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Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is hopeful that many of its residents who smoke will take up the challenge and quit smoking for good from October 1.
October or, as it is now known, Stoptober is New Zealand’s first national quit smoking month designed to help the country’s 463,000 smokers to kick the habit by providing support and assistance to encourage as many smokers as possible to stop.
“We still have around 5000 residents in the Whanganui...
Go to Castlecliff Beach, early on a Sunday afternoon and competing with the sound of the waves will be drum music coming from the Duncan Pavilion. Venture inside the building and you will see 20 plus drummers of all ages and both sexes, enjoying the opportunity to express themselves through drumming.
Jennifer Moss runs African drumming groups in Palmerston North, Otaki and Wanganui.
Jennifer has 20 of her own drums imported from Indonesia so...
You can get your own Grab and Go bag from http://grabandgo.co.nz/, as well as from supermarkets and hardware stores. Or, make your own by going to...
Ten to Twelve Months: At this stage your baby is learning lots. They can do more things easily - talking, mouthing, banging, pushing, throwing, seeking and finding. They can express themselves using gestures, lots of sounds and facial expressions. Find out more about your baby at this stage: http://plunket.org.nz/your-child/6-months-to-1-year/
Today is a momentous day for New Zealand history! With almost 250 years of serving kiwis between them, Plunket and Public Trust are partnering to protect and care for you and the generations to follow. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1rJddwm
The Japanese Friendship Centre - a link to our sister city Nagaizumi - on Duncan St will shortly be no longer with us.
Economic realities have forced the sale of the property with the loss of the manager.
The Mayor and council chief Kevin Ross flew to Japan recently in a bid to try to keep the centre open but to no avail. Their airfares cost about $4000 and came from the budget council allocates for its sister city relationships.
Our bond with the city goes...
Head to http://www.wanganui.govt.nz/our-council/committees/youth-committee/$300ships/Pages/$600ships.aspx to apply today! Applications close October 20th.
Check this property out on our Wanganui Property website - it has been reduced! Lot's of other properties up there too.
Artist's grand design a labour of love - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
It took 72 days to make, and is big enough to fill an entire room. - Wanganui Chronicle
Ski & Snowboard Mt Ruapehu | Turoa & Whakapapa Ski Areas | Snow Report
Snowboard and Ski New Zealand. Mt Ruapehu has two ski fields to choose from – Whakapapa Ski Area and Turoa Ski Area. Love Winter, Love Ruapehu!
Amiria Grenell, winner of the Tui Best Folk Album 2012 and finalist for the Tui Best Children's Album 2014, will be performing a celebration of New Zealand music and movement at 11.00am in the Davis Theatre of the Whanganui Regional Museum on Saturday 4 October. Cost $2 per child, $5 per adult. Contact the Museum to book your place.
Amiria has a natural rapport with children. As a young mother herself, she provides an...
Motorcyclist in hospital following hit and run - Wanganui Chronicle - Wanganui Chronicle News
A man is in hospital following a hit and run in central Wanganui last night and police are appealing for public help in locating the driver of a car involved. - Wanganui Chronicle
- Category: City News
- Created: 30 September 2014