Workshops & Conferences

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

Three Day T-Shirt Design Workshops

Three Day T-Shirt Design Workshops. Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Two three day workshops for adults, where you will learn all that is involved in creating a design for a T-Shirt. Cost: Gold coin donation! (Yes, you read this correctly!) Everyone on the course will receive a free T-shirt! Two participants per course will have their designs printed. To book,...

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Summer Holiday Fun for Kids!

Summer Holiday Fun for Kids!. Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Unleash the inner Creator and Innovator in your child this holiday and enroll them now in a program with a difference! Coding - Robotics - Digital Art - 3D Printing - Minecraft - Claymation - and much more! Monday 2nd January to Friday 26th January Weekdays from 9am - 3pm ​ Places available for...

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Miniature World

Miniature World. Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Throughout the month of January 2018, Creative Arts Napier is holding an open workshop for children of all ages. Come and populate our Miniature World Apartment Block with people, animals, monsters and aliens, shops, skate parks and football pitches – with imagination there is no limit! We...

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Children's Holiday Art Workshops

Children's Holiday Art Workshops. Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Wondering what to do with the kiddiwinks these holidays? Look no further… We have a week of exciting and creative workshops lined up, starting Monday 22 January. Every day will feature a morning and afternoon session, so there’s a lot to choose from! Some classes are new, and some are old...

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Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class

Scented Soy Candle & Melt Making Class. Saturday 27th January 2018
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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Confident Communication

Confident Communication. Tuesday 30th January 2018
This course will increase your confidence in your communications with others at work. Get across to others what it is that you would like them to know and understand, in a communication style based on influence, positive behaviour and sensitivity. You will increase your awareness of your own...

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Pamper Retreat

Pamper Retreat. Thursday 1st February 2018
New Summer event for Mangapapa's Spa Sanctuary. Come and relax in the oasis of the hotel with a one hour yin yoga lesson guided by our expert instructor, plus a delicious high tea, glass of complimentary bubbles and following this, a lazy afternoon in the spa and pool sanctuary. The perfect...

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A Capella Gospel Choir Workshop With Tony Backhouse

A Capella Gospel Choir Workshop With Tony Backhouse. Friday 2nd February 2018
International singer and choir director Tony Backhouse has been called the "godfather of a cappella and gospel choir" in Australia and New Zealand. Don't miss this opportunity for new and experienced singers to "jump in and sing out." Tony works with the passionate and exciting...

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Latin Dance Workshops & Party - with Saione & Raine

Latin Dance Workshops & Party - with Saione & Raine. Saturday 3rd February 2018
Guest Instructor Saione from VIVA dance studio Auckland is coming to Napier for a day of open level workshops in Bachata, Salsa and more, followed by an evening of Latin dancing, with DJ Adrian. Saione will be partnered by New Zealand's own Raine Symons from Palmerton North. The Full Pass...

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Napier Hill Cemetery Tours - Summer 2018

Napier Hill Cemetery Tours - Summer 2018. Sunday 4th February 2018
Our tours of the Napier Hill Cemetery are back this summer by popular demand. Led by Curator of Social History Gail Pope, the tour winds its way through the historic cemetery on Napier Hill. Discover the stories of some of Napier's early colonists, from the famous to the infamous. Bookings are...

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Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life

Chemistry Of Life - Your Guide To An Extraordinary Life. Wednesday 7th February 2018
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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Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course

Beginners Salsa 8 Week Course. Wednesday 7th February 2018
Salsa Dance Lessons - Beginners course start Wednesday 7th February 2018 Join the fun of salsa dancing, we recommend having a partner however it is not essential as we have a helper to assist, just come along and have a fantastic time meeting new people and learn to dance. See our facebook event...

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DNA & Family History

Thursday 8th February 2018
There will a free introductory lecture on DNA & Family History at Hastings War Memorial Library. The lecture will take place on Thursday 8 February 2018, from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. We are asking you to please register your interest at the Hastings District Libraries website as numbers are capped at...

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Sow Your Autumn Salad Leaves and Herbs

Sow Your Autumn Salad Leaves and Herbs. Saturday 10th February 2018
This is a fun, practical workshop to get your seeds sown. I provide the seeds, the soil and the pots. In 90 minutes you’ll learn and practice how to sow seeds that free you from the limitations and costs of buying seedlings from garden centres. Buying seedlings is often an easy and quick way to...

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Effective Risk Management

Effective Risk Management. Tuesday 13th February 2018
To manage risks and hazards you first must understand them. One of the primary legal duties in everyone's workplace is to constantly identify, monitor and control risks and hazards in order to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. This course encourages you to take a comprehensive approach...

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BNZ Connect Event

BNZ Connect Event. Tuesday 13th February 2018
Learn how to manage and grow your small business at BNZ Connect. Our free nationwide speaker series is open to everyone, but you'll need to get in quick - spaces are limited. BNZ Digital Gurus will be sharing their knowledge on how to grow and engage with customers on social media networks....

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Accident Reporting and Investigation

Accident Reporting and Investigation. Wednesday 14th February 2018
When accidents happen it is important to learn from them. Create a safer workplace through effective accident and incident investigation. Almost every accident involves a risk or hazard. This course will teach you to use root cause analysis as an effective method to discover why the problem...

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More Water Contamination - Where Is the Science?

More Water Contamination - Where Is the Science?. Wednesday 14th February 2018
Paul Connett is Professor Emeritus of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology. His presentations are first class and provide attendees with the necessary information to form an opinion on fluoridation. As the Government progresses the Bill to shift responsibility to the District Health Boards, it...

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Preventing Suicide Using the Solution Focused Approach

Preventing Suicide Using the Solution Focused Approach. Friday 16th February 2018
Over 600 New Zealanders take their lives every year, with countless more experiencing suicidal ideas or acting on these thoughts in the form of non-fatal suicide attempts. International trainer, author and therapist from the UK—John Henden, presents a unique approach to working with the...

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Social Media Breakfast

Social Media Breakfast. Tuesday 20th February 2018
Want to know more about social media and how you can maximise the tools on offer to help grow your business? This in-depth two hour seminar covers each platform, with a focus on Facebook. You'll walk away with a deeper knowledge and a clearer direction on how you should be integrating social...

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Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop

Eat To Run - An Eat By Design Workshop. Tuesday 20th February 2018
Eat To Run is an Eat By Design Workshop that addresses the fundamental requirements and simple to implement strategies to meet the fuel needs of the body to optimise your run and pursue optimal health. Eat By Design is not a diet, it is a way to eat what's good for you... forever! This workshop...

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Leadership for Women

Leadership for Women. Tuesday 27th February 2018
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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Cow Pat Pit CPP Workshop

Cow Pat Pit CPP Workshop. Saturday 3rd March 2018
At Farmhouse Kitchen we are introducing the CCP. We will be building this from scratch, it is a special designed brick lined pit. Then we collect fresh mature from our cows, that graze our organic paddocks. The manure will be mixed with ground eggshells and basalt dust, and inoculated with...

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Wages Law

Wages Law. Wednesday 7th March 2018
One of the most important issues in employment for employees is getting the right pay and there is a legal responsibility for employers to pay on time and correctly. This seminar provides participants with knowledge that will facilitate manual checking when an entitlement is questioned by an...

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Workshop: Raewyn Tauira Paterson - Patterns From Nature

Workshop: Raewyn Tauira Paterson - Patterns From Nature. Saturday 10th March 2018
Work with Hawke's Bay-based artist Raewyn Tauira Paterson to 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. You are welcome to bring your own...

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Facing the Tiger - The Art of Having Brave Conversations

Facing the Tiger - The Art of Having Brave Conversations. Tuesday 13th March 2018
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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Health & Safety Seminar - Business Central

Tuesday 13th March 2018
The Business Central Health and Safety Roadshow is back. What does that mean for you? Well for starters, WorkSafe have cleared their backlog of prosecutions from the old Act and have begun to enforce the regulations under the HSAW Act 2015. You’ve been preparing for this – now to check if...

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Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd. Tuesday 20th March 2018
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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Strategic Thinking Workshop

Strategic Thinking Workshop. Tuesday 20th March 2018
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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Health & Safety Management

Health & Safety Management. Tuesday 20th March 2018
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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Mauri Ora - The Metrics of Flourishing

Mauri Ora - The Metrics of Flourishing. Tuesday 20th March 2018
Compass Seminars is delighted to bring you the opportunity to spend a day with Sir Mason Durie who will discuss a range of topics relating to principles for working with Māori and Māori development. Sir Mason speaks with a freshness and clarity of understanding, if you have been fortunate...

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Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers

Dealing With Difficult People & Situations - Biz Trainers. Wednesday 21st March 2018
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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Stage 2 Training for H&S Representatives

Stage 2 Training for H&S Representatives. Wednesday 21st March 2018
Take your skill base as a health and safety representative to the next level. Stage 2 training focuses on specific risk and hazard identification and controls, approved Codes of Practice, using accident data to identify trends and develop preventative actions across all the core elements of your...

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Gut Health Talk

Gut Health Talk. Sunday 25th March 2018
Gut issues contribute to a wide range of problems so if you, your children or family members suffer from any of the below – this talk is a must! - Constipation - Depression - IBS - Low energy - Chronic fatigue - Eczema - Autism - Behavioural issues - Skin issues - Hormone issues - Brain fog...

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Supervision: An Introduction

Supervision: An Introduction. Tuesday 27th March 2018
Learn key skills for managing other people as well as their work. When you manage other people, you need to balance your own development alongside managing and leading your team. This popular one day course will provide many of the tools you need to cope with this juggling act. You'll work on a...

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Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central

Managing Difficult and Disruptive People - Business Central. Wednesday 28th March 2018
Difficult and disruptive people can consume most of your time and the disruption they cause to the team/unit/business can be significant in terms of productivity, customer service and employee engagement. This course will equip you with the skills, processes and confidence to handle to handle...

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Developing an Effective HR Framework - Business Central

Developing an Effective HR Framework - Business Central. Thursday 5th April 2018
Understand your responsibilities from recruitment through to termination. Managing staff is a fundamental requirement for every manager. Doing so requires skill, expertise and experience, all applied within a framework of processes and procedures that are fair, transparent and legally...

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Leadership Development Intensive

Leadership Development Intensive. Monday 9th April 2018
An exploration into purpose, effectiveness and fulfilment. The LDI (Leadership Development Intensive) is a four-day residential retreat for people who are already successful, but have a strong desire to grow deeper in their personal and professional development. It is designed to challenge and...

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Health & Safety Due Diligence

Health & Safety Due Diligence. Tuesday 10th April 2018
As a legal entity, your 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. Officers (or people with strategic or governance roles) are required by law to exercise due...

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Health and Safety Essentials for Small Business

Health and Safety Essentials for Small Business. Wednesday 11th April 2018
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...

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Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited

Customer Service Excellence - Business Training NZ Limited. Wednesday 18th April 2018
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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Time Management Workshop

Time Management Workshop. Thursday 19th April 2018
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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Fast & Fun With 40 Photos

Fast & Fun With 40 Photos. Saturday 28th April 2018
Do you love your photos but don't know what to do with them? Do you have many, many photos and would love some help with them? Would you like to see your photos and enjoy showing them to others? Our fast & fun with 40 photos is for you! In just 3 hours you will create layouts that will hold up...

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Other PCBUs (Dealing With Sub-/contractors)

Other PCBUs (Dealing With Sub-/contractors). Tuesday 1st May 2018
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 overlapping...

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Silver Fern Farms HB Farmer of The Year Field Day

Silver Fern Farms HB Farmer of The Year Field Day. Thursday 3rd May 2018
The primary objectives of the Silver Fern Farms Hawke’s Bay Farmer of the Year competition are to identify, promote and celebrate excellence in pastoral farming in Hawke’s Bay. In doing so we endorse the contribution of pastoral farming to the economic cultural and social well-being of...

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Management: Becoming a Confident Leader

Management: Becoming a Confident Leader. Tuesday 8th May 2018
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

Developing A Bully-Free Culture. Thursday 10th May 2018
Bullying is a significant workplace hazard that affects employee health and business productivity. To prevent 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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Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of The Year Field Day

Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of The Year Field Day. Thursday 10th May 2018
Join the winner of the Pan Pac HB Farm Forester of the year award on their farm to see what made them stand out from the rest.

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Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd

Leadership & Management Level 1 - Business Training NZ Ltd. Tuesday 12th June 2018
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 14th June 2018
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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Time Management: Personal Effectiveness

Time Management: Personal Effectiveness. Wednesday 27th June 2018
When you manage your time well, you feel on top of your tasks and your job feels less stressful. But sometimes it is difficult to stay focused. This one-day workshop will help you identify the common behaviours that prevent you from managing your time effectively. It will teach you the right...

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Team Leader Tool Box: Facilitating Your Team

Team Leader Tool Box: Facilitating Your Team. Thursday 28th June 2018
Effective communication is the primary tool you need to be a successful leader. This course focuses on those areas where it is most critical. - Facilitating team meetings - Developing your team - Dealing with conflict Session Topics: - What is my leadership style? - Checklist for building the...

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Paradigm Shift

Paradigm Shift. Monday 29th October 2018
Architects and Designers - join us at the sixth free Paradigm Shift event starting in May 2018 to enjoy fascinating insights from our international keynote speaker, Lauren Vasey. You'll also learn about the latest products and technology from our industry-leading Event Partners, enjoy...

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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 Conference Centre

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