Palmerston North, New Zealand Newswire

Palmerston North, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. Electric van donated to Palmerston North free food charityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North City councillor Brent Barrett, and Just Zilch director Rebecca Culver with the electric van that's been donated to the charity. An anonymous Wellington donor has given a Nissan EV 200 van to Just Zilch, a non-profit organisation that donates food to more than 200 people at its Featherston St base each day.

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  2. Fan favourite and American visitor crash outRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    A Stewart won the second round of the International Sprintcar series, but not the one many of the crowd came to see, with American Shane Stewart winning a tight feature. One of the best crowds to see the International Series round at Palmerston North on Tuesday would have been disappointed when world-famous motor-racing icon Tony Stewart crashed heavily.

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  3. Palmerston North City Ambassadors Take to the StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    Keep an eye out for our friendly City Ambassadors hitting the pavements around Palmerston North's Central Business District this week. City Ambassadors will provide information and direction to members of the public to ensure people enjoy a safe, vibrant and connected summer around our city centre.

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  4. Portland Timbers goalkeeper Jake Gleeson not giving up on All WhitesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Dominion Post

    Out of favour goalkeeper Jake Gleeson has opened up on his ongoing omission from the All Whites and the "mistake" he made when driving under the influence of alcohol in the United States last year. Despite playing 49 times across the past two seasons for Major League Soccer side Portland Timbers, Gleeson has played just eight times for New Zealand during his entire career with Stefan Marinovic starting the past 24 consecutive games.

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  5. Another Manawatu Gorge decision delay blow to transport operators and businessRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  6. Free ticket offer could see bumper crowd at NZ Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    The New Zealand Grand Prix is on track to triple its attendance on the back of a free ticket offer for Palmerston North and Manawatu district ratepayers. Promoter Geoff Short, of Speedworks, said more tickets had been redeemed for the February 9-11 event than attended 2017's racing.

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  7. Motorsport: Speedway driver Brad Loyet banned after bust-up with Kiwi racerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  8. Hospice fundraiser a successRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Peter Walsh & Associates/South Stock livestock agent Murray Mitchell, Hospice Southland chief executive Andrew Leys, Jenny Holms of Winton Farm Source Store, Hospice calves committee member Annette Alexander and Winton Hospice Shop manager Maree Ronald. Struggling families with loved ones in hospice care will get a helping hand with more than $50,0000 being donated at its first calf rearing fundraiser.

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  9. Cuba St makeover will start after New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    The $1.3 million contract to transform Cuba St into an avenue leading from Palmerston North's inner city to Central Energy Trust Arena, has been awarded to Higgins. Work will include outside recreation and dining areas, public seating, lawns, trees and better located pedestrian crossing points, loading zones, taxi bays and bus stops.

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  10. NZTA deferral of decision on Manawatu Gorge welcomedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Scoop

    Local Government and businesses across central and eastern North Island welcome the New Zealand Transport Agency Board's deferral of its decision on the preferred option for replacing the Manawatu Gorge route, pending further detailed work to understand the relative benefits of the options. Palmerston North Mayor Grant Smith says while it's important to confirm an alternative route as fast as possible, given the immediate economic impacts of the Gorge road closure, the decision on an alternative route presents a unique opportunity to deliver more than just a traditional roading solution.

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  11. Decision on preferred alternative route to Manawatu Gorge delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The NZ Transport Agency planned to whittle down four options for an alternative road, to State Highway 3 through the ManawatA Gorge, to one by mid-December. But this has been delayed until 2018.

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  12. Deaf patients at risk as hospital struggles with lack of sign language interpretersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    The safety of deaf patients is being put at risk due to a lack of hospital staff who know sign language. The families of patients and staff not trained in sign language are being left to pass on health information, raising concerns at Palmerston North Hospital.

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  13. Exclusive Brethren dad allegedly bribed son with chocolate for sex actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    A member of the Exclusive Brethren Church on trial in the Palmerston North District Court allegedly bribes his son in exchange for sex acts . A man allegedly raped by his Exclusive Brethren father says his dad bribed him with chocolate in exchange for sex acts.

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  14. Setting a standard for a welcoming communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Scoop

    Around the world Kiwis are renowned for being friendly, hospitable and inclusive - qualities highlighted in a new two-year pilot programme which launched its Welcoming Communities Standard today. Developed by Immigration New Zealand and local councils in five regions, the Welcoming Communities programme supports local councils and their communities to become even more welcoming to recent migrants, former refugees, international students and even New Zealanders coming from elsewhere.

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  15. Dr Mike Joy calls for rethink on nitrogen on farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    The audience is absorbed as Massey University freshwater ecologist Dr Mike Joy discusses "The Future of Food" at the University of Otago yesterday. Photos / Linda Robertson A big rethink is needed over the amount of nitrogenous fertiliser being used on New Zealand farms if the country is to clean up its lakes and rivers and maintain its clean, green image.

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  16. Palmerston North Performing Arts Trust hands out project fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Manawatu Standard

    Arts Heart recipients Warren, with pA tA rino, and Virginia Warbrick, the Palmerston North Theatre Trust's Sheridan Hickey, Centrepoint's Dan Pengally, deputy mayor Tangi Utikere, The Stomach's Harry Lilley and Shannen Petersen, and the trust's Maureen Ax. PA tA rino - a traditional MA ori flute, theatresports and sound engineering are to benefit from grants given out by the Palmerston North Performing Arts Trust.

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  17. Kiwi drivers try to keep Sprintcar title on New Zealand shoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Manawatu Standard

    SPEEDWAY : Tony Stewart, one of the world's great motor racing drivers on tarmac or dirt, will be keen to stamp his class on the second round of the International Sprintcar series at Palmerston North on Tuesday night. Stewart is one of five World of Outlaw sprintcar drivers who originally began the opening round of three at Western Springs, Auckland, on Saturday night.

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  18. Electric Van Makes for a Merry Xmas with Free Food StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Scoop

    Just Zilch is a non-profit organisation that rescues food supplies and provides food to more than 200 disadvantaged people a day at no cost and with no judgement. Operating for over six years, more than 1.3 million useable food items have been taken out of the waste stream and given to more than 200,000 people and families in need across the Mid Central North Island.

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  19. Whanganui teacher caught in underage sex stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Otago Daily Times

    The man was sentenced to six months' home detention when he appeared in the Whanganui District Court yesterday. Photo: NZ Herald The man, whose interim name suppression continues, this year admitted meeting a young person after sexual grooming and exposing a young person to indecent material.

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  20. Today's weather: Showers forecast but unlikely to help dry conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

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