Story: Hawke’s Bay region

Port of Napier

Port of Napier

The Port of Napier is located on Napier’s outer coast beneath Bluff Hill. The inner harbour at Ahuriri was also used for shipping purposes until the 1931 earthquake raised the seabed. As well as handling imports and exports, the port provides berthing facilities for visiting cruise ships.

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Port of Napier
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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Transport and infrastructure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015