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Rahul-Nathu Dahya.

Body of missing man Rahul Dahya found near camping ground north of Palmerston North

Rahul-Nathu Dahya was reported missing on Tuesday March 5.

John Tanner

Parole denied for convicted murderer who violently assaulted another female partner

The Parole Board said John Tanner of Whanganui had yet to address the factors which led to his violence against intimate partners.

Rahul-Nathu Dahya.

New information revealed as search for missing man in lower North Island continues

Rahul-Nathu Dahya, 22, was last seen on Monday and there are fears for his safety.

Person dies after truck rolls at intersection in Bulls

Police were called to the scene at 12.25pm.

Top Kiwi running prospect Sam Tanner completes sub-four minute mile, beating Nick Willis' old Kiwi record

The 18-year-old completed the Whanganui mile in 3:58.41 to become the youngest Kiwi ever to complete a sub-four minute mile.

'We're obviously not thrilled' - Brumbies lick their wounds after humbling loss to 'Canes

After smashing the Chiefs 54-17 the week before, the Brumbies were brought back to earth in a 43-13 loss.

Hurricanes' Beauden Barrett during the Round 9 Super Rugby match, Hurricanes v Chiefs at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. 23rd April 2016. Copyright Photo.: Grant Down / www.photosport.nz

Super Rugby Round 3 Picks: All Blacks-depleted NZ teams to be challenged at home and afar by in-form overseas rivals

All five NZ teams are involved this week and up against overseas opposition. Lets see how much the TVNZ pickers know about the offshore competition...

Woman shot while walking in Masterton in early hours of the morning

Police are appealing for information over the incident on Sunday.

01:29
Thousands of history buffs suited up today to celebrate the medieval market's 25th anniversary.

Medieval Market's 25th anniversary takes Levin back to the middle ages for a day

Armed fighters trialled for berths in the Medieval World Championships.

00:13
The man was due back from a four-day tramp on Sunday, but failed to return.

Tramper four days overdue from Tararua Ranges trip found alive

The man had gone on a four-day tramping trip on January 31 but failed to return home.

01:43
1 NEWS understands the pair are part of a wider group of British Nationals police are investigating.

Two British nationals arrested over Auckland roofing scams appear in Whanganui court

1 NEWS understands the men are part of a wider group of British nationals police are investigating.

Two critically injured as car hits tree then parked car in Palmerston North

Police say the two injured were in the car that hit the tree.

02:09
Inspector Nigel Allan confirmed man a 36-year-old man has been charged over the January 22 incident.

Lawyer for man accused of Whanganui stabbings to explore insanity defence for murder charge

The man is remanded in custody until February 11th while a report is completed to examine whether insanity is a viable defence for him.

02:05
Rumble strips, roadside safety barriers, shoulder widening and new signs part of improvements.

High-risk rural highways set to receive $20 million cash injection for safety upgrades

Roads in three key areas are set to benefit from the installation of rumble strips, roadside safety barriers, shoulder widening and new signs.

Four arrested as meth, $280k cash, $1 million in assets, 14 guns seized in Lower North Island police raids

The arrests are the latest in a series of organised crime operations in Manawatu, Horowhenua and Tararua.

03:58
10-year-old Piper broke both arms playing on the swing, but her father’s ok with it staying.

Father of 10-year-old girl who broke her arms on Whanganui rope swing happy for it to stay

The Mosquito Point swing has been enjoyed by kids for generations.

03:39
The Manawatū barn has more items in the Christmas display than the number of people in town.

Small Manawatū town may be home to New Zealand's biggest Christmas display

Private collection, which contains over 1000 dolls and even more Santa Clauses, is now on display.

Seven people injured after two-car collision on SH1 between Foxton and Levin

All patients have been airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital after the incident.

00:30
Vehicles belonging to Massey University students were crushed after high winds brought down trees in Palmerston North.

Cars crushed after trees brought down by high winds at Massey University in Palmerston North

Westerly winds meant the damage wasn't as bad as it could have been.

RNZAF aircraft forced into emergency wheels-up landing at Ohakea

Two RNZAF personnel completed the landing without injury while doing basic night flying training.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle

One person dead, four injured, after two-vehicle crash in Manawatū

Two of those injured are in a serious condition.

02:06
Police say criminals have been targeting local dairies and service stations so officers are trying a new approach.

Spate of violent robberies spark special operation by Manawatu Police

Police say criminals have been targeting dairies and service stations so they're trying a new approach.

Man charged over 2017 serious assault after Police Ten 7 appeal

The victim suffered a serious head injury in the Palmerston North attack.

Rows of recent planted of young pine trees.

Forestry worker dies after tree falls on him in the Manawatu

A helicopter flew to Pohangina but the man died at the scene.

Man, 25, charged with murder over death of eight-month-old girl in 2016

Police say the man appeared in Masterton District Court today and has been remanded in custody.

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