New Plymouth, New Zealand | Travel | Smithsonian
Current Issue
October 2014 magazine cover
Subscribe

Save 81% off the newsstand price!

New Plymouth, New Zealand

Five minutes from the sea

smithsonian.com

New Plymouth is five minutes from the sea, forty minutes from a mountain which is now covered in snow and it has a park of 130 acres where there is native bush, a zoo for children (rabbits, otters etc) and a large amphitheater where there are national outdoor concerts. It has always been isolated and so the people have a very strong community spirit. We have a bank where the profits go back into the community to fund over six hundred charities.

Comment on this Story

comments powered by Disqus