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The most popular stories in the past week

Last updated 10:22 18/02/2013

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Here are the stories you clicked on in the past week:

1. Bra firm at risk of going bust

There was plenty of interest in the story about an award-winning bra company that could go bust as the bank tries to claw back more than $50,000.

2. Funeral for Feilding GP

The death of Feilding GP Dr Julian Paul James-Ashburner, one of three GPs at the Ruahine Medical Centre, shocked many.

3. Crash traps one, blocks street

A woman was trapped after a car crash on Tremaine Ave near the National Library in Palmerston North.

4. Kayaker attacked at Lake Horowhenua

A Levin man was arrested after allegedly assaulting a kayaker with a rock at Lake Horowhenua.

5. Woman prayed during holdup

In this court story, readers were told harrowing details of an aggravated robbery.

6. $2 million Lotto win unclaimed

Everyone loves a good Lotto story - and this time someone won big in our patch. Was it you?

7. $4 million farm purchased for waste

A $4.1 million farm was bought by the Horowhenua District Council for discharge from the Shannon wastewater treatment plant, but not everyone was happy about it.

8. RSA in debt to tune of $2m

The full extent of Palmerston North RSA's troubles have been revealed, with receivers saying the crippled club is in a financial hole more than $2 million deep.

9. Armed police in arrest drama

There was quite a commotion in Coleman Mall when a suspected gang member was arrested after armed police surrounded a car.

10. Car wrecked while activist in cells

Following on from this story, Lake Horowhenua activist Philip Taueki said he would have to use a bicycle after his car was vandalised the night he was behind bars.

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- Manawatu Standard

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