House of Breakthrough Manawatu church Pastor Aaron Tainahue and his wife Pastor Chontae Taingahue are waiting for the ...

Former church comes full circle

2:40 PM  The former Abbey Musical Theatre building has returned to its roots.

Predator goal doubted

The pest-free 2050 announcement has been welcomed by some, others remain skeptical.

'Impossible to say' if the government's new target is realistic or not, experts say.

Gravity Canyon hangs up bungy

2:24 PM  Adventure tourism outfit Mokai Gravity Canyon has officially closed its doors.

Man jailed after police pursuits

2:43 PM  Quentin Moananui says he played cat and mouse with police because he didn't like how they treated him.

Woman sexually assaulted by group

4 min ago  A woman has been hospitalised after she was sexually assaulted by a group of men.

Standing up for themselves

A self-defence course in Palmerston North is empowering women to stand up for themselves.

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Elderly man trampled by stock

A man has been airlifted to hospital after he was trampled by cattle near Foxton.

11 min ago  A man has been airlifted to hospital after he was trampled by cattle near Foxton.

Silver anniversary for recycling centre video

3:01 PM  The first recycling officer at Palmerston North centre is delighted the city is pushing for a return to bottle drives.

St John increases ambulance charges due to $7.5m deficit

Killer refused parole


Massey blow away Feilding A1

Manukura Black's Jamie Manuel, left, takes the ball on the fly, while Alana Fraser of Rahui watches on in their game at ...

Massey, Manukura Black, Manukura Red and Palmerston North Girls' High School had wins this week.

Young development XV named

Jaxon Tagavaitau played 13 games for the Turbos between 2014 and 2015.

Jaxon Tagavaitau is the sole man with Turbos experience named in the Manawatu Development XV.

Deficit for Hockey Manawatu

Hockey Manawatu posted a net deficit of $163,150 in 2015.

Hockey Manawatu's annual meeting had a little bit of added spice as the man they have been locked in an employment dispute with for almost two years seated himself in the front row.

Annear, Kingsbeer stand down

Perry Kingsbeer and David Annear have both stepped down from the Hockey Manawatu board.

The Hockey Manawatu Board will be without two of its longest standing board members after Dave Annear and Perry Kingsbeer stepped down.

Unlucky van Velthooven wants to move on

Track cyclist Simon van Velthooven is looking towards the 2018 Commonwealth Gamse after missing out on the Rio Olympics.

Simon van Velthooven doesn't want to dwell on the Olympics much.


Fixing our murder law stuff nation

The 17-year prison sentences for the manslaughter of Moko Rangitoheriri drew a public outcry as some thought the two ...

OPINION: This is why we need "degrees" of murder and corporate manslaughter charges.

OPINION: Deadlock over supermarket plan

The proposed site of a Countdown supermarket on Palmerston North's Pioneer Highway.

OPINION: The battle over the Countdown supermarket has boiled down to a matter of principle.

Upheaval in international politics

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull must now be casting anxious glances over his shoulder.

OPINION: It's been an extraordinarily turbulent few weeks in international politics.

OPINION: Pageant needs empowerment focus

Miss Manawatu and Miss Teen Manawatu 2016 at the Regent on Broadway.

OPINION: The Miss Manawatu pageant on Saturday night was quite the glitzy affair.

Getting back into the game

Jason Woodward scores a try for the Hurricanes in Saturday's game against the Sharks. 

Super Rugby Quarter Final: ...

OPINION: I've been thinking a bit about Super Rugby lately, writes Liam Hehir.


Youth Jazz Orchestra in city

The Auckland Youth Orchestra

REVIEW: Youth Jazz Orchestra performs in Palmerston North

Revenge movie unpredictable

Martin Landau, left, and Christopher Plummer  in Remember.

REVIEW: Revenge thriller Remember hits all the right buttons, writes Peter Lampp.

Beervana nirvana

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Beer writer Phil Cook at Beervana.

Beervana showcases better than any other festival how craft beer has well and truly moved on from faddism.

Walking a narrow path to God

The five families living in an intentional Christian community in the rural Manawatu village of Kimbolton.

A year ago an intentional Christian community was set up in rural Manawatu. We go inside.

What to do if a stray cat visits

Anderson's Veterinary Hospitals in Palmerston North has recently had several stray cats brought in by caring people who ...

OPINION: One of the ever present rescued cats from work called L&P decided to get on the two-storey roof.

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