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Some interesting sights

Which look very different at night from what they do during the day. Some of the lighting effects... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Allanh50
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
a wonderful retreat in the heart of the city

palmerston north is lucky to have a square,and what a great place it is,lots of trees,flowers and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Strang M
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Waikanae, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Which look very different at night from what they do during the day. Some of the lighting effects are quite nice.

Thank Allanh50
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

palmerston north is lucky to have a square,and what a great place it is,lots of trees,flowers and grassy areas to chill out.theres public toilets and the information centre,and it also has the buses,like inter city,and the naked bus stop and collect there.the war memorial is...More

Thank Strang M
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Palmerston North has a giant size square with fountains, ducks and lots of grass. Although it is winter, I thought the square had improved a lot since I was last here. Well done the Council for keeping it so well.

Thank Deborah R
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

The Square is the heart of Palmerston North city and is ringed by numerous cafes and restaurants among other businesses. The whole square was upgraded several years ago, and has developed into an attractive open area for pedestrians, and overlooked by the clock tower. A...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

What an awesome free space for a city to have in the centre of town. With the changes to the Square over recent years, a really friendly, pleasant, safe environment has been created. Great just to wander through or around

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

It was school holidays when I visited and there was a temporary ice skating rink in park. Such fun to watch the excited kiddies. The city shops surround The Square and it only takes a couple of minutes to cut through The Square to the...More

Thank Pixiehat
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Square is a lovely centrepice for Palmertson North. It is surrounded by CBD and has a number of places to sit quietly to just watch people, eat lunch or catch up with a friend. Being a University city there are lots of cafes and...More

Thank juliarN9487IH
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Grand-daughter and son came down from Auckland and made use of the skating rink in The Square (in the sun) and it was voted a great success.

Thank Joan M
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Just nice for a walk around,looking at all the statues,and lovely kept gardens and lawns. this month the ice rink.nice

Thank trishcarter2016
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Wish Christchurch would take on board how well your square works and how beautiful it is. Love all the artwork around the city as well and all the activities that there were when I was visiting. there was even an ice skating rink erected which...More

Thank eltekay
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