David Andrew and his partner Astarte say they came close to bankruptcy after an injury halved the income of the self- ...

'Liquidate your business' - WINZ

Work and Income rejects claims they told a couple to worsen their situation, before they could help.

Grave plan 'insensitive' video

Julie Hogan lets go of glitter at her daughter Lucy's gravesite.

"It's almost like they're playing with their brother," a father says of toys on his son's grave.

Green light for Levin-Waikanae bus

Greater Wellington Region tweaks its plan so a new bus service can be tried.

Calls for Massey name change video

"White supremacist" views of former prime minister spark calls for name change.

Charter parade for Tararua

In a historic first, Tararua mayor issues Linton Military Camp a charter.

Recognition for cop killed in crash

Officer killed by a drunk driver will be recognised at Remembrance Day commemorations.

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Judge's final sitting

Judge Gregory Ross is retiring after 24 years as a district court judge in Palmerston North.

0 min ago  Judge's final words after 24 years on the bench: "I'm tired and I'm hungry".

Oroua River improving

10 min ago  Readings from the Oroua River show it is not clean, but it's getting there.

Remembering fallen officers

Backyard cricketer builds 'field of dreams'


Manawatu under-16s outdone by Wellington

Manawatu under-16s No 8 Michael Halatuituia was one of their best in the Hurricanes final against Wellington at the ...

Manawatu lost the under-16 Hurricanes final.

Boys' High going deep into playoffs

Manukura and Palmerston North Boys' High School are in the playoffs in their respective grades at the national ...

Boys' High are are into the national schools basketball champs semifinals.

Manawatu starting another cup campaign

The draw is out for the Manawatu rep cricket team.

The cricket season is around the corner.

'Unrelenting' case over

Warren Banks says he is looking forward to moving on after the end of his long-running employment dispute with Hockey ...

Sport hall of famer looking forward to moving on from long-running employment dispute with hockey organisation.

Turbos' playoff picture

Captain Callum Gibbins will need to continue his strong form if the Turbos have any hopes of a home semifinal.

It may feel like the national provincial championship season has just started, but with the competition entering the final three weeks the Manawatu Turbos entered the business end of the competition.


What crisis? It's all good in New Zealand

OPINION: The way people talk you'd think we were on the verge of collapse.

Turbos won't see recovering Milner-Skudder

The victorious Manawatu teachers rugby team after beating their Taranaki counterparts in New Plymouth on Saturday.

Nehe Milner-Skudder is on the road to recovery.

Pitt-Jolie split adds to Hollywood marriage flops

Hollywood A-listers Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are divorcing.

OPINION: Brad has been found wanting as a father and Ange is very consciously uncoupling for the sake of the children.

Kids' safety over dog breeds

Stock image angry dog running at camera, aggressive dog, menacing, teeth

OPINION: Just ban dog breeds and be done with it.

Win over Canterbury reignites Turbos' campaign

Jackson Hemopo, of the Turbos, is tackled by Canterbury full-back Jordie Barrett. The Turbos upset the Cantabs 19-13.

OPINION: Shame on the infidels who thought Cantabs would romp home.


Arts Uncontrolled unveils diverse talent

A scene from the short film On the Nod screening as part of Arts Uncontrolled.

Tina White reviews the Arts Uncontrolled Showcase at Massey University.

Family show brings double the laughs

The White Face Crew in Double Derelicts. From Left:  Tupua Tigafua, Justin Haiu and Jarod Rawiri.

 Shortland Street star brings his family show to Palmerston North.

Photography exhibition a first

Photographer Rachael Smith is about to open her first photography exhibition.

Photographer Rachael Smith is about to open her eclectic photography exhibition for the first time.

The bumpy road of middle age video

Deliah Hannah and Shane Cortese are starring in State Highway 48.

Shane Cortese and Delia Hannah are stomping the stage together in a brand new musical.

Why comparing lifestyles is dangerous

Cold coffee is better than no coffee, according to parenting columnist Greer Berry.

Playing the comparison game with other mums? It's one you'll never win, says Greer Berry.

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