<p><span>There were gumboots galore at the 26th annual Taihape Gumboot</span><span> Day on Saturday at Memorial Park. Master of ceremonies Te Radar presided over proceedings and MP for Rangitikei Simon Power opened festivities. The action of the day was captured by photographer Bevan Conley, whose pictures are available for sale at the Chronicle office in Taupo Quay, Wanganui, or by phoning 06 349 0710, extn 7851.</span></p>
Image 1 of 8: Jason Alden-Smith (12) from Taihape goes for the more traditional throw at 9.5m.
An NZ army platoon assaults an enemy postion on an overlooking hill to their base camp at Whanganui's Landguard Bluff. It involves Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment and Royal New Zealand Armoured Core officers and non-commissioned officers.
The St Anthony's School medieval fayre is a popular annual event. It began as a school gala in 2012, slowly growing in size and scope over the years. In 2019 it morphed into the medieval fayre as it is today. This year's event took place on February 18.
Surfers in Whanganui finally got back onto the water at the North Mole after New Zealand moved into Level 3 due to the lockdown and the Covid-19 coronavirus. Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Whanganui Chronicle photograph by Bevan Conley.