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NPDC’s hi-tech hub ready to handle an emergency

Friday, 19 October 2018, 11:03 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s state-of-the-art Emergency Operations Centre is up and running and ready to help keep our community safe during an emergency. More >>

Sound financial management helps NPDC achieve surplus

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:20 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC has achieved a general rates operating surplus of more than $320,000 while its Perpetual Investment Fund made a return of $21 million (more than $13 million over budget) in the 2017/2018 financial year, according to NPDC’s latest Annual ... More >>

Just Transition needs a slice of Govt's $5.5 billion surplus

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 2:29 pm | New Plymouth District Council

New Zealand's Just Transition needs a slice of Government's $5.5 billion surplus More >>

NPDC kicks off work on million-dollar car park for Pouakai

Friday, 5 October 2018, 1:30 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Close to $1.6 million is being invested in a much-anticipated tourism project that will benefit locals and visitors alike. More >>

Taranaki leading the “Just Transition”

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:24 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Taranaki leading the “Just Transition” and aiming to become southern hemisphere’s renewable energy hub More >>

From Uruti to Okato, where’s your favourite green treasure?

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:16 am | New Plymouth District Council

We all love our walkways, parks, streams and rivers, and NPDC wants to know where your favourite green space is and how we should be planning for its future. More >>

Spotlight on trail-blazing women in Puke Ariki exhibition

Friday, 7 September 2018, 11:38 am | New Plymouth District Council

From New Plymouth surfing star Paige Hareb to te reo Māori champion Hana Te Hemara, NPDC’s Puke Ariki’s latest exhibition honours extraordinary Taranaki women. More >>

NPDC’s Lake Mangamahoe set for 10km of extra trails

Friday, 3 August 2018, 10:59 am | New Plymouth District Council

Kiwi mountain bikers are making tracks for NPDC’s Lake Mangamahoe with plans for 10 kilometres of new trails in the pipeline. More >>

Collectors call: NPDC’s Puke Ariki needs you!

Friday, 6 July 2018, 10:34 am | New Plymouth District Council

Collectors call: NPDC’s Puke Ariki needs you! NPDC’s Puke Ariki is seeking out collectors for a new exhibition and wants to hear from people with a passion for the peculiar. Whether it is collecting teddy bears (arctophiles), cheese labels (tyrosemiophiles) ... More >>

Volunteer power keeps New Plymouth District humming

Friday, 22 June 2018, 11:19 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s historic Te Henui Cemetery is making its debut in the Powerco Taranaki Garden Festival this year – thanks to the hard work of dedicated volunteers who keep the grounds looking spectacular year-round. More >>

Wonderful Waitara set for Walkway and Water Works

Friday, 15 June 2018, 10:17 am | New Plymouth District Council

Waitara’s good times are continuing to gather pace with a number of high-profile NPDC projects in the pipeline from the Coastal Walkway extension to solving long-running water issues. More >>

NPDC’s 10-Year Plan takes Coastal Walkway to Waitara

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 2:20 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Extending the Coastal Walkway from Bell Block to Waitara, new measures to improve our Water Resilience and going Zero Waste by 2040 are the focus of the NPDC’s 10-year work programme. More >>

Ice skating to take centre stage in city this winter

Friday, 1 June 2018, 11:44 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s “See it in the City” has a feast of events to keep New Plymouth’s city centre buzzing over the cold winter days and nights. More >>

Storms, rats and bad odours

Friday, 25 May 2018, 11:16 am | New Plymouth District Council

The sights, sounds and smells – dirty linen and vomit included – of the voyages of the first organised Pākehā settlers to New Plymouth are being brought to life in a new exhibition by NPDC’s Puke Ariki. More >>

NPDC’s TSB Festival of Lights shines even brighter

Friday, 18 May 2018, 11:19 am | New Plymouth District Council

Bumper crowds and a $5 million boost to the economy: NPDC’s TSB Festival of Lights shines even brighter More >>

A trans-Tasman friendship at NPDC’s Brooklands Zoo

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 1:37 pm | New Plymouth District Council

The newest resident at NPDC’s Brooklands Zoo has faced a tougher vetting test than most new housemates, including a trip across the Tasman. More >>

Getting ahead of the District’s water woes

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 10:26 am | New Plymouth District Council

In the wake of ex-cyclone Gita and as part of the draft 10-Year Plan, NPDC has come up with five options for residents to consider to beef up the District’s water networks. More >>

Should we upgrade 25 year old recreational facilities?

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:44 am | New Plymouth District Council

Should we upgrade recreational facilities that are 25 years old? Like the pool or stadium? Or do another Flagship Project, asks Mayor More >>

Mayor calls for levy to help pay for Freedom Camping

Friday, 20 April 2018, 10:42 am | New Plymouth District Council

The busy season for freedom camping is ending as autumn settles in but work on how New Plymouth District welcomes freedom campers continues. More >>

NPDC wants feedback on proposed rate rises over next decade

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 1:14 pm | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC is consulting on its draft 10-Year Plan and wants public feedback on proposed rate rises of 4.2%, on average, over the next decade. More >>

 

 

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