Napier City Business Incorporated

  • Registered as an Incorporated Society in 1998
  • Napier City Business Inc (NCBI) is an independent organisation, entirely separate from Napier City Council (NCC) or any other body
  • NCBI currently employs three part time staff (that equate to 1.75 FTE’s.)
  • Funded by way of a targeted levy on all commercial buildings in the rateable area (see membership zone below) + a contribution from Napier City Council
  • Current membership totals approximately 400 businesses and 2,000 staff


  • All businesses that fall within the area below are automatically NCBI members by nature of falling within the rateable area

Member Make-up

  • Our graph shows the make up of our NCBI members

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NCBI Board

The NCBI board is elected once a year, and meets regularly to oversee NCBI activity and set strategy.

Current board members include:

Chairman – Kim Hooper – Building Owner

Dan Browne – Owner/Operator of Indelible

Jane Libby – Manager, Napier iSite

Justin Leydesdorff – Owner/Operator of Stirling Sports Napier

Lizzie Russell – Owner/Operator of Tennyson Gallery

Napier City Council Representative – Councillor Sally Crown

Treasurer – Heidi Dunlop, Partner, Navigator Accounting

Trish Hall Hall Consulting

NCBI Staff

General Manager – Pip Thompson  –

Events & Sponsorship Manager – Andrea Johnston Taylor –

Membership Liaison & Social Media Guru – Eliza Ryall –

2019 – 2022 STRATEGY



“To create sustainable vibrancy within Napier CBD”




To ensure Napier CBD is a desirable place for people to work, live and play




NCBI will look to achieve this vision by focusing on these three high level objectives :

  1. Locals are interested in what is happening in the CBD
  2. NCBI maintains an enthusiastic & engaged membership
  3. The Napier CBD “after 5 economy” is thriving

If you would like more information on this strategy, please contact

Contact us

Physical address :
1/12 Dickens Street, Napier CBD

Postal address : PO Box 526, Napier, 4140

Phone : 06 – 834-3916

Email :

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Submit your business

All businesses within the area outlined above are automatically a member of NCBI by nature of being located within the rateable area. If you are new to town, and would like to meet with us, please email

If your business falls outside this area, we have an associate membership available for a small fee. Please fill in the form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.