New Zealand Rugby women's player of the year Selica Winiata was not selected for the women's sevens contract list for 2017.

Shock as Winiata axed

Manawatu sports people are shocked about Selica Winiata's sevens non-selection.

Fire hero honoured video

Emergency services at the scene of the crash.

As Murray Michie rescued a family, an explosion flattened him.

Relay For Life 'stamp-ede'

Nearly 2000 signed up for annual fundraiser, including a punny team of mail workers.

Goggles bring art out of the vaults

6:47 PM  A project to create holographic exhibitions could revolutionise museum industry.

Saddle Rd upgrade nears end

Saddle Rd's upgrade should be completed on time despite hiccups.

Pokie spending spikes in city

A rise in pokie machine spending in Palmerston North is causing concern for many.

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News

Woman on lookout for stolen goods video

Annelies Moore is pictured with items damaged in the break-in.

6:41 PM  A burglary victim is on an online hunt in the hope the thieves will slip up.

Artworks hidden in full view

Public sculptures were not counted in a tally of how little art Palmerston North has on display.

Historic manor departs in pieces video

New swim teaching arrangement

Sport

Koroi elevated to NZ squad

Vilimoni Koroi, who has just finished at Feilding High School, has been named in the New Zealand sevens squad.

One Manawatu player is in, and another is out of the national sevens team.

Shock as Winiata axed

New Zealand Rugby women's player of the year Selica Winiata was not selected for the women's sevens contract list for 2017.

Manawatu sports people are shocked after Selica Winiata was not selected for the national women's sevens team.

Successful week for Central under-18 girls

The Central under-18 girls had three wins and a loss in Wellington this week.

The Central regions best young female cricketers impressed at their first invitational tournament.

New team and country for Stannard

Manawatu's Robert Stannard has joined Australian cycling team Orica-Scott.

Robert Stannard in on the road to becoming a top pro cyclist.

Bumper sales for Teams Champs

Teams Champs promoter Bruce Robertson.

If you want to go to the Teams Champs, you had better get a ticket fast.

opinion

The pain of parenting

Lego - a weapon of mass destruction for a parent's feet.

OPINION: The pain of parenting doesn't end in the delivery suite.

Neoliberalism: What's in a name?

Labour leader Andrew Little knows better than to use idealogical terms such as "neoliberalism" when speaking to the press.

So what is a neoliberal anyway, asks Liam Hehir.

Leave sex ed to parents? No thanks

Sex education row has sparked over claims images shown to primary school children are too graphic

OPINION: Sex education is about the last thing we'd want to leave to parents.

Tom Hardy is martinis away from 007

Tom Hardy will never make a 007, but he has his moments.

Tunnel Vision: Tom Hardy isn't an 007's bottom, not even close.

Solace in a book

Ernest Hemingway.

Opinion: The former owner of an Ernest Hemingway collection was himself a giant.

Lifestyle

National Youth Brass Band strikes up

The National Youth Brass Band in concert.

Young brass musicians from all over New Zealand are turning up in Palmerston North to play as members of the New Zealand National Youth Brass Band.

Chamber trio loses half its members

Trio Bella's Johanna Dann and Nathan Pinkney, have a fundraising concert at St Andrews in the City to help with their ...

Local chamber group Trio Bella won't be together for a while as two of its members go off to tertiary study

New art market

Square Edge hosts a new maker's market next month.

Square Edge Community Art Centre is starting a monthly market.

Winery Tour's Palmerston North leg canned

Brooke Fraser, Bic Runga and Benny Tipene were to perform in Palmerston North as part of the 2017 Winery tour.

The Palmerston North Winery Tour show is cancelled.

The pain of parenting

Lego - a weapon of mass destruction for a parent's feet.

OPINION: The pain of parenting doesn't end in the delivery suite.

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