Fire and Emergency NZ has advised that the Manawatū-Whanganui Coastal Zone will move to a restricted fire season from 8am on Friday 12 January until further notice due to warm temperatures, drying winds and a lack of rainfall. A restricted fire season means anyone planning on lighting an open-air fire will need a permit.Please be aware of the fire risk conditions – if in doubt, don't light!
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Published on 23 November 2022
Community Link Te Hononga a Hapori(PDF, 3MB) this week includes the return for 2022 of the Mainstreet Christmas Parade on 10 December, Whanganui's White Ribbon Day march this Friday (25 November), the opportunity to apply for Whanganui & Partners’ Amplify business development grant, work beginning on a public toilet block in Upokongaro, and notice of the upcoming holiday period deadline for property file requests.