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Te Haonga Mai - Ngahuru 2023

Clink on this link to take you to the latest pānui from the office of Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui:…

Mouri Tūroa - Contracts Manager Appointed

Tukariri Dryden appointed as Mouri Tūroa – Contracts Manager

Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui welcomed Tukariri to Contract Manager role within our Mouri Tūroa team on the 16th of May 2023.

Tukariri is responsible developing and maintaining relationships with contractors delivering fencing, planting and pest control related to the work of Mouri Tūroa. The role includes initiating the contracts with successful contract…

Special ceremony to return mouri from Expo 2020

Returning the Mouri to WhanganuiA special ceremony has been held in Whanganui this week that recogni…

He Awa Ora - Living River Exhibition Opens

He Awa Ora - Living RiverA major new exhibition He Awa Ora – Living River has opened at the Whanganu…

Whanganui River makes international impact

Whanganui river makes international impact

When Jasmax, the architects behind New Zealand's pavilio…


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