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National Aquarium

Napier City Council

Napier City Council has applied for a renewal On Licence for The National Aquarium of New Zealand

13 November 2019

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Map

Harcourts Christmas Parade and Christmas Fiesta Road Closures

The Harcourts Christmas Parade is happening this year on Sunday 1 December. The following roads will be closed to...

13 November 2019

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Marine Parade Receives National Accolades

Successfully bringing together a series of spaces along Napier’s waterfront has resulted in Marine Parade winning...

12 November 2019

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East Pier

Portside Inns Limited

Portside Inns Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for East Pier.

12 November 2019

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Thai Lotus

Stitson Holdings Limited

Stitson Holdings Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Thai Lotus.

12 November 2019

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Sangam Limited

Sangam Limited

Sangam Limited has applied for a renewal of an On Licence for Sangam Tandoori Indian Restaurant.

12 November 2019

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Kennedy Park Resort Reception

Kennedy Park Resort Napier going smokefree from Monday 11 November 2019

Kennedy Park Resort Napier continues its shift towards better sustainability practices and wellbeing for guest...

8 November 2019

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Another win for HB Councils’ shared website work

Hawke’s Bay’s five councils have done it again – won a national award for team work on eight of the region’s local...

8 November 2019

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10 Gill Road

Snapper Cafe Limited

Snapper Café Limited have applied for a renewal On Licence for Snapper Café.

8 November 2019

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60 Waterworth Ave

Maraenui Rugby and Sports Association Incorporated

Maraenui Rugby and Sports Association Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence.

7 November 2019

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20 Symons Lane

Taradale Sports Association Incorporated

Taradale Sports Association Incorporated has applied for a renewal Club Licence.

7 November 2019

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Harcourts Christmas Parade

Santa is coming to the Harcourts Christmas Parade

Santa is once again going to be the special guest at the Harcourts Christmas Parade, on Sunday 1 December.

6 November 2019

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Napier City Council

Napier City Council and Mayor sworn in

The 2019-22 Council is sworn in

5 November 2019

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International Cricket T20 BlackCaps vs England Road Closures

Road Closure - Blackcaps vs England T20 Friday 8 November

Blackcaps vs England road closures

5 November 2019

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Cinzah Merkens

New mural for Napier Hill

The Thompson Road reservoir on Napier Hill is on its way to being transformed from a water feature to a work of...

5 November 2019

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Spring Fashion Parade Road Closures

Road Closure - Market Street

The Spring Fashion Parade is happening, to allow for the wonderful fashion creations there will be some road...

4 November 2019

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Recycling Improvements Begin Friday 1 November

From tomorrow Friday 1 November, the improved recycing service begins for Napier residents.

This means that...

1 November 2019

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Onekawa new world

Epiphany Trading Limited

Epiphany Trading Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal with a variation to the hours of trade for Onekawa...

1 November 2019

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Red Chilli

Red Chilli Indian Restaurant Limited

Red Chilli Indian Restaurant Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Red Chilli Indian Tandoori...

1 November 2019

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resource consent

Limited Notification of Resource Consent application (RM190019)

Napier City Council has received a Resource Consent application from Te Awa Land Development Company Limited to...

31 October 2019

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Dalton Street One Way

Thurs 31 October - Mon 4 November Road Closure

Thursday, 31 October 2019 8:00 a.m. - Monday, 4 November 2019 8:00 a.m Dalton Street North Service Lane between...

31 October 2019

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IronMāori Triathlon Quarter Road Closure

IronMaori Quarter is on again! To keep contestants safe the following road closures are in place for the duration...

31 October 2019

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Water Mains Cleaning 2018 7

Water Mains Cleaning - Streets affected Wednesday 30 October

Napier City Council is undertaking a routine water mains cleaning programme throughout our city suburbs in the...

29 October 2019

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367 Gloucester Street

Trio Nominees Limited

Trio Nominees Limited has applied for an On Licence Renewal with a variation for Taradale Tavern.

29 October 2019

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Preferred Napier Deputy Mayor, committee chairs announced

Napier's new Deputy Mayor has been nominated.

23 October 2019

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Labour Weekend Hours

Napier City Council and facilities Labour weekend hours

22 October 2019

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9 Hill Road

JH Thomas Enterprise Limited

JH Thomas Enterprise Limited has applied for an Off Licence renewal for Bay View Four Square

22 October 2019

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Come to the great summer job fair!

Tuesday 5 November, come along to Kennndy Park's great summer job fair!

18 October 2019

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78 Taradale Road

Lion Liquor Retail Ltd

Lion Liquor Retail Ltd of Auckland has applied for an Off Licence Renewal for Liquor King Napier

17 October 2019

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Napier city wastewater network under stress

The amount of rain which has fallen in the past couple of days, & is forecast to fall through to later tonight i...

16 October 2019

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Sri Thai & Vietnam Restaurant Limtied

Sri Thai & Vietnam Restaurant Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Sri Thai and Vietnam Restaurant

16 October 2019

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389 Gloucester Street

Duke of Gloucester Limited

Duke of Gloucester Limited has applied for a renewal On-Licence for Gloucester Function Room.

16 October 2019

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45 Napier Terrace

Gobsmackingly Good Ltd

Gobsmackingly Good Ltd has applied for a remote sellers Off Licence for The Damson Collection.

16 October 2019

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113 Hastings Street

Crawford Grierson Hospitality Limited

Crawford Grierson Hospitality Limited has applied for an On Licence for Rogue Hop Bar.

16 October 2019

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Crawford Grierson Hospitality Limited

Crawford Grierson Hospitality Limited has applied for an Off Licence for Rogue Hop Bar

16 October 2019

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Ranas Pvt. Limited

Ranas Pvt. Limited has applied for an On Licence for The Turmeric Cuisine of India

16 October 2019

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The National Distillery Company

The National Distillery Company has applied for a new Off Licence for The National Distillery Company.

15 October 2019

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The National Distillery Company

The National Distillery Company has applied for a new On Licence for The National Distillery Company

15 October 2019

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Water Dec News

Dirty water – and how you can get it sorted

Some residents have experienced dirty water issues. Here's what you can do - and how we can help.

13 October 2019

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DOC Hawkes Bay Limited

DOC Hawkes Bay Limited has applied for a On Licence renewal with variation for Lone Star Restaurant and Bar

12 October 2019

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Sun 3 Nov - Streets around Napier (Mitre 10 Mega Walk)

The Mitre 10 Mega Walk takes place on Sunday 3 November. There'll be thousands of Napierites traipsing about and...

10 October 2019

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Cameron Terrace

Thu 17 Oct - Cameron Terrace

The Shake Out 2019 earthquake and tsunami evacuation hikoi will take place on Thursday 17 October. To help with...

10 October 2019

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White Night

Sat 19 Oct - Napier CBD (White Night)

The rather wonderful White Night event returns to Napier for its third year. Herschell St - from Tennyson St to...

10 October 2019

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Sat 26 Oct - Church Road area (Angus and Julia Stone concert)

The fun folk duo Angus and Julia Stone are taking over Church Road Winery to kick off this year's summer concert...

10 October 2019

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Sat 12 Oct - Napier South (Ride in a Truck day)

Expect delays around Napier south as the Mitre10 Mega Ride in a Truck Day takes Napier. Delays are to be expected...

10 October 2019

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70 Bridge Street

Sri Thai & Vietnam Restaurant Limtied

Sri Thai & Vietnam Restaurant Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Sri Thai and Vietnam Restaurant

9 October 2019

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62 West Quay2

CKS Developments Limited

CKS Developments Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for The Thirst Whale Bar and Restaurant

9 October 2019

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Pitch Black

Be wowed by wondrous White Night

The fab, free family-friendly evening of art, artists, musicians and lasers returns to Napier City.

8 October 2019

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MTG wins major award for George Nuku exhibition

Exhibition wins spatial design award at the 2019 Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Awards.

8 October 2019

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1 Ossian

The National Distillery Company

The National Distillery Company has applied for a new On Licence for The National Distillery Company.

8 October 2019

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1 Ossian Street

The National Distillery Company

The National Distillery Company has applied for a new Off Licence for The National Distillery Company.

8 October 2019

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DOC Hawkes Bay Limited

DOC Hawkes Bay Limited has applied for a On Licence renewal with variation for Lone Star Restaurant and Bar

5 October 2019

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Piko Piko Trust Limited

Piko Piko Trust Limited has applied for a new On Licence for The PikoPiko

5 October 2019

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Taradale Club Incorporated

Taradale Club Incorporated has applied for a Variation Club Licence for The Taradale Club.

5 October 2019

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59 Sandy Road

Hawkes Bay Speedway Club Incorporated

Hawkes Bay Speedway Club Incorporated has applied for a Renewal of a Club Licence for Hawkes Bay Speedway Club.

4 October 2019

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39 Tennyson Street

Waghorn Gillaly Limited

Waghorn Gillaly Limited has applied for a Tavern Style On Licence renewal for Monica Loves

4 October 2019

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Kids help create 'Mystery of History'

A family-friendly interactive exhibition co-curated by local children opens at the MTG on Saturday 5 October.

4 October 2019

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62 West Quay

CKS Developments Limited

CKS Developments Limited has applied for an On Licence Renewal for The Thirst Whale Bar and Restaurant.

2 October 2019

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55 Wharerangi Road

Taradale Club Incorporated

Taradale Club Incorporated has applied for a Variation Club Licence for The Taradale Club.

30 September 2019

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Piko Piko Trust Limited

Piko Piko Trust Limited has applied for an On Licence for the PikoPiko.

30 September 2019

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A year of awards, events and water works for Napier City Council

At the final meeting of the current Napier City Council today, the 2018/19 Annual Report was adopted.

26 September 2019

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Notice of Special Consultative Procedure - Draft Stormwater Bylaw 2019

The Napier community has told us they want better controls over what gets dumped in our urban stormwater network...

25 September 2019

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New Napier stormwater bylaw on its way

Submissions on a proposed new NCC Stormwater Bylaw are being taken until Monday 28 October.

25 September 2019

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Taradale Library

Ten years of Taradale Library's new look

An eclectic programme of free events planned to mark the anniversary this Saturday.

24 September 2019

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New Napier recycling crates

Recycling changes in Napier from 1 November

Over the next few weeks 75,000 recycling crates will be delivered to Napier households.

24 September 2019

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The Crown Hotel (2006) Limited

The Crown Hotel (2006) Limited has applied for an On Licence Renewal for The Crown Hotel

23 September 2019

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2019 Elections: Your vote is your choice

Voting papers for the 2019 NCC elections posted out today... must be posted back by 7 October.

20 September 2019

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Brookfields Vineyard (1977) Limited

Brookfields Vineyard (1997) Limited have applied for an On Licence Renewal for Brookfields Winery/Function Centre

18 September 2019

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Lee & Choi Limited

Lee & Choi Limited has applied for an Off Licence renewal for Ahuriri Four Square

18 September 2019

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DOC Hawkes Bay Limited

DOC Hawkes Bay Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Lone Star Restaurant and Bar

18 September 2019

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Intersection Pandora Road and Thames Street Area

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - Thames Street and Pandora Road

Napier City Council is undertaking planned potholing works at the intersection of Thames Street and Pandora Pond...

17 September 2019

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22A Waghorne Street

The Crown Hotel Limited

The Crown Hotel Limited has applied for an On Licence Renewal for the Crown Hotel

16 September 2019

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4 Ossian Street

Lee & Choi Limited

Lee & Choi Limited has applied for an Off Licence Renewal for Ahuriri For Square

11 September 2019

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9A Ossian Street

Opera Kitchen Limited

Opera Kitchen limited has applied for an On Licence Renewal for F.G. Smith Eatery

11 September 2019

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1 Emerson Street

DOC Hawkes Bay Limited

DOC Hawkes Bay Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Lone Star Restaurant and Bar

11 September 2019

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National Aquarium of New Zealand Brown Kiwi

See Aquarium kiwi this Half Price Weekend

Aquarium's two kiwi move back after a recent reno and "home improvement".

11 September 2019

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Independent review initiated within Napier City Council

Wellington lawyer Peter Chemis to conduct review of NCC processes and social media monitoring.

11 September 2019

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Mon 9 Sep - Wed 11 Sep - Breakwater Road (SH50)

A section of Breakwater Road (SH50) will be closed from Mon 9 Sep to Wed 11 Sep (8am to 5pm). The reason? We’re...

10 September 2019

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Geddis

Mon 9 Sep - Wed 11 Sep - 72-86 Geddis Ave

Buildings are being transported to a site on Geddis Ave this week (Mon 9 Sep to Wed 11 Sep). There will be Stop/Go...

10 September 2019

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Hastings Street

Friday 6 September - Emergency Water Main Repair Works - Intersection of Dickens & Hastings Street

Located at the intersection of Dickens Street and Hastings Street a water main has broken and under emergency...

6 September 2019

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Barbara Arnott

Citizens' Civic Awards recipients announced

Four hard-working Napierites, including a former Mayor, honoured at the Citizens' Civic Awards.

4 September 2019

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Amazon

27 September - Emerson Street

Emerson Street - from Marine Parade to Clive Square West - will be closed for a couple of hours on Friday 27...

2 September 2019

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Napier Harriers

Sat 7 Sep - Taradale and surrounds

The Sweeney Shield Relay takes place on Saturday 7 September in the west of the city - in and around the leafy...

2 September 2019

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Fun for the whole whānau

Safer Napier's epic free family festival returns - with an important message to keep kids safe.

30 August 2019

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Andy Hamilton

Icehouse CEO to speak at Business Breakfast

Andy Hamilton from the celebrated business growth centre to share his insights with Napierites.

30 August 2019

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10A West quay

Harbour View Restaurant and Functions Limited

Harbour View Restaurant and Functions Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Napier Function Centre.

28 August 2019

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163 Tennyson St

Tennyson Trading Company Limited

Tennyson Trading Company Limited has applied for a new On Licence for the Central Fire Station

23 August 2019

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Leever

Sun 25, Mon 26 Aug, Mon 2 Sep - Lever St Railway Crossing

Lever Street Railway Line Crossing - CLOSING ON THESE DATES

KiwiRail will be closing the Lever Street crossing...

23 August 2019

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Wed 21 Aug - Thu 22 Aug - Thompson Road

Thompson Road on Napier Hill is closed to all uphill traffic (heading up from the intersection of Coote Road...

21 August 2019

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Die Smiling Limited

Die Smiling Limited has applied for a Renewal Off Licence

20 August 2019

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40 Hastings Street

Banbury Cross Limited

Banbury Cross Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Bistronomy.

20 August 2019

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Brookfields Vineyards (1977) Limited

Brookfields Vineyards (1977) Limited has applied for an On Licence Renewal for Brookfields Vineyard.

20 August 2019

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Aquatic

Tender process for new aquatic facility on hold

NCC suspends tender process for aquatic facility after comments from prospective mayoral candidates.

16 August 2019

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NCC council and mayoral candidates confirmed

Twenty-one candidates vying for 12 spots on council: four more in running for Mayor.

16 August 2019

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Aquarium

Sector consultation underway for National Aquarium project

Specialist input guides detailed business case for Project Shapeshifter, public engagement from September.

7 August 2019

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Prebensen pools

Preloading earthworks on new aquatic facility site

NCC fortunate to acquire fill at below market rates - work to commence at Tamatea Drive site.

5 August 2019

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Water

HB councils welcome Government water reforms

The five Hawke's Bay councils issue a joint statement of support for the Government's water reforms.

1 August 2019

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Positive Ageing Napier

Positive Ageing Strategy - Have your say

Community feedback sought on Napier's Positive Ageing Strategy 2019-23.

31 July 2019

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Work on new aquatic facility can continue

Resource consent work, earthworks and tender evaluation to continue in lead-up to High Court hearing in September

30 July 2019

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Bay View Bowling Club Incorporated

Bay View Bowling Club Incorporated has applied for a Club Licence for Bay View Bowling Club

25 July 2019

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Dreamteam Limited

Dreamteam Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Breakers Taradale.

24 July 2019

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Kiwirail Lane Closure Taradale Road

Sun 28 July - Mon 29 July - Taradale Road

KiwiRail are working on the line between the railway tracks and the intersection of Taradale Road (between about 5...

24 July 2019

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Lighthouse Road

Mon 22 July - Partial closure of Lighthouse Road

We're excavating a bank outside 31 Lighthouse Road on Monday. The work requires an small excavator as well as some...

20 July 2019

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Wed 17 July to Fri 6 Sep - Intersection of Kennedy Road and Georges Drive (SH)

Unison are doing some major work intersection of Kennedy Road and Georges Drive (SH) through until early...

20 July 2019

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2019 Elections: Make a stand, Hawke's Bay

Nominations for the local body and District Health Board elections open next Friday, 19 July.

18 July 2019

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31 Georges Drive

Osall MC Limited

Osall MC Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Palm City Motor Inn. The primary business is described...

18 July 2019

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Waghorne

Mon 8 July - 30 August - Refurbishment of Tram Stop

The old tram stop on the corner of Battery Road and Waghorne Street is being refurbished over the next few week...

17 July 2019

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Madsen's Medal - A night of nerves for Mum

Scooter rider Alex Madsen won silver at the 2019 World Roller Games. Her mum got seriously stressed.

17 July 2019

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Welcome home parade for champion Napier scooter rider

Parade on Emerson St for local scooter rider Alex Madsen after silver at the world champs.

14 July 2019

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Napier City Council

Napier City Council has applied for an On Licence renewal for McLean Park. The primary business is described as a...

12 July 2019

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Crab Farm Winery Limited

Crab Farm Winery Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal with a variation for Crab Farm Winery. The primary...

12 July 2019

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Crab Farm Winery Limited

Crab Farm Winery Limited has applied for an Off Licence renewal for Crab Farm Winery. The primary business i...

12 July 2019

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running water

Waste and water projects focus for the next year

NCC's Annual Plan 2019/20 adopted - drinking water network improvements to be fast-tracked.

8 July 2019

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Napier and bay

Pipe repairs to affect city water supply

NCC asks residents, particularly on Napier Hill, to minimise water use for the couple of days.

8 July 2019

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One Heart

One Heart blossoming at MTG Hawke's Bay

The third instalment of #flowerbombnapier makes its magical way into the foyer of MTG Hawke's Bay.

5 July 2019

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Ourown NZ Limited

Ourown NZ Limited has applied for new On Licence for Aladdin Restaurant. The primary business is described as a...

3 July 2019

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Positive Ageing Strategy

Napier Positive Ageing Strategy firms

NCC's draft strategy set to go out to public consultation next month.

26 June 2019

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Enrol to have your say

Ahead of the 2019 local government election, the Electoral Commission urges voters to check their details.

26 June 2019

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Globe Ahuriri Limited

Globe Ahuriri Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Globe Theatrette. The primary business i...

24 June 2019

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M P Cusher Limited

M P Cusher Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Little India. The primary business is described as a...

24 June 2019

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New campaign for Napier - only rain down the drain

The impact of stormwater quality on the Ahuriri Estuary is the focus of a new campaign in Napier.

21 June 2019

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Young Farmer

Thu 4 July - Emerson St

Emerson Street - from Clive Square West to Marine Parade - will be closed for a couple of hours for the FMG Young...

19 June 2019

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Winter Fiesta

Fri 19 July - Emerson St, Market St, Dalton St

We have a few road closures planned in the city for the Winter Warmer Evening Fiesta on Fri 19 July. These...

19 June 2019

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Home ownership workshops in Maraenui

NCC supporting a four-week programme to help Maraenui residents get their own home.

19 June 2019

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The Union Hotel 2019 Limited

The Union Hotel 2019 Limited has applied for a new On Licence for The Union Hotel. The primary business i...

15 June 2019

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Register now for the HazMobile collection

Registrations now open for NCC and HDC's free HazMobile collection on Sunday 30 June.

13 June 2019

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News on Napier's new aquatic facility

Our new aquatic facility is coming together, the culmination of a conversation that began in 2014.

13 June 2019

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Nominate a deserving Napier citizen

Former Napier Mayor Alan Dick, Freedom of the City recipient in 2019, lauds the spirit of volunteerism.

13 June 2019

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Smokefree

Have your say on being smokefree

NCC and HDC ask citizens for their views on the government's Smokefree 2025 goal.

13 June 2019

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More plaudits for Anderson Park Playground

Napier’s fabled playground a finalist in the 2019 Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards.

13 June 2019

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Water Mains cleaning programme

It’s that time of year again - Napier City Council’s annual water mains cleaning programme has begun.

This work...

12 June 2019

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Hawke's Bay gets more than $64m in PGF funding

A major Provincial Growth Fund investment decision enables 19 Hawke's Bay projects to proceed.

10 June 2019

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Duke of Gloucester Limited

Duke of Gloucester Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for The Station Bar & Bistro. The primary...

6 June 2019

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Sideline Investments Limited

Sideline Investments Limited has applied for an Off Licence renewal for Onekawa Liquorland. The primary busine...

6 June 2019

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Taradale Liquorland

Sideline Investments Limited

Sideline Investments Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Sideline Bar.

6 June 2019

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Mon 10 June - Intersection of Bridge St (SH50) and Lever St

KiwiRail is doing some important work on the line at the intersection of Bridge Street (SH50) and Lever Street. It...

6 June 2019

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Sun 16 June - Intersection of Ellison St (SH2) and Marine Parade

KiwiRail are working on line faults on the crossing at the intersection of Ellison St (SH2) and Marine Parade...

6 June 2019

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Drinking water Napier's "number one priority"

Council votes to commission an independent report into an unchlorinated water supply for the city.

4 June 2019

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Our statement on pools legal challenge

Acting Mayor Faye White issues statement on legal challenge to NCC’s proposed new aquatic facility.

31 May 2019

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Bayview

Mon 10 June - Fri 14 June -

We're closing the Bayview Steps that link Shakespeare Road to Bayview Road on Monday 10 June (8.30am) until Friday...

30 May 2019

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Mon 3 June - Various CBD roads - Queen's Birthday Road Race

The Queen's Birthday Road Race takes place around the city on the morning of Monday 3 June. We're expecting about...

30 May 2019

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Queen Elizabeth II

Holiday Hours for NCC and our facilities

The opening hours for NCC - and all our facilities - on Monday 3 June (Queen's Birthday).

28 May 2019

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Hunger Monger Limited

Hunger Monger Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Hunger Monger. The primary business is described...

24 May 2019

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Time to get Toasted!

The great celebration of HB's national dish is imminent.

23 May 2019

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Mayor Bill's rehab continues

Mayor Bill's wife, Shirley, thanks Hawke's Bay Hospital for "weathering" Mayor's array of 'dad jokes'.

23 May 2019

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Icehouse Ventures partners with HB Angels

A new venture capital partnership offers exciting opportunities to HB entrepreneurs.

22 May 2019

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Co Lab Taradale opening May 2019

New lease of life for historic Taradale building

The old Taradale Borough Council Chambers have been reimagined and reborn.

22 May 2019

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Help shape the future of Hawke's Bay

Electoral officers in the Bay are eager to lift turnout in the upcoming local elections.

22 May 2019

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Big Whizz Limited

Big Whizz Limited has applied for a new On Licence for Mr D Dining. The primary business is described as a...

17 May 2019

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Progressive Prosperity Limited

Progressive Prosperity Limited has applied for an On Licence renewal for Café De Laos. The primary business i...

17 May 2019

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Plastic Recycling Changes from Monday

From Mon 20 May only plastics marked with a 1 or 2 will be collected by NCC's recycling contractor.

14 May 2019

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Fri 10 May - Mon 20 June - Stamps and Ramps maintenance on Napier Hill

We look after 28 steps and ramps on the Hill. We're doing maintenance and 'renewal' work on three of them over the...

13 May 2019

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Sat 18 May - Hawke's Bay Marathon (various streets around the city)

The Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon takes place between 6.00am and midday on Saturday 18 May 2019. For the...

12 May 2019

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Celebrate DiverCity next Saturday

Napier's fabulous free celebration of the city's many cultures and communities returns.

11 May 2019

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Sat 18 May - Marine Parade

Celebrating Cultural DiverCity takes place at the Soundshell on Saturday 18 May. There'll be marshalls looking...

11 May 2019

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Victoria Crone

Innovate, improve and reap the benefits

Callaghan Innovation's Vic Crone is the next speaker in NCC's Business Breakfast series.

9 May 2019

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tennyson roadworks

Wed 8 May - Sat 11 May

Asphalt resurfacing work is taking place along a small strip of Dalton Street, right down the Tennyson Street end...

7 May 2019

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An Anzac Day of special resonance

A thousand people attended our Civic Service this Anzac Day. A theme of reconciliation shone through.

6 May 2019

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Kennedy Road road surfacing

Wed 1 May - Sat 4 May

Asphalt resurfacing work is taking place along Kennedy Road - between Georges Drive and Wellesley Road - between...

30 April 2019

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Love Your Neighbourhood Competition Kicks Off

Win up to $5000 for your community project with NCC's Love Your Neighbourhood Competition.

26 April 2019

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Road Closure Marine Parade

Mon 29 - Wed 1 May - Marine Parade Parking Precinct

Asphalt resurfacing work is taking place along the Marine Parade Parking Precinct between Monday 29 April and...

26 April 2019

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Road Closure Marine Parade 2

Mon 29 Apr - Wed 1 May - Marine Parade (between Sale and Warren St)

Asphalt resurfacing work is taking place along Marine Parade on Monday 29 April and Wednesday 1 May. There will be...

26 April 2019

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Napier and bay

Holiday Hours for NCC and our facilities

The opening hours for NCC - and all our facilities - over the Easter and ANZAC Day break.

17 April 2019

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Council green lights new aquatic facility

Council votes 7/6 to go ahead with a new aquatic centre on the corner of Prebensen Drive and Tamatea Drive.

16 April 2019

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Fri 3 May - Emerson Street

Friday 3 May will bear witness to a grand celebration - the 135th birthday of Napier Girls' High School. There'll...

16 April 2019

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Road Closure Eriksen

Wed 1 May 2019 – Thu 30 Apr 2020 - Eriksen Road

A temporary speed limit change will be coming into place along part of Eriksen Road (specifically the 450m between...

16 April 2019

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Road Closures KiwiRail 2

Sun 27 Apr - Ellison St and Marine Parade

KiwiRail are doing line fault repairs in the city on Sunday 27 April. Their work requires the intersection of SH2...

12 April 2019

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Mayor Bill Shirl

Important announcement on Napier Mayor

Our mayor Bill Dalton had a stroke on Tuesday 9 April. We will provide status updates here.

10 April 2019

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NCC Annual Plan Consultation Underway

NCC's draft Annual Plan is out - with potentially significant changes to water and recycling.

9 April 2019

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Taradale Anzac Service

Fri 12 Apr - Avondale Rd and Neeve Rd

Avondale Road (from Lee Road to Upham Crescent) and Neeve Road (from Avondale Road to Totara Street) will be...

9 April 2019

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Road Closure Marine

Thu 25 Apr - Marine Parade and Tennyson Street

The Napier Dawn Service for Anzac Day will take place - as always - at the Soundshell. Marine Parade - from...

9 April 2019

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Anzac Clive Square

Thu 25 April - Emerson St and Clive Square East

The Anzac Day Napier Civic Service will take place at the Clive Square Cenotaph on Thursday 25 April. Emerson...

9 April 2019

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Thu 25 Apr - Avondale Rd and Lee Rd

The Taradale Civic Service commemorating Anzac Day takes place on Thursday 25 April. There'll be a few road...

9 April 2019

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Puke Speed Zone

11 March 2018 to 10 March 2020 - Puketitiri Road

Temporary Speed Limit Change - Puketitiri Road

There's a temporary two-year speed limit change from 100km/h to...

9 April 2019

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Halberg Trust Surf Day

Have your say on Napier Disability Strategy

NCC's draft Disability Strategy is out - we're seeking community feedback until Friday 10 May.

5 April 2019

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Drinking Water Maintenance scheduled

NCC to carry out maintenance of its drinking water network this coming Wednesday and Thursday night.

3 April 2019

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Recycling collection changes from May

Major changes to our fortnightly collection - plastics grade 3-7 will no longer be collected.

3 April 2019

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Thu 11 Apr - Emerson Street

Emerson Street, from Clive Square West to Herschell Street, is closed on Thu 11 Apr (3.00pm to 5.00pm) for the EIT...

2 April 2019

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Fri 12 Apr - Emerson Street

Emerson Street, from Clive Square West to Herschell Street, is closed on Fri 12 Apr (11.00am to 2.00pm) for the...

2 April 2019

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Sun 7 Apr - Nelson Quay and Hardinge Road

The Napier Port Harbour to Hills Triathlon is on Sunday 7 April. A partial road closure of Nelson Quay and...

2 April 2019

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Wed 3 Apr - Puketitiri Rd and Church Rd roundabout

Major resurfacing works are taking place at the Puketitiri Rd and Church Rd roundabout tomorrow morning (Wednesday...

2 April 2019

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NCC announces dog nappy initiative

Fully biodegradable canine nappies to become mandatory in city bid to clean up streets.

1 April 2019

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Art Deco Festival wins major national event award

Tremains Art Deco Festival 2018 takes out the best regional title at the NZEA Event Awards.

29 March 2019

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Donation off the back of Nitro Circus

Prominent Napier businessman - and Nitro fan - donates $11,500 to victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack

20 March 2019

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Dredging scheduled for Inner Harbour

Napier's inner harbour is to be dredged over the next month. Sediment may be churned up.

20 March 2019

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Napier Memorial Service for Christchurch

Please join us today at 1pm to show our love and support for the people of Christchurch.

18 March 2019

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Shakespeare Steps

Fri 15 Mar - Bayview Steps (Shakespeare Road

We're closing the Bayview Steps that link Shakespeare Road to Bayview Road on Friday 15 March. This is to let our...

12 March 2019

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Road Closures Kiwirail 2

Sat 23 to Sun 24 March - Intersection of SH2 and Waitangi Road

The intersection of SH2 and Waitangi Road - the Ravensdown end - will be closed between 7am on Saturday 23 March...

12 March 2019

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Road Closures Kiwirail

Sat 30 to Sun 31 March - Intersection of SH2 and Waitangi Road

The intersection of SH2 and Waitangi Road - the Ravensdown end - will be closed between 7am on Saturday 30 March...

12 March 2019

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Pines poisoned on SH2 just out of Awatoto

Ten iconic Norfolk pines on SH2, each about eight years old, have been poisoned.

11 March 2019

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Final Napier War Memorial design due later this year

The design brief for the Napier War Memorial is expected to go out for tender by August.

6 March 2019

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Sun 17 Mar (8.30am to 8.00pm) - Morris Street

Morris Street - from Nelson Park to Nelson Crescent - will be closed from 8.30am to 8.00pm on Sunday 17 March. The...

5 March 2019

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Sun 17 Mar - Latham St and McDonald St

Latham St and McDonald St will be closed for about an hour at the end of the Nitro Circus show. This is to help...

5 March 2019

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Fri 1 March - Emerson St (between Clive Square West and Clive Square East)

It's the best of times and the worst of times - the final Napier Night Fiesta of the season. And so we'll be...

28 February 2019

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Mon 4 Mar (5.30am to 9.30pm) - Lighthouse Road and Seapoint Road

Lighthouse Road from Seapoint Road to Bluff Hill Domain will be closed on Monday 4 March from 5.30am until 9.30pm...

28 February 2019

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Fri 15 Mar (5.30am to 9.30pm) - Lighthouse Road and Seapoint Road

Lighthouse Road from Seapoint Road to Bluff Hill Domain will be closed on Friday 15 from 5.30am until 9.30pm. The...

28 February 2019

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Kenny Ave

Sat 16 Mar - Kenny Avenue

Kenny Avenue - from Outram Street to Waghorne Street - will be closed on Saturday 16 March from 6.00am to 7.00pm...

28 February 2019

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Market St

Sat 16 Mar - Market Street

Market Street - from Emerson Street to Tennyson Street - will be closed on Saturday 16 March from 10.00am until...

28 February 2019

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Celebrate Children’s Day in Napier

NCC's facilities have a raft of Children's Day deals this Sunday 3 March.

25 February 2019

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Art Deco design unveiled

A striking new embroidered panel has been gifted to the people of Napier.

21 February 2019

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Nyree Dawn Porter Dress Circle Naming

Remembering Nyree

The Nyree Dawn Porter Dress Circle at the Napier Municipal Theatre has been unveiled.

21 February 2019

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Seaweek 2019

Give something back to nature

Seaweek 2019 will have more events than ever - with the National Aquarium right at the centre of things.

21 February 2019

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Combined design preferred for Napier War Memorial

NCC councillors vote overwhelmingly for a 'combined design' for the new Napier War Memorial.

21 February 2019

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Taradale Library Seismic Assessment Undertaken

A library wall has been deemed earthquake prone - strengthening work to begin.

21 February 2019

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New night lights for Hastings Street

LED facade lights will ensure Hastings Street looks just as good by night as day.

13 February 2019

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Dress in Deco for the Cricket and WIN!

Wear your finest Art Deco threads to the cricket on 13 February and you could win!

12 February 2019

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Parklands sections tenders closing

Tenders for 26 sections in NCC's Parklands subdivision close on Wednesday 13 February.

8 February 2019

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Waitangi Day

NCC's Waitangi Day hours

The opening hours for NCC - and all our facilities - on Waitangi Day (Wed 6 Feb).

1 February 2019

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Intention to declare operative Plan Change 12 to Napier's District Plan

Under clause 20 of schedule 1 of the Resource Management Act 1991, NCC has declared operative Plan Change 12.

30 January 2019

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Possible Cyanobacteria in the Anderson Park waterways

Dog owners are warned to keep their pets away from Anderson Park waterways until further notice due to a suspected...

28 January 2019

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Bacteria at Anderson Park: an update on 28 January 4.40pm

A toxic algae, potentially fatal to dogs, has closed the ponds and waterways at Anderson Park.

28 January 2019

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14 Feb-17 Feb - Napier Art Deco Festival

The 31st Napier Art Deco Festival runs from 13 - 17 February. There are number of road closures required around...

22 January 2019

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Dave the Penguin

It’s time to meet littlest Little Penguin, “Dave”

A new recruit for the National Aquarium's Little Penguin Waddle. Greetings, 'Dave'.

20 January 2019

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Wed 23 Jan - McLean Park ODI road closures

The BLACKCAPS take on Team India on Wednesday 23 January in a day-nighter at McLean Park. There will be some road...

20 January 2019

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Wed 13 Feb - McLean Park ODI road closures

The BLACKCAPS take on the Bangers on Wed 13 Feb in a day-nighter at McLean Park. There will be some road closure...

20 January 2019

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Wed 6 Feb - Church Road area (Phil Collins concert)

A number of roads in and around the Church Road area will be closed for the Philogynist Collins concert at Mission...

20 January 2019

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Tue 22 Jan - Hospital Lane

Hospital Lane is to be closed ALL DAY on Tuesday 22 January for our maintenance crew to trim roadside vegetation.

18 January 2019

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Napier speed limits under review

The next stage of the review of Speed Limits Bylaw begins today. The proposed changes are outlined in the Draft...

7 January 2019

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Napier moves to Level Two water restrictions

Napier residents are asked to restrict sprinkler and hose use.

4 January 2019

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Napier Aquatic Centre development decision update

Councillors uphold their earlier decision on the Napier Aquatic Centre by the narrowest possible margin.

1 January 2019

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Mon 31 Jan - CBD road closures for NYE celebrations

Napier's NYE celebrations at the Soundshell require a number of road closures around the CBD. Read on for more...

31 December 2018

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Thu 10 January - Church Road Winery Concert closures - Toto and Dragon

Part of the Church Road area is closed for most of the afternoon and into the evening. Read on for details.

20 December 2018

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Fri 25 Jan - Church Road Winery Concert closures - UB40 (featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey)

Part of the Church Road area is closed for most of the afternoon and into the evening. Read on for details.

20 December 2018

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Sat 26 Jan - Church Road Winery Concert closures - Fatboy Slim

Part of the Church Road area is closed for most of the afternoon and into the evening. Read on for details.

20 December 2018

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Christmas hours

Holiday Hours for NCC and our facilities

The opening hours for NCC - and all our facilities - over the Christmas and New Year break.

19 December 2018

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Sat 5 Jan - Church Road Winery Concert Closures - Sticky Fingers

Part of the Church Road area is closed for most of the afternoon and into the evening. Read on for details.

19 December 2018

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Winery Ride

Are you ready for some serious fun?

The Summer Cycling Carnival - starring Tour de France riders plus Napierites on trikes - returns.

12 December 2018

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Holiday Lights now on at National Aquarium

A magical 'Holiday Lights' display at the National Aquarium leaves visitors mesmerised.

11 December 2018

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Napier Easter Sunday Trading Policy decision reached

NCC councillors vote by margin of 8-3 to allow Easter Sunday trading.

2 December 2018

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Napier Easter Sunday Trading Policy decision reached

NCC councillors vote by margin of 8-3 to allow Easter Sunday trading.

2 December 2018

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Napier District Plan

What will future Napier be like?

We're reviewing our District Plan - and we'd like to know what you think.

2 December 2018

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Tue 18 Dec (5.30am to 9.30pm) - Lighthouse Road and Seapoint Road

Lighthouse Road from Seapoint Road to Bluff Hill Domain will be closed on Tuesday 18 December from 5.30am until...

1 December 2018

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Fri 18 Jan (Noon to 9.30pm) - Emerson Street (from Clive Square West to Clive Square East).

Emerson Street - from Clive Square West to Clive Square East - will be fully closed on Friday 18 January from noon...

1 December 2018

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Studio for students adds vibrancy to Napier CBD

A partnership between EIT, NCC and the University of Waikato sees an exciting research and digital hub open in the...

23 November 2018

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Napier Citizens Civic Award recipients announced

Two Napier icons honoured with one of the city's most prestigious awards.

20 November 2018

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Champion Napier gardener announced

Fourth time's a charm for Napier's champion gardener, Yvonne Pitcher.

20 November 2018

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Super summer ahead for MTG Hawke's Bay

A vibrant new mural, public talk and interactive display of historical plans are just some of MTG's new...

20 November 2018

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Three designs for War Memorial consultation

Public feedback is being sought on three possible options for a new look Napier war memorial on Marine Parade.

19 November 2018

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Fri 16 Nov (7am) - Tue 20 Nov (5pm) - Meeanee Rd, Sandy Rd and Awatoto Rd Intersection - Major Resurfacing Works

Major resurfacing works at Meeanee Road, Sandy Road and Awatoto Road intersection.
Expect delays between Fri 16...

16 November 2018

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Tue 20 Nov 2018 ALL DAY - Clyde Road Temporary Road Closure

Water works will close Clyde Road from Gladstone Road to Hukarere Road all day on Tuesday, 20 November. Acce...

16 November 2018

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Thu 15 Nov (6.30am) – Sat 17 Nov (1pm) - Wharerangi Road Major Road Works

Major road works on Wharerangi Road between Church Road and East Place. Expect delays between Thursday 15 November...

14 November 2018

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Napier Roll of Honour released for public scrutiny

Research reveals Napier's Roll of Honour should be twice its former size.

14 November 2018

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Retailers welcome return of Ahuriri Street Festival

“Roads closed and streets come alive" - the awesome FREE Ahuriri Street Fest returns on Sun 25 Nov

7 November 2018

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Come along to the Great Summer Job Fair

We have 27 summer jobs at our facilities - come to our job fair on Tuesday 20 November.

6 November 2018

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Santa comes to Napier’s Christmas Parade!

Santa set to take a starring role at the Napier City Christmas Parade on Sunday 2 December.

5 November 2018

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Thu 29 Nov (1.30pm) to Sat 1 Dec (4pm) - Iron Māori Triathlon Temporary Road Closures (Multiple)

State Highway 2 Pandora Road and Humber Street will be closed for the Iron Māori Triathlon Event from Thursday 29...

5 November 2018

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Waste conservation campaign begins

A new campaign has been launched to encourage people to take extra care not to waste water in the hot months ahead.

2 November 2018

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Sun 25 Nov (5am to 5pm) - Ahuriri Street Festival Temporary Road Closure

Bridge Street, Customs Quay, West Quay and Nelson Quay will be closed for the Ahuriri Street Festival on Sunday 25...

1 November 2018

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Sun 2 Dec (7am to 5pm) - Napier City Christmas Parade and Napier Christmas Fiesta 2018 Temporary Road Closures (Multiple)

Clive Square, Tennyson St, Hastings St, Emmerson St, Herschell St, Dalton St, and Cathedral Lane will be closed...

1 November 2018

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Wed 5 Dec (5.30am to 9.30pm) - Ovation of the Seas Lighthouse Road and Seapoint Road

Full closure of Lighthouse Road from Seapoint Road to Bluff Hill Domain. Full access will be available for...

1 November 2018

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Tue 18 Dec (5.30am to 9.30pm) - Ovation of the Seas Lighthouse Road and Seapoint Road

Full closure of Lighthouse Road from Seapoint Road to Bluff Hill Domain. Full access will be available for...

1 November 2018

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Mon 7 Jan (5.30am to 9.30pm) - Ovation of the Seas Lighthouse Road and Seapoint Road

Full closure of Lighthouse Road from Seapoint Road to Bluff Hill Domain. Full access will be available for...

1 November 2018

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Fri 7 Dec (12pm noon to 9.30pm) - Napier Night Fiesta Temporary Road Closure

Full closure of Emerson Street from Clive Square West to Clive Square East.

1 November 2018

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Fri 4 Jan (12pm noon to 9.30pm) - Napier Night Fiesta Temporary Road Closure

Full closure of Emerson Street from Clive Square West to Clive Square East.

1 November 2018

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Fri 8 Feb (12pm noon to 9.30pm) - Napier Night Fiesta Temporary Road Closure

Full closure of Emerson Street from Clive Square West to Clive Square East.

1 November 2018

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Fri 1 March (12pm noon to 9.30pm) - Napier Night Fiesta Temporary Road Closure

Full closure of Emerson Street from Clive Square West to Clive Square East.

1 November 2018

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And the winner is...

Timmy has out-flippered Mo to become the National Aquarium of New Zealand’s first ever Penguin of the Year.

31 October 2018

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Hawke's Bay Rugby Union's Park Island development ready to go

The foundation work for the Hawke's Bay Rugby Union's new Park Island building starts on Monday 5 November.

31 October 2018

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National award for Anderson Park Playground

Anderson Park Playground wins a prestigious national award.

30 October 2018

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Thu 1 Nov (1.30pm) to Sat 3 Nov (4pm) - Iron Māori Temporary Road Closures (Multiple)

State Highway 2 Pandora Road and Humber Street will be closed for the Iron Māori Tamariki and Rangatahi Event...

29 October 2018

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Are you ready to recycle?

Napier’s popular Recycling Day is back at Anderson Park next Saturday 3 November from 8.30am to 12.30pm.

26 October 2018

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Napier subject of age-friendly project

Napier chosen as one of just six cities to trial a new tool that will assess our 'age-friendliness'.

18 October 2018

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White Night 2018

More street theatre, more music and more art – the wondrous White Night is back this Saturday night.

18 October 2018

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Love Your Library – and tell us what you think

Consultation is now open until 14 November on the Draft Library Strategy.

17 October 2018

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Mon 15 Oct (6.30pm) to Thurs 18 Oct (3pm) - Shakespeare Rd

With the Hastings Street Redevelopment nearing completion, we have another busy week ahead in this area which...

15 October 2018

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Saturday 20 October - Herschell Street and Hastings Street

The magical White Night returns to the city on Saturday 20 October. Herschell Street (from Tennyson to Browning...

12 October 2018

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Wednesday 31 October to Thursday 1 November - Eriksen Road

Driver training is taking place on Eriksen Road on Wednesday 31 October and Thursday 1 November. The closure i...

12 October 2018

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Little Penguins

Naughty penguins to fore as finalists announced

And then there were two! A dynamic duo will battle it out - pingüino-a-pingüino - for the title of Penguin of the...

12 October 2018

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Easter Sunday Trading Policy

Napier City Council took formal public submissions on the city's Easter Trading hours from October 3 until...

10 October 2018

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Consultation opens on Easter Sunday trading hours

Napier City Council seeks public feedback on the city's Easter Trading hours.

10 October 2018

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Fri 12 Sep (6am) to Mon 17 Sep (6am) - Shakespeare Road

The Hastings Street Redevelopment (Stage 5 and 6) is in its final stages. There's a busy weekend ahead which...

10 October 2018

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NCC Opening Hours - Friday 25 October to Labour Day, Monday 28 October

Many of our facilities are closed for some - or most - of the upcoming Hawke's Bay Anniversary/Labour Day long...

9 October 2018

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Fossils tour digs up the past

The Aquarium's Jake Brookie will visit Hawke's Bay schools later this month - with fossils from 530 million year...

5 October 2018

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Thursday 4 October - Sunday 7 October - Perfume Point Access Road

The 2018 Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Waka Ama New Zealand Long Distance Nationals are taking place over the next few...

4 October 2018

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Friday 4 January – Friday 11 January - HB Summer Cycling Carnival Road Closures (multiple)

The HB Summer Cycling Carnival, including the Elite & U23 National Road Cycling Championships, takes place in...

1 October 2018

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Little Penguins

Penguin of the Year – who will it be?

Twelve terrific contenders. But there can only be one!

1 October 2018

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Who will be crowned this year’s best gardener?

Entries to the Napier Garden Competition, run annually by the Spirit of Napier Lions Club and NCC, have...

1 October 2018

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Thefts shock NCC staff

Thirty plants were stolen overnight from Kennedy Park Gardens, bringing to 70 the plants taken in recent months.

28 September 2018

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1 October onwards - Breakwater Road

Bluff Hill Inspection Works: Breakwater Road (SH50) - Stop/Go People in Place. Breakwater Road (SH50) - at the...

28 September 2018

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Napier Youth Strategy - Say it Napier

What do young people think would make Napier a better place for them to live?

26 September 2018

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18 September - Riverbend Rd and Willowbank Ave

Chorus are undertaking emergency works on the intersection of Riverbend Rd and Willowbank Ave on Tue 18 Sep...

18 September 2018

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WMMP

Councils adopt plan for future waste minimisation and management

A bold new waste minimisation plan will see wheelie and recycling bins introduced to Napier from 2020.

18 September 2018

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War Memorial Names

More names for Napier's Roll of Honour

Researchers find an additional 340 names to add to Napier's Roll of Honour.

14 September 2018

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Temporary Road Closure: Hastings St, Browning St, Cathedral Lane, Shakespeare Rd - Sat 15 Sep (5am) to Mon 15 Sep (5am)

The Hastings Street Redevelopment (Stage 5 and 6) finishes next month. There's a lot of work planned for thi...

13 September 2018

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9 September-18 September - Emerson Street

Unison are replacing a damaged cable on Emerson Street over the next week and a half. Most of the work takes place...

11 September 2018

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Saturday 22 September - Market Street

Napierites are renowned worldwide for their style and elan, something which is very evident each year at the...

11 September 2018

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Learn about our water network

Learn more about our wastewater and stormwater systems.

7 September 2018

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Napier Water Update

Napier got almost twice its average September rainfall yesterday. Our wastewater network came under intense...

6 September 2018

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Senior Swimmers News

Special offer for senior swimmers

An American couple - esteemed honorary Napierites - have made another generous contribution to the city.

3 September 2018

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Aquarium announcement great for the region

Fletcher Tabuteau announces government support towards a detailed business case for a National Aquarium...

31 August 2018

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30 August 2018 to 29 August 2019 - Craven Terrace

Road Closure - Craven Terrace (between 22 Craven and Colenso Avenue). We've closed off the top half of Craven...

30 August 2018

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Publicly Notified Resource Consent - Bupa NZ

NCC has received a resource consent application from Bupa NZ to build a retirement complex on Ulyatt Road.

27 August 2018

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Speed Limit Bylaw Review survey closing soon

More than 2250 responses to the Napier Speed Limit Bylaw Review have been received – but we could always do with...

24 August 2018

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Sonya Williams Business Breakfast

Sharesies co-founder shares start-up success

Sonya Williams to share the story of the online investment phenomenon at NCC's Business Breakfast.

23 August 2018

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Nitro to take McLean Park to the 'next level'

The action sports roadshow will roar into McLean Park next March.

21 August 2018

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Regional Water Review News

Regional water review underway

The five Bay Councils unite on a Three Waters - drinking water, storm water and waste - strategy for the region.

17 August 2018

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i-SITE helping to save endangered kiwi

More than 200 kiwi have been released into the Kaweka since 2002.Two of our i-SITE team got to release the latest...

10 August 2018

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Half Price Weekend at National Aquarium

Cheer on the naughty penguins (and send mischief vibes to the nerdy ones) this weekend.

7 August 2018

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15 August - Emerson Street

Kua Tae Te Wā - the 'It's Time Teacher Rally' - will be taking place on Wednesday 15 August. Emerson Street - from...

6 August 2018

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Natasha Carswell Communities

Another award for Safer Napier

Another award for the city's storied Safer Napier initiative.

2 August 2018

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30 July—16 September - Main Street

There's a new stormwater and sewer main being installed along Main Street. A section of the road - from Burke...

31 July 2018

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News Speed Limits

Napier city speed limits under review

NCC seeks public feedback on 17 proposed speed limit changes on Napier roads.

31 July 2018

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Anderson Park Opening

Anderson Park Playground opening a success

Anderson Park Playground's official opening extra special for one Napier seven-year-old.

23 July 2018

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Cycling

NZ road cycling stars to return to Napier

The elite road cycling champs return to Napier - with BDO assuming naming right sponsor for the Summer Cycling...

17 July 2018

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Water Mains Cleaning - Streets affected Wednesday 29 August 2018

The water supply will be disrupted in the following areas on Wednesday 29 August to enable Napier City Council...

16 July 2018

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Anderson Park Playground ready ahead of schedule

The rather wondrous Anderson Park Playground is now open for adventurous little Napierites.

16 July 2018

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Inspiring Māori youth

A two-day leadership summit unearths a panoply of young Māori talent.

6 July 2018

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8 and 10 July Awatoto Road and SH2

KiwiRail are closing a small section of road at the intersection of Awatoto Road and SH2 from Sunday 8 July (7am...

6 July 2018

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15-17 July - Owen Street Railway Line

KiwiRail are closing the Owen Street Railway Line crossing from Sunday 15 July until Tuesday 17 July. This is the...

6 July 2018

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Revamped dog park reopens

The new, improved Ruff Ruff Woof dog exercise area attracts both four and two-legged fans.

3 July 2018

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Henry Hill School

National award for Napier iWay project

Henry Hill School wins the coveted Golden Foot.

3 July 2018

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Feedback to be sought on three memorial designs

Three new designs to house the Napier War Memorial elements are to go out for community feedback.

29 June 2018

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Key projects get tick in Napier's Long Term Plan

Napier City Council adopts its final Long Term Plan (2018-28).

29 June 2018

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Parking changes in Napier

Big changes are underway for parking in Napier’s central business district, with a new lease carpark being...

27 June 2018

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Ministry of Health Public Health Notice - March 2018

An advisory for people with older plumbing fittings - it's recommended you flush a mugful of water from your...

26 June 2018

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13 July - Emerson and Market Street

Friday Street Fiesta is shooing away winter in a couple of weeks. We're closing two streets: Emerson from Hasting...

26 June 2018

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Council March 2017

Full ward system gets green light

NCC Councillors vote to return to a full ward representation system.

26 June 2018

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Civic Awards 2017

Napier Citizens’ Civic Awards nominations closing soon

Nominations for the 2018 Napier Citizens’ Civic Awards close next Friday 29 July.

22 June 2018

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Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat makes a comeback

Dr Suess's most beloved, be-hatted feline is coming - and little Napierites have a chance to meet him.

15 June 2018

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Digital Futures

Exciting museum-based digital education programme starting soon

A partnership between MTG Hawke's Bay and Te Papa will bring two digital educators to our region.

12 June 2018

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Toasted Mexi Mama

Get ready to get Toasted!

One of the great international culinary events - Hawke's Bay's homage to the humble toastie - returns.

6 June 2018

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LTP Hearings

NCC hears call for dechlorinated water stations

Dechlorinated water stations look likely for Napier following submissions on the city's proposed Long Term Plan...

6 June 2018

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Milestone in McLean Park returf project

June 1 marks the halfway point in the McLean Park returf project schedule, and Napier City Council is pleased that...

1 June 2018

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3 June - Napier CBD

Queen's Birthday Weekend - Sunday - sees Napier iSite's Local's Day and the iSpy Fun Challenge take place...

29 May 2018

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12 June - Maraenui Shopping Centre Service Lane

The mighty Maraenui Shopping Centre Service Lane - between Longfellow Avenue and Geddis Avenue - is being closed...

28 May 2018

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11-15 June - Chaucer Road South

Chaucer Road South - between Spencer Road and Guys Hill Road (northern end) - will be closed between from Monday...

28 May 2018

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5-17 June - Tom Parker Avenue

Tom Parker Avenue - from Kennedy Road to Herrick Street - will be closed between Tuesday 5 June and Sunday 17 June...

28 May 2018

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18 June - 1 July - McKenzie Avenue

McKenzie Avenue - from Kennedy Road to Higgins Street - will be closed between Monday 18 June and Sunday 1 July a...

28 May 2018

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29-30 May - Gloucester Street and York Ave

There are two short-term road lane closures in Greenmeadows starting on Tuesday 29 May. These are (a) the left...

28 May 2018

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23 June - Riddell Street

Toasted!, a particularly scrumptious highlight of Winter F.A.W.C, takes place on Saturday 23 June at Shed 1 in...

25 May 2018

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Water Mains Cleaning Programme 2018

Water mains cleaning in your street

Napier City Council will be carrying out a water mains cleaning programme between 22 May and mid September.

21 May 2018

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MTG team triumphs again

MTG Hawke's Bay's He Manu Tioriori: 100 Years of Ngāti Kahungunu Music wins at the New Zealand Museum Awards.

21 May 2018

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19 May - Soundshell traffic management

Celebrating Cultural Diversity takes place on Saturday 19 May. While there are no road closures required for thi...

17 May 2018

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Tony Wright Sick Bank

Paying it forward to benefit colleagues

NCC launches a Sick Leave Bank where staff with a healthy sick leave balance can 'donate'
to those who really...

17 May 2018

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Dominick Stephens Business Breakfast

"Rockstar economy" debated at Business Breakfast

With Hawke’s Bay booming, are we at risk of resting on our laurels? Westpac's Chief Economist, Dominick Stephen...

16 May 2018

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Call for submissions – NCC's Representation Review

Submissions are open on NCC's proposal to retain the current ward structure and representation arrangement.

14 May 2018

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Tuturu

MTG exhibitions make awards finals again

MTG Hawke’s Bay is a finalist in the ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards for the fifth year in a row. The...

11 May 2018

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i SPY Fun Challenge 2

Plenty to "spy" in Napier challenge

Entries for the fifth annual i-SPY Fun Challenge are open now. For people of all ages, the challenge, which take...

10 May 2018

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4 June - Napier CBD (Queen's Birthday Road Race)

Monday, 4 June 2018: 7am to 11am

Marshals will be manning the key intersections at these streets for the...

8 May 2018

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Luke Rogers Mayoral Taskforce News resized

Support the key to success for graduates

Thirty-six young people from the Bay, including Taradale High School groundsman Luke Rogers, were honoured at the...

4 May 2018

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Thu 3 May - Guppy and Meeanee Roads intersection

Unison works continue at the Guppy Rd and Meeanee Rd intersection. There'll be a lane closed between 9am and 3pm...

3 May 2018

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Plan Change 12: Further Submissions sought for District Plan Change

Plan Change 12 would see a Special Character Zone replace existing zones on the 288ha surrounding Mission Estate...

2 May 2018

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Become a Licensed Dog Owner and SAVE!

It's a one-off $50 fee to become a Licensed Dog Owner. Each year you'll save $36 on your dog rego costs.

2 May 2018

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IWAY Be Safe Be Seen News2

Bike safety - Get into gear!

The Be Safe Be Seen initiative sees free safety gear given to Napier's cyclists, runners and walkers.

1 May 2018

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Dog Park Closed News2

Pause for paws – NCC dog park renovations to begin

Napier tails wag at news that the popular Ruff Ruff Woof dog park in Taradale is getting a spruce up.

27 April 2018

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May—October 2018 - Hastings Street

We're doing work on Hastings Street from Tennyson Street to Shakespeare Road on various days throughout the period...

26 April 2018

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12 May - Napier CBD (Hawke's Bay Marathon)

The Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon takes place between 6.00am and midday on Saturday 12 May 2018. For the...

21 April 2018

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April - June 2018 - Craven Terrace

We're replacing a retaining wall at 19 Craven Terrace. We'll be closing a part of this road to allow us to do thi...

21 April 2018

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14 -18 May - Main Street

Main Street - from the Spencer Road and Main Street intersection to 39 Main Street - will be closed while a...

21 April 2018

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LTP News

Napier’s 10-year plan out for consultation

Submissions for Napier's 2018-2018 Long Term Plan (LTP) are now open until mid-May.

17 April 2018

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Supporting documents for the Long Term Plan

Documents for reference to Napier City's Long Term Plan 2018-28

13 April 2018

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Park Island Hockey

Park Island Reconfiguration - Further Submissions Sought

NCC seeks feedback on the submissions to Plan Change 11 - an update to the 2017 Park Island Master Plan.

11 April 2018

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10-20 April - King Street

There's well drilling work taking place on King Street between Tuesday 10 April (10am) and Friday 20 April...

10 April 2018

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National Aquarium LTP News

Time for Napier to say – what next?

Consultation for Napier’s Long Term Plan 2018-2028 is about to begin.

10 April 2018

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Compromise reached in Napier War Memorial Centre debate

The Napier Conference Centre building is to be renamed the Napier War Memorial Centre.

9 April 2018

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Recycling News

Waste submissions to be heard in June

A remarkable response to Hastings and Napier councils' waste management and minimisation plan for the region.

7 April 2018

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13 April - Avondale Road and Neeve Road

The Schools' Spirits of ANZAC Commemoration Service takes place on Friday 13 April at the Taradale Clock Tower...

6 April 2018

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22 April - Vautier Street Central Car Park

The Ride to Respect comes to Napier on Sunday 22 April. To facilitate this, the Vautier Street Central Car Park...

6 April 2018

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25 April: ANZAC Day - Marine Parade and Tennyson St

Marine Parade (from Browning Street to Vautier Street) and Tennyson Street (from Marine Parade to Herschell...

6 April 2018

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25 April: ANZAC Day - Emerson Street and Clive Square East

Wednesday 25 April - ANZAC Day. And the Napier Civic Service takes place at the Clive Square Cenotaph. We'll be...

6 April 2018

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25 April: ANZAC Day - Gloucester St, Avondale Rd, Lee Rd

Wednesday 25 April - ANZAC Day. And the Taradale Civic Service takes place at its usual time. We'll be closing...

6 April 2018

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25 April: ANZAC Day - Puketapu Road (Taradale Cemetery)

This is not a road closure - just a request. There is a short ANZAC Day service at Lone Pine above Taradale...

6 April 2018

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McLean Park Turf News

McLean Park returf ready to roll

McLean Park's new hybrid turf is on target to be harvested and transported to Napier in July.

28 March 2018

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Fin-tastic event about sharks

Shark expert Dr Melanie Orr will host a free shark workshop for kids at the National Aquarium in late April.

26 March 2018

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27 March - King Street

There's essential maintenance work taking place on King Street on Tuesday 27 March. The road will be closed from...

26 March 2018

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6 April - Morris St and Latham St

The mighty Hurricanes are in town on Friday 6 April to 'cane' the Sharks in their round eight Super Rugby clash...

26 March 2018

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8 April - Nelson Quay and Hardinge Road

The Napier Port Harbour to Hills Triathlon takes place on Sunday 8 April. We'll be closing a lane on the sea side...

26 March 2018

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Council March 2017 EDITED6

Council will likely consult on mixed ward system

NCC councillors ask Napierites for their views on how best to represent the city's communities.

21 March 2018

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Nyree Dawn Porter

From Napier stage to global stardom

She was world famous in England. Now Napier actor Nyree Dawn Porter's brilliant career will be celebrated in her...

15 March 2018

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WMMP2

Keep rubbish feedback coming

Over 4500 Hawke's Bay residents have given feedback on how to manage the region’s rubbish.

12 March 2018

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29 March - Emerson Street

Emerson Street between Clive Square West and Clive Square East will be closed on Thursday 29 March from 2.00pm to...

10 March 2018

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30 March - Church Road and Tironui Drive

The John Butler Triumvirate are playing at the Church Road Estate Winery on Friday 30 March. Two roads will be...

10 March 2018

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31 March - Tironui Drive

Tironui Drive - the full length from the Church Road intersection - will be closed on SAturday 31 March from 6am...

10 March 2018

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Civil Defence NZ

Heavy rain and flooding across the Bay

Torrential rain across Hawke’s Bay has caused severe flooding. SH2 and SH5 closed for several hours but reopened...

8 March 2018

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Napier Conference Centre Renamed

Conference Centre building may be renamed

The Napier Conference Centre may be renamed following an NCC Strategy and Infrastructure meeting thi...

6 March 2018

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5 March to early June 2018 - Tiffen Park Carpark (upper level)

We're temporarily closing the upper level of the Tiffen Park carpark for building maintenance work and a makeover...

4 March 2018

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25 March - Discharge Wharf, Ahuriri

Blue Light Take a Kid Fishing Day takes place on Sunday 25 March from 7.30am to 1pm. The fishing (aka The Running...

2 March 2018

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26 March-16 April - Herschell Street Carpark Closure

The Herschell Street Carpark is temporarily closing on Monday 26 March. We will be adding additional carparks and...

2 March 2018

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16 April to mid-June 2018 - Tiffen Park Carpark (lower level)

We're temporarily closing the lower level of the Tiffen Park carpark for building maintenance work and a makeover...

2 March 2018

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10-18 March - Craven Terrace

Open trenching work is taking place at Craven Terrace from Sunday 10 March (7am) to Sunday 18 March (5pm). The...

2 March 2018

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Napier Rocks Concert News

Popular Kiwi musicians to entertain at free event

A free concert - headlined by former Op Shop frontman Jason Kerrison - is set to rock Napier on St Patrick's Day.

28 February 2018

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15 March - Emerson Street

Emerson Street, from Clive Square West to Herschell Street, is closed on Thu 15 Mar (3.30pm to 5.30pm) for the EIT...

26 February 2018

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16 March - Emerson Street

Emerson Street, from Clive Square West to Herschell Street, is closed on Thu 15 Mar (11am to 2pm) for the EIT...

26 February 2018

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17 March - Napier CBD

The Napier Rocks concert takes place on St Patrick's Day - Saturday 17 March - at the Soundshell. There'll be a...

26 February 2018

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17 March - Napier CBD

The CBD Fashion Parade takes place on Saturday 17 March. There'll be some street closures between 10.00am and...

26 February 2018

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26 February - Marine Parade Parking Precinct

The Marine Parade Parking Precinct from Vautier to Albion St is being closed for between 6pm and 7.30pm on Monday...

26 February 2018

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Napier Library at MTG Book Returns News

Planning underway for the library of the future

NCC is asking the community to help shape the city’s future library services with its Love Your Library...

26 February 2018

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Resource Consent for a Multi-Use Sports Facility in Taradale

A resource consent application for a multi-use sports facility has been received by Napier City Council.

22 February 2018

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Pandora Pond Swimming warning

People are being warned not to swim in Pandora Pond after high levels of bacteria were found in samples taken by...

21 February 2018

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De-chlorinated water a possibility for Napier

Napier City Council will consult on the possible introduction of de-chlorinated water stations through the Long...

20 February 2018

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23-25 February - Humber St

There's an Art Deco Canoe Polo Tournament taking place along Humber Street. It runs from Friday 23 February (3pm...

19 February 2018

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4 March - Lighthouse Road

Lighthouse Road - from Seapoint Road to the Bluff Hill Domain - will be closed on Sunday 4 March from 5.30am until...

19 February 2018

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17 March - Lighthouse Road

Lighthouse Road - from Seapoint Road to the Bluff Hill Domain - will be closed on Saturday 17 March from 5.30am...

19 February 2018

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Feb 18 - 22 - Napier Hastings Expressway (Kennedy Overbridge)

Temporary Traffic Management will be in place for a mill, fill and reseal of a section of Napier Hasting...

17 February 2018

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Napier Aquatic Centre Childrens Day News

Celebrate Children’s Day in Napier

Children's Day is Sunday 4 March. And NCC's facilities will celebrate with some pretty cool specials.

16 February 2018

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Omarunui Landfill News

We want to ‘talk rubbish’ with you

Half of what Napier sends to the tip doesn't have to go there.

16 February 2018

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Davy Hughes Business Breakfast

“Is today a good day to die?” asks speaker

Davey Hughes - maverick outdoorsman and founder of Swazi - is NCC's first Business Breakfast Speaker of 2018.

13 February 2018

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27 - 28 February - Watchman Road Roundabout

Watchman Road Roundabout Upgrade Works require the closure of an entry into the new roundabout on Tuesday 27...

13 February 2018

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Seaweek 2018 Estuary Walking Tour News

New Napier tour for Seaweek 2018

Napier will host several events for Seaweek 2018, including a compelling free tour around Ahuriri estuary.

9 February 2018

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Summer Street Party Batucada

Summer fun in the CBD

With verandahs aplenty, the occasional showers expected on Saturday won't get in the way of Emerson's party.

1 February 2018

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Napier Library at MTG

Library opening at MTG next Wednesday

The books are almost all shelved and in place, ready for the reopening of Napier Library.

1 February 2018

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Community Boards for Napier?

An online survey is asking Napierites if they want community boards in Maraenui and Bay View.

31 January 2018

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Waitangi Day Holiday Hours 2018

Hours of operation for Napier City Council venues on Tuesday, 6th February 2018

29 January 2018

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Kennedy Road Wycliffe Lights 2

Flipping the switch on new Kennedy Road lights

New lights at the intersection of Maadi Rd, Wycliffe St and Kennedy will make one of Napier's busiest spots far...

26 January 2018

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3 Feb - Emerson Street and Dalton Street

The Summer Street Party will require the closure of two CBD streets. Emerson Street from Hastings Street to Clive...

26 January 2018

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Floral Clock

Roll of Honour workshops will attract many ideas

A lively discussion took place at the first of NCC's three public workshops on the Roll of Honour.

24 January 2018

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Positive Parenting Booklet 2018 News

New region-wide resource for the parents of teens

An online guide with useful tips for parents of HB teens will be released on Wednesday.

22 January 2018

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Moana Movie

Time to grab those tickets for Moana

Moana, the first of the Mitre10 MEGA Outdoor Movie Season, will screen at Bay Skate on Friday 26 January.

19 January 2018

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Wonderful water savings made in Napier

"Great effort" sees Napier's water use fall by almost 30% from its peak.

11 January 2018

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News in 2017

Marine Parade Beach Safety Signage Dec 2017 news

Safe swimming in Napier

Napier has a new water safety brochure - and improved safe swimming signs - in place for the summer holidays.

22 December 2017

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NCC Customer Services Moving Locations news

NCC Customer Services - we've moved!

NCC's new Customer Services Centre at 215 Hastings St is open for business from 1pm today.

21 December 2017

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NOW Five Councils Shared Service news

NOW allows greater collaboration between Bay Councils

A region-wide initiative by local telco NOW will see the Bay's five councils share the same digital...

20 December 2017

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Napier Library temporarily closes its doors

Napier Library closes at noon this Friday, re-opening at the MTG in the first week of February.

20 December 2017

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8 Jan-22 Jan - Holts Lane walkway

We're replacing the fences along Holts Lane walkway. We'll be closing the footpath to pedestrians during thi...

20 December 2017

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21 December - Fitzroy Road

Fitzroy Road will be closed for a crane lift at Number 13 on Thursday 21 December from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Resident...

20 December 2017

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Roll Of Honour

Roll of Honour criteria fundamental to future design

NCC will hold three public workshops in late January to discuss the criteria for the city's Roll of Honour.

20 December 2017

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14-18 February - Napier CBD

The Tremain Art Deco Festival runs from Wednesday 14 February until Sunday 18 February. Several streets around the...

19 December 2017

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BNZ Botanic Beats 2018 news

Feeling the beat at Napier Botanical Gardens

Project Prima Volta and The Magical Majesties head the bill for January's Botanic Beats.

15 December 2017

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Lesley Harrison News resized

Caring for the community rewarded

She's been a Civil Defence volunteer for 25 years - and now Lesley Harrison is eyeing up the half century!

15 December 2017

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Westshore Beach Reserve

16 Dec - Westshore Beach Reserve Carpark

Potholes will be repaired in the Westshore Beach Reserve Carpark on Saturday 16 December. The works should be...

15 December 2017

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Open hours

Christmas and New Year Holiday Trading Hours

A full list of Napier City Council's and NCC facilities and venues' opening hours over Christmas and New Year.

13 December 2017

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Council plea: Don’t buy tickets from Ashleigh Ellis

A scammer claiming to work at Napier Aquatic Centre has been ripping off Napierites.

12 December 2017

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13 December - Lighthouse Road

Lighthouse Road - from Seapoint Road to the Bluff Hill Domain - will be closed on Wednesday 13 December from...

8 December 2017

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31 December-1 Jan - Napier CBD

Napier's New Year's Eve celebrations require the closures of several streets around the CBD. These...

8 December 2017

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Napier New Year’s Eve set to go off

A fab, free family-friendly event - with fireworks at midnight - will see Napierites into the New Year.

8 December 2017

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Exciting Destination Playground construction begins

Anderson Park is to get a new kids' playground - Napier's first Destination Playground.

8 December 2017

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Water Conversation Sprinkler

Hugely positive conservation response from Napier public

Napier City's residents achieve a 31% reduction in water use over the past week.

8 December 2017

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Sprinkler

Council eases summer water restrictions

Great water saving efforts by Napier residents has seen NCC ease water restrictions.

5 December 2017

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Summer Cycling Carnival BDO6

Perfect partner for Hawke’s Bay Summer Cycling Carnival

A passion for road cycling saw them put their hands up to help out – and now local business advisory and...

1 December 2017

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29 November - Douglas McLean Avenue

Douglas McLean Avenue - between Barker Road and Latham Street - will be closed to through traffic on Wednesday 29...

28 November 2017

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29 November - 2 December - McDonald Street and Latham Street

A water supply underground service project is taking place on McDonald Street and Latham Street between Wednesday...

28 November 2017

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30 November - State Highway 2 (Pandora Road Bridge)

State Highway 2 Pandora Road Bridge on the pond side will be closed from Thursday 30 November 2017 at 1.30pm. The...

27 November 2017

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2 December - State Highway 2 (Pandora Road Bridge) and Humber Street

The full length of Humber Street will be closed on Saturday 2 December 2017 at 3.00am (note: residents will be...

27 November 2017

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8 December - Emerson Street and Clive Square

Emerson Street between Clive Square West and Clive Square East will be closed on Friday 8 December from 2.00pm to...

27 November 2017

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12 January - Emerson Street and Clive Square

Emerson Street between Clive Square West and Clive Square East will be closed on Friday 12 January from 2.00pm to...

27 November 2017

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9 February - Emerson Street and Clive Square

Emerson Street between Clive Square West and Clive Square East will be closed on Friday 9 February from 2.00pm to...

27 November 2017

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9 March - Emerson Street and Clive Square

Emerson Street between Clive Square West and Clive Square East will be closed on Friday 9 March from 2.00pm to...

27 November 2017

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9 December - Lee Road Car Park, Taradale

A section of the service lane and 14 car park spaces in the Lee Road Car Park, Taradale (alongside numbers 272 to...

27 November 2017

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10 December - Waghorne Street (between Battery Road and State Highway 50)

Waghorne Street - between Battery Road and State Highway 50 - will be closed on Sunday 10 December 2017 from...

27 November 2017

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28 November - Lighthouse Road

Lighthouse Road (from Elizabeth Road to Bluff Hill Lookout) will be closed on Tuesday 28 November 2017 from 9.00am...

27 November 2017

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Funding approved for major Hikurangi Response Plan

A project aimed at developing a coordinated response to a rupture of the Hikurangi subduction zone off the East...

27 November 2017

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Movies on Marine Parade

Get your popcorn ready - outdoor movies are coming to Napier!
Moana will be the first to screen in the Mitre 10...

24 November 2017

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Yuki Kihara exhibition resized

MTG Artist in Residence back with new work

Yuki Kihara's stunning exhibition highlights the ancestral links between Ngāti Kahungunu and Sāmoa.

24 November 2017

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Wheelie Resized

Multiple bins among waste options

Napier and Hastings residents to be consulted in the New Year about improved recycling options.

24 November 2017

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Napier Garden Competition Winner Gloria resized

Green-fingered gardener gains competition glory

Napier South's Gloria Mauloni wins the big one in the 2017 Napier Garden Competition.

24 November 2017

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Ahuriri St Fest resized

Special event for Ahuriri

A welcome addition to a chocker December calendar for Napier families.

22 November 2017

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HAZ resized

Agent Pink chemical relinquished at HazMobile event

The HazMobile had a fruitful tour of Hawke's Bay, even picking up the notorious chemical Agent Pink.

21 November 2017

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Library Memory Tree

Sweet memories shared as Napier Library prepares to move

A 'Tree of Memories' has spurred some fond reminiscing at Napier Library.

20 November 2017

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Robert McGregor Art Deco

Heritage Fund launches supporting Art Deco infrastructure in Napier

A new heritage fund named after a local Art Deco legend launches this week.

17 November 2017

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27 November - Main Street

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, Section
342, notice is hereby given that Napier...

17 November 2017

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Temporary Road Closure

Lighthouse Road will be closed from the Bowling Club including Bluff Hill Lookout for all traffic at these...

16 November 2017

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Chlorination update 16 11 2017

Maintenance programme throws up new challenges

Napier City Council remains on track to complete its maintenance on the drinking water network by the close of the...

16 November 2017

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Temporary Alleyway Closure

Please note that the pedestrian access alleyway between Emerson Street and Tennyson Street will be closed on both...

15 November 2017

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White Ribbon Ride coming to Napier

A convoy of motorcyclists are coming to Napier with a clear message - men must end violence against women now.

14 November 2017

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Kiwi Christmas MTG

A very ‘Kiwi Christmas’

A sneak preview of 'Kiwi Christmas' will play at the MTG prior to the NCC Christmas parade.

13 November 2017

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Temporary Road Closure - 2017 Napier City Christmas Parade and Pre-Parade

2017 Napier City Christmas Parade and Pre-Parade Entertainment

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local...

10 November 2017

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Temporary Road Closure - Emerson Street - Tue 21 Nov

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, Section 342, notice is hereby given that Napier...

10 November 2017

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Temporary Road Closure: Marine Parade - Construction of the Vautier St roundabout

Please note the following will be closed off from Friday 17 November (6.00am on) to Tuesday 21 November at...

9 November 2017

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The Edge’s Guy and Megan: ‘We’ll accept bribes!’

The Edge's Guy and Megan are coming to Napier's Bark Island to judge the fiercely-contested dogwalk.

7 November 2017

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Creative Communities recipients announced

Thirteen projects - including Festival of Noise and Battle in the Bay - received grants in NCC's latest Creative...

3 November 2017

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10 December - Ahuriri Street Festival

Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Local Government Act 1974, section 342 that the following roads are...

3 November 2017

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Jake Brookie Aquarium resized

Fins, fish and a few facts

Educator Jack Brookie is taking National Aquarium's weird and wonderful biofacts on the road.

1 November 2017

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AZ1

NCC Annual Report for 2016/17 adopted

The success of the Parklands development underpins a strong result for Napier City Council in 2016/17.

27 October 2017

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Bark Island 2017 resized

Doggie Day out in November

The second annual free Bark Island event is coming to Park Island next month (woof).

27 October 2017

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Last call for Civic site submissions

Submissions on the future of Napier’s two civic administration buildings close next week.

27 October 2017

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2017 Representation Review

Representation Review closing soon

For the past month, NCC has been asking residents for their views on the make-up of Council.

27 October 2017

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3 December - Hasting Street North (between Browning Street and Tennyson Street)

Pursuant to the section 342 of Local Government Act 1974, notice is given that Hastings Street North (between...

24 October 2017

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Temporary Road Closure - Faraday Street to be closed to uphill traffic off Carlyle Street

Please note that Faraday Street will be closed to all uphill traffic off Carlyle Street from Wednesday 1 November...

24 October 2017

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Temporary Road Closures - Open Streets Event in Ahuriri

Pursuant to the section 342 of the Local Government Act 1974, notice is given that the following roads are...

24 October 2017

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Temporary Road Closures - Pandora Road - Iron Māori Event

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, Section 342, notice is hereby given that the...

24 October 2017

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Safer Napier News

Water safety focus for Safer Napier

We're Water Safe, featuring fire engines, face painting and the Police dive squad, is on this Saturday at Perfume...

24 October 2017

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Hastings Street Carpark

New carpark on Hastings Street

NCC is opening a new pay-by-app-only carpark at 292 Hastings Street.

24 October 2017

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Judge Fred

Expanded online collection launched

Judge Fred McElrea's pioneering restorative justice papers are now available online through Napier Library.

17 October 2017

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Recycling Day 2016

Recycle and save waste in Napier

Get rid of what you don't need at Keep Napier Beautiful Recycling Day 2017 on Sat 4 Nov.

17 October 2017

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Leave work early for business success says speaker

Frances Benge, CEO of Cure Kids, is guest speaker for NCC's final Business Breakfast of 2017.

13 October 2017

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2017 Hawke's Bay Anniversary and Labour Weekend Holiday Hours

List of Napier City Council venues and their hours of operation during the Hawke's Bay Anniversary and Labour...

9 October 2017

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‘Passion and a plan’ key to Garden Competition

“You don’t need to be a professional or a perfectionist to enter,” says two-time Napier Garden Comp winner, Jenny...

6 October 2017

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Ocean Spa pipe springs a leak

Ocean Spa's 'Passive Pool' has been temporarily closed following the discovery of a burst pipe.

5 October 2017

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Time to consult on the future of civic buildings

Napier City Council wants to hear from the community on the future of Napier’s two civic administration buildings.

3 October 2017

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‘Dogs on the beat’ for Napier Pound

NCC's Animal Control team have been taking their own dogs to work one day a week.

2 October 2017

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Temporary Road Closure - McDonald St (between Latham and Shamrock St)

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, Section 342, notice is hereby given that the...

29 September 2017

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Temporary Road Closure - Herschell St - Laser Show White Night Event

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, Section 342, notice is hereby given that the...

27 September 2017

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Temporary Road Closure - Perfume Point Access Road - NZ Long Distance Waka Ama National Championships

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, Section 342, notice is hereby given that the...

27 September 2017

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5-10 January - Hawke's Bay Summer Cycling Carnival 2018

Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Local Government Act 1974, section 342 that the following roads around...

27 September 2017

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Council removes fees at MTG Hawke’s Bay

From Monday 2 October, entry to MTG Hawke's Bay will be free.

27 September 2017

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Exciting night for Napier

Interactive art installations where anyone can add their artistic marks, live music, and Steampunk mystery are...

26 September 2017

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Bay Skate construction wins award

The Hastings based specialist concrete company which worked on the Bay Skate surface has won two national award...

26 September 2017

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School's back - sort of

Napier Girls’ High School is much more than just an alternative meeting venue for the current Napier City Council.

25 September 2017

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Review of Council representation underway

Every six years we need to review Napier City Council’s make-up and we want to know your answers to this question...

25 September 2017

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Traffic lights out at Georges Rd and Hyderabad Rd intersection

Traffic lights out at Georges Rd and Hyderabad Rd intersection

24 September 2017

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Water Pump Booster Station Flushing

On the evening of Thursday 28 September the Napier City Council will carry out pre-summer maintenance on the...

22 September 2017

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Moa bones to go on display

A donation of moa bones, including the pelvis and femur of a North Island giant moa, are about to go on permanent...

22 September 2017

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Ramping up roller sports at Bay Skate

Modular ramps that can be swiftly rearranged and reconfigured give Bay Skaters an exciting new challenge.

22 September 2017

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Representation Review

Every six years we need to review the Council’s make-up. Should we have ward councillors, at large councillors or...

21 September 2017

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BLACKCAPS match to move from McLean Park

Delays with McLean Park's new turf has seen the scheduled Feb 28 ODI against England moved to Mt Maunganui.

20 September 2017

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15 September - 30 November - Vautier St (between Hastings St and Marine Parade)

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, Section 342, notice is hereby given that the...

18 September 2017

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Thirty-six projects presented in draft Ahuriri Estuary plan

Napier City Council has helped develop a draft masterplan for the Ahuriri Estuary. We'd like to know what you...

18 September 2017

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City library will move to MTG

Napier's library to be temporarily relocated at MTG as investigations into seismic strengthening continue.

13 September 2017

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NCC asks ‘What’s best for Napier?’

NCC is to ask the Napier community for its views on the future of the Council's earthquake-prone

13 September 2017

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From works of art to the written word

New Napier Libraries Manager, Darran Gillies, wants to bring knowledge, ideas and imagination to the city'...

12 September 2017

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Emergency Alert Systems Test - Sunday 24 September

Napier's 17 emergency sirens will be tested on Sun 24 September, backed up by civil defence volunteers using...

12 September 2017

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Kennedy Park a high achiever for Napier

A stellar few weeks for Kennedy Park sees manager David Aflallo elected president of Holiday Accommodation Park...

8 September 2017

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Council reappoints Wayne Jack

Napier City Council Chief Executive Wayne Jack reappointed for a further term.

8 September 2017

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Civic Awards 2017

Napier Citizens’ Civic Award recipients for 2017 named

Four community stalwarts were named as our Civic Award recipients for 2017.

7 September 2017

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Clarification of Napier Aquatic Centre expansion project figure

The cost of the Ivan Wilson Expansion, the first option of the three mooted for the Napier Aquatic Centre...

4 September 2017

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Tons of paper files to be digitised in Council project

Napier City Council to digitise 29,000 property files in Project Papercut

4 September 2017

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Chlorine Tap Closure

Chlorine-free tap to be relocated

A new chlorine-free tap is being installed at the Tareha Recreational Reserve,This replaces the current tap at...

30 August 2017

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Māori Wards

Napier City Council Te Kaunihera o Ahuriri is seeking community feedback on the establishment of Māori Wards.

28 August 2017

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Safety drives changes on Kennedy Road

New signals at the Maadi Rd-Wycliffe St-Kennedy Rd intersection, scheduled to be finished in late November, will...

25 August 2017

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New loos, pretty views

A new toilet and shower block, similar in appearance to Ahururi's Spriggs Park Pavilion, is to be built at Pandora...

25 August 2017

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Work begins on Marine Parade traffic calming

With work underway on the Marine Parade traffic calming project, Napier City Council wants public feedback to...

25 August 2017

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Plans unveiled for "unforgettable" National Aquarium

Napier City Council share details of a planned expansion of the National Aquarium of New Zealand.

24 August 2017

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Marine Parade Foreshore Reserve Pop-Up - Applications Wanted

We're seeking proposals for a food and beverage pop-up on Breakwater Rd.

22 August 2017

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New Build Waterplay Option

Three options for Napier Aquatic Centre released in detail

Napier City Council seek public feedback on three options for its proposed Aquatic Centre expansion.

21 August 2017

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New walking tours on Marine Parade

The National Aquarium's Jake Brookie and Brenda Gunn will host three guided tours along Napier's Marine Parade .

17 August 2017

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The America’s Cup is now Hawke’s Bay’s Cup!

The America's Cup is to travel to Napier on Wednesday 11 October

16 August 2017

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Feedback sought on Joint Alcohol Strategy

Napier and Hastings councils seek community feedback on their updated Joint Alcohol Strategy

15 August 2017

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Family Fun Day to celebrate Marine Parade

With finishing touches going up around the new Marine Parade Reef Garden over the next couple of weeks, Napier...

12 August 2017

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Helping Hands working well for those who need it most

The Helping Hands campaign led by Napier City Council is showing good results for local support agencies working...

12 August 2017

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Rates Due 23 August 2017

Reminder that the 1st instalment for rates payments are due on or before 23 August 2017.

Rate...

10 August 2017

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Environmental mitigation underway for Watchman Road project

Road construction to work around the Ahuriri Estuary and Westshore Wildlife Reserve

10 August 2017

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Special sounds at MTG

Students of Project Prima Volta to perform half hour lunchtime concerts at MTG Hawke's Bay

9 August 2017

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MTG Hawke’s Bay finalists in Designers Institute of NZ Best Design Awards & Resene Total Colour Awards

MTG Hawke’s Bay a finalist in two awards, covering three of its current exhibitions.

9 August 2017

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Multi-Use Sports Facility ‘off the table’

The proposed Multi-Use Sports Facility proposal has been taken off the table.

8 August 2017

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Wanted: community feedback on electoral systems

Hawke's Bay residents asked for feedback on two different electoral systems - FPP and STV.

3 August 2017

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Doris designer announced

Designer David Trubridge wins Perform Point sculpture commission

3 August 2017

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18th to 21st August Intersection Road Closure

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, Section 342, notice is hereby given that the...

2 August 2017

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WHO official hosted by Safer Napier

World Health Organisation official, Jonathon Passmore, hails the success of the award-winning Safer Napier...

26 July 2017

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“Safety first” as chlorination continues

Napier City Council, in consultation with the Hawke's Bay District Health Board, is to continue chlorinating it...

26 July 2017

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Community Services Funding - 2017-18 Recipients

Napier City Council is pleased to announce the organisations that received grants in the 2017-18 funding round. ...

25 July 2017

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City Vision wins LGNZ Excellence Award

Napier City Council's City Vision – Small City, Big Ideas project has won the Creative New Zealand EXCELLENCE...

25 July 2017

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Local government elects new President

Dave Cull, Mayor of Dunedin, has been elected Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) President at the 2017 LGNZ...

25 July 2017

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Very happy birthday for GTGH

More than 220 Hawke's Bay business owners have signed up as Great Things Grow Here™ (GTGH) brand champions in the...

20 July 2017

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Seeking feedback on war memorial options

Three site options for the war memorial (comprising the Roll of Honour and the Eternal Flame), have been released...

19 July 2017

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Council dives into pool discussion

Napier City Council made a splash today, confirming the details of the three aquatic options that will now go out...

19 July 2017

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Napier City Council office move “complex and challenging”

Napier City Council staff have today been briefed on progress related to their planned office building...

14 July 2017

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Update on Winter weather in Hawke’s Bay

An operation is underway to rescue around a dozen motorists who have got their vehicles stuck on State Highway 5...

13 July 2017

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Council gains an A rating in local government’s CouncilMARK™

Napier City Council has been awarded an A rating following an independent assessment by the CouncilMARK™ local...

13 July 2017

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New Roundabout at Ford and Austin Onekawa

New roundabout for busy Onekawa intersection

A new roundabout is going to be built at the intersection of Ford Road and Austin Street in industrial Onekawa...

7 July 2017

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Water chlorination to continue for Napier

Napier City Council will continue to chlorinate its city water supply for now.

A low level e.coli reading wa...

7 July 2017

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Time for Napier to Say It!

Napier has a new website for community engagement.
Say It Napier!, which has launched this week, is an...

5 July 2017

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Tons of paper files to be digitised in Council project

The paper chase to retrieve property files from Napier City Council’s planning department will soon be a thing of...

3 July 2017

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Traffic calming project set for Parade

Marine Parade has long been Napier’s premier waterfront attraction, from the time Victorian-era ladies and...

30 June 2017

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Rates increase will fund water improvements

An increase in Napier City Council rates will help to accelerate improvements to Napier’s drinking water network...

29 June 2017

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Hundreds more lights on bikes

A lot of cyclists will be safer on the road at dusk, after 279 sets of bike lights were given out during thi...

23 June 2017

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Detailed seismic assessments returned to Council

Napier City Council staff are considering the implications of the outcome of Detailed Seismic Assessments carried...

21 June 2017

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3rd to 22nd July Temp Closure of Northbound Marine Parade

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, Section 342, notice is hereby given that the...

21 June 2017

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2017 Ward Meetings

Share your views and vision for your ward:
Nelson Park co-hosted by Maxine and Api, Saturday, 24 June...

19 June 2017

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19-23 June Temporary Closure of Springfield Road

Pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, Section 342, notice is hereby given that the...

14 June 2017

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Water mains cleaning - Thursday 15 June 2017

The water supply will be disrupted in the following areas on Thursday 15 June 2017, to enable the Napier City...

14 June 2017

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Napier City Vision project a finalist in LGNZ EXCELLENCE Awards

Napier City Council’s City Vision: Small City Big Ideas project is a finalist in the Local Government New Zealand...

14 June 2017

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Citizens Civic Award recipients 2016

Civic award nominations closing soon

Nominations close on 30 June for the 2017 Napier Citizens’ Civic Awards.

The recipients of Napier Citizens’...

12 June 2017

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NRB survey of Napier this month

It’s that time of year again when Napier residents are asked what they think of Napier City Council’...

8 June 2017

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Rating Information Database

The Rating Information Database of Napier City Council is available for public inspection at the main counter on...

31 May 2017

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Proposals wanted for Port Ahuriri tragedy monument

Napier City Council is seeking proposals for an art installation to commemorate the 1932 sinking of the launch...

31 May 2017

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Water mains cleaning - Tuesday 30 May

The water supply will be disrupted in the following areas on Tuesday, 30 May 2017, to enable the Napier City...

29 May 2017

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Bystanders campaign launched in Napier

Keeping victims of violence safe is something we can all aspire to, says Monique Heke.
Monique has been something...

26 May 2017

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14-June Road Access Closure

Napier City Council will permanently close road access to and from Wharerangi Cemetery at Fryer Road on Wednesday...

25 May 2017

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5-June Holiday Hours

Hours of operations for all Napier City Council venues on Monday, 5 June 2017 as shown in the article.

24 May 2017

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Water chlorination in Napier - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about the chlorination of Napier's water supply.

24 May 2017

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Negative result returned, chlorination continues

Napier City Council has today been returned a negative laboratory test for e.coli – showing that no e.coli wa...

24 May 2017

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Immediate chlorination of Napier water

Chlorination of Napier City’s water supply will commence tomorrow morning (Wednesday 24 May) at 8am after a...

23 May 2017

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Agrichemical Spray Programme

Notice is hereby given that the Services Department of the Napier City Council will be commencing a selective...

16 May 2017

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New attendance record set at Bay Skate

The occasional rainy day isn’t stopping Bay Skate from continuing to increase its attendance figures month on...

16 May 2017

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Time to paint the town red, yellow, blue...

Have you been waiting for the chance to leave your mark on Napier?
Napier City Council, in association with...

12 May 2017

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Businesses help spread cycling safety

Major Hawke’s Bay businesses have thrown their support behind the Be Safe Be Seen campaign being run by iWay over...

12 May 2017

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Two more foodies join F.A.W.C! Toasted!

With just days to go until entries close, two more Hawke’s Bay epicureans have registered to serve up their...

12 May 2017

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Spies soon to hit our city

It’s nearly time to play i-SPY on a grand scale and discover Napier all over again.
The fourth annual i-SPY Fun...

9 May 2017

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Positive future for Taskforce graduates

Steve Tahu is glad his days as a seasonal part-time worker are long behind him.
Steve, who recently earned an...

8 May 2017

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MTG Hawke's Bay tour finalist in National Awards

MTG Hawke’s Bay’s popular tours of the Napier Hill Cemetery have been selected as a finalist in the Visitor...

5 May 2017

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Don’t let your kind donations go up in smoke

Generous Napier residents are being congratulated on their goodwill but urged to put their hard-earned money into...

3 May 2017

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Oceans Day

World Oceans Day Poetry Competition closing soon

It’s time to put your best poems forward for the 2017 World Oceans Day Poetry Competition, which closes at 4pm...

28 April 2017

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Napier Business Breakfast registration closing soon

Places are filling fast for Napier City Council’s next Business Breakfast series event, featuring Air New Zealand...

28 April 2017

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Napier Pound cleared of all allegations brought by Watchdog

A full investigation into activity at the Napier Pound, after allegations of animal cruelty were levelled at the...

28 April 2017

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Council on track after realignment

Findings from a service delivery survey, conducted for the second consecutive year to gauge customer satisfaction...

25 April 2017

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Free green waste disposal extended for Napier and Hastings residents

The free green waste disposal for Hastings and Napier residents is being offered again this Friday 21st and...

19 April 2017

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Free greenwaste disposal in wake of Cyclone Cook

A free green waste service is being offered to residents in Napier and Hastings as they deal with fallen trees and...

14 April 2017

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There will be more cycleways in Napier thanks to a major funding boost from central Government.

Cycling increase in Napier

The latest statistics are in and it’s official – Napier’s pathways are increasingly popular with cycling commuters.

13 April 2017

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Contract awarded for work on Watchman Road intersection

The NZ Transport Agency has awarded the contract for a range of intersection improvements at the Watchman...

12 April 2017

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Proposed Fees and Charges 2017/18

Council adopted the proposed Fees and Charges for 2017/18 on 5 April 2017. These form part of the supporting...

12 April 2017

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2017/18 Draft Annual Plan

As Napier City Council have not identified any significant or material differences between the proposed Annual...

12 April 2017

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Holiday happenings in Napier

To mark the end of Term One Bay Skate is holding a special event which includes the chance to win free entry for...

12 April 2017

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Creative Communities NZ Funding Scheme Recipients Announced

The Napier City Council, in partnership with Creative New Zealand, is pleased to announce that the following...

11 April 2017

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Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust acquires significant works

An historically and culturally significant series of art works is soon to be acquired by the Hawke’s Bay Museum...

11 April 2017

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Notice of Special Consultative Procedure

SECTION 83 of the LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 2002
Consultation on the Draft Gambling Venues Policy
Notice is hereby...

10 April 2017

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Feedback sought on Gambling Venues Policy Review 2017

We’re currently seeking feedback on amendments we’ve made to the Gambling Venue Policy.
In accordance with the...

8 April 2017

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21 Years of Brides winner announced

Gaye Clarke is looking forward to having a “second honeymoon”, thanks to winning a Napier escape package as part...

4 April 2017

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Draft Annual Plan available to view

At the Extraordinary Finance Committee meeting on 29 March, Council decided not to consult on the proposed Annual...

31 March 2017

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Community Services Grants applications now open

Is your organisation doing great deeds in the Napier community?
Community and voluntary organisations whose work...

30 March 2017

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Tender - Abandoned Motor Vehicles

Tenders are invited for the purchase of abandoned motor vehicles.

29 March 2017

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Test alert systems in Hawke's Bay

If you hear sirens or “stingers” just before midday on Sunday 2 April, don’t be alarmed – it will be the region’...

24 March 2017

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It's time for tea at MTG

MTG Hawke’s Bay explores our long love affair with tea in the exhibition, Time for Tea: the much-loved cuppa...

21 March 2017

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SeaWalls Murals for Oceans Festival 19 - 26 March

Napier City Council, in partnership with the PangeaSeed Foundation and Alternative Arts Initiative are excited to...

20 March 2017

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Free dog neutering offered by Council

It’s all paws on deck at Napier City Council as the team launches a new campaign that will benefit potentially...

17 March 2017

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Civil Defence workshop first of its kind

If a disaster occurs in Napier, do you know what to do?
Pukemokimoki Marae is hosting civil defence workshops to...

17 March 2017

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Penguins can't fly - or can they?

Three penguins from the National Aquarium of New Zealand have today done something other penguins can’t –...

7 March 2017

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The Easy Riders to entertain at The Big Easy

This Easter Saturday, April 15, hundreds of riders are expected to saddle up for the fifth annual Big Easy cycle...

6 March 2017

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Napier Conference Centre almost ready to re-open

The fences are down and the finishing touches are being applied – the Napier Conference Centre is almost ready to...

2 March 2017

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Top foodie to open 2017 Business Breakfast series

Napier City Council is delighted to announce that visionary entrepreneur and foodie extraordinaire Annabel...

27 February 2017

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Multi-Use Sports Facility proposal paused for further analysis

Napier City Council has made the decision to withdraw a paper seeking a resolution of council as to whether to...

21 February 2017

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Full turf upgrade for McLean Park in 2017

Napier City Council says the decision to cancel the upcoming cricket international at McLean Park, while...

14 February 2017

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Napier water restrictions lifted

Napier residents are being urged to water wisely and save water where they can, now that Napier City Council ha...

14 February 2017

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Chlorine-free water expected this week

Napier City Council is preparing to stop chlorinating water from its Enfield reservoir, with the final chlorine...

13 February 2017

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Enfield reservoir in Napier cleared of e.coli

A third consecutive negative e.coli reading, taken from an e.coli affected water reservoir, was today (Tuesday, 7...

7 February 2017

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Leave your car at home and bike to work and school

February is a great month to leave your car at home and ride to work or school as a means of transport – pick the...

7 February 2017

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Napier takes precautionary approach to positive water test

Napier City Council has this afternoon chlorinated the water in one of its reservoirs after routine testing...

2 February 2017

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Chlorination Update

The latest information from our water engineering team is that the result will be released to Council by 4pm...

2 February 2017

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Sea Walls part of Seaweek 2017

Locals and visitors have a chance to find out more about Napier’s Sea Walls murals, thanks to free guided walk...

30 January 2017

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Napier City Freedom Camping Bylaw 2017

Pursuant to section 157 of the Local Government Act 2002, the Napier City Council hereby gives notice that Council...

25 January 2017

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Coin collection boosts Bay kiwi project

An entertaining coin drop game at the National Aquarium of New Zealand has raised nearly $4000 for a very worthy...

24 January 2017

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Easter Sunday trading consultation

The changes to the Shop Trading Hours Act give local communities the choice of whether or not to allow trading on...

20 January 2017

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A new place to relax in the CBD

Napier Library now has its own funky outdoor pop up space.
The rooftop garden accessed from Level One of the...

19 January 2017

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New caterers for conference centre

A new kitchen, new chefs and a whole new catering team is ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work when the...

19 January 2017

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Road Closures for the 2018 Art Deco Festival

Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Local Government Act 1974, section 342, that the following roads will be...

17 January 2017

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Robbie ready for Legends dinner

Cycling superstar Robbie McEwen says guests at the upcoming Legends of Cycling dinner, to be held this Sunday at...

5 January 2017

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News in 2016

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No breaches of animal welfare code at Napier Pound

The Ministry for Primary Industries External Audit Report has found that on the whole, the Napier Pound is “well...

23 December 2016

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Napier Night Fiesta returns

Napier City Council's popular Napier Night Fiesta is back for another summer and bigger and better than...

22 December 2016

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Christmas Day on the streets for Council staff

While you open your gifts on Christmas morning, or tuck into your ham and new potatoes, there will be a small crew...

22 December 2016

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Emergency Water Tanks a Coup for Napier Civil Defence

Napier City Council is helping residents prepare for an emergency by getting behind an initiative to sell...

20 December 2016

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New Year's Eve Party on the Parade

If you’re looking for a fantastic way to see in 2017, head down to the Soundshell on Marine Parade on New Year’...

19 December 2016

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Bay Skate to bring wheel sports together

Months in the making, Napier’s new-look skate park throws open the doors on Saturday 17th December, 2016.

It’...

6 December 2016

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Notice of Special Consultative Procedure

SECTION 83 of the LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 2002

Consultation on the Draft Easter Sunday Trading Policy

Notice i...

5 December 2016

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Help us spread Christmas cheer

For more than 30 years Napier City Council has helped collect gifts and donations for the Napier Christmas Cheer...

5 December 2016

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Council approves lower fees for MTG

It will soon cost $2.50 for primary students and $4.50 for secondary students to visit MTG Hawke’s Bay when...

30 November 2016

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Council ponders freedom camping changes

Napier City Council is considering restricting the number of self-contained motor vehicles that can park up for...

25 November 2016

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Napier City Council supports White Ribbon

Napier Mayor Bill Dalton is urging everyone to get behind this year’s White Ribbon campaign and speak out against...

23 November 2016

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Women's wellness workshop pre-Christmas treat

If you’re interested in some top tips for stressing less, eating well and feeling better in general, it’s time to...

23 November 2016

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Electric vehicle charging station first of its kind for Napier

Electric vehicles (EVs) can now charge up in Napier, with Unison launching the city’s first public fast-charging...

21 November 2016

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Mahe set to mingle in Napier

Mahe Drysdale is bound to be a huge drawcard at The Future in Motion, an open day to be held at Pettigrew.Green...

18 November 2016

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Olympian next Business Breakfast speaker

Rob Waddell has long been a role model for many New Zealanders and now Hawke’s Bay has a chance to hear from the...

18 November 2016

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Freedom Camping Bylaw Review 2016

The proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw 2016 was approved for public consultation by Council on 7 September 2016. The...

17 November 2016

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Waipatiki now a people’s treasure

A little piece of paradise will remain forever in public hands after a two hectare section of beachfront land wa...

17 November 2016

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Temporary Road Closures for Ironmaori Half Ironman Event

Detail of roads that will be closed for Ironmaori Half Ironman Event

16 November 2016

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Temporary Road Closures for Christmas Parade

Details of road closures for the 2016 Napier City Christmas Parade and Fiesta and Creative Arts Napier Market.

12 November 2016

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Napier skate park opening soon

Napier City Council is looking forward to revealing the new Napier Skate Park to the public before Christmas.
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3 November 2016

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We want your feedback about trading on Easter Sunday

Napier City Council wants to know what people think about allowing Napier shops to be open for trading on Easter...

25 October 2016

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LAB wows country school

Kiwis of all ages should be aware of natural hazards and a visit to “The LAB” is a great way to raise that...

20 October 2016

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Get cranked for the Summer Cycling Carnival 2017

Six exciting family friendly events are set to attract thousands to the second annual Hawke’s Bay Summer Cycling...

12 October 2016

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New water feature at Pandora Pond

People wanting to take their first dip in the sea this Hawke’s Bay Anniversary Weekend may like to head to Pandora...

10 October 2016

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Napier Local Body Election in-progress results

In-progress results announced on Saturday, 8 October, indicate that the highest polling candidates in the election...

8 October 2016

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#napierdrill social media campaign launches

If a tsunami threatened Napier 10 days from now, or 10 minutes from now, where would you go?

That’s the...

3 October 2016

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All you need to know about Local Body Election 2016

Find out who the candidates are, how to vote and everything else you need to know about the Local Body Election...

26 September 2016

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Napier Civil Defence Siren Test Update

Napier Civil Defence Emergency Management successfully conducted its bi-annual public alert test on Sunday, 25...

25 September 2016

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NCC adopts Annual Report

The value of building consents for Napier has jumped by 40 percent in the past year.
That is just one of the...

22 September 2016

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Council goes electric

Napier City Council is doing its bit to plan for the future with the first of two fully electric vehicles in it...

21 September 2016

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Have Your Say on the Draft Freedom Camping Bylaw

Napier City Council is proposing to adopt the Napier City Freedom Camping Bylaw. Information is available for the...

19 September 2016

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Aiming to be litter free in Napier

Napier residents are keen supporters of Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Clean Up initiative, judging by the number...

12 September 2016

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Napier City Council unveils exciting new branding

Marine Parade’s iconic Norfolk pines and gently lapping waves make up Napier City Council’s new logo, which wa...

9 September 2016

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Honouring Napier volunteers

Helping families and young people in need is common to many of the recipients of this year’s Napier Citizens’...

7 September 2016

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World Health Organisation win for Napier

Napier has been recognised by the World Health Organisation as a leading safe city.
Against 82 other entries from...

1 September 2016

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Survey finds Napier really is a great place to live

Napier is a better place to live than it was two or three years ago, according to the majority of resident...

30 August 2016

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Delay to pop-up skate space anticipated

Napier City Council has been advised that a building they hold a license to occupy may have structural...

30 August 2016

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Litter and the HB marine environment

A programme highlighting the impact litter has on beaches and marine life is set to screen on Television Hawke’...

29 August 2016

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Funding Recipients Announced

Napier City Council announces the organisations that have received Community Services Funding for 2016/17.

17 August 2016

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Napier not impacted by water contamination issue

Napier City Council is reassuring people that Napier’s water is safe to drink and use as normal.
Napier City...

16 August 2016

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New City Vision pop up space

An often overlooked space tucked between two buildings in the Napier CBD has been transformed into something which...

15 August 2016

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Free WiFi continues to grow in Napier

Napier City Council’s support of free WiFi within the city has proven popular with both residents and visitors.
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15 August 2016

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Applications wanted for Together Fund

Have you got an idea to celebrate your neighbourhood’s identity, improve its safety or simply bring people...

11 August 2016

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Napier Time Bank trading system to be launched in Pirimai

Pirimai Residents Association will officially launch Time Bank in Napier at noon on Sunday 21 August, at Allen...

11 August 2016

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Royal NZ Navy brings show to Napier

The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) will celebrate its 75th birthday in style in Napier later this month.

The...

10 August 2016

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Desperately seeking the Crawford or Bowen families

A mysterious vintage postcard that has made its way to Napier’s i-SITE is needing to be rehomed.

3 August 2016

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Parking app streamlines payments

Napier residents and visitors can now put away their wallets…. and use their mobile phones to pay for...

2 August 2016

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Heretaunga Plains Strategy open for review

Businesses and the public have an opportunity during August to comment on a draft reviewed Heretaunga Plains Urban...

1 August 2016

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Civil Defence Hawke's Bay launches app for disaster alerts

Hawke’s Bay residents can now receive official disaster alerts and lifesaving information on their smart phone...

29 July 2016

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Napier inner city upgrade four weeks ahead of schedule

Good weather and efficient construction have helped speed up the pace of the Napier inner city infrastructure...

28 July 2016

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Submit your Applications for Local Arts Funding

Are you involved in an arts project, festival, performance or running workshops? Help us make Napier a more...

27 July 2016

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A progressive action plan for Napier and Hawke’s Bay

The National Aquarium of New Zealand is set to directly benefit from an “exciting and unprecedented boost”, say...

27 July 2016

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Pop-up skate space confirmed for club members

Napier Skating Club members will continue to train and skate recreationally, thanks to a Napier City Council...

18 July 2016

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National Aquarium helps lost turtle after big swim

A rare olive ridley turtle spent last night at the National Aquarium of New Zealand before being transported to...

13 July 2016

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Napier City Council selected for new standards programme

Becoming a Foundation Council for the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) standards programme gives Napier City...

12 July 2016

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PG Arena to host Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Nationals

Nearly 4000 students and their supporters will descend on Pettigrew Green Arena as the “massive” Secondary School...

12 July 2016

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Napier City Council to host local election candidates meeting

Potential candidates for the local government elections will have the opportunity to learn more about the election...

12 July 2016

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Aquarium studies a hit with US students

Two United States university students who have just spent a month at the National Aquarium of New Zealand say the...

6 July 2016

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Turning data into great ideas

Do you consider yourself a team player? Are you something of a social media expert, an artist who enjoys working...

1 July 2016

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Council approves name change for conference centre

The Napier City Council approved changing the name of the Napier War Memorial Conference Centre to the Napier...

30 June 2016

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Boat ramp soon to be controlled by barrier arm

Upon acquiring ownership of the Nelson Quay Boat Ramp, previously owned by the Hawke’s Bay Sports Fishing Club...

30 June 2016

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Coastal hazards - planning for a different climate in HB

“I’ve lived on Hawke’s Bay’s coast for 20 years and love it, but we have a challenge ahead to manage our coastal...

30 June 2016

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Revocation of Reserve

Napier City Council propose Revocation of the reserve next to Orotu Drive. Any objections must be in writing.

25 June 2016

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Two Napier projects finalists in Local Government New Zealand Excellence Awards

Quality infrastructure and art projects have secured Napier City Council finalist spots in two categories in the...

22 June 2016

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Civic Award nominations close soon

There are less than two weeks to go until nominations for this year’s Napier Citizen Civic Awards close.
We...

21 June 2016

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Napier CBD Upgrade - Two weeks ahead of schedule

Stage four of the Napier inner city infrastructure upgrade along Hastings Street has started, two weeks ahead of...

20 June 2016

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Mayor Dalton makes a call on sporting facility

Mayor Bill Dalton has announced that a decision on whether to progress a proposed new sporting hub to be housed...

15 June 2016

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Our coast and its future

Hawke’s Bay’s coastline is one of its defining features and three of the region’s councils are working together to...

15 June 2016

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Napier picks up best bike trail award

It’s official – Napier has the best urban cycle trail in the country.
That’s according to the members of the...

10 June 2016

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Napier residents to benefit from Hawke’s Bay Regional Sports Park development

Napier City Council welcomes an announcement made on Friday, 10 June, that AUT Millennium Hawke’s Bay is going to...

10 June 2016

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Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans festival gets backing for 2017

The success of this year’s Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans Festival meant Napier City Councillors had no hesitation...

10 June 2016

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Public to expect calls for Napier City Council customer satisfaction survey

The Napier City Council is conducting its annual survey of residents between June 10 - 19.
National Research...

10 June 2016

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Vision a must for business success

In just three years My Food Bag, one of the latest entrepreneurial start-ups in which Theresa Gattung is involved...

9 June 2016

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Sustainable Excellence Realignment Structure proposal shared with staff

Napier City Council staff have today been advised of a proposed new organisation-wide staffing structure that...

8 June 2016

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Napier Night Fiesta - Winter Style

Get set for a night of delight at the Napier Night Fiesta – Winter Style at Clive Square East in the Napier CBD...

3 June 2016

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Napier City Councillors try speed dating

Speed dating proved to be an excellent way for Napier City Councillors to get to know their youthful counterpart...

3 June 2016

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Citizen Civic Awards

The Napier City Council is seeking nominations for awards to be made to Napier citizens who spend their time...

21 May 2016

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Aquarium's new after school programme puts fun spin on science

Why do puffer fish inflate their bodies when threatened? Why do tuatara hold their breath for over an hour?
Up...

17 May 2016

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Napier i-SITE hosts day dedicated to locals

Locals will have the chance to be tourists in their own city next month.
After two hugely successful years, the...

17 May 2016

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Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay International Marathon information

Nearly 5,000 people have entered the inaugural Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay Marathon. Needless to say, the region...

11 May 2016

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National Aquarium of NZ holds special tour as part of Deaf Week

On Monday the National Aquarium of New Zealand held its first tour specially designed for the Deaf...

10 May 2016

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Fresh air zones are here

The new Smokefree policy in Hastings and Napier is getting the backing of some big guns: Hawke’s Bay Regional...

9 May 2016

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Penguins at National Aquarium form unique bond

Meet Timmy and Tux. They are Little Penguins and best buds.
Timmy has spinal injuries and Tux was abandoned as a...

2 May 2016

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Inky the octopus becomes world-wide sensation

After making a bold escape from Napier’s National Aquarium of New Zealand, Inky the octopus has become a global...

14 April 2016

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Pou lead the way to new path

A celebration of the completion of Te Ara o Nga Tipuna (Pathways of our Ancestors) at Otatara Pa on Thursay, 14...

14 April 2016

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Creative Communities NZ Funding Scheme Recipients Announced

The Napier City Council, in partnership with Creative New Zealand, announce the recipients of the March round of...

13 April 2016

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HB Viewer finalist for IT Award

Hawke’s Bay councils’ shared data and mapping service is in the running for an ALGIM (Association of Local...

24 March 2016

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New law affects food businesses

A new law for all businesses that sell food comes into effect today.
The Food Act 2014 has been designed to...

1 March 2016

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New art work for Paxie's Lane

The latest art installation in Napier’s central business district will be officially opened on Monday, 29 February...

29 February 2016

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News in 2015

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New Napier Dog Park gives dogs a place to run free

Following on from the success of the Dog agility Track at Park Island, Napier City Council has opened another new...

21 September 2015

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Sharing a key to success

A new shared service agreement between Napier City Council (NCC) and Central Hawke’s Bay District Council (CHBDC...

25 August 2015

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Safer Napier wins national award

The Safe Communities Foundation New Zealand Safe Community Award has gone to a Hawke’s Bay person for the second...

10 August 2015

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Napier gears up to host top cyclists

Napier and Hawke's Bay are gearing up to host top-class road cycling talent with confirmation by Cycling New...

29 June 2015

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New animal reading programme for Napier kids

A newly developed canine reading programme will have its debut in Napier this month. Called All Ears, it’s aimed...

2 June 2015

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Online payments now available at Napier City Council

Napier City Council is pleased to announce we now offer online payment options for many of our services. Online...

26 May 2015

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Calling for new Committee Members for Creative Communities Grants

Napier City Council is looking for representatives to join our Creative Communities Scheme Committee to help...

24 April 2015

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Creative Communities NZ Funding Scheme Recipients Announced

The Napier City Council, in partnership with Creative New Zealand, announce the organisations that received...

22 April 2015

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Marineland seals farewell Napier

The three remaining Marineland seals will leave Napier for their new homes on Tuesday.
New Zealand fur seal...

18 March 2015

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Pop-up spaces inject sense of fun

A new ‘chill-out’ space in Market St is already proving to be a hit with passers-by.
Featuring bean bags, free...

26 February 2015

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Aquarium on look-out for marine themed poetry

The National Aquarium encourages any budding poets to enter the 2015 Seaweek Poetry Competition which closes 4pm...

5 February 2015

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Te Matau a Maui Waka Experience

Art Deco with a difference

The Napier City Council’s support of this year’s Tremains Art Deco Weekend includes backing the Art Deco Powhiri...

5 February 2015

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Water play - have your say

Later this year the Napier City Council will call for formal submissions to help it develop its strategy for the...

4 February 2015

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Temporary Suspension of Liquor Ban - Napier CBD

Pursuant to clause 8 of the Napier City Public Places Liquor Control Bylaw 2004, notice is hereby given of the...

21 January 2015

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Clean up of fat spill in Estuary

The clean up of an accidental spill of tallow in the Pandora industrial area of Napier yesterday afternoon will be...

13 January 2015

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Ex-Marineland seal Dakota dies

A seal from Napier’s Marineland, who was recently rehomed at Sea World on the Gold Coast, died the afternoon of...

12 January 2015

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News in 2014

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Marineland seals arrive in Australia

Five seals from Napier’s Marineland have arrived at their new homes in Australia. The seals left New Zealand on...

12 December 2014

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Napier to host major national cycling event

BikeNZ has announced that Napier has won the rights to hold the Elite & U23 Road National Cycling Championship...

11 December 2014

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Marineland mammals farewell Napier

Five of Marineland’s remaining mammals left Napier early in the morning of the 10th December bound for new home...

11 December 2014

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Share your ideas for Napier's future

The Napier City Council kicked off the first phase of its public consultation for its Long Term Plan on 10...

10 December 2014

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Creative thinking the way forward for development

Communities need to constantly reinvent themselves and develop innovative strategies because of the fast changing...

28 November 2014

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New penguin for Aquarium

The National Aquarium of New Zealand has a new addition to its penguin family.
The Department of Conservation...

26 November 2014

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Council lends a hand to build a home

Napier City Council staff, councillors and the Mayor Bill Dalton are volunteering their time for the Habitat for...

24 November 2014

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New director for MTG named

Napier City Council has appointed a new director for MTG Hawke’s Bay.
Museum industry veteran Laura Vodanovich...

10 November 2014

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Bike pump track a NZ first

Napier is set to build New Zealand’s first bike pump track.

Construction for the track was approved by the...

20 October 2014

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Marine Parade Redevelopment - Have Your Say

We’ve already completed the initial stages of the redevelopment of Marine Parade. The new playgrounds and kid...

17 October 2014

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Marine Parade plans released for public feedback

The next stage in the re-development of Napier’s iconic Marine Parade got a step closer this afternoon when the...

16 October 2014

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New sculpture for Emerson Street

Renowned Lyttelton sculptor Mark Whyte’s latest contribution to Napier’s artistic landscape was officially...

16 October 2014

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Funding Recipients for Creative Communities NZ Funding Scheme Announced

The Napier City Council, in partnership with Creative New Zealand, is pleased to announce the organisations that...

4 October 2014

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Octopus leaves his mark

The National Aquarium of New Zealand’s latest many-legged addition has a new name.

18 September 2014

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International Children's Games - A first for Napier and NZ

The countdown has begun for the team of some of Napier’s best young sportsmen and women, who head to Australia in...

18 September 2014

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No plastic bag recycling for Napier

The Napier City Council is phasing out the collection of plastic bags in its kerbside recycling programme as the...

27 August 2014

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New manager gets down to business

Napier is the best place to be if you’re in business, says the Napier City Council’s new Economic Development...

27 August 2014

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Building Consent price rise

Napier City Council advises the cost of building consents will rise from Monday (August 22, 2014).

24 August 2014

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Clay tennis courts a prospect in Napier’s Park Island expansion

The possibility that New Zealand’s first clay court tennis complex could be built in Napier is exciting says a...

13 August 2014

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Barrier installed at Redclyffe Transfer Station

A barrier has been installed at Napier’s Redclyffe Transfer Station to ensure users can dump rubbish safely.

30 July 2014

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Free micro-chipping for Napier canines

Napier dog owners can take advantage of free micro-chipping of their canine companions, thanks to a new initiative...

24 July 2014

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Napier City Council Wins Top Award

Napier City Council took out the top award at the inaugural Local Government New Zealand Excellence Awards in...

22 July 2014

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Napier Municipal Theatre Earthquake Safe

Napier’s Municipal Theatre has passed a recent earthquake assessment with flying colours.
Napier City Council...

16 June 2014

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Napier athletes to make history at International Children’s Games

A group of budding young athletes will make history later this year as they represent Napier at the International...

9 June 2014

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Draft Plan Modification (12)

The Mixed Use Zone provisions of the Operative District Plan – Ahuriri Subdistrict were reviewed in 2013. The...

7 June 2014

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Napier City Council staff seek information on stolen dog

Napier City Council Animal Control staff are seeking information regarding a dog stolen from the Napier City...

28 May 2014

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Staff restructure proposed for MTG HB

A proposed staffing restructure at MTG Hawke’s Bay was announced to museum staff this morning.
Napier City...

19 May 2014

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Napier City Council website wins national award

Napier City Council’s new-look website won the best website redevelopment award at a national awards ceremony in...

13 May 2014

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Napier Mayor delighted by legal high ban

Napier Mayor Bill Dalton says he’s delighted psychoactive substances will be banned within two weeks.
Mayor...

28 April 2014

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Council approves new roundabout for Marine Parade

Napier City Councillors have supported a recommendation to progress the construction of a fully-funded roundabout...

23 April 2014

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Deco City buses to be discontinued

At a Council meeting last week Napier City Council passed a resolution to discontinue the Deco City Discoverer bu...

22 April 2014

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NZ Funding Scheme Funding Recipients

The Napier City Council, in partnership with Creative New Zealand, is pleased to announce recipients of the March...

9 April 2014

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Napier renews calls for legal highs to be banned

Napier Mayor Bill Dalton says the Government is letting New Zealanders down over its refusal to ban psychoactive...

4 April 2014

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Project flowing nicely

Napier City Council’s Biological Trickling Filter (BTF) plant is progressing and is on target to meet it...

3 April 2014

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Future of Napier's Art Deco buses to be reviewed

Napier City Council is reviewing the future use of its Deco City Discoverer buses.

A report which will go...

21 March 2014

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New vision for Napier City Council tractors

Napier City Council tractors now feature extra safety features in the form of optical mirrors and television...

14 March 2014

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Napier’s iconic floral clock gets new lease of life

A passionate and lengthy conversation via social media reminiscing about Marine Parade’s floral clock has seen the...

12 March 2014

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Police station has positive link to Tamatea community

The Tamatea Police Station, in Durham Avenue, is looking vibrant and colourful thanks to the combined efforts of...

7 March 2014

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Notice from Ministry of Health

Napier City Council has received the following Public Notice from the Ministry of Health:
Some plumbing fitting...

15 January 2014

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News in 2013

District Plan Change 10

Plan Change 10 is largely a community-driven Plan Change that aims to harmonise District Plan provisions in the...

5 April 2013

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