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New Plymouth Destination Guide

Touring New Plymouth in New Zealand.

New Plymouth in the region of Taranaki with it's 49,168 citizens is located in New Zealand - some 158 mi (or 254 km) North of Wellington, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of New Plymouth

Time in New Plymouth is now 04:55 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Auckland" with an UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Wellington, Waiongona, Palmerston North, Omata, New Plymouth or Rotorua. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

12°C / 53 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 99%
Air Pressure 1030.8 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 22nd of October 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 15°C (59 °F)
Tuesday, 23rd of October 2018
Light rain, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 11°C (53 °F)
Night: 15°C (60 °F)
Wednesday, 24th of October 2018
Light rain, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 13°C (55 °F)
Night: 15°C (60 °F)

Videos

Welcome to New Plymouth

00:55 min ( April 21, 2009 by PureNZHaveYourSay)
Views: 435 - Rating: 5/5

Looking forward to seeing you and showing you around New Plymouth

Mount Taranaki New Plymouth Foochenwee'...

01:49 min ( February 25, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
Views: 207 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Foochenwee's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi...


Seeking out the set of Last Samurai Leon...

01:28 min ( April 03, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
Views: 533 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Leon323's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these video...

Mucha adrenalina Lucontour's photos arou...

02:33 min ( April 27, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
Views: 205 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Lucontour's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: New Plymouth, ...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in New Plymouth during the next days.

21
Oct
2018

Shihad 30th Anniversary Tour

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More on eventful.com.

22
Oct
2018

National Geographic 50 Greatest Photographs

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

23
Oct
2018

National Geographic 50 Greatest Photographs

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

Terence Blacker

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
More on eventful.com.

24
Oct
2018

National Geographic 50 Greatest Photographs

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

Schnitzel Tour

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
More on eventful.com.

Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
More on eventful.com.

25
Oct
2018

National Geographic 50 Greatest Photographs

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

Reiki Sharing Evening

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
More on eventful.com.

SHOW ME SHORTS - Film Festival

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

New Plymouth

New Plymouth is the major city of the Taranaki Region on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is named after Plymouth, Devon, England, from where the first English settlers migrated. The New Plymouth District includes New Plymouth City and several smaller towns. The New Plymouth District is the 15th largest district (out of 73) in New Zealand, and has 1.7 percent of New Zealand's population.

More reading: New Plymouth homepage
Located at -39.07, 174.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Former provincial capitals of New Zealand, New Plymouth District, Populated places established in 1841, Populated places in the Taranaki Region, Port cities in New Zealand, Surfing locations in New Zealand

New Plymouth Boys' High School

New Plymouth Boys' High School is a single-sex boys' state secondary school in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. It was founded in 1882 and celebrated its 125th Jubilee in 2007. The school currently caters for approximately 1300 students, including 210 boarders, on its 15 hectare site. The school often collaborates with the very close-by New Plymouth Girls' High School.

More reading: New Plymouth Boys' High School homepage
Located at -39.07, 174.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Boarding schools in New Zealand, Boys' schools in New Zealand, Educational institutions established in 1882, Schools in New Plymouth, Secondary schools in New Zealand

Yarrow Stadium

Yarrow Stadium is situated in the central suburb of Westown in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, with main vehicle access off Maratahu St. Named the third best rugby stadium on earth by New Zealand Rugby World magazine in (May 2009), Yarrow Stadium (known as Stadium Taranaki for the Rugby World Cup 2011) to conform with the IRB's "clean stadium" policy.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -39.07, 174.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in New Plymouth, Cricket grounds in New Zealand, Defunct cricket grounds in New Zealand, Rugby union stadiums in New Zealand, Sport in New Plymouth, Sports venues in the Taranaki Region

New Plymouth Observatory

New Plymouth Observatory was opened in 1920 and is situated on Marsland Hill, Robe Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand, and is the home of the New Plymouth Astronomical Society (NPAS). The Society opens the Observatory to the Public, Tuesday evenings. Winter hours are 7.30-9.30pm, Summer hours are 8.30-10.30pm. Group bookings by arrangement.

More reading: New Plymouth Observatory homepage
Located at -39.07, 174.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Astronomical observatories in New Zealand

Francis Douglas Memorial College

Francis Douglas Memorial College (or FDMC) is an all-boys state integrated Catholic school located in Westown, New Plymouth, New Zealand. The college was founded in 1959 under the leadership of the De La Salle Brothers, a religious order of brothers based on the teachings of St. Jean-Baptiste de la Salle.

More reading: Francis Douglas Memorial College homepage
Located at -39.07, 174.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Boarding schools in New Zealand, Boys' schools in New Zealand, Educational institutions established in 1959, Roman Catholic secondary schools in New Zealand, Schools in New Plymouth

Quote of the moment

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

Freya Stark