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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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — The most popular piece of equipment in Palmerston North’s Esplanade has been stolen.
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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — The Central Energy Trust has announced it has allocated just under $300,000 towards the redevelopment of Palmerston North's Globe Theatre.
PALMERSTON NORTH — The City’s glass recovery revenue is about to get a boost thanks to two new purpose built glass collection trucks.
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.
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.
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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — Due to low rain fall, Level One water restrictions will be introduced from Saturday 1 December 2012.
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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — The Palmerston North City Council has completed a review of its representation arrangements for the next local government elections.
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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — Palmerston North City Council has begun monitoring the water levels at the Turitea Dams as a result of forecasts from NIWA.
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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — Your Council Your Place.
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.
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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — Three more Council-owned buildings have been added to the Earthquake Prone Building list.
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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — The City Council has recorded an improved operating position of $400,000 for the first three months of the current financial year.
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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — Six Palmerston North residents are to receive a Civic Honour for their outstanding and innovative voluntary service to others in the community.
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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — Applications for the Local Initiatives Fund will open on 1 October 2012.
PALMERSTON NORTH — Our Eco Design Advisor will be on hand at the Harvest Festival for a free mini-consultations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PALMERSTON NORTH — The new Rural Residential Land Use Strategy has now been released.
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