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Thursday Night Street Feast

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 11:49 am | Mainstreet Wanganui

Thursday Night Street Feast This Thursday – 9th March 2017 5pm – 9pm It’s coming back and this time bringing with it some of our finest local talent… 10 acts competing in ‘Stars on Majestic Talent Quest’. Come along and be a part ... More >>

School children commemorate WWI Fallen

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 1:29 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Pupils from Keith Street School, Okoia School, St Mary’s School and Carlton School have recently worked with the Sarjeant Gallery’s Education Team Sietske Jansma and Andrea Gardner on a project focusing on the theme of memory and aspects of the ... More >>

Puanga a time to harvest

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 4:24 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Puanga celebrations for 2015 are underway throughout the city. 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. Most other regions call this celebration ... More >>

Mainstreet Service Awards 2015

Monday, 29 June 2015, 3:44 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Once a year Mainstreet Wanganui sends undercover secret shoppers into the heart of the CBD to seek out the best customer service providers our town has to offer. They are tasked with finding the best and reporting back their findings so that Mainstreet ... More >>

Best of the Best Poll 2015

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 4:41 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

It’s almost that time of year again. Time for the Mainstreet Wanganui annual Best of the Best public poll. Mainstreet Wanganui needs you to tell them who your favourite CBD businesses and service people are. If you have a favourite restaurant, gift store, ... More >>

Buskers line up to compete for your vote

Monday, 13 April 2015, 11:47 am | Mainstreet Wanganui

May is New Zealand Music Month and to celebrate Mainstreet Wanganui is busy organising the third annual ‘Great Busk Off.’ An opportunity to showcase local talent as they compete for your votes to become Whanganui’s favourite busker. The Busk Off ... More >>

Easter Bunny returns to CBD for Easter Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 7:09 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

The Easter Bunny is all set to visit Whanganui’s CBD again this Easter only this time he hasn’t been hiding eggs, instead he has been talking to local businesses who have come on board to create a mystery scavenger hunt throughout the CBD. On ... More >>

Mainstreet celebrates Artistswith Twilight Market

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 2:06 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Visit Mainstreet Exhibition and win an artwork valued at $400 Artists are busy readying works, anticipation is building and a buzz is beginning around this year’s Artists Open Studios Weekends and Whanganui Glass Festival. To celebrate the newly amalgamated ... More >>

CBD retailers looking forward to hosting artist’s works

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 10:12 am | Mainstreet Wanganui

After a one year hiatus the Mainstreet Exhibition is returning as part of the newly amalgamated Artists Open Studios and Whanganui Glass Festival events. The exhibition will be opened on Friday 20 March at 4.30pm and Artists Open Studios Facilitator ... More >>

Local men occupy retailer windows in support of local causes

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 5:11 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

The news that February will see the return of the unique Mr Whanganui charity fundraiser is sure to put a smile on many women’s faces. This year’s event has been brought forward from Easter to Friday 27 February to take advantage of the warm summer evenings ... More >>

Popular ‘Boundless Banquet’ will be back on Victoria Avenue

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 7:43 am | Mainstreet Wanganui

Unique Dining Experience Returns for Vintage Weekend Popular ‘Boundless Banquet’ will be back on Victoria Avenue More >>

Silver Scroll and Tui winner to headline Rivercity Caboodle

Monday, 5 January 2015, 4:31 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

With the reputation of the Whanganui Vintage Weekend growing Mainstreet Wanganui is having no trouble attracting some of New Zealand’s best acts to perform at their annual street carnival The Rivercity Caboodle . This year’s Caboodle on Saturday ... More >>

Wanganui: It rained on our parade but we didn’t care

Sunday, 23 November 2014, 8:59 am | Mainstreet Wanganui

It may have rained on the Christmas Parade this year but organisers Mainstreet Wanganui say it did nothing to dampen the spirit of participants or the crowd who gathered for what proved to be a fantastic spectacle despite the weather. “It was always ... More >>

Vintage VIP Programme offers great rewards

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 11:43 am | Mainstreet Wanganui

The Whanganui Vintage Weekend Trust has been working behind the scenes since February to create another vintage extravaganza next Wellington Anniversary Weekend that promises to be bigger and better than any before. More >>

Christmas Parade Heralds Start of Festive Season

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 4:48 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. This year the Wanganui Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday the 22nd of November at 2pm and organisers Mainstreet ... More >>

Spooky fun back for Halloween

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 5:11 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Preparations are once again underway for Mainstreet’s annual Halloween celebration. Last year the event was a hit with young and old when organisers took over the Wakefield Chambers building on Ridgway Street and turned it into a Haunted house for the evening. ... More >>

Mainstreet Service Awards 2014

Saturday, 28 June 2014, 9:25 am | Mainstreet Wanganui

Mainstreet Wanganui has once again had a team of secret shoppers hard at work in the CBD analysing the customer service of all CBD businesses to find the best. Their findings were announced on Friday night at the Whanganui Regional Museum during the ... More >>

Mainstreet gardeners revisit Puanga garden

Friday, 6 June 2014, 3:17 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Mainstreet Wanganui has decided to revisit the Puanga Garden installation they installed last year to mark the celebrations. The fountain in Majestic Square will be turned off for a month and will be turned into a native garden. Last year’s theme was ... More >>

Mainstreet Wanganui seeks help to find best CBD businesses

Friday, 30 May 2014, 5:27 pm | Mainstreet Wanganui

Best of the Best Poll 2014 Mainstreet Wanganui seeks help to find best CBD businesses More >>

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 >>



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