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Speedway season opens in Whanganui at Oceanview on Sunday
October 26, 2019

It's been a long off-season, but the speedway drought will finally be broken on Sunday when the 2019 season at Fast Lane Spares Oceanview Family Speedway roar into life. And what a season it promises... Read More

WHS CULTURAL AWARDS 2019
October 25, 2019

Cultural Awards....What a night!!! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ Massive congratulations to our Prestigious Award winners: Dux Artium 2019, Girl - EMELYE BROWN πŸ†πŸ‘ Dux Artium 2019, Boy - BEN POWER πŸ†πŸ‘... Read More

Barista Training Venue Open To Public - cheap drinks help new Baristas learn
October 24, 2019

Whanganui training provider, Training For You, has opened its hospitality training venue for members of the public to experience. Students on the Hospitality, Level 2 course have been honing their... Read More

Athletics: Run like the wind
October 24, 2019

Last week's opening night (athletics club night) was both wet and windy; the second night on Tuesday was just windy. Thankfully the wind was not as strong as forecast and the heavy rain arrived two... Read More

Cricket: Whanganui Chronicle Secondary Schools Cup runneth over with rainwater and postponed
October 24, 2019

Atrocious conditions forced the postponement of the 2019 Whanganui Chronicle Secondary Schools Cup on Wednesday. Jordan Healy, Cricket Wanganui junior development and events, said the tournament would... Read More

Champion of champions in squash
October 24, 2019

Whanganui Squash Club A-grader Matthew Ratcliffe played a pivotal role in Central Squash winning the New Zealand Districts Champion of Champion titles for just the third time in history. Four... Read More

WHS students win big with annual scholarship
October 24, 2019

Girls from Whanganui secondary schools were recently encouraged to submit a piece of academia for the annual Wynne Costley Research Scholarship. And Whanganui High School students Abigail Sewell and... Read More

WHS students awarded prizes at Wanganui Hockey Prizegiving
October 23, 2019

Well done to our WHS hockey players who got awards at the Wanganui Hockey Prize giving on Saturday night. πŸ’šπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’› Purere Wroe - Hockey Wanganui Cup Junior Umpire of the Year Patrick Madder... Read More

Judo sensation Keightley Watson leads Whanganui podium performances
October 23, 2019

Whanganui judokas produced podium performances at the 2019 National Judo Championships in Rotorua at the weekend with heavyweight Keightley Watson leading the charge. Fighting out of the Wanganui Judo... Read More

Football: Chance for young players to shine
October 22, 2019

A season or two of playing Federation League and Premiership football will hopefully stand the GJ Gardner Wanganui Athletic FC Under 19s in good stead for their tournament in Napier this Labour... Read More

Cricket: Whanganui's Jess Watkin receives NZC Development Contract
October 19, 2019

Whanganui's former White Fern Jess Watkin is among the group of second tier national players to receive NZ Cricket's freshly introduced Development Contract for the 2019-20 season. Having missed out... Read More

Time to celebrate diversity
October 19, 2019

Local performers will join two headline acts on the Majestic Square stage for today’s Whanganui Festival of Cultures performances. The line-up includes the IPU New Zealand Kodama Japanese Drum Team... Read More

Results of our Indoor Target Shooting students for 2019
October 18, 2019

Target Shooting Wanganui Prizegiving: (Friday 18 October 2019) C Grade District Champion: James Gray D Grade District Champion: Harry Kibblewhite Vesta Challenge Cup: Michael Sturdee, Tayla... Read More

WHS PASIFIKA AWARDS 2019
October 18, 2019

Congratulations to our Prestigious Award winners at the 2019 Pasifika Awards on Friday 18 October: WHS Cup for Outstanding Contribution to Pasifika – Senior: MICIAH TAIT WHS Cup for Outstanding... Read More

Female competitors to battle through Whanganui hill country in Spring Challenge North
October 17, 2019

The Spring Challenge North will provide a tough test for almost 500 women as they work their way through the Whanganui countryside. So far this weekend's event has drawn 481 competitors, split into... Read More
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