Salute Wairoa Project

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This collaborative WW1 project is about those who gave their lives, those who returned, those who worked at the home front… A Minutes Silen

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A Minutes Silence is not Enough!

This WW1 project is about those who gave their lives, those who returned… Their stories have never been collected. SALUTE Wairoa is a salvage operation so our youth can appreciate the sacrifice undertaken.

A interactive, multi-media TouchTable, tracing the profiles of every WW1 Veteran, will be exhibited throughout the district and the Wairoa Museum.

The project needs to raise almost $200,000 by January 2015. Thank you to everyone who has given so generously, we only need another $26,000.

This project will become a district wide memorial and it allows us to purchase the technology for the benefit of the entire district.

Latest update

Fundraising Update for 10/11/2014  10 November 2014

We are almost there - we have less that $20,000 to raise. Thanks for your donation and please spread the word! Thanks also to all the businesses and Trusts who have supported this project - $1000 Paroa Station $5000 Maori Soldiers Trust $500 Wairoa Rotary $500 Anonymous Commercial Sponsor $500 McIntyre Professional Realestate $1000 Wairoa Lions $250 Angus Gemmell Ltd $3000 Affco Wairoa $500 Write Price Wairoa $1000 Fenton Wilson $500 Chris Joblin Motors $1000 PGG Wrightsons $1000 Quality Roading & Services $500 Tauwharetoi Station $500 Pakowhai No.17 Block $1000 Tahora No. 2C1 Sec 3 $1000 Tahora No. 2F2 $2000 Mahurangi Incorporation $1000 Wairoa Waikaremoana Maori Trust Board $35,000 Eastern & Central Community Trust $1000 Clydebank & Districts Historical Trust $1000 Wairoa Museum Friends Inc $10,000 Kingdom Foundation $10,000 Endeavour Community Foundation $100,699 Lottery World War One Commemorations Fund

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  • Props of Te Whakaari

    Props of Te Whakaari on 30 Nov 2015



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    Kitea Tipuna on 06 Nov 2014



  • C Joblin

    C Joblin on 31 Oct 2014



  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 30 Oct 2014



  • Dennis Munro

    Dennis Munro on 30 Oct 2014


    Final leg


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