Liz Wylie is a reporter for the Whanganui Chronicle
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Volunteering good medicine for donors and recipients
National Volunteer Week Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu has been celebrated this week.
Residents respond to a changing Whanganui landscape
Changing Springvale: Living in Whanganui's fast-growing suburb.
Whanganui's changing coastline: How community conversations are guiding climate solutions
Scientist Jim Dahm offers suggestions for saving Whanganui beaches in a changing climate.
Suffrage window features pioneering Whanganui women
Window on the world of Whanganui's trailblazing women.
Young navigators steer granddad to victory in Whanganui vintage rally
Granddaughters play key role in securing victory for granddad
Ruapehu property values on rise as Whanganui market slows
First home buyers are starting to show up in the local housing market.
'You need to do it once and you need to do it right': No quick fix for housing shortage
Long-term solutions needed for Whanganui housing shortage.
Councillors say yes to kerbside collections in Whanganui
Whanganui to get kerbside recycling in 2023 and food waste collection from 2024.
Anzac Parade flood plan: Cost of raising houses would be 'eye-watering'
Flood resilience: Strategy for Whanganui reaches final stage.
Whanganui on world stage at international film festival
Whanganui is on the world stage at an international film festival in France.
Blood donations, education needed as new study gets under way
Josh McCormack is a fieldwork co-ordinator for a team studying blood donation.
Police still seeking information in serious assault case
No arrests have been made after a violent incident in Whanganui East on Thursday.
Showers in Whanganui; severe weather watch for Tongariro National Park
Showers in Whanganui - severe weather watch for Tongariro National Park.
Try something new or treat yourself at home this winter
Don't feel miserable about winter - there's plenty of ways to make it brighter.
Food waste service opposed, while kerbside recycling is wanted
"I also don't fancy food sitting in a bin getting smelly for a week."
Green MP's Bill could give 'teeth' to Whanganui's alcohol policy
Swarbrick seeks Whanganui support for alcohol amendment bill.
Morning cloud will give way to fine weekend weather
There's another warm weekend ahead for Whanganui with rain forecast for Monday.
Vacant Kāinga Ora houses checked for Healthy Homes standards
Empty Kāinga Ora houses in Whanganui are scheduled for improvements.
Busy Ruapehu ski season anticipated despite balmy weather
Mt Ruapehu glaciers overdue for aerial scientific survey.
Housing report finds no improvements in overcrowding, heating
Kāinga Ora says the Whanganui region is a priority for more safe and affordable housing.
Three Waters reforms will proceed after working party recommendations adopted
Whanganui region mayors have mixed reactions to the Government's announcement.
Sarah O'Hagan finds dynamic, interesting work environment back home
Sarah O'Hagan returned to her roots to take up the role of council's property manager.
Self-portrait earns artist place in national final
Christine Fowler's painting is one of 45 final works selected from 351 entries
Small gatherings in Whanganui region for Anzac Day
Anzac Day observed with a flyover and unveiling at Ohakea.
Ruapehu mayor opposed to council's coalition support
However, members of the C4LD coalition believe their plan will "rescue" water reforms.
Vote 2022 campaign encourages diversity of candidates
Whanganui leaders share their wish list for council candidates at this year's election.
Call for affordable housing, supported living centre
Many people experiencing homelessness have been using a Whanganui freedom camping site.
Founder John Kendrick's AJS takes out top prize in motorcycle trial
A beautiful day for a Whanganui vintage motorcycle trial.
Wanganui Enterprises' new management team deals with impact of Covid
New team filling big shoes during challenging times at award-winning enterprise.
Funding will not affect council positions on Three Waters reforms
Local mayors have welcomed the Three Waters compensation package.
Progress on plans for public facilities at Upokongaro
Upokongaro remains a popular destination for visitors to Whanganui.
Vintage motorcycles converge for friendly competition
The annual motorcycle trial is on Saturday, April 9.
New engineer owner looks forward restoring heritage building
Bedford artists happy to have new heritage-loving landlord.
Hillside repairs under way alongside Durie Hill Elevator
The Anzac Parade entrance of the Durie Hill Elevator is still closed.
Farming Friends of Hospice keeps building on strong foundation
More than 170 farmers in Whanganui, Ruapehu, South Taranaki take part in the initiative.
Whanganui Holdings aims to 'build back' pilot academy
"Covid impacts could potentially affect things for 12-18 months before stability returns."
Councillors join condemnation of invasion of Ukraine
Taylor quoted Russian writer and Nobel Prize winner Leo Tolstoy at the council meeting
Castle at Kowhai Park undergoing strengthening work
Whanganui's Kowhai Park Castle will soon be strong again.
First rain for March expected after a fine Whanganui weekend
Whanganui weather: A fine weekend expected before rain arrives.
New chief wants council to work towards improved wellbeing
David Langford started this week as chief executive at Whanganui District Council.
Whanganui ready for rise in Covid-19 Omicron cases
People with symptoms urged to get tested, isolate if necessary to help "slow the spread".
Multicultural Council to host beach clean-up for Seaweek
The council has received funding to support a range of community initiatives.
Detours on Virginia Rd while speed bumps installed
One of Whanganui's most dangerous roads to get safety works.
Forestry companies fund short-term fix for washed-out road
Forestry companies fund short-term fix for Kauarapaoa Rd in Whanganui.
Extension of small business loan scheme welcome news for hospitality business
But some business owners are unsure if it will see them through.
Sarjeant Gallery development moving ahead despite setbacks
Whanganui's Sarjeant Gallery re-development on track for completion in March 2023.
Ngāti Maika welcomes restoration of Pākaraka name to settlement
Ngāti Maika sees the decision as "an acknowledgment and tribute to our tupuna".
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.
Manaaki campaign aims to support region in challenging times
The "Are you all goods?" campaign is running over 10 weeks.
Care worker celebrated for long service with gold watch
Forty years of care celebrated at Kowhainui Home in Whanganui.
Commemoration of the region's first NZ rail disaster at Ōngarue
Passengers on the train were from Whanganui, Raetihi, Ohakune and Marton.
Locals encouraged to have say on unemployment insurance plan
Businesses and the wider community can make submissions until April 26.
Federated Farmers president wants water investments protected
Mike Cranstone is particularly concerned about the implications for rural water schemes.
Whanganui birth rates slightly down during national baby boom
Lockdown babies: Whanganui couple share joy of birth in the time of Covid.