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The centre is located on the corner of State
Highway 2 and Queen Street in Wairoa.

Opening Hours:

   • 8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Weekends and public holidays 
   • 10 am - 4.00 pm

CLOSED Christmas Day




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Blacks Beach

Blacks Beach is renowned for its surfing and fishing.

Contact: Blacks Beach

Bremdale Garden Of Eden

Visits by appointment only - Bremdale has an atmosphere of old world charm – everywhere there is a perfume and surprises to enhance the beauty of the gardens.

Contact: Bremdale Garden Of Eden
Phone: 06 838 8729

Coast Park Gardens

Coast Park Gardens is a 2.5 hectare country garden and orchard framed by a beautiful backdrop of large deciduous trees.

Contact: Coast Park Gardens

Coronation Reserve

Coronation Reserve, just to the south of the boat ramps at Whangawehi, is where a large number of Maori were baptised into the Christian faith in 1842. The nearby hollow rock was used as a baptismal font and across the road is a recess in the rock face where it is said the records were kept.

Contact: Coronation Reserve


Frasertown is a small settlement with a long history. It was originally an armed constabulary outpost. Frasertown Store is a good place to stop for a cold refreshment on a hot day as well as general household supplies. Frasertown Tavern is a local public house where there is entertainment some weekends. The town once had a theatre and many shops and was a thriving horticultural area in the early days. The cemetery and the Christ Church Anglican Church, which is over 100 years old, are both worth a visit.

Contact: Frasertown

Gaiety Theatre

The Gaiety Theatre was Wairoa’s first cinema. It was originally built in 1928, collapsed in the 1931 Earthquake but was quickly rebuilt.

Contact: Gaiety Theatre
Phone: 06 838 3104

Kahungunu Marae

Kahungunu meeting house at Nuhaka has some magnificent Maori and carving portraying the history and stories of the early people tribes, in the many carving, scroll patterns and panel weaving. It was built and paid for by the church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints as a tribute the local Ngati Rakaipaka, a sub tribe of Ngati Kahungunu who sponsored the annual Easter Conference (hui tai) for the church during the World War 2 years (1940-1945)

Contact: Kahungunu Marae

Lake Waikaremoana

Lake Waikaremoana on the south eastern boundary of the majestic Te Urewera National Park, is 67km from Wairoa and 160km from Rotorua on State Highway 38.

Contact: Waikaremoana

Long River Gallery

The Long River Gallery is open between 10am and 4pm Wednesday to Saturday

Contact: David King
Phone: 021 1484855

Mahanga Beach

Mahanga is a white sandy beach, great for walking, collecting shells and beach fishing.

Contact: Mahanga Beach

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Address: Cnr SH2 & Queen Street, Wairoa
Postal: P.O. Box 54, Wairoa 4108, Hawkes Bay
Freephone: 0800 WAIROA (924762)
Telephone: +64 6 838 7440
Fax: +64 6 838 3901