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District's youngest councillor enters Ruapehu mayoral race
28 June 2022
Elijah Pue Pue said his campaign would focus on economic development, the climate emergency and removing red tape to boost housing and community wellbeing.
Major new exhibition partners with tribal river entity
23 June 2022
A major new exhibition about the Whanganui River and its people opens on Monday, showcasing new taonga and ancient treasures from its previously unseen Taonga Māori collection.
Rising awareness of rēwena: 'I want to keep the bread alive' – traditional baker
22 June 2022
Māori bread baked in Whanganui using a starter bug handed down over generations will feature on the world stage in a Unesco project.