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Opening hours and closures for Whanganui District Council services and facilities for Anzac Day. Opening hours and closures for Whanganui District Council services and facilities for Anzac Day.
 

Thirty eight people viewed Jupiter from the WARD...

Thirty eight people viewed Jupiter from the WARD observatories Cook scope last night. That such a clear night and a moonless sky made for excellent viewing. With daylight saving now out of the equation we open the Observatory at 7.30 pm.. our WINTER hours. That a small group of knowledgeable folk give their time for you and for zero profit.; We ask that you donate $2 per adult or $5 for the family group.For the costs of running the observatory. ~ The in the middle of town observatory is...
 
ANZAC DAY ~ Tuesday, 25 April 2017. All District Library branches will be closed in commemoration of ANZAC Day. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, 26 April when we resume our normal opening hours. ~ Nau Mai, Haere Mai. ANZAC DAY ~ Tuesday, 25 April 2017. All District Library branches will be closed in commemoration of ANZAC Day. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, 26 April when we resume our normal opening hours. ~ Nau Mai, Haere Mai.
 

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Internationally-renowned artist Christine Cathie is the first to exhibit at New Zealand Glassworks - Te Whare Tūhua o Te Ao (NZG) since its opening last year. Internationally-renowned artist Christine Cathie is the first to exhibit at New Zealand Glassworks - Te Whare Tūhua o Te Ao (NZG) since its opening last year.
 
Victoria University of Wellington will be holding an information evening at the Centre on the 11th of May. The aim of this evening is to help students, parents, whānau, and the wider community, find out more about studying and life at Victoria and learn what sets them apart. Event Schedule: 5.30-6pm Early bird Māori student’s session 6.00-6.20pm Light refreshments will be served as people arrive + faculty expo 6.20-6.55pm Studying & Accommodation at Victoria session 7.00pm onwards...
 

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Paul Langland has been working hard the last few weeks to create our amazing new track at the Community Bike Park. Today is the last day of the build so come down and take a look! A huge thanks to Paul and his team of helpers for working so hard to create this track for us. Check out Paul's videos on you tube. He is seriously talented! Thank you to the Four Regions Trust for supporting the second stage of this immense project. Without some additional funds we could not have secured the...
 
Proceeds from the purchase of Anzac poppies from street collectors in Whanganui this Friday and Saturday will go directly to benefit local veterans and their families. - Wanganui Chronicle Proceeds from the purchase of Anzac poppies from street collectors in Whanganui this Friday and Saturday will go directly to benefit local veterans and their families. - Wanganui Chronicle
 
This year, the 21st of April will our 95th Poppy Day! Ever since it's official launch in 1922, Poppy Day has continued to be the longest running street appeal in New Zealand - something we're pretty proud of! This means that for 95 years, we've been raising money for the sole purpose of helping those who need it: our past and present service personnel. The effects of service are felt differently by everyone, and support and rehabilitation is needed to overcome and deal with physical...
 

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​​​​​​​​​​We have prepared our 2017/18 Annual Plan Consultation Document to outline the key changes we are proposing to make to year three of our 10-Year Plan 2015–2025. ​​​​​​​​​​We have prepared our 2017/18 Annual Plan Consultation Document to outline the key changes we are proposing to make to year three of our 10-Year Plan 2015–2025.
 
ANZAC Day Dawn Parade and Service 2017. The parade will form up outside the Davis Library at 5:15am for a 5:25am start. The Service will commence at 5:30am on the War Memorial Forecourt and will be followed by Rum and Coffee in the War Memorial Centre at 6:30am. Everyone is welcome to join us.
 
Anzac Day Dawn Parade and Service 2017. The parade will form up outside the Davis Library at 5.15am for a 5.25am start. The Service will commence at 5.30am on the War Memorial Forecourt and will be followed by Rum and Coffee in the War Memorial Centre at 6.30am.
 
We regret that due to unforseen circumstances the mobile library has been off the road today and will not be available again tomorrow. Thank you for your patience. We regret that due to unforseen circumstances the mobile library has been off the road today and will not be available again tomorrow. Thank you for your patience.
 
*IMPORTANT TOUR UPDATE* Kia ora New Zealand, due to a number of circumstances, including the serious weather sweeping the country this weekend, Ben will be postponing his 'What's Your Health Story?' tour to the following areas: New Plymouth - WILL NOW BE Wednesday 28 June Whanganui - WILL NOW BE Thursday 29 June Cambridge - WILL NOW BE Tuesday 4 July If you have purchased a ticket to any of these events, a member of our team will be in touch shortly. Ben will recommence the tour in...
 

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Whanganui District Council’s infrastructure team collected an award on Wednesday, April 12, at the 2017 McGredy Winder Society of Local Government’s (SOLGM) Excellence Awards for a more efficient and responsive way to assess underground infrastructure.
 
If you are looking for something to do, why not head along to the Junior Rock n Roll Champs. There is plenty of colorful, high energy action going on in the Main Hall this weekend. If you are looking for something to do, why not head along to the Junior Rock n Roll Champs. There is plenty of colorful, high energy action going on in the Main Hall this weekend.
 
Not long Now... Tickets are selling fast, so make sure you don't miss out. Check out the Poppy Ball Facebook page for all the details. https://www.facebook.com/thepoppyball Not long Now... Tickets are selling fast, so make sure you don't miss out. Check out the Poppy Ball Facebook page for all the details. https://www.facebook.com/thepoppyball
 

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Whanganui Mayor Hamish McDouall says the effects of Cyclone Cook are unlikely to be as impacting for Whanganui as other parts of the country and river flooding is not anticipated, but he warns people to be prepared for wild weather overnight.
 

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Due to the high winds we're expected to experience this afternoon and evening, the arboretum at James McGregor Park (Kowhai Park) will be closed to vehicles. Due to the high winds we're expected to experience this afternoon and evening, the arboretum at James McGregor Park (Kowhai Park) will be closed to vehicles.
 

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Civil Defence say foods need to be high in energy and protein - canned foods with liquid content are also key in case water is hard to come by. Civil Defence say foods need to be high in energy and protein - canned foods with liquid content are also key in case water is hard to come by.
 
Myths and Legends Holiday Programme. Looking forward to seeing you all. Myths and Legends Holiday Programme. Looking forward to seeing you all.
 

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Two members of our Infrastructure team, Kritzo Venter and Arno Benadie, are in the running for the Society of Local Government Managers Innovation Asset Management award category for developing a more efficient and responsive way of assessing underground infrastructure. Good luck team!