Broadway's stumps have been deemed uncarveable and will be cut down to ground level
Early indications show a fatal house fire likely started in the kitchen
Three "extraordinarily lucky" occupants of a car survived a 70-metre plunge off a cliff.
Court hears forestry fatality should not have been working where he was when he died.
The bucketheads are on the way out as new bucket hats are phased in for Turbos fans
Two bodies, believed to be a grandmother and 6-year-old girl, removed from Palmerston North house.
Te Manawa will be the first council-owned building to receive earthquake-strengthening attention in Palmerston North, while All Saints parish will feel the time pressure for fundraising if it decides to strengthen and enhance its central city church.
A fifth option will not be added to the four finalists that feature in the first of two referendums on changing New Zealand's flag, says a member of the panel that selected them.
Both Feilding High School rugby teams lose their national semifinals.
Central Districts Cricket have made minor changes to their constitution.
Manukura finished third at the Lower North Island secondary schools competition.
For the Manawatu Turbos, it is all very well lying in wait for Northland a week away.
Manawatu coach Jason O'Halloran summed up loss to Canterbury as embarrassing and a capitulation.
Aylan Kurdi has become the face of Europe's refugee crisis.
Life in a blended family can have its ups and downs.
OPINION: Columnist Richard Swainson remembers Art Gecko band member John West.
OPINION: As appealing and convenient as it would be to have trans-Tasman flights returned to Manawatu, it's about as plausible as attracting cruise ships to the region, writes Matthew Dallas.
OPINION: The pending arrival of Jetstar should be welcome news for many Manawatu sports teams.
Palmerston North's first Solo Festival is coming to the Dark Room and Carly Thomas spoke to organiser Nathan Mudge about who will be stepping out... alone.
A Manawatu graphic designer has illustrated a children's book.
Murmuration is the synchronised movement of birds and it is also the title of artist Israel Tangaroa Birch's latest exhibition. Carly Thomas spoke to the artist about traditional and contemporary art, and Maori magic.
Parachute Band former frontman, Omega Levine, has dropped his first solo single.
Electronic beat maker Cameron Wilkes is set to release some new tunes.