What's on in Gisborne?

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Saturday, October 6

Gisborne Parkrun. Timed, 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

Costume Garage Sale. Grab a bargain in time for Halloween or whatever event your dress-ups take you to. Gisborne Unity Theatre, 209 Ormond Road, 8.30am-midday.

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. A variety of realistically-priced bargains. 8am set-up in carpark behind church (access off Childers Rd), 9am-midday, $5/car, ph 868 5513.

Tipuna Stories. Enjoy modern-day Tipuna storytelling with Albie Gibson and Wiremu Ruru. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-11am & 11.30am-12.30pm, free.

Gypsy Fair: Wairoa (to Oct 7). An extensive range of handcrafts, jewellery, food and kid-friendly fun. Riverside Park, Marine Parade, Wairoa, 9am-5pm.

Tairawhiti Waka Hourua Open Day. For those wanting an introduction to the twin-berth waka. Moored in the Inner Harbour, 10am-4.30pm, free.

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

Heartland Championship Rugby. East Coast vs Wanganui game. Whakarua Park, Ruatoria, 2.30pm.

Musica Viva Concert. Australian pianist Tony Lee plays live. Tiromoana, 41 Winifred St, Okitu, 4pm. Tickets: door-sales, adult $20, student $5.

Movie Night: Tupaia’s Endeavour (shown over two nights to Oct 7). Part 1 of 3: shows how Tupaia played a pivotal role between Maori communities and the crew of the Endeavour. Ka Pai Kaiti, 500 Wainui Rd, 5.30-7.30pm, doors open 5pm, free. Register at http://www.eventfinda.co.nz

ExNE: East by North East. Showcasing local artists from the East Coast of Aotearoa. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 6pm, $10 door-sales, R18.

Oceania and Pacific Encounters: A Local Perspective. Join associate professor Steve Gibbs to explore the connection between taonga held in various exhibitions. Tairawhiti Museum, 7.30-9.30pm, free.

Sunday, October 7

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club. Varied weekly 1.5 hour walk with a friendly cuppa and chat afterwards. 8am start. Meeting place details: gisbornerunnersandwalkers@gmail.com

Gas Guzzler Breakfast. Everyone welcome to check out the cars on the Quay. Behind the Courthouse on Reads Quay, 8.30-11am.

Gypsy Fair: Wairoa, 9am-5pm. See Saturday Oct 6 listing.

Jolly Lifestyle Market. Live music, stalls, bar snacks and plenty of parking. Jolly Stockman carpark, 3 Saleyards Rd, 11am-2pm, weather permitting.

Queen Bee live. Singing Roy Orbison and other 60s hits. The White House, 69 Peel Street, 1-3pm, free entry. For lunch bookings ph 867 1112.

Gisborne Country Music Club. Singers and musicians welcome. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 1-4pm, members $2, non-members $3, incl afternoon tea, ph Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Devonshire Tea Fundraiser. Enjoy afternoon tea with all the trimmings. Captain Cook Motor Lodge, 31 Awapuni Rd, 2-4pm, $25 each. Reservations essential ph 867 7002. A donation will be made to the SPCA.

First Meetings Korero. Six minute speeches by 10 speakers. Topic: What can we learn from the series of first meetings between Maori and Europeans in October 1769? Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club, 280 Grey St, 3-5pm, $5 door-sales.

St Francis Day Blessing of the Animals. Take your small pet (on a lead/in a cage), a photo or stuffed toy substitute to the celebration. Holy Trinity Church, 70 Derby St, 3-6pm. Donations of dog or cat food will be accepted on behalf of the SPCA.

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

Movie Night: Tupaia’s Endeavour. Part 2 and 3 shown tonight, 5.30-7.30pm. See Saturday Oct 6 listing.

Monday, October 8

Tuia 250 ki Turanga: Dawn Karakia. Reflect upon our two heritages meeting and join in prayer for a peaceful united nation. Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club, 280 Grey St, 6am-7.30am, free. Register at eventfinda.co.nz for catering purposes.

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans (to Oct 15). A series of murals throughout Tairawhiti with messages of ocean conservation. Gisborne CBD, see location map/information at Tairawhiti Environment Centre http://www.facebook.com/events/590437031354594/

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

Social Morning Badminton. New players welcome and rackets available. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 9.15-11.30am, $4, ph 867 2584.

Holiday Art Workshop: Atarau Moonlight (to Oct 9). For ages 4-12 years to design artwork of a purerehua/native moth. Tairawhiti Museum, 10am & 1pm, $5/child. Pre-booking and pre-payment is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the workshop duration.

Eastland Toastmasters. For confidence in public speaking. Arohaina Centre, 396 Aberdeen Rd (opposite Botanical Gardens), 5.45-7pm. See our Facebook page or ph Fiona 027 275 4846.

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls, Gisborne Intermediate hall, 7pm, ph Arnold 868 5529.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Beginners classes for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing. St Andrew’s Church hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-8pm beginners class, 8-10pm review of dances, $5 including supper, ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074.

Tuesday, October 9

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club walk, Waituhi Hills, Patutahi, departs 8.30am, $4. Circuit walk with steep ridges over farmland with spectacular views. Register, Adrienne at w.a.stevens@farmside.co.nz or 862 7631.

Badminton Holiday Programme (to Oct 12). Kids or teens learn to play, no experience necessary. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, Year 3-6: 9-11am, Year 7-10: 1-3.30pm, $20/day or $70/four days. Inquires: ph 027 569 6273 or cdoeastland@gmail.com. Register: http://www.sporty.co.nz/viewform/78680

Holiday Art Workshop: Atarau Moonlight, 10am & 1pm. See Monday listing.

Te Poti ro Potae: The Cat in the Hat. Stories and hat activity. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10.30am, free. Register and go in to win a free pass to the live performance at the War Memorial Theatre.

Tairawhiti Writers' Hub. Casual discussion with writers of all levels. HB Williams Memorial Library Matariki Room, 34 Bright St, 5.30-7.30pm, free. More details on Facebook.

The Country Garden Club. For town and country women interested in gardening or floral arranging. Topics: outdoor area maintenance, repainting your pots and bird feeders. Waerenga a Hika hall, 726 Matawai Rd, 7.30pm, $2 at door, ph Katrine 867 2427.

Wednesday, October 10

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Badminton Holiday Programme, Year 3-6: 9-11am, Year 7-10: 1-3.30pm. See Tuesday listing.

Social Tennis. For beginners to experienced players. Gisborne Tennis Club, 418 Childers Rd, 9.30-11.30am, $5 including a cuppa, ph Dusk 863 0218.

Holiday Art Workshop: Wairere Waterfalls. For ages 4-12 years to create a waterfall painting using various techniques. Tairawhiti Museum, 10am & 1pm, $5/child. Pre-booking and pre-payment is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the workshop duration.

Rawr: some dinosaurs. Stories and craft activities. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10.30am, free.

Night Trail Huringa Pai: Titirangi Everest Challenge. Join in for a night trail run series and go as far as you like. Start and finish at the railway crossing, Customhouse St, 5.30pm, free.

Thursday, October 11

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Badminton Holiday Programme, Year 3-6: 9-11am, Year 7-10: 1-3.30pm. See Tuesday listing.

Holiday Art Workshop: Dot painting. For ages 4-12 years to learn about a Japanese dot technique and create a painting. Tairawhiti Museum, 10am & 1pm, $5/child. Pre-booking and pre-payment is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the workshop duration.

Animates School Holiday Activities. Kids leave your pets at home, come in and learn how to safely interact with dogs. Animates, 383 Gladstone Rd, 11-11.45am & 2-2.45pm, free.

Tween STEAM. Science, technology, engineering, art and maths, for ages 9-12. Design and create paper planes. HB Williams Memorial Library Mahutonga Room, 34 Bright St, 3.30pm, free. Registration essential at registration@gdc.govt.nz or ph 867 6709.

Sourdough bread, wine and cheese tasting evening. Libby Moon presents a workshop detailing the principles of making artisan bread. Longbush Wines, 19 Solander St, 5.30-8.30pm, $75 each, bookings essential: libbiemoon@gmail.com

Freedance. A freestyle offering for all abilities and ages. Gisborne Intermediate hall, 156 Roebuck Rd, 7.15-8.30pm, $6. Bring comfy clothes and a water bottle. See our Facebook page.

NZTrio: Exotica. Music from Spain, Argentina, Brazil and beyond performed by Andrew Beer, Ashley Brown, Stephen De Pledge and others. War Memorial Theatre, 7pm. Tickets: $32.50 adult, $17.50 child from Stephen Jones Photography and http://www.ticketdirect.co.nz

Friday, October 12

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Badminton Holiday Programme, Year 3-6: 9-11am, Year 7-10: 1-3.30pm. See Tuesday listing.

A&P Show (to Oct 13). The annual spring show with home industries, equestrian, speed shearing, wood chopping, fencing, dog trials, dancing, animals, rides and trade exhibits. A&P Showgrounds, Main Rd, Makaraka, 9am–5pm.

Lovable bugs. Life stories and activities. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10.30am, free.

Fresh Horizons Exhibition (to Dec 9). Young, aspiring artists will exhibit their work alongside established artists and mentors. Tairawhiti Museum, opening today: 5.30-7pm, and thereafter: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1.30-4pm, locals free, visitors $5, ph 867 3832.

Our Town (to Oct 27). A narrated story of the Gibbs and Webb families over twelve-years of life in town. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 7.30pm. Tickets: youth $25, adult $40 from http://www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz/our-town

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

Saturday, October 13

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Gisborne Parkrun, 8am start. See Saturday Oct 6 listing.

A&P Show (the Grand Parade at 2pm), 8.30am–5pm. See Friday listing.

Ayurveda and Yoga Workshop (to Oct 15). Rebalance your body and soul with Moana Mutscheller and Maria Geronazzo. Tidal Waters Loglodge, Waihau Rd (Loisels), SH 35, 9am Oct 13 to 8am Oct 15, email hello@reset.net.nz for pricing.

Biochar Workshop. Learn how to make Biochar and how it benefits the soil. Wairata Forest Farm, 199 Redpath Rd, off Wairata Rd, Waioeka Gorge, 9.30am-3.30pm, $45 each. Bring your own lunch. Will be postponed if bad weather conditions. Register: email Dale before Tuesday, Oct 9 at floravitaenz@gmail.com

Ormond Tennis Club, 2-4pm. See Saturday Oct 6 listing.

TRAMPS. All singers, musicians and poetry readers are welcome to come along and perform. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 2-4pm, $2 in the jar, ph John 868 9658.

Heartland Championship Rugby. Poverty Bay vs Buller game. Rugby Park, 2.30pm.

Show Me Shorts: The Sampler. A selection of heart-warming shorts from NZ and around the world. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 7-9pm, $14 door-sales.

NZ Male Choir. A broad genre including sacred, spiritual, NZ traditional, folk, popular, contemporary and waiata. Supported by the Gisborne Choral Society. St Andrew’s Church hall, 176 Cobden St, 7pm, $25 door-sales.

Our Town, 7.30pm. See Friday Oct 12 listing.

Sold Out! Paua is back in NZ with Miss Pou. Smash Palace Bar, 8pm, R18.

Sunday, October 14

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club working bee, Otoko Walkway, departs 8am, $6. Help to clear grass and branches from walkway and repaint walkway posts. Register, Gillian at grass.hopper@xtra.co.nz or 867 4591.

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club, 8am start. See Sunday Oct 7 listing.

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

Gisborne Country Music Club. Singers and musicians welcome. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 1-4pm, members $2, non-members $3, incl afternoon tea, ph Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Our Town, 2pm. See Friday Oct 12 listing.

Saturday, October 6

Gisborne Parkrun. Timed, 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

Costume Garage Sale. Grab a bargain in time for Halloween or whatever event your dress-ups take you to. Gisborne Unity Theatre, 209 Ormond Road, 8.30am-midday.

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. A variety of realistically-priced bargains. 8am set-up in carpark behind church (access off Childers Rd), 9am-midday, $5/car, ph 868 5513.

Tipuna Stories. Enjoy modern-day Tipuna storytelling with Albie Gibson and Wiremu Ruru. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-11am & 11.30am-12.30pm, free.

Gypsy Fair: Wairoa (to Oct 7). An extensive range of handcrafts, jewellery, food and kid-friendly fun. Riverside Park, Marine Parade, Wairoa, 9am-5pm.

Tairawhiti Waka Hourua Open Day. For those wanting an introduction to the twin-berth waka. Moored in the Inner Harbour, 10am-4.30pm, free.

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

Heartland Championship Rugby. East Coast vs Wanganui game. Whakarua Park, Ruatoria, 2.30pm.

Musica Viva Concert. Australian pianist Tony Lee plays live. Tiromoana, 41 Winifred St, Okitu, 4pm. Tickets: door-sales, adult $20, student $5.

Movie Night: Tupaia’s Endeavour (shown over two nights to Oct 7). Part 1 of 3: shows how Tupaia played a pivotal role between Maori communities and the crew of the Endeavour. Ka Pai Kaiti, 500 Wainui Rd, 5.30-7.30pm, doors open 5pm, free. Register at http://www.eventfinda.co.nz

ExNE: East by North East. Showcasing local artists from the East Coast of Aotearoa. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 6pm, $10 door-sales, R18.

Oceania and Pacific Encounters: A Local Perspective. Join associate professor Steve Gibbs to explore the connection between taonga held in various exhibitions. Tairawhiti Museum, 7.30-9.30pm, free.

Sunday, October 7

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club. Varied weekly 1.5 hour walk with a friendly cuppa and chat afterwards. 8am start. Meeting place details: gisbornerunnersandwalkers@gmail.com

Gas Guzzler Breakfast. Everyone welcome to check out the cars on the Quay. Behind the Courthouse on Reads Quay, 8.30-11am.

Gypsy Fair: Wairoa, 9am-5pm. See Saturday Oct 6 listing.

Jolly Lifestyle Market. Live music, stalls, bar snacks and plenty of parking. Jolly Stockman carpark, 3 Saleyards Rd, 11am-2pm, weather permitting.

Queen Bee live. Singing Roy Orbison and other 60s hits. The White House, 69 Peel Street, 1-3pm, free entry. For lunch bookings ph 867 1112.

Gisborne Country Music Club. Singers and musicians welcome. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 1-4pm, members $2, non-members $3, incl afternoon tea, ph Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Devonshire Tea Fundraiser. Enjoy afternoon tea with all the trimmings. Captain Cook Motor Lodge, 31 Awapuni Rd, 2-4pm, $25 each. Reservations essential ph 867 7002. A donation will be made to the SPCA.

First Meetings Korero. Six minute speeches by 10 speakers. Topic: What can we learn from the series of first meetings between Maori and Europeans in October 1769? Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club, 280 Grey St, 3-5pm, $5 door-sales.

St Francis Day Blessing of the Animals. Take your small pet (on a lead/in a cage), a photo or stuffed toy substitute to the celebration. Holy Trinity Church, 70 Derby St, 3-6pm. Donations of dog or cat food will be accepted on behalf of the SPCA.

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

Movie Night: Tupaia’s Endeavour. Part 2 and 3 shown tonight, 5.30-7.30pm. See Saturday Oct 6 listing.

Monday, October 8

Tuia 250 ki Turanga: Dawn Karakia. Reflect upon our two heritages meeting and join in prayer for a peaceful united nation. Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club, 280 Grey St, 6am-7.30am, free. Register at eventfinda.co.nz for catering purposes.

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans (to Oct 15). A series of murals throughout Tairawhiti with messages of ocean conservation. Gisborne CBD, see location map/information at Tairawhiti Environment Centre http://www.facebook.com/events/590437031354594/

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

Social Morning Badminton. New players welcome and rackets available. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 9.15-11.30am, $4, ph 867 2584.

Holiday Art Workshop: Atarau Moonlight (to Oct 9). For ages 4-12 years to design artwork of a purerehua/native moth. Tairawhiti Museum, 10am & 1pm, $5/child. Pre-booking and pre-payment is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the workshop duration.

Eastland Toastmasters. For confidence in public speaking. Arohaina Centre, 396 Aberdeen Rd (opposite Botanical Gardens), 5.45-7pm. See our Facebook page or ph Fiona 027 275 4846.

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls, Gisborne Intermediate hall, 7pm, ph Arnold 868 5529.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Beginners classes for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing. St Andrew’s Church hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-8pm beginners class, 8-10pm review of dances, $5 including supper, ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074.

Tuesday, October 9

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club walk, Waituhi Hills, Patutahi, departs 8.30am, $4. Circuit walk with steep ridges over farmland with spectacular views. Register, Adrienne at w.a.stevens@farmside.co.nz or 862 7631.

Badminton Holiday Programme (to Oct 12). Kids or teens learn to play, no experience necessary. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, Year 3-6: 9-11am, Year 7-10: 1-3.30pm, $20/day or $70/four days. Inquires: ph 027 569 6273 or cdoeastland@gmail.com. Register: http://www.sporty.co.nz/viewform/78680

Holiday Art Workshop: Atarau Moonlight, 10am & 1pm. See Monday listing.

Te Poti ro Potae: The Cat in the Hat. Stories and hat activity. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10.30am, free. Register and go in to win a free pass to the live performance at the War Memorial Theatre.

Tairawhiti Writers' Hub. Casual discussion with writers of all levels. HB Williams Memorial Library Matariki Room, 34 Bright St, 5.30-7.30pm, free. More details on Facebook.

The Country Garden Club. For town and country women interested in gardening or floral arranging. Topics: outdoor area maintenance, repainting your pots and bird feeders. Waerenga a Hika hall, 726 Matawai Rd, 7.30pm, $2 at door, ph Katrine 867 2427.

Wednesday, October 10

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Badminton Holiday Programme, Year 3-6: 9-11am, Year 7-10: 1-3.30pm. See Tuesday listing.

Social Tennis. For beginners to experienced players. Gisborne Tennis Club, 418 Childers Rd, 9.30-11.30am, $5 including a cuppa, ph Dusk 863 0218.

Holiday Art Workshop: Wairere Waterfalls. For ages 4-12 years to create a waterfall painting using various techniques. Tairawhiti Museum, 10am & 1pm, $5/child. Pre-booking and pre-payment is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the workshop duration.

Rawr: some dinosaurs. Stories and craft activities. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10.30am, free.

Night Trail Huringa Pai: Titirangi Everest Challenge. Join in for a night trail run series and go as far as you like. Start and finish at the railway crossing, Customhouse St, 5.30pm, free.

Thursday, October 11

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Badminton Holiday Programme, Year 3-6: 9-11am, Year 7-10: 1-3.30pm. See Tuesday listing.

Holiday Art Workshop: Dot painting. For ages 4-12 years to learn about a Japanese dot technique and create a painting. Tairawhiti Museum, 10am & 1pm, $5/child. Pre-booking and pre-payment is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the workshop duration.

Animates School Holiday Activities. Kids leave your pets at home, come in and learn how to safely interact with dogs. Animates, 383 Gladstone Rd, 11-11.45am & 2-2.45pm, free.

Tween STEAM. Science, technology, engineering, art and maths, for ages 9-12. Design and create paper planes. HB Williams Memorial Library Mahutonga Room, 34 Bright St, 3.30pm, free. Registration essential at registration@gdc.govt.nz or ph 867 6709.

Sourdough bread, wine and cheese tasting evening. Libby Moon presents a workshop detailing the principles of making artisan bread. Longbush Wines, 19 Solander St, 5.30-8.30pm, $75 each, bookings essential: libbiemoon@gmail.com

Freedance. A freestyle offering for all abilities and ages. Gisborne Intermediate hall, 156 Roebuck Rd, 7.15-8.30pm, $6. Bring comfy clothes and a water bottle. See our Facebook page.

NZTrio: Exotica. Music from Spain, Argentina, Brazil and beyond performed by Andrew Beer, Ashley Brown, Stephen De Pledge and others. War Memorial Theatre, 7pm. Tickets: $32.50 adult, $17.50 child from Stephen Jones Photography and http://www.ticketdirect.co.nz

Friday, October 12

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Badminton Holiday Programme, Year 3-6: 9-11am, Year 7-10: 1-3.30pm. See Tuesday listing.

A&P Show (to Oct 13). The annual spring show with home industries, equestrian, speed shearing, wood chopping, fencing, dog trials, dancing, animals, rides and trade exhibits. A&P Showgrounds, Main Rd, Makaraka, 9am–5pm.

Lovable bugs. Life stories and activities. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10.30am, free.

Fresh Horizons Exhibition (to Dec 9). Young, aspiring artists will exhibit their work alongside established artists and mentors. Tairawhiti Museum, opening today: 5.30-7pm, and thereafter: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1.30-4pm, locals free, visitors $5, ph 867 3832.

Our Town (to Oct 27). A narrated story of the Gibbs and Webb families over twelve-years of life in town. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 7.30pm. Tickets: youth $25, adult $40 from http://www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz/our-town

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

Saturday, October 13

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Gisborne Parkrun, 8am start. See Saturday Oct 6 listing.

A&P Show (the Grand Parade at 2pm), 8.30am–5pm. See Friday listing.

Ayurveda and Yoga Workshop (to Oct 15). Rebalance your body and soul with Moana Mutscheller and Maria Geronazzo. Tidal Waters Loglodge, Waihau Rd (Loisels), SH 35, 9am Oct 13 to 8am Oct 15, email hello@reset.net.nz for pricing.

Biochar Workshop. Learn how to make Biochar and how it benefits the soil. Wairata Forest Farm, 199 Redpath Rd, off Wairata Rd, Waioeka Gorge, 9.30am-3.30pm, $45 each. Bring your own lunch. Will be postponed if bad weather conditions. Register: email Dale before Tuesday, Oct 9 at floravitaenz@gmail.com

Ormond Tennis Club, 2-4pm. See Saturday Oct 6 listing.

TRAMPS. All singers, musicians and poetry readers are welcome to come along and perform. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 2-4pm, $2 in the jar, ph John 868 9658.

Heartland Championship Rugby. Poverty Bay vs Buller game. Rugby Park, 2.30pm.

Show Me Shorts: The Sampler. A selection of heart-warming shorts from NZ and around the world. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 7-9pm, $14 door-sales.

NZ Male Choir. A broad genre including sacred, spiritual, NZ traditional, folk, popular, contemporary and waiata. Supported by the Gisborne Choral Society. St Andrew’s Church hall, 176 Cobden St, 7pm, $25 door-sales.

Our Town, 7.30pm. See Friday Oct 12 listing.

Sold Out! Paua is back in NZ with Miss Pou. Smash Palace Bar, 8pm, R18.

Sunday, October 14

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. See Monday listing.

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club working bee, Otoko Walkway, departs 8am, $6. Help to clear grass and branches from walkway and repaint walkway posts. Register, Gillian at grass.hopper@xtra.co.nz or 867 4591.

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club, 8am start. See Sunday Oct 7 listing.

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

Gisborne Country Music Club. Singers and musicians welcome. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 1-4pm, members $2, non-members $3, incl afternoon tea, ph Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Our Town, 2pm. See Friday Oct 12 listing.

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