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The city of Hastings is located 12 miles inland from the Hawkes Bay coast. Mild weather and a sunny climate make the surrounding plains ideal for fruit and produce growing.

Hawkes Bay, New ZealandHastings is a showcase for fine examples of Spanish Mission-style architecture, largely built after the 1931 Hawkes Bay earthquake. Hastings is also renowned for its beautifully landscaped parks and gardens, which flourish in the Hawkes Bay climate and soil.

The city has over 6000 street trees, including the magnificent and historic Oak Avenue.

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Suggested Hastings itinerary

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Hastings, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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