The Manawatu is a broad flat river plain on the south-west side of the North Island of New Zealand. Much of it has been formed by the mighty Manawatu river, one of the few rivers in the world to bisect a mountain range.
- Palmerston North is home to Massey University. See http://www.palmy.net.nz/index.html
Vinegar Hill - Popular camping ground on the Rangitikei River, which for 30 years has hosted an annual gay and lesbian New Year's Eve party.
Intercity Coachlines operate NZ's national bus network with daily departures. Tickets can be purchased online or throughout the country at numerous agents inlcuding the i-site network.
State Highways 1 and 3 which runs through the Manawatu.
This page was last edited at 00:31, on 23 December 2008 by Wikitravel user New Zealand Traveller. Based on work by Ryan Holliday, Stacy Hall and Evan Prodromou, Wikitravel user(s) Huttite and Anonymous user(s) of Wikitravel.