To follow placemaking as it happens in our city, see Placemaking Palmerston North on Facebook
Placemaking is a community-led approach to improving neighbourhoods and reinventing public spaces. It’s all about getting people involved in making the most of their community’s assets to create people-powered gathering places. Check out the project pages below to get inspired.
How to get started
Your guide to starting your Palmy placemaking journey.
Murals and street art
Frame your street or park with artwork that represents your community.
Make your park the focal point of your neighbourhood.
Make grass berms a feature in your street.
Create a place for people to bump into each other and share their creativity.
Make your local alleyway a space worth walking through and to.
Play streets and street parties
Close your street down and get together with your neighbours.
Adopt a spot and do your bit for Papatuanuku.
Be part of regreening our city.
Repurpose a carpark as a miniature people park.
Passport to Play Palmy
Get outside and have a wild time exploring our city.