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Stroll through the market

If you're in Wanganui on a Saturday morning, ensure you have a stroll through the market. A variety... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
rachnz2015
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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After having only recently discovered that this little market existed, I decided to go up from... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
holidaysmakelifex
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

If you're in Wanganui on a Saturday morning, ensure you have a stroll through the market. A variety of food and crafts on offer with almost too many to choose. Hey Sugar makes exceptional Hot Chocolates - rich and velvety with homemade marshmallows, sauce +...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

It was quite good when visiting Whanganui at Saturday morning and found this Saturday Market. Location was really good at the riverside of the mighty Whanagnui River. At the town centre this market is close to all attractions at the town centre area. From food...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

After having only recently discovered that this little market existed, I decided to go up from Palmerston North and have a look. We arrived at 10am and easily found parking a short walk away, the market had a vibrant atmosphere and the stalls didn’t disappoint,...More

Thank holidaysmakelifex
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The River Traders Market is a real treasure in Whanganui and is well worth a visit if you are in town. Rain or shine, our family never misses it. I would recommend stocking up on freshly baked bread, locally harvested honey, downing a crepe, and...More

Thank TeamIan
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

We (two adults and one child) grabbed some food...(dim sums and chocolate!) While we wandered amongst the mostly handmade/homemade and food stalls. I think the strength of this market is that most of the stalls are selling homemade/handmade goods and they have a good variety...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

We've visited here many times over the years when back home, and it's always a treat. There is a wide range of stalls - wood turners, food, veges, handmade goods, plants and garden ornaments, ethnic cuisines, and the list goes on. It's wonderful to walk...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Given the long history of riverside trading here in Whanganui, their riverside market was nothing short of an excellent experience for all. I was very impressed with the quality and variety of different food and coffee. I found used books I have been search for,...More

Thank TOsunnyfirst
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

I really loved this market. We arrived at 8.30 and stalls were still setting up. But that was fine as we had coffee at the havoc stall. Good coffee. We walked around and were really impressed with the stalls. The food was great and interesting...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed January 10, 2017

I was surprised about the size and content of this market. To be honest I was expecting just another small ton ho hum craft market with Chinese made content which sadly too familiar these days. Instead we found a bustling, friendly throng with lots of...More

Thank thatoldbloke
Reviewed November 14, 2016

This market is diverse and extremely popular for both visitors and locals. Located riverside as in its name it is a fun place to hang out on Saturday morning and grab a bite to eat for lunch. Picnic down beside the river or under the...More

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