- 13th - One day cricket match; Black Caps vs West Indies;
- 31st - Jose Carreras live at the Elephant Hill Estate & Winery.
- 6th & 7th - Blood, Sweat and Tears live in Concert, Church Road Winery;
- 6th, 7th, 8th - Harvest Hawkes Bay Wine Festival, 36 participating
wineries during Waitangi Weekend.
- 12 & 13th - Dave Dobbyn, Anika Moa, Opshop - Blackbarn Vineyards Amphitheatre;
- 17th to 22nd - Art Deco Weekend;
- 19th, 20th, 21st - Simply Red;
- 20th & 21st - Billy Connelly;
- 21st - Geoff Sewell and Incognito with special guest Elizabeth Marvelly, Church Road Winery;
- Dame Kiri Te Kanawa - An evening with the Dames - Black Barn, and, Dame Malvina Major at the Vineyards Amphitheatre;
- Mission Concer - Mission Estate Winery.
- 1st - Great Long Lunch;
- 8th - Black Caps vs India;
- 18th to 22nd - Horse of The Year.
- 10th to 13th - Easter Holiday.
- 31st - Midlands Hawkes Bay Charity Wine Auction.
- 1st to 3rd - Matariki Festival.
- 17th to 19th - BlueWater Hotel/Deco Decanted & Jazz Festival.
- 29th - Premier Raceday/Mudgway Partsworld Stakes.
- 11th to 20th - Hastings Blossom Festival.
- 20th - Hawkes Bay A & P Show;
- 21st to 23rd - Hawkes Bay A & P Mercedes Benz Wine Awards.