60 Days of Summer

Explore Central Hawke’s Bay this Summer with our ‘60 Days of Summer’ campaign. 

Throughout January and February, we will share daily suggestions of unique locations, special events, hidden gems and well-known icons to visit throughout the region.

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From the striking Ruahine Ranges to the stunning coastline, and cafes, scenic reserves, historic places, food and wine, family fun, culture, music as well as our stunning landscapes - there’s always something new waiting to be discovered in Central Hawke’s Bay.

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Get out there with visitors, or on your own and make sure to follow along and share your summer adventures with us using the hashtag #centralhawkesbay.

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Nothing says 'summer' quite like a roadie: great company and top music with the windows rolled down.  Get planning the ultimate Hawke's Bay road trip here.



Find 'What's On' in Central Hawke's Bay with our events guide.

60 Days of Summer

1. The Tuki Tuki Trail

2. Topp Twins and the Warratahs

3. Brunch at Nola’s Café and restaurant

4. Limestone Loop

5. Kairakau Beach

6. Longest Place name

7. Central Hawke’s Bay Homesteads

8. Sunrise Hut

9. Waipawa Butchery

10. CHB Settlers Museum

11. Lindsay Bush

12. Sunday Drive

13. The Lady Killers

14. Road cycling

 15. Waipukurau Town

 16. Oruawharo – High Tea.

 17. Wine Tasting in Central Hawke’s Bay, Pukeora, Junction, Lime Rock

18.  Nelly Jull Park – Centralines Summer Series Jazz in the Park postponed until 26th

19.  Two Taniwha Street Food

20. The Rookery Coffee House

21.  Ongaonga High Tea

22. Waipawa Town

23. Mountain Biking

24. Pukeora Hill Lookout

25. The Old School House

26. Pourerere Beach

27. A cold drink at Two Taniwha Street Food

28. Pukehou Township

29. Waipawa Pools

30. Wallingford Homestead

31. Waipawa Golf Club

32. Wake & Cable Board Championship

33. Te Paerahi Beach

34. Otane Waitangi Day Fair

35. Real Fruit Ice Cream at Hatuma

36. Tea and Scones at Nola's

37. Managarara Station & Eco Lodge

38. Walking the Dog along the Tukituki Trail

39. Kune Bar & Restaurant

40. Second Hand Shopping

41. Blues Festival

42. Visit Blackhead Beach

43. Stroll A'deanes Bush

44. Dinner at the Beach

45. Dinner & Movie at The Civic Theatre

46. Learn to wakeboard at Backpaddock Lakes

47. Discover OngaOnga Historic Village

48. Explore the Heritage Trails

49. Visit Chapelwick

50. Mangakuri Beach

51. Grab a coffee from Espresso Loco

52. Explore Tikokino

53. Wander the Otane Sunday Market

54. Hike Sunrise Hut

55. Visit the Copperpot

56. Ranui Farm Park