Self-Guided Tours

Self-Guided Brochure

Digital Brochure & Physical Brochure to explore the Art Deco capital of the world.

Self-Guided App

Art Deco Napier New Napier Arch-260

Experience Napier's Art Deco architecture in your own time, immerse yourself in our history and learn all about a devastating earthquake. 

The app is available in 7 languages: English, Mandarin, Spanish, French, Korean, German and Hindi. 

The App is $5.99NZD and you will need access to wifi or mobile data for the duration of the tour.


Make a donation to the Art Deco Trust.

Donations and memberships are the lifeblood of the Art Deco Trust.

The Trust is a preservation organisation that uses the economic benefits from membership and donations to preserve, promote and celebrate the historical and architectural importance of our buildings in the central Napier CBD - referred to the as the Art Deco precinct.
The Trust works in many ways such as:
  • Conducting year-round guided walks and tours
  • Operating the Art Deco Centre, a shop packed full of mementos and information from the Deco era.
  • Staging annual Art Deco Events in February and July
  • Assisting journalists, photographers and film crews to record Napier for world-wide publication.
  • Promoting Napier nationally and internationally
  • Providing colour schemes and working with businesses and building owners to preserve and enhance Napier.
  • Cooperating with the Napier City Council to encourage building preservation.
Please note our Charitable Registration Number is: CC21328.  You can view our page on the Charities Commission Website here

All donations over $5.00 are tax deductible and will receive a receipt.