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Address: Alofi, Niue

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Tucked between the information centre and Swanson supermarket

Definately worth knowing where this spot it and list most travellers it can be easy to pass by without recognising it's value and worth, particularly if it's outside trading... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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65 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Definately worth knowing where this spot it and list most travellers it can be easy to pass by without recognising it's value and worth, particularly if it's outside trading hours. Kiwibank offers good trading hours Monday - Friday hours 8.30am to 4pm and is handy if you need get cash or break down your $50 into change which many of... More 

Thank hardlymorethan
Glenthompson, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Group of small shops opening at a variety of times - not always times that are listed. Post office, small supermarket, bakery, Niue Telecom and a couple of gift shop type places. Indian restaurant also. Small playground in the middle plus a couple of tables and chairs.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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140 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

The Commercial Centre is based around a quadrangle with a number of small businesses selling every thing from groceries and prepared food, to telecomms & internet services, souvenirs and haircuts! The sole bank, Kiwibank and the post office are also located there too. Best find for me was the tiny Tahiono Gallery which showcases local artists, including internationally renowned painter... More 

1 Thank EJTH
Louisville, Kentucky
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1,033 reviews
578 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

The Telecom office was the first place we looked for when we arrived on the island. The office is to the rear, on the right side when you go up the steps to enter. They change you $5 for an hour which is a fair price. there are tables where you can sit but, try to stay as close to... More 

1 Thank Richard F
New Zealand
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61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

When we first drove past the commercial centre, we actually thought it was a school. Mainly because it was set around a quadrangle, and there was no major signage. The opening hours can be inconsistent, but that is the kind of lay-back way things are in Niue.The 2 little grocery stores do have some products that are not in stock... More 

1 Thank penguinlover28
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Well worth a stroll around, there is a Kiwibank, Post Office, several grocery stores, IT shop, Telecom, hairdressers, Art Gallery (Ahi & Mark Cross), stationary and general goods stores, t-shirt shop, takeaway shop and Indian Restaurant. Stamp and coin shop is around the side next to the Bond Liquor store. Hours vary... But you will find everything you need and... More 

1 Thank Kate T
Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Some little shops, cafes/restaurants, the post shop, bank and telecom. In the middle there is a nice big green with big trees and a payground for the kids.

1 Thank German_Student_in_NZ
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239 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014

The Commercial Centre of Alofi is very small which is understandable for such a small population. The only problem most tourists found is that not all the stores are open when they should be- Island time I guess. The stores could have been a little more attractive to visitors also- handicraft store/ souvenir store with not much in them. Good... More 

2 Thank AucklandWiz
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2012

In the middle of Alofi, this is Niue's main shopping centre. It is the closest you get to one stop shopping in Niue and contains the only bank, post office and telecoms. There are two grocery shops which include a butchery, Salas Hair Salon, Tavanas fish and chip shop and Gils Indian resturant for lunches and dinner. Okakoa video store... More 

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