Hawke’s Bay’s newest wine festival, comes with a twist!

We’re proud to announce the inaugural Te Awanga Wine Festival, an immersive celebration set to enchant wine enthusiasts on February 3rd, 2024. This unmissable event will spotlight the diverse offerings of Hawke’s Bay’s premier wineries situated along the picturesque Te Awanga Wine Strip. Three prominent wineries—Elephant Hill, Clearview Estate, and Te Awanga Estate—alongside four esteemed […]

Napier To Host Opening Round Of 2024 World Triathlon Cup

Napier has been unveiled as the new home of New Zealand’s popular stop on the World Triathlon Cup circuit and doubled down by also agreeing to host the Oceania Standard Distance Championships later this summer. The picturesque Hawke’s Bay coastal city, famed for its world class wine, annual Art Deco Festival and Ranfurly Shield-holding rugby […]

Waiaroha – state of the art water treatment and more

“The two water storage tanks at Waiaroha hold five million litres of drinking water each – in the height of summer Hastings uses the equivalent of 11 of these tanks a day.” The Waiaroha Heretaunga Discovery Centre, located on the corner of Southampton and Hastings Streets, will open to the public on the weekend of […]

Nothing traditional about Rebel Business School

Do you have an awesome business idea that you want to bring to reality but are struggling to get it off the ground? It’s time to become a rebel and step out of your comfort zone and participate in the 10-day free Rebel Business School Aotearoa. The Napier City Council, Hastings District Council and Ministry […]

Business breakfasts encourage innovation

Think innovatively and you’ll accomplish spectacular things. Businesses large and small are invited to attend a business breakfast to hear how they can do just that. Napier City Council, Napier City Business Inc and Napier Port have jointly organised Innovate Napier, a winter business breakfast series that focuses on topics relevant to multinationals through to sole […]

Bioresource Processing Alliance Workshop

The New Zealand Bioresource Processing Alliance (BPA) is a national initiative funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to increase the value gained from low value by-product and secondary streams (bioresources) derived from the processing of primary sector products. The BPA is a Partnership between AgResearch, Callaghan Innovation, Plant & Food Research and […]