Manawatu-Wanganui

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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.

Elderly woman attacked in Palmerston North - the second time in three months

The 71-year-old was also a victim of an aggravated burglary in October.

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Girl, 13, thrown from 4x4 plummeting 60m down Manawatu bank

She was flown to Whanganui Hospital with chest, back and pelvis injuries.

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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.

A herd of cows grazes a drought-hit paddock.

Government boosts funding for drought-stricken North Island farmers

The "fast-growing drought" was on Thursday rated a "medium-scale adverse event".

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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.

Watch: Violent thunderstorm causes flooding at a Manawatu New World

Rain came pouring through the roof of the super market in Pahiatua.

MetService warns North Island residents of 'severe' thunderstorms

Locals are being advised to look out for flash flooding and slips.

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Horowhenua mayor loses vote of no confidence amid council in-fighting

Today's "extraordinary council meeting" had to be called after nine councillors staged a walk out last week.

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Palmerston North's Turitea School was incorrectly named Tiritea School back in 1895 when it was founded.

Watch: It's Turitea! Palmy school children's rousing haka celebrates correction to misspelt school name

Palmerston North's Turitea School was incorrectly named Tiritea School back in 1895 when it was founded.

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Thousands attended the opening of the new museum and community centre in Foxton.

New museum celebrates Maori and Dutch heritage

Thousands attended the opening of the new museum and community centre in Foxton.

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One person left with serious injuries after motorcycle crash in Hunterville

The person has been transported to Palmerston North Hospital.

Getaway car torched after worker threatened in robbery of Palmerston North dairy

One man robbed the store before fleeing in a car driven by another suspect.

Mark Lundy murder conviction appeal: Defence claims 'brain tissue' test which helped put Lundy away was flawed

Found guilty at a 2015 retrial,Lundy is serving life in jail for murdering wife Christine and daughter Amber.

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Pesi Tuivai was killed in the horrific crash on her way back from being blessed at an Auckland church event.

'She was like a sister' - friend of Taupo car crash victim gives emotional interview as a community mourns

Olivia Halaifonua has paid tribute to Pesi Tuivai, saying she was "happy and she loved her children".

Whanganui crash: Teen driver in critical condition was not wearing a seatbelt

"It's a sobering reminder of the consequences of not buckling up," police said.

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

More than a dozen options considered for slip-hit Manawatu Gorge

The important road has been closed due to numerous slips.

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Two men in the small town of Bulls gave the National Party leader a warm welcome.

Watch: Too young to vote 17-year-old gives rousing haka to Bill English in Bulls

"I couldn't give you my vote so I decided to give you something else."

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