Tuesday, 22 January 2013
Esplanade Flying Fox stolen
The most popular piece of equipment in Palmerston North’s Esplanade has been stolen.
Smarter, healthier home workshop
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.
Friday, 21 December 2012
Second major funding announcement for Globe Theatre redevelopment
The Central Energy Trust has announced it has allocated just under $300,000 towards the redevelopment of Palmerston North's Globe Theatre.
Wednesday, 19 December 2012
City to get new glass collection vehicles
The City’s glass recovery revenue is about to get a boost thanks to two new purpose built glass collection trucks.
Education sector important for prosperity
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.
Friday, 14 December 2012
Agriculture Sector Contribution Recognised
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.
Tuesday, 11 December 2012
New heights for native fish
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.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
Level One water restrictions to start this weekend
Due to low rain fall, Level One water restrictions will be introduced from Saturday 1 December 2012.
Wednesday, 21 November 2012
New car registrations reflect strong local business growth
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.
Council decision now open for appeals and objections
The Palmerston North City Council has completed a review of its representation arrangements for the next local government elections.
Friday, 16 November 2012
That's all, folks - Manawatu Gorge recovery effort officially finished
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.
City prepares for water shortages
Palmerston North City Council has begun monitoring the water levels at the Turitea Dams as a result of forecasts from NIWA.
Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Management level first to change in Palmerston North City Library and Community Services restructure
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.
Friday, 2 November 2012
Community Well-Being Committee Meeting
Your Council Your Place.
Monday, 29 October 2012
Massey and Palmerston North reaffirm zero waste partnership
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.
Unemployment numbers stable in 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.
Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Council-Owned Earthquake Prone Building Update
Three more Council-owned buildings have been added to the Earthquake Prone Building list.
Tuesday, 23 October 2012
Creative Giants Among Us
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.
Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Council Reports Budget Surplus for First Quarter
The City Council has recorded an improved operating position of $400,000 for the first three months of the current financial year.
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Electronic voting system trial underway at Palmerston North City Council
The Palmerston North City Council is the first local government authority in New Zealand to use electronic voting (E-voting) at all Council meetings.
Friday, 5 October 2012
Civic Honour recipients revealed
Six Palmerston North residents are to receive a Civic Honour for their outstanding and innovative voluntary service to others in the community.
Thursday, 27 September 2012
Access to rating information and services in your hands
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.
Wednesday, 26 September 2012
Unique neighbourhood ideas needed
Applications for the Local Initiatives Fund will open on 1 October 2012.
Thursday, 20 September 2012
Bring your home plans and photographs to the Harvest Festival for a free mini-consultation
Our Eco Design Advisor will be on hand at the Harvest Festival for a free mini-consultations.
Planting day at Titoki Reserve this weekend
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.
What are your thoughts on natural burial?
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.
Friday, 14 September 2012
Mobility car park workshop to be held later this month
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.
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
City's population set to exceed 85,000
Palmerston North City’s population is expected to exceed 85,000, including the new boundary change areas, up from 82,100 in June 2011.
Saturday, 8 September 2012
Consultation underway for the Palmerston North City Library and Community Services Change Proposal
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.
Thursday, 30 August 2012
Rural Residential Land Use Strategy
The new Rural Residential Land Use Strategy has now been released.