New Sports Centre on the cards for Turangi!

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Good news for the residents of Turangi A partnership between Ngati Turangitukua and Taupo District Council will see the construction of a new sports facility that will encompass...

Bridge Closed Overnight in the RiverCity

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Whanganui City Bridge will be closed overnight between 6 pm to 6 am, each day through until March 7th The temporary closure will allow the New Zealand Transport...

YOUTH COUNCILLORS WANTED!

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YOUTH COUNCILLORS WANTED Another year of Ruapehu Youth Council is upon us and they are looking for enthusiastic, driven, local youth between the ages of 12 and 24...

RECAP: What was Whanganui Vintage Weekend 2021

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'It's our biggest party' - What a time Whanganui Vintage Weekend was this year! Every Wellington anniversary weekend the Rivercity turns it on and we absolutely loved it From...

Mt Ruapehu Update

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Shaking and Movement under Mt Ruapehu is now at a “moderate to strong” level despite a cooling of the crater lake. The Volcanic Alert Level was raised to...

UPDATE: Mount Ruapehu Alert Level

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Mt Ruapehu is being closely monitored for signs of activity after the active volcano's crater lake rose to 43C, resulting in an escalation of it's alert level. GeoNet...

SOUND VALLEY: Festival announced in Whanganui for 2021

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Whanganui's Cooks Gardens will host the inaugural Sound Valley music festival in February 2021 The lineup of national artists includes Kora, The Black Seeds, JessB, and Ria Hall....

Weather Warning for Whanganui

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Just when we thought Summer was upon us, a severe weather warning has been issued for the wider Whanganui region. Metservice has warned that b 90-140mm of rain...

Mt Ruapehu Cancels Extended Ski Season

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It was good while it lasted. Unfortunately due to recent warm nights and lack of snow, Mt Ruapehu is shutting despite plans for an extended season. Turoa hoped to...

Domestic tourism on the rise in Taupo

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Phew! Looks like kiwis are exploring more of their backyard with domestic tourism increasing in Taupo. The region’s larger motels and holiday parks both ranked number one in...