Whanganui

A quiet city offering a selection of Maori landmarks, watersports opportunities, nice museums, and lots of outdoorsy fun.

Whanganui, also spelt Wanganui, is a city on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The Whanganui River, New Zealand's longest navigable waterway, runs from Mount Tongariro to the sea. Wanganui has a strong cultural and recreational focus. Queen's Park (Pukenamu) in the central township has several cultural institutions including the Sarjeant Gallery, the Whanganui Regional Museum, and many more. Wanganui is home to artists who work in a range of media, including glass work, ceramics, performers, and others.
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  • Wanganui
  • Whanganui river
  • Fountain, Virginia Lake, Whangaui
  • Organ
  • Wanganui , Durie Hill lift
  • Climbing the stairway
  • Whangaui and River from Durie Hill
  • Whangaui and River from Durie Hill
   

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