OPINION: As appealing and convenient as it would be to have trans-Tasman flights returned to Manawatu, it's about as plausible as attracting cruise ships to the region, writes Matthew Dallas.
OPINION: The pending arrival of Jetstar should be welcome news for many Manawatu sports teams.
OPINION: The initial knee-jerk uproar from most Kiwis was both predictable and reasonable but has the mood since softened?
OPINION: OPINION: Let the airfare price wars begin - and not a moment too soon.
OPINION: The public have to be included in plans about Palmerston North's discharge to the Manawatu River
In the minds of liberals everywhere, the nations of Northern Europe have mastered the alchemy of high taxation and stringent labour regulation needed to create a progressive paradise.
New Zealand's first threatened species ambassador has a tough, but potentially rewarding, job ahead of her.
OPINION: While sick had no real outside contact with the world, no idea what's been on the news. It's been great, writes Rachel Stewart.
OPINION: Crown might not be forthcoming with an official apology for historic abuse cases.
OPINION: Terms of reference for a parliamentary inquiry into euthanasia conveys robust intent.
OPINION: By sticking to their principles the Greens have come across as the bad guys over booze.
OPINION: The possibility of closing down small police stations has been talked about for many years but has yet to become a reality in Manawatu.
The Government has announced plans to change Easter Trading laws to allow local authorities to decide if and when retail stores can be open on Easter Sunday
Look for a brutal reality check in pretty short order if Jeremy Corbyn wins the leadership of the British Labour party.
OPINION: According to the ACC which activity causes 15,000 injuries every year?
OPINION: Oh what a tangled worldwide web some people weave when they're planning to deceive.
OPINION: "Overt patriotism" is what John Key believes a new national flag would bring. But aren't we already getting that from those opposed to his $26 million referendum.
OPINION: When Manawatu teams take on the outside world, it's not really a fair fight.
OPINION: When a new supermarket is being built, you know what you are going to get. There is a sense of comfort in that, but also a nagging question: can we do better?
OPINION: John Key has dismissed the anti-TPPA protesters who took to the streets in centres around the country as "misinformed".
OPINION: Speaking up now on civic matters could save lots of complaining later, writes Janine Rankin.
Colin Craig founded the Conservative Party, lavished millions upon it and made himself into its public face. What has been the return on that investment?
It's clear a community group in Milson, Palmerston North, wants the Salvation Army men's hostel out of the neighbourhood.
OPINION: Manawatu's Milner-Skudder did enough with little ball to earn his World Cup ticket.
Why is politcal correctness a bad thing?
OPINION: The All Blacks face relentless pressure to be the best team in the world.
OPINION: Results from a MidCentral District Health Board survey on staff culture throw up more questions than answers on workplace bullying.
OPINION: It is opportune to select our all-time Manawatu Turbos team of the decade.
OPINION: OPINION: Isn't it refreshing when a Bill comes before parliament where most parties agree on something? Or not.
When Tony Abbott’s Australian government reinstated knighthoods and damehoods last year, the chattering classes in the Australian media generally responded as expected: with snideness and sarcasm.