The two worlds of Gottfried Lindauer

Gottfried Laudauer on the cover of the new book by Joan and Kevin McIntyre of Woodville.

 The great artist could have succeeded in any city in the world, but he chose to live in a tiny Kiwi town.

Celebration and lament

Blood, Mary Mulholland, oil paint on canvas.

A CRITICAL EYE: Taylor Jensen celebrates a birthday, while Zimmerman Art Gallery still mourns.

Behind the vomit

A spewing papillon bit off more than it can chew.

PAWS AND CLAWS: Getting to the bottom of your pet's spewing isn't always easy.

New Zealand by rail

The Capital Connection, at Palmerston North Railway Station, is a home away from home or a mobile office for many.

Author's tour of nostalgia, steam and tonnes and tonnes of metal.

Recording Dick Tracy video

Palmerston North band Dick Tracy, from left, Dan Martin, Joshua Hill, Ben Jamison, Keir Scott and Aaron Naea.

Palmerston North party rock band releases its first full-length album.

A wickedly wonderful show

Wicked, in all its glory, is based on alternative facts.

REVIEW: Wow factor accompanied by eye-catching bling and proficient acting.

Smelling the flowers

Blood, by Whanganui-based artist Mary Mulholland.

A new exhibition in Palmerston North takes people on a floral walk.

Delving into our past

Dr Arthur Anderson Martin, 1876-1916

MEMORY LANE: An extraordinary woman emerges from her husband's shadow.

City's wicked show video

The cast of Wicked is a big one, with 55 people involved.

For the first time, Broadway musical Wicked is coming to Palmerston North.

Sunshine and Ash

Arthritis can be debilitating for anyone, human or animal.

PAWS AND CLAWS: These pets have a love-hate relationship.

A red car kind of a day video

And off Viv goes for a once around the block.

In her ongoing series about the residents of Ruawai Rest Home Carly Thomas tells of an extraordinary visit.

Razzle dazzle at Centrepoint

Eve Gordon and Mike Edward will lighten up the Centrepoint stage.

Theatre's latest offering is a little risque. It's director says audiences will be spellbound.

Not quite the full measure

Measure for Measure didn't always measure up.

REVIEW: Telling of a Shakespearean tale is a mixed bag that can be hard to hear.

High school art event a hit

Feilding High School arts committee head Amber Feilder-Beaumont hangs her fellow students' artworks.

Students are hoping a new Feilding High School event takes hold.

Art gallery's milestone celebrated

From left, Stuart Shwartz, Palmerston North mayor Grant Smith and Phyllis Shwartz cut the cake at Taylor-Jensen Fine ...

A Palmerston North art gallery turns 21.

Finding more time in the country

Artist Anna Nikolajenko has found more time for her art after moving rurally to Cheltenam.

 Anna Nikolajenko's move to the country has inspired her art.

Kiwi characters fly the coop

Foxton patrons were packed into the Little Theatre for Roger Hall's Taking Off.

REVIEW: Entertaining long-haul flight could benefit from tweaks to schedule.

Cheap and nasty

Winston Peters might give more useful answers if he is asked better questions.

OPINION: The houses were disgraceful, the people desperate and the council indifferent.

Hurting below the fluff

Cats can suffer through itches in any season.

PAWS AND CLAWS: It's not all tummy rubs and chin scratches for household pets.

'Advance Palmerston'

A fancy-dress event in the Foresters Hall, around 1896.

MEMORY LANE: The sun is rising over Palmerston North and a ball must be held to celebrate the city's early progress.

The koru man

Gordon Walters, Airborne, circa 1995. Collection of Dr Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and Max Gimblett.

OPINION: His name is associated with the rise of Māori consciousness, but there's more to Gordon Walters.

Opening the door just a crack

Te Manawa's art gallery is empty after closing last month for renovations.

The 10-month closure of Te Manawa's art gallery has people wondering what it all means.

Hard graft starting to pay off

Mitch James is a singer-songwriter who is hoping his debut album will give him his international break.

Singer-songwriter Mitch James is taking some time to travel through the country before his debut album release.

A performance to remember

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REVIEW: It's not often that Palmerston North hosts an ensemble of trombone players.

More live music for the city

Palmerston North musician Dan Fordyce has opened Orange Music, a new music venue in the city.

A new venue in Palmerston North has plenty to offer.

A knack for chaos

Una shows off her collage made from pages of old vintage books and magazines.

After many visits to Ruawai Rest Home, Carly Thomas has discovered she has finally become useful.

Classical trio creative and haunting

The Klara Kollektiv, a trio of clarinet, violin and cello from Sweden, produced an imaginative concert in Palmerston North.

REVIEW: Musicianship to the fore at Klara Kollektiv concert.

How to deal with cat carriers

Cats can be tricky to get into carriers when visiting the vet.

People collect all sorts of things, from teaspoons to cars, but I reckon we should collect pet carriers.

20th century journalist had a lot to say

Palmerston North and its impressive post office, 1906.

An olden-day journalist liked to shock his readers, writes Tina White.

Meat and veg TV

It's time to put The Freak, and Wentworth itself, on ice.

OPINION: Think of TV drama as recipes; Valor breaks the mould.

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