New play area open

Te Awamutu Courier - - News -

After more than a year of fundrais­ing and plan­ning, O¯ haupo¯ Play­cen­tre is open­ing its new play­ground.

Last year the par­ent co­op­er­a­tive de­cided its 15-year-old play­ground was due for a much-needed facelift.

So the group got busy fundrais­ing and ap­ply­ing for grants.

Par­ents or­gan­ised a fire­wood sale, wine fundraiser, movie night, raf­fles and pig sale.

They also re­ceived grants from O¯ haupo¯ Lions, Piron­gia Ward Com­mit­tee

Photo / Bethany Rolston

O¯ haupo¯ Play­cen­tre’s Sarah Grif­fin and son Dal­las (right) and Liz Nel­ley with daugh­ter Madi­son.

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