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  1. Mark Lundy murder retrial: Day 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Day ten of the Mark Lundy retrial has seen focus turned to the examination of Lundy's blue 1998 Ford Fairmont EL and various items found in it. Lundy, 56, is accused of murdering his wife, Christine, 38, and daughter Amber, 7, on August 30, 2000.

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  2. Foo Fighters driver seriously injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The driver of a truck carrying essential equipment for band Foo Fighters was seriously injured in a crash and flown by rescue helicopter to Palmerston North hospital. The specialised equipment on the truck was so badly damaged, the Foo Fighters were forced to cancel a sold-out charity gig, scheduled for the Auckland Town Hall tonight.

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  3. 'I thought it had gone into my eye'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Feilding boy Ryan Blackley, 14, fell on a wooden stake which went through his face from below his eye to his chin. Mum Donna watches him recovering at Palmerston North hospital after surgery to remove stake.

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  4. Lundy retrial: Police on sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Southland Times

    In day ten of the Mark Lundy retrial, witnesses include police officers who went to the scene of the alleged murders, including those who took Lundy's blue 1998 Ford Fairmont EL to Palmerston North Police Station. Lundy, 56, is accused of murdering his wife, Christine, 38, and daughter Amber, 7, on August 30, 2000.

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  5. Council petrol attacker sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Manawatu Standard

    Anger at the impounding of her dog led a Himatangi Beach woman to pour petrol over herself in the foyer of the Manawatu District Council's Feilding office. Vanessa Haszard was sentenced in the Palmerston North District Court this afternoon to 12 months home detention for the October 13 incident.

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  6. Ringing in the New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Southland Times

    Members of Palmerston North's Chinese community will be welcoming their New Year with cultural celebrations, dances and traditional food festivities in the city this week. The lunar calendar determines the exact date of Chinese New Year, which usually falls between January 21 and February 20 on the Gregorian calendar.

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  7. Cycling classic now a ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Manawatu Standard

    Robert Stannard, Steve Stannard , Neil Martin and Tom Carter head for the finish line in the Country Road Cycle Classic. The race is a 160km round-trip ride starting at Memorial Park going to Feilding, Kimbolton, Apiti, Pohangina and back to finish at Memorial Park.

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  8. Stannard already setting high standard in first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North's Robert Stannard, centre, riding at the Oceania Championships at Toowoomba. He won a bronze and a silver medal.

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  9. Strong half-year for Steel & TubeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Otago Daily Times

    Bellwether Steel & Tube has turned in a strong half-year result, its acquisition of Tata Steel International Australasia underpinning a 22% revenue boost and 35% gain on after-tax profit. For the six months to December, Steel and Tube's sales increased by $46.5 million on a year earlier, to $258.2 million, while its net profit was $10.8 million, up 35%.

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  10. False alarm on Air NZ flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Southland Times

    Firefighters were called to Palmerston North Airport after an alarm activated in the cockpit of an Air New Zealand flight. Pilots on a flight into the city reported a smoke alarm had activated in the cock pit about 9.40pm tonight.

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  11. Mark Lundy murder retrial: Prostitute - Lundy was niceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Stuff.co.nz

    The prostitute who visited Mark Lundy before he allegedly killed his wife and daughter has agreed he was very nice to her during their meeting. The woman, whose name was suppressed, gave evidence via a video link in a session with the public cleared from the High Court at Wellington.

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  12. Police seek attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Southland Times

    The girl was walking home from school down Rennie Ave at about 3pm on Monday when she saw a male walking towards her. Police said she veered onto the grass verge and the male lunged at her and grabbed the bottom of her skirt before pushing her onto the road.

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  13. Johnny Enzed the NZ soldier of the First World War 1914-15Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Scoop

    ... what they felt," says Harper. Glyn Harper is Professor of War Studies at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand. General Editor of the Centenary History of New Zealand and the First World War and former teacher, he joined the Australian ...

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  14. Palmerston North dairy owner chased armed robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Manawatu Standard

    Manhar Patel said the man with the gun told him to empty both cash registers and put the money into the bag. He said he was not thinking about the gun when he ran after the pair he simply wanted to alert people in the street.

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  15. Endurance rider Brendon Todd revels in going it aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Manawatu Standard

    The Palmerston North rider finished second at the single-speed 24-hour championships at Rotorua last week, his second time at the event, but now he can't get enough of it. He said it's more rewarding doing it solo and will go back to Rotorua next year for the world championships.

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  16. Palmerston North milliner says style never goes out of dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Manawatu Standard

    Anel Heyman's craft of millinery is an old one, one heaped in sophistication and pout and while she adds in a few twists, she stays true to something that never goes out of date - style. Heyman has just created a new black and white hat and fascinator collection that is on display at the Square Edge Community Gallery in Palmerston North.

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  17. Mark Lundy talked about his wife and child before sleeping with me, says prostituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    The prostitute who visited Mark Lundy at his motel hours before he allegedly drove home to kill his wife and daughter said he talked about them before sleeping with her. The woman, whose name is permanently suppressed, was working for a Lower Hutt escort agency at the time and was told of the job at Lundy's Petone motel at 11.45pm on August 29, 2000.

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  18. LBGT group for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Southland Times

    One Palmerston North woman's questions around a family member's sexuality has led to a new family-focused support group. PFlag, which was started in the United States, has a worldwide presence and now has a foothold in Palmerston North.

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  19. MP doubts state's integrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Southland Times

    Housing New Zealand has sold just five of its Manawatu properties in the past two years but Palmerston North's MP is concerned that government plans will see this figure rise. Official Information Act documents have revealed that despite 103 homes being vacant in Manawatu up to September last year, none of those had been sold.

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  20. Mark Lundy trial: Prostitute to give evidenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Otago Daily Times

    The Crown will today continue to piece together the movements of Mark Lundy before he allegedly drove home to kill his wife and daughter. Yesterday, the double murder trial in the High Court at Wellington heard from a string of witnesses the defendant visited for work on August 29, 2000.

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