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Cloud 9 Three-year Anniversary Party

Friday, 18 June 2021, 11:41 am | Palmerston North City Council

Cloud 9 Trampoline Park is celebrating its third anniversary this year, and they are having a party on the 3 July to celebrate! The park is an extensive indoor activity and trampoline park in Taonui St. The building had been empty for some time, with ... More >>

Tactical Urbanism To Add Colour And Safety Elements To City Streets

Friday, 28 May 2021, 5:19 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Square Edge is a haven and a home for creativity and Palmy’s arts community. However, its activities are primarily hidden inside, only visible to those who enter its doors. Drawing elements of that creativity out into the street, while at the same time encouraging ... More >>

Palmy Celebrates World Smokefree Day, May 31

Friday, 28 May 2021, 5:13 pm | Palmerston North City Council

New Zealand is moving closer to being smokefree and this World Smokefree Day (May 31) is the perfect time to celebrate Palmy’s smokefree environments and places. In December Council adopted its Auahi kore smokefree and vapefree policy. Through ... More >>

Palmerston North City Council Awards Prizes To Five Massey University Students

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 4:02 pm | Palmerston North City Council

L-R: Ross Bidlake, Lucy Knowles, Sarah-Jane Hutchinson, Mayor Grant Smith, Tara Lennard and Josie Knight-Maclean. The 2020 Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning prizegiving was held last night with awards given to the top student in ... More >>

All Saints Church Resource Consent Application Declined

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 5:01 pm | Palmerston North City Council

A Resource Consent application (LU5331)to undertake modifications of All Saints Church has been declined by an independent hearings panel. The Consent filed by the Wellington Diocesan Board of Trustees sought the demolition of the existing baptistry; ... More >>

Creative City Conversations Continue

Friday, 23 April 2021, 12:11 pm | Palmerston North City Council

Urban designer Daniel Chapman will be the fourth presenter in Palmy’s popular Creative City Conversation series. Chapman will discuss the crucial role walking plays in creating vibrant and creative urban places, share with us the ingredients ... More >>

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 >>





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