Colyton Farmer Brian Hills grew up in Colyton and never left.

Welcome to town: Colyton video

The small settlement isn't a dream destination for tourists, but it keeps good time.

Teachers investigated

One teacher has been struck off and two others are under investigation after behaving inappropriately towards students. ...

One teacher struck off and two others investigated for inappropriate relationships with students.

Turbos surge late to beat Northland

9:34 PM  Manawatū Turbos turn on a strong finish to beat Northland 39-25.

Population boom

A "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" for the region's economy.

Two injured in Feilding crash

9:11 PM  One person was taken to Palmerston North Hospital with moderate injuries.

Uncertain future for Turbos leader

The realities of professional rugby are all too familiar for Heiden Bedwell-Curtis.

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Stuff of legends

Lily Thomas on her beloved pony, Monkey.

9:30 PM  COUNTRY HOUSE: A pony called Monkey is a real blessing.

Law career comes to an end

9:30 PM  The curtain is coming down on the legal career of a canny courtroom operator.

Poop on MP's stoop

Shock as man dies after train crash

Sport

Turbos surge late to beat Northland

Manawatū's Newton Tudreu races in for his intercept try in the first half.

Manawatū Turbos turn on a strong finish to beat Northland 39-25.

Uncertain future for HBC

Heiden Bedwell-Curtis is starting to get accustomed to his new role of Turbos captain.

 The realities of professional rugby are all too familiar for Heiden Bedwell-Curtis.

Waikato too strong for Cyclones

Manawatū wing Kendall Templeman crosses for one of her two tries against Waikato on Friday night.

Waikato score five tries to Manawatū's four to claim win in the Farah Palmer Cup.

Hype horses to deliver

Gingernuts is a much better chance on Saturday than he was in the Tarzino Trophy.

Don't believe the hype... well actually, we think you should in the Windsor Park Plate.

Turbos' super aspirations

Jason Emery has made a successful return from his achilles injury and now is in the hunt for a Super Rugby contract.

The National Provincial Championship has hit the halfway point which means the clock is ticking for players to turn on displays good enough to warrant Super Rugby contracts.

opinion

Right but wrong

Horowhenua District Council chief executive David Clapperton refuses to acknowledge any wrongdoing over his email snooping.

OPINION: Horowhenua council officials refuse to admit fault - then change their snooping practices.

From westerns to Repo Man

Cast member Harry Dean Stanton arrives at the premiere of the animated film Rango in Los Angeles, California, in 2011.

OPINION: The elderly member of the Twin Peaks cast knew his way around a film set.

The one poll that matters

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern and National leader Bill English say the 2017 election race is very tight.

OPINION: The debates have been robust, but the arguing is nearly over and we should soon have a better idea of what it all means.

The perils of Government

From left, National candidate Adrienne Pierce, Money Free Party candidate Scott Andrew and Labour MP Iain Lees-Galloway ...

OPINION: National's candidate was ganged up on and faced tough questions.

Debate strikes useful balance

The Manawatu Standard candidates debate was broadcast live on Facebook.

OPINION: Election campaign meeting mixes information with humour and differences.

Lifestyle

Stuff of legends

Lily Thomas on her beloved pony, Monkey.

COUNTRY HOUSE: A pony called Monkey is a real blessing.

Ballet fest fits the bill

The Regent on Broadway hosted the A Festival of Russian Ballet.

REVIEW: Russian ballet festival presented with outstanding technical mastery, writes Stephen Fisher.

Hobnobbing with Hobnail

Hobnail is stopping off in Palmerston North during its new album tour.

Kiwi band Hobnail is touring a new album.

Documenting a tough subject

Gwen Isaac filming with her 4-month-old daughter Hope. "She cost me a lot of money in soundmixing with her gurgling."

A film screening in Feilding follows a real-life love story.

A big little theatre

Damian Thorne and Gayle Haining Ede in Palmerston North's new performance space, The Rare Theatre.

Palmerston North's newest theatre space is diminutive in size but big on ambition.

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