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Drivers with overdue traffic fines could have their licences suspended under a new law, which would also send people with overdue fines to prison. The proposed law - the Courts and Criminal Matters Bill - introduces stiffer penalties for overdue fines.Read the full post
Tourism New Zealand reports a new riverside i-SITE has been opened on Wanganui’s Taupo Quay to replace the old visitor centre on Guyton Street. The Wanganui District Council has invested $2.1 million in the new visitor centre, which includes a Wanganui shop, a unique display area showcasing native bush from the Wanganui area, and a
friendly team of i-SITE staff to offer visitors information about New Zealand and assist with bookings.
The Prime Minister officially opened the first stage of the 200-kilometre Ruapehu to Whanganui New Zealand Cycle Trail project at Old Coach Road, Ohakune today.Read the full post
Centred on Springvale Park in its own Games Village, this nine day event comprises 67 different sports and over 580 individual events. A highlight of the games is the proximity of the venues and the main shopping areas, most within 10 minutes drive from the village. This is a biannual event shared between Wanganui and Dunedin each year.
For more information visit www.nzmg.com
For small to medium-sized conferences, Wanganui is a perfect location. With diversity enriched by Maori and European cultures, and a backdrop of beautiful parks, luxuriant gardens and historic buildings, Wanganui offers professional, modern facilities, advanced communications, and a variety of accommodation.
Contact the Wanganui Conference Bureau for details.