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Whanganui Police

FYI
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503426&objectid=11314798


Hoax caller sent to jail - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A man who made a fake call to police saying there was a gunman at a Wanganui primary school is going to jail. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

River City Press

Dixie Street Jazz Band
This Australian Trad band will perform at the Grand Hotel on Thursday, August 28. Two course meal and show, $55, from 6pm. Bookings at the Grand Reception. Enquiries: Michael, Wanganui Jazz Club, 027 436 2454.
 

River City Press

More local families get access to the internet

The government’s commitment to the national Computers in Homes digital literacy programme is continuing.
This means at least another 100 families in our district will have the chance to receive a refurbished computer, subsidised internet connection and training and technical support.
The programme has been delivered in Whanganui for eight years, with 770 families taking part so far.
Computers in Homes co-ordinator Tania van der Vegte said “Of...
 

River City Press

Deafness not holding Sam back.

Sam Lane has a part time job, cycles to work every day from Castlecliff to his work place, plays lock for the Kaierau rugby team in the Premier Division, has an infectious laugh, listens to music on his cell and on the internet and is planning to go flatting. The only thing that is different about Sam is that he was born profoundly Deaf.
Lianna Kennedy Community Relations Officer for Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand, who is also profoundly Deaf, says that they organise...
 

Wanganui Online

Funeral Notices
Please note we have just uploaded another 4 funeral notices to our website.
Full details, including funeral venue and times, can be viewed on this link:
http://www.wanganuionline.com/classifieds/deaths


 

Whanganui Museum

The director of @aucklandmuseum has thought-provoking things to say about museums; from 'keepers' to 'sharers': http://t.co/OKM7kRg7oa
 

Denita Tizard

 

Wanganui News


 

Sport Wanganui


 

Denita Tizard

 

Wanganui Chronicle

After years of vandalism, the old Waverley High School site will finally be demolished:



School earmarked for demolition - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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The school has been the target of vandalism and theft and will be demolished over the next two months.
 

Whanganui Police

Murder Trial Date set.

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503426&objectid=11314254


Murder trial date set for next year - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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The trial over the alleged murder of Wanganui man Whetu Hansen has been set for June next year. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Sport Wanganui


 

Wanganui Online

Super weather until the weekend. Spring can't be far away as our photo tells you.Tuesday is the day we can officially wave goodbye to winter


 

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua Whanganui

Cat Auburn will be the Tylee artist-in-residence from November 2014 - February 2015. This is the exciting project she will be working on for her residency and we need your help!


Timeline Photos
Ok people.... here's the official poster for The Horses Stayed Behind. Spread the word, let's get as many horsetail hair donations as possible!
 

Wanganui Online

Health News

The Wanganui District Heath Board is asking recent patients at the hospital for feedback on the quality of their care

http://www.wanganuionline.com/columns/health-news-august-25


 

Wanganui Online

Business News

We've been told a Turkish restaurant is opening in the old Ave bar next to Subway in Vic Ave, the same block as Angora and two other Turkish food places. That block has become a little Istanbul


 

Wanganui Chronicle

Shamubeel Eaqub, the economist who labelled parts of provinical New Zealand "zombie towns", is coming to Wanganui:





Expert economist accepts invitation - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Shamubeel Eaqub has given his RSVP. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Mainstreet Wanganui

The team here at Mainstreet are extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Paul Kirk. Paul owned Crazy Dog... http://t.co/70Bp4TnSVH
 

Wanganui City

Are the daffodils out yet in your area? Send us photos! =) #wanganui #beautifulcity http://wanganuicity.blogspot.com/


 

Wanganui Online

Funeral Notices
Please note we have uploaded 7 funeral notices to our website in the last few days. Full details, including funeral venue and times, can be viewed on this link:
http://www.wanganuionline.com/classifieds/deaths


 

Sport Wanganui

It's just over 7 weeks until the McDonald's Mud Muster....so what better time to start training!?
The group training sessions kick off next week with Wanganui on Wednesday, 6am at Cooks Gardens and Marton on Friday, 6am at Marton Park. Free for everyone to attend, and no need to sign up!

Will you be taking part? Tag a friend who you think should join...


 

Wanganui Online

Last week's Churton School hoax caller Bevan Stoneman has been jailed for three months and ordered him to pay $1400 reparation to the police. Stoneman rang 111 and told police there was an armed gunman in the school grounds. Upper Aramoho was locked down while police searched for the non-existent offender
 

Wanganui Chronicle

The man who made a hoax call about a gunman at Churton School has been sent to jail:


Hoax caller sent to jail - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
A man who made a fake call to police saying there was a gunman at a Wanganui primary school is going to jail. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Areas

Good luck to all the North Island Primary School Ski Champs - Day 2 today enjoy!


 

Springvale Garden Centre

we've gone potty at springvale... we import pots & hav got a huge stack of terracotta & liteweight (modern looking fibreglass & cement) pots all at 30% off!
 

Gardening Whanganui

Looks like the signs of spring are here in Wanganui, even if its not offically spring till monday! any one got some spring gardening pictures to post & share?
 

Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Areas

It's another bluebird day here at Mt Ruapehu - time for a midweek break as this weather just keeps on giving!
 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

Many thanks to all the visitors who've paid a visit to our "Fetish" show so far. A reminder that we're open again tomorrow from 12pm to 4pm.

'Care Bear' by Paul Rayner


 

River City Press


 

Whanganui Police


http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/police-commanders-praise-officers-actions-hamilton-incident


Police commanders praise officers' actions in Hamilton incident | New Zealand Police
www.police.govt.nz
Courage of the highest calibre is how the Commissioner of Police and Waikato's Police commander are describing the actions of three dog handlers, including one wounded in the line of duty, in a Hamilton supermarket car park earlier today.