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The colours of Castlecliff Beach, Whanganui,...

The colours of Castlecliff Beach, Whanganui, captured beautifully here by Destination Deb. #visitwhanganui to share your great pix of Whanganui!
 

Love this painting by Peter Ireland in our current...

Love this painting by Peter Ireland in our current exhibition 'and one that got away. We're open until 1pm today so there's still time to catch this fabulous show. St. Jerome's Dream of Kapiti Island (after Francesco d'Antonio) by Peter Ireland
 

Do you love Majestic Square? Then join our working...

Do you love Majestic Square? Then join our working group and help us make it even better! PM us today to find out more.
 

Intake 5 begins on Monday! We have a few spots...

Intake 5 begins on Monday! We have a few spots left for the following sessions: Tue/thur 6.30-7.10am (giving you more time to get to work, we also have showers at the club) Mon/wed/fri 5.30-6.30pm (get active rather than just sitting down in front of the tv!) We also have a couple of spots left in our 12 week challenge package, which allows you to come to any sessions (including mon/wed/fri morning) If you want to join us send us a message or register on our...
 

A smaller group arrived and some caught a view of...

A smaller group arrived and some caught a view of Mars. Mars the never spectacular.. reddish dot., and then the weather did what SHE does.. she blocked our view.. after some mumbling and a good amount of time.. the view cleared and we were privy to a excellent view of Saturn. As clear and sharp as I have ever seen.. With it's moons and rings in full flight.. awesome :)
 

Just in-case you missed us on TV3's Story last...

Just in-case you missed us on TV3's Story last night below is the story link. We can't over state the important legacy of our gallery predecessors. Custodians, directors and collection managers who dedicated substantial parts of their working lives to managing, growing, cataloguing and protecting our precious collection in difficult circumstances. We can't wait to bring the collection home to a brand new facility in 2019....
 
Apokalipz presents Glow Party. This is a secure, non-alcohol event for 13 - 17 year olds. Check out their page for more info.
 
We congratulate Bruce Dickson! @LoveThisPaper Wanganui Chronicle https://t.co/URzC7OYFIw
 

Helen Budd's paintings are in "A Bird's Eye View"...

Helen Budd's paintings are in "A Bird's Eye View" exhibition celebrating Puanga 2016. Come and join us for the opening tomorrow - 5.30pm Friday 24 June
 

In the spirit of wig Wednesday! Making bootcamp...

In the spirit of wig Wednesday! Making bootcamp sessions even more fun one day at a time 😅 Thanks for the gorgeous attire & laughs last night Nicola!
 

Fashion of the highest level. This is Stephanie...

Fashion of the highest level. This is Stephanie West's exhibition of garments created for her Masters degree. The photos don't do them justice. The draping and finishing have to be seen in real life to be fully appreciated. This exhibition is on now till Saturday 2 July.
 

We have been busy here at the Gallery today...

We have been busy here at the Gallery today hosting TV3. Watch Story on TV3 at 7pm this evening to see more about our recent collection move and the works uncovered and on display in our latest exhibition 'Revealed.'
 

Welcome to the Wanganui Motorcycle Club...

Welcome to the Wanganui Motorcycle Club information line: Unfortunately the Club's Motocross tracks in Motorsport Domain, Landguard Road will be closed this weekend that's June 25th and 26th due to the extremely wet conditions. Hopefully we well be open again for next weekend that Saturday 2nd July.
 

As the excitement from the Whanganui Fire Service...

As the excitement from the Whanganui Fire Service 150th jubilee celebrations calms down, Whanganui mother Elizabeth Loomes remembers the day the brigade rescued her 4-year-old son - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Come along tomorrow and watch some great Mountain...

Come along tomorrow and watch some great Mountain Biking! Wanganui Mountain Bike Club and Sport Whanganui have teamed up to run this fantastic event!
 

There's so much happening over the weekend of 2/3...

There's so much happening over the weekend of 2/3 July at the Whanganui Food Show. Don't miss out on the various classes that will be taking place. Register and book at the Mainstreet Office, 36 Ridgway Street or on the day (spaces permitting). You can also book the Beef & Lamb Masterclass online: http://www.trademe.co.nz/1108810663
 

So exciting .. Maiangi Waitai's mahi toi "Diamond...

So exciting .. Maiangi Waitai's mahi toi "Diamond when we are so" is hanging in Gallery on Guyton along with others... Such a great mix of artists and their art works :-)
 

Amended intro trail results...

Amended intro trail results
 

This year we've implemented a Friday fright into...

This year we've implemented a Friday fright into our weekly sessions, this intake we've been practicing our wall walks. Day 1 you looked at us like we were mad, now you're all getting so much better at them! Wonder what next intakes Friday fright will be.... 😀