BK's Egmont Motor Lodge

  • 115 Coronation Avenue, New Plymouth, NZ
  • 0800 115 033 or 06 758 5216
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Upcoming Events in New Plymouth, Taranaki

Mitre 10 Cup

26 Sep 2017 (Tue) - 28 Oct 2017 (Sat)

Yarrow Stadium

For all the rugby mad fans & supporters, see below for all the matches that will be held at Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth this season in the Mitre 10 Cup.
19th Aug - Taranaki vs Waikato - Kick Off 5.05pm
2nd Sep - Taranaki vs Counties Manukau - Kick Off 7.35pm
15th Sep - Taranaki vs Bay of Plenty - Kick Off 7.45pm
28th Sep - Taranaki vs Tasman - Kick Off 7.35pm
11th Oct - Taranaki vs Manawatu - Kick Off 7.35pm

Finals TBC (Fingers Crossed for Taranaki!!)
Semi's: 21st Oct - Kick Off 2.35pm or 7.35pm
Finals: 28th Oct - Kick Off 7.35pm

Be sure to give us a call here at BK's Egmont to discuss your accommodation options when travelling to support the rugby, we are only approx 8 mins from Yarrow Stadium.

Targa NZ 2017

26 Oct 2017 (Thu)

TSB Stadium

Part of Targa New Zealand being held October 24th - 28th October?
The overnight Parc Ferme is at TSB Stadium - just across the road from us here at BK's Egmont Motor Lodge, be sure to secure your accommodation soon.

Garden Festival and Fringe Garden Festival

27 Oct 2017 (Fri) - 5 Nov 2017 (Sun)

The annual garden festival will be held in October/ November 2017
the 12th Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival. This is one of New Zealand’s friendliest garden festivals and we pride ourselves on the variety of plants we can grow in Taranaki. The Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival is a ten day adventure into the homes of garden gurus throughout the Taranaki region.

Oakura Arts Trail

28 Oct 2017 (Sat) - 5 Nov 2017 (Sun)

Taranaki has a lot to offer! Join the Arts Trail and meet Oakura artist’s in their studios over two open weekends.
Our Oakura artists are opening up their studios so you can enjoy workshops, demonstrations and opportunities to buy a unique piece of art, a perfect memory of your stay in New Plymouth.

pottery - painters - workshops - felters - glass-artists - photographers - jewellers - sculptors - printmakers

Free entry so grab a friend, the map and go explore!

Open Weekends:
28th & 29th October
4th & 5th November
10am - 4pm

Around The Mountain Relay 2017

3 Nov 2017 (Fri) - 4 Nov 2017 (Sat)

TSB Stadium

Are you taking part in the this years Around The Mountain Relay and still need accommodation? Relax in comfort at BKs Egmont Motor Lodge when you finish.
This is a fun event comprising of teams of between 10 and 18 runners, walkers or composite teams completing the 150km around Mt Taranaki/Egmont.

Good luck to all those taking part and have fun!

NZ Tattoo & Art Festival

25 Nov 2017 (Sat) - 26 Nov 2017 (Sun)

TSB Stadium

Australasia’s biggest tattoo event the New Zealand Tattoo & Art Festival is back for the 7th time on the 25 & 26 November 2017 at the TSB Stadium in New Plymouth!
The best artists in every style of tattooing are coming to New Plymouth to tattoo you! Tattoo appointments can be made by contacting the artists direct, or there will be loads of artists doing walk up tattoos all weekend.

If are not keen to get a tattoo but are interested to see what it is all about, there will be loads of live entertainment, so a great weekend for all.

Cat Stevens/ Yusuf Concert

16 Dec 2017 (Sat)

TBS Bowl of Brooklands

Legendary musician Yusuf / Cat Stevens will be performing at the TSB Bowl of Brooklands
Yusuf Islam – better known as Cat Stevens – is returning to New Zealand in December to play three shows as part of his 50th anniversary Peace Train Tour, A Cat's Attic.

The iconic 68-year-old singer was last here in 2010, when he staged two sold-out arena concerts in Christchurch and Auckland.

This time around he will be playing Auckland's Vector Arena on December 13, New Plymouth's TSB Bowl of Brooklands on December 16 and Christchurch's Horncastle Arena on December 19.

TSB Bank Festival of Lights

16 Dec 2017 (Sat) - 5 Feb 2018 (Mon)

Pukekura Park

Each summer the TSB Bank Festival of Lights transforms Pukekura Park, one of New Zealand's premier botanical gardens, into a magical illuminated night-time wonderland of multi-coloured lights gleaming amongst the trees, attracting more than 100,000 visitors each year.
Come and be wowed by the live night-time entertainment from national and international performers, stunning lighting features, a fantastic mix of daytime activities for children and families, twilight movies in the park and pop-up performance features.

Right across the road from us here at BK's Egmont Motor Lodge - it is a must see.

Te Kupenga Stone Sculpture Symposium 2018

30 Dec 2017 (Sat) - 27 Jan 2018 (Sat)

New Plymouth Foreshore

Visiting New Plymouth this summer? You won't want to miss viewing the Stone Sculpture Symposium. Secure your accommodation with BK's Egmont Motor Lodge.
This biennial event brings together international, national and local sculptors to create with the local Andesite boulders as their medium. The sculpture symposia can be viewed in person from New Plymouth's coastal walkway.

The symposium is a major attraction for visitors and locals alike and is unique for New Zealand.

Carving: 30 December 2017 – 20 January 2018.
Foreshore Exhibition: 21 – 27 January 2018
Public Auction: 27 January 2018

Taranaki Racing 2017/2018 Race Dates

Pukekura Racecourse

Pukekura Raceway opposite BKS Egmont Motor Lodge hosts 17 race days throughout the year
Pukekura Raceway opposite BKS Egmont Motor Lodge hosts 17 race days throughout the year. Coming for 1 or more days then be sure to contact Sheryll and Ross about accommodation options.
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