Find out the latest news and happenings at the National Aquarium of New Zealand.
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
Lexi Trotter from Karamu High was the recipient of our HB Science Fair prize.
The National Aquarium of New Zealand Award for the best exhibit related to aquatic animals was presented to Lexi at the Hawke’s Bay Regional Science Fair that was held at EIT in September.
18 October 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