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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.
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.
Featured Napier Events
Rugby: NBHS have recipe to eliminate pain of Super 8 final lossNew Zealand HeraldThere's one way for the Napier Boys' High School 1st XV to extinguish the pain associated with Saturday's cruel Super 8 final loss in Hamilton and coach Brendon Ratcliffe knows it. "We have to give the national title as big a shot possible. If there ... |
Kerry Lodge Bed & Breakfast
- Bed and Breakfast.
Located in a peaceful area of Napier, Kerry Lodge is set on half an acre of lovely gardens. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi,...