We are now at

57, Wakefield Street, Onekawa, Napier, New Zealand.

just 50 metres from the junction with Austin Street.

A corner of our showroom.

We are usually open on Thursdays from 10-30 until 4-00 and on MOST Saturday mornings from 9-30 until 12-00, otherwise by appointment (including Sundays and evenings).

Please phone on 06 8445 312  or 021 254 8083 for an appointment to view pianos.

Piano tuner with pianos for sale.  Tuning service offered in Hastings, Napier, Havelock North. Taradale, Waipukurau, Waipawa, Turangi, Omori, Pukawa & Kuratau.

Talk to the 5th generation specialist piano tuner technician, Ian Appleton ALCM MPTA, not a salesperson.

Gill & Ian welcome you to Appletons' for Pianos. We are a family, specialist piano business and have been established in Napier for 38 years.



You will not find us pushy. We take pride in offering a genuinely helpful service to all our customers.

The rogues gallery

Grandad, 3rd generation piano tuner.

Dad, 4th generation piano tuner.

Me, 5th generation piano tuner, as an apprentice (about 1965).

Simon. 6th generation? I'm afraid not.

and for no other reason than it's a fun picture of Grandma & Grandad Appleton. (The car was called Corkie).

Grandma playing her cello.

Me as a young pianist. Sister Olwynn looks on. Olwynn became a music teacher. Dressed in our Sunday best - how times have changed!

1814 Babcock Appleton Babcock square piano. Thomas Appleton was the first Appleton piano technician.

Thomas trained his nephew who returned to the UK from the USA. I am the 5th generation down from the nephew.

We offer a regular piano tuning service in Napier, Hastings, Taradale, Havelock North, Central Hawkes Bay, Turangi, Omori and Kuratau.

Appleton Pianos supports Napier Menzshed www.napiermenzshed.nz

Possibly the best little piano shop, piano workshop and piano traders in NZ.