Clive is a small town that is located ten kilometres south of Napier in the Hawke's Bay region. Clive is close to the mouth of the Clive River.

The town is part of the Hastings district. It was named (like many of the towns in the vicinity) after a prominent person from imperial India, in this case Robert Clive, better known as "Clive of India".

The town of Clive is mainly rural, yet with the increasing number of people moving into Hawkes Bay, and Clive being at the meeting point of Hastings and Napier. new subdivisions are being built to accommodate the growing population.

The Hawkes Bay regatta is held each year on New Year’s Day, started in 1895 and is the oldest regatta in New Zealand.

Clive is a town that met the synopsis criteria. There are a number of churches of which the Anglican

is represented.

Clive has a high profile war memorial.

The Clive Hotel is located on the busy highway that interlinks Hastings and Napier.




Fireplace Dump Station
General Store   Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping 4WD
Kitchen Facilities   Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water Walking tracks
Rotary Club   Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service   Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking Jet Boating
Information   Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course