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Community Wellbeing funding boosts 28 groups

Community Wellbeing funding gives boost to 28 groups

More than $27,500 of Community Wellbeing funding has been allocated to community groups in Waitakere City through their local community board.

Senior citizens clubs, church groups, kindergartens, scout groups, surf lifesaving patrols and homework centres are among the 28 recipients from the City’s Henderson, Massey, New Lynn and Waitakere wards.

The Community Wellbeing Fund aligns with Waitakere City Council’s Community Assistance Policy, which aims to strengthen the ability of community groups to meet the needs of people in their local area.

Presentations of funding for groups with a city-wide focus will take place at a special meeting of the Council’s Finance and Operational Performance Committee on October 23. The Committee will then decide on the funding allocation at its regular meeting on November 10, with a total of $40,000 available for distribution.

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