Tucked away in the western corner of The Square is a boutique quarter popular with locals, centred around George Street. Boasting a great range of cafés, dining options, local designers and boutique shops such as Tonic & Cloth, Trumps, KILT and Cameron Jewellery. This urban gem is particularly stunning in spring when its cherry trees are in full blossom, and café seating lines the streets.
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!
Get lost with your whānau
Keen to take a hike or get on your bike with your whānau? We’ve got plenty of family friendly chances to get lost and see the unexpected side of Manawatū!
Manawatū’s Sledge Track offers the chance to connect with nature and experience some of the region’s most beautiful scenery in the heart of Kahuterawa Valley. Just a short 20–minute drive from Palmerston…