Whanganui District Council’s proposed 2017/18 Annual Plan

Whanganui District Council’s proposed 2017/18 Annual Plan is now open for community feedback. This year we are proposing six key changes from the 10-Year Plan 2015-2025, which are: To financially support the velodrome roofing A proposed pedestrian crossing on Taupo Quay Installin…

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Whanganui chosen for Census test

Whanganui has been selected as the only district in New Zealand to participate in a Census test this year, ahead of the official Census which will be held nation-wide in March 2018. We’ve been chosen by Statistics New Zealand because we are a big enough place to be representative…

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Trading in Public Places and Streets

Street trading, such as food stalls, markets, outdoor dining, buskers and street performers add vibrancy and character to our public places, and make services more easily accessible. The Council is currently reviewing the way we manage these activities to ensure that it works for…

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Smokefree Whanganui 2017

The Council has decided to review its Smokefree Auahi Kore Outdoor Areas Policy 2014 and Smokefree Bylaw 2010. The goals of the policy and bylaw are to provide smokefree public areas that everyone can enjoy and to support the Government’s goal to reduce the number of smokers in N…

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Let’s make a top 5 places to visit list!

The topic of the discussion here in the Whanganui District Council office at the moment is: “Where do we take our relatives/friends/parents while they are visiting Whanganui over the holidays?” We are tossing around different cafes, restaurants, walking routes and more… But the q…

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What do you think of our website?

We are reviewing the way people use the Council website so we can better connect with our community. We know you want to engage with a user-friendly online service full of useful, timely and relevant information. We want to make our website all these things, but we need to hear f…

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Coast to crown – help enhance our town ;)

Whether you enjoy the laid-back vibe of the ‘Cliff or the jewel in our cultural crown, Queens Park, you’ve probably got great ideas for making two of our favourite reserves even better. We don’t have heaps of money to spend on development but we welcome your input to the Council’…

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How we move around 2016

  Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time. – Steven Wright. Whanganui District Council, under the Let’s Go Whanganui brand, is aiming to make active modes of transport such as walking, cycling and scootering popular and safe travel choices for the people of…

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CCTV Whanganui

Hey Viewpoint Whanganui patrons! We are currently assisting the development of Whanganui District Council’s CCTV Strategy. The CCTV Strategy will set the framework of how CCTV cameras are managed and operated within Whanganui to better safeguard community security and safety. To …

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My, my, my Whanganui

Do you love living in Whanganui? Do you think Whanganui is a good place to raise a family? What about career advancement? Viewpoint Whanganui is currently discussing what Whanganui thinks about …well…. Whanganui! Share your views on what you think about Whanganui’s community, eco…

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