The Crown Hotel offers luxury waterfront accommodation with romance packages and conference venue facilities in a luxurious setting, located in Napier Hawke's Bay, New Zealand (NZ)

Hawke's Bay Events

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    The Hawke's Bay really heats up in the spring and summer months with many local wineries and venues hosting a range of activities including many top musical talents from around the world.


    About Ahuriri

    Ahuriri is a charming waterfront village in Napier's vibrant entertainment quarter. A short 5 minute drive from the Napier CBD and 10 minutes from the airport. The area is steeped in history, being one of the earliest settled areas of Napier.

    Today, Ahuriri offers everything from a swimming beach and an extensive seaside boardwalk to many waterfront cafes and bars, art galleries and boutique stores.


    Sue Nicholson- Answers From The Other Side

    The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side.
    Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20.
    Prepare to be amazed and enlightened as Sue connects with both spirit and the audience in her uniquely compassionate and uplifting style.

    Friday, 28th April 7pm-9.30pm @ Napier Conference Centre.


    Ed Byrne - Outside Looking In

    Irish comedian and international sensation, Ed Byrne, celebrates his 20 year love affair with NZ audiences with his seventh tour down under, with ‘Outside Looking In'. This highly acclaimed show will be one of the headlining acts the 2017 NZ International Comedy Festival powered by Flick Electric Co in Auckland and Wellington.

    Live in Napier - Sat 29 April - One Night only. 8pm-9.30pm @ Napier Municipal Theatre.


    The Pickle King

    A comedy performance about love, death & preserves! Rip the lid off a jar of delicious theatre, bursting with wit, wonder & the faint whiff of death.
    Sasha, the blind receptionist of the crumbling Empire Hotel, knows she is cursed - everything she loves dies. But when true love finds her, she can't help falling. One night, Death checks into the hotel.

    Thursday 4th & Friday 5th May - 7:30pm-11:00pm @ Napier Municpal Theatre.


    International Comedy Allstars

    The International Comedy All-Stars are coming to town.
    A fresh initiative from New Zealand's leading producer of live comedy, productions ltd, will see four of the stars from the 2017 NZ International Comedy Festival hitting the road around the North Island at the beginning of May.

    Saturday, 6th May 8pm-10.15pm @ Napier Municpal Theatre.


    Swan Lake

    The most splendid ballet of all time is brought to life by Petipa & Tchaikovsky's spectacular score masterpiece. From beautiful the moonlit lake where elegant swans glide to the magnificent opulence of the palace ballroom, Odile, the temptress in a cloud of black tulle provides a ravishing counterpoint to the purity and innocence of Odette the beautiful swan queen. In this 2 acts performance of Swan Lake the ballet skills, lavish costumes, and magnificent stage sets will capture the imagination, passion and romance of this classical fairytale.

    Sunday, 7th May 5pm-7pm @ Napier Municpal Theatre.


    The Pink Floyd Experience

    A Trilogy of Pink Floyd albums, played in their entirety by world class musicians, augmented by an amazing crew of the best sound and lighting teams with state of the art sound and lighting equipment. Featuring Pink Floyd's three most iconic albums, Animals, Dark Side of the Moon & Wish You Were Here, performed just as they were meant to be listened to, in their entirety from start to finish.

    Tuesday, 9th May 8pm-11pm @ Napier Municpal Theatre.


    Tiki Taane Mahuta

    Tiki Taane Mahuta depicts two generations of New Zealand families and the tragedy, hope and redemption which connect them. Expanding beyond the 1996 and 2013 settings, the production explores the ancestral realm which oversees the characters' whakapapa - genealogy. Live music, theatre, aerial performance, contemporary dance, kapa haka, mau rākau & hip hop unite in one of New Zealand's largest nationally-devised productions ever.

    Monday, 22nd May 7pm-9pm @ Napier Municpal Theatre.


    It is a wonderful setting for relaxing or socialising. It's also the perfect playground for active people, with regular fishing, sailing and diving trips all setting out from Ahuriri. The newly improved Rotary walkway stretches from Bay View right down to Clive - a fantastic bike trip, run or walk.

    Please click here for the local walking and cycling track.

    Visit for more details.