Goal 2: A creative and exciting city
Our aspiration is to be 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.
Creative and Liveable Strategy
We will build Palmerston North’s reputation as a creative and exciting place to live, work and study, that has great places for people, and the attractions, recreation options and experiences of a big city without the hassle and cost.
Active and Public Transport Plan
The Active and Public Transport Plan shows how we intend to create a strong culture of walking and cycling and enable an efficient and effective public transport network.
Active Community Plan
This plan guides the provision of parks, playgrounds, and recreation opportunities to encourage a more active community.
This plan shows how Council will support artists and the arts in Palmerston North.
City Centre Plan
This plan promotes a vibrant city centre and co-ordinates public and private investment and day-to-day activities within Palmerston North CBD.
Culture and Heritage Plan
This plan reinforces that culture and heritage are important to the city.
Events and Festivals Plan
This plan determines how Council will provide, facilitate, and support economic, business and community events and festivals.
Manawatū River Plan
This plan will deliver the vision of the Manawatū River Framework, that each year there will be more things to do, and more people will spend more time at the Manawatū River.
Palmy Unleashed Plan
This plan will embed Palmy Unleashed as a cornerstone Council activity that reimagines how the community uses public space in the city centre and improves the reputation of Palmerston North.
The Placemaking Plan will take placemaking from a temporary activity to a legacy by applying the principles to a broad range of Council and community activities.