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UCOL Whanganui Campus are offering a 6 month...

UCOL Whanganui Campus are offering a 6 month course specialising in exercise and healthy lifestyles! Check out the poster for more details UCOL Whanganui Campus are offering a 6 month course specialising in exercise and healthy lifestyles! Check out the poster for more details
 

Two new - and unusual - faces at Gonville School....

Two new - and unusual - faces at Gonville School. Two new - and unusual - faces at Gonville School.
 

Whanganui District Council...

The lighting of fires in the open air within the Whanganui District is restricted from midnight on Saturday, 9 January 2016, unless a permit is obtained from the Whanganui Fire Service. The lighting of fires in the open air within the Whanganui District is restricted from midnight on Saturday, 9 January 2016, unless a permit is obtained from the Whanganui Fire Service.
 

The first three runners home at 3 Bridges all go...

The first three runners home at 3 Bridges all go under the three hour mark. The first three runners home at 3 Bridges all go under the three hour mark.
 

Santa’s Vintage Grotto at the Museum Monday 18...

Santa’s Vintage Grotto at the Museum Monday 18 December to Friday 22 December 1.00pm – 3.00pm daily Free entry, koha appreciated 62 Ridgway Street Looking for a more 'relaxed' Santa experience this Christmas? We’ve had a wee chat with the jolly fat man from the North Pole and he has agreed to come and be resident at the Whanganui Regional Museum on Ridgway Street in the week leading up to Christmas. He will be sitting in his vintage themed grotto to meet and greet children of all ages...
 

Santa’s Vintage Grotto at the Museum Monday 18...

Santa’s Vintage Grotto at the Museum Monday 18 December to Friday 22 December 1.00pm – 3.00pm daily Free entry, koha appreciated 62 Ridgway Street Looking for a more 'relaxed' Santa experience this Christmas? We’ve had a wee chat with the jolly fat man from the North Pole and he has agreed to come and be resident at the Whanganui Regional Museum on Ridgway Street in the week leading up to Christmas. He will be sitting in his vintage themed grotto to meet and greet children of all ages...
 

Santa’s Vintage Grotto at the Museum Monday 18...

Santa’s Vintage Grotto at the Museum Monday 18 December to Friday 22 December 1.00pm – 3.00pm daily Free entry, koha appreciated 62 Ridgway Street Looking for a slightly more 'relaxed' Santa experience this Christmas? We’ve had a wee chat with the jolly fat man from the North Pole and he has agreed to come and be resident at the Whanganui Regional Museum on Ridgway Street in the week leading up to Christmas. He will be sitting in his vintage themed grotto to meet and greet children of...
 

Continuing dry sees Whanganui move to a restricted...

Continuing dry sees Whanganui move to a restricted fire season. Continuing dry sees Whanganui move to a restricted fire season.
 

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 December 13th for practice from 4.30 p.m. to 7.30 pm. and then this Saturday 16th December from 1 p.m. to until 5 pm. Please note the later time on Saturday - that's from 1 p.m. to until 5 pm. Please check this info line prior to going to the tracks. Novice riders are very welcome.
 

Paula Johnston took this photo of local kids...

Paula Johnston took this photo of local kids making the most of the recent hot weather. Paula Johnston took this photo of local kids making the most of the recent hot weather.
 

Lack of housing increases pressure on mental...

Lack of housing increases pressure on mental health service. Lack of housing increases pressure on mental health service.
 

Carols by candle light...

Carols by candle light Carols by candle light
 

This early photo of Pipiriki on the Wanganui river...

This early photo of Pipiriki on the Wanganui river is showing the Hatrick owned Paddle steamer the Wairere This early photo of Pipiriki on the Wanganui river is showing the Hatrick owned Paddle steamer the Wairere
 

This photo of a Maori girl was taken by Frank...

This photo of a Maori girl was taken by Frank Denton in Wanganui around 1905 This photo of a Maori girl was taken by Frank Denton in Wanganui around 1905
 

This photo taken of Victoria ave Wanganui was...

This photo taken of Victoria ave Wanganui was taken during the 1920's and was taken by S C Smith This photo taken of Victoria ave Wanganui was taken during the 1920's and was taken by S C Smith
 

This photo is looking along the main st of Ohakune...

This photo is looking along the main st of Ohakune around 1910 and was taken by William Archer Price This photo is looking along the main st of Ohakune around 1910 and was taken by William Archer Price
 

We are so proud to have the DC3 back for Vintage...

We are so proud to have the DC3 back for Vintage Weekend and what a fantastic Christmas present - a chance of a life time! This aircraft is a true blue kiwi, having served with the Royal NZ Airforce, National Airways Corporation, and even an aerial top-dressing aircraft within NZ. Be part of any amazing experience and don’t miss out on this opportunity. Priced at only $99 per seat, this is amazing value to experience 'real' flying in a 1945 Douglas DC-3. For any queries call 0800 580...
 

Asteroids hit earth. They put life and...

Asteroids hit earth. They put life and civilization at risk Astrophysicst Neil deGrasse Tyson on how it can be avoided Asteroids hit earth. They put life and civilization at risk Astrophysicst Neil deGrasse Tyson on how it can be avoided
 

Whanganui District Council...

The Whanganui District Council Youth Committee is excited to announce our first ever MUSIC FESTIVAL on Saturday the 9th of December at Cooks Gardens. Doors open at 4pm with music starting at 5pm Featuring performances from Nomad, Drones, Space Cactus, Joah’s Arc, Bing’s Sarcasm, Maia, Aotea Empire, Vin Almazan and more! vibe. music festival brings you a talented line up of both locally and nationally acclaimed artists along with stalls, activities and plenty of food trucks. This is...
 

100kg x 5 reps with the Slingshot for Reece this...

100kg x 5 reps with the Slingshot for Reece this morning at Barbell. . This is the first time he has pressed 100kg and he went and did 5 reps at the end of the bench session in a fatigued state. . We utilised the Slingshot this morning for a couple of reasons; novelty to keep interest high, working the top the bench press to strengthen lock out and to keep weekly volume high without overloading the shoulder joint, and also because it's really cool to hoist some big weights! . We are...