Lifestyle

Winds of change

The new building of Te Uru in Titirangi, Auckland.

OPINION: An Auckland art gallery established in the 1980s has moved next door.

World scrum record attempt

Black Ferns fullback Selica Winiata in action against Australia  in Christchurch during the International Women's Rugby ...

There's a three-day Winter Festival tapping into the Lions tour.

Singing keeps Parkinson's at bay

Sing Loud conducted by Jeanne Purdy is a therapy vocal group for people with Parkinson's.

Singing, exercise and art help Parkinson's sufferers by providing focus, therapy and camaraderie.

Old rocker's new music

Kiwi music and acting legend Andy Anderson has recorded a new album in Palmerston North with input from local musicians.

Former star of stage, screen and the recording studio, Andy Anderson is back, after two heart attacks.

Fun in The Square and untruths in court

A Palmerston North postcard of 1901.

MEMORY LANE: Two days of news, in the Palmerston North of 1900.

Hell of a guy

Tom Ellis plays Lucifer Morningstar in Lucifer.

OPINION: Lucifer is giving religion a bad name.

Drug-resistant dogs

Antibiotics are not just helpful for humans. Dogs can benefit, too.

PAWS AND CLAWS: Antibiotics are useful, but dogs can be resistant to them.

Momentary capture

Artist Anne Morris in her Palmerston North studio.

Artist Anne Morris steps into the light in her garden studio.

Music on their minds

Palmerston North Boys' High School's OK Chorale rehearses.

It's been a musical term for Manawatu secondary schools,.

Youth orchestra performs with confidence

The Manawatu Youth Orchestra showed dedication to presenting its musical programme.

REVIEW: The Manawatu Youth Orchestra members continued to demonstrate great commitment to their music.

A break is exactly what's needed

A weekend away with the girls doesn't quite go to plan, but is still a valuable experience.

COLD COFFEE: Finally, after months of planning, it was here: A getaway with girlfriends.

The cat's whiskers

Over winter, whiskers are often singed.

PAWS AND CLAWS: Just don't let them burn. Also watch your friend's chin, they get acne too.

What next? Who knows

What Next presenters Nigel Latta and John Campbell.

TUNNEL VISION: The new Campbell-Latta partnership is worth a watch, writes Malcolm Hopwood.

Uncovering history

John Farquhar, left, descendant of surveyor Hugh Farquhar, looks at old survey maps with Peter Shelton.

MEMORY LANE: Old survey plans in a Palmerston North building bring the past to light.

Inspect this play

Moscow

REVIEW: Comedy holds an entertaining mirror to a serious subject.

Novel approach to Matariki

Hiwaiterangi Poutini Manley-Green, 7 months, of Whanganui, is named after one of the stars in the Matariki cluster. Her ...

Author and illustrator Rebecca Larsen has taken inspiration from Palmy Rocks this Matariki.

By George, it's Orwell

Jess Linsley, in Manawatu Theatre Inc's production of 1984.

George Orwell's book, 1984, foresaw the future and now it's being realised on stage.

Housing sale a 'done deal'

The Horowhenua District Council building in Levin.

After a 5-week period of due diligence, the controversial $5.5m deal will be finalised.

A fresh look at Maori and Pacific stories

Palmerston North creative writing lecturer and writer Tina Makereti has edited Black Marks on the White Page alongside ...

Black Marks on the White Page is a collection of Pacific stories paving a new path.

Songs that shine

The Renaissance Choir prepare for their upcoming performance in Palmerston North.

The Renaissance Singers are working on a light filled performance.

Play packs powerful punch

Not in our Neighbourhood actor Kali Kopae.

REVIEW: An award-winning performance of an award-winning play set in a regional Women's Refuge makes for must-experience theatre.

Getting inside Urzila Carlson's head

Comedian Urzila Carlson is bring her tour to Palmerston North.

Comedian Urzila Carlson takes the line 'studies have shown' and turns it into a show.

Rising barbershop quartet to perform

Wellington barbershop quartet the B-Flads Daniel Medyckyj-Scott, Josh Ellery, Eddy Johnsen,  Adam Tuiloma Sowman,

A Wellington barbershop quartet with strong Palmerston North connections return as guests for the Manawatunes "Solstice Harmony" concert

Banking time as a currency

Taranaki Time-bank coordinator Brittany Ryan and marketing coordinator Anja Niechziol say the system of time-banking ...

The burgeoning popularity of 'time-banking' sees thousands of Kiwis donate their time every week.

Creating a new way

Time Bank Manawatu members, from left, Julia Panfylova, Michael Horne, Ghaayathri Pudukotta,  Alfonso Flores and Andrea ...

Time banking is a new currency stepping away from money and back to community.

Chasing a moonbeam

Frozen Breath, Rebecca Wallis, 2015-2017, gouache on acrylic on canvas, 1200 x 1200mm

A CRITICAL EYE: Rebecca Wallis attempts to make physical the immaterial.

Dot's castle needs the royals

Dot Smith, star of Dot, Queen of the Castle.

TUNNEL VISION: When Prince Charles raises funds for his charity, the Elephant Family, does he make a trunk call?

A modest hero

Studio photo of Leslie Wilton Andrew wearing his Victoria Cross, 1927.

MEMORY LANE: A 100th anniversary honours a local hero and recalls a WWI battle.

Shining a light on domestic violence

Actor Kali Kopae and her husband, director and playwright Jamie McCaskill, have tried to include characters in their ...

From humble beginnings, Not in Our Neighbourhood has gained some momentum.

They will rock you

Giles Taylor performs as Freddie Mercury in Queen: It's A Kinda Magic.

The Queen: It's a Kinda Magic tribute show is coming to Palmerston North on Friday.

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