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Community BBQ Baigent Reserve

$1,375 of $4,500 goal

Given by 6 generous donors in 7 days


TACA is reaching out to its local community to assist with fundraising for a quality gas BBQ for Baigent Reserve on the Kina Peninsula.

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  Nelson / Tasman

Late in 2019 Tasman District Council (TDC) pledged to assist the Tasman Area Community Association (TACA) in obtaining a quality gas BBQ for Baigent Reserve. However, budget cuts due to its Covid-19 response mean TDC is no longer able to give financial assistance.

Back in 2013 TACA in conjunction with TDC was successful in tendering for the purchase of 11 hectares of land at the end of the Kina Peninsula from the former owner, Carter Holt Harvey. The land known as LEH Baigent Reserve was original preserved for over 80 years through a covenant in the public domain and had been enjoyed by many thousands of people for picnics, BBQs and various water sports.

TACA is now in the process of enhancing the reserve with plantings to provide shade and amenity value and wish to replace the old wood-fired BBQs to reduce the fire hazard with a modern maintenance free commercial BBQ.

We therefore need the assistance of our community to reach this goal in time for this summer. This would provide a basis for future events we are planning to bring our close-knit community together.

About us

The Tasman Area Community Association is a volunteer organisation that aims to:

• Give Tasman/Kina a collective voice for dealing with large issues & liaise with Tasman District Council

• Work with the community to make it a better place to live and work

Use of funds

TACA has $3200 set aside towards purchase & installation but needs another $4500. If there is any surplus, it will go towards an identical gas BBQ for Tasman Reserve near Tasman Village.

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This page was created on 28 Jun 2020 and closes on 31 Aug 2020.
$1,375 of $4,500 goal

Given by 6 generous donors in 7 days

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