West End, Manawatu-Wanganui

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West End
Population: 4,383 (2001)
Territorial Authority
Palmerston North City

West End is a suburb in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Location and Population[edit]

West End is located to the south west of Palmerston North Central and had a resident population of 4,383 (2001)[1]. The suburb is fairly large with its boundaries being Botanical Road and Katene Street in the W, to the S is the Manawatu River, to the NW is Main Street West/Pioneer Highway. There is a boundary between Palmerston North Central and West End at Cook Street, therefore the suburb does not include Seventh Day Adventist School. On the E is Fitzherbert Avenue.

Main attractions[edit]

Main attractions include:

Schools[edit]

Four schools are sited in the suburb. They are Palmerston North Girls High School, Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School, West End School & Awatapu College.

Parks and Reserves[edit]

Apart from the main park as stated in the Main attractions, there are also these parks and reserves:

  • Fitzherbert Park - this park is used mainly as a cricket ground in summer and a rugby league ground in winter. This is the main park which Central Districts Cricket Association use when they have a 'home' game in Palmerston North.
  • Ongley Park
  • Manawaroa Park
  • Skate Park
  • State Highway 56 Reserve
  • Savage Reserve

Coordinates: 40°22′03″S 175°37′06″E / 40.3676°S 175.6184°E / -40.3676; 175.6184