There's ups and downs to living in Napier - take the flights in and out as an example.

MetService meteorologists have named Hawke's Bay Airport as one of New Zealand's five potentially most body-shaking places to fly into.

It's fair to say it's a title that not everyone in the city is celebrating, and not everyone in the city believes to be true.

But from canvassing the region, there appears to be little doubt that when the ferocious spring nor'westers are running hard, things can get hairy.


Hertz car rental franchise at Napier Airport
Passengers fume as