Te Mata Whare Tapoi

Te Mata Whare Tapoi



Te Mata Whare Tapoi

Te Mata Whare Tapoi is located at 357 Te Mata Peak Road near the top of Te Mata Peak. If you would like to email us regarding bookings please email

info@hawkesbay-maori.biz or call 0226713495 and we will get back to you as soon as possible.



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Te Mata Peakis a peak south of Hastings rising up to 399min theHawke’s Bayregion of New Zealand. A sealed road leads to the popular lookout at the summit, as well as several trails for hikers and mountain bikers. The Hastings suburb of Havelock North is built on the slopes of the peak.

As the highest peak in the area, it offers views over the Heretaunga Plains, and Hawke’s Bay, including Napier. On a clear day, the view stretches as far as Mount Ruapehu and Mahia Peninsula.

The Park is located south-east of Havelock North village – approximately a 15-minute drive to the summit.


Directions from Havelock North to the Main Gates Carpark and Summit – 5.5km

  • TakeTe Mata Roadfrom Village centre for 1.5km

  • At Hereworth Boys School turnrightintoSimla Avenuefor 1km

  • TurnleftintoTe Mata Peak Roadfor approximately 3km


Built in the 1960’s the building will be used from now for use as a cafe as well as events, weddings, wananga, Trust meetings. AGM, and training. It has kitchen facilities as well as bar and dining areas. Our coffee of choice is BIONIC coffee and there are EFTPOS facilities. Members of the public are most welcome to inquire for private bookings and come in at times when it is open during the day.