Wanganui(redirected from Wanganui, New Zealand)
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Wanganui(wŏng'əno͞o`ē, wŏng'gə–), city (1996 pop. 41,097), SW North Island, New Zealand, near the mouth of the Whanganui (or Wanganui) River. Wanganui is a distribution center and port for coastal trade. It was founded in 1840.
a city and port in New Zealand, on the western coast of North Island. Population, 38,100 (1974). Wanganui is the center of an agricultural region where sheep and dairy cattle are raised. The city produces and exports butter, cheese, meat, and wool. It also has metalworking enterprises.