Manawatu residents are being told to wrap up warmly as the bitter cold will be a feature of the region all week.
There is no excuse for benefit fraud, regional commissioner for the ministry says.
Alternative thinking is paying off for father and son farmers who recently won NZ's "Steak of Origin" competition.
APEC scientists and directors hoped to learn from Palmerston North's low-carbon systems.
New tap draws water from the bore, giving residents a source without flouride.
Electrofishing and fish ladders were among activities held by the Horizons Regional Council in Levin as part of World Fish Migration Day.
5:00 AM Foodstuff's supermarkets have announced changes to their baby formula monitoring system, following discussions with MPI.
5:00 AM Manawatu / Wanganui is the most affordable area in the country for first -time buyers, a report says.
Palmerston North Marist secured an excellent 4-0 win over Lower Hutt City.
5:00 AM OPINION: He will probably not find the comparison flattering, but I think axed television presenter John Campbell has more than a bit of Glenn Beck about him.
OPINION: Duncan Garner: So, Dad, it's five years ago this week that you died of cancer.
OPINION: Convicted double murderer Scott Watson has hardly been the loquacious type since being found guilty of killing Olivia Hope and Ben Smart in the Marlborough Sounds, sometime after New Year's Day in 1998.
Dusk Til Dawn are a rock 'n' roll band who are finding their way on the Palmerston North music scene.
In July, 1904, Mrs Elizabeth B. Miller, a well-known cookery tutor, launched her second book of recipes and tips: The Economical Technical Cookery Book, published by a Dunedin firm. At 380 pages, it was said to be "confidently recommended to the economic and careful housewife."