First Photo Twisted train tracks lead to the banks

First Photo Twisted train tracks

First Photo Twisted train tracks lead to the banks of the Whangaehu River, Tangiwai, the scene of the railway disaster of 24 December 1953. The photograph shows the gap where the bridge was washed away by the lahar. Second photo Showing the replacement bridge nearing completion with this photo taken on 5 August 1957

Friday The 24 th, November. Another nil viewing

24. 11. 2017

Friday The 24 th, November. Another nil viewing night. 🤔

A distinctly diverse range of reading rooms. but what do...

24. 11. 2017

A distinctly diverse range of reading rooms. but what do our readers want most, besides a good collection resources, from library

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."