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Spring Fling

Welcome to Central Hawke's Bay's Spring Fling. The Spring Fling is a series of standout events throughout September and October capturing the essence of spring time in Central Hawke's Bay!

Spring is a stunning time of year in Central Hawke's Bay and this year's Spring Fling is a wonderful showcase of the region with gorgeous events at our historic homesteads, stunning coastal walks, boutique markets and the beautiful Tukituki Trails.

There are several free events within the Spring Fling and some do require bookings, so please check the event information carefully.

Workshop registrations take place in the ticketing process once you have selected your event session.

For assistance with information, bookings and tickets, please feel free to contact the Central Hawke’s Bay Springfling Co-ordinator, email info@thespringfling.co.nz

LOCATIONS
Spring Fling events are held all over Central Hawke’s Bay, please check the event details and locations page carefully for details.

ACCOMMODATION
Why not make a weekend of it and stay in one of Central Hawke's Bay's fantastic accommodation providers.

Ashcott Homestead
Fergusson's Motor Lodge
Gwavas Garden & Homestead
Ludlow Farmstay Bed and Breakfast
Mangarara Eco Lodge
River Park Event Centre
The Park Lodge
Thornton Lodge Motel
Wallingford Homestead

DINING IN CENTRAL HAWKE'S BAY
There are plenty of great places to grab a bite to eat or sample some local wines, check out the options here.

SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP
Discover a range of boutique shopping options in Central Hawke's Bay as you wander our townships.Find a local directory here.

Events

Central Hawke's Bay Spring Day Market

Central Hawke's Bay Spring Day Market

Waipukurau Main Street, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Sat 3 Sep 9:30am
Markets and Fairs

Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils

Taniwha Daffodils, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Sat 10 Sep 9:00am
Family Entertainment

Japanese - Noodles and Small Dishes

Japanese - Noodles and Small Dishes

Punanga Lodge, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Sun 11 Sep 1:00pm – more dates
Education

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Homestead, Garden and Puahanui Bush Tour

Gwavas Garden Homestead, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

Sat 17 Sep 10:00am – more dates
Gardens

Hatuma Half Marathon

Hatuma Half Marathon

Waipukurau Racecourse, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Sun 18 Sep 8:30am
Marathon, Running

Garden to Vase with Foraged and Found

Garden to Vase with Foraged and Found

Aramoana Homestead, Pourerere, Central Hawke's Bay

Sat 24 Sep 9:00am – more dates
Gardens

First Glimpse at the Coles Brothers Restoration

First Glimpse at the Coles Brothers Restoration

Coles Brothers Building, Ongaonga, Central Hawke's Bay

Sun 25 Sep 10:30am – more dates
Museums

Spirited Women

Spirited Women

Spirited Women, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Sat 1 Oct 6:00am
Adventure, Extreme

Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022

Waipawa Spring Festival AKA Duck Day 2022

Nelly Jull Park, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Sat 8 Oct 9:00am
Markets and Fairs

Spring Day on the Wallingford Green

Spring Day on the Wallingford Green

Wallingford Homestead, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Sun 9 Oct 11:00am
Food, Gourmet, Wine

Tell Me On A Sunday

Tell Me On A Sunday

Central Hawke's Bay Municipal Theatre, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Fri 14 Oct 8:00pm
Musicals

Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Central Hawke's Bay Homestead Trail

Central Hawke's Bay, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Sat 15 Oct 9:00am
Natural History

Back Paddock Lakes Off Road Challenge

Back Paddock Lakes Off Road Challenge

Backpaddock Lakes, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay

Sun 16 Oct 9:00am
Triathlon

Hawke's Bay Art Trail in Central Hawke's Bay

Hawke's Bay Art Trail in Central Hawke's Bay

Central Hawke's Bay Art Centres, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Sat 22 Oct 10:00am – more dates
Contemporary Art

Foodscapes - Passing the Knowledge

Foodscapes - Passing the Knowledge

Otāne, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay

Sat 29 Oct 8:30am – more dates
Conservation, Environment

Picnic in the Peonies

Picnic in the Peonies

Tikokino Peonies, Tikokino, Central Hawke's Bay

Sun 30 Oct 11:00am
Gardens

Ōmakere Coastal Hill Country Walk

Ōmakere Coastal Hill Country Walk

Omakere Community Hall, Waipawa, Central Hawke's Bay

Sat 5 Nov 9:00am
Fun Runs & Walks

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