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Galleries & Museums Chronicle Glass Gallery & Studio 2 Rutland St. Open 7 days Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm Sat – Sun 10am – 4pm www.chronicleglass.co.nz Cook’s Gallery: Home of Wanganui Arts Society Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm. Trafalgar Place, off Ridgway St Phone 06 345 7757 www.wanganuiartsociety.co.nz David Traub Glass The Glass Factory NZ 21 Kings Ave, Wanganui Open daily by appointment Art work, gifts and classes Ph: 021 113 7970 www.glass-newzealand.co.nz Fleur Wickes Artist Studio Upstairs, Victoria House, 1b Rutland St (opp. Chronicle Glass) OPEN DOOR / Fri & Sat 10–2pm Or by appointment Ph: 021 337 661 www.fleurwickes.co.nz https://www.facebook.com/ FleurWickesArtist Flying Dog Studio Gallery 21 Drews Ave, upstairs. Thurs - Sat 10am - 2pm (hours may vary). Or by appointment PH 027 2557228 www.emmacunningham.co.nz Gallery on Guyton 62 Guyton St. Wed – Sat, 11am – 4pm Ph: 027 310 2055 [email protected] www.facebook/galleryonguyton Ivan Vostinar Gallery and Studio 7 Rangiora St, Castlecliff Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm Other times by appointment Ph: 06 927 6828 / 021 256 9236 www.vostinar.com

Just Us Studio First Saturday of the Month, 10am to 3pm Or by appointment 14 Tower Crescent Ph: 021 1833 771 Facebook ..JemsPhotoArt or www.kellsone.wix.com/kellsartone Leftbank Art Supplies 19 Taupō Quay Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm Sat 10am to 1pm Ph 06 345 0949 [email protected] McNamara Gallery Photography 190 Wicksteed Street, Whanganui. 11am – 3pm Tue – Sat www.mcnamara.co.nz P. S. Lill Artist Gallery Victoria Court, 94 Victoria Avenue Monday – Friday 10.30am – 2.30pm Gallery and Print Studio The artist is at the gallery Thursdays & Fridays Ph 027 739 7234 www.facebook.com/ PSLillArtistGallery Renata’s Art & Framing 17 Taupō Quay. Mon 12.00pm – 4.00pm, Tue – Fri 10am – 5.00pm, Sat 9.30am – 1pm Ph: 06 348 4463 www.artandframing.co.nz

Space Gallery & Studios 64 Taupō Quay Tues – Thurs 10am – 2pm Friday 12 – 4pm. Ph 027 371 8595 www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz Sue Cooke Gallery & Studio 68A Guyton St. Open 1–5pm Mon–Fri or by appointment www.suecooke.co.nz

Yellow Church Gallery SH1, Mangaweka. Resident Artist Richard Aslett. Weekends & most other days 10am–5pm 06 382 5774 / 027 526 6612 www.freewebs.com/ mangawekagallery

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Whanganui Arts – At The Centre 19 Taupō Quay, Whanganui. TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING Phone Lidy for bookings: 027 215 1404 EFTPOS and credit card facilities www.whanganuiarts.com Whanganui Regional Museum Watt Street, Wanganui. Hours: 10am – 4.30pm daily. NOW FREE TO ALL VISITORS www.wrm.org.nz WHMilbank Gallery 1b Bell Street Open Tuesday – Sunday 11 am–5pm. A call first would ensure we are open, or to make an alternative time to view. Ph: 027 628 6877 [email protected]

Out of Town Galleries

Rayner Brothers Gallery 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. www.raynerbrothers.com

Jimi & Lisa Walsh Glass & Art Studio Main street, Waverley Open most days 027 684 3641

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui Sarjeant on the Quay TEMPORARILY CLOSED For mopre info refer to listing in Exhibitions section. www.sarjeant.org.nz

Korver Molloy Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park The Old Okato Cheese Factory, 3 mins south of Oakura, 1729 South Road, Tataraimaka, New Plymouth Open Sat and Sun 10am – 4pm or by appointment Ph: 06 7524131 www.korvermolloy.com

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BARE BONES Tues 1 Sept; 8am–4pm daily To 31 Oct Yellow House Cafe, Dublin Street New work by Pauline Neilson that explores the essential elements in other photographers landscapes.

LEIGH ANDERTON-HALL SPEAK OF Continued viewing until 4th September Space Studio & Gallery New works by Leigh Anderton-Hall includes water colours and paper theatre. www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz

CLEVEDON GARDEN, 1978 - GEORGE BROWN / IHAKA PARAONE Fri 4 Sept, 11am – 3pm To Fri 25 Sept McNamara Gallery Photography 1978 images of a domestic garden, in Clevedon, which was full of carvings by George Brown / Ihaka Paraone. www.mcnamara.co.nz MELANIE DEACON REMIXING MEDIUMS: MY SUBCONSCIOUS ENVIRONMENT Opens Saturday 5th September viewing until 18th September. Space Studio & Gallery Exploring the inner workings of external experience; identity both personal and cultural is constantly in negotiation and flux. www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz MIKE MARSH & AMY BLACKBURN SWAMP WATER TEA TIME Opens Saturday 19th September viewing until 2nd October. Space Studio & Gallery Collaborative paintings brewed by Mike Marsh & Amy Blackburn. www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz SARJEANT GALLERY TE WHARE O REHUA WHANGANUI TEMPORARY CLOSURE Due to the recent flooding in Whanganui both Sarjeant on the Quay at 38 Taupo Quay and the Gallery above the i-SITE at 31 Taupo have been temporarily closed. Work is progressing well on our post flood recovery and we look forward to reopening with four exciting new exhibitions before too long. Keep an eye on our website www.sarjeant.org.nz for our reopening date. For enquiries please phone 349 0506 or email [email protected] The Sarjeant’s online shop is still very much up and running, so if you would like to make a purchase please visit shop.sarjeant.org.nz We thank you very much for your continued support. WHANGANUI ARTS REVIEW Due to the recent flooding and temporary closure of the Gallery, it was necessary to reschedule this year’s Arts Review to early next year. We are delighted to announce that the 2016 Belton, Smith & Associates Ltd Whanganui Arts Review will open on Friday 4 March, 2016. This much-anticipated event is scheduled to run for 12 weeks. The receiving date is Monday 22 February. See www.sarjeant.org.nz for entry forms & further information. If you would like an entry form mailed or emailed to you please contact [email protected] or call 349 3274.

MOSTLY CLAY Rayner Brothers Gallery New works, including water colours and paper theatre. ‘Mostly Clay’ - a group show featuring ceramics by artists with a Whanganui connection.


SEPT 2015 WANGANUI CITY GUIDED  WALKING TOURS Depart from i-Site Contact: 349 3258. Cost $5 per person TAKIRI ENSEMBLE  Tues 1 Sep, 7.30pm Prince Edward Auditorium, Wanganui Collegiate School, Grey St. International singing stars Anna Leese, Bianca Andrew, Andrew Glover & Robert Tucker in concert Adults $35, Seniors $28, Students $5 from Opera House. www.chambermusic.co.nz

WHANGANUI LITERARY FESTIVAL 2015 Sat 12 – Sun 20 Sept Main event 18 – 20 September READERS –WRITERS BOOKLOVERS Another stellar line-up of New Zealand authors. Bookings: Royal Wanganui Opera House. www.writersfest.co.nz

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PERMACULTURE WEEKEND  Sat 12 & Sun 13 Sept Nelson Lebo workshops. www.facebook.com/PermacultureWanganui

WHANGANUI  MUSICIANS CLUB Fri 4 Sept, 7pm  – 1pm Savage Club Hall Local Open Mic. $10./$5 members.

WHANGANUI MUSICIANS CLUB Sat 12 Sept, 7pm – 11pm Savage Club Hall Flood Relief Benefit Concert.

A BAKERS DOZEN To Tue 30 Sept WH Milbank Gallery A mixed selection of Trusttum canvases. Trusttum Showroom.

GUINEAS & FILLIES  SPRING FEATURE RACEDAY Sat 5 Sept, 12.12pm – 4.52pm. FREE entry and parking. wjc.co.nz or 06 345 3968

MEMORY PILLS Sat 12 Sep, 9pm Space Monster Cnr Drews Ave & Rutland Tickets on the door.


PIANO RECITAL BY PASCAL HARRIS Sat 5 Sept, 7.30pm Concert Chamber, War Memorial Centre Works by Bach, Chopin, Liszt, Schubert.(Wanderer Fantasy). Adults $25, Seniors $20, Music Society Members $15. School Students $5

MAI FM WHANGANUI  LAUNCH Sat 12 Sept, 10pm – 2am Stellar Bar DJ Sir-Vere and DJ Damn play the hottest Hip Hop and R n’B. $5 at the door.

TERROR OF THE DEEP + HANS PUCKET Sat 5 Sep, 9pm Space Monster Cnr Drews Ave & Rutland Tickets on the door.

INFILTRATIONS II To 31 January 2016 An artists group infiltrates the museum exhibitions with artworks created in response to the museum collections. BILLY CONNELL’S WAR – WHANGANUI IN WORLD WAR 1 The bitter-sweet story of a young Whanganui man who enlisted in 1914 and served in the Gallipoli campaign during World War I. MOA GALLERY Over 2000 moa bones and skeletons are being incorporated into a gallery, providing a visible storage unit, a science study centre and an exhibition attraction. This is a work in progress. As moa bones are identified, catalogued, researched, photographed and studied, they will be installed in the gallery. ¯ KAITORE - IT’S NOT BLACK PA AND WHITE To February 2016 A photographic essay by Leigh Mitchell-Anyon of the 1995 occupation of Pākaitore / Moutoa Gardens in Whanganui.

EVENTS HISTORIC RIVERBOAT  WAIRUA Winter sailings by arrangement. Departs Hatrick’s Wharf, Taupo Quay For further info & bookings phone 0800 924 782.

WANGANUI AMATEUR DANCESPORT CLUB Sun 6 Sept, 7.15pm St Andrews Hall, Bell Street First Sunday of the month, every month! $3.00/$5.00/Supper provided. Contact: Mollie 347 2705 THE BANDS ARE COMING  Sun 6 Sept, 9am & 1.15pm Prince Edward Auditorium, Wanganui Collegiate 7 Brass Bands in Competition. 9am Hymn and Test; 1.15pm Concert program. Free Entry to all. THE BANDS ARE COMING  Sun 7 Sept, 12:15 pm Majestic Square 7 Brass Bands in Competition. Free performance of band marches.

WHANGANUI  GREEN DRINKS Tues 8 Sept, 5:30pm Delicious Cafe & Wine Bar, 132 Victoria Ave. Global social-networking event for THE RIVER TRADERS  sustainably-minded folk, businesses Whanganui’s Market By The River & orgs. Second Tues each month, Saturdays 9am – 1pm with guest speakers. Free entry, all welcome. NO LIGHTS, NO LYCRA  greendrinks.org/--/whanganui WHANGANUI Every Saturday night from 8 – 9.15pm ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS Above Renata’s Art & Framing ARTISTS ANNUAL MEETING Dance like no one is watching! $5. Thu 10 Sept, 7pm Bring H20. RSA, St Hill St. www.facebook.com/nlnlwhanganui All artists welcome to hear about the success of 2015 and discuss 2016 event. WANGANUI AIRPORT  CONTROL TOWER COUNCILLORS  Sundays 2 – 4:30pm AT THE MARKET Wanganui Airport Sat 12 Sept Aviation and WWI displays; viewing Wanganui District Councillors of aircraft from cab. Free Admission. Martin Visser and Helen Craig will be at the Saturday market and welcome WARD OBSERVATORY  questions and ideas for the District. Fridays 7.30pm or Sunset They can be contacted on martin. (whichever is first!) [email protected],021 2056769 Cooks Gardens, access from or [email protected], St Hill Street. 021 1030737. Entry is by donation (suggested charge of $2). Phone: 027 245 8066 with queries or alternative viewing times.

IRMT SONJA WILSON  MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FINAL RECITALS Wed 16 Sept, 7pm Concert Chamber, Memorial Hall, Watt St. 6 finalists in the IRMT Wanganui Sonja Wilson Scholarship. Recitals will perform a short programme each. Tickets at the door - $15, children $5 ARTS CHAT Thurs 17 Sept, 10am Element Cafe - rear room A general and open invitation to everyone interested in the arts to join Cr Helen Craig for a monthly chat about arts in our community. A great opportunity to connect with other artists and musicians etc. All welcome. Great coffee and food available.


JUMPS RACEDAY  Thurs 17 Sept, 12 noon – 5pm FREE entry and parking. wjc.co.nz or 06 345 3968 GLASS VAULTS ALBUM RELEASE Fri 18 Sep, 9pm Space Monster Cnr Drews Ave & Rutland Tickets on the door.

 STRING WIZARDRY Sat 26 Sept, 7.30pm Royal Wanganui Opera House Celtic harpist Helen Webby joins guitar and bouzouki maestro Davy Stuart. $25/$23/$20/$15 www.royaloperhouse.co.nz WANGANUI UKULELE  ORCHESTRA – UNLEASHED Sat 26 Sept, 7 pm Concert Chamber Ukulele charity concert, bring your ukulele and join in the fun. Tickets available from the Gat Shack, Delicious Café and orchestra members. Adults $15 and children free. THE SUNDAY GRAND JAM  Sun 27 Sept, 6.30 p.m The Grand Irish Pub, St. Hill Street Free. Relaxed sing-around session for acoustic musicians, singers and listeners. All abilities & styles of music. Last Sunday of every month. www.facebook.com SundayGrandJam MODERN MAORI QUARTET  Thur 1 Oct, Royal Wanganui Opera House www.pannz.org.nz for more info MCDONALD’S  MUD MUSTER™ Sat 17 Oct 2015 New location: Shelter View Jetsprint Park Registrations and information: www.mudmuster.co.nz WHANGANUI RIVER  CHALLENGE 2015 Sat 31 Oct, 8am Sun 1 Nov, 8am Whanganui River Waka Ama 6 Person, Rowing Quad, SLSNZ Canoe, SLSNZ Boat, Kayak K4. Open Canadian, Plastic Kayak, Multisport, Single Sea Kayak, Single Surf Ski, SUP Facebook/WhanganuiKayakClub/ WhanganuiRiverChallenge

 JIGSAW WHANGANUI ‘PIECE OF CHRISTMAS’ Fri 6 to Sat 7 Nov, 10 am - 4 pm Rural countryside, city and coastal wilderness of Whanganui. Home tour of ten beautifully styled dining rooms set for a Christmas Celebration. Pre-purchase tickets online NOW! www.jigsawwhanganui.org.nz

HAIRSPRAY! Tue 22 Sept, 7pm Wed 23 Sept, 7pm Thur 24 Sept, 7pm Royal Wanganui Opera House Wanganui Intermediate School’s Musical Production. (See advert for more details). WHANGANUI  MUSICIANS CLUB Fri 25 Sept, 7 – 11pm Savage Club Hall Anika Moa, SJD and Jol Mulholland. DOUBLE YA D + TAPE WOLF Fri 25 Sept, 9pm Space Monster Cnr Drews Ave & Rutland Tickets on the door.

WANGANUI MUDDY RIVER  COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Sat 26 Sept, 7.00pm Wanganui East Girls College Hall FINALISTS CONCERT and presentation of trophies. Guest Artist: Brianna Angelsay – Overall Winner of the 2014 Muddy River Awards. MC & Guest Artist – John de Burgh and other guests. $10.00/ Children FREE

WANGANUI MUDDY RIVER  COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Sat 26 Sept, 8.30am start Wanganui East Girls College Hall Specifically for under 18’s AUDITION SESSION. Country music performed by talented children and youth backed by a professional band. Food available for purchase. $5 Adults; Children FREE.

WHANGANUI FILM SOCIETY 2015 SEASON Mondays, 7pm, Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum. All screenings members only unless otherwise stated. Full schedule and joining info at whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz Contact [email protected] THE EARRINGS OF MADAME DE... Mon 7 Sept France 1953 G 100mins Max Ophüls’ most cherished work, this is a sharp and graceful examination of love and loss. “A cinematic gem”

BEYOND THE HILLS (DUPA DEALURI) Mon 14 Sept Romania 2012 M 150 mins Two friends are slowly driven apart by differences in faith. Winner Best Actress(es) Cannes 2012. VAN GOGH Mon 21 Sept France 1991 M 159mins Maurice Pialat’s portrait of the last months of Van Gogh’s life eschews sensationalism for the director’s trademark realism. PUBLIC SCREENING: HOME FROM HOME - CHRONICLE OF A VISION Sat 26 Sept, 2pm (230mins + intermission) Germany 2013 M Drama Quests & conflicts of rural German families hoping to escape poverty and famine by forging a new life in Brazil, mid C19th. Koha

ART WORKSHOPS CHRONICLE GLASS STUDIO 2 Rutland Street, Whanganui Glassblowing Workshops. Make Your Own Paperweight. Fun for Groups and Team-Building . (06) 347 1921 www.chronicleglass.co.nz CRAIG WINTON JEWELLERY Open daily by appointment 11 Iris Place, Bastia Hill Jewellery workshops available. 021 145 1440 www.craigwinton.com LOUISE HERDMAN MOSAIC STUDIO Guyton Street, Wanganui Open Mondays 1 – 4pm, Saturdays 10am – 4pm Mosaic Workshop 25 – 27 September 7pm Friday - 4pm Sunday $150 Create mosaics from a photograph… Enjoy this opportunity to extend your skills!! Only 3 places left. 027 375 4715. www.mosaicpictures.co.nz

OUT OF TOWN IMPRESSIONS Mon 7 to Sat 26 Sept Feilding and District Art Centre, Manchester St, Feilding An exhibition of Pottery, Etchings and Paintings by Lorraine Barnett Potter and Desiree Singer Artist/ Printmaker.


NZ NATIONAL MOSAIC ART EXHIBITION Sat 12 Sept to Sun 18 Oct Pataka, Porirua Marvelous Mosaics http://www.pataka.org.nz/ exhibitions/future-exhibitions


OPPORTUNITIES MANGAWEKA FAKES & FORGERIES 2015 IS COMING! Start creating your favourite Masterpiece’s now to be in to win $500+ in prizes. 3 categories. Works in by Sun 8th Nov. OPENS 1pm Sat 14th November. Details/Entry Forms at: www.freewebs.com/ mangawekagallery 027 52 666 12