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The picturesque village of Havelock North is nestled on the slopes of Te Mata Peak and enjoys stunning views across the plains towards Hastings, Napier and the ranges. The village was opened for settlement by the Provincial Government in 1860 and by the early 1900's a number of architects had left their mark with unique buildings that still give the township its character. Parks and gardens along with a programme of street tree-planting has seen the village develop a distinctly lush feel, contrasting markedly with the rest of the Heretaunga Plains. Havelock North appears a green oasis against the hills and provides a pleasant respite from the browned off pastures of late summer.

The largest public park is the Te Mata Trust Park which was gifted by the Chambers family to the people of Hawke's Bay in 1927 and comprises 240 acres of majestic and prime land overlooking the town. On Te Mata Peak. During the depression, work gangs planted trees and laid paths for what is today a tranquil and beautiful landscaped park. Today a road meanders through the park up to the summit of Te Mata Peak.

Havelock North is the closest settlement to Cape Kidnappers. At Cape Kidnappers you can find the largest mainland gannet colony in the world as well as one of the world's top golf courses. South-east from Havelock North you can find the golden sands of Ocean Beach and Waimarama.

Tempt your tastebuds at one of the many local wineries or if you like to fish, you can head down to the Tukituki River to try your luck for a rainbow trout. Check out the accommodation options for somewhere to stay right on the banks of the river.

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Hawke's Bay Adventure Race Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch # 2 Ceramics with Sophie Lankovsky F.A.W.C! Art of Pasta F.A.W.C! Wine Maker’s Dinner with Trinity Hill
Hawke's Bay Adventure Race
Havelock North Function Centre, Havelock North
Saturday 14 July 2018
Black Barn Bistro x Dante Moren Asado Lunch # 2
Black Barn Bistro, Havelock North
Sunday 29 July 2018
Ceramics with Sophie Lankovsky
Taruna College, Havelock North
Saturday 7 July 2018
F.A.W.C! Art of Pasta
Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Havelock North
Saturday 23 June 2018
F.A.W.C! Wine Maker’s Dinner with Trinity Hill
Malo Restaurant, Havelock North
Today to Friday 22 June 2018

Havelock North News

 16 Jun 2018 
Q and A with Beany chief executive Sue De Bievre
New Zealand Herald
Tech entrepreneur Sue De Bievre talks to Hawke's Bay Today reporter Andrew Ashton about her views on business and explains her "non-binary" business philosophy. Based in Havelock North she is the chief executive of Beany, a disruptive online ...

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