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It’s takes real artisan skill to create these...

It’s takes real artisan skill to create these useful and highly beautiful out door wood stoves and hand forged works . They are really worth a look and Josh is here on site to show you his work . It’s takes real artisan skill to create these useful and highly beautiful out door wood stoves and hand forged works . They are really worth a look and Josh is here on site to show you his work .
 

It’s fresh fig time and look at these juicy gems...

It’s fresh fig time and look at these juicy gems grown locally . They won’t last long so come down to Lovely Food next to the Dragon pizza . It’s fresh fig time and look at these juicy gems grown locally . They won’t last long so come down to Lovely Food next to the Dragon pizza .
 

Our regular Saturday morning Market takes on a...

Our regular Saturday morning Market takes on a retro theme for Whanganui Vintage Weekend . So if you have some forgotten treasures to sell , or make some of those old fashioned things we used in the past , email us at rivermarketsnz@gmail.com to book a site for the first daytime event of this busy weekend.
 

Our stallholders go to a lot of trouble to set the...

Our stallholders go to a lot of trouble to set the scene for their clever products . Here Wilding Co. show off their beautiful handmade children’s clothes with a backdrop of their collection from a past era . That’s why this is no ordinary market. It’s a window to view a slice of a creative and entrepreneurial community . That community is Whanganui . All you need, and then some .
 

Our last Market before Christmas was such a...

Our last Market before Christmas was such a success these images were a common theme from late morning . We love that so many Christmas tables featured the fresh local produce, the handmade bread, the Christmas cakes and the many condiments and specialty items our stall-holders lovingly create. And that many a Christmas tree sparkled with handmade decorations while underneath unique and creative presents were waiting for a new owner. All made by the wonderful tiny businesses who will be...
 

Music from the Jazz Big Band at the Market this...

Music from the Jazz Big Band at the Market this morning....and it’s not Christmas Carols , although they did slip a couple in! Music from the Jazz Big Band at the Market this morning....and it’s not Christmas Carols , although they did slip a couple in!
 

What a great way to finish the year, another turbo...

What a great way to finish the year, another turbo quad ready to be shipped. Very happy with how this setup has come together in a short period of time! we are also running a number of new components on this particular setup that are working very well, super responsive and running very clean. I'd also like to say a big thanks to our team, it has been a really good year, big changes, great customers and many awesome jobs! Thanks Vaughan, Ben, Max & Tennessee 👌 Merry Christmas & Happy New...
 

Another 26b turbo engine package almost ready,...

Another 26b turbo engine package almost ready, final wiring and plumbing all finished. This is the best part, fitting all the fabricated parts and adding the final touches. All our complete packages come wired, preconfigured and run up on our bench before being sent out.
 

Very excited to be returning home for Christmas -...

Very excited to be returning home for Christmas - I’ll be bringing my little family and new venture The Hat Lady this time! Over the years I’ve been collecting friendships with wonderful artisans around the world - Australian Hat Makers, Japanese based umbrella designers, old world quality textiles from Tradition Textiles (Australia /India). Then there’s the fabulous Camilo of the Original Panama Hat Company Australia/Ecuador ... Camilo fashions stylish hats in natural tones of tea...
 

Who needs Christmas decorations when the whole...

Who needs Christmas decorations when the whole riverbank where we run our market is lit up with the foresight of an earlier generation? Little did they know these pohutukawa trees would provide a stunning backdrop for our Christmas Markets this week and next . We are open until 2 today so an extra hour to discover something new from the huge array of stalls . Some are only here today and next week so it’s worth popping down if you haven’t already .
 

The newest food stall at the market is selling the...

The newest food stall at the market is selling the most delicious mussel and zucchini fritter. They are on the riverbank and worth stopping by to add a nutritious boost to your energy levels . The newest food stall at the market is selling the most delicious mussel and zucchini fritter. They are on the riverbank and worth stopping by to add a nutritious boost to your energy levels .
 

#2 this week, another new Mazda block about to be...

#2 this week, another new Mazda block about to be pulled down and used for a complete new PPRE build👌 #2 this week, another new Mazda block about to be pulled down and used for a complete new PPRE build👌
 

Looking for Muesli that that is made fresh in tiny...

Looking for Muesli that that is made fresh in tiny batches ?Lovely Food makes theirs with as many organic ingredients as they can find. Then they lightly toast it with honey and coconut oil. Breakfast that lasts all day . Looking for Muesli that that is made fresh in tiny batches ?Lovely Food makes theirs with as many organic ingredients as they can find. Then they lightly toast it with honey and coconut oil. Breakfast that lasts all day .
 

Wow it’s pretty colorful at the market this...

Wow it’s pretty colorful at the market this morning! There is an amazing array of handmade clever stuff to choose from if you are looking for a gift for someone special . Come on down , hang out with the locals , grab a coffee and something delicious to keep your energy levels up at this busy end of year time .
 

Big team effort to have all the cars ready in...

Big team effort to have all the cars ready in literally a few days. All set for today here at Hampton Downs Summer Bash👍 Big team effort to have all the cars ready in literally a few days. All set for today here at Hampton Downs Summer Bash👍
 

This has been one of our latest projects Mad Mike...

This has been one of our latest projects Mad Mike Whiddett's Mazda Luce aka MADCAB. We have fitted this out with Four race seats, harnesses & a roll cage to accomodate the rear mounted seats and most of the stock interior. We have also fitted a nice HGT Precision Gearboxes 6speed sequential gearbox, hydro handbrake setup, gaurd medication, new suspension, new fuel system and tuning with a heap more boost to hopefully get this thing sliding four up! Going to be great seeing the finished...
 

The VINTAGE SONG CONTEST is waiting to hear from...

The VINTAGE SONG CONTEST is waiting to hear from you. Sing a song which was performed by Bob Dylan between 1960 and 1980 at the Whanganui Riverside Shindig. $500.00 first prize, $300.00 second and $200.00 third prize. Dress in 1960's Vintage and show us your version of one of Dylan's songs. Entries close on the 14th December, contact bruce.jellyman@gmail.com for entry details NOW!
 

Radbul is back from its long ventures in Europe,...

Radbul is back from its long ventures in Europe, with limited time our team is busy going over this car & hope to have it ready for Summer Bash next weekend. https://www.facebook.com/events/1448617188520563/?ti=icl Radbul is back from its long ventures in Europe, with limited time our team is busy going over this car & hope to have it ready for Summer Bash next weekend. https://www.facebook.com/events/1448617188520563/?ti=icl
 

Previously on Jola Josie, we met driftwood...

Previously on Jola Josie, we met driftwood sculptor Jack Marsden-mayer in The Bedford Studios. Now I am here to meet Tim Holman. Tim lives and travels part time with a nomadic group in new Zealand, The Extravaganza. When he is not traveling he is also in the Bedford Studios constructing his artistic creations.
 

Fabrication on this twin turbo four rotor well...

Fabrication on this twin turbo four rotor well underway, minimal room to work with in this engine bay however we will make it work. Fabrication on this twin turbo four rotor well underway, minimal room to work with in this engine bay however we will make it work.