Ahuriri  is just a five-minute drive from downtown Napier. This bustling seaside village offers everything from a sandy beach and expansive boardwalk to waterfront cafes and restaurants, galleries, antique treasure houses, boutique stores and thriving businesses.

Home to the World Famous National Tobacco Building, you’ll also find funky bars housed in converted woolstores and modern apartments overlooking the inner harbour where fishing boats unload their fresh catch.

Explore the estuary and its diverse wildlife or wander along the walkway and enjoy the panoramic view of the bay. Along the way you'll see kids fishing and families swimming or savouring an ice cream on the foreshore. Watch sailboats and surfers riding the waves, and spot the occasional dolphins and whales that share these waters.