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Rubbish and recycling route change takes out another award

Friday, 29 August 2014, 12:32 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council has scored another award for smart thinking that’s harnessed GIS technology to improve the city’s rubbish and recycling system. More >>

Politics doesn't have to be about old people in suits

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 3:28 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Singer Lorde’s message to first time voters to have their say has been enthusiastically backed by Palmerston North City Council. “Politics doesn't have to be about a bunch of old people in suits, talking about issues that aren't relevant to youth,” Lorde ... More >>

No rescue without rescuers

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 11:21 am | Palmerston North City Council

Are you interested in high angle rope rescue, flood and storm response and swift water rescue? Do you have a sense of community service, live locally and have plenty of get up and go? More >>

Significant debt reduction achieved

Monday, 18 August 2014, 2:58 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council has maintained an operating budget surplus for the 2013/14 financial year ended 30 June and paid down more debt than planned. The Council finished the year with a controllable surplus of $4,762,000 however $520,000 of that ... More >>

More buildings added to Earthquake Prone Building List

Friday, 15 August 2014, 10:27 am | Palmerston North City Council

A further 14 city buildings have been added to the Earthquake Prone Building List as the Palmerston North City Council continues its drive to upgrade all city buildings to meet Building Act 2004 requirements. More >>

Warning for dog owners

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 4:14 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Animal Control Officer Aaron Thornton says Council has been made aware that two dogs may have been poisoned. Both dogs presented with the same symptoms prior to death, which were vomiting and very lethargic. The Vet who treated one of the dogs ... More >>

Jaycee Trust Travelling Fellowship Scheme extends deadline

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 3:15 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North Jaycee Trust would like to inform residents that applications for the Jaycee Trust Travelling Fellowship have been extended to 29 September 2014. The Scheme will enable two young people under the age of 40 to undertake special projects ... More >>

New Inland Port for Palmerston North

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 12:05 pm | Palmerston North City Council

The development of a new inland port and intermodal freight hub at Longburn will solidify Palmerston North as one of New Zealand’s distribution hubs and significantly improve distribution opportunities for regional businesses. The inland port is essentially ... More >>

New monitoring system makes energy generation visible

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 3:33 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Now the public can see just what the Palmerston North City Council owned solar farm is doing every hour, day, week or month through a page on the council’s web site. Residents can see how much energy is generated by the 400 solar panels that have ... More >>

Want to know more about self-publishing your own e-books?

Monday, 11 August 2014, 3:43 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Library will be holding an e-publishing workshop on Wednesday 13 August at 7pm. “The workshop will be presented by Jim Azevedo who is the marketing director for Smashwords,” Library spokesperson Shannon Simpson said. “Smashwords ... More >>

Success in Growing Smokefree Palmy

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 3:56 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Inner city cafes, retailers and businesses continue to step up for Smokefree Palmy, with around half those in the smokefree areas on board. “It’s great to see businesses recognise the value in supporting Smokefree Palmy,” says Mayor Jono Naylor. “By ... More >>

New Gardens Refresh City’s Crematorium Grounds

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 4:22 pm | Palmerston North City Council

The gardens in the grounds of the city’s Crematorium at the Kelvin Grove Cemetery are being refreshed, with attractive flower-filled ‘wagon wheel’ circles installed. More >>

Creating healthy households and communities

Monday, 4 August 2014, 9:16 am | Palmerston North City Council

Discover new ways to be kinder to the earth, with the free ‘healthy household and communities’ seminar featuring Ecostore founder, Malcolm Rands and The Natural Step senior associate Simon Harvey the seminar is free, funded by Palmerston North ... More >>

Rats And Possums on the Run in Arapuke Forest Park

Monday, 28 July 2014, 1:29 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Rats And Possums on the Run in Arapuke Forest Park Destructive rats and possums damaging the forest ecosystem in the Arapuke Forest Park area are on the run, thanks to a Palmerston North City Council control programme. Rats have taken a hit, with a drop ... More >>

Gold Star Status for Council Vehicles

Friday, 25 July 2014, 5:24 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Monday is a gold star day for the city’s fleet of vehicles when the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) welcomes the council into its Fleet Saver membership. More >>

Broadway Placemaking Project – first initiative

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 5:32 pm | Palmerston North City Council

In early August work will start on the first Broadway Placemaking Project initiative. Four trees will be removed around Broadway’s main pedestrian crossing between Downtown and The Regent to make way for the initiative. More >>

Creative Communities Funding opens

Monday, 14 July 2014, 5:23 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Arts groups and individuals are invited to apply for funding from the Creative Communities Palmerston North Local Arts Funding Scheme, for projects that encourage local people to take part in arts-related activities. More >>

Job expo to boast 65 exhibitors

Monday, 14 July 2014, 12:07 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Students and job hunters from across Palmerston North and Manawatū will have the opportunity to talk to 65 businesses, organisations and training institutes in one location. More >>

Reminder that grace period is over for plastic bags

Monday, 30 June 2014, 4:26 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council would like to remind residents that from today Monday 30th June the council will issue strike notices to those residents who place plastic bags in their recycling. “From today our collectors will be issuing a Contaminated ... More >>

Victoria Avenue and College Street roundabout rebuild

Monday, 30 June 2014, 1:54 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Work will start this week, subject to weather conditions, on fixing the Victoria Street and College Street roundabout following safety concerns. More >>

 

 

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