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There's a power outage in parts of Whanganui. We...

There's a power outage in parts of Whanganui. We understand Gonville and parts of the central city are without power, with more than 1100 properties affected. The cause of the cut isn't yet known.
 

DAFFODILS URGENTLY NEEDED BY CANCER SOCIETY The...

DAFFODILS URGENTLY NEEDED BY CANCER SOCIETY The Cancer Society in Whanganui is in urgent need of daffodils! Its annual street appeal will be held tomorrow, but it has been let down by its usual supplier of daffodils. The centre, which covers Whanganui, Rangitikei and Waimarino, has no flowers. Centre manager Jane Beamsley said they were "absolutely gutted." They are looking for anyone to donate daffodils or maybe a farmer or gardener who has a lot growing and which can be donated...
 

Stop banks to protect Onetere Drive houses from...

Stop banks to protect Onetere Drive houses from flooding will be investigated by Whanganui District Council. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Millie Low's prize winning entry in Evento 2016 is...

Millie Low's prize winning entry in Evento 2016 is one of her brain babies. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Hadleigh Reid opens a new dental surgery at 1a...

Hadleigh Reid opens a new dental surgery at 1a Cross St, Castlecliff. Video By Stuart Munro
 
❤ the pic Talking hands!! Thanks heaps @NicolaYoung15 @LoveThisPaper
 

Steelform Wanganui win against Wairarapa Bush at...

Steelform Wanganui win against Wairarapa Bush at Spriggens Park, keeping the Memorial Cup. Final score 40 - 22 to Wanganui. Photos Bevan Conley
 

Reader Robin Willcox took this lovely photo of the...

Reader Robin Willcox took this lovely photo of the Whanganui River on a calm winter's day.
 

The Alexander Heritage and Research Library's move...

The Alexander Heritage and Research Library's move back to Queen's Park has begun with the revamp of the building - including earthquake strengthening - complete. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Seven years ago Jane Beamsley began volunteering...

Seven years ago Jane Beamsley began volunteering at the Wanganui Cancer Society as a receptionist. - Wanganui Chronicle
 
@MArchibald @ChorusNZ @ultrafastnz That was s serious offer, @LoveThisPaper @ZarydW. I can offer a nerdy comment on any tech story.
 

Jesse Hosie, Curtis Curry Jeano Hosie Vaughn Holt...

Jesse Hosie, Curtis Curry Jeano Hosie Vaughn Holt and Jefferson Cameron-Kemp guys trying to sell a coffin. Video By Stuart Munro
 
@MArchibald @ChorusNZ @ultrafastnz Maybe I should offer @LoveThisPaper my expertise when they're dealing with stories with techie angles.
 

Rail safety awareness. Video By Stuart Munro...

Rail safety awareness. Video By Stuart Munro
 

Japanese Nagazumi students will perform for the...

Japanese Nagazumi students will perform for the senior citizen coffee group.Wanganui East Baptist Church. Video By Stuart Munro
 

The Raetihi Bowling Club has been significantly...

The Raetihi Bowling Club has been significantly damaged by fire - making it the fourth serious blaze in less than a week in the wider Whanganui area. Does anyone have photos of the club before the blaze, or of the fire itself? Please send to news@wanganuichronicle.co.nz
 

The Chronicle's popular Home & Lifestyle Show is...

The Chronicle's popular Home & Lifestyle Show is back this coming weekend - and it is a sellout with more than 100 stands and exhibitors. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

SH4 (Parapara) closed Sat-Mon during day Motorists...

SH4 (Parapara) closed Sat-Mon during day Motorists travelling this weekend will have to detour around SH4 with that highway closed throughout the day on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The closure is to allow contractors to stabilise a slip on the highway between Whanganui and Raetihi just north of the Fields Track turn-off. The road will be closed from 6.30am to 6.30pm on each of those days. There will still be access for residents and emergency services but the road will be closed to...
 

Whanganui fire chief Bernie Rush has expressed...

Whanganui fire chief Bernie Rush has expressed concern at the spate of house fires in the area over the past month. - Wanganui Chronicle