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Visit wonderful Whanganui! www.visitwhanganui.nz...

Visit wonderful Whanganui! www.visitwhanganui.nz #visitwhanganui
 

A huge congratulations to all the bootcampers (new...

A huge congratulations to all the bootcampers (new and returning) for getting through what could well be out toughest fitness testing yet yesterday! (We have had debates as to whether this one or the cooks gardens one in intake 1 was worse 😅). Remember what doesn't challenge you doesn't change you! And in 6 weeks time when we retest you will no doubt be able to see the big improvements of you stick with it! You may be sore for the next few days if you haven't done this kind of...
 

Results for the Juniors and Seniors from 18/09/16...

Results for the Juniors and Seniors from 18/09/16 round 1 of the Natural Terrain series. If you have any questions about results, please ensure you contact us directly through our facebook page.
 

Check out the progress of our Extreme Makeover...

Check out the progress of our Extreme Makeover recipient.
 

Are you interested in Athletics Coaching or...

Are you interested in Athletics Coaching or Officiating? Two workshops that may interest you are coming up! See the posters for all details.. if you would like to register contact Clare at Sport Whanganui on 3492881 or clare@sportwhanganui.co.nz
 

Eunice Newton remembers the wishing tree that grew...

Eunice Newton remembers the wishing tree that grew in the school grounds of Wanganui Girls' College in Liverpool St. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

APOD: Gaia: Here Comes the Sun (2016 Sep 26) Image...

APOD: Gaia: Here Comes the Sun (2016 Sep 26) Image Credit: Galaxy Illustration: Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org), Star Data: Gaia Mission, ESA, Toni Sagristà (U. Heidelberg) et al. http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap160926.html http://youtu.be/XORui0wFKnE Repost with active video Explanation: What would it look like to return home from outside our galaxy? Although designed to answer greater questions, recent data from ESA's robotic Gaia mission is helping to provide a uniquely modern...
 

Stu at Shoreham Airport. The Real Flying Co....

Stu at Shoreham Airport. The Real Flying Co. Flying Pa 18 Super Cub.
 

It's great to be back in the Swing of things with...

It's great to be back in the Swing of things with Bootcamp starting today and Barbell starting tomorrow! While we love going away and exploring new places, there really is nothing like home, being in your own bed and getting back to your routines. Maybe it's because we are getting older, or maybe it's just because we love our team, it really doesn't feel like work - which is the best kind of work!
 

Who loves day light savings? we do! Track open...

Who loves day light savings? we do! Track open this Wednesday night! Welcome to the Wanganui Motorcycle Club information line: The Club's Motocross tracks in Motorsport Domain, Landguard Road will be open this Wednesday September 28th for practice from 4 p.m. to 7 pm. Please check this info line prior to coming out to the track. $15 big track & $10 minis track & $20 family concession] Novice riders are very welcome. Info line 3444-919
 
It's competition time! We're giving away 2 tickets!! Just tag a friend and share this post to be in to win!! Entries close Friday 30th Sep
 

Come along to Sport Whanganui this evening and we...

Come along to Sport Whanganui this evening and we can help you with your Ray White Whanganui Sports Awards nomination/s!
 

This is the last week to get applications in!...

This is the last week to get applications in!
 

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The Museum on Ridgway is officially open, just in...

The Museum on Ridgway is officially open, just in time for the school holidays! Come in to check out the exhibition 'Te Matapihi - looking into the Museum', try out the Museum Explorer, and take part in our holiday programmes (Alicia here is introducing her newly made red squirrel puppet to its taxidermy inspiration this morning). For more information on programmes please visit wrm.org.nz/calendar. For all enquiries please phone 06 349 1110.
 

Whanganui District Council...

$600ships are open! If you are aged 12-24, the Whanganui District Council Youth Committee's $600ships can help you reach your potential in anything you are interested or involved in. Spread the word! www.whanganui.govt.nz/600ships. Closing date October 25.
 

You’re invited to meet our Rio Olympics rowing...

You’re invited to meet our Rio Olympics rowing stars — silver medallist Rebecca Scown and Chris Harris! The athletes will be out and about from late morning on Saturday, October 1, starting with an informal walkabout at the River Traders Market; then erg competitions, children’s activities and music at Majestic Square; and special guest appearances at Cooks Gardens during the Heartland Rugby match between Steelform Wanganui and Thames Valley. The programme for Saturday, October 1...
 

Whanganui District Council...

You’re invited to meet our Rio Olympics rowing stars — silver medallist Rebecca Scown and Chris Harris! The athletes will be out and about from late morning on Saturday, October 1, starting with an informal walkabout at the River Traders Market; then erg competitions, children’s activities and music at Majestic Square; and special guest appearances at Cooks Gardens during the Heartland Rugby match between Steelform Wanganui and Thames Valley. The programme for Saturday, October 1...
 
Saving lives is easy thanks to our new NZ Blood app. Use it to find out your blood type, view your donation history, find your nearest donor centre and book an appointment to give blood. Have you downloaded it yet? Download here today: http://bit.ly/21EaH8i
 

A bold plan to start up a ferry service between...

A bold plan to start up a ferry service between Whanganui and Motueka could make make major savings in both time and money for those needing an inter-island link. - Wanganui Chronicle
 

Despite rain and an early start due to daylight...

Despite rain and an early start due to daylight saving time, around 300 people turned out to support the Walk 2 D'Feet in Whanganui yesterday. - Wanganui Chronicle