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Also known as: Whanganui.

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A crowded window display in the new (1911) premises of bookseller and stationer Joseph Thomas Ward in Victoria Avenue, Wanganui, photographed by Frank J. Denton. Ward had earlier run a circulating library in Taupō Quay premises, established in 1896, but his biography in Volume 3 of the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (1996) reveals that his strongest abilities were as an astronomer of some note and also as a violinist. In the early 1990s Wanganui was home to New Zealand's earliest bookshop … A Waterfall at Papa ROA, on the Wanganui Masthead of the Wanganui Yeoman, 1885 Text Wanganui, 1886 Wanganui River Scenery


For several reasons, including lack of resource and inherent ambiguity, not all names in the NZETC are marked-up. This means that finding all references to a topic often involves searching. Search for Wanganui as: "Wanganui", "Whanganui". Additional references are often found by searching for just the main name of the topic (the surname in the case of people).

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