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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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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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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Draft Active Transport Strategy

Council is currently seeking feedback on the draft Active Transport Strategy 2017, which establishes strategic direction for active transportation, such as walking and cycling, over the next 10 years. It addresses the need to improve connectivity and mobility in the district thro…

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Proposed Dangerous and Insanitary Building Policy 2017

The Whanganui District Council is currently consulting on its Proposed Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy 2017. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that buildings in the Whanganui district are safe, sanitary, and inoffensive. We are seeking feedback on the policy and a…

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