Attractions

Motel Location - 145 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North

Lido Aquatic Centre

Park Avenue, Palmerston North

Lido Aquatic Centre

The Lido Aquatic Centre offers a range of aquatic activities and amenities. Swimming is available indoors year-round, with outdoor facilities available during the summer months.

Gymnasium
Shadzz Motel has one Free casual membership to this fully equipped gym with machine and free weights and a range of fitness classes to suit all levels of fitness.

Pool Hours

The Victoria Esplanade

Manawaroa St, Palmerston North

Victoria Esplanade

The Victoria Esplanade offers spectacular plant displays, rose gardens, aviaries, nature trail, fernery, conservatory, walkways, sports fields, mini railway, playground, paddling pool, toilets, free electric BBQs. Open dawn till dusk.

 

 

 

 

Te Manawa / NZ Rugby Museum

326 Main St, Palmerston North

Te Manawa and NZ Rugby Museum

Te Manawa is a regional culture centre where art, heritage and science themes dominate. Our exhibitions explore the past; seek to inform today and pose questions about tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

Te Apiti Wind Farm

Saddle Road (10kms from Palmerston North)

Te Apiti Wind Farm

Meridian Energy’s Te Apiti wind farm is located on Saddle Road north of the Manawatu Gorge, 10 kilometres from the city of Palmerston North. It is situated within 1,150 hectares of farmland owned by several landowners, including Meridian Energy.

 

 

 

 

Key Facts:

  • Operator: Meridian Energy
  • Year installed: 2004
  • Number of turbines: 55
  • Turbine capacity: 1.65 megawatts
  • Wind farm installed capacity: 90 megawatts
  • Blade length: 35 metres
  • Tower height: 70 metres

Regent Theatre

53 Broadway Ave, Palmerston North

Regent Theatre

When the Regent Theatre opened on 4 July 1930 it was described as ‘The Theatre Beautiful’, and that it was creating an entirely new standard of entertainment.

With the re-opening as the Regent on Broadway in 1 May 1998 that description could still stand.

The 1600 seat theatre was hailed as one of the country’s top six movie theatres in the early 1960′s. It was one of the largest built in New Zealand and became a landmark in the city as well as attracting national attention.

Today, as a 1393 seat venue, the Regent on Broadway can still claim to be one of New Zealands finest performing arts facilities, indeed one of the top four in the country.

Manawatu Gorge

Manawatu Gorge

The Manawatu Gorge runs between the Ruahine and Tararua Ranges of the North Island of New Zealand, linking the Manawatu and Hawke’s Bay regions. It lies to the northeast of Palmerston North – its western end is near the small town of Ashhurst, its eastern end is close to the town of Woodville.

A tramping track, the Manawatu Gorge Track, runs parallel to the gorge on the south side through native bush.

Country Road / Cycling / Garden Tour maps

Why not have your own adventure!  Maps available in our Reception or the I-Site Palmerston North.

 

 



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