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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 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 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 Magpie - Rachael Garland An exciting new working studio gallery by nationally recognised artist Rachael Garland. 65 Glasgow Street Opening Hours: Saturday 12–4pm (other times by arrangement) 06 348 4579 / 027 6867694 [email protected] www.rachaelgarland.com

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 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 Rayner Brothers Gallery 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. www.raynerbrothers.com Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui Sarjeant on the Quay 38 Taupō Quay Mon – Sun, 10.30am–4.30pm Also upstairs in the new I-site, Wanganui Visitor’s Centre, 31 Taupō Quay. Weekdays 8.30am – 5pm, Sat/Sun 9am – 3pm www.sarjeant.org.nz

Sue Cooke Gallery & Studio 68A Guyton St. Open 1–5pm Mon–Fri or by appointment www.suecooke.co.nz TREE: Object/Space/Desire 37 Moutoa Quay Open Sat & Sun, 10am to 2pm or by appointment Ph: 027 873 373 www.treeobjectspace.com

Manawatu Art Expo Art at Affordable Prices Fri 17 / Sat 18 / Sun 19 July 9am – 4.30pm daily Palmerston North Convention Centre Entry $5, Accompanied children under 14 free

Whanganui Arts – At The Centre 19 Taupō Quay, Whanganui. Mon–Fri 10am–4pm; Sat 10am– 1pm. 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]

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Space Gallery & Studios 64 Taupō Quay Tues – Thurs 10am – 2pm Friday 12 – 4pm. Ph 027 371 8595 www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz




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Stunning hand-crafted jewellery by local jeweller Craig Winton. On show 25 – 31 July For more info on these events see listings over the page

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NEW EXHIBITIONS FINE FEATHERS AND FRIENDS Wed 1 July, 8am – 4pm daily To Mon 31 Aug Yellow House Cafe, Dublin Street Wanganui artist Jo Melville shares her joy of colour through the cold winter months. Enjoy art with your coffee! FLORA AND FAUNA Fri 3 July, 5.30pm Opening Rayner Brothers Gallery New works by Andrea du Chatenier, Andrea Gardner, Rachael Garland, Lauren Lysaght, Mark Rayner and Paul Rayner. www.raynerbrothers.com TE POROA THE LONG NIGHT Sat 11 July, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 24 July Recent and current works by Vanessa Edwards focusing on the relationship between instinct and the creative process. The show features collaborations with Marty Vreede, Graham Hall, Wi Taeapa and Alexis Neal. www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz LOCAL JEWELLER CRAIG WINTON Sat 25 July, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 31 July A variety of new works. www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz YOUR PLACE OR MINE? Fri 31 July, 5.30pm Opening To Sat 15 Aug Rayner Brothers Gallery New works by Sarah Williams. www.raynerbrothers.com YOUR PLACE OR MINE? Sat 1 Aug, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 14 August A variety of works by Paul & Mark Rayner. www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS TE WAI O WHANGANUI To Sat 18 July Gallery on Guyton From the mountain to the sea, including the surrounding areas of the Whanganui Awa. Local artists reflect on the significance of our mighty river. facebook.com/galleryonguyton SOME AUSTRALIAN PHOTOGRAPHS To Fri 28 Aug 11am - 3pm McNamara Gallery Photography A selection of earlier works with some up-dates. www.mcnamara.co.nz

WHMILBANK GALLERY THE INTELLECTUAL WEALTH OF A SAVAGE MIND Fri 3 July, 6pm Opening To Sun 19 July An exhibition of Photographic works by Tia Huia Ranginui. “A BAKERS DOZEN” To Tue 30 Sept Trusttum Showroom A mixed selection of Trusttum canvases.

SOVEREIGN WOODWARE To 2 August 2015 A look at locally designed and manufactured sovereign products made from native New Zealand timbers, collected by Ron Lambert. ¯ 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.



As a result of the recent flooding and state of emergency in Whanganui, Sarjeant on the Quay is closed until further notice.

WHANGANUI I-SITE NEW TEMPORARY VENUE: Wanganui District Council 101 Guyton Street

The Gallery’s collections are safe and secure. The Sarjeant team acted quickly to enact their emergency planning, ensuring that at no time were any artworks threatened.

 PADDLESTEAMER WAIMARIE No regular sailings over winter. Available for private charter during off-season. Book your pre-Christmas charter now! Ph: Leigh 027 642 0002 for details. www.riverboats.co.nz

It is clear that we will have quite a considerable clean up job on our hands in the coming weeks but we are developing plans to deal with that. We are very mindful of our friends and neighbours at this time who are enduring considerable hardship and our thoughts are with them. We thank you for your continued support and will keep you updated as events unfold. In the meantime, contact us at [email protected] or via our Facebook page. WHANGANUI REGIONAL MUSEUM NEW: 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.

 HISTORIC RIVERBOAT WAIRUA Winter sailings by arrangement. Departs Hatrick’s Wharf, Taupō Quay For further info & bookings phone 0800 924 782.  THE RIVER TRADERS Saturdays 9am – 1pm TEMPORARY NEW VENUE: Market Reserve, Somme Parade, by The Dublin Street Bridge Whanganui’s Market By The River. NO LIGHTS, NO LYCRA WHANGANUI Every Saturday night from 8 – 9.15pm Above Renata’s Art & Framing Dance like no one is watching! $5. Bring H20. https://www.facebook.com nlnlwhanganui

 WANGANUI AIRPORT CONTROL TOWER Sundays 2 – 4:30pm Wanganui Airport Aviation and WWI displays; viewing of aircraft from cab. Free Admission WANGANUI CITY GUIDED WALKING TOURS Depart from i-Site Contact: 349 3258. Cost $5 per person.

 WHANGANUI WIKI WEDNESDAY Wed 1 July, 6.30 pm Davis Public Library Learn how to edit Wikipedia and improve Whanganui’s presence online. Newcomers welcome. Free coffee and hot chocolate! www.wikiwednesday.net MID-YEAR WINTER  RACEDAY Thurs 2 July Racing from 12.35 – 4.05pm (7 races) Free entry & parking. wjc.co.nz Ph: 345 3968 ALTERNATIVE OPEN MIC,  WITH SPECIAL GUESTS FROM AFAR! Fri 3 July, 7pm Whanganui Musicans Club, Savage Club Hall $5/10 Non-members; Performers free entry. New members welcome, only $20

Collaborative work by Vanessa Edwards and Graham Hall, on show in the exhibition Te Poroa this month at Space Studio & Gallery


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SPEECH,  INSTRUMENTAL & VOCAL COMPETITION Wed 8 July, 1pm Opening To Sat 11 July, 2pm FOLLOWED BY CONCERT Wanganui Girls’ College Performers aged 5 to 20. Admission: $2.50 /$1.00 Contact: 347 -2430

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ARTIST TALK  CAT AUBURN Sat 4 July, 2pm CHECK WWW.SARJEANT.ORG.NZ WEBSITE FIRST TO SEE IF STILL ON AND VENUE In conversation with Assistant Curator Sarah McClintock, Cat Auburn will talk about her exhibition The Horses Stayed Behind WANGANUI AMATEUR DANCESPORT CLUB Sun 5 July, 7.15pm St Andrews Hall, Bell Street First Sunday of the month, every month! $3.00/$5.00/Supper provided Contact: Mollie 347 2705

 WHANGANUI GREEN DRINKS Tues 14 July, 5.30pm Delicious Cafe & Wine Bar, 132 Victoria Ave Global social-networking event for sustainably-minded folk, businesses & orgs. Duncan Sinclair of Black Pine Architects will feedback from a recent PassivHaus conference and his visits to Hempcrete buildings in Ireland. All welcome, free entry. greendrinks.org/--/whanganui MANAWATU ART EXPO Fri 17 / Sat 18 / Sun 19 July 9am – 4.30pm daily Palmerston North Convention Centre Art at affordable prices. Entry $5. Accompanied children under 14 free. www.fadas.co.nz


BIG CITY VIBES FEATURING CLAZZMATIC BOOGIE ORCHESTRA Fri July 31st, 10pm till late Shotz Bar, Guyton St. $5/Door FOR THE LOVE IT  MUSIC FOR FLUTE AND PIANO Sun 19 July; 4pm Concert Chamber, Memorial Hall, Wanganui A concert of music (approx 1 hour) for flute & piano and solo piano given by Ingrid Culliford & Liam Wooding. Tickets at the door - $20 / $5 students SING FROM  DAWN TO DUSK Sat 25 July; 3.30pm Heritage House, Saint Hill Street, Whanganui. The Schola Sacra Choir and Youth Chorus sing a varied programme from Traditional songs to the Beatles Join us for tea at 2.45. $20 adults/ Children-free. THE SUNDAY GRAND JAM  Sun 26 July, 6.30pm. 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 MIMOSA ENSEMBLE  Thurs 30 July, 7.30pm Prince Edward Auditorium, Wanganui Collegiate School, Grey St. Chamber Music Wanganui subscription concert “French Flair”, featuring brilliant young wind players. Tickets from RWOH $35, $28(seniors) $5 students. chambermusic.co.nz MCDONALD’S  MUD MUSTER™ Sat 17 Oct 2015 New location: Shelter View Jetsprint Park Registrations and information: www.sportsground.co.nz/mudmuster www.sportwhanganui.co.nz

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 MOO MAN Mon 20 July UK/Germany 2013, Doco, 98mins A loving tribute to small-scale farming in a world of big supermarkets and oppressive health & safety regulations. INVESTIGATION OF A CITIZEN UNDER SUSPICION Mon 27 July Italy 1970, Subtitles, R18, 113mins Provocative Oscar-winning thriller of a Rome police inspector investigating a crime – which he committed himself.

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 Classes and Workshops. 027 375 4715. www.mosaicpictures.co.nz

OPPORTUNITIES SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK – WHANGANUI! Needed: people on-stage, back-stage, fore stage, pre stage! Contact: [email protected] 021 132 3939 / 347 2067

Above: The Moo Man Below: Investigation of a Citizen Under Suspicion

Future Major Events For a full list of future annual events go to www.awaeventguide.co.nz. See I-Site Wanganui for details on all events. Whanganui Literary Festival 12-20 September 2015 Readers, Writers, Booklovers. www.writersfest.co.nz Festival of Cultures October www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz McDonald’s Mud Muster October www.sportwanganui.co.nz Hoop Nation Labour Weekend www.hoopnation.co.nz Mainstreet Halloween October www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Diwali Cultural Night November UCOL End of Year Exhibitions November www.ucolac.nz Billy Webb Challenge November www.billywebbchallenge.co.nz Handel’s Messiah 6th & 7th December 2015 Christmas Late Night Shopping www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Rivercity Christmas Market www.mainstreetwanganui.co.nz Cemetery Circuit 26 December Wanganui Cricket Festival January 2016 www.cricketwanganui.co.nz Wanganui Opera Week January 2016 www.wow.gen.nz Vintage Weekend January 2016 www.mainstreet.co.nz Bason Botanic Gardens GALA DAY Inc: Shakespeare in the Park! February 2016 Artists Open Studios March 2016 www.openstudios.co.nz FibreArts NZ Sun17-Sat 23 April 2016 www.fibreartsnz.com/whanganui NZ Masters Games Whanganui 2017 www.nzmg.com