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Anzac Day service of Remembrance, 100th anniversary , at The Cenotaph ,Palmerston North.
March back to the Cosmopolitan Club after the Civic service.

RSA's revival draws crowd

Standing room only as hundreds attend the first meeting of the newly formed Palmerston North RSA 

Counsellors leave gap

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Police Minister Anne Tolley has announced an inquiry into the police investigation of the Roast Busters sex case.

Manawatu will feel the effects of the closure of Relationships Aotearoa, the country's largest counselling provider.

Give way sign gone

A give way sign on the Napier Rd, Roberts Line intersection is gone after motorists complained.

Search for lady in pink video

A stone sculptor has carved stones for families whose children's graves were desecrated.

Takeaway store destroyed in fire

A Shannon takeaway store has been destroyed after an early morning fire.

Robbery trial delayed

Trial of men accused of tieing up and robbing a family of Chinese gardeners has been postponed.

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Strike may delay treatment

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Palmerston North Hospital's cancer radiation treatment has been cut back as health workers strike over pay negotiations.

Post boxes to be removed

Elderly Palmerston North residents are upset after a New Zealand Post decision to remove post boxes from residential areas.

Capital supports connection

Roundabout the logical relief for Roberts Line


Manukura Black dominate first round

Feilding A2 goal defence Nikki Mossman, centre, tries to get in between the slick College Old Girls attackers in their club match at the B&M Centre on Tuesday night.

Manukura Black consolidate top spot after the end of the first round.

Speirs aims to go out on a high

Top taekwondo fighter Estelle Speirs competing at her final world championships.

Manawatu’s Alex Rufer is set to be one of the stars of the Fifa under-20 World Cup in New Zealand, which starts this weekend.

Top 10 World Cup players to watch

The Fifa under-10 World Cup starts this weekend, so we take a look at 10 of the potential stars who are playing in Wellington during the tournament.


Online voting a must

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OPINION: If the Palmerston North City Council really wanted to get serious about boosting engagement in local government elections, then it might have attempted to instigate an online voting trial during the recent councillor by-election.

What next for Campbell?

OPINION: Axed television presenter John Campbell has more than a bit of Glenn Beck about him.

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PN New mayor Grant Smith is sworn in , at  Palmerston North City Council chamber.

Voting off-line

OPINION: The Palmerston North City Council is keen for residents to trial electronic voting, but has a few issues with its own in-house system.


Art on a whimsy

Mia Hamilton at her Wellington studio with daisies that she has made out of danger tape.

Mia Hamilton is a mixed media artist holding her debut Manawatu show at the Zimmerman Art Gallery.

'Dog' welcomes visitors to town gallery

Following concerns that Feilding was not well enough sign posted, new signage has been installed.

Azure Ellis is holding her first exhibition at Palmerston North's White Room Gallery, showing off her fascination with textiles.

The art of old

Palmerston North artist Azure Ellis will be exhibiting for the first time at the White Room Gallery.

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