New Plymouth is a major city on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island. New Plymouth is said to have a reputation for its events centers, making it a great place to catch sporting and music events. In mid-December to early February, Pukekura Park hosts a Festival of Lights, a public event that has entertaining activities for people of all ages. Before stopping by, see what musical performances, festivals and sporting events are being hosted! The city also has no shortage of natural wonders. On account of rich soil created from volcanic ash, New Plymouth has its fair share of beautiful gardens, full of colorful sights and sweet scents. One of the most famous can be found in Pukekura Park; once you see the breathtaking sights for yourself, you will understand why these gardens are so famous. You can also walk along the sea's coast for most of the entire length of the city! You can also visit museums, such as the Len Lye Center, which displays contemporary art. The museum has a collection of works by artist and filmmaker Len Lye, whom the museum is named for, making this the first museum in the world to be dedicated to just one person. When you visit New Plymouth, there will be no shortage of events or natural wonders to participate in and observe. You will walk away having had a truly unforgettable experience!
The TARDIS - Named as my 13 year old son is obsessed with Dr Who!
New Plymouth, Taranaki
Backed by thl and their combined decades of experience in the tourism and motorhome industry, Mighway allows you to rent your vehicle to discerning travellers so you can earn money and share the experience. Mighway offers two levels of service to best suit your needs, Mighway's Local and Managed services. Simply choose your level of service - whether it's the hands-on Local service, or hands-off Managed - and we'll take good care of the rest.LEARN MORE
Brooklands Zoo is a FREE, family focused zoo which is home to a diverse variety of species including farmyard animals, reptiles and amphibians, oriental small-clawed otters, meerkats, a brolga, Bolivian Squirrel Monkeys, Capuchins and Cotton-top Tamarins as well as a selection of colourful birds housed inside a walk-through free-flight aviary. We have more than 113,000 visitors annually and look forward to seeing you!
Sited in New Plymouth, Taranaki, between the majestic Mount Taranaki and the wild Tasman Sea, Puke Ariki is a place of wonder, of excitement, of discovery and adventure.
Governed by the New Plymouth District Council, Puke Ariki is a triumph of the partnership between central government, regional government and businesses that encapsulates a spirit of generosity, vision and co-operation.
Four permanent exhibitions explore Taranaki’s past, present and future – telling the stories of the people and the region through displays, technology, multi-media and the people themselves – so there is always something new to learn and amazing to see. Puke Ariki is currently on a journey of change to update and refresh the long-term galleries - check out the plans for the future here.
Puke Ariki is a place where people come together and where there is a place for everyone.
This is the first large, outdoor work built posthumously from plans and drawings left by Len Lye. It soars 25 metres into the air and bobs and waves lazily in the breeze. By night it emits a soft, red glow. L
Open by appointment - call (06) 968 3700
You are guaranteed an absolute good nights sleep in our accommodation only waking to the dawn chorus of native birdsong, yet right in the heart of central New Plymouth, within easy walking distance of all amenities. Closest accommodation to Yarrows Stadium, also Bowl of Brooklands, Pukekura Park, TSB Stadium, Coastal Walkway & Racecourse.
We can accommodate you in single, twin, doubles, family suites or multi share for groups of over 150 people. Tent sites, Campervans and safe car parking.
Our facililties are clean and modern with beautiful views over our park like surrounds.
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With over 30 years of experience in the global travel and tourism industry, you can trust thl to help you achieve an amazing holiday experience.