Five young mothers will take part in a new Government and Te Aroha Noa initiative, providing housing and support in Palmerston North.
Time restrictions on parking in metered spaces around Palmerston North's central city streets could be abolished.
When a Palmerston North couple went on their first date to the picture theatre, neither thought they'd still be together more than 60 years later.
After battling the Ministry of Education for more consultation on the Special Education Update, a Palmerston North mother says she is "cautiously optimistic" about additional forums held across the country.
She screamed and struggled as her partner bit through her face.
What was it really like for Kiwi soldiers on the front lines of the first world war?
Sentenced to 3 months in military prison, judge says private was 'let down badly' by the system.
Pepper-sprayed guard says he has has never had such a bad experience in his 10 years on the job.
A man's wish for peace and quiet made him steal a constantly barking dog and dump it nearly 30 kilometres away.
A Feilding rugby player who swore and spat at a referee has been given a decade-long ban from the game.
Popularity of the first die-cast model festival since the death of a long-time collector brings a tear to organiser's eye.
A wet winter is giving way to a cold spring in Manawatu.
Asking prices are flat, but so is the supply of new properties.
Millions paid back, but millions still owed, after large farming businesses liquidated.
A strict curfew at Caccia Birch is stymieing the function centre's potential, say trustees.
Almost everyone knew hairdresser and Manawatu-Wanganui Golf Association president Terry Dunstan.
He assaulted and had illegal sex with a teenage girl, but his lawyer says he should not have gone to prison.
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.