Gold for Daffodil Day

Volunteers hit the city's streets

Yellow flowers have adorned shirts and street corners around Palmerston North in support of Daffodil Day.

Bystander lies beside dying man

A Dannevirke resident lay beside a seriously-injured motorcyclist after he crashed his bike overnight.

Pair's perfect timing saves skier

	 Ivan Molina-Trigueros Two men praised as 'Kiwi-style' heroes after saving a man who fell down a slope on Turoa.

Video 'out of context'

A former Palmerston North mayoral candidate is appealing against his child assault conviction.

Fares flying too high?

The cost of flying in and out of Palmerston North Airport has long been a cause of contention.

Council to review safety of crossing

A pedestrian crossing where a Swiss student was hit and killed is already at a higher safety standard.

New editor brings passion, flair

A new editor has been appointed to lead the Manawatu Standard's news team.

Maori Party to encourage uni attendance

Creating a tradition of university study within families is at the heart of the Maori Party's tertiary education policy.

Teenager admits raping woman

Teen admits sheep theft


Usar team impresses mentors

The Urban Search and Rescue Team has been given the thumbs up from its Australian mentors.

Boys' High looking for good showing

The Palmerston North Boys' High School first XI hockey team takes on the top 16 schools in the country next week.

Mysticks draft England's Herbert

The Central Mysticks have added experienced England international Rebecca Herbert to the squad.

Hammington itching to prove

Coach switches up Turbos

Otere Black

Turbos charge through for win

Turbos first five-eighth Otere Black might have really come of age in Manawatu's bounce-back 27-21 win.

Results play out like a pub band

Stock market NZX Our economy is the envy of the world, prompting an economist to label it a "rock star". But have NZ's listed companies lived up to this billing?

Death overshadows results

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch's annual financial results release yesterday afternoon was overshadowed by the death of a port worker just 24 hours earlier.

Farmers milking technology

Milk is the go for firm

Lani Evans

Pay it forward

Lani Evans is an entrepreneur motivated not by profit but generosity. It pays, she says.

Maori candidates show respect

Maori Party logo Imagine a TV political debate where afterwards the candidates publicly congratulate each other on their performance.

No more Mr Nice Guy

John Key won't last forever. At his best he was unbeatable. But time marches on.

TV battle fought on wrong front

Zebra crossings a leap of faith


Haka is all the fireworks we need

Temporary suspension of fireworks displays from prematch celebrations at All Blacks tests smart move by NZRU.

The Phantom is here

Phantom strap The truth needs to be told, speculation laid to rest. The Phantom of the Opera is here.

Vintage reads: The Name of the Rose

Kylie Thomson of Hamilton City Libraries finds a great novel from not that long ago.

Finding a lost continent

Ripe for the eating

Uke strap

All roads lead to uke fest

Jennifer Moss is bringing a festival to Palmerston North that will get people up singing and dancing.

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