With a great pace of life that caters to a positive work-life balance, the pursuit of happiness is made easy here. Affordable homes, short commutes, safe and welcoming communities and a brilliant region for businesses – this is a fantastic place to call home. 

Why Manawatu?

Districts & Towns

Moving Here

Working Here

Our Great Outdoors

Everyday Essentials

Our Schools

Sport & Recreation

Arts & Culture

Multicultural Communities

Retirement