Cats can go wandering. Microchips can make it easier to find cats who have got themselves lost.

Not too loose and not too tight

Paws and Claws: Collars can be a pain for cats and dogs.

Top marks for drivers

Police targeted boy racers around Palmerston North back in 2012.

Boy racers gather in Palmerston North without incident.

Car park blocked by tipped truck

Driver unhurt when truck tips at car park entrance.

Aviaries could be demolished

Hefty cost prompts council to consider getting rid of the Kowhai Park aviaries.

Mayor wants cash back

Stoush brews between mayor and council over $24,000 building report.

Weather risk deters MPs

Parliamentary cricketers call off Manawatu match.

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Man in Bulls crash named

Hayden Tahau, 26, died as a result of a crash in Bulls on Thursday.

The motorcyclist who died in a crash in Bulls was 26-year-old Hayden Tahau.

Digital-age education reboot needed

Labour's education spokesman thinks the 'outdated' education system needs to be overhauled.

SS-GB an inspired alternative war

Piledriving his dreams video


Jesse Ryder ton upsets Canty

Central Stags batsman Jesse Ryder smashes the ball through midwicket.

Former Black Cap serves up a reminder of his class as Central Stags score an upset win over Canterbury.

Historic win remembered

Victor Pollard and Bryan Yuile at Palmerston North Boys' High School in 2014, with rector Dave Bovey, himself a former ...

Spin twins recall beating the Australians 50 years ago.

Close competition at athletics champs

Lydia Bamford, here comepting in the triple jump at the national atheltics championships last weekend, will be one to ...

The cream of Manawatu's young athletics talent will be on display this weekend.

Concussed: Gregory's battle

Glen Gregory is coaching Feilding Old Boys-Oroua in Manawatu Club Rugby this year.

After a horrific run of concussions, just standing on the sidelines of a rugby field is an achievement for former Tasman flanker Glen Gregory.

Aces overpower Otago

Lockie Ferguson took three wickets in Otago's second innings as Auckland cruised to victory.

Auckland stay in contention for Plunket Shield with big win.


Flawed man, marvellous musician

Chuck Berry's influence on music is undeniable.

OPINION: Not the least of Chuck Berry's achievements was survival.

Sin bin should be binned

It would have been better if Malakai Fekitoa was not shown a yellow card.

OPINION: It's time the red card was shown to the yellow card in rugby.

Enough of the pontificating by activist celebrities

Activist celebrities such as Angelina Jolie enjoy the luxury of being able to pontificate without ever having to deliver ...

OPINION: Celebrities have no more moral authority than the bank teller, the bus driver and the supermarket checkout operator, writes Karl du Fresne.

Closures sad for the city

The Gallery restaurant on Church St has closed after 16 years in the city.

OPINION: Closure of the Cloverlea Tavern and The Gallery a shame for Palmerston North.

What's a small political party to do?

Green Party co-leaders James Shaw and Metiria Turei.

OPINION: A change in government this year could present an existential crisis to the Green Party.


Love and murder in Fitzherbert Ave

The Fitzherbert St corner (left) and The Square, Palmerston North, 1905.

Memory Lane: A young stablehand in Palmerston North came across a grisly scene in 1906.

SS-GB an inspired alternative war

BBC mini-series SS-GB stars Kate Bosworth.

Tunnel Vision: What if Germany won the Battle of Britain?

Not too loose and not too tight

Cats can go wandering. Microchips can make it easier to find cats who have got themselves lost.

Paws and Claws: Collars can be a pain for cats and dogs.

Loving jibes and self-deprecating humour

Geraldine Brophy,  Lynda Milligan and Julie Edwards star in Grumpy Old Women's new show Game of Crones.

Review: The actors and audience were in good humour for Game of Crones.

Canuck country string band to play

Canada's All Day Breakfast Stringband from Montreal from left Max Evans - fiddle, Andrew Kobus - mandolin, Dara Weiss - ...

A touring Canadian old time country music group is on a 23-centre tour of NZ and stops by for a concert in Palmerston North.

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