Te Kooti's Cloak

Māori resistance leader Te Kooti sheltered in the upper Mōhaka area in 1871–72. He spent time on the Tataraakina peak at the junction of the Te Hoe and Mōhaka rivers, which is also known as "Te Kooti’s Lookout"

Craggy Range Winery

The iconic Craggy Range Winery emerging from early morning fog

Spirit Of Napier

The Spirit of Napier statue with a beautiful rainbow in the background


A small part of one of Napier's amazing Seawall murals "Industrialisation & Exploitation of the Ocean" by "Seth" which pays homage to Paikea, a whale rider

Ahuriri Marina

Evening light on Napier's Ahuriri marina and buildings with the hill behind

Bell Rock

The trail to Bell Rock along the Maungaharuru Range is a popular Hawke's Bay walk with spectacular views


An old vineyard shed with modern services retro-fitted

Pania Of The Reef

Pania was a beautiful maiden who lived in the sea on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand

Seasonal Tourism

The Napier viewing platform usually vibrantly populated in summer quite deserted on a cold winter's day