Rural Whanganui, Upokongaro

2 hours ago

OSCAR WINNING SONGS

Globe Theatre

You Light Up My Life – The Oscar Winners (The Globe, March 7/8) is a montage of memorable songs that received the red carpet treatment at the Academy Awards.

You Light Up My Life, sung by Debbie Boone, won the Oscar in 1977 and is just as popular today. Each song will be introduced by the … View more
You Light Up My Life – The Oscar Winners (The Globe, March 7/8) is a montage of memorable songs that received the red carpet treatment at the Academy Awards.

You Light Up My Life, sung by Debbie Boone, won the Oscar in 1977 and is just as popular today. Each song will be introduced by the movie to give the audience the feel of the era and then presented as a classic rendition.

The line-up includes James Bond’s Live And Let Die, Shallow from A Star Is Born and Happy from Despicable Me. Other enduring songs include Never On Sunday, Georgy Girl and The Way We Were.

A line-up of Manawatu’s top singers, with accompaniment and arrangement from Roger Buchanan will showcase the songs at The Globe, Saturday, March 7 at 7.30pm and Sunday, March 8 at 2.30pm.

Tickets $27.50 (adults), $25 (seniors/students).
Book here

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9 days ago

Have you experienced Readers Tours? We'd love your feedback

The Team from Readers Tours

If you have been on a journey with Readers Tours we would love to hear your feedback and share your experience with others.

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18 hours ago

Join our new Manawatu-Wanganui Parenting Group...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Hi neighbours! Join our new Manawatu-Wanganui Parenting Group - a safe place to connect with other parents, grandparents and guardians. Use the Group to organise coffee catch ups and playdates - and to share advice, tips and tricks for growing happy little neighbours. (There’ll even be chances to… View moreHi neighbours! Join our new Manawatu-Wanganui Parenting Group - a safe place to connect with other parents, grandparents and guardians. Use the Group to organise coffee catch ups and playdates - and to share advice, tips and tricks for growing happy little neighbours. (There’ll even be chances to win great prizes) Join now

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1 day ago

Lounge Suite For Sale

Craig from Whanganui East

5 seater lounge suite. 4 years old. In good condition.

Price: $500

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1 day ago

The South Island Journey presented by The Press

The Team from Readers Tours

Are you ready to discover the beauty of the South Island with a group of likeminded individuals and experienced tour guides?

Our next South Island Tour offers adventurous seniors the chance to explore the hidden gems that the South Island has to offer including the natural and mountainous … View more
Are you ready to discover the beauty of the South Island with a group of likeminded individuals and experienced tour guides?

Our next South Island Tour offers adventurous seniors the chance to explore the hidden gems that the South Island has to offer including the natural and mountainous landscapes. Travel via train, coach and ferry over this diverse 14-day itinerary.

8 - 21 OCTOBER 2020

Bookings are limited. Visit www.readerstours.co.nz... to find out more or call us on 0800 080 099.

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2 days ago

Get 50% Off Windscreen Cleaning Fluid!*

Anna Smith from Beaurepaires Wanganui

Are your wiper blades streaking, squeaking or skipping? Tridon Wiper Blades are now available at Beaurepaires!

For a limited time, Beaurepaires Club Members get 50% off windscreen cleaning fluid with every wiper blade purchased!

Not in the Beaurepaires Club yet? No problem, join today at … View more
Are your wiper blades streaking, squeaking or skipping? Tridon Wiper Blades are now available at Beaurepaires!

For a limited time, Beaurepaires Club Members get 50% off windscreen cleaning fluid with every wiper blade purchased!

Not in the Beaurepaires Club yet? No problem, join today at beaurepaires.co.nz/beaurepaires-club and collect this great deal!

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3 days ago

Your Invitation from the Committee and members of REBUS Wanganui.

Vernon Ballance from REBUS Wanganui

We hold a monthly meeting for retired, or those who consider themselves semi- retired persons, of all callings in our community who would appreciate an opportunity to gain more social contacts by meeting with others having similar interests or in similar circumstances.
Once Wanganui's original… View more
We hold a monthly meeting for retired, or those who consider themselves semi- retired persons, of all callings in our community who would appreciate an opportunity to gain more social contacts by meeting with others having similar interests or in similar circumstances.
Once Wanganui's original Probus Club, the name change to REBUS arose because the Australians franchised the name so large numbers of we Kiwi’s renamed our clubs as "REBUS,” and continued as before.

Our next meeting is at 10 am Tuesday 3 March in the Blind Foundation Building, 102 Peat Street Wanganui. Please feel free to join us, you would be most welcome.

The meeting concludes by noon and those wishing to, will then gather for luncheon at one of the cafes in Wanganui.

More information about REBUS Wanganui including details of our very reasonable membership fees may be found by clicking on the blue "Read More" below.

3 days ago

Local Business Hero competition closing soon

Prospa

If you haven’t nominated your favourite local business for the Prospa Local Business Hero awards – you’d better get a move on.

The nominations closes on Thursday 5 March 2020 – and the competition is hot across the country. Don’t forget...if your ‘business hero’ is a regional … View more
If you haven’t nominated your favourite local business for the Prospa Local Business Hero awards – you’d better get a move on.

The nominations closes on Thursday 5 March 2020 – and the competition is hot across the country. Don’t forget...if your ‘business hero’ is a regional finalist, you BOTH get a $100 Prezzy® card. PLUS the national winner gets a raft of prizes including advertising packages and a cash prize of $2,500.

Nominate a business today and spread the word about your Prospa Local Business Hero.
Nominate now

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3 days ago

Connect and play this Children's day

The Team from Oranga Tamariki

Want to show your child you love them? Take them to something exciting this Children's Day.

Children’s Day is on Sunday 1st of March and it's all about putting tamariki first. Find an event near you.
Learn more

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4 days ago

Discover New Learning Possibilities.

NumberWorks’nWords

NumberWorks’nWords are the English and Maths tuition experts with over 34 years experience. Our tuition programmes have proven to be effective, boosting student’s confidence and results.

We believe it’s the personalised approach that really makes a difference. We cater for students of all… View more
NumberWorks’nWords are the English and Maths tuition experts with over 34 years experience. Our tuition programmes have proven to be effective, boosting student’s confidence and results.

We believe it’s the personalised approach that really makes a difference. We cater for students of all abilities from New Entrant to Year 11 — No matter whether your child is struggling to keep up, or racing to get ahead, we can tailor a tuition programme to meet their needs.

Call your local Number Works'Words on 0800 386 266 to book your Free Assessment and Introductory Lesson today
Find out more

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7 days ago

Is there a Butcher still slicing bacon in Wanganui?

Vernon Neighbourly Lead from Whanganui

I am becoming disenchanted and disgruntled with the thickness of bacon being offered for sale here in Wanganui. The last batch of Bacon sliced, vacuum packed by the producer and marketed by Countdown was so thin that any tendency for it to stick to the pan when cooking caused it to tear which … View moreI am becoming disenchanted and disgruntled with the thickness of bacon being offered for sale here in Wanganui. The last batch of Bacon sliced, vacuum packed by the producer and marketed by Countdown was so thin that any tendency for it to stick to the pan when cooking caused it to tear which resulted in the entire serving appearing on the plate as shredded bacon

In the "good old days," when I was younger, easy on the eye, had energy and hair, I could ask the seller to slice for me, 10 slices of bacon , or many other types of meat, tongue, corned beef, beef etc with their slicer set on 5 or whatever number my fancy desired.
Nowadays I can not find a single purveyer of bacon in Wanganui who actually slices bacon. Countdown, New World, Pak n Save, all have theirs arriving either presliced and in bulk for placement in the Deli cabinet or presliced and vacuum packed for self selection from the chillers. The Mad butcher didn't even have bacon in stock !
Labour saving no doubt but a killer for customer choice.

SO, back to the question, is there a retailer selling bacon sliced to a thickness requested by the customer?

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6 days ago

5000

Maritsa from Whanganui

Modified Toyota Corolla 2005

Modifications:
* Engine modified with pod filter for better air flow
* Pedals modified
* Custom twin exhaust from half way back from the car - gives the car a lovely purr
* Compressed springs on the struts/suspensions - the car is lowered and has a slight camber
* … View more
Modified Toyota Corolla 2005

Modifications:
* Engine modified with pod filter for better air flow
* Pedals modified
* Custom twin exhaust from half way back from the car - gives the car a lovely purr
* Compressed springs on the struts/suspensions - the car is lowered and has a slight camber
* Tinted windows

Sporting:
* Touched up paint job
* Current WOF until end February
* Current rego until March
* Serviced in the last 6 months
* Wheel alignment done in the last 6 months
* About $70-$80 to fill up completely 91
* Done under 142,000kms - low!
* Airbags for passenger and driver
* Central locking remote with immobiliser and alarm
* Adjustable steering wheel and seats
* Pioneer audio system with CD, Bluetooth, and AUX
* HEAPS of boot space
* Lots of character and super comfortable
* Two automatic modes for driving ease
* Blind spot mirrors, can adjust automatically

Only problems with this car are:
* The front left wheel, it's currently running on the space saver. It's a 15" wheel and all the other ones are 16". The one in the boot is 16" but needs a new tyre and put back on the wheel. This may be fixed by the time the car is sold.
* And one of the front left wheel nuts has broken off when my ex was replacing the tyre so that needs replacing. Any mechanic could do that in under 10-15min.
* There are a few standard bumps and scratches that I’ve painted over (car comes with a bottle of paint) see pictures for details.

Message me for a test drive today as this car won’t be in the North Island long. I’ll be driving it down to Dunedin soon.

Negotiable

7 days ago

Why we're putting quality first...

Cooper's Pet Kitchen

Hi neighbours! At Cooper's Pet Kitchen our food is free of cheap fillers like grains, corn, soy & wheat... but what does that really mean?

It means there’s more protein-packed nutrition in every bite. We’re big believers in quality over quantity so while our food may be a little … View more
Hi neighbours! At Cooper's Pet Kitchen our food is free of cheap fillers like grains, corn, soy & wheat... but what does that really mean?

It means there’s more protein-packed nutrition in every bite. We’re big believers in quality over quantity so while our food may be a little more expensive than some, its nutrient density makes for smaller portions with more readily absorbable nutrients.

Get more bang for your dog’s bite with 50% OFF your first order with code NEIGHBOURLY.

This also means a decrease in what comes out the other end... less 'picking up' what they’re 'putting down' at the dog park if you catch our drift.
Find out more

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27 days ago

The first Readers Tour in 2020 is...

The Team from Readers Tours

The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April

Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.

Bookings are limited. Visit … View more
The North Island Journey
Wednesday 25 March - Tuesday 7 April

Experience the North Island like you never have before on this 14-day Journey. Explore the North Island by train and coach, enjoying a magnificent combination of sights and experiences.

Bookings are limited. Visit www.readerstours.co.nz... to find out more or call us on 0800 080 099.

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8 days ago

Help us be there.

NZ Red Cross

Always wanted to help New Zealand Red Cross?... now you can!

Our Red Cross Appeal is coming up and we would love your help. Can you spare an hour or two of your time to help vulnerable people in your community and overseas?

During 16-22 March 2020, we will have street collections around the… View more
Always wanted to help New Zealand Red Cross?... now you can!

Our Red Cross Appeal is coming up and we would love your help. Can you spare an hour or two of your time to help vulnerable people in your community and overseas?

During 16-22 March 2020, we will have street collections around the country. We would love to have you on our team.
Sign up today

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