Massey students set to graduate

Malcolm Peacey will receive his PhD from Massey University for researching techniques for extraction of crucial ...

After years at Massey University, Malcolm Peacey will celebrate a possibly winning formula next week.

Car alternative ready for use video

Whakarongo School students take their first steps along the Stoney Creek Rd to James Line pathway.

One year after making a compelling case for an off-road path to school, Whakarongo celebrates the opening of a trackside pathway from Stoney Creek Rd to James Line.

Students fight for healthy homes

A block of flats in Woodville.

Student associations are fighting for their right to live in warm and healthy homes.

Schemes keep meds safe

MidCentral DHB chief pharmacist Lorraine Welman says tools like the Med Dispenser are helping to reduce medication ...

Novel innovations in the way Palmerston North Hospital's pharmacy organises itself have been in action to eradicate medication errors. 

Ohakune carrot, Palmy rugby ball?

A mock-up of what Palmerston North's big rugby ball could look like outside the Globe Theatre.
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A giant rugby ball has been proposed as Palmerston North's symbol.

Jam-packed music month

Paul Foote shows the quality of the vinyl record to a buyer at the last Black Plates vinyl record fair at The Stomach.

New Zealand Music Month started in May, with Palmerston North offering a lot of different sounds.

Billboard makers flooded in downpour

Shelves and supplies were left floating in knee deep water after and overflowing storm drain flooded billboard maker Go ...

Rangitikei St billboard makers Go Media were knee-deep in water after Thursday's downpour.

Trolley boy buys supermarket

Jason Davy started out at Pak'n'Save as a trolley boy and has worked his way up the Foodstuff's chain. He's now looking ...

Leaving school to be a trolley boy, Jason Davy dreamed of being the boss – and now he is.

Measles case visited Manawatu

A measles warning has been issued in Manawatu after someone infected visited the area.

A measles case from the current Waikato outbreak visited Manawatu while infectious.

Prisoner attacks corrections staff

Four corrections staff were assaulted at Manawatu Prison.

Assault at Manawatu Prison puts four staff members in hospital after inmate became agitated during hearing.

Levin cracks down on buskers

Levin, Horowhenua District, 2016

Want to busk in Horowhenua? Can I please see your permit?

Linton link started

Wiremu Te Awe Awe from Rangitaane,Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Palmerston North mayor Grant Smith turn the first ...

Work started on the first stage of Palmerston North's bridge to base pathway on Friday.

Meth dealer jailed

Crystal Methamphetamine

A Manawatu man has been sent to prison after police found the stash of methamphetamine he planned to sell and smoke in his shoe.

Witnesses to alleged assault sought

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Witnesses sought after alleged assault.

Child snatcher faces forever in jail

Brendan Paul Henson has been remanded to the High Court so preventative detention can be considered.

The man who abducted and indecently assaulted a girl in Palmerston North may spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Wet weather hits region

St Peter's students were busy saving their cars from flooding at the corner of Holdsworth Ave and Rennie Ave in Milson, ...

Rain moving up the North Island has hit Palmerston North flooding some parts of the city.

High demand causes consent delays

Property developer Brian Green, left, with DKSH director Russell Wilson at the construction of DKSH's HQ last year, has ...

Delays are starting to creep into the building consent process as the number of applications in Palmerston North soars.

Cancer does not discriminate

Meli Berends, left, and Kerry Howe attended a breast cancer fundraiser at Massey University.

From pink cupcakes to flowers and balloons, the student world has turned pink for breast cancer too.

New visa to boost NZ's reputation for innovation

Dr Jason Wargent from BioLumic Ltd shows off his light treatment technology that brings benefits to plants. He says New ...

Palmerston North entrepreneurs say a new immigration visa could be a boost to the region.

Grants needed to start bike project

The proposed junior road safety park site at Victoria Esplanade. Karen Naylor, Allanah Radich with Bensen and Liz Cross ...

Palmerston North's junior road safety park is aiming for a November opening.

Call to support choppers

Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter pilot Graeme Speirs and base manager and pilot Chris Moody with the twin engine ...

People will be collecting for the Westpac Chopper Appeal in Palmerston North on Friday.

Massey student gets Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Nathan Hawkins, winner of Gates scholarship to study at Cambridge University.

Massey philosophy postgraduate Nathan Hawkins has received a prestigious scholarship to Cambridge University.

No-one will come to Foxton to look at a footpath

Foxton's Main St is set for an upgrade but residents are split.

Opponents to Foxton's $1.5m Main St upgrade say no-one will visit the town to see a wider footpath.

Fire started by electrics

Firefighters are at the Bayleys building following reports of a fire.

Firefighters have broken windows on the Bayleys building to reduce smoke and carbon monoxide levels.

Hunter ready for 74th season video

Harold Pearpoint, who is 93,has been duck shooting for 74 seasons.

For the first time in 74 years, Harold Pearpoint will be sleeping in on the first day of the duck shooting season.

Winning Lotto ticket sold

With plenty of luck, another Palmerston North Lotto player is walking away with a boost to their coffers.

One Lotto ticket holder is almost $15,000 richer after winning a share of the second division.

New leadership direction sees vicar resign

John Marquet talks about leaving All Saints Anglican Church and what's next.

Longstanding All Saints Church vicar has left his position after a new leadership direction was sought.

No rural reception 'frustrating' video

Kay McKenzie has created a petition to erect a cellphone tower on top of the Oporae Range so farming communities in ...

Rural Tararua community members have had enough of the lack of cellphone coverage in their area.

Police appeal for sightings

Police are appealing for sightings of Ashley Arps, 18, who is missing.

Police are appealing for sightings of a missing girl.

Vegetation fire keeps crews busy

Vegetation fire in Halcombe.

A vegetation fire near Halcombe took almost six hours to extinguish.

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