Palmerston North City Council - Media releases https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/ https://www.pncc.govt.nz/ Mon, 01 Jan 001 00:00:00 GMT Temporary water outage in Ashhurst Palmerston North City Council is notifying Ashhurst residents of a water shutdown between 9.30am and 2pm on Tuesday 15 September. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/temporary-water-outage-in-ashhurst/ Mon, 14 Sep 2020 09:20:37 GMT Ashhurst transfer station closed Tuesday 15 September Ashhurst transfer station will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday 15 September. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/ashhurst-transfer-station-closed-tuesday-15-september/ Mon, 14 Sep 2020 14:59:30 GMT Nature Calls consultation outcome More than 1,100 people had their say on how Palmerston North should treat and discharge its wastewater in the future – with both river and land discharges neck and neck for the most popular option. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/nature-calls-consultation-outcome/ Fri, 11 Sep 2020 12:49:03 GMT Clocktower repairs begin Palmerston North’s iconic clocktower is undergoing repairs after a spate of vandalism. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/clocktower-repairs-begin/ Fri, 11 Sep 2020 12:25:58 GMT City to celebrate Moon Festival and Chinese Language Week Palmerston North’s multicultural communities are inviting everyone to help them celebrate the Moon Festival and Chinese Language Week. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/city-to-celebrate-moon-festival-and-chinese-language-week/ Fri, 11 Sep 2020 16:07:45 GMT Public asked to have say on Summerhill Drive transformation Palmerston North residents and particularly Summerhill road users are being asked to have their say on proposed upgrades to Summerhill Drive which will make it safer for all road users. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/public-asked-to-have-say-on-summerhill-drive-transformation/ Mon, 14 Sep 2020 11:49:25 GMT Draft local alcohol policy open for submissions Palmerston North City Council's draft local alcohol policy 2020 opens for public feedback on Saturday 5 September. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/draft-local-alcohol-policy-open-for-submissions/ Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:03:40 GMT Unique carbon model lets residents predict city’s future emissions A city carbon model developed by Palmerston North City Council is putting residents in control, letting them decide how the city will be performing on its yearly emissions 30 years from now. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/unique-carbon-model-lets-residents-predict-city-s-future-emissions/ Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:49 GMT Travel scholarship open for 2020 applications Even though borders are closed for travellers, applications are still being encouraged for the Jaycee Trust Travelling Fellowship Scheme. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/travel-scholarship-open-for-2020-applications/ Mon, 31 Aug 2020 14:43:18 GMT Do people want to live in a city that’s comfortable, or one that’s creative? A range of thought leaders and experts in their fields are lined up to share their stories, ideas and views on creative city-making. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/do-people-want-to-live-in-a-city-that-s-comfortable-or-one-that-s-creative/ Thu, 27 Aug 2020 13:26:58 GMT Pre-Christmas cirque spectacular on sale in September Super-human feats of cirque artistry will take audiences on a journey of intergalactic proportions when New Zealand’s leading circus theatre company, The Dust Palace, performs Ithaca at Fly Palmy Arena on Saturday 5 December. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/pre-christmas-cirque-spectacular-on-sale-in-september/ Mon, 31 Aug 2020 12:22:13 GMT Race on for Teams Champs tickets Get your motors revving, ready to bolt off the line to grab the tickets for Palmerston North’s hottest motorsport date for 2021. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/race-on-for-teams-champs-tickets/ Thu, 20 Aug 2020 11:14:21 GMT Funding available for events celebrating city’s 150th Palmerston North City Council has allocated a contestable funding pool known as the 150 Year Community Seed Event Fund. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/funding-available-for-events-celebrating-city-s-150th/ Thu, 20 Aug 2020 18:14:16 GMT Wipes, tissues and masks belong in the bin Now that we’re back in Alert Level 2, Palmerston North residents are being reminded that wet wipes and tissues should never be flushed down the toilet, or put in your recycling bin. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/wipes-tissues-and-masks-belong-in-the-bin/ Tue, 18 Aug 2020 16:27:54 GMT What to expect at our facilities in Alert Level 2 We want to assure our community that we’re prepared as we move back into Alert Level 2. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/what-to-expect-at-our-facilities-in-alert-level-2/ Wed, 12 Aug 2020 13:51:08 GMT Kelvin Grove residents urged to conserve water Kelvin Grove residents are being urged to reduce their water use over the next couple of days, to avoid low water pressure. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/kelvin-grove-residents-urged-to-conserve-water/ Mon, 03 Aug 2020 16:08:12 GMT Consultation to begin on proposed speed limit changes Palmerston North City Council is proposing changes to speed limits in four areas of the city and we’re asking commuters and residents to make a submission before 4 September. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/consultation-to-begin-on-proposed-speed-limit-changes/ Mon, 14 Sep 2020 11:47:54 GMT Rangitāne o Manawatū Committee holds first meeting Development plans for one of Palmerston North’s most significant cultural sites will recommence following tomorrow’s inaugural Rangitāne o Manawatū Committee meeting. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/rangitane-o-manawatu-committee-holds-first-meeting/ Mon, 24 Aug 2020 09:58:54 GMT Nominations open for Civic Awards 2020 Nominations have opened for this year's Civic Awards, the city's highest recognition for voluntary service. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/nominations-open-for-civic-awards-2020/ Thu, 23 Jul 2020 09:54:42 GMT Council announces partnership with Mercury for landmark city lighting feature Palmerston North City Council today announced a three-year partnership with Mercury to develop a unique and distinctive LED bridge lighting display at the Central Energy Trust Arena. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/council-announces-partnership-with-mercury-for-landmark-city-lighting-feature/ Thu, 16 Jul 2020 16:02:17 GMT Venues embracing post-Covid community support Palmerston North City Council venues are again a hive of activity following the Covid-19 lockdown that brought a temporary shutdown and uncertainty around the events industry. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/venues-embracing-post-covid-community-support/ Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:30:53 GMT Free chemical waste disposal day for residents Residents are being urged to drop off their household chemical waste this August. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/free-chemical-waste-disposal-day-for-residents/ Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:31:05 GMT Passport takes children on a city journey Keep your children engaged and active in outdoor activities this July school holidays with the Passport to Play – Parks Edition. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/passport-takes-children-on-a-city-journey/ Mon, 06 Jul 2020 14:00:11 GMT KiwiRail’s Central New Zealand Freight Hub a boon for Palmerston North economic growth Mayor Grant Smith has welcomed today's announcement of the preferred site for KiwiRail's Central New Zealand Regional Freight Hub. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/kiwirail-s-central-new-zealand-freight-hub-a-boon-for-palmerston-north/ Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:18:56 GMT Approved draft Annual Budget drops from a 4.4% rate increase to 1.95%, following further reductions in operating costs Palmerston North City Council has approved the 2020/21 Annual Budget. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/approved-draft-annual-budget-drops-from-a-44-rate-increase-to-195-following-further-reductions-in-operating-costs/ Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:15:58 GMT Culture and Heritage design elements within CET Arena revealed Palmerston North City Council today revealed the cultural and heritage elements that will be woven through the new-look Central Energy Trust Arena. https://www.pncc.govt.nz/news-events/media-releases/culture-and-heritage-design-elements-within-cet-arena-revealed/ Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:15:58 GMT