Yellow Fin Tuna with Fennel & Apple Salad | Recipe from Dish Foods

There were rave reviews during a recent gala dinner for this yellow fin tuna with fennel and apple salad, so our caterers have shared their recipe with you to make at home.  Enjoy!

8 April 2024

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Blueberry Relish | Recipe by Dish Foods

Dish Foods, our amazing in-house caterer's, have had so many comments about their delicious Blueberry Relish. We're sharing this recipe for you to enjoy at home over the holiday season.

10 December 2023

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Napier War Memorial rededicated and open to visitors

The newly restored Napier War Memorial has been officially rededicated by Napier Mayor Kirsten Wise and is now open to the public.

6 August 2023

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A Farewell and a New Face

At the end of this week we bid farewell to Conferences and Events Manager, Jacqui D’Ath and welcome Hayden Henderson as acting Conferences and Events Manager.

30 March 2023

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Hawke's Bay on show at BEIA conference

The three-day event saw delegates enjoy some of Hawke’s Bay’s finest cuisine as part of an elegant ‘long lunch’ hosted by Napier Conferences & Events.

28 November 2022

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COVID-19: Guidelines to prevent spread of COVID-19

As always, the safety and wellbeing of our customers, team members and communities is our top priority. We want to assure you that for those attending meetings or events at our venue, that we, along with our amazing catering provider Dish Catering, are taking the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 following Ministry of Health guidelines. These are outlined below.

12 September 2022

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Persistence rewarded for events industry

After 15 months and four postponements, 270 delegates finally came together at the Napier War Memorial Centre to share knowledge and celebrate the industry at the New Zealand Events Association (NZEA) Conference.

8 August 2022

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VR Technology Assisting Decision Making

Getting back to face-to-face meet-ups feels great, but bringing in new tech to augment the experience gives people even more to get excited about, says Jacqui D’Ath, Napier Conferences & Events Venue Manager.

9 May 2022

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The Ultimate Saffron Lemon Curd Trifle with Macadamia Toffee!

We asked our fabulous in-house caterers Dish Foods to share their ultimate trifle recipe for you all to enjoy over the festive season.

10 December 2020

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Taking away technology headaches

The Napier Conferences & Events team deliver more than just a Zoom login to operate in a changing climate. Learn more how they pushed forward to deliver new inhouse technology offerings.

3 December 2020

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We're welcoming the BEIA conference to Hawke's Bay in 2021

Hawke’s Bay has secured hosting rights for the 2021 Business Events Industry Aotearoa (BEIA) conference. The three-day, three-night event will be in held in October next year, managed by Napier Conferences & Events, one year after 2020 event, which was planned for Hawke’s Bay, was cancelled due to Covid-19.

2 December 2020

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Adaptability and technology key in changing times

Flexibility, providing a bespoke experience, adapting floor plans and delivering inhouse technology options is key to providing the service clients are needing in this new climate.

3 August 2020

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Different Name, Same Great Service

You may have noticed that our logo has changed slightly, this follows our recent renaming by Napier City Council.

3 June 2020

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Prospects bright for Hawke’s Bay business events industry

A familiarisation tour of local venues and experiences by visiting professional conference organisers (PCO) is the latest regional collaboration designed to grow the value of the business events industry for Hawke’s Bay.

29 November 2019

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CINZ Conference Coming to Hawke’s Bay

Napier Conferences and Events will be welcoming delegates for the 2020 CINZ Conference.

8 November 2019

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From Theatre Style Seating To Theatre Style Operating

The true flexibility and versatility of Napier Conference Centre was proven recently with the transformation of a conference room into a unique venue for cardiac surgeons.

20 June 2019

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Art Deco designed unveiled

The results of a collaborative project between a renowned professional embroiderer and the public has been gifted to the people of Napier and is on display at the Napier Conference Centre.

19 February 2019

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Dishing up tasty treats all in a day’s work

Our new kitchen and contracted catering team have been dishing up delicious snacks, lunches and dinners every day. Dish Catering, one of Hawke’s Bay’s most prestigious catering companies, operates onsite at the Napier Conference Centre, working hard behind the scenes to provide innovative cuisine.

7 February 2018

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Napier Conferences and Events hosts 2018 Tourism Export Council Conference

Hawke’s Bay have secured the TEC (Tourism Export Council) Conference in August 2018. The two day event will be held at Napier Conference Centre and will bring close to 250 delegates to the region. Our team are extremely excited to be hosting, and a highlight will sure to be the black-tie Prohibition Party being held on the second night at the conference centre.

7 February 2018

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New Videos and Virtual Tours Now Live!

Professional videos of our conference centre have now been completed demonstrating the facility, room set-ups, catering and team in both a corporate capacity and for weddings. We have also developed some great virtual tours for each room and are all available on our website to help guide our clients to the most appropriate space for their event.

5 February 2018

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A special wedding offer for those little extras

We’ve put together an offer of our most popular extras into a great package for half the price.
From the all-important parquet dance floor, to those special touches such as uplighting and chair covers, we’re offering our Extra’s Package for just $299 + GST (usually $599 + GST).

24 January 2018

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Packages Galore at Napier Conferences and Events!

Whether you have an hour to fill, an afternoon, or are considering a before-breakfast energiser at your next event, the team at Napier Conferences and Events are making it easier for conference organisers to deliver memorable experiences for delegates.

30 November 2017

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CINZ Gold Member, Qualmark Silver four star plusNew Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment.

Napier Conferences & Events
Napier War Memorial Centre
48 Marine Parade, Private Bag 6010, Napier 4140, New Zealand

Phone:+64 6 835 9001

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