Whanganui District Council

Hamish McDouall lowres

Mayor Hamish McDouall 

Phone: 027 407 6516​​
Email: hamish.mcdouall@whanganui.govt.nz

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Key Whanganui Stats

Population
45,309
Number of Māori 
11,910
Employed full time 
41.7%
Unemployed 
5.1%
Not in labour force 
38.3%
Full time study 
19.9%
Part time study 
2.9%
Not studying 
77.3%

¹ Source: Stats NZ - 2018 census data 


Industry trends in Whanganui

  • Manufacturing
  • Farming
  • Engineering


 

Key Whanganui Organisations

Whanganui and Partners

100% SWEET Whanganui 

 


 

Whanganui Sector Stories

Interview with Whanganui and Partners & 100% Sweet