Hawke’s Bay is open for business

If you’re thinking about investing in, starting, buying or re-locating your business to the Hastings District and to Hawke’s Bay, you’re in the right place. This is a vibrant, exciting region where all kinds of businesses thrive and grow. Hawke’s Bay is open for business – how can we help?


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Hawke's Bay is ideal for food producing and processing businesses, and is home to skilled artisans who turn freshly grown ingredients into sensational flavours.

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With a heritage going back over 150 years, Hawke's Bay is New Zealand’s oldest wine producing region, and home to some of the world’s top wineries.

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From light to heavy to hi-tech industries, Hawke's Bay’s innovative businesses design and make or process everything from furniture to thousands of hectares of forest.

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Hawke’s Bay tourism businesses create great memories for the thousands of visitors who come here all year round, with superb attractions, from vineyards to cycle tracks.

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Hawke’s Bay welcomes students from here and internationally with top Boys, Girls and co-ed schools. Eastern Institute of Technology offers tertiary programmes from certificate to degree level.

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Service businesses are thriving in Hawke’s Bay, which means if you’re a growing business that needs expert support you’ve got it on tap.

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Hot property

Hansen Property Group


April 28, 2016

Rob Hansen of Hansen Property Group came home to live in Hawke’s Bay, and he’s taking the long term view. Rob Hansen has an extensive background in commercial property and has found lots of... read more


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Focal Point Cinema & Café


March 28, 2016

Moving to Hawke’s Bay means plenty of entertainment options, including one of NZ’s best cinemas.The renovated Focal Point Cinema & Café opened in 2014. The cinema has three theatres, all... read more


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Suzelle Lingerie


February 28, 2016

A few useful sales tips on creating an iconic shop in Hawke’s Bay, from retail expert Coralie White of Suzelle Lingerie.Coralie bought the Suzelle Lingerie business in 1990. Since then, her... read more

People here are really passionate about food, from growing it... to the plate. Ashley Jones, Executive Chef, Elephant Hill
We have some of the best soils in the country, abundant water and an amazing climate. Michael Whittaker, Owner, Te Mata Mushroom Company