Membership Events

Napier City Business Inc. would like your help to develop a seasonal, year-round events and activations calendar for Napier’s city centre. Through events and activations we support businesses to thrive and create welcoming, engaging environments that encourage people to use and enjoy our city centre. It is the intention that our events calendar directly contributes to increased spend and visitation in our city centre.

Please put forward your event/activation idea by completing the survey.

Take the Survey Here 

Visitors FAQ

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions by visitors. Please help them find their way if they ask. 

Q. Where are the toilets located? 
A. Marine Parade – (next to i-SITE Visitor Centre), Marine Parade Playground, Marine Parade Carpark, Lower Dickens Street, Clive Square Bus Stop, Tiffen Car park.
Q. Where are the baby changing facilities?
A. Marine Parade (next to i-SITE Visitor Centre) 8.30 am-5 pm (7 days), and Upper Dickens Street (7 days) Ocean Boulevard.
Q. Convenience Store locations?
A. Manna Family Food Mart 153 Marine Parade, Central Store, 74 Hastings Street, Discount Specialist 260 Emerson St
Q. Where is the local/nearest pharmacy?
A. Life Pharmacy, 131 Emerson Street.
Q. Where can I exchange foreign currency?
A. US and Australian dollars, The Napier Antique and Jewelery Centre, 65 Tennyson Street.
A. Australian dollars – Life Pharmacy, 131 Emerson Street.
A. There may be more that pop up later, so watch this space. If you are willing to exchange foreign currency, email
Q. Do banks exchange Foreign Exchange?
A. Short answer is No.

Q. Where are the nearest underwear and lingerie stores? This is true; when on holiday, who wants to wash? If you sell underwear and are not listed below, please email


A. Bendon, 70 Emerson Street, Postie Plus, 115 Emerson Street, Farmers, 162 Hastings Street, Hallensteins Brothers, 167 Emerson Street, Cotton On, 65 Emerson Street, OOMA, Objects Of My Affection, 40 Tennyson Street.

Q. Is there a local courier company we can use should our international shoppers need purchases couriered door to door?

A. Local CBD company on Dickens Street  Pack & Send offer a door-to-door courier service. Contact Bruce Pankhurst & Ruth Locker on (06) 834 0606  Please note the hours. Monday – Friday, 8.30 am – 5 pm: Holidays hours: We close at 12pm on 23/12 and reopen 9/1

Q. Do passengers have to test covid negative to disembark the ship?

A. Yes, they do have to test negative, so the risk to the Napier Community from cruise ship visitors is minimal.





Membership registration

Own your own business within the CBD?   To have access to all the membership benefits, register today.