French film festival darling Eden is about the 'French touch' dance music made popular by the likes of Daft Punk.
A baby, cats, a dancer, a bird in flight and toi toi are some of the subjects in the exhibition The Movement, a collaboration of 11 photographers that has become an annual event.
Kay Nagy has been awarded with a Lifetime Achievement in Theatre.
Sparks didn't fly when they first met, but this couple managed to turn a fleeting meeting into lifelong love.
French director Francois Ozon talks about how he got the romantic lead his new film into a dress and heels.
Illustrated book celebrates top NZ artist's work
Rita Easther lived a life in full colour, the extent of which has been encapsulated in an illustrated book of her life and art.
Manawatu has NZ's tastiest lamb according to judges at the annual "Glammies".
As the forces of good and evil engage in an epic battle, you may or may not be swept up in the action.
History opens doors for artist
Bronze is Brett Rangitaawa's medium of choice, and his sculptures draw inspiration from a rich history.
Some of the country's top and up-and-coming fencers are lining for the title at Central Districts Field Days.
Ancient festival makes colourful splash in city
An explosion of colour and happiness has splashed on to the faces of people in Palmerston North.
Terra Firma Dissonance is a new exhibition by Victoria Forbes exploring the issue of soil erosion.
PNBHS and PNGHS joint production of West Side Story has been months in the making and it will be in the performers' memories for a long time.
Ben Orwin-Higgs played a star in a nativity play. Now he's starring in a high school production. Carly Thomas meets the ambitious teen.
"I think humour in art is great."
Food will also be the main theme for a collaborative art exhibition in Palmerston North.
REVIEW: It may have been written in the cosmos that Jupiter Ascending would take audiences by storm but the planets, the plot and the characters were wildly out of alignment.
The tricky rules of smart casual
Avoiding casual calamities when invited to an out-of-work-hours function is quite an art.
Entertaining with tunes from Asia
Chinese musician Jiang Li treated a crowd at Palmerston North's Red Cross to a concert.
Management change may energise theatre
Nathan Mudge hopes to inject some light into Palmerston North's Dark Room, making it more a community space.
Yesterday saw the opening of Te Manawa 2015 Concert Series, the 20th year that this season has been entertaining local audiences.
It's colour put into words, movement, and thought, and it's a performance that the audience moves with. Beyond boundaries and definition,He Ara Tae: A Pathway of Colour is something special. Carly Thomas has a behind-the-scenes look at Palmerston North's Creative Journeys.
When Carol Webb's husband died from cancer a year ago it was a hard road to acceptance, but cycling has helped her do that.
They are often walked past, some are hidden and some you may not even know are there. But our city's public sculptures and urban artworks are abundant and a guided walk this Saturday will give people the chance to stop, learn and really look.
The sun and the guitars came out for Sounds of Summer Lunchtime Concert series in The Square.
Melissa Gilbert is celebrating being Pretentious, her first exhibition at Palmerston North's Square Edge Gallery.
If play Black Faggot is anything to go by, then as a society we are ready to get real, funny, filthy and forthright.
Would you like some butter in your coffee?
What an extraordinary man Stephen Hawking is. Well, we all knew that.
Do you have veiny feet and will you kick me in between my legs?
Style never goes out of date
Anel Heyman's craft of millinery is an old one, one heaped in sophistication and pout.
Love in a university town a young person's game
Unless you're young, being single in Palmy is a tough game.
REVIEW: For those pondering whether Johnny Depp could ever lose his charm, the answer is an emphatic yes.
The fig season is upon us, so make the most of this wonderful fruit.
Pioneer's role in developing Massey land
Manawatu's immigrant settlers must sometimes have wondered what their lives would have been like, had they not boarded a ship to faraway New Zealand.
Low fees, big fun with modern dance styles
Having their own dance school has been a dream for the Palmerston North couple behind a new studio.
Busy contestant eyes national crown
A Palmerston North woman has landed a spot in the Miss World New Zealand competition.
What Lana McArdle's sees is what you get - photorealism painter's new exhibition is a reflection of her world.
They try to explain the unexplainable - but don't call them ghostbusters.
Female barbershop chorus the Manawatu Overtones are singing out for more birds to join their flock.
Carla Amos reviews 'Into the Woods', starring Meryl Streep.
Australian Raymond Crowe has adults and children spellbound by his shadow puppet show.
Birdman (4 Stars)
Reporter Thomas Heaton meets up with quilting expert Ron Te Kawa.
The perfect weekend movie combo - kidnapping, gunplay, gods, kings and, of course, marmalade.
Suited and gumbooted: it's showtime
A&P shows are massive events for a simple reason - there's something for everyone, and even more if you love a good tractor.
As society becomes more and more reliant on social networking, as lives become busier and people become increasingly distanced from others, the concept of Kiwiburn as an event begins to seem less New Age and airy fairy and more pressingly relevant and necessary. When people get to the gate of the Kiwiburn site in Hunterville many say it's like coming home, like a letting out of breath.
Lamb meatballs in flatbread make for a fine barbie feast.
Here's why we should still be in love with the mixtape.
Access Manawatu Sounds of Summer's annual series of free concerts at Victoria Esplanade begins this weekend.
The Fishmonger is an excerpt from Arnold and Joe, a novel Luke Elworthy wrote as part of his MA in Creative Writing at Victoria University's Institute of Modern Letters
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