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New Plymouth

New Plymouth is the major city of the Taranaki Region. The area, while primarily known for its agricultural and dairy farms also offers the visitor a rich history, great walks in native bush parks, the beautiful coastline nearby, and a range of sights, including neat colonial and contemporary New Zealand architecture.

The city is known for its proximity to both sea and mountain, with Mt Taranaki rising to the south of the city, visitors could surf and ski on the same day.

The town is full of interesting historic places and you can view these by taking the New Plymouth Heritage Walkway. This walkway guides you through 30 historic sites in and around the city.

Karanga Statue

The statue in the above picture is named Karanga, and was donated to Rangimare Maori Arts & Crafts society during the first Taranaki Festival of New Zealand Arts.

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Priscilla - Queen of the Desert The Musical
TSB Theatre - TSB Showplace, New Plymouth
Today to Saturday 6 July 2019
Room On the Broom
Theatre Royal - TSB Showplace, New Plymouth
Today only at 10:00 a.m.
Homeless Monsters NZ Tour
The Mayfair, New Plymouth
Saturday 29 June 2019
Taranaki Women's Refuge Pop-Up Clothing Shop
Pukekura Raceway, New Plymouth
Today to Sunday 30 June 2019
Urzila Carlson - Token African
TSB Theatre - TSB Showplace, New Plymouth
Saturday 20 July 2019

New Plymouth News

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 25 Jun 2019 
'Swiss Army knife' to clear sludge from New Plymouth's Pukekura Park lakes

More than 20 years after they were last cleared of built-up sludge, a 'Swiss Army knife' has been brought in to clean the lakes at New Plymouth's Pukekura Park.

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