Stockcar driver Simon Smith can thank his flame retardant safety clothing for surviving his car's blaze.
Manawatu’s Collier Trophy girls under-13 hockey team were to play off for third and fourth at Fitzherbert Park on Saturday.
After Saturday at Wellington, only four players will have appeared in more Manawatu games than hooker Rob Foreman.
With the Manawatu Club Cricket season set to get underway this weekend, sports reporter Shaun Eade checks out who is set to star for the remaining three teams.
The addition of Josh Smith to Manawatu United's starting side is hoped to boost their goalscoring chances.
George Worker believes he can handle international cricket after making his debut.
George Worker to get his international breakthrough at last.
Simon Stirling will have a memorial service at the Willow Park Tavern next weekend.
Central Districts won't be keeping Jesse Ryder on a short leash when he joins the Stags.
In six weeks, Central Districts has lost all three Manawatu administrators
If the sums add up, the Hurricanes will play a Super Rugby match in Palmerston North next year.
It was the same old story for the Manawatu coaches after drubbing from Taranaki.
Manawatu's thumping by Taranaki exposed too many of the Turbos' deficiencies, again.
Taranaki post five tries to one to hammer Manawatu 44-10 in one-sided NPC clash.
Manawatu's Otere Black plays his blazer game against Taranaki on Saturday.
OPINION: Palmerston North can be proud that the World War I rugby field-battlefield exhibition evolved in the city.
OPINION: When Manawatu teams take on the outside world, it's not really a fair fight.
OPINION: The Massey University Rugby Club always knew Nehe Milner-Skudder would make his All Black debut.
This Ngani Laumape saga has been a publicity coup for rugby.
OPINION: TV remote meant St Andrews and the British Open wasn't remote for us.