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Artist Joe Mcmenamin has worked with Lytton St School kids making a large, ...

Another feather in artist's cap

Artist brightening up Manawatū streets with mural artwork.

Convicted killer sues 

Convicted murderer Stephen Hudson appeared by audio-visual link to the High Court in Wellington. (File photo)

Stephen Hudson was in Whanganui Prison, he's now in Rimutaka, but he wants to be at Tongariro.

Two service stations held up

9:24 AM  Armed men entered a BP in Palmerston North and a Mobil in Levin.

House fire investigated

Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire in an empty Feilding house overnight.

MP flees farmers

Labour MP claims he was "physically pushed" and his van rammed.

A strange clash indeed

OPINION: I have seen many bizarre rugby matches and Saturday's win was right up there.

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Recognition for railcar

The Pahiatua Railcar Society's community award win recognises three decades of work restoring this one-of-a-kind railcar.

1 min ago  Community award acknowledges 30 years of hard work restoring a vintage railcar for public use.

A big little theatre

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

Car and tractor crash

Truck fire on highway

Sport

A strange clash indeed

Lewis Marshall of Manawatū stretches to take a pass during the round five Mitre 10 Cup match between Waikato and ...

OPINION: I have seen many bizarre Manawatū rugby matches and Saturday's win was right up there.

Springbok legend dies in NZ

Springbok great Lionel Wilson died on Sunday. He played 27 tests between 1960 and 1965.

Lionel Wilson was South Africa's answer to Don Clarke, but not even his family knew how good he was.

Jockey injured

Robert Hannam's riding stint in India is likely to be over following a broken ankle.

Kiwi jockey may have to return home following an incident in the starting gates when riding in India.

Boys' High set off for UK

Greg Shaw has been named Palmerston North Boys High School's tour captain for the 1st XV's trip to the United Kingdom.

Palmerston North Boys High School first XV coach Blair van Stipriaan is hoping to use their tour to the United Kingdom to develop players for the future.

Central men finding their form

Hayden Phillips was one of Central's goal scorers in their National Hockey League win over Canterbury on Wednesday.

The Central Mavericks finished pool play with a good results against Canterbury.

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A strange clash indeed

Lewis Marshall of Manawatū stretches to take a pass during the round five Mitre 10 Cup match between Waikato and ...

OPINION: I have seen many bizarre Manawatū rugby matches and Saturday's win was right up there.

Debate strikes useful balance

The Manawatu Standard candidates debate was broadcast live on Facebook.

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

Trump delivers chaos and uncertainty

Donald Trump has had a chaotic presidency of the United States.

OPINION: Donald Trump has had enough time to show he's fit for office.

The day after the election

What if the election is a dead heat? What would Labour leader Jacinda Ardern and National leader Bill English do then?

OPINION: With deals to be done, the really important day is not September 23, but the day after.

The gift horse has bolted video

Punters in Palmerston North brave the cold to enjoy the eats on offer at a food truck Thursday event in The Square.

OPINION: Food truck events are hugely popular, but it seems Palmerston North doesn't need them.

Lifestyle

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.

Interweaving te reo Māori video

Ronald Nolan, from Lytton Street School, reads in te reo to his class.

Manawatu parents are happy to see te reo Māori interwoven into their kids' education.

Walking with words

Denis Dwyer journeyed around New Zealand for his book, New Zealand on Foot.

A Palmerston North author and outdoor enthusiast has penned a book on the New Zealand walks he loves.

See you at the co-op

The Premier Drapery Company, about 1939.

MEMORY LANE: Formed to combat the Depression, it died after the 1987 crash.

Memories from abroad

Working as a vet in the UK was a 24/7 job.

PAWS AND CLAWS: A vet's OE included singing and more than a little merriment.

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