20 hrs ago
Time for Palmy to let it go
Let's put behind us the shame of John Cleese and his "thoroughly bloody miserable time", and the pride at Jeremy Clarkson's assertion that if God had got it right then "Jesus would have been from Palmerston North". Let's forget about Lord Palmerston, the man who gave you that great name and let's move on.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Otago Daily Times
Gold fossicker stumbles on plane engine
Ben Lund with the radial engine he came across in Rough Creek, Mt Aspiring. Photo by Mark Price/Montage by Hayden Smith.
Thu May 16, 2013
Going to great depths
In the past year they have released an album, opened for international acts and won fans from as far away as Sweeden.
'Rid our water of fluoride'
Calls for a review of the fluoridation of Palmerston North's water supply make up the biggest single issue facing the city council in consultation on its draft annual plan.
Bay of Plenty Times
TrustPower to purchase Wanganui based company
TrustPower Limited has reached agreement to purchase the key assets of Energy Direct New Zealand, often referred to as Energy Direct or EDNZ, for $13.65 million .
Wed May 15, 2013
School marks adventure milestone
Canoeing down the Whanganui River, snorkelling in the Bay of Islands, mountaineering in Nepal - no, it's not the dream school holiday; it's all part of education for Palmerston North schoolkids taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award programme.
Soldier's widow graduates from Massey
The last time Tina Grant talked to her husband, Corporal Doug Grant, she was looking out the window at the rare sight of snow on the ground outside.
Crackdown on pre-loaders
Palmerston North police are cracking down on pre-loading drinkers hitting town, after a "slight" increase in alcohol-fuelled crime.
Mt Stewart Reserve fire costly
A bushfire that burned through a Rangitikei reserve could cost ratepayers an estimated $28,000 so that a 400-metre-long fire-damaged fence can be restored and shrubs replanted.
Sheep stampede injures woman
NEW Zealand's sheep are the butt of jokes overseas, but a woman on the nation's North Island has found they can also be dangerous.
Sheep stampede puts NZ woman in hospital
New Zealand's sheep are the butt of jokes overseas, but a woman on the nation's North Island has found they can also be dangerous.
Tue May 14, 2013
Driver hits cow near Opiki
The male driver appeared to have gotten off lightly with cuts to his face. The condition of the cow is unknown.
Council absorbs wastewater expenses
Short-staffing in two Palmerston North City Council units is helping to pay for unbudgeted spending on the Totara Rd wastewater treatment plant.
Drink driver dobbed in by wife
A vodka sozzled drink-driver who got behind the wheel after a binge was dobbed into police by his worried wife.
Feilding sizzles to Steak of Origin
There was sizzling, sniffing and chewing as the tastiest and tenderest steak was found from finalists at last night's Steak of Origin contest in Feilding.
Mon May 13, 2013
Rescuer saves life putting training to test
After eight years training firefighters how to save car-crash victims' lives, a road trip to Palmerston North gave Craig Bedford the chance to do it for real.
NZ Guiding leaders challenge international decision-makers
Palmerston North's Fiona Bradley and Lower Hutt's Claire Angliiss have attended the United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women in New York representing GirlGuiding New Zealand to advocate for stop to violence against girls.
Hawkes Bay Today
Rural-themed race meet hits the right notes
GIRLS' DAY OUT: From left, Yvonne MacNamara, Fay Costello and Kathy Douglas of Palmerston North are keen racegoers and were enjoying the racing at the Woodville-Pahiatua Racing Club's rural expo day last Thursday.
CBD 'must play to its strengths'
The central business district needs to play to its strengths to grow, a business leader from Palmerston North's American sister city says.
Striking right note for doctorate
RIGHT NOTE: Putting aside her active music career for eight years was not a decision made lightly by Massey University lecturer Judith Donaldson.