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Man in Bulls crash named

Hayden Tahau, 26, died as a result of a crash in Bulls on Thursday.

The motorcyclist who died in a crash in Bulls was 26-year-old Hayden Tahau.

Weather risk deters MPs

Farmer Ben McKelvie has made a brand new 'field of dreams' cricket wicket for the Palmerston North Bloomfield Cricket Club.

Parliamentary cricketers call off Manawatu match.

Shoppers' car park blocked by tipped truck

A truck tipped in the Plaza car park in Palmerston North.

Driver unhurt when truck tips at car park entrance.

Top marks for drivers' behaviour

Police targeted boy racers around Palmerston North back in 2012.

Boy racers gather in Palmerston North without incident

Digital-age education reboot needed

Labour MP, Chris Hipkins, spoke about education at The Globe Theatre on Friday night.

Labour's education spokesman thinks the 'outdated' education system needs to be overhauled.

SS-GB an inspired alternative war

BBC mini-series SS-GB stars Kate Bosworth.

Tunnel Vision: What if Germany won the Battle of Britain?

Piledriving his dreams video

Travis Banks fly-kicks an opponent in the head.

Bulls pro wrestler the first Kiwi to step inside a WWE ring for 30 years.

Society riled by proposed aviary closure

Overgrown shrubs have been allowed to push through the Kowhai Park aviaries.

Hefty cost prompts council to consider demolishing Kowhai Park aviaries.

Dead after cop pursuit

The Independent Police Conduct Authority will investigate after a fatal motorcycle crash in Bulls.

Police abandoned a pursuit of a motorcyclist in Bulls. He later crashed and has now died.

Rembrandt's apprentice speaks out

Ken Benn plays notable Rembrandt apprentice Ferdinand Bol searching for his paintings wrongly attributed to Rembrandt.

Tales of greed, lust, and despair within Rembrandt display.

Seymour talks death and taxes

ACT leader David Seymour talks about death and taxes at the Palmerston North Lunch Club.

ACT leader David Seymour tries bridging the generation gap.

Mayor wants cash back

Horowhenua District Council mayor Michael Feyen is seeking more than $24,000 reimbursement for an independent building ...

Stoush brews between mayor and council over $24,000 building report.

Bogus letters barking mad

Shock collars, like the one Snoopy is wearing here during kiwi avoidance training, are often used to train dogs not to bark.

Letters claiming dogs must wear bark-repellent collars are false, council says.

SPCA investigates pet shop

Not for sale signs adorn a fish tank at Levin Pet World, which is being investigated by the SPCA.

The SPCA is investigating a Levin pet shop after a complaint about its practices.

'A Chorus Line' cast cheers hospice daystay patients

Louise Curtis from Arohanui Hospice with Indiya Malthus-Henman and Frankie Curd from 'A Chorus Line' and Charles Forbes ...

Cast of mainbill Regent on Broadway production of "A Chorus Line", turned up to entertain daystay patients at Arohanui Hospice. The show is a fundraising project for the hospice.

School fire deliberate

A passerby called the police after spotting the fire in the trees at the back of Rutherford Intermediate.

Police are talking to one person about the fire. They were not seeking anyone else.

Petrol station robbed

Dannevirke Caltex was robbed at pistol point on Thursday night.

Pistol pulled at busy Dannevirke service station. Robbers escape with cash and smokes.

Bank boss honoured

Ross McEwan, the chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland, has been awarded a Massey University alumni award.

Massey University has given a prestigious award to the head of a British bank.

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.

A principal bemoans the trend of schools fencing and gating playgrounds over health and safety fears.

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. 

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