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Merry Christmas from the Whanganui District Library. We had a lovely morning with Elfie. Looking forward to seeing you all during the Holiday Season. Merry Christmas from the Whanganui District Library. We had a lovely morning with Elfie. Looking forward to seeing you all during the Holiday Season.
 

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Vibe Music Festival was a huge hit! Well done to the Youth Committee who did an amazing job organising this event. All proceeds went to Youthline to support youth development. #vibe #whanganui #youth #music #festival #youthline Vibe Music Festival was a huge hit! Well done to the Youth Committee who did an amazing job organising this event. All proceeds went to Youthline to support youth development. #vibe #whanganui #youth #music #festival #youthline
 

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The lighting of fires in the open air within the Whanganui District is restricted from midnight on Saturday, 9 January 2016, unless a permit is obtained from the Whanganui Fire Service. The lighting of fires in the open air within the Whanganui District is restricted from midnight on Saturday, 9 January 2016, unless a permit is obtained from the Whanganui Fire Service.
 

Asteroids hit earth. They put life and...

Asteroids hit earth. They put life and civilization at risk Astrophysicst Neil deGrasse Tyson on how it can be avoided Asteroids hit earth. They put life and civilization at risk Astrophysicst Neil deGrasse Tyson on how it can be avoided
 

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The Whanganui District Council Youth Committee is excited to announce our first ever MUSIC FESTIVAL on Saturday the 9th of December at Cooks Gardens. Doors open at 4pm with music starting at 5pm Featuring performances from Nomad, Drones, Space Cactus, Joah’s Arc, Bing’s Sarcasm, Maia, Aotea Empire, Vin Almazan and more! vibe. music festival brings you a talented line up of both locally and nationally acclaimed artists along with stalls, activities and plenty of food trucks. This is...
 
The Whanganui District Council Youth Committee is excited to announce our first ever MUSIC FESTIVAL on Saturday the 9th of December at Cooks Gardens. Doors open at 4pm with music starting at 5pm Featuring performances from Nomad, Drones, Space Cactus, Joah’s Arc, Bing’s Sarcasm, Maia, Aotea Empire, Vin Almazan and more! vibe. music festival brings you a talented line up of both locally and nationally acclaimed artists along with stalls, activities and plenty of food trucks. This is...
 
TODAY ELFIE was out and about in Wanganui then went to Palmerston North in arvo with his friend Poppy. In the morning our best friend Becky Stanley from the Whanganui Library and read the Elf diary to everyone . TODAY ELFIE was out and about in Wanganui then went to Palmerston North in arvo with his friend Poppy. In the morning our best friend Becky Stanley from the Whanganui Library and read the Elf diary to everyone .
 

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The next Positive Ageing Forum will be held from 1.00pm to 3.30pm on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at the Pioneer Room, War Memorial Centre. The forum provides a connection between community organisations and local government, updates and information sharing and an opportunity for attendees to provide feedback on community matters. We look forward to seeing you there.
 

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Our Emergency Management Officer Ants Edwards got stuck in Bali, Indonesia on holiday (!) after #mountagung erupted. He’s had the chance to use his civil defence skills and get some experience with the National Board for Disaster Countermeasure. See you at home soon Ants!
 
Dear customers, we are very excited to launch our e-magazine collection with RB Digital.You can browse magazines online or download the app. The eMagazines are full digital versions of the print editions. The digital collection includes some of our most popular magazines, like Time and Australian Women’s Weekly. You can read current and past titles with: • no waiting • no borrowing fees • no loan periods • no overdue charges • no limit to the number of checkouts Simply log into...
 

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Catch the Whanganui District Council in action, live streaming on our Facebook page and website. #whanganui #council #meeting #discussion #live #livestream #democracy #debate Catch the Whanganui District Council in action, live streaming on our Facebook page and website. #whanganui #council #meeting #discussion #live #livestream #democracy #debate
 

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Arson can have a significant impact on a school and its community.Fortunately, there are some simple steps all schools can take to improve fire safety and reduce the likelihood of arson on their grounds.Keep bins and skips away from outside walls Keep all fixed bins and wheelie bins at least 2 metre...
 

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Despite the dry weather, there aren’t any water restrictions at present but please use water responsibly. Please don’t leave taps running, or unnecessarily use sprinklers of irrigation systems and fix up any water leaks around your property. If you are aware of any leaks in the public system, please phone us on 349 0001. If we all use water sensibly, we can avoid restrictions being imposed. Thanks!
 
Solar powered, donkey pulled, cellphone charging, internet accessible libraries that also do printing? I think I'm a little jealous. this one has to be one of the more versatile libraries from around the world. Solar powered, donkey pulled, cellphone charging, internet accessible libraries that also do printing? I think I'm a little jealous. this one has to be one of the more versatile libraries from around the world.
 

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Check out these tough kids! On Friday, thousands of local primary and intermediate school kids were slipping, sliding, diving and climbing as they tackled the Mitre 10 Mega Tough Kid obstacle course. #whanganui #toughkid #obstaclecourse #slide #fun #summer
 
​​The Whanganui Positive Ageing Forum was formed in 2003 for the purpose of bringing together organisations that have an interest in older people in Whanganui.​Whanganui District Council is committed to promoting positive attitudes to ageing in Whanganui so that older adults are able to be as
 

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Come and hear what's happening with Whanganui & Partners at a public forum from 1.00pm - 2.00pm, Tuesday, December 12. We look forward to seeing you there. Come and hear what's happening with Whanganui & Partners at a public forum from 1.00pm - 2.00pm, Tuesday, December 12. We look forward to seeing you there.
 

Just a little after 9 pm. The full Moon rises....

Just a little after 9 pm. The full Moon rises. It's said to be a SUPER-MOON. That she has an ellipse aspect to her orbit brings her a little closer sometimes. Tonights Lunar view should be clear. We avoid telescope viewing of the full Moon as it's brightness spoils any detail.
 

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Enhancing trade in education and the primary industries will feature as key discussion points at next month’s New Zealand China Mayoral Forum. Enhancing trade in education and the primary industries will feature as key discussion points at next month’s New Zealand China Mayoral Forum.
 
Get in quick tickets are selling fast!!!! City Mission Wanganui's Annual Christmas Day Lunch Is on again!! Where: Whanganui War Memorial Hall ( opposite the Museum) When: Christmas Day ( Monday 25 December 2017) Start Time: Midday Tickets are available from: City Mission: 7 Park Place Wanganui Zest For Mission Shop: 163 Victoria Ave Wanganui Ticket Cost: Adults: $3 Children ( 5-12 years) $2.00 Children ( under 5 years) FREE Tickets must be purchased prior to Christmas day, NO DOOR...