The coastal walk at Hickford Park allows you to see one of the few remaining natural wetlands in Taranaki, Waipu Lagoons, where you’ll see a variety of birds. Return the car park the same way. The stream runs between Puke Ariki Landing and the Centre City mall. Cherished character home seeks new family Vogeltown, 50 Ballance Street. Below are our favourite walks & hiking tracks in New Plymouth for your enjoyment. Cross Ariki St. and walk up the eastern side of Brougham St, New Plymouth’s original main street. Just 3km from New Plymouth on State Highway 3 is the Meeting of the Waters scenic reserve.