About Us

Havelock North Business Association is a non-profit, incorporated society made up of owners and representatives of a number of businesses in Havelock North, Hawke’s bay. The Association’s goal is to create tangible value for its members.

The Association has two key roles, to provide a support network for local businesses and to develop strategies to enhance, promote and advance Havelock North as a destination.

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Annual membership runs from 1st July to 30th June. You have the choice of 2 tiers of Association membership. Notice of renewal will be sent out automatically on the 1st of June each year.

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NOTE: If you are in the CBD catchment levy area a basic membership is at no cost to you, but membership upgrade will incur a fee.

The Havelock North Business Association Board

The board for the Havelock North Business Association is made up of local business owners and representatives who are passionate about the Havelock North business community and its growth. Annually, before the AGM we take nominations for new board members from our current membership for a 12 month term.

The current board members are:

Left to Right:

Carl Leipst – Diva Bar & Bistro

Fiona Horne – Sotheby’s International Realty

Nat Berry – Arartaki Honey

Emma harris – BM Accounting

Debbie Clifford – Blackboard Jungle (president)

Rob Simpsons – Mon Bakery (Formerly Jackson’s Bakery)


Absent from image:

Damon Harvey – Hastings District Council representative

Amy Roberts – Vivo Salon