Community Education Courses & Workshops

Community Education Courses & Workshops Arts & Crafts Art for Everyone – Part 1.  Tutor: Pauline Allomes Art lessons that give an opportunity to experience a comprehensive range of artistic styles and materials while developing basic techniques and learning to let the creative side of you free. Monday Evenings Starts: 7 March 5:30 – 7:30pm 6 Sessions $150   Art …

Economic Development Update November 2015

Business Whanganui Newsletter November, 2015    Dear Reader Welcome to the November edition this is the last for the year  Whanganui and Partners wish you and your family a safe and wonderful festive season. A reminder please use the highlighted red areas to navigate to different sections of the newsletter and use the links  ” (Top)” to get back to the top of this newsletter. …

Economic Development Update September 2015

Business Whanganui Newsletter October, 2015    Welcome to the October edition of our monthly newsletter. Please use the highlighted red areas to navigate to different sections of the news letter and use the links  ” (Top)” to get back to the top of this newsletter. Treasury confirms a slow down in the national economy however it is expected that the easing of monetary conditions will …

Business Whanganui Newsletter August 2015

Business Whanganui Newsletter August, 2015    Hi Welcome to the August edition of our monthly newsletter. Please use the highlighted red areas to navigate to different sections of the news letter and use the links  ” (Top)” to get back to the top of this newsletter. Treasury has raised concerns that the New Zealand economy is performing below forecast for several reasons. However property sales have …

Disaster Proof your business

As Kiwis, we like to think we’re a resilient bunch, thriving in a world of uncertainty, but can the same be said for our workplaces? Businesses can be affected by different levels of disaster, from localised short term disasters, to extended periods of disruption, to the permanent loss of a building. Resilient Organisations (www.resorgs.org.nz) has some great tips to help …

Visit Whanganui Newsletter August 2015

WHANGANUI DOUBLES NZ TOURISM GUEST NIGHT GROWTH  Commercial accommodation statistics were released by the Department of Statistics last week and for the year ending June 2015 Whanganui has doubled the total NZ growth for guest nights. Total NZ guest nights increased by 5.3% for the year ending June 2015 and the Whanganui district recorded a growth rate of 10.3% for …

Newsletter July 2015

  Business Whanganui Newsletter July, 2015    Welcome to the July edition of our monthly newsletter. The Ministry for Business Innovation and Employment released the Manawatu-Whanganui growth study on 31 July 2015 please see the detailed report and potential benefits to our region here… Please view our traffic light system for a snapshot of the current economy. In spite of recent weather events we have still seen …

Manawatū-Whanganui Growth Study

The Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Growth Study is an independent report commissioned by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), in conjunction with the region. The Study was released in July 2015. It is one of a series of regional growth studies. Read more about it here.  

12 Months Of Increasing Guest Nights In Whanganui

Whanganui has just recorded 13 months of consecutive increases in commercial guest nights for the year ending April 2015. Total guest nights increased by 11.1% for the year ending April 2015.  The average length of stay in Whanganui increased to 1.75 nights and occupancy figures continue to increase as well for the same period.  The majority of these visitors are …