Mia Hamilton at her Wellington studio with daisies that she has made out of danger tape.

Art on a whimsy

Mia Hamilton is a mixed media artist holding her debut Manawatu show at the Zimmerman Art Gallery.

Six nights hurt on floor

St John ambulance

An elderly man spent as long as a week lying injured on kitchen floor.

Injuries at school prove costly

School scrapes cost region over $400k in five years, but kids "don't need cotton wool".

Plans set: rates rise soon

The Tararua District Council has only one step before setting new rates and embarking on new projects throughout the area.

Alleged station slasher arrested

Man appears in court after alleged unprovoked attack at a train station.

Strike may delay treatment

Palmerston North Hospital's cancer radiation treatment cut back as health workers strike.

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Eighth time drink-driving

5:43 PM  A Palmerston North woman has been told she is at risk of going to jail, after she was caught drink-driving for the eighth time.

Drunk woman crashes quad bike

5:40 PM  A Manawatu woman nearly lost use of one of her arms after a drunken quad bike ride went horribly wrong.

Man steals champagne from boss

Post boxes to be removed


Central League hockey in Palmerston North

Hayden Phillips, right on the ball, is playing for Manawatu in the Central League.

5:16 PM  Manawatu teams are defending their titles in the Central League from Friday.

SquashGym on the right track

SquashGym on the long road back to stability.

Three brothers playing for Massey University,  from left Sam Tufuga, Max Tufuga and Kirk Tufuga.

Tufuga trio valuable forwards for Varsity this season

Anything Kia Toa can do, Varsity can do as well.


Roundabout the logical relief for Roberts Line

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Intersection of Roberts Line and Napier Road.

OPINION: Convenience and cost are no substitute for safety when it comes to traffic flow, something roading authorities appear slow to figure out when it comes to the notorious Napier Road and Roberts Line intersection.

Horvath a victim of pending workplace law

It seems the Manawatu Jets board spooked themselves in cutting Nick Horvath from their playing roster.

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Online voting a must

OPINION: If the Palmerston North City Council really wanted to get serious about boosting engagement in local government elections, then it might have attempted to instigate an online voting trial during the recent councillor by-election.


The art of old

Azure Ellis is holding her first exhibition at Palmerston North's White Room Gallery, showing off her fascination with textiles.

Palmerston North artist Azure Ellis will be exhibiting for the first time at the White Room Gallery.

A new sign with a Murray Ball cartoon welcomes visitors into Feilding on state highway 54.

'Dog' welcomes visitors to town gallery

Following concerns that Feilding was not well enough sign posted, new signage has been installed.

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