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River City Press

Go Wanganui.

http://youtu.be/dYrffRFbiRo


Tough Kids
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Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua Whanganui

We are delighted to announce the winner of the People's Choice Award generously sponsored by Bobbi & Ross Mitchell-Anyon for the 2014 Bryce Smith & Associates Ltd Whanganui Arts Review.

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...
 

River City Press

Car Racing action this weekend!
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...
 

River City Press

Another beautiful river shot - "Awa Reflections" by E. Reid


 

River City Press

this Saturday come and enjoy the races


 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

It's official - "Shelf Life" has now opened at Pataka's Toi Gallery - for further information follow this link:

http://www.pataka.org.nz/2014/08/paul-mark-rayner-shelf-life/


 

Mel & Seek - Virginia Lake, Wanganui

 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

This stunning work from Whanganui potter Ross Mitchell-Anyon also features in our current exhibition.

'Body Shots' by Ross Mitchell-Anyon


 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

...and another couple of fabulous works from "Double Vision". This show runs until December 20th, so still a few weeks to check it out, if you haven't already.

'Warp Factor 3' by Pat Cush (left) and 'Ask me if I could be less interested' by James Graves (right)


 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

A few treasures from our current exhibition "Double Vision". We're open today from 12pm to 4pm so come along if you want to see this fabulous show of Whanganui artists.

Clock (Catherine MacDonald) and Teapots (Rick Rudd)


 

Sport Wanganui

Mitre 10 Mega Team Wanganui have arrived!! And looking awesome in their team tees!!


 

Sport Wanganui

Mitre 10 MEGA Team Wanganui are off to New Plymouth!!! 70 kids from 28 schools make up this awesome team, as we compete in the Tag Oil Tough Kid in Taranaki!!! Wish us luck!!


 

Lunchtime Recital

 

Wanganui District Library

Incase you missed this on TV this afternoon :)

See who can spot!!!!

Wanganui District Council Youth Committee
Wanganui District Council
FOR OUR KIDS


Tough Kids
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Denita Tizard


Thanksgiving Special: How 10 Famous Artists Would Plate Thanksgiving Dinner
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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,
 

Sport Wanganui

Who tuned into The 4:30pm Show on TV2 and caught the Mitre 10 MEGA Tough Kid action?
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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYrffRFbiRo&feature=youtu.be

Please note: The Mitre 10 Mega Regional Kid has been postponed, and instead Team Wanganui will be travelling to New Plymouth...
 

River City Press

 

Sport Wanganui

Why not take 5 minutes to thank a sport volunteer you know?
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
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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...
 

River City Press

A winning photograph by Stuart Mackintosh


 

River City Press

this weekend on our river


 

River City Press

Artistic designs for city’s drainage covers

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...
 

River City Press

Getting married on the PS Waimarie – Danni and Jared.

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...
 

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