Havelock North Motor Lodge

7 Havelock Road, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand

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Local Events

Havelock North is the jewel in the crown of Hawkes Bay. The Village is the hub for many of Hawkes Bay's events and attractions and Havelock North Motor Lodge is in the very heart of the Village, making it the ideal accommodation base.

Whether you are attending a concert, sporting event, wedding, or simply enjoying the incredible wineries on offer, Havelock North Motor Lodge enables you to park the car, relax and enjoy everything the Village has to offer.

For more details on any of the events listed below, please give us a call.


Hawkes Bay Races - 6 October 2018

Tradition, fashion, style and heart-stopping racing unite in one of the most scenic racecourses in New Zealand. Hawkes Bay's most glamorous and social day out – Livamol Classic.


Hawkes Bay Arts Festival - 15-28 October 2018

The Harcourt's Hawkes Bay Arts Festival celebrates its fourth birthday this year with what is anticipated to be a spectacular line up of more than 70 events in venues throughout the region. There will be a diverse line up of performances including theatre, dance, music, cabaret, comedy, children’s shows, a readers and writers festival and much, much more. More details will be provided as they become available.


Hawkes A & P Show - 18-19 October 2018

In 2018 the Hawkes Bay A&P Society will host the New Zealand Royal A&P Show at Hawkes Bay on Show, the fourth Royal Show of its tenure. The Premier Agricultural Show in New Zealand will bring competitors from all over New Zealand to compete for the coveted tri-colour ribbon.


2018 Hospice Holly Trail - Havelock North - 10-12 November 2018

The Hospice Holly Trail was established in 2000 by a group of philanthropic women in order to raise funds for Cranford Hospice, Hawkes Bay. The Hospice Holly Trail is held biennially and the 10th Trail will be held in November 2018.



Blackcaps vs India 1st ODI  - 23 January 2019

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. This season the world’s best players are coming to our backyard! Team India play with a thrilling style and the passion of their fans is not to be missed.

So, grab your family and friends to experience the Blackcaps take on the thrilling challenge of the men in blue. Come prepared for your time at the cricket and pack your own food and drinks (just leave the alcohol, glass, and cans at home).

You can also upgrade your Adult ticket to see the White Ferns ODI against India a day after the Blackcaps at the same venue! Kids (aged 2-14yrs) go free to the White Ferns matches.


White Ferns vs India  1st ODI - 24 January 2019

Our White FernS are getting ready to test themselves against some of the world’s best in a historic tour.

So, grab your family and friends to experience the White Ferns take on the thrilling challenge of India. Just $10 at the gate for adults and all kids (aged 2-14yrs) go free. Come prepared for your time at the cricket and pack your own food and drinks (just leave the alcohol, glass, and cans at home).


UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey - Church Road Winery - 25 January 2019

The ultimate summer band returns to New Zealand in 2019 with a series of shows to celebrate their 40th Anniversary.

With 2019 marking 40 years since UB40 first performed live, the reggae icons will be celebrating with a ‘greatest hits’ set that features global smashes including ‘Red Red Wine’, ‘Cherry Oh Baby’, ‘Rat In Mi Kitchen’ and ‘Kingston Town’. Ali, Astro & Mickey will be joined on-stage by their incredible eight-piece band. They will be supported by very special guest artists (details will be announced soon).

Phil Collins Mission Estate Concert - Mission Estate Winery - 6 February 2019

With over 280 million records sold, in a career spanning almost 50 years as a solo artist and a member of Genesis; 7 Grammy Awards® and an Oscar®, among other numerous accolades; more UK Top 40 singles than any other artist of the 1980s and 29 x Platinum sales over 7 certified albums and 7 Top 10 Singles in New Zealand, Phil Collins is a generational icon and cultural legend whose work continues to influence and inspire fans, critics and fellow artists such as Adele, Lorde, Pharrell, and Beyoncé.


Napier Art Deco Festival 2019 - 13 to 17  February 2019

New Zealand’s Art Deco capital, Napier, celebrates its annual festival in February with over 200 events, including entertainment experiences, outdoor concerts, vintage car parades, fashions shows, dining experiences, great Gatsby picnics and so much more. Over 40,000 people flock from all over the world into Napier to see it transform back in time and enjoy this iconic event.


Nitro Circus Next Level Tour - McLean Park - 17 March 2019

The Next Level Tour takes inspiration from the game-changing progression and breakthrough ramp technology first dreamed up at Travis’ “Pastranaland” compound, perfected at Nitro World Games.  This tour will feature the biggest ramps on the planet, including the huge FMX Best Trick ramps Gregg Duffy, Josh Sheehan and Harry Bink hit to top the World Games podium.

The best athletes in BMX, Scooter and Inline will also raise their game, sending it with all new, never before seen tricks, on the brand new Giganta Ramp Nitro’s crazy cast of daredevils will also brave the 50-foot Giganta Ramp on a host of new crazy contraptions, that have no business flying through the air.

Nitro Circus: The Next Level Tour is a wild, electrifying can’t-miss night of action sports excitement.


Horse of the Year - Hawkes Bay A & P Showgrounds - 13-17 March 2019

The Annual Horse of The Year Show is New Zealand’s Premier Equestrian Competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. With over 1800 riders and 2500 horses competing for lucrative titles and prize money the show is a feature on most equestrian calendars.

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