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Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School has 700 students take part in the science and technology fair. Samara Southcombe, 12 talks through her hypothesis with Jugde Alison McRae.

Students question their world

More than 700 children showed off their inventions at the local science and technology fair.

AOS callout

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A firearms incident sparks an Armed Offenders Squad callout in Dannevirke.

$4m clean-up bill

Rangitikei ratepayers could be left holding a $4 million clean up bill after the June flood.

Tararua councillor resigns

Five-term councillor Warren Davidson has resigned, claiming cases of bullying and abuse.

A date with a judge

A groom gets a date with the courts the night before his wedding.

Racism in sport 'disgraceful'

OPINION: The actions of the spectators who racially abused a club rugby player were disgraceful.

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Lock your bike to a key

Lock your bike here - Palmerston North's latest bike stands are in the form of keys and padlocks.

Bike stands that look like padlocks and keys have been installed in Palmerston North's Square.

Schools kapa haka festival

Hundreds of schoolchildren have got behind this year's kapa haka festival, Te Pai Tamariki.

Kura kids share thoughts on language week video

Fire safety taught in te reo Maori video


Sparkling win for Turbos

Wing Newton Tudreu rampant in the Manawatu Turbos' pre-season rugby game against Tasman Makos.

Manawatu's Turbos score seven tries to three in beating Tasman Makos.

Boys' High first XI football team too strong for Napier

The Palmerston North Boys' High School first XI football team overcame a boggy pitch to comfortably put away Napier Boys' High School on Wednesday.

Palmerston North Boys' High School centre Jackson Ferris, centre, in the act of offloading to set up Liam Giltrap for a try in their Polson Banner clash against Napier Boys' High School on Wednesday.

Boys' High thrash Napier to keep Polson Banner video

Palmerston North Boys' High School turned an ordinary season into a good one with a 51-10 pumping of Napier Boys' High School.


Laumape signing a cross-code coup

Ngani Laumape scoring for  Palmerston North Boys' High School against Napier Boys' High School in 2011.

This Ngani Laumape saga has been a publicity coup for rugby.

Sad history repeating

OPINION: Building regulation lessors are not being learned, writes Karl du Fresne.

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TPP details needed

OPINION: Opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership were crowing on Tuesday in the belief they'd caught the Prime Minister out in his statements over the deal's potential impact on Pharmac.


Art trail price hike slammed

Kapiti artist Anne Bellamy with one of her watercolours.

Trail no democracy as art and crafters revolt.

Schools' Pasifika passion shines

Horowhenua schools claimed top two places for cultural performance at annual festival.

Leo Cooney's model DC-3 inspired a display at Te Takere about early air travel in New Zealand.

DC-3 comes in for landing

A project illustrating a slice of New Zealand aviation history has taken off.

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