Workshops & Conferences

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

School Holiday Family Drop In Zone

School Holiday Family Drop In Zone. Monday 24th April 2017
A family drop in zone and workshops for children are part of the line-up of special events MTG Hawke’s Bay is hosting for the upcoming school holidays. The drop in the zone will include craft activities and a reading space, complementing the existing Art Deco inspired colouring wall. Kids can...

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Children's Art Expo

Children's Art Expo. Monday 24th 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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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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Superhero/ine Children's Art Holiday Action

Superhero/ine Children's Art Holiday Action. Tuesday 25th April 2017
Mon 24th April: Clay Modelling, Design and create your own secret lair for all your special superhero/ine bits and bobs, whether it's your multi-dimensional transmogrified or kitten rescuing equipment. Tues: Screen Printing, Design your's, your trusty sidekick's and pet's crimefighting...

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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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Clay Station Studio: School Holiday Workshops 7-10 Years

Clay Station Studio: School Holiday Workshops 7-10 Years. Wednesday 26th April 2017
Clay Station Bird in a Nest - 7-10-Year-Olds. Kids get creative over the school holidays with our Clay Station studio workshops taught by local ceramic artist Mandy Olson. Over these two days, kids will hand build their bird in a nest in a playful and informative way while learning the techniques...

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School Holiday Workshops

School Holiday Workshops. Wednesday 26th April 2017
Fun workshops for kids based on the Iwitoi Kahungunu exhibition. For 6-12-year-olds. Booking required.

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Clay Station Studio: School Holiday Workshops 11-14 Years

Clay Station Studio: School Holiday Workshops 11-14 Years. Wednesday 26th April 2017
Clay Station Tea Bowls and Tea Cups - 11-14-Year-Olds. Kids get creative over the school holidays with our Clay Station studio workshops taught by local ceramic artist Mandy Olson. Over these two sessions, the kids will make a tea bowl or cup while exploring sculpting and moulding techniques and...

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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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Redefine - School Hoilday Workshops

Redefine - School Hoilday Workshops. Thursday 27th April 2017
Redefine is back! Buy an item from any PSEC charity shop, repurpose it in one of six fun categories, and win great prizes! Visit redefine website or the PSEC Facebook page for more details. To get your creative juices flowing, our shops will be running exciting school holiday workshops in April...

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Free Your Shoulders - Awareness Through Movement Classes

Free Your Shoulders - Awareness Through Movement Classes. Thursday 27th April 2017
Feel like your shoulders are creeping up to your ears? Sore shoulders from sitting at a computer or gardening? Want to improve your posture? Then this 5-week series of Awareness Through Movement classes is for you. You will be verbally guided through fresh, interesting lessons that will help: -...

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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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Term 2 Art Classes for Kids, Teens and Adults

Term 2 Art Classes for Kids, Teens and Adults. Monday 1st May 2017
Fine art classes taught in a relaxed environment with qualified tutors and small class sizes. All levels welcome. Discover your inner creativity! Children's classes: Let's Get Creative - Children, 8-12 years. Term 2 (10 weeks) Monday 1st May - Monday 3rd July, 4pm-5:30pm - $225.00. Tutor: Laura...

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Sonic Tonic Sound Bath

Sonic Tonic Sound Bath. Tuesday 2nd May 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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Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life

Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life. Wednesday 3rd May 2017
This is where it all begins. The why and the how of Living an Extraordinary Healthy Life, with an emphasis on the Brain-Body Connection (Structural Correction) but also addressing specific lifestyle steps to help support that primary focus. Fewer Accidents and Injuries, More Energy, Better...

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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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Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Pink Ribbon Breakfast. Sunday 7th May 2017
Join us for a delicious breakfast and hear inspirational speaker Lauren Roche talk at The Puketapu. There will also be a fundraising auction, spot prizes and lots of fun. All proceeds to the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation. Book your tickets now and plan for a great time by inviting your family or...

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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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Zeal Event Bootcamp

Zeal Event Bootcamp. Monday 8th May 2017
The Zeal Event Bootcamp is designed for high-school aged students, interested in events. If you're running a school ball, production, or community event, then the boot camp is for you! The Event Bootcamp aims to cover some of the event management basics, including; basic event marketing,...

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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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Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Group Sessions

Who Heals the Healers - Singing Crystal Bowls Group Sessions. Wednesday 10th May 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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Co-working Day - TechWeek HKB

Co-working Day - TechWeek HKB. Thursday 11th May 2017
Heard the buzz about co-working spaces? Of course, you have! They are the hottest trend in the business world – and National Coworking Day is your opportunity to discover what the hype is all about! Co-working spaces all over New Zealand are encouraged to open their doors for free to locals...

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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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Managers As Coaches 2017

Managers As Coaches 2017. Thursday 18th May 2017
About: Managers as Coaches plus Managing Difficult Personalities & Toxic Behaviours at Work. This practical workshop provides leaders and managers with the tools and skills they need to adopt a coaching mindset and develop people and performance through one-to-one coaching. It will help them...

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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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Family Constellation Workshop

Family Constellation Workshop. Saturday 20th May 2017
Healing generations of unhealthy patterns. I am excited to introduce you to Tracy and Erin who are bringing Family Constellation healing down to Hawke's Bay. I have been on their workshops and had sessions with them before and the changes in my life have been astounding on so many levels! For...

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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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Hawke's Bay Rural Business - Ian Proudfoot

Hawke's Bay Rural Business - Ian Proudfoot. Tuesday 23rd May 2017
We are delighted to welcome Ian Proudfoot, Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit for KPMG in New Zealand as our guest speaker for May. Mr Proudfoot will discuss an interesting topic based on 'The Future of Food' at the CHB Municipal Theatre. Join us for a complimentary drink and...

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TechWeek'17 HKB

TechWeek'17 HKB. Wednesday 24th May 2017
TechWeek’17 HKB is coming! No longer an opportunity for only those in the big smoke here is your chance to show off the most innovative and exciting technologies that our stunning region, Hawke’s Bay (HKB) has to offer. There are three event series that make up TechWeek’17 - HKB. ...

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Tech Lab - TechWeek'17 HKB

Tech Lab - TechWeek'17 HKB. Wednesday 24th May 2017
Hands-on with technology at some of Hawke’s Bay’s leading labs and locations! An opportunity to make, break, learn and do. Solve problems and challenges. Choose a lab and location to suit you.

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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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Facing the Tiger - The Art of Having Brave Conversations

Facing the Tiger - The Art of Having Brave Conversations. Tuesday 30th May 2017
Facing the Tiger is a one-day course followed by a three-week follow-up program. It is designed for groups of up to 12 people and is suitable for employees at all levels, within all types of organisations. Facing the Tiger builds healthier relationships, more motivated teams and an even stronger...

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TechTalks - TechWeek'17 HKB

TechTalks - TechWeek'17 HKB. Wednesday 31st May 2017
Motivational and inspirational TechTalks; a showcase of future technologies to challenge your thinking; tools for smarter ways to do business. Start the morning with a rush of innovation and inspiration. Kick off the first course with a coffee and an aspirational sponsored guest speaker. Followed...

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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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Strategic Thinking Workshop

Strategic Thinking Workshop. Tuesday 13th June 2017
This highly interactive and practical course is for anyone who would benefit from being able to think and act more strategically in either a personal or professional capacity. The course guides you through a broad range of practical exercises and activities which have been designed to teach the...

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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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Home Composting for Beginners

Home Composting for Beginners. Saturday 22nd July 2017
Having trouble with your compost? Smelly and slimy? Still, in the state, it started? Lumpy and lifeless? Perhaps you don’t have enough compost? Or you don’t have enough space to turn your waste into beautiful, rich, soil-enhancing compost. Every garden deserves a fully functioning compost...

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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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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers. Thursday 27th July 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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Sue Nicholson Psychic Development Workshop - Level 1

Sue Nicholson Psychic Development Workshop - Level 1. Sunday 6th August 2017
Level One - An introduction to developing your psychic abilities. Spend the day with psychic powerhouse Sue Nicholson - see first-hand how she connects to the Spirit world and learn fascinating exercises designed to help you tap into your own psychic ability. The Sensing Murder psychic medium will...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Napier Conference Centre

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