The Samuel Drew Lecture Where people settle,

The Samuel Drew Lecture Where pe

The Samuel Drew Lecture Where people settle, legends unfold: Immigration and electoral politics in Aotearoa/New Zealand Friday 10 November at 5.30 pm Davis Theatre, Watt Street Complementary glass of wine or juice available Free entry – koha always welcome To kick-off Whanganui River Week, we welcome Dr Kate McMillan, Senior Lecturer in the Political Science and International Relations Programme at Victoria University of Wellington, who will deliver the 2017 Samuel Drew Lecture that

The Library Quiz, episode 6: more Classic Nursery Rhymes...

22. 02. 2018

The Library Quiz, episode 6: more Classic Nursery Rhymes Message your answers via Facebook by midnight on Wednesday 28 February to be in to win a pack of children’s books. Answers (and explanations) will be posted on Thursday 1 March together with episode 7. 1. A wind-powered bassinet Followed by A fractured limb 2. Festive fare Followed by Fruit extraction 3. Excess of progeny Followed by Corporal punishment 4. A literal myriad Followed by Indeterminate position 5. Trespassing livestock

The Library Quiz, episode 5: answers Thanks for all your...

22. 02. 2018

The Library Quiz, episode 5: answers Thanks for all your responses, and congratulations to this week’s winner Liana Topia. Answers (and explanations) are below. Episode 6 - more classic nursery rhymes – is coming shortly! 1. Medical journey Followed by Semi-submergence. Doctor Foster (a) …went to Gloucester (b) He fell in a puddle right up to his middle 2. Bleating interrogation Followed by Fleecy apportionment Baa, baa, black sheep (a) Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool? (b) One for

It’s time to get the gang back together! Our group...

21. 02. 2018

It’s time to get the gang back together! Our group donation programme is called Team Red, and we’d love to see your team! Get your fellow blood donor mates together and book your next donation today.

Whanganui District Council

21. 02. 2018

Shakespeare in the park...on Thursday 22 February and Friday 23 February, Bason Botanic Gardens will close early at 4:30 pm for performances of The Tempest. The gardens will be closed all day on Saturday 24 February for the matinee and evening performances and will re-open on Sunday at 8.00am. If you want to join Shakespeare at the gardens, check here: http://bit.ly/2o9k7im

Librarians, list your Shush 📚

21. 02. 2018

Librarians, list your Shush 📚

Whanganui District Council

21. 02. 2018

Cooks Gardens has reopened this morning. A piece of flashing on the Whiskas Grandstand roof was starting to lift in the heavy winds last night. An assessment was arranged first thing this morning and we’ve organised a contractor to secure it. We're good to go!