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Napier City

The Art Deco Capital of New Zealand



Stunning Art Deco Architecture

Napier is famous for its stunning Art Deco architecture, which dates back to the 1930s when the city was rebuilt following a devastating earthquake. The city center is home to over 140 Art Deco buildings, many of which have been beautifully restored and preserved. Visitors can take a guided tour of the city's architecture, or simply wander the streets and admire the beautiful details and designs. The Art Deco Trust offers a range of tours and experiences, including vintage car rides and guided walks.

Vibrant Arts and Culture Scene

Napier has a vibrant arts and culture scene, with a range of galleries, museums, and festivals throughout the year. The MTG Hawke's Bay is a must-visit destination, with its fascinating exhibitions on the region's history, art, and culture. The Creative Arts Napier is another popular spot, with its range of workshops, classes, and events for artists and art lovers. The Art Deco Festival is a highlight of the city's cultural calendar, with its vintage fashion shows, live music, and street performances.

Delicious Food and Wine Experiences

Napier is located in the heart of Hawke's Bay, which is known for its delicious food and wine. The region is home to over 70 wineries and is particularly known for its Chardonnay, Syrah, and Merlot wines. The Mission Estate Winery is a must-visit destination, with its stunning grounds, award-winning wines, and fine dining restaurant. The Napier Urban Farmers' Market is another popular spot, with its range of fresh produce, artisanal goods, and delicious food stalls.

Beautiful Natural Surroundings

Napier is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, with a range of parks, beaches, and outdoor attractions to explore. The Marine Parade is a popular spot for a stroll or a picnic, with its beautiful gardens, fountains, and views of the ocean. The Cape Kidnappers is a stunning coastal landscape that features towering cliffs, a gannet colony, and a world-famous golf course. The Ahuriri Estuary is a peaceful spot for birdwatching and nature walks, with its wetlands, birdlife, and scenic views.

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