I Heart Customer Experience

Hi there Viewpoint patrons. My name is Iain Brown and I am the Regulatory and Customer Services Manager at the Whanganui District Council. One of the things that I am passionate about is the customer experience people have when they interact with an organisation such as ours. Bec…

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A Safer Whanganui

Safer Whanganui is creating a strategic plan to provide a blueprint to increasing safety over the next 10 years. We want your ideas about how we can make Whanganui District safer. Safer Whanganui is a coalition of agencies and groups, led by the Council, working together to promo…

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Proposed Significance and Engagement Policy

The Council is consulting on the Significance and Engagement Policy and wants the community involved in the decision-making process. The proposed Significance and Engagement Policy outlines how Council will engage with the community based on the significance or importance of an i…

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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 o…

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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 m…

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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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