Palmerston North, New Zealand Newswire

Palmerston North, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. Woman who says she knew nothing of armed dairy robbery successfully appeals prison sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Tracey Beaven's jail sentence for aggravated robbery, imposed in the Palmerston North District Court, has been overturned. She will now serve six months' home detention.

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  2. Cycle bridge sections lifted into position as He Ara Kotahi takes shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    The beginnings of a cycle and pedestrian bridge is now stretching across the ManawatA River as low flows have allowed an early return on to the river bed for the cranes. Palmerston North City Council transportation manager Jon Schwass said it was exciting to see progress accelerating, with another two steel bridge sections lifted into position on Tuesday.

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  3. In-form triathlete David Martin on the podium twice at World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Competing in blistering heat in Japan prepared ManawatA triathlete David Martin for what was his most successful event at the World Triathlon Championships on the Gold Coast, Australia. Having got on the podium at a race in Japan recently, Martin won two medals in the 20-24 age group at the World Championships last weekend.

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  4. Water skills for life making a splash at Manawatu schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Zac Topping, centre, is running the Water Skills for Life programme in ManawatA . Here, he is with Cloverlea school pupils Hunter Pearson, left, Michael Weggery, Kimberley Graham and Isabella Poucher.

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  5. Traditional Moon Festival appeals to modern audience but remains rooted in Chinese cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    It was a night of both traditional and modern performances, along with an informative, but a little out-of-place, forum about life in Asian countries. Although there was a brief explanation of what the Moon Festival is about and a moon cake raffle, little time was spent on the history of the festival.

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  6. Councillors quibble about airport directors' feesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North Airport has trebled its returns to ratepayers in three years, seen passenger numbers grow to a record 657,515 in 2017/18 and manages assets worth $78 million. But city councillors, all earning above $45,000 a year, have quibbled about whether its five directors should have their combined pay increased from $90,000 to $124,000.

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  7. Manawatu's Jackson Ferris gets two-year contract extension and will train full-time with SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Jackson Ferris, here playing for the Palmerston North Boys' High school first XV in 2015, will be with the Cronulla Sharks in the NRL for two more years. RUGBY LEAGUE: Young Palmerston North rugby league player Jackson Ferris will get the chance to play in the NRL for the Cronulla Sharks.

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  8. Boy racers cause havoc in industrial cul de sac, leaving landowners frustrated and helplessRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    A quiet city cul de sac is turning into a headache for developers as boy racers tear up the road and grass sections. Driving into Makomako Rd in Palmerston North, bits of rubber from tyres shredding are strewn across the street.

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  9. Freyberg High School students dance their way to winRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Freyberg High School's dance academy perform their winning dance 'Cyclone' at DanceNZMade at the Regent on Broadway in Palmerston North. The school's dance academy took out the top spot in the open category at the DanceNZ Made regional 2 competition this month.

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  10. Six men arrested after robbing dairy, armed with batsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Scoop

    News from NZ Police Police have arrested six people following an aggravated robbery in Bunnythorpe near Palmerston North yesterday afternoon. The incident happened at around 3.30pm when a group of men entered Bunnythorpe Dairy armed with bats, and threatened the shop attendant.

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  11. New pitcher added to Black Sox squad as gold medallists returnRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Ben Watts has forced his way into the Black Sox squad after impressive pitching performances for Papanui and Canterbury . Canterbury pitcher Ben Watts is among three uncapped players called up for a 25-man Black Sox softball squad for a training camp in Palmerston North in October.

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  12. Six arrests made after Bunnythorpe Dairy robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  13. Palmerston North stores robbed within hours of each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    This robbery happened after police were called to the Bunnythorpe Mini Market, 10 kilometres north of Palmerston North, on Monday at about 3.30pm. A police spokesperson said four people were seen running out of the shop in Campbell Rd, before fleeing in a white vehicle.

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  14. North Canterbury dairy the first to go tobacco-free in South IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Waikuku Beach General Store owner Cathy Farrell said removing tobacco products from the shelves was undoubtedly the best move for the shop, located about 32 kilometres north of Christchurch. Store owner Cathy Farrell and manager Peter De La Mare are focusing on other ways to make money at the store, like offering breakfast on the weekends.

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  15. Six people arrested for alleged robbery of Bunnythorpe Mini MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Six people have been arrested for the alleged robbery of a Manawatu dairy as a spate of break-ins and thefts continues in the region. Police were called to the Bunnythorpe Mini Market, 10 kilometres north of Palmerston North, on Monday at about 3.30pm.

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  16. Boys' High choir OK Chorale recognised at Big Sing finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North Boys' High School's OK Chorale singers show off their silver award from the national Big Sing finale. Bright young things: Palmerston North Boys' High School's OK Chorale group hit the right notes at the Big Sing national finale.

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  17. Attendance record shows motherhood and council meetings can mixRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    Aleisha Rutherford and husband Liam Rutherford have often travelled to council meetings with child Max in tow since he was born in May 2017. Palmerston North city councillor and mother of 15-month-old Max, Aleisha Rutherford, is hoping her example will show other council hopefuls that family and a council career can fit together.

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  18. Palmerston North food supplier Moreish's expansion plans set for take offRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    A Palmerston North food supplier's big expansion plans are taking off with a new facility and a meaty partnership with a major airline in the works. September was a good month for free-range butchery Moreish.

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  19. Tasman clash a fitness test for Manawatu All Black Jackson HemopoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    If all goes well on Wednesday, Manawatu forward Jackson Hemopo could be winging his way to Argentina with the All Blacks on Friday. He has been named to play from the reserves against Tasman in Palmerston North at the All Blacks' request in light of the shoulder injury to All Black Liam Squire.

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  20. Palmerston North police dog duo come away third at national championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Senior Constable Shane Durston and his police dog Luke came third at the National Police Patrol and Detector Dog Championships. After joining the police dog squad Senior Constable Shane Durston made a bucket list of things he wanted to achieve and he's happy to tick one off.

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