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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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$100,000 Donation Welcomed by the Park

In the last 24 hours, we have received notification of a donation from an anonymous benefactor, of an incredible $100,000.   We are over the moon with this contribution!  This takes our total  to $1,200,000 – and with only $50,000 to go until Tuesday 30 April, we are confident w
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Current Fundraising Status as at 27 April

WOW, what an overwhelmingly positive response we have received since our recent media release. We are delighted to announce that the donations have been flowing in, and we are now at $1,100,000. We have $150,000 to go to reach our goal! A number of local businesses and individuals are
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Mountain Biking Meeting – Fri 26 April

This is an opportunity to tell us what you like and don’t like about biking in Te Mata Park We have the bike tracks in the Park and they are good but we want to talk about future biking in TMP. This is how we look after your tracks now: Volunteers New Honda power carrier to shift mate
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Reflecting on One Giant Chance, with 1 Week To Go

Te Mata Park is the jewel in Hawke’s Bay’s crown.  With its rich history and unparalleled views, it is the first place that people visit when they come to the region. In comparison to other ‘public spaces’, Te Mata Park is unique.  It is private land and under its Trust De
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The QEII Covenant – what does it mean?

In 1977, Te Mata Park was placed under a Queen Elizabeth II National Trust (QEII National Trust) covenant to ensure permanent protection of this iconic landscape. The purpose of this covenant is to promote the provision, protection and enhancement of open space, for the benefit and en
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We are a Green Flag Award Winner!

Te Mata Park has been awarded the coveted international Green Flag Community Award. ‘’We are absolutely delighted,’’ comments Mike Devonshire, Chairman of Te Mata Park Trust Board.  ‘’This is a big accolade for the Park, and a true reflection of the sheer amount of volunteer hours tha
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