A 19-year-old Bulls man is competing for the title of Mr Gay New Zealand.
11 min ago Alleged abduction witnesses screamed as loud as possible when their sister was taken.
"The iwi wants to make sure we play our part in the success of our children. "
Excluding, banishing them or condemning the homeless is not a great road to recovery.
2:51 PM Heat and traffic are responsible for the pot-holed State Highway 57 near Tokomaru.
Behind the festive lights and carnival rides lives a group of people trying to make a living.
10 min ago Wellington police say 17-year-old may have travelled to the Palmerston North area.
Thousands are expected to converge on Eketahuna this weekend for the annual rugby game.
When the New Zealand Touring Car Championship hits Manfeild this weekend, the focus won't be on series leader Simon Evans, but former V8 Supercar driver Andre Heimgartner.
The Wellington to Auckland Cycle Challenge is coming through Manawatu.
The return of two high quality players is the talking point of the Manawatu rep men's side.
The Hurricanes and the Blues have most of their top players on deck for this weekend's pre-season clash in Eketahuna, now it is up to the fans to get along to the ground to support them.
Touch runs in the Whenuaroa family, so it is no surprise three of them will play key roles in the Age Grade Touch Nationals in Christchurch this weekend.
OPINION: Pop stars getting political is about damn time.
OPINION: Here we go again. North Korea launched a ballistic missile of intercontinental range on Sunday (saying it was just putting up a satellite) only weeks after it carried out its fourth nuclear weapons test (which it claimed was a hydrogen bomb).
OPINION: The Higgins company is not leaving town, despite the green light for the sale to Fletcher Building last week.
OPINION: Palmerston North beggars may soon run the risk of getting removed from their footpath possies if the city council follows through on plans to change the nuisance bylaw.
OPINION: Aesop told of a shepherd boy who thought it would be funny to scare the villagers by crying out that a wolf was attacking his flock.
REVIEW: Most memorials are cold, made of metal or stone. But a quilt is warm and enfolding, like love.
Quilt: A Musical Celebration tackles personal stories surrounding AIDS. Carly Thomas went along to rehearsal and found humour amongst the heavy subject.
Artist James Robinson opens the floor with the first exhibition of the year at the Zimmerman Contemporary Art Gallery.
Awahuri Hall has a passionate backing from folks fighting for its future.
Feilding's Air Training Corp supports Feilding Health Care through collecting and recycling e-waste.