Director Sara Brodie at the site for this year's Summer Shakespeare.

A winter's tale on a summer's night

It's Summer Shakespeare time again, and this year, it's headed to the Manawatu River.

Dive squad searches

Christopher Neal was reported missing on Wednesday.

1:00 PM  Police dive squad is sent to the Manawatu Gorge to help search for missing man. 

Dumpers' huge cost

Barefaced fly-tipping is costing Palmerston North's charity stores thousands a year.

FMG building grows

The new FMG office's progress is clearly visible above barriers around the site.

Vintage plane on show

A North American Harvard NZ1015 has been resorted for the air show this weekend.

'I can't remember'

Booze and drugs prevent man from remembering illegal sex, he claims.

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Fake name for fraudster

John Fagan, leaving the Palmerston North District Court in 2013 when he was charged with fraud.

4 min ago  Self confessed "armed maniac" used a false name to peddle Manawatu property deal.

Man missing for two days

Police are searching for Christopher Neal, 36, who was last seen in Pahiatua.

Girl hit by truck meets the driver

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Sport

Unique combination for rotor boat

Funeral director Richard Burt will drive a 2.6L quad rotor turbo-powered jet sprint boat in the third round of the New ...

Richard Burt has big ambitions now he has taken the wheel of the world's only rotary-powered jet sprint boat.

Manawatu swimmers excel

It's a busy time for Manawatu swimmers.

It's a busy time for Manawatu swimmers.

Grant and Wilson share KZ2 lead

Ryan Grant is one of the joint leaders of the KZ2 Restricted class in the ProKart Series after the first round at ...

The first round of the ProKart Series was a thriller.

Taylor too good to be dropped

Ross Taylor can afford to leave if he wants.

OPINION: Ross Taylor always seems to be hung out, as if he's still paying penance.

Overhaul won't stop cricket next season

Following the abandonded one-day international match at McLean Park, the ground's outfield will undergo an overhaul, ...

All going to plan, there will still be a full summer of cricket at McLean Park next season.

opinion

Taylor too good to be dropped

Ross Taylor can afford to leave if he wants.

OPINION: Ross Taylor always seems to be hung out, as if he's still paying penance.

Don't underestimate the humanities

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OPINION: Successive governments have taken the view that education is about generating a short-term profit.

Goodbye to a friend

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OPINION: My friend John Schnellenberg died last week.

Confession no easy task

Confessing your failings to a witness can be excruciating.

OPINION: Preparing for, and going to, confession is much harder than it may seem.

A year of steady changes

Palmerston North City Council building dominates The Square.

OPINION: The annual cycle of city life has thrown up some wins along the way.

Lifestyle

A winter's tale on a summer's night

Director Sara Brodie at the site for this year's Summer Shakespeare.

It's Summer Shakespeare time again, and this year, it's headed to the Manawatu River.

Taking taonga puoro further video

Taonga puoro artist Rob Thorne will be taking up a major musical residency later this year.

Palmerston North taonga puoro artist lands a major residency.

Massey alumnus' debut novel

Author Bonnie Etherington has just had her first novel published.

Bonnie Etherington has gone far since gaining a masters from Massey University.

Globe Sunday Matinee Concerts back again

Sylvia, David and Diana Neild. The violinist, pianist and flautist make up the Neild Trio.

The first year of Sunday Matinee Concerts in Palmerston North's refurbished community theatre has been a success, with a new year of music under way this month.

Manawatu couple to perform in Spain

Warren Warbrick (left) accompanying Virginia Warbrick on a putorino during a performance of "Tahi80'.

Two Manawatu musicians are taking their Maori cultural performance to Adelaide and Spain.

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