OPINION: I've waited nearly 20 long and painful years to write this.
OPINION: Three months in jail seems soft for teen who moved body, given the state of the car.
OPINION: Oosh Shop founder Suzie Johnson lists 11 reasons why she loves the Manawatu.
OPINION: Mike West shares his love of Manawatu and his mellow drive to work each day.
OPINION: If the Capital Connection saga were a movie character it would be Rocky Balboa, the perennial underdog, often staggering but somehow able to evade a knockout punch.
OPINION: This Super Rugby conference format should be kicked into touch.
OPINION: In a nation that has a strong thread of its identify defined by sporting involvement and prowess, it is inevitable that this domain of experience and expression is embedded within the nation's provinces.
OPINION: The reason we choose to live here is our lifestyle. We love our morning commute - all five minutes of it.
OPINION: A bid by Labour MP Iain Lees-Galloway to change the electoral system failed last week.
It was a giant leap of faith for Shane Cameron to offer his broad shoulders to Nerida on Sunday night.
OPINION: Let me start with a romantic story. My wife is American by birth. When we first met some nine years ago she was comfortably set up in Mission Bay Auckland.
OPINION: Despite curling through Palmerston North like a green ribbon, it can be easy to forget the Manawatu River.
OPINION: I start with a confession – I'm as guilty as sin on this one. My wife is too.
OPINION: There were some who guffawed at the idea of a Nelson to Palmerston North flight service being a drawcard for our friends in the south.
OPINION: A recent foray into the files in search of historical notes about the significance of securing UCOL as a key player in Palmerston North's central business district turned rogue.
REVIEW: Pam Corkery can't escape the noose in fourth week of DWTS.
OPINION: The floodwaters that ravaged the lower and central North Island at the weekend created plenty of misery for the people living in affected areas, including many who suffered through the disastrous 2004 floods.
Colin Craig's leadership of the Conservative Party, which he founded and funded, seems to be coming to a confused and badly handled terminus.
OPINION: Boosting Manawatu's reputation in national and international markets should be the main focus of any super agency created to lead the region's tourism and economic development.
OPINION: There's an issue that has more than bugged me all week - it’s made me bloody angry.
OPINION: Don't believe anyone who tells you that sheep are dumb. It's only a dumb person who says such rot.
OPINION: Whether or not Jetstar selects Palmerston North as one of its regional centres will be an intriguing litmus test on the state of the Manawatu economy, and its potential.
OPINION: When blood and pus appear in the same sentence, rest assured my attention is held. Put these two visceral substances in my mouth and you can be certain I will make a bee line to a dentist's chair. It is alarming this is not the case for everyone.
OPINION: Joseph Parker made very short work of Saturday's main event
OPINION: Has National solved Auckland's housing crisis by thinking outside of the box?
OPINION: Banning minors from entering bottle stores even under parental supervision may have been a double standard,
OPINION: Dancing with the Stars so lost its cred on Monday night with Colin Mathura-Jeffree and Kristie Williams cruelly rumbled.
OPINION: I would unreservedly support a law change mandating stringent performance standards for rented properties provided that the following section is included in the legislation:
REVIEW: Jay Jay Harvey enacted one of the most spectacular crashes in any of the four DWTS.
The 1985 Palmerston North first XV reunion was an emotional one on Saturday.