Napier Travel Blog

    Complete guide to the Mission concert in Napier

    Mission Concert Napier

    The famous Mission Concert started in 1993 on a paddock beside the winery just outside of Napier and apart from a couple of rained out years, it’s the biggest event in the Hawkes Bay calendar. I’ve been four times. Five if you count the time we were sent home after it was rained out for…

    Napier’s amazing murals

    Napier aquarium mural

    I had the coolest time today, twirling in circles following my map, checking out 29 new murals painted on entire building walls in Napier by New Zealand and international artists in March 2016 as part of the PangaSeed Festival. They depict the precarious relationship between the ocean and the sealife that live in it. They’re…