A youthful Manawatu No 1 pipe band is off to compete in the world championships in Glasgow.
Solutions to Auckland's housing shortage could harm Palmerston North's growth.
The latest jobs figures show Manawatu/Whanganui is "the power house of the central North Island," Palmerston North mayor Grant Smith says.
After four days of searching, police consider scaling back efforts to find Mary Berrington.
Torch visit marks 75 years of women in New Zealand Police.
Fabric artist Ron Te Kawa has been enthralling school holiday audiences with his colourful tales.
More than half of army recruits have been verbally abused by instructors, a report shows.
Te Horo man taken to hospital after being injured by a steer.
Levin jumps into the food truck scene with both feet as 2000 people roll up for the town's first food truck festival.
A pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle on State Highway 1.
Police are warning motorists to take care on the roads this weekend.
In an unusual move, the Phillip John Smith pleaded not guilty but asked jury to find otherwise.
Four soldiers discharged from the army after taking prescription medication while deployed to Fiji.
City council considers how to make it easier for householders to make green-minded choices.
Tararua District Council against a Local Government Amendment Bill.
Masks, superheroes and computer coding part of the school holiday entertainment at libraries.
Dust caused an air quality breach of nearly double the national limit in Taihape.
"Your crimes have ripped through time... It fills us with disgrace and hatred for you."
Injured jumps jockey hitchhikes home after being released from hospital.
A crackdown of feral cats is on hold, and the bird breeding spring season looming.
Kazza, the police puppy who was the nephew of slain police dog Gazza, has died.
CEDA chief executive Will Samuel is working to get the lay of the land in preparation for CEDA's full launch in September.
The 18ct gold Melbourne Cup visited a retirement village with some insider tips on the race that "stops the nation".
Manawatu Riding for the Disabled has urged people to bake gingerbread horses and sell them to raise money for the cause.
Numbers of Manawatu people getting their homes tested for P spikes.
Assessment methods crucial to national standards "lack dependability", a new report says.
Manawatu Golf Club is concerned Pokemon Go players will be hit by a stray golf ball.
Caleb Kovaleski, the man who sparked a manhunt in Palmerston North, appears in court.
Criticism that a Bachelor of Arts is a degree in "bugger all" is outdated, an academic says.
Children learning French during a school holiday programme say fun and games are great tools for helping them.