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The History of Whanganui in 10 Objects Sandi...

The History of Whanganui in 10 Objects Sandi Black, Whanganui Regional Museum Archivist Davis Theatre, Watt Street Wednesday 17 January 2018 Midday session 12-1pm Finger food and refreshments provided Free entry – koha appreciated To support the Whanganui Summer Programme, the Whanganui Regional Museum will hold a series of lunchtime talks about local stories and local history. We will be...
 

Caboodle is fast approaching... In the spirit of...

Caboodle is fast approaching... In the spirit of 'something for everybody' at this years event, we at Mainstreet Whanganui are proud to announce the FREE Family Zone! Caboodle is fast approaching... In the spirit of 'something for everybody' at this years event, we at Mainstreet Whanganui are proud to announce the FREE Family Zone!
 

The History of Whanganui Through 10 Objects –...

The History of Whanganui Through 10 Objects – January 17 Sandi Black, Whanganui Regional Museum Archivist, will explore the history of Whanganui through 10 objects from the Museum collection. These items have individual stories behind them, but are also part of the bigger story of the history and development of our town. One of the ten objects is a pot and Sandi asks “What has a pot got to do with the history of Whanganui? “ Fortunately she supplies a part answer. “Well, it turns...
 

Vintage Outdoor Movie - Hitchcock Horror, To mark...

Vintage Outdoor Movie - Hitchcock Horror, To mark Caboodle within The Vintage Weekend, ..., Element Cafe, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 20 January 2018, Vintage Outdoor Movie - Hitchcock Horror, To mark Caboodle within The Vintage Weekend, ..., Element Cafe, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 20 January 2018,
 

The Bathtub Ball, Mainstreet Whanganui is at it...

The Bathtub Ball, Mainstreet Whanganui is at it again....Winding up Caboodle with a ..., Frank Bar & Eatery, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 20 January 20 The Bathtub Ball, Mainstreet Whanganui is at it again....Winding up Caboodle with a ..., Frank Bar & Eatery, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 20 January 20
 

The History of Whanganui in 10 Objects Sandi...

The History of Whanganui in 10 Objects Sandi Black, Whanganui Regional Museum Archivist Davis Theatre, Watt Street Wednesday 17 January 2018 Midday session 12-1pm Finger food and refreshments provided Free entry – koha appreciated To support the Whanganui Summer Programme, the Whanganui Regional Museum will hold a series of lunchtime talks about local stories and local history. We will be providing some small offerings for lunch so come along, and/or bring your own lunch too..... and...
 

The History of Whanganui in 10 Objects Sandi...

The History of Whanganui in 10 Objects Sandi Black, Whanganui Regional Museum Archivist Davis Theatre, Watt Street Wednesday 17 January 2018 Midday session 12-1pm Finger food and refreshments provided Free entry – koha appreciated To support the Whanganui Summer Programme, the Whanganui Regional Museum will hold a series of lunchtime talks about local stories and local history. We will be providing some small offerings for lunch so come along, and/or bring your own lunch too..... and...
 

We're here to help. You don’t need a referral to...

We're here to help. You don’t need a referral to access services provided by the Cancer Society – you can contact us any time. Due to privacy we are not given names and details – so we need you to make the first move. We have services that are free, confidential and accessible and they are available for patients as well as their carers, whanau and friends. Our services vary between centres, but examples include; information on cancer and treatment issues, emotional and...
 

The Bathtub Ball, Mainstreet Whanganui is at it...

The Bathtub Ball, Mainstreet Whanganui is at it again....Winding up Caboodle with a ..., Frank Bar & Eatery, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 20 January 20 The Bathtub Ball, Mainstreet Whanganui is at it again....Winding up Caboodle with a ..., Frank Bar & Eatery, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 20 January 20
 

We at Mainstreet Whanganui work hard at ensuring...

We at Mainstreet Whanganui work hard at ensuring our town centre is one of the most beautiful & vibrant in Aotearoa, creating a place where our community shops, works and engages with one another at our many events. We recently installed lights into the trees at Majestic Square which looked amazing at night.... see photos. We were devastated to learn that last night those lights were vandalised causing major damage. If any one has any information regarding the identity of those...
 

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Merry Christmas from the team at Mainstreet...

Merry Christmas from the team at Mainstreet Whanganui. Thank you for continuing to 'Shop Whanganui'and for coming out and celebrating all the events & occasions that we create in the heart of the city. Have a wonderful festive season, be safe & create beautiful memories with your friend & whanau. See you all in the new year!
 

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the team...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the team at the Whanganui Regional Museum. We hope you all have a safe and happy time this holiday, and spend it doing something that makes you smile. 2017 has been an epic and busy year for us - time for a wee rest.....the Museum on Ridgway will be closed over the break - re-opening on Monday 8 January 2018. We look forward to seeing you next year. :-)
 
Thank you, thank you, thank you for all your support over the year. I'm feeling so much love and joy. May your heart and home be filled with all of the joys the festive season brings. Have a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year! I have a feeling it's going to be a goodie. Lots of love Denita x
 

Online registration for the 2018 Wanganui Street...

Online registration for the 2018 Wanganui Street drags are now on our website , click the link below to enter http://wanganuiroadrodders.org.nz/2017/12/22/street-drags-2018/ Online registration for the 2018 Wanganui Street drags are now on our website , click the link below to enter http://wanganuiroadrodders.org.nz/2017/12/22/street-drags-2018/
 
Christmas shop hours this week are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10am-4pm. There are some awesome smells are going on with these new bath bombs! And I'm Just about to cut up a new batch of our popular lavender and patchouli soap. You can also shop online www.wairekaroad.co.nz or give me a call 3425898 for stress-free shopping. Lots of love Denita x
 

The Bathtub Ball, 'The Bathtub Ball’ at Frank...

The Bathtub Ball, 'The Bathtub Ball’ at Frank Bar & Eatery seeks to recreate the ..., Frank Bar & Eatery, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 20 January 201 The Bathtub Ball, 'The Bathtub Ball’ at Frank Bar & Eatery seeks to recreate the ..., Frank Bar & Eatery, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 20 January 201
 

Vintage Outdoor Movie - Hitchcock Horror, To mark...

Vintage Outdoor Movie - Hitchcock Horror, To mark Caboodle within The Vintage Weekend, ..., Element Cafe, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 20 January 2018, Vintage Outdoor Movie - Hitchcock Horror, To mark Caboodle within The Vintage Weekend, ..., Element Cafe, Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui, 20 January 2018,
 

This family had no phone/camera today so these are...

This family had no phone/camera today so these are for them so they can keep ☺ This family had no phone/camera today so these are for them so they can keep ☺
 

The big day is approaching fast.... and no doubt...

The big day is approaching fast.... and no doubt christmas shopping still needs to be done.......?! Have you checked out the amazing range of goods for sale at the Museum shop? Crafts, jewellery, art, books, toys; many items not available elsewhere in Whanganui. Ideal treats for under the tree 🎄 Also....need we mention the fact our fabulous Santa is here daily from 1pm-3pm. Well worth the jaunt to 62 Ridgway street. Open daily 10am - 4.30pm
 

Here's a HUGE shout out to all of our 2017...

Here's a HUGE shout out to all of our 2017 Business Partners! Thank you for your support this year! GOLD ($5000+) David Jones Motors, Display Associates, Rangatira Golf Club, Imlay Wanganui Ltd, NZME SILVER ($2500- $5000) Balance Chartered Accountants, Harvey Norman, The Grand Hotel, Old Town Properties BRONZE ($1000- $2500) Ministry of Health, Top Kids, Media Works, Castlecliff School, The Dentists, The Warehouse, Rotary Daybreak, Vintage Car Club, Springvale Cafe, Wanganui Road...