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Sky Sport Breakers return to NPDC’s TSB Stadium in January

Monday, 16 September 2019, 12:09 pm | New Plymouth District Council

The Sky Sport Breakers will be looking for another slam-dunk performance at NPDC’s TSB Stadium when they take on the Sydney Kings in January next year. More >>

Irish expat expert ranks STV voting Number 1

Friday, 13 September 2019, 12:59 pm | New Plymouth District Council

As the race for New Plymouth’s Mayor, Councillors and Community Board members heats up, an Irish expat says voters will find Single Transferrable Vote, or STV, as easy to use as 1, 2, 3. Ireland has used the STV voting system in general elections ... More >>

Ben Harper to play NPDC’s TSB Bowl of Brooklands

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:04 am | New Plymouth District Council

Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals will add to the rollcall of big name acts to have played NPDC’s TSB Bowl of Brooklands with a show on Friday, 21 February. More >>

Residents can flush toilets after blockage cleared by NPDC

Friday, 6 September 2019, 4:01 pm | New Plymouth District Council

People in Moturoa, Blagdon and Spotswood can now flush their toilets and put water down their drains again. More >>

Sewer blockage media release September 6 2019

Friday, 6 September 2019, 8:57 am | New Plymouth District Council

What’s believed to be some type of animal fat has blocked a sewerage pipe at Ngamotu Pump Station in Western New Plymouth last night. More >>

NPDC’s strong financial performance gets another big tick

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 2:10 pm | New Plymouth District Council

Independent global rating agency Standard and Poor’s has again reconfirmed NPDC’s AA/A-1+ credit rating, highlighting its strong financial management. More >>

The big switch on: NPDC TSB Festival of Lights going global

Friday, 30 August 2019, 9:43 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s award-winning TSB Festival of Lights is getting an international makeover with 13 new light features promising the biggest and best edition of the iconic extravaganza yet. More >>

First freehold land purchased under Waitara Lands Act

Friday, 23 August 2019, 11:50 am | New Plymouth District Council

Waitara retiree Heather Tett made history on Wednesday (21 August) without even stepping out her door. After waiting more than 50 years, Mrs Tett was the first Waitara leaseholder to sign a sale and purchase agreement to buy her property off NPDC under the Waitara ... More >>

Six candidates vying to be New Plymouth District Mayor

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 10:31 am | New Plymouth District Council

The contest to be the next Mayor of the New Plymouth District will be a six-horse race. Incumbent Neil Holdom will face Max Brough, Irene Godkin, Joanne Kuvarji, Greg MacKay and Bill Simpson, the biggest field to challenge for the top NPDC governance ... More >>

NPDC project finished early and under budget

Friday, 16 August 2019, 11:28 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC’s project to replace old-school streetlights with low-emission LED lights has been hailed as a win, win, win for the district. More >>

Last chance to Take A Stand for New Plymouth District

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 9:43 am | New Plymouth District Council

The clock is ticking fast for people wanting to Take A Stand and be at the table for the big calls that shape our daily lives. More >>

Electric rubbish trucks help NPDC cut district’s carbon

Friday, 9 August 2019, 9:43 am | New Plymouth District Council

Electric rubbish trucks are the latest weapon in NPDC’s Zero Waste arsenal, and they’ve hit the streets around New Plymouth this week. The six new electric trucks will be used for the new landfill and food scraps bin collection service when New ... More >>

Shout out to all young and female leaders

Friday, 26 July 2019, 2:11 pm | New Plymouth District Council

If you think some of NPDC’s publically elected members have been a bit pale, male and stale, it’s time to take a stand and throw your hat in the ring. More >>

Kids help New Plymouth Airport go predator-free

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 11:58 am | New Plymouth District Council

Waitara schoolkids and New Plymouth Airport are getting on board the Towards Predator-Free Taranaki goal together. More >>

Exploring the history of NPDC’s Pukekura Park

Friday, 12 July 2019, 10:26 am | New Plymouth District Council

Did you know a record 12,000 people turned out to the Pukekura sports ground on 16 July 1921 to watch the Springboks draw 0-0 with Taranaki’s own rugby 1st XV? More >>

Parks, walkways a big contributor to high quality of life

Friday, 5 July 2019, 11:54 am | New Plymouth District Council

The majority of New Plymouth District residents are happy with NPDC’s parks, green spaces and the Coastal Walkway, according to a new independent survey by the National Research Bureau (NRB). The phone survey of more than 400 residents found 94% were ... More >>

Huatoki Plaza to go green in NPDC CBD revamp

Friday, 21 June 2019, 10:09 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC is to give the Huatoki Plaza a green makeover in the first step towards creating a sustainable and more welcoming CBD. More >>

Wai Warrior message brings tasty reward for leopard tortoise

Friday, 14 June 2019, 1:16 pm | New Plymouth District Council

They might be slow but two new leopard tortoises at NPDC’s Brooklands Zoo have been quick off the mark to take up the Wai Warrior message. More >>

Board announced for multi-million dollar investment

Friday, 14 June 2019, 9:55 am | New Plymouth District Council

Six representatives have been chosen for a Board to oversee the new Waitara Perpetual Community Fund , created as part of the Waitara Lands Act, which came into force in March. The Act allows leaseholders to buy their leased land on 770 Waitara properties ... More >>

Kerbside rubbish collection might extend to more rural areas

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 10:27 am | New Plymouth District Council

Hundreds of rural residents in New Plymouth District are being asked if they want to receive a kerbside collection service for their rubbish and recycling. More >>



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