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EMERGENCY ROADING UPDATE There has been a slip on...

EMERGENCY ROADING UPDATE There has been a slip on Whanganui River Road between Ranana and Jerusalem which has blocked and closed the road. Our roading team are working on the slip at the moment. We will also be putting signs up at either sides of the road to inform drivers about the closure. We are hoping to have it fixed by Tuesday, July 25, but should have more information on Monday. As...
 

RIVER ROAD SLIP The River Road between Ranana and...

RIVER ROAD SLIP The River Road between Ranana and Jerusalem is closed following a slip. Whanganui District Council is onsite working on the slip and will be putting signs up at either side of the road. Council aim to have the road open by Tuesday. As the Parapara (SH4) is also closed, travel between Raetihi/Ohakune and Whanganui will be affected. Please check the NZTA website for information about which State Highways are open.
 

A supposedly easy week as Whanganui sides gear up...

A supposedly easy week as Whanganui sides gear up for business time A supposedly easy week as Whanganui sides gear up for business time
 

Telling the story of the Watson family and...

Telling the story of the Watson family and Spookers Telling the story of the Watson family and Spookers
 

In The Netherlands researchers are growing meat in...

In The Netherlands researchers are growing meat in a lab and Americans have made a vegetable hamburger that oozes something that looks and tastes like blood. - The Country In The Netherlands researchers are growing meat in a lab and Americans have made a vegetable hamburger that oozes something that looks and tastes like blood. - The Country
 

Truck crash closes one lane of SH3...

Truck crash closes one lane of SH3 Truck crash closes one lane of SH3
 

Perfect weekend for start of free park and ride...

Perfect weekend for start of free park and ride service Perfect weekend for start of free park and ride service
 

Two Whanganui sisters are rowing from Ibiza to...

Two Whanganui sisters are rowing from Ibiza to Barcelona for HPV cancers. Two Whanganui sisters are rowing from Ibiza to Barcelona for HPV cancers.
 

Whanganui athlete Mignon Stevenson wins silver...

Whanganui athlete Mignon Stevenson wins silver after chalking up the miles Whanganui athlete Mignon Stevenson wins silver after chalking up the miles
 

The NZ Transport Agency is assessing a large slip...

The NZ Transport Agency is assessing a large slip on State Highway 4 The NZ Transport Agency is assessing a large slip on State Highway 4
 

Whispers have been circulating around Whanganui...

Whispers have been circulating around Whanganui about what's happening at the abandoned Gonville Service Station. - The Country Whispers have been circulating around Whanganui about what's happening at the abandoned Gonville Service Station. - The Country
 

Microbead products off the shelves for several...

Microbead products off the shelves for several Whanganui supermarkets. Microbead products off the shelves for several Whanganui supermarkets.
 

Some of the most bizarre vet stories....

Some of the most bizarre vet stories. Some of the most bizarre vet stories.
 

Years of bad luck lead to man's plea for work...

Years of bad luck lead to man's plea for work Years of bad luck lead to man's plea for work
 

Summit for suicide prevention in Whanganui...

Summit for suicide prevention in Whanganui Summit for suicide prevention in Whanganui
 

Sister fights for her critical brother in London...

Sister fights for her critical brother in London Sister fights for her critical brother in London
 

A second significant winter storm threatens to...

A second significant winter storm threatens to bring flooding, snow and gales. A second significant winter storm threatens to bring flooding, snow and gales.
 

The man was taken to Whanganui Hospital to be...

The man was taken to Whanganui Hospital to be treated for minor injuries. The man was taken to Whanganui Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
 

Stakeholders talk about the wellbeing of eels...

Stakeholders talk about the wellbeing of eels (tuna) and other freshwater species. Stakeholders talk about the wellbeing of eels (tuna) and other freshwater species.
 

Powerco ramps up efforts to restore power to...

Powerco ramps up efforts to restore power to remote areas Powerco ramps up efforts to restore power to remote areas