Whanganui District Council Visit website

The city of Wanganui is one of the oldest, provincial cities in New Zealand. Located on the west coast of the North Island, Wanganui is . . . More . . . 

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Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge Visit website

Superior accommodation in the River City. Quiet courtyard setting, close to main shopping street. All our spacious studios, 1 and 2-bedroom units have tinted hush . . . More . . . 

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Four fun things to do in Whanganui

Tunnels and towers have a special fascination, and Whanganui has both. Read the story . . . 

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Natural attractions

Whanganui: following the river

The majestic Whanganui river has an ignominious end where it joins the sea. There is an endless battle of currents; the river wanting out and the ocean wanting in. Read the story . . . 

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Things to do

Indulge: food and drink in Whanganui

There are several spots for great coffee, foodie gems and fun places to eat out in pretty Whanganui. Read the story . . . 

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Heritage and history

Whanganui: colourful and creative

From clay to canvas; artworks, artefacts and molten glass, Whanganui is bursting with creative colour.  Read the story . . . 

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