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KiwiRail’s Central New Zealand Freight Hub A Boon For Palmerston North City Economic Growth

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 3:56 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Mayor Grant Smith has welcomed today's announcement of the preferred site for KiwiRail's Central New Zealand Regional Freight Hub. "This is a significant investment into the City with long-term economic benefits for the ... More >>

City Recovery Plan Revealed

Friday, 15 May 2020, 2:29 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Councillors have endorsed a Recovery Plan for the City. The Plan is for the City to deliver on its long-term goals and bounce-back by building on its strengths and respond creatively to the current challenges. “The full effects ... More >>

Building Consents in Palmerston North highest on record

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 3:28 pm | Palmerston North City Council

With the construction industry now picking up their tools under Alert Level 3, Palmerston North is expecting a flurry of activity due to a record value of the building consents lodged in March. The value of the applications received in March was $95 million, ... More >>

Palmerston North Pools Close

Monday, 23 March 2020, 6:40 am | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North’s three public pools, and two public paddling pools, are now closed in order to stay ahead in protecting our community in the rapidly evolving Covid-19 situation. The decision to close The Lido, Freyberg and Splashhurst was ... More >>

International street art festival to paint the town

Monday, 13 January 2020, 4:06 pm | Palmerston North City Council

International street art festival to paint the town Palmerston North is set to become a living canvas when Street Prints Papaioea kicks off this week, 16 - 22 January 2020. The international street art festival will centre around 16 large scale murals ... More >>

600 performers come together for uniquely NZ Military Tattoo

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:49 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North is delighted to host the New Zealand Military Tattoo on 4 April 2020, which will feature all three of our world-renowned military bands, and the very best pipers, drummers, highland dancers and brass bands from all across the ... More >>

Spring Bonfire to be held in Palmerston North

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 12:54 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Marshmallow toasting, fire dancing and a huge bonfire will be the star attractions at this year’s Koanga event. More >>

Call for nominations for Civic Awards

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 5:49 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Nominations have opened for Palmerston North City Council’s annual Civic Awards, the city’s highest recognition for voluntary service. More >>

Update to earthquake-prone status for Library Building

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 4:01 pm | Palmerston North City Council

In December, the Palmerston North City Council accepted Detailed Seismic Assessment (DSA) results for the Central Library, which identified the building as earthquake-prone (EPB). EPB notices were placed at the main entrances of the building, stating the ... More >>

Palmerston North athlete wins in Japan

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 10:52 am | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North Triathlete David Martin has won the 30th Sagishima Triathlon in Japan, improving on his second placing last year. More >>

Slicks and Stones 100 to be an ultimate sporting challenge

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 1:48 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Manawatū is well known for hosting enduring sporting events. The annual Gravel and Tar Classic for professional male cyclists introduced two new events this year - Gravel and Tar La Femme (for professional women cyclists) and the Manawatu Slicks ... More >>

Call for nominations for Civic Awards

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 1:59 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Nominations have opened for Palmerston North City Council’s annual Civic Awards, the city’s highest recognition for voluntary service. More >>

Council strengthens relationship with Rangitāne o Manawatū

Friday, 2 August 2019, 2:39 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Two agreements between Palmerston North City Council and tangata whenua, Rangitāne o Manawatū expressing and strengthening the significance of their relationship were signed today. More >>

City celebratory rose needs a name

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 2:34 pm | Palmerston North City Council

In 2020, the New Zealand Rose Society International Trials gardens within the Dugald Mackenzie Rose Gardens at Palmerston North’s Esplanade celebrate 50 years. More >>

Residents satisfied with Council’s performance

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 4:14 pm | Palmerston North City Council

A recent survey indicates most Palmerston North residents feel Palmerston North City Council (PNCC) is performing well. The Annual Residents’ Survey gives participants an opportunity to rate the Council on services and facilities, governance and reputation, ... More >>

Children’s Theatre a winner in many ways

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 11:28 am | Palmerston North City Council

Sold-out houses for Manawatū Youth Theatre’s production of Alice in Wonderland Jnr at the Globe Theatre during the school holidays is a testament to the popularity of theatre entertainment for children. More >>

Festival of Cultures wins national award

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 10:08 am | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council’s Festival of Cultures has won the Excellence Award for Social Well-being at this year’s Local Government New Zealand Excellence awards. More >>

Matariki Puanga festival to be held in Palmerston North

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:47 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City is celebrating Māori New Year with what is expected to be the largest Matariki Puanga Festival held in the city. The event, next Saturday 6 July, will include a giant bonfire, hangi, kapa haka, Māori storytelling, marshmallow ... More >>

River, Land, Groundwater And Ocean Wastewater Options

Monday, 24 June 2019, 6:58 pm | Palmerston North City Council

River, Land, Groundwater And Ocean Wastewater Options Being Explored Discharging treated wastewater to the Manawatū River, land, groundwater, and the ocean are among six options for managing, treating and discharging Palmerston North’s wastewater ... More >>

Palmerston North the first NZ city to support #WithRefugees

Monday, 17 June 2019, 5:50 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North is the first city in New Zealand to sign up to the Cities #WithRefugees campaign. They will join over 200 cities from around the world that have signed up to this international campaign. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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