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Address: 168 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-218 2059
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This is E. Hayes ans sons Hardware store also known as Hammer Hardware. It...

This is E. Hayes ans sons Hardware store also known as Hammer Hardware. It is where the famous Indian motorbike is kept. The display of old bikes and things from the past is well and truly worth seeing. The movie " The Fastest Indian" starred Anthony Hopkins.

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What an unexpected treasure in Invercargill!

My husband and I were treated to a wonderful and personal tour of some of Neville's favourites, including the latest addition to his incredible collection - a Dodge Viper. Then an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2016
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Newcastle, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband and I were treated to a wonderful and personal tour of some of Neville's favourites, including the latest addition to his incredible collection - a Dodge Viper. Then an elegant Thunderbird, SS Camaro Big Block and Corvette Convertible to name but a few. That's without mentioning his private collection (more Indians than Chiefs) the World's Fastest Indian and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great hardware store large range of everything hunting fishing hardware and of course motorcycles incl the worlds fastest Indian free to view and photograph it's a credit to the owners and staff .

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Thank Keith H
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Considering this is a hardware store, there was a great array of cars and motorbikes to look at and photograph. Very well laid out and a must for the motoring enthusiast.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My husband loved the motorbike display. They had teatowels and books about Burt Munro for sale as well. I found I had something to pass my time whilst my husband had a good look at the motorbikes and car display as there is a giftware and homeware shop attached.

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Omakau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

An amazing experience from the minute you walk in the door, From the display of Burt Munros famous bikes and old school machinery all through the place. With staff that care about helping their customers find the items you can not find in any other hardware store. recommend everyone to visit - Five Stars & a credit to the owners

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

How many hardware stores display vehicles of interest, and at that no charge. Great selection of motorcycles and cars and also some very interesting gadgets. Did I mention you can slso get all your hardware tools as well.

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Thank Rob M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great display of Burt Munros famous bikes and the Hayes family racing motorbikes and car display interspersed amongst their hardware store.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Prepare to step back in time In automotive and Machinary history! This is a fully functioning hardware store with displays of cars, motorcycles, and old school machinary all through the place. I've been there Mann times and every time I see something new. Great for anyone who is interested in car/tool stuff.

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Berkeley Vale, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

E Hayes and Sons is a large hardware store in the main street of Invercargill. A big yellow building. Easy to find. If you you know anything about Burt Munro and "The Worlds Fastest Indian" then you have to see this exhibition. There store is filled with memorabilia from Burt's past as well as classic cars and motorcycles. It's amazing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We came to see the world's fastest Indian motorcycle and were not disappointed. The shop was interesting, we don't have anything like it at home, the motorbikes and cars were available to look and read about. Very cool place

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