A motorist reported the driver of this campervan to police.

'Scariest 15 minutes ever'

A campervan on the wrong side of the road in the Manawatu Gorge left those in the trailing car "terrified".

RSA's future unclear

Feilding RSA secretary treasurer Dawn Nolan and vice president Patrick Nolan fear the association will be left without a ...

The Feilding RSA is without a home and scrambling ahead of ANZAC Day. 

Rubbish bag price to drop

The Palmerston North City Council is cutting the price of its rubbish bags.

Burglaries continue to plague city

Though slightly down, the city's burglary rate continues to frustrate.

You've earned it

Want a pay rise? Do your homework, say Manawatu employers.

Book lovers to bag bargains

The annual City Library book sale is a much anticipated event. It starts on Friday.

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Pahiatua gets its skates on

Raana Te Hau soars through the air on a scooter at the new wheel park.

Pahiatua's partially finished wheel park is already ringing with the sound of skateboards.

Safety slips hurt council

Small slips cause days of pain for council staff.

Pongaroa crash victim named

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Missing medal pops up

Dave Fulton has been trying to recover a family heirloom, a 1912 FA Cup winners medal, which as stolen from his mother ...

A medal that belongs with a Manawatu family has a a habit of going walkabout.

Miracle turnaround by bowlers

Craig Gush, front left, from the Manawatu fours team, bowls during their game against Hawke's Bay at the rep hexagonal ...

It was a good weekend for the men, not so much for the women.

Cup drought over

Manawatu No 2 Bridget Dickins won all three of her matches as Manawatu beat Wanganui to claim the Christie Cup at the ...

The Christie Cup is back in Manawatu.

Successful start for Sanson

Manawatu's Chris Sanson crossing the finish line to win the Wellington Round the Bays half marathon on Sunday.

Manawatu runner Chris Sanson was in good form for his first major run of the year.

First-time champs claim titles

Ariana Blackwood, competing in the hurdles event of the heptathlon in Rarotonga in 2014, has won her first national ...

The New Zealand decathlon and heptathlon titles have been decided.


A year of steady changes

Palmerston North City Council building dominates The Square.

OPINION: The annual cycle of city life has thrown up some wins along the way.

Sir David, the snail

A new Australian snail was named after Sir David Attenborough.

Tunnel Vision: "We could think of no better person to name a genus after."

Going for Brock

Mark Hunt takes a shot at Brock Lesnar during the UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2016.

Opinion: Men just don't get as big as him without using steroids.

Halbergs' olympic bent

Campbell Stewart, at the Halbergs.

And right it was too, stifling the normal moaning about the awards.

Caught in the act

After the horror of finding her daughter was a thief, Greer Berry left the scene of the crime as her free-parking limit ...

OPINION: My 1-year-old daughter is a thief, writes Greer Berry.


Massey alumnus' debut novel

Author Bonnie Etherington has just had her first novel published.

Bonnie Etherington has gone far since gaining a masters from Massey University.

Globe Sunday Matinee Concerts back again

Sylvia, David and Diana Neild. The violinist, pianist and flautist make up the Neild Trio.

The first year of Sunday Matinee Concerts in Palmerston North's refurbished community theatre has been a success, with a new year of music under way this month.

Manawatu couple to perform in Spain

Warren Warbrick (left) accompanying Virginia Warbrick on a putorino during a performance of "Tahi80'.

Two Manawatu musicians are taking their Maori cultural performance to Adelaide and Spain.

The heart of rural post video

Ron Lawrence's last day on the job after 20 years.

After 20 years of being a rural postie in Manawatu, Ron Lawrence has done his final round.

Kennel cough alert

Dogs that share space with our canines are at risk of kennel cough.

Paws and claws: Vaccination can stop your dog honking like poor old Malt.

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