Colin Dyer with examples of Keth Collinson's first day covers.

Putting a stamp on the weekend

Get ready for the annual Manawatu Philatelic Society Stamps, Coins and Postcard Expo.

Offender dies in jail

Sex offender Keith Mervyn Frank Green died while serving a jail sentence for crimes against children.

12:43 PM  Keith Mervyn Frank Green abused girls as young as five.

Deciding who dies

´╗┐Hospitals putting do-not-resuscitate orders on patients without consent of family.

Ohakea could get a boost video

Ohakea put on a spectacular show, and there could be developments at the air base.

Rallying against violence

About 50 people gathered in The Square at One is Enough Rally.

Military 'criminals' walk away

Nearly two dozen personnel accused of sex attacks, most never ended up with a record.

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A month of Manawatu roses

Photographer and Riddett Institute intern Phillipp Schulze from The Netherlands is photographing a flower a day for 31 ...

1:21 PM  Discovering Palmerston North's Esplanade Rose Gardens has inspired a special project for a Dutch intern's last month in the city.

Table tennis helps youngsters focus

A young national table tennis rep has inspired a table tennis competition at Palmerston North's Youth Space.

Last call, as Rangitikei Club folds

Police confirm body's identity


Personal bests at championships

Zac Topping, centre, won the 100m at last week's Manawatu-Wanganui championships and competed at the Auckland Track ...

Alan Adamson keeps you up to date with everything athletics in the region.

Five medals for Kiwi cyclists

Campbell Stewart, here riding in the omnium, was one of five Kiwi medal winners at the UCI Track World Cup in Los ...

Kiwis were flying around the Los Angeles velodrome.

Otere equals 'Canes record

In just his third start for the Hurricanes, Manawatu's Otere Black equalled a franchise conversion record with nine ...

GOOD SPORTS: Otere Black made the most of a rare start at first five-eighth for the Hurricanes as he equalled a franchise record for conversions in a match.

Munro returns with a vengeance

Auckland batsman Colin Munro punished the Central Districts bowlers in their Plunket Shield match in Auckland on Sunday.

Runs were flowing at Colin Maiden Park.

Marist, United book final showdown

Marist's Arana Noema-Barnett was in form with bat and ball against Palmerston on Saturday.

The two-day finalists have been found.


Awards La La Land's to lose

It's La La Land's year at the Academy Awards.

OPINION: The 89th Academy Awards take place on Monday afternoon, New Zealand time.

Show goes from grim to bleak

One of Us is a grim story and only gets bleaker.

TUNNEL VISION: There are TV shows that set out to be so smart they nearly lose their audience.

Buying a new pet

It's kitten and puppy season.

PAWS AND CLAWS: What on earth was I thinking when she or he convinced me the other night to get this new kitten or puppy.

Taylor too good to be dropped

Ross Taylor can afford to leave if he wants.

OPINION: Ross Taylor always seems to be hung out, as if he's still paying penance.

Don't underestimate the humanities

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OPINION: Successive governments have taken the view that education is about generating a short-term profit.


Putting a stamp on the weekend

Colin Dyer with examples of Keth Collinson's first day covers.

Get ready for the annual Manawatu Philatelic Society Stamps, Coins and Postcard Expo.

A slice of life in Bourke St

No 9 Bourke St, as it looked in 1981.

MEMORY LANE: On Thursday, October 16, 1913, an old man dropped dead on the footpath in Bourke Street.

'Glass Menagerie' wins big

Glenn Nesbitt as barber Sweeney Todd about to 'shave' Trent Pedley in the Abbey Musical Theatre production of "Sweeney Todd".

Globe Theatre awards acknowledging the best on and off-stage work for the 2016 season have been announced.

A winter's tale on a summer's night

Director Sara Brodie at the site for this year's Summer Shakespeare.

It's Summer Shakespeare time again, and this year, it's headed to the Manawatu River.

Taking taonga puoro further video

Taonga puoro artist Rob Thorne will be taking up a major musical residency later this year.

Palmerston North taonga puoro artist lands a major residency.

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