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.


Black Barn Vineyards

Wines, Bistro, Retreats, Art Gallery, Amphitheatre and Growers Market

Cellar Door: 7 Days
Bistro: Wed-Sun

Ph: 06 877 7985

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Havelock North Motor Lodge

Situated right in the heart of Havelock North Village.

Weekdays: 7am – 9pm

Weekends: 8.30am – 9pm

Ph: 06 877 8627

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Millhills Lodge

Luxury heartland accommodation & private venue

7 days a week
24 hours a day

Ph: 06 211 0514

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Havelock House B&B

Bed & Breakfast – Homestay – Apartment

Reservations: 7 days, 8am – 8pm

Ph: 06 8775439

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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.



Food lovers market

Open 7 days a week
8am – 7pm

Ph: 06 875 8103

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Deliciosa Tapas & Wine

Tapas – Wines – Vibrant Atmosphere

Monday & Tuesday: from 4pm
Wednesday – Saturday: 11am till late

Ph: 06 877 6031

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Wine sales – deals – tastings – online sales

Monday – Friday: 9am – 5.30pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm

Ph: 0800 111 660

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Bay Espresso in the Village

At Bay Espresso we genuinely love coffee!

7 days

Ph: 06 877 9230

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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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Hawke’s Bay Wine Trails

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

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Village Headcourters

Award-winning salon

Mon, Weds, Fri: 9am-5pm
Tuesday 9am-7pm
Thursday 9am-8pm
Saturday 9am-3pm

Ph: 06 877 7483

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


Poppies Havelock North

Come and see what makes us different

Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 10am – 3pm

Ph: 06 875 8406

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Unio Goldsmith & Gallery

Fine Contemporary Jewellery

Monday to Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 2pm

Ph: 06 877 6072

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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.



Bank Accounts – Personal & Home Loans – Kiwisaver

Monday to Friday: 9.00am – 4.30pm

Ph: 06 872 7420

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House of Travel Havelock North

New Zealand's largest independent chain of travel agents

Ph: 06 877 8737

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Outsourced Admin - Bookkeeping - Payroll - Phone

Ph: 06 873 7129

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Gifford Devine

Barristers – Solicitors – Notary Public

Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 5pm

Ph: 06 873 0420

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