Latest Palmerston North Stories

2008-06-25 15:02:34

Hopefully deputy editor Michael Cummings's negative editorial (June 19) about the proposal to build a lake for the people of Palmerston North will provoke some positive action and comment. As he says, the idea has been around for a long time.

2008-06-24 15:02:48

By CHAPMAN, Katie Passenger numbers do not justify an international airport in Palmerston North, a witness told an independent commissioner yesterday.

2008-06-20 15:00:15

By CUMMINGS, Michael P almerston North's decade-long flirtation with the proposal to build a recreational lake at Aokautere must come to an end.

2008-06-20 15:00:15

By CHAPMAN, Katie Landowner says he is reaching the end of his tether. ------------ -------- Palmerston North's proposed lake project is set to be sunk unless a firm decision is made this year.

2008-06-19 15:00:00

By ASPLIN, Steve Tonight at The Stomach, Palmerston North's community recording and practice venue, an auction is scheduled to take place.

2007-08-16 15:23:40

Results from Manawatu's regional Mathex event at the Palmerston North Convention Centre last Friday. Year 5: Cornerstone Christian School, first, Carncot School, second and Russell Street School 1, third.

2007-08-10 15:04:36

By MILLER, Grant It's a tough job, but someone's got to do it. Members of Foodstuffs will browse two buildings' worth of food today and tomorrow so they know which products should be in most of our nation's supermarkets.

2004-11-26 15:00:12

TOO many papers plus not enough students equals decline -- that's why Massey University's College of Sciences is planning to shed 60 of its 600 staff next year. College of Sciences pro vice-chancellor Robert Anderson's paper on why the jobs have to go is now being considered by staff.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]