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Wiz reggae magic is a winner
Whanganui Chronicle

Wiz reggae magic is a winner

Homai Te Pakipaki victor William "Wiz" Tokelau's reggae version of Cupid went right to the hearts of the voting public to top Maori Television's premier talent show on October 4.

Ruapehu chaos as weather bomb hits
Whanganui Chronicle

Ruapehu chaos as weather bomb hits

Early yesterday afternoon the rain had stopped in the upper Whanganui River at Pipiriki, and across Waimarino, which allowed water levels to begin to recede in the Ruapehu district.

Wind brings down power line
Whanganui Chronicle

Wind brings down power line

The strong winds which have been ripping across the region brought down a high-voltage power line in Kitchener St, Wanganui East, about 1.30pm yesterday.

Cliff tops
Whanganui Chronicle

Cliff tops

Two Australian women have big dreams for Castlecliff and believe the suburb is superb, despite being warned off buying houses in the area.

Environment plan commended
Whanganui Chronicle

Environment plan commended

A biting northerly buffeted the morning powhiri on Tauranga-Ika Marae at Nukumaru on Wednesday at the launch of Te Kaahui o Rauru "Puutaiao Management Plan"

Ready for the worst
Whanganui Chronicle

Ready for the worst

Wanganui man Hector Shutte was a warden in the 1970s and says the Civil Defence set-up was great for the community.

Makeover mum delights
Whanganui Chronicle

Makeover mum delights

After 12 tough weeks, Wanganui woman Kerri Wason has stepped out for her Big Reveal. Temperatures dropped in the city late on Thursday, but it was nerves that had Mrs Wason shivering as she entered Roam Cafe to the big sound of What a Feeling.

Filmmaker studies male grief
Whanganui Chronicle

Filmmaker studies male grief

Secondary school teacher Costas Thrasyvoulou is adding another string to his bow with a Masters in film making - and he wants to share his passion for cinema with Wanganui students.

Cancer survivor only looking forward
Whanganui Chronicle

Cancer survivor only looking forward

Wanganui woman Amanda Spooner says she feels lucky. "There's no point dwelling," she says of the breast cancer she has survived. Ms Spooner knows how lucky she is because she is now supporting her mother, Gay, who is also coping with cancer.