Day 12 – Hastings and Napier

11:59 pm Motorbike/Motorcycle, New Zealand, SDA Church, Travel

Elevation Profile

Early in the morning, Rebecca went for a walk. This photo shows Temata Peak in the distance.

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We went to the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Napier, and caught up with lots of friends whom we hadn’t seen in many years.

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After church we drove into the heart of Napier and had a relaxing lunch in one of the many cafes. Art Deco is a key attraction for tourists.

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Later in the afternoon we went up to Temata Peak. This is a “must visit” location for anyone passing through the Hawkes Bay.

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The ride is simply stunning.

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Looking at the road coming up the hill, with Hastings in the background.

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The hills facing south-west have great character.

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One of the many wineries in the Hawkes Bay.

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There is significant pressure to keep New Zealand GE (Genetically Engineered crop) free. This farmer obviously supports the stance.

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And a few more shots of taken from the road heading back down to the plain.

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