Napier City Business Incorporated

  • Registered as an Incorporated Society in 1998
  • Napier City Business Inc (NCBI) is an independent organisation, entirely separate from Napier City Council (NCC) or any other body
  • NCBI currently employs two staff (that equate to 1.6 FTE’s.)
  • Funded by way of a targeted levy on all commercial buildings in the rateable area (see membership zone below) + a contribution from Napier City Council
  • Current membership totals approximately 400 businesses and 2,000 staff


  • All businesses that fall within the area below are automatically NCBI members by nature of falling within the rateable area

Member Make-up

  • Our graph shows the make up of our NCBI members

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Board Make-Up

The NCBI board is elected once a year, and meets regularly to oversee NCBI activity and set strategy.

Current board members include:

Chairman – Dan Browne – Owner/Operator of Indelible

Jane Libby – Manager, Napier iSite

Shane Gorst – General Manager, Art Deco Trust

Terri Coates – Owner/Operator, Spex Eyewear

Shaun Bates – Owner/Operator, Indigo Restaurant

Napier City Council Representative – Deputy Mayor Faye White

Treasurer – Simon Griggs, Owner/Operator, Navigator Accounting

2017 – 2022 STRATEGY


“To create vibrancy within Napier CBD”


“To create vibrancy by ensuring Napier is a desirable play to live, work and play”


NCBI will achieve the above through :

  1. Events – making established events work better for the CBD & create a hum of activity throughout the year
    1. Leverage current local and regional events
    2. Develop shoulder season activities
    3. Ensure all members are fully informed of all activities
  2. Communication – proactively promote the CBD to the general public & make sure every member is communicated with effectively
    1. Business to business – within the membership
    2. Maintain relationships with key stakeholders
    3. Communication with the general public
  3. Advocacy – be the voice of the CBD

Contact us

Physical address :
1/12 Dickens Street, Napier CBD

Postal address : PO Box 526, Napier, 4140

Phone : 06 – 834-3916

Email :

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Submit your business

All businesses within the area outlined above are automatically a member of NCBI by nature of being located within the rateable area. If you are new to town, and would like to meet with us, please email

If your business falls outside this area, we have an associate membership available for a small fee. Please fill in the form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.