The Burnt Place

Bench seating at The Burnt Place, Taranaki.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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The Burnt Place is quickly coming home away from home for Hāwera locals with its cosy neighbourhood vibes.

Fenton Art Collective

Landscape on an easel at Fenton Art Collective, Taranaki.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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What do you get if you put art, history, gin and espresso under one roof? An eclectic melting pot like Fenton Art Collective in Taranaki.

Bleached Coffee and Crystal Cylinder

The inside of Bleached Coffee cafe.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki Editor's Pick
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Shimmy yourself into Bleached and Crystal Cylinder, an industrial coffee shop slash lifestyle store tucked behind Devon Street West that’s oh so sunny.

Liardet Street Projects

Two food caravans sitting next to each ohter.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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A cohort of cool hospitality vendors come together to create Liardet Street Projects in New Plymouth; an open air foodhall that boasts a variety of authentic street food and...

Kingsroy Gallery

Wide angle of the gallery space at Kingsroy Gallery, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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New Plymouth’s burgeoning art scene is vibrant and exciting and Kingsroy is a notable addition to the swathe of galleries opening in the coastal city.

Juno Gin

Dave looking at still at Juno Gin, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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The origins of New Plymouth’s boutique gin distillery, Juno, is a compelling tale of relentless passion and a scientific approach.

Vintage Industries

Exterior of Vintage Industries, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki

Vintage Industries in New Plymouth  is a beacon - twofold in fact - for its salvaged antiques from across the globe and golden exterior.

Kina NZ Design + Art Space

Colourful tumblers and greeting cards at Kina NZ Design + Artspace, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Anyone wanting to take a memento of Taranaki home with them should spend some time browsing the curated art and design pieces at Kina NZ Design + Artspace in New Plymouth.

Tartan Rose Cakery and Deli

A coffee menu on a wall at Tartan Rose in New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Tartan Rose is somewhat tucked away on the fringe of New Plymouth’s centre but you’ll be more than rewarded after your short walk to this incredible cakery and deli.

Wild Pear Kitchen

Woman holding a smoothie at Wild Pear Kitchen, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Wild Pear Kitchen in New Plymouth is a haven for lovers of vegan and vegetarian cuisine, a welcoming and award-winning café that specialises in fresh and tasty...

Shining Peak Brewing

The blue and white exterior of Shining Peak Brewing in New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Drink beer, do good. That’s what Shining Peak Brewing Company boldly encourages patrons to do when they enter their New Plymouth microbrewery.

Nice Hotel and Restaurant

The colourful and luxurious living room inside Nice Hotel.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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At the top of a hill, on the cusp of the green Pukekara...

The Jewel and the Jeweller

Interior view of The Jewel and The Jeweller, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki Editor's Pick
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For the art lovers amongst us, The Jewel and The Jeweller in New Plymouth’s Quarter Bank Prencinct is a treasure trove of delights.

Puke Ariki

An interactive space within Puke Ariki.
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Spend any time in New Plymouth and you’ll see the signposts for Puke Ariki, a dedicated hub that comprises a museum, library and research centre that shares the...

Tawhiti Museum

An old fashioned street scene at Tawhiti Museum, Taranaki.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki Hāwera
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Tawhiti Museum is unlike any other provincial museum in New Zealand as it is the amalgamation of one man's dedicated heritage project.

New Plymouth Coastal Walkway

A sculpture of women sitting on a bench seat looking out to sea.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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A melting pot of folks - young and old - congregate on the 13.2km New Plymouth Coastal Walkway.

The Virtue

The moody interior of The Virtue perfumery and florist.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki Editor's Pick
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There’s nothing remotely ordinary about The Virtue in New Plymouth.

Snug Lounge

The red lit interior of Snug Lounge in New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Sometimes things aren’t quite as they seem, and that couldn’t be truer of Snug Lounge in New Plymouth’s West End Precinct.

Tūpare

A brick entrance way.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Tūpare is an idyllic landscaped garden and homestead on the outskirts of New Plymouth.

Pukekura Park

A view of a building from across the lake.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Meander up to Pukekura Park from the centre of New Plymouth and soak up the serenity and calmness.

Fork N Knife

Bench seat with cushions at Fork N Knife, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Tucked in behind The Arizona, you’ll discover Fork N Knife, an intimate private function space that goes the distance when it comes to contemporary New Zealand cuisine.

The Public Catering Company

Close up of treats in the cabinet at Public Catering Company, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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New Plymouth’s White Hart precinct is blessed with a handful of excellent hospitality outlets, and The Public Catering Company is certainly one of them.

Three Sisters Brewery

Glass of beer on the counter at Three Sisters Brewing, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Three Sisters Brewery is a local brewery doing marvellous things with, you’ve guessed it, beer.

Monica's Eatery

Interior view with customers dining at Monica's Eatery, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Monica’s Eatery is ​​eponymously named after the progressive, innovative, creative and generous New Plymouth local, Monica Brewster, who unabashedly loved the arts.

Ozone Coffee Roasters

Coffee machine at Ozone Coffee Roasters, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki Editor's Pick
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Ozone Coffee Roasters is a resounding global success story, but its origins will forever be in the coastal town of New Plymouth.

Ms White

Two people eating pizza at Ms White, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Sometimes straight up and no-frills is the order of the day.

Proof and Stock

Interior view of Proof and Stock, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki Editor's Pick
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Stumble a few hundred yards back from the beach, and seek out Proof and Stock, the quintessential coffee outpost inside a converted New Plymouth garage.

Knead Artisan Donuts

Box of donuts from Knead Artisan Donuts, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Knead’s sell-out specialty donuts are the talk of the town in New Plymouth for very good reason.

The Federal Store

Interior view of The Federal Store with customers dining.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Delightfully playful, The Federal Store in New Plymouth will impress any café lover who swings by.

Itch Wine Bar

Man up a ladder retrieving bottle of spirits at Itch Wine Bar, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Every town deserves a late-night wine bar as good as New Plymouth's Itch.

Emmalou Macaron & Coffee House

Busy cafe scene with lots of customers sitting at tables at Emmalou Macaron & Coffee, New Plymouth.
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It’s all in the name.

Escape Coffee Roasters

Looking through the doors into Escape Coffee Roasters, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Unmistakably eye-catching, Escape Coffee Roasters takes pride of place on the corner of New Plymouth’s Liardet Street.

Elixir Café

Club sandwich with chicken and bacon from Elixir, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki
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Elixir Café in New Plymouth is a classic in every sense. Named after a magic potion, the place does operate with a special kind of alchemy.

Billow

Close up of pastries on display at Billow, New Plymouth.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki Editor's Pick
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Hidden down a garlanded alleyway, you’ll discover ‘Quarter Bank’ a collective of

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery + Len Lye Centre

Exterior of the Len Lye Centre in New Plymouth, Taranaki.
Place New Plymouth & Taranaki Editor's Pick
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Govett-Brewster Art Gallery + Len Lye Centre is dynamic, courageous and quite simply, unmissable.