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.

Man saves life, loses all

Carl Bradey.

15 min ago  A man saved a child's life but lost almost everything, including feeling in his right arm.

Club's survival a welcome result

6:00 AM  SquashGym Palmerston North's bailout isn't done yet, but is welcome for 763 members.

Guns seized in search

The owners of five firearms seized during a police search are being sought. 

Man accused of raping wife

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

Submitters want more buses

Manawatu's rural towns are calling for more buses to help connect communities.

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Theatre wants wheelchair access

Palmerston North's Globe Theatre is pushing for wheelchair access to the main auditorium.

6:32 AM  Globe Theatre seeks support to convince the city council to fund disability access to the main auditorium.

Air force contingent at Mt Biggs School to mark Anzac Day

Strains of the Last Post floated over the fields of Mt Biggs School as the community gathered to pay tribute to those who had fallen.

Mail centre operational

Search and rescue service recognised


Manawatu men in Defence Force team

Manawatu and Linton Cobras players Pareura Katoa, left, Leon Walker, Codie Christensen, Denzel Lepua, and Leo Tanginoa are in the New Zealand Defence Force rugby league team to play their Australian counterparts in Brisbane next week.

Six Manawatu players in defence force league side

SquashGym saved from liquidation

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

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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.

Winter athletics season to open at Scoutlands

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


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.


You need a better writer, Rebecca

Rebecca Gibney has been one of our finest actors for many decades.

McKean's piping up

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

Chris Berry is a passionate advocate for African music and will be teaching Palmerston North drumming and dance students in a weekend of workshops.

Drumming up some passion

6:00 AM  Chris Berry, a passionate advocate, performer and teacher of African music, is holding a weekend of workshops in Palmerston North.

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