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Hokitika Museum Services and Research Centre

Hokitika Museum at the Carnegie Building was closed in September 2016 due to concerns about the seismic strength of the building. We have moved to 47 Revell St and still museum and research services. Check our website and Facebook for updates, and other information including links to Westland’s wonderful stories and photographs.

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(03) 755 6898
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Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Centre

Holidays are all about new experiences, relaxation and having fun. Take the advice from the local experts at the i-SITE and you are guaranteed the best deal, because we’ve done NZ from top to toe. Open 7 days.

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(03) 755 6166
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Mountain Jade - Weld Street

FREE INTERACTIVE GUIDED TOURS DAILY - Learn about the history, formation & manufacture of jade. Mountain Jade has one of NZ's largest selection of quality & affordable Jade/Pounamu carvings & sculptures for you to choose from. A "Must Do" West Coast experience. 

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(03) 755 8007
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West Coast Scenic Waterways

Enjoy freedom kayaking or a cruise aboard the Eco Adventurer. Capture the picturesque beauty of the Mahinapua waterways along the original route used by pioneers, gold diggers and early explorers. Experience majestic views of Mt.Cook and the Southern Alps and outstanding West Coast flora, fauna and native rain forests.

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(03) 429 2322
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027 430 1777
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Wilderness Rafting Adventures

Whitewater rafting tours from easy to extreme, half, full and multi day expeditions. Helicopter, drive in or hike in options available.  Heli-raft the Whataroa river, the Grand Canyon of NZ or chose from over 15 other rivers across the coast. All equipment provided, fully catered trips.

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03 755 4254
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0508 669 675
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The National Kiwi Centre

Guaranteed viewing of kiwi in their nocturnal house and New Zealand’s living dinosaur, the tuatara. Discover West Coast creatures like whitebait, crayfish and many more. Participate in our giant eel feedings at 10am, 12 noon & 3pm. Kiwi feed after eels at noon. Catch & release a freshwater crayfish in our indoor lake area! Open 7 days, 9am to 5pm in summer & 9.30am to 4.30pm in winter.

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(03) 755 5251
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Wilderness Wings

Scenic flights to glaciers and Aoraki/Mt Cook.

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0800 755 8118
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Hokitika Regent Theatre

Beautiful refurbished Art Deco Theatre and Cafe. See all the latest movies on the Big Screen with latest digital projection technology and surround sound. Check hokitikaregent.com for movie session times, live shows, other events and online bookings.

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(03) 755 8101
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Gorge Gallery at MZ Design

The Gorge Gallery is located at the workshop and home of MZ Design. We are 20km from Hokitika (down Zuckermans Road) on the road to the Hokitika Gorge. We stock our original design woodware along with special designs unique to our gallery. We are open when the Flags are displayed.

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(03) 755 7800
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Heritage Jade

Featuring Pounamu (New Zealand jade). Call in and see the finest carved pounamu pieces on the West Coast. Colin, our carver, is of Ngai Tahu descent and gathers and shapes this sacred stone himself to ensure best quality. Located opposite Fat Pipi Pizza. 

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(03) 755 6514
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GiftNZ

We stock an extensive range of gifts and souvenirs sourced from local artists and throughout NZ to ensure you have lasting memories of your visit to Hokitika. We are locally owned and operated with a central location and open seven days. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Traditional Jade

Traditional Jade is a locally owned small family business who are of Ngai Tahu descent. We have top quality affordable Jade/Pounamu carvings and sculptures. Come and visit our friendly knowledgeable team and see one of the biggest raw jade collections in New Zealand.

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(03) 755 5233
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Westland Greenstone Ltd

Established in 1962 and proud to be following the tradition of manufacturing and selling exclusively genuine NZ jade. Watch our craftsmen at work in our bright and welcoming showroom. Choose from top quality jewellery, ornaments, Merino Possum, Icebreaker Merino clothing, paua products, NZ Skincare and much more. Our expert friendly staff will help you buy with confidence. Open 7 days.

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(03) 755 8713
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Hokitika Craft Gallery

This special gallery is a co-operative of local crafts people and artists. It is owned and operated by members who make unique designs to the highest standards. The gallery features New Zealand Jade, Bone, Wood, Pottery, Fibre, Silk, Flax and Art. Open 7 days 8.30 - 5.30 (Winter 9.30 - 5.00). Come and meet the makers!

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(03) 755 8802
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Wilderness Gallery

Discover highest quality, purely New Zealand made art, giftware and jewellery alongside the local colours of the West Coast captured by renowned wildlife and landscape photographer Juergen Schacke. The fresh and inspiring Gallery is a fantastic way to take in and take home the spirit of the region. "Highlight of Hokitika", "Amazing Gallery" are only two of many excellent tripadvisor review headlines. Open 7 days.

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(03) 755 7575
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021 184 0917
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Hokitika Glass Studio

Glass blowing-designer art forms. View master glassblowers handcrafting glassware, art glass, giftware, souvenirs, tableware & glass beads. All available from our large showroom. Open 7 days.

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(03) 755 7775
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0800 178 445
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The Gold Room

NATURAL GOLD NUGGETS. As found, natural West Coast gold nuggets & flakes sourced from present day gold mines. Watch our jeweller working with the as found gold, creating beautiful gold nugget jewellery. Hold a large gold nugget in your hand and experience the amazing weight of gold. Studio & Gallery Open 7 days.

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(03) 755 8362
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Mountain Jade - Tancred Street

Come visit our friendly, knowledgeable staff and view the large selection of Jade/Pounamu jewellery and sculptures. Something for everyone at great prices. Open 7 days

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(03) 755 8009
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The Possum People

A Sales/Workroom. Extensive range of NZ Possum Fur products including exclusive fur garments: boots, hats, collars, bed throws and our own line of Possum, Merino, Cashmere luxury knitwear & accessories: clothing, gloves & socks. Lightweight and warm, easily laundered, great prices. 40 years in the trade. Open 7 days. 

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(03) 756 8090
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Woolshed Gallery

We stock a wide range of New Zealand made possum merino and merino garments. Other products include natural coloured sheepskins, sheepskin slippers and footwear, and skin care products. We ship worldwide. Friendly and helpful staff and competitive prices. 

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(03) 755 5099
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Photo Corner, NZ PostShop and Kiwi Bank

Come in and meet our friendly staff. We can help you with cameras, accessories, posting, gifts and souvenirs. We have a great range of metal art work for indoor or outdoor use. Open 7 days from November to April (6 days in winter)

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(03) 755 7768
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Take Note Hokitika Bookshop

Booksellers, Stationers & Rare West Coast Books. Top selling West Coast, NZ & international books, magazines & papers. Book-finding & mail order for new & rare books. Guidebooks, maps, postcards, stamps & travel games. Open 7 days.

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(03) 755 8167
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Westland Pharmacy

Westland Pharmacy offers a comprehensive range of essentials including: medicines, vitamin supplements, cosmetics and giftware. We offer professional beauty therapy services. Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:15pm, Sat 9:30am-12:30pm, Sun and public holidays 10am-12noon. 

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03 755 8150
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Hokitika Cycles & Sportsworld

BIKE HIRE & REPAIR. Fully certified, extensively equipped cycle and sports store with experienced staff. Top quality bikes for hire to ride the West Coast Wilderness Trail, NZ souvenir clothing and biking information. Fishing, whitebaiting, camping, hunting, tramping, water sports & more. Last cycle & sports shop going south for 500kms!

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(03) 755 8662
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Hokitika New World

Freshest fruit, vegetables & daily baked bread, best quality meat, seafood & delicatessen. Impressive wine & beer selection. Massive range of grocery lines. Lotto Agent. Open 8am-9pm daily. 

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Bella Vista Motel

Modern 16 unit complex – studios and 1 Bedroom units. Spa bath options. Free unlimited Wifi, 50+ channel Sky TV. Secure bike storage. 200 metre walk to town centre, restaurants and beach. Free airport transfers. 

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03 755 8047
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0800 235 528
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Teichelmann's Bed & Breakfast

‘History... With a Touch of Class’. An historic, character house centrally located in Hokitika. Welcoming, friendly hosts. Recommended in Trip Advisor, Lonely Planet, Frommers & Fodors. King size beds, ensuite bathrooms, Spa bath ensuite, Garden Cottage, substantial breakfasts. Walk to cafes, restaurants, galleries and beach. Experience a stunning West Coast sunset. Moderate Tariffs.

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(03) 7558232
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Mountain Jade Backpackers

Central modern backpackers, two minutes walk to beach, Post Office, banks & supermarket. Dorms, double rooms & self-contained units (wheelchair access unit available). Guest laundry. Ample free parking at rear of complex.

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(03) 755 5185
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0508 685 185
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Seaview Lodge & Kotuku Hostel

Seaview Lodge, to sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular views of the Southern Alps, the sunset and the Tasman Sea. We can accommodate up to 20 guests. Seaview also has spacious areas for tents, powered and unpowered campervans.

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(03) 755 5230
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Paramata Lodge

Our sophisticated eco lodge has three luxury suites 35km south of Hokitika towards the glaciers. In a beautiful forest setting by remote sandy beach, peace, fine dining, and wildlife discovery combine. We are 3 hours drive from Christchurch airport and located between West Coast's best-known scenic attractions.

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(03) 755 4250
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Woodland Glen Lodge / B&B

Quality B&B Lodge, offering first class accomodation only 3 minutes from Hokitika town centre, located in a private estate with park like gardens with many native birds. 5 very private + spacious rooms with ensuite or private facilities and seperate guest lounge. Substantial continental breakfast . W.I.F.I., satelite TV’s in rooms. Popular wedding venue, Heli Tours + Fishing + Hunting avalaible.

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(03) 755 6252
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027 2016126
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Stumpers Accommodation

In the heart of Hokitika, offering great value and all you need under one roof. Clean, affordable accommodation ranges from Standard Rooms for the budget conscious, Ensuite Rooms for the family and spacious Premium Rooms with kitchenettes for a little luxury. Cafe and Bar with streetside, inside or fireside dining - open 7am til late 7 days. 

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(03) 755 6154
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0800 788 673
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Beachfront Hotel Hokitika

By the beach & in town offering range of accommodation - newly refurbished Driftwood Superior Rooms; modern, luxury Oceanview rooms; 2&3 bedroom suites; The Penthouse. Renovated Oceanview Restaurant offers elevated dining experience over the Tasman Sea. Central to jade, wood & glass art galleries. Free WIFI & Parking, Laundry Service, Bike Storage, Free Netflix (Penthouse).

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(03) 755 8344
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0800 400 344
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Annabelle Motel

When you are looking for friendly, comfortable, relaxing accommodation in Hokitika, then come and stay with us at Annabelle Motel. Simon and Jill can offer you a modern luxury motel situated off the main highway and conveniently located close to the centre of town. The Hokitika town centre, beach, children's playground, restaurants and cafés are just a 20min stroll away

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(03) 755 8160
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0508 54 94 94
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Jade Court Motor Lodge

Attractive gardens surrounding all 18 studios and family units. Full kitchens. Free wireless internet. Spa bath options. 300 metres walk to beach and town centre. SKY TV 50+ channels. 

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(03)755 8855
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0800 755 885
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Stations Inn: Boutique Accommodation, Restaurant & Bar

Affordable Luxury 3km from Hokitika. Majestic views of Southern Alps, Tasman sea & countryside. Central to world famous scenery walks, bike tracks & local history. Waterwheel Restaurant - freshly prepared cuisine. NZ Beef & Lamb Award 2005–2017. HANZ National Award Lamb & Beef Finalist/Winner.

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(03) 755 5499
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0508 782 846
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Fitzherbert Court Motel

Relax in spacious comfort in 12 superior studio, 1 & 2 bedrooms motels, with spa bath options. Full kitchens, wireless broadband & FREE WIFI. Our modern complex is minutes from the beach, restaurants, shopping centre & airport. Your Hosts: Dave and Kandy Palmer

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(03) 755 5342
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0800 775 534
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Rimu Lodge

Architecturally designed boutique lodge overlooking Hokitika River, combining elegance & beautiful surroundings. Rooms stylish & tastefully decorated, all with en-suites. Relaxation assured, perfect retreat surrounded by warmth, beauty & ambience, free wireless available. Enjoy reading or just relaxing on the large deck.

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(03) 755 5255
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Fat Pipi Pizza

You haven't experienced Hokitika until you've tried the original whitebait pizza at Fat Pipi Pizzas. In the heart of the township, enjoy gourmet treats that extend beyond pizza and discover why this unique West Coast eating house has featured in the Lonely Planet travel guide for the past four years.

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(03) 755 6373
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Porky's Takeaways

Fish, chips, burgers, chicken, thickshakes, ice creams & lots more.

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03 755 8229
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0800 756 8229
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ClockTower Cafe

‘Runner-up Cafe of the Year 2012/13 West Coast Region’ by Café Magazine and ‘Highly Commended’ in the 2014 NZ Pie Awards. Open 7 days from 6.30am, on main street opposite historic Town Clock. Extensive menu, including Gluten Free & homemade fare. Whitebait available all year. Awesome coffee, reasonable prices & great service. No surcharge on Public Holidays.

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(03) 755 7737
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Ocean View Restaurant & Bar

The newly refurbished Oceanview Restaurant and Bar with its sleek design and comfort is elevated above the beach, allowing you to enjoy a top quality dining whilst watching waves break on the shore. Open daily for breakfast from 7am and for dinner from 5pm. Located at the Beachfront Hotel. 

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03 755 8344
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Stella Cafe: Delicatessen and Cheesery

On the sunny side of Revell Street, near Hokitika Beach. Offering simply superior food, superior service in a Stella environment. Open Daily 7.30am – 5.30pm for breakfast, lunch & everything in between - evening dining during summer. Features a great selection of New Zealand wines & beers (off license & single bottle sales); alfresco dining, Delicatessen & Cheesery and live bee display. No holiday surcharge. Take a look inside

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(03) 755 5432
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Stumpers Bar & Café

Right in the heart of Hokitika. Homemade food options, large portions, good value. Open 7am til late 7 days. Enjoy a light snack to a full delicious meal – there is something for the whole family. Choose sun-drenched outdoor seating, grab a couch fireside or play pool in the bar. Sample menu on our website. Range of hotel accommodation on site. 

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(03) 755 6154
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