Historic Cottage Tour

Koha | Drop-in | All Ages We’re opening Tōtaranui cottage for a special live tour! This building is believed to be the oldest residence in Palmerston North, so join in...

The mother of Palmerston North

19 September 2018 marked the 125th anniversary of the 1893 Electoral Act that granted New Zealand women the right to vote. To commemorate this historic occasion, Te Manawa published profiles of prominent local women at each end of those 125 years. In this article we looked at Louisa Matilda Snelson, "the Mother of Palmerston North”.