Palmerston North is New Zealand’s fifth-largest city and is home to more than 70 major educational and research institutions, Linton Military Camp and the adidas Institute of Rugby. Palmerston North has a long history of hosting and entertaining visitors from around the world.

Radiating from Palmerston North’s picturesque square is a busy shopping and business district with theatre, international shows, cinema, sporting events and superb restaurants, cafés and bars. Attractions include the highly acclaimed Te Manawa science centre, museum and art gallery, the beautifully restored Regent Theatre, and the New Zealand Rugby Museum.

For more places to visit and things to do, please visit Manawatu i-SITE, Palmerston North Visitor Centre, part of New Zealand's official Visitor Information Network.