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  1. Cremation only option for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Southland Times

    Palmerston North's low-income residents are being robbed of their right to decide what happens after death, critics say. Many residents of Shepherd's Rest, which provides accommodation for the homeless, are unable to afford to have a funeral or be buried.

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  2. Rich backers for SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Southland Times

    A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS: Palmerston North mayoral candidate Grant Smith is being supported by the city's richest family. One of the candidates in the Palmerston North mayoral by-election is being backed by the city's richest family.

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  3. Palmerston North Airport begins commercial developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Stuff.co.nz

    The airport is building a purpose-built building on Airport Drive in Milson, opposite Courier Post, and is seeking an automotive business to fill the space. People left their cars at the airport and "we'd like to think there's product opportunity whereby they can get their car serviced while they're away".

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  4. Germany's DŸSE Announce NZ TourRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Scoop

    "Refreshingly inventive, cheerily old-school in the realm of art-rock and blistering when the mood takes them this is a band for those who enjoy their music heavy, brainy and willfully abstruse." - Sonic Abuse German experimental noise-rock band DYSE are heading to Kiwi shores for shows across the country this January and February.

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  5. Town rattled as early-morning earthquakes hitRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Otago Daily Times

    Earthquakes twice rattled Masterton yesterday, almost a year after a major shake caused more than $8 million in damages in Eketahuna. The first shake was centred 10km northwest of Masterton at a focal depth of 23km and was magnitude 4.1. The second shake was recorded as magnitude 3 and struck 15km northwest of the town at a focal depth of 25km.

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  6. Sisters share anticipation, celebration over exam resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Manawatu Standard

    A pair of Palmerston North sisters who have clocked up more than 10 years of secondary school study and six years of sitting exams now feel twice the relief it's all over. Twins Hannah and Georgette Russell, 18, were among thousands of New Zealand secondary school students celebrating their good grades as NCEA results were released yesterday.

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  7. Costly dump fees a big factor for rubbish tossersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Manawatu Standard

    High dumping charges are being blamed for pushing Palmerston North residents to fly-tip and ratepayers are paying for it. A Manawatu Standard website poll found about 90 per cent of respondents thought the cost of dumping rubbish was too high.

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  8. Editorial: Plenty of oratory, not a lot of vision for cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Manawatu Standard

    COUNCIL WORK: 20-year-old radio host Abi Symes showed she is one to watch at yesterday's mayoral debate. Democracy is alive and well in Palmerston North.

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  9. Kohanga reo ready to open Palmeston NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Manawatu Standard

    A long-awaited kohanga reo will be opening in Highbury this month - the next step in the Palmerston North suburb's efforts to foster families' education opportunities. The community has been granted a licence by the Ministry of Education to open its new Maori language immersion early childhood centre with $100,000 of government funding.

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  10. Jailed for WINZ threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Southland Times

    A Manawatu man was living in his car and willing to travel anywhere in the North Island to get accommodation before he threatened to "blow away" staff members at Feilding's Work and Income office with a shotgun. But John Graeme Lochhead will instead be living in a different kind of state-funded housing, after being sentenced to nine months' imprisonment for threatening to kill.

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  11. Far from peaceful ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Manawatu Standard

    Christmas is usually a time when family come together in peace and harmony, but it did not turn out like that for one Palmerston North man and his father. Seamus Michael Coogan saw a "red mist" when he was told to leave his parents' house on Christmas morning, the Palmerston North District Court heard yesterday.

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  12. Mayoral candidate Bruno Petrenas: Former city engineer wants to give something backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Manawatu Standard

    A former Palmerston North City Council staffer is among the candidates for the mayoralty. Bruno Petrenas talks to reporter Janine Rankin.

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  13. Overwhelming support for a foal named ColorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Manawatu Standard

    Caitlin Blake with her miniature horse Color at the Massey University equine hospital in Palmerston North after hearing the news people had raised more than $10,000 to give Color life-saving veterinary treatment. So many people have donated money to pay for the treatment of the Kaponga teenager's tiny horse named Color, she will now set up a trust to help other people in need save their animals.

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  14. Elderly woman cut from car crash near Palmerston NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Manawatu Standard

    Police were called to the two-car crash on Milson Line, at the intersection of Kairanga-Bunnythorpe Rd, shortly after 8.40am today. Senior Constable Greg Stone said an elderly woman, in a Mitsubishi Lancer, was travelling toward Palmerston North on Milson Line when her vehicle collided with a Ford Escape, travelling toward Bunnythorpe on Kairanga-Bunnythorpe Rd. The Escape, driven by a middle-aged woman, came to rest in the middle of the intersection, while the Lancer came to a stop further along Milson Line, blocking the road.

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  15. Woodville death: Single gunshot killed victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Manawatu Standard

    GUNSHOT: Police at the scene on Ormond St, Woodville, where James Poto Whatuira, 49, of Pahiatua, was found dead on Sunday. A Tararua man was killed with a single gunshot - the same fate suffered years earlier by a Palmerston North teenager thought to be a relative.

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  16. Business blooming at garden centresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Stuff.co.nz

    Town and Country Nursery Garden Centre owner Kevin Clout says business at Kelvin Grove in Palmerston North has been buzzing in the past few weeks. With the weather heating up, Palmerston North punters have ventured outside and into their gardens, Kelvin Grove Town and Country Nursery Garden Centre owner Kevin Clout says.

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  17. National weather: Drizzle not enough for parched fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Dominion Post

    Palmerston North had a few millimetres of rain early today, and MetService suggested there could be a few more millimetres this evening, after a dry day. Throughout the top half of the North Island, temperatures were forecast to reach the mid-20 degrees Celsius, with a chance of evening showers in Whangarei and Tauranga, and possible isolated showers in Auckland.

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  18. Region gets pay bumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Southland Times

    EDUCATION COSTS: Steve Maharey had a $10,000 pay increase to $540,000 to $549,999 last year, while Massey staff on collective contracts earned $81,065. Manawatu had the biggest pay packet increase last year compared with any other region in the country, according to figures supplied by employment website seek.co.nz.

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  19. Story strikes a chordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Southland Times

    Readers gave generously after they learned Caitlin Blake, 16, needed $5000 to pay for the treatment to keep her sick miniature horse Color alive. Journalists will tell you there are certain stories that they think will be well read and are not, and others that simply "go off".

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  20. FS: LG 27' Ips Led MonitorRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Geekzone

    Model number: 27MP35VQ Bought December 2014. Remainder of 3yr onsite warranty. Monitor is to big for my limited space : aren't accepted anymore and will be removed.

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