New Plymouth

With an access to beaches and the towering Mt. Taranaki, this port city also boasts a couple of galleries and a friendly atmosphere.

New Plymouth is the major city of the Taranaki Region on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is named after Plymouth, Devon, England, from where the first English settlers migrated. The New Plymouth District includes New Plymouth City and several smaller towns. The New Plymouth District is the 10th largest district (out of 67) in New Zealand, and has 1.7 percent of New Zealand's population. With its rich volcanic soil, the city is well known for its gardens. Chief among them are the 52 ha Pukekura Park in the center of the city (named a Garden of National Significance), and Pukeiti, a rhododendron garden of international significance high on the Pouakai Range.
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  • Mt Taranaki, New Plymouth, New Zealand
  • Residential street in New Plymouth in Autumn
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
  • Day 10 - New Plymouth shoreline
  • Paritutu
  • Puke Ariki Museum and iSite, exterior
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  • Monkey Enclosure at Brooklands Zoo
   

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