Place:Hawke's Bay, New Zealand


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

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Hawke's Bay is a region of New Zealand on the east coast of the North Island. It is recognised on the world stage for its award-winning wines. Hawke's Bay 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 in 1759. Hawke's Bay is a region.

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