- 30 km from the centre of Palmerston North is the Te Apiti Wind Farm. The 55 turbines generate electricity to meet the annual electricity needs
of approximately 45,000 average homes - that's about half of Palmerston North. You can view the turbines up close daily.
- Marton is always a popular place to stop due to it's Maze in Maize,a maze created out of corn plants in a huge paddock. It runs during the growing
season - December to May - and is great fun.
- The Linton Military Camp is based in Palmerston North, Likewise the Adidas Institute of Rugby is based there too.
- Bulls is a small town near Palmerston North famous for it's pun signs. For example: "Const-a-bull" is the sign at the Police Station. Commendabulll or Horribull, you decide! (Kids love to be sent on a mission to find all the signs along the main street of town)
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