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New Plymouth New Zealand is located on the North Islands west coast in the Taranaki district of New Zealand. New Plymouth offers something for everyone, sun, sea, sand and snow. some of the best surfing in the country, a marine park conservation area, Mount Taranaki and the Egmont National Park, a mecca for trampers and climbers. New Zealand map, real estate for sale, rental car hire or job for employment in New Plymouth New Zealand.
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NEW PLYMOUTH ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE
New Plymouth New Zealand's entertainment for all budgets and interests. A selection of entertainment located in New Plymouth New Zealand. New Plymouth is the holiday destination with something for everyone, sun, sea, sand and snow. A spectacular cone mountain, magnificent parks, gardens and walking tracks, great shopping and a vibrant nightlife. New Plymouth is surrounded by a spectacularly beautiful environment from its stunning coastline offering some of the best surfing conditions in the country, and a marine park conservation area, to impressive Mount Taranaki and the Egmont National Park which is a mecca for trampers and climbers.

Food and Wine
For dishes that have a distinctly New Zealand style look out for lamb, pork and venison; salmon, crayfish, Bluff oysters, paua (abalone), mussels and scallops; kumara (sweet potato); kiwifruit and tamarillo; and pavlova, our national dessert, made from meringue and lashings of fresh whipped cream topped with fresh fruit or berries.

While the main centres support a few elegant, silver-service restaurants, the trend is towards more relaxed cafe-bar dining. There is a wide variety of international food available including Japanese, Indian, Halal, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Malaysian, and Thai. There are more than 900 Asian restaurants throughout New Zealand.

While you are here, take the opportunity to discover more about New Zealand wines . Our whites wines, particularly Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, have achieved an international reputation for excellence - and the reds are catching-up fast!

Discover Wine and Food
Explore the tastes and textures of New Zealand's innovative culinary culture. Match seasonal food delicacies to award-winning local wines.

Alcohol
Most night-spots, restaurants and cafes serve liquor seven days a week. You can purchase alcohol from liquor outlets (beer, wine and spirits) and supermarkets (beer and wine only) seven days a week. Legally you must be 18 years old to buy alcohol or consume it in a public place, and you may be asked for a photo-ID.

Night Life in New Zealand
Lively DJ and band scenes, particularly in the larger cities, have given New Zealand's night life a renewed vibrancy. You will find a variety of night-clubs, cabarets, pubs, concerts and live performances to choose from, and there are also four casinos, in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown.

Smoking
To protect people from the health effects of second-hand smoke, smoking in all hospitality venues, including bars, restaurants, cafes, and casinos, is prohibited in New Zealand. If you smoke, please remember to smoke outside.

Shows
Most cities stage first-class concerts and shows. Theatre, orchestral concerts, ballet, rock and jazz are well represented.


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