Jessie Batt chewed gum in the dock while the court heard how she caused a 5-year-old's death.
As every hour passes, concern grows for the safety of missing 10-year-old Alexander Fisher.
The Waitangi Tribunal has been told that Lake Horowhenua is like being waist deep in a long drop.
Kiwis, prepare to blush. The New Zealand Burlesque Festival is back.
Items of interest have been found in a forest where a 10-year-old is missing, police say.
A firefighter suffered burns to hands trying to save a life in a fatal house fire.
Memorial Park's makeover is continuing with a new, safe path down the bank.
The iconic aluminium Pahiatua plane will be replaced with a new, and safer fibreglass model.
Fortunately, no one was hurt when this drunk pizza run went horribly wrong.
National job growth is slowing but numbers of applications for those jobs are rising.
Inmate at Manawatu Prison who allegedly stabbed three prison officers had also apparently used a pencil to attack someone three days beforehand.
Palmerston North's pedestrian crossings are in urgent need of safety works.
Collecting stickers saw Mt Biggs School take home $10,000 in landscaping prize money.
An unidentified chemical was brought to front doors of Palmerston North Hospital by contaminated workers.
The Crown has conceded it failed to protect Lake Horowhenua from pollution, breached the Treaty of Waitangi on multiple occassions and left the Muaupoko iwi virtually landless.
Half of Palmerston North's dog owners qualify for a good-behaviour discount.
An expert says bullying is rife in New Zealand workplaces.
Two roads have been closed after a rubbish truck rolled on to its side in Palmerston North.
Bird poison believed to be a factor in animal deaths in Whanganui.
Woman wants to be a millionaire, she just needs $1 from you.
Man arrested in relation to serious assault in Palmerston North.
Courier services company Shunt started as a university project but is turning out to be a fast-growing success.
One person was taken to hospital after a free blood pressure check.
Would you visit Palmerston North from Nelson?
Sharon Brass is collecting bras to help Vanuatu residents.
Book sale to raise funds for literacy projects.
Rugby fan meets Turbos team after rare bone disease diagnosis.
Fire started by pyrophoric action a close call in Whanganui.
Salvation Army major receives an award for founding a church for recovering addicts.
Merino Kids search for a new face for the brand.