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Late Night Shopping in our beautiful town centre...

Late Night Shopping in our beautiful town centre is coming this Friday night - from 5pm! Shop Whanganui this Christmas! The shops that have registered with us that will be open for the night are: Petre House Sunnys Jenny Dressmaking INKT Rutland Arms Inn Micheal Hill Blank Kanvas Just Looking La Rougette Footloose Avenue Choices American Nails FRANK MINT Backdoor Spark Majestic Square Dairy Q Variety Store Paiges Book Gallery
 

Gallery 85 - Timon Maxey...

Gallery 85 - Timon Maxey Gallery 85 - Timon Maxey
 

'Strangeways' continues at The Rabbit Room Gallery...

'Strangeways' continues at The Rabbit Room Gallery in Napier until Wednesday 20th December - check out this great little gallery if you're in Napier over the next week. 'Strangeways' continues at The Rabbit Room Gallery in Napier until Wednesday 20th December - check out this great little gallery if you're in Napier over the next week.
 

We're back open today from 12pm to 4pm - come and...

We're back open today from 12pm to 4pm - come and check out our FAB elephant show if you're passing 85 Glasgow Street. Elefanta by Riah King-Wall We're back open today from 12pm to 4pm - come and check out our FAB elephant show if you're passing 85 Glasgow Street. Elefanta by Riah King-Wall
 

Congratulations to Lesley George and Joan Whelan...

Congratulations to Lesley George and Joan Whelan who received their recognition award for 20 years’ service as a volunteer for the Cancer Society at last week’s volunteer lunch. What a fantastic achievement! We appreciate and salute such tireless commitment to serving your community. Thank you!
 

A couple's car could be repossessed because...

A couple's car could be repossessed because accessing ANZ KiwiSaver funds is so slow. A couple's car could be repossessed because accessing ANZ KiwiSaver funds is so slow.
 

A couple's car could be repossessed because...

A couple's car could be repossessed because accessing ANZ KiwiSaver funds is so slow. A couple's car could be repossessed because accessing ANZ KiwiSaver funds is so slow.
 

Spark and Vodafone have set up temporary service...

Spark and Vodafone have set up temporary service centres in Whanganui. Spark and Vodafone have set up temporary service centres in Whanganui.
 

THOUGHT OF THE DAY: For the ultimate breakfast,...

THOUGHT OF THE DAY: For the ultimate breakfast, you can't beat... THOUGHT OF THE DAY: For the ultimate breakfast, you can't beat...
 

The Wairua on the Wanganui River,...

The Wairua on the Wanganui River, The Wairua on the Wanganui River,
 

Gonville Service Station during the 1950's...

Gonville Service Station during the 1950's Gonville Service Station during the 1950's
 

Tesla Studios photo Victoria ave Wanganui...

Tesla Studios photo Victoria ave Wanganui Tesla Studios photo Victoria ave Wanganui
 

Seddon Street Raetihi ,photo taken in 1960...

Seddon Street Raetihi ,photo taken in 1960 Seddon Street Raetihi ,photo taken in 1960
 

Q-West Boat Builders is back to the size it was...

Q-West Boat Builders is back to the size it was four years ago due to market factors. Q-West Boat Builders is back to the size it was four years ago due to market factors.
 

Check out the footage of the Mitre 10 MEGA...

Check out the footage of the Mitre 10 MEGA Wanganui Tough Kid event! What an amazing day and now a chance to relive it thanks to Steve Caudwell - Wanganui Photography Ltd for capturing these special moments. We look forward to doing it all again next year! Thanks again to all our sponsors, volunteers, schools and of course kids for making the day such a success!
 

Record crowd attended carol singing....

Record crowd attended carol singing. Record crowd attended carol singing.
 

Whanganui's fire risk was moved from moderate to...

Whanganui's fire risk was moved from moderate to high last Friday. Whanganui's fire risk was moved from moderate to high last Friday.
 

Air Chathams' DC3 returns to Whanganui to give...

Air Chathams' DC3 returns to Whanganui to give scenic flights on Vintage Weekend Air Chathams' DC3 returns to Whanganui to give scenic flights on Vintage Weekend
 

Congratulations to all the teams competing in the...

Congratulations to all the teams competing in the 3x3 basketball competition at WHS! Senior grade placings: 1st- XXL Cypher (Collegiate), 2nd- Kaea’s team (WHS), 3rd – Tayla’s team (WHS) Middle grade placings: 1st – Mans Not Hot (WHS), 2nd – The Kingz (City/WHS), 3rd – Big Ballers (WHS) Junior grade placings: 1st – MnM (Faith City/ St. Mary’s), 2nd – Triple X (WIS), 3rd – F.O.M. Prodigy (Aranui/ Faith City) Special mention to the Active Careers team and our Italian
 

A few photos from our summer opening and talks...

A few photos from our summer opening and talks last weekend. Thanks to all who came to celebrate our beautiful new shows! Wendy Fairclough: Common Ground till 11 Feb, Richard Stratton: Living History (toured by the Dowse) till 11 Mar and last but not least Riddle: Enigmatic Works from the Collection till 25 Feb #sarjeantonthequay #summerseason #wendyfairclough #blownglass #castglass #richardstratton #ceramics #fromthecollection #sarjeantgallery @ Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua...