Massey University student Rovelyn Milford, 19, is the new Miss Philippines New Zealand.

Introducing Miss Philippines-NZ

A Palmerston North university student has been crowned Miss Philippines New Zealand.

Concern after blow

From left, Mathew Thomas Madams, Kevin Roy Madams and Tyrone Peter Madams are three of the five people on trial for ...

Witness hears alleged killer hoping man he attacked was OK.

Five injured in four-car crash

9:36 PM  Five people taken to hospital after a four-car pile-up.

School tracks blessed for riders

Bikes in Schools is helping all Terrace End School children learn to ride.

United front for Parkinson's fight

Parkinson's Manawatu is taking an alternative approach to dealing with the condition.

Culture change needed

High number of complaints upheld against police shows need for change.

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Cars collide at Cloverlea intersection

A police spokeswoman said there were no reported injuries after two cars collided at  a Cloverlea Intersection at 2.30pm ...

13 min ago  Two cars have crashed into each other at the intersection of Rangitikei and Bennet streets.

Strong jobs growth in Manawatu

ANZ's Job Advertising Survey has found Manawatu to have some of the strongest jobs growth in New Zealand.

Ex Horowhenua mayor won't disparage replacement

Kokako and kea neck and neck


Supercar dream for teen Kiwi mechanic

Mitchell Roydhouse has been a mechanic for Garry Rogers Motorsport in the Volvo team in the Australian Supercars ...

An email on a whim pays of for Mitchell Roydhouse after he was employed as a mechanic by Garry Rogers Motorsport in the V8 Supercars.

Oram takes the reins for Manawatu women

White Ferns bowler Hannah Rowe got back from South Africa on Thursday and will play for Manawatu against Wairarapa this ...

The Manawatu women's cricketers get their season underway this weekend.

Ironman Ngarewa wants to improve

Manawatu's Waitohu Ngarewa has just returned from the world Ironman championships.

Waitohu Ngarewa will be going back to Kona, but not any time soon.

Wanganui a Heartland mega power

The Wanganui rugby juggernaut is into another Meads Cup final this weekend.

Wanganui are into yet another Meads Cup final.

Battle expected in memorial race

Peter Rees will make a rare appearance at the Arena for the Robin Pratt Memorial Stockcar race.

The Robin Pratt Memorial is this weekend.


McCullum battles on in biography

Brendon McCullum has come out swinging in his book, Declared.

OPINION: It was no surprise that Brendon McCullum should come out swinging in his book Declared.

Government blind to road toll realities

A fatal car crash on State Highway 3 at Penny Road, south of Sanson.

OPINION: Drivers aged 60 aren't a particularly high risk, but the risk grows dramatically with age.

There's no shame in being a mother wearing many hats

Must being a mother define a person?

For me, 'mother' has always been a verb, not a noun.

Ngaruawahia P crackdown a warning

Tribal Huk Waikato president, Jamie Pink with the hammer took with him to clear the P houses out of Ngaruawahia

OPINION: Gang action in Ngaruawahia erodes the rule of law.

Time-honoured traditions still have a place in our schoolyards

Aspiring netballer Kyla Murdoch has been told she can't bring her ball to school.

OPINION: Many New Zealanders will have fond memories of playing bullrush, climbing trees and kicking balls around sports fields at school.


Duo captivates

Violist Martin Barner and organist Joachim Neugart.

Master musicians a classical treat at St Andrew's in the City.

Strassman on tour

240913 NEWS PHOTO. SUPPLIED NOT FOR SALE. SUBURBAN NEWSPAPERS COMPETITION International ventriloquist David Strassman is ...

"I've turned this piece of s**t art form and made it into something cool."

Comedy satire out trumps Donald

Alexander Sparrow in character as Donald Trump.

Comedian brings his political satire about Donald Trump to Palmerston North. 

Stoking the artistic fire gallery

Nick White's home in Woodville is also his studio and workshop.

A gallery and a workshop in Woodville is like stepping into another world.

Globe series to finish on a high

Leading Kiwi pianist Ludwig Treviranus provides the finale for the 2016 Globe Sunday Matinee concert series.

Leading NZ pianist Ludwig Treviranus brings to a close the first year of the Globe Sunday Matinee concert series

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