A raised platform is being built to make crossing Somme Parade at Cornmarket Reserve safer for pedestrians and shared pathway users. Work will begin from Monday, 18 November
Somme Parade raised platform
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Our vision is that all newcomers to Whanganui feel welcome and have a sense of belonging, enabling them to thrive in and contribute to the Whanganui community.
Safer Whanganui is a community-led coalition of agencies and groups working in partnership to provide leadership and direction for the promotion of community safety in Whanganui.
The Council is committed to regenerating our town centre to add vibrancy and optimise connections between people
Ensuring that Whanganui is a vibrant, inclusive, empowering community, where young people love to be
The Whanganui Positive Ageing Forum brings together organisations that have an interest in older people in Whanganui.
The Wanganui Rural Community Board represents, acts and advocates for our rural community
Housing is available for older people with low to moderate financial means.
Learn about Whanganui's iconic cultural facilities
The Council provides indoor community venues for a range of social, cultural, recreational and educational uses
Library services are provided to respond to the literacy, recreational, information, learning and cultural needs of the Whanganui community.
Whanganui is perfect for cyclists with its excellent cycling terrain, national accessibility and temperate climate
Whanganui has a large number of open spaces suitable for sport, recreation and relaxation
Whanganui has excellent public facilities for swimming all-year-round.
The Sports Hall of Fame recognises sporting achievements by athletes and coaches who have made a significant impact on Whanganui’s sporting heritage.
Whanganui District Council provides, or is involved in administering, a number of funds to assist the Whanganui community in a range of activities
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