The news in Wanganui on the 3rd August 1932 was

The news in Wanganui on the 3rd

The news in Wanganui on the 3rd August 1932 was the land slip at Taylorville. About 1000 tons of clay from the high bank behind the buildings slipped on Tuesday night. It buried a bakery the premises of G Cutelli and pushed the house that Mr And Mrs Cutelli and their daughter were sleeping in onto the footpath. Had it been an hour latter there would most likely been loss of life as it had buried the bakery that they would have been working in. The Damage was estimated at the time to be 2000

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

24. 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

Viewing of the Moon and with a ISS pass., and

23. 02. 2018

Viewing of the Moon and with a ISS pass., and maybe the Humanity Satellite can be found.

Book Sale is coming soon, Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of...

23. 02. 2018

Book Sale is coming soon, Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of March. Get in quick to nab a bargain.

We had the pleasure of presenting Mrs Topia from Upokongaro...

23. 02. 2018

We had the pleasure of presenting Mrs Topia from Upokongaro School with her prize for winning our Nursery Rhyme/Fairy Tale competition. It was lovely to see that the class knew their nursery rhymes. Well done Mrs Topia.

Whanganui District Council

23. 02. 2018

Clear skies over Whanganui today mean work on resurfacing Dublin Street Bridge will go ahead as planned for tomorrow, Saturday 24 February. The bridge will be closed from 6.00am to 5.00pm. Thanks for your patience.

Whether by horseback or donkey cart or bow of boat,...

23. 02. 2018

Whether by horseback or donkey cart or bow of boat, Librarians have been finding ways to get the books to the borrowers.