South Taranaki i-SITE Visitor Centre
Whare whakamōhio manuhiri o Taranaki ki te Tonga
Whether you’re a visitor to our region, or a resident who lives just down the road - the South Taranaki i-SITE Visitor Centre is here to help you with expert information on domestic travel, accommodation and things to see and do.
Our enthusiastic, professional and knowledgeable team are your guide to creating the most memorable holiday ever and with souvenirs to browse and free wifi available, we truly are a one stop shop.
Have you visited one of New Zealand’s top privately owned museums, Tawhiti Museum? Taken a boat ride at Traders and Whalers? Explored some of the scenic walking tracks our district has to offer? Come and see us for information on all of the things to see and do in South Taranaki, we can give you the directions and suggest some other hidden gems to see along the way.
Needing somewhere to stay? We can help you find accommodation options throughout New Zealand, whether your preference tends towards the luxurious or well-equipped campgrounds.
Up for an adventure? Whatever adrenaline rush you are after, whether it be sky diving, bungy jumping or white water rafting, we can book that for you.
We also offer event information and tickets, Intercity bus bookings, Interislander and Bluebridge Ferry bookings across the Cook Strait, Taranaki Hardcore merchandise and don’t forget we hold the keys to the best view in town – up the historic Hāwera Water Tower.
We are an accredited member of New Zealand’s official Visitor Information Network (i-SITE) endorsed by Tourism New Zealand.
Address: 55 High Street, Hāwera
|Open hours||Weekdays||8.30am - 5pm|
|Weekends and Public Holidays||10am - 3pm|
Call us: (06) 278 8599
Hawera Water Tower lights
Do you want the Water Tower to display certain colours for your community event/recognition? Fill out this form and submit it to the South Taranaki i-SITE Visitor Information Centre.
|Water Tower Fees|
|Commission (per ticket sold)||$1.50|
|Fee for cancelled show||$20 - $80|
|Credit Card payments via phone (per ticket)||$2.00 per ticket capped at $10.00|