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Foggy mornings in Whanganui after flood.

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Foggy mornings in Whanganui after flood.

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Wanganui District Council

Tonight we've had an update on our district roads. Crews are making good progress and a number of roads have reopened. However, extreme care is still needed. Read more:
http://www.wanganui.govt.nz/our-council/news-media/media-releases/Pages/default.aspx?newsItem=8592


Media Releases - Wanganui District Council
www.wanganui.govt.nz
Good progress is being made clearing slips on rural roads. However, SH4 (Parapara Road), Whanganui River Road and Kauarapaoa Road have multiple slips and...
 

Wanganui cleanup 2015 volunteers

here at 35 durie vale rd we need donation of disposible nappies toilet paper soap plasters milk bread veges soup ingrediants so we can support those in need. We have loads of people in need and the council funding is not coming through fast enough.
 

Wanganui News


Timeline Photos
A message has come through from our favourite Prince! To Her Worship Annette Main. 'Prince Harry has been very concerned to see the extent of the flooding which has affected the Whanganui area in recent days. His Royal Highness hopes that all those whose homes have been directly affected are safe and sends his very best wishes to them and to all the emergency workers supporting them. The Prince's thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.'
 

Wanganui cleanup 2015 volunteers

I would like to take the time and thank the member of public who came down today this afternoon and droped of some club sammies and homemade scones for our volunteers we we shocked and amazed at the geneoristy of this lady. As we are working hard and diffinately work up an appetite so if there are bakers etx who would like to donate food to the clean up crew we will be located along the bordwalk by the isite. Once again thank you for your generosity
 

Wanganui cleanup 2015 volunteers

Hi all we just found a group of folk are stranded out country who have had no food blankets or spare clothes etc since the start of flood.. have sent a crew to go pick them up and bring them to the Wharenui that has been kindly setup. however we have not had a chance to collect firewood for this sace yet.. if anyone has any spare please if you could message us it would be much appreciated... thank you all for your cooperation
 

Wanganui cleanup 2015 volunteers

Civil Defense just let us know they are really struggling for volunteers and the more that can help the better.. So thank you all that have been assisting with the clean up....
 

It's like walking through some kind of strange

It's like walking through some kind of strange cemetery for ship wrecked driftwood... A wonderful area of washed up wood snapped by @diamondquiltmakers at North Mole. #visitwhanganui.


 

Wanganui cleanup 2015 volunteers

FOR ALL THOSE WHO WANT TO HELP TOMORROW
9am at moutoa gardens entrance corner of bates road, somme parade, and taupo quay...

bring a spade which will be easier wear gumboots bring lunch and plenty of water
Please share see you all 9am tmrw or when you are available, kee track of page we will update if we change location

Remember safety first... thank you
 

Wanganui District Council

The Wanganui District is currently in recovery mode after experiencing the largest flood ever recorded in our district.

“We are prioritising the needs - health, welfare and safety - of our rural communities especially the isolated areas,” says Mayor Annette Main. “If there is anyone in our rural area who hasn't made contact with our welfare centre, can you please do so on (06) 349 0001 so that we have a record of your contact details. If you do not have telephone access please...
 

Wanganui District Council

UPDATE: All bridges are OPEN

Just in time to head home, all bridges in the district have been re-opened.

Take care driving out there.
 

Wanganui District Council

A message has come through from our favourite Prince!

To Her Worship Annette Main.
'Prince Harry has been very concerned to see the extent of the flooding which has affected the Whanganui area in recent days. His Royal Highness hopes that all those whose homes have been directly affected are safe and sends his very best wishes to them and to all the emergency workers supporting them. The Prince's thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.'


 

Wanganui cleanup 2015 volunteers

Todays before and after of half the taupo quay boardwalk. Well done to all volunteers we cleared 700meters of the walkway

FOR ALL THOSE WHO WANT TO HELP TOMORROW
9am at moutoa gardens entrance bring a spade which will be easier wear gumboots bring lunch and plenty of water

Please share see you all 9am tmrw


 

Wanganui District Council

SUPPORTING ONE ANOTHER

While the wild weather has passed, we still need to look after each other.

It’s important to check on those around you, your friends, whanau, and neighbours. If you know of people who might need support - the elderly, people with disabilities, young families, those with English as a second language - please check on them, share this message and translate if needed/possible.

Staff will be at St Pauls Welfare Centre tomorrow, Thursday, and Friday, 10am-12pm, if...
 

Wanganui District Council

Medium-scale adverse event declared for primary sector in lower North Island

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has today declared the flooding in the lower North Island as being a medium-scale adverse event for the primary sector.

Read more... →
http://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/medium-scale-adverse-event-declared-primary-sector-lower-north-island


 

Wanganui Chronicle

Hi folks. All the latest information on road closures, safety messages, advice and any changes to the situation is updated on the Wanganui District Council's Facebook page:


Wanganui District Council

Council's visionWhanganui: Leading EdgeDeeply united, Globally connected, Powered by creative smarts, Flowing with richness, Works for everyone
 

River City Press

JOBS AVAILABLE - Clean up Crew

AWF are currently taking registrations of interest from persons wishing to become part of our 'Clean Up Crew" following the floods in Wanganui.
You will be involved in :
Furniture removal
Carpet lifting
Silt removal
Washing out
General cleaning.
In the first instance, please submit your application via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. // //]]> or drop your CV into...
 

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua Whanganui

Dear Friends of the Sarjeant,
This note is to let you know that as a result of the recent flooding and state of emergency in Whanganui, Sarjeant on the Quay at 38 Taupo Quay is closed until further notice.
We are able to inform you that despite recent events, the Gallery’s collections are safe and secure. The Sarjeant team acted quickly to enact our emergency planning, ensuring that at no time were any artworks threatened.
At mid-day on the 23rd June, the team were allowed access to...
 

River City Press

Whanganui UCOL campus to reopen on Wednesday

All classes at Whanganui UCOL will resume as usual on Wednesday 24 June, with access now available to A and E Blocks from Rutland Street only.
UCOL’s carpark is expected to partially re-open mid-morning; parking in the area will be limited.
A Block (on the corner of Taupo Quay and Drews Avenue) has been reviewed by District Council building inspectors and cleared for safety. Students, staff and members of the public are advised that the...
 

River City Press

All Department of Conservation tracks, huts and campsites in the Whanganui area are closed while staff carry out inspections to assess storm and flooding damage.
DOC is advising people to check its website for the latest updates: www.doc.govt.nz.


Department of Conservation
www.doc.govt.nz
Tō tātou taiāo. Tō tātou hītori. He tāonga tūturu nō Aotearoa. Maioha rawatia. Poipoia rawatia. Tukua! Our nature. Our history. It's New Zealand’s unique legacy. Enjoy it. Enrich it. Pass it on.
 

River City Press

Clearing the logs and mess from the Waimarie boat and Waimarie museum on Taupo Quay


 

Wanganui Chronicle

Police are appealing for information related to this morning knife point robbery at the Victoria Ave McDonalds. Here's the latest:


Aggravated robbery at Victoria Ave McDonalds - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Wanganui Police are investigating an aggravated robbery at McDonalds on Victoria Avenue this morning. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

River City Press

Government financial help for farmers

“Many rural people can be reluctant to ask for help, but it is important for them to know that support is available,” says Mr Guy.
“$100,000 of government funding will be available to local Rural Support Trusts, who work closely with farmers, providing support and guidance.
“The Government also recently announced a $500,000 boost in funding to improve the coordination of rural mental support services, and develop new support programmes and...
 

River City Press


Timeline Photos
The City Bridge has officially been reopened.