Napier was rebuilt in its now famous Art Deco style after a terrible earthquake in 1931. Now, each February the city becomes filled with classic cars and people dressed in Deco style, which provides the perfect backdrop to this unique festival. It attracts visitors from all over the world.
The city of Napier was rebuilt in the early 1930s following a large earthquake. It is now a city in which one can see a variety of buildings in the architectural styles of the 1930s, which include Art Deco. Every year the Art Deco Weekend is held and one can enjoy a variety of wines, excellent dining, jazz, dance, films, theatre, tours of buildings and much more. The city becomes filled with classic cars and people dressed in Deco style, which provides the perfect backdrop to this unique festival, which attracts visitors from all over the world.
Hawkes Bay is a large and diverse province, famous for its fine wines, sunshine and pristine coastline. Napier is the principal centre, and has a fine coastal position on the sweeping bay.
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