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15th February 1963 photo of Taumarunui's main...

15th February 1963 photo of Taumarunui's main Street 15th February 1963 photo of Taumarunui's main Street
 

HALFTIME at Alpine Stadium and Steelform Wanganui...

HALFTIME at Alpine Stadium and Steelform Wanganui lead South Canterbury 20-10. Two excellent tries by Simon Dibben and Bryn Hudson. Nick Harding 2 conversions, two penalties. South Canterbury a brilliant 90m team try by Willie Wright. Also Wright conversion and penalty.
 

These two photos are of the Indrabarah ashore on...

These two photos are of the Indrabarah ashore on the Rangitikei beach near Bulls taken on and around the 10th May 1913. Earlier in the day the Indrabarah had tried to enter the Wanganui bar but unfortunately a very nasty storm was over Wanganui and the bar was closed so the ship was trying to keep out to sea until the storm had past at 4.30am in the morning the ship found itself in the breakers and was stranded on the beach, Some of the crew had jumped into lifeboats and they were...
 

Now who remembers this old building in Wanganui....

Now who remembers this old building in Wanganui. The photo was taken by the late John Souter Now who remembers this old building in Wanganui. The photo was taken by the late John Souter
 

This photo was taken in 1969 of the late Bruce...

This photo was taken in 1969 of the late Bruce Williamson on board the Mv Waireka and Sid Jackson in The Wanganui River at Hipango Park.The Waireka is clearly stuck on a iron pole and i understand it took some getting off This photo was taken in 1969 of the late Bruce Williamson on board the Mv Waireka and Sid Jackson in The Wanganui River at Hipango Park.The Waireka is clearly stuck on a iron pole and i understand it took some getting off
 

All that can be done has been done for...

All that can be done has been done for preparation. Steelform Wanganui walk back to the sheds to get ready to jog out for kickoff in about 5 minutes. Good luck team! All that can be done has been done for preparation. Steelform Wanganui walk back to the sheds to get ready to jog out for kickoff in about 5 minutes. Good luck team!
 

A project to encourage people to reuse shopping...

A project to encourage people to reuse shopping bags will be launched on October 27. A project to encourage people to reuse shopping bags will be launched on October 27.
 

Your two teams for today's Steelform Wanganui vs...

Your two teams for today's Steelform Wanganui vs South Canterbury clash in the Meads Cup semifinal. Your two teams for today's Steelform Wanganui vs South Canterbury clash in the Meads Cup semifinal.
 

Whanganui's new town planner on the future of the...

Whanganui's new town planner on the future of the city Whanganui's new town planner on the future of the city
 

Our gorgeous kids representing at MX Fest today...

Our gorgeous kids representing at MX Fest today Our gorgeous kids representing at MX Fest today
 

Wanganui injury woes continue ahead of Meads Cup...

Wanganui injury woes continue ahead of Meads Cup semifinal. Wanganui injury woes continue ahead of Meads Cup semifinal.
 
Kia Ora Whanganui! Don't forget, all library branches will be closed on ~ Monday 23 October ~ for the Labour Day Weekend. Everything returns to normal on Tuesday, 24 October. We hope you have a safe and happy long-weekend. Nau Mai, Haere Mai.
 
Hard to @LoveThisPaper today with Hosking dishing up his crap in editorial column eh @ZarydW https://t.co/z8WYkF63mU
 

Anxiety, be gone....

Anxiety, be gone. Anxiety, be gone.
 

The tram used in Peter Jackson's King Kong movie...

The tram used in Peter Jackson's King Kong movie is now resident in Whanganui. The tram used in Peter Jackson's King Kong movie is now resident in Whanganui.
 

Get in quick for the Whanganui Shooting Clinic...

Get in quick for the Whanganui Shooting Clinic this November! Only 12 spots available so register now! Get in quick for the Whanganui Shooting Clinic this November! Only 12 spots available so register now!
 

Register now for the Connecting our Community...

Register now for the Connecting our Community session! This is a fantastic opportunity to share how to better the needs of our special needs community. Further details below! Register now for the Connecting our Community session! This is a fantastic opportunity to share how to better the needs of our special needs community. Further details below!
 

Whoever stole Darcy Britton's bicycle did the...

Whoever stole Darcy Britton's bicycle did the right thing by returning it. Whoever stole Darcy Britton's bicycle did the right thing by returning it.
 

Whanganui District Council...

The Council is asking for community feedback on whether to allow shops to trade on Easter Sunday. Without a policy only some shops can trade under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1990 (the Act). The Council is asking for community feedback on whether to allow shops to trade on Easter Sunday. Without a policy only some shops can trade under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1990 (the Act).
 

Behind the scenes :-) There's a lot happening...

Behind the scenes :-) There's a lot happening behind the scenes here at the Whanganui Regional Museum with the building structure currently undergoing earthquake strengthening. It has been a massive undertaking to say the least...but here's a snippet of quite an exciting stage. The builders and electricians are nearing on completing the bulk of their work and its time to start the cosmetic side of things...refurbishing and refreshing all the spaces, ready to reinstall exhibitions and...