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Congratulations to Karen Morrison who receives the prize of $750 for attracting the most votes for her mixed-media work entitled "Hero's Versus the World".
The Voter's Prize of $250 and a Sarjeant Gallery Family Membership goes to Joan Street.
In addition, both winners received...
The Wanganui Car Club’s annual Speed Weekend is happening this weekend – November 29 and 30. On Saturday the action takes place on Western Line and on the Sunday it is at Brunswick Rd. Both have “challenging hills” according to Club President, Eric Mayo. The weekend has attracted entrants from a range of regions including Wellington.
The club is running a courtesy van for spectators to transport them to viewing points on both roads.
With cars ranging...
Thanksgiving Special: How 10 Famous Artists Would Plate Thanksgiving Dinner
Piet Mondrian René Magritte Vincent van Gogh Pablo Picasso Jackson Pollock Georges Seurat Andy Warhol In this quirky series of photos titled Thanksgiving Special, San Francisco-based artist Hannah Rothstein imagines Thanksgiving dinners as plated by famous artists throughout history. Gravy,
If you didn't have time to tune into the box, be sure to check it out here! Awesome stuff Wanganui and our fantastic Mitre 10 MEGA Tough Kids!! Mitre 10 MEGA Wanganui Wanganui District Council Youth Committee
Please note: The Mitre 10 Mega Regional Kid has been postponed, and instead Team Wanganui will be travelling to New Plymouth...
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27th November 2014 | River City Press
If they accept their nomination they go in the draw to win $500 worth of Lotto Sport Maker merchandise! Each month the Wanganui region has two winners.
Thank a Sport Maker | Lotto NZ Volunteers
Thank you for showing your appreciation for a New Zealand Sport Maker. Whether it's blowing a whistle, coaching, balancing the books or helping with the fundraising BBQ – volunteers are the backbone of New...
Artist Cecelia Kumeroa presented a drainage cover design to admiring representatives from the council and members of the public at a recent presentation next to the Whanganui River. The design was done by Cecelia as part of Whanganui River Week 2014 and according to Council’s Senior Stormwater Engineer Kritzo Venter, will be used “for a number of specially selected drains in Whanganui Riverfront area.”
Cecilia has incorporated the message...
Danni had been on the Waimarie a few times on cruises and thought that one day wouldn’t it be romantic to have a wedding on board. Then she met Jared. It took her some time to win him around to the idea, especially as he had never been on the Waimarie. He agreed and the River Boat Centre staff agreed to their request for a Wednesday wedding as they wanted it on the anniversary of when they first got together.
The ceremony took...