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Hamish McDouall snips the ribbon on Bushy Park's...

Hamish McDouall snips the ribbon on Bushy Park's latest improvement Hamish McDouall snips the ribbon on Bushy Park's latest improvement
 

Four thieves used a car to smash their way into a...

Four thieves used a car to smash their way into a Whanganui store Four thieves used a car to smash their way into a Whanganui store
 

Archaeologists are uncovering bits of a 19th...

Archaeologists are uncovering bits of a 19th Century garden in St John's Hill. Archaeologists are uncovering bits of a 19th Century garden in St John's Hill.
 
Wahoo! Congratulations to our minis team at battle of the clubs today in Taupo. They successfully came away with 7th place overall! Well done to Chase who placed 3rd, Mikey 6th, Matty 13th and Issac 15th. We couldn't be more proud of you boys! 🎉🏁
 

In the gallery this weekend - making stars for...

In the gallery this weekend - making stars for Puanga. Come in from the rain and bring your family! In the gallery this weekend - making stars for Puanga. Come in from the rain and bring your family!
 

Apple Tree Yard television review starring Emily...

Apple Tree Yard television review starring Emily Watson and Ben Chaplin, TV One. Apple Tree Yard television review starring Emily Watson and Ben Chaplin, TV One.
 

Whanganui tyre dump is one of many piles around...

Whanganui tyre dump is one of many piles around New Zealand. Whanganui tyre dump is one of many piles around New Zealand.
 

Report highlights cost of accommodating large...

Report highlights cost of accommodating large vessels in Whanganui Port. Report highlights cost of accommodating large vessels in Whanganui Port.
 

A few of the fabulous art works in ‘Whitiwhiti...

A few of the fabulous art works in ‘Whitiwhiti Kōrero – Dialogue’ - Manawa Ora's Puanga 2017 exhibition at Gallery on Guyton opening tomorrow Saturday 24 June 2017 at 2.32pm. Love for you to join us in this celebration A few of the fabulous art works in ‘Whitiwhiti Kōrero – Dialogue’ - Manawa Ora's Puanga 2017 exhibition at Gallery on Guyton opening tomorrow Saturday 24 June 2017 at 2.32pm. Love for you to join us in this celebration
 

Metafit tomorrow 8.30am At the softball club in...

Metafit tomorrow 8.30am At the softball club in puriri street - $10 casuals or $8 with concession card. Included in your sessions for the week for bootcampers. First bootcamper here gets to choose the track we do 😀 Metafit tomorrow 8.30am At the softball club in puriri street - $10 casuals or $8 with concession card. Included in your sessions for the week for bootcampers. First bootcamper here gets to choose the track we do 😀
 

Hi Guys and Gals, Thank you for all the well...

Hi Guys and Gals, Thank you for all the well wishes for Lance, The family have requested for no visitors this weekend, so if we could all respect their wishes, that would be much appreciated, and let's hope for a speedy recovery for him and his family.
 

Four tenants confirmed for Victoria Avenue retail...

Four tenants confirmed for Victoria Avenue retail space Four tenants confirmed for Victoria Avenue retail space
 

Four occupants escape Anzac Parade fire....

Four occupants escape Anzac Parade fire. Four occupants escape Anzac Parade fire.
 

Thank you to people across the Whanganui...

Thank you to people across the Whanganui Electorate for the privilege of being your MP. Thank you to people across the Whanganui Electorate for the privilege of being your MP.
 

Horizons officers must draft new resource consent...

Horizons officers must draft new resource consent template following court decision Horizons officers must draft new resource consent template following court decision
 

Le Mans 2017 - you challenged us to the extreme,...

Le Mans 2017 - you challenged us to the extreme, you confronted us with setbacks, you made us grow as a family, but most of all, you taught us a lesson for life: Believe in your chance and never give up. The 19th overall victory at the 24h of Le Mans makes us proud beyond words. #NeverGiveUp
 

Former PM slams Horizons...

Former PM slams Horizons Former PM slams Horizons
 

Kids Activity: Make a Puanga Star This weekend!...

Kids Activity: Make a Puanga Star This weekend! Saturday, Sunday 24 & 25 June 10:30am – 4:30pm at Sarjeant on the Quay A fun and educational family craft activity on the last weekend of June to coincide with Matariki. Come into the Sarjeant and make your own star to hang at home, while learning about the Māori New Year. All welcome, No Charge.
 

Our Curator of Collections, Jennifer Taylor Moore...

Our Curator of Collections, Jennifer Taylor Moore (right) recently got to see the wonderful completed conservation treatment of 'The Flight into Egypt' by Frederick Goodall. At 2130 x 3630mm unframed this painting is the biggest in the Sarjeant Gallery collection! Pictured here with Ingrid Ford who worked with a team of conservators to bring this painting back to its former glory. . . . #sarjeantgallery #frederickgoodall #paintingconservation #aucklandartgallery
 

Matthew has told of his wish-list for his 21st...

Matthew has told of his wish-list for his 21st birthday Matthew has told of his wish-list for his 21st birthday
 

The Whanganui Schools Mountain Bike Champs event...

The Whanganui Schools Mountain Bike Champs event is still on today! The Whanganui Schools Mountain Bike Champs event is still on today!