Palmerston North
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Homepage for Palmerston North New Zealand and accommodation tourism travel tours information for visitors to Palmerston North NZ. Palmerston North is situated on the banks of the Manawatu River. Palmerston North provides every type of accommodation - top class hotels, motels, hostels, bed and breakfasts, home and farmstays. Buy a map, look at real estate for sale, and look for a rental car hire or job for employment in Palmerston North New Zealand. Mother nature has endowed Palmerston North and the Manawatu area with endless opportunities to experience the great outdoors, from short walks in splendid native bush, half day walks through the spectacular Manawatu Gorge, to tramping in the majestic Ruahine, or Tararua Ranges. Museums, gardens and arts & crafts abound, with many cottage industries to be discovered in the beautiful Pohangina Valley. The area provides every type of accommodation - top class hotels, motels, hostels, bed and breakfasts, home and farmstays. An excellent array of restaurants and bars to suit all palates are a popular feature of the city.





AIRPORT
Palmerston North Airport is located to the north-east of Palmerston North on a substantially clay sub-soil. The Aerodrome was first established at the Milson site in 1931 when the Milson Aerodrome Society Incorporated leased a 20 hectare site on Setters Line. The area was only for non-commercial flights by the Aeroclub. The original lease was extended to cover 50 hectares of land and, in 1936, commercial air services were commenced by Union Airways.
SPEEDWAY
Centrally located in the heart of Palmerston North, FMG Stadium (formerly the Showgrounds) seats 15,000 people and has been the home of speedway in the city since 1929. From October to April the track hosts hundreds of competitors and thousands of fans from all over the country, as they flock to one of the best-appointed circuits in the southern hemisphere.
Palmerston North Boys High School
Palmerston North Boys’ High School is a State Secondary School for boys and caters for young men from Year 9 to Year 13.
The school pursues all-round excellence in academic, sporting and cultural activities. Our young men are challenged to achieve within a structured environment. Together we celebrate their achievements as an individual, team player and member of PNBHS.‘Nihil Boni Sine Labore’ - ‘Nothing Achieved without Hard work’ is an integral part of daily life at Palmerston North Boys’ High School
MOVIES
Phone:
Information Hotline (06) 355 5656
Ticket Office (06) 355 5655
Management Office (06) 355 5335

Palmerston North Girls High School
Palmerston North Girls’ High School is a secondary school for girls, Years 9 to 13, and enrolls approximately 1200 students. The majority of students are drawn from the city and neighbouring Massey University area. About one quarter of its students travel by bus from rural areas. An enrolment policy is in place under Section 11 of the Education Act 1989 to prevent overcrowding. The school’s zone provides 55% of its Year 9 roll.
Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School
At Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School we build upon the work of the Contributing School in advancing your child's literacy and numeracy skills to enhance their intellectual development. Part of our role is to prepare the student for their secondary years by providing the knowledge, attitude and skills which enable them to learn for themselves - to become independent learners.
POLICE
400 Church St, Palmerston North
Private Bag 11040
Phone: (06) 351 3600
Fax: (06) 350 3860
Capital Connection
The Capital Connection is a popular commuter passenger train that runs between Palmerston North and Wellington from Monday to Friday excluding public holidays
As the Capital Connection is a popular commuter service, seats are not guaranteed. Fares are subject to change without notice and tickets can be purchased from the Train Manager onboard the Capital Connection.
Palmerston North Badminton Club
The Senior club has moved to The Ballroom at Arena Manawatu which gives us nine courts instead of the four we've had in the past!
This allows us to continue growing without you missing out on games due to a lack of court space. Also, for those players who want to, we'll be able to run singles courts and coaching on a regular basis.We hope to be able to get a whole lot of new people playing badminton so if you're thinking about playing now is the time. And bring a friend!
Owlcatraz
Enter the mysterious world of the Native NZ Owl - the morepork, or ruru. Meet Owl Capone, Owlè MacPherson, Owlvis Presley, and the Owlcatraz babies Owlmo and Owlfalfa.
Hear the guides explain the legends of the ruru and feel the breeze as the "Priest of the Forest" glides by you with his 100% soundless flight. This purpose built area has no glass or cages so there are no barriers between you and these magnificent creatures of our NZ bush. Owlcatraz is also the home of two little German owls - Owl Bundy and Owlton John.
Mangaweka Adventure Company
An adventure company based in Mangaweka, New Zealand. We offer rafting & kayaking from 1 hour to 4 days. All of our trips are run on the Rangitikei River, a river of unspoilt beauty and power. With a wide and diverse range of products and specials we know we can provide a fun & memorable adventure for your whole group.
Makino Auatic Centre
Outdoor: Heated 50m, dive and learner pools
Indoor: Heated 25m and learner pools
A fun, friendly environment with qualified staff
Swim lessons for babies, pre-school, school age & adults Aqua aerobic sessions for a low impact workout
Daytona Indoor Raceway
Daytona Indoor Motor Sport: has been leading the way for 10 years, developing the sport into one of the most exciting and accessible forms of motor racing today.
Owlcatraz
Enter the mysterious world of the Native NZ Owl - the morepork, or ruru. Meet Owl Capone, Owlè MacPherson, Owlvis Presley, and the Owlcatraz babies Owlmo and Owlfalfa.
Hear the guides explain the legends of the ruru and feel the breeze as the "Priest of the Forest" glides by you with his 100% soundless flight. This purpose built area has no glass or cages so there are no barriers between you and these magnificent creatures of our NZ bush. Owlcatraz is also the home of two little German owls - Owl Bundy and Owlton John.