The 10 local stories that resonated most with you last week on social media:

#10

Anyone who met him was better for it. That was a legacy left by popular community-minded Waverley farmer John Fettes Alexander.

Posted by Whanganui Chronicle on Wednesday, 12 September 2018

#9

Whanganui mayor, councillors get annual pay rise ... here's what we pay them.

Posted by Whanganui Chronicle on Tuesday, 11 September 2018

#8

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Tickets will vanish fast for this ... chop chop :)

Posted by Whanganui Chronicle on Sunday, 9 September 2018

#7

New Zealand's oldest daily newspaper has changed its name ...

Posted by Whanganui Chronicle on Sunday, 9 September 2018

#6

A house fire about 1.30am on Sunday is being treated as suspicious.

Posted by Whanganui Chronicle on Monday, 10 September 2018

#5

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians will need to have their wits about them when new traffic signals start operating at the Taupō Quay/St Hill St intersection.

Posted by Whanganui Chronicle on Thursday, 13 September 2018

#4

Free food and 'things' stalls catching on ... here's the second (that we know about). Any others?

Posted by Whanganui Chronicle on Monday, 10 September 2018

#3

A man has been found with serious head and facial injuries on Smithfield Road after being assaulted.

Posted by Whanganui Chronicle on Tuesday, 11 September 2018

#2

Whanganui has five new boys (and gal) in blue to look after us all. Meet the new recruits who'll be patrolling our streets. And if you want to join them, they’re keen to have more join their ranks.

Posted by Whanganui Chronicle on Wednesday, 12 September 2018

#1

A new takeaway is opening and claims to provide "food for foodies". Mouth is watering already :)

Posted by Whanganui Chronicle on Monday, 10 September 2018