Palmerston North City and Manawatu has a rich arts and theatre scene, is a university city and is recognised as a world centre of excellence for food innovation. It’s home to more than 70 educational and research institutions, Linton Military Camp, Ohakea Airforce Base and Massey University Sport & Rugby Institute.Palmerston North City is at the cross roads of your lower North Island journey. It’s a 2-3 hour drive from Napier, Wellington, Taupo and New Plymouth.All roads lead to The Square in Palmerston North City - a beautiful inner city park and social hub sprinkled with public art and surrounded by boutique shops and cafes. Free wi-fi is available in the CBD.
Palmerston North has a variety of accommodation to suit all travellers visiting the area.