Carron Cossens, Manager, Kurow Museum and Information Centre
Waitaki Valley Community Society Incorporated
Phone: +64 3 436 0950 Mobile: 027 282 0615 Fax: +64 3 436 0951
Address: 57 Bledisloe Street, Kurow Postal: PO Box 56, Kurow 9446 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Waitaki Valley Community Society Inc
- focused on the future with an eye to the past
The Waitaki Valley Community Society (based in Kurow) encompasses the Waitaki Valley and the Hakataramea Valley and provides an effective, vibrant hub for community residents, community groups and the general public; offering support, information and awareness of the benefits, facilities and opportunities in the Waitaki Valley and surrounding areas
LONG TERM AIMS:
Strengthen social cohesion (build, encourage, and support community networks)
Support and assist community groups and agencies to enhance community wellbeing and productive enterprise
Provide assistance and advice in obtaining funding for community groups
Encourage and support educational opportunities in the community
Support the long term development of the museum
Enhance the community environment
Provide information about the Waitaki Valley
Liaise with businesses in the Waitaki Valley to enhance community wellbeing
COMMUNITY GROUPS INCORPORATED WITHIN THE SOCIETY:
Kurow Museum - Contact John Sturgeon
Kurow Information Centre - Contact Carron Cossens
Children’s Holiday Programme - Contact Carron Cossens
Town Enhancement Group - Contact Gaynor Lines
Neighbour to Neighbour - Contact Carron Cossens
Kurow Trails- Contact Rosina Russell
DURING THE PAST FINANCIAL YEAR WAITAKI VALLEY COMMUNITY SOCIETY HAS BEEN GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY THE FOLLOWING GROUPS:
Community Organisation Grant Scheme
Ahuriri Community Board - Waitaki District Council
Lottery Grants Board: Lottery Community
The greater Waitaki Valley community and visitors benefit from the support from these groups. The Waitaki Valley continues to benefit from funds from Department of Conservation which supports the Kurow Island Project run by Kurow's Town Enhancement Group.
Diane Curtis (Chairman), Nikki Ormandy (Treasurer), Rosina Russell, Gaynor Lines, Peter Ellis and an Ahuriri Board representative.
The Committee may be contacted by emailing our Secretary Ashleigh Williams on email@example.com
The Executive Committee usually meet on the third Wednesday of each month.
Contact Us to confirm meeting dates.