Palmerston North City Council is your official source of information if there is a local emergency. In an emergency, we will post regular updates to the news pages on this website, and to our main Facebook page. We recommend you also listen to the radio.
You can find region-wide information on the Civil Defence Manawatū Whanganui page.
For the status of roads in Palmerston North, please call us on 06 356 8199 or check our road closures page.
For state highway information, phone 0800 44 44 49 or visit Waka Kotahi's Whanganui/Manawatū traffic updates page
Up-to-date information on river heights and rainfall is available via Horizons 24 hour toll-free Waterline 0508 4 FLOOD (0508 435 663) or its website: Horizons river heights and rainfall
For weather forecasts, please see the MetService website
In an emergency please listen to your local radio station for information, news and advice on what to do.
100.2 FM and 927 AM