Chronicle Glass Studio
The pick of Whanganui’s many glass studios is the Chronicle Glass Studio where you can watch glass-blowers working, check out the...
Wanganui Community Arts Centre
By the river’s edge is the Wanganui Community Arts Centre, which exhibits mostly local artists and musters up a decidedly South Pacific...
Embassy 3 Cinemas
Nightly new-release blockbusters selling out faster than you can say ‘bored Whanganui teenagers’.
Al Ponte’s moody riverside building has been a merchant store and a brothel, but today it’s a time-and-space vortex delivering you...
Lonely Planet review
Stellar lives up to its name – a cavernous bar-cum-restaurant with a convivial family atmosphere, it’s the town’s pride and joy. Reclining contentedly on leather couches, locals and tourists alike sip premium lagers and feast on bar morsels, gourmet pizzas and surf ’n’ turf fare. Frequent bands, DJs and quiz nights to boot.