With David Armstrong's excellent image of a

With David Armstrong's excellent

With David Armstrong's excellent image of a Morning sky to talk about. ( Ice in space ) Left to right; The open cluster of stars is The Plaidies or Seven Sisters, Subaru, or for local Maori The Matariki. The brighter object being the Planet Venus. On the right of this image hangs by his feet, is Orion, ~ for us of this southern perspective, The Pot. At the top of this view of Orion is Rigel which is for some named as Puanga. Seeing this group of stars in the hour before Sun rise is a indication

Whanganui District Council

23. 11. 2017

Summer is nearly here and you can dip your toes in at one of our great local pools. Parts of the Splash Centre will be closed due to refurbishments over the Christmas period, but Whanganui East Pool is scheduled to open on Friday, 22 December to cool you down in the warm Whanganui sun! http://www.whanganui.govt.nz/our-council/news-media/media-releases/Pages/default.aspx?newsItem=8871

In order to showcase our prize-winning Explore the...

23. 11. 2017

In order to showcase our prize-winning Explore the Collection facility, we are pleased to bring you a series of posts which will feature pieces from the Sarjeant Gallery's nationally significant collection found using this amazing online explore facility. Today we searched for ‘facial hair’ - happy Movember!

The Davis Library is one the first in New Zealand to...

23. 11. 2017

The Davis Library is one the first in New Zealand to install auto-return bookcases.

In the words of Dumbledore : "though we may come from...

22. 11. 2017

In the words of Dumbledore : "though we may come from different places, and speak in different tongues, Our hearts beat as one. The bonds of friendship we made... will be more important than ever."

Whanganui District Library has named the winners of its...

22. 11. 2017

Whanganui District Library has named the winners of its library card design competition.

And now we deliver our books by bus. they carry more...

21. 11. 2017

And now we deliver our books by bus. they carry more reading material and are easier to feed, though not quite as fun to pet.