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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 >>

NPDC urges residents in Ōākura and Ōkato to save water

Friday, 8 February 2019, 10:30 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC urges residents in Ōākura and Ōkato to save water as reservoirs drop low More >>

NPDC forecasts lower than expected rates for next year

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 12:22 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Careful financial management has helped NPDC reduce the required rates increase for 2019/20 from approximately 5% to 4.6%, a total of about $350,000 less than forecast in its 10-Year Plan. For the average residential ratepayer the rate rise will be ... More >>

Get fit and healthy in February with Aotearoa Bike Challenge

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 2:05 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Jump off the commuter treadmill and get on your bike this month and you’ll find you Love to Ride. More >>

NPDC funding supports vital work of Taranaki Retreat

Monday, 4 February 2019, 1:51 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Ongoing support from NPDC is providing vital support for people dealing with tragedy or life challenges, Taranaki Retreat’s Jamie and Suzy Allen say. More >>

NPDC rolls out scooters to boost access to Pukekura Park

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 2:35 pm | New Plymouth District Council

If you’re not up to a stroll, you can now go for a roll through the world-class scenery at NPDC’s Pukekura Park. More >>

Magic of NPDC’s TSB Festival of Lights inspires artists

Friday, 18 January 2019, 12:11 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Arielle Walker and Jasmine Grace have vivid memories of visiting NPDC’s TSB Festival of Lights as kids and being captivated by the magic of the lights. More >>

NPDC and volunteer power keep concert waste out of landfill

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 2:59 pm | New Plymouth District Council

An army of Zero Waste warriors and a great response from concert-goers helped NPDC keep 95% of waste out of landfill after Friday’s TSB Bowl of Brooklands concert. More >>

Take the bus up the mountain thanks to NPDC and DOC

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 12:47 pm | New Plymouth District Council

A new shuttle bus service is set to ease parking congestion at the North Egmont Visitors Centre, thanks to a collaboration between NPDC, the Department of Conservation (DOC) and the Volcano View Café. More >>

NPDC’s Bowl going greener for summer shows

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 11:45 am | New Plymouth District Council

It’s not gonna take a lot for Toto fans to recycle and reuse thanks to a raft of new initiatives to keep NPDC’s TSB Bowl of Brooklands clean and green during concerts and festivals. More >>

Duo to lead Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 6:53 pm | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC has appointed Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh as co-directors of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre. The announcement follows a six-month global search. More >>

50-page ex-Cyclone Gita report publicly released

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 1:14 pm | New Plymouth District Council

An NPDC review into the response to February’s water outage following ex-Cyclone Gita has made six major recommendations for improvement and 22 minor recommendations. The review, which was peer-reviewed by Wellington Water, has found NPDC’s response ... More >>

New lights, foodie heaven and rock in the New Year

Friday, 14 December 2018, 11:38 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s TSB Festival of Lights will shine even brighter this season with 10 brand new light installations and family fun and live music till midnight on New Year’s Eve. More >>

Taranaki township moves forward

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 3:38 pm | New Plymouth District Council

The NPDC Waitara Lands Bill has been passed by Parliament, bringing a fresh start to the town after three decades of negotiations over its leasehold land. The Bill will unlock $90 million from the sale of 770 leasehold properties. More >>

   

 

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