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What's on in Gisborne

Poverty Bay Blues Club night

Dome Room, Tuesday, September 1. CANCELLED


Mechanical bull riding

Endeavour bar, Cosmopolitan Club. Friday, September 4, 7.30pm. Prize pool up for grabs. $2 entry

Big Rich on acoustic guitar

Wrights Wines, Wharerata Road, Manutuke. Saturday, September 5, 1.30pm. Book to secure a table.

Sea Mouse

Dome Room. Saturday, September 12, 8pm. $15 from undertheradar ($20 on door).

Stars In Their Eyes

The finale of the local talent showcase. Lawson Field Theatre, Saturday, September 19, 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets from Gisborne i-SITE or ticketek.

Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks tribute show

Dome Bar, Saturday, September 19, 8.30pm. All tickets $34 from eventfinda. Limited door sales.

Spring Music Festival

A non-competitive event presented by the Gisborne Music Teachers group. St Andrew’s Church, Saturday, September 26. Adults $5 for a single session (whole afternoon or evening) or $10 for a season pass to all sessions, and $15 for a season pass for two adults. Siblings and other children free.


Proof by David Auburn

Directed by Dinna Myers. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli Street.September 17-27. Tickets $24-$28+bf from Gisborne i-SITE or eventfinda. $1 of each ticket sold goes to support people living with dementia in Gisborne.

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Directed by Norman Maclean. Unity Theatre, October 2-10. Tickets $25 from i-SITE or eventfinda.


Diane Scott

The line you never wrote. JBC Gallery, Lowe St.

Landscapes, by Pru Davis

Tairawhiti Museum.

Po! Po!

Installation by Nikora Tori Te Kahu and Rangimarie Makowharemahihi-Pahi, Tairawhiti Museum. Ends September 6.

Works by Hera Clifton

Miharo Gallery, 118 Gladstone Road. Opens tomorrow, 6pm.

Odeon Multiplex

The Prado Museum: A Collection of Wonders

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain, this 90-minute documentary film takes the viewer through the rooms, stories and emotions of one of the most visited museums in the world. Over 8000 art treasures form a collection estimated to draw almost three million visitors a year to Madrid. The Prado contains a collection that tells the story of kings, queens, dynasties, wars, feelings and passions. Works by Vélazquez, Rubens, Titian, Mantegna, Bosch, Goya and El Greco are among the treasures encountered on a tour of the museum, the guide for which is Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons.


Writer, director and co-producer Christopher Nolan reportedly took over five years to write the script of Tenet after deliberating about its central ideas for over a decade. An operative of the organisation known as Tenet is tasked with preventing World War 3. Stars John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh.

Lowdown Dirty Criminals

James Rolleston, who sprang to prominence in the Taika Waititi movie Boy, is the star in a Wellington-set story of a pizza delivery man who gets out of his depth in the criminal underworld as a result of botching a fairly simple task and then taking on a much more onerous one as payback. Also stars Samuel Austin, Scott Wills and Rebecca Gibney.

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

A 17-year-old girl discovers she is pregnant and, with her cousin, goes on a journey across state lines to New York City to get an abortion. Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize winner (second place) at Berlin International Film Festival.


Jon Stewart-directed film about a political strategist helping a retired Marine colonel run for mayor in a small Wisconsin town. Stars Steve Carell, Chris Cooper, Mackenzie Davis, Topher Grace, Natasha Lyonne and Rose Byrne.

23 Walks

A man and a woman in their 60s meet while walking their dogs and develop a tentative romance. Stars Alison Steadman.

This Town

Acquitted of the charge that he murdered his family, a young man tries to rebuild his life while an ex-cop who now owns a petting zoo tries to prove his guilt. The man meets a young woman whose faith in his innocence lends new force to his struggle for an ordinary life.

The Secret: Dare to Dream

Katie Holmes plays a young widow trying to make ends meet while raising three childen. A storm brings a huge challenge and a man who reignites family spirit.

Trolls World Tour

The trolls unite to save their diverse kinds of music from destruction.

Dome Cinema

Romantic Road

A documentary about a London lawyer and his wife who redefine later life by motoring across rural India in their battered 1936 Rolls Royce, falling into company with chaiwallahs and maharajahs, dodging tribal conflicts and battling with border officials to get to a human rights festival in Bangladesh.

Britt-Marie Was Here

A 63-year-old Swedish woman discovers her husband of 40 years has been having an affair. With her world turned upside-down, she takes a temporary position as a youth leader at a soon-to-be-closed recreation centre in a struggling town.

23 Walks

A man and a woman in their 60s meet while walking their dogs and develop a tentative romance. Stars Alison Steadman.

Got something going on? Let The Guide know at guide@gisborneherald.co.nz, or telephone 869-0630.

Big Rich on acoustic guitar will be playing at Wrights Wines, Wharerata Road, Manutuke on Saturday,September 5, at 1.30pm. Book to secure a table.