The little film that could

From paperboy to film maker

One of the main actors in Max Currie's film Everything We Loved was paid in Lego, on a star-chart basis.
Max Currie

'Bottom of the heap'

Hospital bed DHB members express frustration that Palmerston North Hospital continues to be the worst performer.

Farmer injured by bull

A Hawke’s Bay farmer has been injured in an encounter with a bull.

Help unlikely for creditors

Unsecured creditors unlikely to receive money from Palmerston North businesses liquidated by IRD.

'Not learning anything'

Aviation expert criticises crash report

Captain Gary Parata has criticised a report into the mid-air crash at Feilding.

Students boil down their theses

Palmerston North's PhD students prepare for fast-talking task challenge.

Turbos back non-smoking lifestyle

Turbos scrum Manawatu Turbos may be smokin' hot rugby players but they're definitely not smokers.

Lola 'can get away with anything'

Ian Harman is embracing his alter-ego in The Lola Show in a performance that defies definition.

Adventure story with a moa connection

Mixed response to report's claim


Firefighter farewelled

Flanked by his former comrades, senior firefighter, orchid grower, engineer and family man Ross Turner was escorted to his final farewell in the highest esteem.

Defending champions handed first loss

Slick Manukura Red take advantage of Rahui errors.

Coaches slam overseas appointments

Former Silver Fern Noeline Taurua fears signal of the "beginning of the end" for aspiring New Zealand coaches.

Hooker Templeman off to Germany

Woodley set for top Bowls Manawatu post


New line-up for Cyclones

Star players not available this year because of international commitments.

Bank on track to close pay gap

wallet Westpac wins the inaugural Equal Pay Awards, organised to highlight the difference in pay for men and women.

Xero plays long game in US

Xero CEO calls questions over US momentum "ridiculous", but says it will take time to crack that market.

Executive loses fight for bonus

Oceania investigates capital raising

ikegps, Leon Toorenburg

IkeGPS shares off low

Technology company CEO had hoped for a better start, but says NZX debut is just the start of a long process.

New ways of squeezing lemon

jono naylor Finally, some smart New Zealand financial brains are turning their attention to local body rates.

Dotcom should drop 'bombshell' now

If Kim Dotcom was genuinely concerned about democratic transparency he'd reveal his information at the earliest opportunity.

Putin can't avoid responsibility

Myths around election spending

alcohol generic

Fighting a losing battle with the bottle

Police and MidCentral DHB take their fight against harmful effects of alcohol to the shop floor.

Dazzled by Disney

Disney on Ice Some of Disney's best-known characters strap on their ice-skates and head to a venue near you.

Sharing their love of art

Art for all is what the organisers of the Manawatu Art Expo hope to achieve.

Doors opening for creative student

Flashback: Lorraine Downes crowned

Max Currie

The little film that could

One of the main actors in Max Currie's film Everything We Loved was paid in Lego, on a star-chart basis.

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