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Gallery managers Czech their history

A keen interest in Woodville's history is taking one couple overseas to the Czech Republic.
Kevin and Joan McIntyre Lindauer's Time of Kai

Fatal overnight crash

9:30am A man has been found dead in a car near Massey University in Palmerston North.

Water scheme popular

8:15am Rongotea's reticulated water supply is unfinished, but more than half the town's homes are signed up.

Collegiate gets more funds

One of the country's most prestigious secondary schools has taken a tumble in the decile rankings.

Horizon's $10m plan

After 10 years and close to $10 million the One Plan has had its final sign-off.

Meat scam sentencing

Woman key figure in the slaughter, theft of 16 sheep played pokies while three friends did the dirty work.

Barrow slams council inaction

Regional councillor has called PNCC's efforts towards cleaning up the Manawatu River "an insult".

Bikers ride for rescue chopper

Bikers will cross the North Island to raise money for Palmerston North's rescue chopper.

Teenagers admit hold-up

Carnival a celebration of community talent

Dairy farmers brace for tougher times

Manawatu farmers are bracing for the announcement of a lower Fonterra milk payout next month.

Ageless Cama is still eyeing Rio

Manawatu's Junior Tomasi Cama might have just turned 34, but he still has one eye on the Rio Olympics.

Ace rider retires - for now

When it came to the crunch for Craig Shirriffs, there was still plenty of spark in the big road bikes he rode, but not enough to spark up the man himself.

You need top-class action to reel in the punters

Spinners bowling through full circle after 49 years

Selica's omission benefits Manawatu

There will be a spinoff for Manawatu with their star player, Selica Winiata, surprisingly left out of the latest New Zealand women's team yesterday.

Tower profit tumbles

Big increase in weather-related damage claims and a refocus on general insurance hits Tower result.

Gentrack maiden result undershoots

Auckland business software firm profit of $3.4m slightly short of forecast, but better than previously warned.

Power supply project amping up

Energy Mad loss narrows

Sleepless over swindle

Pensioner who lost $1m in life savings and wife's funeral fund to lawyer's scam says he is financially crippled.

The judicial system is failing to keep us safe

The story of murderer and child abuser Phillip Smith's escape and flight from this country was one suggesting chronic systemic failure.

Reviews: Hunger Games, Jimmy's Hall, Rise

Movies reviewed this week: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Jimmy's Hall and Rise.

Little must address potential challenger

Time to look beyond dam spin

Thank you Sue Bradford for standing firm

Sue Bradford, stand up and take a bow. You've earned it.

Digital creativity

David Attenborough impersonator and a mini-documentary on the "waggle dance" of honeybees wowed the judges in this year's digi awards.

Sisters' southern journey

A love of New Zealand's subantarctic islands has endured in one family's creative women for nearly 125 years.

Young dancer aims for career

The facts of life

New life in an old story

We all have a little bit of Ebenezer Scrooge in us, but who can resist a Royal New Zealand Ballet Show with snow?

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