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Each year, Pukekura Park is transformed into a wonderland of light displays, musical festivities, and more! It's a highlight of the year for residents of New Plymouth and visitors alike. The festival typically runs from mid-December to late January. If you're in town, do not miss a magical night at the park!
Looking for a fast fun day out then check out the local go-cart joint - Maki Nitro! Located just out of town this place is great with a couple of friends or with a large group. You can just race each other or have teams with real-time lap times to see who really is the fastest!
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Great place to get a feed in the center of town with amazing views out to the wind wand and foreshore. Open for breakfast lunch and dinner including some really amazing pizza dishes! Once you've finished your meal you can take a tour around the Puke Araki museum in which Arborio is located.
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New Plymouth is a great place to visit and live. Each season brings the best part of it with hot (not too hot!) summers and cold winters. However, if you're visiting during autumn or spring then you best pack for any season. With Mt Egmont being a stone's throw away it really messes up the weather - it's often said that you can bike in a complete circle and you'll get a head wind the entire way! So dress warm but bring your shorts and jandles just in case.
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