Palmerston North

Manawatū come up with magical long-range play, score late try to overcome Waikato

Manawatū left their charge late but overcame rivals Waikato 24-19 in their Mitre 10 Cup match in Palmerston North this afternoon.<p>The visitors Waikato …

Sport (New Zealand)

Live: Manawatū Turbos v Waikato - Mitre 10 Cup

The Turbos take on the Mooloos at the Central Energy Trust Arena in Palmerston North.

Sport (New Zealand)

Greens target foreign land buyers bottling NZ water in review of Overseas Investment Act

A review of the Overseas Investment Act will look at whether water extraction should be considered by the Overseas Investment Act when overseas …

Green Party

Manawatū charge past Waikato for victory as Nehe Milner-Skudder runs out in green

All Blacks wing Nehe Milner-Skudder was fairly quiet but looked assured and creative enough in green as ManawatÅ« opened their Mitre 10 Cup season …

Sport (New Zealand)

Basketball: 'Sup uce' - Steven Adams on his hilarious encounter with fellow Pacific Islander and NBA player James Johnson

Steven Adams has expressed his surprise at meeting another Polynesian athlete on the NBA court.<p>Adams, who is part Tongan, told the media in Auckland …


Phoenix Continue Pre-Season Preparations

The Wellington Phoenix continue their preparations for the upcoming Hyundai A-League 2018/19 season with three games open to the public.<p>Head Coach …

Wellington Phoenix

Basketball: Steven Adams shows off 'free' snazzy footwear featuring his face

Kiwi basketballer Steven Adams is known for his unique camouflage fashion, and his footwear is just as special.<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder star is back …

Sport (New Zealand)

Bereaved families could face huge bills - funeral director

A Taranaki funeral director fears bereaved families could end up with huge bills if a loved one requires a post mortem.<p>As part of a national review …

New Zealand

Couple caught in stolen car after trying to flee police in Palmerston North

A man and woman who allegedly led police on a cross-country chase in a stolen car were arrested after their tyres were spiked in Palmerston North.

New Zealand

Teen and woman arrested after police use road spikes to end 25k chase near Palmerston North

Police used road spikes to end a pursuit of two young people in a car north of Palmerston North this afternoon.<p>A driver allegedly failed to stop for …


Driver seriously injured after crashing onto footpath in Palmerston North

A driver was seriously hurt after careening onto a suburban footpath in Palmerston North.

Emergency Medicine

Rugby: Sonny Bill Williams and Nehe Milner-Skudder not with All Blacks squad for Bledisloe Cup opener

The All Blacks departed for Australia ahead of the first Bledisloe Cup test today, with star backs Sonny Bill Williams and Nehe Milner-Skudder not on …

New Zealand All Blacks

Musician Don McGlashan on his upcoming NZ tour

Kiwi music legend Don McGlashan talks with Kerre McIvor about his upcoming nationwide Free Flight Tour.<p>He’ll play 20 intimate shows at small venues …

New Zealand

Southern Steel last-quarter fightback stuns Central Pulse

SKY SPORT<p>The Southern Steel score a remarkable title-winning comeback win over the Central Pulse.<p>Wendy Frew couldn't have scripted a better fairytale …

Sport (New Zealand)

Live: Central Pulse v Southern Steel - ANZ Premiership grand final

Silver Ferns captain Katrina Grant will lead the Central Pulse in their second consecutive domestic netball final.<p>The ANZ Premiership title is up for …

Sport (New Zealand)

Junior Tall Blacks defeat China to advance to FIBA Asian Championship final

The Junior Tall Blacks have advanced to the FIBA Asian Championship final with a gutsy 87-82 win over China on Friday night.<p>Sharp-shooter Oscar …

New Zealand

How a New Zealand Alt-Right Group is Giving Itself a Makeover

The National Front's new clean-cut image looks a lot like the international movement exemplified by Southern and Molyneux.<p>Canadians Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux brought to New Zealand a taste of the alt-right attitudes currently shaping the political landscape of North America, and now …


'I'm out' - Wendy Frew shares topless Kurt Baker-inspired snap after ANZ Premiership win

Retiring Southern Steel captain Wendy Frew celebrated her side's ANZ Premiership title Kurt Baker style, posing topless with the trophy on a …

Sport (New Zealand)

Watch: Simon Bridges says Government's plastic bag ban is a distraction and won't make any difference

Simon Bridges has called the Government's plastic bag ban a "distraction" and says it won't make any difference.<p>His comments came after Prime …

Simon Bridges

Taranaki iwi lashes out at coronial services decision

A Taranaki iwi has lashed out at a Ministry of Justice decision not to renew its mortuary services contract with the Taranaki District Health Board.

New Zealand

Colliers agents ordered to pay former client nearly $1m

Two experienced commercial real estate agents will have to pay a former client nearly $1 million, after failing to keep the client fully informed …

Real Estate

Online retailer Torpedo 7 opens brick and mortar store in Palmerston North

A small crowd was already waiting when staff opened the new Torpedo7 store, which had hundreds of customers come through the shop in the first hour.<p>A …


Netball: Southern Steel edge Mainland Tactix to book place in final

Southern Steel captain Wendy Frew will get the chance to retire as a champion after she inspired her side past the Mainland Tactix 53-49 in their …

Sport (New Zealand)

Don Brash in support of peaceful protest he will face at Auckland University debate

Don Brash says he may approach those protesting his involvement in the debate to ask them "what their problem was".<p>Don Brash says he welcomes …

New Zealand Politics

MP considers cancelling uni talk in protest over Brash ban

National MP Chris Bishop is considering pulling out of his speech at Massey University in protest over its decision to block Don Brash from speaking …

Jacinda Ardern

Country cousins charged extra for Palmerston North cremations

Cremation fees at Palmerston North's Kelvin Grove crematorium have been increased by 10 per cent for people from outside the city boundary, sparking …

Business (New Zealand)

Poo slinging pensioner one of the reasons for law change

A brawl between ten Mongrel Mob and Black Power gang members, wielding a spanner, saw, and hammer, that shook the walls of Tokoroa courthouse and saw …


Huge fall keeps Kiwi motocross star Levi Sherwood off his bike

A spectacular fall in training kept Kiwi freestyle motocross star Levi Sherwood out of last month's X Games in Minneapolis.

Sport (New Zealand)

Ngāi Te Rangi kaumātua recover after bus crash

Ngāi Te Rangi iwi chief executive Paora Stanley says the victims of yesterday's bus crash are feeling bruised and battered, emotionally and …


Whanganui's Extol Mastercraft Engineering stocks Trade N Go gas cylinders

A Whanganui engineering firm has partnered with a gas supplier to provide returnable gas cylinders for small-scale users.<p>Extol Mastercraft …