Manawatu is a beautiful green region of New Zealand and the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. Located north of Wellington, the Manawatu is a region of native habitats, scenic walks, amazing landscapes, adventure activities, and rich history. The university city of Palmerston North is the main town in Manawatu and one of the countries largest provincial towns. more
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Mobile-friendly - New Zealand-style motel apartments, some sleeping up to five-seven people. Located three minutes from Palmerston North International Airport and three kilometres from city centre. Situated opposite Palmerston North hospital. Close to shops, cafes. restaurants and bars plus cinemas and theatres. 24-hour supermarket, takeaways, and good restaurant within 100 metres of motel. Adjoining rooms, great for groups and family reunions.
Adele Souster's oil paintings are a journey through New Zealand, capturing a moment of light and atmosphere, adding detail making the viewer feel they are actually there. The moment is gone in an instant, but the image left on the canvas leaves us with a feeling of place and timelessness.
Mobile-friendly - Close to Palmerston North Central Business District and Massey University. 17 fully self-contained accommodation ground-floor apartments. Family and studio units most with double spa baths, luxury units with super-king beds. Ideal for corporate and family stays. 50+ channels with Guest Select in all units and Free Wireless Internet in all units. Children's playground. Swimming pool. Enquire about our Romantic Package.
Located in the heart of Palmerston North is the Alpha Motor Inn, a well established, comfortable, affordable 20 unit motel. We're centrally located on Victoria Ave, a short walk to the city centre. Rooms feature daily service, self-contained units with kitchens/kitchenettes and microwaves. Electric blankets, heating. Shower/baths, phone, Freeview TV, Internet access, Ironing facilities. Cot & highchair available.
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Mobile-friendly - We have 10 very quiet ground floor units situated in pleasant garden surroundings. The Motel is set on an elevated back section; away from train and traffic noise. Fantastic views of the Tararua Mountain range. Free WIFI. All motel units are equipped with tea/coffee making facilities and a microwave. Some units have limited cooking facilities.
Mobile-friendly - Location is one of our greatest assets. Just 50 metres to the Plaza shopping mall, 300 metres to CBD, cafes, restaurants, bars, cinema and theatre. Three kilometres to Massey University and IPC. Spas in all units, Super King or King-size beds and kitchen facilities in all suites. All guests also have free use of Cityfitness Gym while staying.
Mobile-friendly - Located on a quiet back section, just a ONE MINUTE stroll to the Palmerston North CBD. Giving you peaceful surroundings and also convenience while you are away from home. All of our motels 13 ground floor accommodation units have been recently refurbished to a high standard, yet we are offering affordable rates, giving you real value for money.
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Baxters on Ranfurly and Palmy 31 have been designed to provide spacious, independent apartment living at either end of the heart of Palmerston North City. Both facilities offer single, large single and double studio rooms with communal kitchen, living and dining facilities and secure car parking on site. Suitable for short & long term stays.
Mobile-friendly - Whatever the reason for visiting Manawatu's 'capital', Bella Vista Motel can fulfill your accommodation and conference requirements. A great location with 18 superior units and conference facilities only 5-minute walk from the centre of the city. Conference facilities catering for 20 boardroom-style or up to 30 theatre-style with in-house catering available. High-speed Broadband available. Qualmark 4 Star Rating.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to our warm, affordable, well-appointed motel in a quiet location close to public transport, restaurants and civic amenities in the delightful city of Palmerston North. Close to various recreational areas and the Massey University. On site parking. Friendly hosts keen to please – come stay.
Mobile-friendly - Palmerston North's newest accommodation at the right price! Complex fully air-conditioned. Three minutes walk to restaurants, five minutes to CBD. All suites designed with your comfort in mind making staying at B-Ks an enjoyable experience. Smart TVs. Executive suites. Recliner chairs. Conference facilities. Gym and Sauna. Centrally located opposite Arena Manawatu for indoor sports and events, stockcars, rugby.
Campus Summer Stays offer apartments and single rooms at an astonishingly affordable rate for such centrally located accommodation. Our facilities are not just for students. We cater for independent travellers, groups, sports teams and anyone looking for short term accommodation. Campus stays are in four major centres, all offering cheap accommodation; Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington and Christchurch.
Ridge Top Farm combines the tranquility of luxury camping with a true 'Kiwi farm' experience. Part of the Canopy Camping Escapes network of luxury campsites around NZ, glamping at Ridge Top Farm offers spectacular views, stunning scenery and plenty to keep you entertained during your visit.
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Mobile-friendly - Situated in the hub of Palmerston North’s CBD, boasting 85 modern guest rooms, restaurant & 2 bars, Distinction Palmerston North is the ideal accommodation choice for the smart traveller. The hotel also offers one of the largest conference and wedding venues in the lower North Island. Offering FREE unlimited WiFi.
Escorted North and South Island tours specifically designed for mature travellers. Proven itinerary can assure you a hassle-free, fun filled holiday. Enjoy a new experience, meet new friends and become part of our unique family. The best value for money tour on the market, enquire today.
Learn the fascinating history of selling livestock, one of New Zealand's oldest traditions, dating back to the 1880s. Wander through 330 sheep pens, watch the auction process. Sit in state of the art cattle rostrum and view the latest computer technology used. Guided tours are Fridays at 11am. Bookings essential. Contact Feilding Information Centre.
Eat seasonally, buy local and live well! Every Friday from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm in Feilding's Manchester Square you'll find Feilding's Farmers Market. Locally grown fresh produce and added value products all sold by the producers. Stalls include: chicken, venison, eggs, wine, pate, fudge, preserves, seasonal fruits and veggies, and much more.
Centrally located in the lower North Island, halfway between Wanganui and Palmerston North, Fermanagh Homestead has the perfect atmosphere for relaxation, romance or for exploring the wonderful Rangitikei region. Our Rangitikei accommodation features a Queen size bed, fold-out double bed, open-plan dining room, kitchen and lounge. Continental breakfast provided, dinner by arrangement.
Mobile-friendly - Centrally located along Palmerston North's premier accommodation strip, less than one kilometre's drive from Palmerston North's Square, CBD, Massey University and IPC. Extremely quiet, superior accommodation. Our 16 Executive Suites and 4 Premium Studio Units cater for both Corporate and Leisure customers. Swipecard security, Air-conditioning, Double spabaths, FREE Wireless Broadband, Café style breakfast available. Book online today.
Mobile-friendly - Experience the adventure of a lifetime on New Zealand's premier walking tracks, the Great Walks! Leading you through awe-inspiring landscapes - from strolling along sandy shores to climbing above the clouds - there's something for everyone. Managed by the Department of Conservation, there are nine unforgettable journeys to choose from! Visit our website for a taste of what's on offer.
Mobile-friendly - Convenient, centrally located less than 2km to popular Wedding Venues, the CBD, Manawatu Golf Club and Massey University. Opposite Fitzherbert Park Cricket Oval, Hockey Astro Turf and Palmerston North Esplanade walkways/cycleways. Unlimited Free Wifi. Qualmark 4 Star. Convenient All Ground Floor motel accommodation for the discerning guest, business traveller or family. Well appointed Corporate Accommodation with spacious dedicated workstations.
Mobile-friendly - Good, old fashioned hospitality for travellers and holiday makers. Himatangi Beach Holiday Park - in Manawatu on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand - is the ideal spot for campervans, caravans, tents and holiday-makers seeking comfortable, tidy cabin accommodation. Brand new events room, great for group gatherings. Spirit of Hospitality Award for Excellence in Holiday Parks.
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StockCars and Hawkes Bay Streetstock Champs
Exciting StockCar and SuperStock racing from the drop of the first flag. The big family sized Falcons, Commodores, Holdens and BMW's smash it out to see who is the new Hawkes Bay StreetStock Champion. Will it be a ...
Where: Meeanee Speedway, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: Sandy Road, Meeanee, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 7:00pm on Saturday 18th November 2017
To: 10:00pm on Saturday 18th November 2017
“Dance Diva’s” is an exciting and spectacular show presented by students from the Heather Brunsdon School of Dance. The diversity of dance presented includes Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical ...
Where: Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 1:30pm on Saturday 18th November 2017
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 18th November 2017
One Thousand Ropes One-off Screening
Great news! I’m hosting a special one-time screening of the film One Thousand Ropes. This film has been selected as New Zealand's foreign language film nomination for next year's Academy Awards. To reserve your ...
Where: Cinema Gold, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 11 Joll Rd, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 1:00pm on Saturday 18th November 2017
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 18th November 2017
Napier Wellbeing Market
The Napier Wellbeing Market is a fantastic free mind body spirit weekend showcasing the latest in Natural health, holistic medicine, stress-free living, fitness, well-being, diet, nutrition, spirituality and ...
Where: Taradale Town Hall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: Cnr. Lee & Meeanee Roads, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 10:00am on Saturday 18th November 2017
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 19th November 2017
Shed 2 Triathlon & Duathlon Race #2
Well, when you think summer you must be thinking Triathlon! And the Shed 2 Summer Triathlon & Duathlon series is what it is all about this summer. There are five events this summer and at each event there are three ...
Where: Pandora Pond, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: Humber Road, Ahuriri, Napier, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 9:00am on Sunday 19th November 2017
To: 11:00am on Sunday 19th November 2017
Peak Trail Blazer
Peak Trail Blazer - $500 Cash for the Fastest Dash! The 8th annual Peak Trail Blazer is home to the Rod McDonald Wines King of the Peak, Hawke’s Bay Orthodontics Queen of the Peak, The Scorchers sub-50 minutes club ...
Where: Te Mata Peak, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: Te Mata Peak Road, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 8:00am on Sunday 19th November 2017
To: 12:00pm on Sunday 19th November 2017
Napier Repertory Players' Auditions: The Ghost Train
Napier Repertory Players' 2018 Art Deco Weekend production is a comedy/thriller called "The Ghost Train" written by Arnold Ridley and directed by Robert Hickey. Auditions will be held on Sunday, 19th November at 2pm ...
Where: Napier Little Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 76 McGrath St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 2:00pm on Sunday 19th November 2017
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 19th November 2017
Live Music Sundays
Graham Johnston will be joining the Sunday crew here at Monica Loves, and entertaining our customers with live beats, come on down.
Where: Monica Loves, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 39 Tennyson Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 1:00pm on Sunday 19th November 2017
To: 3:00pm on Sunday 26th November 2017
Hawke's Bay Fabric Hoarders Social Sewing
This is a group for sewers, dressmakers, quilters and fabricaholics. We love beautiful fabric and making things out of it for ourselves, our friends and our families. We'd like to inspire and be inspired by others who ...
Where: Keirunga Gardens, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: Pufflett Road, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 11:00am on Sunday 15th January 2017
To: 3:00pm on Sunday 17th December 2017
Set in the beautiful rural township of Otane, the market offers fresh breads, cheap free veggies, free range eggs, artisan olive oils, Dutch cheeses as well as handcrafts, bric a brac, plant seedlings. All set in a ...
Where: Otane Town Hall, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay
Address: Higginson St, Otane, Central Hawke's Bay
From: 9:00am on Sunday 8th October 2017
To: 1:00pm on Sunday 24th December 2017