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Palmerston North District Court evacuated

Palmerston North District Court was evacuated after a fire alarm went off at 1.50pm on Monday afternoon.

Fire trucks respond after sprinklers set off in courthouse cell block.

Car rolls off road near Bulls

Northbound lane of State Highway 1 blocked, woman suffers serious injuries after rolling car.

Eighties mock rock show a winner

Revamp restores reputation


The political death of civility

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally endorsing the Republican ticket in Pennsylvania.

OPINION: In the US now, whether the moment calls for calm depends on who is in power and who is in opposition.

Remakes that aren't terrible

Mary Astor and Humphrey Bogart in The Maltese Falcon

OPINION: Richard Swainson combs his way through the film archive to find the unoriginal gems.

Wrath of armchair fans

Ardie Savea had a strong game on Sunday, not that the anonymous online commentators noticed.

OPINION: Online critics of remarkable comeback against the Boks would give heave-ho to every All Black.

The 'S' word dilemma

Talking about what primary schools to send our kids to has that hurry-up-and-wait feeling.

OPINION: How do you choose which school to send your child to? Greer Berry says go with your gut.

An undignified mess

Brett Kavanaugh's elevation to the United States Supreme Court has been controversial.

OPINION: In America, it's not the lawmakers that rule, but the people who rule on the laws.


Lullaby to soothe baby Neve video

Singer-songwriter Chanelle Davis wrote the tune of the winning lullaby in a national competition.

🎶 Papa will nurse you and rock you so cherry, Mamma must go look after the Nation. 🎶

How a 13-year-old sees the world

Ava Thomas, 13, is the youngest artist to have a solo exhibition at Feilding and District Art Society.

Ava Thomas is a teenager who lives with a camera around her neck.

Vintage slices of life

Val Mills, who wrote Down at the Baths, is one of the speakers for Local History Week.

MEMORY LANE: Postcards provide glimpses into Palmerston North's past.

This camel had no humps

The most unusual animal Malcolm Anderson has treated is a camel.

PAWS AND CLAWS: A Manawatū vet recalls castrating a camel in the Australian countryside.

Art by construction

Reconstructed No 1, Kate Elder, 2018, wood, acrylic plastic, paint, 600x600mm.

A CRITICAL EYE: Kate Elder moves out of the shadows of her previous exhibition.

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