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ECCs, Primary & Secondary Schools

Located close to some of Napier's best ECCs and schools, children can walk or bike safely on the network of cycle-ways accessible from Parklands. And, if you need to drive your children to school, most are only a short distance drive away.

Prebensen Drive Cycle-way
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Limestone Paths
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Cycling, Walking & Running Tracks

Napier is renowned for its comprehensive network of cycle-ways, which are also available for walking and running. They cover some of Napier's most beautiful scenery and are a mix of both concrete and limestone paths that anyone can ride.

Napier City
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Tennyson Street
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Shopping & Essential Services

Adjacent to Parklands on Prebensen Drive, sit several of Napier's big box stores including Mitre 10, Farmlands and Kmart. The nearby suburb of Tamatea has a PAK'nSAVE, a Z service station and a pharmacy. And, Napier's city centre is only five minutes away while Taradale Village is just a 10-minute drive. Hastings and Havelock are a 20-minute drive.

Park Island
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Aspiring Drive Playground Parklands
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Sportsgrounds & Green Spaces

The nearby Park Island is Hawke's Bay's largest collection of sportsgrounds including rugby, football and hockey fields. In the same area are walking / running tracks through wooded areas, along with the Park Island Dog Park & Agility Track.

Mission Estate Vineyard
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Church Road Winery
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Wineries, Vineyards & Events

Napier is home to two of New Zealand's most famous wineries: The Mission and Church Road. Both are located within a very short distance of Parklands and are open for cellar-door, wine tasting, and in summer host international music events.

Hawke's Bay Airport
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Parklands is located close to the Hawke's Bay expressway & bus network, which provides easy access to key areas in Napier and wider Hawke's Bay. Parklands is also just five minutes' drive from Hawke's Bay airport. 

Private & Public Transport
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