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Rayner Brothers Gallery

Have a fabulous Labour weekend everyone :-)

'The Holy Goat' by Paul Rayner


 

Wanganui Online

Wanganui will be woken to the mighty thunder of the hydroplanes down-under! 20 of New Zealand's quickest boats (hydroplanes and tunnel boats) will be chasing the fastest lap on the mighty Wanganui River! This is a Free Entry event with plenty of food and drink available.

Come on down and take part in the "World's Biggest Ice Challenge", bring a gold coin and a change of clothes!

AND: Enter to win "Miss Down Town Thunder 5000" and you could go away with nearly $2000 in...
 

Gardening Whanganui

How about building a Hobbit house for your grandies this Christmas?


 

Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Areas

Who skied or snowboarded today? How great was the spring skiing today - where was your favorite run?


 

P.P.R.E Pulse Performance Race Engineering (OFFICIAL)

New Rx-8 outright lap record holder at Taupo international Motorsport park. Another PPRE built car. Well done Glenn Martin!!


 

Free Tennis In October Anyone (including

Free Tennis In October
Anyone (including non-members) is welcome to play tennis at any time during October - including on organised club days
(balls supplied) - 8.45am Tuesdays and Thursdays and 1pm on Wednesdays and Sundays. Come and see the largest and fastest growing tennis club in the lower North Island.
 

Dog And Puppy Walk This Sunday at 1.30pm, leaving

Dog And Puppy Walk
This Sunday at 1.30pm, leaving from Animal Vision on Fitzherbert Avenue. Everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy socialising their puppies and dogs.
 

Oceanview Speedway opening night this Sunday The

Oceanview Speedway opening night this Sunday

The Wanganui Oceanview Speedway opening night sponsored by Total Sheet Metals, is this Sunday, October 26 at 7pm, and it looks like a great start with good numbers of new and old competitors in all classes. Spokesperson Mick Paul says “we are also expecting good numbers from Palmerston North, which should make this a memorable opening meeting.”
“this is looking like a very good meeting, so get your bum trackside.”


 

Wanganui City

Which park is your family's favourite?


Top 3 parks in Wanganui - in Spring.
wanganuicity.blogspot.com
 

Wanganui Online

Thunderbirds are go.

A fine array of lovingly cared for 1960-70s cars on the Memorial Hall forecourt today for the Thunderbirds exhibition. This little beauty, a 1967 Glamor, is owned locally. Some of the cars on show could fetch up to $40,000 at the saleyard. Worth the spit 'n polish....


 

Wanganui Online

Football - The Prem League

Normally Chelsea v Man United will be a "too close to call" game but how times have changed. Paul Maguire analyses the weekend's feature match

http://www.wanganuionline.com/columns/english-premier-league


 

Wanganui Jobs


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RUTLAND ARMS INN - CASUAL FRONT OF HOUSE VACANCY Are you super-service orientated, very personable and able to cope with the demands of a fast-paced restaurant environment? Are you extremely reliable and able to work well as part of a team? We have a vacancy for a CASUAL Front of House Team Member as we gear up for a busy summer. The role is predominately for evening shifts. Previous experience in a hospitality or service position is essential and flexible availability...
 

Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Areas

A quick flick of fresh snow and it's starting to clear for tomorrow. The skiing and riding will be awesome.


 

Visit Whanganui

Got some sneakers with a few years on them hanging around? Thinking about getting a new pair...? You may see them in a different light after you see this...

The Art of Flight: A display of 29 pairs of Air Jordan sneakers from 1985 to the present. On view from 9am - 4pm this Sat & Sun upstairs at 31 Taupo Quay i-Site building... This is a free event!


 

Wanganui Online

RUTLAND ARMS INN - CASUAL FRONT OF HOUSE VACANCY

Are you super-service orientated, very personable and able to cope with the demands of a fast-paced restaurant environment? Are you extremely reliable and able to work well as part of a team?

We have a vacancy for a CASUAL Front of House Team Member as we gear up for a busy summer. The role is predominately for evening shifts. Previous experience in a hospitality or service position is essential and flexible availability is a must.

...
 

Wanganui Online

Funeral Notices
Please note we have uploaded 8 funeral notices in the last 3 days. For full details, including funeral arrangements, please visit our website on this link:
http://www.wanganuionline.com/classifieds/deaths


 

Wanganui Online

Wanganui Montessori Pre-School are organising a quiz night at the Red Lion Inn to raise funds for their outdoor area!

Support a great local pre-school and have a great night at the same time. All of the details are in the image - phone them on 347 8886 to book now!


 

P.P.R.E Pulse Performance Race Engineering (OFFICIAL)

 

Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Areas

It's snowing again! A fresh top up of snow and a fine forecast tomorrow. What are you doing for the weekend?


 

Visit Whanganui

They are forecasting a return to our usual sunny disposition tomorrow - and may it continue over the long weekend!

Here is a great way to start your weekend in Whanganui - check out the Whanganui River Traders Market on the downtown Riverbank.

Local food producers, alongside many artistic and entrepreneurial stall-holders -a delightful example of a diverse community captured in one place!


 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

Many thanks to all who have paid us a visit this week - great that this show is proving so popular! We're open again tomorrow from 10am to 1pm - do come along and see this exhibition if you haven't already.

'Nocturne I' by Elva Abbott


 

River Rats Film Premieres at Embassy 3 Cinema

River Rats Film Premieres at Embassy 3 Cinema
Capital Video Productions Ltd will be screening the premiere of their new documentary film ‘River Rats’ at Embassy 3 Cinema on Victoria Avenue at 7.30pm on Wednesday 5th November. Get your ticket today!

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River Rats Trailer

A moving story about two people who never give up
 

Whanganui Regional Museum

Victoria University Press and Whanganui Regional Museum warmly invite you to the launch of Dear Neil Roberts by Airini Beautrais

Friday 14 November 5.30pm
Whanganui Regional Museum, Davis Theatre

Dear Neil Roberts will be launched by Fergus Barrowman,
publisher of Victoria University Press.

Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Paige's Book Gallery, p/b, $25.
Airini will be available to sign.
All welcome. Refreshments will be served.

About Dear Neil Roberts
Who was...
 

Native and fruit tree sale at Bird Rescue ‘Cheep

Native and fruit tree sale at Bird Rescue ‘Cheep Shop’ this Saturday

Bird Rescue is in need of extra funds and producers of native and fruit trees have come to assist. This Saturday, October 25, from 10am to 4pm a wide variety of trees will be on at sale at the Bird Rescue’s shop at 62 Taupo Quay, next to the City Mission shop.
The native trees have all been donated and include kowhai, kahikatea, totara, miro, rangiora and hebe. They are all over a metre tall.
The fruit trees include...
 

Wanganui again named a Smart 21 Community – for

Wanganui again named a Smart 21 Community – for the third time

For the third year in a row Wanganui has been named by the Intelligent Community Forum as one of its Smart21 communities for 2015. The Mayor Annette Main says she “is absolutely thrilled. This represents the incredible work of Wanganui businesses and communities, and is especially pleasing as much of the work goes under the radar, but was highlighted in our application for the Smart 21 community award.”
The 21 places come...
 

Celebrate Halloween at Kowhai Park tomorrow The

Celebrate Halloween at Kowhai Park tomorrow

The Wanganui Lions Club will be holding its sixth Halloween celebration event at Kowhai Park on Saturday. Last year $1,000 was raised and was given to the Plunket Society. This year the proceeds will be given to the local Cancer Society.
The activities start at 1pm and go till 3pm. The Tot Town train will be decorated ‘Halloween’ style with all sorts of scary things on it and in the tunnel. There will be a ‘Bouncy Castle’, face painting...
 

Wanganui Online

Nice little pre-Christmas pay rise for councillors, the rural board, and the Mayor - if only the Remuneration Authority could set all of our wages!


Pay rise for council
www.nzherald.co.nz
Wanganui's mayor, councillors and those on the rural community board are getting a little Christmas bonus.
 
The Inked Linbraians Column for this week... happy reading....
Carpe Librum!


Whatever the weather, still good to read - Midweek - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
I have been meaning to say a huge thank you for the generous and supportive feedback about my column. I really appreciate it and it's fantastic to know that not only is it being read - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Areas

The Mt Ruapehu Guided Crater Lake Hike and Cultural Experience is one of AA Traveller's must-dos this summer.

Be in to WIN this amazing experience with a simple vote - good luck!

http://www.aatravel.co.nz/101/competition/


Win your favourite Kiwi Summer Must-Do | AA Traveller
www.aatravel.co.nz
Every day, two of our ‘Must-Do’s’ are going head to head. If you vote for the most popular one, you’ll go in the draw to win it plus $200 Caltex StarCash.
 

Did you miss the Foodbank Drive? Phone 345 2139 if

Did you miss the Foodbank Drive?

Phone 345 2139 if you wish to make a donation or want food items to be picked up for the Foodbank.
 

Wanganui Jobs


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