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Palmerston North Travel Guide: 32 reviews and 92 photos

Palmerston North is situated aprox. 2 hours drive from Wellington (NZs capital) It is the 6th largest city with a population of some 75,000(aprox).
It is a city with education being a focus with Massey University and Internatinal Pacific College (mainly Japanese) playing a large part in the city.
These institutions bring a wide range of nationalities to the city.
Also there is the NZ Dairy Research and Linton Military Army Camp all play a part.
Palmerston North ( there is a Palmerston in the South Island.)

It is also known as a major player in stock car racing with the NZ Team Champs in February, booking out all accomodation in the city and surrounds.

Just added Jan.2013 "The Square, this is gardens, statues in the middle of the city, nice to relax during the day.

"The Square"

"The Square"

  • Last visit to Palmerston North: Jan 2013
  • Intro Updated Jan 21, 2013
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