THE BEST WAY TO NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND
From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Napier is offered on Air New Zealand. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,118, excluding taxes and fees.
To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 64 (the country code for New Zealand) and the local number.
WHERE TO GO
Art Deco Shop & Visitor Centre, 163 Tennyson St., Napier; 6-835-0022, http://www.artdeconapier.com. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. The 2013 Art Deco Weekend will take place Feb.13-17.
Statements Gallery, Hastings and Tennyson streets; Napier; 6-834-1331, http://www.statementsgallery.co.nz. Open 9:30 a.m-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays.
Paper-works, 27 Tennyson St., Napier; 6-835-3859, http://www.paper-works.co.nz. Open 10 a.m -4 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and Mondays; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays.
Mission Estate Winery, 198 Church Road; 6-845-9350, http://www.missionestate.co.nz. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. Daily tours at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
WHERE TO STAY
McHardy Lodge, 11 Bracken St., Napier; 6-835-0605, http://www.mchardylodge.co.nz. High-season rates (Oct. 1-April 30): Four suites, $483, and two standard rooms, from $416 a night, breakfast included.
Black Barn Retreats, Black Barn Road, RD12, Havelock North; 6-877-7985, http://www.blackbarn.com/retreats. Fourteen properties, from a two-bedroom cottage, for $328 a night, to an eight-bedroom retreat, for $1,749, in high season.
Maison Bearnaise B&B, 25 France Road, Bluff Hill, Napier; 6-835-4693, http://www.maisonbearnaise.co.nz. Two guestrooms, each with private bath, from $134.
The Dome, 101 Marine Parade (corner of Emerson Street), Napier; 6-835-0707, http://www.thedome.co.nz. Apartments from $293 a night (low season from $251).
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