'Everyone loved him'

Man mourned by family

Bunnythorpe has lost a "gentle giant" in Shane Foster, who was hit and killed by a car while walking on the highway.
Shane William Foster, loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing.

Expulsions last resort

More could be done for the troublemakers turfed out of Manawatu schools, according to parents and students. | Teen needed help

Sunbeds bill may end tanning abuse

The Manawatu Cancer Society has welcomed a move to restrict sunbeds for under 18s.

Planet Parliament

National's second term in Government has seen highs, lows and controversy on both sides.

Emotional return

Returning home was an emotional journey for the Turakina Maori Girls' College kapa haka group.

Mother was 'unlucky'

The mother of a woman whose toddler drowned says all mothers have left kids alone in the bath and got away with it.

Overnight winds batter South

Wild weather Gusts batter South Island with Metservice expecting severe gales in Wellington and Wairarapa.

City's food outlets impress health boss

Palmerston North's food premises have scored a clean sweep in the latest gradings released by the city council this week.

Judge warns of more jail

Group latch-on marks start of Breastfeeding Week

Alicia Craig

Snooze app wins scholarship

Spending $60 on a bus ticket to Auckland was a small price to pay for the $18,000 scholarship Alicia Craig earned in return.

Konnichiwa, Japan

josh munn Manawatu golfer Josh Munn invited to play in the Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open in Japan.

Boys' High grab sixth hockey title

PNBHS won their sixth Super 8 hockey title in the past 10 years in New Plymouth this week.

New trophy for clash of old rivals

Squad chasing Heartland wins

A big Manawatu cleanout as Turbos halfback Papa Wharewera clears in front of flanker Nick Crosswell

Turbo-chargers on full bore

Wellington's defenders must have wondered if the Manawatu Turbos had struck a natural gas lode when Newton Tudreu exploded at the Hutt Recreation Ground yesterday.

The dark side of adventure tourism

Helen and Bosco Peters An audit of adventure tourism operators is to be completed this year. So how safe is the industry now?

Ethnic SMEs offered advice

An advisory board designed to promote cultural diversity in the workplace and support small business will launch next week.

Delays not our fault, say builders

Simpson breaking barriers

trade me

Staff adopt slide time

It's become obligatory for big tech companies to have quirky and colourful offices.

Big fish Brownlee let off the hook

Gerry Brownlee Prime minister was never going to offer Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee a ticket to the back benches.

Blood on hands over balloon crash

This saga is the latest chapter in a sad series of government agencies not being held to account over the Carterton balloon crash.

Punishing cheats only a partial fix

Killjoy Craig strikes again


Parents must lead the way

How best to deal with misbehaving students is a delicate tightrope walk for school boards.

Golden girl Kimbra gets real

Kimbra Only a Kiwi girl could find a sheep farm in the middle of Los Angeles.

Cooking in the 'real Italy'

In Italian cooking everything must be made from scratch, and everything must be authentic

When reality bites

Why do we wear bras?

Peter Brooks

Study trip perks up principal

A Palmerston North school principal is brimming with bright ideas after a three-month sabbatical.

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