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New Plymouth Map, New Zealand

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This New Plymouth Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in New Plymouth with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of New Plymouth useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about New Plymouth!

New Plymouth History

While over 3,500 troops arrived in Taranaki, the city was made into a garrison town from 1860 to 1866.  Most of the women and children were sent away to Nelson while their men joined up with military forces.  For over 2 years, all of the farming was done with the protection of the military, as farmers returned at night to military fort security. read more

New Plymouth Travel Guide

New Plymouth is also a great location to have a cost effective business conference, with the capability of accommodating as many as 1,000 delegates rather easily.  Both the holidaymaker and businessperson can find accommodations here with ease, offering campgrounds, hostels, Bed & Breakfasts, hotels, lodges, and self-catering motels.  Entertainment and food options are also consistent with those that are offered in... read more

New Plymouth Sightseeing

The Egmont National Park was developed by a special parliament act during 1900.  It protects the big volcano, as well as two other volcanoes that are older, the Pouakai and Kaitake.  Taranaki is linked to the mountains in the central plateau.  As the legend goes, Taranaki lived among the other volcanoes once, which are the Ngauruhoe, Ruapehu, and Tongariro.  When Taranaki flirted with a hill called Pihanga, the... read more

New Plymouth Nightlife

New Plymouth has plenty of bars and clubs that you can go to for an enjoyable nightout, and most of these are located on Devon Street.  One of these is the Grumpy Mole Saloon Bar and Café.  This is a casually formal spot to hang out and have a drink with some of your friends.  It is open Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 3am.  Then they are open Sunday through Wednesday from 11am until late. read more

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