Community resilience is our main aim.

Sustainable Whanganui Trust wants the whole community to flourish in these changing and challenging times.
We have resources (and considerable collective wisdom) to help our community become
more self-sufficient and live sustainably and creatively.
Our resources page is a good place to start.


“Bags For Good”

September update: our token box is nearly half full! Thanks everyone and keep up the token-dropping till end of January 2019.

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ReUse Academy

Things, things, things! The ReUse Academy rooms are repositories of all sorts of things we are saving from landfill – to be re-purposed, re-used, upcycled, re-jigged and re-loved.

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Seat Smart

Great to see this new SeatSmart initiative set up here at the Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre. DON'T DUMP your expired or damaged car seat! Bring it in to 83 Maria Place.

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SWT AGM – 14 Oct

Be ye not afraid – no coercion onto a committee will occur at an SWT AGM. We “Acknowledge Great Moments” and this year is the Trust’s 10 year birthday. There will be cake!

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Festival of Cultures

Majestic Square 10am to 2pm – a celebration of our communities’ cultural diversity through vibrant displays of entertainment and cuisine from around the world.

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Winter Wonderfest

Winter Wonderfest 2018 comprises 35 individual events spanning two weeks. All thanks to Women’s Network and Space Sudio & Gallery.
Meditation, yoga to women’s wisdom circles there is an event to inspire everyone.

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Whanganui Environment Base

83 Maria Place
Ph: 06 345 6000

Opening Hours

Proudly run by volunteers! We aim to keep the WhEB and ReUse Academy open Mon – Fri 10am-4pm and Sat 10am-12pm. Green Bikes is open Fri 10am-4pm.