town in New Zealand

Dannevirke is a town in the southern Hawke's Bay region, in the eastern North Island of New Zealand.


The name Dannevirke derives from the Danish language and means "a work of the Danes".

Dannevirke and the rest of Southern Hawke's Bay is now part of the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council area.

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  • Dannevirke Gallery of History, 14 Gordon St. M-F 10am-3pm. Adult $2, child 50c.
  • Fantasy Cave, 60 High St. Attracting children (and adults) since 1989. Adult $5, child $2.






  • Viking Lodge Motel, 180 High St (closest motel to the CBD), +64 6 374 6669, fax: +64 6 374 6686, . 13 smoke free ground floor units. Sky TV, Guest Laundry, Wireless Internet, Internet kiosk. Continental & cooked breakfast available. A member of the Host Accommodation group. Qualmark 4 star plus self contained and serviced. From $105.


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