Jesse King is a reporter with the Whanganui Chronicle
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Best of 2019: Whanganui woman graduates with Master of Nursing while raising five children and working fulltime
Amy Hina graduated with a Master of Nursing while raising five kids and working full time.
Best of 2019: 'Absolute disgrace': SH4 slip repairs still waiting
NZTA says repair work scheduled, but give no timeframe as options are assessed.
Best of 2019: Gun pointed at scared Castlecliff Hotel owner during robbery
Not for the first time, Amninderpal Singh found himself facing the barrel of a gun
Caught on camera: Man's brazen bid to steal $123 rump
The Mad Butcher's Dave Tighe said he was proud of his employee and gave her a reward.
Blind fury: $7500 veranda blinds stolen from kindergarten
They were installed in June and used to create an extra learning space for the children.
Watch: Massive section of State Highway slips down hill near Whanganui
Regional leaders including the mayors of Ruapehu and Whanganui are bracing for impact.
Tiny house dream in tatters: Builder disappears with $40k
Liza and Shanon Casson say owning their dream home is no longer a reality.
Proceedings issued against firms behind Taihape Area School
They were issued in 2014 and two Whanganui companies are among them
Residents claim homes damaged during demolition job
Conroy King got home and saw a flood of water next door and a chunk of his chimney gone.
New head of school busting out the moves at Girls' College
Dance has given Nikita McDonald the confidence to shake things up where necessary.
Whanganui residents continue struggling to find rentals
Niki Wiggins has been given a 90-day notice after five years at a property in Gonville.
"It's a tragic event" - Police speak on Whanganui stabbing
One person in custody
Man who smashed partner's $1200 cellphone sentenced
Christopher Arbon was ordered to pay reparation and sentenced to supervision.
Man stole from bus while driver was paying for fuel
Mathew Llewellyn-Thomas has been sentenced for stealing a backpack and its contents
Arrests made over shop robbery involving metal bar
Two men allegedly stole cash and cigarettes from the Super Clearance store
Rifle used to rob Four Square of cigarettes and cash
Staff members are undergoing counselling following the incident on Sunday night.
First sports event for Whanganui West cluster school juniors
The children took part in activities such as chuck the chicken and a tyre roll.
Singer spinning as Lily the chicken captures Kiwi hearts
The story of the chicken that survived has now hit television screens and radio waves.
More emphasis on wellbeing, less on education, Mike King says
The former comedian will visit six schools next week delivering his mental health message.
Missing man was shot and suffocated, High Court told
Identity of murder-accused can now be revealed.
Murder trial to begin seven years after Brett Hall went missing
The 53-year-old Manawatū man was arrested in 2014, three years after Hall went missing.
'They could have killed me': Cancer survivor lucky to be alive after assault
Multiple assailants left Richard Warner lying battered and unconscious on Smithfield Road
Fundraising for teen recovering from brain infection
Alice Giltrap's college friends have rallied around her as she recovers.
Meth addict shot by police jailed for kidnapping and assault
Dick Keefe-Wilson caused chaos at Vinegar Hill while on a methamphetamine bender
Love finds a way for non-verbal quadriplegic orphan
Anneke Batelaan was working in Samoa when she first laid eyes on Ana in an orphanage.
Caregiver stole $45k from vulnerable rest home resident
Ngaire Gerrard took advantage of an elderly lady suffering with Parkinson's in rest home.
Whanganui River safari like venturing into 'Jurassic Park'
Paul Bloomfield went on a three day guided tour of the Whanganui River and was stunned
Judge not buying what cannabis cultivator was selling
72-year-old William Puru said he cultivated cannabis for his own pain when sentenced.
Woman 'one foot inside' prison after fourth assault
Skye Bowlin was given a stern warning by the judge when sentenced in court this week.
Kevin Ratana homicide: Man pleads not guilty to threatening to kill
Name suppression for five facing charges.
Good things come in threes for Community Education Whanganui
New manager Mel Shaw is preparing to launch new courses and received $10,000 from UCOL.
Like a Sherlock Holmes case, beekeepers track down stolen hives
Nathan David Churton received 64 beehives stolen from Settlers Honey sites in Kai Iwi.
$66,500 fine for LMNZ after Whanganui River discharge
Land Meat New Zealand blames failure of a pump for waste discharge into Whanganui River.