Fred Graham's Falling Water sculpture that until recently was on the frontage of Palmerston North's Alpha Motor Inn.

Iconic sculpture may return

A distinctive Palmerston North sculpture may soon be back in the public eye.

Compo breakthrough

Bryon O'Regan is having trouble proving he was working prior to suffering radiation poisoning.

8:13 PM  The first payment is imminent in a 30 year battle for radiation poisioning compensation

City takeover possible

Palmerston North city councillors could stack the MidCentral District Health Board.

Still life in those paddling arms

Kayaker Anne Cairns may go to the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Digital rail crossing signs in Marton

New digital signs to encourage drivers to look for trains at railway crossings installed.

Hollywood homecoming video

A provincial cinema has had its lifeline to Hollywood reconnected with an $80,000 upgrade.

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School camp for all

Ross Intermediate school pupils have launched a fundraising campaign to help all pupils at the school go on school camp. ...

16 min ago  A schoolboy has taken it upon himself to ensure his peers don't miss out on school camp.

Book fair encourages reading

Storybook characters came to life at Roslyn Kindergarten to help encourage children to read.

Outage caused by magpie

Park plan submissions open


Still life in those paddling arms

Manawatu's Anne Cairns, here competing at the Lagoa Stadium at the Rio Olympics, isn't ruling out trying for another Games.

Anne Cairns may go to the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Girls' High footballers make at nationals

The Palmerston North Girls' High school first XI football team made a good start to winter tournament week.

Manawatu has schools sports teams all over the country this week.

Auret's day at Otaki

Julinsky Prince was in good form at the Otaki trials on Tuesday.

Otaki trials were on Tuesday.

Bengston to have another crack at English drivers

Palmerston North speedway driver Peter Bengston racing in England this weekend.

Peter Bengston will take on the best English drivers this weekend.

Stags to make their annual visit

The Stags are coming to Palmy again.

The Stags are coming to Palmy again.


Tax power must stay with Parliament

Tax law changes propose taking power away from MPs, which is problematic.

Opinion: Tax law changes propose taking power away from MPs, which is problematic.

Shield reunion brings back Manawatu expats

Former Manawatu netballer Te Paea Selby-Rickit, who is now with the Southern Steel, debuted for the Silver Ferns against ...

OPINION: Manawatu's Ranfurly Shield winners got together to re-live the glory years.

Too COOL for school

Education Minister Hekia Parata says schools have to keep up with being in the 21st century and the technology that ...

OPINION: Oh to be a fly on the wall when the acronoym for 'Community of Online Learning' proposal was decided.

Library uproar needs solving

Gary Barnett has taken his complaints about bad behaviour at the Feilding Public Library to the Manawatu District Council.

OPINION: Do the teens causing chaos at the Feilding Public Library need a space of their own?

Turbos looking good if they can cure leakages

Is lock Kane Thompson the man to help steady the Turbos shonky form at lineouts.

OPINION: You have to be able to take the pain if you are a Manawatu Turbos fan.


Stoush over Stomach sacking

Palmerston North's music hub The Stomach is in the midst of an employment dispute..

The sacked manager of The Stomach music venue has raised concerns about his previous employer.

Making new songs old

The Postmodern Jukebox have included Palmerston North in their Australia and New Zealand tour.

The Postmodern Jukebox are bringing their unique spin on music to Palmerston North.

Ben-Hur just needed a big name

Morgan Freeman stars in the latest Ben Hur film.

REVIEW: This, the fifth movie version of Ben-Hur, could have done with a big box-office name powering the four white horses in the great chariot race.

This kid has got the power

Carson Taare is going out and finding his own audience.

Carson Taare has found his own audience and it's one that is listening.

Captivating concert at Globe

Guy Donaldson and Ingrid Vlieg.

REVIEW: Ingrid Vlieg and Guy Donaldson put on a concert for the Globe Matinee series.

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