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Wanganui Chronicle

Low mail volumes mean post boxes around Whanganui are disappearing. Will this inconvenience you?
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Hey Wanganui, it was a rainy start to the 34th Autumn Motorcycle Trial on Saturday.


Video: 34th Autumn Motorcycle Trial - Video - Wanganui Chronicle Videos
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The 34th annual Wanganui Castrol Autumn Motorcycle Trial sets off from Vintage Car Club. By Bevan Conley
 

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#pinapoppy and honour the memory of those who have gone before us by caring for those still with us. Donate to the RSA at www.pinapoppy.co.nz and you’ll receive a poppy to place on your profile.


Remember to care
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Whanganui's winning VWs:


VW restorers score big at national convention - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Don't call it beginner's luck, call it just reward for hard work and passion. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Here's your chance to meet Prince Harry when he makes a flying visit to Whanganui on May 14:


Say 'Hi' to Harry - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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There are still some is to be dotted and ts to be crossed but Prince Harry's visit to Wanganui next month will give locals a chance to meet and greet the fourth in line to the - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Who's planning on taking part in next month's annual Round The Bridges fun run?


 

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April has already been an unusually wet month - and it's only half-way through:


City squelches towards an April record - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Wanganui is having exceptional April weather - and for all the wrong reasons. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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The recent wet weather caused some problems on our road's yesterday:


Slips keep roading contractors busy - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Contractors were at it again yesterday, cleaning up a number of slips around the Wanganui district after more heavy rain overnight created mayhem on the roads. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Who loves feijoas? A feijoa festival is being planned for Whanganui. Read about it in today's Wanganui Chronicle:


Festival idea planted by friend - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A feijoa festival is being planned for Wanganui - and the organiser doesn't even like the popular autumn fruit. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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What would you do if you won Lotto?


Local Lotto player shares in payout - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A Lotto ticket bought at Trafalgar Lotto has won a share of a second division payout. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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And here's our photographer Bevan Conley's photos of the slips on SH3 north of Whanganui:


Slips on SH3 near Wanganui - Photos - Wanganui Chronicle Pictures
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Some of the slips which are causing trouble on SH3 north of Wanganui. Photos Bevan Conley.
 

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Time to rug up Whanganui. It's a cool 7 degrees at the moment. Chronicle photographer captured the hail early this morning:



 

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Prince Harry will visit Whanganui next month:


HARRY'S COMING - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Prince Harry will visit Wanganui next month. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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BREAKING NEWS: A warning for anyone travelling on SH3 north of Whanganui today. A slip has come down near the William Birch Pool, north of Maxwell, reducing the road to one lane. Further north, near Waitotara, a slip has completely blocked the road off but detours are in place. Whanganui can expect further showers today with south-westerlies and a high of just 14C. Stay warm and stay safe everyone!
 

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How do we choose which of our species to save?


Saving species huge challenge - Opinion - Wanganui Chronicle News
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New Zealand has hundreds of endangered species- Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Volunteers did a great job making sure the track was ready for racing after the bad weather.


Rain fails to dampen speedway season's finale - Sport - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Despite a week's worth of rain beforehand the Wanganui Stockcar and Speedway Club got through their full programme to send 2014-15 off with a bang at the Oceanview Speedway on Saturday - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Farewell to a faithful friend.


Last ride in police car for Farris - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Senior Constable Jason Page used to take police dog Farris on school visits and tell kids he had an All Black in the back of the car. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Wanganui Brass farewells a much-loved stalwart, Keith Jarrett:


Soulful tone and service reaches end - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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The death of Kevin Jarrett (MBE) has robbed New Zealand's brass band music of one of its very best practitioners. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Head along today for a cBAD WORD look.


Enjoying life amid the mud - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Between them, Clive and Ruth Aim have mixed and placed 80 tonnes of a squishy mud and straw mixture to make the walls of their house. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Heavy rain has been a welcome relief for many but staff are monitoring river levels, just in case.


Wary eye on river as rain sweeps in - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Council staff are keeping an eye on the Whanganui River following this year's first big dump of rain on the region. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Who's heading off to see Jamie play at Wanganui Repertory Theatre tonight?


Jamie McDell tour kicks off
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New Zealand singer Jamie McDell kicks off her maiden nationwide tour in Wanganui tonight. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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It's that time of year again.


Homeowner irate about leaves in her guttering - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Springvale resident Kathleen Walker loves trees - she even loves the deciduous tree that overhangs her roof and drops leaves into her guttering every autumn. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Five crashes in the same place.Sandra Watson is calling for something to be done.


Five crashes into same front garden - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A woman is calling for her street to be made safer after a car crashed through her front garden - the fifth time it has happened in about a dozen years. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Fewer cannabis convictions going through courts:


Cannabis use on way out as teens say no to drugs - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Only half as many cannabis convictions are going through the Whanganui District Court as five years ago, according to official figures. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

Smashing end in store for the 2014/2015 season which will also raise funds for injured driver Kyle Heibner.


Smashing finale awaits visiting drivers - Sport - Wanganui Chronicle News
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The Wanganui Stockcar and Speedway Club is gearing up for one of its biggest meetings of the year this Saturday to mark the end of the 2014/2015 season. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui Chronicle

This is a great idea.


Prizes after cars left at home - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Term one ended on a high note for Wanganui families who took part in Operation Self Driven, an initiative to reduce the number of children taken to school by car. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Our next generation of basketball stars got some hands-on coaching from Impact Basketball's Avi Meyerson.


Budding players soak up every word - Sport - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Budding Wanganui basketball stars soaked up every word and put visiting mentor Avi Meyerson's style of coaching into action during a training workshop at Springvale Stadium yesterday - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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A tricky job with a happy ending.


Trapped horse rescued - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Firefighters were needed to help with the dramatic rescue of a horse trapped down a bank in Bulls. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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"There's two markets out there - one made up of investors and first home buyers, and one which I'd call the real market of people buying good homes to live in," - LJ Hooker Wanganui owner Steve Ellis


Wanganui house prices dip slightly
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Wanganui's property market is looking healthy, despite a drop in house values and average asking prices. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Red flakes found by a Marton mum in baby formula were not 1080 but what they actually were remains a mystery.


Mum's baby food find still mystery - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A Marton mum still does not know what red flakes she found in her baby's food were. - Wanganui Chronicle