Annual Community Survey 2019

What do you love about Kawatiri? Love Kawatiri is conducting a Community Survey which is aimed at evaluating our community’s sense of pride and if we feel engaged and empowered in developing the future of our community. We are passionate about “Unleashing Our Potential, Turning our Passions into Action” in the development of our community. …

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Lottery Community Grants gives $20k towards CDM Position

The Lotteries Community Fund has awarded Love Kawatiri $20,000 towards our soon to be appointed Community Development Manager position. We’re really grateful for the support from Department of Internal Affairs and the Lottery Grants Board for helping us with resourcing our organisation, supporting local community-led development and our objectives “to unleash our potential, turn passions …

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Kane Hogan on his bike @ No.37 Community Garden

Kane Hogan – The Urban Gardner

This month we talk with Kane Hogan aka The Urban Gardner who is passionate about creating sustainable local food eco-systems, enhancing food security and community well-being. He has been working on developing the gardens at No. 37 Community House, hosting weekly gardening classes where people are invited to come together, potter in the garden and develop seed raising, composting and permaculture skills.

He has a background of running The Urban Gardner as a social enterprise with his ex-partner in Oxford, New Zealand and has developed his skills through the Koanga Institute and various other permaculture initiatives. He’s passionate about creating sustainable, resilient food eco-systems and connecting communities to become more caring and self-sufficient. Alongside this he’s a talented singer/songwriter and a natural philosopher, during our chat we talked about finding our passions and purpose, developing meaningful connections in our community and how we might empower sustainable communities in the future.

Community Potluck Planning Party - Peter Kenyon

We’re Hiring…

Do you want to play a pivotal role in shaping our community’s future? Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to help our community unleash its potential and turn people’s passions into action, allowing the community to take the lead in defining its future? Love Kawatiri (LK) is looking for a Community Development Manager to …

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