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Māori Wards Welcomed By Palmerston North City Council

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 2:24 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council has resolved to establish a Māori ward(s) for the 2022 and 2025 local government elections. This follows the passing of the Local Electoral (Māori Wards and Māori Constituencies) Amendment Act 2021. It also follows the ... More >>

Palmy’s First Environmental Sustainability Review Released

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 12:20 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmy’s residents can now read it’s city’s first Environmental Sustainability Review . The magazine-style review presents information about how the City Council and the community are looking after its environment through sustainable practices. ... More >>

Final Results Of City By-election For New Councillor

Friday, 19 February 2021, 2:13 pm | Palmerston North City Council

After the counting of all votes, including special votes, Orphée Mickalad has been confirmed as the successful candidate. Voting for the Palmerston North City Council’s by-election closed at midday on Wednesday. 16,674 votes were received and counted. ... More >>

Eleven Candidates To Stand In City By-election

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 1:21 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Eleven nominations have been received for the by-election for one Councillor for the Palmerston North City Council. Nominations closed at noon today. The candidates are: Andy Asquith Darroch Ball Ross Barber James Candish Orphee Mickalad Nikita Skipper ... More >>

By-Election 2021 Dates Confirmed

Monday, 16 November 2020, 1:16 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council will hold a by-election for one seat on the Council following the resignation of Councillor Tangi Utikere. Voting is open from 26 January - 17 February 2021. “This by-election is an opportunity for voters to elect a new ... More >>

Community Service Stars Shine Brightly

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 3:41 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Over 160 years of accumulated volunteer community service was acknowledged at the 32nd Palmerston North Civic Awards on Wednesday night (28 October, 2020). Two of the four award winners have clocked up more than a century of service between them. ... More >>

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 >>