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‘Tis the season

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 10:35 am | Palmerston North City Council

‘Tis the season The festive season is fast approaching, so make sure you take the time to refresh your understanding about providing refreshments. With recent changes to legislation around blood alcohol levels, knowing what’s legal and responsible ... More >>

Plan Ahead For Summer DIY

Monday, 24 November 2014, 2:20 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Plan Ahead For Summer DIY DIY might be in our DNA, and making sure that your handiwork is not only safe and legal is an important thing to consider. “Now that warmer weather is approaching many people will be planning on getting started on odd jobs ... More >>

Nominations open on Monday for Mayoral candidates

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 4:12 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Nominations in the by-election for the City’s new Mayor will open on Monday 24 November and run until 12 noon Monday 22 December. At present it is understood there will be more than one candidate indicating an election will take place on 10 February ... More >>

City meters upgraded to accept chipped bank cards

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 10:46 am | Palmerston North City Council

City meters upgraded to accept chipped bank cards Work has begun on upgrading credit/debit card readers in the City’s parking meters to enable motorists to use bank cards that contain a chip. The meters have a change in instructions for inserting chipped ... More >>

City’s cabinet boxes to take on a new life

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 2:14 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Local artists are being asked to submit artwork for display on the city’s Chorus communications cabinets. Chorus is sponsoring the art work after a trial in Auckland proved art led to a decrease in tagging. “Doing the murals becomes cost effective ... More >>

Commitment to Council housing tenants confirmed

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 2:16 pm | Palmerston North City Council

On Monday, the Community Development Committee will consider the draft Social Housing Strategy (2014) and, if approved it will go out for public consultation. More >>

How would you like to have your say?

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 10:39 am | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council is making it easy for residents to voice their thoughts, with a draft policy seeking to enable good conversations to produce good decisions. The draft Policy on Significance and Engagement seeks to increase the opportunities ... More >>

Making local history accessible

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 9:27 am | Palmerston North City Council

Making local history accessible Palmerston North is celebrating its seventh annual Local History Week from the 3rd to 9th November. City Library research educator Maria Shiva said everyone is welcome to attend the official opening. “It’s at 11am ... More >>

International Expert Talks the Walk

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 2:03 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Walking may seem pretty pedestrian, but international walking expert Daniel Sauter is coming to Palmerston North to take residents on a stroll through the world aimed at inspiring us all to take up the habit. A public talk focussing on the world’s ... More >>

Satisfactory start to year achieved

Monday, 20 October 2014, 2:55 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council has achieved an operating budget surplus for the first quarter of the 2014/15 financial year. More >>

Make Your Mark in Palmerston North

Friday, 17 October 2014, 11:17 am | Palmerston North City Council

If you’ve always wanted to get involved in transforming public space; be it your local street, the space outside your storefront or a public area in need of brightening up, placemaking can help. More >>

Access denied to Arapuke Forest Park during week

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 3:52 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Access denied to Arapuke Forest Park during week Access to Arapuke Forest Park has now been restricted to weekends and statutory holidays only. Members of the public are jeopardising the safety of the logging contractors working in the park, and their ... More >>

Funding to Get Your Creative Project off the Ground

Monday, 13 October 2014, 2:01 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Arts projects can get lift-off with a grant from the Creative Communities Palmerston North Local Arts Funding Scheme. More >>

Mayoral by-election to be held in February 2015

Monday, 6 October 2014, 2:37 pm | Palmerston North City Council

A by-election for the Palmerston North mayoralty has been announced following the resignation of the Mayor of Palmerston North. Mayor Jono Naylor’s letter of resignation was received by Palmerston North City Council’s chief executive Paddy Clifford ... More >>

Free Roman blinds now installed free, October only

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:02 am | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council’s eco design advisor, Nelson Lebo, is offering to deliver and install Roman blinds from the Red Cross Curtain Bank (26B Domain Street) free of charge during the month of October. More >>

Future of the Home of Sport in Palmerston North Secured

Monday, 29 September 2014, 2:57 pm | Palmerston North City Council

The Arena Manawatū Master Plan was today adopted by Palmerston North City Council, setting in motion long-awaited improvements to the city’s leading sporting facility. More >>

Arapuke Forest Park users advised to plan ahead

Friday, 26 September 2014, 12:48 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Harvest operations in Arapuke Forest Park will start on Monday 29 September 2014 and run through to April next year. During the harvest season Arapuke Forest Park will be open to recreational users from 7pm to midnight Monday to Thursday, 7pm Friday ... More >>

City reduces wastewater discharge points to one

Friday, 26 September 2014, 12:37 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North now has only one treated wastewater discharge point to the Manawatū River following the connection of Longburn to Palmerston North. More >>

Consultation on three water and waste bylaws begins

Friday, 26 September 2014, 11:43 am | Palmerston North City Council

Tomorrow, consultation starts on three proposed bylaws: the Water Supply Bylaw, the Trade Waste Bylaw, and the Stormwater Drainage Bylaw. More >>

Creative NZ Māori and Pacific Arts Hui

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:13 am | Palmerston North City Council

Creative NZ Māori and Pacific Arts Hui Palmerston North communities boast a wealth of talented Māori and Pacific artists and Creative New Zealand want to encourage more of them to apply for funding. Creative NZ will host a Hui on Tuesday 23 September ... More >>

 

 

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