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Wanganui Chronicle

Have you made a submission on the spelling of the district's name?


Submissions rolling in for name survey - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Nearly 1000 submissions have been received about the spelling of the Wanganui District's name. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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BREAKING NEWS: A body has been found in the river.


Body found in river - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A man's body was found in the Whanganui River today. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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It's getting very dry in our district, and from tomorrow night lighting open fires will be banned:


Wanganui moves to total fire ban - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A total fire ban will come into force in Wanganui tomorrow as the fire risk is bumped up to extreme. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Wanganui District Council's infrastructure manager says the district is within its limits for water useage.


WDC rejects councillor's water claim - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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The city is living within its limits in terms of water consents and not breaking any rules. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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In this morning's Wanganui Chronicle: a mistake by Inland Revenue has seen 600 false demands for outstanding income tax sent out. Has anybody else had this problem?


Inland Revenue 'glitch' produces 600 false demands - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A Taihape woman had a shock on Saturday when she received a $359.02 bill for outstanding income tax. There was a shock for her husband too, when he got one for even more money. - Wanganui...
 

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Wanganui District councillor Ray Stevens believes the council should have a water use strategy to manage the district's water supply. Do you agree with him?


Water strategy vital: Stevens - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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The Wanganui District Council is being asked to act now and formulate a strategy to properly manage and conserve the city's water supply. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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An Aramoho family has lost everything after their home went up in flames on Tuesday night:


Family loses everything - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A family of three lost everything but what they stood up in when their Aramoho home went up in flames on Tuesday night. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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The tragic death of a young boy at Whanganui Hospital.


Tragic death for forgotten toddler - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A 16-month-old toddler died after a senior Whanganui Hospital medical staff member is believed to have accidentally left her son in a parked car on hospital grounds in the summer heat - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Head down to Drews Ave for some soapbox derby action, it's on till 3.30pm today {Monday}. Lots of fun for all the family!



 

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There are changes on the way for Whanganui's Community Education Service, including a possible move to the UCOL campus:


CES plans move to UCOL campus - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Wanganui Community Education Service is facing some changes this year and board chairman Trevor Goodwin says he is feeling very positive about them. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Troy and Isabelle Teki are all geared up for this weekend's Soapbox Derby!


Confident 4-year-old ready for first derby - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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At 6 years of age, Troy Teki could be called a soapbox-derby veteran, having competed in the last two annual events. This year his sister Isabelle, 4, will make her debut and she says - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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It's drying out in Whanganui. Read the full story in today's Wanganui Chronicle:


Dry spell bumps fire risk to high - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Wanganui's fire risk increased from moderate to high over the weekend. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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New parking meters have been installed along Taupo Quay:


More meters, extra parks - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Extra parking meters and a new pay and display car park have been installed on Taupo Quay. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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"All I heard him say to the girls: 'I love you'. That's my strongest memory. That's my saddest, but my most happiest."


Happy scene bittersweet - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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The memory of her son swimming at Patea Beach with his daughters playfully hanging off his shoulders around him is bittersweet for Robina Wichman. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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A Wanganui expert is among those stepping up the fight against the moa-bone trade.


Wanganui expert fights to ban moa trade - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A Wanganui expert is among those stepping up the fight against the moa-bone trade. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Wanganui East Pool is closed at least until tomorrow because the lifeguards need to renew their qualifications:


Lapse leads to pool closure - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Wanganui East Pool is closed at least until tomorrow because the lifeguards need to renew their qualifications. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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"All the crowd was around the starting line. I remember there were so many people around, when I actually pulled the trigger I wondered whether the athletes actually heard it."


Revealed: Man who started Snell - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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It was the most memorable night in Wanganui sporting history. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Another inner city walkway has been closed in a bid to reduce crime in a neighbourhood:


Resident demands bigger path barrier - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Another inner city walkway has been closed in a bid to reduce crime in a neighbourhood. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Active Physio Wanganui will be without two key players for their Hawke Cup away clash against Taranaki this weekend:


Replacements need to step up - Sport - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Active Physio Wanganui rep cricket coach Rod Bannister is refusing to allow the absence of two key players impact on the team's performance in the Hawke Cup away clash against Taranaki - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Local fishers are upset over the actions of some commercial trawlers they say are stripping the inshore fishing grounds off Mowhanau Beach:


Fishers rally against trawlers - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Local fishers are upset over the actions of some commercial trawlers they say are stripping the inshore fishing grounds off Mowhanau Beach. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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A proposal for an off-road section of cycleway from Upokongaro to Wanganui is upsetting some landowners: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503426&objectid=11382341


Residents don't want new cycle track in their backyard - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle...
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A proposal for an off-road section of cycleway from Upokongaro to Wanganui is upsetting some landowners but the chair of its governance group says issues can be resolved. -...
 

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Police are investigating a second arson in three months on the same Wanganui property; http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503426&objectid=11382343


Second arson attack in three months - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Police are investigating a second arson in three months on the same Wanganui property. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Has anybody taken photos of trawlers working very close inshore at Kai Iwi beach in the last few days? Locals are claiming trawlers are destroying the inshore fishery.
 

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"I have been called a dame in a derogatory context before and I'll have to get used to the honourable meaning." - Dame Tariana Turia.


A great dame and restless politician - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Dame Tariana Turia says she's been called a dame before - but it's not been nice. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Police say a fire in a Patea shop may be suspicious:


Toxic smoke closes dairy - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Toxic smoke from a suspicious fire closed a dairy yesterday. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Can you help our readers Carl and Michelle? Their beloved dog, Marley, went missing last night from Gonville around 7.30pm. Michelle says Marley is a 20-month-old brindle bull mastiff. "He is a friendly affectionate dog who will come when called. We are devastated." If you have any information about Marley's whereabouts, please call Michelle on 021-2582814 or Carl on 022-6196461.


 

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BREAKING NEWS: MetService has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for parts of the North Island, including Whanganui, until 10pm. MetService says: "Intense slow moving thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon. These storms are likely to be slow moving and could produce localised downpours of 25 to 40mm of rain per hour. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favourable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. People in these areas should be on the...
 

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Good morning Whanganui. In this morning's Wanganui Chronicle, swimmers are being warned to stay out of the Whanganui River, after the water was found to have high levels of E coli:


River poses E coli risk - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Wanganui residents are advised against swimming in the river these holidays. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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