A city that draws inspiration from the diversity within its culture and creates a vibrant urban environment that attracts creative and clever people, and nurtures creative talent.
Target: A score above 65 in the Creative Cities Index by 2031
Our goal is for Palmerston North to be a creative and exciting place to live. We want to offer a great lifestyle in a city that reflects the diversity of city communities.
We want to support the arts to flourish and our cultural institutions to thrive as they respond to our communities' needs and interests. We want everyone to have opportunities to be active and to experience the advantages of a big city without hassle and cost.
Creative & Liveable City Strategy(PDF, 666KB)
Active Communities Plan(PDF, 477KB)
Arts & Heritage Plan(PDF, 980KB)
City Shaping Plan(PDF, 1MB)