There’s always something exciting happening in Hawke’s Bay – but remember to base yourself in The Village.

17 Oct

The Great Hawke's Bay Wine Off

Three wineries go head to head to be crowned Hawke’s Bay’s supreme winery!
Enjoy a 5 course dinner with wine matches from each winery.

Vote for your favourite after each course to decide the overall winner. All this while enjoying the best views in the Bay.

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An Awards Dinner at the Waikoko Gardens to celebrate Hawke’s Bay as a region and the 2014 competition Wines.

This unique regional awards is the largest regional wine competition in New Zealand.  Entries are only accepted from wineries with wine made from 85% Hawke’s Bay Grapes.

Entries are received from over 90% of Hawke’s Bay Wineries which also includes multinational wine makers with vineyards in and out of Hawke’s Bay.

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F.A.W.C! Summer Series runs October 31st-November 9th, giving you ten glorious days to whet your whistle and test your taste buds at over sixty events, set in truly stunning Hawke’s Bay locations.

F.A.WC!’s sumptuous programme includes master classes, degustation dinners, mystery location lunches, vertical tastings, private chefs in homes and more, all with a collection of New Zealand’s finest food and wine talent.

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When you visit Hawke’s Bay, base yourself in The Village. From luxury retreats to homestyle B&B’s, we have your accommodation needs covered.


Cottages on St Andrews

The rural setting on 5 acres with animals adorning the paddocks is just 1km from Havelock North Village is surrounded...

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Harvest Lodge

Harvest Lodge is perfectly located in “the village” of Havelock North, making it the perfect location to relax and...

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Mangapapa Petit Hotel

Sophisticated accommodation and dining

24 hours a day
7 days a week

Ph: 06 878 3234

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Ribbonwood Cottages

Either:  Fully self contained cottages nestled under mature gums, high on a hillside in Endsleigh Valley. Double...

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Eat & Drink

Enjoy our vibrant bar and dining scene, venture further to winery restaurants, discover our Artisan producers. New Zealand’s market garden awaits you.


St Georges Restaurant

St George’s Restaurant is hosted and owned by Hawkes Bay’s accomplished, multiple culinary award winning Chef...

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Hawthorne Coffee

Roastery – Espresso Bar

Monday–Friday: 8:30am–4pm
Saturday: 9am-12:30pm

Ph: 06 877 1113

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Diva Bistro & Bar

Bar – Bistro

Tuesday – Friday: Lunch from 11:30am
Tuesday – Saturday: Dinner from 5:30pm

Ph: 06 877 5149

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Jacksons Bakery & Cafe

Bakery of the Year

Monday – Friday: 6am – 5pm
Saturday: 6am – 4pm
Sunday: 7am – 4pm

Ph: 06 877 9903

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Cycle. Get Married. Walk. Shop. Eat. Explore. Or just relax. The options are endless. No matter how much time you spend in The Village, it won’t be enough.



New Zealand’s premier wedding destination

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Mia Dolce

Beauty Therapy for Men and Women

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9-5pm
Tues: 9-7pm
Sat: 9-2pm

Ph: 06 877 6867

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Hawke’s Bay Wine Trails

Hawke’s Bay is one of NZ’s Leading wine destinations

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Andrea’s Hair & Beauty

Hair – Beauty – Body – Makeup

Mon, Tues, Thurs: 8.30am until late
Weds, Fri: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Sat: 9am – 4pm

Ph: 06 8777 476

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With an eclectic mix of boutique stores and providores, The Village provides an intimate shopping experience for the discerning buyer.



A world of style

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 3pm
Sunday 10am – 2pm

Ph: 06 877 5355

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Feeling unique is a habit you shouldn’t give up

Ph: 06 877 1197

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Wardini Books

Children – Adult – Fiction – Non-fiction – Magazines – Cards – Fine Stationery

Monday – Friday: 8.30 – 5.30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9.00 am – mid afternoon

Ph: 06 877 7783

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Cadeaux is a luxury gift and homeware store that has been operating in the Village for over 22 years.

We offer a range of unique gifts and homewares from a selection of exclusive suppliers.

Cadeaux is the perfect shop to buy that special wedding gift, a tasteful bit of Kiwiana, or just a treat to enhance your home.  All of which can be beautifully gift wrapped.

For personal service visit us instore.

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There’s no better place to enjoy the classic New Zealand lifestyle and no better place to raise your family. Just over 10,000 of us call The Village home.


Peak Fitness & Health

Ph: 06 877 9781

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Hereworth School for Boys

Ph: 06 877 8138

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Keirunga Gardens Arts & Crafts Society

Art - Dance - Craft - Drama

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Havelock North Library

Ph: (06) 877 7878

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A better lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to compromise on your goals. The Village is bursting with success stories. The next one could be yours.


Havelock North Tyre & Alignment

Car – 4WD – Tractor – Truck – Bus – ATV – Wheelbarrow

Monday – Friday: 7.30am – 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am -12noon
After Hours Callout Available – Surcharge applies

Ph: 06 877 0004

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Stonewood Homes Hawke’s Bay Limited

Outstanding design and quality

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Wednesday – Sunday 1pm – 4pm or by appointment

Ph: 06 877 2958

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Smoke N Mirrors

Jodie has had 10 years experience in Melbourne real estate, photography and design.Jodie has a great sense of style...

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Gifford Devine

Barristers – Solicitors – Notary Public

Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 5pm

Ph: 06 873 0420

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