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Palmerston North City Council

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Palmerston North

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Situated on the banks of the Manawatu River nestled at the foot of the impressive Tararua Mountain Range, a growing city of 78,100, Palmerston North is unique. The subdivision of Palmerston North began in 1866, with the most important stimulus to the growth of the town being the development of pastoral farming. As early European settlers cleared the native forest with axe and fire, a new vegetation of grasses and clovers provided the basis for cattle and sheep farming. 

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Tuesday, 22 January 2013
News 3:16PM
Esplanade Flying Fox stolen

PALMERSTON NORTH — The most popular piece of equipment in Palmerston North’s Esplanade has been stolen.

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Community 3:10PM
Smarter, healthier home workshop

PALMERSTON NORTH — Palmerston North City Council’s Eco Design Advisor would like to help many more families to plan for a smarter, healthier home for their children, with lower power bills and reduced impact on the environment.

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Friday, 21 December 2012
Theatre 2:42PM
Second major funding announcement for Globe Theatre redevelopment

PALMERSTON NORTH — The Central Energy Trust has announced it has allocated just under $300,000 towards the redevelopment of Palmerston North's Globe Theatre.

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Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Waste 3:28PM
City to get new glass collection vehicles

PALMERSTON NORTH — The City’s glass recovery revenue is about to get a boost thanks to two new purpose built glass collection trucks.

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Education 3:26PM
Education sector important for prosperity

PALMERSTON NORTH — The importance of education to the prosperity of Palmerston North and the Manawatū region is recognised in the latest sector profile released today by Palmerston North City Council.

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Friday, 14 December 2012
Agriculture 3:50PM
Agriculture Sector Contribution Recognised

PALMERSTON NORTH — The contribution of the agriculture sector to the Manawatū regional economy is recognised in the latest sector profile released today by Palmerston North City Council.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012
Conservation 5:04PM
New heights for native fish

PALMERSTON NORTH — Native fish could soon be living the high life at the top of the Turitea Dams as part of a five-month trap and transfer trial designed to boost native fish populations.

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Thursday, 29 November 2012
Water 2:46PM
Level One water restrictions to start this weekend

PALMERSTON NORTH — Due to low rain fall, Level One water restrictions will be introduced from Saturday 1 December 2012.

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Wednesday, 21 November 2012
News 2:20PM
New car registrations reflect strong local business growth

PALMERSTON NORTH — New car registrations in the Palmerston North region have shown strong growth during 2012, an increase of 86% to the end of October, compared to the same period last year.

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Council 2:19PM
Council decision now open for appeals and objections

PALMERSTON NORTH — The Palmerston North City Council has completed a review of its representation arrangements for the next local government elections.

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Friday, 16 November 2012
Traffic 5:39PM
That's all, folks - Manawatu Gorge recovery effort officially finished

PALMERSTON NORTH — The NZ Transport Agency have announced that work to restore State Highway 3 at the Manawatu Gorge following last year's mammoth slip is completed.

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Water 2:08PM
City prepares for water shortages

PALMERSTON NORTH — Palmerston North City Council has begun monitoring the water levels at the Turitea Dams as a result of forecasts from NIWA.

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Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Community 5:59PM
Management level first to change in Palmerston North City Library and Community Services restructure

PALMERSTON NORTH — Aimed at improving integration of services relevant to the changing needs of city residents the Palmerston North City Library and Community Services Change Proposal went out to staff for consultation in early September.

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Friday, 2 November 2012
Community 11:45PM
Community Well-Being Committee Meeting

PALMERSTON NORTH — Your Council Your Place.

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Monday, 29 October 2012
Waste 7:52PM
Massey and Palmerston North reaffirm zero waste partnership

PALMERSTON NORTH — Massey University and the Palmerston North City Council will today re-sign a 10-year-old agreement aimed at reducing waste through recycling and innovative research and teaching.

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Employment 7:51PM
Unemployment numbers stable in Palmerston North

PALMERSTON NORTH — There’s been a rise in the number of people in Manawatū and Palmerston North receiving the unemployment benefit according to figures for the June quarter released by the Ministry of Social Development.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Building 2:00PM
Council-Owned Earthquake Prone Building Update

PALMERSTON NORTH — Three more Council-owned buildings have been added to the Earthquake Prone Building list.

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Tuesday, 23 October 2012
Internet 2:27PM
Creative Giants Among Us

PALMERSTON NORTH — A new website, Creative Giants of Palmerston North, has been developed to promote artists who live in, come from or who have made their home in Palmerston North.

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Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Finance 12:54PM
Council Reports Budget Surplus for First Quarter

PALMERSTON NORTH — The City Council has recorded an improved operating position of $400,000 for the first three months of the current financial year.

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Tuesday, 16 October 2012
News 6:45PM
Electronic voting system trial underway at Palmerston North City Council

PALMERSTON NORTH — The Palmerston North City Council is the first local government authority in New Zealand to use electronic voting (E-voting) at all Council meetings.

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Friday, 5 October 2012
Community 5:44PM
Civic Honour recipients revealed

PALMERSTON NORTH — Six Palmerston North residents are to receive a Civic Honour for their outstanding and innovative voluntary service to others in the community.

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Thursday, 27 September 2012
Community 3:44PM
Access to rating information and services in your hands

PALMERSTON NORTH — The Palmerston North City Council, as part of the Geospatial Information Consortium (GISCO), have used a flex-based mapping platform to configure and deploy Geo-Guide – an online solution for residents to easily find rating valuations, property information, Council services, planning zones and more.

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Wednesday, 26 September 2012
Community 4:44PM
Unique neighbourhood ideas needed

PALMERSTON NORTH — Applications for the Local Initiatives Fund will open on 1 October 2012.

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Thursday, 20 September 2012
Festival 1:25PM
Bring your home plans and photographs to the Harvest Festival for a free mini-consultation

PALMERSTON NORTH — Our Eco Design Advisor will be on hand at the Harvest Festival for a free mini-consultations.

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Conservation 1:00PM
Planting day at Titoki Reserve this weekend

PALMERSTON NORTH — Staff from Palmerston North City Council together with Ricoh Palmerston North will spend this Sunday planting eco-sourced native trees as part of the Green Corridors project.

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Community 12:58PM
What are your thoughts on natural burial?

PALMERSTON NORTH — Palmerston North City Council is proposing to develop a natural burial cemetery that reflects the special characteristics of the region and the families who plan to choose this end-of-life option.

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Friday, 14 September 2012
Transport 3:54PM
Mobility car park workshop to be held later this month

PALMERSTON NORTH — Earlier this week Councillors voted in favour of holding a workshop on the issue of mobility car parks and for the matter to come back before them this year.

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Tuesday, 11 September 2012
News 12:21PM
City's population set to exceed 85,000

PALMERSTON NORTH — Palmerston North City’s population is expected to exceed 85,000, including the new boundary change areas, up from 82,100 in June 2011.

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Saturday, 8 September 2012
Community 2:13PM
Consultation underway for the Palmerston North City Library and Community Services Change Proposal

PALMERSTON NORTH — The Palmerston North City Library and Community Services Change Proposal (Proposal) aimed at improving integration of services relevant to the changing needs of city residents has been released to staff for consultation.

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Thursday, 30 August 2012
Rural 8:37PM
Rural Residential Land Use Strategy

PALMERSTON NORTH — The new Rural Residential Land Use Strategy has now been released.

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