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SALSA BEGINNERS COURSE

Mon Oct 23rd @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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,…

Tram Rides

Mon Oct 23rd @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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.

Central football Futsal

Mon Oct 23rd @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Futsal is here - see poster for details!

MakeUp Night Girls Night Out.

Mon Oct 23rd @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Its a girls night out event setup for every girl to experience new look for just $10 for the night and drinks would be available in the Launge Bar to purchase. Guest Avon representative would be showing her amazing products and there would be a lucky draw at the end of the night which contains Avon products. Come and join this chitchat girly night. See ya all there. RSVP is essential.

Wanganui Harriers group training

Tue Oct 24th @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until Thu Oct 26th 2017

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 4-5.30pm Rain, Hail or shine.

Whanganui: Atrial Fibrillation support session

Wed Oct 25th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Living with Atrial Fibrillation? You Are Not Alone. The Heart Foundation invite you to a session to discuss living with atrial fibrillation (AF). Following a short presentation about AF and medicines used to treat this condition, there will be an opportunity to share your experience of living with AF or to ask questions about your condition. Whānau are welcome to come along and share with the group as well. Healthy snacks will be served at this FREE event. RSVP to…

Greyhound Racing

Wed Oct 25th @ 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 Oct 25th @ 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.

Westmere Rifle season

Wed Oct 25th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed Oct 25th 2017

Rifle shooting.

St Pauls Anglican Church Putiki Whanganui

St Pauls Memorial Church, Putiki – Historic Tour

Thu Oct 26th
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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 Oct 26th @ 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…

Fabulous 50s

Thu Oct 26th @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Relive the romance and the fun when vocals met harmonies as we celebrate the greatest hits of the 50's. Singers and Band pay tribute to greats like Elvis, The Everly Brothers, Doris Day and Bill Haley and the Comets! Starring Karl Perigo, Suzanne Lynch (half of the duo The Chicks), Pat Urlich (part of the band Peking Man), Bruce French, Ray Eade and Ron Coleman.

Fabulous 50s

Operatunity Presents Fabulous 50’s!

Thu Oct 26th @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Operatunity Present's tributes to greats like Elvis, The Everly Brothers, Doris Day and Bill Haley and the Comets! Phenomenal star Suzanne Lynch leads a troupe of singers and band in our roll back of the clock to an era when some of the greatest music was ever written: the 1950’s. We relive the romance and the fun, when vocals met harmonies, as we celebrate the greatest hits of the 50’s. Pat Urlich will be presenting Elvis, complete with gravelly voice…

Telling Your Own Story – Workshop Series

Thu Oct 26th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

How to use video to capture and share your own stories Do you want to be able to use video to tell a great story, promote your work, or share what your community is doing? Want to be able to make good quality short videos to upload to Facebook or YouTube but aren't sure how? Here's your chance to learn how to make great low-cost video. Learn from an award winning filmmaking team living and working right here in Whanganui. This workshop…

Softball Wanganui Twilight slow-pitch competition

Fri Oct 27th @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Starts Friday 13th of October- 8th of December

Whispers from Above – Whanganui

Fri Oct 27th @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This show is part of the official Whispers from Above tour with International Psychic Medium Melissa Mills - New Zealands Modern Day Medium. An evening with Melissa Mills International Psychic Medium will be an experience to remember and not to be missed! Melissa Mills has been bringing her Whispers from Above shows in New Zealand since 2014. She has also demonstrated mediumship in England, Bali and Australia and soon to be America. Melissa Mills has trained with the best in…

Casual badminton

Sat Oct 28th
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Play badminton when you want to. Courts available for casual use at $8/hour.

Handcrafts Wanganui

Sat Oct 28th @ 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.........

Ride leader program

Sat Oct 28th @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Share your love of biking

JAPAN: Cultural Diversity Photography Exhibition

Sat Oct 28th @ 10:00 am - Sun Oct 29th @ 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

Open Meditation

Sat Oct 28th @ 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 Oct 28th @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat Dec 9th 2017

Free basketball league!!! Year 9-13, Intermediate teams welcome! See poster for details

HALLOWEEN with DJ WATTIES

Sat Oct 28th @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

A massive Halloween party at the Red Lion! Come in your scariest outfit! > R18 only! >NO DOOR CHARGE >10pm until 2am >DJ WATTIES will be playing!

Waka Ama

Waka Ama – Have a Go

Sun Oct 29th @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Support your wellbeing by getting out on our awa - pic cred Whanganui River Outrigger Canoe Club #mhawnz

NZICPA Open Day

Sun Oct 29th @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

NZICPA invites you to view our brand new, purpose built, multi-million dollar Aviation Facility. Static aircraft displays, tour of the academy, course information sessions, flights of discovery ($49 for 20mins), coffee cart & BBQ.

Castecliff Sunday Market, Whanganui

Castlecliff Beach Markets

Sun Oct 29th @ 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 Oct 29th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun Nov 26th 2017

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 Oct 29th @ 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 Oct 29th @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun Dec 17th 2017

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.

Salsa Improvers Class

Mon Oct 30th @ 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…

Wiki Wednesday Whanganui

Whanganui Wiki Wednesday

Wed Nov 1st @ 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!

The Hits Whanganui Secondary Schools Sports Awards 2017

Wed Nov 1st @ 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm

The Hits Whanganui Secondary Schools Sports Awards 2017 - Awards Evening The Whanganui Secondary Schools Sports Awards are held in term four each year to celebrate the sporting achievements of secondary schools across the Whanganui, Rangitikei and Ruapehu districts. Date: Wednesday 1st November 2017 Venue: Cullinane College, 15 Peat Street, Whanganui Time: 5:15 - 8:00pm. 5:15 - 5:55pm. Drinks and nibbles. Ceremony starts at 6:00pm. Smart/casual dress. Students to wear formal school uniform. Guest speaker: Kayla Whitelock (former Black Sticks…

SENSUAL BACHATA Beginners

Thu Nov 2nd @ 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.…

A bad moms christmas movie night

Thu Nov 2nd @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The bad mom crew are back.... and this time they are taking on Christmas! Join us for a night of laughs to support the Whanganui toy library. Tickets are $20 and that includes nibbles. Tickets are limited so be in quick last time we sold out fast! (strictly r16 id may be required no refunds if entry denied. Please also note there is no wheelchair access for this cinema) To purchase tickets simply pop in during our session times ,thurs…

Classic Motorcycles

Thu Nov 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.  

Floodstop Demo Whanganui

Fri Nov 3rd @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A demonstration of the Floodstop Barrier for local households and businesses

Trade Aid Products Return

Sat Nov 4th @ 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.  

Handcraft Wanganui

Craft Market

Sat Nov 4th @ 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

Family YOGA

Sat Nov 4th @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Family YOGA. From 4yrs and over! 2-6 people per family, for 3-6 families. Saturday, 4th November 11am-12pm $10 per family A great way to connect, have fun and relax as a family. Book in to hold your space. Will only run with at least 3 booked families. Message through FB embarkyoga Or 021 1033394

Vedic Art Presentation and Taster Session – Free

Sat Nov 4th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come along and experience a sense of the magical Vedic Art intuitive painting journey. You will get a glimpse of this wondrous way of looking at the world. Tracey will share with you her transformation through the 17 principles of Vedic Art. Welcome to show up on the day. Limited places so make sure to be on time. Enquires contact Tracey: 0210571702 What is Vedic Art? Vedic Art is a method of painting which guides you, step by step, to…

Night of Assassins 2

Sat Nov 4th @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Whanganui's biggest Muay Thai & kickboxing show is back!! 4th November at Springvalle Stadium, VIP, R18 and family sections Pre sale tickets available at U.G.C Hair & Beauty 54 Guyton st. $25. Fight card includes: Reining IKBF NZ light Middleweight champion Mike "tha muss" Makatea-Leylander (assassins) defending his title against the aggresive Rene Rashka (Hybrid MMA) a strong fighter with Muay Thai, MMA and Pro boxing experience. this fight will be a rematch with Rene looking to avenge his loss…

The Cocktail Lounge

Sat Nov 4th @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Cocktail Lounge is a classy, relaxed affair with all the vibes of the 1950's jet set. You will enjoy gorgeous cocktails, retro-styled canapes, a light supper, great 1950's sounds (including 'The Starlets' live), dancing and the famous Whiskey Bar (bring cash/eftpos for whiskey, everything else is included in your ticket). Dress for the era and you'll fit right in. You will have a chance to bid on 10 fabulous auction items to raise money for and generate awareness of…

LANtastic

Sat Nov 4th @ 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…

Vallkyrie NZ Tour Whanganui + Drones

Sat Nov 4th @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Vallkyrie embark on a nationwide tour this November and yes, they are coming to Whanganui! Vallkyrie is a Rock/Hip Hop band from South Auckland and have been acclaimed for their mix of moody theatrical sound and live performance. Vallkyrie's eclectic sound is inspired from bands such as Imagine Dragons, Rihanna, Enigma, The Prodigy, Missy Elliot and Guns & Roses. Put all this together with some cutting edge production and you have Vallkyrie. Witness their full set with all original music…

Replicants LIVE

Sat Nov 4th @ 10:00 pm - 1:00 am

Don't miss the Replicants playing LIVE at the Red Lion! $5 door charge for a night of excellent LIVE music!

Casual badminton

Sun Nov 5th
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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.

Petrol Heads Breakfast

Sun Nov 5th @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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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?

RECHILL B4 XMAS ONE DAY MINDFULNESS RETREAT SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER

Sun Nov 5th @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

When was the last time you treated yourself to some structured time out in a beautiful, relaxed setting and recharge and renew yourself prior to the holiday season, with an experienced mindfulness/meditation trainer? Practise awareness of your natural state, moment by moment. Learn or refresh your mindfulness/meditation practice and learn a new technique or two. Sit in silence and hang out with like minded people from different walks of life in a beautiful, reconnect with your true nature. Absolute beginners…

Whanganui Grasslands Conference

NZ Grassland Association Conference Whanganui

Tue Nov 7th - Thu Nov 9th

Join over 300 industry professionals and farmers at the 79th Annual NZ Grassland Conference being held in Whanganui.  This 3-day conference brings science, technology and practical farming know-how to your doorstep. Don't miss the opportunity to learn about the latest interfaces between science and farm practice as well as enjoying our field trips and social events. Early bird registrations close 30th Sept and one-day regos also available.

Whanganui: heart failure support session

Wed Nov 8th @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Living with heart failure? You're not alone. The Heart Foundation invites you to a session with Heart Failure Nurse Jude Hildreth to discuss living with heart failure. After the short presentation, there will be an informal opportunity for you to share your experiences of living with heart failure and to ask questions about the condition. Family/Whānau are welcome to attend. This is a FREE event and light refreshments will be served. Bookings are essential as space is limited. Contact Sally…

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