Making the move
to Hawke’s Bay

If you are making a move to the sunny Hawke’s Bay, we have listed some online resources that may be beneficial in making the transition to our fabulous “Wine Country” a smoother one…

General Resources

Hawke’s Bay New Zealand – Official Hawke’s Bay tourism site. Packed with useful information about the region; including event calendars, accommodation options, tourist & sightseeing activities; local venues, & a shopping directory!

Education Review Office – Government department which evaluates and reports publicly on the education and care of students in schools and early childhood services. A great resource to research local schooling options.

Hawke’s Bay Chamber of Commerce – The local Chamber of Commerce is a great resource for those seeking business support.

PORSE – PORSE is New Zealand’s leading provider of in home child care services, including home based child care.

Sport Hawke’s Bay – If you are seeking information on local sports & recreation clubs / facilities this site offers a great starting point. Also, check out (an online directory of New Zealand sports clubs and facilities).

Hawke’s Bay Today – Hawke’s Bay Today is the local daily newspaper.

Smart – Provide outsourcing services for business. A great option if you are relocating a business to Hawke’s Bay, or are setting up from scratch.

Moving Companies

Conroy Removals – Is one of New Zealand’s largest privately owned moving company’s providing professional moving services (including packing, storage, insurance, pick up and delivery services).

Local Authorities

Hastings District Council – Provides ratepayer services to the wider Hastings District, incorporating the communities of Hastings, Havelock North, Flaxmere, Haumoana, Waimarama, Te Awanga, Bayview & Clive.

Napier City Council – Provides ratepayer services to both Napier City & Taradale.

Hawkes Bay Regional Council – Plays a strategic role in managing Hawke’s Bay natural resources, along with other key regional functions (including Leasehold land & the Port of Napier).

Central Hawkes Bay District Council – Provides ratepayer services to the Central Hawkes Bay region (encompassing the communities of Waipukurau, Waipawa, Otane, Takapau, Tikokino, Ongaonga, & Porangahau).