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The Eye 11.4.13
The Housing Acton Group
has been holding informaton evenings for
South Invercargill landlords. Feedback from
those atending has been great... excellent
informaton... every landlord should hear
it.... There is stll one more evening to
go on 16 April so if you are a landlord and
would like to go please see our Whats On
column below for details on how to register.
Fruit and Nut Tree Acton Group
has been mulching their fruit tree orchard
in the Panton Street Reserve.
They are also working on their plans for
more fruit and nut trees in public spaces
The Beautfcaton Group
has been collectng your plants and cutngs and now has a plant bank of
several hundred fowers, thanks! And, if you have vegetable plants that
would be ready to plant towards the end of April or afer, wed love to
get those then to fll our community garden boxes.
Call Gayle on 216 4348 for collecton or leave at our oﬃce afer 26 April.
South City Design - Our Park Is Coming
About all you can see right now is mountains of dirt!
But if you look closely, you can see the diﬀerent
areas startng to take shape. Theres the gravel
area with a curvy front where well put the brightly
coloured community garden boxes. A huge mound
has appeared that will be a great play area for kids,
and the half basketball court is in the excavaton
phase at the Grace Street end. Huge thanks again to
South Roads for donatng all this preparaton work.
Besides the ideas part, weve got entertainment from the Cook Island drummers, the Aurora
College dance group, Fernworth Kapa Haka and the South Alive Choir. Theres free afernoon
tea and free childcare on site. Of course, yellow is the colour and the Mayor will present prizes
for the Best Yellow Accessories competton, and if you come in a yellow
vehicle of any kind, youll get VIP parking right outside the front door.
Were also really excited that Peter Kenyon is returning to lead the day. Last
tme 92% of people said they were delighted with Peters partcipaton,
Peter works all over the world and his stories and commuinty tools are both
inspiratonal and practcal. Dont miss the chance to hear him.
Sunday 14 April, 1pm 4pm, with entertainment from 12.30pm.
135 Bowmont Street
Only three days before we...
TOUCH, PAUSE, ENGAGE
The Teams are Busy
Oﬃce: Shop 6,
South City Mall.
PO Box 7055, Invercargill
218 6882 or
phone/text 021 0829 0688
Or: Registraton /idea forms at
our yellow leterbox, in South
City Gifs & Post Shop. Post your
forms in the leterbox, and well
Invercargill City Council Urban Rejuvenaton Fund for agreeing to
fund a good proporton of the costs of our community park, and
helping bring Peter Kenyon back
The Southland Times and The Eye for providing free advertsing and
the loan of a very large tent for our planning event
Community Trust of Southland for helping with the costs of bringing
Mega 10 Mitre for donatng items we needed, including a tmer, for
the watering system for the hanging baskets on Elles Road
ICC staﬀ Russell Pearson, Robin Pagan, Sheryll Ashton and Building
Consents for all their help with issues around building the park
ICC Parks Department for supplying the mulch for our Panton St
Newsletter 10 APRIL 2013
Thanks to our fantastc Sponsors!
These businesses and organisatons keep us Alive!
So please support them wherever you can.
Whats on this month...
Touch, Pause, Engage - South Alives annual fun event to get your ideas
for more great community projects. All welcome. Sunday 14 April, 1pm
4pm (with entertainment from 12.30pm). Pacifc Island Trust building, 135
Volunteers to help paint and fll the garden boxes for our community
park 1st working bee Saturday 20 April from 10am (if wet, Sunday 21
April from 11am) 168 Chesney Street (opp. holiday park), or meet at South
Alive oﬃce in mall to get a ride. Bring a paintbrush if you have one. Ph
Colin on 027 262 4368 or South Alive on 218 6882 for more informaton.
Evening for landlords in the 9812 area, Tue 16 April. Contact Margaret,
South Alive Housing Group on 021 02212120 or register at southalive@
Prize giving for garden competton. Wed 1 May, 12.30pm, South City Mall
in front of South Alive oﬃce
Sausage sizzle - the Fruit and Nut Tree Acton group are holding a sausage
sizzle outside United Video South City, Saturday 27 April to fundraise for
South Alive oﬃce in the Mall. Open Monday Wednesday 11.30
1.30pm, Thursday 3.30 5.30pm, Friday 12- 2pm and Saturdays 10.30am
12.30pm and ofen at other tmes as well
For more informaton on any of our events, contact us in
any of the ways listed under our Contact details
The biggest event in our South Alive yearly calendar
and the most important in getng your ideas and
opinions about projects in the coming year. Everyone has
something to contribute and everyone is welcome.
with plant cutngs
Mike Bell, Foreman with South
Roads making easy work of
building our community park
Hoani MacDonald and Key Frost, a South Alive Trustee outside our oﬃce on Monday
discussing the Touch, Pause and Engage event. Come and meet Hoani there.
A group from the last meetng discussing fre safety
with the Fire Service
Back row: Leo Groszewski, Jacqui Webb, Jess Chalmers, Margaret Perkins,
Paula Moyles, Front row: Marie Crowe, Trevor McKenzie
Volunteers needed to paint the garden boxes
Dont miss your chance to play with
these fantastc colours, meet new friends
and help South Alive all on the same
day! We are having a working bee to
paint 18 large corrugated iron garden
boxes (most will be 2.4m diameter) and
we need your help. Bring your lunch and
a paint brush (if you have one). We do
need fne weather though, so if its wet,
well transfer the working bee to
Well be having a
second working bee,
probably the following
week, to install the boxes
on the park and fll them with
dirt - please let us know if you
can help with that. See below
in Whats On for details
including numbers to call
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