The ribbon's cut and the shopping begins as Women's Refuge's Kowhai Tree community store.
Three men attacked one motorist, who had a flat tyre, then attacked another who stopped to help.
Nanda Pradhan lived in a refugee camp for 22 years before arriving in New Zealand.
The unemployment rate across the Manawatu/Whanganui region is unacceptably high, say politicians from both sides of the political divide.
One of Palmerston North's busiest intersections is in for an upgrade.
While her father was serving time for abusing a child, she was fleecing him of his life savings.
Palmerston North Intermediate Normal has recognised excellence among their pupils.
Nathan Guy launches new initiative for sheep and beef farms.
The number of cars broken into in Palmerston North has fallen significantly, say police.
Neighbourhood Support are looking for new recruits in Ashhurst.
A Valentine's Day attack was made up to get back at a cheating ex, the alleged victim says.
A sick juror has pushed back a planned day out for the jury in the trial of Paul Burr, the man accused of Lincoln Kidd's manslaughter
Southdown lambs aren't usually born in sets of four, but a Manawatu ewe has given birth to her own flock
One person has been taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after a house fire.
Manawatu sank to their third loss in three outings in 41-21 loss to Tasman in NPC rugby clash at Blenheim.
One person has been taken to hospital after a car and truck collided near Longburn in Manawatu.
Concerns are being raised that changes to MidCentral District Health Board's home management services will compromise workers' jobs.
The Cancer Society has been running its annual Daffodil Day appeal for 25 years.
Rangitikei landowners will soon be able to apply for a rates remission for land affected by the June floods.
Council workers ring the praises of Bethany's Restaurant and Cafe.
The tree harvesting attachment Paul Robert Burr was using when he cut down a tree that landed on one of its employees would never release a tree from its grasp.
About 1100 nurses within the MidCentral District Health Board will benefit from a bump in pay.
Manawatu's fire area commander has left for the capital.
Police have arrested a man after an incident in central Palmerston North.
New Zealand's first threatened species ambassador says she would have an easier job if her fellow Kiwis cared as much about native species as they did reality television stars.
A range of organisations met in Palmerston North to discuss emergency housing for young people.
Home management for some elderly will be reduced to allow more support for those with greater needs.
Fundraising for the Wildbase Recovery centre has crossed the $2.5 million mark.
Wellington Museum launches $20m revamp with installation recalling 1975 land march.
More bullying claims emerge from a former Tararua District Council employee.