Watch movies beneath the stars at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North.
Watch movies beneath the stars at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. Hawke's Bay Today

NZ offers an event-full summer

HAWKES Bay's annual outdoor film festival runs December 27 to January 6 at the purpose-built amphitheatre at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North.

Movie-goers can enjoy wine and snacks from the in-house caterers or bring a picnic of their own.

Everything on show

The Whangarei Summer Show brings town and country together with an exciting mix of equestrian events, farm animals and entertainment. It runs December 3-4 at Barge Showgrounds Events Centre.

Rhythms of the south

The award-winning Rhythm and Vines festival in Gisborne has a new sister act called Rhythm and Alps, which will be held December 28-29 at Terrace Downs Resort near Mt Hutt. The line-up includes 34 international and local acts.

Birthday milestone

To celebrate its 21st birthday this month, Taupo's Hukafalls Jet is offering anyone who turns 21 during November a thrilling ride to the base of Huka Falls for only $21. Photo ID must be presented on-site.

Ride 'em cowboy

The annual Opotiki Rodeo takes place on December 28 and features horse, bull and bronco-riding events, as well as entertainment, food and drink. It's at the Opotiki Rodeo Grounds.

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