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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 >>

NPDC Extends Car Seat Recycling Scheme After Successful Trial.

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 10:52 am | New Plymouth District Council

A trial programme enabling families to recycle broken or expired car seats for free has been so successful, NPDC is extending it for 12 months. The cost of recycling the seats is covered by NPDC’s Waste Levy Fund and during the three-month pilot, ... More >>

Quality Of Life Remains High For New Plymouth District Residents Despite Challenging Times

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 10:43 am | New Plymouth District Council

A jump in love for the quality of NPDC events and libraries as well as continued satisfaction with the district’s quality of life are among insights of an independent survey of New Plymouth District residents. The 2023 New Plymouth District Council ... More >>

EU-backed Taranaki Delegation Heads To Lithuania To Continue Work On Low Emissions Future

Monday, 17 July 2023, 10:28 am | New Plymouth District Council

A Taranaki delegation is heading to Europe this month to continue its two-year work programme to create a low emissions project with a region in the northern hemisphere as the province transitions to a low emissions future. Hiringa Energy, Ara Ake, Venture ... More >>

Fluoride Set To Enter New Plymouth’s Water Supply After Instruction From Director-General Of Health

Tuesday, 11 July 2023, 1:03 pm | New Plymouth District Council

New equipment enabling fluoride to be added to the New Plymouth water supply is being put through its paces, after the Director-General of Health instructed NPDC to add fluoride by the end of July this year. The Health (Fluoridation of Drinking ... More >>

The Clock Is Ticking To Have Your Say On NPDC’s 10-year Work Programme

Monday, 10 July 2023, 11:35 am | New Plymouth District Council

The clock is ticking with just a few more days to have your say on NPDC’s next 10 year-year work programme. NPDC has a $3 billion budget and manages $4 billion in assets and we keen to get residents’ thoughts on key topics as we develop our ... More >>

Last Chance For Residents To Have Their Say On NPDC’s $3 Billion Work Programme.

Monday, 3 July 2023, 11:25 am | New Plymouth District Council

Every three years, the New Plymouth District Council (NPDC) ask residents to give us a hand on how we invest their rates over the next decade and there’s just 10 days to get your feedback in, via a short online survey. With global financial pressure ... More >>

The Beehive Backs NPDC’s Call To Protect The PIF Nest Egg For Future Generations And To Offset Rates

Thursday, 29 June 2023, 11:15 am | New Plymouth District Council

A new Act passed by Parliament will ensure New Plymouth District’s $347 million Perpetual Investment Fund (PIF) continues to benefit both current and future generations of residents. Parliament on Wednesday passed the legislation that ring-fences benefits ... More >>

NPDC Makes It Easier To Reuse Food Scraps And Garden Waste At Home, Work Or School

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 10:22 am | New Plymouth District Council

NPDC and Zero Waste Taranaki are encouraging locals to reduce the amount of green garden waste and food scraps going to landfill by offering a range of easy-to-do ideas whatever your situation. New Plymouth District residents are sending just under ... More >>

Tūparikino Active Community Hub (TACH) – NPDC Asks Is It Time To Change The Game Plan?

Monday, 26 June 2023, 10:06 am | New Plymouth District Council

Taranaki’s young sports stars are crying out for more room to play and train, but it’s a big ask on ratepayers during tough economic times. This is the fifth chapter in a six-week public conversation seeking feedback on five big issues that ... More >>

Dust Off Your Dancing Shoes For SYNTHONY At TSB Stadium

Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 9:46 am | New Plymouth District Council

Dance music extravaganza SYNTHONY is coming to NPDC’s TSB Stadium on 20 July showcasing a collision of live orchestra with vocalists, deejays and an immersive visual light show. The one night-only local show is the first date announced by DUCO Events for ... More >>

Keeping Rates Real – NPDC Asks What’s In, What’s Out?

Monday, 19 June 2023, 10:33 am | New Plymouth District Council

Rising rates bills are an unwanted headache for New Plymouth District residents, who are already struggling with runaway inflation. This is the fourth chapter in a six-week public conversation seeking feedback on five big issues that are important ... More >>

How Do We Keep Taranaki’s Economy Pumping As We Transition To A Low Emissions Future?

Tuesday, 13 June 2023, 10:12 am | New Plymouth District Council

Taranaki’s energy and dairy-based economy is facing challenges as the country transitions to a low emissions future and New Plymouth District Council (NPDC) wants to know if it should invest more to stimulate economic diversification? This is the ... More >>

Should NPDC Play A Bigger Role In Housing?

Tuesday, 6 June 2023, 9:54 am | New Plymouth District Council

Soaring housing costs are leaving too many of us worse off. If you can’t afford to buy or rent a home it’s a crisis, particularly for the elderly and families with children. This is the second chapter in a six-week public conversation seeking ... More >>

Student Builds Diversity While Constructing NPDC’s New Bridges

Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 11:16 am | New Plymouth District Council

Kasey Gooch’s work on building footbridges in NPDC parks is blazing a trail for young Taranaki women interested in working in construction. The New Plymouth Girls’ High School student is the first female to enter the Build a Bridge training partnership ... More >>





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