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Going Underground: Tunnellers of WWI
This photographic exhibition by Brett Killington explores the tunnels under Arras in France, shedding light on the lives of the Kiwi tunnell.... >>more
National Army Museum, Waiouru
Sunday 10th December to Monday 30th April 2.00 pm
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Granny's Christmas Grotto
Granny's Christmas Grotto is a private collection of all things Christmas and is non-profit. This is a couple of decades of collecting, tha.... >>more
Granny's Christmas Grotto, Marton
Wednesday 13th December to Saturday 23rd December 12.30 am
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Te Rangi Whenua
Open daily, Te Taiwhanga o Te Rangi Whenua (Te Rangi Whenua Gallery) shares the stories of iwi groups in the Manawatū, Rangitīkei and Horo.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Monday 4th April to Monday 15th January 5.00 pm
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Manawatū Journeys
Open Daily, a journey through our shared history - the stories and of the pioneers who shaped the land as we know it today. The Manawatū ha.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Tuesday 5th April to Monday 15th January 5.00 pm
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Kids TM
Open daily, Kids TM is a vibrant, interactive, playful space at Te Manawa for children up to the age of eight and their caregivers. One of o.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Sunday 31st July to Monday 15th January 5.00 pm
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Te Awa – The River – Heart of Manawatū
Te Awa - The River, Heart of the Manawatū explores our river from different angles: meet our local wildlife, learn about the river's histor.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Sunday 31st July to Monday 15th January 5.00 pm
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Hydrotherapy Classes
Each class is 30 minutes long. Tuesday Classes - 4pm, 4:35pm and 5:10pm. Saturday Classes - 9:30am and 10:05am ( Note: Sat sessions are c.... >>more
Palmerston North Hospital, Palmerston North
Monday 8th May to Tuesday 19th December 11.30 pm
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SuperNova
SuperNova follows Nova by showcasing new stories and people behind selected art and objects acquired by Te Manawa between 2011 and 2016; thi.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Monday 7th August to Sunday 25th March 5.00 pm
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Commemorative Works by David Woodings
David Woodings is a full-time artist working out of Christchurch. His photo realism style has been well-crafted over nearly 40 years of art .... >>more
National Army Museum, Waiouru
Friday 11th August to Wednesday 28th February 4.00 pm
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Contract Bridge
Twice weekly Contract Bridge sessions for all levels of players. Tuesday evenings and Thursday afternoons. All welcome. Come along and try .... >>more
Marton Bridge Club Rooms, Marton
Tuesday 15th August to Tuesday 30th January 1.00 am
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Playgroup
Playtime for babies and toddlers and a chance for mums and dads to meet and chat. Morning tea and coffee provided..... >>more
St Stephens, Marton
Monday 21st August to Tuesday 19th December 5.00 pm
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Euchre and Cards Club
A fun relaxed group. Cards and afternoon tea. Everyone is welcome..... >>more
Marton Bowling Club, Marton
Monday 14th August to Tuesday 30th January 8.15 pm
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Steady As You Go!
Exercise classes for older people, mainly for balance & preventing falls. All welcome – phone Joanne - 3277479..... >>more
Marton Bowling Club, Marton
Monday 14th August to Tuesday 19th December 5.00 pm
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Matatau
Be first in to see a range of works by graduating students of Toioho ki Āpiti - Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts, Massey University. Themes a.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Friday 3rd November to Sunday 18th February 4.00 pm
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Brewery Tours - Daily
Join us for a 35 minute guided tour, that takes you through the Histui museum, around the historic grounds, and the iconic Tui Tower before .... >>more
Tui Brewery, Mangatainoka
Tuesday 5th September to Saturday 3rd March 6.30 pm
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6148 Cups of Coffee
This exhibition will showcase portfolio projects from students in their final year of study from UCOL’s Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Thursday 23rd November to Sunday 4th March 3.00 pm
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Triathlon Camp With Wayne Goldsmith
Calling all competitive tri-athletes looking to improve swimming, biking and running techniques. Register now for the Makino's Triathlon Ca.... >>more
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding
Sunday 17th December to Tuesday 19th December 11.00 am
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Yoga
Develop strength and flexibility in enjoyable follow-along classes. Stress and tension melt away. Everyone should come to their yoga practi.... >>more
Be Still Yoga, Palmerston North
Friday 20th October to Thursday 21st December 4.00 pm
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Brick Flicks
Brick Flicks brings together photography and hands-on creativity using Lego, the world's most popular toy. Photographer Warren Elsmore has r.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Thursday 30th November to Monday 30th April 3.00 pm
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Rotary Christmas Cave
This is the 50th year of our Christmas Cave, so bring the little ones along and enjoy the display: Santa will be there and there is colourin.... >>more
Feilding Little Theatre Players, Feilding
Friday 8th December to Sunday 24th December 3.30 pm
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Santa's Cave
This year sees Santa's Cave open for the 99th time, to continue its tradition of enthralling generations of Manawatū locals every Christmas.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Thursday 30th November to Sunday 7th January 3.00 pm
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Doors - Hyper Objects of The Chthulucene
“James Robinson shows us a world that is tangled up with stuff that is both human and non-human, organic and inorganic. His encrusted, col.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Friday 8th December to Sunday 3rd June 3.00 pm
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Food Drive
'Tis the season for giving... Tararua District Library is a collection point for local food banks during December 2017. Pop into your local.... >>more
Dannevirke Library, Dannevirke
Thursday 30th November to Saturday 30th December 2.00 pm
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Food Drive
'Tis the season for giving... Tararua District Library is a collection point for local food banks during December 2017. Pop into your local.... >>more
Pahiatua Community Library, Pahiatua
Thursday 30th November to Saturday 30th December 2.00 pm
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Food Drive
'Tis the season for giving... Tararua District Library is a collection point for local food banks during December 2017. Pop into your local.... >>more
Woodville Community Library, Woodville
Thursday 30th November to Friday 22nd December 2.00 pm
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Food Drive
'Tis the season for giving... Tararua District Library is a collection point for local food banks during December 2017. Pop into your local.... >>more
Eketahuna Library, Eketahuna
Thursday 30th November to Friday 22nd December 3.30 pm
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School Holiday Programmes - Christmas
We run interactive, creative and fun programmes for children during schoolholidays! Our next programme starts on Monday 18 December and the .... >>more
Square Edge, Palmerston North
Sunday 17th December to Friday 22nd December 2.00 pm
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Harvey Bowler Festival of Lights
This year we have three different categories as part of the Harvey Bowler Festival of Lights. There is a Business Day Window competition, a .... >>more
Horowhenua District Council, Levin
Monday 4th December to Sunday 24th December 1.30 am
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All Things Small and Wonderful - Group Show
A few months ago, Zimmerman Art Gallery asked each of its artists to consider creating work for a “small things” summer exhibition (Dece.... >>more
Zimmerman Art Gallery, Palmerston North
Monday 4th December to Wednesday 31st January 4.00 pm
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Football Festival
Looking for something in the school holidays? Some of the top football players from PNBHS will be running a football festival from the 18th-.... >>more
Palmerston North Boys' High School, Palmerston North
Sunday 17th December to Thursday 21st December 2.00 pm
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Passchendaele - A Descent into Hell
Opening in December 2017, 'Passchendaele: A Descent into Hell' will be the first exhibition displayed in the new gallery space at the Nation.... >>more
National Army Museum, Waiouru
Monday 11th December to Monday 30th April 2.00 pm
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Food Glorious Food: An Army Marches On Its Stomach
This exhibition takes the visitor away from the trenches and into the cook houses of the New Zealand Division during WWI. In today’s soci.... >>more
National Army Museum, Waiouru
Sunday 10th December to Monday 30th April 2.00 pm
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Summer Haze
Summer Haze features 24 works from the collection that evoke summer heat, summer fun and summer adventures. Alongside these are some large.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Monday 11th December to Friday 9th March 3.00 pm
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School Holiday Programme
Te Manawa's Summer Holiday programme offers a huge range of activities, Blending fun and learning, there's a mix of free and paid sessions, .... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Monday 18th December to Sunday 21st January 3.00 pm
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Dip Your Toes Into Yoga - Beginners
Have you heard about yoga but are too cautious to step into a class? Do you have an injury or medical condition that makes you feel unsure a.... >>more
Theosophical Society Hall, Palmerston North
Tuesday 29th August to Wednesday 20th December 5.00 pm
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The Companion Ship
All aboard the Good Ship Companion for fun and fellowship at St Andrew's Church hall every Wednesday between 11am and 2pm.   Drop anchor f.... >>more
St Andrews, Marton
Tuesday 15th August to Wednesday 14th February 6.00 pm
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Yoga for Health
This class is for people on a mission to improve their health, and for already active people wanting to add value to their weekly routine. .... >>more
Theosophical Society Hall, Palmerston North
Wednesday 6th September to Wednesday 7th March 12.20 am
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Water Play Wednesdays - Babies to Children Under 5
Water Play is an ideal time to bring your child down to have fun, play and explore the water. We will have a number of water toys available .... >>more
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding
Tuesday 17th October to Wednesday 20th December 4.00 pm
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Farm Visit
Kelly Rowe School of Riding are offering an exciting 3-hour farm visit to Manley Lodge again in the December/January school holiday period. .... >>more
Manley Lodge, Palmerston North
Tuesday 19th December to Saturday 27th January 3.00 pm
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Carols In The Park
Bring a blanket or cushion and if you wish, a picnic meal and enjoy your favourite Christmas Carols in a family friendly atmosphere. A ukul.... >>more
Memorial Park, Palmerston North
Tuesday 19th December to Wednesday 20th December 11.00 pm
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Christmas Floral Centrepiece Workshop
$80 per person and take home your own Christmas centre piece designed by you to match your Christmas styling, and your colours will be match.... >>more
JIllybud Florist, Palmerston North
Wednesday 20th December 12.00 am
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Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach
Project Marton is pleased to host an evening session on zero waste living. This will be The Rubbish Trip's last event for 2017 and they'll b.... >>more
Marton Community Garden, Marton
Tuesday 19th December to Wednesday 20th December 10.30 pm
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NOA Open Studio
Come join NOA for twice-weekly facilitated drawing sessions in Te Manawa foyer. NOA is both an acronym for Notes Of Art and Te Reo for “an.... >>more
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Wednesday 28th June to Thursday 18th January 5.00 pm
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Arthritis Exercise & Social
To register or for more information please contact Merrilyn Reader 06 356 4512, Palmerston North Support Group. Exercise includes: Dance .... >>more
Community Leisure Centre, Palmerston North
Wednesday 2nd August to Thursday 11th January 9.00 pm
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Water Based Exercise
To register or for more information please contact Shirley Magee - 06 345 2951, Whanganui Support Group..... >>more
Springvale Park, Whanganui
Thursday 10th August to Thursday 28th December 12.15 am
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Camerata Choir
Relax to the sweet sounds of Christmas - Camerata Choir. Directed by: Alison Stewart Ground Floor, Central Library..... >>more
Palmerston North Central Library, Palmerston North
Wednesday 20th December to Thursday 21st December 9.30 pm
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Canoe Polo
The Makino runs Social Canoe Polo on Friday nights during the school term! Equipment is provided and all are welcome. For safety reasons, .... >>more
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding
Friday 20th October to Friday 22nd December 12.00 am
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Water Play Fridays - Babies to Children Under 5
Water Play is an ideal time to bring your child down to have fun, play and explore the water. We will have a number of water toys available .... >>more
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding
Thursday 19th October to Friday 22nd December 4.00 pm
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Brian Bernard Motorcycle Rider Training
Rider Training Track Days are for small groups with exclusive use of Manfeild and Taupo race tracks. These events are designed for all lev.... >>more
Manfeild, Feilding
Sunday 5th November to Friday 22nd December 2.00 pm
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Anthonie Tonnon
Anthonie Tonnon will perform at a special holiday season show at Ward Observatory Hall on Friday, December 22nd, the weekend before Christma.... >>more
Ward Observatory, Whanganui
Friday 22nd December 1.30 am
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