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Wanganui Chronicle

Read about the handmade ceramic poppy that journeyed all the way from London to the Wanganui RSA:


Mystery poppy turns up at RSA - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Wanganui RSA is no stranger to poppies, but it's currently playing host to a particularly special poppy. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Our condolences go to the family of the Swiss tourist who died while walking the Tongariro Crossing yesterday:


Tourist dies on crossing - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A Swiss tourist died yesterday morning while walking the Tongariro Crossing. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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What do you think of the two new murals on St Hil St?


Murals to brighten up street - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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St Hill St is about to get a lot more colourful with murals going up on two buildings on the street. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Police have been focusing on the Springvale Rd-Parsons St roundabout after two children were knocked off their bikes there.


Police eye on indicating at roundabout - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Police are monitoring one of Wanganui's busiest intersections in a bid to improve safety for cyclists. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Who's watching the cricket semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa? South Africa won the toss and is batting first. Who's going to win??
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Our reporter Anne-Marie McDonald took this video of the sea bubbling at Castlecliff beach on Sunday. Has anybody else seen this phenomenon, or know what causes it?



 

Wanganui Chronicle

Nearly 2000 people have given the Wanganui District Council their views on the H issue:


Almost 2000 have say on 'H' - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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The New Zealand Geographic Board will discuss the Wanganui District Council request to add the letter H to the spelling of the district's name when it meets next month. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Police have named the woman killed after being hit by a truck on Thursday night:


Pedestrian named - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A woman killed after being struck by a truck has been named. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

That's a whole lot of pumpkin pie...


Bumper pumpkin is top of the crops - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Marton's Harvest Fair grew out of a pumpkin growing competition - and that competition has grown to produce a New Zealand record. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Congratulations to the 330 Ucol students who graduated on Wednesday


Celebrations mark arrival at finish line - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A police car, drummers from Brass Wanganui, Maori wardens and friends and whanau joined UCOL graduates as they paraded through the city. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Pedestrian killed after truck crash in Wanganui - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A pedestrian is dead after a truck hit them last night. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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In today's Wanganui Chronicle - the bridge that's wrapped in plastic:


NZ's toughest job? - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Six months in, one of the most difficult paint jobs in the country is on schedule. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

A suspension bridge for cyclists over the Whanganui River? Read more about Councillor Helen Craig's idea in this morning's Wanganui Chronicle:


Suspension bridge plan for cycle route floated - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A Wanganui district councillor says the idea of a suspension bridge across the Whanganui River must be considered as plans are made for the last few kilometres of the Mountains to - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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"I feel blessed that I was not there during the cyclone but I also want to be back there and help out in any way I can." - Whanganui woman Joanne Cosford, who left Vanuatu right before Cyclone Pam hit.


'Don't know what I'm going back to' - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Joanne Cosford doesn't know if she will have a home when she returns to Vanuatu. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

In today's Wanganui Chronicle, read about the Wanganui Kennel Society's annual show:


Dogs on show suit all tastes - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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There were big ones, small ones, white ones, black ones and everything in between. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Are you from Vanuatu but now resident in Whanganui? Or are you from Whanganui but have family or friends on holiday in Vanuatu? We would love to talk to you. Please contact us on [06] 3490728 or PM us with your contact details.
 

Wanganui Chronicle

In today's Wanganui Chronicle, meet 11 year old Georgia Sutherland who has lost both her parents to cancer. This weekend she's shaving her hair off to raise money for cancer research:


'They'd be proud' - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Georgia Sutherland has more reason than most to hope for a cure for cancer. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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From eyesore to as good as new - Hunterville now has a town hall it can be proud of:


Hall goes from sorry state to like new - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Hunterville now has a shiny town hall of which it can be proud. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Good morning Whanganui! In today's Wanganui Chronicle, meet the new manager of the Wanganui RSA:


Organising skills land post at RSA - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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At the age of 47, Kyle Dalton isn't used to being called the young man. But it's a phrase he's getting used to as he settles into his new role as secretary-manager of the Wanganui - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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BREAKING NEWS: There has been a threat to contaminate infant formula and other formula in an apparent protest over the use of 1080 poison in pest control:


Threat to contaminate baby formula - Business - NZ Herald News
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Police are appealing for the public's help following a threat to contaminate infant formula and other formula, in an apparent protest over the use of 1080 poison in pest control. - New Zealand Herald
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Missing Whanganui man John Sklenars has been found safe and well, but police are still concerned about missing woman Kolini Baker:


Wanganui woman missing - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Taihape Police want the public's help to locate 41-year-old Kolini Baker, who was last seen at her Wanganui property last Wednesday, March 4. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Could a meteor be to blame for a series of bush fires near Whanganui?


Meteor may have sparked fires - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A falling meteor may have caused the spate of unexplained fires in Wanganui forest and bush. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Police are also concerned for the welfare of missing Whanganui man, John Sklenars:


Search for missing man - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Whanganui Police are looking for a man with dementia missing from his Springvale home. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Fears grow for Rose - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Fears are growing for a 15-year-old Wanganui girl who has been missing for a week and a half. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Community spirit is alive and well in the remote settlement of Ngamatapouri, where the rugby club has been revived after a 50-year hiatus. Read the full story here:


Ngamatapouri set for second coming - Sport - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A fortnight today will be a big day for the farming area of Ngamatapouri. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Good morning Whanganui! In today's Wanganui Chronicle: The Relay For Life must go on ... even during torrential rain and thunderstorms.


Walkers stride on despite weather - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Thunder, lightning and bucketing rain didn't stop hundreds of people from pushing on at the Cancer Society's Relay for Life on Saturday night. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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The sad case of Twister the miniature horse, who had petrol poured over him:


Petrol attack on horse - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A miniature horse has been burnt after someone poured petrol on to its cover while the owners slept. - Wanganui Chronicle