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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


Memory Lane: Scrapbooking History Preserves Memories Of Times And People

23 Nov 2019

For Manawatū author Beth Mooney, preserving her family history is not just a pastime, but a gift to the future.


Medical School Rort Is Fraud And Students Misusing Taxpayer Money Should Be Reported To The Police

23 Nov 2019

More than 50 final-year Otago University medical students used taxpayer subsidies to go on holiday. This can't go unpunished.


Government Proposals To Give More Rights To Renters Long Overdue

23 Nov 2019

Landlords who don't like the idea of giving more power to renters could always sell and bank their untaxed capital gain.


Returning Black Stick Opens Up On Being A Mum And A Top-performing Athlete

23 Nov 2019

Kayla Whitelock had barely picked her hockey stick back up again when the text message came through: So, what about Tokyo?


Flashback: A Doctor's Life In Old New Zealand

23 Nov 2019

Pioneer doctor from Germany used traditional Maori remedies on his patients.




Manawatu Standard Sport Headlines


Palmerston North Pumas' Pull Out Stockcar Win Over A Strong Rotorua Rascals

17 Nov 2019

Despite strong showing from out-of-towners, outstanding teamwork by Palmerston North Pumas' stockcar leads to win.


All Blacks V England: What Eddie Jones Told England Before They Crunched The All Blacks

01 Nov 2019

England Rugby release 'tell all' video from inside locker room as they prepared for ABs semi.


'just Pure Happiness' For Victorious Tasman Mako

27 Oct 2019

Everyone in Tasman is a Mako man, after Tasman defeated Wellington to win the Mitre 10 Premiership final.


Levi Sherwood To Retire From Competitive Motocross After S-x Open In Auckland

24 Oct 2019

The S-X Open in Auckland next month will be Levi Sherwood's first and last competition in New Zealand.


Bay Of Plenty V Manawatū Recap - 2019 Mitre 10 Cup Championship Semifinals

18 Oct 2019

The Steamers thump the Turbos in Rotorua to earn a place in the Championship decider.




Jets Basketball | Our Local NBL Team News




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