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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 Travel Guide

The population of Hastings and Napier combined makes up most of the population, and they are just 20 kilometers from each other.  Hastings and Napier were both stuck with an earthquake in 1931, being rebuilt in an architectural style that put them at the center of modern fashion.  The splendid Spanish Mission and Art Deco buildings make the region one of the world's most unique architectural centers. 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 Sightseeing

Since Hastings was just about totally destroyed during the earthquake in 1931, along with Napier, the city was rebuilt in the Art Deco style, which was popular during that time.  Hastings now has several great examples of this style.  One of these is the clock tower, which has the bells from the post office, which collapsed in the earthquake.  The bells chime every hour of the day.  Heretaunga Street, which is the... read more

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