With a great pace of life that caters to a positive work-life balance, get the best of both worlds in Manawatū. Homes that give you more bang for buck, quick commutes, safe and welcoming communities and brilliantly connected region for doing business - this is a fantastic place to call home.
We're one of New Zealand's most liveable regions, so beautiful homes or lifestyle blocks are available for a fraction of the cost. From relaxed rural living to family friendly suburbs or pumping central city living, we've got just the place for you. Shh don't tell the big smokes, but our house prices are below the national average. Your next dream home could actually come true.
You'll love Palmerston North for its city living without the stress. A bustling city (without the overcrowding), Palmy offers everything you want from a major city without all the hassle. The community is diverse but close-knot, where newcomers are warmly welcomed.
Whether your a student, professional, academic, entrepreneur or young family, there's everything you need here to live your best life! And there is no shortage of places to spend your time through the year. If it's a vibrant café and bar scene you're after, we've got you sorted. If you love spending time in the outdoors amongst stunning vistas and wildlife, well we have that too.
A vibrant hub of the Manawatū with a diverse array of shops and eateries, here you'll meet with a friendly smile and the welcoming hospitality that has earned this town the label of 'Friendly Feilding.' Feilding's small town atmosphere greets you with red-bricked pavements, quaint flower beds and a warm elegance - it's easy to see why they've won the award for 'New Zealand's Most Beautiful Town' no less than 16 times.
Just 15 minutes from Palmerston North, Feilding is a charming rural town with a close-knit community. Surrounded by lush and diverse farmland, the town is home to a number of agricultural businesses and is a fast growing and flourishing town.
If you're after a more relaxed rural lifestyle or want to walk on the beach every morning, Manawatū is speckled with small towns and villages offering the lifestyle you want, while still being within easy reach of the city.
Palmerston North to Aokautere is less than 6km
Palmerston North to Ashhurst 10km
Palmerston North to Āpiti 59km
Feilding to Halcombe 12km
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Palmerston North to Himatangi Beach 32km
Palmerston North to Kimbolton 44km
Palmerston North to Linton 14km
Palmerston North to Pohangina Village 25km
Palmerston North to Rangiwahia 69km
Palmerston North to Sanson 20km
Palmerston North to Rongotea 16km
Palmerston North to Tangimoana 39km