- Every year from mid-December to mid-February in New Plymouth, The Festival of Lights transforms Pukekura Park into an illuminated magic wonderland. Absolutely stunning, and free!
- SH43 was New Zealand's first Heritage Trail and provides excellent views of Mt. Taranaki & the stunning Tangarakau Gorge.
- Made up of 33,000 ha, Egmont National Park is New Zealand's second biggest national park. With 13 entrances it's one of the most accessable wilderness areas in the country. It takes about 5hours to get to the top in clear weather - be careful though, conditions can change quickly.
- The Govett- Brewster Gallery in New Plymouth houses the largest collection of Len Lye works in the world. With a dedicated Len Lye Centre in the works, you should take time out to explore his varied works now. Well known for his kinetic pieces (like the Wind Wand on the Coastal Walkway) , he was also a prolific filmmaker as well as creating more traditional pieces.
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