Events on this Weekend

Find out whats on in Palmerston North City, Feilding and Manawatu this weekend. Make the most of your weekends and taste, dance, indulge and discover your way through this selection of some of the hottest events coming up.

Dinosaur Encounter
Monday 20 February - Sunday 26 February
Dinosaur Encounter, proudly supported by City Partner Fly Palmy, brings your favourite prehistoric beasts out of time and puts them in a modern New Zealand urban environment. The gallery will be transformed into a ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Across the Ditch: Australian and New Zealand Printmakers
Monday 20 February - Tuesday 28 February
It started on a moored houseboat on the edge of the Murray River in Australia in October 2015. Two printmakers, Kathy Boyle from Napier and Glenda Orr from Brisbane were sharing accommodations during the first ...
Venue:
Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts, Palmerston North
Perspective - Possession – New Works by Naga Tsutsumi
Monday 20 February - Tuesday 28 February
This month Zimmerman is delighted to exhibit new works by Palmerston North artist, Naga Tsutsumi. The exhibited works continue two distinct series, both begun by the artist last year. The works in the first ...
Venue:
Zimmerman Art Gallery, Palmerston North
Nova - New Additions to The Collection
Monday 20 February - Sunday 12 March
From the everyday to the extraordinary, the collections at Te Manawa are full of treasures that reflect past and present life in the Manawatū. Nova showcases the stories and people behind selected art, taonga and ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Bruce Rennie - The Generous Heart
Monday 20 February - Sunday 28 May
For thirty-three years, Bruce Rennie devoted himself to cultivating art and drama activities at Rangitikei College in Marton. His spontaneous, energetic works reflected his teaching style and philosophy in equal measure,...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Te Rangi Whenua
Monday 20 February - Friday 30 June
Open daily, Te Taiwhanga o Te Rangi Whenua (Te Rangi Whenua Gallery) shares the stories of iwi groups in the Manawatū, Rangitīkei and Horowhenua regions. The unique gallery walls feature interwoven panels, decorated...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Manawatū Journeys
Monday 20 February - Friday 30 June
Open Daily, a journey through our shared history - the stories and of the pioneers who shaped the land as we know it today. The Manawatū has always been a place that people have journeyed through, some stay for a long ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Kids TM
Monday 20 February - Friday 30 June
Open daily, Kids TM is a vibrant, interactive, playful space at Te Manawa for children up to the age of eight and their caregivers. One of our long-term exhibitions, it gives children the chance to learn through play as ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Te Awa - The River - Heart of Manawatū
Monday 20 February - Friday 30 June
Te Awa - The River, Heart of the Manawatū explores our river from different angles: meet our local wildlife, learn about the river's history, explore how we use water and discover how our region was formed. Come and ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Aqua Fitness - Aqua Power
Tuesday 21 February - Tuesday 28 February
Let's burn off those calories! Aqua Power is a more intense workout. Focusing on muscular endurance and core strength. Summer classes are in the diving pool (buoyancy belts available). Session lasts for 45 minutes. ...
Venue:
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding, Feilding and District
Lantern Making Workshops
Wednesday 22 February - Sunday 26 February
Create your own lantern for the dazzling Festival of Cultures Lantern Festival on Friday 3 March. The creative team from REACT - Rangiwahia Environmental Arts Centre Trust are once again leading public workshops on ...
Venue:
The Square, Palmerston North
Lantern Making Workshop
Wednesday 22 February - Tuesday 28 February
Come join us for free workshops in Lantern making. An experienced team of lantern makers will guide you through making a sustainable lantern from willow or bamboo and paper covering. Lanterns can be kept and displayed...
Venue:
Manawatu Jump Start: Innovation Pop Up, Palmerston North
Groovalicious Dance
Wednesday 22 February - Wednesday 5 April
Simple moves plus your own style equals to an organic dance experience. Groovalicious Dance is a ridiculously fun dance experience. A whole range of music styles are used in each session, including Latin, hip-hop, ...
Venue:
Anomaly Dance Studio, Palmerston North
The Great Living Room Book Sale
Friday 24 February - Sunday 26 February
The library is making room on its shelves for new material to inspire and delight! Cancelled library materials and some donated materials including fiction and non-fiction books, magazines, children’s items, DVDs ...
Venue:
Palmerston North Central Library, Palmerston North
Race Night
Friday 24 February
Join us for the action-packed entertainment of Race Night. Tickets are just $10 - and Race Night money is available for purchase all evening to bet on seven electrifying races! Use your winnings to bid on a host of ...
Venue:
Willowpark Tavern, Palmerston North
Eduard Klassen Harpist and Speaker
Friday 24 February
Seventh day Adventist Church. Be entertained and inspired with Eduard Klassen Harpist and Speaker from Canada. Eduard Klassen was born and raised in an isolated area of Paraguay, South America, (508 km from the ...
Venue:
SDA Church Hall, Palmerston North
Starving Millions & Churlington EP Release
Friday 24 February
Starving Millions & Churlington are playing Snails, in support of their latest split EP together, with local support by Robin and Felix & Jack.
Venue:
Snails: Artist Run Space, Palmerston North
Ciné-club: Nos Jours Heureux
Friday 24 February
Join at our monthly Ciné Club at the FX Theatre in the Square Edge building (ground floor): the Alliance will be happy to introduce you to its new teacher, Morgane! Drinks and nibbles will be available from the bar ...
Venue:
Square Edge, Palmerston North
Ohakea Family Campout for 2017 Air Tattoo
Friday 24 February - Monday 27 February
Camp out with your family and friends adjacent to the Ohakea Airshow and avoid traffic hassles. Arrive Friday, Leave Monday. The traffic will be intense Saturday and Sunday. We will be camping at the private ...
Venue:
Harrisville Speedway, Ohakea, Feilding and District
Friday Night Canoe Polo
Friday 24 February - Friday 7 April
The Makino runs Social Canoe Polo on Friday nights from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Equipment is provided and all are welcome. For safety reasons you must be able to reach the foot pedals to participate. Duration: Games run ...
Venue:
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding, Feilding and District