Nau mai, haere mai.
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Whatever your passion, Whanganui offers the perfect lifestyle fit.

Families thrive in this place of culture, creativity and adventure. Public facilities support people of all ages and interests with excellent infrastructure and connectivity.

Working from home is the perfect choice for many, while for others Whanganui's size makes it a commuter's dream.

Support for economic development allows entrepreneurs to flourish, and daily connections to New Zealand's biggest cities enable an ideal lifestyle without compromise.

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Our community is growing, you can help us flourish.

Get the inside story on work, housing, study and being a part of our community.


Our people are diverse, friendly and innovative. We welcome newcomers in our vibrant, inclusive community where there’s always something going on.

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Whanganui’s secondary and tertiary institutions offer a diverse range of qualifications.


Your career can take off in Whanganui. We have a diverse economy and we need people with many different skill sets as we continue to grow.

Living & Housing

Our housing market remains affordable while buoyant. We have the right home to fit your lifestyle and all the services essential to happy living.

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