chronicle logo

Our local newspaper is very active online and offline, and we're bringing in their Facebook posts for you. We have several other smaller newspapaers as well, which ones do you like? What do you think?

If you want to be seen on the website, please contact us with your ideas.

If you would like to advertise or sponsor a page, you're more than welcome!

Please click here to get involved!

Wanganui Chronicle

Congratulations to Springvale Cafe, a finalist in the lower North Island section of the New Zealand Cafe of the Year Awards:


Hoping to serve up a top award - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Springvale Cafe has a shot at being crowned the top cafe in the region after being named a finalist in the NZ Cafe of the Year competition. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

In this morning's Wanganui Chronicle, read about Wanganui District Council's new strategy for Whanganui:


Inspired, leading edge ... that's us - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Leading edge, powered by creative arts and flowing with richness ... - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle


 

Wanganui Chronicle

Investigators believe Tuesday's helicopter crash, which killed pilot Peter Robb, may have been caused by wire strike:


Chopper may have clipped a feedwire - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Tuesday's fatal helicopter crash at Brunswick seems to have been caused by a wire strike, investigators say. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

In this morning's Wanganui Chronicle, read the story of Bonnie the heading dog, who was found wandering, frightened and injured, after an attempt was apparently made to skin her. [Please note this story contains a graphic image.]


Bonnie's odd injury has officials seeking help - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Dog control officers in Rangitikei want help from the public in finding how a stray dog received an odd injury on her back. - Wanganui...
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Whanganui Police have confirmed that the man killed in this morning's helicopter crash at Brunswick was 56-year-old Peter William Robb. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Latest update on the chopper crash:


Fatal chopper crash at Brunswick - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
One person has been confirmed dead after a helicopter crash at Brunswick. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

There has been a helicopter crash in Brunswick this morning, and we understand there has been at least one death. This is all we know, but we will bring you more details as they come to hand.
 

Wanganui Chronicle

MetService has issued a severe weather watch for heavy rain today, for inland Whanganui and Taranaki, and also areas west of Taihape. If you are travelling today, please drive to the conditions.
 

Wanganui Chronicle

In this morning's Wanganui Chronicle, vandals have hit a local school:


Vandals wreak havoc at school - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
A Wanganui school has suffered potentially tens of thousands of dollars of damage after vandals broke a water pipe and flooded one of the buildings. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Get ready for the annual foodbank drive tomorrow night!


Drive to fill foodbank - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Sirens will sound around Wanganui tomorrow night from 6pm to let residents know food-drive collectors are in the neighbourhood. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

There were emotional scenes at a Wanganui District Council hearing yesterday as families described how psychoactive substances had affected their loved ones.


Emotions spill at legal highs hearing - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
A father was in tears as he told a Wanganui District Council hearing yesterday the impact legal highs had had on his 14-year-old son. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

In this morning's Wanganui Chronicle, Whanganui Police have finally named the woman killed in last week's crash at Papaiti:


Victim of car crash named - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
The woman who died in a car crash at Papaiti last week was Georgina Ngaria Davies. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle


 

Wanganui Chronicle

Good morning Whanganui! In today's Wanganui Chronicle, Whanganui house prices rose by 15 per cent last month:


House prices rise by 15pc - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Wanganui house prices enjoyed a significant surge last month, bucking the national trend. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

If you missed Saturday's Wanganui Chronicle, here's Zaryd Wilson's feature on the legendary Space Monster:


The legendary Monster - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Hidden in the Wanganui CBD is an alternative music venue possibly better known outside Wanganui than in it, reports Zaryd Wilson . - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Today we say a temporary good-bye to Parita Pathak from our advertising team, who is leaving us for a couple of months to travel to India to get married! We hope you will join us in wishing Parita all the best.


 

Wanganui Chronicle

In this morning's Wanganui Chronicle, more on yesterday's fatal crash on Papaiti Rd. [Please note that the woman who was killed was 33 years old, not 18 as previously reported.]


Fatal-crash driver fights for life - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
A young man critically injured in a car crash that took his passenger's life was transferred to Wellington Hospital from Wanganui yesterday. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle


 

Wanganui Chronicle

An 18-year-old woman is dead and a 22-year-old man is in a critical condition after an accident on Papaiti Rd in the early hours of this morning:


Woman killed in early morning crash near Whanganui - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
A woman has died and a man is critically injured following a crash in Whanganui this morning. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Congratulations to We Three, who have made it to the finals of Homai Te Paki Paki!


Trio to step it up for TV show finals - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
We Three is off to the finals of Homai Te Paki Paki. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Who removed the trees outside the courthouse, and

Who removed the trees outside the courthouse, and why?


Stumped: Who removed trees? - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Mystery surrounds the removal of several trees outside the Whanganui courthouse. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

"It's still taking too long for new strategies to be formed and my patience is running out." - "It's still taking too long for new strategies to be formed and my patience is running out." - Wanganui District councillor Helen Craig, who wants to see more urgency around economic development in the district. Read the full story in today's Wanganui Chronicle:



Why are we waiting? - Craig - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Wanganui council...
 

Wanganui Chronicle


 

Wanganui Chronicle

Let's get behind local singing trio We Three, who will be performing on Homai Te Paki Paki tonight Let's get behind local singing trio We Three, who will be performing on Homai Te Paki Paki tonight at 8.30pm, on Maori TV:



Trio fresh for TV showdown - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Lack of rehearsal time together keeps We Three's music fresh and alive. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Wanganui District Council has decided against providing a rates-funded kerbside recycling service. What do you think of this decision?


Council backs off recycling - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
The Wanganui District Council wants to increase public awareness of kerbside recycling, but has baulked at the idea of getting directly involved in the business itself. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

"I really don't think I would be alive now if Nikki hadn't got me out." - Merenia Donne, whose dog Nikki has been honoured for saving Ms Donne's life.



Dog's heroics are finally recognised - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
A dog that pulled its Wanganui owner out of a car wreck has posthumously been granted hero status - 17 years later. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

The clouds have cleared just in time to see the lunar eclipse!


 

Wanganui Chronicle

The AA is offering three free driving lessons to some learner drivers. Find out more in this morning's Wanganui Chronicle:



Free driving lessons get thumbs-up - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Wanganui drivers have praised a move by the Automobile Association which gives three free driving lessons to some learner drivers. The AA's Ignition programme will be available to - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

We're in for a spectacular lunar eclipse tomorrow night, as long as the weather holds!


Spectacular lunar eclipse forecast - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Wanganui stargazers are preparing themselves for a spectacular lunar eclipse tomorrow night - as long as the weather comes to the party. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

WEATHER UPDATE: Many places around our region are still without power this morning. Powerco has advised us that the following places can expect to have outages for much of the day, due to the weather conditions: Brunswick, Fordell, Marton, Turakina, Kai Iwi, Kaiwhaiki, Upokongaro, Whanganui River Road, Koitiata, Ratana, Makirikiri, Mangamahu, Kakatahi, Hunterville, Turakina Valley, Mangaweka, and Ohingaiti. The Desert Road is now open but is affected by snow, so please take care when...