Find out the latest news about what is happening at Kennedy Park Resort and also what is happening locally in Napier and Hawke's Bay.

We're opening to guests from Thursday 6 April

Thank you to our guests who have been so understanding and supportive following the devastating effects of Cyclone Gabrielle across Hawke’s Bay. We are pleased to advise we will be open for all our existing bookings from Thursday 6 April.

16 March 2023

read more »

We are closed

Kennedy Park Resort Napier will be closed until further notice due to the Civil Defence Emergency in the Hawke’s Bay region. The resort and region has widespread flooding, power outages, resource shortages and damage.

14 February 2023

read more »

Vaccine Passes No Longer Required

From Tuesday 5 April, a Vaccine Pass will not be required when staying at Kennedy Park Resort.

4 April 2022

read more »

Operating Under the Traffic Light System

The safety and wellbeing of our guests, staff and community are our top priority, and for that reason we have made the decision to require everyone aged 12 and over who comes to Kennedy Park Resort to show their My Vaccine Pass or an official medical exemption.

6 December 2021

read more »

Vaccine Pass Tile S shot version

Kennedy Park Resort COVID-19 Update

Kennedy Park Resort is classed as a ‘supported self isolating facility’. Due to the evolving situation of COVID-19 in our community, we are supporting the care of a recent positive COVID-19 case.

20 November 2021

read more »

Social MEdia Tile

Plenty of action in Napier leading up to Kennedy Park Resort Rally Hawke’s Bay

Get ready to welcome New Zealand’s top rally drivers to Napier next week as they prepare themselves for Kennedy Park Resort Rally Hawke’s Bay, the fourth round of the NZ Rally Championship.

19 July 2021

read more »

resize OtagoRally2021 CopyrightGeoffRidder GR408221

New facility positions Kennedy Park for the future

New bathroom, kitchen and laundry facilities are now open at Napier’s Council-owned, award-winning Kennedy Park Resort.

14 December 2020

read more »

rsz kennedy park resort ablution block opening dec 2020 1

COVID-19 Update - We're Open

We want to assure our guests that we are open for business and looking forward to welcoming you to Kennedy Park Resort.

11 May 2020

read more »

Unite against COVID 19

Kennedy Park Resort shows confidence in its future

Napier’s Council-owned, award-winning Kennedy Park Resort has begun construction of new bathroom, kitchen and laundry facilities.

5 May 2020

read more »

David A Kennedy Park Resort Construction April 2020 3

New Kitchen and Bathrooms for 2020!

We are excited to announce that we’re commencing a rebuild of our main ablution block in April this year. This is all part of offering Qualmark Gold quality accommodation to our valued guests.

28 January 2020

read more »


We're Going Smokefree on 11 November 2019

Kennedy Park Resort Napier continues its shift towards better sustainability practices and wellbeing for guests with the decision to go smokefree from next Monday, 11 November.
All areas within the Napier City Council owned accommodation facility will be smokefree.

7 November 2019

read more »

Kennedy Park Resort Reception April 2018 24

The Great New Zealand Tractor Trek 2018 is coming to Kennedy Park!

The second Great New Zealand Tractor Trek is arriving in Napier on Saturday 24 February in a bid to raise funds and awareness for Cranford Hospice. We're proud to support this event and will have them right here at Kennedy Park for a special family event from 4-8pm. All are welcome to check out the tractor line up, bring a picnic and enjoy our playground and jumping pillow. There will also be The Hawke's basketball team attending as well.

16 February 2018

read more »


Kennedy Park a high achiever for Napier

Kennedy Park Resort Napier is going from strength to strength, receiving awards, top ratings from Qualmark and now having its manager being elected president of the Holiday Accommodation Parks of NZ (HAPNZ) within the space of a few weeks.

8 September 2017

read more »

HB Tourism Awards
feature nmt
Book online now!

Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by Kennedy Park Resort Napier to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Kennedy Park Resort Napier shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Kennedy Park Resort Napier cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.

© Kennedy Park Resort Napier -