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Waihi Beach School & Community Van


$105 of $35,532 goal
Given by 3 generous donors in 5 weeks

Purchase a new school & community van that will help decrease isolation and improve equity within our school and community.

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As a school we are continuing our mission to reach further into our community and invite them into our place, this project is another way that we can increase equity within our school and provide a service to our community.

We have already raised $23,696 towards our goal. With your support we will be able to provide a safe means of transport to ensure we can continue to have our students present at numerous school and community events, regardless of our isolation from our community.

We will be able to develop a sense of community, compassion and connection by reducing barriers of access, increasing the opportunities for relationship building, networking and socialisation.

Our community van will ensure that whanau, children, young and older people are not disconnected due to activities and living arrangements. It will help to bridge the divide between changes to family patterns, breakdown of traditional community structures.

Intergenerational activity in terms of transport as a means to connect community groups, which can help to relieve isolation and involve people in community activities, contributing to improved general health and wellbeing. It can promote positive behaviours by sharing skills and creating safe environments for activities and exchanging life skills and experiences.

Improved access will bring people together in purposeful, mutually beneficial activities which promotes greater understanding and respect between generations and contributes to building more cohesive communities.

We believe that the investment in this project will contribute significantly to the hauora (health & wellbeing) of our community, in respect to their social (team and groups), emotional (connection with others), physical (sports, being out there and active, outdoor activities), and spiritual (being in nature, the beach, landmarks of significance) wellbeing.

About us

Waihi Beach School is a small rural town setting, 15 minutes south of the Waihi and 13 minutes north of Katikati. Founded in 1924 the school catered for a small community, changes from development has increased our population in recent years.

Use of funds

To purchase a new mini van for our school and local community to use and surplus funds collected over and above our target will be put towards the community playground that we are currently fundraising for.

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Teresa
Teresa on 10 Jun 2021
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$50
Waihi Beach School

Thank you so much for your support!

Waihi Beach School
Craig & Sue McFarlane
Craig & Sue McFarlane on 22 May 2021
$50
Waihi Beach School

Thank you so much for your donation, We can't wait until we are able to purchase our new van so that as a community we see the fruit of our labour and feel the benefits it will provide.

Waihi Beach School
Zakaria Thrupp
Zakaria Thrupp on 18 May 2021
$5

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