Latest Manawatu-Wanganui Stories

2008-07-24 15:01:02

By MILLER, Grant A steady flow of people wanting to know more about Mighty River Power's planned wind farm in the Turitea Reserve near Palmerston North showed up for the company's first information day about the project yesterday.

2008-07-23 15:00:52

The Feilding-based farm syndication company MyFarm says there has been strong interest in investing in an Australian dairy farm and support unit in western Victoria.

2008-07-21 15:01:02

By RANKIN, Janine Some pregnant Wanganui women will have to travel further afield than Palmerston North for specialist birth care while their own obstetric and gynaecology service is closed.

2008-07-18 15:00:30

By MILLER, Grant Company is to seek consents for up to 131 turbines. ------------- ------- Mighty River Power plans to build up to 131 wind turbines in Palmerston North's Turitea Reserve and on neighbouring properties.

2008-07-17 09:00:36

Regarding: "It's restoration not vandalism'' (Letters, July 11). Dr Perrie has missed two points. The first problem has been inadequate communication, as was clearly explained in the original article (Row erupts over work at estuary, July 8).

2008-07-04 15:00:16

Freyberg High School student Charles Annear-Henderson, 17, will be among more than 40 top New Zealand and Australian science high school students to attend the New Zealand International Science Festival in Dunedin, from July 5.

2008-07-04 15:00:14

The Horowhenua Health Centre celebrated its first birthday yesterday with cake and afternoon tea, while MidCentral District Health Board's Murray Georgel predicted the centre's success would be measured by a healthier population in future.

2008-07-03 15:00:41

By RANKIN, Janine Palmerston North pathologist Cynric Temple-Camp has returned to the MidCentral District Health Board's table in a new role.

2008-07-02 15:00:45

By PRESTON, Nikki Snow lovers filling up their cars at BP service station in Ohakune at the weekend were charged about 10 cents more for petrol than in the cities. Petrol at BP Ohakune Tyre and Energy Centre on Clyde St, the only station in the town, was $2.21 a litre for 91 octane.

2008-07-01 15:00:48

By LAW, Tina STATE-OWNED electricity generator Mighty River Power will pay about $7 million for a 20 per cent stake in listed Christchurch's Windflow Technology, which plans to build a small wind farm at Long Gully in Wellington.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.