Place:Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

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NameHawke's Bay
Alt namesHawkes Baysource: Britannica Book of the Year (1994) p 681
TypeRegion
Coordinates39.833°S 176.333°E
Located inNew Zealand     (1971 - )
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Hawke's Bay is a region of New Zealand, located on the east coast of the country's North Island. Hawke's Bay is recognised on the world stage for its award-winning wines. The regional council sits in both the cities of Napier and Hastings. It derives from Hawke Bay which was named by Captain James Cook in honour of Admiral Edward Hawke who decisively defeated the French at the Battle of Quiberon Bay. Hawke's Bay is a region.

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