Already living with the hurt of being raped and having no-one believe her, a teenage girl was taken to a psychiatric facility and subjected to more sexual trauma.
Police are investigating after more than $600,000 meant for a new synthetic track in Palmerston North went astray.
A Manawatū District councillor is questioning why his mayor and deputy sought external legal advice on a complaint, at ratepayers’ expense, when an internal probe was already under way.
Jury finds Oranga Tamariki caregiver was in control, not made delirious by alcohol and medication, when he indecently touched girls in his car.
Elite combat training, psychological issues and alcohol abuse make former top soldier a risk to women.
Woman sobs upon hearing Winston must be euthanised after unprovoked attack on man in mobility scooter.
Soldiers have unleashed the full might of their weaponry, showing off their ability to defend and support the nation in the midst of Covid-19's Operation Protect.
Levin East School reigned supreme at this year’s Manawatū Showquest competition.
Manukura Red battled past fellow club side Manukura Black to strengthen their grip on a spot on the top four.
Motorists are being advised to avoid Park Rd outside the Esplanade during road works.
Manawatū's Turbos are being readied for full-time training and yet the final squad will hinge on who survives the last four weeks of club rugby.
Win, lose or sore, sport comes with scrutiny, and professional athletes need to accept this.
On the occasion of the visit of a travelling circus to a small provincial town, the juveniles of the surrounding country were agog with excitement at the large posters and gorgeous procession.
Transgender athletes must take possibly harmful drugs to be able to compete, and then by competing undermine equality of opportunity for others.
Once, those eagerly-awaited, newsy pieces of paper were the only links between immigrant New Zealanders and relatives they had left behind.