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YMCA group enjoying some self portrait time in our...

YMCA group enjoying some self portrait time in our education space this afternoon #sarjeantselfies #buddingartists #ymca
 

This year marks a shift in design for what was...

This year marks a shift in design for what was formerly known as our Trail Guide into a jaw dropping Artist Catalogue. We are so incredibly excited to partner with photographer Leigh Mitchell-Anyon to offer every registered studio the option to receive studio photography for their listing. Artists Open Studios maintains to keep this an affordable option for all artists to take advantage of. Artists who opt into this service will also receive a copy of their high resolution image on a...
 

Alan and Val Watson are inseparable and an...

Alan and Val Watson are inseparable and an inspiration. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Dust Collectors exhibition is open tomorrow -...

Dust Collectors exhibition is open tomorrow - Thursday 29 September 11am to 4pm Fantastic to see these artists' art works in town again Yayyyy
 

A few snaps of this mornings mud muster training!...

A few snaps of this mornings mud muster training! Registrations close THIS weekend, if you haven't registered already please do so ASAP!! There are NO on the day entries so if you don't get your registration in by Sunday you won't be able to join us!! Mudmuster.co.nz to register
 

COMPETITION TIME! Everyone who comments on this...

COMPETITION TIME! Everyone who comments on this post between now and 12noon Friday (30th Sept) will go in the draw to win a FREE entry into the McDonald's Mud Muster event! (For those who have already entered, you can choose to give this to a friend!) Entries close this Sunday, so be sure to tag your friends who still need to get their entries in! www.mudmuster.co.nz Shelter View Jet Sprint Park McDonald's Mud Muster® 2016 McDonald's Liffiton Street
 

Well look at that! Only 3 more sleeps until...

Well look at that! Only 3 more sleeps until registration opens for our event! We are making some exciting changes to our website this year...but in the meantime to host Artist Registration and other key information a mini site will be launched (still the same domain address). We'll be posting a link as soon its live on the 1st- this Saturday! Artists, we are excited to start receiving your registrations and to have some brand new content to share with this page.
 

Check out photos from Friday's The Downs Group...

Check out photos from Friday's The Downs Group Tough Kid!
 

Whanganui District Council...

In this week's Community Link, Mayor Annette Main writes about why it is so imporant to vote. The last day to put your voting papers in the mail is Wednesday, October 5. After that, drop them in to the voting box at the Council building at 101 Guyton Street. http://www.whanganui.govt.nz/our-council/news-media/community-link/Documents/Community%20Link%202016/28%20September%202016.pdf
 

Whanganui Regional Museum has re-opened in...

Whanganui Regional Museum has re-opened in temporary premises on Ridgway St. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Visit wonderful Whanganui! www.visitwhanganui.nz...

Visit wonderful Whanganui! www.visitwhanganui.nz #visitwhanganui
 

A huge congratulations to all the bootcampers (new...

A huge congratulations to all the bootcampers (new and returning) for getting through what could well be out toughest fitness testing yet yesterday! (We have had debates as to whether this one or the cooks gardens one in intake 1 was worse 😅). Remember what doesn't challenge you doesn't change you! And in 6 weeks time when we retest you will no doubt be able to see the big improvements of you stick with it! You may be sore for the next few days if you haven't done this kind of...
 

Results for the Juniors and Seniors from 18/09/16...

Results for the Juniors and Seniors from 18/09/16 round 1 of the Natural Terrain series. If you have any questions about results, please ensure you contact us directly through our facebook page.
 

Check out the progress of our Extreme Makeover...

Check out the progress of our Extreme Makeover recipient.
 

Are you interested in Athletics Coaching or...

Are you interested in Athletics Coaching or Officiating? Two workshops that may interest you are coming up! See the posters for all details.. if you would like to register contact Clare at Sport Whanganui on 3492881 or clare@sportwhanganui.co.nz
 

Eunice Newton remembers the wishing tree that grew...

Eunice Newton remembers the wishing tree that grew in the school grounds of Wanganui Girls' College in Liverpool St. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

APOD: Gaia: Here Comes the Sun (2016 Sep 26) Image...

APOD: Gaia: Here Comes the Sun (2016 Sep 26) Image Credit: Galaxy Illustration: Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org), Star Data: Gaia Mission, ESA, Toni Sagristà (U. Heidelberg) et al. http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap160926.html http://youtu.be/XORui0wFKnE Repost with active video Explanation: What would it look like to return home from outside our galaxy? Although designed to answer greater questions, recent data from ESA's robotic Gaia mission is helping to provide a uniquely modern...
 

Stu at Shoreham Airport. The Real Flying Co....

Stu at Shoreham Airport. The Real Flying Co. Flying Pa 18 Super Cub.
 

It's great to be back in the Swing of things with...

It's great to be back in the Swing of things with Bootcamp starting today and Barbell starting tomorrow! While we love going away and exploring new places, there really is nothing like home, being in your own bed and getting back to your routines. Maybe it's because we are getting older, or maybe it's just because we love our team, it really doesn't feel like work - which is the best kind of work!