Local Heroes

The Innovative Travel Company

Have you always wanted to be present for a special international battlefield commemoration?

Join Innovative Travel’s Le Quesnoy 100th commemorations in France in November 2018, or the 75th Monte Cassino Commemorations in May 2019 in Italy

As the official travel sponsor for Te Papa’s Gallipoli The Scale of our War exhibition, Innovative Travel has almost 30 years of experience in creating special battlefield tours, including Gallipoli, the Western Front, El Alamein & Monte Cassino. Learn more now.

House Insure

Get a better deal for your House & Contents insurance. Free Service. You give us the details of your home and then we contact up to 7 insurance companies to obtain quotes for you. We then provide you with a Report including other information to help you decide which is the best insurance deal for you. We also do Landlord insurance quotes. Phone or email us now – and Save.

 Phone: 0800-112-899   Email: admin@houseinsure.co.nz

Best Travel and Best Cruise

We are locally owned and Operated and in our 41st Year, based 104 Market Street South, Hastings
Phone 06 8765111
Email: travel@besttravel.co.nz

At Best Travel, we guarantee that your total satisfaction will be our Highest Priority at all times. Whatever it takes, we’ll take care of it for you. We offer award winning service for Holiday and Business Travellers with the latest deals and first-hand knowledge of Worldwide Destinations.

Gentle Touch Funeral Services

Gentle Touch is locally owned and operated, helping families in Hastings, Havelock North and Napier with exceptional care and support. We believe a beautiful funeral is one that reflects the person who has died and gives meaning to a life.


Vegeez is based in the Heretaunga Plains and distributes fresh and prepared fruit and vegetables across the Asia-Pacific region. A family owned and operated business we have been supplying fruit and veges for more than 20 years.

Simplicity Bereavement Services

Simplicity Bereavement is owned and operated by the Murray family, 4th generation funeral directors. They are passionate about their responsibility of caring for families, and offering dignified funeral services to celebrate the life of the loved one.

East Coast Packaging

East Coast Packaging is a locally-owned family firm based in Hawke’s Bay since 1972. Supplying packaging options to meet all budgets and requirements, we can also customise packaging to meet specific needs.

Best Forsyth Electrical

We pride ourselves on being the best and most reliable electricians in Hawke’s Bay. With a team of 18 electrical staff and 35 years in the business we are experts in domestic, commercial and industrial electrical projects.

Hastings Liquor

Bottle O Hastings is your local liquor stores, offering the best craft beer in Hawkes Bay, gift vouchers, chiller trailer, AA Smart Fuel savings, goody cards, along with a full range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, regular specials and great deals in store every day. PROUDLY SUPPORTING LOCAL SPCA HASTINGS AND NAPIER.

Bidfood Napier

At Bidfood Hawkes Bay our 70 plus employees work with local businesses, farmers and markets, to supply a full range of fresh meat and produce, as well as chilled, frozen and ambient foodservice lines, to customers right across the region, from Gisborne to Norsewood

Cartridge World

Cartridge World is your local specialist in all printer cartridges, including new original cartridges, after-market cartridges, and refilled cartridges, plus paper, printing and copy services, printers, and free advice before you buy – open 8.30am-5pm Mon-Fri, 9.30am-12pm Sat.

Karamu Holden

Karamu Holden are your Hawke’s Bay dealer of new and quality used Holdens. Our friendly, professional staff are ready to help with all your needs. We can assist with insurance and financing, have a fully-equipped service department in two handy locations, and a second-to-none parts department.

Elmore Lodge Motel

Elmore Lodge Motel in Hastings offers affordable motel accommodation in 15 spacious units, including a mix of studios, one bedroom units and a two bedroom option. We are an easy 5 minute drive to most Hawke’s Bay wineries, golf courses, and other attractions, and being located directly across the road from Hawkes Bay Hospital we are the perfect option for families and clients needing accommodation.

Reid Produce Co

Proudly family owned and operated in Hawkes Bay since 1992, Reid Produce Co offers a wide range of quality prepared produce solutions, along with fresh fruit and vegetables for the domestic and export markets. Our products include hand-cut vegetable portions, diced, sliced and grated vegetables, whole peeled vegetables, pureed fruit and vegetables, and fresh fruit and vegetable deliveries.