A well-behaved dog responds to commands, is well socialised, and is walked at least once a day. Napier is fortunate to have two dedicated dog exercise areas along with a network of doggy poo-bag dispensers across the city.
We understand walking the dog provides an important means of exercise for many owners and contributes to health and wellbeing generally. For many people, dogs form an integral part of family life and offer companionship to their owners.
As of 1 October, 2022, Napier City Council's Dog Control Policy and Bylaw specifies that:
You can walk your dog off-lead at the following designated dog exercise areas:
Dogs are prohibited at the following areas:
Other than designated prohibited areas and dog exercise areas, all other public places are on-lead areas.
Council's legal requirements:
The map below shows you the off and on-lead areas in Napier, as well as the dogs prohibited areas.
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