Hawkes Bay is blessed with wine, especially red wine. Therefore, it is also blessed with everything food and wine lovers could desire, and is also popular for bicycle touring.
There are a whole lot of pet owners in the Hawkes Bay region, and they all need pet sitting every now and then, so if wine & food are of interest, or plain natural beauty, try house sitting here...
And there's more - trout fishing, hot pools, kayaking, ballooning, and wine tasting. Love the Art Deco at Napier, the Gannets at Cape Kidnappers, the farmer's markets at Hastings and the wineries, everywhere. The National Aquarium is amazing, as are the beautiful beaches along the coast.
Bring your bike, and a nice cheese platter - and house sit in Hawkes Bay.
Pet sitting means that the sitter is living in the pet's home while the owner is away. The pets get to stay in their own familiar environment, with human company and love—making it the very best option for the pet's health and emotional well-being, in most cases.
It is 100% free for owners join and find pet sitters—and the pet sitters will usually sit for free. Oh, and they provide in-house security and garden maintenance at the same time.
We've been doing pet sitting much longer than any of the new "pet" websites—most home owners get house sitters because they want someone to look after their pets i.e. pet sitting. Over more than a decade we have developed many layers of robust security and a surprisingly easy and rewarding user experience.
Yes, there are often wonderful house sitting jobs in Hawke's Bay, and Kiwi House Sitters is the best way to find them. We have been market leaders for a long time and provide a safe and practical service with friendly support.
Kiwi House Sitters is the largest and most active house sitting community in New Zealand. With far more houses sitting jobs, every month, than any other site, this is the right place to jump in. Click here to find out HOW IT WORKS.
Discover lovely pet, dog and house sitters in Hawke's Bay willing to look after your house, pets and garden FOR FREE .
Kiwi House Sitters is the largest house sitting site in New Zealand, providing market leading security, support and service. Join for free and enjoy real peace of mind while you’re away. Click here to find out HOW IT WORKS.
House sitting in Hawkes Bay is a great way to secure a launching place from which to explore this fabulous region. Bring your nose flute, spend some time here and get past the cliches - you'll love every minute.
The three major cities of Hawke's Bay are Napier, Hastings and Wairoa. Napier and Hastings are known internationally for the "Snapshot" of Art Deco architecture on display, due to the fact that both towns were destroyed by an earthquake in the 1930's, and were both rebuilt within a couple of years.
Wairoa, on the other hand is famous for its stunning coastlines. Bird lovers can visit the bird sanctuary in Cape Kidnappers famous for its Gannet colony.
For the wine experience, there are over 80 wineries, mostly within a 20 kilometre radius encompassing Hastings and Napier. Some other places you should checkout are Clive, Elsthorpe, Puketapy, Dannevirke and Tikokino. There are also the beautiful lakes Tutira and Waikaremoana; well worth a visit.
Trout fishing, Kayaking and lying on a beautiful beach are also on the menu in Hawkes Bay - it's really about what you're in the mood for.
Worth visiting just for the photo opportunity, this hill in Hawkes Bay boasts the longest place name in the English speaking world. A translation of the name from Maori is "The summit where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, the climber of mountains, the land-swallower who travelled about, played his nose flute to his loved one".