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Tourist information centres

New Zealand

The New Zealand Tourism Board operates a network of visitor information centres throughout New Zealand in conjunction with regional tourism associations.


The largest regional information centres are listed below:

North Island

AUCKLAND
Tourism Auckland

137 Quay Street, Princes Wharf, Auckland
Tel (09) 307 0612 or 0800 282 552
Website www.aucklandnz.com
Open Mon-Wed 8am-8am, Thu-Sun 8am-10pm

HAWKES BAY
Hawkes Bay Tourism

100 Marine Parade, Napier
Tel (06) 834 1911
Website www.hawkesbaynz.com
Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5pm

LAKE TAUPO
Destination Lake Taupo

Tongariro Street, Taupo
Tel (07) 376 0027
Website www.laketauponz.com & www.backpacklaketaupo.com
Open 8.30am-5pm daily

MANAWATU-WANGANUI
Destination Manawatu

52 The Square, Palmerston North
Tel (06) 354 6593
Website www.manawatunz.co.nz
Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-3pm

ROTORUA
Tourism Rotorua

1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua
Tel (07) 348 5179
Website www.rotoruanz.com
Open summer 8am-6pm daily; winter 8am-5.30pm daily

TARANAKI
Taranaki Tourism

Puke Ariki, 65 St Aubyn Street, New Plymouth
Tel (06) 759 6060
Website www.taranakinz.org
Open Mon-Tue 9am-6pm, Wed 9am-9pm, Thu-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5pm

WAIKATO
Tourism Waikato

Transport Centre, Corner Anglesea & Bryce Streets, Hamilton
Tel (07) 839 3580
Website www.waikatonz.co.nz
Open Mon-Thu 8.30am-5pm, Fri 8.30am-6pm, Sat-Sun 10am-4pm

WELLINGTON
Positively Wellington Tourism

Corner Victoria & Wakefield Streets, Wellington
Tel (04) 802 4860
Website www.wellingtonnz.com
Open Mon 8.30am-5.30pm, Tue 8.30am-5pm, Wed-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm, Sat-Sun 8.30am-4.30pm

South Island

CHRISTCHURCH & CANTERBURY
Christchurch & Canterbury Marketing

Old Chief Post Office, Cathedral Square West, Christchurch
Tel (03) 379 9629
Website www.christchurchnz.net
Open summer Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm, Sat-Sun 8.30am-5pm; winter Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sat-Sun 8.30am-4.30pm

DUNEDIN
Dunedin Visitors’ Information Centre

48 The Octagon, Dunedin
Tel (03) 474 3300
Website www.cityofdunedin.com
Open summer Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm, Sat-Sun 8.45am-6pm; winter Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sat-Sun 8.45am-5pm

MARLBOROUGH
Destination Marlborough

The Foreshore, Picton
Tel (03) 520 3113
Website www.destinationmarlborough .com
Open Jan-Apr 8.30am-5pm daily; May-Sep Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4.30pm

NELSON-TASMAN REGION
Latitude Nelson

Corner Halifax & Trafalgar Streets, Nelson
Tel (03) 548 2304
Website www.nelsonnz.com
Open Mon-Tue 8.30am-5pm, Wed 9am-5pm, Thu-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm

QUEENSTOWN
Queenstown Information Centre

Corner Camp Street and the Mall, Queenstown
Tel (03) 442 4100
Website www.queenstown-vacation.com
Open 7am-6pm daily

SOUTHLAND
Tourism Southland

108 Gala Street, Invercargill
Tel (03) 214 6243
Website www.southland.org.nz
Open summer 8am-7pm daily; winter 8am-5pm daily

Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) operates a network of information centres throughout New Zealand with information on national parks and hiking trails.


If you are planning an overnight walk, you will need to book hut accommodation through a DOC office or information centre.


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