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Napier is one of New Zealand's most attractive cities, located at the south of the Hawkes Bay, just 20 minutes out of Hastings. Palm trees line the inner-city streets and the wonderfully sculpted Marine Parade, as the name suggests, runs along the shore of the city. Along Marine Parade various parks, gardens and memorials give the water’s edge its distinct character, and you'll also find the i-SITE Visitor Centre and various local attractions.

Known as the Art Deco City, Napier has the most comprehensive collection of inner-city art deco buildings in the world. Every February, thousands of people flock to Napier to celebrate the Art Deco Weekend Summer Festival, sending the township back to a time of new hope. The Festival celebrates the reconstruction of Napier City after a devastating earthquake in 1931. Music, performers, dancing in the street; trains, planes and automobiles; picnics, galas and frivolity in true vintage style bring the 1930s back to life.

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Napier is also the home of New Zealand wine, housing the oldest wineries and wine-making establishments in the country. With some of the best sunshine hours in New Zealand, mountainous shelter from prevailing westerly winds, and refreshing sea breezes, not only is Napier a great climate for visiting, but is ideal for grape growing.

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Dixie Chicks - Mission Estate Concert James Taylor The Blues Shack Shapeshifter with Ladi6, Sunshine Sound System & The Upbeats New Year's Eve On The Balcony
Dixie Chicks - Mission Estate Concert
Mission Estate Winery, Napier
Saturday 8 April 2017
James Taylor
Church Road Winery, Napier
Sunday 5 February 2017
The Blues Shack
Clive Square, Napier
From Saturday 3 December 2016 to Sunday 1 January 2017
Shapeshifter with Ladi6, Sunshine Sound System & The Upbeats
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier
Thursday 29 December 2016
New Year's Eve On The Balcony
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier
From Saturday 31 December 2016 to Sunday 1 January 2017

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Napier News

 1 Dec 2016 

The Dominion Post
Firefighters are at a 100-tonne sulphur fire in Hawke's Bay.
The Dominion Post
The fire broke out in a five-storey-high sulphur shed at the Ravensdown plant between State Highway 2 and Waitangi Rd at Awatoto, south of Napier, about 2.45pm. Crews from across the region were called in to fight the blaze in the shed containing about ...
Firefighters' eyes treated for sulphur dioxide gas after Napier fertiliser plant blazeTVNZ
Evacuations after noxious Napier blazeNew Zealand Herald
Safety testing after Napier fertiliser plant fireNewshub
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