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Volunteers Clean up Community Garden in Havelock

  • Volunteers from Hawke's Bay congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints converged on Mangarau Gardens on 23 March to provide much needed service. 
  • The community gardens are part of the Anderson Park complex and are available to the public to grow their own vegetables.
  • The area had recently become very overgrown and in dire need of some special care.
  • Audrey Tolua, the Area Manager for Red Cross attended and directed the work. 
  • The volunteers weeded, mowed, painted and did some much-needed maintenance in the garden.  
  • In addition to the garden work, the volunteers also painted over graffiti on surfaces such as picnic tables, and fixed damaged fences. 
  • The event was “a great way to end Neighbours Week” said Audrey Tolua.

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