Come for the festival or event, and stay to discover a cranking creative scene, epic surf breaks, a dining scene full of flavour, and award-winning local brews.

The Mountain, in cinemas from 28 March

Rachel House's debut feature film, The Mountain is showing in these Taranaki cinemas:

Event Cinemas, New Plymouth
Hawera Cinema 2
Everybody's theatre, Ōpunake
Kings Theatre, Stratford

Set in our own backyard, The Mountain is a heartwarming story of adventure following three kids on an inspiring journey to find healing under the watchful eye of Taranaki Maunga.

Taranaki Steelformers Airs 2024 Home Games, April - July

The Taranaki Steelformers Airs are ready for the 2024 season bringing 10 home games to the TSB Stadium! This season will bring a high energy, family friendly and exciting basketball experience. Grab your tickets and support the Taranaki Steelformer Airs at these home games:

Sat, 4th May   Taranaki Airs v Franklin Bulls
Sun,12th May   Taranaki Airs v Southland Sharks
Sat, 18th May   Taranaki Airs v Manawatu Jets
Wed, 22nd May   Taranaki Airs v Hawkes Bay Hawks
Fri, 31st May   Taranaki Airs v Otago Nuggets
Sat, 8th June   Taranaki Airs v Wellington Saints
Fri, 28th June   Taranaki Airs v Canterbury Rams
Sun, 7th July   Taranaki Airs v Auckland Tuatara
Sun, 14th July   Taranaki Airs v Nelson Giants

Taranaki Taste and Tales, 1st - 3rd and 8th - 9th June

Experience guided behind-the-scenes taste trails and get to know some of our region's top food and beverage producers, taste their produce and hear their tales.

There's trails for every palate, including full-day, half-day options and walking trails. 

Winterfest, 6th -16th June

Set against the backdrop of the vibrant arts scene of Taranaki, Winter Fest promises 10 days of pure magic from June 6th -16th. 

Celebrating exceptional homegrown talent, expect a winter wonderland of ideas, words and stories told through an unforgettable collection of comedy, dance, music, theatre and literary sessions - there's something for every taste!


TSB Festival of Lights: Winter Pop-up, 27th - 30th June

Experience stunning light installations from Huatoki Plaza to the Coastal Walkway in New Plymouth's CBD. Enjoy live performances, delicious food, and plenty of family-friendly entertainment.

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Eat and drink

Explore a world of culinary delights that cater to every palate. From international cuisine to local favourites, our diverse food options promise a flavorful journey.

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