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New Plymouth Destination Guide

Touring New Plymouth in New Zealand

New Plymouth in the region of Taranaki with its 49,168 citizens is a city 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 07:53 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Auckland " with a UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Wellington, Waiongona, Palmerston North, Omata, and New Plymouth. Being here already, consider visiting Wellington . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for New Plymouth ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

World Class Sleepers

5:14 min by worldclasssleepers
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Music video brought to you by Lazy Bones Recordings lazybones.com itunes.apple.com www.myspace.com ..

Crossing the Ditch - the boys' arrival

4:24 min by slopnz
Views: 3778 Rating: 5.00

The arrival of the Australian kayakers, who have crossed the Tasman from Australia to New Zealand, in New Plymouth, Taranaki on 13 January 2008. ..


Flash mob haka -Taranaki center city

1:43 min by MaoriMafyah
Views: 1486 Rating: 4.56

2nd flash mob haka of da day ..

Shaun Preston and friends - New Plymouth, My Kind of City

4:26 min by wateratz
Views: 1369 Rating: 5.00

Shaun and Avi Diva (Cameron on drums) combined for this special one-off performance at Americarna 2009. (Apologies for poor audio quality, the tripod being knocked and a fold back failing! ..


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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.

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Located at -39.07 174.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km 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.

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Located at -39.06 174.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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

Welbourn, New Zealand

Welbourn (often misspelled Welbourne) is a suburb of New Plymouth, in the western North Island of New Zealand. It is located to the southeast of the city centre. Te Henui Stream runs through the suburb and State Highway 3 forms its western boundary. The population was 1,698 in the 2006 Census, a decrease of 60 from 2001. The suburb began as a railway settlement.

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Located at -39.07 174.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Suburbs of New Plymouth

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.

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Located at -39.06 174.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Astronomical observatories in New Zealand

Vogeltown, Taranaki

Vogeltown is a suburb of New Plymouth, in the western North Island of New Zealand. It is located to the southeast of the city centre and east of Frankleigh Park. The suburb was named after Sir Julius Vogel, Prime Minister of New Zealand in the 1870s.

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Located at -39.08 174.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Suburbs of New Plymouth

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in New Plymouth