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"Hawkes Bay, East Coast of the North Island." Top 5 Page for this destination Hawkes Bay Tip by kiwi

Hawkes Bay, New Zealand: 3 reviews and 5 photos

  Te Mata Peak.
by kiwi

TeMata Peak is a beautiful part of the country not always visited by overseas tourists. It is out of Hastings, but in the photo you can see over to the gorgeous coast and the city of Napier. This general area known as Hawkes Bay is very warm and sunny. It's just that it's not exactly on the way to anywhere. Well worth going off the beaten path to visit though.
Napier City is famous for it's array of Art Deco buildings. There are many of them and it seems the city is completely of that era, this came about because it had to rebuilt after a devastating earthquake that almost levelled the complete town.

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  • Updated Mar 30, 2004
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