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Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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Russell Street South | Cnr Heretaunga St East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
+64 6-873 0080
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Good info and souvenirs

The place to go for information on what to do when in Hawkes Bay. You can sit down with staff and... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
edenlecomte
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Hastings, New Zealand
Excellent i-SITE in Hastings

We found the I-SITE Visitor Information Centres to be excellent in New Zealand, the centre in... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
paullegate
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre is part of the New Zealand official Visitor Information Network. We provide international visitors, domestic travelers and locals with comprehensive, up-to-date information and a New Zealand-wide booking service for activities, attractions, accommodation and transport. We also have a fabulous range of local products including food, art, wine and souvenirs, as well as great Kiwiana gifts.
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Russell Street South | Cnr Heretaunga St East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
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+64 6-873 0080
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The place to go for information on what to do when in Hawkes Bay. You can sit down with staff and they can show you options of activities to do. They also have a good variety of kiwi souvenirs to take home- clothing, body products,...More

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HastingsiSITE, Manager at Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks so much for coming and seeing us at the Hastings I-SITE. We're very glad you found us to be of value.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

We found the I-SITE Visitor Information Centres to be excellent in New Zealand, the centre in Hastings was no exception with a huge amount of printed matter on the local area and also for areas that are further afield. The staff members were eager to...More

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HastingsiSITE, Manager at Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thanks Paul for your fabulous review about our i-SITE and our staff. We are very lucky to be in such a grand old building and also lucky our landlord invests back into it with a new paint job on the way. We hope you had...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Looking for up to date information about Cape Kidnappers, we were given full details of the different ways we could visit the gannet colony which enabled us to make our own decision on what suited our available time and our group's fitness levels. Quite apart...More

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HastingsiSITE, Manager at Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Hi Sue Thanks so much for your lovely review of our staff, the information received and our gorgeous building. We hope you all had a great time staying in Hastings and Hawke's Bay and that your trip out to Cape Kidnappers and the gannet colony...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Right in the centre of the city. Handy for locals and tourists. Lots of information available. Free maps and helpful friendly staff. If you are visiting Hastings and not sure where to go or what to see or want to see or do something different...More

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HastingsiSITE, Manager at Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks for the review Leonie, it's lovely to see locals using and promoting our services. Come back and see us again soon!

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The location is in a beautifully restored old haberdashery (?) and it really suits the current occupants. They have a large souvenir area just inside the door with some quite outstanding local products which caught my attention. They have their brochures etc at the back...More

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HastingsiSITE, Manager at Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Wow Roger thanks for your great review of our premises, staff and facilities. We're glad you popped in too! We hope you enjoyed your time in the Hastings District & the rest of your journeys.

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Cheerful and very helpful have us some information on free sites and places that had wifi. The suggested the library which is a lovely building. The staff again were helpful and we got free wifi up to a a certain amount of time

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HastingsiSITE, Manager at Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thanks for the lovely review and I'm glad we could help and that the library staff were also of great service to you. We hope the rest of your holiday was great and you enjoyed the Hastings District and Hawkes Bay!

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Lots of souvenirs for sale, pleasant staff, they ask the correct questions and give the correct answers.

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HastingsiSITE, Manager at Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thanks so much for the review and really glad you found our services to your liking. We hope you had a fabulous stay in Hastings

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

When I visited Hasting and need information about mechanic garage opened on weekend, the lady at the centre tried really hard to help me to give directions and options, appreciated. The location in the city centre with full of information and local knowledge make this...More

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HastingsiSITE, Manager at Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Thanks for the review. I hope you managed to get your car up and running again and could enjoy more of our beautiful Hawkes Bay. Come and see us again one day.

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

WE got a little bit lost so we found the Big I which was well signposted on the highway. We asked our questions and received knowledgeable replies and ideas. The staff were helpful and pleasant. Its well the effort to call in. Its surprising how...More

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HastingsiSITE, Manager at Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Thanks so much for popping in and visiting us and we're glad we made your stay in the Hastings District and Hawke's Bay all the better for it. Like you say it does pay to visit the i-SITEs. we all have great inside knowledge of...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Really good staff who provided the essential maps and knowledge. A central location with some parking across the street

Thank Ah62
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HastingsiSITE, Manager at Hastings i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Great that we enhanced your stay in the Hastings and the Hawke's Bay district. Don't hesitate to come back and see us in the future :)

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