Te Mata Park has a rich human and geological history, and is home to a range of unique plants and native birds.
Look out for small signs with Quick Reference (QR) codes, identifying Points of Interest. Scanning the QR codes with a smartphone provides instant access to detailed information on these particular sites. There is good mobile phone reception in most areas of the Park, apart from the valleys.
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.
Four times winner of the presitigous international environmental award.