Southern Entrance to Whanganui.

Southern Entrance to Whanganui.

Jerusalem. Whanganui awa , New Zealand. Photo by Charles Quirk.

Whanganui awa , New Zealand. Photo by Charles Quirk.

Kowhai Park

This place brings back childhood memories. When I go back to NZ - I'm heading right here to have a picnic.

Vintage Car Rally

Vintage Car Rally

"Waimarie" Riverboat paddlesteamer. The real thing!!

The real thing!

Cast from "River Queen"

Cast from "River Queen"

"I am the River and the river is me"

my whakapapa links are testimony to this whakatauki.


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The tramshed Wanganui, New Zealand. Photo by Kylie Wetherall.

The tramshed Wanganui, New Zealand. Photo by Kylie Wetherall.

Whanganui's second library, The Alexander Library was opened on 28 June 1933, funded in most part by the generous gift of Miss E Alexander in memory of her late father Mr James Alexander. The Alexander library showcases the extensive Heritage collections (of increasing national significance), and to provide heritage information and research services. A lovely library, I have used this wonderful library for research the staff are amazing :):):).

Whanganui's second library, The Alexander Library was opened on 28 June 1933, funded in most part by the generous gift of Miss E Alexander in memory of her late father Mr James Alexander. The Alexander library showcases the extensive Heritage collections (of increasing national significance), and to provide heritage information and research services. A lovely library, I have used this wonderful library for research the staff are amazing :):):).

Window at Bushy park homestead Kai iwi Wanganui New Zealand

Window at Bushy park homestead Kai iwi Wanganui New Zealand

Tram art. Taken from an origional Wanganui tram blind.

Taken from an origional Wanganui tram blind.

Sarjent Art Gallery Wanganui - It has one of the best art collections in NZ.

Sarjent Art Gallery Wanganui - It has one of the best art collections in NZ.

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Wanganui Royal Opera House is located at 69 St Hill Street. Construction of this majestic theatre commenced in 1899. Since this date the Opera House has gained national and international recognition for its beautiful architecture and its great acoustics. The Opera House is used regularly by touring artists and shows as well as by local productions, fashion shows and local dance groups.

Wanganui Royal Opera House is located at 69 St Hill Street. Construction of this majestic theatre commenced in 1899. Since this date the Opera House has gained national and international recognition for its beautiful architecture and its great acoustics. The Opera House is used regularly by touring artists and shows as well as by local productions, fashion shows and local dance groups.

The Firestation, Wanganui

The Firestation, Wanganui

Whanganui Regional Museum is in the heart of Whanganui’s cultural centre on Queens Park. It offers visitors a rare experience into the vibrant and rich history of Whanganui, We also take time to thank our for bearers for their great generosity to the core establishment of our museum like Samuel H Drew (avid collector), Henry Alexander (generous legacy) and the Davis Trust (funding).

Whanganui Regional Museum is in the heart of Whanganui’s cultural centre on…

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