Waimarie® is supported by a large number of local and national businesses, organisations and individuals who gift their expertise and money to ensure Waimarie® can continue to operate as one of New Zealand’s iconic heritage experiences. Our supporters include:


Community Lotteries

Emmett’s Civil Construction

First Sovereign Trust

Four Regions Trust (previously PowerCo Wanganui Trust)

The Lion Foundation

Whanganui District Council


Ian Chamberlain
I D Loader Ltd
Master Painters Association
Yarrows Bakers



Alarm Watch
Pharmacy 145
B/P L Group (civil Engineers)
Blast and Paint
Bullock Family
Cohens Business Centre
Darren Hull – Venture and Hull
Edmonds Industrial
Garlock Sealing Technologies
Geocivil Consulting Engineers Ltd
Guthrie Bowen
Harrison HireMaster Wanganui

H & A design and Print
Harvey Norman Wanganui
Horizons Regional Council
McCarthy Trust
Malcolm & Judy Douglass
Mark Brimblecombe Photographer
Mars Petcare New Zealand
Mitre 10 MEGA
Morrie Gibbons Signs
Ned Tapa
NZME (radio)
Pak n’ Save
Palmers Plumbling

Q-West Boatbuilding
Rees Engineering
Resene ColourShop Wanganui
River City Press
Rob O’Keefe Joinery
Russell Bell
Skelsey Plasterers
Steam and Machinery Ltd
Stephen Lace & Associates
The Steam Traction Society Inc
Tate Engineering
Two Monkeys Web Design
Wanganui Areo Works
Wanganui Chroncile
Wells and Wadsworth Construction

Private Cruises

Waimarie Paddle Steamer