‘H’ to be added to Wanganui District name

The spelling of Wanganui District will be corrected to ‘Whanganui District’ – reflecting the views of the Wanganui District Council (WDC), local iwi and public submitters, Land Information Minister Louise Upston said today. “Having reviewed the WDC’s proposal, all public submissions and other materials I’ve agreed that the spelling of the local authority district name

Tamahaki council calls for unity

MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE USE Friday, 6 November 2015, Whanganui Tamahaki council calls for unity Work to protect and uplift the interests of Tamahaki families has not let up since the occupation of Tieke kāinga in the Whanganui National Park began in 1993, says Tamahaki Kaunihera o Ngā Hapū. Chairman Paora (Baldy) Haitana said the

$100,000 Raetihi Project press release

By Liz Brooker, Ngāti Rangi communications advisor Raetihi residents have a month to submit their personal ideas on how the Horizons’ $100,000 Ruapehu Alpine Lifts mitigation money should be spent. Earlier this year, councilors voted unanimously to create a project fund for the community and as part of this, they put together a working group