Welcome to Palmerston North
Palmerston North is a city in the North Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Manawatu-Wanganui region.
Places of interest in and around Palmerston North
The Manawatu Gorge runs for 6-9 km between the Ruahine and Tararua Ranges in the south part of the North Island of New Zealand, linking the Manawatu and Hawke’s Bay regions. It lies to the northeast of Palmerston North.
Ruahine Forest Park
Densely tree- & fern-covered hills offering walking trails & the chance to see old copper mineheads.
New Zealand Rugby Museum
The New Zealand Rugby Museum, based in Palmerston North, New Zealand, is a museum dedicated to the sport of Rugby union.
Te Manawa is a museum, art gallery and science centre in Palmerston North, New Zealand. It is operated by the Te Manawa Museums Trust, a charitable trust incorporated on 20 August 1999.
Manawatu Gorge Entrance
Rugged hiking track along Manawatu Gorge, granting access to unique native plants & wildlife.
Large park with rose gardens, BBQs, aviaries & a paddling pool, plus a cafe & miniature railway.
Scenic walk with stunning waterfalls, swimming holes and rock formations along the way.
Take a trip out to Ashhurst for a picnic, walk the dog, or take a moment to just sit and have a cup of coffee overlooking the wetlands.