Whanganui Midweek

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  • YESS Council putting their healthy ideas into action

    In 2017 the YESS Council, the Youth Empowering Sport Squad, was formed to champion secondary school students to get active. YESS Council is made up of students from schools across Whanganui and, at the beginning of 2020, Isis Dennison-Downie took up a role on the council. Isis soon became an integral part of the council’s purpose, driving the message of inclusion and diversity, and she has since taken up the unofficial title of senior member.

  • TALKING RUGBY All to play for in trip to Thames Valley

    After humiliating North Otago by a record 45-12 last weekend, Steelform Whanganui are in the running to host a Bunnings Heartland Lochore Cup rugby final.

  • New appointments as Te Pou Tupua for river welcomed

    As was lauded in 2017, the Whanganui River was recognised in law as a living and indivisible whole comprising of all its physical and metaphysical elements from the mountains to the sea, through the Te Awa Tupua Act.

  • CONSERVATION COMMENT Insects play a vital role in pollination

    In an earlier Conservation Comment article, I discussed the topic of encouraging native birds in gardens.


    THE WEATHER has finally warmed and it would seem warm enough in most gardens now to be planting beans and corn.

  • Mandate on water reform slammed

    Rural residents concerned about the future of their water, sewerage and stormwater infrastructure should gear up to have their say, Federated Farmers President Andrew Hoggard says.

  • Repertory looks at Priestley play REP TALK WITH NADINE RAYNER

    Northern England, 1912, a well-to-do upper middle-class family are celebrating the engagement of the young lady of the house to the son of another wealthy family. They’re all pretty pleased with themselves.

  • Painting fetches $11,500 in city’s online auction

    Following its two recent successful art sales, Whanganui based Heritage Art Auctions is now accepting entries for its final sale of 2021.

  • Whanganui gives generously

    The Rotary Club of Wanganui North Food Bank Drive convener, Terry Coxon, is ecstatic at the wonderful response from the whole community to this year’s drive last Thursday, right on the back of a record result last year.


    Volunteer Whanganui supports 102 not-for-profit organisations with volunteers. Here are some positions that are available:

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