Who doesn’t love Hawke’s Bay? This is where great food and wine is born, all packaged together with captivating landscapes and world-class Art Deco streets.
While Napier and Hastings often get the most attention, there is a bustling little village (officially part of Hastings) that, we think, is the most underrated place in the region.
In recent years, Havelock North was named the country’s most beautiful suburb – but that’s not the only reason it should be on your radar.
If you shrunk Melbourne down to the size of a village and surrounded it with vineyards and dynamic orchards, you’d be starting to get an idea of Havelock North.
The village has a thriving café, restaurant and boutique shopping scene that just gets better each time you return.
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