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  • newPlanned works June 2020
    The Council's June 2020 planned works are listed here
    - 14 hours ago 2 Jun 20, 4:04am -
  • newRail crossing closure
    The Heads Road-Gilberd Street rail crossing will be closed from 8.00am this Saturday, 6 June 2020 until 6.00pm, Sunday, 7 June for repairs to the railway line
    - 14 hours ago 2 Jun 20, 3:59am -
  • International expert joins recovery team
    The Integrated Recovery Team, based in Whanganui, is benefiting from the expertise of international recovery and infrastructure development expert, Paul Bayly.
    - 5 days ago 29 May 20, 4:25am -
  • Community feedback assists recovery planning
    Post-COVID-19, the local Integrated Recovery Team has created a community survey which will assist in its understanding of people’s needs and experiences in the region.
    - 5 days ago 29 May 20, 2:21am -
  • Whanganui District Council proposes relief package for ratepayers
    At its meeting on Tuesday, 26 May 2020, Whanganui District Council agreed to consult on a rates relief package for people and businesses experiencing significant financial hardship as a result of COVID-19.
    - 7 days ago 27 May 20, 2:15am -
  • Queen's Birthday - Council services and facilities opening hours
    Opening hours for Council services and facilities on Monday, 1 June 2020
    - 7 days ago 27 May 20, 12:57am -
  • Community Link 27 May 2020
    Community Link is our weekly newsletter containing news, information and public notices from Whanganui District Council
    - 7 days ago 26 May 20, 11:36pm -
  • Whanganui’s Emergency Operations Centre closes
    Whanganui’s Emergency Operations Centre, led by the Whanganui District Health Board and Te Ranga Tupua, has now closed, marking a formal transition to recovery for the region
    - 12 days ago 22 May 20, 3:28am -
  • Household Hazardous Waste Day is back!
    After being put on hold for the COVID-19 lockdown, Household Hazardous Waste Day is back in June. This service gives households the opportunity to register hazardous waste with the Council and drop it off at a given location and time on Saturday, 20…
    - 12 days ago 22 May 20, 3:27am -
  • Whanganui consumers back out in force
    New Zealand’s move to alert level 2 has seen a return to strong consumer spending in Whanganui
    - 12 days ago 22 May 20, 3:24am -

Whats On Whanganui

  • newThe Ten Tenors
    The Ten Tenors are postponing their near sold-out 2020 tour and have secured new dates for 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new dates.Box Offices around the country are currently overwhelmed with inquiries so ...Whanganui | Friday, 7 May 2021
    - 339 days ago 7 May 21, 7:30pm -
  • newYesterday Once More
    From the creators of the hit show OH WHAT A NIGHT! comes a unique new musical revue celebrating four of the most iconic singing groups of the 70’s known for their soaring vocal harmonies. YESTERDAY ONCE MORE stars ...Whanganui | Sunday, 4 April 2…
    - 306 days ago 4 Apr 21, 7:30pm -
  • newThe World of Musicals
    Postponed from 9 June 2020 - Tickets transferred to new date.The Musical Gala with an International cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to New Zealand for the first time. The World of ...Whanganui | Monday, 22 March 2021
    - 293 days ago 22 Mar 21, 7:30pm -
  • newTe Moana Glow Show!
    Illuminate kids’ hearts and minds with this magical giant scale glow-in-the-dark puppet show! Go under the sea with a courageous Kina on her journey of discovery across the Pacific Ocean to Aotearoa. It’s a ...Whanganui | Wednesday, 18 November 2…
    - 169 days ago 18 Nov 20, 10:00am -
  • newTina Simply The Best
    Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner with this full stage production brimming with Tina hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s.Featuring the powerful, raspy vocals and thrilling stage presence of ...Whanganui | Friday, 6 November 2020
    - 157 days ago 6 Nov 20, 8:00pm -
  • newThe Nutcracker & Don Quixote
    Following their sell-out 2019 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand to perform a double bill, The Nutcracker & Don Quixote. Two sensational ballets, one magnificent night of ...Whanganui | Wednesday, 4 N…
    - 155 days ago 4 Nov 20, 7:30pm -
  • newWhanganui Home & Lifestyle Show
    The Whanganui Home & Lifestyle Show is the largest annual show in Wanganui.- Over 130 exhibitors - Over 10,000 visitors over the two day weekend.Whatever stage you are at, the Whanganui Home & Lifestyle Show is ...Whanganui | Saturday, 31 Octobe…
    - 151 days ago 31 Oct 20, 10:00am -
  • newMichael Houstoun - A Final Concert
    As one of NZ’s most celebrated soloists and chamber musicians, Michael Houstoun needs no introduction to the public. This concert, however, is the last time we will hear Michael in Whanganui –one of his final ...Whanganui | Sunday, 18 October 202…
    - 138 days ago 18 Oct 20, 3:00pm -
  • newFriends! The Musical Parody
    So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons one of TV’s all-time greatest shows in the hit New York and Las Vegas show Friends! The ...Whanganui | Friday, 25 September…
    - 115 days ago 25 Sep 20, 7:30pm -
  • newThe Mudder
    MOVE YOUR BODY, SHIFT YOUR MIND2020 will go down in history as being remarkable for many reasons, as we have all had to endure the implications of a global pandemic. We have all spent time in bubbles, self-isolation ...Whanganui | Saturday, 19 Sept…
    - 109 days ago 19 Sep 20, 8:00am -




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