Palmerston North City Council - Media releases Mon, 01 Jan 001 00:00:00 GMT Arena Masterplan Steering Group celebrates progress The Central Energy Trust Arena Masterplan Steering Group is delighted with recent confirmation of a $1.078m grant from Central Energy Trust towards the electrical components of the next three masterplan projects. Fri, 14 Feb 2020 11:56:37 GMT Library moves to new app Palmerston North City Library has a new app to help users access the library and manage their accounts. Fri, 14 Feb 2020 09:45:56 GMT Council plea for information after cemetery thefts Palmerston North City Council is asking people to come forward with any information they might have after some bronze plaques and ornaments were stolen from Kelvin Grove Cemetery. Tue, 04 Feb 2020 15:31:56 GMT Awareness campaign begins for one of Council’s biggest projects Palmerston North residents will soon be asked to have their say on one of the biggest financial and environmental decisions our city needs to make in the coming years. Mon, 03 Feb 2020 16:28:54 GMT Coronavirus update We’re all hearing a lot in the media at the moment about Coronavirus so it’s important that we all stay informed and up-to-date on what we can do to ensure us and the people around us stay healthy. Fri, 31 Jan 2020 16:55:10 GMT Cycling celebration hits the city this weekend Palmerston North is getting behind this weekend’s Gravel and Tar cycling events by hosting a public celebration at the finish line in Memorial Park on Saturday (25 January). Mon, 27 Jan 2020 08:28:55 GMT Customer experience key to realignment in Council's organisational structure Late last year, some changes were made to Council’s organisational structure designed to enhance and improve its employee and customer experience. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:39:44 GMT Regional and city civil defence and emergency management centres move into Palmerston North’s newest IL4 office building National Emergency Management Agency National Controller David Coetzee will join Horizons Regional Council Chair Rachel Keedwell and Palmerston North City Council Mayor Grant Smith to speak at the official opening of the respective councils’ emergency management centres on Tuesday morning. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:10:11 GMT Mayor Grant Smith announces concert fundraiser to raise funds for Australian bush fire victims Palmerston North will hold a major fundraising event for Australian bush fire victims on 26 January 2020. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:40:39 GMT International street art festival to paint the town Palmerston North is set to become a living canvas when Street Prints Papaioea kicks off this week, 16 - 22 January 2020. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 09:34:03 GMT City marks Lunar New Year Palmerston North’s multicultural communities are inviting everyone to help them celebrate the Lunar New Year this month. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:44:11 GMT Movies coming to a park near you Palmerston North City Council is continuing its summer Movies in Parks programme, with the next three events coming to Bunnythorpe, Ashhurst and Kelvin Grove. Tue, 07 Jan 2020 09:34:35 GMT Movies in Parks returns for summer family fun Palmerston North City Council is bringing back Movies in Parks this summer. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:54:47 GMT Work occurring on critical water infrastructure Palmerston North City Council warns residents there's a small chance you may wake up to cloudy or discoloured water on Thursday morning. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:10:57 GMT Images of the Square and Memorial Park upgrades revealed New images have been released revealing what the Square and Memorial Park will look like after major upgrades over the next year. Tue, 26 Nov 2019 16:20:48 GMT Welcome Videos to help new arrival refugees Palmerston North City Council, Manawatū People’s Radio (MPR) and Red Cross are next Tuesday (26 November) launching their Welcome Videos collaboration as part of the Welcoming Communities initiative. Fri, 22 Nov 2019 16:19:39 GMT New roses to shine at International Rose Trials National and international rose growers will shortly find out which of their roses has been judged the best grown at the New Zealand International Rose Trial Grounds in the Victoria Esplanade Gardens, Palmerston North. Fri, 22 Nov 2019 16:13:18 GMT What’s the future for Huia Street Reserve? Palmerston North City Council is asking the community for feedback on how Huia Street Reserve might be used in the future. Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:00:27 GMT 2020 New Zealand Military Tattoo spectacular to feature over 600 performers Musical mastery, pomp and ceremony, military heritage and a celebration of New Zealand’s culture all feature in the New Zealand Military Tattoo spectacular happening on 4 April 2020 at Palmerston North’s Central Energy Trust Arena. Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:00:25 GMT Youth worker a Local Hero Palmerston North City Council Youth Services Coordinator Kiesha Dais has been awarded the Kiwibank Local Hero Award for her work with the city’s young people. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:10:46 GMT Teams announced for U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup 2020 in Palmerston North After fiercely-fought international qualifying rounds, all but two of the 12 teams competing in the WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup 2020 have been confirmed. Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:45:28 GMT He Ara Kotahi wins award He Ara Kotahi has won a top transport award. Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:31:05 GMT Poppy Places launches Linton Camp street signs Palmerston North will be the first city in New Zealand to complete its Poppy Places installations with the unveiling of signs for two sites on Armistice Day. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:11:07 GMT Palmerston North City Council to consult on draft local alcohol policy Palmerston North City Council will be consulting on its draft local alcohol policy from Saturday 26 October to Friday 13 December 2019. Fri, 25 Oct 2019 16:02:17 GMT Five buildings added to the earthquake-prone register Palmerston North City Council announced today five buildings have been added to the earthquake-prone register. Thu, 24 Oct 2019 12:15:02 GMT