Michele Phillips and workers at Kapiti Radiators and Tyres are shocked a memorial charity box for the business??? founder Paul Phillips was stolen in a break-in on Wednesday morning.

Charity box theft astounds widow

Charity box in memory of Kapiti businessman who died from cancer stolen from his widow.

Manslaughter denied

Palmerston North teen Nathan Booker died after being found submerged in a bath while in respite care.

Woman says she is not guilty of killing 15-year-old Nathan Booker, who died after being submerged in a bath.

River cleanup plan opposed

3:18 PM  Proposals for cleaning up wastewater will be challenged at a commissioners' hearing.

Video: Powerful haka by pupils video

A spine-tingling haka by more than 1500 boys was a powerful tribute to a much-loved teacher.

Use te reo to check out library books

3:32 PM  Palmerston North library users can now use te reo to navigate the self-checkout terminals.

Toddlers with rotten teeth

Children still in nappies are having their rotten teeth pulled out - and sugar is being blamed.

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Abuse incidents rise at Palmerston North Hospital

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13 min ago  Three patients are largely responsible for a surge in incidents of abuse reported by Palmerston North Hospital staff. 

Young female leaders encouraged

18 min ago  A former black fern is on a mission to encourage more young women into leadership roles.

Mass haka proves popular video

Manslaughter charge after shooting

Sport

Massey thrash last year's finalists

Massey goal shoot Te Reo Paki, right, about to drain a shot, while Rahui goal defence Katarina Cooper watches on in their club game at the B&M Centre on Tuesday night.

Massey had a big 54-32 win over Rahui to secure second place in the Manawatu premier club netball competition at the B&M Centre on Tuesday night.

Manawatu's Il Colosso to debut

Sydney prop Michael Alaalatoa might be the biggest man to play for Manawatu.

Palmerston North’s Campbell Stewart is off to the junior world track cycling championships in Kazakhstan next month and is young enough to be able to go again next year.

Stewart on reconnaissance mission

Campbell Stewart is using this year's world junior track cycling championships as a reconnaissance mission, any medals will be a bonus.

Opinion

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OPINION: Opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership were crowing on Tuesday in the belief they'd caught the Prime Minister out in his statements over the deal's potential impact on Pharmac.

Nats face third-term blues?

OPINION: Is National catching a case of the third-term blues?

Opinion

Sad history repeating

OPINION: Building regulation lessors are not being learned, writes Karl du Fresne.

Lifestyle

Getting personal with paint

Kirsty Porter's upcoming exhibition deals with the subject matter of people.

Palmerston North artist Kirsty Porter will be the artist in residence for August at the White Room Gallery.

A chance to dance with the stars

Time for all to have a ball - a genuine old-school formal ballgowns and tux 'n tails event.

Violinist Natalie Lin will be joined by two other top young musicians to perform in a national tour.

Top trio tour the country

CLiK is a trio of top New Zealand chamber musicians and they are coming to Palmerston North.

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