Manawatu-Wanganui

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Death of man in Whanganui being investigated as homicide

A second man at a Wikitoria Rd address was found with serious injuries.

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Man found unconscious on Whanganui street at 3am with critical injuries

The man was found this morning and has police searching for answers.

Palmerston North 'Creep Catcher' paedophile hunter arrested, charged

The 20-year-old is facing several charges relating to The Harmful Digital Communications Act.

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One person dead after two car crash near Dannevirke

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

Debra Liddell putting on a brave face after a trip to hospital from suspected exposure to mould

Charity and army lend a hand to Manawatu mum after black mould lands her in hospital

Debra Liddell became very ill from the mould, and after opening the walls of her home, found it was rife.

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The new road is being welcomed but it won't be completed for another six years.

Decision made on alternative route to Manawatu Gorge - set to cost upwards of $500m

State Highway 3 through the gorge has been closed since April after large slips came down.

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You don't have to go far in the town near Palmerston North to find an ex-Aucklander with a new lease on life.

Auckland's loss is Feilding's gain as expense, traffic drives residents from City of Sails

Real estate agents and tradespeople in Feilding are welcoming the influx, Seven Sharp discovered.

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Man dies from rockfall on State Highway 4 after stopping to clear small land slip near Whanganui

The man was recovered around 5.45 near the Ruakawa Falls but could not be resuscitated.

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Powerco reported that thousands of properties were affected yesterday, and outages continue today.

Thousands still without power across Manawatu and Taranaki after Cyclone Gita

The largest of these outages was the town of Patea, with 1666 properties affected there alone.

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Carl Ferguson is building fancy-pants boats in a couple of second hand sheds.

Meet the man building one of NZ's most luxurious superyachts in landlocked Palmerston North

Carl Ferguson and his crew are building fancy-pants boats in a couple of second hand sheds.

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Seen as a nuisance by many, Whanganui wants to welcome the tourists.

Towns should welcome freedom campers to take pressure off tourist traps - Whanganui mayor

Hamish McDouall says banning freedom campers "blanks out little bit of New Zealand culture".

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She does it despite not being able to remember who she's helping in Palmerston North.

Good Sorts: Nana Molly, the 91-year-old knitter of blankets for newborns

She does it despite not being able to remember who she's helping in Palmerston North.

Police are asking the public to come forward with any information they have about an aggravated robbery at a service station.

Do you know these men? Police hunting duo who robbed Mobil with screwdriver in Palmerston North

The men made off with a sum of cash after the robbery late last night.

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Man brandishes BB gun in brazen Palmerston North daylight robbery

The robbery happened in The Square just after 3pm yesterday.

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One person dead after serious crash in Horowhenua

Another person has been taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

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One person dead after crash involving a logging truck in Manawatu

The deceased was in one of two cars that crashed with a logging truck in Sanson.

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Check under your couch and car seat – you could be the winner.

'In a bit of shock' - Mystery $6.5 million Lotto winner comes forward to claim their prize

The winner says he enjoys his job but might consider going part time now.

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Man dies in Palmerston North river

A 24-year-old man was pulled from the Manawatu River and given CPR but was unable to be revived.

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One dead in Manawatu crash

The two car collision happened at Tangimoana just before 8am today.

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The main link between the Manawatu and Hawke's Bay has been closed since April.

Manawatu Gorge plans deferred after NZTA says they need more work

A shortlist of four options to replace it was unveiled in October.

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Rachel Buck has had personal struggles, and seen her whanau caught up in the meth epidemic.

'I call them the devil's tears' – meet the grandmother who's opened her own meth-help centre

Rachel Buck has established a P Pull support centre in Palmerston North with two of her friends.

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Motorcyclist critically injured in collision with truck in Wairarapa

Castlepoint Road is currently cordoned off while police investigate.

Body found at Pahiatua property confirmed to be missing woman Elizabeth Udy

Ms Udy, went missing after last being seen around 3am on Wednesday October 11.

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Body found in area missing Pahiatua woman was last seen in October

The body of a woman was found at 11am today at a property in the same Manawatu-Wanganui town Elizabeth Udy was last seen.

Palmerston North woman traumatised after being tied up and indecently assaulted in her home

Police are searching for a “well-spoken” man who forced the woman inside with a knife.

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