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Serious crash after pursuit

Police attended a serious crash in Bulls.

Police abandon pursuit shortly before motorcyclist has serious crash in Bulls.

Protesters promised meeting

Daryll Johnson, Stuart Larsen, and Paul Kimura speak to a police mediator about setting up a meeting with Horowhenua ...

Protesters have retreated from Foxton's Main St after a meeting with council is promised.

Responsible, or bubble wrap society?

Safe at school are Roslyn School students
Wailwin Rahim and Ashlee Glasgow.

NZ schools are transforming into gated safety fortresses. But what message does that send to the public?

Job cuts for CEDA

Linda Stewart has been appointed acting chief executive of CEDA.

Two staff members lose jobs in restructure at Central Economic Development Agency.

Hospital set for overhaul

Changes are proposed for the management of Palmerston North Hospital.

Management are on the chopping block at Palmerston North Hospital.

On the run

Police are searching for people after Liquorland College St, in Palmerston North, was robbed.

Hunt continues for armed robbers who held up liquor store during in broad daylight.

Felled trees live on

Mature trees at Victoria Esplanade are being felled to make room for Central Energy Trust Wildbase Recovery. Terry ...

Wood from Esplanade trees will be used in new aviaries and the education centre.

Crash cuts power

There were no reported injuries after a car crashed into a power pole in Levin on Thursday morning

Firefighters keep onlookers away from the dangerous crash scene.

Gang killing arrest

Palmiro MacDonald's skeletal remains were found in a gully by a dam six months after he went missing.

Another person charged over the mysterious death of a Nomad gang member.

Roadworks cause delays

Road works in Palmerston North's Botanical Rd are for laying a 33kv cable that will link to the Transpower grid at ...

Powerco asks motorists to avoid Botanical Rd while it undergoes major work.

Rats spark blaze

Palmerston North fire safety officer Kerry O'Keefe said it's important to lay rodent traps at properties near a river or ...

Firefighters' two-hour battle with rural house fire started thanks to damage caused by hungry rodent.

Trucks collide near Bulls

Police were called out to a truck crash on State Highway 3, near Bulls.

SH3 has been reopened after two trucks collided. 

Police release image from robbery

Police have released an image from the College St Liquorland robbery.

Police want help identifying a person in a CCTV image from a brazen daylight robbery.

Dead woman named

Sheree Diane Archer was found on the western side of the Motueka River.

A woman who was found dead at the edge of the Motueka River was from Palmerston North.

The pursuit of art

Artist Terry Fergusson's exhibition is soon to open in Palmerston North.

Human emotion is at the heart of Terry Fergusson's art.

'I was just having a sleep' video

Jules Wilson, 32, was in a coma for two and a half weeks after a car crash when she was 21. She has recently graduated ...

Lying in a coma, Jules Wilson's mum agreed to turn off her daughter's life support. But she wasn't ready to go.

Manawatu rates rises trimmed

The Manawatu District Council's 2017/2018 Annual Plan is out for consultation.

The Manawatu District Council has cut a planned rate increase to 3.6 per cent.

Step into the fire video

A virtual reality scene from inside the burning house.

Ever wanted to stand in a house as it burns down around you? Here's your chance.

House fire started above stove

A house on Cascade Cres was badly damaged by a fire which started as an electrical fault.

A fire that gutted a Palmerston North house was caused by a mechanical malfunction.

More treasure to be rescued

The lumpy flow of recycling into the Awapuni sorting facility could be overcome by new gear. Adrian Lucas makes the ...

Lessons learnt from six years of recycling lead to plant upgrade.

A lesson in robots

Brooklyn Jeffrey, 8, pays close attention to her robot.

A group of pupils spent a morning in the company of robots.

CEDA appoints acting CEO

Linda Stewart has been appointed acting chief executive of CEDA.

Linda Stewart fills in as CEDA continues hunt for new CEO.

A small town waits

The pampas grass now stands taller than the fence at the site of a long-delayed new supermarket in Feilding.

 There's been little progress on Foodstuffs' new Feilding supermarket.

House fire investigated

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that badly damaged a house on Cascade Cres in Westbrook, Palmerston North, on ...

A blaze at a Palmerston North state house under investigation.

Crash appeal

Police (FILE PHOTO)

Police have asked for witnesses to a serious crash at a bridge in Marton.

Artist's Manawatu debut

Alfred Memelink's art is influenced by his love of the sea.

A exhibition in Manawatu from a sea-faring painter has a nautical theme.

Film festival returns

A still from Baobabs Between Land and Sea, which will be shown as part of the Reel Earth Film Festival in Palmerston North.

The Reel Earth Film Festival is coming back to Palmerston North in May.

Muso turns designer

Chris Percy, with posters he designed during his bachelor of visual imaging, on display in an exhibition at Te Manawa.

This week marks the start of graduation season for 1800 UCOL students.

Truck crashes into paddock

A truck driver was uninjured in the late-night crash (FILE PHOTO)

A truck careened off the road, south of Mangaweka, late at night.

Closures sad for the city

The Gallery restaurant on Church St has closed after 16 years in the city.

OPINION: Closure of the Cloverlea Tavern and The Gallery a shame for Palmerston North.

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