Public car parks

Covid-19 vaccination centre parking

Whanganui District Council is assisting the Whanganui District Health Board's vaccination roll-out by extending parking options for those visiting the relocated Te Rito clinic at 133 Wicksteed Street. 

  • EXTENDED TIME: P30 and P15 parks directly outside and across from the clinic on Watt Street and Cameron Terrace will be extended to one hour for Te Rito visitors (the signs won’t change but our parking wardens are aware of this)
  • Queen's Park car park behind the Whanganui Regional Museum (left-hand side only): 22 two-hour parks, including one mobility park. This area is for Te Rito clients only while the clinic is operational. Look for Te Rito parking signs. PLEASE NOTE: The right side of this car park is rental parking only and is NOT available for public parking
  • Four mobility parks are also close – two in Wicksteed Street directly outside Te Rito and one in Watt Street near Mint Café. Metered and monitored parking on Watt Street and Guyton Street is available for $1.00 per hour. There are several other free / time-restricted parking spaces nearby.
  • These consist of monitored P120, P90 and P60 parks, including on Wicksteed Street and Cameron Terrace.  

Kerbside parking

There are 615 kerbside metered parking spaces and 1118 time-restricted areas around the central city area. These are monitored to ensure regular turnover and availability of spaces. Infringers are ticketed, fined and followed up. Suburbs are serviced on demand.

Paid parking is between 8.00am and 5.30pm on weekdays and Saturdays. The Parking Services team patrol on a regular basis, including Saturdays.

Off-street parking

All off-street car parks are sealed, marked, have a minimum of security lighting and are signposted. St Hill Street, Ingestre Street, Drews Avenue and Moutoa Quay off-street car parks have pay-by-plate machines installed.

Name Location Number of parks

Winstone car park

St Hill Street


Moutoa car park

Motoua Quay


Phoenix car park

Drews Avenue


Wharenui car park

Ingestre Street


Museum carpark

Cameron Terrace (hill side only)