6:14 PM Engineer Ryan Thomas was programming machinery for factories when he was discovered.
House sales prices in Feilding are at a 20-year high but that hasn't stopped them selling fast.
UNDER THE RADAR: What to do if you live in suburbia and spot a stoat or possum.
Wealthy Manawatu politician says the annual compilation is irrelevant and of little positive use.
More staff and resources are needed to deal with high patient numbers.
Kentucky fried mess puts hungry diner off her dinner.
13 min ago A new route between Manawatu and Hawke's Bay is now a "much more likely scenario", says Transport Minister Simon Bridges.
6:58 PM Palmerston North's Reclaimed Timber Traders loses its lease.
Hockey Manawatu's finances are improving.
Bowling On is back.
Liam Hallam-Eames is hoping to play a bigger role in the Manawatu Turbos in his second season of provincial rugby.
Growing up as part of a sports-mad family has propelled one teen to international taekwondo competition.
The Feilding High School 1st XV got a wake up call after arriving to their match against Napier Boys' High School in holiday mode.
OPINION: Some governments are blockbusters, some are bombast. What does Bill English's 'trailer' tell us?
OPINION: For over 130 years, bits of the Manawatu Gorge have been falling down. But this time it might be closed forever.
OPINION: The late George A Romero threw a mirror up to society, exposing the capitalist nightmare.
OPINION: We all need to be careful in sharing grief over Linkin Park singer's death.
OPINION: Nobody from the Horowhenua council has explained why it's necessary to debase democracy.
REVIEW: Gilbert and Sullivan's 19th century opera could have done with an overhaul.
REVIEW: 60s group Herman's Hermits reminds us of a great musical decade.
Two gang members with separate lives talk about their similar roads to recovery.
OPINION: Vet Malcolm Anderson offers some words of advice about the dangers of playing fetch.
REVIEW: There has to be a better way to introduce new series to new viewers.