Parkour practitioners, from left, Geoff Proctor, Steve Proctor, Phillip Prinsloo, Reagan Judd and Jonathan Saunders during a training session in Palmerston North.

Flying high to raise funds video

1:37 PM  Awareness of parkour to be raised at fundraising event in Palmerston North

Death: Guilty plea

The charges relate to the January 16 death of a 16-month-old, who died after he was left in a car in the Whanganui hospital car park on a hot day.

A woman has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to the death of a toddler left in a hospital car park.

Council stumped - call in artists

Artists are being called on after Broadway Ave's trees became stumps following a petition.

Dairy prices hit five-year low

Prices have continued to fall at Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction.

Bus terminal work shaping up

Cars and buses are now separated in The Square by something better than orange bollards.

Tears over living wage

A Palmerston North working single mother shared her struggles of living pay check to pay check.

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Aircraft training over city

NH-90 helicopters are among the aircraft conducting night exercises above Palmerston North this week.

5 min ago  The Defence Force is conducting helicopter training in and around the skies above Palmerston North this week.

Curtains up on city curtain bank

Winter is coming, and the Red Cross Curtain Bank has opened its doors again.

Poison bags found in drains

Horizons plays safe with subsidies


Manukura Black only unbeaten team

Manukura Red's Sia Muliaga, left, and Darnelle Nugent-O'leary prepare for action ahead of the incoming pass in their club game at the B&M Centre on Tuesday night.

Manukura Black beat Massey.

Maurer a double shooting international

For Kevin Maurer, representing New Zealand at a world pistol chooting championships in Florida was a symbolic moment.

Otere Black at Hurricanes training.

Mixed emotions for Otere Black

When Beauden Barrett went down with his knee injury on Saturday, it was always going to impact on Manawatu first five-eighth Otere Black.


When termites stop holding hands, look out!

OPINION: There is an interesting, slightly humorous observation about insects and older wooden houses.

Garner: Are manners sexist?

OPINION: I like holding doors open, to me it's a little sign of good manners. Or sexist. You decide.

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New Zealand beat South Africa by four wickets to reach first ever World Cup cricket final at Eden Park Auckland
crowd fly NZ flag

Many reasons not to change the flag

OPINION: I know it's not a matter of life and death, but I like the New Zealand flag and will resist efforts to change it.


Poetry comes out on top

The Hoopla Series poets who have all made it onto the Nielsen Weekly Bestsellers List of New Zealand Fiction. From left: Carolyn McCurdie, Jennifer Compton and Bryan Walpert.

A trio of poets have made it onto the bestsellers list, one being an associate professor at Massey University who's book Native Bird tells of his life in New Zealand as a new settler from America.

Boychoir hits the right high notes

Reviewed by Peter Lampp

Doctor Gina Salapata is organizing a project to gather proverbs from all of the different ethnicity's in Palmerston North.

Collecting the proverbial

A project exploring proverbs from a wide ranging nationalities aims to provide valuable insight into our culture.

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