Find out the latest news and happenings at the National Aquarium of New Zealand.
Fin-tastic event about sharks
Sleek, silent and speedy- sharks are one of the ocean’s most famous inhabitants.
But we have much to learn about sharks, something that one scientist is keen to share with young admirers of the mighty fish.
26 March 2018
Celebrate Children’s Day at the Aquarium
Free entry for one child when accompanied by one paying adult (children aged between 3 and 14) on Children's Day, Sunday 4 March 2018.
19 February 2018
New Napier tour for Seaweek 2018
Few cities have an environmental wonder like the Ahuriri Estuary on their doorstep, and this Seaweek a special tour will take place to emphasize what makes it a taonga of Napier.
9 February 2018
Fins, fish and a few facts
Shark fins, tuatara skin and pickled fish are coming to many a classroom near you this term, thanks to a new programme by the National Aquarium of New Zealand.
2 November 2017
Moa bones to go on display
A new exhibit has opened at the National Aquarium of New Zealand- and it has been over five centuries in the making.
26 September 2017
Bold Vision for "unforgettable" National Aquarium
Napier City Council has shared further details of its plan to expand the National Aquarium of New Zealand, announcing the support of high profile partners such as Weta Workshop and Air New Zealand
24 August 2017
New walking tours planned by National Aquarium
Napier’s Marine Parade has been the setting of earthquakes, aquariums, legends, murals and a secretive U-boat mission. These stories are set to be shared at the beginning of Te Wiki O Te Reo Maori (Maori Language Week).
17 August 2017
Upgraded and up-sized cafe and shop now open!
We would like to extend an invitation to you to see the fantastic changes that have happened in our Fish Bowl Cafe and Treasure Chest Gift Shop.
1 February 2017
Have a Close Encounter experience
Want to help feed the alligators? Perhaps hold a Little Penguin? Or swim daringly with the sharks? You can, with a Close Encounter at the National Aquarium. There's six to choose from.
23 November 2014