The Capital Connection has been saved for another three years.
A Horowhenua confectionary company is enjoying the sweet taste of success in the wake of the demise of Pascall allsorts.
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.
A vehicle doing burnouts in Feilding Cemetery has damaged four headstones.
A tour of the Manawatu and a lesson in democracy from the Palmerston North City Council was on the agenda for a group of young leaders from Myanmar.
A man has died after his mobility scooter tumbled down a bank at a park in Palmerston North.
A man who took part in rustling sheep from Eketahuna lifestyle blocks has found himself in trouble again, this time for not getting his punishment done.
Caccia Birch will be allowed to hold five daytime events each year that might disturb its peaceful neighbourhood, but its evening curfew remains in place.
The National Library proposes closing its central region branch by the end of the year.
Men and women with 'forward-thinking-fashion' hairstyles strutted their stuff at Manawatu's hairdressing competition.
A man has died after his mobility scooter rolled down a bank and landed on top of him.
Farmers will be months cleaning up farms after flooding hit fences, stock, tracks and crops.
Manawatu joined forces in a vigil to raise awareness of Rohingya people in Myanmar.
Feline enthusiasts gathered to view purring pussies at cat show in Palmerston North.
Foxton's new community hub project is a step closer after a $1.25 million funding boost from New Zealand Lotteries.
A huge cleanup effort is under way in parts of Whanganui, with residents and contractors working on properties as well as the Fire Service and volunteers assisting with clearing silt and debris.
That mince pie you devoured for lunch and that sneaky donut treat you had mid-morning probably had a lot more effort put in than you realise - and it all happened while you were sleeping.
The first in a series of articles highlighting the Manawatu region looks into its vibrant arts scene.
Secondary students crunched the numbers at Massey University's annual Mathematics and Statistics competition.
Meg the german shepherd has been making a video for the Manawatu Standard morning launch.