Whanganui Messages of Hope

Whanganui Messages of Hope page is intended to spread messages of love, support and hope from the community of Whanganui to anyone who needs it!


Hey team!

We've come to the end of our first Whanganui Messages for Hope event!

We've seen some pretty awesome pictures of the messages you've put around the community and love it!

On Wednesday 13th October we will announce the winner of the voucher!

Until then, please keep putting pictures up of your messages if you haven't yet, and don't forget to extend your messages of hope to the people that you come into contact with also. You never know what's going on behind their social mask, even the strongest people need to know there is someone there when they need to take!


Sorry that we haven't been very active this week - don't forget to get your pictures up for your chance to win the $50 Pak N Save Voucher !

Winner of the voucher will be announced on Wednesday October 13th


Over 50 rocks hidden between Gordon's bush and Virginia Lake today ❀️

A different kind of way to spread messages of hope πŸ₯³

Photos from Whanganui Messages of Hope's post 02/10/2021

We got some sneaky evening chalks in tonight. Couldn't get a picture of most of them because it got to dark but can't wait to get back out again tomorrow to do some more πŸŽ‰

Photos from Whanganui Messages of Hope's post 01/10/2021

Had fun chalking up Ingestre and Wickstead today.

Can't wait to see everyone else's messages 😊

Were planning on going out again this evening to do some too πŸŽ‰


I'm heading out around central Whanganui from now until around 1:30pm to do some chalking.

I'll have some of our chalk packs with us, if you see the blue haired girl chalking, come say hi and grab a chalk pack!

Don't forget that to WIN the $50 voucher you need to put pictures up of your messages! ❀️


Has anyone else seen any messages around?
Feel free to post or tag pictures of messages you find around the city ❀️ we would love to see them!

Found this message written on the footpath when I came into work this morning.

Photos from Whanganui Messages of Hope's post 29/09/2021

Day three is over, it's going quite fast!

Articles in the paper today - who saw them?

Here's a couple of our messages today, can't wait to see yours ❀️

We've still got chalk packs available if you need them, just message us and we will get them to you 😎

Whanganui Messages of Hope on the path to good mental health - NZ Herald 29/09/2021

Whanganui Messages of Hope on the path to good mental health - NZ Herald

Has anyone seen the article in the chronicle today about messages of hope?

How cool is this πŸ₯°πŸ₯³


Whanganui Messages of Hope on the path to good mental health - NZ Herald "Absolutely anyone can get involved."

Photos from Whanganui Messages of Hope's post 28/09/2021

Has anyone been out today to spread some hope ?
We only a managed a couple today, but have made up chalk packs to go out and spread some posters around πŸ₯³

Can't wait to see some of your messages, don't be discouraged by the rain. It only means you get another chance to do it again πŸ’•

Photos from Whanganui Messages of Hope's post 27/09/2021

And just like that, we are at the end of day 1 of the event.

Did anyone else get out there and leave some messages in the community today?

We visited a couple spots and left our mark ❀️

Can't wait to see everyone's works of hope! πŸŽ‰

To those yet to receive their chalk - it won't be much longer. Sorry about the delay!


Just some inspiration from our team for the upcoming event.

"Some chalks are red
Some chalks are blue
Mental health matters
And you do too"

If you are wanting some chalk to inspire your community, please private message us.


*Giveaway valid for residents of WHANGANUI only

We have a limited number of CHALK PACKS available to anyone who messages the page with their address and number of people in the household!

Get in quick before we run out πŸ₯³


*Giveaway valid to ALL NZ residents!

Thanks to Pak n Save Whanganui we have a $50 Pak n Save voucher to give away to the most creative message of hope!!!

These messages can be created in any way
- painted rocks
- poster in your windows
- chalked on the footpath
- letters sent to neighbours

Let your creative side loose and give a piece of hope at the same time πŸŽ‰ Make sure you post a photo of it on the event page or tag this page in your photo!

Photos from Whanganui Messages of Hope's post 13/09/2021

Heres some ideas - using the let's chalk about mental health idea of chalking messages on sidewalks and footpaths ❀️

Along with some ideas for painted rocks πŸͺ¨


Kia Ora and welcome to Whanganui Messages of Hope, brought to you by Balance Whanganui

Our intention is to spread messages of love, support and hope from the community of Whanganui to anyone and everyone who may need them ❀️

To do this we will be holding online events, during which we ask that everyone who wants to get involved write messages of support, hope, love, encouragement or positivity either on a poster put in their window or in chalk on the sidewalk in your community!
Once you've written your message, we encourage you to take a photo of it, post it online and tag us in it. You can do this at any stage, it does not have to be only during one of the events.

Watch out for our events, where you can sign up to get a chalking kit sent to you for FREE! There will be limited numbers available so keep an eye out and get in fast ☺️




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