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Hastings Map, New Zealand

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Hastings Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Hastings with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Hastings useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Hastings!

Hastings Sightseeing

One great landmark that you can't miss is Cape Kidnappers, which is a breathtaking sandstone headland in Hastings' east.  Captain Cook named it after the local Māori abducted one of the members of his crew.  It is home to the biggest and most accessible colonies of gannet in the world.  The reserve of 13 hectares includes the Black Reef and Saddle Reef colonies of gannet.  Both of these are closed to the public,... read more

Hastings History

In 1954, the town became the first city in the country to introduce fluoridation to their water supply.  Their intention was to get a comparison of the effect that the water had on tooth decay against the water that was not fluoridated from Napier during a period of 10 years.  This study received criticism for the results and methodology, and it still remains controversial. read more

Hastings Travel Guide

A wonderful spot in Hastings is the Frimley Park, which is one of the finest parks in the district.  It provides a great circular rose garden containing over 5,500 roses.  Frimley Park has a wide selection of beautiful shrubs and plants, as well as a unique layout that is similar to that of an old English garden.  Specimen trees are registered here in the National Notable register, some of them being the rarest or... read more

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