There’s always something exciting happening in Hawke’s Bay – but remember to base yourself in The Village.

16 Jul

Mozzarella and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

In this three-hour long workshop you will learn how to make haloumi, mozzarella and quark. You will be taught by Chris Van Der Have of Farmhouse Kitchen.


All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided, and a beginner’s Italian Kit (valued at $39.90) from Mad Millie is included in the price. Just bring yourself, no prior experience is required. Light refreshments included.


You will go home with a full set of course notes, including recipes and instructions. And, of course, you’ll take some of your cheese home to show off!


These classes are a lot of fun, great value and fill up fast so get your friends together to come and discover the art of crafting cheese.

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20 Jul

Redefine - School Hoilday Workshops

Redefine is back! Buy an item from any PSEC or Cranford Hospice charity shop, repurpose it in one of six fun categories, and win great prizes!


To get your creative juices flowing, our shops will be running exciting school holiday workshops over the next few months. Visit redefine website or the PSEC Facebook page for more details, including the theme for each demonstration.


Pop in to our workshops at over school holidays and create your entry for the Redefine competition using items from our op shops.


School holiday workshops cost $10 per child, which includes all materials used and the entry fee for the Redefine competition. April school holiday workshops show you how to make an astonishing hat, and the July workshops help you create an item to fit into a miniature world!


Announcing our first Winemaker’s Dinner for the Winter!


Experience an evening with Martinborough’s award winning, Schubert Wines offering wine pairings and their expertise alongside heavenly food dishes created by Executive Chef, Paul Condron and the Mangapapa Kitchen team. Enrich your food and wine knowledge with this elegant evening at Mangapapa Hotel!


Limited to only 20 spaces so call or email to reserve your ticket.

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New GM to help company grow

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Spiegeltent bringing art to Bay

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Bay firms excited by Jetstar decision

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