Former deputy mayor says council's reason for tightening parking enforcements is disappointing.
LATEST: Elderly man received head injuries after collision with a footpath-travelling skateboarder on The Square.
Winter ready to bite Manawatu and MetService believe weather could be more intense than May's snow-wielding blast.
Controversial proposals to slow traffic near schools came close to being thrown out.
Dispute over shopping list leads to a man being stabbed in supermarket car park, and a date in court.
Smartphones and tablets help Police make arrests and seize drugs and stolen property.
Manawatu Rugby Union chief executive John Knowles is adamant about the necessity of $300,000 FMG Stadium embankment coverage.
Last year's Manawatu player Antonio Kiri Kiri looked sharp for Old Boys-Marist following return from trip.
2degrees gets $165m overdraft and agreement for Chinese technology partner Huawei to roll out a 4G network early next year.
A push is under way in Palmerston North to encourage more women to stand at the city council elections this year, and the treatment meted out to Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard this week underscores the need for such campaigns.
Public outrage about Air New Zealand's policy not to hire cabin staff displaying ta moko has finally elicited a response.
Choral singing is becoming more and more popular with secondary school students.
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Your guide to what's happening in Manawatu this week.
The Great Gatsby
M, 2hr 30min
Reviewed by Jonathon Howe.
Hobbits, elves and dragons appear to be luring tourists to New Zealand.
Fast and Furious 6
2 hrs 10 mins M
Reviewed by Katy Breheny.
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Not all of India's spice dishes are curries, and neither are they all hot.
An Afghan interpreter and his family arrive at Whenuapai Airbase.
A talented horseman is targeting an Australian challenge for the second time.
Mike O'Donoghue keeps the beating heart of the city ticking over.
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