Palmerston North

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The busiest month for tourism in Palmerston North is December, followed by April and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Palmerston North in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Getting around Palmerston North is cheap and easy! The city is well connected with bus routes and two taxi companies. You can even get commuter buses to the surrounding towns and the city of Wanganui. Whatever mode of public transport you decide to take in Palmerston North, it is always best to pay with cash to avoid credit card and EFTPOS fees. For public buses in Palmerston North (and Wanganui), fares are paid either in cash or with a GoCard. Bus fares within Palmerston North are a flat fee for a single one-way ticket of NZ$2.50 or NZ$2 with a GoCard. You get one free transfer onto another city service within one hour of the original ticket purchase time, but this cannot be used for return journeys.   Press Here To Get Train Ticket 
Palmerston North’s climate is temperate with maximum daytime temperatures averaging 22 °C (72 °F) in summer and 12 °C (54 °F) in winter. On average temperatures rise above 25 °C (77 °F) on 20 days of the year. Annual rainfall is approximately 960 mm (37.8 in) with rain occurring approximately 5% of the time.
Palmerston North is a city in the North Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Manawatu-Wanganui region. Located in the eastern Manawatu Plains, the city is near the north bank of the Manawatu River, 35 km (22 mi) from the river’s mouth, and 12 km (7 mi) from the end of the Manawatu Gorge. It is about 140 km (87 mi) north of the capital, Wellington. 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 city covers a land area of 395 square kilometres (98,000 acres).

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