Canada's Jake Ilnicki training with the Turbos ahead of their first home match of the year against Southland in ...

Turbos prop eyes improvement

If you doubt Jake Ilnicki's dedication to improving his performance, you don't have to look much further than his passport.

Ward 21 'intimidating' 

An follow-up review has raised concerns about the design of Palmerston North Hospital's mental health ward.

4:12 PM  Independent review of Palmerston North Hospital's ward 21 raises concerns.

School camps for all

A schoolboy has taken it upon himself to ensure his peers don't miss out on school camp.

Major breakthrough in ACC case

The first payment is imminent in a 30-year battle for radiation poisioning compensation.

Drugs and cash seized in raid

Methamphetamine, GBL and cannabis were seized in a drugs raid in Otaki.

Burglar wins sentence appeal

A burglar has had more than a quarter of his jail sentence wiped on appeal.

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Book fair encourages reading gallery

Mrs Wishy Washy (Judie Keane) reads to Jor-El Farrell, left, and Adam Cleleand at the Roslyn Kindergarten dress-up day.

Storybook characters came to life at Roslyn Kindergarten to help encourage children to read.

More police for Manawatu

New police staff were welcomed to the Manawatu region with a traditional Maori ceremony in Levin

Bus service road block could be cleared

Watson still has more to do

Sport

Ma claims table tennis title

Palmerston North Boys' High School's Thomas Sun was knocked out in the semifinals of the under-15 boys grade at the ...

A five set classic has seen Westlake Boys' High School's Victor Ma claim the national secondary schools table tennis title in Palmerston North on Wednesday.

National honours on the line

Vilimoni Koroi will start at fullback for Feilding High School in their Top Four co-ed boys semifinal against St Peter's ...

 Feilding High School will be hoping to walk away with some silverware as 12 of New Zealand's best 1st XVs descend on Palmerston North for the annual Top Four tournament.

Ilnicki eyes improvement

Canada's Jake Ilnicki training with the Turbos ahead of their first home match of the year against Southland in ...

If you doubt Jake Ilnicki's dedication to improving his performance on the park, you don't have to look much further than his passport.

Still life in those paddling arms

Manawatu's Anne Cairns, here competing at the Lagoa Stadium at the Rio Olympics, isn't ruling out trying for another Games.

Anne Cairns may go to the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Girls' High footballers make at nationals

The Palmerston North Girls' High school first XI football team made a good start to winter tournament week.

Manawatu has schools sports teams all over the country this week.

opinion

Horizons should have stuck with One Plan's intent

Horizons Regional Council, 2015

OPINION: I have reached an age and a stage where I simply will not accept an invoice for services I have not received.

Tax power must stay with Parliament

Tax law changes propose taking power away from MPs, which is problematic.

Opinion: Tax law changes propose taking power away from MPs, which is problematic.

Shield reunion brings back Manawatu expats

Former Manawatu netballer Te Paea Selby-Rickit, who is now with the Southern Steel, debuted for the Silver Ferns against ...

OPINION: Manawatu's Ranfurly Shield winners got together to re-live the glory years.

Too COOL for school

Education Minister Hekia Parata says schools have to keep up with being in the 21st century and the technology that ...

OPINION: Oh to be a fly on the wall when the acronoym for 'Community of Online Learning' proposal was decided.

Library uproar needs solving

Gary Barnett has taken his complaints about bad behaviour at the Feilding Public Library to the Manawatu District Council.

OPINION: Do the teens causing chaos at the Feilding Public Library need a space of their own?

Lifestyle

Stoush over Stomach sacking

Palmerston North's music hub The Stomach is in the midst of an employment dispute..

The sacked manager of The Stomach music venue has raised concerns about his previous employer.

Making new songs old

The Postmodern Jukebox have included Palmerston North in their Australia and New Zealand tour.

The Postmodern Jukebox are bringing their unique spin on music to Palmerston North.

Ben-Hur just needed a big name

Morgan Freeman stars in the latest Ben Hur film.

REVIEW: This, the fifth movie version of Ben-Hur, could have done with a big box-office name powering the four white horses in the great chariot race.

This kid has got the power

Carson Taare is going out and finding his own audience.

Carson Taare has found his own audience and it's one that is listening.

Captivating concert at Globe

Guy Donaldson and Ingrid Vlieg.

REVIEW: Ingrid Vlieg and Guy Donaldson put on a concert for the Globe Matinee series.

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