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Mangapapa Winemaker’s Dinner

Easthope Family Winegrowers

Friday 29th July 2022

Celebrate Food, Wine, Art & Life! 

In our first winter winemakers’ dinner we celebrate all things family. “Family spirit and sharing” is the theme for the evening, commencing with an informal fireside chat with Rod and Emma Easthope, followed by a delicious three course family style meal invites conviviality with your treasured friends, complementing Rod & Emma’s hands on approach to crafting boutique wines from Easthope Family Winegrowers. A perfect way to celebrate all family businesses in the Bay! 6.30 pm – 10 pm. $100 per person.

To book a ticket, call 06 878 3234 or email

Mangapapa Winemaker’s Dinner 

Squawking Magpie Wines

Friday 26th August 2022

Celebrate Food, Wine, Art & Life!

In our second winter winemaker dinners, we celebrate the terroir of the Gimblett Gravels with Squawking Magpie and in true magpie fashion, we have thrown in a cheeky “blind wine” option during dinner with irrepressible winemaker, Jenny. Stunning dishes and robust flavours will create wonderful food and wine matches to round a celebratory evening. 6.30 pm – 10 pm. $135.00 per person.

To book a ticket, call 06 878 3234 or email

Mangapapa Hotel making inclusive travel & accessibility a real breeze………

As the world of travel opens up again, we know how important it is for all to be able to travel in comfort and ease. Mangapapa has focused on inclusive travel to minimise barriers and provide accommodation that offers accessibility with a beautiful stay in Hawke’s Bay. To learn more about what Mangapapa has to offer, click on our latest blog link below.

Pamper your mind, body and soul…….

Mangapapa Spa Sanctuary offers many day packages to enjoy in the beautiful country surroundings of Mangapapa. Learn more about what’s on offer and the experience you’ll have when investing in some ‘me time’ at Mangapapa.

Celebrate Mother’s Day any day in May at Mangapapa Country Estate……… 

To honour and celebrate our MUMS, we have created a range of delightful treats to pamper and indulge a very special woman in our lives.

A Piece of Natural History right here in Hawke’s Bay……..

Often our guests escape the concrete jungle for some fresh air and time to recalibrate within the countryside. Leaving behind the huge glass office skyscrapers for the Hawke’s Bay scenery. Little do they know, Mangapapa has it’s own natural skyscrapers…..

To all the travel lovers out there….. read our love letter to Hawke’s Bay! Happy Valentine’s Day! 

It’s been a tough two years as we ride the waves of the pandemic. But Mangapapa Hotel is still steadfast and waiting for you to plan a trip to us, making the most of beautiful travel memories as you explore all Hawke’s Bay has to offer.

It’s the gold for us! Winner of Beef & Lamb Excellence Award 2020

Another successful year for Mangapapa, as our new Head Chef, Norka Mella Munoz and her kitchen team have been awarded the Beef & Lamb Excellence Award 2020 as part of her Beef & Lamb Ambassador role for the third consecutive year in a row. This award is for her fabulous menus using Hawke’s Bay lamb and New Zealand Beef to create five star dishes, served in our stunning restaurant for Mangapapa’s five course set dinner menu.

Reservations are essential so call our team on (06) 878 3234 if you’d like to try it for yourself.

Introducing the Goodie Box

We are very excited to announce we are jumping on board with Everybody Eats and Innocent Packaging fantastic initiative to tackle food waste, food poverty and social isolation in New Zealand. We are offering you the chance to do something good as you take away your high tea leftovers…………… donate a meal to someone in need simply by scanning the bar code on the goodie box and donating. Learn more from

Mangapapa Hotel awarded Qualmark 5* Gold for 2021!

The team are delighted to be one of only two five star accommodations in Hawke’s Bay to be awarded the Qualmark 5* Gold for 2021. It is a honour to have the team’s work recognised as they take so much pride in providing a world class accommodation for guests to stay at in Hawke’s Bay and feel very proud to represent this accreditation.

Qualmark is New Zealand tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, providing a trusted guide to iconic travel experiences. Owned by Tourism New Zealand and backed by leading industry organisations, Qualmark provides a grading system for accommodation providers and a quality endorsement programme for visitor activities, service and transport providers, as an official mark of quality. The Qualmark logo means guests can book with confidence, knowing that the experience is quality-assured to the highest standards. A business displaying the Qualmark logo represents the best tourism experience New Zealand has to offer.