Havelock is Green lip Mussel ‘capitol
of New Zealand. Havelock is a progressive and proud community and is a
place where it is a delight to lose a few hours.
The state highway, driven by tourism
and the green lip mussel business are Havelock key economic drivers,
but the town has all of the essential services and can service
adequately the surrounding rural community.
Havelock is a coastal village in the Marlborough region of New
Zealand. It sits at the head of Pylorus Sound, one of the many
Havelock was named after Sir Henry Havelock, known from the Siege of
Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The main street is
William Pickering, space scientist and former director of NASA's Jet
Havelock has a Catholic
Two Museums are offering a great insight to the region.
are vintage maritime offerings and the War Memorial
is located in the centre of the township.
The green lip mussel restaurant is enough of a temptation to linger in
this great town.