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Grants for environment available

Horizons Regional Council is offering the Kanorau Koiora Taketake - Indigenous Biodiversity Community Grant for community groups who are helping to make this region a healthy environment where people are thriving. Applications for 2022 open 11 April and close 9 May 1pm. Grant applications are sought annually from community led projects that: Unfortunately Waikawa Beach doesn’t have a community organisation…

Horizons Community Climate Response Fund closes 31 May

Information today from Horizons Regional Council, who presumably should have written 2022 not 2021 for the closing dates: Pūtea Hapori Urupare Āhuarangi - Community Climate Response Fund - Horizons Regional Council Note that in their email about the fund they mentioned: Need some inspiration? Just some ideas that you could think about include: Investing in technology to help with predator…

Wendy and Peter Clark display (partial).

Christmas Lights 2021

One of the delightful things about Waikawa Beach is the Christmas Lights. Wendy and Peter Clark put up a huge animated display with a Santa and elves who busy themselves with presents. Other folks put up assorted lights from simple strings on a gate to lavish house decorations, or even lights on a very tall tree at the village entrance. A…