Funds on Offer for Planting
Taranaki Tree Trust media release
24 June 2014
on Offer for Planting
Got a restoration planting
project in mind for winter 2015 or 2016? You may qualify for
funding assistance from the Taranaki Tree Trust – and now
is the time to apply. Applications are open from 1 July to 1
September for the Trust’s only funding round in 2014. The
Trust has around $40,000 available for grants to support
Taranaki projects which protect and restore wetlands, bush
remnants, the coast and wildlife habitat. It is also keen to
support projects which enhance community areas such as
marae, schools and reserves.
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
Reflections On The Day.