Just as the seasons keep on rolling, so does our calendar full of events. Unlike any other city we have a downtown speedway slap-bang in the centre of town, and that’s only for starters. Once you lift the lid, our region is chock a block full of cool stuff. Bustling markets, fairs, festivals, sports, arts and concerts plus heaps of fab foodie spots to keep you fuelled.
Discover Manawatū through the eyes of our locals. From eating and drinking hit-lists to family friendly day trips, shopping hot spots and rural discoveries. This is the start of something beautiful. Dive right in!
Little shops that spark joy
Dotted throughout the Manawatū are little shops that spark joy – from handmade local products to unique bespoke pieces, you’ll…