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Parks & nature in Palmerston North

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“Because you get an great informed talk and get up close to our native Owl - Morepork. Get to experience a Glow Worm Cave (man made but brilliant), wonderful variety of animals and birds to feed and lovely walk through bush.”
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“A range of walks available from short loop track to full day there and back. The iconic Manawatu Gorge is now closed to traffic so this is a way to get a look at it. Also get up close to the wind farm.”
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Pool
“This is our local swimming pool! $5 entry for access to lane pools (indoor and outdoor), recreational pools and the spa pool. An additional $5 will get you access to the sauna. Other features: Hydro slides, diving boards.”
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“This is wonderful park with acres of trees and flowers. A fabulous children’s playground and a little train ride”
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“If you are travelling with young kids take them here. It is free. But it is just a fun safe place for the kids to enjoy. ”
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Café
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“Food is delightful and pretty healthy. Makes sure you walk through the gardens. You will find fairies, dwarves and goblins. ”
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“Popular park 12 minutes drive towards Ashhurst, featuring campsites, playground, picnic area with BBQ and open green space for sports. Take some of the numerous short bush walks and have a swim in the river. Views of the wind farm”
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“The park also hosts many equestrian events and rural shows during the year plus the Field Days ”
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“A short walk to the local park with free swimming pool, duck pond, play equipment, Velodrome, sports field.”
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Art Gallery
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