of Our Ancestors — Opening night Art Exhibition, 6–8pm, Te Wananga O Aotearoa, 630 Childers Road, free admission.

Ulysses Motorcycle Club, Gisborne Branch meeting, 7.30pm, Gisborne Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club. For anyone who rides or is interested in motorcycles. Ph Chris 868 9661.

Friday, July 7

Gizzy Food Month — Sunshine Brewery Long Lunch, noon, $90. Tickets from the brewery.

Acoustic Music Duo Annabelle and Ash perform a mix of classics, 6pm, the Dome Room, free.

Hospice Tairawhiti annual Night of Laughs, 8–10.30pm, War Memorial Theatre, featuring comedienne Urzila Carlson, comedian Vaughan King and comedian-magician Jarred Fell. Tickets from Stephen Jones Photography or TicketDirect.

Saturday, July 8

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale, 9am–noon in car park behind church, access off Childers Rd, $5 per car (paid on arrival, set-up from 8am). Ph Val 868 8226. Realistically-priced goods.

Worm Farm Workshop — learn how to set up and maintain one, 11.30am–12.30pm, Tairawhiti Environment Centre, 386 Palmerston Rd, $5.

TRAAMPS — Three Rivers Almost-Acoustic Music Poetry and Song, 2–4pm, the Band Room, Childers Road, $2 in the jar. Folk and a variety of other genres. Contact John Newsham Ph 868 9658 or newsham@xtra.co.nz

The Palace Dance Studio Polyswagg Workshop, 2–3pm, YMCA, $15. Register between 1.30–2pm at info@thepalacedancestudio.co.nz or Ph 09 580 2622.

The Palace Dance Studio presents Honour the Crown, (hip hop), 5.30pm, War Memorial Theatre. Tickets from Stephen Jones Photography or TicketDirect.

Phoenix Select Brass, 7pm, Salvation Army hall, 389 Gladstone Road.

Sunday, July 9

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club tramp on Wairewa Station, from Otoko Walkway to the trig station between Waikohu and Waihuka valleys, 8.30am departure, $15. To register interest phone Geoff on 862 5710 or email cobbunco@xtra.co.nz

Volunteers Conservation — Waikanae Stream clean-up and planting, 1–3pm. Meet at the Skate Park, Grey Street. Contact Jamie Foxley 022 627 1952.

Sunday afternoon concert series — Jazz duo Alexander Boulton and Oscar Laven play only the most eternally-hip jazz of the 1930s to 1950s, 2–3pm, Tairawhiti Museum, adults $5, students with ID and children free.

Saturday, July 1

Matariki Wearable Arts and Arts Awards, War Memorial Theatre, gold coin donation. Doors open 12.15pm, show starts 1pm.

Wahine on Waves — Surf Film Festival, 6.30pm, The Dome Cinema. Films include Women and the Waves, Sliding Into The Light, Pear Shaped, Given and Steer With Your Heart. Tickets $20 or $50 whanau pass (4 people) from www.gisborneboardriders.com

Three bands — Dark Water, Uni-Fi and Sit Down in Front, 9pm, Smash Palace Bar, $10 on the door.

Sunday, July 2

Printing Workshop with Tony Ogle, 9.30am–4pm, 123 Rutene Road, $40. To register contact Kath ph 867 5366 or email mikecat52@gmail.com

Volunteers Conservation — Planting the edge of Te Wherowhero Lagoon, 10am – 2pm. Meet 9.30am at Doc Office, 63 Carnarvon St, or 10am SH2, 2.5km south of Browns Beach Road, Muriwai. Bring Gumboots, suitable clothing and lunch. Contact Jamie Foxley 022 627 1952.

Jolly Lifestyle Market, 11am–2pm, Jolly Stockman car park.

The Gisborne Country Music Club, 1–4pm, Foundation of the Blind rooms, afternoon tea supplied. Singers, musicians welcome to join in. Members $2, non-members $3. Contact Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

The John Mackill Sextet performs 'Jazz for Charity' — Funk, blues, bebop, Latin, jazz, waltzes, ballads and more, 2.30–4.30pm, Holy Trinity Church. $15 on the door with all proceeds to Gisborne Cancer Society.

Monday, July 3

Badminton Eastland social morning club, 9.30–11.30am, Badminton Centre, $4 a session. Ph Leslie 867 2584.

Kiwi Badminton club (years 3 to 7), 4.30–5.30pm, Badminton Centre, $5 a session or $80 season. Rackets available. Ph Scott 027 350 9482.

Junior Badminton club (years 8 to 11), 6–7pm, Badminton Centre, $5 a session or $80 season. Rackets available. Ph Gabe 027 248 2729 or kim.gabe@xtra.co.nz

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls, 7–10pm, Gisborne Intermediate School Hall. Contact Ian Ph 867 1094.

Tuesday, July 4

Sharing the kaupapa — Gisborne workshop on the new Youth Mentoring Safe and Effective Practice Guide, 9am–3.30pm, $35 (includes morning tea, lunch), at Eastland Rescue Helicopter meeting room, Aerodrome Rd. Register at https://regional-workshop-gisborne.eventbrite.co.nz

Effective Use of Social Media — a workshop for community organisations, 12.30–1.30pm, Waikato Institute of Education Seminar Room, 74 Grey St, free. To register ph 868 4522 or email info@gisbornevolunteercentre.org.nz

Wainui Lions meeting, 5.30pm, The White House, Peel Street.

Black Grace — As Night Falls. Dance by Neil Ieremia, set to the timeless sound of Antonio Vivaldi, 7.30pm, War Memorial Theatre. Tickets from Stephen Jones or TicketDirect.

Poverty Bay Blues Night, 8pm, Poverty Bay Club, $5 on the door.

Wednesday, July 5

Toddler Time - Stories and Songs for little ones, 10-10.30am, HB Williams Memorial Library, 53 Awapuni Road, free.

Volunteers Conservation — Waikanae Stream planting, 10am–noon. Meet at 10am in the Alfred Cox Park behind the i-Site. Contact Jamie Foxley 022 627 1952.

Operatunity presents It's Rainin' Men, 11am, War Memorial Theatre. Four men sing songs ranging from musical theatre, powerful ballads, Rat Pack and '50s. For tickets Ph 0508 266 237 or email bookings@operatunityco.nz

Thursday, July 6

U3A, 9.30am for 10am start, Te Tini O Porou, 75 Huxley Rd, Kaiti. Mostly for retired folk but all welcome. Ph Allan 868 6269.

Toi Matapu presents Pou Te Wharau: Echoes of Our Ancestors — Opening night Art Exhibition, 6–8pm, Te Wananga O Aotearoa, 630 Childers Road, free admission.

Ulysses Motorcycle Club, Gisborne Branch meeting, 7.30pm, Gisborne Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club. For anyone who rides or is interested in motorcycles. Ph Chris 868 9661.

Friday, July 7

Gizzy Food Month — Sunshine Brewery Long Lunch, noon, $90. Tickets from the brewery.

Acoustic Music Duo Annabelle and Ash perform a mix of classics, 6pm, the Dome Room, free.

Hospice Tairawhiti annual Night of Laughs, 8–10.30pm, War Memorial Theatre, featuring comedienne Urzila Carlson, comedian Vaughan King and comedian-magician Jarred Fell. Tickets from Stephen Jones Photography or TicketDirect.

Saturday, July 8

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale, 9am–noon in car park behind church, access off Childers Rd, $5 per car (paid on arrival, set-up from 8am). Ph Val 868 8226. Realistically-priced goods.

Worm Farm Workshop — learn how to set up and maintain one, 11.30am–12.30pm, Tairawhiti Environment Centre, 386 Palmerston Rd, $5.

TRAAMPS — Three Rivers Almost-Acoustic Music Poetry and Song, 2–4pm, the Band Room, Childers Road, $2 in the jar. Folk and a variety of other genres. Contact John Newsham Ph 868 9658 or newsham@xtra.co.nz

The Palace Dance Studio Polyswagg Workshop, 2–3pm, YMCA, $15. Register between 1.30–2pm at info@thepalacedancestudio.co.nz or Ph 09 580 2622.

The Palace Dance Studio presents Honour the Crown, (hip hop), 5.30pm, War Memorial Theatre. Tickets from Stephen Jones Photography or TicketDirect.

Phoenix Select Brass, 7pm, Salvation Army hall, 389 Gladstone Road.

Sunday, July 9

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club tramp on Wairewa Station, from Otoko Walkway to the trig station between Waikohu and Waihuka valleys, 8.30am departure, $15. To register interest phone Geoff on 862 5710 or email cobbunco@xtra.co.nz

Volunteers Conservation — Waikanae Stream clean-up and planting, 1–3pm. Meet at the Skate Park, Grey Street. Contact Jamie Foxley 022 627 1952.

Sunday afternoon concert series — Jazz duo Alexander Boulton and Oscar Laven play only the most eternally-hip jazz of the 1930s to 1950s, 2–3pm, Tairawhiti Museum, adults $5, students with ID and children free.

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