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Palmerston North City Council

  • Civic Awards
    Photo shows smiling older woman in a greenhouse filled with orchids.

    Jenny Mair was born to work with her hands and bring ideas to life. “I pick up ideas and I make them happen.”

  • Civic Awards
    Photo shows smiling woman in glasses and jaunty yellow scarf standing in front of fir trees.

    Isabelle Poff-Pencole has helped people from all over the world settle in Palmerston North. “In our world it’s really important to grow and support a well-balanced multicultural society.”

  • Civic Awards
    Photo shows older man standing on a tree-lined pavement with a racing bicycle.

    Ian Gray’s love of cycling began when he was just 14 years old. “I enjoy the challenge it presents. But my real passion is coaching.”

  • Civic Awards
    Photo shows smiling woman dressed in jeans sitting on a deck in the sunshine.

    Margaret May is passionate about the social and cultural wellbeing of Palmerston North. “I believe we’re all responsible for creating a better, more equitable city for everyone.”

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    Photo shows older man on a farm leaning against a red letterbox.

    Stewart Collis likes to help people out whenever he can. “I’m not a person who talks all day and then walks away. I’m a doer.”