Pania of the Reef Napier

Pania of the Reef Napier

Published on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

There is no story more romantic than that of Pania, the beautiful maiden of the sea people and Karitoki, her handsome Maori lover. The statue was first formed in clay from a photograph of Mei Robin (now Mei Whaitiri), who was 15 at the time. A mould was made of […]

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Napier Art Deco Celebrations

Published on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

For many years now, Napier has been celebrating the dramatic change from the earthquake.  For one week each February, thousands of visitors from around the world, come to experience hospitality, and the many exciting activities within the area. There are 1930’s themed picnics, concerts, soirees and vintage car displays. The […]

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