Teen's attempt at robbing a Bulls petrol station notable for its naivety and lack of planning, lawyer says.
Horowhenua District Council plans to hike rates up to 8 per cent for next three years and sell $5m in assets to try to balance books.
Looks like it might be coleslaw and sizzlers for Christmas dinner this year.
Planned right-turn bay on Victoria Ave at Park Rd is riling the neighbours.
Horizons Regional Council fines contractor and landowner in Glen Oroua after chemicals sprayed on field drifted over neighbouring property.
Name-suppression application by man accused of serious assault "insulting" to region's people, a judge says.
Don Mochan was one of the string of famous New Zealand squash players who came out of Manawatu.
Vodafone held talks with Hawaiki Cable about its new Pacific communications cable, CEO says.
In the aftermath of the deadly terror that struck at the heart of Sydney, only the naive would deny the possibility of terrorism touching our own faraway shore.
David Nott has operated in the most dangerous conflicts in the world. Never before has he seen such slaughter of the young as in Syria.
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