Central Pulse netballer's 18-month-old boy has died in Otaki after falling into a pond.
Fonterra confirms that massive jobs cuts are underway after a series of leaks about staff meetings across the country.
Alicia Craig is on a mission to get more girls into the male-dominated industry of computer science.
Even the judge is unhappy with the punishment for a teen who moved his friend's body into the driver's seat of a car to take the blame for a crash.
Heart, unity, safety and whanau may not be what first comes to mind when one thinks of Highbury, Palmerston North's troubled western suburb.
Worried farmers 'beyond words' after eighth consecutive fall in Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction.
The sheep industry's standout performers have been named at the Beef + Lamb NZ Sheep Industry Awards in Invercargill.
Emergency services were called out, after a driver failed to brake, crashing into a Botanical Rd pharmacy in Palmerston North.
Jetstar head says interaction with Palmerston North business people 'fantastic'
The Rangitikei District Council wants residents to say what they want from their internet to back up its broadband funding bid.
The driver who crashed a car down a bank, killing his friend, has been sentenced to four months' home detention.
Massey University has launched a new institute for Food Science and Technology.
Two brothers have been called "animal hoarders" and compared to crazy cat ladies.
The Capital Connection has been saved for another three years.
A Horowhenua confectionery company is enjoying the sweet taste of success after the demise of Pascall allsorts.
The Manawatu-Whanganui region will benefit from a $450 million investment in roads, cycleways, bridges and public transport during the next three years.
From July 1 the cost of car registration will go down for many people, but ACC says it has overcharged 9000 people.
Palmerston North residents can learn how to defend themselves against attackers with a free self defence lesson.
MidCentral District Health Board members have paid tribute to their late member Richard Orzecki with a moment's silence.
Children in Manawatu will have complete free access to doctors, even after hours, from Wednesday.
A Manawatu business owner has questioned a proposal that could see frozen meals shipped in to Palmerston North Hospital, along with job losses.
Residents in hardship after slips and floods will be able to apply for rates relief.
A jailhouse scrap over nicotine replacements sees one prisoner stab another with a metal pole.
The Manawatu River can be both eye-catching and dangerous, and there are plans to make it easier for people to access.
A man nearly had his ear cut off and will have scars on his face for life after being attacked by someone armed with a bottle.
Warning over driftwood as logs towed away by the tractorload
Closing the National Library Palmerston North branch could put the quality of educational resources at risk, says expert.
St John admits paramedics failed to adequately monitor a premature baby who died.
A man narrowly escaped when the road collapsed beneath the digger he was working in.
Palmerston North could be one of the test sites for online voting in the 2016 local government elections despite city council staff concerns about the cost and complexity of the trial.