Napier Boys’ High School is located in the beautiful city of Napier, New Zealand, beside the Pacific Ocean. Living in Napier is a unique experience. It is a city known for its climate and beauty. Napier’s architecture and natural setting make it an extremely popular tourist destination. Napier is world-renowned for its Art Deco architecture. This architectural beauty complements the magnificent natural environment of beaches, parks, orchards, palms, pines and the South Pacific Ocean. The warm, balmy Californian climate encourages a range of leisure activities.

Napier is a comfortable city with a welcoming population. As a destination for young men it offers a range of experiences that serve to extend the school-based education offered by Napier Boys’ High School.


Hawke’s Bay is renowned for its Californian coastal climate with long hot summers, mild winters and maximum sunshine hours. Typical summer temperatures range from 26°C to 36°C (maximum daytime). In winter, high temperatures are between 15°C to 20°C. The pleasant and settled weather is one of the reasons people choose to visit and live in the region.

Getting here

Hawke’s Bay is located on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island and is accessible by driving, flying and cruise ship. Getting here is enjoyable and easy. Hawke’s Bay is well serviced by daily direct Air New Zealand and Jetstar flights. Flights from Auckland take an average 55 minutes. The Hawke’s Bay Airport is located 10 minutes from Napier Boys’ High School.


Hawke’s Bay has plenty to keep all ages occupied, including the world’s largest gannet colony, New Zealand’s oldest farmers market, the country’s only water-themed park, over 70 wineries, extensive cycle trails, wonderful cafes and restaurants, the National Aquarium of New Zealand, where you can swim with sharks. The Hawke’s Bay has world-class sporting facilities. Cape Kidnappers Golf Course is ranked one of the top 50 golf courses in the world. Hawke’s Bay is considered the Art Deco Capital. Every year over 20 000 people enjoy a guided tour through its unique streets.