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 Bobbleheads of the MORE FM Morning Shows, from left, Renee Pink, Mike West,More FM listener Kelly Smith and Gareth Pringle 22 kilometres up into the atmosphere.

MORE FM Manawatu wins big

Manawatu radio station 92.2 MORE FM have been named the radio station of the year.

Hospice wins funds

Clare Randall, chief executive of Arohanui Hospice.

The Budget's $76m boost for hospices will help Arohanui fight its annual shortfall of $2.7m.

Dying Dad taught me how to live

OPINION: So, Dad, it's five years ago this week that you died of cancer.

Sharks too good for Jets

Southland Sharks pick up first road win of NBL season, beating the Manawatu 106-93.

Palmy firefighters ready for stairs

Training is heating up for the Palmerston North firefighters Sky Tower Stair Challenge team.

Budget boosts forces

New Defence Force operating funding provides new equipment for Linton soldiers on the battlefeild.

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A final flight for Defence Force chopper gallery

One of the last flights of a RNZAF Irquios helicopter over Manawatu.

The sound of the Iroquios helicopter was heard for one of the final times in the Manawatu.

Charges laid in sexual assault cases

A man accused of sexual assault has had further charges laid against him.

Reporter takes flight gallery

Quality overlooked educators say


Sharks topple Jets

Manawatu Jets guard Derone Raukawa had a big night filling in for the injured Brandon Jenkins. Here he drives through the heart of the Southland Sharks' defence at Arena Manawatu on Friday night.

Southland Sharks have first road win of the season, beating the Manawatu jets.

Jason O'Halloran has always been rugby analyst

Even when Jason O'Halloran was playing rugby he enjoyed analysing the game.

The Manawatu Jets are not revealing much about why they released Nick Horvath.

Jets stay tight-lipped over Nick Horvath's release

The Manawatu Jets are refusing to comment on Nick Horvath's release.


Customer service doesn't stop once the sale is made


OPINION: Everybody likes it when David gets one over Goliath, especially when the giant is a big business found to be treating a client like anything but a human being.

Get serious about booze culture

OPINION: How long is it before we get serious about greater restrictions on alcohol in a bit to curb excessive consumption.

John Campbell

Why I care about Campbell

OPINION: This is dedicated to those of you who are cheering about the demise of Campbell Live.


Musical dawn in Palmy video

Palmerston North rock band Dusk Till Dawn rehearse in one of the practice rooms at The Stomach.  From left: Lee Hamilton, Steven Whittaker, Jayson Harris and William Palmer

Dusk Til Dawn are a rock 'n' roll band who are finding their way on the Palmerston North music scene.

Music festival is fresh and free

More than 140 students will celebrate young musical talent at a free festival.

Feilding weatherman Alan Mason checks his rain gauge, a daily rutual.

Wind change for Feilding weather watcher

Change is in the air after nearly a century of weather watching for a Feilding family.

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