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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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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Proposed Traffic and Speed Bylaw 2017

The Council is currently consulting on its proposed Traffic and Speed Bylaw. The bylaw regulates speed limits, and makes sure Council roads are safe and efficient. Here are the changes we are proposing to make: Ranana township (from 100km/h to 50km/h) Whanganui River Road (from 1…

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Whanganui Urban Bus Consultation

The Whanganui urban bus services, managed by Horizons Regional Council, are under going a review to ensure that these services meet the needs of the Whanganui public. Whether or not you use the service, please visit Urban Bus Consultation, complete the online form (5 mins max), …

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Port Revitalisation Project – Give us your ideas!

In August 2016, the Government announced that they would provide $500,000 funding support to help Whanganui District Council develop a detailed blueprint to revitalise the Whanganui Marine Precinct. This is an exciting and ambitious project that will develop the local marine indu…

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Outdoor areas where we eat and drink- smokefree?

Over the months of February and March this year, we surveyed the public in response to the Smokefree Whanganui 2017 survey and received an excellent result, with 148 replies Viewpoint would like to thank everyone who provided feedback to this survey. You can see a snapshot of com…

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