Bullying allegations have been laid against a prominent Massey University academic.
There is little interest in backing a proposal to put 'high-profile' personality into a caretaker role as Palmerston North mayor.
Play equipment and electronic goods have been taken in spate of burglaries at Manawatu schools.
Plans for a joint chief executive for the MidCentral and Whanganui district health boards has been scrapped.
Raising a glass to a job well done
Mavis Rodgers doesn't like alcohol. She won't have it in her house, but she's toured the hotels, pubs and clubs of Palmerston North.
Prospective mayoral candidate Duncan McCann withdraws to support fellow councillor Grant Smith.
The Manawatu Jets seem to have pulled one of the short straws for next year's NBL draw.
Mega boss Graham Gaylard says discussions with regulators are in their final stages.
We had a sharp reminder last week of how merciless nature can be.
Martin Freeman plays Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
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