Nice place for a picnic, a wander and feed some ducks MORE
Kowhai Park has long been a regular stop for locals and visitors alike. In the height of summer, the ample trees and park area provide much needed shade and the rose gardens are always a pleasure to visit alongside the small pools.
The aviary offers an interesting array of birds. MORE
The Esplanade, is iconic amongst Palmerston North’s parks. It really does have something for everyone anytime of the year.
From its renowned Children’s Play Ground to the Rose Gardens, Victoria esplanade is treasured by young and old alike.
Play, Walking, Weddings, Concerts, Hockey, Cricket, Rugby
Rose gardens, walkway, paddling pool, play equipment, Croquet Lawns, Education Centre, Conservatory, Arboretum, Bird Aviary, Cafe MORE
The Bird Gardens are on the outskirts of katikati and were created in 1976 when local visionary Chris Parker set to work landscaping a little over ten acres of land running down to the harbours edge.
With his English background, botanical knowledge and the sites natural attributes of fresh water springs, ponds and wetlands he transformed this once bare land into a beautiful and special garden.
Sealed paths meander through spectacular golden Swamp Cypress, water trickles its way to the sea through an elaborate series of ponds.