Taranaki Weddings Bridal Fayre 2015
1 Nov 2015 (Sun)
Join Taranaki Weddings at the 2015 Bridal Fayre as we showcase the biggest and the best selection of Wedding Vendors in the beautiful Taranaki Region!
Gather ideas and inspiration, meet, chat with and book the most amazing vendors, samples cakes, have fun in photobooths, try out products, enter giveaways and so much more!
The Taranaki Wedding Bridal Fayre takes place on Sunday 1st November 2015 from 10:30am till 3.30pm.
11 Nov 2015 (Wed)
TSB Theatre - TSB Showplace, 92 Devon St West
10cc, comprising Graham Gouldman, Rick Fenn, Mick Wilson, Mike Stevens and Paul Burgess, were hot favourites when they performed in NZ to over 50,000 people at a summer concert tour last year.
Fans will now have the chance to hear hits such as Dreadlock Holiday, The Things We Do For Love, I’m Not In Love (featured in films such as Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason and more recently the Disney blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy), Art For Art’s Sake, Rubber Bullets, I’m Mandy Fly Me and Donna, up close and personal in theatres.
And in a rare double-bill, 10cc co-founder Graham Gouldman will open the show with his Heart Full of Songs acoustic set, performing hits he wrote for other artistes, such as Bus Stop and Look Through Any Window (for The Hollies), No Milk Today (Herman’s Hermits) and Heart Full of Soul and For Your Love (The Yardbirds).
The Australian Led Zeppelin Show - Zeppelin Live
14 Nov 2015 (Sat)
The Mayfair, 69-73 Devon Street West, New Plymouth
The Led Zeppelin Show is Australia's premiere and most authentic tribute to Led Zeppelin. Complete with costumes, stage presentation, authentic instruments and equipment the same as Led Zeppelin used on stage, The Led Zeppelin Show captures the electricity and live experience of a Led Zeppelin concert.
New Zealand Tattoo and Art Festival
28 Nov 2015 (Sat) - 29 Nov 2015 (Sun)
TSB Stadium, Mason Drive, New Plymouth
”Australasia’s biggest tattoo event the New Zealand Tattoo & Art Festival is back for the 5th time on the 28 & 29 November 2015 at the TSB Stadium in New Plymouth!
Featuring over 250 of the world’s finest tattoo artists & tattoo models, including LA Ink star Dan Smith, American realism star Paul Acker, American Model & judge on hit TV show Best Ink Sabina Kelley, Swedish tattoo artist & model Cleo Wattenstrom, American black & grey master Carl Grace, American Model Miss Mary Leigh Marshall, Bernadette Macia’s who is a judge on CMT’s Tattoo Titans the face of Sullen Clothing & host of Sullen TV, Tahitian tattoo artist Manu Farrarons from LA, lettering & script tattooer Big Meas, dot work specialist Dillon Forte & many many more.
Pukekura Raceway Christmas at the Races
3 Dec 2015 (Thu)
Pukekura Raceway, Rogan Street, New Plymouth
It's your one stop Christmas Party and it's returning to New Plymouth this year. Enjoy a day of superb thoroughbred racing, delicious Christmas themed food, and live entertainment. Choose a hospitality option to suit your group then sit back and relax knowing all the details have been taken care of.
TSB Bank Festival of Lights
13 Dec 2015 (Sun) - 31 Jan 2016 (Sun)
Pukekura Park, Fillis Street, New Plymouth
The Festival is a must-do experience in Taranaki.
-Each year the festival transforms Pukekura Park into a beautiful illuminated night-time wonderland.
Attracts over 100,000 visitors each year - locally, nationally and internationally.
-Over 1,000 lights are installed in the park, beautifully illuminating the trees and foliage surrounding the lakes.
-Summer Scene, the daytime event's programme for children and families, has 23 events this season. Sponsored by Tag Oil and Horizon Energy Services.
-On Stage, the night entertainment programme featuring nationally and international acts, has 47 performances this season. Supported by TSB Community Trust.
-Twilight movies, outdoor movies in the park is a magical experience under the stars. Bring a pillow and blanket to the Boat Shed Lawn.
UB40 Red Red Wine Vineyard Tour
10 Jan 2016 (Sun)
Sentry Hill Winery, 152 Cross Road
UB40, featuring the original members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue, will be returning to New Zealand in early 2016 for their first ever vineyard tour.
One of New Zealand’s much loved festival acts, the Red Red Wine Vineyard Tour sees the band headline a series of concerts in some of the country’s most stunning locations and it will be swinging into New Plymouth’s Sentry Hill Winery on Sunday 10 January.
The original line-up of UB40 with Ali, Astro and Mickey enjoyed huge success over a period of 30 years from 1979 to 2008, with #1 albums, multiple gold and platinum selling albums, Grammy nominations, 4 worldwide #1 hits and over 70 million in sales. Now reunited again, they continue to take their smooth yet rootsy blend around the world and their live performances never fail to uplift the audience.
Upcoming Events in New Plymouth
Check out all upcoming events in New Plymouth at the Eventfinda website.
Taranaki Mountainairs Basketball
Meet the Augusta Mountainairs 2015.
There are eight teams in the National Basketball League this season, which runs from early April to late June. Play-offs are scheduled for early July.
Each of the eight teams will play nine home and nine away games, plus an ‘extra’ game against three of the league teams.
The Augusta Mountainairs’ extra games will be against the Wellington Saints, Hawkes Bay Hawks and Nelson Giants - the 2014 champs, finalists, and a play-off team, respectively.
See the Taranaki Basketball website for details on local games at the TSB Stadium.