There’s no better place to enjoy the classic New Zealand lifestyle and no better place to raise your family. Founded in 1860 by a handful of hardy pioneers, Havelock North has flourished to become one of New Zealand’s most desirable places to live and visit. Over 13,000 of us call Havelock North, Hawke’s Bay home. With great schools, numerous community groups and thriving small businesses, the Village is bursting with success stories; the next one could be yours.