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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 >>

Angus & Julia Stone to headline ‘Harvest Moon’ at the Bowl

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:34 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Australian folk rock/indie sensations Angus and Julia Stone are jetting their way to New Plymouth this March to headline a concert series at NPDC’s iconic TSB Bowl of Brooklands. More >>

A new home for Pūrangi’s native species

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 10:12 am | New Plymouth District Council

New Plymouth District Council’s Puke Ariki officially opens its latest exhibition: Pūrangi – a home for native species. A permanent instalment found in the Taranaki Naturally Gallery (on the second floor of the museum), it highlights the important ... More >>

Christmas comes early to New Plymouth’s city centre

Friday, 30 November 2018, 11:42 am | New Plymouth District Council

New Plymouth’s central business district is hosting a cracker of a Christmas party on Saturday (1 December) and NPDC is providing the festive spirit with a car-free city centre to celebrate. More >>

Clelands Backs Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 4:01 pm | New Plymouth District Council

New Plymouth firm Clelands Construction is to build on its strong ties with the Govett-Brewster Foundation and Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre, announcing a new partnership and backing for exhibitions. More >>

New exhibition will trick your senses and blow your mind

Friday, 9 November 2018, 11:02 am | New Plymouth District Council

Prepare to question your own eyes, test your senses and have your mind boggled at NPDC’s Puke Ariki’s new exhibition, Illusion: Nothing Is As It Seems . More >>

Paywave in, paper receipts out in NPDC car parking upgrade

Friday, 2 November 2018, 11:44 am | New Plymouth District Council

‘Tap and go’ parking has arrived in New Plymouth, with most NPDC car parking machines in the central business district now accepting Paywave. More >>

Hapū to consider updated NPDC Waitara Lands Bill

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 2:54 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Otaraua and Manukorihi hapū are considering the details of the updated NPDC Waitara Lands Bill which enables leaseholders to purchase freehold their leased properties. There are 770 Waitara properties valued at approximately $90 million. If the Bill ... More >>

NPDC retains high financial rating following assessment

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:19 am | New Plymouth District Council

Standard & Poor’s has reconfirmed NPDC’s AA/A-1+ credit rating. It says NPDC’s robust financial management, excellent liquidity and high level of budgetary flexibility support this rating More >>

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 >>

   

 

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