New Plymouth’s Major Employers


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Here are links to the New Plymouth area’s biggest employers. All have more than three hundred employees, some in locations throughout New Zealand.

Fitzroy Engineering Group Ltd
Heavy engineering fabrication from design to installation and commissioning using a wide range of materials including carbon steel and exotics. The head office and workshops are situated in New Plymouth, located on the west coast of the North Island. In addition we have a projects design office in Auckland, an engineering services workshop in Napier and a marketing office in Melbourne, Australia.

Hooker Pacific Ltd
Road transport – linehaul, bulk fuel transport, household removals (domestic & international), container cartage, swinglifter service, metro pickup and delivery, bulk gases.

New Plymouth District Council
New Plymouth District Council provides a huge range of services for its residents and visitors. New Plymouth District, with a population of around 70,000 people, makes up the largest district in Taranaki.

Powerco Limited
Powerco is New Zealand’s largest gas and second largest electricity distribution company. Our network area spreads across the upper central and lower central North Island servicing approximately 400,000 consumers.

Riverlands Eltham Limited
Riverlands has beef procurement and production activities on the two North Island plants at Eltham and Bulls which have capacity to process 1250 head of cattle daily.

Shell Todd Oil Services Ltd
STOS is actively involved in exploration, appraisal, development and production activities and benefits from having direct access to Shell’s global expertise. We employ over 380 local and expatriate personnel at our office, production station, drilling and development sites in roles as diverse as our people.

Taranaki District Health Board
Taranaki DHB provides a range of services including public health, medical, surgical, mental health, allied health and ambulance to the Taranaki region.

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki
The Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) is a quality Government owned Tertiary Education Institution (TEI) based in New Zealand’s cultural and surfing hub – Taranaki. WITT is the only state tertiary institution in Taranaki and offers courses from certificate to degree level across a wide range of areas, including Business, Nursing, Sciences, Hospitality, Maori, Humanities, English Language, Media, Communications, Art, Electrical, Engineering, Automotive, Welding, Carpentry, Architecture, Computing, Cookery, Sport Development, Electrotechnology, Hairdressing, Fashion, Beauty Therapy, Early Childhood Education and Agriculture. WITT also specialises in English language tuition and foundation programmes for overseas students. In addition to its main campus at New Plymouth, WITT has established satellite campuses at Hawera, Stratford and Taumarunui.


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