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Ooober proud of our minis and junior today, even...

Ooober proud of our minis and junior today, even through crashes, chains breaking and missing a jump, we still managed trophies! These trophies haven't been easy but 6 months of pure determination these guys have shown utter dedication which is shown through these amazing results - well done boys and girls
 

Makatote Viaduct...

Makatote Viaduct Makatote Viaduct
 

This photo is of the Riverboat SS Waione brand new...

This photo is of the Riverboat SS Waione brand new and about to enter the Wanganui River for the first time This photo is of the Riverboat SS Waione brand new and about to enter the Wanganui River for the first time
 

The Riverboat & history pages old news item for...

The Riverboat & history pages old news item for today is this one The Riverboat & history pages old news item for today is this one
 

Another rare photo showing the History of the...

Another rare photo showing the History of the Wanganui River sent in by Sue Pye This page thanks Sue for the use of her family's photos Another rare photo showing the History of the Wanganui River sent in by Sue Pye This page thanks Sue for the use of her family's photos
 

Harete Hipango elected MP for Whanganui...

Harete Hipango elected MP for Whanganui Harete Hipango elected MP for Whanganui
 

Congratulations to our new Whanganui Electorate...

Congratulations to our new Whanganui Electorate MP, National's Harate Hipango, who has just delivered her victory speech. Meanwhile Labour's Steph Lewis has conceded. Ms Hipango has an unassailable lead with 97.3 per cent of the vote counted. She leads with 15,000 votes to 12,915 for Ms Lewis. Update: 100% vote counted. Harete Hipango 15,376, Steph Lewis 13,535. Party vote: National 15,474, Labour 12,085, NZ First 3,451, Greens 1,501.
 

With 84 per cent of the Whanganui Electorate vote...

With 84 per cent of the Whanganui Electorate vote counted, National's Harete Hipango leads the candidate vote with 12,857 votes to Labour Steph Lewis' 11,423. National also leads the Party Vote in Whanganui with 12,919 to Labour's 10,219. Nobody is calling it yet, but a National victory in Whanganui looks likely on both fronts, with Labour closing the gap on last election's results.
 

Too close to call with 20 per cent of the vote...

Too close to call with 20 per cent of the vote counted. Too close to call with 20 per cent of the vote counted.
 

Adrian Rurawhe isn't used to carrying nerves but...

Adrian Rurawhe isn't used to carrying nerves but he will be for the next few hours. Adrian Rurawhe isn't used to carrying nerves but he will be for the next few hours.
 

What an awesome day at the Wanganui Road Rodders...

What an awesome day at the Wanganui Road Rodders clubrooms. We had Cal Thorley here filming our cars for a club feature on an upcoming TV show. I didn't realise how many supercharged cars we have, every second car seems to have a blower on it.
 

Browse local and regional news from the Wanganui...

Browse local and regional news from the Wanganui region - wanganuichronicle.co.nz Browse local and regional news from the Wanganui region - wanganuichronicle.co.nz
 

TANGERINES (Mandariinid) Screens Monday 25th...

TANGERINES (Mandariinid) Screens Monday 25th September, 7pm at the Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum Zaza Urushadze • Estonia/Georgia • 2013 87mins • M violence & offensive language In Russian and Estonian, with English subtitles This poignant and slyly witty drama set in the war-torn, former Soviet Republic of Georgia was nominated for an Academy Award in 2015. “Magnificent… Remarkable piece of anti-war cinema.” – Wall Street Journal Memberships & more info at
 

A group exhibition curated by Rachael Garland...

A group exhibition curated by Rachael Garland A group exhibition curated by Rachael Garland
 

We're open today until 1pm so do drop by if you're...

We're open today until 1pm so do drop by if you're around Glasgow Street. Lots to see in our fabulous exhibition 'Blue' including this amazing work by Katherine Claypole. 'Destination Moon' by Katherine Claypole We're open today until 1pm so do drop by if you're around Glasgow Street. Lots to see in our fabulous exhibition 'Blue' including this amazing work by Katherine Claypole. 'Destination Moon' by Katherine Claypole
 

Whanganui Riverboat crews “WANTED”...

Whanganui Riverboat crews “WANTED” Whanganui Riverboat crews “WANTED”
 

Daylight saving starts this weekend - and it's a...

Daylight saving starts this weekend - and it's a reminder to test your smoke alarms. Daylight saving starts this weekend - and it's a reminder to test your smoke alarms.
 

Reported robbery in Whanganui tonight. This from...

Reported robbery in Whanganui tonight. This from police: "Police were called about 8:05pm to reports of a robbery at a store on Dublin Road (Street). Two males reportedly entered the premises armed with weapons (not firearms) and stole cigarettes. They've then left the store, Police are in the area speaking to a number of witnesses and making further inquiries." The Chronicle understands the store was the Z service station, but police have not confirmed this.
 

Favourite fishing spot strewn with litter....

Favourite fishing spot strewn with litter. Favourite fishing spot strewn with litter.
 

Captain to play his 100th match in crucial away...

Captain to play his 100th match in crucial away game with Mid Canterbury. Captain to play his 100th match in crucial away game with Mid Canterbury.