Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Kapiti Run for Youth Launches

Kapiti Run for Youth Launches


Registrations for teams and individuals to take part in the Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth are open. “We are hoping to raise more than we raised last year ($14,000) for Youth Quest as the main benefactor”, says Richard Calkin of Web Genius. The date for this event is Sunday 2 November 2014 with the objective of having fun while running or walking the beautiful Kapiti coastline, starting and ending at MacLean Park, Paraparaumu Beach. A toolkit has been developed to help support all fundraisers.

There are four great options to choose from: 12km walk, 6km walk, 12km run and a 6km run. This is a wonderful community event as it is a chance to get out with your team, your classroom, your work mates, your friends and clients for some fun. It is also a unique opportunity to raise money for your own cause as a fundraising partner as well as Youth Quest.

Richard is passionate about running Kapiti Run for Youth to continue helping Youth Quest and other approved fundraising partners who have a youth focus in their objectives. Terry Poko of Youth Quest is totally supportive of the event. “It’s fantastic how local businesses and individuals get in behind this event to help Youth Quest financially in the work we do – we really appreciate it”, says Terry.

Go to www.kapitirunforyouth.co.nz to register.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

New Research: Most Homeless People Working Or Studying

“The cost of housing has been rising without corresponding increases in income, whilst the number of state houses per capita has been in decline. Many low-income people are missing out on housing, whether we recognise them as ‘homeless’ or not. More>>

ALSO:

Post-Traynor: New Offender Info Sharing Plan

“This Bill delivers on that step-change by moving away from name-based records held by individual agencies to a shared, anchor identity based on unalterable information, such as fingerprints and facial recognition. It also gives agencies access to the drivers’ licence photo database and birth, death and marriages information." More>>

  • NZ Law Foundation - New $2M fund for research on information challenges
  • Littoral: New Ship To Deliver Enhanced Naval Capability

    Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says the Government has approved a Ministry of Defence and New Zealand Defence Force recommendation to request tenders for a new naval ship to support littoral operations. More>>

    July:

    After King's Labour Snub: Māori Party And Kiingitanga To Work Together

    Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox met with Kiingitanga representatives in Wellington yesterday to discuss working together on key issues for the betterment of Māori. More>>

    ALSO:

    Waitangi Claim On Rehabilitation: The 'Justus' System For Māori Not Good Enough

    Closing statements at the Waitangi Tribunal case against Corrections called for immediate steps and a comprehensive review to address the high rate of Māori reoffending. More>>

    ALSO:

    Advice: PM Sets Rules For Ministers' Treatment Of Public Servants

    Prime Minister John Key has laid down the law about the way ministers and public servants should interact, saying ministers may not always like the advice they receive, but they must listen to it carefully, respectfully and professionally. More>>

    Gordon Campbell: On The Funding Changes In Special Needs Education, And Uber

    The plan to strip out the educational support for older “special needs” children in order to meet the existing shortfall in funding for special needs in early childhood education is so miserly and relentlessly stupid as to defy belief… More>>

    SPECIAL EDUCATION (& More):

    Online Learning Plans:

    Post Cab Presser: Inquiries And Consciences

    This afternoon the Prime Minister John Key announced that his cabinet had drafted terms of reference for the Havelock North water contamination inquiry... In response to questions on the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill, the Prime Minister said he didn't think allowing National MPs a conscience vote was warranted. More>>

    ALSO:

    Get More From Scoop

     

    LATEST HEADLINES

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Regional
    Search Scoop  
     
     
    Powered by Vodafone
    NZ independent news