John Hill Estate Vineyard & Restaurant

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Free Taxi Shuttle on Friday Nights

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UPDATE: Due to lack of use we have been forced to cancel this service. We will continue to look at alternative options however in the meantime an Omana Shuttle can be booked directly by calling 09 536 5935.

Thank you.

We have a Free Taxi Shuttle to take people home when within a 10km radius. A minimal fee will be charged per km for distances traveled outside the 10km.

The 11 seat shuttle is available from 9.30pm until 11.30pm Friday nights and can be organised for group bookings of 11 or under on other days.

For further information please call or come in and talk to us.

In association with Omana Shuttles.



Groovexpress’ 2015/16 Summer Concert Series

Jazz-Blues Concert & Buffet at the Hill!

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A warm sunny lazy afternoon, smooth as honey live music, all served up with some of the best wine & local cuisine that the Franklin district has to offer…

– E Type Records are proud to present Groovexpress’ 2015/16 Summer Concert Series!

Join us on Sunday 15 November here at John Hill Estate Vineyard & Restaurant, Hunua.


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Groovexpress will perform an afternoon concert, featuring a selection of soulful, groove-driven tunes. Masterfully fusing elements of the ‘jazz standard’ format with contemporary blues, funk and R&B flavours, Groovexpress delivers “upbeat, fun, sensual jazz” that is “ageless and timeless […] Groovexpress is the new face of Smooth Jazz!” (Sandy Shore, Global Radio)

A three-course gourmet buffet will be served following the concert for all guests in the winery restaurant, overlooking the picturesque vineyard and landscaped gardens of the Estate.

Enjoy a full bar service, vineyard platters and mobile eftpos throughout the concert, including selected offerings from the Estate’s own vintages.

Get some friends together and enjoy a summery afternoon amongst the vines with food and music to remember!

Mykeljon | guitars
‘Haggis’ Maguiness | harmonica
Ernest Semu | keys, organ
Nic Haslip | bass
Jayden Lee | drums
Nick Nahi | percussion

Ticket Price $80.00 all inclusive. Fully licensed.

Tickets are exclusively limited. Tickets are available to purchase online or pre-purchased from John Hill Estate. Your ticket price includes a 2+ hour open air jazz-blues concert and a sumptuous three course gourmet seated buffet afterwards. Bring a blanket for the concert and relax the afternoon away…


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