Palmerston North

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Palmerston North (Te Papa-i-Oea) is a city in the North Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Manawatu-Wanganui region.wikipedia
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Manawatū-Whanganui

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Palmerston North (Te Papa-i-Oea) is a city in the North Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Manawatu-Wanganui region.
Manawatū-Whanganui ) is a region in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand, whose main population centres are the cities of Palmerston North and Whanganui.

Tararua Range

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Palmerston North is the country's seventh-largest city and eighth-largest urban area, with an urban population of The official limits of the city take in rural areas to the south, north-east, north-west and west of the main urban area, extending to the Tararua Ranges; including the town of Ashhurst at the mouth of the Manawatu Gorge, the villages of Bunnythorpe and Longburn in the north and west respectively.
The Tararua Range runs northeast-southwest for 80 km from near Palmerston North to the upper reaches of the Hutt Valley, where the northern tip of the Remutaka Range begins.

Massey University

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Linton Military Camp, Palmerston North Hospital, and the establishment of Massey University (in 1927) have reduced the dependence on farming since the early 20th century.
Massey University (Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa) is a university based in Palmerston North, New Zealand, with significant campuses in Albany and Wellington.

North Island

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Palmerston North (Te Papa-i-Oea) is a city in the North Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Manawatu-Wanganui region.
From north to south, they are Whangarei, Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua, Gisborne, New Plymouth, Napier, Hastings, Whanganui, Palmerston North, and Wellington, the capital, located at the south-west extremity of the island.

List of New Zealand urban areas by population

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Palmerston North is the country's seventh-largest city and eighth-largest urban area, with an urban population of The official limits of the city take in rural areas to the south, north-east, north-west and west of the main urban area, extending to the Tararua Ranges; including the town of Ashhurst at the mouth of the Manawatu Gorge, the villages of Bunnythorpe and Longburn in the north and west respectively.

Bunnythorpe

Bunnythorpe, New Zealand
Palmerston North is the country's seventh-largest city and eighth-largest urban area, with an urban population of The official limits of the city take in rural areas to the south, north-east, north-west and west of the main urban area, extending to the Tararua Ranges; including the town of Ashhurst at the mouth of the Manawatu Gorge, the villages of Bunnythorpe and Longburn in the north and west respectively.
Bunnythorpe is a village in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of New Zealand's North Island, 10 km north of the region's major city, Palmerston North.

Longburn

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Palmerston North is the country's seventh-largest city and eighth-largest urban area, with an urban population of The official limits of the city take in rural areas to the south, north-east, north-west and west of the main urban area, extending to the Tararua Ranges; including the town of Ashhurst at the mouth of the Manawatu Gorge, the villages of Bunnythorpe and Longburn in the north and west respectively.
Longburn (or Karere) is a rural settlement just outside Palmerston North in the Manawatu-Wanganui area of New Zealand.

All Saints Church, Palmerston North

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The foundation stone for the original All Saints Church was laid by Louisa Snelson on 29 September 1875.
All Saints Church in Palmerston North, New Zealand, is an Anglican heritage-registered church designed by eminent architect Frederick de Jersey Clere.

Palmerston North Hospital Area

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Linton Military Camp, Palmerston North Hospital, and the establishment of Massey University (in 1927) have reduced the dependence on farming since the early 20th century.
Palmerston North Hospital Area is a suburb of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.

New Zealand Rugby Museum

Popular attractions include Te Manawa (a museum and art gallery that includes the New Zealand Rugby Museum), and several performing arts venues.
The New Zealand Rugby Museum, based in Palmerston North, New Zealand, is a museum dedicated to the sport of Rugby union.

Manawatu River

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Located in the eastern Manawatu Plains, the city is near the north bank of the Manawatu River, 35 km from the river's mouth, and 12 km from the end of the Manawatu Gorge, about 140 km north of the capital, Wellington.
Beyond the gorge it again turns south-west, flowing through the city of Palmerston North, and finally becomes the Manawatu Estuary as it enters the Tasman Sea at Foxton Beach on the West Coast of the North Island of New Zealand.

Linton Military Camp

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Linton Military Camp, Palmerston North Hospital, and the establishment of Massey University (in 1927) have reduced the dependence on farming since the early 20th century.
It is located just south of Palmerston North.

Palmerston North Airport

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An airport was established at Milson in 1936, which is now Palmerston North Airport.
Palmerston North Airport, originally called Milson Aerodrome, is an airport in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of New Zealand, serving Palmerston North City and the Central North Island regions.

Mayor of Palmerston North

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Palmerston North is governed by a city council consisting of the mayor and 15 councillors, elected on a citywide basis.
The Mayor of Palmerston North is the head of the municipal government of Palmerston North, New Zealand, and presides over the Palmerston North City Council.

Manawatu Gorge

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Located in the eastern Manawatu Plains, the city is near the north bank of the Manawatu River, 35 km from the river's mouth, and 12 km from the end of the Manawatu Gorge, about 140 km north of the capital, Wellington.
It lies to the northeast of Palmerston North.

Jono Naylor

Jonathan Mark Naylor (born 1967 (age 34)), commonly known as Jono Naylor, is a New Zealand politician from Palmerston North.

Louisa Snelson

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The foundation stone for the original All Saints Church was laid by Louisa Snelson on 29 September 1875.
She and her husband George Snelson were considered the "father and mother of Palmerston North".

Te Manawa

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Popular attractions include Te Manawa (a museum and art gallery that includes the New Zealand Rugby Museum), and several performing arts venues.
Te Manawa (Māori: The Heart) is a museum, art gallery and science centre in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Simon Power

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The electorate was formerly represented (1998–2011) by Simon Power (National) and has been represented by former Manawatu District Mayor Ian McKelvie (National) since the New Zealand general election at the end of that year.
Power was educated in Palmerston North, attending St Peter's College.

Palmerston North (New Zealand electorate)

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The boundaries of the electorate of Palmerston North have changed often since the introduction of MMP.
The boundaries of the Palmerston North electorate were last adjusted in the 2007 redistribution, when the electorate became fully urban and covered all of the urbanised part of Palmerston North City, with the towns in its orbit such as Ashhurst and Linton becoming part of the neighbouring electorate of Rangitīkei.

Palmerston, New Zealand

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The suffix North was added in 1871 to distinguish the settlement from Palmerston in the South Island.
Many people confuse the town of Palmerston with the much more populous North Island city of Palmerston North, whose residents often call their home simply "Palmerston".

Ashhurst

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Palmerston North is the country's seventh-largest city and eighth-largest urban area, with an urban population of The official limits of the city take in rural areas to the south, north-east, north-west and west of the main urban area, extending to the Tararua Ranges; including the town of Ashhurst at the mouth of the Manawatu Gorge, the villages of Bunnythorpe and Longburn in the north and west respectively.
Ashhurst is sited 14 kilometres northeast of the city of Palmerston North and a satellite community of the city.

Wellington Province

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On a visit in 1859, John Tiffin Stewart, an employee of the Wellington Provincial Council, was shown the Papaioea clearing by Rangitāne chief, Te Hirawanu, and noted its suitability for a "good site for a township".
Wellington's former provincial boundaries include four of New Zealand's main urban areas: Wellington, Palmerston North, Wanganui and Kapiti.

Awapuni, Palmerston North

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There are Sikh gurdwara near the CBD and in Awapuni.
Awapuni is an area and council ward of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Palmerston North

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Palmerston North is a cathedral city, and the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Palmerston North.
The Latin Rite Catholic Diocese of Palmerston North is a suffragan Diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington.