Monday, 11 February 2013
Emergency Planning is in Communities' Hands
The first step in helping local residents withstand an emergency begins tomorrow night (Tuesday) in Oakura.
Friday, 8 February 2013
Flax Relocation on new Back Beach Access Route
Flax will be relocated next week to improve public safety on a new path that will avoid an urupa at Back Beach.
Thursday, 7 February 2013
New Phase for Students' Cycle Skills Training
A popular schools-based cyclist skills programme now has the backing of a naming rights sponsor.
Thursday, 31 January 2013
Committee Finds Councillor in Breach of Code of Conduct
New Plymouth District Council’s Monitoring Committee today unanimously resolved that Councillor Sherril George breached the Council’s Code of Conduct, following her recent letter published in the Taranaki Daily News.
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Kids Branch Out This Summer
Are your kids climbing the walls these school holidays? Well send them down to Pukekura Park on Friday and they can get expert advice on how to climb trees!
The Kids Tree Climbing Event is being held on Friday (25 January) from 1pm until 3pm at the Rogan Street Playground.
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Cycling Through Summer with Summertime Rolls
Summer is the best time to get out and ride – and the Council has a series of events to help get you going!
The Summertime Rolls programme has events for everyone from toddlers to adults, to help people give cycling a go and to see the amazing things that professionals can do on bikes.
Water Treatment Plan Lagoon De-silting
Work to remove silt from the south lagoon at the New Plymouth Water Treatment Plant began this week.
Friday, 11 January 2013
Flail Mowing at Herekawe Walkway
Walkers on New Plymouth’s Herekawe Walkway will be seeing a large mower in action from Thursday next week.
Water Shutdown in Waitara
The water to the following streets in Waitara will be off today (Friday) from 10.30am until 2.30pm:
High Street West from Cracroft to Grey streets.
Wednesday, 9 January 2013
Tree Removals at Colson Road Forestry Block
A recreational area in New Plymouth will be closed next week while up to 20 pine trees are removed.
Temporary Shutdown of Oakura Water Supply
The water supply to Oakura will be shut down tomorrow evening (Thursday) while a part is replaced on the town’s water main.
Tuesday, 8 January 2013
Eroding Urenui Headland a No-Go Zone
Families are putting themselves in danger by standing inside an eroding cave at an Urenui headland.
Twin Bridges to Transform Te Henui Walkway's Accessibility
A difficult part of a popular New Plymouth walkway is about to be fixed with the aid of twin bridges.
Monday, 7 January 2013
Catch and Release for Rotomanu's Grass Carp
Lake Rotomanu relies on its grass carp to stay healthy – so if you catch one of the fish, please put it back.
Bowl Along to Cricket Nets' Public Chat
Would you like a closer look at the new cricket practice nets at Pukekura Park?
From 10.30am to 11.30am this Thursday (10 January) the Taranaki Cricket Association and New Plymouth District Council are holding a public chat so that people can see how the nets operate.
Friday, 4 January 2013
New General Manager Infrastructure Appointed
A man with years of commercial construction and engineering experience has been selected to replace the long-serving Anthony Wilson as NPDC’s General Manager Infrastructure.
Monday, 31 December 2012
Great Response to Festival Fundraiser
The audience at Saturday’s TSB Bank Festival of Lights’ Hatchery Lawn concert dug deep in their pockets for a fundraiser.
Friday, 28 December 2012
Hospice Fundraiser at Lights Festival
The Council is turning the popularity of the TSB Bank Festival of Lights into support for Hospice Taranaki.
Thursday, 27 December 2012
Active Transport Grows in Let's Go Schools
Monday, 24 December 2012
Rubbish Collections not Changing During Holiday Season
All rubbish collections in New Plymouth District will take place on their usual days during the holiday season.
Thursday, 13 December 2012
Independent Report Backs Council's Actions
A statistical assessment of microbes in the sea during the New Plymouth Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade has been released by New Plymouth District Council.
Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Have Your Say on New Streetlights
The public’s feedback is being sought on the trial of LED streetlights in New Plymouth.
Wednesday, 5 December 2012
Lower Brougham No-Go for Skateboards
Skateboarders are reminded that the popular new shared space on lower Brougham Street should be skateboard-free.
Monday, 3 December 2012
Temporary Closures of Fernery and Display Houses
The upgrade of the Fernery and Display Houses will see the facility periodically closed to the public during the next 10 days.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
National Head Arrives for Blue Flag Event
The Blue Flag will be raised at Oakura Beach for the sixth season this Friday, and the head of the national organisation will be there to see it.
Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Bring the Family to Pathway Picnic
A community picnic is being held to mark the completion of the Huatoki Walkway upgrade.
Monday, 26 November 2012
Lower Brougham Street Reopens with a Party
The city’s newest shared space will be officially opened with a celebration!
Lower Brougham Street opened for public use last week, and New Plymouth District Council is marking the opening with a street party from 10am to 2pm this Saturday (1 December).
Tuesday, 20 November 2012
Great Response to Urban Design Survey
A survey about the urban design of New Plymouth’s central area has gathered more than 175 responses from the public.
Friday, 16 November 2012
Sisterly Cities Celebrate 20th Anniversary
The 20-year Sister City relationship between New Plymouth and Mishima will be celebrated in the Japanese city this month.
Poet's Bridge Artwork to Dazzle in Lights Festival
Poet’s Bridge will be turning it on for this season’s TSB Bank Festival of Lights.