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Discover the Art Deco Capital with Napier’s official, most experienced, and longest-running tour operator. You can book our seasonal walks in advance, however during winter the 11 am and 4:30 pm walks will not be running.

You can book a viewing of the 1931 Earthquake film where you will hear of the devastation of the city and the stories of the people it left behind.  Or you can embark on a 1-hour walk with a professionally trained Art Deco Trust guide.

If you are unable take a Guided Walking Tour, stroll through the streets of downtown Napier using the Art Deco Trust’s Self Guided booklet, or the mobile PDF version. A handy illustrated guide to Napier’s Art Deco Quarter. 

Its comprehensive text and photographs reveal Napier’s fascinating 1930’s streetscape, born from the 1931 earthquake, fire and courage.

What does the venue say?

The Art Deco Trust is a guardian, a storyteller and an interpreter of some unique national treasures.


  • Paid attraction
  • Nature
  • Arts and culture

Accessible features

  • Ramps
  • Accessible walkways
  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible eating areas
  • Mobility parking
  • Grab rails
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wheelchair hire
  • Guided tours
  • Assistance and mobility dogs allowed

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