Highbury, Palmerston North
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Highbury is a suburb of Palmerston North, New Zealand. The suburb is located northwest of Palmerston North Central (CBD). The area has the characteristics of a suburban area and had a resident population of 3,240 (2001).
Suburb of Palmerston North
|Territorial authority||Palmerston North|
|Time zone||UTC+12 (NZST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+13 (NZDT)|
Highbury's street name themes range from British place-names (Brighton, Somerset, Lancaster, Coventry, Brentwood) to those of settlers of Palmerston North (Monrad).
There are many parks and reserves.
Three schools service the area: Somerset Crescent, Takaro, and Monrad Intermediate Schools. The main campus in Palmerston North of Te Wananga o Aotearoa.
The Cloverlea Tavern on the corner of Gillespies Line and Tremaine Avenue is the local pub. The convenience store 'Highbury Shops' is located on the corner of Highbury Avenue and Pembroke Street.
The Monrad Rest Home is located in Highbury.
Parks and ReservesEdit
- Monrad Park
- Takaro Park
- Opie Reserve
- Marriner Reserve
- Part of the Kawau Stream Reserve
- Tui Reserve
- Pembroke Reserve
- Oriana Reserve
- Farnham Reserve
Local Government RepresentationEdit
Highbury is part of the Takaro Ward.