Hey everyone, we hope your Easter went well.

Welcome to this week's edition of the Whanganui Chronicle's weekly podcast - a day late due to the Easter break.

It's a wrap of some of our biggest and favourite news stories with a bit of insight into the Chronicle newsroom and what goes into producing your local news.

Different staff members will be on the mic each week and we'll also release bonus episodes from time to time featuring interviews and audio from the field.

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News directors Simon Waters and Zaryd Wilson, and reporter Jesse King host the show this week.

Listen below and check out some of the stories discussed in the links further down.

News directors Simon Waters and Zaryd Wilson host this week's edition.
News directors Simon Waters and Zaryd Wilson host this week's edition.

As discussed this week:

Brendan and the giant kumara!

Peter Belliss's 50-year bowls career was marked with a big tournament in Whanganui.

And here's the scrabble love story.

Our community bike park is catching attention.

It was tough going at the Raetihi gutbuster.

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