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 accommodation. We're centrally located on Victoria Ave, a short walk to the city centre. Rooms feature daily service, self-contained motel 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.
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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Mobile-friendly - We offer a range of affordable luxury accommodation. Modern facilities designed to please. 6 studios plus 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. All apartments have, spa baths, full kitchen TVs. Most rooms have double glazing and air conditioning. All units free high speed wifi. Cooked and continental breakfasts. Easy walk to town, easy drive to inter islander ferry. Friendly helpful hosts.
Baxter’s sits to the southern end of the CBD at 9 Ranfurly Street and offers 55 studio apartments with a mix of single and double sized studio units. Offering 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.
Affectionately known by locals as Palmy, Palmerston North is the main city of the Manawatù-Wanganui region of the North Island. Home to one of NZ's largest universities and the fourth fastest growing city in NZ, Palmerston North is a gateway to New Zealand culture. We offer a wide range of accommodation to suit individuals and groups alike.
Mobile-friendly - Canoe Safaris have 30 years experience in guided one to five-day canoe tours of Whanganui National Park. Fun-filled river holidays for folks with little or no paddling experience, families with young children, and those over 70 years young. All equipment and food supplied. Canoe and Kayak Rental available. Our trips have perfect mixture of fun, adventure, and value for money.
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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Rhythm & Rhymes - Music and Movement for 0-2
Every Tuesday at 10.00am at Havelock North Library. A weekly half-hour programme of songs, rhymes and fingerplays especially for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver. Building a foundation for ...
Where: Havelock North Library, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 28 Te Mata Rd, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 10:00am on Tuesday 25th September 2018
To: 10:30am on Tuesday 18th December 2018
Come and hear about our kiwi conservation work. There will be an opportunity to see a kiwi chick at the end of the talk (subject to availability on the day and the weather). *Booking essential. This talk may be ...
Where: Opouahi Scenic Reserve, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: Pohokura Road, Tutira, Hawke's Bay
From: 11:30am on Tuesday 18th December 2018
To: 12:30pm on Tuesday 18th December 2018
Wine Books and More
Join us at Hastings War Memorial Library for Wine, Books and More on the third Tuesday of every month. This is a book club with a difference: no need to read a set book, just come along ready to discuss books we've ...
Where: Hastings War Memorial Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: Civic Square, Warren Street, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 5:30pm on Tuesday 17th April 2018
To: 6:30pm on Tuesday 18th December 2018
Tattletale Saints Duo Tour
December 2018 sees Auckland born, Nashville based Tattletale Saints return home, performing 13 intimate acoustic duo concerts around the country in support of the release of two new singles. This tour marks a return ...
Where: EastEnd Cafe & Bar, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 250 Marine Parade, Wairoa, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 7:30pm on Tuesday 18th December 2018
To: 9:30pm on Tuesday 18th December 2018
Napier City Christmas Gift Wrapping
Come in to Napier's CBD for all of your Christmas Shopping, once you have shopped pop into the Ocean Boulevard Mall for Free Gift Wrapping. Donations to the Salvation Army are appreciated.
Where: Ocean Boulevard Mall, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 141 Emerson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 10:30am on Saturday 15th December 2018
To: 3:30pm on Monday 24th December 2018
Hastings City Santa's Wonderland
Santa's Wonderland is open now in the Hastings CBD! Bring the kids down to meet the man in red himself, wander through the 150 intricately decorated trees or snap a pic on the Hastings City Selfie Wall! Find us in the ...
Where: Hastings City Mall, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: Heretaunga Street, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 5:00pm on Thursday 29th November 2018
To: 4:00pm on Saturday 22nd December 2018
CAN Christmas Art and Craft Market
The popular CAN Christmas Market is returning this year and promises to be overflowing with locally made art and craft delights. Our aim is to showcase quality work from emerging artists and designers, craftspeople and ...
Where: Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 16 Byron Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 10:00am on Friday 7th December 2018
To: 4:00pm on Thursday 10th January 2019
Sea Life in Magical Lights. Go on a magical journey through dazzling light displays and stunning special effects. Sit by a fire and meet some elves, watch the entertaining production line of elves preparing gifts, ...
Where: National Aquarium of New Zealand, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 546 Marine Parade, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 9:00am on Friday 7th December 2018
To: 4:30pm on Thursday 31st January 2019
Make Create Do Flaxmere - For Teens
If you are an enthusiastic creator/maker/doer aged 12 - 18 years, join us in the Children's Section to make new friends, enjoy some fun activities and learn some new things by crafting, playing games and getting ...
Where: Flaxmere Library, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: 16 Swansea Rd, Flaxmere, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 4:00pm on Tuesday 23rd October 2018
To: 4:55pm on Tuesday 18th December 2018
Music Holiday Programme
Does your child love music? Here's your chance to try out different instruments, write a song and perform live! Each holiday programme includes trying & learning an instrument, specialised workshops in singing, ...
Where: Napier Music Academy, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
Address: Cnr Carlyle St & Clive Square, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne
From: 9:00am on Monday 17th December 2018
To: 3:00pm on Friday 21st December 2018