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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 >>

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 >>



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