Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles' wedding day.

Tourism tips in the 1920s

Memory Lane: How to attract more tourists? The Standard had the answer 95 years ago.

13 reasons to watch

"13 Reasons Why" Star Gets A Tweet From Her Idol Lady Gaga!

Come on kids, time to watch controversial show dealing with suicide.

New act counters cyberbullying

Act helps as more than 20 people prosecuted for posting harmful content online.

NZDF civilians take strike action

Union accuses Defence Force of intimidation.

Forsyth says goodbye to Monrad

Departing Monrad principal John Forsyth has left a positive influence on many young lives.

Perils of duck hunting

Almost half of game bird hunting injuries happen during the opening weekend of the season.

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Coma patients medical guinea pigs

Jules Wilson, 32, was in a coma for two and half weeks after a car accident more than a decade ago. She believes doctors ...

Doctors can legally experiment on adult coma patients in NZ without their consent if it's in their "best interest".

The coming drone 'arms race' video

What's got feathers and hates windscreen wipers? The low-tech solution for a high-tech jail threat - maybe.

A look inside the stricken gorge video

Taking care of business


Grand Prix won't grow - Quinn

A crash during the grand prix race at Manfeild Circuit: Chris Amon this year.

Hampton Downs track owner says New Zealand Grand Prix should have gone to his venue.

Innovation key for Manawatu rugby

Turbos wing Newton Tudreu and lock Liam Hallam-Eames will be able to benefit from the now completed Manawatu Rugby ...

A high performance centre, a mobile app, beetroot juice and drones all additions for Manawatu Turbos in 2017.

FOB-Oroua, contenders or pretenders?

Halfback Tom Stewart is one of the young stars in the FOB-Oroua backline.

Heading into the eighth week of Manawatu club rugby, it is still hard to gauge the quality of Feilding Old Boys-Oroua.

Changes all round for club netball

Last season's grand finalists Massey and Manukura Black will be contenders for this year's premier club netball title.

The region's top netballers will be in action next week.

Hockey start no pipedream

Club hockey will start this weekend after a broken water pipe caused last weekend's round to be cancelled.

After a false start, club hockey is back on.


RP18 a notion from another age

"13 Reasons Why" Star Gets A Tweet From Her Idol Lady Gaga!

Come on kids, time to watch 13 Reasons Why.

Urgent surgery required

New Zealand's own Martin Henderson stars as Dr Nathan Riggs in Grey's Anatomy.

TUNNEL VISION: It could be time for Grey's Anatomy to surgically remove itself.

Revolution not so far-fetched

Gerry Brownlee missed his calling, writes Richard Swainson.

OPINION: I've been watching a lot of Russian propaganda on YouTube this week.

We're stuck with the gorge

Drone shot of the 2017 Manawatu Gorge slip, blocking State Highway 3 at the Woodville end.

OPINION: Manawatu Gorge closures may be costly to the region but the alternative options are even pricier.

Ministry responds


OPINION: Regulating high-risk products is necessary, says top manager.


Tourism tips in the 1920s

Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles' wedding day.

Memory Lane: How to attract more tourists? The Standard had the answer 95 years ago.

Who's really in charge?

Your dog sleeping in or on the bed with you is your own choice, but one day, the tables may turn.

PAWS AND CLAWS: Dominance is a word that animal behaviourists talk about all the time.

Viewing the greats

Pablo Picasso, Nude Woman in a Red Armchair, 1932, Tate, London, 2017.

A CRITICAL EYE: The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate is one of the blockbuster exhibitions of the year.

Author on a mission

Glyn Harper reads his WWI children's book Jim's Letters to a class at Tiritea School.

Whether it's military histories for adults or children, Glyn Harper is prolific.

Using their nine lives

Cats have inbuilt mechanism to save their nine lives.

PAWS AND CLAWS: Cats have an amazing ability to come out of anything unscathed.

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