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Tourist Information in Whanganui

Whanganui i-SITE

Tourist and DOC information (if DOC across the street is closed) in an impressive renovated riverside building (check out the old floorboards!). Sarjeant Gallery exhibition space upstairs; wi-fi lounge downstairs be…
Tourist Information in Palmerston North

Palmerston North i-SITE

A superhelpful source of tourist information, now hiring out electric bikes (hourly/half day/full day $30/45/65). Love the A4 printed guides to local walks, parks, shopping and more.
Tourist Information in Opunake

Opunake Library

Doubles as the local visitor-information centre, with a couple of internet terminals and free 24-hour wi-fi in the forecourt.
Tourist Information in New Plymouth

New Plymouth i-SITE

In the Puke Ariki building, with a fantastic interactive tourist-info database.
Tourist Information in Stratford

Stratford i-SITE

All the local low-down, plus good advice on walks on Mt Taranaki. Down an arcade off the main street.
Tourist Information in Egmont National Park

North Egmont Visitor Centre

Current and comprehensive national park info, and the definitive details on tramping and huts.
Tourist Information in Whanganui National Park

Pipiriki DOC Field Base

Pipiriki DOC is a field centre rather than a tourist office, and isn't always staffed.
Tourist Information in Egmont National Park

Dawson Falls Visitor Centre

On the southeastern side of the mountain, fronted by an awesome totem pole.
Medical in New Plymouth

Phoenix Urgent Doctors

Doctors by appointment and urgent medical help. Pharmacy on-site.
Medical in Palmerston North

Palms Medical Centre

Urgent medical help, plus doctors by appointment and a pharmacy.