Gold hits the harbour - four gins, four wins
12 May 2023
Hector's Gin receives four medals at the recent NZ Spirit Awards Competition.
Little Akaloa Pink Blossom - New Release
28 Feb 2023
Our fourth release in the Hector’s series is our Little Akaloa Pink Blossom Gin.
GCH Aviation – Akaroa Craft Distillery Heli Gin Experience
21 Sep 2022
Take flight with Garden City Helicopters and experience the taste and tales of the Akaroa harbour, told in gin with Akaroa Craft Distillery.
31 Aug 2022
Situated in Okuti Valley, Phytofarm is owned and run by Valmai Becker. Valmai is a well known Naturopath and Professional Member of the New Zealand Association of Medical Herbalists.
French Peak Vineyard
31 Jul 2022
French Peak is a locally owned vineyard, located in picturesque French Farm. Only 3.5 hectares, French Peak is the oldest vineyard in Banks Peninsula and has a unique terrior as it is based in the centre of an extinct volcano.
23 Apr 2022
Sea kelp is the main botanical in our Hector’s Long Harbour Ocean Wash Gin. Our kelp is sustainably sourced and managed from NZ Kelp under New Zealand’s world renown Quota Management System. Certified organic with AsureQuality, NZ Kelp is freshly hand gathered from the ocean.
NZ Whale and Dolphin Partnership
01 Apr 2022
We named our first gin series Hector’s after the Hector’s Dolphins that habitat in and around Banks Peninsula. These endangered dolphins are as native to New Zealand as the Kiwi. About 1,000 live around the Peninsula and they can easily be seen on one of the many tourist boat offerings available in Akaroa.