The Haunted Barn ready for those brave enough to walk through it. A killer clown (Kata Granich), zombie (Atchara ...

Haunted barn ready to scare

Monsters lurk in The Haunted Barn, a Halloween themed attraction on Railway Land.

Thieves steal thesis video

Olivia Godfrey, who is blind, had her laptop and other gear stolen at Labour weekend. She is pictured here with daughter ...

Thieves take blind woman's laptop and study material, taking away 400 hours of hard work.

City has a reputation for smarts

Mayor Grant Smith promotes Palmerston North's brain power.

Man 'murdered over puppy'

A man returning a puppy to its owner led to his slaying, Crown says.

No breaks for ambulance staff

Laws allow ambulance staff to work long shifts, but it doesn't mean they should, argues union.

More gender awareness now

Advocates for minority sexualities and genders are calling for safer environments.

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Life after a stroke

Corey says he appreciates every day he has with his son.

"I appreciate every day I have with my son, that could have all been changed."

Two vehicle crash in Feilding

Two vehicles have collided in a t-bone crash at a Feilding intersection.

Housing the key to population growth

Firewood business rises from the ashes


Buller busting to win Meads Cup

Buller coach Craig Scanlon of Buller celebrates on full time during the Meads Cup semi-final against South Canterbury.

Buller co-coach Craig Scanlon says his side is ready to upset Wanganui in the Meads Cup final.

Hip injury for Bedwell-Curtis

Manawatu loose forward Heiden Bedwell-Curtis sidelined with a hip injury for six weeks.

A fractured hip has added to a frustrating finish to the rugby season for Heiden Bedwell-Curtis.

Young players' prices challenge small unions

Retaining talented schoolboy players like Feilding High School's Vilimoni Koroi is becoming tougher for small unions ...

Recruiting top schoolboy players is becoming increasingly difficult for smaller provinces according to Manawatu Rugby Union chief executive John Knowles.

Cycling double at schools awards

Cyclists Campbell Stewart and Emily Shearman won the supreme awards at the Manawatu Secondary Schools Sports Awards.

Cycling has bagged the double at the Manawatu Secondary Schools Sports Awards for the second consecutive year.

Baker racing for daughter

The Baker family (from left) Jake Baker, Eavlina, Rachel and Amelia will be racing to support the Child Cancer ...

Life was bright for Superstock racer Jake Baker until a visit to a doctor one Thursday evening in September flipped his family's lives upside down.


McCullum battles on in biography

Brendon McCullum has come out swinging in his book, Declared.

OPINION: It was no surprise that Brendon McCullum should come out swinging in his book Declared.

Government blind to road toll realities

A fatal car crash on State Highway 3 at Penny Road, south of Sanson.

OPINION: Drivers aged 60 aren't a particularly high risk, but the risk grows dramatically with age.

There's no shame in being a mother wearing many hats

Must being a mother define a person?

For me, 'mother' has always been a verb, not a noun.

Ngaruawahia P crackdown a warning

Tribal Huk Waikato president, Jamie Pink with the hammer took with him to clear the P houses out of Ngaruawahia

OPINION: Gang action in Ngaruawahia erodes the rule of law.

Time-honoured traditions still have a place in our schoolyards

Aspiring netballer Kyla Murdoch has been told she can't bring her ball to school.

OPINION: Many New Zealanders will have fond memories of playing bullrush, climbing trees and kicking balls around sports fields at school.


Strassman on tour

240913 NEWS PHOTO. SUPPLIED NOT FOR SALE. SUBURBAN NEWSPAPERS COMPETITION International ventriloquist David Strassman is ...

"I've turned this piece of s**t art form and made it into something cool."

Comedy satire out trumps Donald

Alexander Sparrow in character as Donald Trump.

Comedian brings his political satire about Donald Trump to Palmerston North. 

Stoking the artistic fire gallery

Nick White's home in Woodville is also his studio and workshop.

A gallery and a workshop in Woodville is like stepping into another world.

Globe series to finish on a high

Leading Kiwi pianist Ludwig Treviranus provides the finale for the 2016 Globe Sunday Matinee concert series.

Leading NZ pianist Ludwig Treviranus brings to a close the first year of the Globe Sunday Matinee concert series

Annual summer concert series needs musos

Three members of the four-piece band, The Bing Turkby Ensemble playing during the Sounds of Summer 2016,  from left; ...

The call has gone out for local musical participants in the annual Sounds of Summer concert series.

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