Palmerston North Winter Attractions

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

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The Manawatu region, conveniently located half way between Taupo and Wellington, combines the charm of rural New Zealand with the sophisticated provincial appeal of Palmerston North City.

Palmerston North is well laid-out and lively, and offering a diverse mix of cultures and a range of attractions. Many of Palmerston North’s original stores built in the 1920’s and 1930’s have been restored and the city is known for it’s excellent shopping. From malls to boutiques, designer fashion to antiques, furniture and jewellery, there’s something for every taste, so treat yourself to some retail therapy.

Centred around an attractive inner-city park featuring beautiful gardens, the city also offers a dining experience to suit your mood with a wide choice of superb cafes, restaurants and bars catering for all tastes.

If you’re heading for the Manawatu region this winter, one of the best ways to get around is by car. The spectacular scenery make driving a pleasure, so grab yourself an affordable Palmerston North hire car and hit the road!

Palmerston North Winter Attractions

  • Visit the New Zealand Rugby Museum, the oldest and first museum in the world devoted to the sport.
  • Walk, drive or take a jet boat tour through the spectacular Manawatu Gorge.
  • Take in a show at the world class Regent Theatre on Broadway.
  • Go mountain biking on the Kahuterawa tracks, through spectacular native and pine forests.
  • Drive down to Wellington (just 2 hours away) and explore the nation’s capital city.

Discover more about Palmerston North and the Manawatu region at 100% New Zealand.

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