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Forget building a new toilet block on Whanganui's...

Forget building a new toilet block on Whanganui's Moutoa Quay and cover the River Traders Market instead. - Wanganui Chronicle Forget building a new toilet block on Whanganui's Moutoa Quay and cover the River Traders Market instead. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Now that's a pretty great headline! Read the story...

Now that's a pretty great headline! Read the story online or page 12 of today's Midweek. Thanks so much to Sue Cooke for sharing her story and to Paul Brooks for his support. You can visit Sue during Artists Open Studios: http://openstudios.co.nz/sue-cooke/ Read the article online: http://wanganuimidweek.communitynews.co.nz/html5/index.html?page=1
 

The Plumber Dan Raft Race is on this weekend. Head...

The Plumber Dan Raft Race is on this weekend. Head down to the river for some raft action! The Plumber Dan Raft Race is on this weekend. Head down to the river for some raft action!
 

"I paint myself because I am so often alone and...

"I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best." -Frida Kahlo "I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best." -Frida Kahlo
 

NASA says it has some big news to tell the world....

NASA says it has some big news to tell the world. - New Zealand Herald NASA says it has some big news to tell the world. - New Zealand Herald
 

A framed quote by Albert Einstein hangs on the...

A framed quote by Albert Einstein hangs on the wall of Whanganui's temporary gallery Sarjeant On The Quay - If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it. - Wanganui Chronicle A framed quote by Albert Einstein hangs on the wall of Whanganui's temporary gallery Sarjeant On The Quay - If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Welcome to the Wanganui Motorcycle Club...

Welcome to the Wanganui Motorcycle Club information line: The Club's Motocross tracks in Motorsport Domain, Landguard Road will be open weather permitting this Wednesday February 22nd for practice from 5 p.m. to 8 pm. Then this Saturday that's the 25th February the club is holding the 2017 sprint Cross. Similar to last year with 4 riders racing a shortened lap for 3 lap races. Minis & Juniors sign in from 8 to 9 am and seniors from 12.30 to 1 p.m. Please check this info line prior to...
 

Under a week until we start Intake Two for the...

Under a week until we start Intake Two for the year!! Have your new years resolutions gone out the door already? Are you bored of doing the same old thing at the gym? Are you stick of not seeing results? Are you ready to do something for your health and fitness? No matter your reason for wanting to do something for your health and fitness, we are here to help provide a fun but challenging solution! Intake two starts on Monday 27th February, with sessions every week day - you choose the...
 

Whanganui District Council...

Waste Free Parenting Workshop - Whanganui This is a humerous, entertaining and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste at home. You get a FREE $100 goodie bag with each ticket, bursting with waste minimisation products. Here are a few comments from recent attendees: “Went to our first Waste Free Parenting workshop today and both hubs and I absolutely loved it. Thanks for the inspiration and ideas, we will definitely be even more waste conscious with...
 

Whanganui District Council...

Parks play a vital role in creating livable cities and thriving communities. From the idyllic Bason Botanical Gardens to the legendary Kowhai Park, Whanganui has some of the best parks in Aotearoa – let’s celebrate them this March! Parks play a vital role in creating livable cities and thriving communities. From the idyllic Bason Botanical Gardens to the legendary Kowhai Park, Whanganui has some of the best parks in Aotearoa – let’s celebrate them this March!
 
MG Heaven in Queens Park today! The 21st Anniversary Pre-56 MG National Rally is being held in Whanganui over the week, 20-24 February 2017. The rally Headquarters are in the Kingsgate Hotel where the majority of people are staying and there is a full programme each day involving all the cars and other activities such as a cruise on the PS Waimarie up the Whanganui River, lunch at Bushy Park and an event at Castlecliff Beach. More here:
 

FORMAT - A Series of 'sprint' style races with 4...

FORMAT - A Series of 'sprint' style races with 4 riders at a time racing each other on a shortened MX track , 3 lap races taking approx 4minutes per race , top two riders go forward to next round - last two go thru to plate challenge or last-chance-qualifiying etc. Racing against others in your class - eg. "A" grade - "Vets" - "Jnr125/250" etc MINI's and JUNIORs will race in the morning 9 till 12.30pm and the SENIORS will race 1pm till 4ish. Everyone will get at least 4 races and we...
 
 

race 2 at sprint cross 2016, riding kx 85 rider:...

race 2 at sprint cross 2016, riding kx 85 rider: james rountree race 2 at sprint cross 2016, riding kx 85 rider: james rountree
 

When I’m feeling despair nipping at my heels I...

When I’m feeling despair nipping at my heels I go online and write something that’s almost an antidote to that. I write the words that I want to hear. When I’m feeling despair nipping at my heels I go online and write something that’s almost an antidote to that. I write the words that I want to hear.
 

New Zealand charity Parent to Parent seeks...

New Zealand charity Parent to Parent seeks well-known New Zealanders to get creative on canvas and donate their work to its Chill Art Auction, which runs o New Zealand charity Parent to Parent seeks well-known New Zealanders to get creative on canvas and donate their work to its Chill Art Auction, which runs o
 

@LoveThisPaper My home town 😘😁😆😄👍🏽...

@LoveThisPaper My home town 😘😁😆😄👍🏽