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

Be in to win a pack of five children's books in the Great...

17. 01. 2018

Be in to win a pack of five children's books in the Great Fairy Tale Quiz! Names five fairy tales from the clues below (one for each clue) Clue 1 An architectural confection Followed by Death by baking Clue 2 The opposite of Personal Protective Equipment Followed by A fitting ending Clue 3 Beastly cross-dressing Followed by Oversized features Clue 4 Transparent fraud Followed by A child could see through it Clue 5 Iron, Finland, Faroes, Micronesia Followed by Anglo-Saxon blood is not money

Be in to win a pack of five children's books in the Great...

17. 01. 2018

Be in to win a pack of five children's books in the Great Fairy Tale Quiz! Names five fairy tales from the clues below (one for each clue) Clue 1 An architectural confection Followed by Death by baking Clue 2 The opposite of Personal Protective Equipment Followed by A fitting ending Clue 3 Beastly cross-dressing Followed by Oversized features Clue 4 Transparent fraud Followed by A child could see through it Clue 5 Iron, Finland, Faroes, Micronesia Followed by Anglo-Saxon blood is not money

Whanganui Opera Week NZ Opera School GREAT OPERA MOMENTS...

16. 01. 2018

Whanganui Opera Week NZ Opera School GREAT OPERA MOMENTS 2018 The New Zealand Opera School, based annually during January in Whanganui, is delighted the their Principal Sponsor, the Freemasons Foundation, will sponsor the final Opera School concert ‘Great Opera Moments 2018, in the Royal Wanganui Opera House. The School, based at the Wanganui Collegiate School, is now in its 24th year. An evening of arias and ensembles, magically staged in our own Royal Wanganui Opera House, you will be

Whanganui District Council

16. 01. 2018

A big weekend coming up in Whanganui, headlined by Vintage Weekend. Make sure you check out what's on in our community: http://www.whanganuiwhatson.nz/

With weather this nice, who wants to stay inside? We’ve...

15. 01. 2018

With weather this nice, who wants to stay inside? We’ve made some new updates to our booking system to make it easier to schedule donation appointments — even when you’re on the go.

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us...

15. 01. 2018

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ― Neil Gaiman, Coraline