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Living in the Manawatū

Manawatū means “heart standing still’, and it's easy to see why with its vast scenic landscapes, famous gorge where the river carves its own path and the mountain ranges - Ruahine and Tararua - stand tall. 

Manawatū embodies lifestyle choice and diversity – peaceful suburbs, bustling CBD, endless parks and rivers and flourishing industry. Being within easy driving range of Wellington, ski fields, wineries and more, it’s easy to find a positive work-life balance in this region. If you’re looking for houses for sale in Manawatu, the region is abundant with large homes, lifestyle blocks, central apartments and rural properties. 

Palmerston North’s economic growth outlook for the next fifteen years is particularly strong. A major increase in central government, local government and private sector capital investment over the next fifteen years is providing a significant boost to economic activity and population growth in the city. Explore our guide to properties for sale in Manawatū to begin imagining life in this beautiful region of New Zealand. 

Property market insights

January 2024 (REINZ Report February 2024, Manawatū/Whanganui region)







Manawatū property guide

C7 Palmerston North

Palmerston North

Life in Palmerston North is great for any age or life stage - a younger than average population means it has great tertiary education options, a thriving arts community and foodie scene too. It's located in the centre of the island so is well connected to large centres like Wellington and Hamilton. Housing in Palmerston North is wide in choice with options to suit all budgets. Explore property for sale in Palmerston North.

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C7 Horowhenua


Horowhenua is a place that is awakening to its potential, a place rich in culture, history and opportunity. Short commutes, wide open spaces and many sports and community groups make it a fantastic place to live as a family. For those who wish to be by the sea, Levin, Foxton Beach and Waitarere Beach are affordable and attractive places to buy. Browse Manawatū real estate options in Horowhenua to find your dream home.

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C7 Regional Manawatu

Regional Manawatū

Manawatū is New Zealand's farming heartland with a large and diverse agricultural sector. The incredible environment of native bush, cliffs and bluffs and green plains that enable this industry also supports an enormous array of outdoor pursuits such as hiking, mountain biking and kayaking. In country towns such as Fielding, Kimbolton and Linton, you can choose your ideal lifestyle. Find a house for sale in the Manawatū regions.

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C7 Tall Palmerston North


Contact your local Palmerston North Office

Speak with our Palmerston North real estate agents, who specialise in listing exceptional properties for sale in Horowhenua and beyond. Whether you’re looking for houses in Palmerston North, a rural property for sale in Manawatū, or need insight into the Manawatū real estate market, we can help. Get in touch to find a friendly agent who can help you find your perfect house or apartment.

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