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-<​note>​These three towns have amongst them the best climate in New Zealand, with hot dry summers and warm winters. These are the favorite ​areas to retire to. Certainly places we could happily live.</​note>​+<​note>​These three towns have amongst them the best climate in New Zealand, with hot dry summers and warm winters. These are the favourite ​areas to retire to. Certainly places we could happily live.</​note>​
  
 Napier is a port city in Hawke'​s Bay. It has a population of 58,​100. ​ Less than twenty kilometres separate the centres of Hastings City and Napier, and the two are often called "The Twin Cities"​ or "The Bay Cities"​. The population of the urban area of Napier-Hastings is 122,600 which makes Napier-Hastings the fifth largest urban area in the country, closely followed by Tauranga (116,000), and Dunedin (114,900). Napier is a port city in Hawke'​s Bay. It has a population of 58,​100. ​ Less than twenty kilometres separate the centres of Hastings City and Napier, and the two are often called "The Twin Cities"​ or "The Bay Cities"​. The population of the urban area of Napier-Hastings is 122,600 which makes Napier-Hastings the fifth largest urban area in the country, closely followed by Tauranga (116,000), and Dunedin (114,900).
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-Napier'​s major tourist attraction is its architecture,​ which draws Art Deco and architecture enthusiasts from around the world. The rebuilding period after the 1931 earthquake coincided with the shortlived ​and rapidly changing Art Deco era and the Great Depression, when little "​mainstreet"​ development was being undertaken elsewhere. As a result Napier'​s architecture is strikingly different from any other city; the other notable Art Deco city, Miami Beach, has Streamline Moderne Art Deco. The whole centre of Napier was rebuilt simultaneously.+Napier'​s major tourist attraction is its architecture,​ which draws Art Deco and architecture enthusiasts from around the world. The rebuilding period after the 1931 earthquake coincided with the short lived and rapidly changing Art Deco era and the Great Depression, when little "​mainstreet"​ development was being undertaken elsewhere. As a result Napier'​s architecture is strikingly different from any other city; the other notable Art Deco city, Miami Beach, has Streamline Moderne Art Deco. The whole centre of Napier was rebuilt simultaneously.
  
  
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