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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

by Douglas Adams
It's an ordinary Thursday lunchtime for Arthur Dent until his house gets demolished. The Earth follows shortly afterwards, to make way for a new hyperspace bypass, and his best friend is an alien...

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Because You'll Never meet Me

by Leah Thomas
There are truths you can only tell a stranger, and this friendship is the strangest. Ollie and Moritz are best friends, but they can never meet, because if they ever did, one of them would die.

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Dead of Winter

by Kresley Cole
Evie was almost seduced by the life that Death offered her - until Jack was threatened by two of the most dangerous and horrific Arcana. She will do anything to save him, even escape Death...

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The Allergy Book

by Robert W. Sears et al
A comprehensive guide to treating and preventing nasal allergies, asthma, food allergies and intolerances, and more.

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Stallo

by Stefan Spjut
What if something is out there? A terrifying supernatural thriller for fans of Let the Right One In, The Passage, and Salem's Lot.

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Skin Deep

by Gary Kemble
When washed up journalist Harry Hendrick wakes with a hangover and a strange symbol tattooed on his neck, he shrugs it off as a bad night out. When more tattoos appear, Harry's world takes a dramatic...

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Ulverscroft audiobooks
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eBook instructions
If you have an eReader but would like help downloading eBooks onto your computer and transferring them to your device; try our instructions on our technical support page, titled 'How to download Napier Library eBooks to your eReader'. If you would like further help, please don't hesitate to contact the library.
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Napier Aquatic Centre

Situated in the centre of Napier, in the middle of Onekawa Park, the Napier Aquatic Centre is a safe and affordable aquatic facility for everyone.
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MTG Hawke's Bay

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Napier War Memorial Conference Centre

We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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Parklands Residential Estate

Located in the Art Deco city of Napier. We have worked closely with our builders to promote and develop high quality housing within an open-aspect environment.
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Par2 MiniGolf

Come to Par2 MiniGolf and meet Seamore the Seagull at our sea-side minigolf courses. Challenge your friends and family for a round.
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Napier Youth

We hope to help provide information for the young people of Napier. The Youth Council of Napier help to shape this website by sharing their views and current issues that the youth are facing.
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Napier City Council

For Napier City residents and citizens to have easy access to see what council are currently working on, completed, what they do, facilities, and council information.
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The Faraday Centre

The Faraday Centre in Napier, is Hawke's Bay's Museum of Technology. It's a place of discovery where history comes alive through hands on experience.
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William Colenso

Build on the blossoming national and international interest in William Colenso's life and ideas as the result of the William Colenso Bicentenary Celebrations in Hawke's Bay in 2011, and a body of new publications and research.
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Napier Municipal Theatre

Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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