Palmerston North, New Zealand Newswire

Palmerston North, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. Emergency management will move to Victoria AveRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    The new Inland Revenue Department building on Palmerston North's Victoria Ave has been confirmed as the future home of the city council and regional emergency operations centre. The $25 million building is being constructed for Horizons Regional Council's holding company and is on track for completion before the end of 2019.

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  2. Future leaders front up with expo for youthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    A future leaders workshop held in Palmerston North was the impetus for a mini try-it-out expo on Friday. Connecting young people with their community is a big challenge, but a group of Palmerston North future leaders has thought through some ideas.

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  3. Vandalised trains and carriages repaired by community kindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Feilding and District Steam Rail Society's yard on Gladstone Rd was broken into in October when vandals severed a barbed wire fence and emptied six fire extinguishers through four carriages and its 1880 Dubs and Co locomotive. Chairman Rod Bertram was humbled by the community's response following the break-in, with the society receiving three donations of $100.

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  4. Student association and anti-abuse network team up to stop family violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Manawatu Abuse Intervention Network is working with the Massey University Students' Association to hold the White Ribbon Square Dash on Thursday afternoon to raise awareness and money to help prevent family violence. The money raised on the night will be used by the Manawatu Abuse Intervention Network to provide safety kits for those experiencing domestic violence.

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  5. Summer's here and so is ShakespeareRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North Summer Shakespeare actor and director Ralph Johnson says every production is different and next year's Antony and Cleopatra will be no exception. Massey's artist in residence is coming to the end of the audition process and he said rehearsals would start soon.

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  6. Daughter recalls Exclusive Brethren father beating her brother and explains her decision to forgiveRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    She would count how many times her Exclusive Brethren father hit her brother and hide away from Dad's prying eyes as he watched her get dressed. Fifteen years on, Amy* describes the fear and confusion of growing up under the same roof as her father, who beat, raped and abused her younger brother, and raped her mother.

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  7. Palmerston North businesses set to paint the town black this FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    The yearly Black Friday shopping blitz has long been dominated by big chains and online sales, but this year smaller Palmerston North businesses are starting their own version. The Manawatu Chamber of Commerce and Palmerston North businessman and community organiser Shaun Kay have put together the Shades of Black promotion to draw shoppers off Amazon and on to the streets this Friday.

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  8. Court orders developer to pay council $400,000 development contribution levyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    The property developer behind the DKSH warehouse in Palmerston North has been ordered to pay more than $400,000 in development contributions. A property development company has failed to dodge paying a city council more than $400,000, with a High Court judge upholding councils' ability to charge levies for large commercial projects.

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  9. Paedophile breaches extended supervision order for ninth timeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Stephen George Rainham told police he wasn't using social media sites, but the Tinder app was on his phone home screen . Stephen George Rainhama , 47, has now amassed more than 30 convictions for breaching either his extended supervision order or his obligations as a registered child sex offender.

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  10. Two chances for Otago to host finalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    But in a stroke of good luck, competition leader Wellington appears unlikely to be able to host the final should it qualify top. There is a beer festival on at the Basin Reserve on the day of the final on December 1, so that venue is out.

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  11. Sex offender housed in motel assaults motel owner's daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Scoop

    Sensible Sentencing Group Trust Victim Advocate Karrin Coates said she cannot understand how government agencies are willing to risk the lives of our most innocent children!! "This is the second time an offence has been committed by a registered sex offender who was housed in a motel. How many more childrens' lives are going to be harmed before this type of preventable practice is stopped!!" Only weeks ago, it was reported that repeat sex offender Ronald Jeffries will be facing four counts of breaching his conditions by having contact with children without permission.

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  12. Peachy booty business on track to first $1m thanks to InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    They're a Palmerston North couple with no background in business. But now they're on their way to running a million-dollar company.

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  13. Santa's Cave is brought into the 21st century at Te ManawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    Christmas has come early for a much-loved Santa cave in Palmerston North, with a cash injection of $100,000 put into a restoration that celebrates a century of Christmas spirit. Santa's Cave opens on Thursday, with new backdrops of original photographs of the Collinson and Cunninghame'sa store where the cave was first displayed in 1918 as a pick-me-up after World War I. The displays have all had an overhaul and the carousel, which engineer Bernard Linsley said was always a crowd favourite, would be up and running after a $20,000 donation from Margot Thompson.

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  14. Man admits causing crash that killed motorcyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    Bunnythorpe man James Richard Galpina , 21, pleaded guilty in the Palmerston North District Court on Tuesday to careless driving causing the death of Bryan Davidson.

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  15. Unbeaten Tatana leads the way for Manawatu-Whanganui at Freyberg MastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    GOLF: Junior Tatana led the charge as Manawatu-Whanganui won the Freyberg Masters rep tournament for the first time in 12 years. The Palmerston North golfer had eight wins from eight matches as Manawatu-Whanganui won the tournament at the Taupo Golf Club at the weekend.

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  16. Owners get ready to sell antique shop after 24 years in the businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    A long-time relationship with antique dealing is set to end for a couple, as they look to sell the store they have run for a quarter of a century. BB French Ltd, in the Manawatu town of Sanson, has been put on the market, with the business, freehold land and buildings, including an adjoining house, all for sale by tender.

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  17. Swimming-cost increases managed to help reduce drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    Admission charges at Palmerston North's Lido and Freyberg pools will go up next winter for the first time since the SuperBowl, speed slide and splash pad opened in the summer of 2014-15. But city councillors are concerned about increased prices making it harder for poor families to afford to learn the water skills needed to help prevent drowning.

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  18. Mary Poppins flies into Palmerston North for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    "Anything can happen if you let it" is the prevailing message in Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical and in a Palmerston North first the show is about to open. With a large cast of more than 40 actors, Abbey Musical Theatre has been getting its Christmas production stage ready for the past three months.

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  19. E-waste drop-offs double after price reductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    The amount of e-waste Palmerston North residents are recycling has doubled since the city council reduced charges for drop-offs at Ferguson St recycling centre. Waste operations manager Stewart Hay said before the price cut, about 33 tonnes, or 3050 items of e-waste, were handled each year.

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  20. Business venture born out of stripping retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    Stewart has transformed from a stripper to an entrepreneur through the creation of Golden Dragon Girls, where people can rent strippers and waitresses for their events. The business launched three weeks ago and Stewart said she got the idea after she hung up her heels when she fell pregnant.

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