Napier War Memorial Centre

48 Marine Parade | Napier

The Napier War Memorial Centre is Hawke's Bay's only purpose-built conference venue, boasting eight diverse spaces over two floors. Situated on Napier's Marine Parade, the location makes it ideal for conferences, weddings, events and meetings with the view over the Pacific Ocean providing an unobstructed vista spanning Mahia Peninsula to Cape Kidnappers.

Only a pedestrian walkway separates the venue from the coastline and the sea. Napier’s beautiful CBD, with its many attractions, activities, shops, bars and restaurants, is located just a five-minute stroll away. There is a wide range of quality accommodation options located within a short walk or drive of the venue.

Carparking and transport

Limited car parking is available for guests and attendees in the venue's car park, situated in the adjacent Ocean Spa Complex, accessed off Marine Parade, 400m north of the front entrance. However, if parking for more than 3 hours you'll need to obtain a car-parking pass from the venue’s reception. Please note that all other street parking around the centre is for a maximum of two hours only.

Parking on the forecourt at the front of the venue is for unloading and loading only and vehicles parked there for extended periods of time may incur an infringement notice. All other street parking around is two hours only.

The Hawke’s Bay Airport is a 12-minute drive from the venue with Air New Zealand operating daily flights in and out of Hawke's Bay direct from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. There are many options for transport to and from the airport and, around Napier and Hawke's Bay. Find transport recommendations from the venue here.

Closer to the conference, the organising committee will enquire about attendee flight details and arrival times into Napier. Shuttles and buses from the airport will be arranged from the airport to the conference venue and/or hotels.