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Hi everyone, just to let you know the Aero Club...

Hi everyone, just to let you know the Aero Club has its first competition coming up. It's next Sunday the 14th, starting at 10:00am, the competition is Spot Landing. Please call the club to book a time. Hope to see you there. David W.
 

Join exhibition curators Jessica Kidd and...

Join exhibition curators Jessica Kidd and Kimberley Stephenson for a floor talk in conversation with Greg Donson, Curator and Public Programmes Manager, discussing the wonderful selection of works featured in their exhibitions and drawn from the Gallery’s rich and diverse permanent collection
 

Saturday 13 February at 3:30pm upstairs at the...

Saturday 13 February at 3:30pm upstairs at the i-Site, 31 Taupo Quay. Curator Greg Donson and artist Emma Camden will give a floor talk in the exhibition discussing Emma’s spectacular new cast glass work and her practice over the last 20 years. Followed by light refreshments.
 

“Studio 13: Two Sisters Make. #artworks,...

“Studio 13: Two Sisters Make. #artworks, #creations, #puppets, #paintings & #prints. Show @ 2pm. #ASOWhanganui”
 

'Bike Wise Month' continues and there's more fun...

'Bike Wise Month' continues and there's more fun and useful events and activities planned for this and the weeks ahead throughout February! Come along on your bike and get a FREE breakfast and meet other cyclists between 7-9am at the Cornmarket Reserve, Pitt Street for the 'Go By Bike Day Breakfast' event (mechanic on-site). The 'Big Bike Tune Up' also continues, with Velo Ronny's Bicycle Store and The Bike Shed offering FREE bike safety checks. Drop your bike into Velo Ronny's...
 

Natasha Keating and Mayalla Howells will be guest...

Natasha Keating and Mayalla Howells will be guest artists with Mere Keating At Bricksticks Gallery Artists open Studio's this March. Will keep you posted.
 

Ok Tracy and Jill at Cottage Flair, check this out...

Ok Tracy and Jill at Cottage Flair, check this out and see what you think, her name is Danika and her fierce dog is called Rocco, would you like her for the June class?
 

The Flying Dog is open again for 2016!! New...

The Flying Dog is open again for 2016!! New Opening hours are: Wed, Thur, Fri 10am - 2pm Saturday 9am - 1pm Or by appointment.
 

This weeks sunsets have been amazing!! Here is a...

This weeks sunsets have been amazing!! Here is a couple of shots from tonight.
 

Country music festival - painting by Julie Oliver...

Country music festival - painting by Julie Oliver
 

Natasha Keating at Bricksticks Gallery Whanganui...

Natasha Keating at Bricksticks Gallery Whanganui Artists Open Studio's March 12th -13th & 19th -20th 2016 "celebrating the complex beauty of the mother daughter relationship. i am her sun she my moon...and vice versa...because its all a cycle...of love xxx next generation gonna have their eyes and hearts wide open"
 

“Studio 12: Graham & Gardiner Photography...

“Studio 12: Graham & Gardiner Photography Exhibition. Over 50 #Photographs, Free #portrait sitting session per person”
 

“Studio 11: Photoart @ Eclectic Gems. A...

“Studio 11: Photoart @ Eclectic Gems. A glourious adventure of colour & form #Photography #Steel”
 

Do we love it? Yes we do! :) The Whanganui Awa...

Do we love it? Yes we do! :) The Whanganui Awa (River) on a summers day by @jaydenbarrienzt. #visitwhanganui
 

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 for practise this Monday - that's February 8th - that's Waitangi Day Holiday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Please note that time of 4 to 8 p.m. so as to avoid the hottest part of the day. [$15 big track & $10 minis track & $20 family concession] Please check this info line prior to coming out to the track. Novice riders are very welcome. Info...
 

We had an awesome session at the beach this...

We had an awesome session at the beach this morning, with over 30 of you turning up to try out a Beach Session. The Beach sessions are always a lot harder than normal sessions due to the sand moving underneath you. Thanks so much for coming along and giving everything a go. We were really impressed with the encouragement that everyone gave to the others, the teamwork shown and most importantly that everyone gave it a go even though it was a tough workout. We are super stoked that...
 

Beeyootiful pic of the downtown Whanganui...

Beeyootiful pic of the downtown Whanganui esplanade by @billiebop - Perfect cool spot for summer evening fish&chips by the Awa. Listening to the giggling & laughter of the kids swimming off the rowing pontoon nearby. Soooo Kiwi...love it! #visitwhanganui
 

“Studio 10: Tree Gallery. #ceramics,...

“Studio 10: Tree Gallery. #ceramics, #Photography, #Glass & #Design by leading artists”
 

Tia Ranginui's "Glazed Donut", just 30mins before...

Tia Ranginui's "Glazed Donut", just 30mins before open- you've still got time to put those glad rags on and join us.
 

We are super excited to be opening at Space this...

We are super excited to be opening at Space this weekend a brand new solo show by the talented Tia Ranginui. Glazed Donut is a photographic exhibition exploring themes of objectification, female liberation and empowerment seen through the female gaze. Opening Saturday (the 6th of February), 5.30pm -Tia Ranginui, Strong Man, Digital Print on Hahneműhle photo rag paper.
 

Sun's out & lots of friendly folk around to talk...

Sun's out & lots of friendly folk around to talk to about #AOSWhanganui, with Two Sisters Make, Ivan Vostinar, Barbara Bullock, Fine Arts Whanganui & Visit Whanganui - S