Art Deco

Art Deco

The style known as Art Deco had its heyday between 1920 and 1940. A 7.8 Richter scale earthquake, and ensuing fires, destroyed most of central Napier in 1931. Within two years, the city was rebuilt, predominantly in Art Deco style, with Maori motifs and design elements incorporated.

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Art Deco Trust

Napier, the Art Deco City, is world-famous for its jazz age architecture which rose from the rubble and ashes of a disastrous earthquake and subsequent fires which devastated the city in 1931.

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Black Rose Limousine

Black Rose Limousine, Hawke's Bay. Your luxurious and unique experience.  Cruise the Bay with New Zealands only luxury limousine coach.  Perfect for day trips and tours, wedding transport and group outings. 

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Deco City Discoverer

The Deco City Discoverer is the perfect way to discover some of the highlights of Napier.  Jump aboard Veronica or Belle, who will take you along Marine Parade and out to the seaside suburb of Ahuriri.

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Get me to Hawke's Bay!

So you've made the decision to come to Hawke's Bay, well here is a little video we've put together to help inspire you.

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Good Fun Bike Rides

Join Good Fun Bike Rides for the essential Hawke's Bay cycle trail experience. Trails & wineries at your leisure! Now based in two locations, Bridge Pa Triangle Wine district and Havelock North, Good Fun Bike Rides takes you to the best sights Hawke's Bay has to offer.

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Napier i-SITE

Find a place to stay, take an Art Deco walk, go see the gannets, catch a fish, taste Hawke's Bay wines, make a splash at a water park, see a sheep being shorn, float in a hot air balloon, trek on a horse, buy a gift or souvenir.

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Napier Municipal Theatre

The Napier Municipal Theatre's unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skillful addition of modern theatre facilities, making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation. 

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Packard Promenades

Packard Promenades offer a superb personal guided service on Art Deco and wine tours all around Hawke's Bay in beautifully restored vintage vehicles.

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Penny Madden Ceramic Art

Come and visit Penny, an experienced craftsperson, at her studio. Penny has been a pottery and decorating artist for over 30 years.

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Did you know?

There are so many things considered 'must do' when you visit Hawke's Bay. Considered the Art Deco capital, home to the world's largest Gannet Colony, New Zealand's oldest Farmers Market, over 70 wineries, and extensive cycle trails  - Hawke's Bay has plenty to keep all ages occupied.

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Hawke's Bay Express

Our guided tours aboard the Hawke’s Bay are like nothing else you’ve ever experienced.   Travel on our luxurious road train that’s a steam train on the outside and a 1930s time warp inside, you’ll explore Napier and Hawke’s Bay in true Art Deco fashion.

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Hawke's Bay Getaway

Looking for a weekend escape? Hawke's Bay is the perfect getaway location. Fantastic weather, award winning wineries, restaurants and attractions will have you adding on 'just one more day', over and over again.

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Napier in the City

Napier offers a sweet pace of life, superb specialty shopping, a rich and diverse mix of art, cultural and adventure activities and a variety of outdoor café experiences. 7 days a week.

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Napier

Napier, located by the sea, is often referred to as the Art Deco Capital. Rebuilt in the 1930's to refelct the era, Napier is a must visit city dedicated to celebrating its past with amazing events and activities showcasing its rich heritage.

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Vines and Views

A tour with Vines and Views includes driving through a sheep farm to our exclusive panoramic viewing platform to enjoy complimentary wine and cheese or lunch. Our mini-bus carries nine people making for a comfortable, casual tour.

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