By-election: Naylor off the chain

Palmerston North mayorless with National's win

Palmerston North has three MPs but no Mayor as Jono Naylor moves to central government.
Naylor off the chain

Critics expect Gully is a go

National's win likely means controversial Transmission Gully roading project will be gearing up.

Farmers hold back spending growth

Level of spending by farmers big factor in city's sluggish growth in electronic transactions.

Galloway retains seat

naylor1strap LATEST: Iain Lees-Galloway retains seat after beating Jono Naylor to prize. But the mayor will still be an MP.

Guy widens majority in Otaki

National's Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy's convincing win confirms Otaki as a National stronghold.

Results: Around the regions

LATEST: Learn what happened in the Rangitikei, Otaki, Wairarapa and Te Tai Hauauru electorates.

Fracking challenge issued to council

The Palmerston North City Council is being challenged to lay down some rules about fracking.

Turtles and birds reflect school roll

A new multicoloured mural at a Manawatu school holds special meaning for students.

Changes sure to follow 'no' vote

TV pair bake for CanTeen

Loud Shirt Day

Loud shirts signal special day

A flurry of fluro, floral, brightly-coloured shirts on show at Carncot School have been sounding out a good cause.

Manawatu take the spoils

Nathan Tudreu Turbos regain the lead in the Championship division of the NPC with a 41-20 win over Southland.

Grassroots volunteer of year

Phil Riley, a stalwart at the Hokowhitu Football Club for the past six years, is the Manawatu sport maker of the year.

Feilding High's Hirini sticks with Manawatu

Bengston burns up Coventry track

A big Manawatu cleanout as Turbos halfback Papa Wharewera clears in front of flanker Nick Crosswell

Turbos' win is vital for their season

Nick Crosswell knows a few of the Southlanders from his Highlanders days, but he's not focusing on them.

Economic reform on agenda

shamubeel eaqub Changes are tipped for labour laws, local government and the Resource Management Act, following National's election victory.

Wine subsidies outrage

New Zealand wine companies are ratcheting up their use of an Australian government rebate.

Westpac's magic formula

Smarts drive Air NZ success

Rod Drury Xero

No guts, no glory for Xero boss

Xero co-founder and chief executive Rod Drury has his eyes on a US prize, but it's a risky expedition.

Referendum does not solve wider ills

Campaigners for an independent Scotland will have to wait for another chance to free the country from the bosom of Mother England.

The business of enslaving hearts

Apple has a freakish ability to deliver irresistible goodness we don't yet know we want.

Golf fix not on flat screen

Targeting school teachers unfair

John Key

The election that taste forgot

It's wonderful to be so popular. Isn't it?

A necessary retreat

I have always loved the bush that clads the hills above the Kapiti coastline.

Time to savour cornbread and cake

Whether sweet or savoury, Ruth Pretty has the answer to those coffee-break cravings.

Sinfonia combines with youth

Chance for students to show culture


Moulding young minds

Wi Taepa is a clay artist and sculptor who is handing over his mantra of doing what you love to students at low decile schools.

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