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Experience Broadway this Saturday night

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 4:11 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Experience Broadway Ave in a whole new way this Saturday night with performances from some of the city’s best local musicians and the opportunity to sample a diverse range of food. More >>

Rescue Emergency Support Team looking for new members

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 12:32 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North’s Rescue Emergency Support Team, one of 18 nationally accredited volunteer Rescue Emergency teams, is on the look - out for new members. More >>

Table Tennis is a winning sport at Youth Space

Monday, 20 February 2017, 5:28 pm | Palmerston North City Council

With table tennis tables, bats and balls on the ready, the sound of a game is familiar inside Palmerston North City Library’s Youth Space.  One regular player at Youth Space over the recent holidays was national representative Abbey Webb (14) practising ... More >>

Passport to Play Palmy a huge success

Monday, 20 February 2017, 3:55 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Passport to Play Palmy, a parent-led project funded by the Palmerston North City Council’s Placemaking initiative, has seen hundreds of children get out and about in the city’s parks over the summer months. More >>

Library book sale to attract thousands

Friday, 17 February 2017, 4:47 pm | Palmerston North City Council

While thousands of people head to Palmerston North’s Libraries every day, thousands more are expected for the upcoming annual, three day book sale. More >>

Festival of Cultures to deliver a full weekend of festivity

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 3:21 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Anticipation is high for Palmerston North’s most vibrant and colourful event – the 2017 Festival of Cultures. It’s the city’s celebration of our diverse cultures, their art and lifestyles. More >>

Teen art project benefits from Creative Communities funding

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 3:38 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North Library’s Youth Space recently hosted a small exhibition of stencilled art created by a group of teenagers during a school holiday workshop. Local artist Gemma Farrell (aka Gembol) ran the Swamp City Stencil Art workshops over six sessions ... More >>

Big Screen Gaming – Event postponed until tomorrow

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 10:53 am | Palmerston North City Council

This afternoon’s Big Screen Gaming event being held in The Square, is postponed until tomorrow due to the weather The event is planned to commence tomorrow at 2.30pm with the same format. Nitro Circus stars have confirmed they are able to attend tomorrow ... More >>

Free movies in The Square

Friday, 20 January 2017, 1:45 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Staying in town after work to enjoy the summer evenings has become more enticing with two free outdoor movies on offer.  They will be shown on CET Arena’s big screen in the events quadrant in The Square. More >>

Headline acts for Festival of Cultures named

Friday, 23 December 2016, 10:02 am | Palmerston North City Council

The Festival of Cultures is one of the longest-standing community events in Palmerston North. It is the city’s chance to celebrate its diversity of cultures through art, performance and activities while exploring connections within our community. The ... More >>

Keeping your new pool safe

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 4:02 pm | Palmerston North City Council

If a new pool arrives at your place this summer, make sure you know the fencing rules. More >>

Mobility scooters available for cemetery visitors

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 4:23 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Two mobility scooters will now make visiting the Kelvin Grove Cemetery and Crematorium easier for some visitors. The easy to operate and battery-powered scooters located at the cemetery office allow those with mobility issues, an opportunity to explore ... More >>

Collection for Local Former Refugee Children

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 12:26 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Christmas in New Zealand has many recognised traditions such as festive decorations and gift giving. For some, new to living in New Zealand, these festive observations are unfamiliar. More >>

Palmerston North’s Library of the Future

Monday, 12 December 2016, 4:50 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Design details are currently being finalised for a major revitalisation of Palmerston North’s Central Library. The project known as The Library of the Future is due to commence late in 2017. More >>

Preparations are underway for 2017 Lantern Parade

Friday, 9 December 2016, 4:15 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Light-filled coloured lanterns will again be parading around Palmerston North’s Square for the Lantern Parade on March 3. The parade is a lead event for the city’s Festival of Cultures, one of the city’s longest running community events. More >>

Economic Outlook Stronger

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 9:49 am | Palmerston North City Council

The latest Manawatū Quarterly Economic Monitor report suggests that economic growth in the Manawatū region continues to strengthen. More >>

Palmerston North welcomes Coda freight hub

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 3:03 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council has welcomed the opening of Coda’s intermodal freight hub in Auckland last week. More >>

Palmerston North set to offer support package to Kaikoura

Monday, 5 December 2016, 3:15 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council is set to offer a $25,000 support package to assist Kaikoura following the 7.8 earthquake last month. More >>

Agreement Reached on Countdown Pioneer Highway Proposal

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 4:49 pm | Palmerston North City Council

The Palmerston North City Council and Progressive Enterprises have reached an agreement on the proposed Countdown supermarket, commercial and retail development on Pioneer Highway. More >>

Satisfactory Start to Year Achieved

Monday, 28 November 2016, 3:51 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Satisfactory Start to Year Achieved Palmerston North City Council has achieved an operating budget surplus for the first period of the 2016/17 financial year. The Council has recorded a controllable surplus of $1.7m more than planned in the four ... More >>



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