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Childhood fears amuse

Comedian Patch Lambert is coming to Palmerston North.

 Wellington comedian Patch Lambert makes his childhood fears funny.

An epic journey with taonga puoro

From left, James Webster, Elise Goodge, Horomona Horo and Alistair Fraser perform at the Whanganui Taonga Puoro Wananga.

The Whanganui 2015 floods have been a catalyst for a taonga puoro journey.

Adele speaks my bad language

Crowds of mostly women gather for Adele at Mt Smart Stadium.

OPINION: Adele's loose banter is an F-bomb to my heart.

Making poetry come to life

Wellington poet Hera Lindsay Bird is part of a poetry panel in the Off the Page series.

Poetry fans can have their say on the art form at an upcoming event.

Singers show panache and sensitivity

Singers Craig Beardsworth and Megan Corby returned to Palmerston North for the Globe Concert Series.

REVIEW: Returning to the city where they refined their singing, two performers from Palmerston North showed their class.

Get into the grooves

Matt Davies is bringing his Black Plates Record Fair to Palmerston North for the third time.

Black Plates record fair finds new home in Palmerston North bar.

Some silly slices of Kiwi heaven

Prayer is the only way these new entrants to heaven will be saved from the fire and brimstone of God's wrath in Foxton ...

REVIEW: Cliches and misconceptions about heaven abound in Foxton Little Theatre's Kiwi comedy.

Love and murder in Fitzherbert Ave

The Fitzherbert St corner (left) and The Square, Palmerston North, 1905.

Memory Lane: A young stablehand in Palmerston North came across a grisly scene in 1906.

SS-GB an inspired alternative war

BBC mini-series SS-GB stars Kate Bosworth.

Tunnel Vision: What if Germany won the Battle of Britain?

Not too loose and not too tight

Cats can go wandering. Microchips can make it easier to find cats who have got themselves lost.

Paws and Claws: Collars can be a pain for cats and dogs.

Loving jibes and self-deprecating humour

Geraldine Brophy,  Lynda Milligan and Julie Edwards star in Grumpy Old Women's new show Game of Crones.

Review: The actors and audience were in good humour for Game of Crones.

Canuck country string band to play

Canada's All Day Breakfast Stringband from Montreal from left Max Evans - fiddle, Andrew Kobus - mandolin, Dara Weiss - ...

A touring Canadian old time country music group is on a 23-centre tour of NZ and stops by for a concert in Palmerston North.

A funny, sunny trip to Nelson gallery

Boats sail on the sea in Nelson.

Georgia Forrester develops a deeper appreciation of the beauty of her own country during a trip to Nelson.

Should masters be remastered?

Nightwatch, 1642, modified digital print by the Rembrandt Research Project. Canvas restored version dimensions are of ...

A Critical Eye: Visiting the Rembrandt Remastered exhibition is a surreal experience.

The pursuit of art

Artist Terry Fergusson's exhibition is soon to open in Palmerston North.

Human emotion is at the heart of Terry Fergusson's art.

Raise the rafters

Members of the 32-voice touring Sydney Male Choir.

A 32-voice Welsh-style male choir from New South Wales is coming to Palmerston North.

Artist's Manawatu debut

Alfred Memelink's art is influenced by his love of the sea.

A exhibition in Manawatu from a sea-faring painter has a nautical theme.

Film festival returns

A still from Baobabs Between Land and Sea, which will be shown as part of the Reel Earth Film Festival in Palmerston North.

The Reel Earth Film Festival is coming back to Palmerston North in May.

Former city singers return for concert

Singers Craig Beardsworth and Megan Corby return to home town Palmerston North for the Globe Concert Series.

Two may be company, but three's a concert.

REVIEW: Legislate That!

The Spontaneous crew and cast of Legislate That!, from left, Leona Revell, Aaron Whale, Ari McBrearty, Ella Revell and ...

Caution tape, cones, fluoro vests, ducting and audience marshalls set the scene.

Teen leading the way

Having searched out silver, Taihape Area School pupil John Geraghty will be working on his gold Duke of Edinburgh ...

Music and mountains at the heart of teen's success.

Two sides lock horns

Bulls bred by the Bird family in the ring at a Parklee bull ride.

Bull riding is coming under fire from animal rights groups. Is it wrong? Or is it alright?

Esplanade capers

Brian Adam, conservatory gardener of 30 years, outside the old begonia hothouse before its demolition.

Palmerston North's treasured sanctuary is on the threshold of a new era.

Testing the red stuff

There are a few common reasons for a cat to be drinking a lot of water.

PAWS AND CLAWS: Blood tests are a helpful tool in finding out what's going on.

Outstanding in his field

Hunterville farmer Richard Lourie, dressed for the occasion at Central Districts Field Days.

Time for some fashion in the field, and by field we mean paddock.

Dance comps attract big numbers

Spots for the Palmerston North Dance association competitions in the Regent on Broadway are in demand.

Competition spots are in demand as 200 young dancers from around the North Island look to spend three days competing at the Regent on Broadway.

The beauty of awkward

Hannah Ellis with her 80s big hair.

Centrepoint Theatre's 2017 season is almost underway with a superhero performance.

'Footloose' trips the light fantastic

Josiah Nevell as Ren and Anya Darby as Arial in the Boys' and Girls' High co-production of "Footloose" in the Speirs Centre.

REVIEW: Iconic 1980s musical 'Footloose' continues the tradition of fine high school productions.

School Dance premiere at Centrepoint

Bronwyn Turei indulging in some toilet humour as Hannah Ellis a character in the Centrepoint  production of "School Dance".

It's been a hit across the Tasman, now Aussie box office smash "School Dance" has its New Zealand premiere.

Singer Anna Hawkins album launch tour

Anna Hawkins opens her national album release tour in Palmerston North.

 

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