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Palmy’s New Deputy Mayor Announced

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 1:11 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Councillor Aleisha Rutherford has been appointed as Palmy’s Deputy Mayor. Her appointment at today’s Council meeting takes effect from 1 November and follows the resignation of Tangi Utikere. Cr Rutherford is in her third term in Council having ... More >>

Council Responds To Deputy Mayor Tangi Utikere’s Resignation

Sunday, 18 October 2020, 6:05 pm | Palmerston North City Council

The City’s Deputy Mayor Tangi Utikere today tendered his resignation from Council following the outcome of the General Election. Congratulations on his success in winning the Palmerston North Electorate seat have been extended from the City Mayor ... More >>

Palmy Hosting Its First Park(ing) Day

Friday, 2 October 2020, 3:34 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmy’s first PARK(ing) Day on Sunday 11 October has sparked interest from groups and individuals keen to take part in transforming a city centre parking space. PARK(ing) Day is an annual global event where citizens, artists, designers, engineers, environmentalist ... More >>

Innovative ‘tactical Urbanism’ Funding Granted For Five City Projects

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 4:08 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City has been granted more than half a million dollars from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency from the Innovating Streets for People programme. The Agency will fund 90 per cent of five projects that have a total cost of approximately ... More >>

Draft Local Alcohol Policy Open For Submissions

Friday, 4 September 2020, 12:28 pm | Palmerston North City Council

After previous consultations, the draft Local Alcohol Policy 2020 (LAP), that outlines restrictions on the issuing of licenses for the sale and supply of alcohol in Palmerston North opens for public feedback on 5 September. “Council consulted in 2019 on an ... More >>

Unique Carbon Model Lets Residents Predict City’s Future Emissions

Friday, 28 August 2020, 12:38 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Welcome to Palmerston North! The year is 2050 and the city has changed over the past 30 years, but how is Palmy performing on climate change? A City Carbon Model developed by Palmerston North City Council is putting residents in control, letting ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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