Sharing tales of songs, bloomers

A day for reminiscing

Sweet and amusing stories of music, bloomers and imagination are the memories that stick in the mind of Manawatu elderly.
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Air crash: luck, errors

Coroner says deaths of pilots in mid-air collision over Feilding the result of bad luck, fate, small errors.

Traffic fines hit $17m

Fines of nearly $17 million have been issued for traffic-related offences in Manawatu since 2009.

Charges over missing mail

nz post Feilding man charged with theft after 8000 pieces of mail were never delivered.

'Black day for democracy'

Deep divides within the Horowhenua District Council have come to the surface.

Patient falls still problem for DHB

Two patient falls show more work needs to be done on risk assessment, MidCentral District Health Board says

Thefts up 14.6% in region last year

Police Theft continues to be a focus for police, with offences increasing in Manawatu by 14.6 per cent in the last financial year, according to new data.

Students itching to test-drive their new wheels

Feilding High School has some new wheels which are sure to impress at a bumper contest at Manfeild.

Building approvals down by 55 per cent

Marton chalks one up for community spirit

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Two sides to a conflict

Chinese university students in Palmerston North have shown their support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

Tall Fern lights up champs

Krystal Leger-Walker Facing Chinese giants is not much different from the NZ secondary schools championships for Krystal.

Manawatu in U19 final

Manawatu under-19 rugby team to take on Southland for inaugural Michael Jones Trophy on Saturday.

Great venue to beat the Mooloos

Netball 85th jubilee to begin

Jet boats

White Horse lack tames race

Without the White Horse Rapids, the NZ Jet Boat Marathon was thunderous but relatively mundane.

ANZ moves jobs to India

ANZ The country's largest bank will not rule out "offshoring" more jobs as it eyes cost savings.

Vodafone hits the red

Vodafone NZ has reported a $28 million annual loss and warned there's more to come.

Suicide house censure appealed

Forced annual leave not fair

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House asking prices dip

Average asking prices hit $491,050 in March but fell to $487,650 last month, Trade Me says.

Top knots need untying

tap beer Tied tap arrangements have been going on for a long time, but that does not make them right.

'Us and them' attitude entrenched

Changes to roading infrastructure will only bring meaningful safety gains for cyclists if accompanied by an attitude adjustment - from both motorists and those on bikes.

City democracy to take a hit

Hawks on the wing once more

Waikato Stadium

Great venue to beat the Mooloos

I can see why Hamilton is often given major rugby fixtures these days, and why Palmerston North seems to be on the backburner.

Restoring pride after a fall

Fall For older people, falling in the home can be emotionally and physically scarring.

Vintage read: The Return of the Soldier

Browsers Bookshop owner Rachel Pope finds a book to reflect upon in this World War I centennial year.

Banned, but wanted by Billboard

Popular bluegrass band is a family affair

Hoki Mai Tama Ma

Masked adventurers

Te Rehia Theatre is bringing an innovative new play to Palmerston North's Centrepoint stage.

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