Palmerston North named the secondary school sports capital

PNGHS Sport Palmerston North is fast becoming the country's capital for school sports tournaments, mayor Grant Smith says. With secondary schools volleyball, canoe polo and cricket tournaments over the past week, about 2500 people passed through and stayed in the city. They are three of about 15 tournaments the city plays host to each year, bringing business to the region and city. Smith said the city had been playing host to tournaments for quite a few years, attracting them with sporting facilities like Arena Manawatu. "Our stadium is probably one of the best used and most versatile in [...]