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New Plymouth District Council - Latest News [Page 2]

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 >>

NPDC Events And Activities To Celebrate Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori

Monday, 11 September 2023, 9:59 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC is marking Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori / Māori Language Week with a range of activities and events encouraging people celebrate and embrace te reo Māori. At Govett-Brewster Art Gallery the Len Lye Cinema is screening several animated movies that have been ... More >>

12 Local Legends Celebrated By NPDC And Region At Large.

Friday, 1 September 2023, 10:47 am | New Plymouth District Council

<img src="" width="720" height="480"> A revered historian, tikanga and cultural adviser; a legend of dance, a mental health advocate and numerous community ... More >>

TSB Festival Of Lights Gearing Up For Another Season Of Lighting Up Summer

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 9:56 am | New Plymouth District Council

Mark your calendar for New Plymouth District Council’s (NPDC) award-winning TSB Festival of Lights, returning this summer on Saturday 16 December 2023. <img src="" ... More >>

Get Ready To Rock The Bowl This Summer

Monday, 28 August 2023, 9:19 am | New Plymouth District Council

Great news for music fans with NPDC’s Bowl of Brooklands announcing ROCK THE BOWL on 29 December as its second concert for the 2023/2024 summer. The concert boasts epic line-up of Kiwi and international acts for an eclectic mix of musical talent ... More >>

Take The Plunge And Join NPDC’s Lifeguard Crew This Summer

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 1:33 pm | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC is on the hunt for new aquatic superstars, so we have enough people to keep swimmers safe and our pools open this summer. A nationwide shortage of qualified lifeguards meant NPDC, like many other councils, didn’t have enough qualified people ... More >>

Have Your Say On Proposals To Make Walking And Cycling Safer In New Plymouth

Tuesday, 8 August 2023, 12:37 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Public feedback is wanted on three proposed transport projects aimed at making walking and cycling safer in New Plymouth. The proposed projects, backed to the tune of $17 million by Waka Kotahi - NZ Transport Agency, also aim to reduce emissions and if ... More >>

NPDC’s Proposed Plan For Zero Waste Opens For Public Feedback

Thursday, 3 August 2023, 10:35 am | New Plymouth District Council

Tackling illegal dumping of rubbish and introducing a green waste collection at the kerbside are just two of the proposals in NPDC’s draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP). Public consultation has opened on the draft plan following ... More >>

Review Of NPDC’s Internal Operations

Thursday, 3 August 2023, 6:23 am | New Plymouth District Council

The New Plymouth District Council’s internal operations are under review, with a focus on transformative change. Chief Executive Gareth Green said the Council’s staff were informed of the review today, and staff consultation would start this ... More >>





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