What we have supported

We have supported some great local and national community initiatives over the years.
Some examples are:

Local Groups

Katikati Maori Wardens Charitable Trust - donation of vegtable seed for Maara Kai Gardening Project.
Katikati College - provide an ongoing supply of seed to the Horticultural Department as requested
Katikati College - donation $250 towards Astroturf
Katikati College - contribution towards sponsorship of the Robotics group over the last few years

Katikati Church group - supply seed for the Community Garden run to supply the food bank
Katikati Fire Brigade - donate to their Fishing Competition each year
Katikati Kindergarten – took advantage of opportunity to sell seeds as a fundraiser which was a great success.

Third Avenue Dance Studio & 12 Celtic Dancing Princesses - donation towards concert
Te Puna School – donation of seed grown into seedlings for sale at their annual Country Fair
Katikati Open Air Art - donation towards goody bags for the artists at the Mural Festival  
Katikati Haiku Pathway Focus Committee - sponsored prizes for annual Haiku Contest.
Katikati A & P Society - donation of prizes for Home Industries division.
Katikati Avocado Food & Wine Festival - contribution towards raffle.

 

Other Community Support

Whakatane Community Garden - donation of seed.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic - contribution to goodie bags for National conference.
Ambury Farm Park - donation of sunflower seed for 3000 prize bags.
Alexandra Community Garden - $250 as part of prize package in the Gardena Gardener of the Year Competition.
Young Horticulturist of the Year - contribution towards costs of 2015 Grand Final.
Energise Project - provided starter packs to 50 schools in Waikato region to help get their veggie gardens up and growing.
Tairua School – donation towards 2013 “Paddle for Humanity”

Hawarden A & P Show - donation of prizes towards 2013 show themed “For a Fertile Future”
Community Development Project for Auckland Council - donation of pumpkin seed
CCS Mobility Scheme - donation of box of catalogues
Camp Quality Odd Shoe day - local customers helped our staff to raise $100 donation
Cancer Society Relay for Life - donation of spot prizes
Harbour Harvest Festival, Lyttelton – Donation of seed
Mediaworks Radio, Nelson Home and Garden Show - donation of seed for give-aways
Horticulture Departments of various NZ Polytechnics – donation of box of catalogues
NZ Gardener Gardener of the Year competition - donation of prizes
NZRA Young Amenity Horticulturalist of the Year Competition - donation of prizes
Principals Today Magazine - donation of seed for give-aways
Dylan Smith, NZ Senior Men’s Water Polo Team - sponsorship towards Barcelona trip
Wellington Botanic Garden Harvest Festival - annual donation for Spring Festival workshops & activities

Garden to Table - Yearly support of Seedy Starter packs and seed for fundraising.
Eye on Nature EcoFest - Autumn ready vegetable packs for attending gardeners.
Manaia View School - Free packets to help with their raised garden beds.
Abbyfield Western Bay of Plenty - Support for and seeds for their fundraising golf tournament

 

Previous Charities of The Month:
Melanoma NZ

 

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