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The Napier Municipal Theatre combines elegant art deco style with modern theatre facilities, making it a flexible event and function venue. With two event spaces, theatre seating for up to 989, full bar and catering facilities as well as a dedicated team, you can be confident your event will run smoothly and delight audiences and conference delegates alike.

Our experienced team of skilled technicians are on hand to help in a range of specialist areas such as audio, lighting, theatre rigging and all other stage equipment requirements.

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Theatre

Theatre

With a seating capacity of 985 on two levels (Stalls and Circle), the staging, lighting, orchestra pit, back stage access and other technical aspects suit a wide range of production requirements.

Seating
Stalls: 662
Circle:  327

View our seating plan

Pan Pac foyer

Pan Pac foyer

The circular Pan Pac foyer offers another stunning environment in which to entertain, exhibit, conference or hold an unforgettable function. It is an ideal small entertainment space complimented with full bar service facilities.

Seating
Theatre style:  200
Banquet style:  80

Pianos

Pianos

The Napier Municipal Theatre has three regularly serviced pianos available for use in the venue. A Steinway Model D Concert Grand, Challen Grand Piano and Yamaha upright piano. 

The Steinway was purchased in 2002 through local fundraising by an enthusiastic team of volunteers, with renowned New Zealand pianist Patrick O’Byrne selecting it from the Steinway factory in Hamburg.

Marketing support

Marketing support

If you need support and advice on promoting your show to the Hawke's Bay audience, we can help. We have access to local media and promotional opportunities that can help build on your marketing plan and enhance your results.

Marketing Support Checklist

Venue booking enquiry

Venue booking enquiry

Have a curtain raiser you’d like to discuss with us? For all venue booking enquiries please complete our online booking form.

Venue booking form

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