One balloon released for every 100 incidents of reported domestic violence a year.
Young film-maker delves into the world of sci-fi, set in Palmerston North.
Michael Feyen is likely to face a vote of no-confidence from the council he leads.
This year's road toll already exceeds last year's total.
Deserving spotlight for 18 generous toilers in the community.
Woman masturbated in front yard while children walked to school.
Paul Simpson is one step closer to taking his predictive stock-room software to the world.
Man allegedly found with beheading videos and book giving instructions on how to make bombs.
Widow grateful for hospice knitted items for 25 years to raise $100,000.
Manawatū, Whanganui and Taranaki drivers under the microscope this weekend.
Few people stayed to listen to mayor Michael Feyen talk about his horrible year.
A Levin artist has created her own way of working and it's eye-catching.
Call on neighbourhoods to respond to festive food drive.
Tiritea School becomes Turitea and puts the meaning back in its name.
But judge says drink-driving a youthful transgression and man would make a great cop.
Top-ups set for New Year's Day, but students won't splash out on booze, they say.
Plans are advancing for a City to Sea Rail Trail from Longburn to Himatangi Beach.
One mate says the car was stolen. The other mate says it was handed over.
Knowing she might die before her son could form lasting memories of her, Trista Burn had an idea.
The steam train whistle in Taihape sounds for no train - just smoko breaks
The car and bus smashed into each other in Palmerston North just before 5.10pm
A Feilding mother was the first to give birth at Palmerston North's new birthing centre.
A tribute Forest Service hut has popped up in suburban Palmerston North.
Kiwis embracing Black Friday, but not leaving small stores in the cold, retailers say.
Seven mothers of children with disabilities share experiences of exclusion.
Work to save the Esplanade pathway will divert walkers away from the river.
King Kapisi and Che Fu are heading to Palmerston North.
UNDER THE RADAR: A forest of tiny, but perfectly formed trees are thriving out of view in the city.
All he could think about was his wife and daughter in the next room.
Investors aren't borrowing as much after LVR restricitons, but they're not selling as much either.