Workshops & Conferences

Find out what workshops & conferences are coming to Napier, Hawke's Bay.

Stage 2 Health & Safety Rep Course - Business Central

Stage 2 Health & Safety Rep Course - Business Central. Monday 27th March 2017
Build more health and safety skills as a representative. Learn how to control specific workplace risks and hazards and use accident data to identify trends and develop preventive actions. Get exposure to Codes of Practice to help further your knowledge. (2 days: for existing Health and Safety...

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Hawaiian Hula Dance Classes

Hawaiian Hula Dance Classes. Monday 27th March 2017
Come to the only Hawaiian Hula Dance Class in Hawkes Bay! Lara Shah came to HB from Hawaii where she danced with Halau Hula Na Lei Kupua O Kaua'i. Lara teaches Hula A'uana, the modern style of Hula dance. Her Hula is all about the medicine and healing that this sacred dance gives. The graceful...

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Running Workshop

Running Workshop. Tuesday 28th March 2017
Transform your running. Take your first steps towards lifelong movement efficiency. Enjoy an informal and friendly group training session with renowned running coach James Kuegler. James is a successful runner and multisport athlete. He is also a Doctor of Chiropractic. He combines years of...

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Adobe Illustrator Nightclass

Adobe Illustrator Nightclass. Tuesday 28th March 2017
An introduction to creating graphics using Adobe Illustrator. This course will show you the fundamentals of vector illustration, which can then be applied to poster, logo, pattern, laser cutting and engraving designs. Students must supply own USB to save work on: min 4GB Tutor: Dean...

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A Talk On a Way of Life

A Talk On a Way of Life. Tuesday 28th March 2017
Let’s talk about how to live a Bible-based life of total faith in God: - Is it really possible to trust God for everything? - How do I have a joyful, loving relationship with God? - How do I get rid of fear in my life? Explore this topic with Maryl Walters, an international speaker and...

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers. Wednesday 29th March 2017
Transform conflict and difficult situations with co-workers and customers into opportunities by equipping your staff with the skills and techniques required to manage these situations with confidence, professionalism, and pride. Learn ways to resolve conflict with customers and co-workers,...

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Improve Your Sewing Skills - Nightclass

Improve Your Sewing Skills - Nightclass. Wednesday 29th March 2017
Due to popular demand, the ideal school fashion studios at EIT are very pleased to offer a sewing nightclass. These workshops will be practical hands-on sessions on knowing your sewing machine, using an overlocker, understanding commercial patterns, fabrics, grainlines and layouts. Then choose...

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Bully Beef, Biscuit & Scurvy

Bully Beef, Biscuit & Scurvy. Wednesday 29th March 2017
Professor Glyn Harper presents a talk on the rations eaten at Gallipoli during WWI. Military rations provided to New Zealand soldiers in Gallipoli in 1915 were nutritionally deficient and probably contributed to cases of scurvy and higher rates of other illnesses. Professor Harper discusses the...

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Management & Leadership Workshop - Business Training NZ

Management & Leadership Workshop - Business Training NZ. Thursday 30th March 2017
Learn how to run a successful team and how to make the transition from buddy to boss! Becoming a manager is hard enough and making the transition from buddy to boss is even tougher and comes with its own set of unique challenges. A team without strong leadership rarely functions well. Amazingly,...

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Photoshop Nightclass

Photoshop Nightclass. Thursday 30th March 2017
Photoshop is widely used by photographers and graphic artists to edit and retouch images. Learn some of the most practical features of this powerful software. Email - raewynis@eit.ac.nz Students must provide their own USB stick to save their work. Min 4GB.

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First Light Retreats Adventure & Play

First Light Retreats Adventure & Play. Friday 31st March 2017
Facilitated by Carol Neilson owner of YinYoga Napier & Stacy Dixon, Yoga instructor and Adventure facilitator. Think PJ party, yoga, an adventure, lush food, stillness, digital detox, chilling with a book, maybe a spirited conversation or two and a joyful celebration dinner for just being divine...

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Screenprinting Weekend Workshop

Screenprinting Weekend Workshop. Saturday 1st April 2017
This workshop introduces practical techniques of screen printing including how to make a screen stencil, how to use light sensitive emulsion and how to print onto paper or a fabric surface. This workshop is suitable for beginners. You will design and create the screen on Saturday, and print it on...

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Salsa & Bachata With Jaime Jesus

Salsa & Bachata With Jaime Jesus. Saturday 1st April 2017
Guest Instructors Jaime Jesus from Sydney, Australia is coming to Napier for a day of workshops in Bachata & Salsa, followed by an evening of latin dancing. Jaime will be partnered by New Zealand's own Raine Symons from Palmerton North. The Full Pass includes all four workshops, lunch and entry...

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Glutenfree Grain & Pseudo Grain Workshop

Glutenfree Grain & Pseudo Grain Workshop. Saturday 1st April 2017
Deepen your understanding about gluten-free whole foods. At this workshop, you will be given demonstrations and hands-on experience of how to prepare whole foods for optimal digestion and how to create delicious and nourishing meals, snacks and treats that the whole family will enjoy. You will...

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Other PCBUs - Dealing With Sub-contractors - Business Centra

Other PCBUs - Dealing With Sub-contractors - Business Centra. Tuesday 4th April 2017
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 defines contractors, sub-contractors and other businesses you deal with as ‘other PCBUs’. The old notion of you as the ‘principal’ or ‘site controller’ also no longer applies. Your business or your legal entity is a PCBU and where there are...

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Sonic Tonic Sound Bath

Sonic Tonic Sound Bath. Tuesday 4th April 2017
Sonic Tonic for the Soul. Come to the beautiful 'Temple of Sound' and feel your Angelic Vibration with channelled light language and divine song which are like rolling waves of sound each one carrying you towards your embodiment of Divine Light here on Earth. This will be a sound ceremony with...

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Beginners Salsa 8-week Course

Beginners Salsa 8-week Course. Wednesday 5th April 2017
Salsa Dance Lessons. Beginners start Wednesday 5th April. No partner required. Helpers from a higher level are welcome. Text: 0274158432 for further information.

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WWI Voices - Anna MacKenzie

WWI Voices - Anna MacKenzie. Wednesday 5th April 2017
Inspired by a folder of letters, a notebook and a set of handmade postcards, Anna Mackenzie followed a family story into the trenches and archives of the Great War – and reports back that the First World War ‘won’t let her go’. In this session Anna Mackenzie will share, in images and...

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Stage 1 Health & Safety Rep Course - Business Central

Stage 1 Health & Safety Rep Course - Business Central. Thursday 6th April 2017
Everyone who wants to be officially recognised as an H&S representative in their workplace needs to complete this course. NZ Health and Safety law requires training and recognises the role, the duties and responsibilities of workplace health and safety representatives. This course introduces you...

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Lunchtime Tour

Lunchtime Tour. Thursday 6th April 2017
Join us for a lunchtime tour of our current exhibitions, 'The Collector's Room' and 'Iwitoi Kahungunu'. No bookings required.

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Freeman White Painting Masterclass

Freeman White Painting Masterclass. Saturday 8th April 2017
Join us for a two-day still life ‘painting masterclass’ with Freeman White, renowned Hawkes Bay painter. This is a rare opportunity to learn from an award-winning, top New Zealand contemporary artist. Places are limited, so make sure you book early! To book, contact -...

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Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Group Sessions. Wednesday 12th April 2017
The Crystal Singing Bowls Group Healing Sessions with Rob Clemens. Rebalance and rejuvenate - Free ‘Me time’ for healing practitioners. I run this regular group bowls session for Hawkes Bay healers of all forms of service to others. It is also open to those of open heart and like mind who want...

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Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class. Saturday 15th April 2017
Soy candle making is a gentle, satisfying craft enjoyed by both young and old. Learn how to make long lasting, scented candles for gifts or your home with this natural product, fragrances and colours and recycled containers. You will go away from this demonstration with knowledge, inspiration,...

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Arty Parties NZ Holiday Workshops

Arty Parties NZ Holiday Workshops. Tuesday 18th April 2017
Arty Parties NZ are running Craft classes during the April school holidays for school-aged children 5-13 years. 18th April - Banner making 19th April - Beads & Tassels 20th April - Kokedama Macrame workshop 20th (Includes morning tea). For more information check out our Arty...

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Kids Drop-in Day

Kids Drop-in Day. Tuesday 18th April 2017
Art activities based on the current exhibitions, 'The Collector's Room' and 'Iwitoi Kahungunu', at the Gallery all day for kids and their adults - just drop in and create!

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Children's Art Expo

Children's Art Expo. Tuesday 18th April 2017
Two exciting weeks of fun and crafty workshops for the April school holidays! Check out our website www.thecan.co.nz, where you can download a pdf version of the timetable. Morning Workshops: 11am – 12:30pm Afternoon Workshops: 1:30pm – 3pm Children’s Arts Expo: Week commencing April 18th...

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops. Wednesday 19th April 2017
Fun workshops for kids based on the Iwitoi Kahungunu exhibition. For 6-12-year-olds. Booking required.

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NZ Federations Business & Professional Womens Conference

Friday 21st April 2017
Registrations will open soon for The New Zealand Federation of Business and Professional Women's 53rd Annual Conference. Join BPW members from all over New Zealand to hear from amazing speakers - be inspired, meet up with old friends and make new ones, all in the beautiful rural setting of the...

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Mozzarella and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop

Mozzarella and Haloumi Cheese Making Workshop. Saturday 22nd April 2017
In this three-hour long workshop, you will learn how to make halloumi, mozzarella, and quark. You will be taught by Chris Van Der Have of Farmhouse Kitchen. All equipment and ingredients to make cheese are provided, and a beginner's Italian Kit (valued at $39.90) from Mad Millie is included in...

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Returning Home: Sequoia Schmidt's Adventure Book Tour of NZ

Returning Home: Sequoia Schmidt's Adventure Book Tour of NZ. Monday 24th April 2017
Join author, entrepreneur and adventurer Sequoia Schmidt in Tauranga for a talk and a reading from her autobiography: Journey of Heart; A Sojourn to K2. It has been ten long years since Sequoia returned to her homeland, New Zealand. New Zealand/Aotearoa holds some beautiful memories of her past,...

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School Holiday Cooking Classes for Children

School Holiday Cooking Classes for Children. Wednesday 26th April 2017
This morning we will all create three sweet Autumn Desserts, like Dutch Apple Cake, Frangipani Pear Tart and Sticky Date Pudding. Cooking school students will receive the full real experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100% hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing basic...

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Bio-Regional Seed Bank Internship

Bio-Regional Seed Bank Internship. Thursday 27th April 2017
27th February - 10th March, 2017 Learn everything you need to know to set up your own bioregional seed bank - Your future food security! In our changing and unstable world, the question of food security is becoming increasingly relevant. Our ability to grow healthy food locally and sustainably is...

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Time Management Workshop

Time Management Workshop. Thursday 27th April 2017
Do you need more hours in your day? Would you like to become less busy and more productive? Learn how to prioritise, how to handle interruptions, plan ahead, beat common time wasters, delegate, and much more. You've all heard the expression 'Time is money' Well actually time is more valuable...

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School Holidays Cooking Classes for Children

School Holidays Cooking Classes for Children. Thursday 27th April 2017
This morning we will be rolling Potato Gnocchi in three colours! And make it into yummy dinners, with salads and some Bostock Chicken wings! Cooking school students will receive the full experience when they attend the Farmhouse Kitchen 100% hands-on cooking classes. They will leave knowing...

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Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited. Friday 28th April 2017
A fantastic one day course to get staff communicating professionally and confidently with customers. Keep your customers coming back by empowering staff with core communication and customer service skills along with a ‘can do attitude’. For the better part of every day, we are communicating to...

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Photography Weekend Workshop

Photography Weekend Workshop. Saturday 6th May 2017
Learn the principles and practice of good digital photography - we will cover how to control exposure, camera modes, digital file sizes and composition, with practical exercises to put into practice what is learnt. Email Raewyn at raewynis@eit.ac.nz or phone Victoria - 9748000 5036.

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Iwitoi Kahungunu Artist Workshop with Raewyn Paterson

Iwitoi Kahungunu Artist Workshop with Raewyn Paterson. Sunday 7th May 2017
Iwitoi Kahungunu Artist Workshop with Artist Raewyn Paterson: Patterns from Nature Create your own patterned fabric print by making a carved block and using fabric inks. Bring your own objects from nature to draw inspiration from. The materials will be supplied for one fabric print and you can...

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Introduction to Digital Technologies

Introduction to Digital Technologies. Monday 8th May 2017
A 17-week course in computing to gain an NZ Certificate in Computing (User Fundamentals) Level 2. Open to all ages. - Computer applications - Software - Connectivity problems - 3D Printing - Robotics - Drones And much more...

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Introduction to Cafe and Barista Services

Introduction to Cafe and Barista Services. Monday 8th May 2017
16-week course open to all ages. In hospitality leading to an NZ Certificate Level 2. Get skilled, get qualified, get working. This course includes: - Food Preparation - Customer Service - Hygiene - Health and Safety - Drink preparation - Presentation

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Adobe Muse Nightclass

Adobe Muse Nightclass. Tuesday 9th May 2017
An introduction to website development without writing code. Learn how to use Adobe Muse to plan, design and develop websites easily. Students must supply own USB to save work on: min 4GB. Additional costs will apply if you intend to publish and host your websites as an (optional) outcome of this...

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Adobe Indesign Nightclass

Adobe Indesign Nightclass. Thursday 11th May 2017
Learn how to use Adobe InDesign to layout text and images, to produce your own documents, and/or publish pamphlets, brochures and books. Tutor: Alexandra Dawson Contact raewynis@ideaschool.ac.nz or leave contact details with Victoria on 9748000 5019.

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Health & Safety Essentials for Small Businesses

Health & Safety Essentials for Small Businesses. Friday 19th May 2017
As a legal entity, even your small to medium sized company is known under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 as a PCBU. All PCBU's have a primary duty of care to everyone affected by work carried out in your workplace. Owners of small business are required by law to exercise due diligence to...

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Home Food Production Workshop Part 1

Home Food Production Workshop Part 1. Saturday 20th May 2017
This introductory level workshop, held across two two-hour sessions is aimed at those of us who want to grow our own food at home but don't know how or where to start. Our experienced tutor is a passionate gardener and educator who loves growing things to eat. We'll cover lots of tried and...

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Management - Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central

Management - Becoming a Confident Leader - Business Central. Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Great managers are able to bring out the best in themselves and others. But what does it take to thrive in management? This intensive two-day course lays the groundwork for those new to management or looking towards their first management position in the near future. You will learn what it takes...

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Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central

Developing a Bully-Free Culture - Business Central. Thursday 25th May 2017
Bullying is a significant workplace hazard that affects employee health and business productivity. Preventing bullying is much easier than dealing with it once it occurs. This course helps you to identify bullies and put in place practical steps to make your workplace safer for everyone. It gives...

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Introduction to Autism in an Early Childhood Setting

Friday 26th May 2017
Strength-based, practical strategies to support children with autism in the primary school setting Autism New Zealand is delighted to present this Intro to Autism programme thanks to Ministry of Education Hawkes Bay, Strengthening Early Learning Opportunities (SELO) funding. This programme...

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Health & Safety Management Course - Business Central

Health & Safety Management Course - Business Central. Wednesday 31st May 2017
Modern effective H&S management relies on a systematic approach. New Zealand Safety Standard 4801 describes the core elements of an H&S system. This course will introduce you to those core elements and help you with strategies to encourage active worker and manager involvement in your workplace....

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Stage 1 Health & Safety Rep Course - Business Central

Stage 1 Health & Safety Rep Course - Business Central. Wednesday 7th June 2017
Everyone who wants to be officially recognised as an H&S representative in their workplace needs to complete this course. NZ Health and Safety law requires training and recognises the role, the duties and responsibilities of workplace health and safety representatives. This course introduces you...

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Seaweek - Poetry Writing Competition & Poetry Reading Night

Seaweek - Poetry Writing Competition & Poetry Reading Night. Thursday 8th June 2017
Poetry Writing Competition to be held in Term 2 over April, May and June. “Look beneath the surface - Papatai ō roto - Papatai ō raro” themed poetry competition with winning poems read at Seaweek poetry evening. Online form available at the end of Term 1, 2017. Experience the magic of...

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Leadership for Women

Leadership for Women. Wednesday 14th June 2017
This intensive and dynamic two-day programme is designed to help you become a more effective leader through recognising and developing your own leadership style. Through experiential exercises, interactive discussion and highly skilled facilitation, you will discover what drives you, what holds...

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Victoria University Undergraduate Information Evening

Victoria University Undergraduate Information Evening. Wednesday 14th June 2017
Undergraduate Information Evening. If you're thinking about university, come to our information evening and discover what sets Victoria apart. You’ll find out about study options, scholarships, accommodation and find out about living in Wellington and what to expect in your first year of...

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Home Food Production Workshop Part 2

Home Food Production Workshop Part 2. Saturday 24th June 2017
This introductory level workshop, held across two two-hour sessions is aimed at those of us who want to grow our own food at home but don't know how or where to start. Our experienced tutor is a passionate gardener and educator who loves growing things to eat. We'll cover lots of tried and tested...

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2017 National Horticultural Field Day

2017 National Horticultural Field Day. Thursday 29th June 2017
The National Horticultural Field Day is an industry-only, one day business to business event. The Field Day is a purely Horticulture event, creating fantastic opportunities for networking, education and development, whilst celebrating horticulture in New Zealand. As the Field Day grows year on...

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Leadership & Management Level 1 Workshop

Leadership & Management Level 1 Workshop. Wednesday 26th July 2017
Learn how to make the transition from buddy to boss and lead a successful team. Managing staff can be a very rewarding, interesting and fun role, it can also be a tough and demanding job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete tasks,...

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Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads

Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads. Monday 7th August 2017
This is a humerous, entertaining and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste at home. You get a free $100 goodie bag with each ticket, bursting with waste minimisation products. Here are a few comments from recent attendees: “Went to our first Waste Free...

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Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads

Waste Free Parenting Workshop - With Kate Meads. Tuesday 8th August 2017
This is a humerous, entertaining and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste at home. You get a free $100 goodie bag with each ticket, bursting with waste minimisation products. Here are a few comments from recent attendees: “Went to our first Waste Free...

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William Colenso

Build on the blossoming national and international interest in William Colenso's life and ideas as the result of the William Colenso Bicentenary Celebrations in Hawke's Bay in 2011, and a body of new publications and research.
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MTG Hawke's Bay

Comprising a Museum, Theatre and Gallery - MTG is home to a significant collection of objects that form the foundation of distinctive exhibitions, a world-class research facility and the MTG Theatre.
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Napier Libraries

strive to Inspire, Educate and Entertain by providing access to information through various resources within our Libraries. We aim to provide more than you expect.
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Par2 MiniGolf

Come to Par2 MiniGolf and meet Seamore the Seagull at our sea-side minigolf courses. Challenge your friends and family for a round.
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Napier City Council

For Napier City residents and citizens to have easy access to see what council are currently working on, completed, what they do, facilities, and council information.
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The Faraday Centre

The Faraday Centre in Napier, is Hawke's Bay's Museum of Technology. It's a place of discovery where history comes alive through hands on experience.
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Napier Municipal Theatre

Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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Napier Aquatic Centre

Situated in the centre of Napier, in the middle of Onekawa Park, the Napier Aquatic Centre is a safe and affordable aquatic facility for everyone.
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Bay Skate

Located on Marine Parade, Napier, is the Bay Skate Park - home to skateboarding, BMX, roller derby, inline hockey and scootering.
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Napier Conference Centre

We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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Kennedy Park Resort Napier

We are Hawkes Bay's premier holiday accommodation park providing an array of facilities to keep the entire family entertained.
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Parklands Residential Estate

Located in the Art Deco city of Napier. We have worked closely with our builders to promote and develop high quality housing within an open-aspect environment.
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National Aquarium of New Zealand

Nowhere else in New Zealand will you discover a wider range of marine animals and native species in a single facility than at the National Aquarium of New Zealand.
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