Culinary students from UCOL are steaming up the kitchen again at the national Toque d'Or.
Four people suffered minor injuries after a bus with 15 pupils on board hit a power pole.
Police have swooped in Manawatu, Horowhenua, Taranaki and Whanganui.
Evento: Wearable Arts Awards is turning 20 this year and it's bigger than ever.
A Manawatu ewe has given birth to four healthy lambs.
Some of the country's strongest will be lifting weights that tip the scales at 350kg this weekend.
Ben Wyness will get another chance to impress at first five-eighth in Manawatu's preseason match against Hawke's Bay in Napier on Saturday.
It only took one day working in an administration job for former Manawatu Turbos first five-eighth Jade Te Rure to realise that he would do anything to get his rugby career back on track.
While the behaviour of spectators at junior rugby matches has come under the national spotlight this year, Manawatu Rugby has lauded the actions of those who have been attending games within the province.
Runner appealed for place in team through the Sports Tribunal of NZ and may yet take it higher.
Manawatu Cricket Association posted its first loss in three years.
OPINION: This is why we need "degrees" of murder and corporate manslaughter charges.
OPINION: The battle over the Countdown supermarket has boiled down to a matter of principle.
OPINION: It's been an extraordinarily turbulent few weeks in international politics.
OPINION: The Miss Manawatu pageant on Saturday night was quite the glitzy affair.
OPINION: I've been thinking a bit about Super Rugby lately, writes Liam Hehir.
Nepalese women who are attacked, drenched in kerosene and brutally burnt are being aided by a Manawatu woman.
Singer/song writer Charlotte Yates is coming to Palmerston North.
A mixed exhibition is on offer at Taylor Jensen Fine Arts in August.
OPINION: I have this strong feeling that what began as an expose of an extreme religious sect, has become a publicist's dream.
A disturbing wartime story is now being re-discovered.