The growing ugliness of Donald Trump's campaign poses a challenge to us all.
OPINION: Somehow we need to galvanise the Manawatu province so we get our national league teams back.
Planning solutions are sought to avoid new neighbours complaining about the activities they move in next to.
On Oct. 19, 2008, former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman and secretary of state Colin Powell went on NBC's "Meet the Press" to endorse Barack Obama for president.
By now you will have received your voting papers for the first stage of the New Zealand flag referendum.
Given the attachment most law abiding citizens have to their phones, you can understand why prisoners want theirs.
Duncan Garner: It's not that Jonah Lomu was a great rugby player, he was a great human being.
British Invasion: the Hits of the Brits
Ross Taylor was full of aggression from the day he arrived at Palmerston North Boys' High School.
The tragedy in Paris is roiling U.S. politics, bolstering the Republican right's anti-immigration demands in the short run and perhaps ultimately enhancing Hillary Clinton and her credentials as the candidate with experience.
The announcement that the Manawatu Jets basketball team will not have a team in next year's National Basketball League (NBL) will be a bitter pill to swallow for many of the side's diehard supporters.
You can see why food establishment owners feel a bit aggrieved about our appetite for hot chips.
OPINION: No-one should have to worry about where they're going to sleep. It goes double for kids.
OPINION: There is rightly concern about the conduct of our politicians.
OPINION: Steve Williams' golf book Out of the Rough has actually thrown him back into the rough.
OPINION: District Plan hearings provide a sneak preview on how Palmerston North Airport might grow.
Each lucky-to-have-got-out-alive scenario should act as a reminder about the horrific drowning statistics that our country faces.
I was privileged to attend a cosy breakfast with Labour’s frontbench MPs.
You know that feeling when you’re part of a ‘collaborative’ process?
Stand atop any tall building or elevated point overlooking Palmerston North and you will notice just how much of the city is blanketed by trees.
OPINION: The cliche is that rugby is the national religion of New Zealand.
OPINION: Calls to restrict the use of fireworks outside of the four-day annual window each November are overdue.
Anyone watching the demeanour of the All Blacks' management team at the press conference after their historic World Cup final victory could be been forgiven for thinking they had just played a run-of-the-mill test.
Cringe if you must, but a World Cup final helps define our national identity.
Subscribers and shareholders who have pleaded for years for Sky Television to adapt or die would have received cold comfort from the announcement of the company's wanning profits.
Study highlights the crucial importance of a proactive shared national approach to decision-making across the transport sector.
OPINION: Years ago, I watched a rugby league test on TV in a remote tourist spot in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia.
OPINION: There would be few rugby fans who were surprised by the media response to the so-called 'dream' Rugby World Cup final match-up.
OPINION: The reprehensible taunts schoolgirl Aiesha Ross has had to endure from her peers would have forced many people to withdraw into a state of seclusion and self pity. But her incredible response to her bullies was nothing short of inspirational.