Ruahine St pedestrian crossing lights are in place and expected to go live on Monday.
A truck driver was taken to hospital after his truck tipped on the Desert Road.
Manawatu tertiary institutes faced off in a battle to see who reined supreme in a game of scrabble.
Happy Birthday, copyright issues not withstanding, was the theme tune for Ruth Crossley's 100th birthday gathering in Orewa on Thursday.
Protests against the TPPA are planned for Palmerston North as part of a nationwide week of action.
Celebrities use it and health gurus endorse, now it's been identified as one of eight opportunities to boost the region's economy.
Palmerston North Babies and their mothers littered the room with chatter, cooing and squeels but as 10.30am hit, it was all quiet for the Big Latch On.
Palmerston North has been told it needs to smarten up its act, exude more strength and purpose, and lead the Manawatu-Whanganui region's growth.
New Zealand police will now routinely carry Tasers, it has been announced.
Two children broke out of daycare and wandered across a four-lane road.
Martial arts, Mafioso comedy and a controversial New Zealand activist are all the subject of films soon to be screened in Palmerston North.
He thought his sentencing judge burnt him by sending him to jail, but his appeal judge decided otherwise.
This year marks 40 years for Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori. Reporter Kelsey Wilkie takes a look at the past, present and future of the language. E toru nga Maori; Nga Maori o inanahi, nga Maori o inaianei, nga Maori mo apopo mai.
A firearms incident has sparked an Armed Offenders Squad callout in Dannevirke.
Manuka honey, meat, veges and tourism are among the economic opportunities identified in th Manawatu-Whanganui growth study.
Bike stands that look like padlocks and keys have been installed in Palmerston North's Square.
More than 700 children showed off their inventions at the local science and technology fair.
Rangitikei rate payers could be left holding a $4million clean up bill after the June flood.
Hundreds of schoolchildren have got behind this year's kapa haka festival, Te Pai Tamariki.
The building sector in Palmerston North is experiencing strong growth with the value of consents for the year ending in June.
Work to turn Palmerston North's landmark Anzac Cliffs into a gentle hill will be able to start about a month after summer flows return to the Manawatu River.
Five-term Eketahuna based councillor Warren Davidson has resigned, claiming cases of bullying and abuse.
Kids who started life in te reo share thoughts in language week.
Common sense went out the window ahead of the big day, landing the groom in court.
Fire safety lessons delivered in te reo Maori.
A woman has been robbed at gunpoint in a Palmerston North bar.
Tyrone Gideon's ashes were at the appearance of man accused of his manslaughter.
A long-term Tararua District councillor has resigned after claiming he had been bullied and abused.
Strong visitor growth could mean good news for people hoping Jetstar will land in Palmerston North.
Work is under way at Pahiatua's recycling centre, more than a year after it was hit by arson.