Young drivers racing for charity

Quentin Hammond would normally balk at racing a car with pink wheels, but when it's to raise funds to help breast cancer patients, he's all for it.

Fire, water bans lifted

Palmerston North City Council is lifting fire and water restrictions in time for Easter.

Moths, beetles rid farm of ragwort

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Once covered in ragwort, a Kiwitea farm is now almost free of the stock-threatening weed thanks to the introduction of moths and beetles.

Society breaks record for relay

Community support, volunteer hours and teamwork help Manawatu Cancer Society haul in a record Relay for Life figure.

Fire bomb thrown at house

LATEST: A thrown molotov cocktail could be the cause of a deck fire at a Palmerston North home this morning.

Bank dampens talk of 6pc growth

per cent Consumer and business confidence is so high they suggest the economy could grow as much as 6 per cent.

New BNZ chief bullish

BNZ's new chief executive is banking on consistent growth as NZ's economy continues to expand.

Dick Smith online sales up

Slow rebuild impacts SI growth

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