Tag: Palmerston North

Jetstar’s new Auckland -> Palmerston North Flights.

Getting from Auckland to Palmerston North just became a little cheaper now Jetstar’s picked up the route.  I checked out what it was going to cost. $39 one way seemed a little far fetched for a fight… but if you don’t need any checked in luggage then it’s a steal.  7kgs of carry on is […]

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CLP Training, TF Company.

This weekend TF Company got introduced to Combat Logistics Patrols (CLP).  Taking knowledge we all had from our all arms courses and adding various vehicles. By the end of the day everyone was buggered.    

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Te Apiti Wind Farm

Meridian Energy’s Te Apiti wind farm is located on Saddle Road north of the Manawatu Gorge, 10 kilometres from the city of Palmerston North. It is situated around over 1,100 hectares of farmland owned by several landowners, including Meridian Energy. Turbines     The wind farm’s 55 1.65 megawatt Vestas turbines have a total capacity of […]

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Good morning Palmy! I’M HERE!

Yesterday around lunch time I arrived in Palmy (Palmerston North) to catch up with friends and sit my all-important aviation exams.  This morning after having a really good sleep I’ve woken up feeling like a million dollars.  I’ve come away from Auckland that always seems to run a million kilometres an hour to a smaller city that […]

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The Te Apiti Wind Farm, Palmerston North

This post has been updated and moved here. Check out what else is around Palmerston North.

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