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River City Press


River City Press

Are you one of the 5000 locals that smoke?

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...

River City Press

‘African Drumming by the sea’ – at Castlecliff

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...

Wanganui District Council

Congratulations to the winners of our Get Ready Week competition! This whanau (Clayton Raston and Cassey Haitana and their son Hezekyah, pictured with our Emergency Management Response Officer Antony Edwards) won a ‘grab and go’ emergency kit from the Wanganui District Civil Defence stand at the River Traders markets.

You can get your own Grab and Go bag from, as well as from supermarkets and hardware stores. Or, make your own by going to...

Wanganui Online

The bike rider knocked from his bike in a hit and run at the intersection of Pitt St and Liverpool St at 10.40pm on Monday has undergone surgery and is in a stable condition in Wanganui Hospital. Police are still looking for the driver of the car that hit him.

Plunket Wanganui

Timeline Photos
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:

Wanganui District Council

The monthly recycling pick-up scheduled for Wednesday, October 1, has been delayed for a week. Wanganui District Council provides the service to approved applicants who cannot get to the Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre themselves. Unfortunately a decision to postpone this month’s pick-up was not communicated to the users of the service. We apologise for any inconvenience. The monthly pick-up has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 8.

Plunket Wanganui

Timeline Photos
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:

Sport Wanganui


Wanganui Online

What to do with a tea house?

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...

Wanganui District Council Youth Committee

The latest round of the Youth Committee's $600ships are here, and they're bigger and better than ever! Apply today for $600 to help you achieve YOUR goals - whether they're sporting, cultural or community-based, the Youth Committee wants to help YOU get there!

Head to$300ships/Pages/$600ships.aspx to apply today! Applications close October 20th.


Mainstreet Wanganui

Have had quite a few intrepid Harold hunters through already! remember you can download the trail from our...

Wanganui Online

Properties For Sale Or To Let
Check this property out on our Wanganui Property website - it has been reduced! Lot's of other properties up there too.


Wanganui Chronicle

Meet artist and design Daniella Sasvari, whose elaborate garment won honours in the World of Wearable Arts Awards:

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

Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Areas

2015 Season Passes on sale now! Head to our website to secure your own slice of freedom!

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!

Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Areas


Whanganui Regional Museum

Amiria (Mea) Grenell - Early Childhood Singer-Songwriter

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...

Whanganui Museum

Blogged: our treasure trove of moa bones from a swamp near Whanganui and how we got them.

Wanganui Chronicle

Whanganui Police are appealing for the public's help after a hit and run in the city on Monday night.

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

Sport Wanganui

Enjoy a Sunday bike ride and help raise funds for a good cause.


Rayner Brothers Gallery

We're open again tomorrow from 12pm to 4pm - last week to check out the "Fetish" show!

"Merkin King" by Tom Seaman


Plunket Wanganui


Artist's grand design a labour of love

It took 72 days to make, and is big enough to fill an entire room. It's Daniella Sasvari's entry in the World of...

Driver flees crash scene

A man is lucky to be alive following a hit-and-run in central Wanganui on Monday night. He was on his motorcycle travelling east on Pitt Street at about 10.40pm when a car travelling north on...

Wilson back before parole board

Sex offender Stewart Murray Wilson goes before the parole board at Whanganui Prison tomorrow morning. If granted parole, Wilson (pictured) may move back to the house in the grounds of the prison at Kaitoke.

Workers startled by torrential overflow

Staff at Richdale Fire and Security were startled yesterday morning by a heavy downpour coming out of a clear blue sky. However, it...

Spark customers warned about scam phone calls

People are being warned of a scam doing the rounds involving people saying they are calling from Spark (formerly Telecom). Raetihi man David Berry got a call yesterday at 10.45am from a man with a strong...

Paper deliverer jumped, car taken

A newspaper delivery contractor was assaulted and his vehicle stolen as he delivered papers in Marton in the early hours yesterday. About 3.25am, the contractor was delivering newspapers on Skerman St...

Kids join thousands in milk guzzle

Local kids rose to the challenge to join The Big Slurp when 170,000 school children were asked to guzzle milk in unison. They were...