Please note that the Main Gates are closed on Te Mata Peak Road (beyond Peak House) at 10.00pm daily, and re-opened at 5.30am.
Directions from Havelock North to the Summit and Park Gates
Take Te Mata Road from Village centre for 1.5km
At Hereworth Boys School turn right onto Simla Avenue for 1km
Turn left onto Te Mata Peak Road for approx. 3km
Toilets and picnic tables are located at the Main Gates Car Park
The Tauroa Road car park extension is closed between 9pm and 7am daily and we ask park users to consider local residents in terms of noise, especially early in the morning.
Directions from Havelock North to the Lower Entrance to the Park 3.5km
Take Te Mata Road from Village and take first right into Duart Road
Drive 1km and turn veer left into Tauroa Road for 2km to the carpark.
Haere mai | Welcome to Te Mata Park and its famous peak, one of the most loved and visited places in Hawke’s Bay.
Gifted in perpetuity to the community in 1927 and managed by a small group of volunteer trustees, with appreciated help from local councils and the community, the Park is a cultural, historical and recreational treasure.
Two times winner of the presitigous international enviromental award.