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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


Palmerston North School Trip Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

17 Feb 2020

A Palmerston North school trip to Asia has been called off, potentially leaving parents out of pocket.


Dementia Patient's Care At Palmerston North Hospital Below Standard

17 Feb 2020

Restraining an elderly woman suffering dementia and injecting drugs to calm her down without her daughter's consent were not on, watchdog rules.


Sexual Abuser Denies Rape Charge

17 Feb 2020

A man convicted of sexually violating two girls is defending a more serious charge.


Damp Diamonds Won't Stop Under-18 Softball World Cup Going Ahead

17 Feb 2020

Colquhoun Park was flooded on Saturday night, but the vandals' actions were in vain.


Suspicious Grass Fire In Palmerston North Leaves Investigator Questioning People's Attitudes

17 Feb 2020

A grass fire in Palmerston North that closed nerby roads as firefighters worked to contain it is being treated as suspicious.




Manawatu Standard Sport Headlines


'matter Of Life And Death': How Professional Athletes Deal With Grief

01 Feb 2020

How does a team, individual athlete, or even an entire sport, deal with tragedy?


Rain Fails To Dampen National Croquet Tournament In Palmerston North

17 Jan 2020

Rose Garden croquet club scoop majority of wins during weather affected tournament.


Super Rugby: Ngani Laumape Reached Out But Chiefs The Only Option For Aaron Cruden

09 Jan 2020

Ex-All Blacks team-mate privately asked if he fancied the Hurricanes but Aaron Cruden had only one destination in mind.


Mayhem In The Heats Challenges Top Drivers

30 Nov 2019

Stockcars crippled in the infield after an opening night of crashing and bashing.


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.




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