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5IVE Ways to Wellbeing Art Exhibition

Wed Aug 9th @ 11:00 pm - Wed Aug 23rd @ 2:00 am

This year for Mental Health Awareness Week, Removing Barriers will be hosting an Art Exhibition in the old Eides Sports Shop on Victoria Ave, Whanganui. We are SEEKING INTERESTS within the Whanganui DHB area (Marton, Hunterville, Taihape, Waiouru, Ohakune, Raetihi, Bulls) that may want to enter an art piece of any form or medium. The theme is 5IVE WAYS TO WELLBEING - Active, Connect, Give, Keep Learning and Take Notice. Its FREE AND OPEN TO ALL AGES with limited spaces…

Winter Wonderfest

Winter Wonderfest

Sun Aug 13th - Fri Sep 1st

Space Studio & Gallery in conjunction with The Women’s Network are pleased to provide another dynamic Winter Wonderfest Programme: 13 August-1st September. Download the full programme and look forward to participating in a myriad of  fun, informative, and creative events to warm you up this Winter! Winter Wonderfest 2017 Programme For more direct information on events hosted by Space during the Winter Wonderfest check out the Space Website here!

Business House

Thu Aug 17th @ 6:00 pm - Thu Aug 24th @ 10:00 pm

Runs for 5 weeks on Thursday Nights!! 10-point rule 4 players per team, max. 6 players Rounds @ either 6pm and 7pm Cost: $60 per team or $100 for 2 teams from 1 place Dates: 17 August, 24 August, 31 August, 7 September & 14 September 2017 To enter: call or text Pip on 027 526 7211 or e-mail: wanganuisquash@inspire.net.nz or phillipa.harold@gmail.com

Whanganui And Partners

Whanganui and Partners Forum #2, Cooks Gardens Event Centre.

Tue Aug 22nd @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Whanganui and Partners board and team for the second Whanganui and Partners Forum. Register your attendance and any questions for us with Nilesh Prasad: Nilesh.prasad@whanganuiandpartners.nz.

Wanganui Harriers group training

Tue Aug 22nd @ 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.

River City Rollers Junior Roller Derby Programmes

Tue Aug 22nd @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue Sep 26th 2017

Come and join in the fun and be part of this unique sporting experience. Age group: 5-18 years old

Discover Asia with Wendy Wu Tours And Helloworld Wanganui

Tue Aug 22nd @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Come along and let our Wendy Wu Tours expert introduce you to the diversity, beauty and wonder that is Asia. Wendy Wu Tours offer a wide variety of group tours, private and independent touring options and tailor-made holidays to Central and Southeast Asia, China, Japan, India, Taiwan, Mongolia,Vietnam and beyond! Exclusive deals for helloworld Wanganui clients on the night! RSVP: by 18 August - wanganui@helloworld.co.nz or call 06 348 8190

Greyhound Racing

Wed Aug 23rd @ 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!

Westmere Rifle season

Wed Aug 23rd @ 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.

WMRC Target Shooting Club Night

Wed Aug 23rd @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed Sep 27th 2017

Westmere Miniature Rifle Club (Thats what WMRC stands for) is a welcoming club dedicated to introducing people to the sport, and helping them get the peak of their ability.  Target shooting is an equalist sport, everyone is equal as men, women, seniors, and juniors all shoot against each other. Club night is every Wednesday night from 7am.  All welcome.

St Pauls Anglican Church Putiki Whanganui

St Pauls Memorial Church, Putiki – Historic Tour

Thu Aug 24th
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An event every week that begins at 4:00am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

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 Aug 24th @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Thursday, repeating until Thu Dec 14th 2017

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 Aug 24th @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Thursday, repeating until Thu Dec 14th 2017

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.…

Youth Recreation Chat

Thu Aug 24th @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you Year 7 or above? Councillors Josh Chandulal-Mackay and Helen Craig want your ideas about what recreational activities you would like to see in Whanganui. (Community groups which provide facilities and activities for youth are also welcome.) For more info contact: helen.craig@whanganui.govt.nz  

Senior basketball league

Thu Aug 24th @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu Aug 31st 2017

WBA senior basketball league Co-ordinator- Peter Te Huna (027) 278 7436

Waste Free Parenting Workshop – With Kate Meads

Thu Aug 24th @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This is a humorous, entertaining and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste at home. You get a free $100 goodie bag with each ticket, bursting with waste minimisation products. Here are a few comments from recent attendees: “Went to our first Waste Free Parenting workshop today and both hubs and I absolutely loved it. Thanks for the inspiration and ideas, we will definitely be even more waste conscious with what we learnt and…

Dance Whanganui

SALSA Intermediate Course

Thu Aug 24th @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SALSA INTERMEDIATE - Term 2- (August-September) Cuban Rueda Casino Style!!! Every Thursday from 7-8 pm with Rene. 8 Week Course - Cost $10 per Class. 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…

The Goddess Project – NZ Premiere!

Thu Aug 24th @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Directed by Holli Rae & Sara Landas USA | 2017 | 101mins | E ​​​​:: Two aspiring filmmakers packed their lives into a school bus and hit the road for what became the most transformative adventure of their lives. Through powerful conversations with over 100 women from different walks of life,​​ The Goddess Project​ shares the stories of inspiring women from different walks of life who are overcoming their fears and pursuing their dreams​.​ :: 7pm for 7:30pm start. Refreshments…

One Night Of Queen

One Night of Queen

Thu Aug 24th @ 8:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Concert Events Ltd presents ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN Thursday 24 August 8pm Royal Wanganui Opera House Finish approx. 10.15pm Since winning Stars in Their Eyes in 2000 with a record 864,838 votes, Gary Mullen has toured the world with his breathtaking One Night of Queen. His uncanny vocal resemblance to the late Freddie Mercury has enthralled hundreds of thousands of people throughout the UK, USA, Europe, South Africa and New Zealand. His popularity is still sky high after all of…

Dance Whanganui

Sensual Bachata – Open Level

Thu Aug 24th @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SENSUAL BACHATA OPEN LEVEL - Term 2- (August-September) 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…

Whanganui Young Farmers

Wanganui Young Farmers Possum Hunt

Fri Aug 25th - Sun Aug 27th

TONS OF PRIZES! DRINKS AND ACTIVITIES AT THE WEIGH IN! Rules: • All competitors must enter using the official entry form. Entries close Wednesday before the competition starts. • Entry fee is $5 pp. • Shooting period is between 12 pm Friday the 25th of August 2017 – 10am Sunday the 27th of August 2017. • Only possums shot during this period are allowed. Possum counting will begin at 9:30am on Sunday the 27th of August 2017. • All possums…

SS basketball league

Fri Aug 25th @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Fri Aug 25th 2017

WBA secondary school basketball league. Co-ordinator- Ross Cronshaw (022) 641 2043

Wanganui Squash Club Junior Squash

Fri Aug 25th @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Friday, repeating until Fri Sep 29th 2017

Junior night is every Friday night during school terms 2 and 3. Our first night is 5th of May.

Costs 2 Much

It Costs 2 Much video launch

Fri Aug 25th @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

How and why to make a submission about Class Four Gambling to the Whanganui Disctrict Council.

YOGA IN the DARK

Fri Aug 25th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Experience yoga in the dark! Lets yoga together in the dark! With little light of course it wont be completely dark, although a great way to stretch those eye muscles including the rest of your body. To move, laugh and rest at the end in savasana. Lets see what happens! As glow/fluro paint is more complicated/costly to setup, to respect the environment we encourage that if you wish to wear glow in the dark items please limit this to one.…

Casual badminton

Sat Aug 26th
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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.

Club And SS Netball

Sat Aug 26th @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Netball Whanganui Semi-Finals

Handcraft Wanganui

Craft Market

Sat Aug 26th @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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 Aug 26th @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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.........

Auditions: The Tempest by William Shakespeare

Sat Aug 26th @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sun Aug 27th 2017

In 2016, the inaugural Shakespeare in the Park at the Bason Botanic Gardens was "Macbeth".  For February 2018, it is "The Tempest".  We are looking for a variety of ages and will not be casting to gender for most roles (meaning that just because the role as written is male, doesn't mean it has to remain that way!).  For more information, go to www.shakespeareintheparkwhanganui.com and register your interest/book a time or to contact us.

Meditation

Meditation with Tash

Sat Aug 26th @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Learn basic meditation with Clairvoyant Tash...I nice way to recharge your week with a guided meditation...always a bit different but tailored to assist those that have attended on the day to walk with an extra spring in your step..an find your truth. Every Wednesday koha

Ross Greaves Trophy

Sat Aug 26th @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Open Handicap - Points day Afternoon tea at clubrooms

Wanganui Steelform Rugby

Steelform Wanganui v Wairarapa Bush

Sat Aug 26th @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Mitre 10 Heartland Championship kicks off with a Home Game v Wairarapa Bush on Saturday the 26th of August - kick off at 2.30 pm. GATES OPEN AT 10.30 AM Curtainraiser Games: 11.00 am - U13 Final 1.00 pm - Wanganui Toyota Development Team v Wairarapa Bush Development. GATE ENTRY Adults - $10.00 Gold Card & Students - $5.00 Children Under 12 - Free Family Pass (2 Adults & 2 Students) - $25.00 Family Pass (2 Adults & 2…

Winter Wonderfest: Night Market

Sat Aug 26th @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Winter Wonderfest Night Market Saturday, 26th August, 5.30-8.30pm Space Studio & Gallery, 64 Taupo Quay (Upstairs Studios- Enter through Gallery) Montserrat & Co/ Bee Wrappable/ The Magpie’s Handbag/ plumplum NZ/ Locksley Avenue/ head in the clouds/Rachael Garland/Deirdra McNemin- Open Gate/ Margaret Faber/ Nicola Gregory/ Indigo & Co/ Craig Winton/ Ella & Ruby Hot Woodfired Pizza sold on-site during the event by Kirk Nicholls’ Flamin’ Dragon Pizza.

JT Experience

JT Experience Band

Sat Aug 26th @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Featuring unity & pride..R18 venue $5 door sales..

Tidal Rave

Tidal Rave Ep Release @Lucky Bar and Kitchen: Whanganui

Sat Aug 26th @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Wellington's five piece surf pop garage band Tidal Rave, are set to release their debut five track Ep. https://tidalravenz.bandcamp.com/ Support from: And The Winner Is A brand new Wellington band featuring members of: Big Rick, Draghound, Diving, Goodbye Galaxy, The Bent Folk and Project H And two piece garage surf band: Solo Ono

Reggae at the Red

Reggae At The Red

Sat Aug 26th @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am

COOL MEDITATION, NLC AND RIPPLE EFFECT live at the Red Lion! $15 door charge for an epic night of reggae! Don't miss out on this Red Lion event!

Casual badminton

Sun Aug 27th
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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.

John Taylor memorial duathlon

Sun Aug 27th @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Teams and individuals welcome, Any age or ability.

Castecliff Sunday Market, Whanganui

Castlecliff Beach Markets

Sun Aug 27th @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

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 Aug 27th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun Aug 27th 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.

YOGA for Women

Sun Aug 27th @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Being a woman, there may still be a process of acceptance and being comfortable with our natural cycle. Menstruation or having a period is not always an open subject. We can learn to follow the natural process of our bodies and support our own mental, emotional and physical health and wellbeing. If it means we can feel better in ourselves, why not? Hormones in womens bodies in particular, are more sensitive to changes and the imbalances can overrun our life!…

Sunday Grand Jam

Sun Aug 27th @ 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

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.

Salsa Improvers Class

Mon Aug 28th
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An event every week that begins at 4:00am 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…

SALSA BEGINNERS COURSE

Mon Aug 28th @ 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,…

Squash Club Champs

Mon Aug 28th @ 6:00 pm - Sat Sep 9th @ 9:00 pm

Doubles & Masters and Vets start on Monday 28th – Saturday 2nd September, with all doubles finals to be played on the 9th of September. Graded Singles, Juniors, Tenderfoot & Social Divisions start Monday 4th September – Saturday 9th September. The Club Champs is open to all financial members. The Prize giving and pot luck tea will be on the Saturday night, 9th of September. Divisions: Doubles: • Houia Cup – Men’s Doubles – open division • President’s Cup -…

Guided Meditation

Mon Aug 28th @ 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

Tuhono i te Ao – Connecting the Worlds: Where Science Meets Maori and Pasifika Cultures

Tue Aug 29th @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Tūhono i te Ao – Connecting the Worlds aims to provide an engaging platform that will excite and inspire Māori and Pasifika youth and communities into science, technology, engineering, architecture and design using Māori and Pasifika knowledge as the foundation.

Women In Business Connect

Connect at Cooks

Tue Aug 29th @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Whanganui Women in Business' 2nd networking event with the opportunity to be inspired by Dr. Sophie Tauwehe Tamati's incredible story.

Cupcake Morning Tea

Cupcake Morning Tea

Wed Aug 30th @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Cancer is too big an issue for anyone of us to tackle alone. We know we are stronger when we work together. Pop in and say hello grab a cupcake or 2 and a hot beverage. Hope to see you all to support a great cause😇 #GOLDCOIN#DONATION

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