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  1. Health bosses defend supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Manawatu Standard

    MidCentral District Health Board says it has not compromised its standards to avoid losing an experienced doctor and it denies being motivated by a lack of specialists. David John Mundell, 36, admitted attacking his male partner in June, smashing a wine bottle over his head and threatening to kill him.

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  2. Reduction in city's hospital errorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Manawatu Standard

    A surgery tool being left inside a patient, the fracture of a baby's arm and delayed diagnoses in the deaths of two babies are among the serious adverse events at Palmerston North Hospital this year. The annual report from the Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand released today has revealed 15 serious adverse events at MidCentral District Health Board during the 2013/2014 period, less than last year's 21 events.

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  3. Oily rag Q & ARead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Scoop

    The mail bags are bursting with ideas and questions so its time to dig in and see what tips and titbits lie in wait. First a query.

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  4. Medical mishaps increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Press On-Line

    These are just a few of 454 medical mishaps reported by District Health Boards in New Zealand in the past year, including 73 in which the patient died. A report released by the Health Quality and Safety Commission today shows the number of serious adverse events reported in the year to June has risen again, more than doubling since the first report in 2007.

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  5. He came, he flexed, he conqueredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Southland Times

    Timaru's Ashleigh Malthus and Wayne Doyle are put to the test among the finely toned and well-chiselled physiques at the national body building champs in Palmerston North. Timaru's Wayne Doyle is retiring on a high note after a brief but successful foray into the world of bodybuilding.

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  6. Bookings roll in for new Naked Bus SleeperRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Scoop

    Bookings are rolling in for the new Naked Bus Sleeper service launched last week - the first of its kind in New Zealand. The Sleeper provides lie-flat beds with sheets, pillows for overnight travellers between Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Wellington.

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  7. How would you like to have your say?Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Scoop

    Palmerston North City Council is making it easy for residents to voice their thoughts, with a draft policy seeking to enable good conversations to produce good decisions. The draft Policy on Significance and Engagement seeks to increase the opportunities to submit thoughts and opinions to Council, and to open more casual communication channels to ensure that the people of Palmerston North are heard.

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  8. Netball: Latu back in frame for second testRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    Shooter Cathrine Latu will be considered for a starting berth in the Silver Ferns' final match of the year against England tomorrow night, despite concerns over how she will fare under the Australian umpires. A collectively awful shooting effort from the Ferns in Tuesday night's opener saw the New Zealand side record just their fourth loss against England in 83 meetings.

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  9. MKR winners: 'We had to win and lose'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    Neena Truscott and Belinda MacDonald were champions of healthy eating during their winning stint on My Kitchen Rules New Zealand - but today they admit their hangovers might see them visit KFC. The "modern day hippies" won last night's first season of MKR NZ by just one point, beating Palmerston North couple Aaron and Heather Freeman 52 to 51. They say they found out the same time as everyone else who had won, as producers made them film different endings.

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  10. Sex offender jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Southland Times

    John Robert Alexander Innes failed to prove he did not rape and sexually violate a child, failed to keep his name secret, and has now failed to keep photographs of him hidden from the public. He will also serve a lengthy stint in prison for the repeated violation of his pre-teen victim - actions he said were consensual.

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  11. Man who contacted local newspaper about sign he'd found surprised it became headline newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A New Zealand man is looking for the owner of a sign he believes has gone walk-about from a city business. The large black framed sign appeared at the end of Bevan Billing's driveway in Massey St, Palmerston North on Saturday night.

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  12. Cricket: Origin cricket added to calenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Origin cricket has been added to the domestic calender, with a North v South T20 clash lined up for October 31 at Hamilton's Seddon Park. The game ties in with the start of the Georgie Pie Super Smash, with the teams named according to their place of birth.

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  13. Toyota Racing New Zealand Launches New FT50 Race CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Scoop

    Toyota Racing New Zealand has launched the new FT50 race car for the Toyota Racing Series, describing the new car as a significant step forward featuring the latest in race car technology and safety and a worthy successor to its predecessor. The TRS is New Zealand's leading single-seater category and the new FT50 will be raced by all teams and drivers in the 2015 championship.

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  14. Judith Collins relegated to lowly select committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    IN THE NAUGHTY SEAT: Former Justice Minister Judith Collins will have no position of power on the education and science committee. Two former ministers will settle into life as backbench MPs sitting together on one of the lower profile select committees.

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  15. US win gatecrashes Sticks striker's 21stRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Manawatu Standard

    STRIKE: Black Sticks striker Sophie Cocks, left, in one of her many attacking runs in their test at the twin turfs yesterday, charges past Michelle Vittese of the United States. The United States crashed Michaela Curtis' 21st birthday celebrations as the Black Sticks suffered a frustrating 2-1 loss at the twin turfs last night.

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  16. Mayor needs to be top salespersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Manawatu Standard

    It's not always good being the new guy. There's a daunting variety and volume of people to meet, so many places to discover and names to mangle and possibly forget.

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  17. Driver swears off drinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Southland Times

    A Nepalese refugee caught driving at more than three times the drink-drive limit has sworn off using alcohol to medicate against homesickness. Harka Bahadur Rai, 25, was described by his lawyer, Jacinda Younger, as an alcoholic when he appeared in the Palmerston North District Court yesterday.

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  18. Whanau and skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Southland Times

    Some of Manawatu's most talented youth braved the spotlight to showcase their kapa haka skills, in a bid to earn a spot in next year's national competition. An audience of hundreds turned out to support primary and intermediate school pupils who took part in Ko Whiri Tika Mai, the Manawatu/Horowhenua regional kapa haka competition, held at The Regent on Broadway in Palmerston North yesterday.

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  19. Lofty presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Southland Times

    Olympic champion Valerie Adams was greeted in Palmerston North by 250 excited children from 10 schools yesterday, as she continued her tour around the country. The children enjoyed throwing, running, hopping and jumping.

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  20. A second chance for young EmeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Manawatu Standard

    PRECIOUS GEM: Mahalia Polson with her daughter Emerald Tuhiwai-Polson, 6. Emerald is in need of a cochlear implant replacement and also a second implant. The Palmerston North 6-year-old, who began her life profoundly deaf, was given a cochlear implant three years ago through the Southern Cochlear Implant Programme, but it has now failed.

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