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Upgrade on Chambers Walk

The Park Trust is delighted with the recent upgrade on lower Chambers Walk.  We would like to thank Hawke’s Bay Regional Council for your support, as well as Dodge Contracting for the outstanding quality work.  The purpose of the upgrade was to remove uneven terrain and improve
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Sheep Are Grazing in Te Mata Park

Please note that from Monday 19 August, a large number of sheep will be grazing in Te Mata Park.  It is imperative that you keep your dogs under control AT ALL TIMES. If your dog is unreliable, then please use a leash. Grazing sheep is a key strategy for keeping weeds at bay, the gras
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Te Mata Park: Now 108 Hectares!

Te Mata Park Trust is now the proud owner of an additional 8.5 hectares of neighbouring land. ‘’The title of the land changed hands on Wednesday 31 July,’’ comments Mike Devonshire, Chairman of Te Mata Park Trust Board.  ‘’We would like to thank everyone who has supported us throughou
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Civic Honours Awards Acknowledge Te Mata Park Volunteers

Last week, two very special people were recognised at the Civic Honours Awards for their invaluable contribution to Te Mata Park and the wider community. Mike Lusk and Elizabeth Carr have generously given countless hours of voluntary service to our district, and the 26 June ceremony w
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New Land – Progress

                It’s an exciting time for all park users. The planning phase for the new land is well underway. We are talking to various Charitable Trusts about funding for the track work, native tree plantings and signage. The responses
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Stakeholder Meeting to Discuss Positive Way Forward – Mongrel Mob Gathering

Today the Hastings District Council, Police and Te Mata Park Trust met to discuss the gang event last Saturday on Te Mata Peak and how all stakeholders can work collaboratively to find a way forward which allows everyone in the community to have safe access to the peak. The Hastings D
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Peak House – Expressions of Interest

The Te Mata Park Trust Board is seeking expressions of interest for the lease of Peak House.  This is a prime business opportunity for the right tenant. Built in 1967 and with impressive views across the Heretaunga Plains, Peak House is a high profile building with a rich history. The
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The Land is Secured!

Te Mata Park’s fundraising campaign has successfully reached its first milestone, securing 8.5 hectares of new land for public use. ‘’We are delighted with the outcome and would like to thank each individual, organisation and business who has supported us.  In just 10 months of fundra
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Final Day of Fundraising

After 9 months of community fundraising, we are now on the final day of raising money to buy 8.5 hectares of neighbouring land.  What a journey!  And what incredible support we have in our community. We are very, very, very close to our goal.  If you are a park user, and wish to suppo
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