Whanganui District Council

ELECTRICITY UPDATE Power has been restored to some areas, but around 300 homes in Whanganui are still without power. Anyone coming across downed lines should keep well clear of them and call emergency services on 111 or Powerco on 0800 27 27 27 immediately. These numbers are for emergency calls only. If your power is out, please contact your electricity supplier for information or check the faults page at http://www.powerco.co.nz/Power-Cuts/ for outage details. Powerco’s 0800 number should be

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.

NaNoWriMo week the third. by now many a writer will have...

21. 11. 2017

NaNoWriMo week the third. by now many a writer will have fallen behind, some may have even given up. but the goal should never really be 50000 words in November but as many words as one can manage forever. the worst words one writes are better than the best they did not.

An article from today's Wanganui Chronicle with information...

21. 11. 2017

An article from today's Wanganui Chronicle with information about our recent library card competition.

Whanganui District Council

21. 11. 2017

A nationwide test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system is happening on Sunday 26 November (between 6pm and 7pm). If your life, health or property is in serious danger, an Emergency Mobile Alert could be sent to your mobile phone. Check whether your phone can receive them and find out more at www.civildefence.govt.nz

Christmas is coming and it wouldn't be the same without...

20. 11. 2017

Christmas is coming and it wouldn't be the same without Operatunity's Christmas show. They will be in the Centre this Thursday 23rd November, bringing with them a whole lot of christmas cheer! Tickets available at https://www.operatunity.co.nz/concert/Have-Yourself-a-Merry-Little-Christmas/WAN/#concert-tab

“A little library, growing larger every year, is an...

20. 11. 2017

“A little library, growing larger every year, is an honourable part of a man's history. It is a man's duty to have books. A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessaries of life.” ― Henry Ward Beecher