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Manawatū is a top destination for shopping enthusiasts, located centrally in the lower North Island. With the largest shopping mall in the region located in Palmerston North city and bespoke boutiques in surrounding towns and district, you’ll find everything from high-end designers, major brands to unique handcrafted local products here.
Discover wonderful shops along George Street, Broadway Avenue and The Plaza in Palmerston North, free parking and boutique shopping in friendly Feilding, and a great selection of cafes and eateries to enjoy a great day out shopping.
The Plaza
The Plaza shopping mall is in the heart of Palmerston North city’s CBD. With more than 100 shops under one roof, The Plaza houses all the major brands as well as quality niche stores, offering a complete shopping experience.
Located just a stone’s throw away from Broadway Avenue and Te Marae o Hine – The Square, Downtown offers a fantastic array of retail and cinema choices, matched with high quality street food options in a modern street chic-style Eatery. With affordable parking and easy access, Downtown is the perfect place to ‘pop in’ or spend the afternoon enjoying great food, entertainment and shopping.
Retail therapy that offers entertainment and variety with free parking, great cafés and boutique stores. Its charming streetscape of cobblestone paths, tree lined roads, and abundantly blooming flower beds. An idyllic setting for our bustling town centre, with a fabulous café culture and shopping experience.


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!
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