Havelock North lies at the foot of towering Te Mata Peak, 5km south-east of Hastings
. This prosperous wine centre enjoys a charming village atmosphere, with stylish shops and cafés lining its cobbled high street.
Havelock North is known for its beautiful trees and gardens, and for its three private boarding schools - some of the country's best. Local attractions include boutique wineries, craft outlets and Te Mata Park.