Hawke's Bay / Te Matau-a-Māui

Although beaches, wineries and Art Deco are the popular images of Hawke's Bay, the region is also home to a diverse economy, making it the second largest contributor to regional GDP.

The main industries are farming, horticulture, wine and tourism, with the Port of Napier as a major export and transport hub. 

But Hawkes’s Bay has ambitions to be New Zealand’s most innovative region; the leading exporter of premium primary produce and a hub for business growth. 

For full details on projects funded in this region:

Funding announcements

Hawke's Bay stories

Published: 30 October, 2020