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Police have just advised the Manawatu Gorge is...

Police have just advised the Manawatu Gorge is closed due to a slip with both lanes blocked. The gorge is likely to remain closed overnight. Alternative routes are available via the Saddle Road and the Pahiatua Track.
 

Freedom camping - Wanganui Chronicle...

Freedom camping - Wanganui Chronicle Freedom camping - Wanganui Chronicle
 

At 50 years old Tony Cooke's Land Rover is making...

At 50 years old Tony Cooke's Land Rover is making a return visit to the place of its first owners - the sisters at the Jerusalem convent on the Whanganui River. - Wanganui Chronicle At 50 years old Tony Cooke's Land Rover is making a return visit to the place of its first owners - the sisters at the Jerusalem convent on the Whanganui River. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Marist moved into third on the Wanganui Premier...

Marist moved into third on the Wanganui Premier Tasman Tanning rugby premiership table after and error-ridden 54-26 win over a young, but brave Ratana at Spriggens Park on Saturday - Wanganui Chronicle Marist moved into third on the Wanganui Premier Tasman Tanning rugby premiership table after and error-ridden 54-26 win over a young, but brave Ratana at Spriggens Park on Saturday - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Families are reportedly sleeping on couches and...

Families are reportedly sleeping on couches and living in over-crowded homes with friends and relatives as Whanganui endures its worst rental housing crisis in at least 20 years. - Wanganui Chronicle Families are reportedly sleeping on couches and living in over-crowded homes with friends and relatives as Whanganui endures its worst rental housing crisis in at least 20 years. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Everything from pet food to fridges has been...

Everything from pet food to fridges has been donated to the flood stricken people of Edgecumbe by Whanganui residents. - Wanganui Chronicle Everything from pet food to fridges has been donated to the flood stricken people of Edgecumbe by Whanganui residents. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Whanganui's newly-formed band, The People will...

Whanganui's newly-formed band, The People will make their debut at the Royal Wanganui Opera House next Saturday night. - Wanganui Chronicle Whanganui's newly-formed band, The People will make their debut at the Royal Wanganui Opera House next Saturday night. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

A Whanganui mobile food vendor, who says local...

A Whanganui mobile food vendor, who says local vendors are not well supported, is quitting the city. - Wanganui Chronicle A Whanganui mobile food vendor, who says local vendors are not well supported, is quitting the city. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

The coastal diversity of Castlecliff now floats by...

The coastal diversity of Castlecliff now floats by on a shop wall. - Wanganui Chronicle The coastal diversity of Castlecliff now floats by on a shop wall. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Carol McGregor says it's a disgrace her uncle has...

Carol McGregor says it's a disgrace her uncle has laid in an unmarked grave for more than 50 years since he died at Lake Alice. - Wanganui Chronicle Carol McGregor says it's a disgrace her uncle has laid in an unmarked grave for more than 50 years since he died at Lake Alice. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wembley Park hosts a big afternoon of football on...

Wembley Park hosts a big afternoon of football on Saturday with the first local derby of the Horizons Premiership and a vital match for Devon Homes Wanganui Athletic in the Lotto Federation - Wanganui Chronicle Wembley Park hosts a big afternoon of football on Saturday with the first local derby of the Horizons Premiership and a vital match for Devon Homes Wanganui Athletic in the Lotto Federation - Wanganui Chronicle
 

When the paddle steamer Waimarie needed hauling...

When the paddle steamer Waimarie needed hauling ashore for her marine survey last year, there were no better machines for the job than her road-going cousins -- two steam traction - Wanganui Chronicle When the paddle steamer Waimarie needed hauling ashore for her marine survey last year, there were no better machines for the job than her road-going cousins -- two steam traction - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Barry Head went to Whanganui's South Beach this...

Barry Head went to Whanganui's South Beach this morning to test out his new quad bike - and came back with an adventure he'll remember for the rest of his life. - Wanganui Chronicle Barry Head went to Whanganui's South Beach this morning to test out his new quad bike - and came back with an adventure he'll remember for the rest of his life. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Ahoy, me hearties - a pirate cruise is in the...

Ahoy, me hearties - a pirate cruise is in the offing thanks to Whanganui District Council's Youth Committee. - Wanganui Chronicle Ahoy, me hearties - a pirate cruise is in the offing thanks to Whanganui District Council's Youth Committee. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Two Whanganui schools have scored among the top in...

Two Whanganui schools have scored among the top in the country for NCEA results, by decile rating. - Wanganui Chronicle Two Whanganui schools have scored among the top in the country for NCEA results, by decile rating. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Pam Dawson and Nita Riley selling poppies on...

Pam Dawson and Nita Riley selling poppies on Victoria Ave. Pam Dawson and Nita Riley selling poppies on Victoria Ave.
 

Whanganui man Bruce Harper was taken back 63 years...

Whanganui man Bruce Harper was taken back 63 years when he saw a photo in the Wanganui Chronicle last week. - Wanganui Chronicle Whanganui man Bruce Harper was taken back 63 years when he saw a photo in the Wanganui Chronicle last week. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

When four veteran kayakers line up in the K4...

When four veteran kayakers line up in the K4 events at the World Masters Games next week they'll be safe in the knowledge their boat is tried and tested. - Wanganui Chronicle When four veteran kayakers line up in the K4 events at the World Masters Games next week they'll be safe in the knowledge their boat is tried and tested. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

A proposed new inter-island ferry service between...

A proposed new inter-island ferry service between Whanganui and Motueka could create 115 new jobs and would be profitable in its first year, a feasibility study has found. - Wanganui Chronicle A proposed new inter-island ferry service between Whanganui and Motueka could create 115 new jobs and would be profitable in its first year, a feasibility study has found. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

It is by no means do or die. - Wanganui Chronicle...

It is by no means do or die. - Wanganui Chronicle It is by no means do or die. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Proceeds from the purchase of Anzac poppies from...

Proceeds from the purchase of Anzac poppies from street collectors in Whanganui this Friday and Saturday will go directly to benefit local veterans and their families. - Wanganui Chronicle Proceeds from the purchase of Anzac poppies from street collectors in Whanganui this Friday and Saturday will go directly to benefit local veterans and their families. - Wanganui Chronicle