One last salute

'We need to remember this dreadful period...'

Two well-known Manawatu personalities are wearing their hearts on their sleeves.

Leaders slam data

School classroom Manawatu's education leaders have slammed the latest release of national standards data.

Husband rejects arsonist wife

Woman can't be sentenced to home detention because her husband will not approve it.

Crashes claim teen, dad

Cheyenne Ihaka Teen driver dies in crash in Tararua, two months after his father's similar death.

New mayor possible by Xmas

If Jono Naylor's elected to Parliament, election for successor may happen this year.

Are you enrolled to vote?

Campaign to encourage voting launched as statistics show city has low voter enrolment rate.

Man uses 'contraption' to lower pot power use

An Ashhurst man has used a makeshift contraption to shave more than $1500 off his power bill in six months.

Bright idea for sharing details

A simple bright pink envelope will make the lives of patients and hospital staff a whole lot easier.

Rates rise hits regions' real estate

Creating a pathway to creative success


Foxton Feltex site to be sold as single unit

The former Feltex carpet factory in Foxton is looking for a new owner.

Turbos prop looking trimmer, fitter

Manawatu's Canadian international prop Hubert Buydens returned to Palmerston North on Tuesday in a lighter frame.

Whiti Te Ra ready to stay on winning run

Thirty-two wins in a row won't mean anything to Whiti Te Ra unless they win the grand final tomorrow.

Coloured revolution at Manawatu

Development XV back in harness


Soldiers bolster Turbos' stocks

The Manawatu Turbos squad is all but complete.

$4m fraudster jailed

 	 Sushila Devi Mosese Woman with "Robin Hood" attitude who stole more than $4m is jailed for more than four years.

Que syrah syrah

NZ can claim another victory over Australians - British wine drinkers prefer our vino to theirs.

Auckland office space shrinks

Business confidence wilts

Greg Foran

Kiwi takes helm of Walmart

Greg Foran, once a shelf-stacker, is the new US boss of Walmart, the world's largest retailer.

Well done for playing the game

Valerie Adams in the Commonwealth Games The Commonwealth Games seem to be lower key than they were in the past.

No exemptions in smokefree mandate

On first impression, moves to ban smoking from its last bastion at Palmerston North Hospital seem a bit pedantic.

Fighting a losing battle with the bottle

New ways of squeezing lemon

te reo

Native tongue has place in classroom

There is likely to be staunch opposition to calls to make teaching te reo compulsory in schools.

The little film that could

Max Currie One of the main actors in Max Currie's film Everything We Loved was paid in Lego, on a star-chart basis.

Dazzled by Disney

Some of Disney's best-known characters strap on their ice-skates and head to a venue near you.

Sharing their love of art

Doors opening for creative student


One last salute

Two well-known Manawatu personalities are wearing their hearts on their sleeves.

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