Sam Battman is woking inside and outside the Palmerston North City Council building to make recycling easier for people.

Wasting less, recycling more

Palmerston North recyclers given a boost. Just don't throw away that broken wine glass.

No-partner rule rare

Palmerston North Boys' High School year 12 student Zain Collins was not impressed at the no-date, no-ticket rule at his ...

Many Manawatu schools do not require students to take a partner to the formal ball.

Mum's pond house problems

She won a Tenancy Tribunal case against property manager, but still lives there.

Jets hopeful of green light

The Manawatu Jets basketballers are still waiting to learn their fate.

Saddle Rd maintenance carries on

Motorists will have to put up with Saddle Rd traffic restrictions longer than anticipated.

Doctors defend woman's care

The family of a woman who died after her hospital discharged her don't want to see it happen to others.

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Weightless in Manawatu

Wendy Newth, owner of Studio 31, with a new floatation therapy pod.

Beauty salon imports new floatation pods it claims are the ultimate form of relaxation.

Thousands more visit library

Thousands more visits to the city's 'living room', although fewer books were issued.

Block to road upgrade cleared

Bennett opens Feilding centre


Jets hopeful of green light

The Manawatu Jets are yet to hear whether their application to play in the NBL next year has been accepted.

The Manawatu Jets are still waiting to learn their fate.

Selectors couldn't go past Manawatu netballers

Manukura netballers Braxton Te Riini, left, and Diahn Tepania-Strickland have been selected in the New Zealand secondary ...

Manawatu has another couple of players in the NZ secondary schools team.

Whibley extends win streak to four

Taikorea's Paul Whibley in command of the NZXC cross-country series event at Taikorea on Sunday.

There's no stopping Paul Whibley.

Change in Manawatu welcomed

Manawatu bowlers appear to be keen for an indoor centre or more artificial greens.

Manawatu clubs appear willing to talk about the future of bowls.

Teen eyes up 2020 Olympics

Mya Rasmussen picked up her second medal in the pool at the Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas knocking off a New ...

Feilding swimmer Mya Rasmussen is eyeing up the Tokyo Olympics.


Every election a knife-edge affair

NZ First leader Winston Peters will hold the balance of power in the election, Liam Hehir says.

OPINION: Last week, I penned a jeremiad against the hyping up of supposed "game-changers".

Glorious musical storytelling treat

Ali Harper performs five 20th century divas in solo revue show "Songs For Nobodies".

REVIEW: Solo musical play "Songs For Nobodies" opened at Palmerston North's Centrepoint Theatre.

Arts and culture group aiming for the stars

Te Manawa aims high with rebuild plans.

Weighing up how ambitious Palmerston North can afford to be.

What happened to common courtesy?

Horowhenua District Council chief executive Davd Clapperton: "Right now, our community is highly politicised."

OPINION: Horowhenua council CEO defends controversial monitoring of emails.

A double blow


OPINION: Richard Swainson is a victim of crime, and the police aren't helping much.


Setting the standard

Rodger Fox led an energetic romp through standards and originals at the Regent on Broadway.

REVIEW: Versatility and musicianship to the fore as big band shines.

Awesome foursome delights

Baritone Lindsay Yeo contributed to a remarkable performance at The Globe on Sunday.

REVIEW: This was a programme of great power and individual character.

Hristova and Houstoun bring home the Beethoven

Kiwi pianist Michael Houstoun and Bulgarian violinist Bella Hristova combine for Chamber Music New Zealand's ...

Pianist Michael Houstoun teams up will fellow Beethoven aficionado Bella Hristova for a CMNZ concert at the Globe.

Roller derby dreams come true

Swamp City jammer Helen Burke, aka Menace, on the burst against the Dead End Derby at CET Arena 3.

Roller derby is one of the fastest-growing women's sports in the world and it's on a roll in Palmerston North.

The big C

They might like to lie in the sun, but a warm catnap could be putting our friends at risk of the big C.

PAWS AND CLAWS: Our furry friends can get cancer too, so keep an eye out.

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