Arts in the Garden

Indulge your artistic side in Central Hawke's Bay.

Oruawharo garden concert featuring the beautiful sound of the french gypsie jazz band, Black Spider Trio is a Spring Fling event not to miss!

Add a visit to Artmoshere Gallery, Index for a spot of shopping and a wander through the Beautiful Gwavas Garden to round out a wonderful weekend of Music, Art, Sculptures and Beautiful Garden Delights.

Day 1

Head to Central Hawke's Bay via SH 2, taking the morning to explore Waipawa. Be sure to visit Artmosphere Gallery, Tattertales, Index and finish up at Nola's Cafe and Restaurant for a coffee and scone!

Time for the delightfully fun French Gypsie Jazz music by the Black Spider Trio at Oruawharo Homestead and Garden. This wonderful Garden Concert includes High tea on the lawn so be sure to save room for delightful treats and delicious teas.

Stay at one of great local accommodations - Check out the Spring Fling accommodation deals

Day 2

Stop at one of our wonderful local cafes in Waipukurau before heading out to Gwavas Garden on SH50 for a wander through the beautiful 9 hectare ‘Cornish Woodland Garden’ which is a spectacle for all the senses, with azaleas, rhododendron, camellia and magnolia, beautiful birdlife and fragrances of the flowers in bloom.

Pack a picnic for lunch or double back for a delightful meal at the Tikokino Country Hotel

Places to stop