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More Band-aids Or A Proper Fix For Our Water Woes?

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 12:28 pm | New Plymouth District Council

We’re looking at getting our plumbing fixed and like any careful homeowner we’re comparing estimates as an extraordinary meeting is held on Friday for Councillors to debate the draft 10-year plan before it gets the green light to go to the public ... More >>

Mixed Results In Audit Of Kerbside Recycling Bins

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 1:34 pm | New Plymouth District Council

A rise in non-recyclable rubbish being dumped in recycling bins has prompted calls for people to lift their Zero Waste awareness. A summer survey of nearly 300 household recycling bins across the district showed that contamination – or non-recyclable ... More >>

Energy Wins A Successful Step In Cutting NPDC Carbon Footprint

Monday, 22 February 2021, 4:36 pm | New Plymouth District Council

LED street lights. Our district is growing, but NPDC has shrunk its carbon footprint over the last 15 years, even while it serves more people. And our emissions are expected to fall even faster if Councillors greenlight to proposals to Green our Place in ... More >>

NPDC To Close Downtown Car Park

Friday, 11 December 2020, 3:01 pm | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC is closing the Downtown Car Park indefinitely from 19 December after it was found to be earthquake prone. A detailed seismic assessment report last month classed the building as “high risk” because it met 20 to 34 per cent of the new building ... More >>

Heavy Rainfall Update - 1pm

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 2:23 pm | New Plymouth District Council

2pm update Sewage overflows: · Heavy rainfall last night has resulted in high flows into our historical stormwater and wastewater networks. · Stormwater and wastewater has been discharged out of the Waitara outfall to the Tasman Sea after the rain overwhelmed ... More >>

Covid-19 And Lifestyle Capital Building – An Extraordinary Year For NPDC

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 11:02 am | New Plymouth District Council

Maintaining core services, improving infrastructure and helping the District get Back On Our Feet after Covid-19 is all in a year’s work for NPDC. According to its independently audited draft Annual Report, sound financial management enabled ... More >>

Campaigner Millie, 11, delighted at new speed limit signs

Monday, 7 December 2020, 10:01 am | New Plymouth District Council

Millie Stonier’s smile says it all. More >>

NPDC Fund Gives Wings To Grassroots Groups 3 December 2020

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 8:53 am | New Plymouth District Council

Welcome aboard the airline whose check-in never closes – because your life might depend on it. More >>

Public Rank Water Network Upgrades As Top Investment Priority

Friday, 27 November 2020, 9:47 am | New Plymouth District Council

More than 9,400 people had their say on what NPDC’s priority work programmes should be over the next decade and how more than $2 billion of public funds should be invested. Called the Top 10 Kōrero which took place over 11 weeks, the public were asked to ... More >>

NPDC - 4.15pm Weather Update

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 4:37 pm | New Plymouth District Council

4:15pm update · About 80 millimetres of rain fell in five hours in central New Plymouth today which overwhelmed the city’s water network. · This downpour also impacted Inglewood but Waitara and Bell Block largely escaped the deluge. · Sewage ... More >>

Weather - NPDC Update

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 11:46 am | New Plymouth District Council

11am update A severe weather event has resulted in surface flooding and sewerage overflows around some parts of the District. Residents are urged to slow down, take care and drive to the conditions and to not swim or collect kai from some waterways. ... More >>

NPDC Slashing Fees Helps Building Sector Get Back On Its Feet

Friday, 20 November 2020, 9:42 am | New Plymouth District Council

A new record for building consents in the July to September quarter has been set as NPDC’s $20 million Back On Our Feet Covid stimulus measures help to keep the building sector humming. There was a 28% rise in the number of building consents ... More >>

Big Names Lined Up For NPDC’s TSB Festival Of Lights

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 12:29 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Big-name headline artists are set to make this summer’s entertainment programme at NPDC’s TSB Festival of Lights the best yet – and punters can see them all for free! There’s something for everyone on Pukekura Park’s two stages with a ... More >>

NPDC’s Back On Our Feet $20million Covid injection

Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 9:37 am | New Plymouth District Council

Local businesses, grassroots groups and residents are getting Back On Their Feet thanks to NPDC’s $20m economic stimulus package. More >>

Sweet 16 Brand New Displays At NPDC’s TSB Festival Of Lights

Monday, 19 October 2020, 4:13 pm | New Plymouth District Council

The TSB Festival of Lights kicks off in just over two months and the first sneak peak of the 16 all-new dazzling displays can be revealed by NPDC. The new light installations include many making their world debut at the Pukekura Park festival and New Plymouth ... More >>

Last Chance To Have Your Say In The Battle For How Each Ratepayer Dollar Is Invested

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 1:24 pm | New Plymouth District Council

From fixing our ageing water infrastructure to partially funding a multi-sport and recreation hub to the response to Covid-19 and the climate challenge, thousands of residents have given their feedback about the big issues facing the district as part ... More >>

Local Legends Going ‘above And Beyond’ Recognised In NPDC Awards

Friday, 9 October 2020, 9:05 am | New Plymouth District Council

Three local legends who have fostered more than 300 children between them are among 11 people to receive NPDC Citizens’ Awards. These heroes were honoured for their outstanding and often unsung work across the District in helping mums and dads deal ... More >>

SIX60 Set To Rock The Bowl Again

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 8:29 am | New Plymouth District Council

Kiwi legends SIX60 are to rock the TSB Bowl of Brooklands again following their electrifying sold-out gig last summer. As part of a six-date nationwide tour, SIX60 comes to NPDC’s Bowl on Saturday 30 January with support from Shapeshifter, Ladi6, ... More >>

No generation gap to enjoying NPDC’s libraries

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 8:50 am | New Plymouth District Council

You’re never too old or too young to enjoy a good book – with 101 years separating NPDC’s Puke Ariki’s oldest and youngest library card holders! More >>

Water Meters: Yes Or No, Asks NPDC’s Top 10 Kōrero

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 2:18 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Cutting how much water we all use each day is good for our environment and could save millions of dollars in infrastructure upgrades. The New Plymouth District remains one of the thirstiest places in the country and NPDC wants feedback on whether water ... More >>