Palmerston North

Flight attendant who fell out of Emirates Boeing 777 on tarmac dies

1<p>Flight attendant who fell out of Emirates Boeing 777 on tarmac dies<p>11:102<p>Jacinda Ardern’s horror week gets worse with Green Party's shock …

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Palmerston North tradition draws large crowd to Lantern Parade

SAM RUSSELL<p>The Festival of Cultures Lantern Parade packed out the middle of Palmerston North on Saturday<p>Palmerston North's annual Festival of …

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Manawatu man missing for three days

Police are looking for a 32-year-old Palmerston North man who has been missing since Friday afternoon.

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Fears supermarket closure will affect Feilding economy

The site for a New World supermarket on Aorangi St, Feilding.<p>Foodstuffs has backflipped on its plans for supermarkets in Feilding, deciding to close …

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Retail chain to stop selling pronged dog collars after animal welfare complaint

The Perfect Dog - Command Collar', which is sold in Uncle Bills Wholesale Club stores across the country.<p>Retail chain Uncle Bills Wholesale Club has …

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Road blocked after motorcycle and car crash in Palmerston North

Two people have been taken to hospital after a motorcycle and car collided in Palmerston North.

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Wellingtonians protest to scrap mandatory bicycle helmet law

1<p>Two teenagers killed, others injured after two car collision in Canterbury<p>2<p>Police search for man missing in Palmerston North<p>11:103<p>'It's a waste of …

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Hamish Kerr already among Kiwi high-jumping greats after best leap in 18 years

<b>GOOD SPORTS</b>: Hamish Kerr's National Track and Field winning high jump has him among the country's all-time greats of the disciplines.

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Aussie's Spooky Men Chorale brings glorious 'manbooferie' to Manawatū

Prepare to face a 13-man Aussie black-out.

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Palmerston North man missing for two days

Police have concerns for the safety of a man who has not been seen since Friday.

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Parole declined for man who beat partner to death, raped girls

A man who beat his partner to death and sexually violated young girls is refusing to take part in treatment while in prison.


'I'd give the world to get my baby back'

The heartbroken mother of a 5-year-old boy who died in a horrific Taupo car crash says she would give the world to have her child back. Susan Kanuta …

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All aboard for the Central Districts Field Days in Feilding

The Central District Field Days are in their 25th year and getting ever bigger. LAUREL STOWELL and LEWIS GARDNER went along for a look. It's a …

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Equestrian: Rio Olympian Julie Brougham inducted into Hoy Show Hall of Fame in Hastings

Dressage rider Julie Broughman unsuspectingly headed to the Cape Kidnappers Hall of Fame Cocktail Party with husband David but little did she know …

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Boxing: Electrician Kal Walker takes stance on life after stepping into ring at Hastings Giants

It's not all about bobbing, weaving, ducking and jabbing when Kal Walker visits the Giants Boxing Academy in Hastings.For Walker, it's also about …

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Dehydration woes at Horse of the Year as at least 12 horses become ill

At least 12 horses at a national equestrian event in Hastings have become ill from dehydration.The horses have been treated by vet staff during the …

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Fire at Westmount School in Johsonville

Person in critical condition, delays expected after motorway lane blocked towards Auckland Airport.<p>Company investigates after driver allegedly tried …

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Motorsport: Kiwi Formula One star Brendon Hartley in for the drive of his life

Kiwi Formula One star Brendon Hartley is back behind the wheel of his Toro Rosso in Melbourne next weekend for the first of 21 Grand Prix races of …

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Shot kitten lucky to survive

A kitten named after Gareth Morgan for his anti-cat stance is lucky to be alive after it was shot in Palmerston North, the bullet punching through …

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Preferred option for SH3 Manawatū Gorge replacement announced

The NZ Transport Agency has selected a preferred option for a new State Highway 3 route to replace the closed Manawatū Gorge.The chosen route will …

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City plans to provide land for 4600 new households within a decade

Huntley House was moved from James Line ahead of plans for city growth at Whakarongo.<p>Opening up land at Whakarongo for Palmerston North's urban …


Kmart's location make or break for other retailers

Ricky Wilson/FAIRFAX NZ<p>What do you think about Kmart coming to Blenheim?<p>Councils are being told care needs to be taken in deciding where Kmart should …


Wheels, blades and mullets - Peter Michael's story

<i>Growing up in a town with no ice-skating rink and a disliking cold weather makes Peter Michael unique among ice speed skaters. Shaun Eade finds out</i> …

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Manawatū Turbos get first crack at Ranfurly Shield

Manawatū's last challenge for the Ranfurly Shield was also against Taranaki in 2017.<p><b>RUGBY</b>: The Manawatū Turbos will get the first crack at the …

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The Man from Toronto arrives in Palmerston North

Rosaline Courtneidge, 1924: by Bassano, National Portrait Gallery.<p><b>MEMORY LANE</b>: Tuesday January 18, 1921: It was an unseasonably cold afternoon for …

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Beloved community worker leaves after a decade's dedication to Palmerston North's special needs community

Social worker Bonnie Pope-Packer brought the Community Connections service to Palmerston North. It now supports 65 people with disabilities or …

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Costs rise for proposed Countdown Pioneer Highway supermarket

The site of the proposed Countdown supermarket on Pioneer Highway was temporarily brightened up by yarn bombers in 2017.<p>More than a year after …

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Whanganui skaters medal haul in Palmy

The artistic skaters of Wanganui Roller Sports Inc came back with 22 medals from the Laurie Hastie Open Day in Palmerston North at the weekend.The …

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Alibaba-related company rolls out more NZ milk offerings to online savvy Chinese

Alibaba founder Jack Ma visited New Zealand in February, and while here he hand-milked a cow.<p>A group of Chinese companies is rolling out more premium …

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'Crazy' cat attacks grip quiet Blenheim suburb

Tāpapakanga Regional Park has been awarded an international Green Flag for its outstanding elements, facilities and experiences.<p>IN PICTURES: Takanini …

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