Hawke's Bay Naturist Club - "Rapere"

Location: 1504 (South end) of Glengarry Road, Rissington

Phone:027 4500 557

Email: hawkesbaynaturally@gonatural.co.nz 

Directions: From Napier (22km) leave by either Prebensen Drive or Church Rd onto Puketitiri Rd. 4km before Rissington turn right onto Glengarry Rd for 400m to Rapere entrance  signposted on right. From Hastings (32km) exit by Omahu Rd to Fernhill.  Take Swamp  Rd then right onto Omarunui Rd, quickly turn left towards Puketapu across river then left into Dartmoor  Rd.  Soon turn right into Apley Rd then right onto Puketitiri Rd to soon reach on left, Glengarry Rd as above.

Nearest Services:  Shops, supermarket, LPG Refills at Taradale 19km; Dairy, fuel, garage, hotel at Puketapu 15km.

Local Attractions: Mediterranean climate; Napier Art Deco City; 30+ wineries within 30km; Cape Kidnappers gannet colony; Good sea beaches within 30km. 

Features: Camping sites, ablutions, kitchen; Budget visitor accommodation; 20 metre filtered swimming pool; Toddlers pool and play area; Clubhouse with indoor spa pool. 

Rapere is situated in easy hill country 22km from Napier. The clubhouse has a large lounge and dance floor, dining area, well equipped kitchen; plus a basement with showers, toilets, laundry and spa pool. A wood stove keeps it warm in winter. 

Miniten court, petanque piste, volleyball and tennikoit courts, golf putting course and children’s play equipment. 

“Norm’s Lodge” sleeps up to 12 visitors. 

Ample sites for tents, caravans and campervans, some with electricity connected. 

The landscaped grounds have plenty of shade trees, hills to roam and a pond to canoe on.