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Newsletter: April 2004


Hi Everyone,

Pride of Te Awamutu Awards

The award ceremony was a great success. Thanks to everyone who attended and congratulations to award recipients. Twenty two awards were presented, as well as five new additions to the Walk of Fame. More...

Lily the BeeBalloons in Te Awamutu

Five hot air balloons, including the popular "Lily the Bee", paid a visit to Selwyn Park as part of "Balloons on Tour with Mighty River Power". More...

St JohnsSt Johns Anniversary

The St Johns anniversary celebration was attended by hundreds of people, with services in both churches and at St Pauls and a luncheon at the Trust Waikato Events Centre. See our two-page photo feature.

Anzac DayAnzac Day

The traditional parade down Alexandra Street was followed by a civic ceremony at the cenotaph. More...

Young Farmer Regional Final

The National Bank Young Farmer Regional Final is being held in Te Awamutu on the 8th May, including a free public day in Selwyn Park. The crew from TV2's What Now programme will be in attendance, so bring your TV smiles! More...

In Brief...

  • After three years, the Kihikihi Skate Park project took another important step forward with the application for resource consent.
  • The old Te Kawa School (since converted to a residence) has been destroyed by fire.
  • Matthew Grayling on "Revo" has taken top honours at the New Zealand Qualifier for the FEI Eventing World Cup.
  • Waipa District Council has introduced additional Development Impact Fees into the Waipa District Plan.
  • Te Awamutu Cancer Support Group has been reactivated. For more information phone 821-4118.
  • The new Te Awamutu Wastewater Treatment Plant on Paterangi Road has been officially opened. This will provide enough capacity to cope with the new Kihikihi Wastewater Project.
  • St Davids Presbyterian Church in Ohaupo has held its final service after a history of almost 125 years.

Photo of the Month
"That’s My Mama" by Keith Pendergrast

That's My Mama

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See you again next month.

The Te Awamutu Online Team.