Police catch fugitive

Te Wera Hemara and Emmanuel Witana (centre and right) are still at large.

One of the men who escaped police custody in Levin has been found and arrested, but two are still on the run.

Giving a voice to those who are silenced video

Omer Benazir talks about what is happening in Kashmir during a protest in The Square on Sunday.

More than 100 people gathered in The Square to protest the security lockdown of Kashmir.

Orange is the new snack video

The Huia Rebels enjoy the a-peeling halftime snack.

Oranges for Dannevirke gives the town's sport-playing children a little extra juice at halftime.

Palmerston North lobbies to host mega polytech

Palmerston North mayor Grant Smith wants the city to be the base for country's new mega polytech headquarters.

Palmerston North mayor Grant Smith is lobbying for the city to host the new headquarters.

Turbos move on

Tasman's Tima Faingaanuku makes a break from Manawatu's Jackson Hemopo, who did all he could with his 40 minutes on the ...

Manawatū Turbos coach Peter Russell says they're looking to move on quickly from their 64-3 thrashing by Tasman.

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E-waste costs less than expected

About five pallets of e-waste are sent to E-Cycle in Auckland per week from the Ferguson St recycling centre (file photo).

About 56.5 tonnes of e-waste was handed in for recycling between July 2018 and June 2019, nearly twice the amount of the 12 months prior.

Squire stars in 10-try rout

Tasman flanker Liam Squire throws an offload to Jordan Taufua.

Liam Squire got through a busy 80 minutes, scoring Tasman's first try and setting up the next two.

What's in a (street) name?

The McKenzie family's former Milson homestead, photographed in 1981. It was relocated to Tirau in recent years.

Printed bold and black in the Manawatū Standard, October 1926, it was a land sale to make readers sit up and take notice.

Searching for a silver lining

Shop owners in the Horowhenua town of Shannon have been dealt another blow by the closure of New Zealand fashion brand, ...

The small town of Shannon has taken its hits. But there is hope new blood and new roads will bring opportunity.

Everyone is a beneficiary

Almost 20 per cent of even the highest-earning households receive some form of Government support.

OPINION: Our country's middle-class welfare system needs to be reined in.

Federation League winds down

North End, in blue, have snared third place in the Federation League, for the moment. Massey, in yellow, are looking to ...

North End – for the moment at least – have snared third place in the competition.

Slow start to meeting the candidates

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PNCC candidates.
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Not even half of Palmerston North's council hopefuls have taken to the stage so far.

Candidates show support for elderly

Mayoral hopeful Victoria Kaye-Simmons says elderly people need accessible and safe transport options around Horowhenua.

No surprises on the hot topic dominating Grey Power hosted meeting.

Man jailed for child sex exploitation video

Nigel Urwin was sentenced in the Palmerston North District Court to five years and nine months in prison for the ...

Nigel Urwin distributed more than 109 objectionable images and video files.

Firefighters put driving skills to the test

Not as sporty as the vehicles usually speeding around Manfeild raceway, but the skills are just as sharp for the ...

Eighty fire crews competing in range of fire truck driver challenges at Manfeild.

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Politics a family affair

Oakley Tahiwi-MacMillan, left, and her mother Kelly Tahiwi are both running for seats on the Horowhenua District Council.

Kelly Tahiwi and Oakley Tahiwi-MacMillan want the voices of youth and Māori heard on the council.

Young farmers vie for new award

Twenty-one Massey University agricultural students competed for the chance to be named Massey Young Farmers Rural Student of the Year.

Samba group celebrate birthday

E-waste costs less than expected

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Everyone is a beneficiary

Almost 20 per cent of even the highest-earning households receive some form of Government support.

OPINION: Our country's middle-class welfare system needs to be reined in.

Manawatū under water

Fraser Armstrong, of Manawatū, is tackled by Chris Gawler amid the mud and water at the Arena.

If there is a rain god, then the Manawatū Rugby Union must be behind with its instalments this year.

Brexit battle lines drawn

Boris Johnson is leading Britain on a wild ride towards Brexit.

Under its flamboyant new prime minister Boris Johnson, Britain is more polarised than at any time since Margaret Thatcher.

Avoiding the 'c' word

Axle, a bichon frise like this one, is on the road to recovery after having a tumour removed from his tummy.

Cancer is an umbrella word that encompasses some very treatable conditions and types of tumours.

Climate scientists and its discontents

The science of climate change is compelling, but there remain dissenters.

If we are talking about embracing science policy, it looks like we have a while to go yet.

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What's in a (street) name?

The McKenzie family's former Milson homestead, photographed in 1981. It was relocated to Tirau in recent years.

Printed bold and black in the Manawatū Standard, October 1926, it was a land sale to make readers sit up and take notice.

Clever new writing hits the spot

Comedies and Curiosities showcased a trio of  clever and creative one-act plays.

Three young playwrights premiered their wares in front of a full house during the matinee of Comedies and Curiosities.

The art of retirement

Stu Schwartz is a towering man who admits he has a collecting problem.

"My father always said not to work with your husband" says Phyllis Schwartz, who clearly ignored that advice.

More sporting tele-movies, please

Mosese Veaila bears a striking resemblance to the rugby superstar Jonah Lomu. The two had many similarities in their ...

'Jonah' doesn't do justice to Lomu, but we should keep trying to adapt great sporting lives for TV.

Life among the stars

The Municipal Opera House, Palmerston North, in 1913. When it opened Harry Muller was its manager.

The slim, bespectacled and impeccably dressed Harry Muller knew a star turn when he saw one.

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