The New International Encyclopædia/New Plymouth
NEW PLYM′OUTH. The capital and seaport of Taranaki County, North Island, New Zealand, on the west coast, 160 miles southwest of Auckland (Map: New Zealand, D 3). It has an extensive harbor and is a terminal of railway lines to Wellington and Napier. Population, in 1901, 4405. Consult Wells, History of Taranaki (New Plymouth, 1878).