Napier Things to Do

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  • 1. Marine Parade

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Marine Parade, as the name suggests, runs along the sea front. The area is very nice. The fountain here, we only saw in the day time, but at night it is lit, I think in different colours. THE NEW...

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  • 2. Te Mata Peak

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    From Napier, head to Hastings, then Havelock North, and follow the signs to Te Mata Peak, about 30k's. The Peak, is 400 metres above sea level, and was named after a Maori Chief Ta Mata O Rongokako,...

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  • 3. Earthquake Museum

    We visited the Napier Museum for its Earthquake exhibits although there were other interesting exhibits on display too. The museum also has a gift shop with New Zealand and Napier specific souvenirs...

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  • 4. Pania of the Reef statue

    I actually stumbled unwittingly upon this bronze in the seaside park though I have to admit I did suspect it had some significance. Now considered one of New Zealand's national treasures, the statue...

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  • 5. Cape Kidnappers.

    5 out of 5 stars

    There are a lot of coastal wineries next to Cape Kidnappers, Elephant Hill, Clearview, Te Awanga Estate, and Beach House Winery. There's a good range from modest to not so, we had a fantastic day...

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  • 6. Find a Public Toilet

    Caught out after a couple of beers on Napier's Marine Parade. Looking for a toilet? or a place to park you bike or your luggage for a few hours while you...

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  • 7. Rent a bike, but take a good map.

    We toured the coast and to The Mission winery by bike. We rented tow at Fish bikes, 26 Marine Parade, Bluff Hill, Napier 4110. Driving along the coast bike lane...

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  • 8. Neon lights art deco style

    As we left the foyer of the Napier theatre, we were approach by a man who offered us a tour of the building. This proved to be very interesting. The Theatre has...

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  • 9. Napier Theatre

    The Napier Municipal Theatre stands on the site of the 1912 building destroyed in the 1931 eathquake. After several years and more necessary construction a new...

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  • 10. Historic Art Deco Trail

    This walking trail is run by the local Art Deco Trust. A volunteer guide takes you along the city streets and points out the more famous of the buildings and...

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  • 11. MOHAKA VIADUCT - RAUPUNGA

    Continuing on our scenic drive, a big surprise was seeing the extremely high Mohaka River Viaduct.This is the highest railway viaduct in Australasia, standing...

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  • 12. TINIROTO ROAD

    Travelling time is about 45 mins either way, from either Gisborne or Wairoa, for a safe comfortable journey.Tiniroto road was a scenic option of reaching...

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  • 13. TE REINGA FALLS

    Te Reinga Falls were raging because of recent rain! A few minutes walk from the carpark and picnic area takes you to the lookout to view the spectacular 35...

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  • 14. ESKDALE WAR MEMORIAL CHURCH

    On State Highway 5, we came across this beautiful, small, chuch, made prettier with the autumn leaves.I had to stop and have a look....It was dedicated in 1920,...

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  • 15. HAWKE'S BAY OPERA HOUSE

    Hawkes Bay Opera house is a beautiful old building built in Spanish Mission The Opera House has a reputation for being one of the best lyric theatres of its...

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  • 16. Wineries

    Hawkes Bay is home to over 70 vineyards, and is New Zealands oldest wine region. It was stunning, as the Autumn leaves in this area were at their best, a nice...

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  • 17. CLIVE SQUARE

    The lovely Clive Square we came across by accident. It was hard to believe, that years ago, cricket and football matches were played here. In 1886, the square...

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  • 18. WALK AND SEE THE ART DECO SHAPES

    ART DECO, originated in Europe from 1920 - 1940, a form that expressed all the vigor and optimism of the roaring twenties, and the idealism and escapism of the...

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  • 19. ART DECO PRAIRIE STYLE BUILDINGS

    This is another Art Deco style of which we saw on our walk around Napier.The photo, showing the style, is of the original Napier Central Fire Station. It was...

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  • 20. WAIPUNGA WATERFALLS

    On our drive from Taupo to Napier we came across the Waipunga Falls that are located on the Waipunga River near Tarawera. Its worth stopping and having a look...

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  • 21. Wine / Vino

    De los vinos de Nueva Zelanda habría mucho que hablar , pues creo que han alcanzado un nivel de calidad excelente A pesar de ver cantidad de viñedos y bodegas...

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  • 22. Frisos

    Los frisos están influenciados por temas decorativos como : * Los rayos a la salida del sol - que representa el amanecer de una nueva era moderna. * La forma...

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  • 23. Pasear y disfrutar / Walk and enjoy

    Por el centro de Napier pasear es una auténtica diversión pues a cada paso encuentras un edificio , todos con no más de dos alturas como máximo , decorado con...

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  • 24. Art Deco Trust Walking Tour

    In my opinion a guided walk is a must during your visit to Napier. There is nothing better than hearing from someone who has a passionate interest in the...

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  • 25. BLUFF HILL LOOKOUT

    This hilltop was originally occupied by the Army during World War 2. Its a great vantage point for views over Hawkes Bay, from Mahia Peninsula to Cape...

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