Getting to and around Napier is easy with some great public transport options.

The NZPI 2019 Weaving the Strands Conference will be held in Napier across several venues. We will be providing a limited amount of transport between plenary and breakout venues, it is restricted to those who are unable to walk between the venues.  Buses to social events & the gala dinner are limited and are running on a first in first served basis.  

Click here to view transport schedule

For general information on getting to and around Napier please see below.


Fly to Napier

For those who are flying into Napier,  you might want to check out flights on Air New Zealand or look early to grab a seat on

The Airport is situated on State Highway 2 at Westshore, Napier, approximately 10 minutes from the Napier CBD and 20 minutes from Hastings.



Bus to Napier

Intercity Coachlines depart daily from locations across the North Island.   Visit their website for services and timetables


Getting Around Napier



goBay bus services in and around Hastings, Flaxmere, Havelock North, Taradale and Napier are managed by Hawke's Bay Regional Council and operated by GoBus.


For fare prices and time table visit




  • Hawkes Bay Taxis - 06 835 7777

  • Bay Wide Taxis - 0800 88 55 33

  • Half Price Cabs - 06 974 4444

  • Hastings Taxi – 06 878 5055





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