Te Hiku Community Board May update

Published on 19 May 2023

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Funding from Te Hiku Community Board will encourage people to return to their roots by renewing old friendships and involving their families at the Awanui School 150-year celebration later this year.

Last Tuesday (9 May) Te Hiku Community Board held its monthly meeting held at Kaitāia’s Te Ahu Centre. During the meeting, the board granted over $11,000 to three community groups. The grants were:

  • $5,000 to Awanui School to host the 150th anniversary of Awanui School in October 2023. 
  • $4,000 to R Tucker Thompson Sailing Trust to allow two students from Te Hiku ward to attend a youth sailing trip.
  • $2,587 to Living Theatre Trust for undertaking the annual Wonderland Glow tour and assistance in putting on the show at Te Ahu Centre, including offering reduced or cost/free tickets to local tamariki.

The board also received delegations for the Kaitāia, Waiharara, Kaikino, and Motutangi Drainage Districts. The board approved the work programmes and recommended budgets be forwarded to the 23/24 Annual Plan.

In other business, a deputation was heard from Northern Basketball informing the board of its project for the outfit of basketball courts and multi sports in the old Warehouse building in Market Square, Kaitāia.

The next Te Hiku Community Board Meeting will be on 6 June 2023 at Te Ahu. 


Last updated 19 May 2023