Every year hundreds of visitors from all around the world
journey to E Hayes and Sons' Invercargill store for one reason - to see a remarkable
vintage motorcycle with their own eyes and stand in the presence
of a legend.
It’s a legend that tells a story of passion and determination to develop a motorcycle to its full potential - beyond what would even seem possible. It’s the story of ‘The World’s Fastest Indian’. The legend of Burt Munro.
Today, Burt's original 1920 Indian Scout forms the centerpiece of a unique display of over one hundred classic, vintage and modern motorcycles, automobiles, engines, equipment and memorabilia that makes up the E Hayes Motorworks Collection.
From working examples of early vintage machinery, pumps, engines and lathes to our original shop delivery van and a range of classic automobiles and motorcycles - from turn of the century models to racing bikes of the modern era - you'll find it all here in a collection unlike any other.
See Burt Munro´s original "World´s Fastest Indian" Click to view a gallery of the displays in our Collection Click Here to visit our On Line merchandise shop
What's even more remarkable is where you'll find these incredible exhibits. While similar types of displays are housed in museums, you'll find the E Hayes Motorworks Collection spread throughout one of New Zealand's largest and most extensive, independently owned hardware stores. Browse at your leisure through our many shop departments and enjoy classic motorcycles and cars sitting side-by-side products such as powertools, lawnmowers, camping equipment, kitchen appliances and much, much more. It's an experience that gives a whole new meaning to "retail therapy"!
168 Dee Street