If you’re travelling through the centre of New Zealand’s North Island, try a stop over at Palmerston North and enjoy some less ‘touristy’ attractions in the Manuwatu.
Palmerston North is located in the Manawatu-Wanganui region, around 140km north of Wellington. The city is filled with lush parks and greenery, and the region is home to spectacular native bush, steep gorges and magnificent mountain ranges, making Palmerston North a great base for exploring in a rental car. Here are 5 recommendations of places to visit.
If you’re looking for something to do in the Taranaki region this spring, check out these free outdoor events happening in New Plymouth during September 2011.