Easter Sunday Shop Trading – what’s your thoughts?

Council is seeking your feedback on whether to allow all businesses to open on Easter Sunday​. The Shop Trading Hours Act 1990 (the Act) provides for restricted trading days on Anzac Day morning, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Christmas Day. The Act allows shops such as dairies, …

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Proposed Parking Management Plan and Parking Bylaw 2017

Whanganui District Council is currently publicly consulting on its Proposed Parking Management Plan and Parking Bylaw 2017. The Council is proposing to retain parking rules controlling parking vehicles on a roadway and for display or sale, carrying out major repairs of vehicles on the road, and leaving broken down vehicles on the road for a […]

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Proposed Gambling Venues Policy

Whanganui District Council is currently consulting on its Proposed Gambling Venues Policy. The Gambling Venues Policy aims to control the growth of gambling and minimise harm caused by gambling. We want to ensure the community is involved in decisions about the provision of gambl…

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Significance and Engagement Policy

The Whanganui District Council is in the process of reviewing our Significance and Engagement Policy and wants you to share your thoughts. You can think of the Significance and Engagement Policy as the playbook for how the Council engages with our community based on the significa…

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Te Kaunihera-ā-Rohe o Whanganui Pūnaha Pōti mō te Pōtihanga Rangatōpū ā-Rohe o 2019

  Kei te hiahia mātou ki te whakarongo ki ngā whakahoki kōrero āu mō te pōtihanga ka tū mai a te tau 2019 mo ngā tōrangapū-ā-rohe. Ko tēwhea o ngā pūnaha pōti ka ngākaunuitia e koe. E rua ngā kōwhiringa nei 1. Ko te Tuathi ka Hipa i te Pou (THP) 2. Ko te Pōti […]

Ngā Wāhi Pūrere Petipeti, Petipeti Hoiho, Ngā Whare Petipeti katoa

Kei te arotake mātou i ngā Kaupapa Here i tāraia hei karo atu hei whakaiti rānei i ngā tūkinonga a ngā mahi petipeti.. Te Taumata 4 te Kaupapa Here Whare Petipeti 2014 ( Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy 2014,) ka whakaatuhia he rautaki hei āta tirotiro ki ngā raru petipeti o roto ma…

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First Past the Post or Single Transferable Vote for our local elections – what’s your preference?

We want to hear your feedback on the system you would prefer for the next local government election in 2019. The two options are First Past the Post (FPP) or Single Transferable Vote (STV). First Past the Post (FFP) means: You tick the name of the candidate you most prefer. When …

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Pokies, racing bets- Gambling and TAB venues

We are reviewing policies designed to prevent and minimise harm from gambling. The Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy 2014, outlines how problem gambling is addressed in our community. The policy covers: Whether class 4 (pokies) venues can be established Where they can be located The …

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What does Leading edge mean to you?

  When you hear the expression Leading Edge, like as in “that brand/product/organisation is leading edge” what does this make you think about? We all know certain brands/products/organisations which are leaders or influential trailblazers. What do you think it is which makes…

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Welcoming Communities Standard for New Zealand

  Whanganui District Council is pleased to be one of six local government partners selected to be part of a Welcoming Communities New Zealand Pilot Programme (Welcoming Communities) led by Immigration New Zealand and the Office of Ethnic Communities. Whanganui’s Leading Edge…

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