WDC - Flooding Update: 5.00 pm 24th JunePublished - 24 Jun 2015 Comment
Media release #21 Wanganui District weather event
5.00pm 24 June 2015
The Wanganui District is currently in recovery mode after experiencing the largest flood ever recorded in our district.
Road closures will continue to be shown on the media releases from Wanganui District Council (www.wanganui.govt.nz ). However, SH4 (Parapara Road), River Road and Kauarapaoa Road do have multiple slips and...Read More
School Closures - Wanganui Floods 2015Published - 21 Jun 2015 Comment
Please note that the following list is not exhaustive - i.e. there is a chance some schools which are not on this list are closed - however, we are doing all we can to keep it as comprehensive and up-to-date as possible.
Not all of the reports we are getting are 100% certain, so we cannot guarantee complete accuracy - we will keep it up to date with whatever we are informed of though.
Okoia School -...Read More
Wanganui's Earl Bamber Wins Le Mans!Published - 15 Jun 2015 Comment
Congratulatons to Earl Bamber and his fellow drivers for their victory in the most famous endurance race of all, Le Mans. What an incredible achievement, made even more amazing by the fact that all three were rookie drivers. Amazing achievement Earl - we're all very proud of you.
It is also an incredible and satisfying day for Earl's family and Wanganui's Wheels Trust who believed in Earl right from the...
BUSINESS BRIEF - 'JUST LOOKING' Up For SalePublished - 21 Apr 2015 Comment
Yes that’s right, the Vinsen’s are looking to SELL their two shops in Wanganui and Palmerston North – they hope that clarifies any confusion created by the headline in today’s Chronicle.
Rob and Lynne Vinsen started Just Looking in Victoria Ave in 1972 – after moving here to stay for six months, get established, and then move back to New Plymouth.
But they stayed, raised their family here, and...Read More