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Charity Fundraiser a big success

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 4:52 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Mainstreet Wanganui kicked off Easter with a bang when Wanganui’s CBD retailers celebrated by staying open late on Thursday 17 April and combined ‘late night shopping’ with a charity fundraiser that saw Victoria Avenue buzzing. The inaugural ‘Mr Whanganui ... More >>

Buskers compete for your vote

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 1:38 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

May is New Zealand Music Month and to celebrate Mainstreet Wanganui is busy organising the second annual ‘Great Busk Off.’ More >>

Local men occupy retailer windows in support of local causes

Monday, 10 March 2014, 3:55 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Unique Charity Fundraiser to kick off Easter Weekend Local men occupy retailer windows in support of local causes More >>

Amazing line up set to entertain at Rivercity Caboodle

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 5:17 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Amazing line up set to entertain at Rivercity Caboodle Sal Valentine and the Babyshakes headlining at Rivercity Caboodle 2014 More >>

Long dinner planned for vintage weekend

Friday, 6 December 2013, 12:49 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Whanganui will play host to a long dinner in the middle of the historic Victoria Avenue as part of the upcoming Vintage Weekend. More >>

Buying Local Pays

Monday, 25 November 2013, 3:48 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

When Damon and Jason headed down to Pak N Save early on Sunday morning the last thing they expected was to be walking away with a trolley full of free groceries. While Mum, who is a shift worker, was sleeping the duo took the opportunity to slip out ... More >>

New Float to grace Christmas Parade

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 12:50 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Christmas is already on the doorstep and there is no better way to announce the arrival of the festive season than with a parade. More >>

Spooky fun guaranteed at Halloween Celebration!

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 4:47 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Mainstreet is once again busy planning for their annual Halloween celebration. “This is one of the most fun promotions we do all year,” admits Mainstreet Marketing Manager Elise Goodge. This year Mainstreet and More FM have come up with a new addition ... More >>

Buying Local Pays - Karma is a wonderful thing

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 4:07 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

It’s always nice to do something good for good people and on Saturday last that is exactly what Brian and the team at Pak N Save Wanganui did. Once again Pak N Save gave one lucky customer their groceries for free and this month it was Ruth and Les ... More >>

Buying Local Pays

Monday, 29 July 2013, 3:41 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

On a bright sunny day in Wanganui Jon Medlicott decided to seize the opportunity of a quiet morning and ducked out to buy his weekly groceries. But, this morning was different because Tania and the team at Pak N Save had a plan to reward a lucky ... More >>

Retailers meet to discuss River Traders

Friday, 12 July 2013, 1:43 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

On Thursday 11 July Wanganui CBD retailers met at the cosy Rutland Arms early in the morning to discuss the River Traders market and whether or not Mainstreet Wanganui should instigate its own CBD based market. More >>

Wanganui - Pak N Save gives free groceries for buying local

Friday, 31 May 2013, 4:09 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

When Kate Hays left her house in College Estate and headed to Pak N Save on Friday morning the last thing she was expecting was to get all her groceries for free. But to her delight, and that of other shoppers waiting in line at the checkouts, that ... More >>

Mainstreet gardeners find unique way to celebrate Puanga

Monday, 27 May 2013, 4:08 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Puanga is a time to reflect on the past, acknowledging those who have passed on whilst looking towards the future and the up-coming new season. This year the Maori New Year starts with the new moon on Monday 10 June (Pipiri). Most other regions call ... More >>

Buskers and Bargains Combine on May 4th

Friday, 26 April 2013, 4:22 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

If it’s a bargain you’re after then Wanganui’s premiere sale event, ‘Wanganui on Sale’ is a day you don’t want to miss. On Saturday May 4th 32 participating businesses will be offering great discounts for one day only. More >>

Hissss – Time to release your inner snake

Thursday, 7 February 2013, 12:23 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Hissss – Time to release your inner snake Year of the Snake predicts uncertainty and unpredictable weather More >>

Christmas Festival Returns to Wanganui CBD

Friday, 30 November 2012, 3:36 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

The pre-Christmas rituals have begun again this year in the CBD. The Christmas decorations are going up, including the giant Christmas Tree in Majestic Square, and Wanganui Retailers have begun to decorate their windows in Christmas theme and stock their ... More >>

Christmas Festival Returns to CBD

Friday, 30 November 2012, 1:41 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

The pre-Christmas rituals have begun again this year in the CBD. The Christmas decorations are going up, including the giant Christmas Tree in Majestic Square, and Wanganui Retailers have begun to decorate their windows in Christmas theme and stock their ... More >>

Thrills and Frights of Halloween Celebration are back

Monday, 15 October 2012, 10:43 am | Mainstreet Wanganui

Monday 15 October 2012 Media release – for immediate use Thrills and Frights of Halloween Celebration are back this year! More >>

Ukulele trio headlining at Rivercity Caboodle 2013

Thursday, 13 September 2012, 1:10 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Earlier this year Mainstreet Wanganui closed off parts of the CBD to create a carnival atmosphere for the inaugural Rivercity Caboodle. The event was such a hit with visitors and locals alike that planning is already well underway for the next one and Mainstreet ... More >>

Whanganui Festival of Cultures a feast for the senses

Thursday, 6 September 2012, 3:56 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

On Saturday 22 September Whanganui will be treated to a feast for the senses as the vibrant diversity of our city is celebrated at Majestic Square. The event is the brain child of a group of volunteers called the Whanganui Multicultural Forum who ... More >>

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