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Swap coffee for tea & add in travelling and this is pretty much me in a nutshell! What do you want to get paid for?
 

Morning everyone - the Council have just ph to...

Morning everyone - the Council have just ph to advise that ALL grounds are still OPEN so we are keen to ensure the kids get to play rugby! ALL GAMES ARE GOOD TO GO 😀 Due the weather forecast being unreliable 🌦🌩☀️ - if the weather turns extremely bad/dangerous during the morning we expect the coaches to liaise with each other & make a decision in the best interest of the children's safety. Wrap up warm & enjoy!! 🏉
 
Good morning all our super star Future Ferns and Primary Netballers. Sadly, all morning netball is canceled today.
 

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Oh nooo, puppy K is having a bit of a tough time. This is his first night away from his Mum, sisters and brothers and he is really missing them. His new Dad says there is lots of puppy crying and howling. Which if it wasn't a bit sad would be pretty cute- (we said that bit, not his new handler). This is normal for new pups though so lots of cuddles, a warm kennel and blankets should help him to settle. He is a pretty special pup, being the nephew of Gazza, the Police dog who was...
 

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Pupdate- don't forget if you want to enter the competition to name our new puppy- it needs to start with K. Please PM your suggestion and leave your name contact details and a little bit about you. If you are posting on behalf of a child please leave their name, age, school, interests and confirm that a guardian approves their post.
 

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Pupdate- this is my sad face. My dad took me for my first ride in a police dog wagon, I thought I was all grown up- but I got really really sick ooohhh it wasn't good. He mauiui ahau!🙁
 

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Pup date-Hey everyone, I am your new puppy- this is me and my Aunt Bax I just met her today. I'm going to grow up to be just like her one day. I hope you are nominating some cool names for me- I'm pretty energetic and like running around. My Dad is going to put some more photos of me on Facebook over the weekend. Please get your friends to like our pages this one Manawatu police, Whanganui police and Taranaki police.
 

This was sent in by one of our members and we...

This was sent in by one of our members and we definitely agree! What do you think??
 

Whanganui District Council and Horizons Regional...

Whanganui District Council and Horizons Regional Council staff are on standby ahead of predicted bad weather this weekend. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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HEAVY RAIN & STRONG WINDS THIS WEEKEND Our Emergency Management team will be keeping a close watch on river levels over the weekend with heavy rain predicted. However, at this stage predictions are below warning levels. Strong winds are also forecast for this weekend. Read more in our media release below. We will update you over the weekend if the situation changes. Take care out there everyone....
 

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A moving story from a young woman about why drinking and driving is never worth the risk.
 

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WEATHER WARNING: Please SHARE and PREPARE! BURST OF HEAVY RAIN FOR CENTRAL NEW ZEALAND ON SATURDAY. NORTHERLY GALES FOR THE NORTH ISLAND FRIDAY NIGHT TO SUNDAY MORNING. A large low pressure system is expected to approach central New Zealand from the Tasman Sea later today (Friday), then should move southeast across the country on Saturday. An associated front moves east across the North Island during Saturday, preceded by strong moist northerlies and followed by another trough...
 

SAVE THE DATE: Whanganui Vintage Weekend 2017,...

SAVE THE DATE: Whanganui Vintage Weekend 2017, 21st January - The Famous Caboodle. 22nd January - The Brilliant Riverside Festival. 23rd January - The Best in the World Soapbox Derby. Getting Ready to have a huge Weekend - whoop whoop!!!
 

It was not that long ago and summer was still with...

It was not that long ago and summer was still with us. Now all we can do is look back and remember those long hot days. This is a shot taken on the world famous Whanganui River during 2016 Vintage Weekend. The planning is underway for 2017 so let us know what you are looking forward too.
 

Well done to all runners that competed in the...

Well done to all runners that competed in the Whanganui Regional Secondary Schools Cross Country yesterday that was held at Wanganui Collegiate School! Results can be found on the Sport Whanganui website: http://c1940652.r52.cf0.rackcdn.com/5747a8f0b8d39a469d0015d6/WSS-Cross-Country-Results-2016.pdf All the best to those that go on to compete at the NZSS Cross Country and Relay Championship events in Rotorua on the 18th & 19th June.
 

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Today at about 10:14 am Whanganui Police received calls from members of the public relating to a male in his late teens carrying what appeared to be a pistol in the central city, Whanganui Police attended and located the 19 year old male on Dublin Street near Wicksteed Street. He was arrested without further incident. No one was injured as a result of his actions and the weapon located was a BB gun. Sgt REID would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the offender on Victoria Avenue. It...
 
~ Puanga 2016 ~ "It is a time to reflect on the past, acknowledging those who have passed on whilst looking towards the future and the up coming new season." Join us in the Whanganui region to celebrate Puanga; the Whanganui Matariki Celebrations 2016.
 

Somber, but very true!! Do the things you've...

Somber, but very true!! Do the things you've always wanted to do NOW! What's stopping you??
 

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As a result of calls from members of the public relating to a male in his late teens carrying what appeared to be a pistol in the central city, Whanganui Police attended and a 19 year old male was located and arrested on firearms matters. He will appear in the Whanganui Court this afternoon. No one was injured as a result of his actions and the weapon located was a BB gun.
 

One lucky Whanganui resident has a winning Lotto...

One lucky Whanganui resident has a winning Lotto ticket sitting in their glovebox, drawer or wallet. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

This classic 1963 Humber 90 has been beautifully...

This classic 1963 Humber 90 has been beautifully restored back to its former glory.