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Palmerston North Map, New Zealand

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Palmerston North Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Palmerston North with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Palmerston North useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Palmerston North!

Palmerston North History

The local Māori iwi that were living in the area of Te Ahu-a-Turanga were the Ngāti Rangitāne.  Then Jack Duff, a trader, became the first European known to explore this area during 1830.  He arrived on a whaling ship, exploring the land as far inland as Woodville stands now.  Later, he reported what he discovered when he arrived back home.  Colonel Wakefield caught wind of the development potential that... read more

Palmerston North Travel Guide

This is known primarily as a university town, hosting the second biggest university in New Zealand, Massey University.  Even though it is often overlooked by tourists, Palmerston North acts as a key point that links the major roads of the North Island.  The city gives a feel of relaxation and is a nice point to stop at while traveling to Wellington. read more

Palmerston North Sightseeing

There is also Cross Hills Gardens, where you can walk around the landscape that has one of the finest rhododendron and azalea collections in the world, with more than 2,000 varieties.  There are also many rare perennials, shrubs, and trees that have been planned in order to be sure that there is something that visitors can view here during every season of the year.   read more

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