Police dog pups Kazza, left, and Legend, right, playing together.

Meet police puppy Legend video

9:26 PM  Newly named police puppy Ledge, short for Legend, will fill the void left by Kazza, who died this month.

Predator goal doubted

The pest-free 2050 announcement has been welcomed by some, others remain skeptical.

'Impossible to say' if the Government's new target is realistic, experts say.

Former church comes full circle

9:23 PM  The former Abbey Musical Theatre building has returned to its roots.

Army truck rolls on SH3 video

9:20 PM  Two passengers escape unharmed after truck rolled and crashed into a ditch in Manawatu.

Elderly man trampled by stock

A man has been airlifted to hospital after he was trampled by cattle near Foxton.

Woman sexually assaulted by group

A woman has been hospitalised after she was sexually assaulted by a group of men.

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Corrections request special conditions for release

Benefit fraudster Wayne Patterson.

Special release conditions have been requested for $3.4 million benefit fraudster Wayne Patterson.

Silver anniversary for recycling centre video

The first recycling officer at Palmerston North centre is delighted the city is pushing for a return to bottle drives.

Jail for police pursuits

Gravity Canyon hangs up bungy


Massey blow away Feilding A1

Manukura Black's Jamie Manuel, left, takes the ball on the fly, while Alana Fraser of Rahui watches on in their game at ...

Massey, Manukura Black, Manukura Red and Palmerston North Girls' High School had wins this week.

Unlucky van Velthooven wants to move on

Track cyclist Simon van Velthooven is looking towards the 2018 Commonwealth Gamse after missing out on the Rio Olympics.

Simon van Velthooven doesn't want to dwell on the Olympics much.

Nicol made NZ life member

Malcolm Nicol has been coaching at the Palmerston North Boxing Club for 47 years.

Malcolm Nicol has been recognised for his many years coaching boxing.

Young development XV named

Jaxon Tagavaitau played 13 games for the Turbos between 2014 and 2015.

Jaxon Tagavaitau is the sole man with Turbos experience named in the Manawatu Development XV.

Deficit for Hockey Manawatu

Hockey Manawatu posted a net deficit of $163,150 in 2015.

Hockey Manawatu's annual meeting had a little bit of added spice as the man they have been locked in an employment dispute with for almost two years seated himself in the front row.


Fixing our murder law stuff nation

The 17-year prison sentences for the manslaughter of Moko Rangitoheriri drew a public outcry as some thought the two ...

OPINION: This is why we need "degrees" of murder and corporate manslaughter charges.

OPINION: Deadlock over supermarket plan

The proposed site of a Countdown supermarket on Palmerston North's Pioneer Highway.

OPINION: The battle over the Countdown supermarket has boiled down to a matter of principle.

Upheaval in international politics

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull must now be casting anxious glances over his shoulder.

OPINION: It's been an extraordinarily turbulent few weeks in international politics.

OPINION: Pageant needs empowerment focus

Miss Manawatu and Miss Teen Manawatu 2016 at the Regent on Broadway.

OPINION: The Miss Manawatu pageant on Saturday night was quite the glitzy affair.

Getting back into the game

Jason Woodward scores a try for the Hurricanes in Saturday's game against the Sharks. 

Super Rugby Quarter Final: ...

OPINION: I've been thinking a bit about Super Rugby lately, writes Liam Hehir.


Rapper PNC is back with the basics

PNC is releasing a new EP.

Rapper PNC is back with a new EP.

Youth Jazz Orchestra in city

The Auckland Youth Orchestra

REVIEW: Youth Jazz Orchestra performs in Palmerston North

Revenge movie unpredictable

Martin Landau, left, and Christopher Plummer  in Remember.

REVIEW: Revenge thriller Remember hits all the right buttons, writes Peter Lampp.

Beervana nirvana

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Beer writer Phil Cook at Beervana.

Beervana showcases better than any other festival how craft beer has well and truly moved on from faddism.

Walking a narrow path to God

The five families living in an intentional Christian community in the rural Manawatu village of Kimbolton.

A year ago an intentional Christian community was set up in rural Manawatu. We go inside.

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