New Zealand town with seaport in Hawke's Bay on the east coast of North Island. Edinburgh Napier University promotes talent and creates knowledge that shapes communities around the world. Napier has established itself as the leading port for Central New Zealand by hiring better staff and providing better responses. Discover Napier holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. Explore the Art Deco Center shop full of treasures so you can remember your time in Napier.