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How would you like to go for a ride in a drag...

How would you like to go for a ride in a drag car?? Two lucky people will be drawn to go for a ride in either a Holden or a Ford down the Taupo Quay Drag Strip in a couple of our club members cars. To be entered all you need to do is LIKE this post and COMMENT Ford or Holden. The 2 winners will be announced on this Facebook page at 12pm Sunday so make sure your tuned in and at the Drags...
 

Play time for Brunswick kids as power cut closes...

Play time for Brunswick kids as power cut closes school. Play time for Brunswick kids as power cut closes school.
 

Wow! NZ House & Garden magazine’s Open House...

Wow! NZ House & Garden magazine’s Open House Tours in Whanganui today was incredible. 1263 tickets sold, mostly to out-of-town visitors who were busy sharing with us,at the Element hub,how much they love Whanganui. A fantastic opportunity to tell them more about our place and to share the upcoming Artists Open Studios Whanganui. Thanks Mainstreet Whanganui for joining me at the Whanganui and Partners stand at Element cafe! Awesome collaboration. Last but not least a huge thanks to all...
 

Viewing of the Moon and with a ISS pass., and...

Viewing of the Moon and with a ISS pass., and maybe the Humanity Satellite can be found. Viewing of the Moon and with a ISS pass., and maybe the Humanity Satellite can be found.
 

An open day at Bell St station on March 11 offers...

An open day at Bell St station on March 11 offers behind scenes look at policing work. An open day at Bell St station on March 11 offers behind scenes look at policing work.
 

Great cast, great setting -- another Shakespearean...

Great cast, great setting -- another Shakespearean triumph at the botanic gardens Great cast, great setting -- another Shakespearean triumph at the botanic gardens
 

An American world champion cyclist is going...

An American world champion cyclist is going through his paces on Whanganui's velodrome. An American world champion cyclist is going through his paces on Whanganui's velodrome.
 

Whanganui Basketball Association Rep Trials coming...

Whanganui Basketball Association Rep Trials coming up soon! Whanganui Basketball Association Rep Trials coming up soon!
 

This photo was taken by Ans Westra of rural life...

This photo was taken by Ans Westra of rural life in Pipiriki Near the banks of the Wanganui River in 1963 This photo was taken by Ans Westra of rural life in Pipiriki Near the banks of the Wanganui River in 1963
 

This Frank Denton photo taken in 1911 is of the...

This Frank Denton photo taken in 1911 is of the inside of Shepherd Bros Auction mart in Victoria Ave Wanganui This Frank Denton photo taken in 1911 is of the inside of Shepherd Bros Auction mart in Victoria Ave Wanganui
 

Now we do have a steam winch on the Ps Waimarie...

Now we do have a steam winch on the Ps Waimarie but here is a photo of the original one. Now we do have a steam winch on the Ps Waimarie but here is a photo of the original one.
 

The grand opening of the Whanganui Riverboat...

The grand opening of the Whanganui Riverboat Center on Taupo Quay Wanganui on the 24-2-1996, Many very well known people are in these photos some are not with us today but still remembered for your efforts thank you girls and guys, This museum come ticking office still operates today to service the Ps Waimarie and free to visit
 
Book Sale is coming soon, Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of March. Get in quick to nab a bargain. Book Sale is coming soon, Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of March. Get in quick to nab a bargain.
 

The $3 billion fund is aimed at boosting growth...

The $3 billion fund is aimed at boosting growth and creating jobs in the regions. The $3 billion fund is aimed at boosting growth and creating jobs in the regions.
 

New works by Lauren Joan Lysaght...

New works by Lauren Joan Lysaght New works by Lauren Joan Lysaght
 

A Green Prescription is a great way to get started...

A Green Prescription is a great way to get started on a healthy lifestyle change! For more information go to www.sportwhanganui.co.nz or contact Deb Byers on 06 349 2325 A Green Prescription is a great way to get started on a healthy lifestyle change! For more information go to www.sportwhanganui.co.nz or contact Deb Byers on 06 349 2325
 
We had the pleasure of presenting Mrs Topia from Upokongaro School with her prize for winning our Nursery Rhyme/Fairy Tale competition. It was lovely to see that the class knew their nursery rhymes. Well done Mrs Topia. We had the pleasure of presenting Mrs Topia from Upokongaro School with her prize for winning our Nursery Rhyme/Fairy Tale competition. It was lovely to see that the class knew their nursery rhymes. Well done Mrs Topia.
 

Couple's method for paying their bills was behind...

Couple's method for paying their bills was behind a fake bookcase door in the sleepout. Couple's method for paying their bills was behind a fake bookcase door in the sleepout.
 

Castlecliff Health to cut the ribbon on new site...

Castlecliff Health to cut the ribbon on new site on Saturday Castlecliff Health to cut the ribbon on new site on Saturday
 

Ceramics by Katerina Smoldyreva...

Ceramics by Katerina Smoldyreva Ceramics by Katerina Smoldyreva
 

A reminder that we're open today from 12pm to 4pm...

A reminder that we're open today from 12pm to 4pm - some amazing works by Lauren Joan Lysaght in our current exhibition "THE SILENCE OF THE SHEEP". 'Spondula Silence' (left) and 'Sorrowful Silence' (right) by Lauren Joan Lysaght A reminder that we're open today from 12pm to 4pm - some amazing works by Lauren Joan Lysaght in our current exhibition "THE SILENCE OF THE SHEEP". 'Spondula Silence' (left) and 'Sorrowful Silence' (right) by Lauren Joan Lysaght