The Grade 14 and Under team from the North Canterbury Athletics Club recently competed at the Colgate Games in Invercargill, doing an excellent job. With 11 athletes competing, the team brought home 10 medals in total!
Following public vote, four community groups have been rewarded for their hard work and dedication as recipients of the 2016 MainPower Community Fund.
The three recipients of the 2016 MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund were announced late last week, each taking a share of $10,000 to put towards projects aimed at increasing the Hurunui district's biodiversity.
Established in partnership with the Hurunui District Council and MainPower, the $10,000 fund is open to residents of the Hurunui District and encourages voluntary and cooperative community partnerships working towards increasing the region’s biodiversity.
Katelyn Inch (Lawn Bowls) was named top MainPower Youth Sports Scholar for 2015 at the North Canterbury Sports Awards Dinner, on Friday 30 October at the Ohoka School Gymnasium.
The St John Bed Push raised over $80,000 for new defibrillators for St John Ambulance.
Recipients for the MainPower Community Fund have been announced with $10,000 to be shared between Wellbeing North Canterbury and the North Canterbury Riding for the Disabled.
The Kaiapoi Letterbox Sculpture was unveiled in its new permanent location on the corner of Williams and Fuller streets in September. MainPower sponsored the installation of the sculpture, which was created by local artist Mark Larsen.
This year, the Greta Valley Village Association and Mark Davis each received $3000 from the MainPower Hurunui Environment Fund. Established in partnership with the Hurunui District Council, the fund is open to residents of the Hurunui District and encourages voluntary and cooperative community partnerships working towards increasing the region’s biodiversity.
The 2014 North Canterbury Business Awards have all been decided and a wonderful Gala event announcing all the Winners and Runners Up was held recently.