Hawke's Bay

There are so many things considered 'must do' when you visit Hawke's Bay. Considered the Art Deco Capital by many, home to the world's largest Gannet Colony, New Zealand's oldest Farmer's Market, over 70 wineries, and extensive cycle trails. The Guinness Book of Records lists the Longest Place Name in the World  - Taumata­whakatangihanga­koauau­o­tamatea­turi­pukakapiki­maunga­horo­nuku­pokai­whenua­kitanatahu in Central Hawke's Bay. Hawke's Bay has plenty to keep all ages and stages fully occupied. Find out more at hawkesbaynz.com
The Guinness Book of Records lists the Longest Place Name in the World  - Taumata­whakatangihanga­koauau­o­tamatea­turi­pukakapiki­maunga­horo­nuku­pokai­whenua­kitanatahu in Central Hawke's Bay. - See more at: http://www.hawkesbaynz.com/index.php/why/did-you-know#sthash.V8eUow6B.dpuf
The Guinness Book of Records lists the Longest Place Name in the World  - Taumata­whakatangihanga­koauau­o­tamatea­turi­pukakapiki­maunga­horo­nuku­pokai­whenua­kitanatahu in Central Hawke's Bay. - See more at: http://www.hawkesbaynz.com/index.php/why/did-you-know#sthash.V8eUow6B.dpuf
There are so many things considered 'must do' when you visit Hawke's Bay. Considered the Art Deco Capital by many, home to the world's largest Gannet Colony, New Zealand's oldest Farmers Market, over 70 wineries,and extensive cycle trails  - Hawke's Bay has plenty to keep all ages and stages fully occupied. - See more at: http://www.hawkesbaynz.com/index.php/why/did-you-know#sthash.V8eUow6B.dpuf
Major Centres: 

Napier
Hastings

Airports: 

Hawke's Bay Domestic Airport

Napier Māori Tours

+64 21 077 0088

We are Napier's only Eco-Cultural Tour. We provide an intimately unique and inspiring cultural experience, journeying through our ancestral mountains, lands, waters, and history. Our bespoke tours range from 2 hours to a full day journey. All our tour sites are ten minutes from the Napier City Centre. You will learn about our unique local history while traversing through our 650-year-old village site, the largest, oldest and most outstanding fortified village in the country. You will also enjoy the 360-degree view of the Hawke's Bay. A full day tour will include sharing in traditional Māori food gathering practices, Māori musical instruments and Māori culinary delights.

Napier Prison Tours

06 835 9933

This fascinating and raw tour of New Zealand's oldest Prison will take you on a historic journey through the undulating corridors which survived the 1931 Napier Earthquake. The corridors are twisted and walls misshapen. In this audio tour you'll learn about some of the most terrifying prisoners including drug barons and mass murderers and an infamous "Eye Eater". Check out the graffiti on the prisoner's bed bases and hear how toothpaste had multiple uses for incarcerated criminals. You will hear tales about villains, victims and heroes.

One Cast Fly Fishing

+64 6 839 8899

In Hawke's Bay lies the Kaweka mountain ranges. Here Marlene and Craig Skeet operate and own the guided fly fishing and home lodge accommodation business One Cast Fly Fishing Adventures. Marlene and Craig welcome you to their wilderness fly fishing and indigenous destination.

Rongomaraeroa Marae

+64 855 5217

We offer authentic traditional hapu Marae that has stood on its current site for over 100 years. Guided tours to historical sites where we will share our local stories/history. Warm friendly people, kai, traditional Māori welcome.  Accommodation is also available at the Marae. We can also develop a package with other operators in the area.

Stonepeace Kuhatu Humarie

+64 6 875 0727

Ema Scott finds inspiration in her spiritual connection to the past - 'design by descent', as she coins it. From her home and studio designed by her father, architect J C Scott, she endeavours to produce sculptures and designs that give peace a tangible form in the medium of stone. She welcomes groups and individuals who have an interest in sculpture, art and architecture.

Te Matau a Māui Voyaging Trust

Discover Hawke’s Bay aboard ‘Te Matau a Māui’’, a traditional Polynesian sailing waka (canoe), that has travelled across the world.  Enjoy the hospitality and warmth of a friendly crew as they share their passion for sailing with you. Hear stories of Polynesian migration and local Māori history and legend. Learn how their ancestors navigated by the stars and how they continue this tradition today. Sailing occurs from October through March (weather dependent). Delicious Māori cuisine also included.  Two hour sailing departing West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier.

Waimarama Māori Tours

+64 21 057 0935

A boutique Māori cultural experience. Share our culture, get to know our people and feel the power of our sacred native landscape. We pride ourselves on offering you  an intimate and spiritual way to discover the ways of Māori. Together we'll explore the past and present lives of  the people of Hakikino, and offer insights and experiences that are both historical and personal. Our acclaimed small group and private tours will touch your heart and open your mind.

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Art Retail
Bushwalks
Cultural
Cycling
Dining
Fishing
Geothermal
Guided Tour
History
Horse
Hunting
Performance
Waka
Wellbeing
Wildlife

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