Lights out in Park Road. After dark, some Palmerston North streets have multiple street lights not working and the PNCC can't get PowerCo to get its contractors out to replace them in a timely fashion.

City streets stay dark at dusk

Palmerston North street lights have been coming on late in the evenings and staying on too long in the mornings.

Guns seized in search

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6:13 PM  The owners of five firearms seized during a police search are being sought. 

Man accused of raping wife

6:04 PM  Man's children to give evidence against him in a trial where he is accused of raping his wife.

Submitters want more buses

5:53 PM  Manawatu's rural towns are calling for more buses more often to help connect communities. 

Road changes for Levin

Road layout changes are planned for Levin's Queen Street West.

SquashGym saved from liquidation

SquashGym will stay open after being saved from liquidation in the nick of time.

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Business Time

6:45 PM  Business Time this week features commercial property, award winners and a new podiatrist clinic.

Woman defrauds Melody's

6:27 PM  A Palmerston North woman has to pay back only a fraction of the money she defrauded from a family-owned supermarket, where she worked for 21 years.

Theatre wants wheelchair access

Narrow vision for Foxton


Winter athletics season to open at Scoutlands

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The McEvedy Shield, Athletics event 2015 at Newtown Park. Ben Murphy from Wellington College comes in first in the Under 16's Relay.

The Scoutlands Campsite at Lake Wiritoa Wanganui will be the venue on Saturday for the opening events on the 2015 winter athletic season.

Jones a fast-tracked professional

Luke Jones' progress has been so rapid New Zealand Squash have sponsored his membership of the professional circuit.

Aaron Cruden leaves the field after damaging his knee during the  Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Chiefs at AMI Stadium. His World Cup chances are now at risk ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament.

Cruden's World Cup looking unlikely

Palmerston North doctor Ra Durie knows all about knee injuries and doesn't like the sound of Aaron Cruden's.


Letters: April 21, 2015

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OPINION: I am concerned that the National Party list MP Jono Naylor appears to have broken ranks with his party.

Life through lens the American way

OPINION: The body camera is the logical though depressing answer to the United States’ apparent systemic culture of police brutality.

Richie Benaud in Paris in 2012.

Twelfth Man tribute

OPINION: Of the many tributes written after Richie Benaud's death last week was penned by Billy Birmingham.


McKean's piping up

Palmerston North's Lachlan McKean, 14, has shot to the top of the piping ladder just a few months after picking up the instrument.

Just months after picking up the bagpipes for the first time, a young Palmerston North teen has had success on the national stage.

Cost of healthy foods rising

Parents are struggling to fill lunch boxes with healthy snacks as prices continue to rise.

Palmerston North city librarian and general manager of community services Anthony Lewis is stepping away from the living room of the city.

Recommended: reading

Anthony Lewis may have retired as Palmerston North city librarian and general manager of community services, but he's not finished yet.

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