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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...
 

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...
 

The annual 'Late Night Shopping Evening' is coming...

The annual 'Late Night Shopping Evening' is coming Friday 15th December from 5pm. There will be entertainment and get to meet Santa... maybe even a selfie or 2 with the jolly man all whilst you get your Christmas Shopping done! A list of participating open stores will be posted mid next week!
 
Thank you to those of you that came out this week. We will have the doors open again next Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 9am- 5pm. Thank you to those of you that came out this week. We will have the doors open again next Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 9am- 5pm.
 

The Rise and Rise of David Jones Motors David...

The Rise and Rise of David Jones Motors David Jones Motors is celebrating its recent shift into their second site on Victoria Ave where the BP station used to be. It all started back in 1984 when David and Robyn Jones opened their first used car sales yard opposite the current Caltex gas station, also on Victoria Ave. David had followed his father Doug into the motor vehicle business and had been working for Ian Wilks where he had won the award for the top GM sales person in New Zealand...
 

***HUMANS of WRM*** This week on Humans of...

***HUMANS of WRM*** This week on Humans of Whanganui Regional Museum we’d like to introduce you to our Front of House Visitor Services Guru and Retail Expert…Anne Lovell. No doubt if you have visited the Museum, currently located on Ridgway Street, you will have come across our warm and friendly Anne. On board since 2010, Anne’s role at the Museum entails one part being Visitor Services Officer which means greeting the visitors who come from far and wide. She says she loves meeting...
 

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Yesterday I set up a table of cards to try before you buy. Open again today from 9am - 5pm #lovemycards #oracle #tarot #affirmations #cards #wanganui #whanganui Yesterday I set up a table of cards to try before you buy. Open again today from 9am - 5pm #lovemycards #oracle #tarot #affirmations #cards #wanganui #whanganui
 
Waireka Road is only 3km up from the Aramoho Cemetery. It's another beautiful day out here. Come check out our wide selection of products. Essential oils, humidifiers, sprays, facial products, scrubs, bath salts, hand cream, salves and balms, nail and massage oils, soap, cleaning products, books, cards, crystals, and lavender plants. www.wairekaroad.co.nz
 

Hey mums, dads, nanas and poppas, the letter box...

Hey mums, dads, nanas and poppas, the letter box for Santa is now up under the Christmas tree at Majestic Square. Get the kids writing a letter to Santa letting him know if they have been naughty or nice this year... and of course.... their wish list! Santa helpers clear it every day and every letter will be answered if there is a return address! Merry Christmas from the team at Mainstreet Whanganui!
 

Massive effort by the community of Raetihi who...

Massive effort by the community of Raetihi who have raised over $3,000 for the Cancer Society! Congratulations to Phillip Hansen for winning best overall in the moustache competition. A huge thanks to Kelly Ann and Kushla who fund raised with a head shave. This marks the 3 year anniversary since Kelly Ann’s niece Maddy was diagnosed with cancer. We’re pleased to hear that Maddy has beaten her battle with cancer. What an amazing community!
 
Whanganui is putting on another cracker day for us. Opening hours for the next 3 days are 9am - 5pm. Next week I'll be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with the same hours. Look forward to seeing you. Love Denita x Whanganui is putting on another cracker day for us. Opening hours for the next 3 days are 9am - 5pm. Next week I'll be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with the same hours. Look forward to seeing you. Love Denita x
 

This Guy!! He’s here, there and everywhere...

This Guy!! He’s here, there and everywhere carrying out all manner of tasks for the Cancer Society. He’s a fine example of the work all our volunteers do to keep our service running. Thanks Graeme, we salute you and all our wonderful volunteers on International Volunteers Day!👍👌
 

And here we are ☺ 12 seconds of fabulousness...

And here we are ☺ 12 seconds of fabulousness And here we are ☺ 12 seconds of fabulousness
 

On Saturday the team here at Whanganui Regional...

On Saturday the team here at Whanganui Regional Museum had a rather fabulous time participating in the annual Christmas Parade down the main street of the city. We got dressed up, enlisted our iconic Moana the moa for service, reined in some horses and transported some rather cute kiddies in a christmas themed gig. We even had a panda ☺ It was a beautiful day, there was a massive turn out from the public ☺ and some amazing floats were involved. We had a great experience and a heap of...
 

Mainstreet Whanganui would like to say a huge...

Mainstreet Whanganui would like to say a huge heartfelt thankyou to the Whanganui Community for making the Christmas Parade for 2017 one of the best yet! We had a record number of floats which truely reflected a wide range of organisations, businesses & individuals within our fantastic community. Thankyou to those who were behind the very creative array of floats, people who participated on those floats and to every single person who came out to watch and celebrate Christmas in our...
 
Don't forget you can come out to the farm for your Christmas shopping. I'll be stocking up the shelves over the next few days with lots of goodies to choose from. Open all day Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. 33 Waireka Road. Phone 3425898. www.wairekaroad.co.nz
 

Come on down tomorrow for our Xmas Petrolhead...

Come on down tomorrow for our Xmas Petrolhead breakfast at Caroline’s the boat shed, it’s going to be massive, we’re thinking we will have over 100 hot rods joining us. About $1000 prizes tomorrow including a supreme winner- runner up, best chev, Ford, looker, judge 1 favourite, judge 2 favourite, best other, spot prizes, we also have some give aways from our new tyre man in Aramoho Coopers tyres.
 

Christmas Parade is today. 2pm! Free parking from...

Christmas Parade is today. 2pm! Free parking from 12 noon.... thanks to the awesome Whanganui District Council! Food carts, entertainment, charity sausage sizzle and face painting at Majestic Square along with the After Party starting after the parade. See you there!
 

Never a dull day here at the Whanganui Regional...

Never a dull day here at the Whanganui Regional Museum!! A horse gig from the collection was in need of relocating, so some of the team got up early and met at 7am and hot-footed it through the streets of the city before it got too busy. We aren't entirely sure how Trish the Collection Manager managed to score a spot in the seat for a sweet ride...but she did.