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Whanganui Friends Settlement

Friends Settlement is a community of Quakers living in individual houses, operating communally using Friends' processes and providing service and support for the Seminar Centre. The Centre comprises a common room/ dining area, library, kitchen, and bunkroom sleeping accommodation for up to 40 persons. A new block offers motel-style twin-bedded units each with their own bathroom, for up to 10 persons.

A programme of seminars/ workshops/ retreats for Friends and others is organised at the Settlement each year. These programmes should be available from your Monthly Meeting Clerk, your local WEST (Whanganui Educational Settlement Trust) Representative, or from the Settlement Secretary, 76 Virginia Rd, Whanganui.
Accommodation is often available for sojourners, study or retreat. Opportunities exist for longer stays in rental houses and for those considering joining the community. Enquiries for accommodation should be to the Bookings Secretary, 76 Virginia Rd, Whanganui, New Zealand. (Ph. 06-347-7409)