Avenue Motel Palmerston North
116 Fitzherbert Avenue,
Palmerston North,
New Zealand
Free Phone: 0800 116 333
Telephone: +64 6 356 3330

Activities and Attractions in Palmerston North

It is only a three minute walk to the Palmerston North City Centre, The Plaza Shopping Centre, and the Square. Victoria Esplanade and Arena Manawatu are all also within easy walking distance. A bus runs regularly from opposite the motel to Massey University.


  • New Zealand Rugby Museum
    326 Main St, Palmerston North
    Revel in Rugby and all its heritage with a visit to the New Zealand Rugby Museum in Palmerston North. The home of one of the best collections in the world devoted to the oval ball, this is a must see! It’s not every day you can see the nations treasures in their reality, the first ‘fern’, the oldest All Black jersey, the oldest rugby ball and more! Test out your rugby skills, kicking, tackling, jumping or pushing and measure yourself against rugby legends in the ‘have a go’ area.
  • Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science & History
    326 Main Street, Palmerston North
    Te Manawa is a regional cultural centre where art, heritage and science themes dominate. Our exhibitions explore the past; seek to inform today and pose questions about tomorrow. We host international touring shows and home grown exhibits that celebrate the joys and challenges of provincial life These are supported by education programmes, special events, performances and workshops.
  • Victoria Esplanade Gardens
    80 Park Road, Palmerston North
    This local favourite is a beautiful and extensive inner city park adjacent to the Manawatu River, which was opened to mark Queen Victoria's 60th Jubilee. From its renowned rose gardens and leafy walkways to its scenic railway, Victoria Esplanade is treasured by young and old alike. Victoria Esplanade is Palmerston North’s premier park, covering 26 ha.
  • Robertson Holden International Speedway
    51 Cuba Street, Palmerston North
    Arena Manawatu is home to the Robertson Holden International Speedway, bringing a petrol packed calendar of action from October to April, boasting an action packed Speedway season of demolition derbies, sidecar and stock car racing.
  • Palmerston North Clock Tower
    The Square, Palmerston North
    The clock tower was built in the 1950s and is located in the centre of the North City Square. Donated by Arthur Hopwood, the original height of the tower was 26.5 metres. Additional refurbishments were completed in 2007 and the addition of a cross to the top added extra height to the tower and it now stands at 30.5 metres. Some of the best views of the tower are at night when it is illuminated with a light display by a range of colours.
  • Lido Aquatic Centre
    Park Road, West End, Palmerston North
    The Award winning Lido Aquatic Centre is a quality recreational facility in Palmerston North. Used by over 300,000 people per year this facility is top notch. We offer a wide range of services.
  • Upcoming Events in Palmerston North
    Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Check out these websites for upcoming events in the region.

Avenue Motel Palmerston North

116 Fitzherbert Avenue
, Westend
, Palmerston North
, Manawatu
, New Zealand

Free Phone: 0800 116 333
Telephone: +64 6 356 3330