If you lose your bearings in downtown New Plymouth (or just want to know the time), look for the kooky, stripy clock tower, which is...
Len Lye Centre
'Great art goes 50-50 with great architecture'. So said Len Lye, the world-beating NZ artist (1901–80) to whom this super new art...
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
Adjacent to the superb new Len Lye Centre , this is arguably the country’s best regional art gallery, presenting contemporary – and...
Underneath a regulation Irish pub, the grungy Basement is the best place in town to catch up-and-coming live bands, broadly sheltering...
Not so much chaotic as endearingly boho, Chaos is a dependable spot for a coffee and a zingy brunch. Spicy beans with avocado and...
69 Devon St W · interesting places nearby
This old theatre has expanded into the adjoining shopfronts to become the Mayfair, a fairly mainstream but always busy bar-restaurant and live-music space. Everyone from rock bands to jazz trios, stand-up comedy acts, DJs and chamber orchestras play the main room out the back; the front bar offers pizzas, burgers, platters and a decent wine list.