Whanganui District Council Public Art and Memorials help

This collection is a work in progress. A great deal of the information is still being reviewed so it may pay you to call us if you have specific questions. Please also go to our website to view our Public Art Strategy and our Arts Policy.

Contact Details

PO Box 637 Whanganui 4500

+64 (0)6 349 0001


The Whanganui District Council has an arts advisor and an arts facilitator who can answer your queries. The Council also has an iSite for tourists with information and brochures of places to visit while in Whanganui. Please email: debbie.kapohe@whanganui.govt.nz

Visitor Information

101 Guyton Street Whanganui 4500

8am - 5pm


 Wheelchair access


 Reference library



 Function space

 Guided tour

 Public programmes


Other Facilities

Whanganui has a national art gallery, private galleries, regional museum, war memorial hall, libraries including a specialised heritage library, public art and memorials and guided tours. The district has a beautiful river and is based on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The climate is one of the most temperate climates in the world and has cafes and restaurants. The district is the only place where hot glass may be studied at UCOL, a tertiary institution.
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