What's on in Gisborne

Plenty of entertainment and events to look forward to.

Plenty of entertainment and events to look forward to.



Saturday, March 10

Professional Fleet Maintenance Production Saloon Champ of Champs. Eastland Group Raceway, gates open 5pm, racing starts at 6pm. Gate sale tickets only, subject to change: family (2A+3C) $40, adult $15, pensioner $10, child (5-15yrs) $8.

The D4, Sit Down in Front Tour. Auckland rock'n'rollers are back, along with Jon Toogood. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8pm, R18. Tickets: $40+Bfee undertheradar.co.nz

Sunday, March 11

Gisborne Card-Making & Scrapbooking, 9.30am-3pm.

Gisborne Wine and Food Society Long Lunch. For details: annf@xtra.co.nz or ph 867 3772.

A celebration of local artists with artwork for sale, 10am-3pm. See Saturday listing.

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise. Enjoy the sights of Poverty Bay from a fully-restored historic tug. Sailing from the inner wharf, weather permitting, 2pm, adult $20, child u12 $10, pay at gate, limit 25. Ph Brian 027 474 9360.

Footrot Flats – The Musical Pre-Audition Meeting. For those wanting to be part of this
vibrant production, onstage or off. Musical Theatre clubrooms, 99 Innes St, 2pm. For details: 027 417 9910.

Monday, March 12

Register for Gisborne Boardriders Club Rippers Intake 2 (ages 5-12 years), $25 member, $50 non-GBC-member at www.gisborneboardriders.com

Tai Chi at the Beach. Reap the benefits and develop your own routine. In front of the
Waikanae Surf Club, Grey St, 7.30-8.30am, $5. No class if raining, will proceed in light drizzle.

Teen Yoga. For ages 12-plus. Reset Studio, Level 2, Poverty Bay Club, 38 Childers Rd, 4-5pm, $15/session. Bookings: Aisling 022 323 4266, hello@reset.net.nz

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome/rackets available. Social Morning Club, 9.15-11.30am, $4/session, ph 867 2584. Kiwi Badminton Club for Year 3-7 players, 4.30-5.30pm, $5/session, ph 027 350 9482.

Contemporary Dance for Adults Gisborne. Students will explore their own movement style and creativity in a fun class with great music. Wainui Beach School Hall, 5.15-6.45pm, $10 a class. See our Facebook page / ph Kim 021 072 1279.

Tairawhiti Writers' Hub. Casual discussion for writers of all levels. Muirs Bookshop and Cafe, 5.30-7.30pm, free. See Facebook for details/monthly topics.

Eastland Toastmasters. For confidence in public speaking. Arohaina Centre, 396 Aberdeen Rd (opposite Botanical Gardens), 5.45-7pm. Visitors welcome.

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. Junior Badminton Club for Year 7-11 players, 6-7pm, $5/session, ph 027 548 1133. Gisborne Badminton Club, 7-9pm, $10/session, ph 867 1416.

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

Tuesday, March 13

Blood Donation Drive. All existing/new donors (aged 16 to 66) are welcome. Cosmopolitan Club, 190 Derby St, 7.30am-2pm. Book an appointment: Ph 0800 448 325.

Kids Yoga. Six week classes for ages 7-11 years. Reset Studio, Level 2, Poverty Bay Club, 38 Childers Rd, 4-5pm, prepaid fee: $60. Bookings: Aisling 022 323 4266, hello@reset.net.nz

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

Wednesday, March 14

Tai Chi at the Beach, 7.30-8.30am. See Monday listing.

Blood Donation Drive, 7.30am-2pm. See Tuesday listing for details or to book appointments.

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

Operatunity presents Rat Pack Returns. Three talented young singers: My Way and Fly Me to the Moon and many more. War Memorial Theatre, 11am–1pm, $35 (includes light lunch). Tickets: 0508 266 237, www.operatunity.co.nz/concerts

Open Season Badminton Tournament (Mar 14, 21 & 28). Doubles and mixed doubles, all levels/grades. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 6pm start, seniors $30, high school students $21. To enter: book in foyer, ph Linda 862 7777 or whiterere1@gmail.com

Thursday, March 15

Blood Donation Drive, 7.30am-2pm. See Tuesday listing for details or to book appointments.

TSB NZ Surf Lifesaving Championships. Iconic three-day event for 15yrs to masters. Midway Surf Life Saving Club, 8am-5pm. Register: www.surflifesaving.org.nz

Free Parenting Seminar. Clinical psychologist David Galbraith will discuss and provide tips on encouraging young men and women to embrace challenges for development of their character. The Vines, Bushmere Estate, 166 Main Rd, 7-8.30pm, free. Numbers are limited, register: stpauls.school.nz/parenting

Gisborne Camera Club. Photographic enthusiasts welcome. Blind Foundation rooms, 37 Grey St, 7.30pm. Details: gisbornecameraclub@gmail.com

Friday, March 16

Tai Chi at the Beach, 7.30-8.30am. See Monday listing.

TSB NZ Surf Lifesaving Championships, 8am-5pm. See Thursday listing.

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

Saturday, March 17

Tai Chi at the Museum. Reap the benefits and develop your own routine. In front of
Tairawhiti Museum, 8-9am, $5. No class if raining, will proceed in light drizzle.

TSB NZ Surf Lifesaving Championships, 8am-5pm. See Thursday listing.

JAB Rugby Season 2018 Muster Day. For all boys and girls wanting to play rugby, under-6 to under-13 grades. To register: turn up at one of the following clubs from 10am: YMP, Uawa RU, Ngatapa, Pirates, Horouta, OBM, Waikohu and HSOB.

Ngatapa RASC Junior Muster. All sports-mad town and country kids are welcome. Ngatapa Clubrooms, Onslow Rd, Patutahi, 10am-noon, $20 subs on muster day, after Mar 17 $30/child. Register at the muster for rugby: u6-u13s, netball: 8yrs-Yr8 and soccer: 6yrs-Yr8.

St Patrick’s Day Gig. Barleycorn play at lunchtime, other bands through the day. Irish music, good food, dress in green attire/leprechaun ears. The Rivers Bar, Reads Quay, noon-3pm.

Footrot Flats – The Musical Audition. Musical Theatre clubrooms, 99 Innes St, 2pm.

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.

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

Subset BC. Playing live with DJs Missing Link and Subsekretary. Garden Bar, Poverty Bay Club, 8.30pm, $10 door sales, R18.

Sunday, March 18

TSB NZ Surf Lifesaving Championships, 8am-5pm. See Thursday listing.

Alzheimer's Gisborne Charity Fundraiser. Guest appearance from The Block 2017 NZ winners Andy & Nate. Raglan Roast, 116 Wainui Rd, 10am, $45. All proceeds going to Alzheimer's Gisborne. Tickets: homeinspirationseries.eventbrite.co.nz or LJ Hooker, 66 Reads Quay (cash and credit only).

Opportunities Without Discrimination Colour Run. A 2.5km run with lots of spot prizes.
Marina carpark, 10am, free to attend.

Gisborne Sceptic Group, 11am. For information on topics and venue ph 867 3715, 867 7122.

Waikanae Working Bee. Hosted by Conservation Groups in Tairawhiti. Skate Park, Grey St,
1-3pm.

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

Forest & Bird Pest and Weed Project. Learn about predator trapping, children welcome with adult supervision. Gray's Bush Scenic Reserve, Back Ormond Rd, 1.30pm. Light refreshments available on the day. Further info: 868 8236.

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise, 2pm. See Sunday March 11 listing.

Footrot Flats – The Musical Audition, 2pm. See Saturday listing.



Saturday, March 10

Professional Fleet Maintenance Production Saloon Champ of Champs. Eastland Group Raceway, gates open 5pm, racing starts at 6pm. Gate sale tickets only, subject to change: family (2A+3C) $40, adult $15, pensioner $10, child (5-15yrs) $8.

The D4, Sit Down in Front Tour. Auckland rock'n'rollers are back, along with Jon Toogood. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8pm, R18. Tickets: $40+Bfee undertheradar.co.nz

Sunday, March 11

Gisborne Card-Making & Scrapbooking, 9.30am-3pm.

Gisborne Wine and Food Society Long Lunch. For details: annf@xtra.co.nz or ph 867 3772.

A celebration of local artists with artwork for sale, 10am-3pm. See Saturday listing.

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise. Enjoy the sights of Poverty Bay from a fully-restored historic tug. Sailing from the inner wharf, weather permitting, 2pm, adult $20, child u12 $10, pay at gate, limit 25. Ph Brian 027 474 9360.

Footrot Flats – The Musical Pre-Audition Meeting. For those wanting to be part of this
vibrant production, onstage or off. Musical Theatre clubrooms, 99 Innes St, 2pm. For details: 027 417 9910.

Monday, March 12

Register for Gisborne Boardriders Club Rippers Intake 2 (ages 5-12 years), $25 member, $50 non-GBC-member at www.gisborneboardriders.com

Tai Chi at the Beach. Reap the benefits and develop your own routine. In front of the
Waikanae Surf Club, Grey St, 7.30-8.30am, $5. No class if raining, will proceed in light drizzle.

Teen Yoga. For ages 12-plus. Reset Studio, Level 2, Poverty Bay Club, 38 Childers Rd, 4-5pm, $15/session. Bookings: Aisling 022 323 4266, hello@reset.net.nz

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome/rackets available. Social Morning Club, 9.15-11.30am, $4/session, ph 867 2584. Kiwi Badminton Club for Year 3-7 players, 4.30-5.30pm, $5/session, ph 027 350 9482.

Contemporary Dance for Adults Gisborne. Students will explore their own movement style and creativity in a fun class with great music. Wainui Beach School Hall, 5.15-6.45pm, $10 a class. See our Facebook page / ph Kim 021 072 1279.

Tairawhiti Writers' Hub. Casual discussion for writers of all levels. Muirs Bookshop and Cafe, 5.30-7.30pm, free. See Facebook for details/monthly topics.

Eastland Toastmasters. For confidence in public speaking. Arohaina Centre, 396 Aberdeen Rd (opposite Botanical Gardens), 5.45-7pm. Visitors welcome.

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. Junior Badminton Club for Year 7-11 players, 6-7pm, $5/session, ph 027 548 1133. Gisborne Badminton Club, 7-9pm, $10/session, ph 867 1416.

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

Tuesday, March 13

Blood Donation Drive. All existing/new donors (aged 16 to 66) are welcome. Cosmopolitan Club, 190 Derby St, 7.30am-2pm. Book an appointment: Ph 0800 448 325.

Kids Yoga. Six week classes for ages 7-11 years. Reset Studio, Level 2, Poverty Bay Club, 38 Childers Rd, 4-5pm, prepaid fee: $60. Bookings: Aisling 022 323 4266, hello@reset.net.nz

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

Wednesday, March 14

Tai Chi at the Beach, 7.30-8.30am. See Monday listing.

Blood Donation Drive, 7.30am-2pm. See Tuesday listing for details or to book appointments.

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

Operatunity presents Rat Pack Returns. Three talented young singers: My Way and Fly Me to the Moon and many more. War Memorial Theatre, 11am–1pm, $35 (includes light lunch). Tickets: 0508 266 237, www.operatunity.co.nz/concerts

Open Season Badminton Tournament (Mar 14, 21 & 28). Doubles and mixed doubles, all levels/grades. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 6pm start, seniors $30, high school students $21. To enter: book in foyer, ph Linda 862 7777 or whiterere1@gmail.com

Thursday, March 15

Blood Donation Drive, 7.30am-2pm. See Tuesday listing for details or to book appointments.

TSB NZ Surf Lifesaving Championships. Iconic three-day event for 15yrs to masters. Midway Surf Life Saving Club, 8am-5pm. Register: www.surflifesaving.org.nz

Free Parenting Seminar. Clinical psychologist David Galbraith will discuss and provide tips on encouraging young men and women to embrace challenges for development of their character. The Vines, Bushmere Estate, 166 Main Rd, 7-8.30pm, free. Numbers are limited, register: stpauls.school.nz/parenting

Gisborne Camera Club. Photographic enthusiasts welcome. Blind Foundation rooms, 37 Grey St, 7.30pm. Details: gisbornecameraclub@gmail.com

Friday, March 16

Tai Chi at the Beach, 7.30-8.30am. See Monday listing.

TSB NZ Surf Lifesaving Championships, 8am-5pm. See Thursday listing.

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

Saturday, March 17

Tai Chi at the Museum. Reap the benefits and develop your own routine. In front of
Tairawhiti Museum, 8-9am, $5. No class if raining, will proceed in light drizzle.

TSB NZ Surf Lifesaving Championships, 8am-5pm. See Thursday listing.

JAB Rugby Season 2018 Muster Day. For all boys and girls wanting to play rugby, under-6 to under-13 grades. To register: turn up at one of the following clubs from 10am: YMP, Uawa RU, Ngatapa, Pirates, Horouta, OBM, Waikohu and HSOB.

Ngatapa RASC Junior Muster. All sports-mad town and country kids are welcome. Ngatapa Clubrooms, Onslow Rd, Patutahi, 10am-noon, $20 subs on muster day, after Mar 17 $30/child. Register at the muster for rugby: u6-u13s, netball: 8yrs-Yr8 and soccer: 6yrs-Yr8.

St Patrick’s Day Gig. Barleycorn play at lunchtime, other bands through the day. Irish music, good food, dress in green attire/leprechaun ears. The Rivers Bar, Reads Quay, noon-3pm.

Footrot Flats – The Musical Audition. Musical Theatre clubrooms, 99 Innes St, 2pm.

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.

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

Subset BC. Playing live with DJs Missing Link and Subsekretary. Garden Bar, Poverty Bay Club, 8.30pm, $10 door sales, R18.

Sunday, March 18

TSB NZ Surf Lifesaving Championships, 8am-5pm. See Thursday listing.

Alzheimer's Gisborne Charity Fundraiser. Guest appearance from The Block 2017 NZ winners Andy & Nate. Raglan Roast, 116 Wainui Rd, 10am, $45. All proceeds going to Alzheimer's Gisborne. Tickets: homeinspirationseries.eventbrite.co.nz or LJ Hooker, 66 Reads Quay (cash and credit only).

Opportunities Without Discrimination Colour Run. A 2.5km run with lots of spot prizes.
Marina carpark, 10am, free to attend.

Gisborne Sceptic Group, 11am. For information on topics and venue ph 867 3715, 867 7122.

Waikanae Working Bee. Hosted by Conservation Groups in Tairawhiti. Skate Park, Grey St,
1-3pm.

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

Forest & Bird Pest and Weed Project. Learn about predator trapping, children welcome with adult supervision. Gray's Bush Scenic Reserve, Back Ormond Rd, 1.30pm. Light refreshments available on the day. Further info: 868 8236.

Historic MV Takitimu Cruise, 2pm. See Sunday March 11 listing.

Footrot Flats – The Musical Audition, 2pm. See Saturday listing.

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