Matangi School students had their chance to contribute to the community on Friday May 20 when they joined teachers, parents and Matangi Community members in dodging the showers to plant more than 2,000 daffodils provided to the Community Committee by the Waikato District Council place making team. This is the second year for this great… Read More Daffodil planting at the Jack Foster Reserve 2022
Waikato District’s Creative Communities Scheme (CCS) is seeking applications, until noon on 14 March, from local individuals or groups that need financial support towards creative and performing arts projects. Since its inception in 1995, Waikato District Council has administered the funds for the district on behalf of Creative NZ. The Assessment Committee encourages candidates who might… Read More Applications for Funding for Creative and Performing Arts Projects closes 14 March.
Matangi school new entrants, senior student buddies, parents, teachers and community members met, in perfect weather, in the Jack Foster Reserve on Friday May 7 to plant 1500 daffodil bulbs offered by the Council. Now we can look forward to a great display in spring, and for years to come. https://www.facebook.com/MatangiSchool/posts/3969836276439350
Seeds of Renewal celebrates the 30 years since the rehabilitation of the former quarry began. The Art-in-Nature Arboretum Trust has invited presentations ranging from seed collection and propagation of trees to soil improvement and organic gardening. Day Timeslot Title of Workshop Key Presenter(s) Friday, 2nd April 11am Propagating NZ Natives Tony & May Ho Full… Read More Lots to Learn at the Sculpture Park this Easter Weekend
http://www.sculpturepark.co.nz Latest news from the Park Art-in-Nature Arboretum Trust The Trust board has been chosen and the trust deed is almost ready for sign-off. All going well the charitable trust should be up and running before Christmas. The Trust will run the park and will collect all the proceeds from entries and events. It will… Read More Dog Day Out – 21 November -and other good news from the Sculpture Park
Invitation to the community from John and Dorothy, current owners of the Sculpture Park and Waitakaruru Arboretum. “Together with a panel of supporters, we are in the process of setting up a charitable trust to ensure the park’s future. The key to an effective and enduring trust is a good quality board and committed volunteers… Read More Would you like to be involved in the Art-in-Nature Arboretum Trust?
The weather was perfect to welcome “St George’s” to our Little Library lineup. There were plenty of generous book donations and delighted readers giving new homes to many. All of the little libraries’ stocks are now replenished and there is a box of books to restock shelves when supplies get low. Thank you to all… Read More Great weekend for book sharing!