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Friday @ 7 pm the Ward Observatory intends to be...

Friday @ 7 pm the Ward Observatory intends to be open. Looks like a clear sky tonight. Friday @ 7 pm the Ward Observatory intends to be open. Looks like a clear sky tonight.
 
Bill Massey's Tourists is on at the War Memorial Centre in two weeks' time. Book now! Tag a friend and a double pass could be yours! Bill Massey's Tourists is on at the War Memorial Centre in two weeks' time. Book now! Tag a friend and a double pass could be yours!
 

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There's a severe weather warning for just about everywhere in NZ except us, but we might expect some wind and rain this afternoon. Get those trampolines and outdoor furniture secured and take care on our roads. http://www.metservice.com/warnings/severe-weather-warnings
 
Tuhono I Te Ao - Connecting the Worlds Expo Tuesday 29 August 2017 NOT LONG NOW! Connecting the Worlds - Tuhono I Te Ao aims to provide an engaging platform that will excite and inspire Maori and Pasifika youth and communities into science, technology, engineering, architecture and design using matauranga Maori (Maori knowledge) and astronomy as a focal point. For further information call: 04 4463 5987 - email: teropuawhina@vuw.ac.nz or check out Te Ropu Awhina at Victoria on...
 
"Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of [their] deep and continuing needs, is good for [them]." ~Maya Angelou "Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of [their] deep and continuing needs, is good for [them]." ~Maya Angelou
 
“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of [there] deep and continuing needs, is good for [them].” ~Maya Angelou #LibraryQuotes “Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of [there] deep and continuing needs, is good for [them].” ~Maya Angelou #LibraryQuotes
 

No part of the Solar Eclipse is or will be viewed...

No part of the Solar Eclipse is or will be viewed from New Zealand on the 21 st or 22 nd of August. The shadow of the Earths Moon crosses the USA, not NZ. stay calm, carry on. No part of the Solar Eclipse is or will be viewed from New Zealand on the 21 st or 22 nd of August. The shadow of the Earths Moon crosses the USA, not NZ. stay calm, carry on.
 
How do you feel about the current voting system for our district? Do you think there is a better way or are you happy with the status quo? Either way, we'd love to hear your thoughts. We are currently running a survey on Viewpoint Whanganui which we encourage you to take part in: bit.ly/2hOBJ22 PUBLIC MEETING If you'd like to find out more, Mayor Hamish McDouall will host a public meeting with Electoral Officer Noeline Moosman about voting options. 5.30 - 7.00pm, Wednesday, August 23...
 
Our show Bill Massy's Tourists is coming up soon. Thursday 31st August, 7pm in the Concert Chamber at War Memorial Centre. Come and get your tickets! “... Jan Bolwell tells her grandfather’s tales of WW1 with a remarkable vision and perception. Her versatility is admirable. A terrific script. A great performance. A tale well told. Knocked me for six.” ~ Raymond Hawthorne, New Zealand Theatre Director.
 

Erroneous and misleading meme. Will Perseid...

Erroneous and misleading meme. Will Perseid meteors light up the whole sky? Be the best in 96 years? Sorry. No. http://bit.ly/2vz2pdc Erroneous and misleading meme. Will Perseid meteors light up the whole sky? Be the best in 96 years? Sorry. No. http://bit.ly/2vz2pdc
 

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Let us know what your preferred voting system is by Friday 1 September 2017. The Council will make their decision at their meeting on Wednesday 6 September 2017. Let us know what your preferred voting system is by Friday 1 September 2017. The Council will make their decision at their meeting on Wednesday 6 September 2017.
 
Bill Massey's Tourists, Jan Bolwell’s ‘Bill Massey’s Tourists. A ..., Whanganui War Memorial Centre, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 31 August 2017, Bill Massey's Tourists, Jan Bolwell’s ‘Bill Massey’s Tourists. A ..., Whanganui War Memorial Centre, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 31 August 2017,
 
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. ~Groucho Marx #NatioanlBookLoversDay Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. ~Groucho Marx #NatioanlBookLoversDay
 

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The New Zealand Racing Board Venue (TAB) Policy 2014 specifies whether or not new TAB venues may be established in the district and, if so, where they may be located. The New Zealand Racing Board Venue (TAB) Policy 2014 specifies whether or not new TAB venues may be established in the district and, if so, where they may be located.
 

In March/April 2015, Nikki, who was only 37 years...

In March/April 2015, Nikki, who was only 37 years old was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer. Please help fund her treatment costs. Givealittle is the place to donate and fundraise for causes and charities online. In March/April 2015, Nikki, who was only 37 years old was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer. Please help fund her treatment costs. Givealittle is the place to donate and fundraise for causes and charities online.
 
COUNTDOWN KIDS CHARITY BALL is back! Saturday 16th of September in the Main Hall. Tickets are on sale now - $80 pp with tables of 10. A minimum of 50% deposit is required to secure your table/ticket. Grab your ticket from Countdown Victoria Ave - they are saying it will be an epic night!
 
“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” ~ Jorge Luis Borges #LibraryQuotes “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” ~ Jorge Luis Borges #LibraryQuotes
 

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This month's Council meeting will take place tomorrow at 1pm. As always, we'll be live streaming the meeting so you can watch local decision-making in action. View the agenda: http://bit.ly/2vDoZ3M LIVE STREAMING ON YOUTUBE Due to Facebook's video quirks we have decided to shift our live stream over to YouTube. We hope that this will provide a less glitchy viewing experience for our viewers. One of the advantages of YouTube is that it allows you to watch streamed video from the...
 

Whanganui District Council...

This month's Council meeting will take place tomorrow at 1pm. As always, we'll be live streaming the meeting so you can watch local decision-making in action. View the agenda: http://bit.ly/2vDoZ3M LIVE STREAMING ON YOUTUBE Due to Facebook's video quirks we have decided to shift out live stream over to YouTube. We hope that this will provide a less glitchy viewing experience for out viewers. One of the advantages of YouTube is that it allows you to watch streamed video from the...
 
New Zealand theatre reviews, performance reviews and comedy reviews. Performance arts directory and theatre guide for Auckland theatre, wellington theatre, NZ shows and the arts. New Zealand theatre reviews, performance reviews and comedy reviews. Performance arts directory and theatre guide for Auckland theatre, wellington theatre, NZ shows and the arts.