Browse independent boutiques, pick up all the major brands, or be a little ‘boujie’ and buy artisan fare directly from farmers’ market stalls. Indulge yourself with a little retail therapy, you never know what treasures you might discover.
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…