Opening Hours

If you can’t make it into the Civic Centre or one of the library and service centres in Waitara, Inglewood or Bell Block during business hours, give us a call on 06-759 6060. The call centre is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with a friendly person at the end of the line every time.
 
You can also email us at enquiries@npdc.govt.nz or fill in our online contact us form.

Civic Centre

84 Liardet Street, New Plymouth

8am-5pm Monday-Friday (with a 24-hour, seven day a week telephone service on 06-759 6060) 

Closed public holidays (New Year's Day, Waitangi Day, Taranaki Anniversary Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, ANZAC Day, Queen's Birthday, Labour Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day)

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre

42 Queen Street, New Plymouth

10am-5pm Monday-Sunday

Closed Christmas Day

Todd Energy Aquatic Centre

Tisch Avenue, New Plymouth

Monday to Friday

   -Public swimming 6am-8.15pm

   -Lane swimming 6am-10am and 5pm-8.15 pm

Weekends and public holidays

   -Public swimming 7am-6.45pm

   -Lane swimming 7am-10am and 5pm-6.45pm

Puke Ariki

Ariki Street, New Plymouth

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-6pm (until 5pm on Labour Day)

Wednesday 9am-9pm (Taranaki Research Centre, the museum and i-SITE close at 6pm)

 Saturday, Sunday 9am-5pm

(NB: Puke Ariki library is closed on public holidays, the museum and i-SITE are open seven days a week except Christmas Day)

Brooklands Zoo

Brooklands Park Drive, New Plymouth

Monday - Sunday (incl. public holidays) 9am-5pm

(NB: Closed Christmas Day)

Inglewood Library and Service Centre

46 Rata Street, Inglewood

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9am-5pm

Wednesday, Friday 9am-6pm

Saturday 9am-noon

Closed public holidays

Waitara Library and Service Centre

17 Queen Street, Waitara

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-5pm

Tuesday, Thursday 9am-6pm

Saturday 9am-noon

Closed public holidays

Oakura Library

16 Donnelly Street, Oakura

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: noon-6pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 9am-1pm

Closed public holidays

Urenui Library

Takiroa Street, Urenui

Monday, Tuesday: 10.30am-12.30pm

Friday: noon-4pm

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month: 10.30am-12.30pm

Closed public holidays

Bell Block Library and Service Centre

Parklands Avenue Shopping Centre, Bell Block

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am-5pm

Tuesday and Thursday 9am-6pm

Saturday 9am-noon

Closed public holidays

NPDC Dog Pound

Open to the public 4:30-5:30pm Monday to Friday.

Closed weekends and Public Holidays