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Roly the Anzac Donkey

War is a difficult topic. But Roly the Anzac donkey is here to help, says author Glyn Harper.

Truckies given tips on safety

12:10pm A spate of truck crashes in the region has forced action around road safety.

Award for student

12:01pm A passion and talent for economics one Lily Wheatley an award from MFAT.

Funding boost for inmate education

11:55am Taxpayers are about to pump an extra $5 million a year into educating criminals.

Reflecting on change

12:00pm Dr Audrey Jarvis remembers when opening a bank account in her own name was impossible.

Palmerston North voting closes

Palmerston North's new mayor may be named tonight, as final ballot papers are collected.

Mayor to start half way into meeting

The new mayor will take over a draft Long Term Plan meeting half way through its agenda.

Mayoral wannabes wait on you

Candidates value iwi ties

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Should Manawatu's earthquake-prone buildings be yellow-stickered?

Yes, risks are too great not to

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