The humble, artefact-filled Richmond Cottage was built in 1854 across St Aubyn St, and was moved to its present site in the early 1960s....
The wonderfully eccentric Wind Wand , in Puke Ariki Landing , was designed by Len Lye – the artist who has put this town on the map in...
Real Tart Gallery
To see what local artists have to offer, visit the 100-year-old reconstructed warehouse Real Tart Gallery. Exhibitions change regularly...
Run by a non-profit private trust, this groovy cinema, found up a mirror-clad stairwell (this has to be an old nightclub, doesn't it?),...
Despite looking like a cheese grater, Arborio, in the Puke Ariki building, is the star of New Plymouth’s food show. It’s airy, arty and...
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Puke Ariki information
Translating as ‘Hill of Chiefs’, Puke Ariki is home to the i-SITE , a museum, library, a cafe and the fabulous Arborio restaurant. The excellent museum has an extensive collection of Maori artefacts, plus colonial, mountain geology and wildlife exhibits (…we hope the shark suspended above the lobby isn't life-size).