The pick of New Plymouth's parks, Pukekura has 49 hectares of gardens, playgrounds, trails, streams, waterfalls, ponds and display...
New Plymouth Observatory
Atop Marsland Hill (great views!) is this wee observatory. Also on the hill is the cacophonous 37-bell Kibby Carillon , a huge automated...
Andre’s Pies & Patisserie
Expanding waistlines since 1972, this is an easy pull-over off the main road through town. Hefty pies, buns, doughnuts and sandwiches...
Brooklands Park information
Lonely Planet review
Adjoining Pukekura, Brooklands Park is home to the Bowl of Brooklands , a world-class outdoor sound-shell, hosting festivals such as WOMAD and old-school rockers like Fleetwood Mac. Park highlights include a 2000-year-old puriri tree, a 300-variety rhododendron dell and the farmy Brooklands Zoo .