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Furniture Arranging

Furniture Arranging Tricks! • Great tips and ideas on arranging furniture!
 

CateringCC - Blackbe

CateringCC - Blackberry Cocktails
 

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

The age old question. What oil do you use in your rotary engine. This depends very much on the application. If the vehicle is standard & retains the factory oil injection system go with Mazda's recommend oil. If the oil injection system has been disabled obviously a fuel premix will be needed to lubricate the internal seals. The up side of this is you can then use a quality oil (semi or fully synthetic) in the engine for the bearings & gears. The reason mineral oil is commonly...
 

Wanganui Astronomical Society

When I am asked of the danger to us ? I answered that at this time we know of no object that threatens humanity any day soon., but we must remain cautious. Do open this link.. It tells the whole story...


The asteroid that zoomed past Earth this week was so big, it had its own moon
www.sciencealert.com
Scientists in the US have used NASA's 70-metre-wide Deep Space Network antenna in California to capture the first images of asteroid 2004 BL86, which flew by Earth earlier this week...
 

River City Press

Do you have an opinion on the spelling of W(h)anganui?
Fill out a submission to Council on the following link by February 13 to give you view.
http://www.wanganui.govt.nz/our-district/have-your-say/spelling/Pages/default.aspx


Spelling of our district's name - Wanganui District Council
www.wanganui.govt.nz
 

River City Press

Wanganui gets hottest temperature today at 31C - awesome!
 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

Thanks to all the hard work from all the makers at Chronicle Glass Studio we were able to deliver our first batch of tumblers for the "Tumbler Take" event & exhibition to the I-site today, what a fantastic idea, purchase a ticket (which is similar to the ticket and tumbler pictured first) and this grants you entry to a gorgeous glass exhibition at our Whanganui Glass School, they'll even fill it with a drink or two. A great event to attend after the studios close on Saturday 28th...
 

River City Press

Table Tennis
Play table tennis and keep fit at the same time. Everybody welcome. Join us at the Jubilee Stadium on Monday, Wednesday or Friday mornings, 9am - 12noon or Monday nights, 7.30 - 9.30pm. Contact Jenny on 343 7461 or John on 344 6309.
 

Urban myth

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Afterparty

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Lack of options

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Sunburst

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Fire in the hole!

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Embassy 3 Wanganui


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

With around 8 weeks to go, all our artists are busy making work and arranging their studios- but one particular artist is actually preparing to move to Whanganui to continue his art practice in this beautiful and humming arts community. Word is spreading that Whanganui is the place to live and work if you’re an artist; with at least ½ a dozen new artists to the district in the last year. It’s beautiful, it’s reasonable, it has a great climate and a supportive and strong Arts Community-...
 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

We're open from 12pm to 4pm today if anyone wishes to see our current "Mantelpieces" exhibition. As this is a 'cash and carry' show, pieces can be purchased and taken away any time.

'Cats' by Paul Rayner


 

Wanganui District Library

4 Days to get your Summer Reading Challenge’s in!
You have to be in to win!!


 

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua Whanganui

Paul Diamond is giving a talk at Sarjeant on the Quay this Saturday (31 January) at 2pm. It promises to be in interesting talk about a fascinating and complex time in Whanganui's history. All welcome and entry is free.


Both sides of history should be told - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
More needs to be said about Wanganui's early military history - and from both sides, historian Paul Diamond says. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua Whanganui

Aucklanders - Tylee resident Cat Auburn and project curator Sarah McClintock are giving a talk about 'The Horses Stayed Behind' project Thursday 29 January at the Main Hall of the Helensville Showgrounds, 63 Railway Street/ SH16, Helensville (Gate 2 Entry) at 6pm. Come and have a look at some of the horse hair rosettes and listen to them talk about this amazing project. Entry is free!


 

Wanganui Chronicle

Have you made a submission on the spelling of the district's name?


Submissions rolling in for name survey - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
Nearly 1000 submissions have been received about the spelling of the Wanganui District's name. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Sport Wanganui

Something to think about for Bike Wise Month!


Six tips to help your child learn to ride a bike
www.ohbaby.co.nz
The outdoors and cycling are key features of a kiwi childhood, but with the number of electronic toys now in the market, it can also be something that is seen a
 

Wanganui News


Police Investigating Wanganui East Catnappers?
www.thehits.co.nz
There's something strange going on over East. Wanganui Police posted this to their page appealing for anyone else who has had a cat go missing. Catnappers
 

Wanganui News


Wanganui Woman Among Skiers Killed In French Alps Avalanche
www.thehits.co.nz
A Wanganui woman is among six skiers who went missing after being carried away by an avalanche during a trek in the French Alps. Carol Nash-Hamilton, who w
 

Wanganui News

As a mark of respect, local iwi have placed a rahui on the lower section of the Whanganui River below Mosquito Point. The rahui will be in place from today until 3pm tomorrow [Wednesday]. While the rahui is in force, people are asked to refrain from fishing in the river or use it for recreational activities.


Body found in river - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
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A man's body was found in the Whanganui River today. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

Hold on one second while we pinch ourselves, yup, this is where we live. Come and experience Whanganui in all its glory, lap up the sights and sounds (and amazing climate) visit up to 72 Studios and over 100 artists; kicking off on the 20th March and each day on the 21st, 22nd, 28th, & 29th. Take part in this amazing event- you won't regret it.For more information visit www.openstudios.co.nz, and a big thank-you to VisitWhanganui for all your support of this event.


 

River City Press

TONIGHT - Iran - Mullahs, Misconceptions, Mosques, Melons and Memorable Times – Summer Programme talk

Darryl Ware will be talking about travelling in Iran as part of the Whanganui Summer Programme, on Tuesday, January 27 at the Davis Theatre. The idea that Iranians hate the West is the first misconception. He says that “Iran has been very worthwhile, for that always appealing, unfailingly courteous Islamic generosity of spirit and consideration to guests and strangers.”
A highlight...
 

River City Press

Hotels and Breweries of Early Whanganui tour on Thursday January 29

If you want to find out about some of the early hotels and breweries in Whanganui and why you shouldn't buy the beer if you can't see the brewery, then you need to come down to the i-Site at 3pm on Thursday, January 29 for a guided tour and talk. Adults are $4 and children $2. Bookings are not necessary.
The walking tour will take about one and a half hours.
Most of Whanganui’s early hotels and breweries...
 

Wanganui Chronicle

BREAKING NEWS: A body has been found in the river.


Body found in river - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
A man's body was found in the Whanganui River today. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Wanganui District Library

5 Days to get your Summer Reading Challenge’s in!
You have to be in to win!!


 

Space Studio & Gallery

We are totally stoked to be supporting this wonderful local artist and her great project which is launching at Space this Saturday. Support Leigh in buying yourself either a gorgeous ceramic mug, a teatowel, or a set of cards, and your money goes towards enabling Leigh to make her transition to a Full-Time Art Practice. The mugs are absolutely stunning, to view and to purchase leading up to the launch more details here http://www.1000cupsproject.com/ Mugs will be available to purchase...
 

Wanganui Chronicle

It's getting very dry in our district, and from tomorrow night lighting open fires will be banned:


Wanganui moves to total fire ban - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
www.nzherald.co.nz
A total fire ban will come into force in Wanganui tomorrow as the fire risk is bumped up to extreme. - Wanganui Chronicle