Leader of the pack

Academy star eyes navy career

Mere Maine-More is one of the success stories of this year's intake of Palmerston North's military-style Service Academy.

Youth violence dips

Court Number of Manawatu youths charged with the most serious offences has dropped.

Sex offender admits crimes

8 min ago Former Hato Paora principal denied parole on sexual offences, but admits he abused young boys.

$7.2 million Lotto winner found

The winner of Saturday's $7.2 million Lotto prize has claimed their winnings.

Costs take cafe plan off the menu

Palmerston North's cultural precinct, including Te Manawa and the Globe Theatre, is unlikely to sport a daytime cafe for the foreseeable future.

Industry could make call

Manawatu's call centre cluster is making a play for the international market with a new "night and day" strategy.

Passengers, parking boost result

Old Countdown carpark, Hamilton More passengers and more cars in the car park have contributed to a positive financial result for Palmerston North Airport in the year to June 30.

Humour and a few twists in hero's tale

Teacher Tim Jones is known for his humour in class and has brought that to a script written for his school's first production in seven years.

An A+ report card

Optimistic on schools


'Passion' leads to big prize

Feilding students have nailed a national construction competition, earning first place with a car-inspired sandpit.

The one rugby stat that matters

Manawatu Turbos Statistics buff will be scratching their heads, wondering how the Manawatu Turbos lost.

Nicol chooses to dwell on positives

Central men's and women's coach Greg Nicol positive about future despite ordinary NHL campaign.

Coach downcast as Cyclones let victory slip

Marshall shines for Development

Roald Badenhorst

Glut of quicks sends Badenhorst south

Palmerston North's Roald Badenhorst is changing allegiances to Otago this summer.

Election Q&A: Peter Neilson

Peter Neilson Financial Services Council chief executive Peter Neilson reveals his election wish-list.

Does working make you happy?

Research finds full-time work makes for more unhappiness in retirees.

New CFO for The Warehouse

Retirement villages may join forces

Hamilton City Council

Council incomes rise

Local authorities spend more than they earn, but the shortfall gets smaller as interest and dividends grow.

Labour fails to woo voters

LABOUR LEADER: David Cunliffe. There will be successful Labour prime ministers in the future. Some of them will even go on to become enduringly popular statesmen.

Welcome to mediocrity, population: one beer

I did not expect much from Snow, but I could not have begun to imagine how it would impact me.

Valuing our vote is worthwhile

Safety goes beyond compliance

Kim Dotcom

No bombshell, just questions

For months journalists and political observers have had September 15 circled on their calendars.

The Phantom is here

Phantom strap The truth needs to be told, speculation laid to rest. The Phantom of the Opera is here.

Humour and a few twists in hero's tale

Teacher Tim Jones is known for his humour in class and has brought that to a script written for his school's first production in seven years.

Muscle-building on steroids

'Mr Big' speaks out against steroids


Music building bridges

The Lockdown 06 crew have a real presence in the Palmerston North club scene.

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