There are skate parks in New Plymouth (East End Reserve and Marfell Park), Waitara (Marine Park and Pennington Park), Inglewood (Carnival/Jubilee Park), Bell Block (Hickford Park), Okato and Oakura (Shearer Reserve).
Skateboarding in the New Plymouth, Waitara and Inglewood CBDs
Skateboarding (including rollerblades, roller skates, in-line skates, scooters or similar) is prohibited in the central business areas of New Plymouth, Inglewood and Waitara. The maps show the areas where skating is banned. You can ride Blip Scooters in the New Plymouth CBD. If you are skating in other urban areas please ride carefully and be considerate of pedestrians.
If you skateboard in the banned areas your skateboard could be confiscated. If your skateboard has been confiscated, you can apply to have it returned using the form below.