Napier's renowned Art Deco Heritage Buildings can be searched using the search tool above which will provide a range of information
about the building including the architect, building plans, photos and where records are held. This information is invaluable for heritage
researchers and provides a knowledge bank for future generations about Napier's heritage buildings following the devastating 1931 earthquake.
This information has been derived from the Art Deco Inventory (which is available in PDF format from the documents section below).
The first edition of this document was published in 1991 and was compiled by Amanda Bilman and Tom Gill for the Art Deco Trust in
association with the Napier City Council.
With the assistance of:
Peter Hanley, Val Dell & Robert McGregor (Art Deco Trust)
John O'Shaughnessy, Alastair Thompson & Ruth McWatt (Napier City Council)
John Reid (Valuation New Zealand)
Karen Israelson (Napier Public Library)
Joy Axford (Berry Memorial Library, HB Museum)
Guy Natusch (The Natusch Partnership)
The Art Deco Trust acknowledges grants from:
The Kingdom Foundation
The information contained in the inventory has been updated in 1997 and again in 2003 and will continue to be perodically
updated as more research is carried out.
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Cadastral Information derived from Land Information New Zealands' Digital Cadastral DataBase (DCDB). CROWN
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