PAWS AND CLAWS: Ears, and to some extent skin, have a natural population of bugs, including yeasts or fungi and bacteria.
Young brass musicians from all over New Zealand are turning up in Palmerston North to play as members of the New Zealand National Youth Brass Band.
Local chamber group Trio Bella won't be together for a while as two of its members go off to tertiary study
Square Edge Community Art Centre is starting a monthly market.
The Palmerston North Winery Tour show is cancelled.
OPINION: The pain of parenting doesn't end in the delivery suite.
Centrepoint Theatre brings in some young blood.
Two artists explore two different New Zealand backgrounds in a new exhibition.
The Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival young environmental filmmakers award is open for entries.
Palmerston North is to be treated to a special celebration of Chinese New Year when the professional Liaoning Song and Dance Ensemble perform in the Regent on Broadway.
A series of workshops will help people make the most of summer project time.
Memory Lane: Remembering the old-style picnic days out.
Soul Mehlhopt was born a girl. But at just 16-years-old, he knew he was really a boy.
Paws and claws: Experiences from across the Tassie.
OPINION: There are new galleries to visit in the South Island.
Palmy Rocks has been taken to a whole new level these summer holidays.
Sounds of Summer 2017 starts up this weekend, filling the Esplanade with music.
A Manawatu illustrator conjures up magic for a new book.
A well known Palmerston North artist does something different.
The annual free Sounds of Summer concerts fire up this Sunday in the Victoria Esplanade. Here's hoping for some decent summer weather.
Memory Lane: A look back through a snapper's lens.
"I made 100 on the backyard at Ben's" could be the song of the summer.
Carly Thomas takes a look back at the theatre, music and literature that shaped Palmerston North's cultural landscape in 2016
OUR PEOPLE: In pride of place in the impressive Akers homestead at Opiki is a stuffed Emperor penguin.
Ballet geek and arts reporter Carly Thomas takes on a hip hop class.
TV REVIEW: I had serious doubts that Call the Midwife would survive the loss of Jenny Lee.
OPINION: Emotions play a huge part in food and some of those emotional elements carry over to the feeding of our pets.
Memory Lane: The beach, bowls, cinema and the theatre were among the options for holidaymakers and residents.
Is creating with words the same as creating with paint? Richard Mays finds out.
Carly Thomas looks back at Palmerston North's year of art.