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Legless lizard joins NPDC’s Brooklands Zoo

Monday, 20 May 2019, 3:51 pm | New Plymouth District Council

The latest species to join NPDC’s Brooklands Zoo is actually a scheltopusik, also known as a European legless lizard. More >>

NPDC’s hi-tech Puke Ariki gets its own VR room

Friday, 17 May 2019, 9:51 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s Puke Ariki’s VR experiences during Techweek 2019 include the chance to explore the ocean in theBlu. Credit: theBlu: A Wevr Original Series More >>

Green-fingered can lend a hand at Mangorei Road planting day

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 1:44 pm | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC is bedding in the latest addition to our lifestyle capital – and you could help by making New Zealand’s next world-class walk a little greener. More >>

NPDC’s pool paw-fect place for a pooch party

Friday, 3 May 2019, 10:23 am | New Plymouth District Council

It’s time to raise the woof for New Plymouth’s premier outdoor pool party at NPDC’s Todd Energy Aquatic Centre. More >>

Stay warm and dry this winter thanks to NPDC

Friday, 12 April 2019, 10:29 am | New Plymouth District Council

Winter is just around the corner and our Maunga is already getting its blanket on. More >>

The weird and wonderful world of Whare Kahurangi

Friday, 5 April 2019, 10:19 am | New Plymouth District Council

What does a dog-skin cloak, a meteorite, a missing face towel possibly belonging to King Edward VII, the oldest picture of New Plymouth and a Transformer all have in common? More >>

Around 1,400 people respond to NPDC call for public feedback

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 12:35 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Around 1,400 people respond to NPDC’s call for public feedback on its plan for the next year More >>

Coffee beans add zing to Zero Waste journey

Friday, 22 March 2019, 10:17 am | New Plymouth District Council

In an effort to reduce waste from single-use coffee cups, three coffee shops have signed up for a trial of the Taranaki Cup Library: Elixr, Emmalou and Café Green Door. More >>

Don Driver Mural Conservation

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 2:16 pm | New Plymouth District Council

A high-quality replica of Don Driver’s Kingsford Smith mural will feature in a prominent setting outside New Plymouth Airport’s new terminal building, as a full-scale model designed to withstand all weathers. More >>

Candlelight vigil for Christchurch victims

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 9:02 am | New Plymouth District Council

The Taranaki community is invited to come together this Friday (22 March) with Migrant Connections Taranaki, the Muslim Association of Taranaki, local iwi and hapūand New Plymouth District Council to honour the Muslim community and the people of Christchurch ... More >>

The War on Pests: Is NPDC doing enough?

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 10:16 am | New Plymouth District Council

It’s commonly known that possums, rats and stoats are invading and killing our native wildlife and plants. But did you know that 80% of New Zealand’s 168 native bird species are classed as being ‘in trouble’ or worse?* NPDC councillor Roy ... More >>

Step back in time with new exhibition at NPDC’s Puke Ariki

Friday, 15 March 2019, 10:26 am | New Plymouth District Council

Twenty years ago, when Bob Murray discovered his grandad’s photographs of New Plymouth streets taken in the 1930s, he decided to recreate them and see how the Taranaki city had changed. More >>

Help NPDC take Colson Rd from Trash to Flash

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 10:51 am | New Plymouth District Council

After being used for more than 40 years as the region’s rubbish dump, NPDC’s Colson Rd Landfill site is closing this year. More >>

Historic Waitara Lands Act ceremony at Owae Marae

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 10:46 am | New Plymouth District Council

A side agreement to the Waitara Lands Act (passed by Parliament in December last year) has been signed at Owae Marae in Waitara today. The Act opens up leasehold land for purchase at 770 Waitara properties valued at about $90 million. Leaseholders ... More >>

NPDC team answers call to help during Nelson-Tasman fires

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 10:05 am | New Plymouth District Council

You pack a small bag, say goodbye to your children and your partner and head off into the heart of a major emergency. More >>

Your walkway, your choice: Help NPDC design an extension

Monday, 4 March 2019, 10:34 am | New Plymouth District Council

Your walkway, your choice: Help NPDC design the Coastal Walkway extension to Waitara More >>

The mighty Johnsons help NPDC boost ecosystems, biodiversity

Friday, 1 March 2019, 10:29 am | New Plymouth District Council

Cameron and Raul Johnson share the same surname and a passion for restoring biodiversity across the New Plymouth District and Aotearoa. More >>

Piggy pals at NPDC’s Pound

Friday, 15 February 2019, 1:34 pm | New Plymouth District Council

The pair of young kune kune were found trotting along Heta Road about three weeks ago. The adorable duo are both female and are thought to be about four or five months old. “They’re cute as, but they’re growing fast and we’d really like to find ... More >>

Outdoor water ban for Ōkato

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:33 am | New Plymouth District Council

A ban on outdoor water use begins in Ōkato tomorrow (Wednesday) as the Mangatete Stream’s flows continue to lower. More >>

NPDC facilities help triathletes go for Tokyo gold

Friday, 8 February 2019, 3:26 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Some of the world’s best young athletes are gearing up for Olympic gold in NPDC’s parks, pools and roads. More >>

 

 

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