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Moving to New Plymouth

Considering a Move to New Plymouth?

New Plymouth is located on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand and is named after the english city of Plymouth in Devon in the UK where its origional residents came from. The city now has a population of around 53,000 residents.

For those moving to the city of New Plymouth will find it is known as a major events centre in New Zealand with many major festivals such as the annual Festival of Lights, the Taranaki Powerco Garden Spectacular, and the biennial Taranaki Arts Festival. The city also holds a number of sports fixtures along with concerts from many international artists.

New Plymouth has an 11km Coastal Walkway promenade that stretches almost the entire length of the city. The route of the walkway is from the Bell Block mouth right along to the Port of Taranaki. Along this pathway is the Te Rewa Rewa Bridge and provides one of the best cycling facilities in New Zealand.

Places worth visiting when moving to New Plymouth include Pukekura Park, the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, and the Todd Energy Aquatic Centre. There are also around 20 golf courses in the area, and a shopping centre with over 55 shops.

Abels Moving Services can assist you when moving to New Plymouth from the UK. We have been providing professional and discrete packing and international removal services for discerning families and professionals relocating and moving to New Plymouth in New Zealand for over 50 years.

Abels Moving Services advises that Export Packing is a fundamental requirement for all your items and possessions when moving to New Plymouth. Export Packing is a way of protecting items when in transit. It utilises either a 6 ply paper blanket that has a wax inner and a water resistant outer or tough bubble blanket that has a soft cloth inner and robust outer to ensure corners are not exposed. Certain items will need to be card covered, put into a carton or an additional layer of the above wrap to add extra protection for items such as polished furniture, antiques, delicate legs, mirror and glass fronted units.

The level of protection that is needed when moving items for example by road is less stringent but for moving your items travelling thousands of miles in either 20ft Containers or 40ft Containers on their sea journey to New Plymouth then they will need additional Export Packing protection. Please remember that the goods will be “handled” many times including wrapping, loading the container, road journey to the port, container hoist removes and stacks, container hoist moves from the stack to the loading area near the vessel, loading the vessel crane gantry, sea journey and then the same in reverse. So the protection is paramount in ensuring the contents longevity when moving to New Plymouth.

Abels Moving Services holds a Royal Warrant to Her Majesty the Queen. We pride ourselves on providing the same level of service to all our customers from start to finish.

If you are moving to New Zealand but are considering a move to another city in New Zealand then please see our other website pages on Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Dunedin, Palmerston North, Nelson, Rotorua, and New Plymouth.

Call Abels on 01842-816600 to discuss your requirements when moving to New Plymouth or any other New Zealand location.

Abels Moving Services:
Telephone: 01842 816600