Registrations of interest – Whanganui Cyclist Skills Programme

Whanganui District Council is inviting registrations of interest from suitably experienced contractors for the service of delivering the Mā Ake/ Let’s Go Cyclist Skills Programme in schools and workplaces within […]

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Whanganui Young Cyclist of the Year

This programme has now been running for 21 years. The competition is run to promote safe cycling among children in a fun and competitive way. We are inviting all Primary […]

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Hook turn boxes a first for Whanganui

A type of road marking which is new for Whanganui has recently been added to a town centre intersection. Whanganui District Council Active Transport Facilitator, Norman Gruebsch, says a hook […]

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Be Bright Be Seen

As mornings and evenings get darker, wear lights and reflective clothing whether you are cycling, walking or running. How to be seen clearly? Make sure your clothing is appropriate for […]

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Finally! Upokongaro cycle bridge launched across Whanganui River

Whanganui’s new Upokongaro Bridge has finally been launched, just hours before New Zealand went into Covid-19 lockdown. High tide was at noon, the river was low and calm, and conditions […]

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Upokongaro Cycle Bridge project update

Following discussions with the project contractor, Whanganui District Council has identified 25 March or the week commencing 5 April, 2020 as key dates this year that would be suitable for […]

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Castlecliff artwork blessing and celebration

Everyone is welcome to attend a blessing and celebration for an engraved glass artwork, created by Castlecliff artist Claire Bell, which is being installed in the walls of a bus […]

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Upgrade signalled for Victoria Avenue / Glasgow Street traffic lights

Whanganui District Council’s planned upgrade to the traffic signals at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Glasgow Street will begin on Monday, 24 February 2020. The Council’s Senior Roading Engineer, […]

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