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.
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.
We are a New Zealand based consultancy (specialising solely on New Zealand) creating innovative and imaginative self-drive itineraries tailored to your own requirements. We can offer you great diversity to take you off the beaten track and away from the mass tourism wherever possible. See and experience the REAL New Zealand with Amazing New Zealand.
We offer superior studio accommodation for the discerning traveller and business person. Short walk to the city centre and few minutes drive to airport. Whether you are travelling to Palmerston North or the Manawatu on business or just taking a well earned break, Legends Motel is specially designed for you. Legends Motel can't be beaten on location or service.
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.
Executive accommodation in a quiet central city location. We can offer a wide range of accommodation choices whether you are on business, holiday or ready to relax and unwind. Our central yet quiet location, with well-lit off-street parking, is the ideal place to stay. Camelot Motor Lodge also offers conference facilities for the corporate traveller.
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.
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.
We offer a variety of affordable accommodation with well-presented apartments and suites to suit your individual needs and budget. Choose from our spacious family apartments or our relaxing spa suites. Each offers comfort, a fully equipped kitchen with first class amenities. Close to the central city with its full range of civic amenities. Friendly hosts keen to assist.
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 2:00 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.
Situated in the heart of Palmerston North in a quiet street, near the city's best restaurants and a 5 minute walk to the City Centre. A full range of short and long term accommodation options, from our travellers and studio units to our three bedroom apartments, suited to corporate business travellers, couples, families or larger groups and sports teams.
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 - Experience the thrill of a helicopter flight whilst taking in the stunning views of New Zealand from a fresh perspective. Heliforce is a New Zealand company and they market a fleet of helicopters in Palmerston North and Wellington and their primary focus is all about delivering the results with safety being foremost.
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Get Crafty & Creative - Christmas Market
'Tis the season to be jolly! Come and enjoy our creative hub with lots of stalls full of local handmade Christmas crafts, delectable goodies, live Christmas music hosted in the stunning setting of Mangapapa Hotel ...
Where: Mangapapa Hotel, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 466 Napier Road, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 10:30am on Sunday 11th December 2016
To: 2:30pm on Sunday 11th December 2016
The “K” Studio of Dance teachers Karen Suitor & Kerry MacKenzie present their Annual Recital “The Nutcracker”. Pupils from as young as three join together to perform this classic Christmas story. Christmas ...
Where: Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 119 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 4:00pm on Saturday 10th December 2016
To: 6:30pm on Sunday 11th December 2016
Dance the Night Away With Mike Savage & Wild Horses
Come dance the night away with Mike & Sheryl Savage & Wild Horses - you will enjoy an evening of music and dance, from invited guests and spotlight artists.
Where: Taradale RSA, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 156 Gloucester Street, Taradale, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 4:30pm on Sunday 14th August 2016
To: 8:00pm on Sunday 11th December 2016
Folk 4 Kaikoura
As a part of a weekend full of folk music events to raise money for those affected by the Kaikoura earthquake, Hastings hosts the Hawkes bay concert of Folk 4 Kaikoura. This is like 'Band Aid' but without Bob ...
Where: The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 227 Heretaunga St East, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 4:00pm on Sunday 11th December 2016
To: 8:00pm on Sunday 11th December 2016
3 Merry Little Christmas Concerts
Celebrate the true spirit of Christmas. Four's Company Performance Choir have a unique upbeat and energetic style and will blast off your Christmas Stockings off with a mixture of old favourites, new mash-ups, all ...
Where: Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 32 Clive Square East, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 7:30pm on Sunday 11th December 2016
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 11th December 2016
Get down to The Puketapu as the Sunday Sessions begin again for the Summer. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of good food, drink accompanied by Fraser and his acoustic guitars. Go to The Puketapu on Facebook to see menu or ...
Where: The Puketapu, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 679 Puketapu Rd, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 1:00pm on Sunday 16th October 2016
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 15th January 2017
Texas Holdem Poker every Sunday at the Cossie Club $20 buy-in Also we run leagues and Thursday night games at 7pm.
Where: Cosmopolitan Club, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 190 Derby Street, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 1:00pm on Sunday 6th November 2016
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 18th December 2016
Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market
Delight in a shopping event of taste sensations at one of New Zealand’s oldest and largest traditional Farmers’ Markets. The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market offers a complete shopping experience. Discover the diverse ...
Where: Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: Kenilworth Rd, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 8:30am on Sunday 23rd October 2016
To: 12:30pm on Sunday 5th February 2017
The Bold Deceivers
Napier's one and only Authentic Irish band The Bold Deceivers making some noise in The Rose every Sunday from 6pm. This is a great night for all, be sure to bring the family, including the kids. All musicians wanting ...
Where: The Rose Irish Pub, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 64 Hastings Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 6:00pm on Sunday 23rd October 2016
To: 8:00pm on Sunday 5th February 2017