Hawke’s Bay Better Home & Living Show

Enhance Your Lifestyle at the Better Home and Living Show!

Packed with hundreds of products and ideas for the home, the Better Home & Living Show will inform and inspire anyone wanting to improve their lifestyle in a sustainable way by showcasing tomorrow’s ideas, today. Featuring the latest trends and innovations for indoors and out, massive show-only specials, free daily seminars, expert advice, plus the chance to win a fabulous show prize – it’s a must-see event for home & lifestyle enthusiasts. Better still, you’ll find it all under the one roof and there’s free parking!

2016 Show highlights included:

  • Over 120 exhibitors showcasing home improvement products & services
  • Landscaping, outdoor furniture, home décor, kitchens & everything in between
  • Huge range of heating & solar options
  • Massive show-only specials
  • Chance to WIN 6 days for two on Stewart Island on a ‘Discovery Expedition‘ tour thanks to Real Journeys
  • Extended outdoor living section, including plants, garden tools & garden screens
  • Free daily seminars by experts on painting sustainably, solar energy, gardening & baking naturally fermented bread



The ‘Informed Living’ Seminar Series

Free daily seminars - Fri, Sat & Sun (located opposite the Better Bodies section before the café)

 11.00 am             Painting Sustainably, Resene Colour Expert

 12.00 pm             Switch on to Solar Savings, Aaron Duncan, Freenergy Solar Solutions

1.00 pm               Mini Avocado Trees for Urban Spaces, Saba Aghahasan, Mini Avocado Limited

2.00 pm               Bread baking - Naturally Fermented – Truly healthy, Robert Glensor, Purebread Organic


Jana Johnson was the delighted winner of our fabulous door prize at the Hawke’s Bay Better Home & Living Show. It comprised 6 days for two in Stewart Island, valued at over $5350, thanks to Real Journeys; plus a $250 voucher from Resene for paint, wallpaper or curtains. Funnily enough, she had just been looking at holiday options and is part-way through renovations.

All Jana had to do to go into the draw was enter her contact details on arrival at the show. Enjoy your wonderful prize Jana!

Trip details:

Discovery Expedition Tour departs Sunday 9th October 2016,  9.30am from Bluff

Discovery Expedition Tour returns Friday 14th October 2016,  5.00pm returning to Bluff

Flights and pre/post travel accommodation is not included. Complimentary Transfers to Bluff from Invercargill can be included. Prize is non-refundable and dates are non-transferable.



2016 Sponsors

HB Today 2014Print


Resene the paint the professionals use





26, 27, 28 May 2017


Pettigrew Green Arena, Gloucester St, Taradale

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Entry Prices:

Adult Entry $7
Senior Special Friday Only $4
Under 16 free (with Adult)

Open Hours:

Friday 10-5
Saturday 10 - 5
Sunday 10 - 5


Free onsite and street parking. Disability parking available.

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