Liz Wylie is a reporter for the Whanganui Chronicle
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Forestry companies fund short-term fix for washed-out road
Forestry companies fund short-term fix for Kauarapaoa Rd in Whanganui.
Feelings for Life Tractor Trek brings good vibes to Whanganui
Project aims to provide free mental health support to school children.
Coalition asks Government for pause on Three waters reforms
Three Waters: Local Democracy Coalition delegation at Whanganui District Council meeting.
Federated Farmers president wants water investments protected
Mike Cranstone is particularly concerned about the implications for rural water schemes.
Mayors in Whanganui region won't sign mayoral letter
Three Waters: Local mayors want answers but won't be signing joint letter.
Reforms could be costly if Whanganui opts out of Three Waters proposal
Reforms could be costly if Whanganui opts out of Three Waters proposal.
Mayors raise questions and concerns about Three Waters
Government's Three Waters announcement raises questions in region.
Reduced speed limit proposals for Otamatea approved
Some submissions argued against 'urbanisation' of the roads.
Whanganui provides fun and education for rural visitors
Rural women were inspired at their conference in Whanganui.
Kiwi country music talents draw big crowd at Marton festival
Marton Country Music Festival attracted about 3000 people over its three days.
Firefighters kept busy as shed blaze threatens neighbouring properties
Firefighters battled early morning blaze in Marton.
Trains, boats, planes and automobiles in Whanganui
Weekend of magnificent machines on show.
Best of 2019: Mellonsfolly realises Old West nostalgia in bushland setting
Luxurious accommodation in a remote bushland setting.
Best of 2019: Anti-1080 campaigners make noise, DoC hits back
Diverse protesters share common concerns, Doc says 1080 is current best option.
Best of 2019: Hundreds to protest 1080 in Whanganui
North Island protesters gather in Whanganui to oppose 1080 drops
The school with a roll of five celebrates 125 years
Mangamahu School celebrates century and a quarter.
Long tradition of attendance at rural Whanganui school
New entrant happy to follow family footsteps.
Hunting and wild foods focus of festival at Kawhaiki Marae this weekend
Hunters take to the hills to bring home the kai this weekend
Couple's 'freakish' garden produces mammoth kūmara, cricket ball-sized strawberries
Crops include 9-feet sunflowers and strawberries the size of cricket balls.
Gumboot capital Taihape hosts world throwing championships and pulls record crowds
Thousands turn out for Taihape's big day
Whanganui artist laments loss of forests and birdsong in Stratford show
Exhibition includes hope for regeneration of New Zealand forests.
Wellington activists lend support to animal kindness campaign
No animosity intended says protest group.
Hundreds gather for Ātihau Whanganui annual meeting
Ātihau Whanganui reported a net surplus of $3.1m for the year and $21.6m total revenue.
We've got ourselves a convoy ... Classic truckers converge on Whanganui
Classic convoy lunches at Caroline's Boatshed.
The documentary that's making the Whanganui River famous in America
Filmmakers tell the world about Whanganui River.
Flower power drives Whanganui grower to excellence
It all started with a school project.
Adventurous life led to tragedy and triumph for Whanganui man
Whanganui man Hori Morse lived a life less ordinary.