Whanganui District Council

A huge mihi goes out to members

A huge mihi goes out to members of our Rural Fire team who were down in the Lewis Pass from 1-9 March helping to contain a large vegetation fire which covered 172 Hectares of scrub, grass & pine trees. Firefighters Gavin Pryce, Aaron Whitford, Kimberly Troughton & Blair Graywere along with approximately 80-100 other rural firefighters from around the country worked hard to dampen down hot spots before forecasted gale force winds arrived. A drone-mounted thermal imaging camera which mapped hot

Our (not quite) Quarterly Booksale is on this Weekend!...

24. 03. 2017

Our (not quite) Quarterly Booksale is on this Weekend! Saturday, 25 March – 10am to 3pm Sunday, 26 March – 10am to 12pm 41 Victoria Avenue (Next to Wanganui Furniture / opposite Embassy3). Come grab a bargain - EFTPOS is available. Nau Mai, Haere Mai. https://www.google.co.nz/maps/place/41+Victoria+Ave,+Whanganui,+4500/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x6d4003bcce0efeeb:0x193c30c166b04fde?sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjXpKOry-3SAhVIOJQKHS7UAksQ8gEIGTAA

Whanganui District Council

24. 03. 2017

Whanganui Mayor Hamish McDouall has labelled as just extraordinary Whanganui's part in the iconic Ganges River in India being accorded the rights of a human being. - Wanganui Chronicle

We at the Whanganui District Library, atop our perch in...

23. 03. 2017

We at the Whanganui District Library, atop our perch in Queens Park would like to add to the list of library virtues another quote: “A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded.” ~ Lemony Snicket

Whanganui District Council

22. 03. 2017

Here's Mayor Hamish McDouall helping out Whanganui and Partners' Paul Kjoss and Billie Lawson at the Covi Supershow in Auckland during the weekend. It was great that all three were able to get amongst New Zealand's largest annual motorhome, caravan and outdoor expo to promote Whanganui and invite visitors to our district.

Whanganui District Council

21. 03. 2017

Due to cooler temperatures, the Whanganui East Pool is closed for the summer season. Thanks to the people in the Whanganui East community and beyond who used the pool over the summer months and we look forward to next summer when it opens once again. To keep warm in the wintery months and work on your swimming and fitness, the Splash Centre is open year-round. www.splashcentre.co.nz

The NZ Blood Service are back in the Pioneer Room TODAY....

21. 03. 2017

The NZ Blood Service are back in the Pioneer Room TODAY. 1pm till 5:30pm.