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  1. Paramedics failed to monitor dying baby - coronerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Stuff.co.nz

    St John has admitted its paramedics failed to adequately monitor a premature baby that they handed over to a hospital without knowing it was having a heart attack. The baby was born at just 26-27 weeks gestation to a 16-year-old girl in Palmerston North in May 2013.

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  2. Shannon song bird returns for third year in national choirRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Manawatu Standard

    A Shannon teen will head into the school holidays with a hefty workload, as rehearsals start for the New Zealand Secondary Students' Choir. Darryl Fuller, 16, has won back her right to perform alongside the cream of New Zealand's young musical talent, which will perform for the first time this year on July 11 in Hamilton.

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  3. 2degreesa 4G network now reaches over half of NZs populationRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Scoop

    The rollout complements 2degrees' national 3G coverage of more than 97% of the population, including a network of more than 900 cell sites. Last year 2degrees brought 4G coverage to New Zealand's largest cities and towns, starting with Auckland, central Wellington, central Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga CBD and Mount Maunganui.

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  4. Driver escaped tipped digger in rising floodwaters after road collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Stuff.co.nz

    Keven Roberts had to make a quick escape from his digger as he was working on trying to repair the stock bank on a flooded property in Rangioutu . A man narrowly escaped a capsized vehicle after the road underneath it gave way in floodwaters, while his injured colleague waited nearby.

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  5. Winds ease, showers startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Stuff.co.nz

    Warnings of severe wind have been lifted for most of the country, but rain is set to take its place. The two exceptions were Southland, with gusts of up to 120kmh possible in exposed places and showers spreading futher north towards the evening, and Wairarapa with gusts of up to 90kmh in exposed places from this afternoon.

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  6. Sticking to a winning gameplanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Manawatu Standard

    Teeth brushing might be a normal part of your morning routine but for talented netballer Ruby August it's a good luck charm. August is captain of the Palmerston North Girls' High School Senior A1 team and has been playing for them since she was just year 10. She says she has been playing for as long as she can remember.

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  7. City's National Library branch closure putting quality at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Manawatu Standard

    The National Library, which provides learning resources to schools and teachers in an effort to support literacy and learning throughout New Zealand, is reviewing its centre in Palmerston North, proposing to close the site by December. Under the new structure the national delivery model with lending services would be provided from Christchurch and Auckland.

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  8. Home where the heat is for familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    Sunshine and a better paying job were reasons enough to make the Kontzes pack up in Palmerston North and move to Tauranga two years ago. Esther Kontze, a mother of two in her 40s, is originally from Brazil and said she was drawn to the warmth that the North Island coastal town offered.

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  9. Manawatu needs to grow better, not biggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Manawatu Standard

    We love our morning commute, all five minutes of it. We love the fact that we can nip out from work to see our kids in a school play, and that we can use all of the daylight hours after 5 pm that are available to jump on the mountainbike.

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  10. Bizarre hand therapy sees Valerie Adams ready to start throwingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Manawatu Standard

    Some good news out of the Valerie Adams camp with the announcement she will be opening her shotput season at the Paris Diamond League Meeting on July 4. It has been a long journey back from the complicated double surgery on her left shoulder and right elbow she underwent last September that left her wondering if her athletics career was over. There was a period where she had lost the feeling in some of her fingers and was finding simple tasks like cutting fingernails or tying her hair were difficult because she had no strength in her hand.

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  11. Elderly man dies after scooter falls down bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Manawatu Standard

    A man has died after his mobility scooter tumbled down a bank and fell on top of him at a park in Palmerston North. The man, described as elderly, was taken to Palmerston North Hospital in a serious condition on Sunday afternoon after the mobility scooter he was riding fell down a bank at Memorial Park, St John duty manager Rob Stewart said.

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  12. Myanmar young leaders learn democracy lessons at Palmerston North City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Manawatu Standard

    Myanmar Young Leaders Programme participant Aung Lwin, of Dawei in Myanmar, presents the Palmerston North City Council and mayor Grant Smith. A tour of the Manawatu and a lesson in democracy from the Palmerston North City Council was on the agenda for a group of young leaders from Myanmar.

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  13. Palmerston North keen to trial online voting in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North could be one of the test sites for online voting in the 2016 local government elections despite city council staff concerns about the cost and complexity of the trial. A majority of city councillors voted on Monday to lodge an expression of interest with Local Government New Zealand to be part of the trial.

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  14. Master Joiner AwardsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Scoop

    The 2015 winning entries in the annual Master Joiner Awards have been announced this evening at the Master Joiner Awards Dinner at the Mac's Function Centre in Wellington. The aim of the Awards is to promote excellence in joinery design and craftsmanship, to encourage the use of sustainable timbers, and to showcase the finest work from the industry.

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  15. Caccia Birch curfew to remain in commissioners' decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Manawatu Standard

    The curfew on functions at Palmerston North's historic Caccia Birch homestead will remain in place, resource management commissioners have decided. The trust board that runs the centre for the city council had wanted an hour-long extension on closing times 20 times a year.

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  16. Proposal to close Palmerston North National Library met with dismayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Manawatu Standard

    Staff at the Palmerston North branch of the National Library were advised last week about a proposal to close the branch in favour of a centralised service. The library provides learning resources to schools and teachers in an effort to support literacy and learning throughout New Zealand.

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  17. Creative Communities funding opensRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Scoop

    Cultural and artistic groups and individuals are invited to apply for funding through the Creative Communities Palmerston North Local Arts Funding Scheme. The scheme aims to increase access and participation in the arts through the support of local arts activity.

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  18. Elderly man dies in hospital after mobility scooter rolls down bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Manawatu Standard

    The man, described as elderly, was taken to Palmerston North Hospital in a serious condition on Sunday afternoon after the mobility scooter he was riding fell down a bank at Memorial Park, St John duty manager Rob Stewart said.

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  19. Vigil for Myanmar's Rohingya people in ManawatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Manawatu Standard

    Representatives of a variety ethnic groups meet in the Square, Palmerston North, to raise awareness of the plight of the Rohingya in the Rakhine State in west Myanmar . Manawatu ethnic groups have joined forces in a vigil to raise awareness and create discussion about the treatment of Rohingya people in Myanmar.

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  20. Palmerston North Boys' High School pick up first Super 8 winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Manawatu Standard

    Stewart is likely to start in the side for the rest of the first XV campaign and the wingers are getting plenty of ball now he is there. He is being targeted in games because he is still growing, but he stood up to it well in the 43-33 win over Tauranga Boys' College at Tauranga on Saturday.

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