Empty waiting rooms, screening at the clinic door and diagnosis by telephone are the new normal in the health sector.
Thirty-two people, recently returned from overseas, touched down in Palmerston North after isolating in Auckland hotels.
MidCentral District Health Board has recorded 28 Covid-19 cases within its boundaries; no-one in hospital with the virus.
A Feilding musician is determined to remember our fallen soldiers despite the cancellation of Anzac services.
Horizons Regional Council is looking at options to ease the coronavirus burden on ratepayers.
A principal says she keeps getting calls from crying parents: "I don’t have enough food to feed my kids."
Some students remaining on a Palmerston North university campus claim they haven't been properly informed over catering changes.
Just weeks after shunning modern meeting methods, councillors have convened over audio-visual links.
If truck drivers and essential workers go down to State Highway 56 today they're in for a big surprise.
Twenty-six people within MidCentral health's boundaries have coronavirus, but nobody is in hospital.
Robert Ruidisth should be hiking Mt Cook. Instead, he's stranded at a rural backpackers - and loving it.
Some students who returned home for the coronavirus lockdown are still having to pay hundreds a week for university accommodation.
As police officers patrol empty streets around New Zealand, Feilding, too, is under close watch.
Homebound running club beats the pavement to raise money for Arohanui Hospice.
Phoebe McLeod was born at 26 weeks in Wellington Hospital. It could be weeks before her father is allowed to visit her.
Children need reassurance and routine to help them adjust to locked down living, a psychologist says.
Toxicology tests on poisoned seagulls have ruled out them dying of an infectious disease, instead raising a more sinister possibility.
OPINION: For the first time in my lifetime we are taking viral transmission seriously, as an entire community.
OPINION: How did we go from trying to "flatten the curve" to an objective of elimination in under a week?
Despite the excessive recycling of content, there are some memorable highlights, writes Malcolm Hopwood.
OPINION: At long last he has locked down the No 12 jersey in a New Zealand rugby team. Shame it's only on paper.
The open road, with scenic New Zealand in our sights, proved a soulful pre-lockdown adventure.
Every place has its defining feature. For Palmerston North, it's The Square.
Nostalgia is seldom as contemporary as the top-class Boys' High-Girls' High production Me and My Girl.
The NZ Symphony Orchestra provided a rare and immensely satisfying concert performance of a monumental opus from the height of the Baroque period.
This freewheeling Harry Potter frolic has more hoots than a hedgerow of Hedwigs.
Open access to Shakespeare is seldom more engaging than Twelfth Night at the Esplanade rose gardens.