Calling all dudes: Up for a beard challenge?

Men's Health Month is growing in Whanganui with the ultimate beard challenge. This June, the Tane Hauora Collaborative group have jam-packed a 30-day calendar full of events to...

Local Wanganui comedian is on his way up!

A former Wanganui student Ray O'Leary is one step away from winning the 2017 Billy T award. Each year the award is presented to an "outstanding emerging performer"...

Wanna buy your local mall?

Here's a little investment you could be making into your local community... got a spare $20 mill in your back pocket? It's known for being the hub in...

Smokefree Rockquest is back in Wanganui!

Fourteen musical acts are set to compete at the Wanganui final of the 2017 Smokefreerockquest this weekend! High school bands, duos and solos from Wanganui will play off...

Got a lawn big enough for a Campervan? Check this out!

A new website called Campable has made it possible for Kiwis to rent out their front lawns to Campervans and Freedom campers. Warwick Beauchamp, founder of Campable.com, said...

Sponsors needed to fund ice skating in Ohakune

A Ruapehu District Councillor is hoping to bring an ice skating rink to Ohakune next winter. Councillor David Nottage is determined to turn a $100k idea into reality...

Taumarunui domain train may be removed ????

Safety issues have led the Ruapehu District Council to look at removingĀ a popular train andĀ slide from the Taumarunui Domain Playground. Councillor Karen Ngatai said it was an iconic...

Ohakune and Pukekohe responsible for Low-carb potatoes!

Thanks to the green thumbs of farmers in Ohakune and Pukekohe there are now low-carb potatoes on offer! It's a cool $5.99 for a 2kg bag of these...

Ohakune in the lead to host Richie McCaw

Ohakune is in the lead to get Richie McCaw to visit their town and host the ultimate game of touch rugby. New Zealand towns are racing to become...

Wanganui residents flooded… AGAIN.

Chris and Gene Toyne have been evacuated twice from their Onetere Drive home in two years and want the culvert replaced. Mr Toyne shared photographs with Wanganui district...