Lucy Drake is a multimedia journalist at the Whanganui Chronicle
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Meet the candidates: New Conservative Party's Jonathan Marshall - Whanganui
He believes turning Whanganui into a manufacturing hub can help get it back on its feet.
Health professionals' take on End of Life Choice referendum
The End of Life Choice referendum will affect health professionals as well as patients.
Person receives moderate injuries after being hit by car
The person was hit by the car in Whanganui on Thursday afternoon.
Fire and Emergency crews race to big blaze in Taihape
The fire is under control but not fully extinguished.
Taihape Memorial Park amenities block build halted by council
Seven councillors have voted to have the project halted while council debates.
Whanganui company gets contract for new Mangaweka Bridge
Three tenders have been awarded the contract for almost $8 million.
Pharmacies back to near normal with good supplies of masks
Local pharmacist says people need to keep shopping normally to manage supplies.
Project Marton head steps down after decade of service
Marton 'just needed a bit of an injection of love and that's what I hope I've achieved'.
Big read: The best ways to stay active in Whanganui
Whanganui health and fitness gurus discuss ways in which you can stay active.
DHB asks visiting numbers to be limited during alert level 2
No surgeries are being deferred during alert level 2.
Ruapehu tourism adapts to swift move into alert level 2
Owners and organisations hope skiers can see out the rest of the ski season.
Over 600 people tested in Whanganui region within last two days
The DHB encourages people to ring Healthline or GP before coming to CBAC.
Anxiety builds as Covid-19 put squeeze on hospitality sector
Owners of local bars and cafes encourage the community to dine out while they still can.
Whanganui's Tom Devine wins $100,000 Science and Innovation scholarship
He said the spirit of the scholarship is based on what we should try to achieve today.
Pedestrian in intensive care after being hit by car
The man in his 20s will be transported to Wellington Hospital today.
Post-lockdown services set to benefit older community
The new services include grocery deliveries and hospital visits.
Rangitīkei River project looks to make river more resilient to climate change
The project is still conceptual, but Horizons grateful to receive Govt funding.
Opening date set for $8.2 million community centre
The internal construction of the building was completed by the end of July.
Jigsaw promotes social equity through free concert for community
Hundreds turned out for the event on Saturday afternoon at Majestic Square.
Monday Q & A: Whanganui DHB CEO Russell Simpson on climbing and influential figures
The DHB chief executive holds a strong passion for the outdoors in his downtime.
Big Read: The NZ euthanasia debate this election referendum
Voters will be asked to vote for or against two referendums in the election.
Waste Management stickers set to have 'no value' at Liffiton St Depot
Waste Management announced rubbish bags will not be collected from December 31 2020.
Rangitikei's muddiest event returns for its sixth year
The event will be held on September 19 and tickets have almost sold out.
'Beautiful turnout' to Castlecliff Beach planting day
The group planted 900 pingao near the Duncan Pavilion to help keep the sand in place.
Monday Q&A: Vivek Bangia on importance of family - and cooking
He comes from a hospitality background and loves the life he has now built in Whanganui.
Fire crews from across region called to Ohakune house fire
There have been no reports of injuries related to Saturday's blaze.
The cannabis referendum: What our politicians and experts think
Voters will be asked if they support the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill.
Health officials welcome $242m for maternity services
The Government has invested $85 million to support midwives' wages.
Hundreds of jobs up for grabs in Whanganui and Rangitīkei electorates
The Electoral Commission is looking for people who represent their community.
Let there be light! Newly refurbished Boer War Memorial proudly stands at Marton's Park
The monument is now restored to somewhat of its original shape.
Whanganui scholar heads to Glasgow to pursue international security degree
The ex-Whanganui High School student is not letting Covid-19 get in her way.
How Whanganui's crime profile has changed post-lockdown
Top cop believes people are now seeking the support they need for family harm incidents.
Locals give the gift of a fighting chance by fundraising for Pink Ribbon this July
A number of local businesses are hosting public events to fundraise for the charity.
Mamma Mia! The show will go on for Taihape Drama Club
After Covid-19 disruptions, the show is back on with three extra shows added.
Sound the Alarm! Locals give back to Marton's volunteer fire brigade by dining local
The brigade is fundraising for an operational support vehicle.
Multiple motor vehicle crashes along icy Ruapehu roads
Emergency Services are still in attendance at two of the crashes.
Cheers to that! One woman's sober determination this Dry July
Germa Haapu-Stoepker is honouring loved ones she's lost to cancer through Dry July.
Two-time cancer survivor to host community 'breakfast'
Kristy Humphries has seen first-hand the positive effects of a Pink Ribbon Breakfast.
Steel sculpture to be erected on Thain's Building site
It has been almost one year since a large fire ravaged the heritage building.
Two people rushed to hospital after house goes up in flames
Fire crews were called to a Whanganui house at 4.30am.
Marton community 'disgusted and shocked' by cat dumping
Rodney was dumped 15km north of Marton by a Marton ITM staff member.
Blaze rips through ceiling and walls of Marton home
All occupants of the property were outside the house when fire crews arrived.
'Doors Open Marton' pays tribute to essential workers
The day consisted of a parade, performances and a market.
Front line Covid-19 essential workers reflect on positive experiences at WRHN event
The WRHN hosted the 'thank you' event at the Wanganui Racecourse.