Paekākāriki groups and individuals were well represented at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards 2022.
After an explosive beginning, Paekākāriki band The New Things go live in their founding village September 24 and Wellington October 7. Here’s Mark Amery with the words and radio interview, Kirsten Drysdale with the camera.
Tim Barlow is lead concept developer for the artwork that will accompany the first stage of the renewed seawall. He updates us on where the project is at, how mana whenua and others are involved and the kaupapa behind the mahi.
Waka Kotahi updates us on the state of SH59 and its imminent opening.
Dayll McCahon had a vision to help feed community members in times of need. She tells how this vision came to fruition with the creation of Pae Kai and its delicious meals.
Waka Kotahi Regional Manager for Greater Wellington and the top of the South Island, Mark Owen, provides an update on the slip currently blocking State Highway 59 between Pukerua Bay and Paekākāriki.
Wellington Transport Alliance is the highway maintenance partnership of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, Fulton Hogan and WSP engineering consultants. Here is an update on the repair work required for SH59 between Fishermans Table and Pukerua Bay.
Mark Amery notices Maria McMillan’s arty campaign hoardings and Maria tells us her priorities on Paekākāriki.FM’s ‘Te Pae’ community show.
Judith Galtry highlights the strong connection Robin White had to Paekākāriki and the creative people she knew here. Her exhibition, ‘Robin White: Something Is Happening Here’, is on at Te Papa Tongarewa until 18 September 2022.
Maree White shares her story of how a dream came true – building a garden shed out of recycled materials.