Firefighters don't take skate park fire lying down.
Kiwi parents trying to absorb rising cost of uniforms and fees are skipping meals to get kids equipped for school.
Right royal cow turning heads at dairy event in Feilding.
While political quarrels are in the spotlight at Ratana, others are gathering to remember the man who started it all.
A Massey University professor helps create vaccination against deadly disease.
Manawatu farmers are worried hopes of an even international trade playing field are dashed.
Judge tells defendant a taxi is a better way to flee an assault than driving if you have been drinking.
Man says police beat him and made up allegations against him, despite pleading guilty to charges.
A Feilding stalwart who planted daffodils, painted bridges and picked up litter for 35 years has released her book about what it took to make Feilding beautiful.
Prison officials probe accommodation arrangements for trans prisoners.
A fond memory of man who inspired him will bring Belgian racing great Jacky Ickx to Manfeild as a guest speaker.
The Rangitikei District Council has noticed damage to the Marton Park flower gardens.
A house and car fire kept Whanganui fire crews busy.
Summer camps are a dream for any kid, but for those affected by cancer Camp Quality represents a break from reality.
High school years could be a golden opportunity for promoting a culture of healthy eating, but using a different approach.
A charity is helping to relocated the family members of former refugees living in Manawatu.
Rain may have reduced the numbers at Woodville's race day, but fashionistas still shined.
The best cows and hundreds of people will converge on Feilding for the ninth dairy event.
In Manawatu and Whanganui, three people died in preventable drownings in 2016.
A suspicious fire in a vacant house and bad weather keeps fire crews busy.
Mitchell Brown will be Rotary's regional head.
Winning a fellowship to Australia came out of the blue for an English teacher.
Biodegradable cups and cutlery were composted to see which ones broke down.
State Highway 2 will remain closed all day after a truck and trailer unit left the road early on Monday.
Palmerston North has always been a skating town, and despite not having the same profile as in the past, the activity is still popular.
Conference industry brings in more than $85 million a year to Manawatu economy.
Riders faced wind and rain to raise money for Down syndrome group.
Developers wanted a bill slashed by more than 80 per cent. They got a fraction.
Wild winds overnight and on Sunday afternoon caused road blocks and power cuts.
The Woodville motocross could be even more exciting this year.