The Hawera racecourse is on North Island in the Taranaki region. Record show that the Opunake Racing Club first organised races as early as 1886. They now hold a meeting at the racecourse each July.
  Also hosting meetings at the track on at least 3 occasions annually is the Egmont Racing Club. Their meetings are scheduled for May, September and October.


The principal races at the track are the Group 3 Fillies and Mares WFA Hawkeye at Stonebridge Stakes which is contested over 1400 metres each October.
  It also hosts the Egmont Cup


If you have badges, racecards, pictures of the racecourse or further details about the course, including your memories, then email johnslusar@fsmail.net