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Historic mansion leaves town video

From left, Hayley Parsons, Gerald Borgonje, Chris Parsons and Central House Movers director Mike O'Bryne visit Huntly ...

The 106-year-old Huntley House is moving from Palmerston North to Auckland this week.

Alpaca hoo-ha sends shelter packing

Alpaca hoo-ha over animal shelter in Manakau.

A hoo-ha about alpacas sent an animal rescue charity packing from Manakau.

The art of who we are

David Pearce, left, and Steve Leurinks have a new exhibition at The White Room Gallery.

Two artists explore two different New Zealand backgrounds in a new exhibition.

'It's just about being fair'

Military convictions not showing up on criminal records is put down to an "oversight".

Politician says an 'oversight' means military convictions do not appear on criminal records.

DHB defends chief executive's pay

MidCentral DHB chief executive Kathryn Cook received between $480,000 to $489,999 for 2015-2016.

Is $480,000 to $489,999 a fair salary to look after a region's health services?

Developments delayed

Palmerston North property developer Keith Marriott said his Kelvin Grove development on Roberts Line faced weeks of ...

Rain slows summer work in Palmerston North, developers say.

Cheesecakes coming

The Cheesecake Shop is looking to open in Palmerston North.

Australian franchise looking to open in Palmerston North.

Fed up with boy racers

A car crashed on John F Kennedy Drive after the driver was overtaking a car and lost control.

"They have no respect for society... I'm over it," says irate resident.

Street sculpture spirals 'out of control'

Deb Wolfsbauer trims her artistically arranged living green spiraled "street brooch" with a few kind cuts.

A piece of living street art has made a quiet impact on an Ashhurst street

Over 4000 properties lose power

Nearly 6000 properties in Manawatu and Rangitikei lost power just after 10.40am on Monday.

Power has been restored to thousands of properties.

Autistic boy's 'crisis' ongoing

A 14-year-old autistic boy is still looking for an appropriate place to stay, nearly a week after he was arrested and ...

14-year-old autistic boy still looking for appropriate accommodation after health services turn him away.

Hog-rod ride for Down syndrome

Lily Romeril, 10,  is one of the Down syndrome children to benefit from Sunday's rod 'n hog Ride for The Kids.

An inaugural fundraising ride seeks to raise money for as well as awareness of Down syndrome.

Reel Earth promotes young filmmakers

A scene from Sarah Risdale's award-winning environmental claymation film, "Whenua Finds a Future".

The Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival young environmental filmmakers award is open for entries.

Ball still in play

New Zealand First MP Darroch Ball plans to have another crack at the Palmerston North seat in this year's election.

NZ First's Darroch Ball plans to run for the Palmerston North seat in this year's election.

Levin gets its mitts on Yankee star

Baseball star Didi Gregorious, who plays for the New York Yankees, visited Levin to run a clinic with the town's young ...

Members of Levin's freshest sports club threw themselves at the chance to learn from a baseball star.

Car rolls in crash

A car rests on its roof on Pacific Dr, Palmerston North, after striking the white van on the left of the picture.

The driver was unharmed, but his car looked worse for wear, after hitting a parked car.

Army corporal 'a predator' video

Corporal Corey Michael Kennett was convicted of indecencies on female army recruits.

A young army recruit breaks her silence after being sexually assaulted at Waiouru Military Camp.

Mob boss stays behind bars

Jeremiah Christopher Sua was sentenced in the High Court in Palmerston North for meth dealing, and was recently declined ...

High-ranking Mongrel Mob member denied parole for serious drug offending.

Gaming get Nitro boost

Gamers will have the chance to take on motocross superstar Levi Sherwood and his Nitro Circus colleagues in a ...

Gamers get a taste of the outdoors, as they take on Nitro Circus stars.

Gas leak evacuates homes

The fire service is attending an incident in Pahiatua, where 10 houses have been evacuated after a gas main was struck.

Houses evacuated after gas main struck by a digger.

Crash cuts power

A farm tractor tows a ute out of a paddock in Linton. The ute took out a power pole, cutting power to the town.

Power out until at least midday after a ute takes out a power pole.

I chose life over suicide

Vicki Walsh was given months to live. That was five years ago.

Terminally ill Vicki Walsh was ready to escape the torment of her cancer - until the last minute.

'No respect for females in the military'

She was just 17 when she was sexually harassed by Corporal Corey Kennett. Now she has spoken out.

OPINION: This brave army recruit has carried the pain of the offending for 13 years – and always she must look over her shoulder. No more.

Summer of DIY kicks off

City eco advisor Nelson Lebo will be sharing his "rough carpentry" skills to make robust garden furniture.

A series of workshops will help people make the most of summer project time.

Truck rolls

People survey the mess caused by a rubbish truck rolling on the road between Halcombe and State Highway 1.

A rubbish truck has crashed, closing a road and leaving a big mess to clean up.

That's just not white

Cream or white? The contentious pants are below the white top Watson also purchased.

Online retailer insists pants are white, not cream, turning Kiwi shopper red.

Leave sex ed to parents? No thanks

Sex education row has sparked over claims images shown to primary school children are too graphic

OPINION: Sex education is about the last thing we'd want to leave to parents.

Teen remains critical

Traffic is diverted from State Highway 3 near Palmerston North after a person was killed and a teenage girl critically ...

A teenager injured in a fatal crash near Palmerston North remains in hospital.

Weakness found in killer bacteria

Massey Professor Bernd Rehm is part of a team that has found a weakness in the killer bacteria pseudomonas aeruginosa.

A new chink is found in the armour of a killer bacteria, which scientists think could help us fight it. 

Talks fail to halt doctors' strike

Thousands of patients will be affected by postponements of treatment, due to planned strikes by junior doctors next week.

Talks have failed to halt a planned three-day junior doctors' strike. 

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