Wanganui Ratepayers Association Inc was re-activated in 2015 after being in recess for some years.

We are a non-political, non-partisan association of local residents providing a forum for discussion on local issues.

The aims of the Wanganui Ratepayers Association Inc are to:

  • Reduce wasteful spending by Council
  • Increase transparency and accountability of those funded by ratepayers
  • Lower the rates burden
  • Promote evidence based public policy


We hold meetings monthly on the second Thursday at Funky Duck Cafe, Virginia Lake, Great North Road, Whanganui starting 6:30 pm.

Annual General Meetings are held during April or May

Our financial year starts on 1st April.
Our annual subscription renewal, due after 1st April each year is:

Subscriptions can be paid direct into our bank account – ANZ – 06 0793 0250631 00