Napier was devastated by a huge earthquake in 1931, as a result of which most of the city had to be rebuilt. As Art Deco was popular at the time, there are many fine examples of this type of architecture throughout the city, as well as Spanish Mission -style buildings.
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My friends and I had a great stay at the YHA in Napier. It was a basic, clean place to stay for 2 nights. There were three of us in a 4 bed share. They cleaned the bathrooms and kitchen daily, and had an assortment of kitchen supplies for our use. And a great outside patio with picnic tables. ... more
Good place, with friendly staff, especially Chris the handyman, quite a character! ... more
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I'm spending a long weekend in Napier in January. Could anyone recommend things to do there? Are the winery tours worthwhile? ...
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Hi there, I will be heading to NZ in early April. Among other places I will also stay for about a week aroung Napier. In a place called Waimaramara Beach. Since I am not really familiar with that area it would be great if there are any local recommendations. I am mainly looking forward to any ...
Im going to NZ for 3 months
Hello I am going to NZ for 3 months at the end of January and I was wondering If I could get some advice from some locals. I believe I am giong to Napier on the east coast, and I heard the cops are pretty tough there. I don't know if this is inappropriate or what but I was wondering if anybody knew ...
Napier is a city on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. In 1931 a large earthquake destroyed most of the city and it was then rebuilt in the Art Deco style. ...
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In Napier Lokking for work Getting none Best lead so far is a dairy farm!! Oh the shame!!! Seriously though, prayer appreciated. Really want to be working for monday. Bank manager says so. Robin ...
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