Historic and Ghost Tours in NZ's Oldest Prison
We can provide 1 hour guided group tours of the prison to suit your age group. Alternatively, we run a 2-hour Junior Programme featuring an historical tour, scavenger hunt, fingerprinting and games. Children can enter the cells, visit the hanging yard and hear about the secret tunnel, ghosts and lighthouse. Seated areas are provided for morning tea or lunch. Excellent for exchange students or students studying other languages are our audio tours in 15 different languages.
Napier Prison is just a few minutes walk to the town centre and Marine Parade.
Self-guided audio tours are available every day.
To book your school group tour
P: 06 835 9933
Rewi Alley an extraordinary ordinary New Zealander.
To order his re-released Biography go to order form
Rewi Alley’s 120th Birthday Anniversary is being celebrated in 2017 with the
release of Rewi’s Biography now published in both Chinese and English and to
order this fascinating book please use the link above
History & Social Studies Teachers Years 7–10 & Years 11–13 see link below for
resources prepared by a teacher.
Rewi Alley was:
• Raised and educated in Canterbury,
• Veteran of the 1st World War in France,
• Taranaki Farmer in the 1920s
• Spent 50 years in China where he is highly honoured.
The Learning.Anniversary Coordinating Committee in conjunction with the NZ China
Friendship Society has commissioned three Units of
These units are now available as a free online resource and to download visit;