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2008-08-21 15:01:07

By DUFF, Michelle Colleen Carr hasn't been paid a cent for her work in the past nine years. Along with 30 other volunteers, she works at the LUCK drop-in centre in Palmerston North, a refuge for people living with psychiatric illness.

2008-08-21 15:01:06

Plans for a possible medical centre at Feilding's former Clevely Hospital including GPs and other health services on one site are moving forward with costings, design and concept plans ready to be presented to the interested parties over the next few weeks.

2008-08-17 21:00:38

By BURNS, Kelly PALMERSTON NORTH Airport's international status is still in doubt with overseas flights grounded since March. Border agencies including Customs, aviation security staff, police and the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry have withdrawn all or most of their staff from the airport.

2008-08-14 18:00:44

By RANKIN, Janine Palmerston North stands to lose one of its two private hospitals, with Southern Cross and Aorangi both struggling to make a dollar.

2008-08-07 15:00:59

Manawatu's help-line for people trying to enrol with a GP is proving to be a stress buster, says Manawatu Primary Health Organisation manager Nicky Hart.

2008-08-07 15:00:59

By RANKIN, Janine Rats and the risk of sewage and water damage to Palmerston North Hospital patient records are forcing MidCentral Health to spend $2.2 million on a new building big enough to store more than 360,000 files.

2008-08-07 15:00:12

By RANKIN, Janine Plans for a regional women's health service spanning Whanganui and MidCentral Health came a step closer yesterday.

2008-08-06 15:00:27

More rotten weekend weather has hampered storm-lashed Horowhenua's clean-up efforts. Levin, Mangaore, Tokomaru and Shannon residents still need to boil water, and should conserve it where possible.

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.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.