Boys' High too good for St Pat's

The Palmerston North Boys’ High School and Feilding High School first XVs both had wins this week.

4:26 PM  The Palmerston North Boys’ High School first XV completed a shutout of St Patrick’s College Wellington in the capital.

Manawatū house prices selling miles above values

Palmerston North house prices were, on average, $280,000 higher than the rateable value of houses sold in April.

The average Feilding house is worth $415,000, but the average selling price is $690,000.

Small emergency services want rates

Search and Rescue organisations, pictured here in 2018 looking for someone along the Rangitīkei River, want council ...

Having regional council collecting money for lifeguards and search and rescue would mean fewer sausages sizzles and more equipment.

Long Term plan submitters support the redevelopment of the Foxton Pool

The council is asking people if it should rebuild, upgrade or consider closing the Foxton Pool permanently.

The Horowhenua District Council heard from people who submitted on its Long Term Plan on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday as part of its public consultation.

Nurse laid-off in lockdown nets vindication at Employment Relations Authority

Donna Isaacson became an entrepreneur after she was made redundant in the first week of the Covid lockdown. It has been ...

Donna Isaacson started her own clinic after Triton Hearing made her redundant citing Covid challenges. The ERA has ruled it an unfair dismissal.

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Club rugby not just about the players' wants video

College Old Boys’ James Tofa looks for a gap against Te Kawau on April 30, before club rugby took at unnecessary week off.

Why did the Manawatū rugby union change 135 years of habit by giving senior teams an unprecedented Saturday off last weekend?

'They don't want us at the table' video

Rārite Mātaki said if he hadn't already resigned from his job at Manawatū District Council, he would have following its ...

Rārite Mātaki says he warned Manawatū council that stalling Māori ward decision would damage relationship with marae.

Eye-watering amount spent on Arena should be reaping more rewards

The Palmerston North 10-year plan details “eye watering” amounts of money spent on the Arena redevelopment.

One of the appealing items on the ‘''to-do list'' is the money set aside for new noise measuring equipment. This equipment is used to monitor noise levels in response to complaints.

Pineapple paradise to Palmerston Press

James Dole stands in his pineapple plantation.

After several years the carefree island life came to an end when Norman was summoned back to Palmerston North and the Manawatū Standard.

Turbine blades tilt for testing journey to the ridges above Palmerston North video

One of the 55-metre turbine blades is eased into Tremaine Ave from Rangitīkei St.

"Blade runner" to the rescue after tight corners and a washed-out road challenged engineers working on a multi-million-dollar wind farm.

A seriously cool beachfront first home

A young couple relocating to New Zealand from Montreal and New Plymouth architects Boon devised the seriously cool ...

The high winds of the rugged west coast had to be carefully factored into plans for this 100sqm home, which has just won an NZIA award.

Man was painting 'stop' signals when fatal crash with train occurred video

A section of the track is coated in white paint from the truck, indicating where the collision occurred.

The wreckage is gone but a thick spray of white paint, coating rail tracks, a fence and power pole, hint at the velocity and violence of the impact.

Church still tries to preserve All Saints

All Saints’ Anglican Church tower is a landmark on the corner of The Square in Palmerston North.

An appeal has been made to allow altering and strengthening work on the historic Palmerston North landmark.

Death remains unexplained three months later

Owen Charles Wildbore-Brumby was found dead in Te Marae o Hine-The Square three months ago.

His body was found on a summer's day in Palmerston North's busiest park, yet his death remains a puzzle.

Jets back on home court

Young guard Jayden Bezzant has been leading the way for the Manawatū Jets this season.

A return to Palmerston North this weekend will be a welcome relief for the Manawatū basketballers, as they take on the Otago Nuggets.

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'Stop drinking the Kool-Aid' gallery video

Hazim Arafeh speaks at the Support for Palestine rally at Te Marae o Hine-The Square in Palmerston North.

Anglican minister challenges Christians to get informed and speak up about conflict in Palestine.

Māori wards get support in Horowhenua, wider Manawatū video

Overwhelming numbers of people say they want Māori wards in wider Manawatū, but disagree on how they should be structured.

Honesty first and last for working songwriter video

'They don't want us at the table' video

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Club rugby not just about the players' wants video

College Old Boys’ James Tofa looks for a gap against Te Kawau on April 30, before club rugby took at unnecessary week off.

Why did the Manawatū rugby union change 135 years of habit by giving senior teams an unprecedented Saturday off last weekend?

Eye-watering amount spent on Arena should be reaping more rewards

The Palmerston North 10-year plan details “eye watering” amounts of money spent on the Arena redevelopment.

One of the appealing items on the ‘''to-do list'' is the money set aside for new noise measuring equipment. This equipment is used to monitor noise levels in response to complaints.

Pineapple paradise to Palmerston Press

James Dole stands in his pineapple plantation.

After several years the carefree island life came to an end when Norman was summoned back to Palmerston North and the Manawatū Standard.

Māori ward in Manawatū only path to democracy video

Areti Metuamate is embraced after speaking during the hīkoi outside the Manawatu District Council building.

EDITORIAL: Eleven Pākehā speaking for Māori is not where any local body authority should be, not this year or in two years time.

Empowerment key to health reforms video

New Zealand’s health system should not promote dependence by design, argues Stannard. It should teach people about ...

Our national health system, like a good coach, should have a blue-sky goal of making itself largely redundant.

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Persimmon, herb & quinoa salad

I believe there is a knack to making a good salad. A balancing of flavours, including some sharpness from lemon or ...

I make a variation on this salad all year round.

Sticky lamb spare ribs

If attached to the bone, cuts of meat like spare ribs have so-much-flavour.

If attached to the bone, cuts of meat like spare ribs have so-much-flavour.

Radio station jokes about sexual harassment in job ad

Iain Stables was a host on ZM, The Edge, and a judge on New Zealand Idol. He now owns Ski FM. (File photo)

A North Island radio station, owned by Iain Stables, has been criticised for joking about its “sexual harassment Sundays" in a job advert.

Vanilla-poached quince with creamy rice pudding

This is the kind of comforting dessert I would love to be served.

This is the kind of comforting dessert I would love to be served.

Quince (or apple) tarte tatin

Using quince results in a stunning amber colour and unique flavour that pairs well with the caramel.

Using quince results in a stunning amber colour and unique flavour that pairs well with the caramel.

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