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Ahuriri Update  |  February 2016

See what's on this month in Ahuriri!

Get into the swing of Art Deco weekend with a make over, see what exciting events are on, and stay up to date on changes in Ahuriri. Keep reading to find out more...

Get into Art Deco with Ahuriri Pharmacy

Are you planning your Art Deco experience? Plan in a little me time and enjoy a complimentary make-over at Ahuriri Beauty Therapy. Add a touch of glamour with a mini manicure for only $10.00. Available February 17-20. Visit the Ahuriri Pharmacy website to secure your appointment today!

Ahuriri Traffic Management Meeting

Are you worried about the speed and volume of heavy traffic through Ahuriri? The Ahuriri Business Association (ABA) has been and is concerned about the increased risk to pedestrians and other traffic. To help understand steps that will be undertaken to minimse the risk, the ABA has arranged for the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and the Napier City Council (NCC) to present their proposed solutions. If you are interested in listening to the presentation and having your questions answered, a meeting is being held 5:30pm 23 March at Thirsty Whale. To RSVP email

Vibrant Art for Ahuriri

Ahuriri will host 25 national and international artists for the Seawalls: Murals for Oceans Festival, a week long event from 11 March 2016. The festival will provide vibrant, colourful artworks for locals and visitors to enjoy while raising awareness of the pressing environmental issues our oceans are facing. Coordinated by local artist Cinzah Merkens, click here to find out more about PangeaSeed and the Seawalls event. If you are interested in supporting the event email Cinzah for more information.

Ahuriri Meet & Greet

If you are interested in rubbing shoulders with local businesses, this months Ahuriri Meet & Greet is being held 25 February at Crowe Horwath/Alexander Construction offices, 5 Ossian Street, Ahuriri. Click here to RSVP.

Winter F.A.W.C! 2016

Applications are now open for Winter F.A.W.C! 2016 and F.A.W.C! By 5. If you are interested in hosting one of these fantastic events, contact the HB Tourism team for you application pack. Both Winter Event Applications & F.A.W.C! by 5 forms are due by 5pm, Friday 4th March.

2016 The Year of Disruption

All businesses are susceptible to disruption of the status quo, and the team from Crowe Horwath believe that your business is sitting on some key opportunities (or potentially facing disruptive threats).  Here is their round up of likely trends for 2016 to help, click here to read more. The ABA would like to thank Crowe Horwath for their ongoing support of the association with their accounting knowledge and service.

New look for
Walsh & Associates

ABA members Walsh & Associates have started the New Year off in style with the role out of their new brand. To see more from Walsh & Associates check out their new website, read some tips for success, and find out how their experience and expertise can help your business 'Keep Moving Forward'.

Spotlight on Ahuriri

The ABA is excited to welcome our newest member, New Zealand Wool Testing Authority (NZWTA). Strategically located in the centre of Ahuriri, NZWTA offer sampling, testing and certification for the wool industry and testing for the textile industry. To find out more visit the NZWTA website.

More than just an
old house!

Holding an extensive collection of Customs and maritime artefacts, and photographs, the Old Custom House is open to the public Sundays 11am – 4pm during summer, and 11am – 3pm first Sunday of the month from 12 April. Drop in and find out more about the history of the maritime industry in Ahuriri.

The Great Boardwalk Voucher Giveaway

Do you enjoy drinks and nibbles by the sea? Be the first person to email through the name of this iconic Ahuriri location and win a free Boardwalk mixed platter and bottle of house wine or bucket of beers. Thanks again to The Boardwalk for this amazing monthly giveaway!

What's happening in Ahuriri...

  • 17 - 21 February, Tremain Art Deco Weekend
  • 18 - 21 February, Royal Dalton High Tea and Bubbles, Port'o'Call, 2/9 Nelson Quay, Ahuriri
  • 17 February, Official Tremains Art Deco Powhiri, Waterside, 32 West Quay, Ahuriri
  • 18 February, Ahuriri Dinner Express
  • 18 February, Port Promenade, Port'o'Call, 2/9 Nelson Quay, Ahuriri
  • 19 February, Deco Disco, Shed 2 on the Quay, West Quay, Ahuriri
  • 19 February, Deco Soiree, Tabard Theatre, 18 Coronation Street, Ahuriri
  • 20 February, Napier Port Ocean Swim, Perfume Point Reserve, East Pier, Ahuriri
  • 20 February, Art Deco Dash, East Pier, Hardinge Road, Ahuriri
  • 20 February, Cafe Crawl De Luxe, 32 West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier
  • 21 February, Shed 2 Triathlon Series, Pandora Pond, Humber Road, Ahuriri
  • 25 February, Ahuriri Meet and Greet, Crowe Horwath & Alexander Construction offices, 5 Ossian Street, Ahuriri
  • 27 February - 6 March, Seaweek 2016
  • 11 - 19 March, Seawalls: Murals for Oceans, Ahuriri

Promote your business or event with Ahuriri!

As a voluntary organisation, the ABA would not be able to continue promoting our unique slice of paradise without you. If you would like to spread the word about your business or upcoming event please email

Want to join the ABA?

The Ahuriri Business Association (ABA) is a proactive, voluntary organisation that welcomes any business that wishes to become a member whether you are based in Ahuriri or simply love the village as much as we do! If you have any questions, would like to know more about the ABA, become a member, or would like to promote your business on our website, email

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