Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Ocean Spa

Situated right by the sea with wonderful views one can swim, soak and play in the many heated salt chlorinated pools.  Ocean Spa also has its own gym.  If your hungry after all that it has a cafe and restaurant.   

The Swan Memorial 

This limestone wall which supports a tiled roof was built in 1917.  It acted as a shelter for a children's paddling pool. The pool was said to be the first of its kind in New Zealand.  G H Swan was Napier's mayor at the time , he did a lot to promote the development of Marine Parade

G H Swan Mayor 1885-1901 

more info http://www.oceanspa.co.nz/index.html and http://www.oceanspa.co.nz/about/about.htm