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River City Press

 

River City Press

A beautiful photo taken by Deb Alexander of our river


 

River City Press

New drink drive limits start Monday

Horizons’ road safety team is urging motorists to ‘drive to survive – under 0.5’ as changes to the drink drive limit come into play next month.
From December 1, the legal blood alcohol limit will reduce from 80 to 50 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood for drivers over 20. There is still a strict zero tolerance for drivers under 20.
One of Horizons’ road safety coordinators Debbie Webster says drivers caught between the two limits will...
 

Sport Wanganui

Keep an eye out tomorrow afternoon for Mitre 10 MEGA Tough Kid on the 430 Show!


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River City Press

Horse hair wanted

The current Tylee Cottage Artist-in-Residence is Cat Auburn. Her residency project focuses on memory and mortality, reflecting on the fate of the horses who never returned from WWI. She is asking horse riders from all over the country to donate a small clipping of full-length horsetail which she will then weave into flowers, in the style of a Victorian Hair Wreath, and create a large memorial tapestry with the many donations.
To participate with your horse or pony...
 

Wanganui District Council

Our Corporate 8 crew will be competing in the Aon Billy Webb Challenge on Sunday, November 30 - and our arts facilitator Debbie Kapohe (AKA opera singer Deborah Wai Kapohe) will be using her musical training on the sporting stage! Debbie is the coxswain and reckons her loud voice and ability to count, thanks to playing the trumpet in an orchestra in her youth, is a bonus when it comes to rowing! Read more here:...
 

Embassy 3 Wanganui

Just when you thought there would be no more Jurassic parks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFinNxS5KN4


Jurassic World - Official Trailer (HD)
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Jurassic World - Official Trailer (HD) The Park Is Open June 12 http://www.jurassicworldmovie.com/ Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awa...
 

Wanganui Chronicle

For those of you wondering what happened to job seeker Stephen Laidler, here's an update:


Gutsy Stephen back in a job - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A week ago he was standing on a street corner, holding a sign and hoping for a break. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

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Embassy 3 Wanganui

New this week a crime thriller Nightcrawler (not the x-man)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1uP_8VJkDQ

When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Stars:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton


Nightcrawler TRAILER 1 (2014) - Jake Gyllenhaal Crime Drama HD

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Embassy 3 Wanganui

New Schedule starting 27/11/14


 

Sport Wanganui

Proudly brought to you by Sport Wanganui


Ray White Wanganui Sports Awards 2014
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Wanganui Chronicle

"This march very clearly shows Wanganui is against domestic violence." - Deputy mayor Hamish McDouall, speaking at yesterday's White Ribbon march.


Youth strong presence in anti-violence march +photos - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Supporting the message family violence is not okay should not be something a community recognises on just one day of the year. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Space Studio & Gallery

We're going out with a bang on the 6th December for our final show, a great line-up of artists, and isn't this poster image by Katherine Claypole an absolute cracker!


 

Space Studio & Gallery

A photo Sarah snapped closing up on Saturday night after the opening, of one of the beautiful works on display at Space by Su Hendeles, Isn't it gorgeous?! This is a must see show! We are open tomorrow 10am-2pm.


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

This event just keeps getting more and more exciting! Watch this space for some new events being announced soon around the opening event of the festival- its going to be good! Save the date 21st-29th March 205, In Whanganui -The Arts Destination of New Zealand.


 

Sport Wanganui

Check out Dub.Dee.See. Youth Committee's 'Player of the Day' photos from our recent Mitre 10 MEGA Tough Kid event.


Tough Kids Challenge, PLAYER OF THE DAY!!!

#AWACITYCOMPUTERCLUBHOUSEFOR OUR KIDS Wanganui District Council Youth Committee Wanganui District Council Wanganui District Library Sport Wanganui The 4.30 Show Cooks Gardens
 

Wanganui Chronicle


 

Imlay Butcher Shop

Feeling Christmassy yet? Sorry in advance for the multiple screenings the kiddies will want to see.




.....Meanwhile at the Ranch
 

River City Press

photo by Clisa Tait - Autumn


 

Stop And Smell The Roses

Lyndon (NZ) posted a photo:
 

River City Press

‘The Rivals’ come to Repertory

Wanganui Repertory Theatre is presenting a new production of the much-loved Restoration comedy, "The Rivals". The season is from Friday, November 21 to Saturday, November 29.
The comedy was written in 1775 and tells the convoluted story of the wealthy Lydia Languish and her quest to elope with a 'half-pay ensign' Beverley, while her meddlesome aunt, the linguistically challenged Mrs Malaprop, schemes to set her up with the well-to-do Captain...
 

River City Press

Another national Salsa title returns to Whanganui

Saturday, October 15, saw Auckland hosting of the New Zealand Salsa Open. Competitors from around the country gathered to compete for national honour and glory.
Star Dance Academy Whanganui and Patea Instructors Ken Hudson and Jordan Paranihi, 2014 New Zealand Salsa Solo Champions, travelled to Auckland to represent Star Dance and the River City of Whanganui and returned home as New Zealand Salsa Open Duet Champions, a successful...
 

River City Press


Christmas parade preparations 2014
 

Wanganui District Council

Congratulations to the Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre for their win at the NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards last week. Read more below.
http://www.wanganui.govt.nz/our-council/news-media/media-releases/Pages/default.aspx?newsItem=8497


 

Wanganui District Library

We had a great morning here at the Davis Library. It kicked off with Reading, Rhythm & Rhyme and to top that off we had our friendly mates from PAUA come visit and did face painting for all the children. Thanks so much for a great morning!


 

Sport Wanganui

Congratulations again to the winners at Friday nights Ray White Wanganui Sports Awards.


 

P.P.R.E Pulse Performance Race Engineering (OFFICIAL)

Of all the events PPRE have been to this one was by far the most epic!


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Goodwood Festival of Speed KING of all events! #MADBUL blazing out the drive towards the flint wall. #FOS @[119601618083835:274:Goodwood Festival of Speed] pic props: @[319367854780342:274:Tom Shaxson Photography]
 

Wanganui Chronicle

In this morning's Wanganui Chronicle, read about why injured jockey Thomas Russell is positive about his future:
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503426&objectid=11363910


Jockey backs positive attitude - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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Thomas Russell can't remember anything about the freak accident that left him paralysed from the neck down. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Sport Wanganui

Only 3 days left to get your entries in for the AON Billy Webb Challenge which is happening THIS SUNDAY!

Visit www.billywebbchallenge.co.nz for more information and an entry form!


Billy Webb Challenge | An International Rowing Event on the Whanganui River, Wanganui New...
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The inaugural Prospace Billy Webb Centennial Challenge held in December, whanganui river