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Kids help New Plymouth Airport go predator-free

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 11:58 am | New Plymouth District Council

Waitara schoolkids and New Plymouth Airport are getting on board the Towards Predator-Free Taranaki goal together. More >>

Exploring the history of NPDC’s Pukekura Park

Friday, 12 July 2019, 10:26 am | New Plymouth District Council

Did you know a record 12,000 people turned out to the Pukekura sports ground on 16 July 1921 to watch the Springboks draw 0-0 with Taranaki’s own rugby 1st XV? More >>

Parks, walkways a big contributor to high quality of life

Friday, 5 July 2019, 11:54 am | New Plymouth District Council

The majority of New Plymouth District residents are happy with NPDC’s parks, green spaces and the Coastal Walkway, according to a new independent survey by the National Research Bureau (NRB). The phone survey of more than 400 residents found 94% were ... More >>

Huatoki Plaza to go green in NPDC CBD revamp

Friday, 21 June 2019, 10:09 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC is to give the Huatoki Plaza a green makeover in the first step towards creating a sustainable and more welcoming CBD. More >>

Wai Warrior message brings tasty reward for leopard tortoise

Friday, 14 June 2019, 1:16 pm | New Plymouth District Council

They might be slow but two new leopard tortoises at NPDC’s Brooklands Zoo have been quick off the mark to take up the Wai Warrior message. More >>

Board announced for multi-million dollar investment

Friday, 14 June 2019, 9:55 am | New Plymouth District Council

Six representatives have been chosen for a Board to oversee the new Waitara Perpetual Community Fund , created as part of the Waitara Lands Act, which came into force in March. The Act allows leaseholders to buy their leased land on 770 Waitara properties ... More >>

Kerbside rubbish collection might extend to more rural areas

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 10:27 am | New Plymouth District Council

Hundreds of rural residents in New Plymouth District are being asked if they want to receive a kerbside collection service for their rubbish and recycling. More >>

Lower rates for NPDC ratepayers as budget confirmed

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 10:49 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s annual budget for the coming year (1 July – 30 June 2020) has been approved with the focus remaining on improving and future-proofing core infrastructure while delivering value for money for ratepayers. More >>

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 >>



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