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All things Palmy (or almost Palmy) - that's what this page is about.  Keep an eye here for Palmy news and events and other cool things going down in the Manawatu!



I Love Palmy


Part One: George Street and Coleman Mall




I Love Palmy


Part Two:  Looking at the arts scene from the perspective of some of the city's most well known artistic talents.




Fun Stuff - Palmy & Beyond


Air New Zealand - Awarded 2010 Airline of the Year - Congrats to everyone on the team.  You guys make flying enjoyable and safe.  Thanks for helping us over the years make trips nationally and internationally.  Good on ya!





Starbucks Serving Up The Kiwi Flat White


Flat Whites being sold in Starbucks overseas!  That's right - our famous Flat White is being sold in Starbucks - GO NEW ZEALAND  Have a look here



Manawatu Standard News Headlines | Our Local Paper here in Palmy


Daishon Knight Returns As Manawatū Jets Swap Imports

24 Apr 2019

Anthony O'dunsi has been sent packing from the Manawatū Jets and will be replaced by a returning star of last year.


Taking The Issue Of Youth Suicide To The Top

24 Apr 2019

After losing a niece and a nephew in suspected suicides, Pania Te-Paihi is taking her concerns to Parliament.


Rising Motocross Stars On Show At Junior Champs

24 Apr 2019

National titles on offer to up-and-coming riders attempting to hit the big time.


Early Morning 4.8-magnitude Quake Felt Across Lower North Island

24 Apr 2019

Quake centred near Dannevirke was felt by people in Palmerston North, Napier and Hastings.


Giving Birth Doesn't Have To Be A Negative Experience; And Mums Should Be Allowed To Say So

24 Apr 2019

I often "hide" my birthing stories when others are sharing theirs, and I play down the good and try to amp up the bad. Why?




Manawatu Standard Sport Headlines


Nbl: Title Favourites Out The Blocks With Week One Victories

14 Apr 2019

Saints convincing in victory, while Sharks rally late to win in week one of NBL.


Triumphant Comeback For Wyness After Horrific Injury

07 Apr 2019

Ben Wyness has been through the medical mill but is back to his old self.


Cricket Player-umpire Repeatedly Kicked In Face After Disputed Decision Turns Ugly

18 Feb 2019

Club game turns nasty as player-umpire is sucker-punched and then kicked on the ground, witness says.


Mayhem Reigns Supreme At Sprintcar Races

17 Feb 2019

The crowd got more than they might have expected.


Speedway Semifinal Showdown Set To Be One Of The Best

03 Feb 2019

Four favourites got through Saturday night's qualifying at the Robertson Holden Speedway.




Jets Basketball | Our Local NBL Team News




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