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Old story, new telling video

A Slightly Isolated Dog is a theatre company that is bringing a reworked version of Jekyll and Hyde to Palmerston North.

The story of Jekyll and Hyde is being told in a very new way.

Support for community board

Foxton is represented by a community board, as well as district councillors' whose patch includes the town.

Foxton Community Board a "voice for the people".

Environmental politics examined

Environmental historian Catherine Knight takes a look back into 50 years of environmental politics in her latest book.

An environmental historian is calling for urgent change in a new book, Beyond Manapouri.

Drain defeated by rain

Flooding on Cliff Rd was repeated in May.

The access road to Palmerston North's observatory on the hill floods again, and again.

Soldier's memorial in jeopardy

Stuart Ellwood died in Vietnam on Waitangi Day, 1968.

Uncertain future for Foxton war memorial hall room named after gunner killed in Vietnam.

Stannard in hot form

Manawatū cyclist Robert Stannard has been in top form in Europe.

CYCLING: Robert Stannard had a good run at the Giro d'Italia under-23 race, finishing third.

Jets find new home

The Manawatū Jets are heading to Whanganui on Thursday to host the Nelson Giants.

BASKETBALL: The Jets have three games in Whanganui over the next few weeks.

Dannevirke water drinkable

Dannevirke residents had to boil their drinking water for six days after an equipment failure (file photo).

Boil-water notice lifted in Dannevirke after multiple days without clean drinking water.

HSHC on top

Luke Hickey, of the High School Hockey Club, takes a shot against Massey.

HOCKEY: Men and women win their matches in dominant display.

Lawyer's court costs claim

Palmerston North lawyer Jeremy McGuire is set to be part of a precedent-setting case in the Supreme Court.

Lawyer says he should be entitled to court costs for representing himself in legal aid case.

James Line delays

The lower section of James Line on the outskirts of Palmerston North remains bogged down.

Roadworks on Palmerston North road now won't be done until September or October.

Transport industry gets proactive

Richie Arber, right, and Will Gundesen check out the pride of the Gundy Transport fleet.

It employs 91,000 people and is crying out for more. A job expo in Feilding is answering the call.

One ticket to ride for everyone

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We'll be able to jump on any bus, train or ferry in the country and pay by phone or bank card.

Depleted Kia Toa done over

Matene Ruawai, of Old Boys-Marist, had a strong game in their 16-12 win over Linton Army.

RUGBY: Feilding Old Boys-Ōroua in the playoff hunt; Old Boys-Marist sneak home.

Students beaming into classroom

Longburn Adventist College pupils, from left, Chayille Collette, Jodie Aitken and Kitana Boustridge connected to Zoom, ...

Students from all over the country can now be in class at Longburn Adventist College.

SH1 reopened after heavy rain

State Highway 1 near Marton is closed due to surface flooding (file photo).

Heavy rain causes flooding on State Highway 1 in Rangitīkei.

Dancing to 100

Stella Snelgrove with her great grand niece, Amber Stopforth, on Stella's 100th birthday.

Woman celebrating 100th birthday danced with her husband every week.

A Celestial talent

Palmerston North Girls' High School student Celestial Brown can play the guitar, piano, bass guitar, violin and drums.

Celestial Brown is a multi-skilled musician.

Pensioner-units sale above board

Foxton's Podmore Flats were part of a $5.5 million property sale that has been cleared after an investigation by the ...

An investigation by the Office of the Auditor-General has dismissed complaints about Horowhenua housing.

Running of the Wools moved

One thousand sheep make their way down Manchester Street, Feilding, for the running of the wools.

The Hilux Rural Games' Running of the Wools axed from Feilding, moves to Palmerston North.

Ratepayers out of pocket

Bethany's is operating under new management. Bad debts from the previous company to the city council have been written off.

Palmerston North restaurant Bethany's and Aokautere land company bills written off.

Gang leader acquitted

Leslie Peter Ross was found not guilty of rape and kidnap after a trial in the High Court at Palmerston North (file)

Jury finds Black Power president not guilty of raping and kidnapping a woman.

Community house's new digs

Jack Allen Community House chairwoman Eleanor Gully at the new site, with a photo of their previous house on Durham St.

Jack Allen Community House moves in with the Levin RSA.

Almost in the bag

Ludwig Zeoula scored a brace for Marist against Massey (file photo).

FOOTBALL: It's hard to see anyone overtaking Marist in the Federation League.

Years-long court battle dropped

Police have abandoned a three-year court battle to have activist Philip Taueki charged with trespassing on his iwi's land.

Environmental activist will no longer be pursued for trespassing on his tribal land in Horowhenua.

Everybody was karate fighting gallery

Ruby Angus-Woodhead, 9, shouts loudly as she advances towards her opponent.

More than 150 competitors, including a dozen national champs, face off.

Fury and thunderous crashes video

Kelly Whittle says she's found a new sense of belonging and acceptance on the Defence Force's Invictus team.

The wheelchair rugby champs return to Palmerston North after more than a decade.

Saints spoil going away party

Saints star Majok Majok, left, and Kuran Iverson, of the Jets, go for the ball.

BASKETBALL: The Jets' return to home court didn't go so well.

Palmerston North's new prosecutor

Sian Poulton, left, and her two new co-workers, Ben Vanderfolk and Deborah Davies, at Sian's bar admission ceremony.

Sian Poulton dreams of one day becoming a district court judge.

City supports All Saints

The All Saints church strengthening and enhancement project will receive ratepayer help.

Multimillion-dollar church fix-up project to get $300,000 of ratepayer money.

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