Below is part of a recent article from the Mawatu Standard. Palmerston North Club official's helped set this up in the square.
Chess pieces a good Start
After spending millions of dollars making Palmerston North’s Square attractive, it’s time to look to the details that will make people want to linger there.
Visiting urban design guru David Engwicht said without things that encouraged people to participate in the life of the space, The Square would be ‘‘used as a corridor, to get from one place to another’’