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Injuries at school prove costly

School scrapes cost region over $400k in five years, but kids "don't need cotton wool".

Alleged station slasher arrested

Police have arrested the alleged Waikanae train station slasher.

Man appears in court after alleged unprovoked attack at a train station.

Six nights hurt on floor

An elderly man recovers in hospital after as long as a week lying injured on kitchen floor.

Strike may delay treatment

Palmerston North Hospital's cancer radiation treatment cut back as health workers strike.

Capital supports connection

Capital Connection commuters are offered a sliver of hope.

NZ's spike in road deaths

Country's biggest increase in road deaths in 2014, according to international study.

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Farmers face 'brutal' times

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Federated Farmers predict brutal six months ahead for dairy farmers as Fonterra cuts milk price forecast for this season.

Plans set: rates rise soon

The Tararua District Council has only one step before setting new rates and embarking on new projects throughout the area.

Post boxes to be removed

Mayor gets his hands dirty


SquashGym on the right track

SquashGym Palmerston North is on the road back to stability with James Watts running their bail out plan.

SquashGym on the long road back to stability.

Arbuckle riding for New Zealand

Arbuckle the latest Manawatu rider to be selected for New Zealand.

Manawatu MMA fighter Bishop Poi Poi has picked up his second national heavyweight title.

Poi Poi youngest double heavyweight champ

Palmerston North's Bishop Poi Poi wins second heavyweight MMA title.


Roundabout the logical relief for Roberts Line

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OPINION: Convenience and cost are no substitute for safety when it comes to traffic flow, something roading authorities appear slow to figure out when it comes to the notorious Napier Road and Roberts Line intersection.

Horvath a victim of pending workplace law

It seems the Manawatu Jets board spooked themselves in cutting Nick Horvath from their playing roster.

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Online voting a must

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.


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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