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Hastings

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Hastings is a New Zealand city and is one of the two major urban areas in Hawke's Bay, on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The population of Hastings is about Hastings is about 18 kilometres inland of the coastal city of Napier. These two neighbouring cities are often called "The Bay Cities" or "The Twin Cities". The combined population of the Napier-Hastings Urban Area is people, which makes it the sixth-largest urban area in New Zealand, closely following Tauranga.The city is the administrative centre of the Hastings District. The city of Hastings and its outlying suburbs of Flaxmere and Havelock North are the principal settlements in the Hastings District. These main centres are surrounded by thirty-eight rural settlements, including Clive and Haumoana. Hastings District covers an area of 5229km2 and has % of the population of New Zealand, ranking it fourteenth in size out of the seventy-four territorial authorities. Since the merger of the surrounding and satellite settlements, Hastings has grown to become one of the largest urban areas in Hawke's Bay.Hastings District is a food production region. The fertile Heretaunga Plains surrounding the city produce stone fruits, pome fruit, kiwifruit and vegetables, and the area is one of New Zealand's major red wine producers. Associated business include food processing, agricultural services, rural finance and freight. Hastings is the major service centre for the surrounding inland pastoral communities and tourism.
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Mountain
Te Mata Peak
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Duration: 2 hours
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Winery / Vineyard
Craggy Range
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Water Park
Splash Planet
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Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings Napier
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Duration: 4 hours
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Aquarium
National Aquarium of New Zealand Napier
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Safari
Gannet Safaris Overland Te Awanga
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Lookout
Bluff Hill Lookout Napier
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Hidden gems in Hastings

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Winery / Vineyard
Trinity Hill Winery
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Duration: 30 minutes
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Flea Market
Hawkes Bay Farmers Market
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Duration: 2 hours
Beach
Waimarama Beach
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Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Ocean Beach
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Wineries in Hastings

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Sileni Estates
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Duration: 2 hours
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Winery / Vineyard
Ash Ridge Wines
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Alpha Domus Ltd.
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Duration: 30 minutes
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Winery / Vineyard
Ngatarawa Wines
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Duration: 2 hours

Breweries & Distilleries in Hastings

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Brewery
GodsOwn Brewery
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Brewery
Zeffer Cider
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Brewery
Abbey Winery and Brewery
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Brewery
Roosters Batch Brewed Beer
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Duration: 1h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Hastings

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Zoo
Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo
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Duration: 2 hours
Theme Park
Amazing Maze 'n Maize
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