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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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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand v Afghanistan Cox Partners Christmas at the Park New Year's Eve On The Balcony The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand v Afghanistan
McLean Park, Napier
Sunday 8 March 2015
Bayview Market Day
Petane War Memorial Domain, Napier
Saturday 29 November 2014
Cox Partners Christmas at the Park
Anderson Park, Napier
Saturday 13 December 2014
New Year's Eve On The Balcony
Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier
From Wednesday 31 December 2014 to Thursday 1 January 2015
The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier
From Saturday 29 November 2014 to Sunday 30 November 2014


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