Council & City

Small city benefits, big city ambition

Council’s vision for Palmerston North is for every resident to be able to enjoy the benefits of living in a small city, with the advantages of a big city. We have five strategies that show how we will achieve this vision, each relating to one of our five goals for the city. This is our strategic direction.

Our goals capture our desire for Palmerston North to be recognised for its great quality of life while at the same time offering the lifestyle, education and business opportunities available in much larger cities. 

Each strategy is underpinned by a number of plans, made up of actions funded through the 10 Year Plan. You can read about all of these actions in our strategies, and their associated delivery plans. You can also explore them through an interactive map, which links to the catalyst projects that are shaping our city.

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