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Whanganui show and workshop prove a musical...

Whanganui show and workshop prove a musical triumph. Whanganui show and workshop prove a musical triumph.
 

Special Olympics Whanganui in conjunction with...

Special Olympics Whanganui in conjunction with Sport Whanganui are hosting a 'connecting with the community' night (aimed at transition from schools to clubs) - some great speakers on the night! Get along if you are in the area. Special Olympics Whanganui in conjunction with Sport Whanganui are hosting a 'connecting with the community' night (aimed at transition from schools to clubs) - some great speakers on the night! Get along if you are in the area.
 

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 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
 

Overcast morning skies made way for afternoon of...

Overcast morning skies made way for afternoon of sun on Monday. Overcast morning skies made way for afternoon of sun on Monday.
 

This photo was taken in 1971 and it wasn't taken...

This photo was taken in 1971 and it wasn't taken long after it had been recovered from the Wanganui River after sinking, iv'e got several photos of this Wanganui riverboat trying to become a submarine in the Wanganui awa This photo was taken in 1971 and it wasn't taken long after it had been recovered from the Wanganui River after sinking, iv'e got several photos of this Wanganui riverboat trying to become a submarine in the Wanganui awa
 

This is another photo sent in by Maree Armstrong...

This is another photo sent in by Maree Armstrong to share with the page followers and is of Puffing Billy in Victoria Ave Wanganui 1950's?Thanks with the help with this page Maree. This is another photo sent in by Maree Armstrong to share with the page followers and is of Puffing Billy in Victoria Ave Wanganui 1950's?Thanks with the help with this page Maree.
 

Whanganui District Council...

That's right! We're hosting another epic Halloween night for the kids!! This year due to the earthquake strengthening of the Museum Building we are taking this to another spooky location.... 49 Taupo Quay right next to the City Bridge. Gold Coin entry to enter the Fright Night house of Museum Horrors! Tuesday 31 October 5.30pm - 7.30pm There will be lollies, a photo booth, some creepy characters inside...plus plenty of other ghoulish entertainment. Get your Halloween gears on and join...
 

Demolished just prior to 1989 to make way for the...

Demolished just prior to 1989 to make way for the Trafalgar complex here in Wanganui was the NZ Express Company building that sat in a street that's no longer there also Trafalgar Place Demolished just prior to 1989 to make way for the Trafalgar complex here in Wanganui was the NZ Express Company building that sat in a street that's no longer there also Trafalgar Place
 

This is or was the Horopito town plan up for...

This is or was the Horopito town plan up for Auction on the 12 Sept 1907(they even had a Hatrick Avenue )most likely being named after Mr A Hatrick our riverboat man) Well i was born just down the road from Horopito and while its still a great place(and growing bigger now) it never really got off the ground if you are following this town plan
 

The best way to start enjoying the fun on Saturday...

The best way to start enjoying the fun on Saturday 20th January 2018 before you head to the Caboodle is at The River Traders & Whanganui Farmers Market. From 8.30am on the downtown Whanganui riverbank, this hugely popular market has a stunning cross-section of stalls featuring the work of local artists, craftspeople, artisans and generally creative locals. The coffees great and the food is wonderful a great start to the day.
 

Multicultural festival promises spectacular day....

Multicultural festival promises spectacular day. Multicultural festival promises spectacular day.
 

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 October 25th for practise from 4.30 p.m. to 7.30 pm. and then this Saturday 28th October from 1 p.m. to until 5 pm. Please check this info line prior to going to the tracks. Novice riders are very welcome.
 

A spooky digital playground is coming to...

A spooky digital playground is coming to Whanganui's Cooks Gardens on November 3. A spooky digital playground is coming to Whanganui's Cooks Gardens on November 3.
 

Students learn about wildlife at Bushy Park....

Students learn about wildlife at Bushy Park. Students learn about wildlife at Bushy Park.
 

Lineup of Wanganui Road Rodders cars attending the...

Lineup of Wanganui Road Rodders cars attending the 2017 NZHRA Street Rod Nats hosted by Palmerston North Hot Rod Club Lineup of Wanganui Road Rodders cars attending the 2017 NZHRA Street Rod Nats hosted by Palmerston North Hot Rod Club
 

Wanganui Road Rodders win Best participating club...

Wanganui Road Rodders win Best participating club at the 2017 NZHRA Street Rod Nats Wanganui Road Rodders win Best participating club at the 2017 NZHRA Street Rod Nats
 

Whanganui woman shares her story of how P almost...

Whanganui woman shares her story of how P almost broke her. Whanganui woman shares her story of how P almost broke her.
 

Celebrate the artworks and experience the flow and...

Celebrate the artworks and experience the flow and creativity of two colourful and inspiring artists -Tracey Young and Lysha Brennan Exhibition opening on Friday 5:30pm 27th October Gallery opening hours Fridays and Saturdays 11-4 until Saturday the 11th of November
 

Benefactor steps up to help dairy owners....

Benefactor steps up to help dairy owners. Benefactor steps up to help dairy owners.
 

This photo shows a very tidy SS Waione, Hatrick...

This photo shows a very tidy SS Waione, Hatrick riverboat on the Wanganui river, but few realize its Mr Alexander Hatrick(the riverboat man himself) standing near the bow,ive been collecting Mr Hatrick photos for some time now and its surprising how many he had taken.
 

Many of you have driven over this site and it was...

Many of you have driven over this site and it was the underground toilet in Maria Place Wanganui some say its still there just filled in and yes there are some who can still remember it Many of you have driven over this site and it was the underground toilet in Maria Place Wanganui some say its still there just filled in and yes there are some who can still remember it