Kia ora. Welcome to Whanganui

Whether you are ready for a change of career or lifestyle or both, the Whanganui District Council loves welcoming talented and enthusiastic new people to our place.

Our Council is the kaitiaki (guardian) of our district, and our awa (the Whanganui River) is the focal point of our settlement.

As well as the vision outlined in our Leading Edge Strategy, we focus on doing the best job possible in the services and facilities we provide through:

Sustaining – the safety and welfare of our community
Supporting – richness and opportunity through education, lifestyle and commerce
Preserving – our exceptional heritage and infrastructure
Protecting – our environment and awa