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Powerco Lights Up The Night | New Year's Eve
Join us at the park as we celebrate the New Year thanks to Powerco!
Whether you’re after something to keep the kids entertained, or a night out with your mates, we’ve got you covered.
Kids' Silent Disco | 7pm
Kids' New Year's Eve Countdown | 8pm
Silent Disco | 8.30pm
Unity Wara & Co | 7.30pm
Thoze Guyz | 8.30pm
Sola Rosa | 9.45pm
Noncharlet | 11pm
Fill your belly with delicious food truck cuisine at Light Bites! Picnic tables and beanbags are available so you can sit back, relax and enjoy a drink and a bite to eat. There will be alcohol available to purchase in the Festival Hub on these nights but it will need to be consumed in the designated Hub area.
Times: 6.30pm – 10.45pm
Dates: 19, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31 December
2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 22 January
Check out the lights from a different perspective - by boat!
- Boats must be booked on the day.
- Boat hire is $15 per 25 minutes.
- Bookings must be made at the Tea House on the Lake at Pukekura Park until 6pm, then at the boat ramp beside the band rotunda from 6pm – 10.30pm.
Where to stay
Whether you prefer to wake up with a view of the beach, the city, a rural landscape or our magnificent mountain, there's plenty of places for you to stay in New Plymouth.
Check out some options here.
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