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 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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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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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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Sport and Recreation Facilities Review

Whanganui District Council is currently consulting on Whanganui’s future sport and recreation facility needs. Whanganui District Council, in partnership with Sport Whanganui, is developing a Regional Sport Plan that includes infrastructure (built facilities); sport development; a…

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