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Forest & Bird society organise a day out to look for invertebrates ...

What's hiding in the backyard

A group of people have delved into the tiny world of invertebrates at the Ashhurst Domain.

Floods leave a mark

Wiremu Te Awe Awe with daughter Nuwyne Te Awe Awe and her son Rakena Te Awe Awe Mohi, 7, outside his flooded house in ...

It's been a long journey since the 2015 floods, for some, the difficulties continue.

Re-think over SH1 plan

Increasing freight and traffic volumes force NZTA to re-investigate SH1 plans.

Fewer revellers at Mardi Gras gallery video

Fewer festival-goers attend Ohakune Mardi Gras - even with the Prime Minister's son performing.

Risk for houses built on floodplain

Houses being built on a Feilding floodplain are causing concern for Horizons Regional Council.

Man found unconscious in spa

An Ohakune man has been airlifted to hospital after being found unconscious in a spa pool.

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Big Manawatu contingent for Rio

Manawatu and All Blacks rugby player Nehe Milner-Skudder was named the best Maori sportsperson at the inaugural Matariki ...

Manawatu could be one of the best-represented provincial centres at the Rio Olympics.

Bunnies bring the crowds out gallery

Giant rabbits, dwarf rabbits, floppy-eared rabbits and fluffy rabbits have featured in the North Island's biggest-ever bunny show.

Missing woman found

Making NCEA credits fun

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Marist women need to improve

Imo Bos of Palmerston North Marist, left, holds off Upper Hutt's Emma Main as they both go for the ball in their Central ...

 The Palmerston North Marist were knocked out of the national knockout cup.

Moala the future at centre?

George Moala was a constant threat for the All Blacks in their third test against Wales on Saturday night.

 OPINION: In 50 minutes George Moala changed the trajectory of his rugby career and thrust himself into the battle for a regular spot for the All Blacks at centre.

Big Manawatu contingent for Rio

Manawatu and All Blacks rugby player Nehe Milner-Skudder was named the best Maori sportsperson at the inaugural Matariki ...

Manawatu could be one of the best-represented provincial centres at the Rio Olympics.

COB smoke Kia Toa

COB hooker Tim Cadwallader was in top form in his side's win over Kia Toa.

College Old Boys applied the blow torch to Kia Toa in the second half to run way with the game 38-17 in the latest round of Manawatu club rugby on Saturday.

Marist break off Central League shackles

Jerram Tuck scored a double for Palmerston North Marist in their Chatham Cup win over Island Bay at Memorial Park on ...

Palmerston North Marist turned their form around when playing in the Chatham Cup this week.

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Moala the future at centre?

George Moala was a constant threat for the All Blacks in their third test against Wales on Saturday night.

 OPINION: In 50 minutes George Moala changed the trajectory of his rugby career and thrust himself into the battle for a regular spot for the All Blacks at centre.

Lampedusa, a poignant and heartfelt reflection

Karlos Drinkwater plays Stefano in Lampedusa.

REVIEW: Lampedusa begins and ends on a bare stage with two spotlit chairs and two characters.

OPINION: Mid-winter madness

Palmerston North City Council.

OPINION: A massive amount of information was released by the Palmerston North City Council in June that could affect people's lives.

OPINION: Plans an investment for PN's future

An impression of an additional bus shelter and waiting room for regional bus passengers in The Square in Palmerston North.

OPINION: Plans to upgrade The Square are likely to have an economic impact on the wider region.

Finer points of wining and dining lost on bureaucrats

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Stock Photo - portrait of young woman tasting white wine

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OPINION: The finer points of degustation dinners could well be lost on the bureaucratic mind.

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Lampedusa, a poignant and heartfelt reflection

Karlos Drinkwater plays Stefano in Lampedusa.

REVIEW: Lampedusa begins and ends on a bare stage with two spotlit chairs and two characters.

Around and around and around

14042015 NEWS Photo: Charlotte Curd / Fairfax NZ. Walkabout. Fitzroy Beach. Anneke Velsh walks her border Collie X, ...

OPINION: The classic crazy dog video is one of a dog spinning madly around and around chasing his tail.

He's the devil in disguise

Tom Ellis plays the devil in TV series Lucifer.

OPINION: Lucifer is one hell of a guy. He's the devil in disguise.

A stench is dealt with in the dark of night

Workmen place the first earthenware sewer pipes in Featherston St, Palmerston North, 1906. The steam traction engines ...

Early Palmerston North suffered an ongoing ordeal over ordure.

Finer points of wining and dining lost on bureaucrats

04042015. 123rf.
Stock Photo - portrait of young woman tasting white wine

adult, alcohol, alcoholic drink, beverage, ...

OPINION: The finer points of degustation dinners could well be lost on the bureaucratic mind.

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