Friends of The Village

Hawke’s Bay Tourism – Check out what the beautiful Hawke’s Bay has to offer and make your Hawke’s Bay Experience one to remember. Known for it’s wineries be sure to check out the vineyards that are scattered about Hawke’s Bay.

Visit Hastings – Known as the heart of Hawke’s Bay Hastings is the largest city in Hawke’s Bay. With the Hastings sports park here where the hockey will be on display and only a 15 minute drive from the airport and Park Island. Hastings has a lot of accommodation options alongside great places to eat and drink. There are over 75 wineries in the surrounding area, including New Zealand’s oldest winery restaurant Vidal Estate.

Napier City – Known as the Art Deco City, Napier has the most comprehensive collection of inner-city art deco buildings in the world. This creative, art filled spot will not let you down. Just a hop step and jump away from Marine Parade there are plenty of choices when it comes to wining and dining. Shopping is a must in Napier city with plenty of options.

Ahuriri – Just five minutes drive from Napier’s central business district you can discover an area steeped in history, but with a contemporary edge. New apartments sit alongside tiny old fishermen’s cottages. Come and check out this vibrant spot right on the seaside and see what it has to offer with fantastic accommodation, boutique shops, fine restaurants, cosy cafes and take a beautiful stroll along the board walk. Only a short 10 minute drive from the airport, 20 minutes from Hastings Sports Park and 10 minutes from Park Island.