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Operations and Reporting Committee Chair Cr Ray Stevens says the Wanganui District Council’s emergency management and other staff are on standby as Cyclone Lusi approaches New Zealand.
Wanganui District Civil Defence & Emergency Management is advising people to prepare for the potential of severe weather this weekend.
The Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui closed its doors on Sunday, March 2, and the staff and nationally significant collection are to be relocated to temporary downtown premises at 38 Taupo Quay.
Mayor Annette Main today said Cr Michael Laws has not formally advised her of his resignation from the Wanganui District Council.
Today representatives of the Wanganui District Council and UCOL met with Minister of Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce, and MP Chester Borrows, and shared ideas on the future of tertiary education in Whanganui.
Mayor Annette Main today said the Wanganui District Council will receive a report on various options for its dog pound when it meets on March 10.
Mayor Annette Main today said that the Wanganui District Council’s policy on euthanising dogs will be discussed at the next Council meeting on March 10.
Mayor Annette Main today said South Beach is closed until further notice after a substance was found washed up on the beach between the Kaitoke Stream and South Mole.
Wanganui District Council has temporarily closed its dog pound as a precaution following an outbreak of parvovirus in dogs resident at the pound.
The Davis Central City Library and the Alexander Research and Heritage Library will be closed for stocktaking on Wednesday, 26 February 2014.
Mayor Annette Main congratulates the seven communities worldwide selected as Top7 Intelligent Communities for 2014 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF)
Mayor Annette Main today said the Wanganui District Council will start bypassing the wastewater treatment plant and sending wastewater to sea later this week.
After postponing Picnic in the Park in December last year, the Wanganui District Council Youth Committee has decided not to reschedule the event in the early months of this year.
Mayor Annette Main says the Wanganui District Council yesterday confirmed development plans for Taupo Quay, including a new landscape design featuring native tree species.
Mayor Annette Main today said the Wanganui District Council has decided to continue with marketing part of Montgomery Reserve for sale, but with a reduced area available for development
Mayor Annette Main says “a huge thank you” needs to go to the volunteers and community groups involved in ensuring major events such as the 20th anniversary of the New Zealand Opera School and Week, and the second Whanganui Vintage Weekend, were a huge success.
History will be created this Saturday, as the No 12 Tram takes its first journey along the riverfront tram tracks.
Thanks to a series of ‘ticks’, the Whanganui area is recognised as motorhome friendly, and now has the signs to prove it.
Mayor Annette Main says a promotional and marketing strategy undertaken by Visit Whanganui will help boost visitor numbers to the district.
The women’s public restrooms, known as the Ladies’ Rest, in St Hill Street have been refurbished and were opened today by Mayor Annette Main and Women’s Network manager Carla Donson.