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For an unforgettable holiday, combine our luxury Hawke’s Bay accommodation with the best the region has to offer, including activities, dining, wineries and spectacular scenery. Hawke’s Bay is one of New Zealand’s most popular destinations. Here are some of the highlights to discover.

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Things To Do in Hawke’s Bay in Winter

Our Ultimate Guide: Things To Do in Hawke’s Bay in Winter Discover Hawke's Bay during the colder months with our curated guide to the best winter activities and culinary experiences. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a returning traveller, our FAQ will help you plan...

Enjoy Tom Jones in Napier with Porters Boutique Hotel

Boutique Accommodation for Tom Jones' Napier Concert When you’re looking for boutique accommodation in Napier for your Tom Jones HARVEST MOON concert weekend, look no further than Porters Boutique Hotel, the pinnacle of luxury Hawke’s Bay accommodation. Our boutique hotel offers the perfect retreat for...

Havelock North Accommodation For Hawke’s Bay’s Wine Festivals

Hawke's Bay's Wine Festivals - Sip, Savour, and Stay Hawke’s Bay is one of the great wine regions of the world - joining eleven other prestigious wine regions such as Bordeaux (France), Napa Valley (USA), Bilbao (Spain) and Adelaide (Australia). Summer is the perfect time...

The Porters Apartment in Havelock North Village

Hawke’s Bay Luxury Accommodation – The Porters Apartment in Havelock North Village. Autumn is upon us in New Zealand, and it's time to plan a holiday that caters to your every need. Whether you're travelling with friends or family, the Porters Apartment at Porters Boutique...

It’s Time for Spring Vacation Planning

Top 5 Springtime Activities in Hawke's Bay Well, it certainly has been an interesting winter and we say you deserve a break. A Havelock North vacation is full of endless possibilities, to suit every type of traveller. With Spring now just around the corner, here...

Springtime in Hawke’s Bay

What To Do in Hawke's Bay in the Springtime Well haven’t we had a roller coaster of weather over the last few weeks! Hopefully we are all rained out and the endless summer days aren’t far away. With summer on the horizon we thought it would...

Local Breakfast Items Now in Your Room!

Hotel Minibar Stocked with Local Hawke's Bay Products We are very excited to say we've found some awesome local suppliers to stock our minibars with some delicious products; perfect for breakfast during your stay. ☀  Pair with our complimentary tea and coffee amenities and you'll be...

A Winter Guide To Fire & Food Around Hawke’s Bay

Best Places to Eat in Hawke's Bay this Winter Winter in Hawke’s Bay is the perfect excuse to try out all the local eateries, because what else are you going to do when it’s raining. With endless food options in Hawke’s Bay; whether they are...

The Hawke’s Bay Autumn Outdoor Experience Guide

Hawke’s Bay's Top Five Autumnal Experiences A recent spate of frosty mornings emphasises that we are well and truly into autumn; with winter just around the corner. Autumn is a brilliant time to visit Hawke’s Bay and enjoy everything it has to offer. Vivid red...

On The Blog: School Holidays Guide

Keep the Kids Occupied these School Holidays The school holidays are almost here, coinciding perfectly with the beginning of daylight savings.  Hawke’s Bay is the ultimate destination to explore with children of all ages as the weather warms and the days become longer.  The Porters...