Lifeguard of the year David Clarke had not done any lifesaving before moving to Palmerston North with the Air Force five years ago.

Best club, best guard

Himatangi Beach is patrolled by the best lifeguard and club in the region.

'Blizzard-like' weather

Snow is forecast for parts of the country tonight.

NZ faces a wet, windy night with weather warnings issued for most of the country.

Learning behind bars

The number of student loans at Manawatu Prison has been increasing.

Host of events in Youth Week

Palmerston North's leaders of tomorrow are invited to take part in all the events around National Youth Week, starting today.

Canes teach Blues a lesson video

Blues have no answer to on fire Hurricanes who run out 29-5 winners at Eden Park in Auckland.

Makeover for Bulls' main street

Nighttime roadworks to begin on Bridge St, the main highway through Bulls.

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Street Van's double decade

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Palmerston North Street Van.

Palmerston North's Street Van has been combing the city's streets for 20 years. 

Tap water, au naturel

What's so special about water from the tap? 

Snow warning issued

International green home design presentation


Live Super Rugby: Blues vs Canes in Auckland

James Parsons and Sir John Kirwan will be looking to cause an upset at Eden Park.

Join us for Super Rugby action as the Blues host the Hurricanes at Eden Park.

Jets stay tight-lipped over Nick Horvath's release

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

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.

Sharks topple Jets

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


Dying Dad taught me how to live

Duncan Garner says we let work distract us from what really matters: family, friends and the joys of new experiences.

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

Why I care about Campbell

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


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.


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.

Food glorious food

In July, 1904, Mrs Elizabeth B. Miller, a well-known cookery tutor, launched her second book of recipes and tips: The Economical Technical Cookery Book, published by a Dunedin firm. At 380 pages, it was said to be "confidently recommended to the economic and careful housewife."

Capturing the sun

Sunlight-Ihi Komaru is Te Manawa's new touring exhibition that took two years and $300,000 to complete.

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