Introducing Hohepa Cheese

Hohepa cheese is made locally here in Hawke’s Bay at our boutique Cheesery.

Summer shop hours are Monday – Friday 8.30-4.30pm changing to winter hours in April for Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am-4.30pm.  On Saturday’s our Cheese is sold through our stall on the Napier Farmers Market and on Sunday’s at the Hastings Farmers Market. This shop is an outlet for all vegetable, meat and cheese products produced at Hohepa. Pasterised milk is also able to be purchased there. Online orders (including cheese) can be made via email: or phone: +64 6 870 0426 extention 725 so we can arrange shipment or collection for you. All orders are sent via courier using a track and trace system.

Hohepa Store location: 363 State Highway 51, Clive, Hawkes Bay.

View behind the scenes our Cheesery history – click here


We're leaders in Bio-dynamic farming practices in New Zealand.

Bio-Dynamic principles is an essential basis for the nutrition of people and animals and the responsible stewardship of the land.


We milk approximately 46 hand reared shorthorn cows

That graze on lush herbal lay pastures. It is the special care of the land to which the cheese makers attribute the wonderful taste in the cheese!


Spiritual, ethical ,ecological approach to agriculture.

Biodynamic agriculture is a spiritual – ethical – ecological approach to agriculture which has much in common with other organic methods.