Pukekura Park is a large park very close to the centre of New Plymouth CBD. It’s convenient location makes it a central part of life in New Plymouth, such as the annual WOMAD music festival & the Festival of Lights. 171 more words
The coast along New Plymouth is dominated at one end by Port Taranaki, Sugarloaf Island sits just off the coast from the port. There is a great pathway that runs the length of the coastline and offers great views of Sugarloaf Island.
Inglewood was founded in 1873, though not under this name originally. Initially Moatown it rapidly was renamed Milton, before being renamed to Inglewood in 1875 to avoid confusion with Milton in the South Island. 54 more words
Critically acclaimed and publically lauded, Michael Smither is one of a group of local artists that emerged in the 1960s to take New Zealand art in a new direction, which had previously been indebted to British art. 942 more words