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New Exhibition Takes A Look At The Golden Era Of One Of Taranaki’s Iconic Cover Bands

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 10:11 am | New Plymouth District Council

One of Taranaki’s iconic cover bands from the 1960s, 70s and 80s have inspired a new exhibition opening at NPDC’s Puke Ariki Museum on 9 December. Kount Five Plus Two: Pop Culture in Retro Taranaki 1966-1983 pays tribute to Kount Five Plus ... More >>

Oxfam Trailwalker Set For A Stylish Send-off From Taranaki

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 10:29 am | New Plymouth District Council

It’s better late than never for a quartet of wahine taking on this summer’s Oxfam Trailwalker – the last being held in New Plymouth after a four-year run and for NPDC as host city partner. And while the prospect of walking 50 kilometres through ... More >>

NPDC Unveils Stellar Line-up For This Summer’s TSB Festival Of Lights

Friday, 1 December 2023, 9:51 am | New Plymouth District Council

More than 80 events and 11 light installations are set to light up summer when the TSB Festival of Lights 2023/2024 season kicks off on Saturday 16 December. NPDC has today unveiled the entertainment line-up for the 37-night festival at New Plymouth’s ... More >>

Taranaki's Youth Unleash Creativity For Earth's Future At Puke Ariki Museum

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 10:57 am | New Plymouth District Council

Work by rangatahi (youth) from around Taranaki maunga are taking centre stage at NPDC’s Puke Ariki Museum’s new exhibition, Mā wai kē atu . <img src="" width="720" height="480"> Work by Taranaki youth guided ... More >>

NPDC Sports Turf Gurus At The Top Of Their Game

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:35 am | New Plymouth District Council

Most people only get a close-up view of the work of NPDC’s groundsmen during a pitch invasion. But if you missed the celebration on the Yarrow’s pitch after Taranaki’s National Provincial Championship victory last month, you might see their influence ... More >>

Eleven Times The Winner For Pukekura Park

Friday, 17 November 2023, 10:09 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s Pukekura Park has an unflagging reputation for excellence having just received its eleventh annual Green Flag award in a row - marking it as one of the world’s best parks. “Pukekura Park is an icon for the city and the region. We know just ... More >>

Gate Crashers And Plant Thieves Rack Up Unwelcome Costs For New Plymouth Ratepayers

Monday, 13 November 2023, 12:38 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Cars have smashed into two sets of gates at New Plymouth parks and more than $2000 worth of plants ripped from the ground at Pukekura Park leaving New Plymouth District Council staff disappointed and cleaning up the mess. Overnight on Monday 6 November, ... More >>

You Beauty! New Plymouth Crowned New Zealand’s Most Beautiful Small City

Friday, 10 November 2023, 1:13 pm | New Plymouth District Council

We all know it, and now it’s official – New Plymouth is New Zealand’s most beautiful small city. Announced at Parliament House in Wellington last night, New Plymouth beat off provincial neighbours, Whanganui, for the crown at the annual ... More >>

From Landfill To Lifestyle Area – NPDC Seeks Feedback On Vision For Colson Road Site

Monday, 6 November 2023, 12:01 pm | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC wants your feedback on the draft vision for the former Colson Road Landfill site. The 72ha block – of which only a third was used as a landfill – is a prime spot in an area which could become a residential community the future, says NPDC ... More >>

Historic Theatre Lights Take Centre Stage As Zero Waste Inspiration

Friday, 3 November 2023, 10:43 am | New Plymouth District Council

Fancy lighting up your life with a piece of New Plymouth showbiz history? <img src="" width="720" height="540"> The Junction Resource Recovery ... More >>

MOU Cements Shared Commitment Between Taranaki And Lithuanian City To Create Low Emission Futures

Friday, 27 October 2023, 10:39 am | New Plymouth District Council

Taranaki is making the right moves towards a low emissions future with a recent visit to the Lithuanian city of Vilnius opening up a wealth of opportunities to get there faster. From turning wastewater sludge into fertiliser to high-tech smart cities ... More >>

NPDC’s Coastal Queen Face Lift Complete

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 10:41 am | New Plymouth District Council

An entirely repainted Te Rewa Rewa Bridge is about to be fully reopened in time for Labour Weekend. The complex and technical maintenance has taken 55 weeks to complete, with scaffolding and a narrow pedestrian tunnel in place throughout that period. ... More >>

NPDC Lifts The Lid On Wastewater Treatment At Public Open Day

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 11:00 am | New Plymouth District Council

Have you ever wondered what happens after you flush your toilet? Come along to a free behind-the-scenes tour of NPDC’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) later this month. Each year the New Plymouth WWTP in Rifle Range Road, treats up to eight million ... More >>

Get Ready To Splash In To Summer At NPDC’s Outdoor Pools

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 11:03 am | New Plymouth District Council

It might still be a bit chilly to contemplate taking a dip, but it’s not long before NPDC’s outdoor pools will be back in action. The Todd Energy Aquatic Centre’s (TEAC) is opening the summer season at Labour Weekend, but swimmers in Waitara, Inglewood ... More >>

NPDC Supports Grassroots Organisations To Put Food On The Table

Friday, 6 October 2023, 10:37 am | New Plymouth District Council

It’s hard feeding a family with grocery bills soaring, but Barry “Shimme” Schimanski is helping to feed dozens of households every day – and he’s upped his output thanks to funding ringfenced by NPDC to tackle food insecurity. <img ... More >>

NPDC Opens Game-changer In Waste Reduction

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 10:22 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s new commercial waste sorting facility ‘The Sorting Depot’ on Colson Road will make it easier and cheaper for Taranaki businesses to do the right thing by the environment. <img src="" ... More >>

BNZ Breakers Returning For Another Slam-dunk Performance At TSB Stadium

Wednesday, 20 September 2023, 10:24 am | New Plymouth District Council

The 2022/2023 National Basketball League grand finalists will be looking to carry their good form into this season when they take on Melbourne United at NPDC’s TSB Stadium on 12 January. Tickets for the match are on sale now and are sure to be snapped ... More >>

Artists Invited To Submit Works For Puke Ariki’s Home Work Exhibition

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 10:16 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s Puke Ariki museum is inviting Taranaki’s local artists to submit a recent artwork inspired by Taranaki Maunga for its exhibition Home Work Maunga Auaha: Taranaki Art 2024. This is the fourth Home Work exhibition hosted by the museum, with this ... More >>

NPDC Launches Plan For Greater Road Safety

Monday, 18 September 2023, 10:20 am | New Plymouth District Council

Fewer crashes and reducing the risk of serious injury or death is at the heart of NPDC’s plans to drop speeds in some busy and high-risk areas across the district. Feedback is now open on our draft Speed Management Plan, which proposes introducing ... More >>

Binned Batteries Linked To Fires

Tuesday, 12 September 2023, 11:21 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC is reminding locals to keep batteries out of kerbside bins after they sparked up to three fires at facilities across the region this year. Last month a fire at Hawera transfer station was linked to a disposed lithium battery, while a battery ... More >>





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