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With a touch of gold

Sat Nov 11th @ 5:30 pm - Fri Nov 24th @ 4:00 pm
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An exhibition by Leonie Sharp Peaceful cross series 2017 Opening 11 November at 5:30pm. Viewing during gallery hours until 24 November 2017. Gallery Hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 9am-1pm Wednesday: 9am-1pm Thursday: 9am-1pm Friday: 12pm-4pm Saturday: 9am-1pm* Sunday: Closed *Extended shows only.

SALSA BEGINNERS COURSE

Mon Nov 20th @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, repeating until Mon Dec 11th 2017

SALSA BEGINNERS COURSE Cuban & Colombian Style!!! Every Monday from 6-7pm with Rene. 8 Week Course - Cost $10 per Class. The course will cover  basic steps of salsa as well as lead and follow techniques. Have fun and enjoy the connection with latin music and your dance partner. We recommend to complete a beginners course and make sure you feel completely comfortable with the basics before moving up to a more advanced level. Great Venue with Wooden Floor, Mirrors,…

Salsa Improvers Class

Mon Nov 20th @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, repeating until Mon Dec 18th 2017

SALSA Improvers Cuban & Columbian Style!!! Every Monday from 7-8pm with Rene. Cost $10 per Class. (Cash only) Improvers Level: “Cuban & Colombian Style” - This course is for anyone who has completed beginners courses or has previous experience dancing salsa and is ready for more of a challenge having fun and enjoy the connection with latin music. The course will cover basic steps of salsa as well as lead and follow techniques to begin with, incorporating more complex turns…

Liminal and Legacy

Mon Nov 20th @ 9:00 am - Fri Dec 1st @ 5:00 pm

Exhibition to showcase fine work by graduating students from Bachelor Computer Graphic Design, Bachelor of Design & Arts, Postgraduate Diploma of Design and Graduate Diploma in Animation programmes, Whanganui UCOL.    On show at Atrium, Whanganui UCOL, and Community Arts Centre.

Test Space

Mon Nov 20th @ 10:00 am - Fri Nov 24th @ 3:00 pm

Exhibition showcasing Bachelor of Design & Arts, Year Two, student's work.

Central football Futsal

Mon Nov 20th @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Monday, repeating until Mon Dec 11th 2017

Futsal is here - see poster for details!

Guided Meditation

Mon Nov 20th @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Come along and try Meditation,  completely new to it or advanced these meditation circles give you a chance to sit in a collective energy and bring your energy's into the here and now. Learn how to relax and connect with your higher self. Just a gold coin donation

He Pī Ka Rere Wānanga

Tue Nov 21st @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

He Pī Ka Rere is a kori and kai (movement and nutrition) approach to nurture the development of under 5's within their early learning environments. This approach is based on traditional techniques used by our tūpuna (ancestors) and engages tamariki in physical activity with a fun twist on Te Ao Māori (Māori worldview). The activities in the approach share direct links to Atua Māori (Māori Deities) and are modified to cater to tamariki ages and abilities whilst utilising the natural…

Kundalini Yoga

Tue Nov 21st @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Fri Nov 30th 2018

Kundalini Yoga is a technology that precisely and consciously combines breath, mudra, eye-focus, mantra, body locks, and postures to balance the glandular system, strengthen the nervous system, expand lung capacity, and purifiy the blood. Kundalini Yoga brings balance to the body, mind and soul.

Transition to school evening at Topkids Harrison

Tue Nov 21st @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We will be holding a workshop for parents and whanau to talk more about what we do at TopKids Harrison to ensure our tamariki are ready for school. We will have a special guest, new entrant teacher discussing the schools expectations as well as parents of children that have recently made the transition from our centre to school. Eveyone is welcome! Give Erkia a call for more information on 347 5689

Saturday Night Fever

Tue Nov 21st @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER THE GREATEST DISCO MUSICAL OF ALL TIME Tuesday 21 November 8pm Royal Wanganui Opera House The greatest dancefloor musical of all time, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, will tour Arenas and Theatres in New Zealand this November and December. Today's announcement coincides with the 40th anniversary of the release of the film starring John Travolta -- spawning a decade of disco, fuelled by Bee Gees hits including Stayin Alive, Disco Inferno, More than a Woman, You Should Be Dancing…

Greyhound Racing

Wed Nov 22nd @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed Dec 27th 2017

We race just about every Wednesday from noon and every Friday night from 4.45pm. Come along for lunch today - our restaurant, bar and TAB will be open. Entry is free and everyone is welcome! Show us your gold card and get $1.00 off your first cup of tea or coffee!

Open Meditation

Wed Nov 22nd @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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Come along find some inner peace in a group meditation, whether you are new or experienced our open meditations  are just the tool you need to centre and connect with that higher self. Gold coin donation everybody welcome.

St Pauls Anglican Church Putiki Whanganui

St Pauls Memorial Church, Putiki – Historic Tour

Thu Nov 23rd
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St Pauls Anglican Memorial Church in Putiki, Whanganui, is one of the most intricately and beautifully decorated Churches in Aotearoa, New Zealand. This unique building is adorned with fascinating Maori tukutuku and lattice designs which speak of the history of the church and the area. The Church site itself dates back to 1842, and several actual buildings have been constructed on this site over the years. The current church dates back to 1936 and is a thing of wonder to…

SALSA INTERMEDIATE

Thu Nov 23rd @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This course is for anyone who has completed beginners courses or has previous experience with Cuban salsa and is ready for more of a challenge having fun and enjoy the connection with latin music. This fun, social, original style of Salsa from Cuba danced in a circular motion. The course will cover basic steps of salsa as well as lead and follow techniques to begin with, incorporating more complex turns and body movements as the course progresses covering Cuban styling…

SENSUAL BACHATA Beginners

Thu Nov 23rd @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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SENSUAL BACHATA Beginners LEVEL From Dominican Republic and Spain Style!!! Every Thursday from 8-9 pm with Rene. 8 Week Course - Cost $10 per Class. Bachata is one of the core Latin styles and is popular all over the world. With music typified by steel drum melodies, and a slower rhythm than salsa, it can move from playful to sensual. This beautiful, playful dance from the Dominican Republic is easy to pick up and lovely to dance the night away to.…

Have yourself a Merry little Christmas

Thu Nov 23rd @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Music conjures up both the Magic and the Madness of the Christmas season as we end our year singing all those wonderful Christmas songs.

Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas!

Thu Nov 23rd @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Music conjures up both the magic and madness of Christmas. Operatunity presents much loved Christmas favourites, both old and new as our show is filled with the sights and sounds of Christmas. With our tradition of nostalgic old-fashioned Christmas concerts and mad pantomimes, we will combine these two shows into our own special celebration with laughter and stunning music! A concert where we will laugh and we will cry! Our favourite artists will be on hand to present some special…

Fastest kid on the block!!!

Thu Nov 23rd @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Does your neighbourhood have the fastest kid on the block? See the photo above to find out when we will be in your neighbourhood and come down and race for the chance to represent your area. Areas where heats will be run:  East Side (Green) – Includes Durie Hill, Putiki, Upokongaro, Wanganui East - Thursday 23rd November, Williams Domain, 4pm  Central /Aramoho (Orange) – Includes the central city, Aramoho - Friday 24th November, Peat park, 4pm  West…

Open Evening

Thu Nov 23rd @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Do you know what you're doing in 2018? You don't have to make a big decision right now - just make a start. Come along to the Training For You Open Evening and chat about your study options for next year. Meet our fabulous tutors, check out the coolest little campus, and learn how a free training programme could change your life.  Our dedicated tutors deliver NZQA-approved qualifications in early childhood education, administration and technology, literacy and numeracy and healthcare.…

Invitation Whanganui Beach Spring Camp – Sponsored by APCNZ

Fri Nov 24th @ 2:00 pm - Sun Nov 26th @ 1:00 pm

The All Points Camping Club of NZ invites you to join us for a relaxing weekend at the beach this November. The seaside Kiwi Holiday Park is a fantastic venue with great facilities. It's affordable - This camp is subsidised by Whanganui Seaside Holiday Park and All Points Camping NZ. 2 adults $25.00 per night. The weather is warmer and the fish are biting. This is also a great opportunity to chat with others about self conainment. Please contact us…

Whanganui Branch End Of Year Celebration – Graduating And Retiring Teachers

Fri Nov 24th @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us to celebrate newly registered teachers, and to commemorate those that are drawing their careers to a close. 5pm drinks and nibbles 6pm awards ceremony starts. RSVP to local worksite rep. Partners, colleagues and family welcome.

Softball Wanganui Twilight slow-pitch competition

Fri Nov 24th @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Starts Friday 13th of October- 8th of December

Casual badminton

Sat Nov 25th
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An event every week that begins at 4:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sat Nov 25th 2017

Play badminton when you want to. Courts available for casual use at $8/hour.

Handcraft Wanganui

Craft Market

Sat Nov 25th @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Handcrafts Wanganui hold a craft market in rear room of Community Arts Centre, 19 Taupo Quay, Wanganui on the first Saturday of each month.  Some stall holders are here every Saturday. Free entry from Taupo Quay or back entrance by the river.  We make and sell quality handcrafts such as Merino baby wear, baby shawls,  knitted clothing, handmade decorated soap, crochet fish tails, knitted toys, finger puppets, barbie dresses and clothes, kitchenwear and more....... Phone 06 344 6609 enquiries

Handcrafts Wanganui

Sat Nov 25th @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Quality handcrafts sold by local people.  Merino babywear, cardigans, handmade soaps (perfume and shapes suitable for gifts and everyday use), barbie dresses, finger puppets, crochet fish tails, kitchen wear, aprons, bags, hats, knitted toys, winter hats, kidswear, and more.........

JAPAN: Cultural Diversity Photography Exhibition

Sat Nov 25th @ 10:00 am - Sun Nov 26th @ 2:00 pm
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Free admission... view over 90 diverse photographs of Japan at Elements cafe, 26 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui. 10am to 2pm Sat and Sun 7/8 and 14/15 October. Includes AV show. Photography by Ken Graham. myiris.co.nz

Glass Market

Sat Nov 25th @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come down to New Zealand Glassworks on Saturday the 25th of November. There will be stalls with local glass artists selling Christmas gifts, samples and seconds. A perfect chance to meet some of our talented artists! We are open from 10am- 4pm, hope to see you there!

Makowhai Magic Trail Bike Ride 2017

Sat Nov 25th @ 10:00 am - Sun Nov 26th @ 3:00 pm

The trails will be open for two day ride on Makowhai Station. A 40km loop with some A+ tracks to have a go at. Suitable for 2 wheel and 4 wheel bikes. Be entertained or do the entertaining on the hill climb at Makowhai Station Event Base. A track available for younger riders. Register from 9am. 55km from Waitotara –will be signposted from Waitotara. Please check our website for safety information  Enjoy the spectacular scenery and quality tracks …

Open Meditation

Sat Nov 25th @ 12:30 pm
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COME ALONG AND JOIN IN ON OUR GUIDED MEDITATION, NEW OR EXPERANCED OUR GUIDED MEDITATION ARE DESIGN TO HELP YOU CENTRE YOURSELF CONNECT WITH YOUR HIGHR SELF AND FOCUS ON YOUR GOALS.

3×3 basketball league

Sat Nov 25th @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Free basketball league!!! Year 9-13, Intermediate teams welcome! See poster for details

Christmas in the Cliff

Sat Nov 25th @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live Entertainment - Ft Ria Hall & Common Unity!! Free Hangi and Dessert Spot Prizes and Gifts Trailer Rides Face Painting Tamariki Dress Up Competition and MORE!

Casual badminton

Sun Nov 26th
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An event every week that begins at 4:00am on Sunday, repeating until Sun Nov 26th 2017

Play badminton when you want to. Courts available for casual use at $8/hour.

Starting Solids Tour

Dr Julie Bhosale Starting Solids Tour – Whanganui

Sun Nov 26th @ 9:00 am - Mon Nov 27th @ 11:00 am

Dr. Julie Bhosale is an internationally-renowned family wellbeing and nutrition expert, author, and speaker and her popular National Starting Solids Tour - with her new book 'The Nourished Baby' - is a must. https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/dr-julie-bhosale-starting-solids-tour/whanganui There is currently a lot of conflicting information around when and how to start solid food - Dr. Julie will shine the spotlight on the most current research including: - The ideal time to start solids. - What foods to introduce and when. - New guidelines…

Castecliff Sunday Market, Whanganui

Castlecliff Beach Markets

Sun Nov 26th @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Held every Sunday afternoon (weather permitting). Opposite the Four Square Supermarket, Heads Road, in Castlecliff. (On the corner of Bryce Street and Heads Road).

Tram Rides

Sun Nov 26th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Take a ride on the fully restored Whanganui tram - Mable (No. 12).  Join us Sunday afternoon between 1pm and 3pm for a short ride along the water front at Moutoa Quay.  Group bookings can be arranged for other days/times, contact us on 06 345 7034.

Sunday Grand Jam

Sun Nov 26th @ 6:30 pm
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Free. Relaxed, open door acoustic night for amateur acoustic musicians, singers and listeners. All abilities & styles of Music. Last Sunday of every month! At The Grand Irish Pub, St Hill Street.

Demonstration of Clairvoyance

Sun Nov 26th @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Meetings are every Sunday evening at 7pm, St Johns Hall, 25 Tawa Street, Wanganui, everybody welcome. We will have a healing time, a raffle and supper. Talk to one of our committee members if you are interested in joining a meditation group. Call Rob or Carol on 06 345 6308 if you are interested or would like more information.

Mitre 10 Mega Tough Kid

Fri Dec 1st @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Get ready all Tough Kids!!! Entries open Monday 16th October. Registration packs will be sent directly to schools. Entries close Friday 10th November 2017. For more information please contact Anegela: angela@sportwhanganui.co.nz or 349 2326

LeftBank Art Supplies Christmas Show

Fri Dec 1st @ 5:30 pm

LeftBank Art Supplies Christmas Show 2017 *** OPENING NIGHT*** This is our 5th Christmas Show. We are pleased that you are taking part. The show will be held upstairs at LeftBank Art Supplies in our studio/gallery. The idea behind the Christmas Show is that people will buy a painting for a gift for themselves or others. Come along to Opening Night, mingle with the artists and get a unique and creative Christmas gift!

Trade Aid Products Return

Sat Dec 2nd @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Trade Aid are bringing our commodities to the River Traders Market.  We will be there the 1st Saturday of each month with our FAIR TRADE: Chocolates, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, sugars, dried fruit, rice, couscous, honey, coconut milk, spices, nuts etc. Come and replenish your supplies and put in your order for the following month.  

Plumber Dan Duck Race

Plumber Dan Duck Race Supporting Jigsaw Whanganui

Sat Dec 2nd @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

2000 ducks will race downriver from the Dublin St Bridge in support of Jigsaw Whanganui!

Christmas at the races Wanganui

Sat Dec 2nd @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Cup Day at the Wanganui racecourse sees the return of Christmas at the races on the 2nd December. Book early to be part of all the action and entertainment!

The Whanganui Christmas Parade

Sat Dec 2nd @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sat 2nd December 2-4pm - Santa riding through the CBD with music and colour and floats galore. Followed by a free family event at Majestic Square!

LANtastic

Sat Dec 2nd @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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LANtastic is a Lan event where you bring your own Computer or play on one of ours! This is a great way to socialize!! the event is held on the FIRST SATURDAY of every month! BYO computer setup and join in on some mini tournaments or play your own games and hang out.  Food and drink are available for purchase. $10 entry applies and limited spaces are available - so register to reserve your spot today and come along for…

Classic Motorcycles

Sat Dec 2nd @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Monthly meeting of the Wanganui Classic Motorcycle Club New members and curious onlookers welcome.  

Petrol Heads Breakfast

Sun Dec 3rd @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

In association with nzpetrolhead.co.nz, on the first Sunday of every month we play host to the owners of fabulous hot rods and classic cars from 9am – 11am. Often visiting car clubs around New Zealand will attend these fun breakfast events. Come and check out the awesome cars and grab a bite to eat. Hot rods and food what more could you want?

Wiki Wednesday Whanganui

Whanganui Wiki Wednesday

Wed Dec 6th @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Bring your lunch, and help improve the Wikipedia pages about Whanganui. Beginners welcome. See wikiwednesday.net for lots more information!

Whanganui Harriers Club Kids Marathon

Sat Dec 9th

Can you run or walk a marathon?

PAKnSAVE Whanganui 3 Bridges Marathon Events

Sat Dec 9th @ 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

Events include: PAKnSAVE Marathon Run and Walk Property Brokers Half Marathon Run and Walk Unichem Whanganui 10km Run and Walk The Hits 5km Run and Walk Let's Go Corporate Relay

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