The Manse - Venue for hire


Hawke’s Bay Lodge Venue

The Manse luxury lodge is an exclusive country retreat in an intimate setting, only 15 minutes drive from Havelock North and Hastings.  It borders the renowned Gimblett Gravels and Ngatarawa wine regions, with dramatic views across the Heretaunga Plains to the Kaweka hills.  The Manse was built in 1910 for the Presbyterian Minister of the Maraekakaho station. It is an exceptional, exclusive venue, with international elegance and Hawke’s Bay charm.  The grounds, house, pool area and views are stunning and will provide you with a beautiful setting.

The Manse offers exclusive use for events and weddings and can accommodate small gatherings up to 25 inside the lodge. For larger gatherings, there is a variety of locations for a marquee.

Selective accommodation is available.

Enquire to discuss your requirements. We look forward to welcoming you.



  • Accommodation
  • Full kitchen
  • In-house catering (optional)
  • Licensed
  • Onsite parking
  • WiFi

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Hastings, paired with Napier as the twin cities of the region, has not only a vibrant city,  but the very varied surrounding hinterland of Hawke’s Bay. From traditional and modern vineyards to the coast and the hills, Hastings has venues for business and leisure, weddings and parties.

Known for food and wine, Hastings does entertainment well and stages a wide range of events. With it’s settled and glorious weather this is the destination for outdoor events for a larger part of the year.


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