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Palmerston North

Published: 3 August 2019
Last Updated: 19 August 2019

Palmerston North City gives the sophistication and variety of a major town, encompassed by an outdoor lovers dream. Heritage collections, galleries and urban street art are prominent in Palmerston North, and go together with a colorful array of cafes and dinning choices that can take your tastebuds on a tour of the world. Palmerston North is a town on the North Island of New Zealand.

At the center, The New Zealand Rugby Museum displays sports memorabilia, including vintage All Blacks uniforms.

Next door is the Te Manawa art, science and history museum. Adjacent to the Manawatu River, Victoria Esplanade is a sprawling park with duck pond and rose gardens.

Just beyond the town is Manawatu Gorge, with forested hills and native bushland. A all year round calendar of events keeps the city alive and humming, from motorsport mayhem, to urban festivals of imagination and music that brings the roads alive with their color and sounds.

Visit the New Zealand Rugby Museum and go on a trip to find the story behind the game that formed New Zealand.

See some of the planet's rarest rugby artifacts, and learn about our rugby greats. An internationally recognized theater scene offers entertainment for many genres, whilst the local music scene thrives with a combination of underground and mainstream venues that cater to wide and diverse tastes.

The city of Palmerston North is bordered from the Tararua and Ruahine mountain ranges, spectacularly divided by Te Apiti Gorge - Manawatu Gorge creating a distinctive landscape which offers mountains to sea, town to countryside, all in the exact same moment.


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Article by: Brett
Category : Towns & Cities

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