The oldest wine region in New Zealand, Hawke’s Bay is rightly renowned for its tantalising tipples.
Verdant vineyards at Craggy Range. © Hawke's Bay Tourism
Hawke’s Bay isn’t on the way to anywhere. It requires a deliberate choice to discover its delights. Read the story . . .
Things to do
When most people imagine their idyllic beach, they think of white sand and sun-dappled water. Surfers focus on wind and swell directions and the hidden bathymetry of the seafloor. Read the story . . .
Food and drink
There are over 70 vineyards in the Hawke's Bay – about half of which you can visit. Taste the fruits of the vines and their vintners’ zeal and, in many cases, have a bite to eat at the same time. Read the story . . .
Captain Cook had plenty to say in his log about Cape Kidnappers, the southern headland of Hawke’s Bay. Read the story . . .
Set atop 6,500 rolling acres of stunning pasture-land, Cape Kidnappers has been described as a modern marvel of golf course architecture. Read the story . . .