February 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Art Deco Centre 7 Tennyson St, Napier

Opera House Odyssey: Classic to Contemporary

ART DECO TRUST EVENT Discover Napier, Clive, and Hastings in a 2-hour coach tour through their rich interlocking histories. We start in Napier and take you to Hastings, exploring the timeless charm of these communities. The highlight is the ToiToi Opera House, featuring its mesmerising Art Nouveau interior. Following a short walk through the historic […]


February 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

National Aquarium of New Zealand 546 Marine Parade, Napier

1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Commemoration Lecture

INDEPENDENT EVENT The Hawke’s Bay Branch of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, presents The 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Commemoration Lecture. This year Professor Jason Ingham of the University of Auckland will give a lecture on assessing and upgrading existing buildings for earthquakes with relevance to Hawke’s Bay Art Deco buildings. This annual lecture commemorates the […]

15 - 17

February 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Departs from the Art Deco Centre 7 Tennyson Street, Napier

Beers, Bars & Brothels

ART DECO TRUST EVENT ADDITIONAL TOUR ADDED DUE TO DEMAND – Thursday 15 February @ 7pm Step back in time on our immersive 2-hour guided walking tour. Delve into the rich history of the 1930s as we explore three iconic drinking establishments: The Masonic, The Hawke’s Bay Club and the Provincial Bar / Rosie O’Gradys. […]


February 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Art Deco Centre, 7 Tennyson Street, Napier

Strome House Tour

Here is an opportunity to visit one of the region’s hidden gems on this exciting new tour. Strome House is a 1900s homestead located just 20 minutes from the city. This quant villa has historical charm that has to be visited to be appreciated. Along with stunning views, you will enjoy a Devonshire Tea with […]

16 - 19

February 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Napier Prison 55 Coote Road, Bluff Hill, Napier

1930s Escape Room and Self Guided Walking Tour

Double Whammy! Two Experiences in one Ticket! Get locked up in our specially re-vamped 1930s themed Escape Room with, 1, or up to 5 other friends, where you have 1-hour to make your escape. Filled with quirky tales from the 1930s you will need to use all your wit to see the light of day. […]


February 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Art Deco Centre 7 Tennyson St, Napier

Marewa Meander

A Napier Art Deco Festival exclusive. Marewa – the Maori word for a gift from the sea


February 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Art Deco Centre 7 Tennyson Street, Napier.

Deco Dawdle Tour

ART DECO TRUST EVENT On this Festival exclusive 1.5-hour tour, you will travel on a comfortable bus with a local guide hearing the history of Napier. You will enjoy a delicious Devonshire Tea while your guide explains the effects of the devastating 1931 earthquake. Your tour also includes The National Tobacco Company building exterior and […]

14 - 18

February 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Art Deco Centre 7 Tennyson Street, Napier

Deco Bus Tours

Here’s your opportunity to discover the heritage of Napier outside of the city centre. Your two hour tour includes a showing of the film about the 1931 earthquake ‘The Day that Changed the Bay’.

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