Innovation and exploration in Palmy and beyond

Mahalee and Benoit Guieysse

Mahalee and Benoit with their family on the streets of Palmerston North.

Like many people you’ll meet in Palmerston North, Mahalee and Benoit Guieysse aren’t originally from the region, but they’re some of its most genuine ambassadors.


12 hours Palmerston North


Toss any preconceptions you might have, there is A LOT to do in Palmerston North. If you like food, drink, art, shopping and friendly people, you’ve come to the right place. While you won’t be able to fit all the great places into just one day, this guide will lead you to some of the very best bits. Each spot offers something different, but they all have one thing in common - the owners, proprietors, chefs, artists, curators, shopkeepers and staff take pride in their work and are excellent ambassadors for Palmerston North.