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The Whanganui Durie Hill Elevator opened in 1919 and Zena Mabbott has been operating the popular attraction for the past 45 years! Let Zena give you a lift when you #visitwhanganui! www.visitwhanganui.nz/durie-hill-underground-elevator. Watch TV3's Kim Vinnell get spooked in the only underground elevator in the southern hemisphere! © Copyright Visit Whanganui 2016. All rights reserved...
 

Sport Wanganui are a Charitable Trust governed by...

Sport Wanganui are a Charitable Trust governed by a board of trustees and managed by a CEO. As one of 17 Regional Sports Trusts (RST) nationally servicing our geographical area of Rangitikei, Ruapehu
 

There's a power outage in parts of Whanganui. We...

There's a power outage in parts of Whanganui. We understand Gonville and parts of the central city are without power, with more than 1100 properties affected. The cause of the cut isn't yet known.
 

DAFFODILS URGENTLY NEEDED BY CANCER SOCIETY The...

DAFFODILS URGENTLY NEEDED BY CANCER SOCIETY The Cancer Society in Whanganui is in urgent need of daffodils! Its annual street appeal will be held tomorrow, but it has been let down by its usual supplier of daffodils. The centre, which covers Whanganui, Rangitikei and Waimarino, has no flowers. Centre manager Jane Beamsley said they were "absolutely gutted." They are looking for anyone to donate daffodils or maybe a farmer or gardener who has a lot growing and which can be donated...
 
DOORS ARE OPEN! Get on down! Huge brands. Huge savings. 3 days only. Whanganui's biggest ever branded clothing sale. Save up to 90% off! 25th-27th August at the Whanganiu War Memorial Centre. Do not miss this! Fore more info click here www.lastseason.co.nz/s/whanganuipopup
 

Stop banks to protect Onetere Drive houses from...

Stop banks to protect Onetere Drive houses from flooding will be investigated by Whanganui District Council. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

This morning we are devastated to find out that...

This morning we are devastated to find out that our Daffodil supplier cannot supply our Daffodils for Daffodil Day as they haven't grown in time. If you know of a farm where Daffodils are growing aplenty and you are happy to share with us please contact us on 3487402 and we will come out and pick them today. Regardless of whether we have Daffodils or not, our volunteers will still be out tomorrow selling merchandise and collecting donations. We are absolutely gutted about this turn of...
 

We've got a gap in the gallery schedule for a pop...

We've got a gap in the gallery schedule for a pop up exhibition - from 12 to 26 September. This will be free of charge. Message us your idea.
 

A huge thank you to the Vintage Carl Club for...

A huge thank you to the Vintage Carl Club for their amazing effort delivering over 100 daffodil day orders today.... where would we be without u all 😊 this part of daffodil day raised $4600, thank you to everyone who supported us by purchasing merchandise 😊
 

Feeling energetic :)...

Feeling energetic :) www.visitwhanganui.nz/arts-in-whanganui #visitwhanganui
 

Batting for Cancer! Lance Cairns...

Batting for Cancer! Lance Cairns
 

We are so lucky to have two amazing educators here...

We are so lucky to have two amazing educators here at the Sarjeant, their passion and patience inspire children, adults and co-workers alike!
 

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Discover & Share this Glossary GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs.
 

Still time to catch this fabulous exhibition by...

Still time to catch this fabulous exhibition by Sarah Williams 'The chair is an island darling' - we're open today until 4pm 'Evidence of time still passing 1 and 2' by Sarah Williams
 

Edit of the 4th Round of the Wanganui Motorcycle...

Edit of the 4th Round of the Wanganui Motorcycle Club Winter Series 2016. Sorry there wasn't any of the 125/250 class as I was riding in that class. Please l...
 

Millie Low's prize winning entry in Evento 2016 is...

Millie Low's prize winning entry in Evento 2016 is one of her brain babies. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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The pollen has suddenly arrived, and is spreading hayfever suffering across the regions.
 

What is the best form of exercise?? This is...

What is the best form of exercise?? This is something people often ask, and the answer depends solely on what your goals are and what you enjoy. What you enjoy is the key piece to the puzzle here, if you don't have a huge goal that you will do ANYTHING to achieve then you certainly aren't going to stick through exercise that you don't enjoy. We try to incorporate some fun into our sessions whilst still making them challenging, some people will love that and some people would prefer a...
 

Ten points if you know where in Whanganui this...

Ten points if you know where in Whanganui this young pup is posing :) Pic by @daisypets. Share your pics with us #visitwhanganui! www.visitwhanganui.nz/durie-hill-war-memorial-tower
 

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Free social media workshops! If you know that you need an online presence but you're not sure were to start then these workshops are for you. Steve Adams from AboutUs will talk you through the basics of getting up and running online using social media as a business tool. Also included is a presentation by Paul Kjoss of Visit Whanganui fame, aimed at the tourism and hospitality sector. Proudly hosted hosted by the Whanganui Digital Leaders forum. #GetDigital