New Plymouth District, with a population of around 74,000 people, makes up the largest district in Taranaki. With the stunning Mt Taranaki as a backdrop and the warm iron sands along our coast, it is no wonder New Plymouth has been judged the best place to live in New Zealand (North & South Magazine) and the best small city in the world (Liveable Communities Awards). Read more about New Plymouth - its past and present.
The majority of rates are spent on services such as parks, water, stormwater, sewerage and roading.
Find out about this year's TSB Bank Festival of Lights. more about TSB BANK FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS>
Go to our Community Directory for a list of Maraes in the district. more about Marae Contacts>
Maori health and other organisations are listed in our Community Directory. more about Maori Providers>
Manu Whenua contacts are in our Community Directory. more about Mana Whenua>