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Where to park

There are a number of places to park in Napier. This page will help you navigate all parking and payment options available in Napier.

Parking in Napier

Parking in Napier's city centre is subject to time limits and fees. These vary and are determined according to the distance from the town centre.Parking Feb 2020 9

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We do not manage parking at Hawke's Bay Airport. Nor do we own or monitor the Ocean Boulevard car park.

Please note NCC is not authorised to deal with issues on private property or in private carparks (such as supermarkets).

Where to park in Napier 

Use our interactive map below to see your parking options in Napier. The map may take a moment to load. 

Zoom: To use the zoom function, select the + and - controls on the top left-hand corner of the map. 

Pan: To pan around the map, hold down the left mouse button and drag in any direction. 

Parking Information: For more information about the parking options available, click on the highlighted areas. Alternatively, select the map legend in the top left-hand corner by clicking the double arrow (>>) or scrolling the mouse wheel down. 

There are 11 off-street parking areas in Napier’s CBD for general public use. To view the fees and charges, and a map displaying where these carparks are located, visit - Off-Street Parking options

Paid parking applies from Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturdays 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

This applies in all areas of the City where pay and display or on street meters are in place, with the exception of Symons Lane and Symons Lane Carpark where paid parking ends at 1.00 pm on a Saturday.

Please note that all other parking restrictions apply 24 hours a day unless clearly sign-posted.

Parking fines are generally required to be paid within 28 days. If your parking fine is not paid within 28 days of the infringement notice being issued, the vehicle holder will receive a reminder notice in the post. Then if the fine is not paid within 28 days of the reminder being issued, it will be lodged with the Courts. The fine, plus an administration cost, will then need to be paid directly to the Court (not to Council).

If you can't pay your fine before the due date, ask for the Parking Department at the Council for advice.

Discounts are available if you pay your ticket within 7 days, but only if stated on your ticket.

View payment options for parking fines


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