Public and Stakeholder Forum

On Tuesday, May 14, Whanganui & Partners held a Public & Stakeholder Forum. Our Board Chair, Myles Fothergill, and our Chief Executive, Mark Ward, presented updates on the Whanganui economy, Whanganui & Partners’ projects, and shared our organisation’s plans for the year ahead. You can download a copy of the presentation here.

Event- Westpac Economic Update and Lunch

Westpac, in conjunction with Whanganui & Partners, the Whanganui Chamber of Commerce and Te Manu Atatu, are hosting an economic talk and lunch at the Cooks Garden Event Centre from noon to 2:30pm on 23 May. There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP by 20th May (this helps us plan the catering and ensures everyone gets lunch!). At …

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Exciting Opportunities At Whanganui And Partners

Strategic Lead – Agribusiness Whanganui is one of the leading food, wool and wood producing regions of New Zealand with a successful history in farming, processing and marketing around the world.  The district’s economy is growing faster than the national average and supports a sophisticated manufacturing sector.  The district is renowned for its unique lifestyle options, education, creative industries and …

Pop Up Business School – Whanganui 2019

The PopUp Business School was back in Whanganui in 2019, with a group of 74 budding entrepreneurs (up from 34 last year) learning new business skills and gaining the confidence to take the next step on their business journey.  Each day of the ten-day course was made up of two workshops and a guest speaker. The workshops tackled practical topics, …

Update Bulletin – February 2019

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser Kia ora koutou Greetings and best wishes for 2019.  On behalf of the Whanganui & Partners Board I would like to thank all of Whanganui for your ongoing support for our team, and the city we love so dearly. Our district is in a fantastic place right now and we are positioned …

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Massey University EMBA Arrive in Whanganui

Last night, Whanganui & Partners welcomed the Massey University Executive MBA academic team to Whanganui. The Massey Executive MBA team come from all over New Zealand and last night’s event was an opportunity for each of them to visit Whanganui in person, some for the first time. Among the Massey team was Dean of the Massey University Business School, Professor …

New business owners for River City Golf Course and Driving Range

After 30 years in Australia, Ray Rahui and Bonnie Moir moved back to New Zealand, choosing Whanganui as their new home, as well as a place to run a business. They have purchased the River City Golf Course and Driving Range with the intention that serious golfers, as well as people interested in learning about the sport, will use the …

Whanganui And Partners Business Month 2018

Whanganui & Partners Presents Biz Buzz Month

Whanganui & Partners is excited to present Biz Buzz Month, a month-long celebration of Whanganui’s 4,000+ businesses. “We’re creating this month to give snapshots of our diverse business community,” says Rhonda Morris, Whanganui & Partner’s Strategic Lead – Business Development. “I’m looking forward to engaging with these businesses and showcasing what they do. Business isn’t just factories and shopfronts — …

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Options for Finding and Promoting Whanganui Events

Want to find or promote Whanganui events? User-friendly and easily searchable online options like Eventfinda and Facebook should be among the first places to look for event information, says Paul Chaplow, Whanganui & Partners’ Strategic Lead – Destination Marketing. “When you are looking at options for finding and promoting events, Eventfinda and Facebook are free and it’s simple to set …

Tourism Network Meeting summary – 1 Mar 2018

It was a relatively small, but very engaged group that attended the first tourism network meeting of the year. Thank you for the enthusiastic input of those who attended.  An overview of Whanganui and Partners (W&P) purpose, the role of the Strategic Lead: Destination Marketing, and an overview of the roles of Conference Lead and Promotions and the Digital and Online …