Situated on the East Coast of the North Island, the sunny Hawke’s Bay region is a favourite destination for food and wine lovers. Known for its artisan food producers and local farmers’ markets in Napier, Hasting and Havelock North, the area has a rural charm, with a mix of steep hills and plains.
- Marvel at the Art Deco Architecture
- Sample Hawke’s Bay’s finest wineries by bicycle
- Visit the largest mainland gannet colony at Cape Kidnappers
- Hike to the summit of Te Mata Peak for a spectacular view of the Heretaunga plains
Hawke’s Bay is also New Zealand’s Art Deco capital, with the cities of Napier & Hastings being rebuilt in the architectural styles of the time following the devastating 1931 earthquake.