Te Manawa: Museum of Art, Science and History has a veritable treasure trove of Maori taonga (treasures) and is a great place to stat exploring from.
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)
- Like your rugby? The New Zealand Rugby Museum is above the Museum in Palmerston North. With over 37 000 items logged, it's rugby heaven!
40 km from the centre of Palmy is Mangatainoka, famous for the Tui brewery. Take a tour, have a taste, have lunch and have a look around their native bird park.
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