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LK Chairperson – Expressions of Interest

We’re looking for a someone passionate about the future of Kawatiri to come and join Love Kawatiri as our new chairperson. After over 2 years of dedication, our current Chairperson Glenn Irving has decided it’s time to step back to ensure he can keep on top of all of the amazing things he’s involved with...

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First Mobile Garden Bed Prototype Installed

We’ve just installed our first mobile garden bed prototype round at the Pensioner flats on Peel St. These are a collaboration between Love Kawatiri and Number 37 Community House with support from the Menzshed, while promoting others working to create edible landscapes in Kawatiri including Te Hā O Kawatiri and the Salvation Army. We’re hoping...

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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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Community Celebration & Planning Party – Outcomes

Thanks to everyone that made it to our Annual Community Celebration & Planning Party this year. We were really happy with how the day went and feel that the information and projects generated have provided us with a clear direction for where we want to go in the following year and beyond.  It was great...

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Foodstuffs South Island gives $3k to our Derby St. Makeover

It was a lovely surprise to receive an email from the Foodstuffs South Island Community Trust letting us know we had been awarded $3,000 towards a sculpture and bridge to be installed as part of our Derby St Park Makeover. It was such a surprise, at first we thought it was an administrative error, good...

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