Surprise! It's quadruplets video

Southdown lambs aren't usually born in sets of four, but this ewe's birthed her own flock

Bashing a lie - witness

A Palmerston North woman says she lied about Issac Stevens assaulting her because he had cheated on her.

16 min ago  A Valentine's Day attack was made up to get back at a cheating ex, court hears

Changes cut hours

Changes to MidCentral's home management services means reduced hours for staff.

Illness delays trial field trip

A sick juror has pushed back a planned day out for the jury in the trial of Paul Burr.

Turbos pay for errors

Manawatu sank to their third loss in three outings in 41-21 loss to Tasman in Blenheim.

Whanganui house fire

One person has been taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after a house fire.

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Crash near Longburn

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One person has been taken to hospital after a car and truck collided near Longburn in Manawatu.

Cancer Society celebrates landmark day

The Cancer Society has been running its annual Daffodil Day appeal for 25 years.

Rates remissions for damaged properties

Bethany's a hit with council staff


Makos make Turbos pay for errors at Blenheim

Tasman Makos flanker Peter Samu on his way to scoring a try midway through the second half during the win over the Manawatu Turbos.

Manawatu sank to their third loss in three outings in 41-21 loss to Tasman in NPC rugby clash at Blenheim.

Makos surge past the Turbos

Mitchell Scott of the Tasman Makos is stopped by the Manawatu defence.

The Tasman Makos used an 11 minute second half scoring spurt to bank another five NPC points.

Wilson to front for Central in opening round of NHL

Black Sticks striker Nick Wilson will play for the Central Mavericks for the first time in three years in the National Hockey League, which starts this weekend.

Nick Wilson will make his return to the National Hockey League this weekend.

Manawatu trio suit up for NZ under-17s

Manawatu teenagers Maia Watling, left, Callum McRae and Haize Walker played for New Zealand at the under-17 Oceania championships.

Manawatu has three players in New Zealand under-17 teams.

Cyclones hoping to carry on hot streak against Wellington

The Manawatu Cyclones are looking to win their fourth game in a row over Wellington this weekend.

The Manawatu Cyclones have the chance to win their fourth game in a row over Wellington.


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.

Shifting the goal posts

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OPINION: By sticking to their principles the Greens have come across as the bad guys over booze.

Concern over possible closure

Police were led on a major chase over the weekend from Cromwell and ending in Tekapo.

OPINION: The possibility of closing down small police stations has been talked about for many years but has yet to become a reality in Manawatu.

Easter trading change overdue

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The Government has announced plans to change Easter Trading laws to allow local authorities to decide if and when retail stores can be open on Easter Sunday


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.

Popular rural day set for a big year

: It is almost the time for the Hunterville Huntaway Festival again and registrations are now open.

The Hunterville Huntaway Festival will see thousands flock to the rural town.

A series to get your teeth into

Cliff Curtis as Travis in Fear the Walking Dead.

Fear The Walking Dead is a new series that focuses on Los Angeles families who confront a horrifying transformation about to happen to the world.

Waxing lyrical at the library

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National Poetry Day will be marked in Palmerston North with a series of events.

Award-winning book with a local link

Manawatu illustrator Josh Morgan and author Sacha Cotter with their award winning children's book Nga Ki.

Material from his mum's op shop made its way into Josh Morgan's illustrations for an award-winning children's book.

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