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Napier, New Zealand
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Napier: tourist information

Napier, the city by the sea, is located on the east coast of the north island of New Zealand. The city is renowned for its 1930s Art Deco architecture, grand Norfolk pines, surrounding wineries, local fresh produce and national tourist attractions.

Napier has a Mediterranean style climate with long, fine summers and short mild winters. It is a popular year-round destination for holiday makers. Napier is a city of fun with entertainment and activities for people of all ages. There are many attractions in and around Napier City such as Marineland, Aquarium, Art Gallery and The Museum. There is a lively café culture in the central city area. Visitors can dine alfresco style in one of the many cafes and wineries. Napier is internationally renowned for its vineyards and award-winning wines. Beaches stretch for miles, swim with the dolphins, tourists can visit the aquarium, learn about the injured penguin programme and visit the amazing site of Cape Kidnappers and view the gannets first hand. For the more active there is ocean sailing, jet boating between the wineries, hot air ballooning, caving, paragliding, windsurfing, deep sea fishing or trout fishing in many of the pristine clear lakes or rivers. For the shopper there are antique shops, art galleries studios of potters, wood turners and craftsman. Napier oozes fun and adventure and a visit to the attractions of Marine Parade is a must. Marine Parade overlooks the Pacific Ocean and out towards Cape Kidnappers, home to the world's largest mainland gannet colony.

A landmark of Napier is Bluff Hill, which is home for many Napier residents and provides views of the town beaches of Perfume Point and Westshore, past the newly upgraded airport and out towards Whirinaki. Bluff Hill also overlooks the Port of Napier, one of New Zealand's busiest ports, transporting timber, local fruit and meat products to worldwide destinations.


  • Country: New Zealand
  • Capital: Wellington/New Zealand
  • Government: New Zealand
  • State/Region: Hawke's Bay
  • Time Zone: +12 GMT
  • Language: English, Maori
  • Latitude: -39.4833333
  • Longitude: 176.9166667
  • Est. Population: 55522
  • Currency: New Zealand Dollar
  • Fire: Napier Fire Station - Address: 18-20 Taradale Rd., Napier, New Zealand; Phone: (06) 843-6123
  • Police: Emergency Phone: 111
  • Hospital: Parkside Hospital - Address: 522 Kennedy Rd., Napier, New Zealand; Phone: (06) 835-0498
  • Napier, New Zealand
    Napier, New Zealand | © Mukesh Sharma

    Napier Cruise Port Schedule

    Napier, New Zealand
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    Napier in the News

    Port rating and occupancy

    Port of Napier ranks 721th in the world in terms of the number of tourists visiting it.

    Number of cruise ship calls in the coming year: 0.

    The total number of tourists (passengers) of cruise ships in the port of Napier in the next 12 months is 0.

    According to the popularity rating among more than 1,000 cruise ports in the world, Napier ranks 422.

    Weather in Napier

    Feb 24
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 86°F (30°C)
    Clear (clear sky), no wind
    Feb 25
    Min/Max temp: 61°F (16°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Rain (moderate rain), no wind
    Feb 26
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 68°F (20°C)
    Rain (light rain), no wind
    Feb 27
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 81°F (27°C)
    Rain (light rain), no wind
    Feb 28
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 75°F (24°C)
    Rain (light rain), no wind
    Feb 29
    Min/Max temp: 55°F (13°C) / 66°F (19°C)
    Rain (light rain), no wind
    Mar 1
    Min/Max temp: 50°F (10°C) / 75°F (24°C)
    Clear (clear sky), no wind
    Mar 2
    Min/Max temp: 55°F (13°C) / 81°F (27°C)
    Clouds (few clouds), no wind

    Current water temperature in Napier now is 67°F (19.7°C)

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    Annual Weather

    Min/Max temp: 64°F (18°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Min/Max temp: 64°F (18°C) / 70°F (21°C)
    Min/Max temp: 61°F (16°C) / 70°F (21°C)
    Min/Max temp: 55°F (13°C) / 64°F (18°C)
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 61°F (16°C)
    Min/Max temp: 48°F (9°C) / 55°F (13°C)
    Min/Max temp: 48°F (9°C) / 54°F (12°C)
    Min/Max temp: 48°F (9°C) / 55°F (13°C)
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 59°F (15°C)
    Min/Max temp: 54°F (12°C) / 61°F (16°C)
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 64°F (18°C)
    Min/Max temp: 63°F (17°C) / 68°F (20°C)
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