Cash register and cigarettes taken in armed robbery

Two police officers stationed outside the Caltex petrol station on Main St, Palmerston North, whic h had been robbed the ...

9:24 AM  Police are hunting for two people who robbed a Caltex petrol station in Palmerston North on Sunday night.

Plastics manufacturer joins Covid-19 champion to help healthcare workers

AC Plastics owner Paul Elmey inspects two injection-moulded plastic nose clips fresh off the line, part of the 15,000 to ...

8:21 AM  Ben Robertson spent thousands 3D printing and delivering 800 of the clips a day to his community. AC Plastics's support bumps up that to nearly 9000.

Feilding's average house price hits $720,000

Property Brokers Feilding sales manager Simon Manthel says Feilding hit a record $720,000 average house price, largely ...

REINZ's figures show Feilding matched Palmerston North's record average house price of $720,000, while wider Manawatū hit records in 11/12 months

Man arrested after 55-year-old man hospitalised in attack

A 55-year-old man was stabbed, and seriously injured, at a Lombard St address at 6.45am on Saturday

Police arrested a 32-year-old Upper Hutt man, who is suspected of stabbing and seriously injuring the 55 year old in Palmerston North on Saturday morning.

One in hospital after truck crash south of Palmerston North

Emergency services were called to the intersection of No1 Line and Rongotea Rd after a truck and car crashed at 11.15am ...

They suffered moderate to serious injuries after a car hit a truck at the intersection of No1 Line and Longburn Rongotea Rd at 11.15pm Saturday

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White knight the Jets' saviour

The Manawatū Jets basketball team has been saved from oblivion by a new organisation.

But for the recent last-minute rescue package, the Palmerston North Jets basketball team would probably have followed the Manawatū Gorge by slipping into oblivion.

Rail yard plans would transform community

A concept plan of KiwiRail's planned freight centre in Palmerston North.

KiwiRail trucks on with Palmerston North rail yard plans in a changing landscape.

Low entries in student election

Massey University students will have to elect a new executive for its students’ association in a by-election early next year.

The Massey University Students’ Association has a new president elect, but there will have to be a by-election to fill the rest of the vacant executive.

Aim for bylaw to not harm homeless video

Organisers of the Whanganui Homeless Hub, established at the city’s Anzac Parade freedom camping site, worry about the ...

Whanganui homeless fear a bylaw could push them to the fringes, but council says they will not be adversely harmed.

Football Ferns selection a dream for Jensen

Manawatū's Aniela Jensen, here playing for Palmerston North Marist last year, has been selected in the Football Ferns.

New Football Fern Aniela Jensen has fulfilled a dream she has had pinned to her wall since a young age.

Covid-19: Court closed due to coronavirus scare

The Dannevirke courthouse is not running as it should on Friday due to a Covid-19 scare in the town.

Dannevirke court delayed after fears someone from Waikato travelled to the town, but Ministry of Health unaware of any coronavirus cases in the area.

Henry rewarded at Manawatū

New halfback Logan Henry has been a great pick up for the Manawatū Turbos this season.

Years of hard work has finally paid off for impressive new Manawatū Turbos halfback Logan Henry.

Teams look solid for one-day competition

Jack Harris will spearhead the United bowling attack.

Weather permitting the club cricket season will get underway on Saturday, starting with the one-day competition.

Covid-19 situation improves for athletics

Angus Lyver, front, won the 60m and 200m at the second night of the Palmerston North Athletic and Harrier Club’s season.

The situation for holding athletics events under alert level 2 is better after the latest Government announcement on gathering restrictions.

Work to start on new Manukura school

The future site of the new Manukura school at Massey University. Work will finally start next week.

It's believed Manukura will be the first school in New Zealand to operate on a university campus.

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No Midsummer Night's Dream for city

Royal New Zealand Ballet executive director Lester McGrath says cancelling the shows was a difficult decision.

The Royal New Zealand Ballet will no longer come to Palmerston North this year as Covid-19 claims another event.

Super Saturday: MidCentral DHB hits vaccination targets after massive turnout video

MidCentral DHB hit its target of 15,000 vaccinations in a week, with almost a third of those doses adminstered on Super Saturday.

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A little pain for long-term gain

Steve Stannard gets creative during alert level restrictions, delivering takeaways coffees to customers by train.

Cutting costs and growing revenue in an established business means getting inventive and taking on new ideas.

So you think Covid is tough

Polio is a disease that has been forgotten about, says Dykes, and along with that so have the sufferers.

We've been here before, the numbers were much worse. They make us realise just how fortunate we are.

Loss will do All Blacks no harm long-term

Springbox Elton Jantjies and Herschel Jantjies celebrate beating the All Blacks on the Gold Coast on October 2.

Let's just write off the injury-time loss to the Springboks as another step on the fact-finding tour to Australia and points north.

Springboks' style doesn't deserve to be rewarded

Handre Pollard hoofing it down the field is symptomatic of the Boks’ style, or lack of it, writes Peter Lampp.

OPINION: For the sake of the game, the All Blacks had to win in Townsville and need to do so again in this week's clash.

Provincial unions took it meekly on the chin

Te Rangatira Waitokia heads for the line for a try for Turbos (file photo).

OPINION: It was a bit rich that New Zealand Rugby boss Mark Robinson threw five of the provincial unions under the bus last week, including Manawatū.

Lifestyle

Green minestrone soup

This minestrone soup makes the most of spring greens.

Always save the ends of your parmesan, for adding to this soup, for an underlying umami flavour.

Artichoke & spinach dip

Stuff Life and Style. Supplied image for Green Minestrone and Artichoke Dip

This is a great recipe to have up your sleeve for pre-dinner nibbles.

Unpublished photos in new book shine new light on Beatles' final album

David Hedley will host the Southern Hemisphere launch of The Beatles: Get Back - the companion book to Sir Peter ...

The Beatles: Get Back is the companion book to Sir Peter Jackson's new documentary. The book reveals the tension, but also the camaraderie, of the Fab Four when they made Let It Be.

Tahini chocolate slice

Tahini can be used for drizzling on cereal, in hummus, and to make creamy dressings. It is also quite fabulous in sweet ...

If you haven’t got tahini on hand, smooth peanut butter can also be used in this simple no-bake slice.

Silverbeet & feta filo triangles

Stuff Life and Style. Supplied image for Silverbeet Filo.

The key to this recipe is to be well set up, so you can get into a rhythm with brushing and folding the parcels ready to bake.

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