Kirihautu Durie 13, Rereao Taite 16, Korakotaiwaha Kawana 13, and Malik Apera-Ngaha 12, dominated the 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board Challenge.

Students top scholarship challenge

Students showcased their creative talents and learnt some lessons along the way.

Jetstar to lift off

One of Jetstar's fleet of five regional 50-seat Bombardier Q300 aircraft arriving in Wellington.

Mayor announces Jetstar's decision to fly from Palmerston North to cheers.

US predator targeted girl, 9

Florida man, 56, spent months chatting explicitly with a 9-year-old Central Districts girl.

Liquidation of dairy business

Woodville dairy support business goes into liquidation - the first of many more expected.

Quake rattles Tararua

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake near Eketahuna has rattled the lower North Island.

Wheelchair design a winner

An Otaki man has won an innovation contest by designing a life-changing wheelchair.

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Missing man found

Police said that a woman and her husband were awoken at about 3am on August 9 by a man in their bedroom in the Gladstone Rd area of Richmond.

Feilding police have located a 31-year-old man reported missing on Monday.

Fines for a favour

5:00 AM  He didn't think he was doing anything wrong but five months later he was fined $3000.

Burr jury visits scene of death

Businesses fined for selling tobacco to minors


College St School wins title

Action from the Ricoh Palmerston North primary schools sports tournament as Hokowhitu School play Riverdale School in hockey on the Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School turf.

College Street Normal School won the sports competition between five of Palmerston North's primary schools.

Hartley wins at Nurburgring

Porsche team principal Andreas Seidl, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard after winning for Porsche in the world endurance championship event at Nurburgring.

Brendon Hartley helped the Porsche team win the World Endurance Championship event at Nurburgring.

Milner-Skudder rare RWC selection

Manawatu's latest World Cup player, Nehe Milner-Skudder.

Nehe Milner-Skudder is the first Manawatu All Black named in an originally-selected Rugby World Cup squad.

Slow-starting Development XV similar to Turbos

Wing Luther Hirini has been in strong form for the Manawatu Development XV.

Manawatu Development XV looking forward to re-match with Hawke's Bay in a fortnight.

Paewai earns grand birthday present

Martin Atkinson, right, of the Central Mavericks makes his way past a sprawling Jacob Smith during their National Hockey League game in Palmerston North on Saturday.

Caryn Paweai celebrated her 40th birthday this week with two goals for the Central Mysticks.


Editorial: Your move, Air New Zealand

Jetstar has announced new regional flight routes, including Palmerston North.

OPINION: OPINION: Let the airfare price wars begin - and not a moment too soon.

The challenge of conservation

Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki speaks at the Wildbase Recovery Conference in Palmerston North.

New Zealand's first threatened species ambassador has a tough, but potentially rewarding, job ahead of her.

Winter blues is bad news

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OPINION: While sick had no real outside contact with the world, no idea what's been on the news. It's been great, writes Rachel Stewart.

Saying sorry has complications

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OPINION: Crown might not be forthcoming with an official apology for historic abuse cases.

Inquiry a welcome barometer

Wellington lawyer Lecretia Seales died from cancer, shortly after hearing that a High Court bid to allow her doctor to help her die without criminal prosecution had failed.

OPINION: Terms of reference for a parliamentary inquiry into euthanasia conveys robust intent.


Teen has a way with words

Eric McKee has written his first novel at age 15.

A Palmerston North boy has taken a 100 word homework assignment and turned it into a novel, with plans for a trilogy.

Earthy Australian drama jerks the tears

Michael Caton plays a crusty, sick loner in Last Cab to Darwin.

REVIEW: Last Cab to Darwin touches on Australians' base culture, at length.

Walsh hangs up the keys on Palmerston North venues

David Walsh is retiring after almost 40 years managing public entertainment venues in Palmerston North

Manager of Palmerston North venues hands over the keys to facilities with a plan.

When cats and dogs get itchy

Billy T Cat enjoys the simple pleasures in life: good food, good drink and great company, all the time.

Allergies have been the theme for this week’s patients, which is quite unusual for this time of year.

Shakespeare en pointe

Choreographer Liam Scarlett used the dancers personalities as a basis for building their on stage characters. Dancers in the background: Kohei Iwamoto as Puck, MacLean Hopper as Oberon and Tonia Looker as Titania.

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is touring its brand new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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