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Estate sale for SPCA  -   SPCA has been bequeathed a large array of household items  -  Marty O'Fee (left) and Wilson O'Fee carry a writing desk from the sale.

SPCA revamp after bequest

Palmerston North's SPCA will get a makeover largely thanks to a bequest of a home.

Big freeze on way

Rimutaka Hill road was closed to snow on July 22, 2014 - and a repeat is likely this week.

North Island faces bitterly cold week, with temperatures close to zero and snow in places.

The flu season is nigh

The flu season is under way and the public has been warned it could be nasty.

Hunter convicted after dog ran off

A dog is man's best friend, until it leads you on an illegal wild pig chase.

Murder trial postponed again

The trial of the man charged with Whetu Hansen's murder has been delayed.

Reversal of campus bans unlikely

OPINION: A few hundred signatures may not be enough to reverse campus bans.

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News

Whanganui's weather watched

Homes on Anzac Parade, next to the Whanganui River, were evacuated and the area closed off, after June's flooding.

5:57 PM  June's rain and deluge may continue as the Wanganui District Council maintains a heavy rain watch.

School holiday activities abound

5:45 PM  School's out and winter has settled in, but there's no cause for boredom these holidays.

McVitty's company still owes nearly $2m

Going with the flow

Sport

Turbos rugby squad takes shape

Palmerston North table tennis player Natalie Paterson competing for the New Zealand team at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia.

OPINION: Burly soldier Jaxon Tagavaitau is the latest signatory for the Turbos.

PN Marist slip up against Miramar

Palmerston North Marist's rise up the Central League table came to an abrupt halt on Saturday when they were surprisingly beaten 4-1 by Miramar Rangers in Wellington after being 3-0 down at the break.

The Kia Ora Warriors Rugby League Club celebrated their 40th anniversary and named an overall team from the 40 years.

Kia Ora celebrate 40 years

The Kia Ora Warriors Rugby League Club has named an all-star team from it's 40 years as part of its 40th anniversary ceelbrations at the weekend.

Opinion

Chop chop awaits two couples after DWTS6

Shane Cameron and Nerida Cortese dance on an earlier episode of Dancing with the Stars. The judges were generous on Sunday night, with a score of 23.

REVIEW: Shane Cameron showed us everything above the waist in DWTS6 on Sunday night.

Garner: Can the Canes finally do it after 20 years?

OPINION: I've waited nearly 20 long and painful years to write this.

Palmerston North table tennis player Natalie Paterson competing for the New Zealand team at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia.

Turbos rugby squad takes shape

OPINION: Burly soldier Jaxon Tagavaitau is the latest signatory for the Turbos.

Lifestyle

Going with the flow

John Gummer is hoping to catch a few off these in Colorado.

A childhood spent on the river fishing with his dad is starting to pay off for John Gummer as he gets ready to go to the World Youth Fly Fishing Championships.

Chop chop awaits two couples after DWTS6

REVIEW: Shane Cameron showed us everything above the waist in DWTS6 on Sunday night.

The colour-coded emotions inside a 12 year old girl's head spark plenty of heartfelt hilarity in Inside Out.

Review: Inside Out's emotional rescue

REVIEW: Inside Out takes every emotion on an adventure-filled rocket ride that will have you laughing out loud and wishing you had brought tissues.

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