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Napier is a New Zealand city with a seaport, located in Hawke's Bay on the eastern coast of the North Island. The population of Napier is about 61,100 as of the June 2014 estimate.
About 18 kilometres south of Napier is the inland city of Hastings. These two neighbouring cities are often called "The Bay Cities" or "The Twin Cities" of New Zealand. The total population of the Napier-Hastings urban area is 128,800 people, which makes it the fifth-largest urban area in New Zealand.
Napier's major tourist attraction is its architecture, which draws Art Deco and architecture enthusiasts from around the world.
Popular attractions include; National Tobacco Company Building, The T & G Building (Atkin & Mitchell, Wellington, 1936), Pania of the Reef. Other tourist attractions in Napier include MTG Hawke's Bay (the museum, art gallery and theatre) which features information on both the 1931 earthquake and Napier's redesign as an Art Deco city, the Soundshell and the Pania of the Reef statue.
The National Aquarium is one of the foremost aquariums in New Zealand.
The historic Napier Prison is the oldest prison in New Zealand and the only place in Napier where some of the earthquake damage has been left in place.
February has the Art Deco weekend and the Mission Estate Winery Concert in Greenmeadows which has featured Chris De Burgh, Olivia Newton-John, Eric Clapton, Kenny Rogers, Ray Charles, Rod Stewart, Sting performing with the NZ Symphony Orchestra, Shirley Bassey, Beach Boys, Doobie Brothers, Tom Jones, and in 2013 Barry Gibb with Carol King.
Attractions nearby include the Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony and many vineyards bordering Taradale, Hastings City, and north of Napier around Bay View and the Esk Valley.
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